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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....

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing properties on land seized from those who have fled...
2019-06-11 20:32

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 out: Enlist top officials to turn on their president...
2019-05-27 19:00

| 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 Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
2019-06-12 12:01

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 sources said on Saturday....
2019-05-26 01:16

Polish businessman requests pardon from president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to be pardoned by President Andrzej Duda. Rzeczpospo...
2019-06-10 16:32

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
2019-06-01 07:16

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump’s peace plan. While Palestinian officials have rejected next month’s...
2019-05-22 10:48

Italian-American businessman Commisso new Fiorentina owner MILAN (AP) — Italian-American businessman Rocco Commisso has completed his takeover of Serie A club Fiorentina. No financial details were disclosed but the deal is reportedly worth about 160 million euros ($181 million). Commisso, who tried to buy AC...
2019-06-06 17:00

Modi needs to make India a 'highly competitive manufacturing hub,' says top businessman Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to make sure that India becomes a highly competitive manufacturing hub where global investors will look to invest, the chairman of India automaker Maruti Suzuki, R.C. Bhargava, told CNBC....
2019-05-27 08:16

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
2019-05-24 02:00

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
2019-06-11 12:01

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges....
2019-06-05 02:16

Businessman featured in Mueller report faces child porn charge after arrest at JFK airport Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, 60, was arrested Monday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.        ...
2019-06-04 06:32

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russi...
2019-06-03 23:48

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beirut secured his release....
2019-06-11 17:16

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....
2019-05-29 02:48

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 attacks mark a month since government forces escalated t...
2019-05-29 15:48

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 attack....
2019-06-03 04:48

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....
2019-05-21 16:00

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....
2019-06-10 14:32

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....
2019-05-22 19:00

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 reporting....
2019-05-22 00:16

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 responders known as White Helmets said Monday that rescu...
2019-05-27 18:00

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...
2019-06-03 15:48

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said Turkish troops responded with “heavy weapons...
2019-06-16 21:32

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-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with...
2019-06-08 16:32

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 fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
2019-06-15 08:48

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaid...
2019-05-26 16:32

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acr...
2019-05-30 10:48

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....
2019-06-02 04:48

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...
2019-06-03 00:00

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 state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle wa...
2019-05-27 21:48

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 to the US. The move could have implications for hun...
2019-05-22 22:00

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....
2019-05-23 18:16

Tensions force evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon 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 with locals...
2019-06-09 22:00

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....
2019-06-09 17:32

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon 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 with locals....
2019-06-09 17:00

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people 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 three members of a single family....
2019-05-30 14:48

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....
2019-05-22 00:16

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle 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...
2019-06-08 13:48

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 chlorine attack on Sunday in the north-west, warning...
2019-05-22 09:48

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding two others. The official said the blast occurred Thursday afternoon in the village of Karabila, which ...
2019-05-23 18:16

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....
2019-06-10 12:16

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 suffered extensive and irreversibly damage by ter...
2019-05-30 09:32

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 last rebel stronghold in the country....
2019-05-28 14:16

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....
2019-06-03 00:00

Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks...
2019-05-26 21:16

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 camps in Syria where US-backed militia are holding...
2019-06-15 08:48

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....
2019-05-22 08:48

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 different-looking shells that landed in a thud of yello...
2019-05-24 01:48

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 Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 19:16

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....
2019-06-09 04:16

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....
2019-05-21 17:32

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....
2019-05-30 12:32

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 in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appe...
2019-05-27 21:48

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....
2019-05-31 17:00

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 trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crud...
2019-05-21 15:48

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

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. sanctions....
2019-06-07 03:00

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......
2019-06-08 06:16

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....
2019-06-08 11:32

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....
2019-05-22 03:01

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 spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Sa...
2019-06-08 12:00

‘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 needs into its work. ...
2019-05-21 15:16

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Treasury Department says the sanctions will apply to the Persian G...
2019-06-07 18:16

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
2019-06-14 12:00

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 United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
2019-05-22 14:32

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 ahead of a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-12 12:48

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...
2019-06-08 03:48

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US 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....
2019-05-29 10:16

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 record straight....
2019-05-21 19:32

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’s Office of Foreign Assets Control says Gold...
2019-05-23 18:16

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....
2019-06-10 13:48

Mexican government sanctions two senior former Pemex officials Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior officials at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous administration, saying public funds had been misused in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal....
2019-05-22 20:48

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 the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidi...
2019-06-15 00:16

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — 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 opponents. Diplomats and mem...
2019-06-15 19:48

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 sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutio...
2019-06-08 12:16

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....
2019-06-15 10:16

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 agreement with Iran....
2019-05-21 20:48

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 timing of any action for fear of derailing a negot...
2019-06-16 00:16

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver 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....
2019-06-16 00:16

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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. A complaint seen Wednesday by The Associ...
2019-06-13 01:32

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 Department recently named a terrorist organization....
2019-06-08 02:48

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 prisoners....
2019-05-23 02:16

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 tourism industry?...
2019-06-01 20:48

