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U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran

Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats fr...

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran

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State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
09:16, 05/15/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   ...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert an...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated a...
00:00, 06/10/2019

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's...
14:32, 05/18/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The U.S. ordered all its nonemergency diplomatic staff to leave Iraq immediately, as tensions rise with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers a...
09:03, 05/15/2019

DCCC sees staff shakeup amid diversity concerns, chairwoman calls it ‘sobering day’ The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced a new interim executive director and other top staff changes on Monday after reported critic...
04:48, 07/30/2019

US Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq right away BAGHDAD (AP) — US Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq right away....
05:32, 05/15/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuc...
00:16, 05/27/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is s...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the ...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washingto...
21:48, 05/07/2019

German, Dutch military suspend training operations in Iraq amid U.S.-Iran tensions Germany and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they were suspending military training operations in Iraq as the United States warned of increased threa...
09:01, 05/15/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American ...
16:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S....
08:16, 07/17/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threat...
03:48, 05/15/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Iraq says Exxon Mobil staff are evacuating DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to ...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns - sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to ...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Army Staff Sgt. Becomes First Living Veteran to Receive the Medal of Honor for Iraq War President Donald Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia on Tuesday at a White House ceremony for his he...
16:16, 06/25/2019

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for W...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
09:32, 06/20/2019

Iraq rocket attack: oil firms begin evacuating staff from Basra site Three people injured in strike on compound housing Shell, ExxonMobil and EniThree people have been injured after a rocket hit an Iraqi compound housin...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Staff Sgt. David Bellavia becomes first living Iraq War veteran to receive Medal of Honor President Donald Trump is scheduled to present the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, the first living recipient who served in the Ir...
16:16, 06/25/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over cont...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit an...
18:32, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", I...
05:16, 05/19/2019

Have I Got News For You pulled: Backlash as BBC pulls show over Heidi Allen European election impartiality concerns The BBC has pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You over fears having Change UK leader Heidi Allen as guest host would breach election im...
01:16, 05/11/2019

Trump to present Medal of Honor to former Army staff sergeant who rescued entire squad in Iraq President Donald Trump will present the Medal of Honor on Tuesday to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia for his actions as a squad leader in Fal...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags To Half-Staff Monday In Honor Of Kentucky Soldier Killed In Iraq FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered all U.S. and Kentucky flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch Amid U.S. Restrictions China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying ...
02:32, 06/12/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising a...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered...
06:16, 05/18/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has remin...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to re...
23:16, 05/17/2019

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05:48, 05/26/2019

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to re...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions an...
11:48, 05/26/2019

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
05:32, 05/30/2019

NRA pulls the plug on NRATV live programming amid dispute with ad agency, lobbyist resignation The NRA's live TV programming is cancelled, an executive announced Wednesday, the same day a top lobbyist resigned amid turmoil in the gun group....
03:16, 06/27/2019

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and wal...
11:16, 05/29/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared t...
18:48, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Clerics warn Iraq could be pulled into Iran war DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1...
08:16, 06/27/2019

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tensi...
15:16, 07/13/2019

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense stan...
14:48, 05/27/2019

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
20:48, 08/04/2019

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23:16, 05/15/2019

After reportedly laying off 20% of its staff amid dwindling downloads, HQ Trivia is about to try something new HQ Trivia HQ Trivia has reportedly laid off about 20% of its staff, leaving the live game show startup with less than 30 employees. Downloads of the ...
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Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., w...
06:00, 05/17/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday...
10:16, 05/20/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isi...
16:00, 05/14/2019

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07:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran a...
12:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Iraq says Iran security in Arab states’ interest Iraq’s President Barham Salih told Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia that the security and stability of Iran is in the interest of Muslim and Arab...
20:16, 05/30/2019

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18:32, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Iran-backed militia criticizes Iraq PM’s order One of the largest Iran-backed militias in Iraq is criticizing an order by the prime minister to incorporate the militias into the military and place ...
04:32, 07/04/2019

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12:48, 05/14/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq Hard-line pro-Iran militias in Iraq denounced the late-night rocket strike near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, seeking to distance themselves from an at...
07:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Democratic committee purges staff amid lack of diversity complaints The committee responsible for re-electing a Democratic House is reeling from a staff shake-up prompted by calls for more racial diversity in the Democ...
15:48, 07/30/2019

