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Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium

Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing an oil tanker on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain...

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium

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Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
20:34, 07/11/2019

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
02:34, 07/11/2019

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
05:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
10:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
03:17, 07/11/2019

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
10:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said....
04:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementAt least three Iranian boats “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday, further deepening tensions in the vital s...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
09:34, 07/11/2019

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK government spokesperson said to INSIDER. A UK Royal Navy frigate was escorting the oil tanker and point...
13:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard urged today....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being held in Gibraltar is not released....
01:51, 07/06/2019

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
14:34, 07/05/2019

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the Bri...
00:17, 07/05/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
04:51, 07/05/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several European foreign ministers urged Tehran to return immediately to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear ...
19:51, 07/09/2019

British capture of Iranian tanker won't go 'unanswered': officer Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be "unanswered", Iran's armed forces chief of staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, said on Tuesday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency....
11:17, 07/09/2019

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive c...
08:51, 07/15/2019

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. British forces seized the superta...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines....
14:34, 07/05/2019

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
13:51, 07/11/2019

British warship warned Iranian forces against seizing tanker A British warship radioed an Iranian patrol boat to warn against interfering with the Stena Impero as the oil tanker passed through the Strait of Hormuz, according to a recording obtained by Reuters....
14:34, 07/21/2019

All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday....
11:17, 07/21/2019

Iran summons British envoy for "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker: TV Iran summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday, Iranian state TV quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying....
17:00, 07/04/2019

Iranian news agency says British-operated Mesdar tanker has not been seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards have not captured the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, quoting regional military sources....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
19:17, 07/05/2019

Iran will start enriching uranium at higher levels after this weekend, Rouhani says Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday....
16:51, 07/03/2019

White House: 'Little doubt' Iran was enriching uranium under Obama administration's watch In a terse statement Monday, the White House said Iran's effective acknowledgement that it was violating the terms of the 2015 multinational nuclear accord should have been foreseeable to the Obama administration "even before the deal's existence."...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Iran enriching uranium to 4.5 per cent, breaking nuclear deal limit: reports Experts warn higher enrichment and a growing stockpile could begin to narrow the one-year window Iran would need to have enough material for an atomic bomb....
15:17, 07/08/2019

Iran will speed up enriching of uranium after deadline to Europe ends on Thursday: IRIB Iran will speed up enrichment of uranium after a deadline given to European countries to prevent this ends on Thursday, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
14:34, 06/26/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law.”...
15:00, 07/20/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
13:17, 07/11/2019

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to the Syrian regime....
12:34, 07/05/2019

Royal Marines storm super tanker using helicopters and speed boats A "bold" mission to seize a super tanker taking crude oil to Syria was carried out by a team of Royal Marines who rappelled onto the ship from a helicopter....
15:17, 07/04/2019

Iran threatens to seize UK ship over Gibraltar incident A senior Iranian official has said that Tehran should retaliate after the Royal Marines confiscated an oil tanker. It is believed that the vessel called Grace 1 was headed for Syria, in violation of EU sanctions....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Iran fast-boats preventing towing of damaged Altair tanker: source Iranian military fast-boats in the Gulf of Oman are preventing two privately owned tug boats from towing away an oil tanker damaged in attacks on Thursday, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
01:51, 07/22/2019

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
11:34, 07/04/2019

Iran threatens to boost uranium enrichment Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord. (8 May)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over what it calls ‘the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker’A detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian police have dramatically seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria in what the ...
19:17, 07/04/2019

US officials seize North Korean freighter for defying sanctions The U.S. has seized a North Korean shipping freighter for defying economic sanctions while hauling supplies in and out of the Hermit Kingdom, authorities announced Thursday. Officials with the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and the Depart...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's policy of putting pressure on Iran would fail in practice....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from U.S. sanctions....
04:34, 07/04/2019

Iran threatens to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
02:17, 07/04/2019

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
21:17, 07/07/2019

Iranian media say uranium stockpile exceeds 2015 limits TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says the country’s enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit prescribed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The agency attributed its Monday report to an...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Iran threatens uranium enrichment if world powers do not keep promises: Rouhani Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not keep their promises under a 2015 nuclear agreement, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, responding to the U.S. withdrawal from the deal a year ago....
08:51, 05/08/2019

Iran threatens to surpass uranium limits as tensions with the U.S. continue to grow The announcement was the first time Tehran explicitly said it was on track to violate the 2015 nuclear accord. The Pentagon said Monday it was sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
09:51, 06/18/2019

Iran Threatens to Violate Nuclear Deal’s Limits on Uranium Enrichment Unless Europe helps Iran sidestep sanctions imposed by the United States, which pulled out of the deal, Iran will also stop complying, its atomic energy agency said....
12:00, 06/17/2019

‘Like nobody has been bitten before’: Trump issues warning over Iranian threat of uranium enrichment President Trump fired a warning shot to Iran after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country would begin enriching uranium beyond the threshold set by the nuclear deal....
03:51, 07/04/2019

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment in standoff on nuclear deal Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not protect its interests against U.S. sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, responding to the U.S. withdrawal from a nuclear deal a year ago....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment if nuclear deal fails President Hassan Rouhani also said that Iran would stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program, two requirements of the deal....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand....
10:17, 07/22/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
17:51, 07/20/2019

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed uranium enrichment levels that were set by the Iran Nuclear Agreement in 2015....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days....
11:00, 06/17/2019

US threatens Turkey with sanctions over S-400 deal The US has urged Turkey to drop a Russian military hardware deal, saying it undermines their relationship. Turkey's president has refused to back down, saying he doubts NATO allies would impose sanctions on each other....
03:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
00:51, 06/08/2019

Gibraltar says it took decision to detain Iranian tanker Gibraltar took the decision to seize an Iranian tanker last week solely because the ship was in breach of European Union sanctions and not on the request of any other country, the British territory's chief minister said on Friday....
13:51, 07/12/2019

