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'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran

President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.     ...

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran

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13:48, 05/24/2019

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15:32, 05/24/2019

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17:16, 06/19/2019

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they are...
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05:16, 06/15/2019

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08:16, 06/14/2019

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20:00, 06/13/2019

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19:16, 06/15/2019

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19:00, 05/24/2019

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17:48, 05/24/2019

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they...
06:16, 06/14/2019

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22:32, 06/17/2019

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14:00, 06/14/2019

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19:16, 06/15/2019

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tank...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" a...
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10:48, 06/16/2019

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12:32, 06/15/2019

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20:32, 06/15/2019

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12:32, 06/16/2019

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09:16, 06/14/2019

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19:48, 05/19/2019

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Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and ...
22:48, 05/27/2019

US President Donald Trump's Iran embargo punishes Iraqis As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the econo...
10:00, 06/08/2019

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would b...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supp...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President Do...
16:16, 06/21/2019

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities...
00:16, 05/28/2019

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Teh...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, offici...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump says he would send ‘120,000 troops to fight Iran’ as tensions grow DONALD Trump has said he would send soldiers to the Middle East amid reports the US is preparing to deploy 120,000 troops and fears of conflict with I...
21:16, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing ...
16:16, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over con...
12:16, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dro...
01:48, 06/21/2019

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.  ...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate. &...
15:16, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Is it backfiring? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate. &...
14:16, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump gave 'initial approval' for Iran strikes in response to drone attack Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as US flight regulator orders aircraft to avoid airspace near drone missile hitDonald Trump...
00:48, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader | David Wearing Washington’s European allies need to ask themselves whether the US government has become a dangerous liabilityIrrespective of whether Iran is responsi...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of...
04:00, 06/14/2019

President Donald Trump hopes to 'sit down' with Iran over nuclear deal During a rally in Florida, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of holding talks with Iran over the nuclear deal he withdrew the U.S. from. ...
06:16, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump warns of 'end' to Iran if it starts war with the US President Donald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats to Tehran, warning that the United States will "end" Iran if it starts a conflict wit...
11:32, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one of...
07:32, 06/21/2019

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance dro...
08:32, 06/23/2019

Donald Trump said he 'doesn't care about the Europeans' during questions on Iran crisis Donald Trump said he "doesn't care about the Europeans" amid escalating tensions in Iran, while claiming the EU has "taken advantage" of the US on tra...
03:00, 06/24/2019

US rhetoric up, pushing Guaido movement The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled Pr...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easi...
10:16, 05/25/2019

Stocks bounce back as trade rhetoric cools U.S. stocks on Tuesday reclaimed some of the ground lost in the prior day's steep sell-off, with tariff-sensitive technology stocks leading the S&P 50...
17:48, 05/14/2019

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US g...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Hungary accused of fuelling xenophobia with anti-migrant rhetoric Council of Europe’s damning report says human rights violations must be urgently addressedEurope’s top human rights watchdog has accused Hungary’s gov...
07:32, 05/21/2019

AOC's 'concentration camps' rhetoric is 'demoralizing' agents, acting ICE chief says Recent remarks by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., comparing U.S. detention facilities for migrants to "concentration camps" are hurting th...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden proposes immigration plan while blasting Trump’s rhetoric Blasting President Trump’s immigration strategy as “inflammatory rhetoric,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laid out a s...
10:48, 06/24/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically ...
23:32, 05/01/2019

China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two larges...
14:32, 05/17/2019

WRAPUP 3-China's tough trade rhetoric leaves talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two larges...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a m...
06:48, 05/19/2019

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that...
08:48, 06/19/2019

WRAPUP 6-China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two larges...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections The head of Austrian junior coalition partner and far-right Freedom (FPO) party pledged on Sunday to fight "creeping Islamisation", doubling down on h...
06:32, 05/05/2019

WRAPUP 7-China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two larges...
02:16, 05/18/2019

