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State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts

NBC News- The State Department has ordered “non-emergency U.S. government employees” in Iraq to leave its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil amid t...

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts

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State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

US non-essential personnel ordered to leave Iraq Embassy, consulate The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the agency said in a security alert on its website early Wednesday morning. Th...
14:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Washington orders some U.S. government employees to leave Iraq The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of "non-emergency government employees" from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement....
10:51, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Bahrain is ordering all of its citizens to immediate...
18:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. Embassy orders staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
12:51, 05/15/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions Order comes as Iran’s supreme leader issues warning over country’s nuclear capabilitiesThe US embassy in Baghdad has ordered all non-essential and non-emergency staff to leave Iraq immediately as tensions grow between Washington and Iran.Last week, W...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Sen. Ernst on US pulling embassy personnel from Iraq: We'd only evacuate in case of 'imminent threat' U.S. officials would only order diplomats to leave the American embassy in Iraq "if there had been an imminent threat," Senate Armed Services Committee Member Joni Ernst said. ...
02:17, 05/16/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
14:51, 05/16/2019

US orders American civilians out of Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate HOW MANY TROOPS?: One thing seems clear this morning. The Pentagon has drawn up contingency plans to deploy thousands more U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf region to deter Iran if it commits any hostile action against American interests....
15:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq 'immediately' U.S.-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to return "immediately" for their safety, state news agency BNA said....
17:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. Embassy Staff to Leave Iraq as Iran Tensions Mount The U.S. ordered all its nonemergency staff to leave Iraq immediately, amid heightened tensions with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf region....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes....
07:51, 05/01/2019

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags To Half-Staff Monday In Honor Of Kentucky Soldier Killed In Iraq FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered all U.S. and Kentucky flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 6, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Iraq while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Acc...
21:34, 05/02/2019

3 Lakh Paramilitary, 20 Lakh State Police Personnel For Phase 7 Of Polls As many as three lakh paramilitary personnel along with over 20 lakh state police officials and home guards were deployed for the seven-phase Lok Sabha election in the country, officials said Monday....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
03:17, 05/22/2019

State Department updates travel warnings The State Department wants Americans to be cautious and aware when traveling abroad this summer and has updated travel warnings. 57 countries are on the State Department’s Travel Advisory list ranging from level 2 to level 4. Some are popular v...
13:17, 05/14/2019

State Department OKs nearly $6 billion in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
00:51, 05/04/2019

Bahrain approved by State Department for Patriot, F-16 weapons, support The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Bahrain worth more than $2.2 billion to support weapons for its F-16V aircraft fleet and Patriot missile systems....
16:51, 05/06/2019

Pompeo urges end to Russian involvement in Venezuela: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged an end to Russian involvement in Venezuela in a call on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said....
22:17, 05/01/2019

The State Department Is Dead Set on Stripping a Gay Couple's Son of American Citizenship The State Department appealed a February decision by a federal judge that a gay couple’s twin sons did not need to both be biological children of the American parent to be granted birthright citizenship, the Daily Beast reported. The appeal come year...
12:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula....
12:51, 05/18/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Thursday....
00:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Thursday....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the Venezuelan crisis."...
22:51, 05/20/2019

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert also told the Security Council on Tue...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
02:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....
00:34, 05/07/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Kentucky State Police posts honoring those who died on duty LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police posts around the state are remembering fallen officers who gave their lives in the line of duty, dating back decades. Several posts are holding memorial events next week during National Police Officers Mem...
11:17, 05/07/2019

State commission backs judge’s censure over conspiracy posts MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — County commissioners in Tennessee have voted in support of censuring a criminal court judge who posted links to anti-immigration articles and anti-Jewish conspiracy theories on social media. The Commercial Appeal reports the She...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Pompeo cuts short European visit to return early to Washington: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has postponed his visit to Greenland because he needs to return to Washington, the State Department said on Thursday....
08:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
02:17, 05/24/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes surprise trip to Iraq US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad over concerns Iran "is escalating their activity." The visit saw Pompeo skip a trip to Germany where he had been due to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo ...
00:17, 05/08/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Code Pink refusing to leave Venezuela’s DC embassy as State Dept. slams ‘trespassers’ Liberal activists from the anti-war group Code Pink are refusing to leave the abandoned Venezuelan embassy in Washington, vowing to protect the building from a “hostile takeover” as the U.S. State Department labels them “trespassers” and calls on the...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq The militias were critical in pushing the Islamic State out of Iraq, but most have refused to disarm. They range from helpful groups to criminal organizations, and some have ties to Iran....
02:34, 05/08/2019

Pompeo meets Iraq PM in Baghdad: Iraq government source U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister and other senior officials after voicing U.S. concern about Iraqi sovereignty due to increasing Iranian activity in the region....
00:34, 05/08/2019

DOD to send 320 personnel to US-Mexico border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan on Monday approved a Department of Homeland Security request for additional support at the US southern border, according to a Pentagon spokesman....
04:00, 04/30/2019

People Gather To Honor Fallen EMS Personnel FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others. A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home. ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put them in contact with migrants, including driving them in vehicles and "monitoring" their welfare....
01:00, 04/30/2019

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers' The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
19:51, 05/22/2019

2 Indians Among 115 UN Personnel Honoured For Sacrifice In Line Of Duty An Indian police officer deployed to the UN mission in Congo and a consultant with the UN development programme killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash are among 115 UN peacekeepers and staff......
13:17, 05/07/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" near West Bengal's Basirhat....
04:00, 05/13/2019

15 Security Personnel, Driver Killed In Maoist Attack In Maharashtra Fifteen security personnel and their dirver have been killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli after a powerful explosion, set off by Maoists, blew up their vehicle....
11:34, 05/01/2019

Texas seeks more armed school personnel after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers, lawmakers in this gun-friendly state are close to passing new measures to “harden” campuses with more armed...
17:51, 05/07/2019

CRPF Personnel Deployed At Rabri Devi's Residence Commits Suicide A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here,allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday....
13:51, 05/18/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
21:34, 05/03/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
00:51, 05/24/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.        ...
14:17, 05/14/2019

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
12:51, 05/21/2019

What it's like to vacation in Iraq Photographer Christian Lindgren travels to Iraq for an unconventional vacation. Find out what he did on holiday in a destination synonymous with conflict....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Cyclone Fani To Hit Odisha, Rain Likely In Several Parts: Met Department Cyclonic storm 'Fani' that has become "extremely severe" is set to make landfall in Odisha on Friday morning with speed of gusting 180-200 kmph, affecting about 10,000 villages, even as the government......
03:34, 05/03/2019

Tucson Police Department remembers fallen officers TUCSON — There’s is a profession of protectors. Wednesday night, the Tucson Police Department hosted its annual Fallen Officer Memorial. “It’s very important for families and it reminds them that we will never forget their lov...
08:34, 05/09/2019

Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
22:34, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Justice Department proposes Nadler talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Justice Department is proposing a meeting to reach an “acceptable accommodation” with the House Judiciary Committee aft...
22:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
23:34, 05/20/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attack on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday that global oil markets are well supplied despite the attack on Sunday that damaged four vessels off the UAE coast, two of them oil tankers from Saudi Arabia....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Income Tax Department Files 11 Chargesheet Against Deepak Talwar The Income Tax Department has filed as many as 11 charge sheets against corporate aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar for alleged tax evasion by him and his companies, official sources said on Tuesday....
21:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from American ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Pima County Sheriff’s Department sees success with Narcan TUCSON — Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are trying to combat the opioid crisis. “We’ve seen a lot of Fentanyl coming through our cities, our highways, through the counties and there’s a concern our deputies may become ex...
08:17, 05/06/2019

James Comey blasts AG Barr, accuses him of ‘sliming his own department’ Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that government power was used “to spy on American citizens.”...
01:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Community mourns loss of Marana Police Department officer Posted by Marana Police Department on Friday, 3 May 2019 TUCSON – Marana Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own after Det. Michael Torres passed away from cancer Friday. The 14-year police veteran was diagnosed with an aggr...
01:17, 05/04/2019

Mall owners know they are too reliant on the dying department store chains Even with Sears and Bon-Ton filing for bankruptcy protection this year, and shutting hundreds of locations, department stores still account for more than 350 million square feet of mall space across the United States....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials said Wednesday they received 295 applications to g...
12:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
22:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
23:34, 05/20/2019

UN Praises Weather Department For "Pinpoint Accuracy" On Cyclone Fani The UN agency for disaster reduction has commended the Indian Meteorological Department's "almost pinpoint accuracy" of early warnings that helped authorities conduct a well-targeted evacuation plan......
09:34, 05/04/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US FTC....
11:34, 05/03/2019

Justice Department Seeks to Appeal Emoluments Case Against Trump The government asked a judge to halt the proceedings in a case alleging that the president is violating the Constitution by accepting financial benefits from foreign governments....
02:17, 05/15/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be criminalized in the military and asked that personnel work to end sexual harassment and assault, acco...
19:17, 05/02/2019

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
04:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Tr...
05:17, 05/03/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a success....
18:00, 05/20/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has reminded many observers of the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003....
04:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:17, 05/15/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
15:34, 05/15/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday night. The sultanate, on the eastern edge of the Ar...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generation....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Nadler says open to talks with Justice Department on subpoena for Mueller report U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he was still open to talks with the Justice Department over a subpoena for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller...
01:00, 05/11/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
13:34, 05/15/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face similar action....
21:17, 05/10/2019

House intelligence refers Erik Prince to Justice Department for probe The House intelligence committee on Tuesday asked the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into security contractor Erik Prince over allegations he lied to Congress....
06:51, 05/01/2019

Navy SEAL burned by NYC Fire Department due to age gets flooded with job offers across the country A 37-year-old Navy SEAL who was denied a position with the New York City Fire Department because of his age has gotten job offers from more than a dozen fire departments from all over the country....
04:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflict Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pr...
02:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
05:51, 05/11/2019

Maryland police department investigating officer caught on video using the n-word The Montgomery County, Maryland, Department of Police says it is investigating a white female officer after she was recorded on Instagram Live and on her own body camera using the n-word while talking with a group of black men....
10:34, 05/12/2019

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff said Wednesday...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Justice Department may advise Trump to claim privilege over Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted report from Congress if House Democrats decide to move ahead with plans to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
06:34, 05/08/2019

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
22:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has "immunity from testifying" before Congress about m...
00:51, 05/21/2019

Interior Department Launches Investigation of Potential Ethics Violations Among Staff The probe, the second in as many weeks, looks into a complaint that Interior Department staff offered agency access to former employers or lobbying clients....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Latest retail results show department stores need more than touch-ups. They need reinvention A slew of retail earnings the past two weeks makes it clear that while Americans continue to shop, they aren't ringing registers at department stores....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Interior Department to roll back offshore drilling safety rules The U.S. Interior Department announced the planned rollback of oil and gas drilling regulations that were enacted after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, the worst offshore oil disaster in U.S. history....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closi...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant Enlarge / Cranes stand at the construction site for Southern Co.'s Kemper County power plant near Meridian, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Gary Tramontina/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Earlier this week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) no...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
18:17, 05/20/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
19:51, 05/21/2019

AutoCanada posts $4.1M net loss on U.S. costs in Q1 AutoCanada posted a $4.1-million net loss in the first quarter due in large part to rising operating costs in the United States, where it launched a plan to reduce expenses and optimize its portfolio....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Iraq pursuing $53B megaproject with ExxonMobil, PetroChina BAGHDAD (AP) — The prime minister of Iraq says he has instructed his country’s Oil Ministry to finalize an agreement with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to lead a $53 billion megaproject to boost oil production. Speaking at a pr...
16:17, 05/07/2019

IS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that killed 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people. The extremist group released a statement early on Friday saying the bomber detonated his explosives ves...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Iraq planning $53B megaproject with ExxonMobil, PetroChina The prime minister of Iraq says he has instructed his country’s Oil Ministry to finalize an agreement with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to lead a $53 billion megaproject to boost oil production...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water challenges in the era of climate change....
11:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military on Tuesday reaffirmed its concerns about possible imminent threats from Iranian-backed forces to its troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Mueller report justifies obstruction charges vs Trump: ex-U.S. Justice Department officials Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller report's findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House....
04:34, 05/07/2019

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can’t Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can’t be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. The department...
22:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
11:17, 05/11/2019

House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince A U.S. congressional committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, the panel's chairman said, adding there was strong evidence he lied to U.S. lawmakers probing Russia....
19:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
02:51, 05/05/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Trace amounts of enriched uranium found on campus near Department of Energy cleanup sit (WCMH/NBC News) An Ohio middle school has been shut down after trace amounts of enriched uranium were found on campus. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine received assurances Tuesday from the Department of Energy that additional, third-party testing will be co...
08:17, 05/16/2019

Treasury Department Refuses to Fulfill Congressional Request for President Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. Mnuchin tells Ways and Means C...
00:17, 05/07/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morning....
19:51, 04/29/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand o...
02:00, 05/09/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Fed Is Shifting the Goal Posts, and Investors Should Care Fed Chairman Powell’s use of the word ‘symmetric’ Wednesday may be what matters in the long run as the central bank embarks on its first review of its 2% inflation target set seven years ago....
23:51, 05/02/2019

UBS posts 27% fall in net profit after a 'very challenging quarter' UBS reported a 27% fall in net profit for its first quarter, compared to the same period the year before, with the Swiss bank citing challenging market conditions....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Gunmen kill five members of a family near Iraq's Mosul Gunmen shot dead five members of a family in an attack on their house near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul late on Wednesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China's CPECC A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq's Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country's underserved Maysan province....
15:17, 05/08/2019

Funeral For Soldier Killed In Iraq Scheduled For Today MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The funeral for a soldier who died while serving in Iraq will be held Monday in Madison County. It follows a day of mourning, as family and friends gathered for the visitation for Specialist Ryan Dennis Orin Riley ...
13:17, 05/06/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya: USGS A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Local medics said no injuries were reported and officials said there was no significant material damage....
16:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of concern about what it describes as threats from Iran....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China’s CPECC BAGHDAD (AP) — A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq’s Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country’s underserved Maysan province. The China Petroleum Engineering and Construction...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Widows of Iraq's war pick up the threads of fragmented lives In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together....
12:51, 05/18/2019

