Here were Monday’s biggest headlines:
During a press conference, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed confidential documents proving Iran is creating nuclear missiles, violating the Iran Nuclear Deal’s terms. Project Amad, the name of the program in 2003, was described by Natanyahu. Iran failed to reveal Project Amad when signing the 2015 nuclear deal.
The migrant caravan filled with South American nationals have to wait another day in what is a test for the Trump Administration and their immigration policies. The San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego, north of Tijuana where these migrants are, has detention space for about 300 people. As of Monday morning, maximum capacity has been reached. Migrants are allowed to apply for asylum, but not allowed to cross.
President Trump is delaying tariffs on steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexico, Canada, and the European Union until June 1, relieving Never Trumpers of a trade war. The tariffs were set to be in full effect at midnight tonight if President Trump had not extended the deadline.
BBC reporter Ahmad Shah was killed in the Afghan province of Khost, during a day of attacks which left almost 40 people dead. Shah Marai, AFP chief photographer in Kabul, was on of the victims. Islamic State has taken responsibility.
Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, a Danish national, is the first person punished under Malaysia’s new ‘Anti-Fake News Act’. He posted a YouTube video on April 21, when a Palestinian lecturer was shot and killed in Kuala Lumpur. The video claimed police arrived more than 50 minutes late to the scene. However, police arrived in 8. He will face a fine of $2500 and a month in jail.
Trump chief of staff John Kelly denies claims of calling President Trump an ‘idiot’, after reports from NBC said otherwise. He called the allegations ‘total BS’.