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there we...
22:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks; cleric threatens U.S. fleet Iran could target U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers, the U.S. Maritime Administration said on Friday, as a senior Iranian cleric said a U.S. Navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile."...
23:17, 05/10/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
06:17, 07/19/2019

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

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
13:51, 07/23/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
02:00, 05/25/2019

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Panama deregisters oil tanker that strayed into Iranian waters Country says MT Riah, which stopped transmitting location on 14 July, ‘deliberately violated international regulations’ Panama’s maritime authority has begun the process of withdrawing the registration of the oil tanker MT Riah, which ended up in Ira...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
11:17, 07/09/2019

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker...
18:51, 07/11/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a week of steady escalation....
13:17, 07/14/2019

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the oper...
22:17, 07/04/2019

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue to prevent Syrian and Iranian governments "from p...
23:17, 07/04/2019

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
08:00, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of fuel oil and might be leaking. ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
15:00, 07/14/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
23:17, 07/11/2019

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigate to the Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran....
10:51, 07/13/2019

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to r...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Decaying tanker near Yemeni coast threatens 'catastrophic explosion' An abandoned tanker loaded with oil is threatening a major environmental disaster near the coast of Yemen, the United Nations has said, amid expert warnings of a "catastrophic" explosion....
23:17, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump signs new sanctions against Iranian leaders U.S. President Donald Trump signed new sanctions against Iran Monday, saying he intends to keep up pressure on the Middle Eastern regime after weeks of rising tensions that nearly led to U.S. military strikes....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
01:51, 07/20/2019

Trump threatens 'obliteration' as Iran slams sanctions on Khamenei U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if the Islamic Republic attacked "anything American", as Iran said the latest U.S. sanctions had closed off any chance of diplomacy....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Iran Threatens Return to Nuclear Enrichment as U.S. Sanctions Bite TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, raising tensions...
12:51, 05/08/2019

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblance” to Iranian ones. “The limpet mine that w...
15:00, 06/19/2019

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago when it drifted into Iranian waters....
15:17, 07/16/2019

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
02:17, 05/30/2019

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
22:17, 07/12/2019

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
03:17, 07/05/2019

Top U.S. security aide: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure Footage showing the moment Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released - with the UK describing the incident as a "hostile act"....
23:51, 07/20/2019

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if Tehran gave guarantees it would not go to Syria....
02:00, 07/14/2019

Gibraltar police arrest captain of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electronic devices from the vessel....
18:34, 07/11/2019

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned Ame...
00:34, 06/25/2019

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist position was arrested on arrival and remains in detentio...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to make up for Iranian sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
12:17, 04/29/2019

United States sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
09:00, 07/23/2019

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanctions on Tehran....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
00:34, 07/20/2019

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
09:34, 07/11/2019

Gibraltar obtains order extending detention of Iranian tanker by 14 days Gibraltar said on Friday it had obtained an order extending the detention of the Iranian Grace I supertanker by 14 days because there were grounds to believe it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
14:17, 07/04/2019

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
02:34, 07/13/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Gibraltar police arrest two more crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday they had arrested the two second mates from the Iranian Grace 1 tanker which was detained last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian forces....
19:00, 06/19/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to the nation's commercial interests....
04:34, 05/12/2019

Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since 1980....
20:34, 04/30/2019

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions, as tensions rise between the countries following the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. Mike Turner discussed just how bad it could get for the Islamic nation's economy....
00:17, 06/24/2019

Trump threatens ‘complete embargo’ and ‘highest-level sanctions’ against Cuba over Venezuela U.S. officials alleged that Cuba is fomenting violence in Venezuela through its support of President Nicolás Maduro, and Pompeo said Russia talked Maduro out of giving up power....
01:34, 05/01/2019

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said....
21:34, 07/13/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
13:17, 07/07/2019

China's top state-owned refiners skip Iranian oil buys as US sanctions waivers end Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) are skipping Iranian oil buys for May loadings, after Washington ended sanction waivers to turn up pressure on Tehran, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
08:34, 05/10/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
08:51, 05/04/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
17:00, 07/04/2019

Exclusive: Tanker unloads Iranian fuel oil at China port after near five-month trek - data A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil in violation of U.S. sanctions has unloaded the cargo into storage tanks near the Chinese city of Zhoushan, according to ship tracking data on Refinitiv Eikon....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Iranian President Says White House Is ‘Afflicted by Mental Retardation’ as Trump Announces Sanctions The Trump presidency has definitely lowered the bar as far as expectations when it comes to our world leaders and the person sitting in our country’s highest office. Trump alone has managed to destroy the notion that the president of the United State...
03:34, 06/26/2019

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported....
03:51, 07/21/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's most traveled official....
03:17, 06/29/2019

Police in Gibraltar arrest captain and chief officer of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 for breaching EU sanctions Police in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria....
21:17, 07/11/2019

Trump threatens Cuba with 'full and complete' embargo, 'highest-level sanctions,' citing Venezuela role As Venezuela plunged into a dramatic televised scene of chaos and violence on Tuesday, President Trump warned he would impose a "full and complete embargo" and sanctions on Cuba if its troops do not cease operations in the ravaged country....
23:51, 04/30/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
16:17, 07/21/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran’s president warned of re...
15:51, 07/11/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britain of "consequences" after one of its vessels was seized....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
00:34, 07/20/2019

Iran Says It Has Seized a British-Flagged Oil Tanker Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday that it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, as another vessel, bound for Saudi Arabia, lost contact with its owners and abruptly changed course toward Iran....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf....
11:34, 07/22/2019

Tory members 'think Islam threatens British way of life', poll suggests Conservative Party members are in favour of the death penalty, think Islam poses a threat to the British way of life and believe Donald Trump would be a good prime minister, according to a poll....
18:51, 07/08/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detention and mistreatment....
20:17, 05/17/2019

British Airways says will follow U.S. guidance to avoid parts of Iranian airspace British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and its flights will continue to operate using alternative routes....
11:34, 06/21/2019

