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Shinzo Abe’s Latest Diplomatic Long Shot: Peacemaking in Iran

Japan’s prime minister arrives Wednesday in Tehran, placing himself directly in the middle of a tense confrontation between the United States and Iran....

Shinzo Abe’s Latest Diplomatic Long Shot: Peacemaking in Iran

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Call Our Leader Abe Shinzo, Not Shinzo Abe, Japan Tells The World Ahead of a series of important international events in Japan, including the G20 summit in June and the Rugby World Cup later this year, Japan has requested the English-speaking world to call its Prime......
12:52 2019-05-22

Japan to the world: Call our prime minister Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe The country’s foreign minister said the family name should be first when referred to in English, as it is when it is written or spoken in Japanese. The remarks come ahead of President Trump’s visit to Japan this weekend....
05:52 2019-05-22

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as the US tries to cut off Iran from its main oil customers....
16:39 2019-06-12

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Washington will do the same for him....
09:52 2019-06-20

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
14:00 2019-06-12

Iran's Zarif says US diplomatic restrictions 'inhuman' Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has blasted US travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, describing them as "basically inhuman." He also accused Washington of "economic terrorism," targeting ordinary Iranian people....
02:01 2019-07-18

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support terrorism and Syrian dictator Bashar Assad....
08:39 2019-08-17

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road they embarked on more than 15 years ago....
23:39 2019-06-18

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
19:39 2019-06-12

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehran needs to be resolved through diplomacy....
20:39 2019-07-16

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 reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
01:52 2019-06-21

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
20:52 2019-06-27

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cables....
21:39 2019-07-14

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
17:52 2019-06-14

This 15-1 long shot is poised win the Belmont Stakes Recent winners of the Belmont Stakes have shared three traits: tactical speed, a pedigree conducive to the distance and good connections. Only Spinoff satisfies all three....
21:26 2019-06-05

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
03:00 2019-06-14

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell to end long-shot bid for White House: reports Democratic U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell is expected to announce on Monday that he will drop out of the presidential race, according to reports, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
21:00 2019-07-08

Stephen Colbert Calls Out Long Shot Presidential Candidates “I mean, it is 20 people and if I am generous, six of them should be up there,” Colbert said of the Democratic debates. “I’m looking at you, Steve Bullock.”...
20:52 2019-08-02

Long-shot 2020 Dem Williamson slams DNC for debate criteria Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has a message for the Democratic National Committee. The best-selling spiritual author and philanthropist turned Democratic presidential candidate says the DNC’s “job should be to help us get in front of the voters.”...
22:39 2019-05-22

One play keeps Giants’ Tae Davis from losing long-shot mentality At this time last year, Tae Davis was just an undrafted free agent from an FCS school scrapping to make the Giants’ 53-man roster out of training camp. Now the speedy inside linebacker is getting reps with the first team in practice and vying for a starting spot. Davis, however, does not plan on tha...
14:26 2019-08-03

Six people shot at Long Island house party: cops Six people, including a 15-year-old girl, were shot when a gunman opened fire at a Suffolk County house party early Sunday morning, police said. The gunman opened fire at about 1:30 a.m. at the party on Farragut Avenue near Amherst Street in Bay Shore, authorities said. Five of the victims were outs...
00:13 2019-07-01

The Pirates are baseball’s most valuable World Series long shot LAS VEGAS — The MLB All-Star break is a great time to take stock of how teams did in the first half of the season (though technically most teams hit the halfway point nearly two weeks ago) and see if there’s any betting value left in the futures. Now, we don’t have a great overlay......
22:39 2019-07-12

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell ends long-shot White House bid U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
01:39 2019-07-09

Rockets’ ‘long shot’ Russell Westbrook plan would take serious maneuvering The Rockets threw their hat in the ring for Jimmy Butler, and apparently they’re doing the same for Russell Westbrook, lack of salary cap viability be damned. According to ESPN, Houston is interested in trading for Westbrook, though a source told the Worldwide Leader that it’s a “l...
01:39 2019-07-09

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
18:13 2019-07-22

Giants waive undrafted Syracuse long shot Eric Dungey Eric Dungey’s long-shot attempt to make the Giants is over before he could even get on the field at training camp. The former Syracuse quarterback who was given a look at tight end was waived Wednesday. The Giants signed Dungey as a free agent after he was not selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. ...
19:52 2019-07-24

Jeffrey Epstein's long-shot bid to get bail for child sex traffic case just got even tougher Jeffrey Epstein wanted to be released on bail with a promise to personally pay for security to monitor the former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton. That may be doomed by a new appeals court ruling....
00:52 2019-08-02

Teens behind octogenarian Gravel's long-shot 2020 campaign tweet from debate sidelines After former Senator Mike Gravel failed to make the Democratic debate stage this week, the two teens running the 89-year-old's long-shot U.S. presidential campaign used their spot on the sidelines trying to attract new supporters through social media....
22:39 2019-06-28

Rain, big crash help long-shot Justin Haley win NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona Weather forced NASCAR to end the Coke Zero Sugar 400 early, giving Justin Haley the victory in just his third Cup Series start.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Daredevil's amazing single-shot prison riot can't win a stunts Emmy because it's too damn long Consider this your reminder to be impressive, but not too impressive, as you make your operatically violent way through life. Fans of Netflix’s now-canceled Daredevil were disappointed this week to learn that the series wasn’t on the ballot for an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Stunt Coordination t...
14:26 2019-06-14

Iran says it has shot down a US drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said. (June 20)        ...
17:39 2019-06-20

U.S. military says drone was 34 km from Iran when it was shot down The U.S. military said on Thursday that Iran shot down its drone while it was flying at high altitude in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, approximately 34 km from the nearest point of land on the Iranian coast....
19:00 2019-06-20

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone Iranian forces shot down a US military drone in international airspace Thursday over the Strait of Hormuz, a US official told CNN, a move that is likely to escalate tensions between Washington and Tehran....
10:13 2019-06-20

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship.        ...
20:13 2019-07-19

The Latest: Woodland hits homestretch with 2-shot lead PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local):5:55 p.m. 5:55 p.m. In search of his first major championship, Gary Woodland is taking a two-shot lead over Brooks Koepka into the final three holes of the U.S. Open. Woodland hit 3-wood from 263 yards to the ed...
03:26 2019-06-17

The Latest: Fellow SEALs say chief shot girl and old man SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two snipers say a decorated Navy SEAL shot a young girl and an old man in Iraq in 2017. The fellow SEALS said Friday they did not see Special Oper...
04:00 2019-06-22

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials initially claimed that the drone was an MQ-4C Triton brought down by a surface-to-air missile, but CENTCOM now says it was an RQ-4A Global Hawk. And there are major di...
16:39 2019-06-20

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment....
06:52 2019-06-20

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Iran bears little resemblance to its buzzing brethren. The aircraft costs a whopping $123 million apiece — about $34 million more than Lockheed Martin’s ...
21:52 2019-06-20

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted....
21:13 2019-06-20

The Latest: Police: Driver shot by Texas office was unarmed DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a Texas police officer on a murder charge (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Police say that the driver of a reportedly stolen truck was unarmed when he was shot and killed by a police officer in a Texas parking lot. Dallas police say no weapon was found on Ju...
01:52 2019-06-28

The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call to action. The Rev. Al Sharp...
21:26 2019-05-23

Theft of wheelchair latest setback for man, 20, shot during home invasion A 20-year-old Oklahoma man who was severely injured in a home invasion earlier this year had his rented wheelchair stolen off of his from porch last week. The cruel twist of fate may have the family on the hook for $1,000....
13:13 2019-06-15

The Latest: Police say Colorado school guard shot student DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Newly unsealed court records say a hired security guard responding to a school shooting in Colorado shot a student on campus. The document says several officers responding to the May 7 shooting at STEM School High...
02:52 2019-06-21

The Latest: Deputy shot in fast-food restaurant dies The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killed a...
05:52 2019-06-13

The Latest: Sacramento officer shot on a domestic call dies SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 1:00 a.m. The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Chief Dave Peletta said during a news conference ear...
12:52 2019-06-20

US Drone Shot Down By Iran In International Airspace: US Source The US military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the US military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a US drone was shot down over the southern......
10:26 2019-06-20

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf nation said the drone was struck down by the Revolutionary Guard when it entered Iranian airspace in southern Iran’s Hormozgan province. The Revol...
06:52 2019-06-20

Putin warned US before drone was shot down not to attack Iran Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned President Trump not to use military force against Iran despite the Islamic Republic’s recent provocations — in comments apparently made before the US charged that Iran had shot down a military drone with a surface-to-air missile. During a marathon, four-hour call-in...
21:52 2019-06-20

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack."...
21:13 2019-06-20

Iran Shot Down a $176 Million U.S. Drone. Here’s What to Know About the RQ-4 Global Hawk Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone in the politically sensitive Strait of Hormuz has created a dangerous new level of tension between the two countries President Donald Trump said Iran made a “big mistake,” and later added that it was a “new wrinkle” for Iran and th...
01:52 2019-06-21

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted. Also, Foreign Minister Mo...
09:39 2019-07-19

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two ...
04:26 2019-06-19

US official: Iran shot down American drone over international airspace An American official acknowledged early Thursday that Iran shot down a US drone, saying it was hit by a surface-to-air missile while flying in international airspace near the Strait of Hormuz. The US official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, contradicts information from Iran’s Revolutionary...
15:52 2019-06-20

