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Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration

Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration

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Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Triangle Media...
22:13 2019-06-27

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America" (2018)....
00:13 2019-06-22

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
07:13 2019-06-18

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off limits because of political rivalries or war....
09:00 2019-06-24

Stocks Slide on Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks fell and investors moved into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
16:13 2019-06-14

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
01:13 2019-06-14

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towards a regional war, Alistair Burt, the UK’s minister for the region until last month, has warned.On t...
15:13 2019-05-31

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
21:39 2019-05-22

The best phone of 2019: Top smartphones in the Middle East Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available in the UAE, Saudi and the rest of the Middle East right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best ...
08:39 2019-06-18

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
01:13 2019-06-18

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
03:26 2019-07-01

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
23:26 2019-05-23

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices advanced on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
08:13 2019-06-24

Hezbollah: confronting U.S. Middle East plan is a duty Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Friday it was a duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century"....
23:13 2019-05-31

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
07:52 2019-05-24

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
04:39 2019-05-25

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:26 2019-06-18

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and when....
00:00 2019-05-25

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
02:00 2019-05-23

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal....
09:26 2019-06-18

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
06:52 2019-06-18

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participants were biased against Israel. The conference titled “Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, an...
16:39 2019-06-18

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
22:00 2019-06-17

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday....
18:39 2019-07-13

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
20:39 2019-06-18

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
05:00 2019-06-17

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
21:13 2019-05-23

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks...
07:00 2019-05-25

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about that supposed threat. The Pentagon said Friday addit...
05:00 2019-05-25

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
13:26 2019-06-18

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
21:39 2019-06-09

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a grainy video that purports to show Iranian militar...
17:13 2019-06-18

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
22:13 2019-06-14

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
03:52 2019-06-12

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company official said....
10:52 2019-06-13

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said....
14:13 2019-06-13

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tensions in the region. It was not immediately clear w...
15:00 2019-06-13

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
15:00 2019-05-25

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
14:33 2019-05-21

US sending more troops to Middle East as Iran tensions mount The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
01:52 2019-06-18

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
02:13 2019-06-18

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:13 2019-05-24

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
17:13 2019-05-21

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
08:52 2019-06-28

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

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
15:13 2019-06-14

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
13:26 2019-06-14

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
20:26 2019-06-27

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:01 2019-05-23

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:39 2019-06-21

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
22:13 2019-05-26

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait......
04:26 2019-06-14

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
12:26 2019-06-21

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
03:00 2019-06-01

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
01:13 2019-06-18

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
19:26 2019-06-27

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks....
23:13 2019-05-24

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
06:39 2019-05-29

Iran crisis looms over Pompeo’s trip to Middle East, Asia Increasing fears of a military confrontation with Iran is overshadowing the secretary of state’s attempts to make progress in talks with North Korea....
08:52 2019-06-24

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
12:00 2019-06-23

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
02:00 2019-05-25

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role as part of a build-up that began this mo...
02:52 2019-05-25

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
11:00 2019-05-25

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchanges warm personal letters and makes history by stepping inside North Korea. Meanwhile, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas refuses even to talk with the Tr...
05:39 2019-07-03

Oil prices climb after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
09:39 2019-06-17

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups”, Patrick Shanahan, the acting defence secretary, announced on Mon...
05:26 2019-06-18

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, US ...
04:00 2019-05-23

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13 2019-07-15

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
09:01 2019-06-17

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
11:00 2019-06-14

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
22:52 2019-05-21

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were being deployed for “defensive purposes to a...
04:13 2019-06-18

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration Hardcover....
19:26 2019-07-15

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools which mimics human action and can automate high-v...
16:39 2019-07-16

Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks earlier in the day on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route through which much of the world's oil passes....
20:52 2019-06-13

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
05:39 2019-06-18

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send about 1,600 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
20:52 2019-05-24

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:52 2019-05-24

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 16 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, is the first in the region to offer 5G commercially....
17:00 2019-07-10

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role. He spoke to reporters on the White Hous...
19:39 2019-05-24

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective. It’ll be about 1,500 peo...
20:26 2019-05-24

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont senator tweeted that he would “apologize to no one...
20:26 2019-05-24

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
23:26 2019-05-23

Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA The Middle East situation requires closer ties between Iran and Russia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at a China-led security bloc summit on Friday, according to the Russian state news agency RIA....
15:52 2019-06-14

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
23:39 2019-06-17

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
04:26 2019-07-12

Iran says U.S. Middle East peace plan is 'shameful' and 'doomed to failure': Fars Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday the U.S. Middle East peace plan that is set to be presented at an international conference in Bahrain this week is "shameful" and "doomed to failure"....
09:13 2019-06-24

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
23:13 2019-06-22

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
07:13 2019-07-12

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
03:52 2019-06-21

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our region is extremely dangerous and a threat against int...
21:39 2019-05-25

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
17:52 2019-05-31

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
17:39 2019-05-21

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
05:00 2019-06-18

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows, this would be tame. In Jordan, it’s a situation....
01:00 2019-07-11

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The officials said no final decision has been made yet, and it’s not cl...
06:52 2019-05-23

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-23

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
06:26 2019-05-24

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed such deal....
19:26 2019-05-29

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" for peace....
17:00 2019-05-25

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
10:39 2019-06-19

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
21:00 2019-05-24

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks....
23:39 2019-05-24

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
10:00 2019-06-21

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with Iran....
13:26 2019-06-18

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
17:39 2019-05-24

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
04:00 2019-06-18

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan. ...
20:52 2019-06-22

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:13 2019-06-14

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to risk starting another one of potentially greater ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
05:52 2019-06-19

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
10:52 2019-06-08

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner will present to a gathering of Arab ...
00:13 2019-06-23

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:39 2019-07-12

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

MOVES-Credit Suisse hires Goldman banker for Middle East, Turkey, Africa job Credit Suisse has hired Hazem Shawki, a Goldman Sachs banker, as its new head of its Middle East, Turkey and Africa investment banking and capital markets division, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
16:52 2019-07-16

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian knot of conflict and instability.”...
14:52 2019-05-21

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
20:01 2019-05-28

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

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widely anticipated peace plan for the Israelis and the ...
10:26 2019-05-26

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to Abu Dhabi Global Market....
05:39 2019-06-28

Trump mulls proposal to beef up US troops in Middle East, as tensions with Iran flare The Pentagon on Thursday presented proposals to the White House at a meeting on sending military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran, Fox News has learned....
02:39 2019-05-24