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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 the measures won’t help promote peace. The U...
2019-05-30 20:16

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.       ...
2019-06-14 02:32

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 Tehran on its nuclear programme was conceivable....
2019-05-29 13:16

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for energy....
2019-06-12 20:32

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerc...
2019-05-26 16:32

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — 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. After talks Wednesday with European Council President Donald Tu...
2019-06-05 17:00

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 Iran are at play....
2019-05-25 13:16

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a standoff between the NATO allies....
2019-06-14 12:00

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....
2019-05-31 17:16

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN sanctions for Sudan The Latest: A leading rights group is calling on the UN Security Council to consider imposing sanctions on members of Sudan’s ruling military council...
2019-06-03 19:16

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 impoverished country....
2019-06-13 12:48

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial revenue as Washington tightens the screw on sanction...
2019-06-12 09:32

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
2019-05-21 20:48

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the...
2019-05-22 01:00

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighboring Iran....
2019-05-26 10:16

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 shortage-plagued island....
2019-05-27 21:32

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 in the Middle East....
2019-05-28 02:16

India Criticises Lack Of Transparency In UNSC Sanctions Committees India has strongly criticised the lack of transparency in the functioning of the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee which took over a decade to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief......
2019-06-07 11:00

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 narcotics to customers in the United States....
2019-05-23 20:16

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...
2019-05-29 17:32

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 basically a blacklist tag on the company which estab...
2019-05-23 13:32

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 future"....
2019-05-21 15:00

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....
2019-06-03 21:32

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 Council, issued the warning against the backgroun...
2019-05-21 16:32

UPDATE 1-Mexican government sanctions two former senior Pemex executives Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior executives at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous administration, saying public funds had been misused in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal....
2019-05-22 22:16

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 serious this time around?...
2019-06-14 05:32

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 serious?...
2019-06-14 13:00

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 outlining the limitations on the initiative....
2019-06-01 14:48

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....
2019-05-21 17:32

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....
2019-06-12 20:32

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....
2019-06-08 13:00

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......
2019-05-28 09:16

Debate over Russia sanctions 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 anything else....
2019-06-11 18:48

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 anything else....
2019-06-11 23:48

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 that threaten to push it out of global markets....
2019-05-29 07:32

UPDATE 1-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for the fuel....
2019-06-12 20:32

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 smartphone sales or dominant mobile networking equipme...
2019-05-21 17:16

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara was also preparing for potential U.S. sanctions....
2019-05-22 09:00

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 ties....
2019-05-22 04:16

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 sanctions imposed on the country. ...
2019-06-13 18:32

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 pressure....
2019-05-21 15:48

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 Russia....
2019-06-13 00:00

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....
2019-05-27 19:16

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
2019-05-27 16:16

Trump campaign seeks sanctions against DNC over Russia collusion lawsuit: ‘Frivolous factual fantasies’ The Democratic National Committee is still pressing forward with a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to steal and publish DNC emails -- but the campaign is citing the Mueller report itself to argue they h...
2019-06-05 21:32

'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....
2019-06-10 13:48

I Need a Fast and Reliable Sedan to Replace My Old Camry! What Car Should I Buy? John has gotten tired of his 13-year-old Camry that treated him well, but it’s time for an upgrade. He is looking for something with a bit of excitement, that’s not going to cost a fortune to keep on the road. What car should he buy?...
2019-06-13 21:00

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' makes me want more co-op shooters Wolfenstein: Youngblood is definitely a spin-off, not a sequel. It helps explain why the latest game in the reinvented Wolfenstein universe feels and plays so differently. When first revealed, I was intrigued by the idea of making the blunt, gory......
2019-06-13 21:00

The Link’s Awakening remake feels exactly like it should Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch is a faithful recreation of the original game, except when it's not. Although I remember watching my older brothers playing the original Zelda on their NES, the Game Boy was my first console, and Link&#...
2019-06-13 21:00

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Ac...
2019-06-13 21:00

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
2019-06-13 21:00

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....
2019-06-13 21:16

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss what the possible fallout....
2019-06-13 21:16

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an exa...
2019-06-13 21:32

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
2019-06-13 21:32

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
2019-06-13 21:32

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
2019-06-13 21:32

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up whil...
2019-06-13 21:48

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 27...
2019-06-13 21:48

8 Killer Zombie Movies That Didn't Cost an Arm and a Leg to Make The Dead Don’t Die, opening Friday, is indie icon Jim Jarmusch’s first foray into zombie movies, but it’s by no means the first indie zombie movie—as fans well know, the horror genre is full of low-budget movies that still manage to make a huge impac...
2019-06-13 21:48

Is It Really an Instant Camera If I Can Choose Which Pics to Print? Nostalgia sells—that’s abundantly clear when you look at how instant cameras went from rotting in a tech graveyard to gracing the shelves of seemingly every Urban Outfitters. Despite how far technology has come, instant cameras have stayed delightful...
2019-06-13 21:48

