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Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial re...

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

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U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:13 2019-05-31

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), the Treasury department has sa...
11:13 2019-06-08

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk War with Iran would be the "mother of all wars," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said in a live TV address. The US must lift all sanctions if it wants to negotiate with Tehran, he warned....
11:26 2019-08-06

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
03:39 2019-06-08

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
22:00 2019-06-07

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat....
03:00 2019-08-01

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
19:26 2019-06-27

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
22:13 2019-08-14

New designer's ranges help lift sales at Burberry British luxury brand Burberry on Tuesday reported a pick-up in first quarter sales after it began shifting more new designs by creative chief Riccardo Tisci into its stores as part of a turnaround plan....
09:26 2019-07-16

Demand for new designer's ranges lift Burberry sales and shares Strong demand for designer Riccardo Tisci's new fashion ranges helped revenue at British label Burberry grow faster than expected in the first quarter, sending its shares soaring as a high stakes overhaul showed early signs of promise....
12:39 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores, sending its shares up 6%....
14:13 2019-05-30

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
15:13 2019-07-05

Iran to lift uranium enrichment to 5%, above level in 2015 deal: official Iran will announce on Sunday that it will raise its uranium enrichment level to 5%, a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal with six major powers, an Iranian official told Reuters....
20:39 2019-07-06

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
16:52 2019-05-21

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, directly targeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Kh...
22:26 2019-06-27

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to Israel....
15:13 2019-06-23

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Saturday as saying the move amounts to “econom...
11:39 2019-06-08

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie Picker....
20:52 2019-08-02

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
05:13 2019-07-15

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

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
02:13 2019-06-23

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
13:00 2019-07-07

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
01:39 2019-08-01

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
03:52 2019-08-01

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
19:39 2019-07-14

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
14:13 2019-06-19

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as being part of a “propaganda arm.”...
02:52 2019-08-01

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​removes crippling ​economic ​sanctions he imposed after withdrawing the US from the 2015 nuclear deal. “Once those sanctions are lifted, then ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
10:13 2019-06-19

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was conceivable....
19:26 2019-05-29

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
05:52 2019-06-23

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
13:00 2019-07-10

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
20:39 2019-07-10

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
00:26 2019-06-20

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s foreign minister The US on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressure against the Islamic Republic. The unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after President Trump signed an execu...
00:39 2019-08-01

Iran calls US sanctions against its foreign minister ‘childish’ Iran called the Trump administration’s slapping of economic sanctions on the country’s foreign minister “childish” and said they create another obstacle to finding a diplomatic resolution to the escalating tensions between the two countries. The economic penalties against Jav...
22:13 2019-08-01

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
19:13 2019-06-22

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
23:26 2019-07-10

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agreed to put on its nuclear program....
01:52 2019-07-05

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
23:39 2019-07-10

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
06:13 2019-06-08

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors of the nuclear deal have vowed to salvage it after the US' withdrawal....
12:13 2019-08-01

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

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
20:26 2019-06-27

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
01:39 2019-06-24

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf......
01:39 2019-08-02

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
19:00 2019-06-27

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
07:00 2019-06-15

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
14:39 2019-05-21

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned Chinese state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech on Monday....
05:00 2019-07-23

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry, told news agency dpa in comments p...
13:01 2019-05-26

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday that Baghdad was informed about the waiver during a ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
21:52 2019-07-10

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all of its surveillance drones have returned safely to base. Yesterday President Trump announced that the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer “took defensive...
13:52 2019-07-19

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:52 2019-07-09

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
15:52 2019-07-04

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
01:52 2019-07-19

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
13:39 2019-07-04

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said "decades of bad behavior" from China have hampered free trade and prompted tariffs and other action from Washington....
05:39 2019-08-02

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
18:26 2019-06-22

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
14:00 2019-07-04

U.S. envoy says Iran sanctions working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
22:26 2019-06-27

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-most populous country has found itself in the middle of an energy crossfire. But what started as a poi...
19:39 2019-07-16

Iran could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
14:00 2019-07-04

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
22:39 2019-05-27

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military activity....
20:52 2019-06-27

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
12:13 2019-07-02

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday....
04:26 2019-07-15

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
11:13 2019-06-23

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Resources Company in Baghdad and two executives. The U.S. says the company and the two men are linked to...
16:52 2019-06-12

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose their purchasing power since President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement between...
09:26 2019-05-26

Hassan Rouhani Says Iran Favours Talks With US If It Lifts Sanctions Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran favours talks with Washington but the United States must first lift sanctions it imposed on the Islamic republic....
17:52 2019-08-06

Donald Trump Pledges To Hit Iran With "Major" New Sanctions From Monday President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they......
03:52 2019-06-23

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in boosting trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put pressure on Europe to do more to help mitigate the effect of crippling US sanctions.The breaching of th...
15:13 2019-07-01

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as “childish” and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhani’s remarks came after the Trump administrat...
12:00 2019-08-01

China says strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on Chinese firm over Iran oil China strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on a Chinese energy firm accused of violating curbs on Iran's oil sector levied over Tehran's nuclear program, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-07-23

U.S. will extend sanctions waivers for Iran nuclear programs: Bolton The United States will renew sanctions waivers for Iranian nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European countries to continue their civilian nuclear cooperation with Tehran, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-08-01

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart outlining the limitations on the initiative....
00:26 2019-06-01

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. president threatened to "substantially" increase sanctions on Tehran to curb its nuclear activities....
19:52 2019-07-11