U.S. stock market futures fall on rising rhetoric between China and U.S. over trade U.S. stock index futures fell Monday, the first trading day of June, after China’s rhetoric on U.S. trade relationship intensified over the week...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Nasty online rhetoric hurts brands and business, not just our sense of niceness (VB Live) Analyst and author Brian Solis joins this talk about the changing landscape of online conversations, the impact on brands & business, and how AI is he...
17:48, 05/08/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in t...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Auschwitz Memorial responds to MSNBC host for defending AOC's concentration camps rhetoric Auschwitz Memorial responded to MSNBC host Chris Hayes Tuesday after he defended divisive comments by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who recen...
11:16, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Allied Progress Uncovers Stephen Moore's History of Racist Rhetoric The Federal Reserve System, founded by Congress in 1913, is the central bank of our beloved United States. In order to promote the effective operation...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: US President 'to bring Ivanka, Donald Jr and Tiffany' when he comes to meet the Queen next month US president will bring his children and their spouses on UK state visit next month, according to reports William and Kate will meet young Trumps and ...
05:16, 05/23/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on ...
10:48, 05/18/2019

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patri...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, urges Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at religious devotees across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s to...
11:32, 04/29/2019

10 years after abortion doctor George Tiller's murder, advocates fear violent rhetoric At abortion clinics, there has been an escalation in vandalism, trespassing, hate mail/harassing phone calls, Internet harassment, picketing, and obst...
15:32, 05/31/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls "a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intole...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook Deere & Co on Friday missed quarterly profit estimates for the fifth-straight quarter and cut its full-year outlook, as an escalating U.S.-China trade...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Markets Right Now: Escalating trade war sinks stock indexes NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing sharply lower as an escalating trade war ...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Trump prepares to unveil broad immigration plan but shows no signs of tempering hard line rhetoric The president’s proposal to move toward a ‘merit-based’ system has faced skepticism from both parties and any legislation is unlikely to get far in Co...
16:32, 05/15/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Att...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from t...
01:16, 06/03/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms s...
00:32, 05/24/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strate...
07:16, 06/03/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts...
01:00, 06/01/2019

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, after Trump issued order aimed at cutting off firm from US suppliesThe US ban on sharing tech...
12:32, 05/20/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s f...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will can...
10:16, 05/12/2019

| Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life Parts of Sri Lanka were under indefinite curfew and social media banned after a man was killed by a sword-wielding mob in an escalating anti-Muslim ba...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming acr...
18:16, 05/30/2019

Take That, Trump: Aerosmith Has Asked Donald Trump To Stop Playing Their Hit 1998 Single ‘President Donald Trump Rocks’ At His Rallies One of America’s biggest rock bands has just drawn a line in the sand and made it 100% clear that they don’t want their name attached to the current p...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Escalating US-China trade rift risks causing ‘bad’ Black Friday You’ve heard of Black Friday. That’s a good day for business because consumers start their Christmas shopping. Well, May 10 is also a sort of Black Fr...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Escalating U.S.-China Trade Fight Stings Companies World-Wide From the world’s biggest miners to German car makers and Japanese manufacturers of iridescent powder for cosmetics, producers around the world are bra...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Escalating fight, Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block...
09:32, 04/30/2019

Javy Baez Settles Dumb, Escalating Plunk-Off By Socking A Mighty Four-Bagger The Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs wrapped up their season series Wednesday with a good old-fashioned plunk-fest. The Cubs paid back a day-old plun...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casu...
15:16, 05/02/2019

North American markets rally after enduring deep hit due to escalating U.S.-China trade war The partial recovery was spurred by tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said the U.S. was in a "much better position" to strike a deal...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Trump announces escalating tariffs against Mexico, starting at 5 percent, until illegal immigrants 'STOP' President Trump on Thursday announced a new 5 percent tariff on Mexico beginning in early June, saying the levy will "gradually increase" until the on...
22:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Escalating fight, Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block...
09:48, 04/30/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning—forcing the hurried evacuation of government offices—...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China The ban was expected. American officials have long warned that they would stop sharing intelligence if allies installed Chinese technology on their 5G...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion wor...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billi...
18:16, 05/05/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global ca...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger markets; Dow claws back to close at a 286-point loss Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones indu...
16:00, 05/23/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.     ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Donald Trump and Theresa May come face to face as protesters gather in central London Donald Trump and Theresa May came face to face at a business meeting at St James's Palace this morning marking the start of the second day of the pres...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Stocks close sharply lower as an escalating trade war with China rattles markets; Nasdaq sinks 3.4%, worst drop of year NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks close sharply lower as an escalating trade war with China rattles markets; Nasdaq sinks 3.4%, worst drop of year....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Communities hit by gas blasts get $80M to fix infrastructure ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three c...
12:48, 05/07/2019

| Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy' The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy"...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far right Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he...
21:00, 05/07/2019