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Iran pulls out of parts of nuclear deal, sets 60-day deadline to renegotiate terms Iran’s president said Wednesday the country will stop complying with parts of an Obama-era nuclear deal and set a 60-day deadline for new terms of the...
05:32, 05/08/2019

German schools ban Microsoft Office 365 amid privacy concerns Microsoft’s cloud services has run into a fresh roadblock in Germany, after the German state of Hesse ruled it’s illegal for its schools to use Office...
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01:48, 06/03/2019

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PM Modi To Meet Top Economists Today Amid Concerns Over Slowdown Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today hold a meeting with top economists to review the macroeconomic situation of the country. The meeting comes ami...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.   ...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Oil slips to around $63 as Iran concerns fade for now Oil slipped to around $63 a barrel on Tuesday as concerns faded for now that rising tensions in the Middle East would escalate and hit oil supplies, c...
09:32, 07/23/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and ...
06:32, 05/25/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germa...
09:00, 05/08/2019

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18:32, 05/13/2019

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern...
15:32, 07/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez's Indian-American Chief of Staff To Quit Amid Controversies Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff is leaving her office, a departure that comes weeks after his public statements added tinder to an alre...
08:48, 08/04/2019

Should you travel this summer to Mexico amid safety, algae and political concerns? Safety concerns, the dismantling of the national tourism board and algae found on beaches have led to potential tourism issues for Mexico.  ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final amid safety concerns Arsenal's Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the English club's Europa League final squad amid concerns for his safety in ...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward on Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – some...
12:32, 08/16/2019

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon t...
10:48, 08/13/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hum...
21:00, 06/05/2019

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11:32, 04/28/2019

Preview: Hosts England Take On Lowly Afghanistan Amid Injuries Concerns Both England and Afghanistan have played four matches so far in the tournament. England have won three matches and are currently at fourth place in th...
18:00, 06/17/2019

"Double Whammy": Congress On US Move Amid Growth, Unemployment Concerns The Congress on Saturday said the US government's decision to terminate special trade status for India was a "double whammy" for the country which rep...
12:16, 06/01/2019

PM Reviews Economy With Nirmala Sitharaman Amid Slowdown Concerns: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday comprehensively reviewed the state of the economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as his government ...
05:32, 08/16/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade tal...
03:32, 07/17/2019

Pompeo Heads to Latin America Amid Concerns Over Immigration, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Latin America this week on a trip set to focus on regional counterterrorism cooperation, the crisis in Ven...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Vape pen explodes, shattering teen’s jaw amid rising concerns over batteries Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco. He found the one h...
12:00, 06/20/2019

DJI unveils plans to start assembling drones in US amid security concerns The world’s largest consumer drone maker also rebutted security concerns on its products, saying it does not collect customer data or send it back to ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Trump huddles with team amid Afghanistan concerns: ‘Negotiations are proceeding’ President Trump on Friday met with his top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan -- possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal, somethi...
03:16, 08/17/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emir...
19:32, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Iraq has contingency plans in case Iran gas imports halted - minister Iraq has contingency plans for any stoppage of Iranian gas imports for its power grid but hopes no such disruption will take place, Oil Minister Thame...
08:48, 05/16/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the ...
13:32, 05/15/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria-British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces battling remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syr...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Oil slips, Brent around $63/bbl as Iran concerns fade Oil edged down, with Brent at around $63 a barrel on Tuesday under pressure from weaker global demand forecasts and the full restart of Libya's l...
05:16, 07/27/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on ...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensla...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Russian-backed Kentucky mill makes PR push amid Democratic concerns Braidy Industries, which is developing a new Kentucky aluminum mill partially backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, has hired a firm with ties t...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields,...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region ...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, den...
10:00, 05/07/2019

International community raises concerns over possible U.S.-Iran escalation International worries flared into the open Tuesday that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Tehran amid skepticism about its claims th...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there....
14:16, 07/04/2019

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services th...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Man Utd pull out of Paulo Dybala deal amid concerns over striker's desire to join Manchester United have pulled out of a move for Paulo Dybala, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepared to go into the season without striking reinforcements...
21:16, 08/04/2019