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
13:26 2019-07-20

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported....
01:26 2019-07-21

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
01:52 2019-06-22

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
00:13 2019-06-23

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone. The sanctions move, announced on Twitter with no additional detail, came as Trump spent th...
05:39 2019-06-24

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
11:13 2019-06-08

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to find ways to keep the lifeblood of his country’s economy flowing....
22:13 2019-07-09

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate tensions with Tehran....
05:52 2019-08-01

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
00:26 2019-06-13

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
23:13 2019-06-22

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
18:26 2019-06-22

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a U.S. military drone....
18:00 2019-06-22

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
08:52 2019-05-28

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear programme, in return for the permanent lifting of US sancti...
00:13 2019-07-19

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
18:52 2019-06-23

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
03:39 2019-07-11

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
01:13 2019-06-18

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions on Iran after the country said it had for the first time broken the terms of the nuclear deal it signed with foreign powers in 2015.Iran’s foreign min...
21:52 2019-07-01

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
09:00 2019-07-19

Iran asks U.N. chief to push back against U.S. sanctions on foreign minister Iran asked U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, describing the move as a "a dangerous precedent."...
08:00 2019-08-07

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
01:52 2019-06-28

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as Baghdad braces for protests over power cuts during the scorching summer months....
15:13 2019-06-18

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
14:00 2019-06-18

Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up 'substantially' President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting on Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
18:26 2019-07-10

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
08:00 2019-07-10

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...
21:26 2019-07-11

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough economic sanctions. ...
16:13 2019-07-02

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
23:39 2019-07-31

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said....
06:52 2019-07-19

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed uranium enrichment levels that were set by the Iran Nuclear Agreement in 2015....
22:26 2019-07-10

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive call" with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Z...
09:26 2019-07-15

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
02:13 2019-06-24

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
17:26 2019-07-06

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

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
16:13 2019-05-27

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at a time of instability caused by Iran....
00:00 2019-05-25

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Iran is still "on the table."        ...
22:13 2019-06-22

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with today’s essential stories. ...
13:39 2019-06-21

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
08:39 2019-05-25

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
01:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being developed in Saudi Arabia by state-owned Saudi Aramco and France's Total....
10:52 2019-06-03

Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire -official Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for the county....
21:52 2019-08-01

Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire: official Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for the county....
05:52 2019-08-02

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
09:52 2019-06-13

Exxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, petrochemical plant; 37 injured Exxon Mobil said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers and sending nearby residents indoors....
23:52 2019-07-31

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a shale gas well next to a sheltered housing development.Residents in Woodsetts, Rotherham, have crow...
12:00 2019-06-11

Fire under control at Exxon petrochemical plant; some workers suffer minor burns Exxon Mobil Corp brought under control a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers, though none seriously, and sending nearby residents indoors....
03:13 2019-08-01

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
08:00 2019-07-15

Behind the Scenes, 8chan Scrambles to Get Back Online In a digital chain effect, tech providers pulled support for 8chan, illustrating a complex network of companies that are crucial to keeping websites up....
02:00 2019-08-06

Pelosi scrambles to placate splintered Dems Speaker Nancy Pelosi is working to pacify her fractured caucus ahead of a three-week legislative sprint that threatens to further expose the divisions simmering among House Democrats.Pelosi and her lieutenants have planned a series of votes this month to satisfy both wings of the party, desperate fo...
01:52 2019-07-10

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
12:00 2019-07-12

Daily on Energy: Trump’s visit to petrochemical plant shows a Democratic ‘blind spot’ on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:26 2019-08-13

Baltimore Church Gives Ben Carson the Boot As He Scrambles to Demonstrate What He’s Done for That City Lately Maybe Ben Carson reads The Root, because just one day after Senior Editor Stephen A. Crockett Jr. noted that Donald Trump’s apologist and only black Cabinet member had “done nothing for Baltimore” since becoming housing secretary, Carson hastily arranged a press conference in Baltimore to show off w...
05:52 2019-08-01

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel....
21:52 2019-05-29

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
10:13 2019-07-05

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
15:13 2019-05-29

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
15:26 2019-06-07

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
01:13 2019-06-01

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the impression of slurred speech, which proliferated ...
22:26 2019-05-24

| Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears Paris officials have moved to downplay the risk of lead poisoning from the massive fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, as tests continue to show worrying levels of the toxic metal at nearby schools....
02:13 2019-08-07

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets To Intercept Russian, Chinese Planes Japan's military scrambled fighter aircraft to intercept Russian and Chinese planes, it said on Tuesday, including an observation jet at which South Korean forces fired warning shots after it entered......
14:26 2019-07-23

As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans....
19:39 2019-07-05

Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program......
06:13 2019-07-11

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff between North Korea and South Korea has seen its share of dramatic moments, and it looked like another potential confrontation was brewing early this ...
20:52 2019-07-01

Four hours of debate scrambles the Democratic presidential field, exposing Joe Biden’s vulnerabilities Candidates who had searched for momentum, including Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, rose over two debate sessions....
15:00 2019-06-28

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shocking seventh-round TKO over Joshua on Saturday....
18:39 2019-06-02

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:13 2019-06-20

NASA faces a key test of Orion spacecraft, as it scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate Usually, the most dramatic part of human space travel is the liftoff. A controlled explosion of massive amounts of propellant, blasting a rocket off the ground on a pillow of fire and smoke. But that......
03:13 2019-07-02

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., completing a three-game sweep....
11:39 2019-05-24

