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Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to support President Vladimir Put...

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US

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U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia....
2019-08-03 01:32

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. The United States and Russia both walked away from the I...
2019-08-02 19:16

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
2019-06-07 05:48

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formally collapsed amid mutual recriminations between the west and Russia, and with Nato pledging to boost...
2019-08-02 23:16

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
2019-08-20 01:48

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Mosc...
2019-06-06 13:48

NATO wants to avoid 'new arms race' with Russia, promises 'measured' response after treaty scrapped NATO said it will respond “in a measured and responsible” way to Russia’s new missiles, but said the alliance will work to avoid a new arms race after the end of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty....
2019-08-02 19:00

Pentagon sends message to Russia after conducting first missile test since Trump left Cold War-era arms treaty The Department of Defense test-launched a ground-based cruise missile Sunday, the first test of its kind since President Trump removed the U.S. from a Cold War-era treaty banning them earlier this month....
2019-08-20 01:16

Russia vows not to be pulled into a ‘costly arms race’ as Pentagon tests cruise missile no longer banned by Cold War treaty THE RACE IS ON: Just two weeks after withdrawing from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States made good on its promise to develop a new class of ground-based cruise missile to match the threat from Russia and Chin...
2019-08-20 16:48

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch The Raptors’ path to the NBA’s grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterful performance guarding Giannis Antetokounmpo, but...
2019-05-24 10:16

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty is ending. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
2019-08-02 06:32

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
2019-08-02 21:16

Germany warns INF treaty collapse could herald new arms race Germany has warned that the end of the INF treaty could have major consequences for peace and security in Europe. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said a failure to agree on rules for disarmament risked a new arms race....
2019-08-02 06:32

Lapse of Nuclear Treaty Throws Doubt on Future of Arms Control The landmark treaty on intermediate-range nuclear forces lapses Friday, opening the way for a new generation of land-based missiles and casting a shadow over the future of arms-control agreements....
2019-08-02 17:48

Expiration of Cold War-era nuclear treaty stokes fears of new arms race With the expiration of a key nuclear treaty on Friday, the Department of Defense is now free to pursue intermediate-range nuclear weapons, but some are concerned that a new arms race is on the horizon....
2019-08-02 03:32

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
2019-07-03 22:32

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s course on nuclear arms control, urging Donald Trum...
2019-08-01 13:16

Russia and the US nuke 32-year-old INF treaty The US is out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force missile treaty with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. The US immediately announced plans to start testing a new missile....
2019-08-03 00:48

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine succes...
2019-08-13 02:48

GM moves closer to securing Missouri tax break State senators passed incentives that would give GM $50 million in tax credits over 10 years in return for a $750 million investment to expand a light-truck assembly plant....
2019-05-21 14:38

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challenging Moscow’s claims that it is adhering to an international treaty....
2019-05-29 15:48

Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title "Jean-Eric Vergne took another step towards becoming the all-electric Formula E series\u0027s first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and re-started after a mass pile-up on Saturday."...
2019-06-22 23:32

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
2019-07-06 21:48

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treat...
2019-05-30 04:01

US Withdraws From Nuclear Missile Treaty, Says Russia 'Responsible' The United States on Friday formally abandoned the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a statement from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, accusing Moscow of deliberately......
2019-08-02 19:48

EU moves closer to debt action as Italy angles for compromise The European Union moved closer on Tuesday to taking disciplinary action over Italy's growing debt, as authorities in Rome made tentative steps to avert a procedure that could saddle the country with large fines and alienate investors....
2019-06-11 20:32

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer       ...
2019-08-18 04:16

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to President Trump for his signature....
2019-05-23 20:32

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
2019-06-13 05:48

US Poised To Formally Abandon Cold War Missile Treaty With Russia The United States will officially withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Friday, clearing the way for a new arms race with Russia -- and throwing China into the mix....
2019-08-01 11:32

US stoking tension after missile test that would have been banned under treaty, Russia says A top Russian official on Tuesday said the U.S. is stoking tension after firing a ground-based version of a Tomahawk cruise missile that was previously barred under a Cold War-era agreement between the two sides that both accused the other of violati...
2019-08-20 16:16

Russia shows no 'sign' it's willing to comply with INF nuclear treaty, NATO says There is little hope a key nuclear arms treaty can be saved, as Russia refuses to come back into compliance, says NATO's Jens Stoltenberg. He spoke after a NATO-Russia Council meeting on the INF arms control treaty....
2019-07-05 18:48

Branson's Virgin Orbit moves closer to commercial satellite launch Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said....
2019-07-10 23:16

Motor racing: Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title Jean-Eric Vergne took another step toward becoming the all-electric Formula E series's first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and re-started after a mass pile-up on Saturday....
2019-06-23 03:48

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
2019-07-07 00:32

Catalan government approval moves Spanish GP closer to 2020 F1 deal The Spanish Grand Prix is set to remain on the 2020 Formula 1 calendar after the Catalan government approved a plan for a one-year extension of the Barcelona circuit's contract...
2019-08-02 01:32

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the plac...
2019-08-17 01:16

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks on disputed islands, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 17:32

NATO chief: Clock ticking on INF treaty as Russia shows no compliance The United States could suspend its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty in a matter of weeks, prompting NATO leaders to prepare for a world with more Russian missiles....
2019-07-18 21:00

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
2019-07-05 23:32

Zomato Moves Closer to Drone-Based Food Delivery With Its Latest Test Zomato has announced that it has successfully tested its drone delivery technology. The test was a part of the company's attempts to reduce the time taken to make a food delivery to its customers....
2019-06-12 17:48

Neymar to Barcelona transfer: Barca prepare bid as sensational return moves closer Neymar moved a step closer to rejoining Barcelona on Monday night as Paris Saint-Germain admitted there had been contact with the Catalan club and claimed the Brazilian was free to leave for the right offer this summer....
2019-07-09 11:16

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
2019-06-20 05:48

Nasa mission to Jupiter moon Europa moves step closer to launch Mission that could shed light on possibility of life on icy rock is expected to lift off in 2025A Nasa mission to explore the most tantalising of Jupiter’s 79 moons has been given the green light to proceed to the final stages of development.Europa –...
2019-08-20 21:00

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Wednesday....
2019-05-30 11:32

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
2019-05-29 21:32

Threat of first national rail strike in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
2019-06-28 11:00

Vladimir Putin submits bill to withdraw Russia from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin moved Thursday to remove the country from a nuclear arms control treaty that has been active since the end of the Cold War....
2019-05-31 01:32

Russia-based FaceApp goes viral, gets a closer look Life really is short for anyone using FaceApp. The aging and face manipulation app has taken smartphones by storm, but cybersecurity experts and politicians are warning user data could fall into the wrong hands....
2019-07-19 07:16