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s contro...
22:00, 06/21/2019

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of contact for days....
17:00, 07/17/2019

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
21:00, 07/17/2019

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oil tanker in Gulf waters....
14:17, 07/11/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
20:34, 07/22/2019

Spain to lodge complaint over British seizure of oil tanker Iranian ship was boarded by marines in contested waters off coast of GibraltarThe Spanish government has said it plans to lodge a formal complaint over the British military’s seizure off the coast of Gibraltar of an Iranian supertanker thought to be ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

British-Iranian aid worker moved back to jail from hospital ward: husband British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred back to an Iranian prison from a hospital psychiatric ward, her husband said on Monday....
20:17, 07/22/2019

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
12:34, 06/16/2019

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski masks ...
15:51, 07/21/2019

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
05:34, 07/20/2019

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed on Friday evening to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iran...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ago. “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law,” said Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei,...
15:34, 07/20/2019

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region grew again....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf The British Foreign Office has confirmed a second naval vessel has been seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iranian authorities. The news came after Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced the seizure of a British oil tanker....
23:17, 07/19/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar....
19:17, 07/05/2019

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz....
03:17, 07/21/2019

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteriorating diplomatic relations between Iran and several Western powers....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Iran claims it seized British tanker in Strait of Hormuz Iranian officials said Friday they had seized a 30,000-ton British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, further inflaming tensions in the region, The Guardian is reporting. The British tanker Stena Impero suddenly veered off course and into Iranian waters...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman moved to Tehran mental ward The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions between Iran and the UK amid attempts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal....
09:51, 07/17/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
18:00, 06/15/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to a hospital psychiatric ward, according to the BBC. The 40-year-old aid worker ended a 15-day hunger s...
20:17, 07/17/2019

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizure of an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar....
05:51, 07/11/2019

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a British tanker....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's news agency (KUNA) reported....
01:51, 07/22/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route....
14:34, 07/20/2019

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understands....
00:34, 07/11/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route....
16:51, 07/20/2019

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the Strait of Hormuz — but he ruled out “military options.” The takeover of the Stena ­Impero — which the U...
09:17, 07/21/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars......
09:34, 07/11/2019

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of events....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, an incident that further roiled ​tense relations between Euro...
19:34, 07/21/2019

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying....
12:00, 07/06/2019

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
18:17, 07/20/2019

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
04:00, 07/20/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained rel...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman ends hunger strike in Tehran jail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told British media that his wife had eaten some food in prison. The 40-year-old Iranian activist was detained by Iranian authorities on sedition charges....
09:00, 06/30/2019

Seizure of British-flagged tanker 'clear violation of international law': UK Chamber of Shipping The seizure of a British flagged tanker by Iran is in "clear violation of international law" because it was in Omani waters, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping said on Sunday....
17:51, 07/21/2019

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in a phone call on Saturday, the Iranian...
21:34, 07/20/2019

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero and troops wearing ski masks and carrying machine guns rappelling to its deck from a helicopter....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
06:17, 07/20/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Monday, while warning the “whole world is waking up to the fact that this [Iranian] ...
20:00, 07/22/2019

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
11:17, 07/20/2019

Enriching solid-state batteries Researchers at MIT have come up with a new pulsed laser deposition technique to make thinner lithium electrolytes using less heat, promising faster charging and potentially higher-voltage solid-state lithium ion batteries. Key to the new technique f...
19:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian Embassy siege hero Robin Horsfall blasts Jeremy Hunt for saying British soldiers and IRA terrorists should be treated 'the same' Jeremy Hunt faced a growing storm today as a hero of the Iranian embassy siege accused him of a "disgraceful" insult to former British soldiers facing prosecution for alleged crimes during the Troubles....
16:51, 06/27/2019

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May.        ...
16:34, 07/20/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges. To further that vision, MIT researchers have given new c...
12:51, 06/05/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English Channel. The court in the northern city of Boulogne-Sur-Mer sentenced Mohammad Baraeikechighaleshi ...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The migrants were rescued Friday night by the Armed Forces of Malta and are being taken to Malta where they ...
17:51, 05/25/2019

Company says it was told duck boats were OK before sinking BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An entertainment company that owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer is disputing that an independent inspector told it that its vehicles did not comply with a government standard. Steve Paul says Ripley Entert...
20:17, 05/11/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
17:51, 07/19/2019

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the confl...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at least dramatically reshape our economy. These folks should take a look at the economic numbers that ...
09:34, 05/06/2019

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 foreign ships. Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti says the ships were sunk Saturday at f...
14:51, 05/04/2019

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehran traded threats and taunts. Here is how it played out day by day....
13:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
03:34, 05/18/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
01:34, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. British and French authorities have stopped 29 migrants who tried to cross the English Channel is three small boats over the weekend. The French maritime authority for the Cha...
18:17, 05/19/2019

Man missing after boats collide on eastern Missouri river OLD MONROE, Mo. (AP) — Search crews are looking for an eastern Missouri man after two boats collided on a river in eastern Missouri. The accident happened around 7 p.m. Monday on the Cuivre River near Old Monroe, about 40 miles north of St. Louis. Th...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Cannonball! Yelich pelts boats in Derby practice Christian Yelich put on a show in a practice session for the Home Run Derby on Friday afternoon, with balls raining down on boats in the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh....
05:51, 07/06/2019

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday after a Cabinet meeting that a new decree allows fines of up...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Italy seeks fresh migrant clampdown as more boats arrive Italy's government plans to throw more resources into its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gathers speed, putting pressure on Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
14:34, 07/09/2019

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for courgette and lamb boats | The simple fix This dish will get the kids slicing, stirring and seasoning to their hearts’ contentWhen it comes to developing children’s palates, I have come to a few conclusions. The more you involve them in the cooking and seasoning of food, whether that’s a squ...
13:51, 05/27/2019