Trump confirms plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions – live Trump administration notifies Congress of proposalACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit in AlabamaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.24pm BST A federal judge is expected to decide later today whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall o...
20:52 2019-05-24

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran....
07:39 2019-06-24

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and do...
19:13 2019-06-22

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
19:52 2019-06-01

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
19:52 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the plan to date....
04:00 2019-06-03

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.        ...
12:26 2019-06-21

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:26 2019-05-24

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thursday, warning that these actions “collectively ero...
19:26 2019-06-20

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
15:00 2019-06-18

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
04:13 2019-06-21

Inventions we use every day that were actually created for space exploration Unlike inventions we no longer use, these inventions are employed daily to save lives, improve environmental sustainability, and keep humans healthy.       ...
13:26 2019-07-08

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking......
22:13 2019-06-13

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
14:33 2019-05-21

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nude pics can actually be “indicative of health...
01:39 2019-07-10

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
19:39 2019-06-11

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to simplify matters. They've developed a softrobot driven b......
11:13 2019-06-02

Judicial obstruction is hindering offshore exploration and job creation A federal district court judge recently blocked the Trump administration from approving oil leases off the coast of Alaska. The decision is terrible news for American workers, who will lose out on thousands of jobs if it stands....
07:52 2019-05-28

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
19:01 2019-05-21

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression and its causes head-onVideo games tend to lean heavily on metaphor when they tackle themes of mental health. In 2018’s Celeste, the journey to the top ...
17:26 2019-07-05

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to get you from one predetermined location to another, Google Maps has also become very good at helping you explore new places. And with the latest update,...
11:26 2019-05-27

Brazil's Petrobras puts offshore gas fields, exploration bloc up for sale Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has put its Peroa and Cangoa shallow-water natural gas fields and a deepwater exploration concession known as Malombe in the state of Espirito Santo up for sale, the company said....
15:39 2019-07-05

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
17:13 2019-07-02

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ariz., has also played a critical role in space exploration....
02:26 2019-07-10

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
21:39 2019-07-12

CQS looking to grow U.S. presence under new CEO Rolet CQS, the London-based global multi-strategy credit-focused asset management firm with $17.7 billion in assets, is looking to grow its presence in the United States, Xavier Rolet, who took over the......
19:39 2019-07-16

Exploration of ‘Lost City’ in Honduras Uncovers Trove of Rare Life Forms Trond Larsen was night-searching for rare frogs and insects in the Lost City recently discovered within Honduras’ Mosquitia Rainforest when his headlamp illuminated something surprising: a curious black puma. Larsen, a researcher who led this February 2017 expedition into the so-called Lost City of ...
00:13 2019-06-21

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
21:26 2019-06-19

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
05:52 2019-06-28

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man Ahead of Wimbledon, Hall of Famer Andy Roddick and Darren Cahill -- one of the most respected tennis coaches -- give a rare insight into Roger Federer, the man. "I think he is inherently a really, really true honest good person."...
20:52 2019-06-27

Trailer for Love, Antosha promises a moving exploration of actor Anton Yelchin’s short life Anton Yelchin, a Russian immigrant who started acting as a child, starred in a number of acclaimed indie movies, in addition to taking over the role of Chekhov in the recent Star Trek movie franchise and the lead in Netflix’s animated Trollhunters series. He died at age 27 in a freak accident in 201...
20:39 2019-06-11

NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms NASA’s longtime associate administrator for its human exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, has been re-assigned to be a special adviser to NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard in what seems like a fairly clear demotion, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.Read more......
16:26 2019-07-11

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
21:00 2019-05-27

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
17:26 2019-06-04

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
23:52 2019-06-03

Four charged with running porn company in presence of 7-year-old New Jersey cops arrested four people on Wednesday who were allegedly running a porn company out of their home — while a 7-year-old child was present, prosecutors said. The group not only filmed in front of the youngster, but also took sexually-explicit photos and videos of them as well, according to...
05:13 2019-05-30

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived Thu...
16:39 2019-06-14

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel "inappropriate" The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox's invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as "inappropriate."...
15:00 2019-06-14

Local partnerships are important for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China's largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence there, says CEO Topi Manner....
11:26 2019-05-30

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until reaching 25% on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action to curb illegal immigration....
10:52 2019-05-31

Stage Presence: The Stars Show Out for the 2019 Tony Awards Feathers, tulle, velvet, yards of train and even more star power; the theatrical community celebrated its biggest honors Sunday night at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City....
18:13 2019-06-10

Trump, Polish leader to announce increased US troop presence WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming Polish President Andrzej Duda to the White House for an expected announcement on boosting the U.S. military presence in the European country. U.S. officials said Trump is expected to announce that he’s sending about 1,000 additional troops ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Browns WR Callaway eyes 1,000 yards, 10 TDs, despite presence of Beckham, Landry Second-year wide receiver Antonio Callaway has goals of at least 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2019, despite the presence of Cleveland Browns stars Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry....
19:00 2019-06-07

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the OnePlus Forum (via Android Police) that the screen on their device is responding to"phantom" taps on...
22:00 2019-05-25

UK- U.S. talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing, says Britain Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday amid tensions with Iran....
14:00 2019-07-12

Deutsche Bank Looks to Shed Big Chunk of Wall Street Presence Deutsche Bank has had talks with Citigroup, BNP Paribas and others that could involve selling or transferring parts of its once-prized equities business, including operations that serve hedge funds and other big trading customers....
00:13 2019-07-03

French presence in women's singles ends with Garcia defeat There will be no French woman in the third round of the singles draw at the French Open for the first time since 1986 after Caroline Garcia was knocked out by Russian qualifier Anna Blinkova 1-6 6-4 6-4 on Thursday....
19:13 2019-05-30

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
23:26 2019-07-15

Pak Hasn't Acknowledged Presence Of Indian PoWs In Its Custody: Centre Pakistan has not acknowledged the presence of any missing Indian defence personnel or Prisoners of War (PoWs) in its custody so far, despite consistent efforts from India to ensure their release and......
09:00 2019-07-11

Amazon Web Services to boost Argentina presence with data 'Edge' Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said on Thursday it will bolster its presence in Latin America with an "Edge" location in Argentina, its first in the country that will help speed up use for local users....
00:26 2019-06-28