Where are the hammer, anvil and stirrup? The Weekend quiz From snooker to snow, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What originated in the 1989 document Information Management: A Proposal?2 What form of slang was named from “to talk” in Italian?3 Which snooker player has made more than 1,000 century breaks?4 What African river has Black, White and R...
09:00 2019-06-01

MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday....
09:13 2019-08-03

Angels hammer Blue Jays in series opener Shohei Ohtani hit one of three Angels homers in a seven-run second inning, Mike Trout went deep for the 20th time this season, and Los Angeles downed the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Monday in the opener of a four-game series....
05:00 2019-06-18

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I could see, would be the driver’s license for undocume...
03:52 2019-06-22

Tighter rules hammer IG Group's annual profit Online trading platform IG Group Holdings on Tuesday reported a slump of almost a third in its earnings for the year, hurt by Europe's clampdown on the provision of access to high-stakes financial betting to amateur traders....
08:39 2019-07-23

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a combative hearing that highlighted deep skepticism ove...
23:26 2019-07-17

‘Astounding’ 19th-century print portfolio goes under the hammer Exclusive: one of the most important portfolios of prints ever produced to be sold by Sotheby’sIt includes a harrowing portrait of despair by Edvard Munch; a laundry girl shuffling down a Paris street by Pierre Bonnard; and people promenading through the Tuileries gardens by Édouard Vuillard.The ima...
22:26 2019-08-09

France Hopes to Hammer Out Deal With U.S. on Taxing Big Tech France’s finance minister said he shared the Trump administration’s concerns about Facebook’s plan for its cryptocurrency, but suggested a gulf remains between Europe and the U.S. on how to tax the biggest tech companies....
16:39 2019-07-17

Ohio doctor hits dog with hammer and shoots it, prosecutor says An Ohio doctor said he was acting in self-defense Saturday when he beat his 5-year-old English Mastiff with a hammer and then shot the dog, according to prosecutors....
20:13 2019-07-31

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans suburb with a hammer. Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr. said in a news release Thursday that a grand jury had indicted Terrance Leonar...
22:13 2019-06-20

Sells man sentenced for assaulting pregnant woman with hammer TUCSON – A man was sentenced Tuesday to 31 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release for assaulting a pregnant woman with a hammer in 2017. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, 30-year-old Eli Lawrence Manuel of Sell, Ariz., assaulted the victim by “strikin...
18:52 2019-06-27

James Metcalf hammer blow sees of Welborn James Metcalf lands tremendous body blow to defeat Jason Welborn. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post James Metcalf hammer blow sees of Welborn appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00 2019-06-17

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
16:26 2019-07-01

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
10:39 2019-07-03

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last......
00:39 2019-07-02

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
14:52 2019-06-03

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM......
20:39 2019-07-11

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
22:00 2019-07-02

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
01:26 2019-07-03

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
23:00 2019-07-17

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before spreading to 410,000 acres and destroying nearly 160...
18:00 2019-06-07

World War II hero survives hammer attack to attend D-Day events Commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day were extra special for one World War II hero — who miraculously recovered after being nearly bludgeoned to death with a hammer two years ago. Former Royal Marine Jim Booth was on hand for the events Wednesday and Thursday in England and France, milesto...
17:26 2019-06-06

FDNY firefighter busts window with hammer, saves kid left in hot car An FDNY firefighter had to bust a child out of a hot car in Queens on Thursday — breaking its driver-side window with a hammer — after the kid was locked inside and left unattended by his father, officials said. “I was just there at the right time,” firefighter Matthew Clinto...
05:39 2019-08-09

Teunissen leads Jumbo-Visma to top of Hammer Stavanger standings "Bora’s Sam Bennett may have put in the most work, but Jumbo-Visma’s Mike Teunissen tactically tallied double bonus points on final ascent of Hammer Climb to seal the opening day victory in Norway …"...
13:39 2019-05-25

Man accused of fatally beating housemate to cops: ‘I dropped the hammer on him’ A Connecticut ex-con allegedly beat one of his 11 housemates to death, kicking him up to 50 times while he was passed out on the floor, a report said. Ricky Garcia, 57, called police in Milford late Sunday to report finding one of his 11 roommates — including some who live in tents and cars......
23:00 2019-05-22

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in state history. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection sa...
23:13 2019-06-06

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:26 2019-06-06

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
19:13 2019-06-20

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago. The post US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
20:39 2019-06-17

| Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games...
22:26 2019-07-16

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
18:26 2019-06-07

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets underway in Stavanger …"...
13:39 2019-05-25

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against......
14:39 2019-07-10

Naked intruder grabs hammer, terrorizes California woman and twin daughters A mother and her two daughters in southern California are still shaken after a man broke into their home early Saturday, took off his clothes and tried to use a hammer to break through a wall where the family had barricaded themselves....
17:00 2019-06-04

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
18:39 2019-05-26

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
18:39 2019-06-19

Dozens Dead, Thousands Moved As Rain, Floods Hammer Many States: 10 Facts Monsoon rains continued to batter several parts of the country today, with Kerala faring the worst in the south. The Pinarayi Vijayan government has issued a red alert and ordered all educational......
18:26 2019-08-09

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the couple that allegedly involved a hammer....
05:13 2019-07-18

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
21:39 2019-06-07

'Sonic the Hedgehog' release date pushed to 2020 as Paramount scrambles to redesign Sonic On Friday, director Jeff Fowler tweeted that "Sonic the Hedgehog" would not be released until February 14, 2020. The film was previously set to be released in November of this year....
19:39 2019-05-24