Fmr CIA chief of station: 'Encouraging' that Iran is unloading missiles from its boats Iran's decision to remove missiles from two of its boats indicated the rogue nation was de-escalating tensions surrounding its nuclear program, former CIA Chief of Station Daniel Hoffman said on Saturday....
20:51, 05/18/2019

Beluga whale in mystery harness harasses Norwegian boats – video Marine specialists believe this white beluga whale filmed approaching fishing boats in Norway could have received military-grade training by the Russian navy. The whale, which was first sighted near the Norwegian village of Inga, was wearing a strang...
16:17, 05/01/2019

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute News. The shift reflects the Navy’s broad shift towards big power warfare - think a low-grade war with C...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions...
09:17, 07/20/2019

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf The U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of the world’s most vital waterways....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts TOKYO (AP) — Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Basketball, castles and river boats: A look inside Huawei’s sprawling, Europe-inspired campus in China The campus design drew inspiration from around the world, with 12 sections based on architectural traditions from different countries, including France and Italy....
04:51, 05/17/2019

LA authorities seize over 1,000 guns from mansion in Bel-Air Authorities seized more than a thousand guns from a large Los Angeles home after getting an anonymous tip regarding illegal firearms sales in a posh area near the Playboy Mansion....
05:17, 05/09/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they seized 78 pounds of meth plus 18 pounds of heroin a...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Dutch police seize 2.5 tons of methamphetamine THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have made Europe’s biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after discovering 2.5 tons of the drug stashed behind a wall in a building in the port city of Rotterdam. Police said in a statement ...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Seize Your Free Time With a 'Sudden Opportunity List' Perhaps you’ve been going, going, going and it feels like you haven’t had a break in weeks. Or months? Who knows? And then, out of nowhere, it hits you. A random pocket of time. Maybe a neighbor offers to take your kids to see a movie this afternoon ...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
03:17, 07/16/2019

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and...
05:17, 06/22/2019

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging...
04:51, 07/17/2019

Lowry breaks course record to seize control at The Open "If there were any nerves concealed behind Shane Lowry\u0027s thick beard they had no impact on his golf as the Irishman took the British Open by the scruff of the neck with a sensational course record in Saturday\u0027s third round."...
02:51, 07/21/2019

All tied up: Rockets seize momentum from Warriors and even series 2-2 Houston held off Golden State 112-108 for its second straight win after two losses to open the series and send it back to Oakland all square.        ...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Boeing's 737 Max Is Too Big To Fail The 737 MAX airplane isn’t just important for Boeing, it also matters for airlines and even the U.S. economy. This puts the plane maker in a position of power....
15:51, 04/29/2019

Greek authorities seize massive shipment of Captagon drug Greek authorities say they have seized more than five tons of the synthetic drug known as Captagon, which they say is the largest amount of the drug ever seized globally...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Golf: Lowry breaks course record to seize control at Open If there were any nerves concealed behind Shane Lowry's thick beard they had no impact on his golf as the Irishman took the British Open by the scruff of the neck with a sensational course record in Saturday's third round....
02:17, 07/21/2019

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in ba...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Police seize 120 sports cars during Eurorally 'race' through Germany Porsches and Lamborghinis spotted doing high speeds on unrestricted part of autobahnGerman police have seized 120 sports cars that were taking part in a suspected road race across Europe. Cars including Porsches, Lamborghinis and Audis were stopped o...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Villagers seize oil storage tanks in Peruvian Amazon -Petroperu Villagers in the Peruvian Amazon have seized control of oil storage tanks operated by state-owned Petroperu and halted crude deliveries to its refinery in the city of Iquitos, the company said on Monday....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Feds seize nearly 800 children’s brushes that had ‘dangerous’ lead levels They may look cute, but these children’s folding hair brushes are actually chock-full o’ lead — with 25 times the amount allowed by United States law, according to federal officials. Nearly 800 of them were seized in Baltimore, Mary...
06:34, 07/20/2019

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
03:34, 06/19/2019

AFL-CIO tweets Marxist video calling to ‘seize the means of production’ The AFL-CIO, the largest federation of labor unions in the United States, has stirred controversy by tweeting a Marxist video and declaring: "We all need to seize the means of production."...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland ...
00:51, 07/04/2019

Libyan fighters seize U.S. and Chinese missiles from Haftar's forces Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government based in Tripoli captured sophisticated U.S. and Chinese rockets as well as drones when they seized a town from eastern forces last week, officials said on Saturday....
22:34, 06/29/2019

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revea...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Authorities seize $479K in narcotics at Nogales Port of Entry TUCSON – Federal authorities say they have seized more nearly 91 pounds of methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl that was being smuggled through the Nogales Port of Entry. On Tuesday, Customs and Border Protection officers searched a Mercury SUV...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Sri Lankan police arrest three, seize grenades in Colombo raid Sri Lankan police arrested three people, and seized 21 locally made grenades and six swords, during a raid in Colombo, a police spokesman said on Thursday....
05:51, 04/29/2019

US authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 22, Steven McCall, 23, and Allante Pires, 22, were each charged with conspiri...
12:51, 06/17/2019

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try and stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 in order to give lawmakers the opportunity to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum - sources Zambia has no plans to seize the assets of Quantum Minerals Ltd and the copper producer intends to stay in the country despite the government's move to wrest control of a rival miner, government and industry sources told Reuters....
12:51, 06/11/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
10:00, 07/03/2019

If You Want to Be an Overnight Success, Fail a Lot First James Holzhauer’s rise to fame has captivated Jeopardy! fans during the past two months. But perhaps even more captivating is the way a 27-year-old librarian seemingly came out of nowhere to defeat him. New champion Emma Boettcher can be a lesson to...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Sudanese forces seize weapons, including explosives belts: agency Sudanese forces seized explosives belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, devices used to detonate explosives remotely and satellite telephones in a raid on a property in the capital Khartoum, the state news agency reported on Monday....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Georgia Stanway and Rachel Daly seize chance to impress Neville The coach promised rotation and these World Cup debutantes certainly justified their selection in the 2-0 defeat of JapanPhil Neville is known as a bit of a tinkerman but even those most used to his mix-it-up style balked at the eight changes for suc...
15:34, 06/20/2019