Quiet man Pinot ready to make his presence felt on the Tour Thibaut Pinot's love-hate relationship with the Tour de France will face a big test on Thursday when the overall contenders take on their first hilltop finish at the top of La Planche des Belles Filles -- the Frenchman's back yard....
20:39 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Amazon Web Services to boost Argentina presence with data 'Edge' Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said on Thursday it will bolster its presence in Latin America with an "Edge" location in Argentina, its first in the country that will help speed up use for local users....
19:26 2019-06-27

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
11:26 2019-05-30

Women's round-up: French presence ends with Garcia defeat as seeds tumble "There will be no French woman in the third round of the singles draw at the French Open for the first time since 1986 after Caroline Garcia was knocked out by Russian qualifier Anna Blinkova 1-6 6-4 6-4 on Thursday."...
19:39 2019-05-30

Boil water alert issued in Green Valley due to potential presence of E coli SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A boil water alert was issued Thursday afternoon, according to Green Valley Fire District. On Thursday, Farmers Water Company informed their customers that regular water system sampling and laboratory tests indicated that the possible presence of E. coli bacteria in the water of a...
08:52 2019-07-12

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
17:39 2019-07-10

MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow’s debate presence was ‘a loss for journalism,’ critic says Far-left MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow was front and center during NBC’s technical-issue-plagued debate between 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls....
18:39 2019-06-27

US rift with UK deepens as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross cancels meeting over presence of British ambassador Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross abruptly canceled a long-planned meeting with Britain's Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox Tuesday because the British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch was also due to attend....
19:26 2019-07-09

Hotspot Expands Sales Team NEW YORK and LONDON – August 18, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Mike Cahill’s appointment to the firm’s London-based sales team....
21:52 2019-05-21

Lime expands scooter reservations to the US Scooter services have their share of issues, but Lime will at least make sure there's a scooter to use in the first place. In the wake of a limited release in three countries, Lime has made scooter reservations available in the US ahead of an intern......
21:39 2019-07-02

This solar array expands itself at the right temperature Wouldn’t it be nice to have a solar panel that’s only there when the sun shines on it? That’s the idea behind this research project, which uses shape-shifting materials to make a solar panel grow from a compressed state to an expanded one with nothing more than a change in temperat...
00:26 2019-07-05

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighborhood Markets. While the Discount Store store mod...
01:26 2019-06-16

KFC plant-based chicken? The fast-food chain says it's in an 'exploration phase' KFC’s U.S. President Kevin Hochman said the company is in an “exploration phase” but has no plans to test a plant-based meat alternative yet.        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Mercedes expands small crossover lineup with GLB Mercedes will pad its lineup of compact premium crossovers -- one of the fastest-growing light-truck segments -- when the GLB, available with a third-row seat and slotted between the GLA and GLC, goes on sale in the last quarter....
05:26 2019-06-11

Maine expands list of abortion providers AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor’s signing of her bill to allow nurse practitioners and other non-doctors to perform abortions. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday. Maine is set to allow nurse practitioners, physician assistant...
00:39 2019-06-11

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
13:52 2019-06-28

BMW expands 8 series lineup with gran coupe The four-door, five-seater -- a first for the 8 series -- is a nod to changing consumer tastes and opens the 8 series lineup to a larger market than the two-door model. The 2020 8-series Gran Coupe will go on sale in September priced from $85,895....
14:26 2019-06-19

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
16:26 2019-07-11

New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with the enzymes Cas9 and Cas12 and targeting RNA with the enzyme Cas13. Thi...
06:00 2019-07-12

Apple Expands Repair Services to Best Buy Stores in the US Apple has partnered consumer electronics retailer Best Buy with the company's nearly 1,000 stores that would provide expert service and repairs for Apple products....
15:13 2019-06-20

Apple expands repair service to all U.S. Best Buy stores Four-fifths of Apple's U.S. customers will now be able to obtain authorized Apple repairs locally within a 20 minute drive from their homes.Read More...
21:13 2019-06-19

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's biggest marathon....
15:52 2019-06-11

Lyft expands wheelchair accessible rides in LA and SF Lyft is testing a special line of cars just for riders who use wheelchairs. The ridesharing company announced today that it was piloting a new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) service in Los Angeles and San Francisco Counties. All drivers will be......
22:52 2019-07-09

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
18:52 2019-06-11

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Many Duisburg residents are optimistic about Beijing's growing influence....
23:39 2019-06-16

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
02:39 2019-06-11

Chevy expands V-8 engine availability on 2020 Silverado The Silverado's 6.2-liter gasoline engine — rated at 420 hp and 460 pound-feet of torque — will expand to five of eight trim levels for the upcoming model year....
21:00 2019-05-22

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thinking about creating. Last month, a patent received by the South Korean manufacturer revealed a phone that adds screen space and extends the size of the...
06:00 2019-07-02

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
23:39 2019-06-12

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide,......
20:26 2019-06-05

PayPal expands access to its ecommerce platform to SMBs Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the same online shopping infrastructure used by Instagram and Facebook as PayPal has announced that it is rolling out a new ecommerce platform.The new platform will combine exiting parts of the company's payments business such as allowing ...
02:52 2019-06-04

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general managers approved allowing coaches an unlimited n...
04:39 2019-06-21

Mercedes-Benz expands subscription service to Atlanta In addition to being Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters, Atlanta's demographics and surging population of high net-worth professionals makes the region a natural expansion market for subscription services....
01:52 2019-06-04

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-20

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and unpaid....
17:39 2019-07-04

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained disappointing. It is backed by a 1.2 billion-euro...
12:01 2019-05-31

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
00:13 2019-07-02

Walgreens expands collaboration to tackle epinephrine shot shortage Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its collaboration with Kaleo Inc, making the privately held company's epinephrine auto-injector available at the drugstore chain's pharmacies, as supply issues persist for the emergency allergy shots....
14:52 2019-07-11

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe. The company, a FIFA sponsor si...
13:39 2019-05-30

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts are called “health reimbursement arrangemen...
23:39 2019-06-13

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
21:52 2019-06-03

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day delivery, its biggest retail competitors — like W...
01:52 2019-06-14

Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its partnership with Kaleo Inc to include the company's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers in its pharmacies amid a national shortage of the emergency allergy shots....
21:26 2019-07-11

Apple expands tvOS gaming with PS4, Xbox One S controller support Enlarge / Controller not shown to scale. At the 2019 WWDC keynote today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company is expanding Apple TV controller support to include "two of the best and most popular game controllers available, Xbox One S and PlayStation DualShock 4" with the next tvOS updat...
21:00 2019-06-03

