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| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad

The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damasc...

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad

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Syrian government documents show reach of Assad's agencies A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad's security agencies, offering a rare glimps...
17:51 2019-05-21

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
22:51 2019-06-02

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime cash that had been brought into Britain....
21:34 2019-05-21

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanc...
10:17 2019-06-08

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced...
04:00 2019-05-24

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Reso...
17:51 2019-06-12

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
06:34 2019-06-12

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel source...
00:51 2019-05-26

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
15:17 2019-05-28

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators a...
05:34 2019-05-23

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappropriate behavior....
15:34 2019-06-01

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant f...
01:34 2019-05-27

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
19:34 2019-05-22

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against ...
01:17 2019-05-23

The hunt for Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
14:51 2019-05-21

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
20:17 2019-05-21

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
07:34 2019-05-23

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared child...
08:00 2019-05-23

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace t...
22:51 2019-06-08

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a top opposition official said, urging Turkey to do mo...
19:34 2019-05-27

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
00:17 2019-06-01

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to impose new tariffs on Mexic...
02:34 2019-05-31

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with regulatory norms....
09:51 2019-06-08

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-15

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba ...
22:17 2019-06-04

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s ...
15:17 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Italy imposes restrictions on Sky over Mediaset pay-TV deal Italy's antitrust regulator will impose a three-year ban on Sky's Italian business from distributing exclusive contents on its online video-streaming service platform, it said on Wednesday....
18:17 2019-05-22

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
21:00 2019-06-15

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-L...
15:51 2019-05-29

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down an...
16:51 2019-06-02

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to levy escalating tariffs on...
07:34 2019-06-01

Donald Trump imposes 5% tariff on Mexico in bid to stop flow of migrants President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in retribution for what he described as the country's "passive cooperation" in allowing an influx of migrants to cros...
12:51 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. imposes new anti-dumping duties on Chinese mattresses, beer kegs The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it had determined that Chinese-made mattresses and stainless steel beer kegs were being dumped in the U.S. market at less than fair value, and that it wo...
04:34 2019-05-30

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips. The post Trump administration imposes major new restrictions ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
23:51 2019-05-28

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attac...
04:34 2019-06-03

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
16:00 2019-05-29

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last stronghold. The first respon...
16:17 2019-05-27

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants...
15:34 2019-06-03

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-A...
22:51 2019-06-08

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
14:34 2019-06-10

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
18:17 2019-05-21

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fea...
08:17 2019-06-15

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is report...
21:00 2019-05-21

U.S. says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that ...
00:17 2019-05-22

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
20:17 2019-05-22

Turkey says Syrian government forces attacked its observation point Syrian government forces have attacked a Turkish observation point in Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in what it assessed to be a deliberate attack involving 35 mor...
11:17 2019-06-13

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesda...
21:51 2019-05-28

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl wi...
17:01 2019-06-09

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front...
16:34 2019-05-21

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian government forces regained control of a northwestern village on Sunday, just days after losing it to militants, state media and an opposition war monitoring group said. State ...
10:17 2019-05-27

Sky News crew deliberately fired upon by Syrian regime forces Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
18:17 2019-05-23

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces...
14:51 2019-06-08

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including...
15:34 2019-05-30

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned t...
00:17 2019-05-23

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged ch...
08:51 2019-05-22

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
07:17 2019-06-02

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people...
22:51 2019-06-02

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian stat...
00:17 2019-05-28

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
22:34 2019-06-09

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
23:00 2019-06-04

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, a...
15:51 2019-06-04

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries....
11:34 2019-06-10

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from ...
06:34 2019-06-15

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
05:34 2019-05-22

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the las...
13:51 2019-05-28

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has...
14:51 2019-05-30

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
20:00 2019-06-08

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense...
11:17 2019-06-16

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
08:17 2019-06-12

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three diffe...
03:51 2019-05-24

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
13:34 2019-05-31

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanct...
03:17 2019-06-07

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
14:34 2019-06-14

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
03:17 2019-06-08

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
04:51 2019-06-08

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry sp...
11:00 2019-06-08

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
14:38 2019-05-21

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this tr...
20:01 2019-05-21

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
20:17 2019-05-21

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
09:17 2019-05-22

Syrian army shells rebel area, Turkish observation post despite truce move The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria early on Thursday and attacked a Turkish observation post, Ankara and a monitoring group said, despite Russia saying it and T...
11:17 2019-06-13

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with a strong Belfast accent....
11:51 2019-05-30

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post...
00:17 2019-05-28

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
05:17 2019-05-23

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in t...
17:00 2019-06-12

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the reco...
20:34 2019-05-21