Opinion: US fencer, hammer thrower show principles with podium protests at Pan American Games With a gold medal around his neck and an American flag on his chest, U.S. fencer Race Imboden kneels on podium during ceremony at Pan American Games.       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
19:52 2019-05-31

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Dems hammer Trump for openness to foreign campaign intel, stay silent on Clinton, DNC outreach Prominent Democrats voiced outrage Wednesday after President Trump admitted he would be willing to listen to political opposition research by foreign actors -- even as they failed to condemn Democrats, including Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), for funding the ...
04:39 2019-06-13

Woman accused of leading Texas police on high-speed chase after alleged hammer attack A woman was shot and taken into custody by Texas cops Monday morning after a wild overnight spree during which police say she attacked another woman with a hammer and then led authorities on a dangerous high-speed chase....
17:00 2019-06-03

U.S. Hammer Thrower Gwen Berry Raises Fist During National Anthem at Pan Am Games; U.S. Fencer Takes a Knee Hammer thrower Gwen Berry wasn’t trying to be a political spark plug when she raised her fist during the playing of the national anthem at the Pan Am Games in Peru. Yes, the moment invoked the memory of Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games. Yes, it was a shot at the cur...
19:52 2019-08-12

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
16:52 2019-05-27

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
14:26 2019-07-01

Jane Foster will wield the hammer as the female Thor in Thor: Love And Thunder While we were anticipating some of the announcements that came out of the Marvel panel at Comic-Con, the studio managed to sneak a few surprises up its sleeve. With the official confirmation of the fourth Thor film (the first Avenger to break the trilogy model, if you can believe it) came a pretty e...
16:00 2019-07-21

Natalie Portman Will Be Taking Up the Hammer as the Mighty Thor in Thor: Love and Thunder Ever since Jason Aaron’s fantastic run made Jane Foster, the Mighty Lady Thor, one of the most arresting characters in the Marvel Universe, we’ve been wondering: Will the movies follow suit? Read more......
19:00 2019-07-21

American Fencer, Hammer Thrower Protest On Medal Podium At Pan-American Games Two American athletes used their literal platforms on medalist podiums at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru to draw attention to social injustice in the United States. Fencer Race Imboden displayed his protest on Thursday in the form of taking a knee, while hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised her fi...
03:26 2019-08-12

Use Chalk to Lift More Weight For months, I struggled with my grip while lifting; I’d find the barbell slipping from my hands during a deadlift, though I often felt like I could lift more. Much of that changed when I began using chalk, the savior of gym tools....
16:26 2019-06-17

Get a Lift With The Elevator Industry United Technologies and Thyssenkrupp’s plans have put two cornerstones of an attractive capital-goods industry in play for the first time in years, likely opening the door to a deal....
13:00 2019-07-01

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica? Let’s find out if its price is worth celebrating as well....
17:00 2019-06-18

Mexico beats US to lift 8th Gold Cup Mexico's men's soccer team have won their record eighth Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours after the women's team lifted its second consecutive World Cup title....
14:00 2019-07-08

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. That follows the U.S. agreeing Friday to exempt ...
20:01 2019-05-21

| Currie Cup ready for lift off this weekend The Currie Cup will kick off in dramatic fashion this weekend as six of the seven participating teams take to the field in the first of nine action-packed weekends of rugby....
03:39 2019-07-12

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification, bliss, and disbelief. Do not spit it out, because when you win the Stanley Cup, you keep drinking. ...
00:00 2019-06-14

Dealership gifts car to woman after cop gives her a lift A Louisiana woman who walks six miles to her Walmart cashier job now has a car of her own after a Good Samaritan cop gave her a lift one day — and helped make the story public, according to a new report. Anita Singleton, 52, of Slidell, hadn’t owned a car for 10 years, The......
07:00 2019-05-25

How to Lift the Aisle Armrest on an Airplane Plane seats are small and sometimes getting in and out of them can be a bit of a challenge. If you’re sitting in the meddler window seat, putting up the armrests can make your entrance and exit go a bit smoother. If you’re sitting in the aisle you might think that you’re stuck having to climb over t...
02:39 2019-06-17

Merrifield has 2 HR, 6 RBIs to lift Royals over Mariners 9-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Whit Merrifield had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Homer Bailey pitched into the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals jumped on struggling starter Yusei Kikuchi to get their third straight win. Kikuchi (3-5) allowe...
08:26 2019-06-19

Strong Returns Lift Pay for Software CEOs Most companies selling software and related services thrived last year, with half delivering a total shareholder return of at least 10.3%. That success translated to their CEOs, who received a median raise of 11.7%....
15:52 2019-06-17

US team gets big lift from newcomer in Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. — Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday night, getting the Americans back on track in their first competitive game in 20 months. Boyd, a 24-year-old attacker, made his U.S. debut in an ugl...
14:13 2019-06-19

Consumers Lift Profit at Bank of America U.S. consumers propelled Bank of America’s profit in the latest quarter, though the bank warned it could take a hit from any Federal Reserve rate cuts....
19:26 2019-07-17

Rio Ruiz homers in 9th to lift Orioles over Astros 8-7 Rio Ruiz hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to carry the Baltimore Orioles past Houston 8-7, ending the Astros' eight-game winning streak in stunning fashion       ...
02:39 2019-08-12

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to left field off Branden Kline (1-3), sending Gurrie...
11:39 2019-06-08