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
2019-06-18 22:16

Hyten’s accuser details creepy encounters with the joint chiefs vice chairman nominee as he moves closer to confirmation HYTEN WINS COMMITTEE APPROVAL: One day after hearing his public testimony denying he sexually assaulted one of his staffers multiple times, the Senate Armed Services Committee voted 20-7 to advance the nomination of Gen. John Hyten to serve as the vi...
2019-08-01 16:48

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon ...
2019-06-19 02:32

Russia and OPEC Draw Closer on Oil, Joining Other Producers to Manage Market Russia reached a “charter of cooperation” with Saudi Arabia and other oil-producing countries to keep prices stable. Few details of the agreement were made public....
2019-07-03 00:32

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reagan -- because officials say Moscow broke the deal years ago....
2019-08-02 18:32

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponChina and Russia have accused the United States of stoking a new arms race by testing a cruise missile, just weeks after Washington withdrew from a cold-war era m...
2019-08-20 21:00

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:16

Germany: Russia and U.S. must uphold remaining arms treaties as INF accord ends Germany urged the United States and Russia on Thursday to preserve what is left of the international arms control framework, a day before the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is set to run out....
2019-08-01 20:48

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
2019-07-18 08:48

Russia's Rusal suspends work at alumina plant after arms depot fire Russian aluminum producer Rusal suspended operations at its Achinsk alumina plant on Monday and evacuated all but essential staff after a fire broke out a nearby Russian military base, Rusal said....
2019-08-05 16:48

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia DoD photo by Scott Howe The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia. After withdrawing fr...
2019-08-20 03:48

Jordan Spieth keeps getting closer and closer He doesn't even like using the word "slump." But with more solid rounds like Thursday's 66 at the Memorial, Jordan Spieth gets closer to putting whatever it was behind him....
2019-05-31 01:16

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
2019-07-08 00:48

Paul Dempsey – Pulling no punches Renowned boxing broadcaster Paul Dempsey explains to Terry Dooley what life is like behind the mic The post Paul Dempsey – Pulling no punches appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-02 13:48

India May Consider Pulling Out Of 2022 Commonwealth Games, Says IOA The Commonwealth Games Federation on Thursday left out shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Games in its Executive Board meeting while recommending the inclusion of three new sports....
2019-06-22 05:48

Belief in Bootstraps Is Strongest Where Pulling Up Is Toughest Moving from poverty to wealth from one generation to the next is least likely in the South, but optimism there is greatest, tinged with political views....
2019-07-04 09:16

SEE IT: RV crashes onto Quebec ferry pulling away from dock A Canadian man who died after his RV careened down a hill and crashed onto the back of a ferry Monday is being hailed as a hero for doing everything he could in his last moments to prevent a worse outcome. ...
2019-06-27 22:00

Hope Solo is pulling no punches as pundit As Scotland slipped to a second Women's World Cup defeat at France 2019, former US star Hope Solo delivered a typically no holds barred assessment of their performance against Japan on Friday....
2019-06-14 23:32

Apple Is Pulling the Plug on iTunes. So What Happens to All Your Music? iTunes? More like ByeTunes. Apple is retiring the Mac version of its nearly 20-year-old music listening and library app, the company announced Monday at WWDC, its annual conference for software developers. With the upcoming version of MacOS, called C...
2019-06-04 19:48

DC Universe is already pulling the plug on Swamp Thing Just one week after the premiere of the first season of streaming service DC Universe’s Swamp Thing show—and less than two months after production of the show was abruptly halted and its episode order was cut from 13 to 10—Swamp Thing has been cancel...
2019-06-06 19:00

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

Hemedti: the feared commander pulling the strings in Sudan With talks over the country’s future deadlocked, Bashir’s former righthand man in Darfur is seen increasingly as a key playerWhen armed men fired on protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum earlier this month, killing six and injuring dozens, witn...
2019-05-29 08:32

Hair-Pulling Considered Rude In Every Sport But Football In the midst of play a few weeks ago, WNBA player Liz Cambage’s arm got all wrapped up in her opponent Kalani Brown’s hair. At first the tangle seemed to be an accident, but soon there was pushing and shoving and intentional hair-pulling, and Cambage...
2019-07-16 19:32

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
2019-06-17 00:00

Artificial “muscles” achieve powerful pulling force As a cucumber plant grows, it sprouts tightly coiled tendrils that seek out supports in order to pull the plant upward. This ensures the plant receives as much sunlight exposure as possible. Now, researchers at MIT have found a way to imitate this co...
2019-07-11 20:16

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
2019-05-26 01:48

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE A...
2019-05-29 06:00

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there, travel agents told The Post Friday. Several clients — including a couple with a destination w...
2019-06-14 21:16

Even the Guy Who Started a Church Worshipping A.I. Is Pulling Back on Driverless Car Gospel Anthony Levandowski, the guy you may recall from the center of the Waymo and Uber lawsuit over autonomous vehicle I.P., the radical who started a church worshipping an A.I. god, the person who allegedly intentionally modified Google’s driverless car ...
2019-06-20 04:48

Alberta joins Ontario in pulling some CannTrust weed products Alberta is placing an unspecified amount of CannTrust products on hold as a precautionary measure, officials said, pending an investigation by Health Canada into whether cannabis from unlicensed facilities is safe for consumption....
2019-07-11 17:16

Marvel is pulling out of future Spider-Man movies over a stupid money disagreement For any Marvel fans out there who may not have been paying attention, the last several days have generated a whiplash-inducing series of news related to the more-successful-than-ever Spider-Man movie franchise. We say more successful than ever becaus...
2019-08-21 09:32

Man accused in multiple subway brake-pulling incidents arrested, officials say A man accused of pulling the emergency brake multiple times on New York City subway trains over the last three months was arrested Friday, officials said....
2019-05-24 19:32

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim outlook for the chance of opening talks with President Donald Trump. Zarif, in an interview Wednesday wi...
2019-07-18 05:00

Sony is pulling PES 2019 from this month's PlayStation Plus free games line-up If you're a PS4 owner and PlayStation Plus subscriber hoping to settle down with a quality football simulator next month, you're out of luck. In an unprecedented move, Sony is swapping out its line-up of PS Plus games for July.Subscribers h...
2019-07-03 11:48

New 2020 Ram 1500 will offer EcoDiesel, boast 12,560 pounds of pulling power The announcement comes after a class-action was settled earlier this year with owners of 2014-16 EcoDiesel Ram pickups and Jeep Grand Cherokees.       ...
2019-06-12 19:00