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
05:00, 07/10/2019

Bees seize field and wreak havoc on Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds. The game began after the swarm moved toward the upper deck. It’s the...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new documentary on the fight to legalise the procedure in Argentina received its premiére there this weekend...
06:51, 05/21/2019

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
15:17, 07/16/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong media reported Saturday that police also found banners against the extraditio...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic weapons to a “combat-ready” air-to-air missile from a neo-Nazi group in a series of raids supported...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of Justice moved to take formal possession of the 43rd-floor Trump Tower condo owned by Paul Manafort, T...
20:00, 05/25/2019

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
15:17, 06/27/2019

Italian police seize migrant boat, risking stand-off with deputy PM Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a rescue boat anchored outside the port of Lampedusa in Sicily, triggering a potential tug-of-war with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini who has pledged to stop the migrants from disembarking....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
09:00, 07/16/2019

Canada Will Try (And Probably Fail) To Win It All For Christine Sinclair Christine Sinclair is still doing it. By the time Canada play their second game at the 2019 World Cup, their captain will be 36 years old, and she will still be the team’s most important player. Sitting just three career goals away from tying Abby Wa...
22:00, 06/10/2019

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Unai Emery urges Arsenal to seize Europa League trophy chance • Competition should be relished for its own sake, manager says• Emery sees clash with old club Valencia as ‘my final’Beating Valencia offers Arsenal a route to the Champions League place they were unable to clinch via the Premier League but Unai Eme...
22:00, 05/08/2019

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
17:34, 06/05/2019

Malaysia authorities seize 5,255 tiny turtles and drugs at Kuala Lumpur airport Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump delivers a painstakingly detailed account of efforts by Trump to thwart the investigation of his cam...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political...
03:51, 07/10/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong police seize huge explosives cache ahead of rallies One man has been arrested after "very powerful" explosives were found at a storage unit used by a pro-independence group. Weeks of sometimes violent protests spurred a fresh rally calling on police to restore order....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of......
05:00, 07/12/2019

Border police respond to 'record' number of migrant boats arriving off Kent and Sussex coasts The UK Border Force has said it is responding to a "record" number of incidents following reports of boats carrying migrants arriving off the Kent coast....
18:00, 06/01/2019

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
10:00, 06/02/2019

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided. (June 18) &...
09:00, 06/18/2019

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
01:51, 05/31/2019

50% of businesses fail in their first 5 years. What’s the secret for those that survive? An entrepreneur's technology infrastructure is now vital, especially at launch, when the technology foundation needs to be laid with an eye on the future.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
05:34, 07/10/2019

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets lineup ensured that with an anemic performance against Mike Soroka and the Braves’ bull...
06:00, 06/29/2019

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
01:34, 06/21/2019

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the legislature after they failed to organize as a single group....
16:17, 06/13/2019

EU ministers fail to reach migration agreement The inability to strike a deal at a meeting in Paris has been met with criticism from NGOs. Tensions have escalated in recent months over Italy's hard-line stance toward rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea....
20:51, 07/22/2019

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to the Associated Press. The phones of 65 current and former officials were also seized as the state inve...
14:34, 06/04/2019

Police seize missile, guns, Nazi memorabilia in sting tied to far-right extremists in Italy Police in Italy arrested three men, one of whom had ties to a far-right party, after uncovering a massive cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia.        ...
17:17, 07/16/2019

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devic...
01:34, 06/04/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as loads of narcotics. “[The Wall Street Market] was the world’s second largest dark web market, enablin...
16:17, 05/03/2019

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
07:34, 06/28/2019

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
19:34, 07/09/2019

A Vale Employee Predicted the Dam Would Fail. He Died When It Collapsed. Several mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was unstable, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At least one of them was on the site when it did. Vale denies that it ignored warning signs....
20:34, 05/30/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
18:34, 05/09/2019

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Fr...
17:34, 07/01/2019

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural No...
03:51, 07/10/2019

The Latest: 3 car chiefs ejected after cars fail inspection KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The car chiefs for Joey Logano, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson were ejected after their cars failed inspection for a se...
01:34, 05/12/2019

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economic interest...
12:17, 05/27/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren fail to qualify for Indianapolis 500 Fernando Alonso and McLaren failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, as they were bumped out of the field by Kyle Kaiser and the cash-strapped Juncos Racing team...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Manchester City’s Cas appeal against Uefa FFP referral likely to fail • Uefa’s rules do not allow for an appeal against FFP referral• Clubs are permitted to appeal against only a final decisionManchester City’s appeal to the court of arbitration for sport against the referral of the club to Uefa’s financial fair play d...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Where antibiotics fail, 'bacteria-eating' viruses may prevail Researchers have successfully used a mix of 'bacteria-eating' viruses to treat a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant infection in a chronically ill patient....
13:18, 05/09/2019

UK PM May Looking At Second Brexit Vote Options If Talks Fail: Report British Prime Minister Theresa May has carried out "scenario planning" for a second Brexit referendum in case she is forced by parliament to hold one, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Monday....
12:34, 05/06/2019

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to r...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
01:51, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump's peace conference will fail, Palestinians say ‘Deal of the century’ will begin with economic workshop that does not address core disputesPeace efforts that ignore Palestinian political aspirations will fail, senior Palestinian officials have said, after the Trump administration announced an econ...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
02:34, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Newman and Houf both fail inspection before race Ryan Newman and Quin Houff both failed pre-race inspection and will drop to the back of the field for Saturday night's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway       ...
02:34, 07/14/2019

Police arrest 51 people and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust in Connecticut Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale....
10:00, 05/19/2019

Iran says it will continue uranium enrichment TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it will continue uranium enrichment and heavy water production despite U.S. pressure on the country to end it. State TV quotes Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani as saying Saturday that under the 2015 nuclear deal between I...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Iran: We will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday defiantly declared that his country will increase its level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal. Rouhani, speaking...
18:34, 07/03/2019