Brown beats top-seeded Zverev at Stuttgart Open German qualifier Dustin Brown upset top-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open        ...
2019-06-13 21:48

Vekic eases into Nottingham Open quarterfinals Former champion Donna Vekic eased past Chloe Paquet 6-1, 6-2 to book her place in the Nottingham Open quarterfinals on Thursday        ...
2019-06-13 21:48

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 an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta....
2019-06-13 21:48

Semenya denied Rabat entry but IAAF fails to block 800m champion Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
2019-06-13 21:48

Mike Pompeo says US believes Iran is behind attack on tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington believes Iran is behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The top US diplomat told reporters in Washington that the attacks on the ships are part of a “campaign” of “e...
2019-06-13 22:00

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 question of whether or not the Avengers would com...
2019-06-13 22:00

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
2019-06-13 22:16

NFL expects refs to call late reviews, including PI According to an update sent to teams, the NFL said it expects to have the replay official initiate all potential reviews -- including pass interference -- in the final two minutes of each half and overtime....
2019-06-13 22:16

False start to flashes of a star: Has Aaron Pico learned how to fight? Aaron Pico was once considered the best prospect in MMA. Then he lost his debut in 24 seconds. Returning to the site of his first loss, Pico details his plan for getting back on track....
2019-06-13 22:16

You Can Finally Buy Rich Energy in the U.S. Through Walmart Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysteriously elusive energy drink sponsor, has been in the headlines for plenty of scandals lately. But the main mystique is that it’s been all-but impossible for us American race fans to get our hands on the stuff. But now...
2019-06-13 22:32

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, J...
2019-06-13 22:32

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
2019-06-13 22:48

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
2019-06-13 22:48

NFL tweaks pass interference replay rules to make inside 2 minutes, OT subject to 'stricter criteria' The NFL's competition committee announced an update to the instant replay review protocol regarding pass interference replay reviews.       ...
2019-06-13 22:48

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective exis...
2019-06-13 22:48

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, right in time for the start of the Women’s World Cup. Die Nationalelf, two-time World Cup winners and o...
2019-06-13 23:16

They Want Her To Be The Next Yao Ming, But What Does She Want? Han Xu, the tallest player in the WNBA, hunched over the menu at a trendy Brooklyn pizza spot, trying to figure out what to order in a place that lists “bèchamel” as an ingredient. This would possibly be difficult even if she could read English, but ...
2019-06-13 23:16

Hogan Gidley: Media coverage of Trump's 'dirt' comments misleading White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Thursday that the media is distorting President Trump’s latest controversial comments on taking opposition research from foreign nations and that the president would turn over any “nefarious” infor...
2019-06-13 23:16

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” a...
2019-06-13 23:16

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
2019-06-13 23:16

Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers? A season-long McDonald’s promotion tied to the Toronto Raptors’ shooting has resulted in more than two million orders of French fries being given away....
2019-06-13 23:48

A wild 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processor leak appears We've seen plenty about AMD Zen 2 recently, but word on the street is that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processors (CPUs) will feature up to 64-cores and 128-threads.Now, right out of the gate: this is an unsubstantiated rumor from Wccf...
2019-06-13 23:48

Trudeau says relationship with Metis is ‘model of what reconciliation can be’ At a meeting known as the Crown-Metis Nation Summit held in Ottawa, Trudeau said reconciliation efforts will span generations but said the government has come a long way in working with the Metis Nation on long-standing challenges, including housing ...
2019-06-13 23:48

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
2019-06-13 23:48

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members has traveled to the Justice Department to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of lawmakers includes...
2019-06-14 00:16

Broadcom sees broad-based demand slowing down, shares fall 7% Broadcom Inc on Thursday cut its full-year revenue forecast, blaming a broad-based slowdown in demand due to continued geopolitical uncertainties and impact of export restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd....
2019-06-14 00:16

Kavos exposed: Cannabis sold in shops to Brit revellers over the counter KAVOS is known for its wild nightlife with young Brits heading to the Greek island of Corfu each summer, but this year there’s something new on offer to revellers....
2019-06-14 00:16

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
2019-06-14 00:32

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
2019-06-14 00:32

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is turning himself in in connection with a charge he says he did not commit. The 51-year-old Oscar winner walked into the Special Victims Unit in Manhattan on Thursday......
2019-06-14 00:32

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between the Trump Administration and Tehran. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for Thursday&rsqu...
2019-06-14 00:48

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
2019-06-14 00:48

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2...
2019-06-14 00:48

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
2019-06-14 00:48

U.S. recession probabilities rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months has risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
2019-06-14 00:48

Tilray Shares: Managing Risk and a Missed Forecast - A Brief Case Study Your trading method should help you succeed: but, your method should also help you manage risk. See a forecast that did not work out, yet that did have an excellent "B" plan....
2019-06-14 00:48

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
2019-06-14 00:48

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 00:48

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 defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-14 00:48

Long-Lost Wallet Returned A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure to go with it. Hai Nguyen has satisfied customers with manicures and pedicures at his family operate...
2019-06-14 01:16