Jalopnik New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes | io9 8 Jalopnik New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes | io9 8 Questions Game of Thrones Will Never Answer | Kotaku The Problem With Names In Japanese And In English | Vitals Go Ahead and Eat Lunch at 11 a.m. | T...
2019-05-22 16:48

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day...
2019-07-02 19:48

Florida woman sentenced after pulling alligator from her pants during traffic stop: officials A Florida woman who pulled an alligator out of her yoga pants during a traffic stop pleaded guilty to illegally possessing wild animals and was sentenced to probation, authorities said last week....
2019-08-19 02:00

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid Nike Inc. said it was “proud of its American heritage” and was committed to creating jobs in the U.S. after Arizona’s governor said he was withdrawing financial incentives the state had promised the sneaker giant to open a plant because of its decisi...
2019-07-02 23:48

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
2019-05-22 03:01

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star c...
2019-05-21 17:16

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen ...
2019-05-31 10:16

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
2019-06-22 18:16

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
2019-05-28 23:00

Hillary Clinton blasts Facebook for not pulling doctored Pelosi video she dubbed 'sexist trash' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Facebook during her commencement speech at Hunter College in New York City on Wednesday for not removing a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. ...
2019-05-30 05:00

Sen. Hawley blasts 'anti-American' Nike for pulling patriotic sneakers, shipping jobs overseas Sen. Josh Hawley has condemned the decision by Nike to recall its new sneakers featuring the original Betsy Ross American flag after receiving criticism from activist and former NFL star Colin Kaepernick....
2019-07-03 23:16

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new rep...
2019-07-03 03:48

NATO chief says US leaving nuclear treaty is 'serious setback' The United States has put NATO members on edge by withdrawing from a landmark arms control pact with Russia on Friday, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday....
2019-08-02 20:32

After INF treaty's demise, U.S. seeks funds for missile tests The United States will no longer be prohibited from having ground-launched intermediate-range missiles once it pulls out of an arms control treaty with Russia on Friday, but funds to test and develop the missiles may soon run out, officials say....
2019-08-02 07:16

UN chief: World to lose brake on nuclear war with treaty end U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that “the world will lose an invaluable brake on nuclear war” when the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty between Moscow and Washington expires Friday...
2019-08-02 03:16

U.N. chief says world will lose brake on nuclear war with end of INF treaty U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned by rising tensions between nuclear-armed states, warning "the world will lose an invaluable brake on nuclear war" with the expiration of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) on Friday...
2019-08-01 20:48

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours after the US withdrew from the pact....
2019-08-04 03:48

U.S. Ends Cold War Missile Treaty, With Aim of Countering China Trump administration officials say that the treaty tied their hands on China and that Russia was not complying with it, but its demise raised fears of a new arms race....
2019-08-02 03:32

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick resolution to a potentially damaging log-jam....
2019-06-19 11:16

Opinion: Scrapping the INF treaty is risky — and a lost opportunity The INF treaty was far from perfect. But instead of abandoning the deal altogether, Russia and the US should have modernized the agreement. Yet it seems neither side was willing to do so, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
2019-08-03 00:48

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
2019-06-12 18:48

German minister: nuclear disarmament treaty in crisis STOCKHOLM (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a treaty on disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation is in crisis. Maas, who is attending a one-day meeting on the subject Tuesday in Stockholm, after a trip to Iran for talks on the country...
2019-06-11 12:48

UN chief laments ending of Cold War-era disarmament treaty Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his “deep regret” on Friday that the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty betweein the United States and Russia came to an end. ...
2019-08-03 02:32

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union next month, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
2019-05-23 19:00

US test-fires cruise missile after INF treaty pullout The US Pentagon says it has tested a ground-launched cruise missile just weeks after exiting the INF treaty. The missile would have been banned under the bilateral agreement with Russia....
2019-08-20 06:16

Versailles marks 100 years since treaty ending World War I PARIS (AP) — The chateau of Versailles is commemorating 100 years since the treaty that formally ended World War I — and helped lay the seeds for World War II. The daylong event Friday is also celebrating French and American cooperation in the war, w...
2019-06-28 11:16

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pact as unfair....
2019-06-29 13:32

U.S. tests first ground-launched cruise missile after INF treaty exit The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF...
2019-08-20 03:16

Treaty of Versailles 100 years on: A fragile peace and a fraught legacy In November 1918, an armistice ended the fighting in World War I. But it took seven months until the official peace treaty was signed. Germany, meanwhile, always objected to its terms....
2019-06-28 09:00

Vladimir Putin threatens to drop New START nuclear treaty The Russian president has warned that unless the US comes to the negotiating table, a key nuclear weapons treaty will collapse. If it does, it will be the second such pact to fail under Trump's leadership....
2019-06-07 00:16

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon rainforest...
2019-05-21 14:38

Donald Trump Says "Unfair" Defence Treaty With Japan Needs To Be Changed US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the......
2019-06-30 04:48

US Tests First Ground-Launched Cruise Missile After INF Treaty Exit The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of......
2019-08-20 10:00

Japan: Nagasaki mayor tells PM Abe to adopt nuke-ban treaty Nagasaki's mayor has urged Japan's government to adopt the UN's 2017 nuclear arms prohibition treaty. Speaking on the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing, he also slammed the US and Russia for developing new warheads....
2019-08-09 22:00

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
2019-06-21 22:00

The Lawless High Seas May Soon Gain Protections Under a Groundbreaking Ocean Treaty THE SARGASSO SEA—Ana Paula, the Esperanza’s officer in charge of the crew and equipment, readies the great white crane to drop the manta trawl into the Sargasso Sea. The trawl’s yellow wings and nearly 10-foot long mesh net that give it the appearanc...
2019-08-20 17:16

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for more than 20 years....
2019-06-28 19:48

China Rules Out India's Nuke Club NSG Entry Without Talks On Treaty China on Friday said that there would be no discussion on India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) before reaching a specific plan on participation of members who have not signed the......
2019-06-21 15:32

EU to clear up Swiss doubts on new treaty, seeks deal by June 18: letter The European Union's chief executive pledged on Tuesday to clear up Switzerland's concerns about a draft treaty to govern ties so that Bern can endorse it by June 18 and allow the Swiss stock exchange to maintain access to the bloc's markets....
2019-06-11 17:16

India May Join Nuke Club NSG If It Signs Test Ban Treaty: UN Body Chief Thirty-four years of nuclear apartheid may have ended with India signing the 2008 Indo-US Civilian Nuclear deal but one critical goal still eludes the country - membership to the elite club that......
2019-06-28 16:00

New North Korea constitution calls Kim head of state, seen as step to U.S. peace treaty Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the United States....
2019-07-12 19:00