Widows of Iraq’s war pick up the threads of fragmented lives MOSUL, Iraq – In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together. The mother of three lost her husband during the wa...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That. A lukewarm response by potential donors, including the United States, at a fund-raising conference threatens efforts to stabilize the war-torn country....
18:00, 05/20/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Iraq, Germany's Siemens sign power agreement Iraq and German giant Siemens have signed a framework electricity agreement potentially worth billions of dollars. The Iraqi premier was in Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
18:17, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Clerics warn Iraq could be pulled into Iran war DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Two influential Shiite figures in Iraq are warning ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Iraq will 'cooperate' with Siemens on power grid plan Iraq's government said on Monday it would "cooperate" with German engineering group Siemens in a potential deal to develop the country's power grid, but gave no further details....
19:51, 04/29/2019

Iraq: Yazidis to accept survivors of IS rape, not children The spiritual council for Iraq's Yazidi community says it will not embrace the children of women raped by Islamic State group men, just days after it said it would accept "all survivors" of the extremist group's attempted annihilation of the minority...
20:17, 04/28/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
20:51, 05/18/2019

Charity: Iraq excludes 45,000 children born under IS rule An international charity says an estimated 45,000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentation and ID papers....
12:34, 04/30/2019

Iraq walks Iran-US tightrope as tensions escalate The United States claims militia with ties to Iran are planning attacks against its personnel in Iraq. Whether true or not, tensions between Iran and the US are putting Iraq in a tough position....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Courier-Journal: Education Department Hands Over Bevin Administration Teacher Sickout Names (The Courier-Journal)– The Courier-Journal is reporting that the names of teachers possibly involved in sickouts this year have been given to Governor Matt Bevin’s administration. Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis ...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of ju...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Carrefour Brasil posts 1st-qtr profit of $112 mln, tops forecasts Brazilian supermarket chain Carrefour Brasil on Thursday reported quarterly net income of 441 million reais ($111.75 million), slightly above market expectations....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
02:34, 05/07/2019

BMW's Auto Business Posts Loss After Antitrust Charge BMW said its core automotive business swung to a loss on a $1.6 billion charge against potential fines from a European antitrust probe and rising costs to develop new technology for electric and self-driving cars....
15:17, 05/07/2019

Nutrien posts profit as potash prices rise Canadian fertilizer maker Nutrien Ltd on Thursday posted a quarterly profit, compared with a year-earlier loss, as it benefited from higher potash prices....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Nasdaq retreats after Alphabet drop; S&P 500 posts record The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped ahead of its results, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
18:51, 05/20/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Siemens posts stronger than expected industrial profit Siemens posted better-than-expected adjusted operating profit from its industrial business during its second quarter as the German industrial giant began separating and spinning off its struggling power and gas business....
09:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Noble Energy posts first quarter adjusted net loss U.S. oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc reported a quarterly loss on Friday compared with a year-ago profit due to weak realized prices for its crude....
13:51, 05/03/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Buffett's Berkshire posts big profit as stocks gain Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday swung to a big quarterly profit, bolstered by gains in its stock investments, and also posted a small increase in operating earnings....
19:34, 05/04/2019

Foxconn posts fall in Q1 profit, lagging estimates Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer, reported on Tuesday a bigger fall in quarterly profit than analysts had expected, amid waning demand for electronics from its key customers, including Apple Inc....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

The Inventory Turns 1: The Most Popular Posts and Products From Our First Year Exactly one year ago today, the folks behind Kinja Deals launched The Inventory, a place for us to talk about the products that we love, and to hear from all of our readers about the best stuff they’ve been buying themselves....
02:17, 05/18/2019

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Lowe's Posts Higher Profit, Trims Outlook Lowe’s lowered its full-year earnings targets as the home-improvement retailer continues to work through operational challenges, such as managing costs and improving inventory. Shares fell premarket....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Dutch bank ING posts profit dip and misses expectations ING, the largest Dutch financial group, reported a slight drop in first-quarter underlying net profit of 1.12 billion euros ($1.26 billion), narrowly missing analyst expectations of 1.15 billion euros in a Reuters poll....
10:00, 05/02/2019

Jordan Smith posts 7-under 66 to lead at Trophee Hassan II Jordan Smith of England carded a bogey-free 7-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Fulfill All Your Nike Needs With $30 Off Orders of $150 or More Nike is one of the most desirable workout-wear brands, though quality gear often comes at a price. But thanks to a deal Nike’s running through May 12, don’t sweat the cost of a new Nike wardrobe. Now, take $30 off orders of $150 or more with promo co...
16:34, 05/09/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Bomb attack on Shiite militiamen kills 7 in eastern Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi Shiite paramilitary group says a roadside bomb has hit a bus carrying its fighters in eastern Iraq, killing seven people and wounding 26. The Popular Mobilization Forces said in a statement that the bomb hit the bus in the eas...
16:51, 05/19/2019

UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq LONDON (AP) — A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq. The findings deal with the period after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. The U.N....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Siemens pips GE in race for Iraq's $14 billion electricity scheme Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in Berlin on Tuesday....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Sen. Duckworth Returns to Iraq for 1st Time Since Being Shot Down and Losing Her Legs (CHICAGO) — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth has returned to Iraq for the first time since the helicopter she was piloting was shot down during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004. The Illinois Democrat said Friday that she led a bipartisan congressional ...
21:00, 04/29/2019

As U.S.-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired near Iraq's U.S. Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing no casualties, the Iraqi military said....
13:00, 05/20/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising against travel there. The advisory warning was posted on Twitter on Sunday night. It comes at a time ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
18:51, 05/21/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the US Embassy but causing no......
20:51, 05/20/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq Hard-line pro-Iran militias in Iraq denounced the late-night rocket strike near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and ...
18:51, 05/20/2019

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the U.S. and Iran, saying it would turn Iraq into a battlefield yet again, just as it is on the path to recovery....
13:34, 05/20/2019

| Iraq excludes 45 000 children born under ISIS rule - charity An estimated 45 000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentation and ID papers, an international charity said....
09:34, 05/01/2019

The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address distracted driving Distracted driving claimed more than 3-thousand lives in 2017. The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address the problems. Groups of students at several schools created their own PSA’s highlighting the dangerous be...
09:34, 05/15/2019

White FDNY lieutenant sues department over racial discrimination after being barred from Vulcan Society memorial A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society - a fraternal organization of black firefighters....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts heavy annual losses Firm records pre-tax annual losses of £3.6 billion – but says revival programme is on track Jaguar Land Rover has recorded an annual loss of £3.6 billion, but chief executive Ralf Speth says an ongoing cost-saving programme will transform it into a ...
15:51, 05/20/2019

DBS posts record quarterly profit, powered by lending income DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, beat market estimates on Monday to post a record quarterly profit, as strong net interest income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
03:17, 04/29/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
03:51, 05/06/2019

Google Parent Posts Rare Misses as Revenue Comes Up Short Alphabet Inc. posted lower revenue than expected in the first quarter as mounting competition to its once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
22:34, 04/29/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation....
14:34, 05/17/2019