Probe into alleged BBVA spying case expands to former CEO: sources A magistrate looking into an alleged spying case at Spanish bank BBVA expanded his investigation on Tuesday to former chief executive Angel Cano, two judicial sources said on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-07-02

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
16:00 2019-05-21

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
12:13 2019-06-14

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal penalties on physicians who perform the procedures....
19:00 2019-06-01

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
08:52 2019-05-27

Guy Benson’s Fox News Radio show expands, shifts to afternoons Guy Benson’s role on Fox News Radio will expand with the debut of “The Guy Benson Show” on June 3 at 3 p.m. ET, Fox News Radio vice president John Sylvester announced on Thursday....
19:13 2019-05-31

Apple expands keyboard repairs to newer models of MacBook Apple Inc said on Tuesday it will repair typing-related problems in 'butterfly' keyboards for an expanded set of laptops, that include newer versions of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models....
20:52 2019-05-21

Merck Seeks More Deals as It Expands Its Cancer Treatments Portfolio Merck is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the company’s top-selling product Keytruda....
20:00 2019-06-19

Cboe Expands U.S. Equities Leadership Team with New Senior Hire CHICAGO – June 20, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Adam Inzirillo, a longtime veteran of U.S. equities trading, will join as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Equities in New York. In this role, Adam will be...
17:52 2019-06-20

GM expands Super Cruise hands-free system in U.S., Canada A majority of the additional Super Cruise miles will be in the U.S., but Canada's availability also will significantly increase from the roughly 8,000 miles offered now....
21:52 2019-06-05

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers in its bid to take on Alphabet Inc's YouTube....
13:52 2019-06-12

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.Read More...
10:39 2019-06-11

What it's really like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver as Prime one-day shipping expands As Amazon makes one-day shipping the norm for Prime members, Flex drivers help get packages the last mile to each address. CNBC spoke to these on-demand contract workers all over the country to find out what it's really like to deliver for Amazon....
17:39 2019-06-19

Target expands family leave, child care benefits MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Target Corporation announced some new benefits Monday aimed at supporting employees with families. The Minneapolis-based company says it will begin offering “affordable backup care solutions” to hourly and salaried employees at all stores and distribution centers. Th...
18:39 2019-06-12

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and potential milestone payments of up to $750 million....
04:00 2019-06-07

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and Meltdown....
15:26 2019-05-24

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq but is expanding its footprint in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan. There, the group is recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks in the United States and other Western countries. Ne...
09:13 2019-06-10

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better.        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe        ...
13:52 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecom Oi adds mobile customers as it expands 4.5G coverage Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more post-paid mobile clients in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as the company expanded its 4.5G coverage in Latin America's largest economy....
18:52 2019-06-04

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension of open carry laws that include rifles and guns. Over Memorial Day weekend, Republican Gov. Gregg Abbott signed House Bill 446, allowing residents, eff...
07:13 2019-05-30

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, implementing cease-fire JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it is expanding the permitted fishing zone off Gaza’s coast, the latest sign that a cease-fire deal with Palestinian militants is moving forward. COGAT, the Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, said Tuesday that it had expanded the fis...
18:26 2019-05-21

Cboe DataShop Expands Offering with Wall Street Horizon Event Data CHICAGO – March 22, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop has added Wall Street Horizon’s corporate event data to its range of offerings, arming customers with a more ro...
16:00 2019-05-21

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as chicks and ducklings — has expanded, sickening a new total of 279 people across 41 states....
22:26 2019-06-15

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
09:13 2019-06-04

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
21:26 2019-06-13

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
15:13 2019-06-04

Bats Europe Expands BXTR to Offer Buy-Side Trade Reporting Services LONDON – 3 April 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has expanded its trade reporting facility, BXTR, to offer a new service that enables buy-side firms to meet their trade reporting obligations under MiFID II. The...
22:13 2019-05-21

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
03:00 2019-06-05

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
16:26 2019-06-13

Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Lamborghini car prices plunge as ultra-luxury market expands Had your eye on a Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin or Lamborghini? Now might be your time as prices fall. Or you can just keep dreaming, like us.       ...
11:39 2019-06-10

CBOE Expands Weekly Options By One Day Allows Traders to More Easily "Roll" from One Weekly Expiration to Another CHICAGO, IL, June 30, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that as of Thursday, July 1, all new Weekly options series listed at CBOE will begin trading on Thursdays and expire the following Friday. Prior to this change, new series were listed on Fridays. The additional da...
10:26 2019-05-22

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
00:00 2019-06-05

Are you in the middle class? Here's one way to know your status One way to know if you have middle class status is having the ability to borrow money, if you need to, at affordable rates of interest.       ...
19:52 2019-06-16

Walmart Turns to VR to Pick Middle Managers The country’s largest employer is using a VR skills assessment as part of the selection process to find new middle managers, hoping to limit inherent bias in hiring decisions, increase diversity and reduce turnover in a tight labor market....
16:39 2019-06-30

Biden Is Now ‘Middle-Class Joe’ in Name Only, Filings Show The former vice president and his wife earned more than $15 million in the first two years after he left office, according to tax returns released Tuesday....
21:52 2019-07-09

‘Walkers are middle aged, hikers are cool’ No longer just an activity for older people with sticks, rambling in the countryside is catching on with a new generationDeep in the English countryside on a golden midsummer evening, 16 young people have gathered to plot the night’s entertainment. Partially organised by word of mouth, partially thr...
15:39 2019-07-14

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
22:13 2019-07-02

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalations that threaten it....
17:39 2019-06-18

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to a new survey....
06:52 2019-05-29

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
17:00 2019-07-15

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
04:00 2019-07-02

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriage isn’t over until it’s over. It means Mary Beth Zelasko can keep $15 million awarded by...
08:00 2019-06-21

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
12:13 2019-06-06

The Middle Ages weren’t as sexist as Game Of Thrones would have you believe As a medievalist, I was and am all about Game Of Thrones. A TV show set in a world that draws heavily from the Middle Ages, but with dragons? Yes, please. And while early seasons saw Game Of Thrones’ female characters badly mistreated by men, later seasons felt on the brink of telling a story of wom...
18:00 2019-05-24

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
15:00 2019-05-21

How a Real Estate Concept From the Middle Ages Can Still Backfire The value of fractional real estate has long been debated. Critics see it as a hustle, while supporters say it is a smarter way to use a vacation home....
01:52 2019-06-08