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nat...
2019-06-18 08:48

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
2019-05-21 16:16

Venezuela rejoins regional defense treaty but Guaido warns it's no 'magic' solution Venezuela's National Assembly approved a law returning the OPEC nation to a regional defense treaty on Tuesday, but opposition leader Juan Guaido sought to tamp down supporters' hopes it could lead to President Nicolas Maduro's imminent downfall....
2019-07-23 23:32

Joel Church-Cooper on bringing Brockmire to new heights by pulling Brockmire out of the gutter Brockmire was faced with a challenge entering its third season: Its golden-throated, snake-bitten play-by-play man had gotten sober. For much of the 16 episodes that preceded the IFC comedy’s 2019 run, Hank Azaria had played Jim Brockmire as a man co...
2019-05-22 21:16

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ closer doubled down on the damage and gave up the go-ah...
2019-06-15 11:32

The electric flight era is closer than you think Electric planes have been talked about as a possibility for many years, but now they're on the tarmac and even up in the air. So can the world's jet-setters start preparing to actually fly electric?...
2019-06-28 14:32

All-electric aviation? It’s closer than you may think Commercial aviation is responsible for about two per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a potential solution over the hazy horizon — electric aircraft....
2019-07-13 03:16

ADOT: Traveler ID deadline gets closer PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportations is reminding passengers about the new federal identification requirements. The new Traveler ID replaces the holder’s current card and is distinguished by a gold star in the upper right-hand corner –it i...
2019-08-20 22:32

We’re one step closer to atomic radio Enlarge / Physicist C.J. Holloway in his atomic recording studio at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland. (credit: J. Burras/NIST) Scientists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland...
2019-06-22 00:32

| Vettel wants closer races in dry conditions Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has urged F1 chiefs to "make sure we string the field together more in dry conditions", after a string of entertaining races in wet conditions....
2019-08-13 20:16

Want to Be Happier? Live Closer to the Stuff You Want to Do The next time you’re apartment or house hunting, don’t start by looking for the perfect building or home. Instead, look for the places where you’d like to spend your time—gyms, libraries, restaurants, and so on—and pick a home as close to those ameni...
2019-05-21 16:16

'Miracle' needed for quick EU-Swiss treaty deal, Swiss minister says It would take a "miracle" for Switzerland and the European Union to clinch a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted cross-border share trading and strained bilateral ties, Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said....
2019-08-04 14:16

Mets getting closer to getting Brandon Nimmo back KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brandon Nimmo is on the comeback trail. The Mets outfielder went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout as the designated hitter in a minor league rehab assignment for Single-A St. Lucie on Friday. It’s his first game action since mid...
2019-08-17 10:48

SpaceX is inching closer to Starship’s big debut SpaceX has had an incredibly busy year thus far, with a steady series of rocket launches and new initiatives like Starlink in the very earliest stages, and all the while the Starship project looming over it all. Starship is SpaceX’s future-look...
2019-07-09 01:48

Have space fever? Here are five jobs that will take you closer to the stars From space historian to space doctor, jobs that will take you where no man has gone before are becoming more mainstream.        ...
2019-07-23 01:16

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for blocking tools—is finally slated for a U.S. House of Representatives voteRead more......
2019-07-18 07:48

Little cat feet in New York come closer to first U.S. state declawing ban New York crept closer to becoming the first U.S. state to outlaw cat declawing on Tuesday, after both chambers of the state legislature passed a ban on the feline surgery except for therapeutic reasons....
2019-06-05 07:16

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal ...
2019-07-14 12:32

Sources: Braves add closer Greene, Melancon The Braves have bolstered their bullpen by acquiring All-Star closer Shane Greene from the Tigers and Mark Melancon from the Giants, ESPN's Buster Olney reports....
2019-07-31 23:16

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
2019-06-02 23:48

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smartphones today have evolved to become so much more – and with the first ever 60x Digital Zoom &#...
2019-06-09 17:00

Woods closer to Snead than Nicklaus at Memorial Tiger Woods back at Memorial closer to record 82 career victories of Snead than 18 majors by Nicklaus        ...
2019-05-30 02:48

Griezmann edges closer to Barcelona switch "Barcelona appear to be edging closer to the signing of Antione Griezmann but confusion reigns as to whether they have paid the Frenchman\u0027s release clause."...
2019-07-12 12:00

A closer look at the Bose 700 noise-cancelling headphones As great as the Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones sound, let's be real: they look like they were designed for dads on a business trip. And listen, as someone who's into the whole chunky, dad-shoe trend, I'm not here to judge if you�...
2019-06-05 23:32

Iran, U.K. Inch Closer to Tanker Resolution Iran and the U.K. are making progress toward the release of an Iranian tanker impounded in Gibraltar, a move that could prompt Tehran to free a British-flagged vessel it subsequently seized....
2019-08-14 01:16

The Latest: San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco’s effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United S...
2019-06-19 01:48

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think (or is it?) UPDATE: It's not clear if TechRadar misunderstood Alaa Elshimy's statements or the senior Huawei executive misspoke, but apparently, the company's Android OS substitute is actually far from ready for primetime. Instead of launching in June around the...
2019-05-28 22:16

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage support we’ve been asking for from the beginning. Well, it’s technically iPadOS 13 that’s bringing nat...
2019-06-04 16:16

Cubs agree to deal with closer Craig Kimbrel CHICAGO (AP) — Free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel has agreed to a contract with the Chicago Cubs. The team said Friday he has passed his physical. Contract terms were not disclosed. The addition plugs a major hole for Chicago, which has been beset by bl...
2019-06-07 18:16

How we made Closer – by Clive Owen and Patrick Marber ‘I wanted to write a Shakespearean scene with someone in disguise, so I went into a lesbian chatroom pretending to be a gay woman’I was in Atlanta in 1996 with a tour of my play Dealer’s Choice and I was dragged along to a lap-dancing club. It seemed...
2019-07-09 10:32

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An All-Afghan conference appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that laid out the foundations for a roadmap to a peaceful Afghanistan, which Washington is hopeful can be decided by Sept. 1...
2019-07-09 07:48

Trump trade war may push Fed closer to rate cut it resisted U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get the rate cut he has been demanding, but for the wrong reasons, as top Federal Reserve officials began warning this week that the global trade war may force them to respond....
2019-06-04 23:01

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
2019-06-21 02:16

US soccer app brings fans closer to the action, players The U.S. soccer organization has launched its first-ever mobile app to rally up fans from across the nation and bring greater visibility to this winning team....
2019-05-28 20:16

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
2019-07-18 08:32

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it from making nuclear weapons and the Trump administration followed by ordering 1,000 more troops to the M...
2019-06-18 03:16