See The 2020 C8 Corvette's Nose Lift In Action Among the many cool things about the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, the hydraulically powered nose lift that works off of GPS is probably the coolest. Most sports cars need a nose lift feature. Here is the Corvette’s in action....
17:39 2019-08-02

Garver, Gonzalez lift Twins over Tigers 6-3 DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Garver homered and had three hits, Marwin Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Friday night. C.J. Cron and Nelson Cruz also homered for Minnesota, which is 6-1 against the Tigers this season. Ryne Harper (1-0) got hi...
11:39 2019-06-08

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions Huawei’s chairman says the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump’s promise to allow U.S. companies to sell some components to the company...
07:52 2019-07-12

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
10:39 2019-07-04

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
01:13 2019-07-02

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves, 10-2....
08:26 2019-06-19

China data, steadying yuan lift futures U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Thursday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data and a steadying of its currency offered some comfort to investors rattled by an escalation in trade tensions and signals pointing to a recession....
15:00 2019-08-08

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of scary clunking noises and ending every speed bump with a jarring BANG that made me wet my pants, just a little squirt, every time. So, I finally did som...
18:13 2019-06-11

Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title France's Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Sunday....
20:26 2019-06-16

Upbeat earnings lift European shares at open European shares rose on Tuesday, tracking rises on Wall Street and in Asia as better-than-expected results for Banco Santander helped put Spanish markets on course to end a four-session losing streak....
10:00 2019-07-23

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, Natasha Howard had 17, including the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm defeated the Indiana Fever 65-61       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
19:52 2019-07-16

Tatis Jr., Hosmer homer to lift Padres to 3-1 win vs Cards SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. and Eric Hosmer hit consecutive home runs in the sixth inning off Michael Wacha and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Friday night for their third straight win. The Padres have hit 11 homers in their last three games. They hit nine in a ...
07:13 2019-06-29

Come and See Game of Thrones’ The Mountain Lift Ed Sheeran Over His Head In the past, the sight of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane lifting up a fellow Game of Thrones actor has frequently served as a cue for fans to cover their eyes. But during a weekend run-in with Ed Sheeran — who played an unnamed Lannister soldier in Thrones‘ season 7 premiere &...
23:00 2019-08-14

Queens woman busted over fatal butt lift A Queens woman who allegedly performed a fatal butt lift procedure and fled the country to England four years ago has been brought home to face justice after a years-long extradition battle. Donna Francis, 38, injected silicone she bought on Ebay into a Maryland woman’s buttocks in 2015, prosecutors...
04:13 2019-08-17

Good Samaritans lift SUV, rescue pinned motorcyclist A group of people stopped and raised the SUV enough that a state trooper was able to pull the motorcyclist out from underneath.        ...
06:13 2019-08-01

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-07

Allow Beyoncé to Lift Your "Spirit" With Her New Song From The Lion King Hakuna matata because Beyoncé has gifted us with a new, uplifting anthem. To coincide with the world premiere of The Lion King, Queen Bey--who voices Nala in the Disney......
16:26 2019-07-10

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
04:39 2019-07-12

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its sights......
16:52 2019-05-22

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 Tuesday night to snap a five-game skid. Bruce tied a career high with six RBIs in his second game since being acquired by the Phillies. His ninth career slam gave Philadelphia...
07:39 2019-06-05

Beyoncé will lift your spirit with new song from 'The Lion King' "The Lion King" won't hit theaters for more than a week, but Beyoncé and Disney celebrated the world premiere screening on Tuesday night by releasing a new song from the film that's sure to lift your spirits....
18:39 2019-07-10

Freeman, Soroka lift Braves to 4-1 win, sweep of Padres Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and All-Star rookie Mike Soroka struck out a career-high nine to win his 10th straight decision for the Atlanta Braves, who beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

Chandrayaan 2 To Lift Off On July 22, Week After Aborted Launch India's Rs 1,000-crore Chandrayaan 2 moon mission will lift off next Monday at 2:43 pm from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota, space agency ISRO announced today, days after the launch was called off....
08:52 2019-07-18

Health-Care Rally Helps Lift Dow Over 27000 A rally in health-care stocks pushed the Dow industrials over 27000 for the first time after the Trump administration abandoned a plan to curb drug rebates....
20:39 2019-07-11

$15 Minimum Wage Would Leave 1.3 Million Jobless, Lift as Many From Poverty Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional Budget Office finds....
22:26 2019-07-08

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Mezquida corralled the Crew’s attempted clearance of Jack Price’s corner near the right side of the penalty arc and punched a right-f...
09:26 2019-05-26

Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title "Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday."...
21:00 2019-06-16

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the prize in Madrid, Liverpool returned to action in the more earthy setting of Tranmere’s Prenton Park. Di...
00:13 2019-07-12

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against a recent vote....
03:00 2019-06-22

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
05:13 2019-06-01

Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tourmalet to lift home hopes "Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home title since 1985."...
23:13 2019-07-20

Iglesias, Roark lift Reds past Brewers for 5th straight win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jose Iglesias homered and drove in four runs, Tanner Roark allowed one run — a homer by major league leader Christian Yelich — over six solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory. Iglesias followed a two-ou...
06:26 2019-06-21

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated....
17:52 2019-07-19

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle. Saturday’s event in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, was t...
16:13 2019-06-01

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
08:52 2019-07-09

Michael Savage asks Boris Johnson lift 10-year ban on him Conservative radio host Michael Savage finally sees an opening in reversing a 10-year ban on him in the United Kingdom — new Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
05:52 2019-08-02

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
16:39 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
10:39 2019-07-18