First day of summer looks likes middle of winter in Colorado, Montana The summer season in Northern Hemisphere officially arrived Friday, but there were some regions in the United States that apparently didn't get the memo and spent the first day of summer trapped in a winter wonderland....
23:26 2019-06-22

Sad Super Bowl icon becomes middle school principal Kevin Dyson may have come up a yard short in one of the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history, but he never let up on his pursuit of education — his own and that of others. Nearly 20 years after nearly climbing to the top of the football world, Dyson is sitting atop the academic......
21:26 2019-05-26

AAP Worked For Poor, Middle Class Too: Arvind Kejriwal Rubbishing allegations that Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) only works for the poor, Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today said the party takes care of the middle class as well....
13:13 2019-05-30

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.” “The Rich Eisen Show” tweeted o...
18:52 2019-06-07

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
22:00 2019-06-28

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas....
10:52 2019-06-18

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week. The letter was obtained by the Anderson County News and is from former middle school teacher Chrys...
01:52 2019-06-06

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
15:00 2019-05-21

Coco Gauff in middle of Wimbledon doubles text breakup Coco Gauff Mania has cost one player her Wimbledon mixed doubles partner. British tennis star Harriet Dart said her playing partner Jay Clarke texted to let her know that he would instead be playing with Gauff, the 15-year-old American who has taken the grass courts by storm with upsets over Venus W...
20:13 2019-07-04

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:26 2019-05-22

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

Rachel Dolezal reveals that she's bisexual in the middle of Pride Month Rachel Dolezal, the woman who "self identifies" as black and stepped down from a senior NAACP post in 2015, says on social media that she's bisexual.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Bryce Harper gets Cubs fans’ middle fingers with great trolling If Bryce Harper isn’t exactly thrilling Phillies fans just yet, he’s flat enraging Cubs fans. A day after showing off his arm with a gun-down at the plate from right field, the Phillies’ $330 million man used his right arm again to bad effect for Cubs fans, trolling those nearby wh...
20:00 2019-05-22

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, allegedly met the young studen...
20:52 2019-05-29

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
13:00 2019-06-18

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- tend to behave more aggressively toward one another....
02:39 2019-07-04

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
01:26 2019-06-19

A teenager stabbed his middle school principal at graduation rehearsal, police say The principal of a New Jersey middle school was leading a graduation rehearsal Friday when student stabbed him in the chest multiple times, police said....
03:26 2019-06-16

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
15:26 2019-05-25

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflicting on producer countries, the Colombian president h...
21:39 2019-06-17

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospital, where he had been committed after attempting ...
20:00 2019-05-30

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who were willing to sit out after 2016. Some of......
18:13 2019-05-28

Horse dies of suspected heart attack in middle of race at Maryland track Follow the Petals had taken the lead in her race at a Maryland horse track on Sunday when moments later the 5-year-old animal died of a suspected heart attack....
18:00 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws that have triggered violent clashes between police and protesters....
06:52 2019-06-15

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and...
15:26 2019-05-25

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
15:52 2019-05-21

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with just one flippant eye-roll of a quote: “Anybody wh...
10:00 2019-07-02

Caledonian Sleeper cancels service in middle of night as problems with new trains continue Caledonian Sleeper passengers had to leave the train's double beds and comfort seats for a replacement bus to Scotland after the service was cancelled mid-journey during the night....
04:00 2019-06-13

Teeth help scientists trace evolution of great white shark family to Middle Jurassic By surveying the composition of great white shark teeth, researchers were able to trace the evolutionary origins of the mackerel shark family, Lamniformes, to a small benthic shark from the Middle Jurassic....
21:13 2019-07-05

Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It’s the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyond — be it college, technical training, or a plunge into the workforce — it’s cause for celebration. Charlie feels the same way. Cha...
00:13 2019-05-27

Middle school students allegedly added bodily fluids to food served to teachers Ohio middle school students could be charged after allegedly adding urine and semen to a home ec project that was eaten by their teachers.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

CBOE Expands Its Global Volatility Franchise With Addition Of CBOE EFA ETF Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced that it will begin disseminating values for a new volatility index benchmark — the CBOE EFA ETF Volatility Index (VXEFA) — on Monday, July 1. The VXEFA Index, the newest addition to CBOE...
04:52 2019-05-22

Is the American dream dead? Middle-class families aren't so optimistic, report finds Middle-class Americans are less optimistic about their economic prospects, according to a new report from CUNA Mutual Group.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

Maryland college student brings stepdad to tears with collage of notes he left her in middle school A college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in Maryland when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up....
15:52 2019-06-19

UConn returning to Big East comes with major question The whispers have been there for a while now — that as strong as the new Big East has been, it could use another quality program. UConn, with its dormant football program the reason it remained in the AAC, made perfect sense. The Huskies are expected to return to the Big East, sources confirme...
19:26 2019-06-22

17-year-old killed in east side shooting TUCSON – Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy after being involved in an east side shooting incident Sunday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 7300 block of East Marigold Circle at about 2:30 p.m., after reports of a sh...
01:39 2019-05-28

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds were down to 30 mph...
18:52 2019-06-29

27-year-old man dead in East Harlem shooting A 27-year-old man died Sunday after being shot in the chest in East Harlem, cops said. The shooting, which cops said appeared to escalate from a domestic dispute, occurred around 5:30 a.m. in a housing complex on East 102nd Street and 1st Avenue. The man, whose name was not released, was rushed to M...
16:13 2019-05-26

Man arrested for robbing east side CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – The suspect of an armed robbery at an east side pharmacy was identified, located and arrested by Tucson Police Department, authorities reported Thursday afternoon. Last week, TPD reported on its Twitter page about an armed robber who allegedly held employees of an east side CVS at kni...
01:01 2019-06-21

Man Hospitalized After Shooting In Lexington’s East End Neighborhood LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were investigating after a shooting late Tuesday night left one man hospitalized. Authorities say someone fired into a vehicle about 11 p.m. at the intersection of Elm Tree Lane and East Second Street in the city’s East End neighborhood. Poli...
13:52 2019-06-05

Big East return is ‘jolt’ UConn basketball has been looking for Connecticut returning to the Big East may give the conference more of its old-school feel. In the least, it should help the Huskies return to national relevance. No longer will UConn be forgotten once the conference season begins, as it plays the likes of Tulane, Tulsa and East Carolina in the AAC. ...
08:26 2019-06-28