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
13:51 2019-06-10

The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he and Japanese Prime Minister have talked about Iran amid rising...
04:51 2019-05-27

US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy WASHINGTON (AP) — United States is designating the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign narcotics traffickers. The Department of the Treasury&...
19:34 2019-05-23

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
22:00 2019-06-07

Huawei says billions of customers could be harmed by sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
09:51 2019-05-29

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
17:17 2019-05-21

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won'...
22:17 2019-05-30

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
07:34 2019-06-15

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
19:34 2019-06-14

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi...
14:51 2019-06-15

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
17:00 2019-05-31

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
00:51 2019-05-23

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehra...
13:01 2019-05-29

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponent...
19:17 2019-06-15

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commission could fine Italy over the country's growing debt ...
18:34 2019-05-28

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Ir...
11:00 2019-05-25

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
02:00 2019-06-13

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
17:00 2019-06-05

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral a...
14:51 2019-05-21

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
03:01 2019-06-02

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Departme...
06:51 2019-06-08

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
20:00 2019-06-15

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds...
17:00 2019-06-12

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
21:00 2019-05-27

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
15:01 2019-06-13

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant futur...
17:00 2019-05-21

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior m...
14:17 2019-05-28

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on him and other and regime figures, he sought a way ou...
16:51 2019-05-27

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ankara, two Turkish officials said, despite public ins...
19:34 2019-05-31

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose ...
10:00 2019-05-26

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
02:34 2019-05-28

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
14:32 2019-05-21

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a mem...
16:51 2019-06-08

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is ba...
12:51 2019-05-23

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
16:51 2019-06-03

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more se...
12:00 2019-06-14

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns abo...
08:34 2019-05-28

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more seriou...
21:00 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks...
09:00 2019-05-28

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart out...
14:34 2019-06-01

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
16:34 2019-05-29

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
21:51 2019-06-12

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
14:00 2019-06-08

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
18:17 2019-05-21

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than...
00:34 2019-06-12

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smar...
22:17 2019-05-21

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
07:51 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
08:51 2019-05-29

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions...
14:32 2019-05-21

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on...
18:51 2019-06-13

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from R...
04:51 2019-06-13

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
12:51 2019-05-27

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue b...
20:17 2019-06-12

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ti...
19:17 2019-05-21

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
17:00 2019-05-21

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
13:34 2019-06-10

|Crikey!SAvisainquiriestoOzhavemorethandoubled,mate The number of South Africans inquiring about Australian visas has more than doubled in the past two years, says Sable International's Australian immigration expert, Sam Hopwood. These are the five typ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Why Amanda Knox returned to Italy years after her harrowing murder case Convicted, imprisoned and ultimately acquitted for the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate, Knox is back in the country to speak about criminal justice and innocence....
19:17 2019-06-13

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of Wales.        ...
19:17 2019-06-13

Justin Bieber explains THAT tweet about challenging Tom Cruise to 'fight in the octagon' "It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes," explained Justin Bieber of his post about wanting to throwdown with Tom Cruise.        ...
19:17 2019-06-13

U.S. senator queries MSCI over inclusion of Chinese shares in major benchmark U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has written to the CEO of global index provider MSCI Inc seeking information on why the company has included certain Chinese stocks in its widely tracked emerging market index...
19:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M -sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrang...
19:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its elect...
19:51 2019-06-13

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal...
19:51 2019-06-13

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water ma...
19:51 2019-06-13

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start cons...
19:51 2019-06-13

Deal: Save $560 on the LTE-enabled Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 512GB at B&H US retailer B&H is running an Apple Savings Event to get rid of some of its previous generation iPad models. Some of the best deals that went live throughout the last year or so are now available at B...
19:51 2019-06-13

With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major...
19:51 2019-06-13

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essentially banning the Chinese tech giant from doing busine...
19:51 2019-06-13

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
19:51 2019-06-13

Opinion: Rant about World Cup goals if it makes you feel better, but U.S. women not listening Since arriving in France, the Americans have spoken often of “the bubble.” They’ve closed ranks, and largely closed themselves off, to stay focused.      &#...
19:51 2019-06-13

Australia to play in 2020 Copa America in Colombia-Argentina Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America's soccer body says       ...
19:51 2019-06-13

Yoga teacher dragged out to sea is latest to die in Dominican Republic A 42-year-old yoga teacher from Pennsylvania died this week when she was swept out to sea in the Dominican Republic — the eighth American tourist death reported in the country in recent weeks. S...
20:00 2019-06-13

