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What war? Pompeo issues visas for Iran Ministers to visit US

No matter the words being thrown around about the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, Pompeo just issued visas for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Zarif to travel to New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week.

Nearly a million people paid to save this baby’s life

In two days more than 950,000 Belgium, almost one in 10 of the country's population, people pledged US$2.1 million for the single course of treatment that may save the life of Pia Boehnke that is only available only in the US.

Netanyahu facing oblivion in Israel

Israel President Reuven Rivlin has to decide who gets the first opportunity to form government. Haaretz reported that Rivlin may offer Gantz the nomination. If he accepts he has 28 days (with a possible short extension) to form government.

Boris Johnson is just hot air

Boris Johnson was booed and jeered as he left a working lunch with Juncker, before ditching plans to speak alongside Bettel as a large group of protesters assembled.

The world waits to see what this man does

“We’re not dealing with common sense here. We are dealing with the fact that the Saudis have to retaliate one way or another, one form or another,” said Jean-Francois Seznec, a Gulf expert.

Opioid maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

About half of the 2,600 states have not signed onto the tentative deal. Several of them plan to object to the settlement in bankruptcy court and continue litigation in other courts against members of the Sackler family, who owns the company.