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key EV parts, and rejecting U...
2019-06-14 01:48

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The rentals do not appear to be widespread, but it is a method of accessing weapons that circumvents the...
2019-06-14 01:48

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offsid...
2019-06-14 01:48

UPDATE 1-PetSmart's Chewy fetches $1 bln IPO as Wall Street cashes in on cats and dogs Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
2019-06-14 01:48

UPDATE 3-Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8% Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States and China and export restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and the chipmaker cut its revenue forecast for the year by 8%....
2019-06-14 01:48

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding 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 electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
2019-06-14 01:48

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 ...
2019-06-14 01:48

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
2019-06-14 01:48

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-14 02:00

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
2019-06-14 02:00

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
2019-06-14 02:00

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when...
2019-06-14 02:00

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
2019-06-14 02:00

Titans scrap final minicamp session for escape to Topgolf The Tennessee Titans wrapped up their three-day mandatory minicamp not on a football field but with a field trip to hit golf balls       ...
2019-06-14 02:16

Alan Dershowitz says he'd support Biden over Trump in 2020, but backing Bernie would be a 'real dilemma' Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said on Thursday he would back former Vice President Joe Biden over President Trump if the two were facing off in the general election next year. ...
2019-06-14 02:16

Julian Castro admits Hatch Act 'mistake,' calls for Kellyanne Conway's termination, in Fox News Town Hall Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro told Fox News on Thursday night White House adviser Kellyanne Conway should be fired for violating the Hatch Act -- the same federal law that Castro himself was found to have violated in 20...
2019-06-14 02:16

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt Brenton Tarrant smirked as h...
2019-06-14 02:16

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will p...
2019-06-14 02:16

Zion Williamson suing marketing company in first pro adversity More money, more problems. Zion Williamson isn’t even a pro yet and he already has issues off the court to deal with. The former Duke star and almost-certain No. 1 pick in next Thursday’s NBA Draft, he is suing a Florida marketing company he initiall...
2019-06-14 02:32

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
2019-06-14 02:48

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluet...
2019-06-14 02:48

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
2019-06-14 02:48

1 dead, 9 hospitalized after central California hazmat spill LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One person has died after a hazardous material spill in central California, and nine others were taken to a hospital for treatment. Merced County Sheriff’s Deputy Daryl Allen says the spill happened around noon Thursday...
2019-06-14 02:48

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty ...
2019-06-14 02:48

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims...
2019-06-14 02:48

USC gynecologist class-action lawsuit gets initial approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has given preliminary approval to a $215 million settlement of a federal lawsuit against the University of Southern California stemming from sexual abuse allegations against a gynecologist who worked there for decades. The ...
2019-06-14 02:48

The Latest: NY ends religious exemptions to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 6:35 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccin...
2019-06-14 02:48

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 3rd ranked team in the nation, Male. pic.twitter.co...
2019-06-14 02:48

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
2019-06-14 03:16

Energy Stocks Push U.S. Benchmarks Higher Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
2019-06-14 03:16

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
2019-06-14 03:32

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
2019-06-14 03:48

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
2019-06-14 03:48

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent moderates in his administration for reportedly fai...
2019-06-14 03:48

Run for cover NYC! Innocents being shot at an alarming rate June is only half over, and already this month seven innocent bystanders have been struck by bullets, two fatally, around the city. The four-borough fusillade — only Staten Island was unscathed — included a 7-year-old boy injured in the Bronx and a 1...
2019-06-14 04:00

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 recognize his face,” dad Claudio Yanes sobbed on th...
2019-06-14 04:00

Tanning salon owner set up cameras to creep on teen in UV bed A creepy tanning salon owner in New Jersey allegedly recorded a 16-year-old while she got some color in a UV bed, officials said Thursday. Martino Poli, 38, of Stanhope, was arrested and charged Wednesday with invasion of privacy and endangering the ...
2019-06-14 04:00

Duncan Hunter’s wife admits she bought plane ride for pet bunny with campaign funds The wife of a California congressman on Thursday pleaded guilty to blowing through more than $200,000 of campaign funds, including to pay for lavish vacations and plane tickets for the family’s pet rabbit, Eggburt. Margaret Hunter, the wife of ...
2019-06-14 04:00

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, wh...
2019-06-14 04:16

Leak provides one bit of bad news about the Google Pixel 4 Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what...
2019-06-14 04:16

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, some deals are better than others, while some will...
2019-06-14 04:16

Samsung readying yet another entry-level tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2019) The Galaxy Tab S5 won't be the only tablet Samsung has in the pipeline for the rest of the year, as news about an entry-level slate has just emerged. The unannounced Galaxy Tab A (2019) recently popped up in various places over the Internet, so we're...
2019-06-14 04:16

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"...
2019-06-14 04:32

Autosport podcast: From Villeneuve to Brock in an amazing career Veteran engineer John Gentry has worked in almost every conceivable branch of motorsport - from Formula 1 to grand prix motorcycling, sportscars and touring car racing...
2019-06-14 04:32