Trudeau pledges ‘steady’ drug supply in Canada amid concerns over Trump policy Trudeau says Health Canada ensures there is a "steady and solid supply" of medications for Canadians regardless of external or international pressures...
16:16, 08/01/2019

Tesla reports bruising first-quarter loss of $702M amid concerns about Model 3 demand Facing concerns about demand and profitability, Tesla reported a bruising first-quarter net loss of $702 million on Wednesday.    ...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to u...
18:48, 08/02/2019

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs insists he has ...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed...
22:32, 07/24/2019

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to disc...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Oil firms as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tension lingers Oil prices rose on Tuesday as a resumption of output in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply due to shale oil countered ...
04:48, 07/16/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administ...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil coun...
07:32, 07/16/2019

Oil rises on escalating US-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding su...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Oil rises on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholdin...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Ex-Bolton chief of staff says Trump 'responded with restraint' after Iran downed US drone President Trump acted responsibly after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over a key Middle East strait, according to a former National Security Counci...
22:32, 06/20/2019

Zion Williamson is latest to drop off Team USA roster, amid minor injury, conditioning concerns Zion Williamson will not play for Team USA at this summer's FIBA World Cup, amid whispers he is out of shape and following a minor knee injury, The At...
05:48, 07/23/2019

Chile's Zaldivar mine asks for more time to answer questions amid Atacama water concerns Chilean copper miner Antofagasta Plc said on Tuesday it would ask regulators for more time to answer questions about an environmental impact study for...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns - sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed a...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data...
10:48, 04/28/2019

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over Iran airspace concerns United Airlines said it had suspended flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review...
20:48, 06/20/2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social m...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq The militias were critical in pushing the Islamic State out of Iraq, but most have refused to disarm. They range from helpful groups to criminal organ...
19:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate un...
14:32, 06/18/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News ...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.      ...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Arsenal to learn Uefa's Europa League final security plan amid concerns over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's safety Uefa are set to confirm in the next 24 hours whether they will meet the security requirements requested by Arsenal to ensure Henrikh Mkhitaryan can pl...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were ev...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an att...
17:00, 05/13/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's s...
23:16, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Israel PM says he supports US amid Iran tensions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is appealing to “all peace-loving countries” to support American efforts to halt what he called escalating I...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of nex...
03:00, 05/24/2019

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announc...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast’s powers and proxies As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and wh...
20:16, 05/20/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab ...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab...
02:48, 05/24/2019

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime w...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and Ir...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Ir...
11:48, 07/24/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just aft...
23:16, 05/20/2019

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in G...
13:32, 08/14/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negot...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, t...
09:00, 05/27/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal o...
12:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south ...
19:16, 07/19/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
07:32, 05/25/2019

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise b...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sai...
06:16, 06/15/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
04:16, 05/25/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran....
23:48, 05/08/2019

U.S., Iran send mixed signals amid ongoing dispute  Iran and the United States sent mixed signals on Tuesday about resolving their disputes as Iran's supreme leader threatened to further breach the 201...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Supreme leader criticizes Iran’s politicians amid US tension Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 201...
22:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between...
23:48, 05/15/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That wo...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the US, Iran will see a week of high-stakes diplomacy capped by the first...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Amid Iran and trade, Trump shifts talk to Air Force One WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister sat down for talks at the White House, a model airplane sat on the cof...
22:48, 06/20/2019

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid ten...
05:32, 06/29/2019

US, India 'working together' amid Iran crisis, despite trade tensions Despite growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss internat...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are par...
13:32, 06/28/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sai...
14:32, 06/15/2019

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powe...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in th...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, U.S. and Iranian officials said, the latest in an escalating series of incidents across the Middle East that has...
11:48, 06/20/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
10:48, 05/24/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, ra...
16:32, 08/07/2019

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after Presid...
10:16, 06/24/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over...
03:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia amid Iran crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 3:35 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike P...
01:48, 06/24/2019

Trump's Iran stance is the right one amid increasing tensions: Rick Scott President Trump is correct to stand up to Iran, as the Rouhani government is contributing to tensions in both the Middle East and in its support for t...
15:48, 05/16/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid ...
21:00, 07/17/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as ...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
18:48, 06/23/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Amid rising tensions with Iran, the Trump administration has notified Congress that it plans to dispatch 1,500 troops to the Middle East. US officials...
11:16, 05/24/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forc...
18:32, 05/23/2019

UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Thu...
09:32, 07/25/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensio...
19:00, 05/13/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being ̶...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between...
04:16, 05/15/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its milit...
07:00, 05/18/2019

What to Know about the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the P...
10:00, 07/22/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in G...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Oil prices drop amid demand worries, but U.S.-Iran tensions support Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid m...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Iran to speed up enrichment of uranium amid faltering nuclear deal Iran will speed up enrichment of uranium and pull further out of the nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian officials said.     ...
09:16, 06/26/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
19:32, 06/25/2019

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesd...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in...
07:16, 06/28/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pres...
10:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. inte...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would sen...
17:48, 05/14/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike group...
21:32, 05/05/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
22:32, 07/12/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the...
11:32, 05/18/2019

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incide...
20:32, 07/10/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft ...
18:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, ...
22:32, 06/17/2019

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf an...
01:32, 06/21/2019

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on Britain to release its seized oil tanker and warned forei...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against ...
18:32, 06/28/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May ...
12:16, 05/29/2019

US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be 'misidentified,' amid tensions with Iran Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Iran...
05:00, 05/18/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its worl...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "af...
14:48, 06/22/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global co...
05:48, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on hei...
22:32, 06/23/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credi...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Iran dissidents call for Tehran’s embassies in Europe to be shut down amid terror threat A top Iran resistance group is calling on European nations to shut down Tehran's embassies in response to the regime's alleged use of embassies to plo...
10:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. warns commercial airliners flying in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tens...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a mi...
10:16, 06/22/2019

WRAPUP 5-Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abando...
17:48, 08/01/2019

UK navy to escort British-flagged vessels through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran Sources tell Sky News that the British Department of Transport is asking the shipping industry to alert the government of its travel plans in the gulf...
09:48, 07/25/2019

British ships to get Royal Navy escort in Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran British-flagged ships will be accompanied by a Royal Navy escort in the Strait of Hormuz amid growing tensions with Iran, the Government has announced...
11:48, 07/25/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following...
20:48, 06/23/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defen...
10:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the ...
21:48, 08/04/2019

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US...
02:32, 06/13/2019

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
22:48, 06/20/2019

Iran and US latest: President Hassan Rouhani says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington...
07:16, 06/26/2019

Iran has 'duty' to seize British oil tanker, urges senior commander amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senio...
14:16, 07/05/2019

Bagley pulls out of Team USA consideration Two days after his promotion from Team USA Select to the Senior Team, Marvin Bagley III removed himself from consideration for the 2019 FIBA World Cup...
12:53, 08/12/2019

GM's Maven pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues opera...
15:00, 05/20/2019

AP Source: Jay-Z pulls out of Woodstock 50 performance Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled...
08:16, 07/26/2019

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race...
12:32, 04/28/2019

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes wit...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Likely Toast After Top Investor Pulls Out (NEW YORK) — Woodstock 50 is proving to be as chaotic as the original festival held in 1969. A financial investor in the festival announced Mond...
18:48, 04/29/2019

What it's like to vacation in Iraq Photographer Christian Lindgren travels to Iraq for an unconventional vacation. Find out what he did on holiday in a destination synonymous with confl...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Adorable Soccer Lad Pulls Out Loose Tooth The Only Way He Knows How The time in a kid’s life where a tooth becomes loose at seemingly a biweekly rate can be quite intimidating, but it can also lead to some wonderful in...
14:16, 05/26/2019

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan C...
22:16, 06/09/2019

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly militar...
11:48, 06/16/2019

ATP roundup: Querrey pulls off second upset in two days After upsetting fourth-seeded Dusan Lajovic of Serbia a day earlier, American Sam Querrey defeated fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (4), 6-...
18:32, 06/27/2019

Toyota pulls forward electrification plan Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming ...
06:32, 06/07/2019

Woodstock 50 festival in disarray after investor pulls out A planned three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival was thrown into doubt on Monday after the lead investors said...
17:32, 04/29/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth prog...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chie...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Dixons Carphone pulls Huawei 5G handsets Dixons Carphone has confirmed it will not stock Huawei’s 5G handsets following the decision of EE and Vodafone to suspend all pre-orders.The Hu...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities...
14:48, 07/01/2019

