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Pompeo Says U.S. Won’t Allow Iran Nukes, As They Open New Nuclear Facility

Iran’s nuclear chief on Wednesday inaugurated the Islamic Republic’s new nuclear enrichment facility that is geared toward producing centrifuges which will operate within the limits of the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers.

Iranian state television broadcast an interview with Ali Akbar Salehi after nightfall, showcasing the facility at Natanz’s uranium enrichment center.

In the interview, Salehi said the facility’s construction began even before the 2015 deal was signed and that he hopes the first centrifuges — known as old-generation centrifuges — will roll out in a month’s time.…

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Undocumented Immigrant Arrested While Delivering Pizza to Brooklyn Military Base

He went from delivering pizza to being detained by immigration officers.

A guard at an Army garrison in Brooklyn called Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a pizza delivery man who made a delivery there Friday. Now, Ecuadorean immigrant Pablo Villavicencio is in ICE custody pending removal from the country, agency spokeswoman Rachael Yong Yow said.

“Villavicencio-Calderon was detained by military police officers and turned over to ICE,” Yong Yow said.…

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Mother, Son Die In Fire In Flatbush Apartment Building

A mother son are dead after a fire tore through a six-story apartment building in Flatbush Wednesday.

The fire broke out around 2 a.m. at 529 East 22nd Street between Ditmas and Newkirk Avenues.

The 59-year-old mother died at the scene. Her 36-year-old son died at Kings County Hospital.

The fire was contained to just one apartment.

It’s not clear what may have sparked the fire, but police did say it appeared to have started in a trash bag.…

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Israeli firm invests about $40M in Brooklyn shopping center

Gazit-Globe has made a roughly $40 million investment in a shopping center located deep within Brooklyn, according to sources familiar with the deal.

The Tel Aviv-based real estate company’s U.S. subsidiary Gazit Horizons has entered into a joint venture with owner Surrey Equities for the leasehold interest at Caesar’s Bay Bazaar in Brooklyn. The shopping center spans 300,000 square feet across 14 acres along the borough’s Bath Beach waterfront, and Gazit acquired a 41 percent economic interest and a 50 percent voting interest in the property.…

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WATCH THIS: Man Leads Cops On 60-Mile Chase In Stolen Armored Vehicle From Virginia National Guard Base

Authorities say a soldier stole an armored personnel carrier from a Virginia National Guard base and led police on a more than 60-mile chase before being arrested.

State Police Sgt. Keeli Hill tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch the man had taken the vehicle Tuesday evening from Fort Pickett. She says the chase ended in Richmond when he abandoned it and was taken into custody near City Hall.…

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Conservative Icon David Koch Leaving Business, Politics

Billionaire conservative icon David Koch is stepping down from the Koch brothers’ network of business and political activities.

The 78-year-old New York resident is suffering from deteriorating health, according to a letter that older brother Charles Koch sent to company officials Tuesday morning.

Charles Koch wrote that he is “deeply saddened” by his brother’s retirement. “David has always been a fighter and is dealing with this challenge in the same way,” he wrote.…

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Trump Blasts ‘Fake’ Reporting On Melania, Says She’s Well

President Donald Trump is complaining about media reports questioning the first lady’s recent absence from public view. Trump says the press has been “so unfair, and vicious.”

Trump tweeted Wednesday that during Melania Trump’s recovery from a medical procedure: “they reported everything from near death, to facelift, to left the W.H. (and me) for N.Y. or Virginia, to abuse.”

He adds: “All Fake, she is doing really well!”

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SHOCK: Obama Admin Gave Iran Access To U.S. Financial System, ‘Misled The American People

The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so.

An investigation by Senate Republicans released Wednesday sheds light on the delicate balance the Obama administration sought to strike after the deal, as it worked to ensure Iran received its promised benefits without playing into the hands of the deal’s opponents.…

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ONE LESS JEW-HATER: Son Of Louis Farrakhan Dies At Family Home In Arizona

The Nation of Islam says the oldest son of Minister Louis Farrakhan has died.

The group’s Chicago headquarters says 60-year-old Louis Farrakhan Jr. died over the weekend at the family home in Phoenix.

A statement on the Nation of Islam’s website says the younger Farrakhan had a heart condition and it appears he died peacefully in his sleep.