Special counsel recommends Kellyanne Conway be removed from White House post A federal watchdog on Thursday recommended that White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway be booted from the administration for repeatedly violating the Hatch Act by engaging in partisan political a...
20:00 2019-06-13

A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race Old habits die hard. That still doesn’t mean you should play a half-elf every single time you play Dungeons & Dragons. It’s times like these that we need people like Redditor Domogrue to expand ou...
20:00 2019-06-13

Houston Texans star JJ Watt reveals one key wedding decision ahead of marriage to Kealia Ohai Planning a wedding is not easy, especially for two superstar athletes who have to deal with constantly evolving schedules, gameplay, practices and everything in between....
20:01 2019-06-13

Inside Facebook: Social network under fire but staffers show no signs of pressure Facebook is under fire from all corners of the globe but anyone who attended the tech giant’s International Press Day would have no idea, as things appear just fine inside Mark Zuckerberg’s sprawling ...
20:01 2019-06-13

Fourth-placed Toyota "unlucky in traffic" in Le Mans qualifying - Alonso Fernando Alonso's Toyota ended up only fourth in opening qualifying for this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours as a result of what the Spaniard called bad luck in traffic...
20:17 2019-06-13

Testimony resumes in murdered Chinese scholar case The second day of testimony in the death-penalty trial of the man his own defense attorney admits is guilty of killing Chinese scholar Zingzing Zhang is underway in Peoria, Ill. Zhang's family en...
20:17 2019-06-13

ATF was supposed to destroy thousands of guns. Instead, a guard stole and sold them The guns had been seized by law enforcement and were supposed to be destroyed, but were stolen by an ATF employee from West Virginia.        ...
20:17 2019-06-13

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to sa...
20:17 2019-06-13

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic chu...
20:34 2019-06-13

New Alpine A110S: faster, more hardcore flagship revealed S version of Alpine's Porsche Cayman rival gets more power and bespoke suspensions settings for a more focused feel Alpine says the new high-performance A110 S is a true “focused sports car” with a “...
20:34 2019-06-13

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
20:34 2019-06-13

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
20:51 2019-06-13

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
21:00 2019-06-13

Oregon public defenders lobby for sweeping overhaul SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon public defenders walked out of the courthouse and into the Statehouse this week to rally behind legislation that would overhaul the state’s public defender system. Publ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amen...
21:00 2019-06-13

German teen guilty of killing boy who refused his advances BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been found guilty of fatally strangling another teen who allegedly refused his advances. German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the regional court in the wes...
21:00 2019-06-13

Indiana man appeals 120-year child molestation sentence JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man is appealing his 120-year prison sentence for molesting children while working at a YMCA and at an elementary school. Twenty-year-old Michael Begin J...
21:00 2019-06-13

Trump to Host Canada’s Trudeau Next Week to Discuss Trade Deal and Huawei Donald Trump is set to host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next week as the American president’s tariff threats continue to cloud the outlook for the countries’ trade deal with Mex...
21:00 2019-06-13

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
21:00 2019-06-13

Lululemon rallies but another athleisure stock is racing ahead of the pack Lululemon worked up a sweat Thursday, but another athleisure stock is besting the competition: Under Armour. The workout gear stock is tracking for its best annual performance in five years....
21:17 2019-06-13

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple f...
21:17 2019-06-13

Report: Cereal contaminated by weed killer An environmental advocacy group says several popular breakfast foods have Round-Up in them. Cheerios and Nature Valley products are among the foods in the environmental working group’s report ci...
21:34 2019-06-13

Trump rips Kamala Harris for saying she’d prosecute him President Trump ripped Calfornia Sen. Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign after she said the Justice Department would “have no choice” but to prosecute the commander-in-chief if she were elected. “Oh...
21:51 2019-06-13

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to...
21:51 2019-06-13

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has b...
21:51 2019-06-13

Wimbledon 2019 will feature more AI power than ever before This year's Wimbledon tennis championships are set to be the most technologically advanced yet thanks to the latest releases from IBM.The technology giant has once again partnered with the All-En...
21:51 2019-06-13

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned the mountain into a crowded subway train. Numbers exp...
22:17 2019-06-13

Hope Solo: U.S. women's soccer celebrations during Thailand win was unnecessary Former U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't approve of the celebrations her former team held during its 13-0 blowout victory over Thailand....
22:34 2019-06-13

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stress...
22:34 2019-06-13

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
22:34 2019-06-13

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strike...
22:34 2019-06-13

This Avengers: Endgame Theory Could Reveal the True Meaning Behind Doctor Strange’s Cryptic Final Line Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. The final battle in Avengers: Endgame saw Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, wear the Infinity Gauntlet to defeat Thanos once and for all. But the...
22:51 2019-06-13