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead h...
19:16, 08/09/2019

Netflix pulls a bullshit move, cancels The OA In a depressingly familiar narrative that would absolutely fail to live up to the bonkers storytelling standards of the show in question, Netflix has ...
12:48, 08/05/2019

Ewan pulls out of Giro d'Italia following second stage win "Caleb Ewan will press ahead with his preparations for the Tour de France after announcing his withdrawal from the Giro d\u0027Italia following his se...
04:32, 05/23/2019

ECB in touch with Carige after BlackRock pulls out of rescue The European Central Bank has been in touch with special administrators who run Banca Carige after BlackRock pulled out of rescuing the ailing Italian...
05:32, 05/09/2019

UK pulls up Rolls-Royce for slow supplier payments Engine maker Rolls-Royce said on Monday that it had been suspended from the UK government's Prompt Payment Code (PPC) after failing to pay suppliers i...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Florida Woman Pulls Alligator From Pants After Being Pulled Over By Cop It was not a crocodile skin accessory, nor a symbol of the Lacoste brand, but rather a living, breathing alligator that a Florida woman produced from ...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Friesen pulls away on dirt at Eldora for 1st Trucks victory Stewart Friesen won on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his first NASCAR Trucks Series victory and a spot in the playoffs     ...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Food delivery service Deliveroo pulls out of Germany Those in Germany looking forward to a night in with pizza or a burger will have to act fast if they want to place their order through Deliveroo. The B...
17:00, 08/12/2019

No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches Enlarge / Hulu's poster and key art for the new season. It's been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around ...
19:16, 07/31/2019

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop sell...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Vancouver Whitecaps Goalie Pulls Off Three Spectacular Saves In A Row If there’s one thing better than a good goalkeeper boner, it’s a goalkeeper thwarting an attacking onslaught by turning into a brick wall. Think Tim H...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation ...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Arrcus pulls in $30 million for white-box networking software Arrcus, a San Jose, California-based startup developing a hardware-agnostic networking operating system, has raised $30 million in venture capital.Rea...
07:32, 07/23/2019

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding ins...
17:00, 08/16/2019

| Osaka pulls out of Rome in French Open scare World No 1 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Italian Open before Thursday's quarter-finals with injury just a week before the start of the French Open...
04:48, 05/17/2019

8-Year-Old 'Hero' Pulls Sister From Car As Kidnapper Tries To Drive Away The 8-year-old was not about to let a strange man drive off with his 10-year-old sister in their great-grandmother's car. Moments earlier, Chance Blue...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lie...
14:32, 07/26/2019

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activis...
02:16, 07/03/2019

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury “I’m kind of worried a little bit,” Osaka said after being forced to retire from a quarterfinal less than two weeks before she is to start defending h...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Group pulls TV ad attacking Beshear in Democratic race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Divorce pulls off a delightfully awkward dinner party With only third episodes left in the series, “Bad Manners” is a bit of a placeholder for Divorce. Frances tries and fails to make amends with Jackie, ...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Serena pulls out of Italian Open with knee injury Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open wh...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch as U.S. Restrictions Sting China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying ...
06:16, 06/12/2019

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x ...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Trump Pulls a Charlottesville and Says He Hates All Kinds of 'Supremacy' President Trump hasn’t even reached El Paso or Dayton yet, but he already had his Charlottesville moment speaking with reporters outside the White Hou...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Fiat Chrysler pulls its proposal to merge with Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with French automaker Renault — a deal that would have reshaped the global auto industry and helped ...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his...
18:16, 05/29/2019

New Fed Rate Pulls Ahead in Race to Replace Libor Signs are appearing that a reference rate created by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is gaining traction as the leading replacement for the discr...
01:16, 08/10/2019

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiations...
16:48, 07/18/2019

BlackRock pulls out of rescue for Italian bank Carige U.S. fund manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, a move that could push Rome's fragile government into another ...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Whole family pulls off epic baby shower surprise Grandma was already beaming over her daughter's baby shower, but then she totally loses it when this unexpected guest walked through the door. &...
00:16, 08/10/2019

Dennis pulls out of Tour de France in unclear circumstances Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has abandoned the Tour de France during the first Pyrenean stage amid reports he clashed with his team's o...
10:16, 07/18/2019