TCU scores 14 in 4th inning, blasts Oklahoma 15-3 Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU's tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed Oklahoma 15-3 in seven innings in the Bi...
17:00, 05/23/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover th...
14:48, 05/07/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ira...
03:48, 06/13/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
12:48, 06/02/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnais...
17:48, 06/20/2019

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said o...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance: Iran defense minister Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance, Iran's Minister of Defence Amir Hatami said on Wednesday, according to the Islamic Republic News A...
06:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
17:16, 06/02/2019

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

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejec...
16:16, 06/07/2019

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s s...
12:48, 06/13/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted...
20:16, 05/22/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (...
02:00, 06/21/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said ...
06:48, 06/22/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike b...
15:32, 05/20/2019

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in it...
13:48, 06/07/2019

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Review: A Glitter-Fueled Rocketman Blasts Off When you think about it, the rock’n’roll biopic is about as un-rock’n’roll as you can get, the ultimate in dancing about archi...
21:32, 05/17/2019

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond ...
09:16, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesd...
03:48, 04/30/2019

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency re...
16:48, 06/17/2019

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps”...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tour...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates. ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

French far-right leader Le Pen blasts EU's "broken promises" French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has described the European Union as a "cemetery of broken promises" at a campaign rally for the European Parliam...
10:48, 05/01/2019

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another ...
15:16, 06/15/2019

French far-right leader Le Pen blasts EU’s “broken promises” French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has described the European Union as a “cemetery of broken promises” at a campaign rally for the European Parliam...
11:16, 05/01/2019

T-Mobile blasts AT&T and Verizon for ‘outright lies about 5G’ While awaiting approval of his proposed merger with Sprint, the CEO of T-Mobile is blasting larger rivals for misleading customers about 5G.Read More...
14:16, 06/20/2019

| 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Johanna Konta said being shunted for her Roland Garros semi-final "speaks for itself" and said it was "sad" that women have to "justify their involvem...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Laura Ingraham blasts UK 'communist' protesters On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized the contingent of communists who showed up in London to prote...
23:16, 06/04/2019

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the o...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Oil Jumps After Suspected Tanker Attack Crude prices climbed sharply amid reports of an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, rebounding from heavy selling pressure on Wednesday. Brent ...
05:48, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN dail...
01:16, 05/06/2019

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire At least 42 people were injured and two more were missing at the Dzerzhinsk plant about 400 kilometers east of Moscow after explosions were followed b...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Iraqi city of Kirkuk rocked by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a series of explosions in the northern city of Kirkuk has killed at least four people and wounded 23. The ...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Lonely Planet’s top destination suffers a blow after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists ...
23:16, 05/15/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies...
10:32, 06/07/2019

| British minister blasts 'lazy thinking' on Brexit Britain's Brexit minister condemned "lazy thinking" about the country's divorce from the European Union, urging Brussels to be ambitious in future coo...
17:16, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National ...
07:16, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversia...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Kazakh town evacuated after munitions depot blasts The Kazakh government ordered the evacuation of a town of 44,000 on Monday after a series of blasts at a nearby munitions depot, the Central Asian nat...
04:00, 06/24/2019

Giannis' ex-agent blasts Drake for trolling ways An executive at the company that represents Giannis Antetokounmpo, who used to be the Bucks star's agent in Europe, ripped rapper Drake for trolling A...
17:48, 05/22/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing th...
10:48, 04/29/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they...
08:32, 05/16/2019

E-cigarette explodes in teen’s mouth, blasts hole in his jaw Kailani Burton thought she was helping her teen son kick his addiction to cigarettes when she bought him a vaporizer. But the Burton family learned th...
09:32, 06/20/2019