Former Yankee Kirby Yates is dominant closer for Padres The pitcher who is fast becoming the best closer in the National League — if he’s not already — was once a Yankee. Kirby Yates — who picked up his NL-leading 20th save in the San Diego Padres’ 5-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wedn...
2019-05-23 08:48

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and served as a textbook example of our deeply flawed criminal justice system. But his nightmare might soon b...
2019-07-18 00:16

Dominic Thiem Got Closer, But Rafael Nadal Still Stepped On Him Last year, in the first major final of his life, Dominic Thiem just seemed happy to be there. Flattened by a Rafael Nadal charging toward his 11th French Open title? That builds character. A dusty tennis great heartlessly roasting you at the trophy c...
2019-06-11 00:32

U.S., Japan Edge Closer to Limited Trade Pact The U.S. and Japan are working to hammer out a limited trade pact that would pave the way for more U.S. farm exports to Japan, while dropping the threat of U.S. tariffs on Japanese cars....
2019-08-01 18:32

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
2019-08-01 01:48

Louisville closer McAvene suspended 4 games after ejection LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville relief pitcher Michael McAvene has received an automatic four-game suspension following his ejection for disputing an umpire’s decision in an NCAA Tournament victory over Indiana. The suspension leaves the seve...
2019-06-03 01:48

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a similarly large scale. The official list of participa...
2019-05-22 09:48

The world’s largest telescope is one step closer to completion The world's largest telescope is one step closer to completion. This month, the team working on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) completed the second of seven primary mirror segments, a process that began in January 2012....
2019-07-31 23:48

Trump, Kim Jong Un edge closer to historic DMZ handshake President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un have edged closer to a historic handshake, tentatively set for Sunday across the border between the two Koreas. “I’m going to the DMZ,” Trump told business leaders Sunday in Sout...
2019-06-30 18:00

Palestinians move closer to Arab cash infusion Arab countries have reaffirmed a pledge to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian Authority. The move comes a day after the Palestinians rejected a US investment plan to boost their economy....
2019-06-24 00:48

Trump said he was 'down there' at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, but there's no evidence he was ever closer than a few blocks away Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan 9/11 Victim Compensation bill into law at a White House ceremony on Monday morning, permanently replenishing the fund that aids first responders and their families who suffered in t...
2019-07-31 21:16

Alphabet's robotaxis get one step closer to commercial use in California In a milestone approval, Alphabet-owned Waymo can transport passengers for robotaxi service and is the first to be able to use a third-party safety operators....
2019-07-03 01:32

TD Ameritrade inches closer to enabling in-vehicle trading Drivers using Google’s Android Auto or Amazon.com Inc.’s Echo Auto can use voice commands to unlock market performance summaries and sector updates, hear real-time quotes and check account balances and portfolio performance....
2019-07-22 18:32

Turkey, US appear closer to establishing safe zone in Syria Turkey and the U.S. appear to be edging closer toward setting up a so-called safe zone in northeast Syria, saying they had agreed to form a joint operations center to coordinate and manage its establishment...
2019-08-07 21:32

Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera Ahead of Rivera’s induction into the Hall of Fame this weekend, we compiled excerpts of New York Times articles from a handful of the biggest moments of his storied career....
2019-07-21 18:32

Trump’s Financial Secrets Move Closer to Disclosure A federal judge rejected President Trump’s efforts to block banks from complying with congressional subpoenas, and New York lawmakers voted to let Congress obtain his state tax returns....
2019-05-23 22:16

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple’s iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch’s functionality depended on you also having an iOS device on hand, but over the years, that link began to sever as the comp...
2019-06-19 12:32

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if split into short bursts – has been found to give he...
2019-07-07 20:32

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
2019-06-14 05:16

Blue Jays closer Giles placed on IL with elbow inflammation BALTIMORE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have placed closer Ken Giles on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation. Giles is 1-1 with a 1.08 ERA and has 11 saves in 12 tries. The move, announced by the team on Wednesday, is retroactive to J...
2019-06-13 01:32

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
2019-05-21 16:00

Sunnyside kids move closer to Little League World Series SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The group of Tucson 11 and 12-year-old kids who play at Mission Manor Park have moved just a few games away from punching their ticket to the Little League World Series. Sunnyside Little League is hoping to ride the mom...
2019-08-09 08:32

Carter Page FISA one step closer to fuller declassification The Justice Department declined on Friday to declassify any more information from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act documents related to the surveillance of former Trump campaign associate Carter Page....
2019-06-30 08:00

Desperate Red Sox turning to Nathan Eovaldi to fill closer role The Red Sox bullpen is in desperation mode. After giving up 19 earned runs in 10 innings in two games against the Yankees, Boston is set to make a change to their closer role with Nathan Eovaldi taking over as the team’s closer once he returns from t...
2019-07-03 00:32

Read this: Let’s take a closer look at all the stores in Stranger Things’ Starcourt Mall Sure, the special effects in Stranger Things 3 were impressive, with exploding rats and a spider-y Mind Flayer and powerful Russian lasers trying to re-open the portal into the Upside Down. But…did you notice the endless stacks of bright ’80s clothes...
2019-07-12 19:32

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robot...
2019-06-27 23:00

The Cubs finally got their closer in Craig Kimbrel. But after seven months off, how good will he be? The Cubs agreed to a contract with the free agent closer, but he hasn't faced major-league hitters in more than seven months.        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
2019-08-17 17:00

A closer look at Sony's A7R IV full-frame, 61-megapixel mirrorless camera The successor to Sony's highly acclaimed A7R III has arrived. Today, at an event in New York City, the company introduced its A7R IV, a full-frame mirrorless camera that comes with a whopping 61-megapixel Exmor R sensor. Sony says this new shoot...
2019-07-16 19:48

Blue Jays closer Giles gets cortisone shot for inflammation KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Blue Jays closer Ken Giles, who has been the subject of trade speculation, got a cortisone shot in his right elbow Tuesday to treat what the club called mild inflammation....
2019-07-31 20:32

Forget the Hamptons: Long Island has closer, cheaper escapes Forget the Hamptons: The rest of Long Island is often overlooked as a worthy escape from New York City. But with artsy small towns, historic mansions galore, dozens of nature preserves and a solid wine region, there’s more than enough to keep you ent...
2019-05-23 01:48

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
2019-07-15 02:16

Mets closer Edwin Diaz can’t shake his mechanical issues Nearly 24 hours had passed, and Mickey Callaway remained in disbelief. Edwin Diaz had blown what should have been a dramatic comeback win in Philadelphia. The closer, considered the Mets’ prized acquisition of the offseason, looked no different than ...
2019-06-29 18:48