Suspect sought in east side robbery TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man who reportedly robbed a store on the east side. According to TPD, the suspect reportedly stole from a TJ Maxx. Detectives need the community's help identify this suspect who robbed TJ Maxx located on the east side. You can be a...
21:39 2019-06-04

Hurley says recruiting getting a bump from Big East move Men's basketball coach Dan Hurley says he's already seen benefits on the recruiting trail from UConn's decision to move back to the Big East       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. ...
15:26 2019-05-27

Braves have what it takes to stick atop NL East Before the 2019 baseball season began, betting markets had posted regular-season win totals of 86¹/₂ for the Atlanta Braves, and 85¹/₂ for the New York Mets. Both were supposed to finish behind the Phillies in a tightly contested NL East, who were up on the board at 89¹/₂. What a race it would be. H...
20:39 2019-06-30

Man who gunned down ex-girlfriend in East Village sentenced The man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend during a busy morning commute in Manhattan in 2017 was sentenced to 18 years to life for the slaying on Thursday. Vincent Verdi, 63, pleaded guilty in May to fatally shooting Elizabeth Lee-Herman on Cooper Square near East Eighth Street in the East Villa...
10:39 2019-06-21

UConn May Return to the Big East and Some Familiar Rivals The move for the 2020-21 academic year could be announced as soon as next week, according to a conference official who was not authorized to speak about it publicly....
03:26 2019-06-23

Reports: UConn on verge of rejoining Big East The University of Connecticut's basketball programs could rejoin the Big East Conference as early as the 2020-21 season, multiple outlets reported Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-22

The Rise and Fall of Shaman Queens of the East The word ‘shaman’ conjures up images of Native American medicine men smoking peace pipes, dancing in a trance to drumming around a fire or African sangomas, adorned with leopard skin, throwing dollose bones and shells to divine and drinking beer from calabash.  ...
13:00 2019-06-20

East side burglary caught on camera TUCSON — Cale Lamoreux was at work Wednesday when he believes a man broke into his east side home just before 1:30 p.m. The video shows the break-in was caught on camera. “He saw a target of opportunity and he walked in and got a prize,” Lamoreux said. “When I got home at 4:3...
14:39 2019-06-07

Who makes playoffs in wide open NFC East? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes takes a deep dive into the NFC East and tells us why each team may or may not makes the playoffs.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

California middle school corrects yearbook after photo shows students flashing white supremacy sign The incident in Petaluma prompts calls for schools to be more proactive in teaching about hate symbolsThree middle school students in a predominantly white suburb of northern California flashed a gesture associated with white supremacy in a basketball team photo, prompting the school to correct the ...
14:52 2019-05-30

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
13:52 2019-06-17

Lowry, Raptors down Bucks, level East finals TORONTO -- - Kyle Lowry scored 25 points -- 18 in the first half -- and the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece....
06:00 2019-05-22

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors, who improved to 7-2 at home this postseason...
05:39 2019-05-22

Two girls viciously attacked at an east side neighborhood TUCSON – On May 29 by Wheeler Elementary School near 22 and Kolb, 18-year-old Lauren Tibbetts and 19-year-old Belle Koondz were viciously attacked by half a dozen teenagers. There were three boys and three girls. “It was around 9:00 pm and we were skating on our longboards to go meet my friend...
09:52 2019-06-11

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
11:13 2019-07-12

U.S. envoys on hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys attended the inauguration of a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem on Sunday, signaling support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians want for a future state....
18:52 2019-06-30

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns....
13:39 2019-06-14

East Midlands Trains criticised after 500 passengers stranded Travellers stuck for hours after flooding and landslide in Northamptonshire Hundreds of rail passengers have been left stranded because of a landslide, and a military helicopter deployed after a river burst its banks during heavy rainfall that has caused ongoing disruption to parts of the country.Fi...
17:13 2019-06-14

The Latest: Twister east of Kansas City had EF-2 rating KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the powerful storms battering parts of the U.S. (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that was on the ground for nearly six miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri, as an EF-2. Meteorologist Jonathan Kurtz said Wednesday ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Flights delayed as drones fly near East Midlands airport Incidents occurred over weekend during Download music festival at nearby parkDetectives have launched an investigation after three drones disrupted flights at an airport during a nearby music festival.Leicestershire police said a pilot of one of the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) had been interview...
01:39 2019-06-18

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season was down to tropical storm force and weakening Friday far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but slipped back below h...
18:39 2019-06-28

Snag $4.99 bus seats during the East Coast debut of FlixBus FlixBus will offer $4.99 seats during its East Coast debut with routes connecting New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea – video Washington and Moscow blame each other for a near-collision between warships in East China Sea on Friday morning. A US guided missile cruiser, the USS Chancellorsville, and a Russian destroyer came within 50 metres of each other while on patrolUS and Russia blame each other after warships nearly col...
00:00 2019-06-11

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for driving, with fewer delays, quieter roads and chea...
14:52 2019-05-31

Knife-wielding maniac goes berserk on MTA bus in the East Village Warning: Video contains graphic language An unhinged man armed with a utility knife attacked an MTA bus in the East Village Thursday night — but was brought down by the bus driver and other good Samaritans, authorities said. The unidentified man climbed onto the windshield of the bus at about 8 p.m....
09:52 2019-06-07

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup — named Holly — got loose from her owner and fell into the water shortly after 9:45 a.m. near the Greenpoint Pier in the area of Java Street......
22:52 2019-05-24

Jay Bruce traded from Mariners to NL East-leading Phillies Former All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce has been traded to Philadelphia by the Seattle Mariners, a deal that will cost the Phillies just $2.75 million over the next 1½ seasons        ...
00:52 2019-06-03

Ekholm, Peare Qualify Day One at NCAA East Prelims Photo by Chet White – UK Athletics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Southeastern Conference High Jump Champion Ellen Ekholm as well as Matt Peare advanced to the NCAA Finals site as banner carriers for the Kentucky Track and Field Teams on Thursday, the first of the three-day NCAA East Preliminary Champio...
10:26 2019-05-24

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
22:52 2019-06-06

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chanc...
17:52 2019-06-07

Quinnipiac stuns East Carolina 5-4 in NCAA Tournament Liam Scafariello hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Quinnipiac upset East Carolina 5-4 in the teams' rain-delayed NCAA Tournament opener        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Nine Wildcats Qualify for NCAAs Friday at East Prelims Photo by Chet White – UK Athletics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Nine more Kentucky Wildcats punched tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday during East Prelims at the University of North Florida’s Hodges Stadium. UK’s total through two days of the three-day meet is 11 entr...
06:52 2019-05-25