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

The Latest: '18 champ Halep takes long road to win in Paris The Latest: Defending champion Simona Halep looked headed for relatively straightforward, straight-set victory in French Open's second round -- until everything started to fall apart for her        ...
00:13 2019-05-31

Long Island pizzeria owner is latest Dominican Republic death A Long Island pizzeria owner joins the growing list of tourists who have died suddenly in the Dominican Republic. Vittorio Caruso, 56 of Glen Cove, died June 17 while staying at the Boca Chica Resort in Santo Domingo, the US State Department confirmed to Fox News Friday. His sister-in-law, Marisa Ca...
22:26 2019-06-22

With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major manufacturers, OnePlus seems to have started adding features from its newest phone — the OnePlus 7 ...
16:52 2019-06-13

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 its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing the circumstances of the incident. The Guard said...
12:26 2019-06-20

Iran rejects U.S. accusation it long violated nuclear deal Iran rejected on Tuesday a White House accusation that Tehran was long violating the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers, after the Islamic Republic said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under the accord....
10:39 2019-07-02

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond....
16:13 2019-06-14

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions Relations strained after US blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia that appeared to come from Yemen, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders has said, as Iran claimed in a sepa...
06:26 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.48 billion in the week ended July 9, compared with $14.66 bi...
23:00 2019-07-12

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:01 2019-07-12

Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it. The post Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-21

| Iran drone shot down | Australia, NZ PMs meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump | Morrison says meeting with Ardern was positive - lists things they didn't speak about; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
11:13 2019-07-19

Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone. The post Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone appeared fi...
10:13 2019-06-21

Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down. The post Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down appeared first on ...
13:00 2019-06-21

The Latest: US envoy says war with Iran ‘not necessary’ The U.S. envoy for Iran says the United States does not want conflict with Iran — but wants to build up international defenses in the region just in case....
18:52 2019-06-27

The Latest: US would talk with Iran ‘with no preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (all times local): 1:20 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) says the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran “with no preconditions,” but he says the United States will co...
18:39 2019-06-02

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
12:52 2019-05-26

The Latest: Iran’s Guard says it doesn’t fear war with US DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Iran’s influential Revolutionary Guard says it doesn’t fear a possible war with the United...
11:39 2019-05-28

The Latest: Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor An Iranian news agency quotes a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Iran helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran seized one there...
07:52 2019-07-17

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
19:00 2019-06-27

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
08:26 2019-06-22

The Latest: Pompeo goes to Saudi, UAE for talks on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:50 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on Iran. Speaking to reporters before flying out on Sunday, Pompeo said h...
20:39 2019-06-23

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door briefing on Iran from former CIA Director John Brennan and former State Department official Wendy Sherman, who negotiated the Iran nuclear deal. Bren...
18:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: Iran hints at quid pro quo for seized ship President Hassan Rouhani suggested Iran might release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain takes similar steps to release an Iranian oil tanker seized off Gibraltar earlier this month...
13:39 2019-07-24

The Latest: Rouhani: US economic pressure won’t defeat Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the United States will not defeat Iran with economic pressu...
18:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: Germany welcomes US decision not to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 6:35 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokeswoman says Germany welcomes reports that President Donald Trump apparently decided against immediate military str...
13:00 2019-06-21

The Latest: Israeli PM: EU-Iran deal same as bowing to Nazis Israel’s prime minister has responded to the European Union’s efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal by comparing it to ‘European appeasement in the 1930s’ of Nazi Germany...
20:39 2019-07-15

The Latest: Iran sees ‘step forward’ but not satisfied VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 5 p.m. A senior Iranian official says that a meeting with Tehran’s remaining partners in its nuclear deal with world powers was a “step forward” but his country’s expectations still have not been met. Deputy...
18:39 2019-06-28

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman’s Foreign Ministry says it’s working to “ease the tensions” between Iran and the U.S. The ...
10:26 2019-05-24

The Latest: Iran’s president welcomes Abe on historic visit DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Iran’s president has officially welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Hassan Rouhani greeted Abe on his historic visit on Wednesday afternoo...
16:52 2019-06-12

The Latest: Iran sees ‘step forward’ but not satisfied A senior Iranian official says that a meeting with Tehran’s remaining partners in its nuclear deal with world powers was a “step forward” but his country’s expectations still have not been met...
17:26 2019-06-28

The Latest: Japan concerned over Iran’s uranium enrichment Japan is expressing serious concern over Iran’s decision to increase uranium enrichment above the limit set by the 2015 nuclear agreement, urging Tehran to return to its earlier commitment...
09:13 2019-07-08

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after a re...
14:26 2019-06-18

The Latest: Iran’s president meets with German FM in Tehran The Latest: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Germany’s top diplomat amid heightened tensions over the country’s unravelling nuclear accord with world powers...
04:13 2019-06-11

The Latest: Germany ‘extremely concerned’ by Iran move The Latest: Germany says it is ‘extremely concerned’ about Iran’s announcement that it will break the limit on uranium enrichment set by the 2015 nuclear deal...
15:39 2019-07-07

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
17:52 2019-06-11

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser, said a fresh round of sanctions against Tehran would ser...
17:13 2019-06-23

The Latest: US senator says Iran deal pullout was foolish TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A U.S. senator says Iran’s decision to break its uranium stockpile limit under the 2015 nuclear deal puts his country in a bind. Senator Patrick...
14:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the stri...
05:00 2019-06-22

The Latest: EU waits for official report on Iran compliance The Latest: The European Union says it will wait for scientific reports on Iran’s compliance with a nuclear deal negotiated with world powers before announcing its response...
17:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Iran warns US after drone violated its airspace DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Iran’s foreign ministry has warned the United States over violating Iranian airspace after the Revolutionary Guard shot down a U....
12:52 2019-06-20

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehran announced it would boost nuclear enrichment above agreed limits....
15:26 2019-07-07

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Iran is extending condolences to the Egyptian nation over the death of Egypt’s ousted former president, Mohammed Mors...
10:13 2019-06-18

Iran nuclear deal in jeopardy after latest enrichment breach Tehran defiant in face of condemnation by European signatories to joint comprehensive plan of action The Iran nuclear deal was put on life support on Sunday after Iran took a further step to breach its rules by taking its low-enriched uranium limit over the agreed threshold.It was the second Iranian...
00:39 2019-07-08

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:55 p.m. As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader has said the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal wi...
00:39 2019-05-23

The Latest: Merkel, Macron and Putin discuss Iran situation The German government says Chancellor Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed the situation in Iran in a joint telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin...
22:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: UN says Iran breaks nuclear deal stockpile limit VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s unraveling nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency is confirming Iran has surpassed the stockpile of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The Internati...
16:52 2019-07-01

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 them under the army’s command...
13:13 2019-07-04

The Latest: Tanker crew land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai after two days in Iran....
19:52 2019-06-15

The Latest: Japanese leader seeks to cool US-Iran tensions The Latest: The leader of Japan is visiting Iran to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S....
05:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Iran rejects Saudi claims about recent attacks MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Iran’s foreign ministry has rejected accusations it says were made at an ongoing summit of Muslim countries, after regional rival Saudi Arabia said Iran’s behavior ...
12:01 2019-05-31

The Latest: Iran rejects Bolton accusation of tanker attack ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Iran’s foreign ministry is rejecting accusations by President Donald Trump’s national ...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Latest: Iran rejects calls to return to nuclear deal Iran says it will not reverse its decision to increase uranium enrichment beyond the limits set by the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers until it achieves its “full rights” under the deal, which U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last year...
13:00 2019-07-10

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 states...
04:13 2019-05-31

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and reverse all activities” violating the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The British Foreign Office issued its warning Sunday, after Tehran’s ...
21:13 2019-07-07

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:13 2019-05-22

The Latest: Europe powers call for meeting on Iran nuke deal European parties to a nuclear deal with Iran say they have “deep concern” that Iran has begun enriching uranium to a higher purity than allowed under the agreement and are calling for an urgent meeting of all involved in the accord...
16:01 2019-07-09

The Navy has reportedly found a smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack AP Photo/ISNA) The US Navy discovered an unexploded limpet mine attached to one of the two tankers attacked on Thursday. The mine, which was discovered by the USS Bainbridge, is a potential smoking gun because it very likely points to Iran's involvement in the attack on the commercial vessels. Iran...
21:39 2019-06-13

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrikes might kill as many as 150 people. The strikes were planned in retaliation for Iran shooting down an unmanned US surveilla...
22:52 2019-06-21

Shinzo Abe Set to Become Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition was on course for victory in elections for the upper house of parliament, initial forecasts showed, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest serving leader....
16:52 2019-07-21

Iran released 2017 image of falling drone claiming it to be latest attack: report An image posted by Iran’s official news agency purporting to show the US drone falling out of the sky after being hit by a missile actually shows another US drone being shot down over Yemen in 2017, according to a report. The Islamic Republic News Agency, or IRNA, circulated a photograph of a spiral...
22:39 2019-06-21

Iran begins uranium enrichment beyond limit set by 2015 nuclear deal in latest violation At a news conference on Sunday, Iran nuclear agency spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the increased uranium enrichment would begin "within hours."        ...
17:26 2019-07-07

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President Barack Obama lifted as part of the nuclear deal and could further expose the Iranian dictator's corrupt economic empire....
07:13 2019-06-28

