US delegation measures time spent at Iran talks in new ways

first_img Men’s health affects baby’s health too Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Sponsored Stories How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Mesa family survives lightning strike to home A journalist talks into a TV camera in front of Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The talks are in danger of busting through their second deadline in a week, raising questions about whether world powers can cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy — and testing the resolve of U.S. negotiators to walk away from negotiations. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility VIENNA (AP) — The Iran nuclear talks have once again been extended — this time until Friday. But instead of just counting the time of the marathon talks in days, the U.S. delegation has found new ways of measuring. Its list, presented Tuesday:Trips to Vienna in 2014 — 11.Trips to Vienna this year– 6.Times flown over the Atlantic Ocean since the start of talks on a comprehensive deal in February 2014 — 69. Top Stories Distance flown since then — one delegation member’s estimate is 400,000 miles, or 16 times around the earth.Snacks consumed by the roughly one dozen members of the delegation since June — Twizzlers licorice twists, 10 pounds; mixed nuts and dried fruits, 30 pounds; string cheese, 20 pounds; more than 200 Rice Krispies treats. And nearly a gallon of ice cream.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Comments   Share   Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywalllast_img