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
2019-05-24 01:48

Bolton sale closer after injunction blocking progress is amended • Would-be owner Laurence Bassini used court order to block sale• Football Ventures now hopeful of completing takeoverBolton’s administrators hope to be able to complete the sale of the club unimpeded after an injunction lodged by the would-be owner,...
2019-08-15 02:48

Sweden takes a step closer to being smoke-free by 2025 The Scandinavian nation has further limited public spaces where people can smoke. Smoking has already been banned in bars and restaurants since May 2005....
2019-07-02 07:32

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
2019-06-17 19:00

Trade war escalation nudges U.S. closer to recession: Reuters poll The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters who now expect the Federal Reserve to cut rates again in September and once more next year....
2019-08-09 14:16

Luis Severino and Dellin Betances inching closer toward returns Nearing the midpoint of August, the Yankees haven’t gotten a pitch from Luis Severino and Dellin Betances. Both right-handers seemingly inched closer to making their season debuts with bullpens that went well on Monday as they come back from lat stra...
2019-08-12 21:32

| Robots edge closer to unloading trucks in Amazon-era milestone As FedEx and United Parcel Service beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks....
2019-05-21 14:32

Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum....
2019-08-20 05:16

Trump edges closer to world number one spot with second round win "Judd Trump continued his quest to replace Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan as the world number one as he reached the third round of the International Championship in China."...
2019-08-07 06:16

The best monitor arms By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahon This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to mo...
2019-08-09 20:32

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown Roger Federer's Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Halle Open where he is seeking a 10th title....
2019-06-22 19:32

Sudan protesters pile pressure on military as deal appears closer Hundreds of thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets on Thursday, piling pressure the country's military rulers to reach a deal with opposition leaders on forming a new government after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
2019-08-01 18:32

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
2019-08-01 23:00

Scientists move one step closer to explaining why Komodo dragons are so awesome Komodo dragons are incredible animals. They’re lizards, but they have a number of unique tweaks to their chemistry that gives them advantages often only seen in mammals. To figure out how these large predators arrived at their current state, re...
2019-07-31 18:32

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majority of the country feels....
2019-06-05 22:01

Manchester City’s ‘B team’ are closer to title than United, says José Mourinho • Mourinho: ‘I think even City’s B team could fight for the title’• United agree €10m deal for Monaco teenager Hannibal MejbriJosé Mourinho has ruled Manchester United and Chelsea out of title contention – and added that Manchester City’s “B team” mi...
2019-08-11 17:00

Folau controversy brought the Silver Ferns closer at Netball World Cup Silver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua allowed her players to clear the airPlayers were prepared to support Maria FolauSilver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua has described how clearing the air over Maria Folau’s support of her controversial husband paved the w...
2019-08-03 08:32

The Ford Shelby GT500 is the most powerful street-legal Mustang ever — here's a closer look (F) Ford The 760-horsepower Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang is the most powerful street machine the car maker has ever built. Its powertrain is derived from both the Le Mans-winning Ford GT supercar and Ford's GT4 racers. In a first, the GT500 will have a dua...
2019-08-06 07:48

Closer to average weather patterns to prevail through winter as El Niño fades: U.S. CPC Amid waning El Niño conditions, weather patterns are expected to be closer to average through the Northern Hemisphere winter of 2019-20, with "ENSO-neutral conditions" having a 50%-55% chance of continuing during the season, a U.S. government weather...
2019-08-08 23:16

Turkey says U.S. getting closer to its views in Syria safe zone talks: Anadolu Turkish-U.S. talks on a planned "safe zone" in northeast Syria have been "positive and rather constructive" and the United States is getting closer to Turkey's views on the issue, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar was reported as saying on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 11:48

Artificial Intelligence Inching Closer to Deciphering Long Lost Languages With new technology available to us, we’re inching closer to the end of the days when deciphering ancient languages is a painstaking task filled with frustration and confusion. ...
2019-07-21 18:16

Padres closer Kirby Yates finds saving grace in San Diego Ten years ago, no one in baseball wanted him. Today, the Padres' Kirby Yates is the envy of every team who now wants to trade for him.       ...
2019-06-15 05:16

Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt take a step closer to the group stage Eintracht Frankfurt did what they set out to do in Vaduz, moving a step closer to the Europa League group stage. There are reasons to think that Frankfurt are also moving in the right direction in the longer term....
2019-08-09 11:16

Cubs reach three-year, $43 million deal with closer Craig Kimbrel It looks like Craig Kimbrel is finally off the market. The veteran closer reached a three-year deal worth $43 million with the Cubs, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal first reported the deal. Kimbrel and ...
2019-06-06 04:16

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endo...
2019-06-04 10:00

Stater Lynn, closer Kelley lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gutty pitching performances came in different sizes for the Texas Rangers in their 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Lance Lynn allowed two runs over seven innings and Shawn Kelley earned the save hours after...
2019-05-22 06:48

Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon, Mars Missions NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch....
2019-07-02 18:48

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Sunday."...
2019-07-15 20:16

Newly Single Kaitlynn Carter Says She Joined The Hills to Be Closer to Brody Jenner One can never predict what will happen once you sign up for reality TV. As viewers get a front-row seat into Brody Jenner and Kaitlynn Carter's life this season on The Hills: New......
2019-08-16 20:48

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
2019-06-13 17:48

Scholars Get Closer to Words of Buddha as They Unravel Oldest Buddhist Scrolls in the World The oldest Buddhist scrolls ever discovered were made on birch bark and spent two millennia folded in clay pots, in a cave, situated along the northern border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, and now they’re bringing team of researchers “close, very clos...
2019-06-16 12:48

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 22:00

Sean Doolittle believes ‘the team deserves better,’ says he needs to earn back closer role Manager Dave Martinez has repeatedly stated that Doolittle will be his closer upon returning from the injured list, but Doolittle knows he needs to again show what he can do....
2019-08-20 16:16

Apple continues to dominate global wearable market, but Huawei and Samsung are getting closer Apple may not have many reasons to be happy about the recent sales performance of its iPhones in key global markets like China and India, but when it comes to wearable devices, the Cupertino-based tech giant remains unchallenged in first place around...
2019-05-31 08:16

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
2019-06-06 21:00

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
2019-06-28 16:32

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
2019-05-30 22:16

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death....
2019-06-28 17:16

Dave Martinez did Sean Doolittle no favors, and now the Nats’ closer is on the injured list Martinez’s stubbornness regarding Doolittle’s role — aided and abetted by the pitcher himself — could be an issue for the Nationals down the stretch....
2019-08-19 09:32