If You Have a Disability, Consider an ABLE Savings Account If you have a disability, you may be missing out on a way to save money. ABLE savings accounts allow someone with a disability to save for their financial needs—without having that savings disqualify ...
23:00 2019-06-13

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What We Know About Kevin Durant Durant is out with an Achilles’ injury, but he looms over what may be the Golden State Warriors’ last game of the season, and the Raptors’ championship-clincher....
23:01 2019-06-13

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
23:01 2019-06-13

The Fast And Furious family are now Spy Racers in the teaser for Netflix's animated series This teaser for Netflix’s upcoming animated series Fast And Furious: Spy Racers doesn’t tell us much that we couldn’t already infer from the fact that it’s an animated series based on the Fast And Fur...
23:17 2019-06-13

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing co...
23:17 2019-06-13

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was a Sunday. Any other Sunday in summer at Causeway Ba...
23:17 2019-06-13

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian headed back to the White House on Thursday to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce....
23:34 2019-06-13

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices and geopolitical risks the commodity faces....
23:34 2019-06-13

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation w...
23:51 2019-06-13

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
23:51 2019-06-13

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
00:17 2019-06-14

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the ins...
00:34 2019-06-14

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis....
00:34 2019-06-14

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are in.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Anthropologie is having an amazing sale on all things home—for a short time Anthropologie's "Summer Home Event" offers big savings on gorgeous furnishings, home decor, kitchenware, and more.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Carthaginian Religion and The Punic Power House of Baal Hammon and Tanit According to tradition, the city of Carthage was founded in 814 BC by the legendary Queen Dido. The founder of this city was originally a princess from the Phoenician city of Tyre.  ...
01:17 2019-06-14

Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan...
01:17 2019-06-14

Hulu thinks these are the 3 best Netflix originals Hulu’s official Twitter account hosted a kind of Ask Me Anything conversation on Thursday afternoon, which generated a slew of questions — including one good-natured query about its toughe...
01:17 2019-06-14

HBO's Euphoria Had to Cut So Many Penises Out of a Scene This ain't the Disney Channel anymore. Zendaya stars in Euphoria, HBO's newest drama that premieres on Sunday, and if you want penises, you got penises. You got 'em even if......
01:51 2019-06-14

UK warns Iran over 'deeply unwise' attacks on oil tankers Britain is working on the basis that Iran is responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, and warned Iran that these actions were "deeply unwise", Foreign Secretary Jere...
01:51 2019-06-14

Saturn's moons may have 'sculpted' its famous rings, new study suggests They're the solar system's most iconic feature, but how and when Saturn's rings formed have remained a mystery for centuries.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Dota Underlords is Valve’s take on Auto Chess Dota Underlords is the official Valve version of Auto Chess. It's for PC and mobile and will be on Steam before heading to iOS and Android in open beta.Read More...
02:01 2019-06-14

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Aug...
02:01 2019-06-14

Bluetooth device suddenly not working with Windows 10? This might be why Bluetooth has become an incredibly popular tool for connecting devices, whether it's the best smartwatches or the best wireless headphones. But, not all Bluetooth devices are created equal, and a...
02:17 2019-06-14

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as Monica's own goal overshadowed a milestone strike for team mate Marta as the South Americans suffered t...
02:17 2019-06-14

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
02:17 2019-06-14

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep, a follow-up to The Shining. A hospice worker with psychic abilities must confront the horrors...
02:17 2019-06-14

‘Be More Chill’ didn’t deserve face slap from Tony Awards What little drama there was at Sunday’s low-rated Tony Awards telecast centered on “Be More Chill,” Joe Iconis’ struggling musical. When James Corden, Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles sang “James in the...
02:34 2019-06-14

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Fri...
02:34 2019-06-14

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the previous BJP regime led by him....
03:17 2019-06-14

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the...
03:17 2019-06-14

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
03:17 2019-06-14

Rand Paul warns US arming its enemies: ‘They don’t like us’ Republican Sen. Rand Paul Thursday warned that the United States is arming its enemies and pushed efforts to stop military sales to Qatar and Bahrain....
03:17 2019-06-14

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children...
03:51 2019-06-14

Boyle Co. Ready for State Tournament "Call us the underdogs, that's great. It's something for us to work towards."@BoyleSoftball is getting ready for the State Tournament, where they'll face the top ranked team in the state 3...
03:51 2019-06-14