Trump says he will not impose uranium quotas President Trump has decided not to impose quotas on importing uranium, breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America’s use of foreign uranium raises national security concerns....
04:17, 07/15/2019

Iran Says It Will Pass a Uranium Cap. Is It a Threat? What Happens Next? Responding to American sanctions, Iran said it would break a 300-kilogram limit on its uranium stockpile under the 2015 nuclear accord, a significant threshold in a complicated crisis....
01:17, 06/27/2019

US cracks down Iran's uranium enrichment The US has renewed most of its sanction waivers for the Iran nuclear program, but it has banned two key operations. It wants to stop Iran producing enriched uranium that could be used in weapons....
04:51, 05/04/2019

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major en...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to produce a breakthrough on the country's political transition, the council said early on Tuesday....
03:34, 05/21/2019

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Nuggets win Game 7 after Spurs fail to foul in closing seconds Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets held on for the win and their first series victory since 2009 after the Spurs strangely didn't foul in the final seconds.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket Edeka slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the interviewer Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Downtown Davenport, Iowa Floods After Temporary Levees Fail Downtown Davenport, Iowa flooded after HESCO barriers in the region failed sometime around 3:30 p.m. local time as the Mississippi River rose to nearly 22 feet, with no injuries reported but authorities and volunteers having to rescue some people by ...
06:34, 05/01/2019

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by the stewards, a decision...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Knicks fail to land prized All-Star free agents, so where do they go from here? For months, free agency provided the next beacon of hope for the New York Knicks, but it didn't go the way they planned and their fans are stunned.       ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides, investigation reveals Scores of jails have been sued or investigated for allegedly refusing inmates medication, ignoring their cries for help, and failing to monitor them.        ...
19:34, 06/18/2019

When Smaller Advisers Fail, Investors Have Little Chance of Recovering Losses Smaller advisers usually don’t have enough capital or insurance to compensate customers for losses the advisers caused, even after investors received new protections from regulators last month....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended. The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting showed that pro-democracy members were planning to ...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Brexit disarray returns: talks about to fail as May's premiership fades Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as last-ditch cross-party talks teetered on the brink of failure in the twilight of Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership....
09:51, 05/17/2019

US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, losing 1-0 to Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and showing just how far they are from success       ...
08:34, 07/08/2019

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies...
04:51, 07/13/2019

Livestream fail gives cop cat ears and whiskers during murder case announcement Canadian cops were left “feline” foolish when they livestreamed a press conference on a double murder — and a cat filter left the chief officer with cats ears and whiskers. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police were giving a very seriou...
16:51, 07/21/2019

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of an income tax relief bill pushed by GOP leaders. Th...
20:34, 05/29/2019

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
12:51, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Sacked defence secretary: PM's 'naive' Brexit talks will fail Sacked defence secretary Gavin Williamson has claimed Theresa May's attempts to do a Brexit deal with Jeremy Corbyn are "destined to fail" and will "end in tears"....
06:34, 05/12/2019

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls NEW YORK (AP) — One in six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn’t necessarily a safer option. Nearly a quar...
23:17, 05/21/2019

In news, when words fail, graphic and shocking photos often don't Images of human crises can seize our attentions and, in some cases, propel us toward action or least new insight.        ...
13:00, 07/02/2019

South Africa’s president says shaky power utility can’t fail CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s president says the country’s struggling state-owned power utility Eskom “cannot be allowed to fail” and wants more funding to keep it afloat after its cash runs out in October. Pre...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Manchester City will be ‘destroyed’ if they fail to retain title, says Guardiola • ‘I know we will be judged, we have to win,’ manager says• Kevin De Bruyne likely to be fit to face Brighton at the AmexPep Guardiola believes Manchester City will be “destroyed” if they do not become Premier League champions on Sunday. City will re...
20:00, 05/10/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Famed Apple designer says the iPhone UI is a design fail – here’s why he’s wrong In a famous 2003 interview with The New York Times, Steve Jobs laid out his — and by extension, Apple’s — design philosophy. “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like,” Jobs said. “Peop...
08:17, 05/11/2019

Monzo customers left fuming as transfers fail for several hours Customers of app-based bank Monzo told of their frustration today claiming their bank transfers had failed and they were unable to access their cash....
21:17, 05/30/2019

Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures | Luke Buckmaster From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir’s film is a salute to inspiration itselfTo appreciate the cultural impact of Peter Weir’s 1989 coming-of-age classic, Dead Poets Society, one need only note that for a whole generat...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Rouhani: Iran to enrich uranium to 'any amount' it wants Iran's president has warned Europe and the United States that it would completely ignore enrichment limits after Sunday. France warned that Iran would not gain anything by boosting enrichment levels....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was worried about increasing tension....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Iran says it will enrich uranium 'at any level', challenging U.S. Iran said on Sunday it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount, in further defiance of U.S. efforts to squeeze the country with sanctions and force it to renegotiate a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Bizarre Bust: Rattlesnake, whiskey and uranium? An Oklahoma mand and woman were arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop of a stolen car revealed the two had a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, a gun and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey. Stephen Jennings is charged with possession of a sto...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Rouhani: Iran Will Enrich Uranium to ‘Any Amount We Want’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to “any amount that we want” beginning on Sunday, putting pressure on th...
13:51, 07/03/2019

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Iran will enrich uranium at higher levels Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday....
16:00, 07/04/2019

Iran Will Enrich Uranium "As Much As Necessary": Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will exceed on Sunday the uranium enrichment limit it agreed in a 2015 deal with major powers, raising it "as much as necessary"....
12:51, 07/03/2019

Trump declines to set U.S. uranium production quotas U.S. President Donald Trump late Friday declined to issue quotas for domestic uranium production but instead ordered a new 90-day review by a group of federal agencies....
14:51, 07/13/2019