Tottenham stadium hosts first NFL event as London Academy brings UK franchise closer than ever For up to 80 teenagers aged between 16-18, this week has seen them move one step closer to a potentially life-altering place among the inaugural intake at the world-first NFL Academy initiative....
2019-07-04 20:48

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn’t matter. The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring practice....
2019-08-14 18:00

Daimler and Bosch inch closer to fully automated, self-driving valet service Daimler has plans for self-driving trucks, autonomous taxis and cars that drive themselves on the autobahn. Now, it's moving forward with its vision to bring fully automated, driverless parking to the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stutt...
2019-07-23 16:48

Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera headlines six Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was among six Major League Baseball legends who were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday....
2019-07-22 05:32

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met face-to-face....
2019-06-12 13:48

Gary Woodland holds onto lead as Justin Rose edges closer at US Open Rose the closest challenger heading into final roundHistory chaser Brooks Koepka trails leader by fourPresumably Brooks Koepka will spend the build up to the final round of this US Open finding a reason to bear a grudge against Gary Woodland. As thin...
2019-06-16 05:16

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
2019-06-02 00:48

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing i...
2019-05-28 23:16

Italian prime minister announces resignation, bringing Rome closer to snap elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his intention to resign on Tuesday, as a political crisis rumbles on in Rome that could eventually lead to new elections....
2019-08-20 16:16

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Is Raisel Iglesias or Michael Lorenzen the Reds closer? The Reds have thrown everybody for a loop with their recent bullpen usage, and Luke Jackson again looks vulnerable for the Braves. Scott White attempts to sort it all out....
2019-06-21 19:32

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
2019-06-01 04:32

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
2019-06-06 20:48

Bryce Harper walks off Dodgers in wild game that saw Phillies closer, manager tossed Harper hit a two-run double in the bottom of the ninth after the Dodgers took the lead in the top of the frame on a three-run pinch-hit homer .       ...
2019-07-17 13:16

Apollo 11 anniversary: Toyota edges closer toward creating a space-traveling moon rover Toyota teamed up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to create a new lunar rover that astronauts will use to search the moon for frozen water.       ...
2019-07-20 15:00

With NASA’s Orion Abort-System Test, Americans Just Took a Small (and Very Big) Step Closer to the Moon It was a modest little rocket scheduled to make a modest little flight, and yet an awful lot of people showed up at Cape Canaveral before dawn this morning to watch it happen. They had good reason to be there. With the flight, America’s planned...
2019-07-02 20:16

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-08 06:48

The nuclear arms race is back … and ever more dangerous now Donald Trump has increased spending on America’s arsenal while ripping up cold war treaties. Russia and China are following suitImagine the uproar if the entire populations of York, Portsmouth or Swindon were suddenly exposed to three times the permi...
2019-08-18 06:16

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterra...
2019-08-18 01:16

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-09 07:32

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
2019-07-11 20:32

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 08:48

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his consti...
2019-08-12 00:32

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
2019-06-27 19:16

Robin Frijns Takes Formula E Season Closer in NYC, Jean Eric Vergne Repeats as Champion After netting a strong pole position in the final race of the season, and second of the New York City double-headers, BMW’s Alexander Sims got away from the start perfectly and settled into a contested but steady lead over race one winner Sebastian B...
2019-07-14 23:16

China says no cooperation with U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan China's government and companies will not do business with U.S. companies that are involved in arms sales to Taiwan, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-15 09:48

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
2019-06-04 06:16

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected so far this year...
2019-07-22 20:48

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:48

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
2019-05-28 02:16

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-10 19:48

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
2019-07-10 00:48

‘Inspirational’: Teen boy with no arms lands 20-inch box jump For some, doing a box jump is hard enough as it is. Now imagine having no arms, and being asked to nail one on camera. That’s exactly what 14-year-old Tim, of Chicago, managed to do recently after three failed attempts — and the world is ...
2019-07-24 06:48

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
2019-07-14 00:32

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
2019-06-18 19:00

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
2019-06-17 04:48

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
2019-07-09 10:16

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
2019-08-20 22:32

Taiwan Set to Receive $2 Billion in U.S. Arms, Drawing Ire From China The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
2019-07-09 18:00

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
2019-07-09 10:48

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of ...
2019-05-23 13:16

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
2019-06-17 23:48

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 03:00

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
2019-06-10 11:32

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
2019-07-10 07:32

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 01:16

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
2019-05-21 16:00

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels....
2019-08-13 17:32

Why Trump and Putin Are Blowing Up a Cold War Arms Deal A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
2019-08-02 18:16

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on th...
2019-05-27 20:01

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-22 01:00

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 09:00

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 01:00

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
2019-06-19 18:16

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22 09:32

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
2019-06-14 20:16

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
2019-07-13 09:32

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

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12 16:00

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Will Jose Leclerc emerge as closer again? Is Mychal Givens falling out of the saves mix? Jose Leclerc may be deserving of a pickup in Fantasy, but what about Ty Buttrey or Scott Oberg? Scott White looks at the latest bullpen developments....
2019-05-27 20:32

Lakers Sign DeMarcus Cousins And Rajon Rondo, Inch Closer To Twisted Re-Creation Of 2017-18 Pelicans After reports indicated that teams were wary of bringing a still-recovering DeMarcus Cousins onto their roster—hell, Frank Kaminsky got a deal before Boogie did—a suitor has finally emerged to give the big man a job: the Los Angeles Lakers. Cousins w...
2019-07-07 02:00

Celtics Draft Outspoken Round-Earther, Move One Step Closer To Post-Kyrie Irving Future The Boston Celtics used the 22nd pick in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft to select first-team All-American Grant Williams from Tennessee. Williams is a skilled, undersized forward and the son of a NASA safety engineer. I mention his par...
2019-06-21 07:48

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Who fills in at closer for Craig Kimbrel, and how solid is Edwin Diaz for saves? Are Jose Leclerc and Archie Bradley their teams' first choice for saves? Who takes over for the Tigers, Mariners and Marlins following the trade deadline? Scott White looks at the biggest bullpen questions....
2019-08-06 13:32

England Lionesses lose on the pitch but victory for women's football brings watershed moment closer than ever Phil Neville had promised that losing this semi-final would 'mean nothing' to him but, when he is finally able to reflect on an agonising defeat, the England manager will feel differently....
2019-07-03 03:00

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
2019-06-20 02:48

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
2019-06-21 09:48

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
2019-06-13 21:16

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
2019-07-09 06:32

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
2019-07-09 00:00

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
2019-06-06 12:16

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
2019-07-08 17:16

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on AI like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
2019-07-19 19:48

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:16

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to ad...
2019-06-18 00:32

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-06 22:32

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
2019-06-23 22:48

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approachA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementing nuclear disarmament treaties has lost more than 70% of its st...
2019-07-01 17:32