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled...
03:51 2019-06-14

Graeme McDowell, After a Down Spell, Is in the Hunt for a 2nd U.S. Open Title The 39-year-old McDowell was ranked as low as 257th in the world this year. But he has rallied of late, and his two-under-par first round left him in contention to repeat his 2010 Open victory....
03:51 2019-06-14

New leak says Google built three different Pixel 4 prototypes before settling on a design Remember those gorgeous Pixel 4 renders that showed us a phone featuring a dual-lens hole-punch display on the front, a la Samsung’s Galaxy S10? It turns out that was a real Pixel 4 design proto...
04:00 2019-06-14

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker product...
04:00 2019-06-14

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them de...
04:01 2019-06-14

Deadspin Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn’t Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates | The Slot H Deadspin Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn’t Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates | The Slot Holy Shit, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Out | Splinter Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn’t...
04:17 2019-06-14

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other reside...
04:17 2019-06-14

Chemistry lab fire left teen unrecognizable, dad tells jury A massive fireball from a botched high school chemistry lab experiment left his son, Alonzo, in excruciating pain — and burned beyond recognition, a dad testified in Manhattan on Thursday. “I didn’t r...
04:17 2019-06-14

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear ...
04:17 2019-06-14

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging fac...
04:34 2019-06-14

Rose ties Open mark at Pebble Beach with 65 Justin Rose, the 2011 champion, leads the U.S. Open after his first-round 65 tied the Open Scoring record at Pebble Beach on Thursday. He holds a one-shot lead entering Friday....
05:00 2019-06-14

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga share an ‘overwhelming connection': report When rumors of a brewing romance between Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga began swirling after “A Star Is Born” was released in October 2018, many believed the banter to be much ado about nothing....
05:51 2019-06-14

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable compa...
05:51 2019-06-14

Deal: Grab Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones for less than $300 on Amazon Sony's most popular premium headphones, the WH-1000XM3 are on sale quite often these days, so there's really no excuse for not getting a pair if you're looking for this particular product. Obviously, ...
05:51 2019-06-14

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
06:00 2019-06-14

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
06:00 2019-06-14

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at...
06:51 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
07:17 2019-06-14

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
07:17 2019-06-14

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necessarily a series that will be remembered for its aes...
07:34 2019-06-14

‘Come give me that hug:’ Cop saves suicidal man with warm embrace Take notes, officers. An Arizona cop was caught on camera rescuing a 26-year-old man who had tried to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge, but it’s what he did to save him that has internet u...
08:17 2019-06-14

Photos show US sailors treating crew after attack on oil tankers New photos show US Navy sailors treating crewmembers rescued from one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Some of the 21 crewmembers who’d been traveling on the Japanese...
08:17 2019-06-14

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
08:51 2019-06-14

Valve Announces Dota Underlords, Preview Goes Live on Steam Valve has announced a new strategy based game called Dota Overlords, and it has already been made available as a preview for Dota 2 Battle Pass owners....
08:51 2019-06-14

Paper Round: Juventus reach agreement for Sarri, Emery gives Ozil hope "Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea for manager Maurizio Sarri whilst Unai Emery has given Mesut Ozil hope. It’s Friday’s Paper Round..."...
08:51 2019-06-14

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in Decembe...
08:51 2019-06-14

As Blue Jays flounder, phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. impresses: 'None of this scares him' Since baseball’s top prospect made his debut, he’s convinced his teammates and coaches that he’s impervious to the pressures and expectations.       ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.       ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Renault plans new sister model to Captur crossover Second B-segment SUV model will help bolster French brand's sales in fastest growing market sector Renault will join brands such as Vauxhall, Citroen and Ford by offering two similar-sized small cro...
09:00 2019-06-14

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongsi...
09:00 2019-06-14

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5...
09:17 2019-06-14

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
09:34 2019-06-14

Representative Duncan Hunter’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case Margaret Hunter has agreed to cooperate with the prosecution in a case in which she and her husband, a six-term California congressman, were accused of using more than $200,000 in campaign funds for p...
09:34 2019-06-14

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursd...
09:51 2019-06-14

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the grit...
09:51 2019-06-14

Holders Toyota sweep front row at Le Mans "Holders Toyota took pole position for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Thursday night with Japan\u0027s Kamui Kobayashi leading the third front-row lockout in three years for the factory TS...
10:00 2019-06-14

Weakened by the trade war, Xi ready to woo Modi and Putin Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
10:17 2019-06-14

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
10:17 2019-06-14

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up t...
10:34 2019-06-14

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme....
10:51 2019-06-14

UPA 2's Policy Differences Led To Chandrayaan-2 Delay: Ex-ISRO Chief Chandrayaan-1 was launched 10 years back and a follow-up mission Chandrayaan-2 was originally planned to be launched in 2012, former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said....
10:51 2019-06-14