France Moves to Lift Ban on Assisted Reproduction for Female Couples French President Emmanuel Macron’s government aims to lift a ban that prevents lesbian couples and single women from using assisted reproduction to have children, a move that risks a backlash from conservatives in his ruling coalition....
02:13 2019-07-25

Odor homers in 10th inning to lift Rangers over Tigers 5-4 Rougned Odor homered with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers       ...
13:39 2019-08-04

World’s biggest lift irrigation project is flowing in India HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Pumping stations have started lifting river water toward parched land in southern India in what’s said to be the world’s largest such irrigation project. Some of the 19 pump stations on the Godavari River began lifting water on Friday to a record height of 618 met...
13:00 2019-06-21

Lamb, Marte homer to lift Diamondbacks past Cardinals 4-2 Jake Lamb and Ketel Marte homered, Robbie Ray allowed just two hits over 6 1/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

WFP, Yemen's Houthis agree deal that could lift partial aid suspension The World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agency's partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850,000 people....
18:39 2019-08-04

Michael Savage asks Boris Johnson to lift 10-year ban on him Conservative radio host Michael Savage finally sees an opening in reversing a 10-year ban on him in the United Kingdom — new Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
00:26 2019-08-04

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on hot dogs and sipped spiked seltzers as they plunked ...
00:52 2019-07-17

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
08:00 2019-07-14

LVMH, InBev lift European shares ahead of ECB meeting European shares opened higher on Thursday, as strong reports from drugmaker Roche, brewer AB Inbev and luxury goods house LVMH stood out in a torrent of earnings, ahead of a highly-anticipated European Central Bank rate decision....
10:26 2019-07-25

The 2020 Corvette Uses GPS and Hydraulics to Automatically Lift the Car Over Speed Bumps The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has a lot going for it between the mid-engine configuration, the 495 horsepower V8, the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, and, of course, the price. But one feature worth talking about is the hydraulically-actuated front suspension lift....
16:00 2019-07-19

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Truce Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rattling trade confrontation, raising questions of whether the two leaders will agree to relaunch talks....
21:13 2019-06-27

US Unlikely To Lift Pakistan Security Aid Freeze, Hints Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday hinted that he is unlikely to lift the freeze of security assistance to Pakistan till the time he is satisfied with Islamabad's actions against terrorist networks....
04:52 2019-07-23

Gazzaniga the hero as Spurs beat Bayern to lift Audi Cup "Tottenham Hotspur will head into the new Premier League season off the back of tasting silverware after a shootout victory over Bayern Munich earned them the Audi Cup on Wednesday night."...
03:00 2019-08-01

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in seconds after it was hit by a larger vessel in May....
14:00 2019-06-11

ECB, Fed rate cut hopes lift global stocks, sterling sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union....
10:39 2019-07-23

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game. Trailing 69-64 with 4:42 left, the Sparks scored 10 straight points — the last eight by Gr...
20:13 2019-06-04

Paramount Network does the lift, picks up a Patrick Swayze documentary In just a couple years, the Paramount Network’s I Am documentary series has somehow turned into a long-running franchise, telling stories about Heath Ledger, Paul Walker, Richard Pryor, Chris Farley, Sam Kinison, Evil Knievel, Steve McQueen, Martin Luther King Jr., and John F. Kennedy Jr. (some of t...
01:39 2019-07-10

Grandal, Hader lift Brewers over Reds 5-4 to avoid sweep Ryan Braun and Keston Hiura homered, Yasmani Grandal hit a go-ahead single and Josh Hader made a lights-out relief appearance to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

Trae Young is ready to lift the Hawks — and his stardom — to the next level “Trae is a stud,” all-star Kemba Walker said of the rookie of the year runner-up. Will the Hawks point guard live up to a widely expected breakout in his second season?...
16:52 2019-08-07

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subscription-based tech support services and shopped on its website and app. The company reported a better-than-expected profit in the first quarter, but di...
15:26 2019-05-23

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
04:26 2019-07-04

Retaliatory tariffs were key to getting U.S. to lift steel and aluminum levies: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian steel and aluminum....
02:39 2019-05-22

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
16:26 2019-05-21

First Images Of India's Chandrayaan-2, Pragyaan Rover. Lift Off Next Week The first images of Chandrayaan-2 satellite, Indian's ambitious moonshot, are out. The mission to the moon is getting ready for lift off on July 15 from Sriharikota using the country's most powerful......
19:13 2019-07-07

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the website....
13:00 2019-05-24

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the security situation has improved in the country......
23:52 2019-05-24

Protesters agree to lift Newmont Goldcorp blockade in Mexico Mexican protesters agreed to lift a blockade at Newmont Goldcorp's Penasquito mine on Friday, according to a government document seen by Reuters, ending a standoff that led to the mine stopping production for more than a month....
23:39 2019-06-14

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Deal Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rattling trade confrontation, raising questions of whether the two leaders will agree to relaunch talks....
00:26 2019-06-28

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a lucky charm."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivanting round the pitch with the European Under-21 Championship trophy but Spain now has a classy new generation of winners. As blue confetti rained down o...
02:00 2019-07-01

Trump to lift some restrictions on Huawei as part of China truce Huawei is getting a partial reprieve from the US trade ban. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a truce that will remove some restrictions on Huawei buying technology from the US. It's not certain exactly what will change,......
22:13 2019-06-29

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with representatives of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion....
18:00 2019-07-16

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, officials said....
12:00 2019-06-11