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
16:52 2019-07-06

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution....
16:00 2019-07-21

Donald Trump's day with Shinzo Abe: Golf, sumo, three meals, diplomacy President Donald Trump spent an enjoyable day in Japan with Prime Minister Sinzo Abe -- a round of golf, a sumo wrestling match and meals of breakfast, hamburgers and barbecue and some diplomacy Sunday....
18:39 2019-05-26

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
23:13 2019-06-29

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on trade issues. The strategy could work. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo....
04:39 2019-05-25

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in......
14:13 2019-06-19

PM Shinzo Abe's party claims victory in Japan's upper house Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has claimed victory for his ruling bloc in Japan's upper house. However, he appears set to fall short of the supermajority required to push through plans to amend Japan's pacifist constitution....
01:39 2019-07-22

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
00:52 2019-05-29

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
18:13 2019-05-28

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to keep a major campaign pledge to amend the c...
15:39 2019-07-22

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
01:39 2019-05-28

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
10:26 2019-07-22

Donald Trump's day with Shinzo Abe: Golf, sumo wrestling, three meals, diplomacy President Donald Trump spent an enjoyable day in Japan with Prime Minister Sinzo Abe -- a round of golf, a sumo wrestling match, meals of breakfast, hamburgers and barbecue, and some diplomacy Sunday....
23:26 2019-05-26

Trade Beef Aside, Trump And Shinzo Abe Bond Over Burgers, Sumo And Golf U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of......
22:39 2019-05-26

Good News for Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Young Voters Lean Right, if They Vote at All The prime minister’s party is favored to win an upper house parliamentary election on Sunday, with strong support from young Japanese who are happy with the status quo....
12:00 2019-07-18

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,......
06:00 2019-06-28

Report: Shinzo Abe played golf after North Korea fired missiles Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is drawing scorn from local media following reports he went golfing the day North Korea tested two short-range missiles....
22:13 2019-07-31

Tory leadership: Johnson and Hunt talk Brexit, Iran and cabinet positions in latest hustings - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the G20 summit and Tory leadership contestMay and Putin exchange cool handshake at G20 meetingJohnson refuses to rule out forcing through no-deal Brexit 1.09pm BST Hunt believes “it is wrong for parliament to take no deal...
15:26 2019-06-28

Shinzo Abe’s Party Headed to Victory in Japan Elections, Securing His Place in History Mr. Abe’s party won a majority in the upper house of Parliament on Sunday, the public broadcaster NHK said, which would make him the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:13 2019-07-21

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addressed to the Swedish Prosecution Authority on July 31 -- before the rapper's trial had concluded -- the diplomat said the US was eager "to resolve this...
04:01 2019-08-03

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says Matthias von Hein....
02:00 2019-06-11

What Do Melania Trump’s Clothes Say About Diplomatic Fashion? In just three days, her outfits have gone from obvious to opaque, but what did her sartorial choices actually say about the “special relationship” between the US and UK?...
23:39 2019-06-06

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
19:26 2019-05-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling laws; and new human rights agreement on environmen...
23:26 2019-08-16

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry. Abe...
10:52 2019-05-27

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions....
19:39 2019-07-21

UK PM May and Trump have no current plans to discuss escalating diplomatic row Prime Minister Theresa May and Donald Trump have no current plans to discuss relations, May's spokesman said, after the president condemned Britain’s "stupid" ambassador to Washington over leaked memos critical of his administration...
17:39 2019-07-09

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
14:00 2019-07-14

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
14:39 2019-06-03

Turkey wants to expand Asian diplomatic ties: minister Turkey wants to expand its diplomatic presence in Asia as the region becomes the economic center of the world, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that the initiative did not mark a shift away from Western allies....
16:26 2019-08-05

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa on Wednesday joined an international effort to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
00:39 2019-06-13

Pakistan says will downgrade diplomatic relations with India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Wednesday it will "downgrade" diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
19:39 2019-08-07

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
15:52 2019-05-21

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
23:39 2019-07-21

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to provoke a diplomatic crisis as her husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and a key UK ally in the Gulf, faces mounting cri...
15:13 2019-07-06

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
02:52 2019-07-14

Theresa May Stands by Embattled U.S. Ambassador After Diplomatic Cables Leak (LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables that branded the U.S. administration as “inept.” Ma...
11:39 2019-07-09

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier in the week....
22:39 2019-08-07

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
03:26 2019-07-14

Budget 2019: India To Open New Diplomatic Missions, 18 In Africa Presenting the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that 18 new diplomatic missions will be opened in Africa....
12:26 2019-07-05

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this month....
13:13 2019-08-12

Police hold 'initial discussions' over diplomatic memos leak Police have held "initial discussions" over an investigation into the leak of diplomatic memos from Sir Kim Darroch, the UK's ambassador to the US, who has now resigned....
20:26 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to brand Theresa May’s handling of Brexit ‘a mess’. Johnson also expressed regret over the resignation of the UK’s ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch. ...
04:00 2019-07-12

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
22:39 2019-08-07

‘Stupefying ignorance’: What Boris Johnson said about Trump when he wasn’t being so diplomatic The incoming British prime minister's 2016 criticism of President Trump was even more pitched than that of many Republicans who have come around to supporting the president....
19:52 2019-07-23

Kashmir crisis: Pakistan takes a diplomatic gamble with India Pakistan is making the most of its limited options to pressure India over Kashmir. But what can Islamabad hope to achieve by expelling the Indian ambassador and breaking off trade relations?...
16:39 2019-08-08

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from President Jair Bolsonaro's ex-military advisers....
17:26 2019-05-31

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
11:26 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
11:26 2019-07-05

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India after New Delhi stripped the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
01:13 2019-08-08

Grave concerns over tariffs reflected in Mexico’s diplomatic push for a deal The peso slid sharply, and the Mexican stock market slumped after President Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on all goods coming into the United States....
06:26 2019-06-01

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sexual misconduct and abuse – clears the way for Arch...
23:00 2019-07-09

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial....
11:39 2019-05-24

President Trump Disinvites U.K. Envoy From Dinner With Qatar’s Emir in Diplomatic Feud U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch was disinvited from a dinner that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is hosting Monday with President Donald Trump and the emir of Qatar, according to a U.S. official. The move to pull the invitation comes as Trump tweeted his government “will no longer deal wit...
01:39 2019-07-09

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the British ambassador to the Foreign Ministry in Tehran ...
02:13 2019-07-05

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boycotts and efforts by Seoul to cut the economy's......
09:13 2019-08-05

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.” The resignation of Kim Darro...
16:26 2019-07-10

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
11:26 2019-07-19

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
04:13 2019-05-30

Trump attacks UK ambassador after explosive diplomatic leak labeled US President 'incompetent' and 'inept' Getty Donald Trump attacks the UK ambassador after he described his presidency as "incompetent" and "inept" in memos leaked to the press over the weekend. "We are not big fans of that man and he has not served the UK well," Trump said about Sir Kim Darroch. Darroch is at the eye of a diplomatic sto...
14:13 2019-07-08

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s administration “dysfunctional” and “inept.” British officials are embarrassed by ...
18:13 2019-07-08

The Latest: Kelly lawyer: latest charges ‘not really new’ CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 5:30 p.m. R. Kelly’s lawyer says 11 new sex-related counts filed by Cook County prosecutors against the singer “are not really new.” Prosecutors presented the new charges in a Thursday...
02:00 2019-05-31

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
05:00 2019-06-14

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
08:52 2019-06-20

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday....
22:13 2019-07-19

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 normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

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?        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
12:26 2019-07-23

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
03:26 2019-06-14

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 (ILNA)....
10:00 2019-06-21

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
13:52 2019-07-11

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
02:00 2019-07-20

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 on Wednesday as saying....
06:52 2019-05-23

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he had in mind....
10:52 2019-07-24

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
03:26 2019-07-14

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
13:13 2019-06-22

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.        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
07:00 2019-06-15

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an illusion and that his threat of "obliteration" amounted to threatening "genocide"....
19:13 2019-06-27

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 and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
15:26 2019-05-21

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
11:26 2019-07-08

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-01

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions are "nothing but trouble"...
09:26 2019-07-20

Is It Too Early to Get a Flu Shot? As you bask in the final weeks of summer, here’s something I’m sure you’re thinking about: flu shots. They’re already here—Rite Aid just announced that seasonal flu shots are available at all 2,466 of its pharmacies....
01:52 2019-08-17

Man shot outside Philadelphia hospital PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man was shot by his ex-girlfriend just feet from a Philadelphia hospital’s emergency room entrance. Chief Inspector Scott Small tells WPVI-TV the 31-year-old was leaving Jefferson Torresdale Hospital after visiting sick relatives on Wednesday night when his ex-...
14:13 2019-06-06

What Wacky Motorsport Should Be Given A Shot? Yesterday, Jason showed us how incorporating another level of challenge to truck racing might make the sport a lot more exciting to watch. It’s a great idea for a motorsport that isn’t just about driving fast, and I know I would definitely watch some Moving Day Drag Racing. Okay, I would definitely ...
01:52 2019-08-11

The Linux desktop's last, best shot With Microsoft cutting off support for Windows 7, the Linux desktop may finally get its day in the sun. But are Linux companies ready to take advantage of their opportunity?...
00:52 2019-06-04