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
11:00 2019-06-14

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats....
11:01 2019-06-14

Former Juventus boss Allegri wants year off from football "Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he needs to recharge his batteries and will take a year off from football before returning to management."...
11:51 2019-06-14

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters i...
12:00 2019-06-14

Churchill Downs Reveals Derby 146 Logo LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– Churchill Downs is already looking ahead to next year’s big race. On Thursday, it released the logo for Kentucky Derby 146. The logo places viewers on the racetra...
12:00 2019-06-14

Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food PRAGUE (AP) — A record number of people in South Sudan face a critical lack of food. A new report by the government and the United Nations says almost seven million people, or more than 60% of the pop...
12:00 2019-06-14

Police: Driver Dragged Kentucky Officer Through Kroger Lot Photo of Thursday’s scene. Courtesy: WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WAVE 3) — A man is accused of trapping a Kentucky trooper’s arm in his car window, dragging the officer through a Kroger p...
12:00 2019-06-14

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protes...
12:00 2019-06-14

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
12:17 2019-06-14

All You Need to Know About Toy Story 4, Out Next Week in India Toy Story 4 release date in India, cast, review embargo, trailer, characters, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the latest Pixar movie....
12:17 2019-06-14

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
12:34 2019-06-14

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one th...
12:34 2019-06-14

DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing....
12:34 2019-06-14

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto in...
12:34 2019-06-14

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being...
13:17 2019-06-14

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetat...
13:17 2019-06-14

Euro Papers: Real ready £150m Pogba bid after 'negative Eriksen reports' "Real Madrid have dropped their interest in Tottenham\u0027s Christian Eriksen for a bizarre reason, opting for £150m Paul Pogba of Manchester United."...
13:34 2019-06-14

Denver Broncos owner Bowlen dies, had suffered from Alzheimer's Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos for more than three decades, has died after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease, his family and the football team said on Friday....
13:34 2019-06-14

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: ta...
13:34 2019-06-14

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
13:34 2019-06-14

A shrub, a cart path and a 2-under for Koepka at US Open Considering his tee shot almost buried into shrubbery and he had to hit the next shot from off the cart path, Brooks Koepka couldn't have been too unhappy with a par to close out his day at Pebble Bea...
13:51 2019-06-14

Vote for Your Favorite Villain From Thanos in Avengers: Endgame to Joe on You Before the MTV Movie & TV Awards The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are quickly approaching and that means it's time to get your vote on! This year, the show will be hosted by Zachary Levi AKA the superhero and star......
13:51 2019-06-14

Europol report details Islamic State propaganda for women The European Union's police agency says that the Islamic State extremist group's recruitment and use of women to support its extremist cause could pave the way for different female roles in jihadi gro...
14:34 2019-06-14

Investigators to present latest findings on downing of MH17 International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said on Friday they would present their latest findings next week, nearly five years after the disast...
14:51 2019-06-14

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on immigration fix: 'We have to just get to it' As the Trump administration pressures Congress and Mexico to address the uptick in asylum-seeking families arriving at the border, the Senate Judiciary Committee affirmed a willingness to "look at man...
14:51 2019-06-14

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
14:51 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union gr...
14:51 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing ...
14:51 2019-06-14

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down as global demand concerns hit oil prices Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday on fears that trade disputes may hurt global oil demand, a day after tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman lifted oil prices sha...
14:51 2019-06-14

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented sp...
15:17 2019-06-14

Stocks Slip as Middle East Tensions Boost Haven Assets Global stocks fell and investors rushed into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
15:17 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
15:34 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift shouts out to LBGTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,        ...
15:34 2019-06-14

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. But overall rates are s...
15:51 2019-06-14

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
15:51 2019-06-14

How to make your day at the ballpark a money-saving win There's nothing like taking in a summer ballgame, but between tickets, food and merchandise, the cost can be steep. But there are ways to save.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
16:17 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's wate...
16:17 2019-06-14

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Good riddance, Sarah Sanders, Washington's worst communicator | Richard Wolffe She wasn’t spicy like Sean or hopeful like Hicks, but she was the perfect spokeswoman for a perfectly lazy and dishonest presidentWhat on earth was the point of Sarah Sanders?For 94 days, the outgoing...
16:17 2019-06-14

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson to take part in BBC debate – as it happened Boris Johnson turns down Channel 4 but will do BBC TV debateMatt Hancock pulls out of Conservative leadership raceThen there were six: policies of remaining Tory contenders 2.59pm BST That’s your lot ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home...
16:17 2019-06-14

