- Newsmaker: IRA's Disarmament Offer Taken Seriously - The Irish Republican Army has finally agreed to disarm but it hasn't said when. Will its promise be enough to save the power-sharing government set up 20 months ago by the Good Friday accords? Rosy Cowan, Ireland correspondent for Britain's Guardian newspaper, reports on the Ulster Union's reaction to the IRA offer and what to expect next.
- Reporter's Notebook: IOC's Dick Pound Critical of New Direction - The International Olympic Committee has new leadership but the battle over reform rages on. Dick Pound, a runner-up in the election, has raised questions about the IOC's commitment to change. The Los Angeles Times' Alan Abrahamson has more on Pound's letter to the IOC and the cost and commercialization of the games.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
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