Ex-defense secretary faces probe over Sri Lankan blasts Sri Lanka’s attorney general has advised the acting police chief to begin a criminal investigation of the former defense secretary over “major lapses”...
11:48, 06/24/2019

Washington student, Denver man among the dead in Sri Lanka blasts A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students th...
00:16, 06/02/2019

Ex-SeaWorld trainer blasts park over whale captivity A former SeaWorld trainer blasted the theme park over the dangers of whale captivity — and claims the attraction often downplayed the creatures&...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA...
10:16, 06/01/2019

Kyrgios blasts officials after "rigging" rant at Queen's Things are never, ever, dull when Nick Kyrgios is in town and the Australian showman was causing a stir around the Pimms tents at Queen's Club on Thur...
17:00, 06/20/2019

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian por...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding part...
10:32, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people in Niger An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tan...
09:48, 06/14/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks up as oil jumps on tanker attack NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising early Thursday as a jump in the price o...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos...
11:48, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived off the coas...
02:00, 06/16/2019

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particu...
15:16, 06/15/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers i...
15:00, 06/13/2019

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of ...
16:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-ow...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday,...
00:16, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused Spa...
04:32, 06/13/2019

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Brad Pitt blasts into outer space for ‘Ad Astra’ trailer Brad Pitt is counting down to blast off. The trailer for his upcoming sci-fi flick, “Ad Astra,” was released Wednesday and follows astrona...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The pres...
03:48, 06/03/2019

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized be...
00:48, 06/12/2019

PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters...
22:48, 06/02/2019

Twin Blasts Near CRPF Camp Site In Odisha, No Casualties Two back-to-back explosions were triggered allegedly by the Maoists near a proposed camp site of the CRPF in Odisha's Kalahandi district, a senior pol...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Eric Trump blasts de Blasio’s ‘childish’ tower stunt Eric Trump blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s actions as “simply childish” on Monday just hours after hizzoner stormed the Trump Tower l...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Satu...
15:16, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Trump lands in UK, blasts London mayor in tweet LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump has started his trip to...
02:32, 06/03/2019

Trump blasts New York Times over report on Mexico deal President Trump on Sunday called the New York Times “The Enemy of the People!” for reporting that a deal Mexico worked out with the admini...
08:16, 06/09/2019

David Ortiz blasts Trump upon Red Sox visit: Treats immigrants ‘like s–t’ If David Ortiz was still on the Red Sox, he would side with manager Alex Cora. He would not be at the White House today to visit President Trump. “Ale...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan's capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp o...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes...
06:32, 06/18/2019

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed com...
22:48, 05/26/2019

Trump blasts Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation, balks on infrastructure President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russi...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump'...
17:00, 05/19/2019

| Ex-Greece skipper Zagorakis blasts near-empty stadium for Cup final Greece's Euro 2004-winning captain Theodoros Zagorakis lashed out at the country's government for allowing the cup final to be played in front of only...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far-right over 'Lord of the Rings' tweet Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he...
11:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: White House blasts Dems’ Barr hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia ...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as America hits Huawei with a double-whammyLatest: Chinese foreign ministry hits backUS co...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Roger Daltrey blasts pot-smokers during New York City concert Weed-puffing fans of legendary English rock band “The Who” got a stern talking to from frontman Roger Daltrey during the band’s concert at Madison Squ...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing o...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock tumbled to a 30-month low after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric-car maker int...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after ...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Trump blasts Green New Deal, windmills that ‘kill all the birds’ WASHINGTON – President Trump touted “beautiful natural gas” and mocked windmill power that “kills all the birds” during ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ ...
22:32, 05/22/2019

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Maximum Security owner blasts Kentucky Derby: They know they messed up LOUISVILLE — Reaction ranged from anger and confusion to complaints about the stewards’ conduct after a horse that crossed the finish line first...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook a...
17:32, 05/04/2019

Bill Cosby Blasts 'Grossly Immoral' Judge Who Sentenced Him Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is living well below his best life. So in his quest to overturn his conviction for sexual assault, he’s decided to unloa...
16:00, 05/15/2019

James Comey blasts AG Barr, accuses him of ‘sliming his own department’ Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that...
18:32, 05/18/2019