A Parting Shot Friday Low pressure tracks east and out of here Friday but gives us one more shot of scattered showers and isolated t-showers as it departs, mainly in the afternoon. Expect a partly to mostly cloudy day with highs in the 70s. Saturday looks better- partly sunny & in the low 80s with just an isolated sho...
12:01 2019-05-31

Louisiana cop says AOC ‘needs a round,’ as in should be shot A Louisiana police officer is under fire for suggesting in Facebook comments that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round.” Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the Gretna Police Department on Thursday called the Democratic lawmaker a “vile idiot” who “ne...
04:00 2019-07-22

Deutsche Bank's Best Shot May Not Be Enough In theory, Deutsche Bank’s strategic reset is as sensible as it is overdue. In practice, it will require flawless execution and may not go far enough....
21:39 2019-07-08

A letter to… the woman who shot my dad ‘I want you to know that some good has come out of the darkness’: the letter you always wanted to writeIt’s only now that I wonder what impact shooting my dad at point-blank range has had on you. It wasn’t a crime of passion or an act of hatred, just an accident.It was the 1950s, and my dad was a yo...
08:00 2019-07-20

Why So Hot, For So Long? It seems so trivial to be worrying about the heat and lack of precipitation this time of the year, but it could have consequences that we could be paying for down the road. Lately (and to most everyone’s joy) a summer pattern has taken hold of the region. This summer pattern can be directly related ...
21:01 2019-05-21

First Look At The New Death Note One-Shot Manga Death Note ended in 2006, but manga artist Takeshi Obata is bringing it back for a one-shot manga. Obata collaborated with writer Tsugumi Ohba to create the manga back in 2003. At a new art exhibition celebrating Obata’s work, panels from the forthcoming manga were on display....
14:39 2019-07-12

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Milwaukee. Staff at the Froedtert Sou...
14:26 2019-06-18

US soldiers shot 170 civilians in this ditch Two walls have brought me to tears. They are on opposite sides of the world, 8,600 miles apart. Both are filled with names of people I never knew but who have helped shaped the person I have become....
21:00 2019-07-31

QOTW: What Wacky Motorsport Should Be Given A Shot? Yesterday, Jason showed us how incorporating another level of challenge to truck racing might make the sport a lot more exciting to watch. It’s a great idea for a motorsport that isn’t just about driving fast, and I know I would definitely watch some Moving Day Drag Racing. Okay, I would definitely ...
19:52 2019-08-10

US: Several police officers shot in Philadelphia A police operation in the neighborhood of Nicetown left six officers injured. Authorities said the shooter was still active, barricated inside a house and engaged in a tense standoff with police....
05:00 2019-08-15

More innocent bystanders shot in the Bronx Another group of innocent bystanders got caught in the middle of a senseless shooting on Sunday — with three people getting struck by bullets in The Bronx, cops said. The incident marks the seventh time that random people have gotten shot this month, bringing the total of unintended victims up...
09:26 2019-06-24

Ice-T says he ‘almost shot’ an Amazon delivery driver 'Message to Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries,' the actor said on Twitter, 'Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it.'...
05:13 2019-05-24

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Brooklyn man fatally shot in the head A 29-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in Brooklyn late on Sunday night, cops said. Police found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head around 10:10 p.m. outside of a building on Lincoln Avenue near Blake Avenue in East New York, officials said. The man was declared dead on the scene,.....
09:26 2019-06-03

Horner: Vettel cost Max shot at P2 Max Verstappen could have finished second at the British Grand Prix had he not been punted off the race track by Sebastian Vettel, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner....
17:00 2019-07-15

Man found shot to death in SUV: cops Police found a man dead in the driver’s seat of his SUV early Sunday morning. Dante Ryer, 26, was discovered with a gunshot to the head in his Nissan Pathfinder in front of 6 East 132nd Street in East Harlem just after 2 a.m., cops said. EMS took Ryer to NYC Health + Hospitals in......
19:26 2019-07-14

Take a shot on these four players in first FedEx Cup event The Northern Trust at Liberty National in Jersey City is the opener of the three-tournament FedEx Cup Playoffs, to be followed by the BMW Championship at Medinah outside Chicago and the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. Here are some players worth a wager to win the tournament with the stun...
22:13 2019-08-07

Ex-NFL QB Wright shot, in stable condition Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was in stable condition at a North Carolina hospital Tuesday morning after being shot multiple times in a domestic dispute, police said....
20:26 2019-07-02

Why are so many people getting shot on California highways? San Francisco Bay Area freeways have become a common venue for gun violence. Experts point to gang conflicts and displacementSign up for the project newsletterDemarcus Doss and his girlfriend, Joanna Oller, were stuck in rush hour traffic on the Interstate 80 highway in Richmond, California, when th...
10:00 2019-07-23

Suspect arrested after crash with man who had been shot TUCSON – A man was taken into custody after reportedly fleeing from a crash with a person who had been shot inside the car. According to officials, the Tucson Police Department responded to the area of 5500 South Forgeus Avenue, near 36th Street and Country Club Road in a referenced to a crash...
09:26 2019-05-25

Bar offers free shot for every USA goal - they won 13-0 The number 13 can be unlucky for some and that was definitely the case for a bar in Miami which offered a free shot to customers each time the United States women's team scored in the World Cup....
13:52 2019-06-13

Pelicans’ best shot with Anthony Davis may have just come and gone Anthony Davis’ future is in flux, and now he may no longer have a seat at the table. The New Orleans Pelicans superstar, with super-agent Rich Paul in tow, met with David Griffin on Wednesday in Los Angeles, the newly minted GM trying desperately to save a relationship destroyed by public trad...
19:26 2019-05-30

Man shot in the face twice — and survives — in Harlem A man was shot in the face twice and survived, police said. The early Saturday shooting was one of two violent incidents just blocks from each other in Harlem, where a second shooting victim died of his injuries. The first victim, 22, was shot in the mouth and head shortly before 1:30 a.m. in the ar...
22:39 2019-06-15

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died Ex-college football player Matt Branch shot on hunting tripLabrador Tito stepped on gun and pulled trigger with pawA former prominent college football player has revealed how he almost died after being shot by a dog during a hunting trip in Mississippi. Related: Feline queasy: eight urgent questions...
22:13 2019-07-19

11-year-old boy shot in leg in East Harlem An 11-year-old boy was shot in the left leg in East Harlem Sunday afternoon, police said. The shooting happened at 3:22 p.m. near the intersection of Madison Ave and E. 108th Street, cops said. The boy was taken to Harlem Hospital Center, where he is expected to recover, authorities said. Further de...
23:13 2019-07-21

Gun That Vincent Van Gogh "Shot Himself With" Sells For $182,000 The revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself sold for 162,500 euros ($182,000) at a Paris auction on Wednesday -- nearly three times the estimate....
19:39 2019-06-19

How Long Can the U.S. Women Keep Going? Key members of the victorious U.S. women’s team are approaching the end of their careers, but a quirk of the soccer calendar means that an Olympics is just around the corner....
05:13 2019-07-09

How long until Hyperloop is here? Several Hyperloop projects are under development, promising faster, cheaper, greener cross-country travel. So when can we expect to be traveling by this new technology?...
08:13 2019-07-09

When the fighting goes on too long Phil Rogers examines some key fights in boxing history that should not have been allowed to continue The post When the fighting goes on too long appeared first on Boxing News....
22:13 2019-08-05

Teen boy shot in the chest in Bronx schoolyard A 13-year-old boy took a bullet to the chest when someone opened fire on a Bronx school yard Monday night, police said. The youngster was behind the School of Science and Applied Learning on Prospect Avenue near East 179th Street at about 10:20 p.m. when the gunman started spraying bullets, cops sai...
10:26 2019-07-02

Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade Police in Toronto said four people were shot but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation in ongoing....
03:00 2019-06-18

4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade, police say Police in Toronto said four people were shot, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing....
04:00 2019-06-18

Kansas City PD: Officers kill man who shot at them Kansas City, Kansas, police shot and killed a man who told a hotel manager that he had killed his wife and was heading to a popular shopping area.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Boy rushed to the hospital after being shot in the chest in Brooklyn A gunman opened fire on a Brooklyn street Thursday evening, missing his intended target but shooting an 11-year-old boy and a 31-year-old man, police said. The suspect, who was taken into custody by police a few blocks from the shooting, started shooting at about 7 p.m. near Lincoln Place and Schene...
10:39 2019-06-21

Tar Heels rout B.C. 13-5 to earn ACC title shot Michael Busch had four hits, including a two-run homer, to pace a 13-hit attack as North Carolina beat Boston College 13-5 to earn a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Man fatally shot while riding bike in Queens A 37-year-old man was fatally gunned down while riding his bike in Queens, police sources said. The victim was on his way home from the store at about 11:15 p.m. Friday when he was shot multiple times on 229th St. near 144th Ave. in Brookville, police said. The man was struck in the back, abdomen......
21:13 2019-07-06

Bosa injury 'significant'; PRP shot for McKinnon 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa will miss the rest of the preseason after suffering a "significant" ankle sprain when "a big human being" fell on his leg during Wednesday's practice, GM John Lynch said....
23:26 2019-08-08

World Cup stars were given disposable cameras. This is what they shot In late 2018, global photography project Goal Click gave footballers from around the world disposable cameras so that they could document their lives ahead of the Women's World Cup in France....
19:26 2019-06-27

| Bafana ONLY side without a shot on target in 2 of 3 matches Stuart Baxter's Bafana Bafana are the only team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that has failed to attempt a shot on target in 2 of their 3 group games....
11:39 2019-07-02