Herta posts fastest time in final warmup for IndyCar GP INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — American Colton Herta posted the fastest lap in the final warmup session for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix. The 19-year-old rookie completed the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course in 1 minute, 9.2003 seconds. He’ll start ...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Vale posts $1.64 bln loss for quarter marred by deadly dam burst Brazil's Vale SA reported on Thursday a $1.64 billion quarterly net loss as the world's top iron ore miner struggled with the aftermath of one of the country's deadliest-ever mining disasters....
00:51, 05/10/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conservative party’s endorsement in as many days over their social media histories...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Apollo Global Posts Profit, Plans to Convert to a Corporation Apollo Global Management said it would convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, following peers such as KKR and Blackstone Group. Apollo also reported that its private-equity funds appreciated 4.6% in the first quarter....
17:34, 05/02/2019

| Folau rejects settlement offer over 'anti-gay' posts - report Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing was extended to a third day after a weekend stalemate amid reports the star fullback rejected a lucrative settlement....
14:00, 05/05/2019

Cardi B Posts Adorable Video of Baby Kulture on First Mother's Day as a Mom Now that's a happy child! Cardi B posted on her Instagram page on Sunday, her first Mother's Day as a mom, a video showing her family's small holiday celebration at......
04:51, 05/13/2019

Alibaba Posts Higher Sales, Forecasts Slowing Growth Chinese online-retailing giant Alibaba posted a 51% increase in sales for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year, but forecast only a 33% revenue jump for the next year, in one of the first signs that its growth is slowing....
14:17, 05/15/2019

Amazon might start using robots to box your orders A few weeks ago, Amazon said it will be at least 10 years before the company is running fully-automated warehouses. But partial automation is already underway. According to Reuters, Amazon is considering installing two machines at dozens of warehouse...
16:51, 05/13/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 10,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen nets more than 10,000 pre-bookings for the all-electric ID.3, just 24 hours after the limited edition model's reveal...
19:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country....
21:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active preparations to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, but acknowledged detailed contingency planning as political turmoil in the oil-rich nation deepens....
21:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. orders suspension of all flights to Venezuela All flights between the United States and Venezuela were suspended indefinitely, the Department of Homeland Security's secretary announced Wednesday....
06:17, 05/16/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 14 May, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
14:35, 05/14/2019

US Orders Suspension Of Flights Between US And Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence......
12:17, 05/16/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: 10,000 pre-orders for electric hatch VW receives more than 10,000 pre-orders in 24 hours for limited-edition sub-£34,000 launch version of EV Volkswagen says the pre-orders for the launch edition of its ID 3 electric hatchback have "significantly" exceeded expectations – with more than...
21:17, 05/09/2019

No increased Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, directly contra...
05:34, 05/15/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
03:17, 05/14/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germany to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and instead made a quick in-and-out visit to Iraq....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Fearful and fenced in: foreign children of IS face indefinite stay in Iraq The children ran along the narrow enclosure, screaming, fighting and crying for the attention of the prison worker distributing sweets and balloons. Bug-bitten toddlers, too small to walk, clung to the sides of the chain link fence, staring blankly....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghdad and Erbil....
18:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Siemens pips GE in race for $14 bln Iraq electricity infrastructure rebuild Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in Berlin on Tuesday....
15:51, 04/30/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensified its pressure campaign against Iran....
04:51, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
17:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the face as escalating tensions between the US and Iran. Pompeo came and went in Baghdad in just four ho...
02:17, 05/08/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iraq against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
01:17, 05/20/2019

No casualties after rocket fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone: Iraq military A rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
01:34, 05/20/2019

Iraq War vet recounts chasing after California synagogue gunman: ‘I scared the hell out of him’ The Iraq War veteran who fearlessly rushed the Southern California synagogue shooter said he acted on instinct when he heard gunshots ring out during services on Saturday morning....
18:34, 04/29/2019

News Corp posts surprise profit as HarperCollins profits grow Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strong growth in earnings at its book publishing and subscription video services units....
02:17, 05/10/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
04:51, 05/06/2019

Medtronic posts Q4 profit beat on surgical instruments business strength Medtronic reported a nearly 20% drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by lower sales in its cardiac and vascular business that makes heart valves and stents....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Rosario Dawson posts topless video to mark 40th birthday Rosario Dawson has starred in major films and TV shows and has recently been romantically linked to 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. On Saturday the native New Yorker celebrated turning 40 on Thursday by posting a topless video on...
08:34, 05/12/2019

KAR posts higher revenue in Q1, but TradeRev rollout still weighs on bottom line KAR's TradeRev business showed an operating loss of $16.8 million in the first quarter as the company continues to invest in expanding the online auction service....
00:34, 05/09/2019

Inside the online posts of Colorado shooting suspect Maya McKinney Online postings apparently made by the younger suspect in the Colorado charter school shooting paint a conflicting picture — one of an average teen who likes hanging out with his friends, and another that shows a tortured kid who experimented with dr...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display posts 9th straight quarterly net loss Cash-strapped screen maker Japan Display Inc on Wednesday posted a ninth consecutive quarterly net loss, hit by weaker-than-expected demand from Apple Inc, its biggest client....
10:51, 05/15/2019

New York Times Posts Higher Profit, Adds 223,000 Digital Subscribers The publisher continued spending aggressively to pursue its goal of reaching 10 million total subscriptions by 2025, adding 223,000 new digital subscribers in the first quarter....
20:17, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-Air Canada posts surprise profit despite MAX grounding; shares jump Air Canada on Monday reported a surprise quarterly profit that sent shares up more than 5 percent in earlier trading, helped by flying more passengers and its purchase of a loyalty program, despite pressures from the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX jet...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Third 'John Wick' Movie Posts Series' Strongest Opening Weekend Lions Gate won a respite from its box-office woes as its latest film, “John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum” nabbed the top spot, with the biggest opening weekend in the action-thriller franchise’s five-year history....
06:51, 05/20/2019

"MLAs Being Lured With Money, Posts": Kamal Nath's Claim After BJP Letter Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has claimed that 10 of his party's lawmakers are getting phone calls with offers of money and posts to switch over to the BJP....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Richemont posts solid watch and jewellery sales for its full year Luxury goods group Richemont said sales of its watches and jewelry both grew by 10% in the year to the end of March, with the Americas and Asia performing well....
14:34, 05/17/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Conway calls out Ocasio-Cortez for posts about Netflix documentary while 'away from tech' Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway appeared on “Hannity” Monday where she explained why she attacked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for not tweeting about the Sri Lanka Easter massacre and referred to media who haven’t pressed the fr...
10:51, 04/30/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Tesla Posts Surprisingly Large $700 Million Net Loss for Q1 as Sales Fall 31% SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk had prepped Wall Street for a first quarter loss but analysts were still stunned by its size: $702.1 million, among the company’s worst quarters in the past two years. The net loss was more than double ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

S&P 500 posts high, extends 2019 rally; Alphabet falls late The S&P 500 set an intraday record high on Monday, bolstering the view that the decade-long bull market has further to run, after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign....
03:34, 04/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq retreats after Alphabet drop; S&P 500 posts record The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped ahead of its results, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Deutsche Bank posts 67% profit rise after merger talks collapse Deutsche Bank reported stronger-than-anticipated first-quarter net profit on Friday, less than 24 hours after abandoning merger talks with Commerzbank....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy....
08:17, 05/01/2019