Sri Lanka Resorts Face Uncertain Future After Suicide Blasts The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators pressed...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Cubs’ Kris Bryant blasts three homers to destroy Nationals WASHINGTON — Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs saved their best for last — bad news for a Nationals bullpen that’s having a hard enough time as i...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Headquarters Of Terror Group, Allegedly Behind Sri Lanka Blasts, Raided Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of aterror group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hote...
17:48, 04/28/2019

Trump blasts NYT report that says his tax returns show $1B in business losses President Donald Trump said Wednesday a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 was "highly inaccurate."...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Father, 2 Brothers Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind Killed In Gun Battle The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe hous...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘misogynist’ trolls who label her as dumb Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted “misogynist” critics on Twitter Wednesday for trying to paint her as dumb, saying they would rip her intelligenc...
02:16, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi blasts Facebook for keeping up doctored video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook Wednesday for keeping up a phony video on the social media website that appeared to show her drunk. “I thi...
02:16, 05/30/2019

Biden campaign blasts Trump for saying he 'smiled' over Kim's 'low IQ' dig at 2020 hopeful Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Tuesday slammed President Trump’s controversial comments about the 2020 hopeful over the we...
13:32, 05/28/2019

Corey Johnson blasts de Blasio for skipping ‘elite’ Met Gala Council Speaker Corey Johnson rapped Mayor de Blasio for skipping the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s gala, saying one doesn’t have to be ...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
09:32, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Tanker operator says all crew safe on US warship The Japanese operator of a tanker that was damaged in a suspected attack in the Strait of Hormuz says all of its crewmembers are now safe onboard a U....
10:16, 06/13/2019

Work underway on British tanker sunk by U-boat off NY in WW2 SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says work is underway to extract oil from a British tanker sunk by a German U-boat off Long Island durin...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian sh...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in th...
23:00, 06/16/2019

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallma...
03:00, 06/07/2019

At least 55 dead after fuel tanker truck explodes near crowd Authorities in the West African nation of Niger say at least 55 people are dead after a tanker truck filled with fuel exploded near the country's main...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast ...
07:00, 06/16/2019

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “...
18:00, 06/17/2019

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initia...
22:16, 06/17/2019

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallma...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Tanker collision leads to gas spill in Texas channel Multiple vessels collided in the Houston Ship Channel Friday afternoon, spilling an unknown volume of a toxic gasoline.      ...
15:48, 05/11/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. Th...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on t...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raised...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Germany: U.S video not enough to attribute blame over oil tanker attacks A video provided by the United States is not sufficient to prove that Iran is behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, German Foreign Mi...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Ji...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request f...
00:48, 05/02/2019

GAO report: Air Force shifting money to KC-135 because of KC-46 tanker problems Because of ongoing problems with the KC-46 Pegasus, the Air Force plans to initially re-allocate $57 million from the program to the KC-135 Stratotank...
13:48, 06/14/2019

U.N. chief condemns tanker attacks, says facts must be established United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze a...
08:48, 06/13/2019

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks ‘state-sponsored’ The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “s...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on tw...
03:48, 06/15/2019

UAE says evidence shows oil tanker attacks were ‘state sponsored’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn't name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast: Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Trade...
01:32, 06/13/2019

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "s...
08:32, 06/15/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack wo...
02:32, 06/05/2019

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonbu...
08:00, 06/05/2019

'Morning Joe' guest blasts AG Barr as DOJ reverses on ObamaCare: 'Unmitigated disaster' Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson had some harsh words for Attorney General William Barr as his Justice Department faced criticism for changin...
18:32, 05/14/2019

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of b...
23:32, 06/01/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on ...
21:32, 05/12/2019

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over H...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "n...
11:16, 05/30/2019

Pragya Thakur Skips Court In Malegaon Blasts Case, To Appear By June 7 Newly elected Bhopal lawmaker Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the Malegaon blasts case of 2008, today skipped court even after an exemption applica...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Blasts at central Russian explosives plant injure 15 people: reports Blasts at an explosives plant in the town of Dzerzhinsk in central Russia injured around 15 people on Saturday, TASS and Interfax news agency reported...
06:16, 06/01/2019