The US blamed Iran for the tanker attacks. Here's what the Navy could do next It will likely take days, weeks or even months for the military to go through the forensics needed to find out exactly who is behind the attack, but one expert says, "Iran's ships are very expose...
16:17 2019-06-14

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone market and said: "Hey... we are here to kill your flags...
16:34 2019-06-14

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can ...
16:34 2019-06-14

US retail sales rose 0.5% in May, led by online shopping WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their retail spending last month, a sign that low unemployment and modest wage gains are encouraging consumers to shop. The Commerce Department says retail sales...
16:34 2019-06-14

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics. The post US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics ...
16:34 2019-06-14

Spain midfielder Fornals joins West Ham from Villarreal LONDON (AP) — Spain midfielder Pablo Fornals has joined West Ham from Villarreal, becoming the second most-expensive player in the English club’s history. West Ham announced the signing of the 2...
16:34 2019-06-14

Keep Track of Your AirPods With This Magnet Hack Ever put down an AirPod for a very brief moment only to suddenly forget where you’ve placed it? My kind and wonderful editor, Alice, has had this happen recently, as have I. (Turns out, her AirPod fou...
16:34 2019-06-14

Chelsea set to push for Frank Lampard talks after Maurizio Sarri exit • Derby braced for formal approach for their manager• Lampard high on Chelsea’s list of candidatesDerby are expecting an approach from Chelsea to speak with Frank Lampard following Maurizio Sarri’s de...
16:51 2019-06-14

Pochettino hands Spurs shopping list to Levy and counts on him to deliver | David Hytner Tottenham manager desperate to refresh squad amid falling points totals and work out how to improve results on bad daysMauricio Pochettino is back in Barcelona – the city he calls home – and he is wai...
16:51 2019-06-14

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to connect with it the ...
16:51 2019-06-14

Mets finally trust Wilson Ramos to catch Jacob deGrom Wilson Ramos’ training wheels have been removed. The veteran catcher was behind the plate Thursday for a second straight Jacob deGrom start. It signifies that Mets officials and deGrom are finally on ...
16:51 2019-06-14

Searching for one positive sign from faltering Yankees rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate ...
16:51 2019-06-14

Forget renders – real Google Pixel 4 spotted in the wild It has been a wild week for Google Pixel leaks. First, we got to see some leak-based renders that claimed to depict the real thing. Then, Google itself went "to Hell with it" and posted the design of ...
17:00 2019-06-14

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix th...
17:00 2019-06-14

Tennis: Fognini to make debut at Laver Cup Italian Fabio Fognini will make his debut in the Laver Cup this year after being named in captain Bjorn Borg's Team Europe lineup alongside Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zve...
17:17 2019-06-14

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school i...
17:17 2019-06-14

|EFFdecries'disproportionatelyhigh'R500000damagestoManuel The EFF has argued before the High Court that the R500 000 damages claim awarded to Trevor Manuel in a defamation case against the party is "disproportionately high"....
17:51 2019-06-14

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than befor...
18:00 2019-06-14

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, whi...
18:17 2019-06-14

HDHomeRun for Roku gives cordcutters access to live TV HDHomeRun is giving cordcutters a new way to watch live TV through their Roku device. Its developer, Silicondust has released a Roku channel for the service called HDHomeRun OTA Live. At the moment, i...
18:17 2019-06-14

Honda reveals more details about its adorable EV Honda unveiled its new electric car, the tiny and adorable Honda E, earlier this year, but details have been few and far between. It's slowly drip-fed features including side cameras instead of m...
18:17 2019-06-14

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75....
18:34 2019-06-14

The Latest: Japan PM condemns suspected tanker attack Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned the suspected attack on a Japanese-operated tanker near the Strait of Hormuz this week as a threat to safe maritime navigation...
18:34 2019-06-14

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by...
18:51 2019-06-14

TV’s biggest competitor? TCL's CEO says smartphones Screens are everywhere now. Taking into account mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktops and televisions – not to mention smart displays – it’s no longer surprising to have sever...
18:51 2019-06-14

Best Amazon Prime movies: the best films to stream in June 2019 Amazon Prime may be best known for its original TV series these days, including Good Omens and The Tick, but it also adds a huge selection of new movies each and every week to suit a range of tastes.&...
18:51 2019-06-14

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
18:51 2019-06-14

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
18:51 2019-06-14

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a Whit...
19:17 2019-06-14

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a cl...
19:34 2019-06-14

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrect or badly stated.” “Of course you give it t...
19:34 2019-06-14