Credit Suisse posts profit beat following three-year restructuring plan Credit Suisse produced another rise in net profit for the first quarter of 2019, its first period following the completion of its three-year restructuring plan....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Apple Posts Declines in Profit, Revenue as iPhone Sales Fall 17% Apple reported another quarterly decline in profit and revenue, as iPhone sales fell 17%. Shares, though, rose in after-hours trading as the company raised its dividend and said it planned to buy back more stock....
01:34, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders for electric hatch reach 15,000 VW has received orders for more than half of limited-edition launch version of sub-£34,000 EV Volkswagen says it has received pre-orders for more than half of the launch edition versions of its ID 3 electric hatchback. Customers in 29 European count...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Judge orders FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is ordering the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing the health effects of e-cigarettes. The ruling handed down Wednesday says the agency abdicated its legal duty when it postponed reviewing all U.S. vapin...
02:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Woman Orders Food, Gets Sexual Harassment A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who—lest we forget—visits at a particularly vulnerable time: at your home, late at night, when you’re just try...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Judge orders Kraft to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
14:51, 05/03/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrati...
16:17, 05/08/2019

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
22:51, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Amazon is rolling out machines to box customer orders Tech giant Amazon is reportedly deploying machines to warehouses to automate the process of packing customer orders.        ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Iraq says I.S. remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area' Islamic State remains a potent threat around the world despite reduced capabilities, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, adding its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had made his latest video appearance in a "remote area"....
21:34, 04/30/2019

On Surprise Iraq Visit, Mike Pompeo Speaks Of "Imminent" Iran Threat Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Baghdad where he accused Tehran of planning "imminent"......
02:34, 05/08/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vague warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washington and Tehran have been exchanging increasingly belligerent rhetoric as the day approaches....
06:51, 05/08/2019

Iraq war veteran found dead after suspicious injuries sustained on Mexico vacation An Iraq veteran from Minnesota died over the weekend after he was found with violent injuries at a resort while on vacation in Mexico, his family said....
19:51, 05/06/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
16:17, 05/19/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
17:00, 05/06/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria: British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces fighting remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior British officer in the coalition told a Pentagon news briefing on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. military said it was braced for "possibly imminent threats to U.S. forces in Iraq...
04:51, 05/15/2019

Bajaj Auto Beats Industry Slowdown, Posts 21 Per Cent Growth In Net Profit Bajaj Auto bucked the trend of an overall industry slowdown and posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19, as well as overall numbers for FY 2019....
18:51, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night’s broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show’s final season (*Spoilers* to follow,...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Philly Islamic center posts shocking video of kids: ‘We will chop off their heads’ Disturbing footage of Muslim kids saying they would sacrifice themselves and kill for the “army of Allah” surfaced from an Islamic center in Philadelphia. The Muslim American Society (MAS) Islamic Center in Philadelphia posted the video t...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Draymond Green posts triple-double as Warriors grab 3-0 series lead PORTLAND, Ore. — Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Green had his seventh career postseason...
08:34, 05/19/2019

RNC draws $61.8 M for 2019-2020 cycle, posts record-breaking number for April As the number of 2020 Democratic candidates continued to grow, the Republican National Committee (RNC) posted another record-breaking fundraising haul of $15.9 million in April....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
05:00, 05/24/2019

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney in Australia....
03:17, 05/24/2019

Moves like Jagger: Stones' frontman posts dance video after health scare Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger posted a video of his trademark dance moves on Twitter on Wednesday to show the world he is back in shape following heart valve surgery....
20:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Pfizer posts earnings beat, raises 2019 profit forecast Pfizer Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and slightly raised its earnings forecast for the year, as the largest U.S. drugmaker reined in costs and recorded higher sales of cancer drug Ibrance and pneumonia vaccine Prevnar...
15:34, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Embraer posts quarterly loss due to fewer plane deliveries Embraer SA reported a $42.5 million loss for the first quarter on Wednesday, its fifth straight quarter of losses, as revenue fell amid fewer plane deliveries and as the Brazilian planemaker spent heavily ahead of a deal with Boeing Co....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Every I Think You Should Leave sketch, ranked Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin’s Netflix sketch series I Think You Should Leave has proven to be one of 2019’s sleeper TV hits, its quarter-hour bursts of feet-in-mouths and social situations gone surreally awry sneakily monopolizing the cultural conver...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Netanyahu orders ‘massive strikes’ against militants in Gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered “massive strikes” against Hamas militants and the Islamic Jihad in Gaza as cross-border fighting continued into a third day Sunday – marking the deadliest clashes since 2014. Netanya...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders will be canceled unless customers say otherwise Following the news that Samsung's Galaxy Fold has been officially delayed with no new release date in sight, the South Korean electronics giant has emailed US customers who pre-ordered the foldable device with an update on its current status, as...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Vodafone drops Huawei handset from 5G launch pre-orders Vodafone UK said on Wednesday it had dropped a Huawei 5G smartphone from pre-orders for its new service starting in July, because of uncertainty about long-term support and services for the device....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Tunisia orders army to transport fuel during walkout Tunisia ordered the army on Friday to transport fuel to petrol stations on Friday, a government source said, the second day of a strike by fuel distribution workers that has caused empty pumps and long queues across the country....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Top Court Orders BJP Activist's Release, Says Must Apologise Immediately BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested last week for sharing a morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, must apologise immediately after her release, the Supreme Court said......
09:17, 05/14/2019

Egypt court orders the release of Al Jazeera journalist An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a news producer for Qatar's Al Jazeera television network held in pretrial detention for more than two years, his lawyer and a judicial source said....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Turkey Orders a Do-Over of Istanbul Election Narrowly Won by Opposition (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the president’s party to throw out the vote it narr...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Wolff: Ferrari risks team orders 'can of worms' "Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes Ferrari risks opening \"a can of worms\" by ordering its Formula 1 drivers to swap positions but is not alone in facing that problem."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Honor 20 Goes Up for Pre-Orders, Teasers Confirm Quad Cameras The Honor 20 and 20 Pro are up for pre-order in China. New teasers (one official, others leaked) also confirms that phones will have four rear cameras....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Amazon looking to shift to one-day Prime shipping and delivering orders wherever you want With Walmart nipping at its heels, Amazon looks to 1-day shipping and dropping off packages wherever a shopper wants to win the delivery wars.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Mike Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq after canceling Angela Merkel meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday after canceling a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the last minute....
06:34, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq close to signing $53 bln deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran....
17:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
14:00, 05/19/2019

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo said Iran-backed militias moved rockets near American bases in Iraq Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Iraqi officials that U.S. intelligence showed Iran-backed militias moved missiles near bases housing American forces, a revelation that came just hours after all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carried out explosive hazard clearance inside two hist...
22:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Gilead to separate Kite cell therapy unit, posts higher profit Gilead Sciences Inc, which hired Roche veteran Daniel O'Day to be its new chief executive, on Thursday said Kite Pharma, the cancer-focused cell therapy company it acquired in 2017, will become a separate business unit....
00:51, 05/03/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
09:51, 05/13/2019