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row back on commitments after the US withdrew from the accord....
01:34, 07/07/2019

Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want': Rouhani Iran's president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday....
17:17, 07/03/2019

Iran passes 300 kg limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. The amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Knicks land Julius Randle after Kevin Durant fail: ‘He is a beast’ In their Kevin Durant consolation prize, the Knicks have added Julius Randle to fill their vacant power-forward slot. The former Lakers/Pelicans big man signed a 3-year, $63 million deal, according to ESPN. But the third year is a team option. After ...
03:51, 07/01/2019

A Unicorn Lost in the Valley, Evernote Blows Up the ‘Fail Fast’ Gospel In this season of multibillion-dollar I.P.O.s, the 15-year-old start-up is proving that failure, for companies of a certain size, rarely happens abruptly....
14:17, 06/28/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exchange under radical plans for greening the economy ...
17:34, 05/10/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday and despite beating Zimbabwe 73-37, Lisa Alexander’s...
16:34, 07/13/2019

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and Ch...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that drew media attention for its frosty start....
17:51, 07/12/2019

China Holds Fire After Trade Talks Fail to Find Deal China held back from immediate retaliation for higher U.S. tariffs, unlike in past rounds, taking time to weigh its options amid uncertainty over how the Chinese economy would weather a full-bore trade conflict....
18:51, 05/11/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Nearly 10 Lakh Students Fail Hindi Board Exams In Uttar Pradesh In the Hindi heartland state of Uttar Pradesh, nearly 10 lakh students failed in Hindi in the recently concluded Class 10 and Class 12 board exams this year....
06:34, 05/01/2019

Israel to hold snap election after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections ...
00:17, 05/30/2019

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
03:17, 06/21/2019

James Hinchcliffe, Fernando Alonso fail to qualify for Indy 500, will have to bump their way in Fernando Alonso, James Hinchcliffe are among six drivers who will vie for the final three spots in the Indy 500 in Sunday's Last Row Shootout.        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just...
08:17, 06/28/2019

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft w...
18:34, 04/28/2019

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Jürgen Klopp tells Liverpool to shock Barcelona or ‘fail beautifully’ • Concussed Mohamed Salah and injured Roberto Firmino out• Manager hints at surprise selections for semi-final, second legJürgen Klopp was occupied with keeping the Premier League title race alive in between Champions League dates with Barcelona yet ...
01:51, 05/07/2019

U.S. cracks down on Iran uranium production, nuclear plant The United States acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying its campaign aimed at halting Tehran's ballistic missile program and curbing its regional influence....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Iran to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally-accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
16:34, 07/03/2019

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Iran months from hitting enriched uranium cap despite acceleration Iran has multiplied the speed at which it enriches uranium but it is still far from the maximum rate possible under its nuclear deal with major powers, meaning it would be months before production ceilings are hit, diplomats who follow it say....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Iran says it will break nuclear deal and stockpile more uranium Iran has said its stockpile of low-enriched uranium will exceed internationally agreed limits within 10 days - a move that could heighten tensions with the US....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Iran says it will surpass JCPOA limit on uranium in 10 days Iran announced Monday that it has accelerated the production of enriched uranium and will surpass a 300 kilogram stockpile within 10 days, a move that would violate the 2015 nuclear deal....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit In 10 Days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
04:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump declines to set U.S. uranium production quotas President Donald Trump declined to issue quotas for domestic uranium production late on Friday and instead ordered a 90-day governmental review, a decision praised by U.S. nuclear power generators who fear curbs on fuel imports would boost costs....
17:34, 07/13/2019

Iran says it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level Iran said on Sunday it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount, in further defiance of U.S. efforts to squeeze the country with sanctions and force it to renegotiate a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.At a news confere...
10:00, 07/07/2019

Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' with uranium enrichment Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, drawing a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran was "playing with fire."...
02:34, 07/02/2019

Top official says Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment A top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to begin enriching uranium beyond the level set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
10:51, 07/06/2019

Iran has accelerated production of enriched uranium, IAEA says Iran has followed through on its threat too accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the U.N. nuclear watchdog's chief Yukiya Amano said on Monday....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Iran Says It Will Enrich Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran said it would begin to increase its enrichment of uranium—a step toward potentially making a nuclear weapon—as the country presses Europe for relief from crippling U.S. sanctions....
18:17, 07/03/2019

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 agreemen...
11:00, 07/07/2019

Iran to Enrich Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran said it will begin enriching uranium beyond limits set in a 2015 nuclear deal, marking the second intentional violation of the multiparty deal and putting it at risk of complete collapse....
10:51, 07/07/2019

Iran uranium enrichment far beyond JCPOA limit, top official says Iran's top nuclear official said Monday Tehran has far surpassed the stockpile limit for uranium set by the 2015 agreement that sought to keep the nation from producing atomic weapons....
18:51, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump declines to set U.S. uranium production quotas President Donald Trump declined to issue quotas for domestic uranium production late on Friday and instead ordered a 90-day governmental review, a decision praised by U.S. nuclear power generators who fear curbs on fuel imports would boost costs....
22:34, 07/13/2019

Iran says it has exceeded uranium limits set in nuclear deal Iran has exceeded the limits for its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, the country’s state media reported Monday. ​A spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization announced earlier this month t...
20:34, 07/01/2019

Iran Set To Exceed Nuclear Deal Uranium Enrichment Cap Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press other parties into keeping their side of the bargain....
05:00, 07/08/2019

Concern rises about possible uranium mining near Grand Canyon Federal officials are expected to rule in the next month on a petition that could eventually lead to uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, which conservation advocates warn could irreparably pollute the region's limited groundwater supply....
04:17, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Japan concerned over Iran’s uranium enrichment Japan is expressing serious concern over Iran’s decision to increase uranium enrichment above the limit set by the 2015 nuclear agreement, urging Tehran to return to its earlier commitment...
07:17, 07/08/2019