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-21 07:32

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
2019-06-10 07:16

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
2019-06-10 07:32

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-06-11 14:16

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
2019-06-22 22:16

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 19:00

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
2019-06-20 19:32

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20 14:16

US chemical arms destruction plant halted by seep from tank PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials said Thursday the liquid is a byproduct of the destructio...
2019-06-06 23:16

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
2019-07-01 20:32

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
2019-06-11 18:32

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
2019-06-07 17:48

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-10 03:48

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 12:48

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 07:01

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
2019-06-20 13:32

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
2019-06-21 01:48

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Myanmar says U.N. calls for sanctions, arms embargo a bid to harm country Myanmar's foreign ministry on Tuesday denounced a United Nations report that urged world leaders to cut ties with military-linked companies and impose an arms embargo over the Rohingya crisis, saying it was intended to harm the country....
2019-08-06 15:16

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
2019-05-21 14:38

Armed man said he walked into Missouri Walmart to test right to bear arms Greene County Sheriff via AP Dmitriy Andreychenko, who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, said he wanted to test whether the store would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days...
2019-08-11 17:00

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
2019-05-22 10:16

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
2019-05-23 18:16

Mom whose baby was ripped from her arms at benefits center sues city The young Brooklyn mother whose 1-year-old was ripped from her arms by NYPD officers at a benefits center is suing the city over the disturbing scuffle that was caught on video. In her excessive-force complaint filed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal cou...
2019-08-08 03:32

Senators launch bipartisan bid to block Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are banding together to try and stop the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and others are introducing 22 Senate resolutions to halt the...
2019-06-05 17:00

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments ac...
2019-05-21 16:16

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
2019-05-25 03:32

Mexico president says shootings in U.S. should prompt reflection on arms sales Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that devastating weekend shootings in the United States, including in El Paso in which Mexican nationals were among the casualties, should lead to reflection about "indiscriminate" arms sales...
2019-08-05 20:48

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
2019-08-05 19:48

Putin urges arms talks with US after nuclear pact demise President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will only deploy new intermediate-range missiles if the U.S. does following the demise of a key nuclear pact, calling for urgent arms control talks to prevent a chaotic arms race...
2019-08-05 18:00

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block ...
2019-07-25 02:32

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21 20:48

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. Two officials say a decision on invoking a nationa...
2019-05-24 00:48

Blast rocks Russian arms depot in Siberia, two hospitalised: RIA Two Russians were hospitalised with shrapnel wounds on Monday after a blast at a Russian military base in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk, RIA news agency cited doctors and emergency services as saying....
2019-08-05 16:48

How Two Possible Moves CAN Mean Opportunity How can you see the market from a different perspective? "Degrees of trend" means exactly that -- it can be as simple as a daily vs. an hourly chart. See the difference for yourself in EURUSD, and (as analyst Jim Martens explains) how that "differenc...
2019-07-18 21:16

Fantasy Baseball Midseason Top 25 Prospects: Bo Bichette, Jesus Luzardo may be closer, but Wander Franco holds top spot in rankings Between promotions, injuries, risers and fallers, the prospect landscape has changed a bit in half a season's time. Scott White unveils new rankings, focusing on those who have yet to reach the majors....
2019-07-04 19:48

Serena Williams ousts Strýcová, reaches Wimbledon final to inch closer to 24th Grand Slam Williams handily defeated unranked Barbora Strýcová of the Czech Republic in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's final for a second year in a row.        ...
2019-07-11 19:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 19:16

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA – The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute...
2019-05-22 16:00

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
2019-06-13 02:48

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
2019-06-19 13:16

Trump admin gives green light for major arms sale to Taiwan The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to administration officials and others familiar with the matter....
2019-08-16 22:16

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
2019-07-25 06:16

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 06:00

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 19:32

Spain and Italy deal to disembark migrants in Mallorca: Open Arms Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on Monday....
2019-08-19 12:48

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of t...
2019-06-20 22:16

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
2019-06-20 22:32

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 01:48

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
2019-06-13 01:16

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
2019-07-08 23:00

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
2019-07-11 07:16

The Guardian view on arms control treaties: how we started worrying again | Editorial The end of the INF nuclear treaty is a bad step that could be followed by a worse oneRelief, however profound, can be quickly replaced by complacency. It is hard to remember how omnipresent the fear of nuclear war once was. Most teenagers surveyed in...
2019-08-02 09:48

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
2019-07-09 23:48

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
2019-07-09 14:00

Bajrang Dal Accused Of Holding "Arms-Training" Camp At Mumbai School The Bajrang Dal has denied claims that participants of a camp held at a school on Mumbai's Mira Road were trained in handling firearms late last month. The matter first came to light when a......
2019-06-02 14:48

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
2019-06-09 23:16

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
2019-06-20 15:01

RNC arms up for debates: ‘War room,’ counterevents, Trump supporters flood Detroit While the 2020 Democratic presidential crowd has moved into Detroit for two days of debates, the Republicans are also there to make a big point that the Trump campaign is not ceding Michigan, one of the surprise states that gave President Trump his 2...
2019-08-01 00:32

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

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-13 09:32

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 05:32

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
2019-06-08 20:16

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Ruling prompts government to suspend new arms sales to Saudi Arabia while it urgently reviews its processesLong read: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal becaus...
2019-06-20 17:00

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sales The Senate failed Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The 45-40 vote highlights the Senate’s ongoing struggle to hold the kingdom accountable for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Kh...
2019-07-31 21:48

Trump threatens veto of measures to block Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to veto resolutions in Congress aimed at blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia. A White House statement says the bills “would send a message that the United States is abandoning its partners...
2019-06-20 18:32

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 18:48

Britain acted unlawfully on Saudi arms exports, court rules A British court on Thursday ruled that the British government had acted unlawfully in allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen....
2019-06-20 11:48

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
2019-06-20 22:48

Open Arms ship to be seized by Agrigento prosecutor, migrants to disembark An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the evacuation of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome....
2019-08-20 22:00

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
2019-06-06 07:32

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
2019-07-18 08:32

Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms People with quadriplegia can feed themselves and brush their teeth thanks to nerve surgery – and doctors say it’s time to make the surgery more widely available...
2019-07-05 15:00

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-05 17:00

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
2019-07-05 00:16

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06 09:00

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
2019-06-12 02:48

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 21:32

Samsung re-Arms Galaxy Book S laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx chip Samsung continues its fascination with Arm-based SOCs for its laptops, with the latest Snapdragon technology designed to boost performance while retaining its promise of always-on connectivity and 23 hours of battery life....
2019-08-11 21:48

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
2019-05-25 01:16