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
03:13 2019-05-24

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17:39 2019-06-03

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the future....
15:39 2019-05-21

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning at a plumbing company east of Cleveland, a city o...
19:52 2019-05-29

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday morning garage fire. Tucson Fire Department units wer...
23:39 2019-05-24

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal. Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough said Tues...
06:00 2019-05-29

UConn officially rejoins the Big East with big welcome at Madison Square Garden Connecticut men's basketball coach Dan Hurley says Huskies returning to the Big East Conference is 'like a nice Christmas surprise.'       ...
03:39 2019-06-28

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
20:52 2019-07-08

Former Clemson, East Carolina running back Tyshon Dye drowns Tyshon Dye was a running back at Clemson from 2014 through 2016 and transferred to East Carolina for his final season of eligibility.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Lavish parties hosted by Hamptons magazines rage on East End The rich and beautiful on the East End are just beginning to move into full party mode, with many social events tied to the many publications on the Hamptons scene. The granddaddy of all the East End publications, Hamptons magazine, is tossing an oceanfront party featuring John Legend Saturday, foll...
06:00 2019-07-10

Topper Mortimer’s Upper East Side home gets another price cut An Upper East Side abode owned by Topper Mortimer — “Real Housewives of New York City” socialite Tinsley Mortimer’s ex-husband — is now on the market for almost half its original asking price. (The financier is now married to shoe designer Tabitha Simmons.) The classic six at 66 E. 79th St. is now a...
06:13 2019-05-23

Vintage photos capture the mischief of East Germany's youth Photography from German Democratic Republic -- otherwise known as East Germany -- has received limited exposure in the art world, not least due to the strict limitations imposed by the former authoritarian state....
21:13 2019-07-11

NHL free agency winners and losers: The signings shaking up the East Some of these moves were easy to predict long in advance. Others went down to the wire. There could be some big risers in the NHL next season after the wave of signings made Monday, particularly in the Eastern Conference, where the Rangers and Panthers made big statements during the opening hours of...
22:00 2019-07-02

Spend the summer at these secret East Coast beach towns See shells, not crowds. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, countless New Yorkers flock to the Kiawahs and Kennebunkports of the Eastern seaboard. They diligently check these la-di-da locales off their list, curtsying to their inner prep schooler. But you, dear reader, know better. This summe...
03:01 2019-05-22

U.S. envoys lend a hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys wielded hammers on Sunday to break open a new tunnel at a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem, signaling Washington's support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians seek for a future state....
03:26 2019-07-01

Hail, 110 km/h winds, tornadoes possible east of Edmonton Wednesday afternoon A low-pressure severe weather system in east-central Alberta could generate tennis ball size-hail, wind gusts of 110 km/h and tornadoes Wednesday afternoon....
21:52 2019-07-10

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
16:00 2019-05-21

BJP's Manoj Tiwari Retains North East Delhi Seat From losing to BJP in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls as an SP candidate to becoming the party's Delhi chief, life has come a full circle for Bhojpuri singer and actor Manoj Tiwari, who retained the North......
03:00 2019-05-24

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.98 million. It features 10-foot-high ceilings, wide...
14:52 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization....
19:39 2019-06-27

Opera Star Hao Jiang Tian Bridges East and West Opera singer Hao Jiang Tian, who will star in Tang Jianping’s ‘Voyage to the East” in New York, is strengthening cultural ties between the East and West....
00:13 2019-06-20

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman said Saturday the fire in Tonto National Forest ne...
08:13 2019-06-23

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors' many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
15:26 2019-06-13

Steve Cannon, Whose Townhouse Was an East Village Salon, Dies at 84 A writer and publisher who had lost his sight, he opened his door to a revolving cast of painters, poets, musicians and others for meandering conversation....
20:39 2019-07-16

Yankees solve Chris Sale to bury Red Sox deeper in AL East After bludgeoning the weaker teams for most of the past six weeks, the Yankees stepped up in class Friday night against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium and delivered perhaps their best overall game of the season. “It was just a good win,’’ said J.A. Happ of the 4-1 victory that was witnessed by a......
08:00 2019-06-01

Bath Abbey's east wing reopens after floor restoration Work to stop slabs crashing into burial spaces beneath has uncovered a wealth of surprises A painstaking operation to stop the floor of one of the UK’s great churches caving into the burial spaces beneath the great stone slabs has reached an important stage.The east wing of Bath Abbey, which has bee...
18:00 2019-06-09

East Harlem security guard slashed by drunk man: cops A drunkard carrying a bottle of Heineken slashed a store security guard in the face during a Saturday morning squabble inside an East Harlem clothing store, according to cops and a store manager....
01:01 2019-06-02

From West Wing to east Lincs, Rob Lowe is the new sheriff in town In Wild Bill, star plays an American in charge of a small British police force – and he hopes to shine a light on rural EnglandIn Boston, as the theme song for the American sitcom Cheers famously claims, “everybody knows your name”. And it’s true.But we are not talking Boston, Massachusetts. This is...
10:26 2019-06-09

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

East London churches targeted in 'satanic' arson attacks Attackers lit fires outside four churches and etched occult symbols and messages including 666 into doorsThe doors of two churches within about a mile of each other in east London were almost destroyed in a series of arson attacks with an apparently satanic motive.In the space of two days, attackers...
22:52 2019-06-21

U.S. and Russia trade blame over near collision in East Asian waters _____ MOSCOW/TOKYO (Reuters) – Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in East Asian waters on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Wash...
21:39 2019-06-08

East Carolina routs Quinnipiac 13-3 in NCAA elimination game Jake Washer hit two of East Carolina's four home runs, and the Pirates beat Quinnipiac 13-3 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Louisville routs East Carolina 14-1 in NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente and Jake Snider each knocked in three runs and Reid Detmers held East Carolina to five hits in seven innings in Louisville’s 14-1 blowout win in Friday’s first game of the NCAA Tournament super regional. Hitless for 3 1/3 innings against Pirates ace J...
23:01 2019-06-07