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
2019-06-14 04:48

Virginia Beach tries to dispel "rumors" about mass shooting Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as "rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation" about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building....
2019-06-14 05:00

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News, as the U.S. Navy released video purp...
2019-06-14 05:00

UPDATE 3-PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 bln IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
2019-06-14 05:16

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday....
2019-06-14 05:16

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
2019-06-14 05:32

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
2019-06-14 05:32

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
2019-06-14 05:32

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-14 05:32

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered thro...
2019-06-14 05:48

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is a delicate balance of light and dark "Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer panel. Immediately, the enormous 'cutter' drill star...
2019-06-14 05:48

Stephen King had to be talked into letting Doctor Sleep share a universe with Kubrick's The Shining Of the great and storied Hollywood feuds between adapter and adaptee, few are as infamous as Stephen King’s stance on Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining. King is on the record—many times over, and as recently as just a few years ago—of frankly ...
2019-06-14 06:16

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
2019-06-14 06:32

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
2019-06-14 06:32

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
2019-06-14 06:32

Oh Canada! Raptors beat Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
2019-06-14 06:48

List of NBA Finals MVP winners List of NBA Finals Most Valuable Player winners: 2019 - Kawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors 2018 - Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors 2017 - Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors 2016 - LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers 2015 - Andre Iguodala, Golden State...
2019-06-14 06:48

Perry, Shin in front at rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic Katherine Perry and South Korea's Jenny Shin each shot 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to share the clubhouse lead in the first round of the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich....
2019-06-14 06:48

I'm still in it, says Mickelson, despite botched putt With a record six runner-up finishes at the U.S. Open Phil Mickelson has had his share of major nightmares but added another one to the list when he botched a 12-inch par putt during opening round play on Thursday....
2019-06-14 06:48

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
2019-06-14 06:48

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minu...
2019-06-14 06:48

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in condemning him....
2019-06-14 07:00

What Is the Hatch Act? Explaining the Kellyanne Conway Dispute A federal agency recommended firing President Trump’s counselor, but the White House gave no sign it would comply. Here’s a look at the 1939 law restricting political activity by government employees....
2019-06-14 07:00

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
2019-06-14 07:32

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
2019-06-14 08:00

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilomete...
2019-06-14 08:00

Kal Yafai: ‘If I’d lost, I’d be in no man’s land’ After his last fight, Kal Yafai tells John Dennen that he cannot afford to be complacent when he defends his WBA super-flyweight title against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence The post Kal Yafai: ‘If I̵...
2019-06-14 08:00

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal ...
2019-06-14 08:16

Sensex Falls 150 Points, Extends Losses To Third Day: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets fell in early trade on Friday with the Sensex extending losses to a third straight session amid lacklustre movement in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as......
2019-06-14 08:32

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
2019-06-14 08:48

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
2019-06-14 08:48

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,......
2019-06-14 09:00

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
2019-06-14 09:16

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 09:16

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
2019-06-14 09:16

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
2019-06-14 09:48

Jay Bilas talks NBA draft, Ja Morant’s talent and Dwight Howard regret ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Bilas talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Ja Morant’s rise, the mystery after No. 3 and a Dwight Howard mistake. Q: What were your initial thoughts as the lottery unfolded? A: The Knicks were disappointed becau...
2019-06-14 09:48

Klay Thompson’s injury last straw for Warriors as Raptors win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant went down Monday, Klay Thompson went down Thursday and the Warriors dynasty went down for good too. Another heroic — and devastating — moment occurred for another Golden State free-agent superstar, Thompson, whose futur...
2019-06-14 09:48

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — There was no shortage of shoulders to absorb the blame for the Yankees’ latest loss Thursday night. Blindfolded, it was easy to hit a target. J.A. Happ, the Yankees’ most consistent starter lately, flushed a four-run lead in the fifth innin...
2019-06-14 09:48

How Tiger hit it all over the place, still got himself in the U.S. Open mix Tiger Woods' iron game deserted him. His putter showed up out of nowhere. His first round at the U.S. Open was solid, even if it made little sense. We go through every hole to try and explain it....
2019-06-14 10:00

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14 10:00

There's a 'self-correcting' force in the oil market: Strategist Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says he expects oil prices to move higher, but "not in a material way" because U.S. producers can increase production in response to high prices....
2019-06-14 10:00

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 aesthetic beauty, but in the end the Raptors earned t...
2019-06-14 10:16

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
2019-06-14 10:48

'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 cut off "at the knees."...
2019-06-14 11:16

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 11:16

A Trump Official Consulted With Climate-Change Deniers, Emails Show (WASHINGTON) — A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to challenge widely accepted scientific findings on global warming, according to his emails. The request...
2019-06-14 11:16

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
2019-06-14 11:48

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the out...
2019-06-14 11:48

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
2019-06-14 11:48

Death risk from London's toxic air sees 'utterly horrifying' rise for second year running The risk of dying from long-term exposure to London's toxic air has risen for a second year running in an "utterly horrifying" reversal of the previous improving trend....
2019-06-14 11:48