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
19:34 2019-06-14

Jaguar XE 2019 long-term review Should more people searching for a true driver's car consider Jaguar's compact saloon? We're finding out over six months with an XE Why we’re running it: To evaluate Jaguar’s under-appreciated entry ...
19:51 2019-06-14

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could happen to the oil market and the U.S.-Iran relation...
19:51 2019-06-14

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
19:51 2019-06-14

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
20:17 2019-06-14

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
20:34 2019-06-14

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband about bringing a gun to work for self-defense -...
20:34 2019-06-14

PM Modi Announces $200 Million Line Of Credit For Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties...
20:51 2019-06-14

Randeep Surjewala Blames "Mismanagement" For Power Crisis In Haryana Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Friday sought a clarification from the Haryana government on the power situation, claiming that people were reeling under power cuts due to its......
20:51 2019-06-14

Infant left fighting for life after contracting herpes from kiss at christening, mom says A 4-week-old baby in the U.K. was left fighting for his life in the hospital for over two months this fall after his mother claims he contracted the herpes virus from a kiss at a friend's christening....
21:00 2019-06-14

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Finally, a Home and Jewelry Collection for the Fancy NASCAR Fan Here’s the deal. You like NASCAR, but you’re not the type to unbutton (unhook? untie? you don’t know, that’s not your thing) your overalls to show a big “3” for Dale shaved into your chest hair or sun...
21:17 2019-06-14

How to Get Back Into Motorcycles After a Long Break From Riding The Craigslist ad was for a mint-condition 1997 Honda ST1100, with an aftermarket seat, a tall windscreen, and new tires. I saw from the background in the photos that the bike was parked in front of a...
21:17 2019-06-14

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka C...
21:17 2019-06-14

Harry Reid wants hearings on what the military knows about UFOs: 'They would be surprised how the American public would accept it' Nearly two years after it was reported that the Pentagon set up a secret program to investigate UFOs at the request of former Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, the former Senator is clamoring for Congr...
21:17 2019-06-14

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — but not other leading cand...
21:34 2019-06-14

Man hurls subway rider’s phone onto tracks for recording his anti-Semitic slurs A hateful straphanger snatched a man’s phone and hurled it at an oncoming train because he was being recorded spewing anti-Semitic slurs, police said Friday. The 33-year-old victim was on the so...
21:34 2019-06-14

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Friday. Keith Raniere’s disturbing lessons were...
21:34 2019-06-14

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going ov...
21:34 2019-06-14

Video shows tornado ripping through New Jersey backyard A tornado touched down in a South New Jersey town late Thursday — wreaking havoc on one family’s backyard, new video shows. Alex Ranra, of Mullica Hill — just over a half hour from Philadelphia — twee...
21:34 2019-06-14

'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party Justin Amash is the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment, and his career – at least in his party – is in questionThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally o...
21:51 2019-06-14

A Wizards offer to Raptors President Masai Ujiri is unlikely, despite wide speculation Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. But contrary to various media reports, the Wizards are not preparing to steal him away from Toronto....
22:17 2019-06-14

|RamaphosameetsSARBBoardoverdeputygovernorvacancies The meeting, which took place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Tshwane on Friday, was called to discuss vacancies which have arisen in the executive leadership of the central bank, th...
22:17 2019-06-14

|BnPCapitaltriedtoscoreacancellationfeefromSAAbylying,inquiryhears A transaction advisor to SAA - BnP Capital - tried to score a cancellation fee of R49.9m by making false representations of costs incurred, the state capture inquiry heard....
22:17 2019-06-14

NASA’s Mars orbiter spotted the ‘Star Trek’ logo on Mars and fans are freaking out NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an incredibly useful tool that allows scientists to image areas of the planet’s surface with ultra-sharp detail. It has revealed many things about Mar...
22:17 2019-06-14

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
22:34 2019-06-14

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
22:34 2019-06-14

E3 2019: Seek out these off-the-wall video games for experiences beyond the norm From the hundreds of video games displayed at the recent E3 expo, here's four upcoming releases that offer offbeat, quirky adventures.       ...
22:34 2019-06-14

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
22:51 2019-06-14

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywall after paywall—especially when a site or author’s ...
22:51 2019-06-14

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
23:00 2019-06-14

Protesters agree to lift Newmont Goldcorp blockade in Mexico Mexican protesters agreed to lift a blockade at Newmont Goldcorp's Penasquito mine on Friday, according to a government document seen by Reuters, ending a standoff that led to the mine stopping produc...
23:00 2019-06-14

Industry min open to discuss with everyone, including Atlantia, on Alitalia -sources Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the mat...
23:00 2019-06-14