Parents remember son, 17, after being accidentally shot and killed TUCSON – Luis Angel Lopez Jr.,17, was accidentally shot and killed in a home on the northwest side earlier this month, according to Pima County Sheriff’s deputies. PCSD said that Lopez Jr.’s uncle, 19-year-old Raymundo Lopez-Casillas III accidentally shot an AK-47 inside the home s...
18:52 2019-06-27

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 8:30 p.m., according to officials. The cops were conducting a drug raid on a house in Philly’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood when a male...
03:00 2019-08-15

Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. (June 2019)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Giants finally have their shot to prove everyone wrong One year ago, the Giants reported for training camp with Landon Collins, Olivier Vernon and Damon “Snacks’’ Harrison as three pillars on defense, and Odell Beckham Jr. as not only the most electrifying player on the offense, but one of the most sensational talents in the entire league. Slightly more...
03:26 2019-07-21

Use This App to Find the Perfect Instagram Shot When You're Traveling In San Francisco, it started with The Museum of Ice Cream, a “museum” downtown where for $38 dollars you can snap selfies of yourself next to a unicorn or submerged in sprinkles in the building’s “sprinkle pool.”...
22:00 2019-06-22

Man shot by teenagers dies in the same hospital where he had just become a father Tyrese Garvin, 20, had just finished visiting his newborn twins at the Louisville hospital when he was shot Sunday.        ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Sacramento cop shot by gunman in possible ambush: report A police officer in Sacramento, Calif., was badly injured in a shooting Wednesday evening while responding to a domestic violence call and local reports indicate she was the victim of an ambush....
06:39 2019-06-20

Police: Man in Kentucky shot after refusing to drop gun CAMPTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a trooper fatally shot a man who refused to drop a gun. A statement from police says officers were serving a warrant at a home in Wolfe County when a confrontation occurred with a man in the residence. Police say the man retrieved a gun and refused ̶...
18:39 2019-06-28

Sacramento police officer shot and killed The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south of Los Angeles. Police Officer Craig Durling says...
01:52 2019-06-04

Kaymer builds 2-shot lead at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Martin Kaymer didn’t look the part of someone who hasn’t won in five years. He was bogey-free Saturday in the Memorial for a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over Adam Scott going into the final round. Scott also had a 66, finishing with a shot into 3 feet on ...
01:26 2019-06-02

At least 3 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff At least three Philadelphia police officers were shot during a wild standoff in the city’s North Side Wednesday, according to various reports. Dozens of police officers swarmed the residential neighborhood around 4:30 p.m. and closed off surrounding streets, with video from news choppers showi...
23:52 2019-08-14

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says a Los Angeles policeman who opened fire inside a Costco was attacked without warning and briefly knocked out as he held his year-old child. The officer’s on paid leave while police investigate Friday’s shooting inside the warehouse store in Corona that ki...
10:13 2019-06-18

Father who was shot after his twins were born has died LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kentucky father who had watched the birth of his first children before being shot last week has been pronounced dead. News outlets report Tyrese Garvin was taken off of life support Friday. He was shot in a drive-by shooting, walking home from the hospital where ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Perez takes 1-shot lead at Valderrama Victor Perez leads defending champion Sergio García and four others by one stroke after the opening round of the Andalucía Valderrama Masters on Thursday        ...
06:26 2019-06-28

Ohio man busted for writing AOC ‘should be shot’ on Facebook An Ohio fugitive has been busted for writing on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” and for illegally having ammunition, officials said Friday. Timothy Ireland Jr., 41, of Toledo was charged in the Northern District Court of Ohio with one count of being a felon in posses...
05:13 2019-08-10

Three people shot in Brooklyn, two in critical condition Three people were shot in Brooklyn Friday afternoon and two of the victims are now fighting for their lives, police said. The FDNY responded to 418 Chester Street near Livonia Avenue in Brownsville around 5:43 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot. The victims were transported to Brookdale Hospit...
03:39 2019-06-29

1.5M attend Raptors' parade; two people shot Police in Toronto said two people suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in connection to a shooting. Two people have been taken into custody....
00:52 2019-06-18

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the deputy was being prepared for surgery but was ale...
13:52 2019-06-05

VanVleet's shot reborn after birth of 2nd child A day after the birth of his second child, Fred VanVleet broke out of his shooting slump and had his best game of the playoffs, scoring 13 points off the bench to help the Raptors rout the Bucks 120-102 in Game 4....
17:13 2019-05-22

Run for cover NYC! Innocents being shot at an alarming rate June is only half over, and already this month seven innocent bystanders have been struck by bullets, two fatally, around the city. The four-borough fusillade — only Staten Island was unscathed — included a 7-year-old boy injured in the Bronx and a 15-year-old girl shot in Brooklyn. Two elderly Quee...
07:39 2019-06-14

Messi gets another shot at a major title with Argentina After so much disappointment in major tournaments, Lionel Messi has another opportunity to win a title for Argentina at the Copa America        ...
14:00 2019-06-05

I Can't Wait To Destroy My Friends In Hot Shot Burn In addition to hardcore competition, Evo 2019 has also provided a decent chunk of floor space for independent developers to show off their games. Flaming Flamingo took advantage of this opportunity to demonstrate its upcoming game, Hot Shot Burn, in a simulated living room environment, complete with...
08:39 2019-08-03

34-year-old dead after being shot twice in the back in Harlem A 34-year-old man died Sunday morning after being shot twice in the back in Harlem, cops said. The man, whose name was not released because his family had not been told, was shot on St. Nicholas Avenue, near W. 124th Street, around 3:45 p.m., according to the NYPD. He was rushed to St. Lukes Hospita...
06:26 2019-08-05

Defendant says he doesn’t recall if he shot 8 at church NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others in a Nashville church in 2017 says he can’t remember if he did it. In court Wednesday, 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson testified that he doesn’t remember if he shot others at Burnette Chape...
00:39 2019-05-23

4 pet donkeys shot and killed in Mississippi pasture MIZE, Miss. (AP) — Officials are trying to figure out who shot four miniature donkeys in a Mississippi pasture. Callie West Evans tells WLBT-TV that one of her children’s pets was found shot May 20, while three more were found dead on Saturday. All of the animals had gunshot wounds to the stom...
01:52 2019-06-06

| Gunman who shot three at US festival killed himself: coroner The 19-year-old perpetrator of the latest mass shooting in the United States killed himself, the coroner's office says, contradicting police accounts that officers had shot the teen dead within a minute....
12:26 2019-08-03

At 33, 'Juggernaut' Joe Joyce in a rush to get a title shot The heavyweight prospect believes a victory over former world title challenger Bryant Jennings will lead to bigger and better things -- and maybe a title fight opportunity....
19:26 2019-07-11

Man shot twice in the back over parking spot in the Bronx A man was shot twice in the back over a parking spot in the Bronx, cops said. The shooting happened around 8:15 p.m. July 28 in front of an apartment building at 1800 Popham Ave. in the Morris Heights neighborhood, according to the NYPD. The argument over the spot eventually got heated, and one of.....
21:52 2019-08-05

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctors expect a full recovery, he said....
10:00 2019-06-10

An Australian Tourist Was Shot Dead in New Zealand An Australian tourist was shot dead while sleeping in a camper van parked in a coastal New Zealand town in the early hours of Friday, the Guardian reports. Police said a male offender smashed the windows of the vehicle and fired several shots, injuring the man who local media identified as 33-year-o...
21:00 2019-08-16

Ex-Red Sox star Ortiz shot in back, expected to be OK David Ortiz, a three-time World Series champion during his career with the Boston Red Sox, was shot in the back Sunday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, national police told CNN....
09:52 2019-06-10

Stenson poses for selfie with fan after errant shot Henrik Stenson figured the least he could do after hitting a fan at the U.S. Open with an errant 8-iron was to pose for a selfie        ...
05:39 2019-06-16

Rapper Ice-T says he almost 'shot' an Amazon delivery driver AP Ice-T said he almost shot an Amazon delivery driver because the worker wasn't wearing a uniform. "Message To Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries.. Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it," Ice-T tweeted. "I almost shot a MF creeping up to my crib...
22:26 2019-05-21

'I was wrong': Officer who shot 911 caller gets 12½ years Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail each year on the woman's birthday and the anniversary of her death....
06:13 2019-06-08

Police ID man shot, driven around for hour before death Police have identified a man who was shot at a gas station in Mississippi and then driven around for at least an hour before being pronounced dead at a hospital....
21:52 2019-06-13

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

US Open starts with a symbolic tee shot by Sam Saunders PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sam Saunders has hit the first shot of the 119th U.S. Open. His goal is to hit the last one in four days. The U.S. Open returns to Pebble Beach for the sixth time, and the golf course has never looked more pure with dry weather in the forecast. Dry does not mean a blue sk...
17:13 2019-06-13

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most storied players was shot in his native Dominican Republic....
02:13 2019-06-15

Four shot in targeted attack in Crown Heights Four innocent people mourning a dead pal at a Brooklyn street memorial were struck by stray bullets fired by a masked gunman early Monday, according to police. The victims — Rasheen Stewart, 24; Jeff McCall, 33; Syeitha Lomax, 33; and Regina Sherrod, 49 — were honoring the life of a friend who had d...
21:52 2019-08-05