Secret strip-club videos and lewd posts: Australia’s fallen election candidates Several candidates quit ahead of election after deluge of offensive behaviour exposedIn a whirlwind 48 hours, the Australian election has lost a host of its most controversial candidates.From homophobic comments about sitting MPs to secret strip-club...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Singtel posts lowest annual profit in 16 years, citing 'intense' regional competition Singapore Telecommunications on Wednesday posted its smallest annual net profit in 16 years partly due to the intense competition faced by its regional associates in India and Indonesia....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Chris Pratt posts 'illegal' video from 'Avengers: Endgame' set as he celebrates box office record Chris Pratt gave fans a rare behind-the-scenes look into the set of “Avengers: Endgame” as he celebrated the Marvel movie’s historic success over the weekend....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Josh Rosen posts video congratulating Kyler Murray, thanking Arizona Cardinals As Josh Rosen closed the door on his tenure with Arizona, he thanked the team and the fans and congratulated his replacement Kyler Murray.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Keanu Reeves fan posts viral tweets about actor buying ice cream just to sign autograph A Keanu Reeves fan reminisced on Twitter last week about the unconventional way he got an autograph from the “John Wick 3” actor as a 16-year-old movie theater worker....
15:34, 05/22/2019

uBiome CEOs Go on Leave After FBI Search The co-chief executives of lab-test startup uBiome Inc., Jessica Richman and Zac Apte, are on leave in the wake of a search of the company’s offices by the FBI....
05:00, 05/02/2019

De Rossi to leave AS Roma at end of season "AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi\u0027s 18-year playing career at the club will finish at the end of this season, the club said in a statement on Tuesday."...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Allegri: Juventus decided it was best for me to leave TURIN, Italy (AP) — Massimiliano Allegri admitted it was Juventus which decided he would not coach the club next season, despite leading it to a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title. Allegri’s contract as Juventus coach was scheduled ...
18:00, 05/18/2019

TPG healthcare fund CEO to leave -memo The chief executive of a $1 billion healthcare fund previously managed by Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj has resigned, an internal memo to employees said....
19:51, 05/14/2019

I Think You Should Leave: is this the funniest Netflix show yet? Ex-Saturday Night Live cast member Tim Robinson has created a strange, disorienting, silly and very funny new sketch seriesHere’s a disturbing confession: I gave up on Netflix’s new sketch show I Think You Should Leave after a single sketch. It start...
09:34, 05/10/2019

Colombian Army’s Kill Orders Put Civilians at Risk, Officers Say Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Egypt's prosecutor orders release of seven opposition figures: source Egypt's public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said....
22:51, 05/20/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
12:17, 05/10/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
01:51, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
08:00, 05/21/2019

TSMC is getting orders to build a major component for the next generation of smartphones A fabless chip firm is a company that doesn't have its own facility to fabricate or manufacture the chips it designs. For some of you out there, it might surprise you to learn that companies like Qualcomm, HiSilicon (Huawei's in-house chip designer) ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif., to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
06:51, 05/08/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Luke Campbell set for Lomachenko showdown as WBC orders title bout • Fight for vacant lightweight belt could take place in UK• Campbell in line to meet conqueror of Anthony CrollaThe WBC has ordered Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko to fight for the vacant lightweight title. Related: Canelo Álvarez outpoints Daniel...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
09:00, 05/24/2019

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Th...
00:34, 05/24/2019

Libya's Haftar orders troops to fight harder during Ramadan Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar urged his troops trying to take Tripoli to battle harder and teach their enemies an even bigger lesson, because the Muslim month of Ramadan that begins on Monday was a month of holy war....
01:51, 05/06/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Outcry as Turkey orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral election Erdoğan’s successful bid to overturn vote is ‘plain dictatorship’, says CHP partyTurkish authorities have scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor that was lost by the candidate backed by the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in response to ca...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Florida governor orders election systems’ security review TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor is ordering election officials to review the cybersecurity of the state’s election systems. The request comes more than a week after he was briefed that Russia hackers gained access to voter dat...
23:34, 05/22/2019

South Korea probes illegal 5G discounts as LG touts 100,000 V50 orders Korean carriers are being accused of illegal price subsidies to bring down the expense of 5G devices for early adopters, in violation of local laws.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Condé Nast bets big on video, orders 175 digital pilots Condé Nast said it has more than 175 new digital pilots in production for the 2019-20 season including 50 returning video series as Pamela Drucker Mann, chief revenue officer, led the pitch to potential advertisers Tuesday. It was the first NewFront ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 bln euros of orders (In May 21 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show 82.5% of bids from green money accounts were allocated. Also corrects para 8 to say that green investors were eligible for a 10% higher allocation, not that they were given an additional allocation of up...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
20:34, 05/06/2019

US jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case Bayer-owned Monsanto has been hit with its third jury verdict in California tying its Roundup weed killer to cancer. Bayer faces more than 13,400 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States....
02:51, 05/14/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Federal election 2019: Littleproud distances himself from Liberal candidate's 'Islamophobic' posts – politics live Minister grilled about Lyons candidate Jessica Whelan, who claims her Facebook page was doctored. Meanwhile, the climate policy debate heats up. Follow all the updates, live 12.26am BST Richard Di Natale was on Sky News talking about the Fisher model...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:00, 05/17/2019

WNBA star Liz Cambage posts angry Instagram messages as trade rumors swirl: 'You never cared about me' WNBA star Liz Cambage posted a series of somber messages on her Instagram on Wednesday following reports that the Dallas Wings were trading her to the Las Vegas Aces days before the start of the season....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Elon Musk responds after porn star posts video of sex encounter while riding in Tesla on Autopilot A Los Angeles adult film performer and her boyfriend found a perhaps predictable way to use their time while riding in a Tesla on Autopilot mode last week -- and their online post drew the attention of Tesla CEO Elon Musk....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Giants' pick who was shot, Corey Ballentine, posts message for slain friend and teammate Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine posted a message on social media on Monday for Dwane Simmons, his Washburn teammate who was killed on Sunday.        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

Marseille coach Garcia to leave at the end of the season Marseille coach Rudi Garcia has announced he will leave the former European champions at the end of a disappointing season        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
11:51, 04/29/2019

Massimiliano Allegri to leave Juventus at end of season Manager led Juve to five consecutive Serie A titlesAllegri will leave after team’s final two matches of 2018-19Massimiliano Allegri is to leave his post as Juventus manager at the end of the season after five years with the Italian champions.A statem...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Kanter: 'After I leave the court, the fight begins' Enes Kanter is a devout Muslim observing Ramadan, a center attempting to prevent a three-peat -- and a political activist who sleeps with a panic button next to his bed....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Dodgers LH Urias on administrative leave after arrest Major League Baseball placed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on administrative leave Tuesday after he was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery on Monday night....
09:17, 05/15/2019

Former Bundesliga club Hamburg leave everyone at a loss Until a year ago, Hamburg were the only club never to have been relegated from the Bundesliga. Their failure to win promotion on first attempt has left fans and former stars like Felix Magath shaking their heads....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Did Aretha Franklin Leave Her Will Under the Couch Cushion? Handwritten documents have surfaced that suggest the celebrated singer had given much thought to how she wanted her assets distributed after she died....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Alonso to leave Toyota WEC team after Le Mans Fernando Alonso will be replaced by New Zealander Brendon Hartley in the Toyota World Endurance Championship (WEC) team after the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June, the Japanese manufacturer announced on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/01/2019