The statement says he worked alongside his father in fulfilling the mission of the Nation of Islam.…

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PLOT FOILED: Shin Bet Foils Plot To Assassinate PM Netanyahu, Jerusalem Mayor; Targeted U.S. Embassy

Israel’s Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a plot to target Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other VIP’s.

The Shin Bet says a resident of a Palestinian refugee camp in east Jerusalem is among those in custody for his involvement in the plot, orchestrated from Syria, to harm Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.

Muhammad Jamal Rashdeh, 30, a resident of the Shuafat refugee camp in eastern Jerusalem, who holds an Israeli ID card and who has previously been imprisoned for terrorist offenses – was arrested.…

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Guatemala Volcano Eruption Leaves 25 Dead, Thousands Forced To Evacuate

Rescuers used heavy machinery and shovels Monday to search for survivors or victims of an eruption at Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire, and residents said they were caught unaware by fast-moving pyroclastic flows that killed at least 25 people and left authorities fearing the toll could go higher.

The volcano west of Guatemala City exploded the previous day, sending towering clouds of ash miles into the air and hot flows of ash mixed with water and debris down its flanks, blocking roads and burning homes.…

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WATCH: 2 Seriously Injured, 10 Firefighters Hurt In Queens Blaze

The Fire Department of New York says two people have been seriously injured following an overnight fire in Queens.

Ten firefighters also suffered minor injuries in the blaze, which started around 2 a.m. Monday in the Flushing neighborhood.

WABC says it appeared squatters were in the otherwise-vacant house.

Firefighters were hampered by piles of debris that were several feet high inside the house.…

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Facebook Under Scrutiny Over Data Sharing After NYT Report

Facebook is pushing back against a media report saying that it provided extensive information about its users and their friends to third parties like phone makers.

The New York Times reported Sunday that Facebook struck data-sharing deals with at least 60 device makers, including Apple and Amazon, raising more concerns about what users give up when they use Facebook.

Facebook says it disagrees with reporting by the paper regarding software it rolled out 10 years ago that helped get Facebook on mobile devices like iPhones.…

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CHILLING VIDEOS: Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz on Day of Massacre: ‘You’re All Gonna Die’

In chilling cellphone videos released Wednesday, the suspect in a February massacre at a Florida high school announced his intention to become the next school shooter, aiming to kill at least 20 people and saying “you’re all going to die.”

The three videos released by prosecutors were found on the cellphone of suspect Nikolas Cruz after the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people and injured 17 others.…

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Ex-Mossad Chief: Netanyahu Planned Iran Strike In 2011

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave the order in 2011 for the military to prepare to attack Iran within 15 days, a former Mossad chief said in remarks released on Thursday.

Tamir Pardo, who served as head of the Israeli intelligence agency from 2011 to 2016, told Israeli Keshet TV’s investigative show Uvda that the order was not given “for the sake of a drill,” according to excerpts of the interview released ahead of the broadcast on Thursday evening.…

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Both Sides Preparing As If US-North Korea Summit Is A Go

Rapid-fire diplomacy played out on two continents in advance of an “expected” summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the strengthening resolve coming after a series of high-risk, high-reward gambits by the two leaders.

Officials wouldn’t say that the June 12 Singapore summit was back on, but preparations on both sides of the Pacific proceeded as if it were.…

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Starbucks Closes 8000 Stores For Training, Asks Workers To Talk About Race

Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers Tuesday to talk about race with each other.

It was part of the coffee chain’s anti-bias training, created after the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks six weeks ago. The chain apologized but also took the dramatic step of closing its stores early for the sessions.…

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EPIC SHOWDOWN: Jew-Hating Black Woman Rants At Frum Man Over Racism On Packed NYC Train [VIDEO]

A black woman went on an angry rant at a Jewish man in the middle of a crowded New York City train as shocked commuters looked on.

The initial disagreement, caught on video and originally posted to twitter on Tuesday, was not caught on camera but it seemed the woman had made a comment about Jews after he chose not to give up his seat for another commuter.…

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Who is the woman who attacked man for putting on tefillin?

The woman from the tefillin video at Ben-Gurion Airport which caused a storm on social networks is Prof. Pnina Peri, wife of Yoram Peri, a professor of sociology who served as president of the New Israel Fund between 1999-2001.

In a telephone conversation with Ben Zigdon and Amir Ivgi, Peri claimed that he was “busy and did not hear about the incident,” but confirmed that his wife left the country in the morning, Channel 20 reported.…

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