David Ortiz flown to Boston after being shot in a bar David Ortiz left the Dominican Republic aboard an air ambulance bound for Boston after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native country       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Man shot dead inside Brooklyn bodega A 48-year-old man was shot dead inside a Brooklyn bodega Wednesday night, police said. The victim was found with at least four gunshot wounds — including one to the neck — inside the store on Kingston Avenue near Bergen Street in Crown Heights at about 7:40 p.m., authorities said. Bullet...
04:26 2019-06-13

BHP and the Long Goodbye From Coal Power coal has generated big profits for miners over the years, but these days it mostly generates trouble. That doesn’t mean getting out of the business is easy....
15:52 2019-07-16

SWAL-long, Fare-WELL Eric Swalwell, who was among the first Democrats to announce his bid for the presidency in 2020, is reportedly planning to bow out of the race this afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Times and CNN....
03:52 2019-07-09

The long road to being a pro footballer Germany's youth teams have been having trouble qualifying for major international tournaments in recent years. So what is at the root of the problem and what is being done to try to correct the issue?...
01:00 2019-06-16

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over Sorry, definitely not this this one. But take victories where you can find them: Alec Baldwin, who launched a whole second act in his career playing Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, is SO over that....
22:52 2019-06-07

Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for si...
20:13 2019-06-06

How long Viagra lasts Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here....
03:52 2019-08-15

News reports: 8 people shot at party in Virginia CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — News reports say at least eight people were shot during a party in Virginia. It was not immediately known whether there were any fatalities. WAVY.com quotes a spokesperson with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as saying that eight patients with gunshot wounds, ...
14:52 2019-05-26

Bogey-free An leads by one shot going into final day at Wyndham An Byeong-hun stayed ahead in his quest for a breakthrough PGA Tour victory on Saturday, remaining bogey-free for the tournament with a four-under-par 66 in the third round at the Wyndham Championship....
03:52 2019-08-04

Osaka's Birmingham exit gives Barty shot at number one French Open champion Ashleigh Barty could become the first Australian woman to top the tennis rankings in more than 40 years if she wins the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham following Naomi Osaka's second round exit on Thursday....
13:39 2019-06-21

Trump Says Navy Ship Shot Down Iranian Drone At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being warned....
00:52 2019-07-19

Equestrian allegedly shot by ex-Olympian feared for her life A former US dressage Olympian shot an award-winning equestrian on the grounds of his ritzy, 53-acre New Jersey sprawl — days after she wrote online that her life had been threatened, authorities said Thursday. Michael Barisone, a member of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games squad, allegedly blasted the r...
05:39 2019-08-09

Kevin Na cruises to 4-shot Colonial win with final-round 66 Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes, shooting a 4-under 66 and cruising to a four-shot victory over Tony Finau at Colonial        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

Snedeker shoots 60 to trail by one shot at Canadian Open Ten months after shooting 59, Brandt Snedeker almost matched the feat when he carded a 10-under-par 60 in the second round at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-08

Child fatally shot after startling man sleeping on couch Willie Sankey, 32, is charged with capital murder stemming from capital murder code that makes it capital offense to kill child younger than 14.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Louisiana Cop Calls for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be Shot A Louisiana police officer—who when he isn’t manning the streets—apparently has time to post threatening messages about elected officials on social media....
22:13 2019-07-22

Lewis Paulin deserves another shot at Ryan Walsh Split vote saves Ryan Walsh’s title. Simon Euan Smith reports from ringside The post Lewis Paulin deserves another shot at Ryan Walsh appeared first on Boxing News....
01:52 2019-07-02

Man fatally shot in residential area of Staten Island A man was shot dead early Thursday morning in a quiet residential area of Staten Island, authorities said. Investigators are working to piece together what happened to the 20-to-30-year-old man, who police believed called 911 himself around 4:15 a.m. to report he had been shot in front of a Tottenvi...
17:01 2019-06-20

Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week....
21:26 2019-06-13

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has ‘significant damage’ CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has “significant damage to her internal organs.” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the comments came Wednesday during a brief hearing for...
18:39 2019-06-06

Two Shot, 2 Others Hurt In San Francisco-Area Shopping Mall Two people were shot and two others hurt on Tuesday when at least one gunman opened fire at a mall in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno before apparently fleeing on a nearby train, police said....
06:52 2019-07-03

Golf: Rose opens up three-shot lead at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose was able to collect two of them to increase his lead to three shots midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
22:13 2019-06-14

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week....
04:26 2019-06-15

Woman shot by police in Queens, cops say she had a knife Police shot and injured a woman who was armed with a knife in Queens Friday night, law enforcement sources said. The shooting happened just after 10 p.m. near 212th Street and Jamaica Avenue in Queens Village, authorities said. The woman was taken to North Shore University Hospital and is expected t...
06:52 2019-05-25

Woman shot in the chest at former Olympian’s equestrian center A woman was shot on the property of a high-end equestrian facility in New Jersey owned and operated by a former member of the 2008 US Olympic dressage team — and one person is in custody, according to a report. The woman was shot in the chest about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at 411 W. Mill......
15:00 2019-08-08

Authorities: Teen boy, man shot aboard train in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shooting on a train in Philadelphia has left a man and a teenage boy wounded. Authorities say a gunman opened fire aboard a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority train around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, as the train neared the city hall station. A 16-year-old boy and an 1...
14:13 2019-06-06

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. He sho...
07:26 2019-06-07

Golf: Green leads Ariya by one shot at Women's PGA Australian Hannah Green had her lead whittled down to one stroke as Ariya Jutanugarn applied the heat in the third round of the Women's PGA Championship in Minnesota on Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-23

Congress Candidate In Odisha Dies Three Days After He Was Shot Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown people three days ago succumbed to injuries during treatment, police said on Saturday....
12:26 2019-05-25

Boy, 16, fatally shot while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing,' mom cries Johnny Peluyera, 16, of Merrillville, Ind., was looking to sell his Microsoft Xbox game console. The teen thought he found a buyer in Gary, just a few miles away, after using an online sales app....
11:26 2019-06-14

Suspect fatally shot by Fort Worth police FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police say police fatally shot an armed assault suspect who fled on foot and then didn’t comply with instructions to get out of a truck where he was hiding. Hundreds of people gathered at the scene to protest following the Sunday afternoon shooting of the 20...
23:13 2019-06-10

Tiger Woods looks in pain after first shot at British Open Tiger Woods wasn’t kidding when he said his game wasn’t as sharp as he wanted. On his first shot of the British Open, Woods pulled his tee ball left into the thick rough and appeared to be in some pain, too. Woods, who won The Masters in April, would go on to the par hole.......
19:26 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein’s bail request likely to get shot down: experts Jeffrey Epstein may have millions of reasons why he should be released on bail — but a Manhattan judge is still likely to deny him his freedom at a hearing Monday, experts say. The convicted pedophile has offered to put up his $77 million Upper East Side home and private jet as collateral to guarant...
02:39 2019-07-15

Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead after the third round over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk        ...
03:26 2019-05-26

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than send him to prison. A jury convicted Mohamed Noor in April of third-degree murder and second-degree ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Gunfire, school on lockdown after dad shot man in the dropoff lane An argument between two dads at Blount Elementary ended with gunfire, a gun inside the school, the school on lockdown and both fathers in custody.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

Garlic Festival shooter shot himself in the head, coroner says The Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter Santino William Legan died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to Nicole Lopez of the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office. Legan's manner of death of was ruled a suicide, Lopez said....
08:52 2019-08-03

Wiesberger comes to life to lead Made in Denmark by 1 shot Bernd Wiesberger bogeyed a third hole to finish the third round and still led the Made in Denmark event by a shot in Farso        ...
18:52 2019-05-25

Sacramento officer shot, suspect fires at police A Sacramento police officer was wounded Wednesday by a rifleman who also fired at other officers. Police said the shooting scene remained active and dangerous on Wednesday night. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

No Charges Filed Against NYPD Cop Who Said 50 Cent Should Be Shot on Sight Last summer, NYPD 72nd Precinct Deputy Inspector Emmanuel Gonzalez filed an aggravated harassment complaint against rapper 50 Cent after 50, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, aimed criticism at him on Instagram....
19:52 2019-08-12

Goosen shoots 62 to take 3-shot lead in Senior Players Retief Goosen shot an 8-under 62 on to take a three-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions' five major tournaments        ...
01:13 2019-07-13

A Pregnant Woman Was Shot. She Was Charged With Her Baby's Death A 27-year-old Alabama woman was indicted on manslaughter charges Wednesday in the shooting death of her own unborn child, even though, police say, another woman pulled the trigger....
04:26 2019-06-28

Family of Arkansas man shot by police files lawsuit LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a motorist who was fatally shot by a Little Rock police officer in February has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the officers involved in the shooting. Bradley Blackshire’s mother, Kimberly Blackshire-Lee, filed the lawsuit Monday alleging for...
23:13 2019-06-10

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
16:00 2019-07-13

Aaron Hicks: My shoulder pain is gone after cortisone shot Aaron Hicks returned to the lineup after missing two games with a right shoulder problem that required a cortisone shot Thursday. “I feel good, shoulder feels good. Better than it was [Thursday]. I think it was the shot and now it’s gone,’’ said Hicks, who went 1-for-3 and made a sliding catch in ce...
17:52 2019-06-23