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and business associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, urging him to return to the negotiating table with its largest trading partner....
2019-06-14 12:16

Broncos owner Bowlen dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, who won three Super Bowls over three decades as owner of the Denver Broncos, died Thursday at age 75 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease....
2019-06-14 12:16

Sony CEO's Choice: Stay Together or Bend to Loeb's Breakup Push The latest push by investor Daniel Loeb to break up Sony presents a dilemma for Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida, who is generally sympathetic to Wall Street’s thinking but wants to keep his conglomerate intact....
2019-06-14 12:32

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....
2019-06-14 13:00

Furry head of ice age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old wolf found in Siberia was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the Arctic....
2019-06-14 13:00

2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch Date Revealed The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR will be launched on June 27, 2019, and will sport a new engine with more performance, as well as updated styling and bodywork....
2019-06-14 13:01

Next-Gen Honda City Spotted Testing In Thailand The next-generation Honda City sedan has been recently spotted testing for the first time. The prototype model of the fifth-generation City was caught on the camera in Thailand, heavily covered in......
2019-06-14 13:01

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
2019-06-14 13:16

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Mercedes-Benz opens new G-Class driving experience centre Extreme off-road site replicates German car maker’s demanding Schoeckl test track Mercedes-Benz has established a new G-Class experience centre near Graz, Austria as part of the 40th-anniversary celebrations for the recently upgraded off-roader. Loc...
2019-06-14 14:16

Why India vs Pakistan at the World Cup is the hottest ticket in cricket India and Pakistan have a fraught relationship at the best of times, but when it comes to cricket, the competition takes on a whole different agenda....
2019-06-14 14:32

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest arena of competition among Russia, the West and China....
2019-06-14 14:48

Reusing Syringes Infected Hundreds of Pakistani Children With HIV Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating an outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
2019-06-14 14:48

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins:       ...
2019-06-14 15:00

India To Impose Retaliatory Tariff On 29 US Items From June 16 After extending the deadline for several times, India has decided to impose additional customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut and pulses, with effect from June 16, sources said....
2019-06-14 15:00

Citroen will consider pulling Ogier out of WRC Rally Italy Citroen will consider pulling Sebastien Ogier out of Saturday's Rally Italy stages if the French firm feels there is nothing to gain from the C3 WRC running first on the road...
2019-06-14 15:00

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....
2019-06-14 15:16

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
2019-06-14 15:48

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly seems to deserve the red carpet treatment. But Neon...
2019-06-14 15:48

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
2019-06-14 15:48

India minister says confident airline capacity problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that airline capacity shortage problems following the grounding of Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comments about the issue since it was re-elected last mon...
2019-06-14 15:48

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling of a neo-Nazi group’s protest of a LGBTQ Pride fes...
2019-06-14 15:48

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my c...
2019-06-14 15:48

When Donald Trump Met Melania: The First Couple's Unusual Road to the White House The third time has proved to be the charm for Donald Trump. A pile-up of stories debating the happiness of their marriage aside, Trump won the presidency in 2016 and, almost 20 years......
2019-06-14 15:48

All the Stars Who've Hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Where Are They Now? It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Zachary Levi will host this year's event from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Monday, June 17. The Shazam!......
2019-06-14 15:48

Trump dismisses Biden's 2020 chances, knocks his 'mental capacity': 'Everybody knows he doesn't have it' President Trump dismissed Joe Biden's chances of becoming president in 2020, knocking the former vice president's "mental capacity" and hoping Sen. Elizabeth Warren emerges as the Democratic nominee....
2019-06-14 16:00

'Ants were my nemesis': Hiker lost for 6 days recounts surviving in Arkansas wilderness Joshua McClatchy, a hiker who was lost for 6 days, spoke to "Good Morning America" about how he survived in the Arkansas wilderness without food.        ...
2019-06-14 16:00

NBA Finals: Klay Thompson sustained torn ACL before returning The Golden State Warriors confirmed early Friday morning that star Klay Thompson sustained a torn ACL before returning to the court to shoot free throws during Game 6 of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-14 16:01

Michael Conforto becoming a Mets’ force again Michael Conforto returned from the injured list on May 26. Finally, he may truly be back. After initially struggling in his return from a concussion, Conforto has reached base in nine straight games following his two-run homer in the Mets’ rain...
2019-06-14 16:01

USGA may have gotten it right this time, but it’s just Day 1 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Apparently, they listened. At least for one day. From the look of the rampant run of red numbers on the U.S. Open scoreboard — 39 of the 156 players broke par in the first round — it’s quite clear the USGA heard the rants of th...
2019-06-14 16:01

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body....
2019-06-14 16:16

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
2019-06-14 16:16

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year a...
2019-06-14 16:16

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is m...
2019-06-14 16:16

After the Injuries, What Next for the Warriors? On Monday, Kevin Durant ruptured the Achilles’ tendon in his right foot. On Thursday, Klay Thompson tore the anterior crucial ligament in his left knee....
2019-06-14 16:16