Riske stuns home favourite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen "American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favourite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday."...
17:26 2019-06-16

Tennis: Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday....
19:26 2019-06-16

Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
12:52 2019-05-31

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter-in-place Thursday amid air contamination fears sparked by a fire at a nearby chemical plant. The blaze broke out at the Diamond Chemical Co. off of Route 17, according to the East Rutherford Fire Depart...
00:39 2019-07-19

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backing....
17:39 2019-07-31

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
11:26 2019-06-30

China Importers Seek To Lift Tariffs On US Farm Goods: Reports Chinese importers are applying to their government to lift tariffs on some US agricultural imports, state media reported on Sunday, three weeks after the two sides reached a truce in their trade war....
16:00 2019-07-21

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
07:00 2019-06-05

Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68 Natasha Howard scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points, and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

Floating crane in Hungary’s capital to lift sunken tour boat Hungarian officials say that a huge floating crane designed to lift a sunken sightseeing boat that was carrying South Korean tourists has arrived in Budapest as the search for more bodies continued...
17:52 2019-06-05

‘The most hated woman in Britain’ asks public to fund her butt lift A British mom who claims she needs a butt lift for her “mental health” is crowdfunding the $7,000 procedure after being told she couldn’t have it for free. Carla Bellucci, 37, brazenly ripped the British National Health Service for refusing to fund the operation after she previousl...
01:13 2019-08-13

Liverpool sink Chelsea to lift Super Cup thanks to Adrián shootout save It was 12.43am local time when the teams were finally prised apart. The players in red had set off on their victory run, all heading to the newest member of their group. Jürgen Klopp was trying to keep up and Liverpool’s only problem now is where to accommodate the Super Cup in their already congest...
01:52 2019-08-15

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health and economy, could now be put to a lower house ple...
05:13 2019-07-05

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuck in my own personal Black Mirror episode. Why will no one help me?...
17:13 2019-06-17

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
21:52 2019-06-05

Foreign bond buyers lift Mexico peso despite trade threats, downgrades Mexico's peso, which swung wildly in early June after a Fitch downgrade and brief U.S. threat to impose tariffs, has steadied as the country's high interest rates attracted foreign buyers of bonds using borrowed money, analysts and economists said....
20:52 2019-07-05

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
02:39 2019-08-02

Upbeat earnings from Coca-Cola, United Tech lift Wall Street U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, boosted by upbeat earnings and forecasts from Coca-Cola and United Technologies, while a two-year debt ceiling and budget deal between President Donald Trump and Congress buoyed sentiment....
20:01 2019-07-23

MIDEAST STOCKS-Property firms bolster Dubai, oil prices lift Saudi Dubai stocks rose sharply on Wednesday as all real estate shares gained, while banks drove the Saudi market higher amid rising oil prices and after EFG Hermes forecast higher second quarter profit for Saudi lenders. Oil prices rose more than 2% a...
15:52 2019-07-10

Take-Two sees a surprising lift from GTA Online, reporting $540.4 million in revenues in June quarter Take-Two Interactive Software reported revenues today that beat analyst expectations for the first-fiscal quarter ended June 30. This means that revenues were surprisingly strong at a time when the video game publisher had no major releases. This also means that ongoing stalwarts such as Grand Theft...
03:13 2019-08-06

Debt ceiling deal and trade war optimism lift markets - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news 8.33am BST Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House, has admitted that avoiding a stock market crash was a key factor behind the budget deal hammered out yesterday.CNN explains:In a brief interview Monday evening, Pelosi said two factors above all...
10:00 2019-07-23

England netball stars determined to lift nation like Lionesses, says Helen Housby England's netballers gathered on one of the opening nights of their pre-World Cup camp to watch their compatriots in the semi-finals of football's big event....
17:52 2019-07-12

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
03:39 2019-06-10

Cycling: Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tour's Tourmalet to lift home hopes Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home title since 1985....
01:39 2019-07-21

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism was the way forward....
18:00 2019-07-31

On This Day: Jack Dempsey savaged Jess Willard to lift the world heavyweight title On July 4 1919 young Jack Dempsey made a brutal statement against Willard, writes Matt Christie The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey savaged Jess Willard to lift the world heavyweight title appeared first on Boxing News....
11:39 2019-07-04

Mauricio Pochettino ready to get Tottenham firing and lift the mood after Champions League heartbreak Defeat in the Champions League Final still weighs heavy on Tottenham and neither Mauricio Pochettino nor Harry Kane attempted to conceal their lingering pain at the start of the club's pre-season tour....
13:52 2019-07-19

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

Liverpool win the Champions League! Reds beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid to lift their sixth European Cup Liverpool have won the 2018-19 Champions League after Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi earned the Reds a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Saturday night's Madrid final....
01:52 2019-06-02

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies like U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies like Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficient electric-arc furnaces....
22:13 2019-07-15

Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday....
19:26 2019-06-16

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

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

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

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

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'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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Tottenham legend Ledley King on Champions League Final bounce back, Harry Kane injury and new stadium lift For Tottenham, the challenge of how to improve on a rollercoaster 2018/19 campaign looms large as the players prepare to commence pre-season preparations....
11:13 2019-07-03

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

Mousa Sissoko says it is time for Tottenham to win trophies: 'I want to lift something with this club' Moussa Sissoko says it is time for Tottenham to deliver a trophy this season and insists they can challenge Manchester City and Liverpool for the title....
19:26 2019-08-16