US Border Patrol boat shot at from Mexican riverbank The U.S. Border Patrol agency confirmed to Fox News Friday that patrol boats stationed on the Rio Grande were shot at multiple times by gunfire coming from the Mexican riverbank....
22:52 2019-08-09

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate against meaningful gun reform. While on Face The Nation on CBS, Scalise (the number two Republican in the House) denounced the bipartisan House gun reform b...
22:00 2019-08-11

Man walking his dog shot and killed by gunman with rifle in Harlem A Manhattan man walking his dog on a street near his Harlem apartment was shot in the leg by a gunman with a rifle and later died of the wound, law-enforcement sources said. Winston McKay, 40, was walking his dog Milton at about 2:20 a.m. Monday near Amsterdam Avenue and West 146th Street when he......
11:52 2019-06-12

McIlroy's inspired rally falls 1 shot shy of cut line After dropping his final putt of the second round of the 148th Open Championship on Friday, Rory McIlroy took off his hat and waved it in the air, as the enormous gallery surrounding the 18th green at Royal Portrush Golf Club gave him a standing ovation....
03:00 2019-07-20

Clanton, Suwannapura team to take 5-shot lead in Midland Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
09:39 2019-07-21

Chicago mom fatally shot while shielding baby from gunfire A young Chicago mom was fatally shot was while shielding her 1-year-old daughter from gunfire outside her home, police said. Brittany Hill, 24, had just gotten out of a car and was holding her girl when someone opened fire from a silver Chevrolet Impala at around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday in a neighborhood ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Government Trying To Protect Accused Who Shot Dead 10 In UP: Congress The Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused in the Sonbhadra clash and instead of ensuring justice, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was......
15:00 2019-07-20

Officials: Man who dragged deputy with vehicle is shot, dies KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities are investigating the death of a man who was shot by a deputy being dragged by the man’s vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Sullivan County sheriff’s deputies stopped 32-year-old Terry R. Frost, who had active warrants, in a ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Man shot, killed after argument at northwest apartment identified TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim of Saturday’s fatal shooting at a northwest side apartment complex. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, a man later identified as 24-year-old Benjamin Jordan Palmer, was transported to the hospital after he was found wi...
18:52 2019-06-27

There's a Mystery Car in the First New Episode of Black Mirror That Reveals Exactly Where It Was Shot There’s a new season of the technology-themed Twilight Zone-like Netflix show, Black Mirror, and the premiere episode, called Striking Vipers, has a passing cameo from a very interesting car that reveals where the episode was actually shot, despite attempts to obfuscate this fact. I’m not going to s...
22:39 2019-06-11

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked a short distance, with help, while recovering from his second surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday, according to CNN. Still, “He’ll be ...
23:13 2019-06-11

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande crossing into the United States on Aug. 7, 2008, near Laredo, Texas.John Moo...
07:13 2019-08-10

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1. On Thursday, the panel said the shots should be ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
03:52 2019-08-11

Watch: England whiffs shot, still scores vs. Norway England star Ellen White missed the ball on a shot attempt, but it rolled to her teammate for a scoring strike early on in a 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Norway on Thursday in Le Havre, France....
23:13 2019-06-27

Three people shot by a bike-riding gunman in the Bronx Three people were shot by a man on a bicycle in the Bronx Sunday afternoon, according to police. The male suspect was riding a bicycle around 4 p.m. on East 166 Street and College Avenue in Concourse Village when he opened fire, cops said. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left leg, a 26-year-old......
03:39 2019-06-24

Report: Deputy shot by police feared them more than suspect A Kentucky deputy shot and paralyzed by police during an arrest says he was more concerned about getting shot by the inexperienced officers than the "actual bad guys."...
13:13 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

Pelicans' Griffin says no 'shot clock' on any Davis deal Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin said Tuesday that the timing of next week's NBA draft won't necessarily raise urgency to deal away disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis....
16:13 2019-06-12

"Shot In The Eye In Front Of Me": Killed BJP Man's Wife Blames Trinamool Incidents of violence between BJP and Trinamool workers have increased after a bitterly fought election in which the saffron party ended up winning 18 of 42 Lok Sabha seats - only four behind the......
20:00 2019-06-09

Israeli DJ shot dead in club in central Mexico Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, authorities said on Saturday....
00:52 2019-06-30

Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu, Gio Urshela have shot at batting title If the Yankees maintain their comfortable lead in the AL East, next month could lack drama in The Bronx. That is, unless DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela end up going head-to-head for the AL batting title. “That would be cool,’’ CC Sabathia said of a potential battle between the two teammates. “To be abl...
04:39 2019-08-17

Kim leads Marathon Classic; Thompson 1 shot back Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

British PM May's parting shot for Labour's Corbyn: your time is up Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a parting shot to opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday, using her final weekly parliamentary question session to suggest he follow her lead and quit his job....
15:39 2019-07-24

Former Maryland and Delaware linebacker shot to death in Baltimore Former Maryland and Delaware linebacker David Mackall has been identified by Baltimore Police as the victim who was killed in a shooting Wednesday.        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

Reports: David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic The father of David Ortiz says the former Boston Red Sox slugger has been shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

20 MMA thoughts, including why you can't deny Covington a title shot Colby Covington put on a complete performance in defeating Robbie Lawler, one worthy of being next in line for a welterweight title shot. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
17:13 2019-08-05

The Blues were the NHL's worst team in December ... now they have a shot at the title St Louis looked dead and buried at the end of last year, but now they face the Boston Bruins in their first Stanley Cup Finals since 1970You could make the case that no NHL team wanted to see 2018 end more than the St Louis Blues. As December came to a close, the Blues sat at 15-18-4 and were dead l...
10:13 2019-05-27

Knicks’ ‘Shot Doctor’ is trying to save Dennis Smith Jr. Keith Smart and Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. have been summer shooting pals for six weeks, in three cities, for countless hours. And it started in a chair. The Knicks assistant coach warned Smith the process would be “tedious.” It’s been all of that — and the alliance may turn so successful, ...
04:39 2019-07-22

David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic “They called to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred,” Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, told ESPN....
06:00 2019-06-10

Trump says U.S. is confident it shot down Iranian drone on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said he is confident U.S. forces on Thursday shot down an Iranian drone off Iran's southern coast, after Iran denied losing any of its unmanned aircraft over the Gulf....
22:13 2019-07-19

Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters Gavin Green shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Molinari cards 6 under for two-shot lead of Czech Masters Edoardo Molinari shot his second straight 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the Czech Masters        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

DA to investigate New York homeowner who it says shot, killed 2 would-be burglars The Oneida County District Attorney is investigating a 64-year-old homeowner in New York who shot and killed two attempted burglars with an unregistered gun on Tuesday....
06:52 2019-05-30

Religious discrimination suit involving flu shot is settled OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a job candidate who was passed over because her beliefs preclude her from getting flu shots. The Lansing State Journal reports the U.S. Equal Employ...
18:39 2019-06-28

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government....
04:39 2019-06-23

Bezuidenhout takes 4-shot lead at Valderrama Masters SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa has taken a four-shot lead over Sergio Garcia and three other golfers at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters. Bezuidenhout carded a 3-under 68 on Friday to reach 8 under for the tournament after two rounds. He started with a 66 that inclu...
23:39 2019-06-28

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
09:52 2019-06-10

Hannah Green holds onto 1-shot lead at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and fresh evidence that going after her first LPGA Tour victory at a major won’t be easy. Green three-putted for bogey on the 18th hole at Hazeltine for a 2-under 70, lea...
03:26 2019-06-23

David Ortiz moves out of ICU two weeks after being shot in Dominican bar Red Sox fans have plenty to cheer about Saturday night. Beantown hero David Ortiz has been moved out of the intensive care unit, two weeks after he was shot in a botched hit job in his native Dominican Republic. “David was moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He re...
01:39 2019-06-23

Poston wins Wyndham Championship without dropping shot North Carolina native J.T. Poston became the first player in 45 years to win a PGA Tour event without dropping a shot when he beat Webb Simpson by one stroke at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Wawrinka relishes second career shot as he lines up Tsitsipas Stan Wawrinka is relishing a second shot at his career after returning from a nightmare spell of injuries and now has the opportunity to confirm his title credentials at Roland Garros when facing Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday's last-16 clash....
17:13 2019-06-02

Police: Man Shot Multiple Times Near Lyric Theatre LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating a shooting that happened in downtown Lexington early Monday morning. It happened just after 3 a.m. at the corner of Elm Tree Lane and East Third Street near the Lyric Theatre. Police say a man was shot three times. He was taken to UK Hospital w...
14:13 2019-06-17

Palestinian shot dead after wounding Israeli soldiers Israeli military said man was Hamas member but ‘not sent on an attack mission’Israeli forces killed a Palestinian Hamas member after he crossed the Gaza fence overnight and shot and wounded three soldiers, the Israeli military said.In the last two years similar incidents along the frontier have ofte...
16:01 2019-08-01

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between him and two other passengers on the Chicago Transit...
05:00 2019-06-18

Manslaughter charges dropped against woman who miscarried after being shot Alabama authorities on Wednesday dropped controversial manslaughter charges against a woman who was blamed for miscarrying her fetus because she started a fight that ended with her getting shot in the abdomen. The indictment last week of Marshae Jones, 27, sparked outrage after authorities said she ...
00:39 2019-07-04