Harrison pulls out of June 23 title bout with injury Tony Harrison has pulled out of his June 23 title bout rematch with Jermell Charlo after injuring his right ankle during training. Promoters said Jorg...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently bui...
04:48, 07/18/2019

Stephens pulls US even with Swiss in FedCup after Keys upset Sloane Stephens beats Timea Bacsinzsky after Viktorija Golubic upsets Madison Keys, pulling US even with Swiss in Fed Cup     ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more siniste...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Apple Pulls Watch App After Finding Eavesdropping Glitch Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watches after finding a glitch that could allow a person to listen in on someone else’s iPhone call,...
14:32, 07/11/2019

"Not Done": Top Court Pulls Up Bengal For Delay In BJP Activist's Release The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government why BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last shared a morphed photo of Chief Minister Mama...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Opelka pulls off another upset at Wimbledon, beats Wawrinka In a Wimbledon tournament filled with early upsets, Reilly Opelka pulled off another one in the second round        ...
10:48, 07/03/2019

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pu...
09:48, 08/04/2019

Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine With worries over outbreaks growing nationwide, health officials responded to reports of infected individuals by imposing quarantines at UCLA and Cal ...
17:48, 04/28/2019

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in n...
07:32, 08/08/2019

'No More Heroes III' pulls Travis into the garden of madness next year No More Heroes III is heading to Nintendo Switch in 2020, starring charismatic, homicidal nerd Travis Touchdown and, most likely, a lot of hacking and...
16:48, 06/11/2019

The Snowpiercer series trailer finally pulls into the station TNT’s Snowpiercer adaptation has had its share of difficulties, derailments we’ve documented in these same internet pages. The series, which stars Dav...
17:00, 07/20/2019

LAFC pulls away with late goals, beats Crew 3-0 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark-Anthony Kaye scored in the first half and Adama Diomande and Carlos Vela added late goals to help MLS-leading Los Angeles F...
02:16, 05/12/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Min...
22:00, 05/12/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger...
01:48, 06/09/2019

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even thou...
05:32, 08/09/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul ...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has lea...
21:16, 08/01/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his famil...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against t...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violenc...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’s...
12:16, 05/07/2019

'Elite Squad' pulls together a Tom Clancy dream team on mobile Ghost Recon: Breakpoint wasn't the only Tom Clancy-related game Ubisoft showcased at its E3 event. It revealed the trailer for Tom Clancy's ...
15:32, 06/10/2019

How ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ pulls off crazy car stunts Without a high speed chase or four, the “The Fast & the Furious” would be no more than the idle and the content. So the ninth film in the franchise, “...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after m...
23:00, 08/08/2019

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APA...
19:16, 07/12/2019

NRA pulls the plug on NRA-TV, ending business relationship with ad firm: report The National Rifle Association decided Tuesday to shut down production at NRA-TV, thus ending the increasingly contentious business relationship with ...
08:32, 06/26/2019

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chi...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Montana pulls 27 children from support center over abuse claims Welfare officials have removed more than two dozen children from a health facility in Montana pending an investigation into accusations of abuse, stat...
10:16, 07/26/2019

Encouraging Chinese data pulls Asian shares higher Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after encouraging Chinese data suggested the world's second-biggest economy may...
02:32, 07/15/2019

Tennis: Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
12:32, 07/12/2019

WRC Rally Chile: Tanak pulls away, Neuville unhurt in big crash Toyota's Ott Tanak edged further ahead of reigning World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier on Rally Chile's Saturday morning stages, while Thierry Neuvil...
13:32, 05/11/2019

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month's French Open after being diagnosed with a r...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Australian prime minister pulls off upset to stay in power Scott Morrison's center-right government trampled election predictions with an unexpected surge, drawing comparisons to President Trump’s 2016 victory...
18:00, 05/18/2019

How ‘Baskets’ star Zach Galifianakis pulls off playing twins The surreal world of “Baskets” extends to its cast, with Zach Galifianakis playing bearded, identical-twin brothers Chip and Dale Baskets and Louie An...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed....
08:48, 07/14/2019