Lindsey Horan Is Right Where She Wanted to Be Pursuing a career in Europe probably kept the U.S. midfielder out of the last World Cup. As she returns to Paris on Sunday, those same choices have put her front and center in this one....
2019-06-14 16:16

The best-looking foldable phone of 2019 was delayed to September, and it’s the Galaxy Fold’s fault Earlier this week, AT&T canceled Galaxy Fold preorders in the US, joining Samsung and Best Buy which did the same thing a few weeks earlier. The move signaled that Samsung is nowhere near ready to relaunch the handset. The Galaxy Fold suffered from a...
2019-06-14 16:16

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 16:48

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
2019-06-14 17:01

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
2019-06-14 17:01

Your Reflexes Will Never Be This Good Rally drivers will go up against all kinds of obstacles during an event, but chances are, they’re not expecting they’ll have to avoid a random civilian car driving at them in the opposite direction. But, when that happened to driver Rok Turk, he just...
2019-06-14 17:01

At $39,999, Could This 1993 JDM Mazda RX-7 R1 RE-Amemiya be a Really Amazing Deal? The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe RX-7 FD says it’s mostly stock. That is of course, if you discount the wheels, the exhaust, and while you’re at it, almost the entire body. That body is a rare RE-Amemiya re-skin and we’re about to take ...
2019-06-14 17:01

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
2019-06-14 17:01

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
2019-06-14 17:16

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fe...
2019-06-14 17:16

Chewy, PetSmart's online business, soars 77% after pricing at $22 per share Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the IPO for working capital and general corporate purposes, according to filings....
2019-06-14 17:16

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
2019-06-14 17:16

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston reunite in 'Murder Mystery' "Murder Mystery" only half lives up to its title. Yes, there are several murders, but there's no mystery in why Netflix would enthusiastically reunite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston -- last seen together in "Just Go With It" -- even in a comedy as...
2019-06-14 17:32

‘Murder Mystery’ kills Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s star appeal Even with a title this generic, there’s less to “Murder Mystery” than meets the eye. The Netflix comedy reunites Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, who previously worked together to disastrous effect in 2011’s “Just Go With It.” Since then, both have...
2019-06-14 17:32

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio...
2019-06-14 17:48

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
2019-06-14 18:16

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
2019-06-14 18:16

Fisker's Bold New Turn Indicator Innovation Is Really a Resurrection of an Old Idea You might recall that noted designer of the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Henrik Fisker, is designing a new, all-electric SUV. So far, those of us in the turn-indicator appreciation and admiration communities haven’t had much to capture our att...
2019-06-14 18:32

Here's to some of our favorite TV dads The image of the "TV dad" has certainly evolved over the years, and taken a bit of a beating off screen since the days when Bill Cosby's ugly sweaters set the standards....
2019-06-14 18:32

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.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

Chelsea legend Dennis Wise 'surprised' to see Frank Lampard linked to Blues job - 'It's a huge risk' Chelsea legend Dennis Wise has expressed his surprise to see Frank Lampard being lined up to take over from Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge, insisting it will be a "huge risk" for the Derby County boss to take on the role....
2019-06-14 19:00

US Open: Leader Justin Rose wary of the wind picking up after finding opening round a breeze US Open leader Justin Rose believes it is unlikely there will be a repeat of Thursday's low scores, with conditions at Pebble Beach set to become more testing....
2019-06-14 19:00

Women's World Cup: Why Lionesses can't afford to take Argentina for granted England and Argentina have been preparing for Friday's World Cup meeting in the picturesque coastal town of Trouville-sur-Mer, a summer retreat for wealthy Parisians....
2019-06-14 19:00

The Week in Tech: Big Trouble With Trustbusters and China The tech industry is caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions with China. And at home, regulators are getting serious about cracking down on Big Tech....
2019-06-14 19:00

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
2019-06-14 19:00

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
2019-06-14 19:00

Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in the disputed area....
2019-06-14 19:16

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
2019-06-14 19:16

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
2019-06-14 19:16

GQ and How Not to Talk About Men’s Bodies There’s not a moment in my life that I can remember, even going back to when I was a kid, where I wasn’t a fat guy. I was a fat guy when I was a kid playing video games for hours on end, and I was a fat guy when I played organized sports all througho...
2019-06-14 19:16

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centrist Dems are worried, in absolute good faith and fo...
2019-06-14 19:16

Cameron Diaz’s former West Village pad hits market for $4M Actress Cameron Diaz made a killing on this West Village condo, which she bought for $2.95 million in 2008 and sold for $4.25 million in 2016. But the buyer, Noel Pittman, wasn’t so lucky and is now listing the stunning pad for $4 million ̵...
2019-06-14 19:16

Why Home Depot failed in China In 2006, Home Depot bought the Chinese home improvement company Home Way and its 12 stores in the country. By 2012, Home Depot had totally exited the market....
2019-06-14 19:16

