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UN report indicates Iran is honoring its end of nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. agency tasked with monitoring Iran’s nuclear deal with six world powers has issued a report that indicates Tehran is honoring its end of the deal. Obtained by The Associated Press, the confidential International Atomic Energy Agency report said Friday that at under 102 kilograms (225 pounds) Iran is well below its permitted limit of low-enriched ... Read More »

Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has ordered that Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash be released from custody pending decisions on separate U.S. and Spanish extradition requests for him. Firtash already posted 125 million euros ($132 million) bail and surrendered his passport three years ago when the U.S. extradition request was first made. The court on Friday cited these measures in ... Read More »

Russian UN ambassador Churkin honored, buried in Moscow

Vitaly Churkin

MOSCOW (AP) — Diplomats, colleagues and relatives said their final farewells Friday to Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s long-time ambassador to the United Nations who died earlier in the week. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov praised Churkin as an “exceptional professional and people’s diplomat” in remarks at the funeral, where the open casket was draped in a Russian flag, flanked by an honor ... Read More »

#GoodOnYa 2/24

Each Friday, we find 3 feel good stories from the past week! Here are this weeks picks for Good On Ya! Spencer’s Pick: Mechanic in Wild Rose lends his keys so stranded driver can make funeral. Cassiday’s Pick: Local restaurant filling bellies while raising funds for local charities. Brando’s Pick: Vladimir Tarasenko wins Blues trip for young fan.     Read More »