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

U.S. to Levy New Sanctions Against Russia for U.K. Spy Poisoning The Trump administration is set to impose new sanctions on Russia for using a banned chemical weapon in an attempted assassination of a former double agent on British soil last year, a senior administration official said....
19:00 2019-08-02

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’s 80 million people can be seen everywhere. Many blame President Donald Trump who pulled out of Teh...
08:00 2019-06-24

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him....
05:26 2019-08-06

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-16

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
02:39 2019-06-12

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
04:26 2019-06-07

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measures, but would not affect government work....
16:52 2019-07-10

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:26 2019-06-14

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crude....
14:33 2019-05-21

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
01:52 2019-06-08

U.S. Pan Am athletes face sanctions over protests Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry face possible repercussions from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee for their protests over the weekend during their medal ceremonies at the 2019 Pan American Games....
19:13 2019-08-11

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for a crackdown on protests that began in April 2018. The human rights organization said Wednesday that ...
17:00 2019-06-19

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
15:00 2019-05-21

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
08:52 2019-05-22

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. officials said....
01:52 2019-06-28

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia’s economy were due to expire next month. Preben Aamann, the European Council spokesman, tweeted: &...
22:13 2019-06-20

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia....
17:39 2019-07-09

Huawei Unit Cuts More Than 600 Jobs Following US Sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68......
22:00 2019-07-23

How U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system, leaving its already soft currency and economy vulnerable and raising questions over its position within NATO and the region....
11:39 2019-05-30

The Latest: Putin won’t budge to win sanctions respite MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 1:45 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will not compromise on its core interests to win a respite from Western sanctions. Putin admitted that the U.S. and the European Union sanctions have cost Russia an es...
12:52 2019-06-20

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanctions against the country. The report by Washington D.C.-based non-profit research organization the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) says th...
15:52 2019-07-17

U.S imposes new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed another round of sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain, the White House said on Friday, a move Moscow said would hurt already strained U.S.-Russia ties....
19:52 2019-08-02

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. Treasury Department freezes any U.S. assets belong...
18:39 2019-06-28

US Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Skripal Affair A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom....
07:52 2019-08-03

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligence officer....
06:13 2019-08-02

| Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68 of its subsidiaries....
00:26 2019-08-04

Trump imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order freezing all assets of the Venezuelan government, further tightening restrictions on embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
09:52 2019-08-06

Turkey says EU sanctions won’t deter from drilling activity Turkey says the European Union’s approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won’t deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus...
10:13 2019-07-16

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a year ago....
17:52 2019-08-02

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
16:13 2019-06-10

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endangered thousands of lives,” said State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus. The sanctions, which will take effect later this month and last a year, wi...
17:39 2019-08-03

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
09:01 2019-06-28

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:13 2019-05-29

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
14:33 2019-05-21

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
12:26 2019-05-22

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
21:52 2019-07-16

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
06:26 2019-07-10

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despite the Turkish president's assurances to the contrary....
07:52 2019-07-03

RPT-Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despite the Turkish president's assurances to the contrary....
15:13 2019-07-03

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating tensions between the two countries....
15:26 2019-08-01

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
11:00 2019-06-14

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to elevate already heightened tensions with Iran....
07:00 2019-08-01

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian aid out of the country, the Treasury Department said....
05:00 2019-06-29

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
06:52 2019-07-19

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three of its officials, including two MPs, have widened Washington's assault on Lebanon....
16:00 2019-07-11

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine and call on Moscow to help bring to justice those guilty of shooting down a passenger plane there in 2014....
21:13 2019-06-20

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
23:13 2019-07-18

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
15:52 2019-07-23

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
22:26 2019-07-14

'Unjust and unfair': China's Huawei calls on Trump to lift export restrictions Huawei said the Chinese tech giant called on President Donald Trump to remove the company from a security blacklist.       ...
16:52 2019-07-12

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
03:00 2019-06-22

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
08:00 2019-06-12

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order published on Monday. “All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States … are blocked and may not...
10:13 2019-08-06

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
14:39 2019-06-20

EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey next year, over "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters....
12:39 2019-07-11

Russia says new U.S sanctions over Skripal poisoning hurt ties Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday that a move by the United States to impose another round of sanctions on Moscow over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain hurt ties and was regrettable....
17:13 2019-08-02

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a spokesman for the bloc said....
23:26 2019-06-20

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jung-un’s security detail jogged along side Kim’s armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country, not even Mercedes could say. The New York Times revealed Tuesday the complicated graft, which ...
01:00 2019-07-17

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
22:00 2019-07-18

U.S. redoubles sanctions threat over S-400 as Erdogan vows retaliation The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a "very viable" option, even as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred....
21:13 2019-06-20

France disagrees with U.S. sanctions on Iranian foreign minister France said on Thursday voiced concern over a U.S. move to impose sanctions on Iran's foreign minister and said that along with Britain and Germany it disagreed with the decision, the French Foreign Ministry said....
20:39 2019-08-01

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
17:52 2019-05-31

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that any such sanctions would be unacceptable....
11:26 2019-07-22

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
20:39 2019-06-01

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant to a lawsuit accusing school officials of ignoring a girl’s claim she was sexually assaulted. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Nachmanoff imposed t...
23:39 2019-06-28

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
00:01 2019-05-23

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
02:00 2019-07-20

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows....
14:39 2019-07-11

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
11:13 2019-07-12

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circle with sanctions....
20:52 2019-06-28

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
04:39 2019-05-25

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
22:13 2019-07-01

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The sanctions were issued for their involvement in “gross violatio...
15:52 2019-07-17