Derek Holland says he ‘faked’ injury, blasts Giants’ front office The San Francisco Giants demoted starting pitcher Derek Holland to the bullpen after a bad outing, and he let the team know he isn’t happy about...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Derek Holland Blasts Giants Management, Says Team Had Him Fake An Injury After losing 5-4 to the Reds last night, the San Francisco Giants announced that struggling starter Derek Holland would be headed to the bullpen. That...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Dan Bongino blasts Rep. Amash for saying Trump's conduct 'impeachable': He's a 'phony' who should leave GOP Fox News contributor Dan Bongino believes Rep. Justin Amash should leave the Republican Party after the libertarian lawmaker said President Trump enga...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Laura Ingraham blasts Pelosi as 'obsessed' with Trump, 'muttering and sputtering' In a biting monologue Thursday night, Fox News' Laura Ingraham went after Nancy Pelosi, saying the House speaker has an "obsession" with President Tru...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Defensive Magic Johnson blasts ESPN’s Lakers report head-on The ESPN spotlight shined on a defensive Magic Johnson Tuesday night, as the former Lakers club president was left to answer for countless allegations...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), wh...
15:32, 05/20/2019

AOC blasts New York Times for comparing Trump family to British royalty Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, slammed The New York Times over the "gymnastics stunt" that compares the Trump family to British royalty as Presi...
18:16, 06/04/2019

Trump blasts Fox News for hosting Pete Buttigieg town hall President Trump on Sunday blasted Fox News for “wasting airtime” on Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg — who he again ...
18:16, 05/19/2019

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his thr...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Trump blasts Kentucky Derby decision to disqualify Maximum Security ​President Trump on Sunday blamed “political correctness​” for ​a controversial decision ​at the Kentucky Derby that led to the disqualifi...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship mone...
23:16, 06/12/2019

AOC goes off on Census question, blasts Kris Kobach: 'Has a resume of voter suppression' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. on Wednesday defended Democrats' decision to subpoena documents related to President Trump's proposed census que...
15:16, 06/12/2019

Experimental Plane Shows Supersonic Blasts of Air Could Simplify the Way We Pilot Aircraft The more moving parts a machine has, the more likely it is to eventually fail. It’s an especially problematic rule of thumb for aircraft given the fac...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Trump blasts report on his business losses, calls accounting a 'sport' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended himself following a media report that said his businesses had lost a total of more than $1 billion f...
06:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representati...
12:16, 06/19/2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his off...
11:16, 05/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” o...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Tourism Suffers In Sri Lanka After Bomb Blasts Targeting Hotels, Churches Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travellers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bom...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison, blasts Trump for 'injustice and lies' Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" -...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Maximum Security out of Preakness; owner blasts ‘greedy’ Kentucky Derby There’s not going to be a rematch at The Preakness Stakes. Gary West, the owner of Maximum Security, told “The Today Show” on Monday...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate calle...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Rep. Peter King blasts Mueller for not announcing probe results sooner ​Rep. Peter King slammed special counsel Robert Mueller for not informing President Trump and the American public sooner that there was no collusion b...
09:48, 05/05/2019

India-Based Photo Journalist Arrested For Trespassing During Lanka Blasts An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged ...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings...
22:48, 04/28/2019

'They'll be paying': Trump blasts China as US prepares to raise trade tariffs US president tells rally China ‘broke the deal’ and publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayDonald Trump has warn...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Dozens hurt, town evacuated after Kazakh munitions depot blasts The Kazakh government ordered the evacuation of a town of 44,000 on Monday after a series of blasts at a nearby munitions depot killed one person and ...
13:00, 06/24/2019

‘Pissed off’ War of Will trainer blasts Maximum Security amid Derby fight The disqualification of Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security hasn’t ended the frustration over the Triple Crown race. One trainer’s anger is o...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Court Orders DNA Test To Verify Death Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind A Sri Lankan court has ordered a DNA test before May 15 to verify the death of Zahran Hashim, the ring leader of the local terror group NTJ which the ...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days i...
15:48, 06/15/2019

Tanker attacks near UAE expose weaknesses in Gulf Arab security Attacks on Saudi tankers and other vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this week expose vulnerabilities in the security of a key oil-shi...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss ...
10:32, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian sh...
17:00, 06/15/2019