EU's Juncker says Poland unlikely to leave the European Union Poland is unlikely to leave the European Union, even if the ruling eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party wins re-election this year, EU executive head Jean-Claude Juncker said....
00:17, 04/30/2019

Pochettino says may leave Spurs if they win Champions League Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested he may look for a new challenge if he can lead his team to the Champions League title this season        ...
20:51, 05/07/2019

For the Love of God Don't Leave Your Loose Change at the Airport I, considering myself to be a normal person, have left behind nary a penny at TSA checkpoints. Alas, it seems that many, many people who have flown through U.S. airports blithely left their loose change abandoned in plastic bins discarded at the end ...
01:34, 05/22/2019

MLB notebook: Dodgers LHP Urias on administrative leave Major League Baseball placed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on administrative leave Tuesday after he was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery on Monday night....
09:17, 05/15/2019

NBC picks up Kenan Thompson's new show, but he still won't leave SNL just yet Just over a week ago, we reported that Kenan Thompson had confirmed that he’s staying on Saturday Night Live for at least another year, solidifying his status as the show’s longest-tenured cast member. Now, though, keeping him on SNL just got a bit m...
22:17, 05/12/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-demonstrators gathered outside the building. (May 14...
15:00, 05/14/2019

| Herrera will leave Manchester United at end of season Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera confirmed what many have long suspected when he revealed he would be leaving the club at the end of the current campaign....
14:34, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Dodgers’ Julio Urias placed on leave by MLB LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias (all times local): 3:28 p.m. Major League Baseball has placed Dodgers left-hander Julio Urias on administrative leave while it looks into his arrest in a domestic ...
01:51, 05/15/2019

| Bulls CEO: We can't fault Pollard's decision to leave The Bulls have thanked flyhalf Handre Pollard for his service over the last six years with it confirmed on Tuesday that he will be relocating to France....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Eric Schmidt to Leave Alphabet Board Eric Schmidt, longtime chief of search giant Google, will leave the board of parent company Alphabet Inc., marking the end of an era for perhaps the company’s most well-known figure....
06:51, 05/01/2019

MLB places Dodgers' Urias on leave after arrest Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias, who was arrested Monday on suspicion of domestic battery, spent the night in jail and was released Tuesday after posting $20,000 bail. He has been placed on administrative leave by MLB....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Paper Round: Rashford could leave United for nothing "Manchester United could lose Marcus Rashford, Juventus want Mauricio Pochettino, Barcelona will sign Antoine Griezmann and Adam Lallana is up for sale."...
10:34, 05/18/2019

Dodgers’ Urías reinstated from administrative leave ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated Tuesday from administrative leave by Major League Baseball. Urías was placed on leave while MLB officials looked into his May 13 arrest for investigation of misdemeano...
21:34, 05/21/2019

GE books more power plant orders, beats Mitsubishi, Siemens - sources General Electric Co won the most orders in the sharply contracting market for new gas-fired power plants in the first quarter, according to people familiar with the matter....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Zandvoort WTCR: Bjork wins after Cyan Lynk & Co team orders Thed Bjork claimed his second win of the Zandvoort World Touring Car Cup weekend after his Cyan Racing team twice intervened to swap his and Yann Ehrlacher's positions...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention from the media and politicians....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Dhaka High Court orders probe into lawyer's alleged murder Lawyer Palash Kumar Roy died after prison officials allegedly torched him in a jail in northwestern Bangladesh. As officials and the victim's family trade accusations, a Dhaka court has ordered a probe into the incident....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Communal Clashes Erupt in Assam's Hailakandi, Prohibitory Orders Imposed Prohibitory orders were imposed on Assam's Hailakandi town after communal clashes broke out between two religious communities outside a mosque today. Sources said rioters threw stones and set vehicles......
14:17, 05/10/2019

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders Investors piled into the Netherlands' inaugural, triple-A rated sovereign green bond on Tuesday, placing 21.2 billion euros ($23.7 billion) of orders for the environmentally friendly paper....
19:34, 05/21/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system....
13:17, 05/10/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister "Intimidates" Officers To Enact Orders: AIADMK The AIADMK in Puducherry today charged Chief Minister V Narayanasamy with "intimidating" officials to implement government orders lest they should face contempt of court proceedings....
13:17, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-GE power unit faces three-year turnaround despite orders report General Electric Co expects its core power-plant business to lose significant cash this year and does not expect large improvement in that unit's cash flow margins for at least three years, the company's chief financial officer said on Wednesday....
19:51, 05/15/2019

US judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S. district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged movement of tens of millions of dollars in violation of international sanctions on North Korea....
02:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged movement of tens of millions of dollars in violation of international sanctions on North Korea....
02:34, 05/01/2019

Apple's Face ID supplier expects Android orders to grow later this year The iPhone X's Face ID systemThe supplier of Apple’s Face ID optical sensor, AMS, has been having a pretty tough time lately. It missed its Q4 2018 earnings estimates by a significant margin and admitted that it couldn’t provide a full-year earnings ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Samsung could lose Galaxy Fold pre-orders if it doesn't ship this month For a short while, the future looked rosy for the Samsung Galaxy Fold: so many people pre-ordered the $1,980 foldable smartphone that the company had to stop taking registrations as they'd sold out....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
01:17, 05/17/2019

India Orders Mass Evacuations as ‘Extremely Severe’ Cyclone Nears Authorities are issuing mass evacuation orders along India’s eastern coast as Cyclone Fani, a Category 4 equivalent hurricane, approaches landfall with more than 100 million in its path. According to the India Meteorological Department, Fani ha...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Britney Spears appears in court over conservatorship, judge orders evaluation Britney Spears went to a Los Angeles court Friday to speak privately to a judge who oversees the conservatorship that controls much of her affairs.        ...
01:34, 05/12/2019

UK factories hit by falling orders; Jamie Oliver restaurant crisis - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK factory orders slow and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain slides into administrationLatest: Administrators called in to Jamie Oliver’s restaurantsOliver: I’m deeply saddenedStaff fear jo...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump Orders Tariff Rises On Remaining Chinese Imports US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from China, less than 24 hours after Washington raised tariffs on approximately $200 billion of Chinese goods....
08:34, 05/11/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial waters."...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Mexican president orders modest budget cuts to support Pemex Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a series of what appeared to be mostly modest cuts to the government's 2019 budget designed to make room for a smaller tax bill for ailing state-owned oil company Pemex....
22:34, 05/04/2019

Chipmaker AMS signals steady Apple orders, Android share grows Apple supplier AMS on Tuesday was upbeat on the current quarter and the rest of the year, pointing to steady orders for optical sensors from its major customer and a growing share of income from Android smartphone makers....
18:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 3-No more 'white collar theft': Mexico orders end to corporate tax breaks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday his government will order an end to tax forgiveness for the country's largest companies, saying $20 billion in exemptions given by his predecessors was akin to theft by gangsters....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” act...
23:34, 05/23/2019