Reports: Iran quadruples production of low-enriched uranium Semi-official news agencies in Iran are reporting that Iran has quadrupled its production of low-enriched uranium amid tensions with the U.S. over an unraveling atomic accord...
18:51, 05/20/2019

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as the key factor in an astonishing statement....
19:34, 06/17/2019

Prosecutors fail to turn over critical evidence in 1990 cold case murder Lawyers for a woman charged with the cold case murder of her baby daddy nearly 30 years ago blasted prosecutors Wednesday for not turning over critical evidence. Defense lawyers Frank Rothman and Adam Konta argued in summations that the district atto...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Jonny Bairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’ at Cricket World Cup • ‘It’s a typical English thing to do, in every sport,’ says opener• Pietersen and Vaughan led criticism after Australia defeatJonny Bairstow has accused England’s critics of wanting the team to fail as they approach Sunday’s must-win World Cup match...
22:51, 06/27/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to failure and said the Palestinian resistance movement will firmly respond to those who proposed such deal....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up the quixotic pursuit of Middle East peace, introducing an ambitious $50 billion economic plan that woul...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Tyronn Lue, Lakers fail to reach deal to make him next head coach, per reports Tyronn Lue and the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to reach a deal for him to be the next head coach, per multiple reports that emerged Wednesday.        ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Iran has gone beyond nuclear deal's uranium enrichment limit: IAEA Iran has enriched uranium beyond a 3.67% purity limit set by its deal with major powers, the U.N. nuclear watchdog policing the deal said on Monday, confirming a move previously announced by Tehran....
21:17, 07/08/2019

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
20:00, 07/08/2019

Iran has enriched uranium past key limit, IAEA confirms Tehran breaches agreed 3.67% limit and hints it could soon start enriching to 20%Iran has enriched uranium beyond the key limit dictated in its 2015 deal with major powers, in the latest escalation of the crisis between Washington and Tehran.The move...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits TEHRAN, Iran — Iran increased its uranium enrichment Sunday beyond the limit allowed by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, inching its program closer toward weapons-grade levels while calling for a diplomatic solution to a crisis heighten...
03:34, 07/08/2019

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits Iran announces it is raising level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of 2015 nuclear deal, but says it remains open to diplomacy to save the agreement...
12:00, 07/07/2019

Obama’s ‘original sin’ led to Iran’s uranium enrichment, James Carafano says Iran revealed the "deep flaws" in the nuclear deal with the United States when it threatened to further enrich uranium as a response to heightened sanctions, argued James Carafano, a director at the Heritage Foundation, argued on Friday....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Iran increases by fourfold the rate of production of low enriched uranium Iran has increased by fourfold the rate of production of low enriched uranium, an official in Natanz nuclear facility was cited as saying by Tasnim news agency on Monday, a week after Iran officially stopped some commitments under an international n...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Trump warns Iran about 'threats' after its uranium enrichment announcement President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday to "be careful with threats" after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the country would boost its uranium enrichment beyond the cap set in a 2015 nuclear deal....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Iran says it is ready to enrich uranium beyond nuclear deal levels Tehran says it will increase enrichment because Europe has ‘indirectly violated’ nuclear dealA top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal, just before a de...
12:17, 07/06/2019

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
23:51, 06/11/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just after President Trump and Iran’s foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter. Iranian o...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Iran will violate nuclear deal, boost uranium stockpile Iran will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by the Obama-era nuclear deal in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic energy agency said on Monday. “Iran’s reserves are every day increasing at a more rapid rate. And i...
14:51, 06/17/2019

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was unaware of any statement suggesting that Tehran intended to stop doing so....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Ohio school closes after enriched uranium detected, officials say An Ohio school district has sent hundreds of students home for the summer early after the presence of a radioactive material used in the creation of nuclear weapons was detected inside its middle school....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Iran Says It Breached Nuclear Pact Limits on Enriched Uranium Iran’s foreign minister said the country has breached the 2015 nuclear deal’s limits on enriched uranium, a step that marks its first intentional violation of the accord and could lead to the unraveling of the pact....
15:34, 07/01/2019

Oklahoma man arrested in stolen car with snake, uranium, gun, whiskey: Cops An Oklahoma man was arrested last month after police say a routine traffic stop turned up a gun, a rattlesnake, an open bottle of whiskey and rod of “radioactive” uranium. ...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Iran says it will surpass nuclear deal limit on uranium in 10 days Iran announced Monday that it has accelerated the production of enriched uranium and will surpass a 300 kilogram stockpile within 10 days, a move that would violate the 2015 nuclear deal....
17:17, 06/17/2019

U.S. uranium miners say ready to ramp up if Trump approves quotas Two leading U.S. uranium mining companies say they are prepared to quickly ramp up production if President Donald Trump approves their request for curbs on imports this week....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed by nuclear deal Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step in violation of the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
20:51, 07/01/2019

Artificial sponges could pull uranium from seawater for nuclear power Seawater is full of far more uranium than we can mine from the ground, and specialised sponges could let us harvest it to use in nuclear power plants...
12:00, 05/11/2019

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses "the 300 kg limit."...
16:00, 06/17/2019

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20:17, 06/21/2019

Iran complicates nuclear deal with breach of uranium limits European signatories to the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, have warned of consequences, but have not yet said what they might be....
02:00, 07/02/2019

Iran Breaches Key Uranium Enrichment Limit in Nuclear Deal (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Teh...
06:51, 07/09/2019

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica re...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, according to state data. Those figures stand in co...
07:51, 07/03/2019

Iran talking to Russia and China in case EU nuclear deal efforts fail: TASS Iran is in talks with Russia and China on a possible settlement mechanism in case discussions with EU over a nuclear deal fail, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security council, Ali Shamkhani, said, according to Russia's TASS news agency....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
03:34, 06/21/2019

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate chang...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Ty Lue, Lakers fail to reach coaching deal; Kurt Rambis key figure in search, per reports Tyronn Lue and the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to reach a deal for him to be the next head coach, per multiple reports that emerged Wednesday.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019