Amazon pulls novel written by suspect in Mackenzie Lueck murder A self-published novel written by the suspect in the killing of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck was pulled from Amazon on Monday. The book by Ayo...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 Max off flight schedule until October Southwest Airlines announced it was pushing back the reintroduction of the Boeing 737 Max until October after the FAA said it had found a new problem ...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companie...
02:00, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Toshiba says Total to take its U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out French energy group Total will buy Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business for $15 million, the Japanese industrial conglomerate said on Saturda...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Bitcoin pulls back from 18-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 18-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism ...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Kubica pulls in the Polish fans for Hungary 'home' race Robert Kubica has just one point to show for his comeback season, and even that could be taken away, but the Pole can still count on more support than...
12:48, 08/02/2019

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and fr...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Amazon pulls in $3.6 billion profit and says it will offer free one-day shipping The company’s lucrative advertising and cloud computing businesses notched the bulk of its profits and helped boost margins even as sales growth slowe...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the...
03:48, 06/17/2019

Osaka pulls out of Stuttgart semi-final with abdominal injury "World number one Naomi Osaka has pulled out of Saturday\u0027s semi-finals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after failing to recover fro...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc a...
15:48, 06/17/2019

Keurig Dr Pepper pulls mineral water due to arsenic levels Keurig Dr Pepper has pulled a brand of bottled water off store shelves after testing showed they may contain dangerous levels of the deadly chemical a...
16:16, 06/25/2019

Meet the yoga expert who pulls of jaw-dropping poses in the nude A YOGA guru has amassed 92,000 follows due to her naked snaps. The fitness fan stretches herself into impossible positions – while not wearing clothes...
04:16, 05/15/2019

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues opera...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Walmart pulls displays for violent media after El Paso shooting Some politicians are rushing to blame violent video games for mass shootings, and Walmart is apparently quick to respond to this fear. Leaked interna...
15:48, 08/09/2019

Microsoft accidentally releases, then pulls Windows 10 preview build This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly re...
11:32, 07/24/2019

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK 5...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert...
16:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-BlackRock pulls out of rescue bid for Italian bank Carige U.S. asset manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, raising the prospect that Rome could be drawn into a costly s...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Maximum Security bettor pulls defeat from jaws of victory “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes the blues get a hold of you. Ahh, just when you thought you had made it.” — Carole King As A grea...
01:32, 05/05/2019

Venezuela pulls CNN after network’s footage of a truck hitting protesters CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters, ...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Le Mans 24 Hours: Conway pulls clear in polesitting Toyota Mike Conway earned the polesitting #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID breathing space at the front of the field during the first hour of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours...
10:00, 06/15/2019

Serena Williams pulls out of Montreal tournament for personal reasons Serena Williams has pulled out of next week's Rogers Cup hard-court tournament, citing personal reasons        ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in it...
05:16, 06/29/2019

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’...
14:32, 06/28/2019

Iraq hands over human remains to Kuwait Iraq handed over on Thursday the remains of 48 Kuwaiti citizens who disappeared during the 1991 Gulf War when dictator Saddam Hussein sent his troops ...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including German...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Dad who left twins in hot car is an Iraq war vet described as an ‘amazing’ father By all accounts, he was a doting dad to his year-old, twin son and daughter, setting up a bouncy castle in the yard for their recent first birthday pa...
23:16, 07/27/2019

Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s military says a car bomb has killed five people and wounded eight in a northwestern village near the Syrian border. A mili...
10:16, 05/26/2019

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Stat...
22:32, 05/26/2019

IS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that killed 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people. The...
04:48, 05/10/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detaine...
04:00, 06/24/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave a...
11:48, 06/03/2019

Marine killed in action in Iraq is ID’d by Pentagon The Marine who died Saturday in Iraq’s Nineveh province while assisting the country’s security forces was identified as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenha...
17:00, 08/12/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military said on Tuesday that there were possible imminent threats to U.S. troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert, and undersc...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing ...
01:32, 05/02/2019

Iraq pursuing $53B megaproject with ExxonMobil, PetroChina BAGHDAD (AP) — The prime minister of Iraq says he has instructed his country’s Oil Ministry to finalize an agreement with global energy giants E...
09:16, 05/07/2019

Iraq: Caught between militias and 'Islamic State' Iraq's prime minister wants to integrate militias into the Iraqi army, but in Bashiqa the local Shiite militia refuses to leave. Is the region plungin...
20:00, 08/07/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United S...
05:32, 06/08/2019