New Amazon machines can pack 600 orders per hour, could replace thousands of jobs Amazon is using new machines that would automate a job held by thousands of workers -- boxing up orders inside the company's cavernous warehouses worldwide. ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 million into a retirement system for government employees...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka orders DNA test to confirm Easter attack ringleader is dead A Sri Lankan court on Friday authorized a DNA test to confirm that the presumed ringleader of coordinated Islamist attacks that killed over 250 people on Easter Sunday in churches and hotels did indeed blow himself up at Colombo's Shangri-La hotel....
20:51, 05/10/2019

CFE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME DURING NOVEMBER SETS NEW MONTHLY RECORD; ADV Posts Gain For Seventh Consecutive Month Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during November was the highest monthly ADV in the six-year history of the Exchange as the 9,228 contracts traded per day bested the previous h...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Emiliano Insúa: 'It was sad for me to leave Liverpool. I wanted to stay' The Argentinian full-back is happy at Stuttgart but regrets how his time at Anfield ended – quickly due to a combination of Roy Hodgson and Paul KoncheskyAs Liverpool supporters prepare to watch their team face Barcelona in a Champions League semi-fi...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Fed Likely to Leave Interest Rates Unchanged as Trump Calls for Cut The president wants the Fed to cut rates and stimulate the economy. But the Fed appears poised to continue its patient stance at its meeting that ends Wednesday....
04:51, 05/01/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Military won’t leave border until it's secure Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the military would not pull troops tasked with putting up barriers and planning logistics from the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:17, 05/12/2019

Graham Potter to leave Swansea for Brighton manager’s job • Compensation figure over £2m agreed between clubs• Potter to take three of his backroom staff with himBrighton & Hove Albion are poised to confirm the appointment of Graham Potter as their new manager. After spending the last five days deliberating...
20:17, 05/18/2019

2 transit cops put on leave after suspect sets self on fire MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Twin Cities Metro Transit police officers were placed on leave after a man they arrested set himself on fire in the back of a squad car and suffered critical injuries. Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla tells the Minneapolis...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Roma captain De Rossi to leave club after 18 years ROME (AP) — Roma captain Daniele De Rossi has surprisingly announced he is leaving his hometown club after 18 years. Roma made the announcement on its website, adding De Rossi will hold a news conference later Tuesday. The 35-year-old midfielder is e...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Emotional Allegri insists the time was right to leave Juventus "Coach Massimiliano Allegri said a discussion with Juventus directors about the best way forward for the Serie A champions resulted in the club\u0027s decision to part ways with him at the end of the season."...
16:51, 05/18/2019

The double-edged sword of countries that allow menstrual leave You know how periods can make you feel absolutely awful — and some women suffer from excruciating pain thanks to menstruation that can impact their ability to even get out of bed? And on the flipside of that, you know how if a dude asks you if ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Bayern fan favorites Ribery, Robben to leave this summer MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has confirmed that fan favorites Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben are to leave the club at the end of this season, with a testimonial game planned for both players in 2020. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says, “...
17:00, 05/05/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Dodgers' Julio Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías has officially been reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball following a May 13 arrest for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Tearful Godin announces he'll leave Atletico after nine years "Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin will leave the club after nine years when his contract expires in June, the Uruguayan defender said at a news conference on Tuesday as he fought to hold back tears."...
17:17, 05/07/2019

May offers 'new Brexit deal' in last-ditch effort to leave EU UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Iconic NYC radio station WPLJ to leave airwaves at end of May After nearly 50 years on the radio, iconic station WPLJ will soon be off the airwaves. “The rumors you’ve been hearing are true,” 95.5 PLJ revealed on Twitter Wednesday morning. “As hard as it is to believe, WPLJ will be going away on Friday, May 31....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Tire thieves leave chevy dealer flat (WDSU/NBC News) Louisiana police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection with the theft of dozens of tires from a Slidell Chevrolet dealership. Matt Bowers, owner of Matt Bowers Chevrolet, says the suspects came into the dealership at 3 a...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Head of embattled UNAIDS to leave post immediately GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. AIDS agency says its executive director is leaving the post immediately, following allegations he mishandled sexual assault claims at the agency. UNAIDS said Michel Sidibe will become health minister in his native Mali “w...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Owner Steve Dale took over club last DecemberThe financial crisis at Bury has been laid bare by a statement on behalf of the players, who won promotion to League One this season, that...
17:00, 05/23/2019

LeMahieu, Urshela leave Yankees game with injuries The New York Yankees lost two more players to injuries when second baseman DJ LeMahieu and third baseman Gio Urshela left a game against San Francisco        ...
00:51, 04/29/2019

And now, a soundboard celebrating I Think You Should Leave's "Stinky!" car focus group guy Like many fans of horrifically funny comic discomfort, we’ve had our brains colonized of late by Netflix’s new sketch series I Think You Should Leave. Tim Robinson’s dedicated exploration of awkward situations—and the numerous ways to make them oh so...
16:51, 05/05/2019

Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball        ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Mauricio Pochettino says he may leave Spurs if they win Champions League • Tottenham manager makes shock claim on eve of Ajax game• ‘It should be fantastic – close the five-year chapter and go home’Mauricio Pochettino made the stunning claim on the eve of Tottenham’s Champions League semi-final, second leg at Ajax that he...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Coach put on leave during probe of locker-room attack DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — The junior varsity football coach at a Maryland high school is on leave while authorities investigate allegations that some of his players raped a teammate with a broomstick. Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Derek Turne...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Pochettino says he may leave Spurs if they win Champions League – video Mauricio Pochettino has made the stunning claim on the eve of Tottenham’s Champions League semi-final second leg at Ajax that he would consider leaving Tottenham if they went on to win the competition.Spurs is most important match in Ajax stadium’s h...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Buy Your Dad a Floating Green and He Will Never Need to Leave the Backyard to Play Golf Again If you’re already on the hunt for a good Father’s Day gift because you’re tired of giving your dad ugly ties, look no further. You can take your dad golfing and you won’t even need to leave the backyard to do so. Now, all you need is a dad with a poo...
23:17, 05/07/2019

South Texas tornadoes leave damage but no injuries LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — Several tornadoes were reported across south central Texas, leaving damage in their wake but no reports of injuries as severe thunderstorms rumbled across the region. The National Weather Service says two tornadoes were report...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Update: In the Event of an Emergency, Leave Your Luggage on the Plane. Really. Passengers who insist on retrieving carry-on bags in times of crisis have become a major concern for flight attendants tasked with evacuating planes as quickly as possible....
06:17, 05/07/2019

Libya's Haftar orders troops to chase and destroy enemy forces: tape Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops, who are trying to take the capital Tripoli, to chase and destroy withdrawing enemy forces, according to an audio tape published on Sunday....
00:34, 05/06/2019

White House orders former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with Mueller subpoena The House judiciary committee can't ask former White House counsel Donald McGahn for documents related to the Russia investigation because he doesn't own the legal right to them, administration officials said....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Paramount Network renews 'Ink Master' for Season 12 and 13, orders 'Grudge Match' spinoff Paramount Network has handed out a two season renewal to tattoo competition series "Ink Master" and has ordered a spinoff titled "Ink Master: Grudge Match."...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
20:34, 05/22/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
22:51, 05/16/2019

High Court Orders Police Protection For Inter-Caste Couple In Maharashtra The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to provide protection to a Pune woman who has expressed fear of a violent backlash from her family for being in a relationship with a man......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019