The Upper East Side’s once-humble main drag gets upscale Just five months before the Q train extension opened, Orah Massarsky and her husband Alan moved to East 86th Street. “It was a disaster,” says Massarsky. “All the construction and noise — Second Avenue was not a place humans could be.” But the fact that the new subway line was coming to their corner...
04:52 2019-06-06

Oil tanker owners DHT and Heidmar halt new bookings to Mid-East Gulf Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Mid-East Gulf, three ship brokers said, following suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
15:00 2019-06-13

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem....
08:00 2019-07-01

East Tennessee State adds QB transfers Weldon, Thrasher Former Miami quarterback Cade Weldon, former Coastal Carolina quarterback Chance Thrasher transfer to East Tennessee State        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
16:13 2019-06-16

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week's staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country's southwest border....
07:13 2019-06-20

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Conference, UConn's home from 1979 to 2013, beginning in 2020....
18:52 2019-06-27

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
17:26 2019-06-21

Teen appears in court in connection to east side triple-homicide TUCSON – A 16-year-old appeared in court Monday for his involvement in an east side shooting that resulted in three deaths in November. Back on Nov. 8, Tucson Police Department responded to a shooting at Lakeside Park, located at 8201 E. Stella Road. When police arrived at the scene, a man and...
06:00 2019-06-04

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
23:39 2019-06-16

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Palestinian family evicted from East Jerusalem home after court fight A Palestinian family in an East Jerusalem neighborhood was forcibly evicted from their home Wednesday after losing an appeal last month to a right-wing settlement organization....
19:26 2019-07-10

Tornado rips through Kansas City suburbs as storm moves east KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City. The latest round of damag...
15:00 2019-05-29

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
21:39 2019-07-15

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every locker in the Yankees’ clubhouse housed a major contributor to the latest clutch victory, but there were enough that you needed your head on a swivel to stay connected. Along the left wall Aaron Judge stood explaining his home runs in the first and last innings. Acro...
07:39 2019-07-06

Toronto Raptors take East finals lead with Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks The Toronto Raptors earned a 105-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, moving within one game of the NBA Finals....
08:00 2019-05-24

Police: 2 arrested for murder, suspicious east side home fire TUCSON – Two suspects in connection to a mysterious Tucson house fire in April have been arrested in New York, police say. Blane Barksdale, Susan Barksdale, and Brent Mallard,/ Tucson Police Department According to NBC affiliate WHEC in Rochester, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Monroe...
23:39 2019-05-24

Russia says U.S. warship nearly caused collision in East China Sea: news agencies Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous maneuvering, Russian news agencies reported....
11:26 2019-06-07

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
15:52 2019-06-06

Watch The Biggest Oil Refinery on the East Coast Explode Into a Massive Fireball A Philadelphia oil refinery experienced a fire that caused at least three massive explosions in Southwest Philadelphia around 4 a.m. this morning, ABC 6 reports. Thankfully four employees only suffered minor injuries that were able to be treated on-site, and the blaze is still burning though firefig...
00:13 2019-06-22

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
21:13 2019-06-13

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-05-21

Alberta’s Jason Kenney tells N.B. he will be ‘relentless’ in fight for Energy East "I've always said that we need multiple pipelines, not just one. One pipeline doesn't just get us the kind of certainty and diversity of markets that we need for Canadian energy."...
23:52 2019-06-14

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Indonesia; no tsunami feared A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of tsunami....
06:39 2019-06-24

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
20:26 2019-06-11

Upper East Side subway station elevator stalls, trapping 17 An elevator at the 72nd St. subway station stopped mid-ride Friday morning, trapping 17 people inside for about an hour, officials said. The elevator was delivering commuters down to the Second Ave. Q train at about 8:50 a.m. when the lift stopped suddenly. “We’ve been stuck in this elevator f...
01:13 2019-06-01

Q train found totally covered in graffiti on Upper East Side A vandal managed to cover the entire side of an MTA subway train in graffiti that was discovered Sunday night, according to a new report. Photos first posted to Twitter by The City reporter Jose Martinez show the train covered stem to stern with what appears to be a pink, yellow and brown geometric ...
00:26 2019-06-11

Body pulled from East River identified as missing college student The body pulled from the East River over a week ago has been identified as a 21-year-old University of Albany student who disappeared earlier this month, police said Monday....
00:26 2019-05-28

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami....
08:52 2019-06-24

‘Wall Street’ producer lists Upper East Side penthouse for $9.75M Edward Pressman, who famously produced the 1987 film “Wall Street” (as well as more than 80 others), is putting his Upper East Side penthouse on the market for $9.75 million. The late Sylvia Miles, who passed away this month, played Charlie Sheen’s real estate broker Dolores in the film and its 2010...
02:13 2019-06-20

Report: UConn Invited To Return To The Big East And Leave Their Football Team Behind The Big East is expected to invite the University of Connecticut back into the conference as early as this week for the 2020-21 season, according to multiple reports. Digital News Desk had the news first. Nothing has been officially confirmed from the conference, or the school’s board of trustees—th...
19:52 2019-06-22

Armed thug robs food delivery man of e-bike in East Harlem A food delivery man was robbed of his e-bike at gunpoint in East Harlem, police said Sunday. The 23-year-old was dropping off food on Fifth Avenue, near 127th Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday when he was approached by an armed man, cops said. “Give me your shit,” the robber said, ac...
21:39 2019-06-16

Kawhi Leonard's dominance outshines Giannis Antetokounmpo in East finals This season has been all about Giannis Antetokounmpo's rise to superstardom and likely first MVP. This postseason, however, has been all about Kawhi Leonard.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,000 mark; and a two-day remembrance effort for those...
14:52 2019-05-21

Photos: Atari, Unix, ENIAC, and more from Vintage Computer Festival East 2019 Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson and Atari hardware engineer Joe Decuir were the keynote speakers at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2019. See photos of cool vintage tech on display at the event....
15:13 2019-05-21

Bomb attack on busy market kills 30 people in north-east Nigeria Further 42 people wounded as three people detonate devices in Konduga, Borno stateThirty people were killed when three people blew themselves up on Sunday night in a busy market in north-east Nigeria, which has seen a recent increase in attacks by militant groups.Many were watching the evening news ...
21:39 2019-06-17

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
23:26 2019-05-23

Palestinian family forcibly evicted from East Jerusaelm home after court battle A Palestinian family in an East Jerusalem neighborhood was forcibly evicted from their home Wednesday after losing an appeal last month to a right-wing settlement organization....
18:13 2019-07-10

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported on Tuesday....
20:39 2019-07-02