Milwaukee police: Person in custody after boy fatally shot MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say they have a person in custody in connection with the death of a 5-year-old boy whose mother said found a gun and shot himself. Authorities said Wednesday they would be making a recommendation on charges to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office &#...
19:00 2019-06-19

Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open        ...
01:39 2019-07-05

DA dismisses case against Alabama woman shot while pregnant An Alabama district attorney dismissed the manslaughter case against a woman whose unborn child died during a fight while she was five months pregnant....
04:52 2019-07-04

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged HUGO, Oklahoma (AP) — A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma should face criminal charges. The Hugo police officers opened fire April 26, wounding 21-year-old Will...
21:26 2019-05-23

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Núñez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer to break open a close game in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox went on to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Tuesday night. Rafael Devers also drove in a pair of runs for the Red Sox, who began a grueling stretch of 1...
06:26 2019-06-05

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
17:39 2019-06-03

Bronx man found fatally shot in the head in his bedroom A man was found fatally shot in the head Friday in the bedroom of his Bronx apartment, police said. A 911 call led cops to the home on Sedgwick Avenue in University Heights at about 11:05 a.m., where they found the 44-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive in his bedroom, cops said. Emergency res...
01:13 2019-07-06

1-year-old accidentally shot at midtown home has died TUCSON – The 1-year-old toddler transported with serious injuries after being accidentally shot in a midtown home Tuesday has died, officials released Wednesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, the 1-year-old was transported to the hospital after she was accidentally shot at a...
04:52 2019-08-01

U.S. commander: Navy ship may have shot down 2 Iranian drones A U.S. military commander has said a Navy warship may have shot down not one, but two Iranian drones in the Strait of Hormuz last week -- a claim that drew another immediate denial from Tehran....
22:13 2019-07-24

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region, local security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
18:52 2019-07-17

Sacramento police officer shot, gunman still firing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Sacramento police officer has been shot in a possible ambush and a gunman continues to hold off those trying to reach her. KTXL-TV says a lieutenant is reporting that the officer was responding to a report of shots fired in the North Sacramento neighborhoo...
04:52 2019-06-20

6-year-old girl dies from her dad's golf shot A tragic golfing accident killed 6-year-old Aria Hill at a Utah golf course. Hill was accidentally struck in the head by her father's ball.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers....
17:39 2019-05-22

Homicide Charges Dropped Against Shot US Woman Who Miscarried An Alabama prosecutor dismissed charges Wednesday against an American woman who was charged by state authorities over the death of her fetus, having miscarried after being shot five times....
19:52 2019-07-04

Woodland takes 1-shot lead into Sunday at Pebble Justin Rose enters the final round of the U.S. Open in second place. Brooks Koepka is in third, four shots back at 7 under along with Chez Reavie and Louis Oosthuizen....
07:52 2019-06-16

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police responded to a report of shots fired late Saturday, St. ...
18:52 2019-06-03

Distraught dad recalls moment his son was accidentally shot in the Bronx The devastated father of a young Bronx man recalled the heart-wrenching moments he discovered his son had been shot by his cousin, who pulled the trigger of a gun he thought was unloaded. “Mohammed came out, ‘Daddy, daddy,’ and then he fell by the computer desk,” distraught d...
08:39 2019-08-08

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
23:52 2019-07-17

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open Pebble and pressure all that stands in the way of Woodland, Rose and perhaps another US Open title for Koepka        ...
05:39 2019-06-16

Why Mets could give Tim Tebow 2nd shot at Triple-A Syracuse Could Tim Tebow play a second season at Triple-A Syracuse for the Mets? The chance of that happening isn’t out of the question, according to Syracuse manager Gary Tony DeFrancesco. “Right now, it’s a good place for Tim Tebow to be because there’s not a 22-year-old waiting in Double-A, the next...
13:26 2019-08-14

U.S. commander: Navy ship may have shot 2 Iranian drones A U.S. military commander has said a Navy warship may have shot down not one, but two Iranian drones in the Strait of Hormuz last week -- a claim that drew another immediate denial from Tehran....
19:26 2019-07-24

Hinch livid after Angels get 'free shot' at Marisnick Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was drilled between the shoulder blades by Angels reliever Noe Ramirez in the sixth inning Tuesday night, and both teams nearly came to blows moments later....
10:13 2019-07-17

Ice T scolds Amazon after claiming he almost shot driver during delivery Ice T wants Amazon to offer ways to identify workers dropping off packages after claiming he almost shot a driver during a delivery.        ...
22:00 2019-05-22

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
16:52 2019-06-03

John Fury – ‘Give Dillian Whyte his shot!’ 'The WBC just want to drum up a bit of extra money at the expense of Dillian Whyte' says John Fury The post John Fury – ‘Give Dillian Whyte his shot!’ appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13 2019-06-15

How a PGA Tour caddie shot a ridiculous 202 in US Amateur qualifier Tanking has reached golfing. A PGA Tour caddie got off to a rough start in his qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Championship, so he decided to add weight to his sinking ship and run up his score to a stunning 202 — as in 131-over par. Trey Bilardello, who has an impressive 2.2 handicap, missed......
23:13 2019-07-17

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found shot to death on the 800 block of Cecil Avenue, acc...
03:26 2019-06-17

2 men shot by gunman on bicycle near Central Park: cops Two men were injured when a gunman on a bicycle opened fire near Central Park, police said Sunday. The men, 42 and 43, were sitting on a park bench on Central Park North near 5th Ave at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when a man rode up on a bicycle, officials said. The cyclist fired off......
15:52 2019-07-07

MQ-9 Reaper drone shot down over Yemen on June 6, CENTCOM says U.S. Central Command reported Monday that a MQ-9 Reaper was shot down over Yemen on June 6 at an altitude that suggested Iranian involvement, just a week before an attack on the M/T Front Altair oil tanker....
23:13 2019-06-17

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a downtown Fort Worth parking lot. The parking lot ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Two-year-old boy shot and killed in Texas home invasion A two-year-old boy from Texas is dead and two others were injured after a botched home invasion took place in a Harris County neighborhood late Tuesday night, police said. Lt. Robert Minchew with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said that deputies were dispatched to the Trailing Vine Apartment com...
17:52 2019-07-03

Croatia: 6 people shot dead in Zagreb house Local media have described the killings of three women, two men and a 10-year-old child as an act of jealousy. Only a 7-month-old baby was left alive and uninjured in the house....
08:26 2019-08-02

BMW i3S 2019 long-term review Will a larger battery make the more potent version of BMW's electric hatchback fun to drive outside of commuter hours? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see whether this trailblazing small EV has evolved enough to still be considered the best in its class Month 1 - Specs Li...
09:52 2019-06-07

Chris Gayle Looks To Carry On "As Long As Possible" Chris Gayle had earlier said he would retire after World Cup 2019, and then revised it to play the Test series and ODIs against India after the World Cup....
12:39 2019-07-04

Why Lyon is the perfect long weekend With its historic sights, winding alleyways, buzzing riverside and distinctive cuisine, Lyon is perfect for a long weekend, says Christopher Beanland...
14:13 2019-06-14

What's Your Go-To Snack For a Long Road Trip? I do a lot of driving. Enough driving that I think I’ve got a pretty good handle on eating on the road. The sad fast food offerings at every highway exit are enticing when you’re craving empty calories, but while it’s a lot of energy for not a lot of dough, it’s just... uuuuuuuuugggggggggghhhhh. You...
03:00 2019-05-31

No one seems to stay long at this company. Should I be moving on, too? If the work environment is ethical and meets your professional needs, then don’t compare your career path to others’ as an arbitrary measure of success....
22:00 2019-06-28

Why do bats have such bizarrely long lifespans? Enlarge (credit: Ohio Department of Health) In mammals, there's a relatively simple relationship among metabolism, body mass, and lifespan. For the most part, as the size of the mammal goes up, its metabolism slows down and its longevity increases. There are exceptions, and we are one of them. We'...
17:13 2019-06-11

How long should I stay in my loveless marriage? I want to leave. I feel trapped in my life and my husband makes no attempt to change – but we have a daughter and I’m not financially stableI have been in a loveless relationship for seven years. I feel like such an idiot for allowing this to go on for so long. He won’t go to couples therapy. I’m do...
15:13 2019-06-07

‘Plus One’ is the long-overdue rom-com for today’s audience It takes some nerve to attempt a new spin on the wedding rom-com, but co-directors and writers Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer pull it off with the effervescent “Plus One.” The duo has a comic heavy hitter in Maya Erskine, one of the stars of Hulu’s “PEN15,” for which the debut feature directors are bot...
01:52 2019-06-14

The long road to 'greener' steel Everyone is talking about the dangers of man-made carbon. Yet getting businesses to get it out of the environment is a Herculean task. Still new CO2 mitigating production ideas may be around the corner for steelmakers....
18:52 2019-07-31

Why long-haul airplanes are getting smaller The 2019 Paris Air Show saw the launch of the Airbus A321XLR, which provides extra-long range in a smaller aircraft. It will link cities such as Rome and New York or London and Delhi....
15:26 2019-08-01

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water Rising sea levels are destroying coastal towns in Honduras – and shrimp farms which export to the UK and US are making it worseEric Pineda runs a modest beachfront restaurant which serves up plates of fresh fish and rice – and faces imminent destruction.A recent tidal surge razed the nightclub next ...
18:52 2019-07-31