Ashleigh Barty pulls out of Eastbourne with long-standing shoulder problem • Jo Konta prepares to face Maria Sakkari of Greece• Andy Murray has ‘light practice’ before doublesNo sooner had Ashleigh Barty become the first Aust...
14:48, 06/24/2019

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson’s new comedy The Hustle pulls an inelegant con When it comes to source material to plug into the trend of gender-flipped comedy remakes, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels isn’t actually a bad choice. The 198...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as 'Machete,' helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overtur...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Rome scrambles to swerve Carige bank bailout after BlackRock pulls out Rome's fragile government battled to avoid another costly bank bailout on Thursday after U.S. fund manager BlackRock ditched a proposed rescue of Ital...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Intelligence Chief Pick Pulls Out, New Nominee "Shortly" President Donald Trump's controversial pick to be the next Director of National Intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, withdrew from considerati...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Trump administration pulls California high-speed rail funding The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part o...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Bethesda Pulls Free Elder Scrolls Tabletop RPG That Ripped Off A D&D Module Yesterday Bethesda released a free promotional tabletop role-playing game module set in Elsweyr, the setting for the next expansion for The Elder Scro...
06:32, 05/09/2019

Kevin Bacon pulls off a fine Clash impersonation on Jimmy Fallon In Jimmy Fallon’s “First Drafts Of Rock” series on The Tonight Show, he goes back and re-interprets rock classic songs by various artists, usually wit...
11:48, 08/01/2019

CORRECTED-Bitcoin pulls back from 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism ...
05:16, 06/24/2019

Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated] Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Univers...
05:16, 08/11/2019

Google Pulls Scam Samsung Updates App That Was Downloaded 10 Million Times Google has suspended a fraudulent mobile app on the Google Play Store called 'Updates for Samsung' for violating its policies that claimed to offer sy...
06:00, 07/09/2019

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder. ...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring ...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit pla...
06:16, 06/14/2019

WRC Rally Portugal: Ott Tanak pulls clear of Jari-Matti Latvala Ott Tanak continues to lead the World Rally Championship's Rally Portugal ahead of his Toyota team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke, as Teemu S...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has wit...
10:48, 07/02/2019

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as...
16:16, 05/28/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a n...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of ...
19:00, 07/09/2019

Macy’s pulls plates with ‘toxic message’ after after customers call them out for fat shaming Alie Ward/Twitter via TODAY By Julie Pennell, TODAY A collection of plates intended as a humorous way to help people dining at home with portion contr...
10:16, 07/23/2019

Trump, steamed over delays, pulls plug on electric carrier catapults Enlarge / US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photograph with US military personnel aboard the USS Wasp aircraft carrier...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Micr...
11:48, 06/06/2019

Goalkeeper Pulls Off The Rare Cheap Shot-Flop-Red Card Trifecta Allan McGregor, goalkeeper for Scottish Premiership club Rangers, displayed some truly astounding audacity in a match against Hibernian this weekend. ...
09:48, 05/06/2019

State pulls day care’s license after owner’s husband busted for rape State officials on Thursday pulled the license of a Bronx day care after the owner’s husband was accused of raping a young girl who went there. ...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Nasdaq pulls out of Oslo Bors battle, handing Euronext victory Nasdaq withdrew its offer for Oslo Bors on Monday, giving pan-European exchange Euronext free rein to pursue its bid for the Norwegian stock market op...
04:48, 05/27/2019

The Game of Thrones Honest Trailer Pulls No Punches With This Epic Takedown The third honest trailer for Game of Thrones is here and it’s clear that the team over at Screen Junkies pulled no punches in their final takedo...
11:00, 07/10/2019

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
15:48, 07/03/2019

Florida woman pulls gator from her yoga pants during traffic stop Cops in Florida found a woman with a baby alligator hidden in her yoga pants and dozens of tiny turtles in her purse when she was pulled over with a m...
20:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violenc...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Florida woman pulls alligator out of her yoga pants during traffic stop During a routine traffic stop with police in Florida, a woman pulled a live alligator out of her pants. The couple said they were collecting nearby wi...
14:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after pol...
14:32, 07/05/2019