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
2019-06-14 19:32

VIDEO: Father’s Day shout out from Tucson Today TUCSON – As Father’s Day approaches, the Tucson Today crew took some time to honor and celebrate the very special men in their lives. News 4 Tucson wishes all dad out there a happy Father’s Day this Sunday. Show us how you’re celebrating Father...
2019-06-14 19:32

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
2019-06-14 19:32

UPDATE 1-Real estate developer Group Mach makes formal bid for Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Friday it had formally tabled an offer for Transat AT Inc that was higher than Air Canada's earlier bid for the Canadian travel operator....
2019-06-14 19:32

Boeing to buy aerospace interiors company EnCore Group Boeing Co on Friday said it would buy aerospace interiors company EnCore Group, the planemaker's second foray into aircraft seats after it partnered with auto seats maker Adient last year....
2019-06-14 19:32

Free meals, treats and discounts for Dad: Here's where to score for Father's Day Need ideas for Father's Day? Many restaurants are helping families honor Dad with free treats, discounts, brunches and other meals Sunday.       ...
2019-06-14 19:32

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
2019-06-14 20:16

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-14 20:16

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
2019-06-14 20:16

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
2019-06-14 20:16

American dies in Dominican Republic after botched liposuction performed by unlicensed gynecologist A New York man had died while under the knife for liposuction by a doctor in the Dominican Republic who has had at least three other patients die while in surgery....
2019-06-14 20:32

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....
2019-06-14 20:32

PM Modi's Meeting With Iran President Cancelled At Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday could not hold a bilateral meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek due to scheduling issues, official sources......
2019-06-14 20:32

Fishermen Claim Heavy Losses Due To Cyclone Vayu, Seek Government Help Fishermen claimed to have incurred significant losses and damage to their boats in the wake of gusty winds generated in the region due to Cyclone Vayu....
2019-06-14 20:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of...
2019-06-14 20:48

Airbus readies A321XLR jetliner launch, sees A330neo sales Airbus sought on Friday to heighten anticipation surrounding a new longer-range version of its A321neo and hinted at new orders for its larger A330neo plane ahead of a Paris Airshow overshadowed by the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX....
2019-06-14 20:48

UPDATE 1-Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not been met....
2019-06-14 20:48

How to Organize Your Recipes Offline There are a lot—some might say “too many”—recipes floating around in the world. Books and magazines are full of them but, thanks to the internet, you could cook a new recipe a day and never open a cookbook. There are many apps for keeping track of yo...
2019-06-14 20:48

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
2019-06-14 21:00

Raytheon takeover worries cost-conscious Trump When Lockheed Martin bought military contractor Sikorsky Aircraft in 2015, the Obama administration's defense chief readily admitted that too much consolidation in the industry would drive up prices for taxpayers....
2019-06-14 21:00

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
2019-06-14 21:00

Watch: Japan's Mana Iwabuchi scores screamer over Scotland at Women's World Cup Japan striker Mana Iwabuchi ripped a screamer in the first half of a Group D match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup against Sweden Friday in Rennes, France....
2019-06-14 21:00

'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 -- a decision that was taken out of her hands by th...
2019-06-14 21:00

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
2019-06-14 21:00

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure....
2019-06-14 21:00

Jamie Oliver's Gatwick Airport restaurants saved, protecting 250 jobs The Gatwick Airport branches of British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain were saved on Friday by food outlet operator SSP in a deal that retains all 250 jobs at the last remaining UK......
2019-06-14 21:00

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
2019-06-14 21:00

High-tech vertical farming is on the rise – but is it any greener? Online supermarket Ocado is investing £17 million in vertical farming in the UK. The approach uses no pesticides, but it can still have a hefty carbon footprint...
2019-06-14 21:16

Taylor Swift shouts out LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift dropped a new song, "You Need To Calm Down," celebrating Pride. This is the second song from her upcoming album "Lover."        ...
2019-06-14 21:16

Practice sessions will count towards F1 superlicense points Formula 1 practice sessions will count towards a driver's bid to gain a superlicence from 2020, while W Series is to be formally added to the list of qualifying categories...
2019-06-14 21:16

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
2019-06-14 21:16

Aaron Judge just behind Giancarlo Stanton after big rehab step CHICAGO — Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are scheduled to take big steps forward in their comebacks from injuries on Friday night when they will be in the lineup for Scranton Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A) against Durham in North Carolina. And if Stanton...
2019-06-14 21:32

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a dis...
2019-06-14 21:32

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
2019-06-14 21:48

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
2019-06-14 21:48

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/...
2019-06-14 21:48

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as the UK also joined in formally blaming the cou...
2019-06-14 21:48

| Ex-Bafana star to sell Magic FC club Former Bafana Bafana striker George Dearnaley is selling his ABC Motsepe League franchise, The Magic FC‚ disillusioned with the South African third-tier....
2019-06-14 22:00

Trump Will Absolutely NOT Fire Kellyanne Conway, Thank You Very Much Honestly we all saw this coming but holy shit is it insufferable to hear President Donald Trump talk about why he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway....
2019-06-14 22:16

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
2019-06-14 22:32