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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 tha...

Mike Pompeo said Iran-backed militias moved rockets near American bases in Iraq

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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

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

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

"Victory For American Diplomacy": Mike Pompeo On UN Ban On Masood Azhar Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist is "a victory for American diplomacy", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted today after the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief was blacklisted by the UN......
15:51, 05/02/2019

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

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

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
21:00, 05/21/2019

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

Mike Pompeo: a bully boy calls at No 10 The visit of the hawkish US secretary of state poses problems for Theresa May and Jeremy HuntAmerican secretaries of state can be earnestly dull, like John Kerry, or plain brilliant, like George Marshall; Machiavellian, like Henry Kissinger, or inten...
15:34, 05/04/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
17:51, 05/01/2019

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good thing for him."...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Mike Pompeo talks Iran, oil, Russia and China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble to discuss some of the most pressing geopolitical matters for the United States today....
17:34, 05/12/2019

Mike Pompeo discusses Iran, oil, Russia and China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble for a wide-ranging interview about some of the most pressing geopolitical matters for the United States today....
07:34, 05/12/2019

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

Mike Pompeo Puts Off Greenland Stop In Second Cancellation In Week US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday put off a visit to Greenland, citing pressing business in Washington -- just two days after he also ditched a trip to Germany to fly to Iraq amid soaring......
08:17, 05/09/2019

Europe urges Mike Pompeo and US to show restraint towards Iran Jeremy Hunt warns of conflict erupting in the Gulf by accident after Saudi ships sabotagedThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has been urged by European leaders to show maximum restraint towards Iran after Saudi Arabia confirmed that two of its v...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Canada’s claim to Northwest Passage is ‘illegitimate’: Mike Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling Canada's claim over the Northwest Passage "illegitimate" in a major speech that is being criticized for being provocative and inaccurate....
23:34, 05/06/2019

Mike Pompeo Tells Russia: Don't Meddle In Next US Presidential Election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveling to Russia next week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and foreign minister Sergey Lavrov next week during a trip to Sochi, Russia, the State Department announced Friday....
16:51, 05/10/2019

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

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

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

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world’s “high north” is first and forem...
12:34, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo rejects Canada's claims to Arctic route as 'illegitimate' Speech to Arctic Council delegates prompted frustration and surprise among experts and government officialsThe US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has rejected Canada’s claims to the Northwest Passage as “illegitimate,” in a high-profile foreign policy...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher to push for harder line on China US secretary of state again calls on UK to resist Huawei’s efforts to gain access to 5G networksThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, again urg...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness”, as Tehran took the first conditional s...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell T...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Excited About How Much Money We Can Make From Catastrophic Climate Change Naysayers among us might look at the prospect of catastrophic climate change, and see nothing but doom and gloom: mass extinctions, flooded coastal cities, and other semi-apocalyptic outcomes for planet Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem. Secreta...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher in warning to UK over Huawei and China - video The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, again urging the UK to resist efforts by Huawei to gain access to Britain's new 5G network.Mike Pompeo in...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo: ‘Crazy talk’ to suggest Trump is soft on Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was “crazy talk” to suggest that President Trump was going soft on Russia compared to China, North Korea and Iran — particularly in light of the special counsel’s report about Russian election meddling. ”Boy, th...
23:00, 05/13/2019

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

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Russia not to interfere in 2020 election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling....
01:34, 05/15/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Not to Meddle in 2020 Elections (SOCHI, Russia) — On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in U.S. elections. At a news conference following ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo, Sergei Lavrov talk in Russia ahead of Vladimir Putin meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov for three hours Tuesday before a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss relations....
20:34, 05/14/2019

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

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

1st Woman To Land On Moon Will Be American: US Vice President Mike Pence The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, asserting that the first woman to land on Earth's natural satellite will be an American....
06:17, 05/07/2019

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

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says "We'd prefer a peaceful transition" from the socialist rule of Nicolas Maduro, the secretary of state says.        ...
22:51, 05/01/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo's remarks appeared to mark an escalation of the Trump administration's rhetoric on Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

‘American Pickers’ star Mike Wolfe praises Danielle Colby’s burlesque career: ‘She’s a very passionate person’ If there’s one person who’s supportive of “American Pickers” star Danielle Colby stripping down as a burlesque performer, it’s her co-star and longtime pal Mike Wolfe....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Donald Trump wants Brexit impasse 'resolved soon' in order to strike trade deal with UK, Mike Pompeo says The United States has urged Prime Minister Theresa May and the Government to resolve the impasse over Brexit in order to push ahead with a trade deal with the UK....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Warriors 104, Rockets 100 | Golden State leads series, 1-0: Warriors Start Hamptons Five, Showing Urgency in Win Over Rockets Golden State struggled to close out the underdog Clippers in the first round. With two injured stars, Coach Steve Kerr went right to his best unit against Houston....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Warriors 118, Rockets 113 | Golden State wins series, 4-2.: Warriors Finish Off the Rockets in Game 6 Making do without Kevin Durant, Golden State won another trip to the Western Conference finals by clinching its semifinal series on the road against Houston....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Abu Hamza Helped Lashkar Set Up Bases Across India: Ex-Intel Officer Pakistan based LeT, which had orchestrated terror attacks in India, including Mumbai and Bengaluru from Karnakata capital Bengaluru, had engaged its operative Abu Hamza to set up bases in various......
19:34, 05/05/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects China to add military bases around the world to protect its investments in it ambitious One Belt One ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Tapia hits bases-loaded triple to lift Rox over D’backs 8-7 DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia hit a tying, bases-loaded triple and scored the go-ahead run during a five-run eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-7 on Sunday. The rally salvaged the finale of the three-game series and ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. pressures Baghdad over Iran-backed militias Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's surprise visit to Baghdad this month came after U.S. intelligence showed Iran-backed Shi'ite militias positioning rockets near bases housing U.S. forces, according to two Iraqi security sources....
09:34, 05/15/2019

Verdugo's bases-loaded walk lifts Dodgers over Padres Alex Verdugo drew a bases-loaded walk from Kirby Yates to bring in the go-ahead run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame two home runs by former teammate Manny Machado to beat the San Diego Padres 7-6   &#...
10:17, 05/05/2019

Military leaders beg Congress for money to repair bases hit by 2018 hurricanes Military leaders, still struggling to clean up the mess from hurricanes that wreaked havoc on East Coast bases last year, warned Congress this week that failing to deal with the damage now will have long-term consequences....
01:17, 05/11/2019

Extra Bases: C.C. Sabathia and the Rotation of Starters Tossing Out Questions on Podcasts Sabathia, along with his fellow pitchers Collin McHugh and Trevor Williams, have “way more time” to share and record relaxed conversation with other players....
23:17, 04/28/2019

UAE says 'extremist militias' control Libyan capital: tweet "Extremist militias" controlling the Libyan capital, Tripoli, were "derailing" the search for a political solution to the country's crisis, a senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Thursday....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Haftar's ally UAE says 'extremist militias' control Libyan capital The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that "extremist militias" were controlling the Libyan capital which its ally Khalifa Haftar is fighting to capture from forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
21:00, 05/16/2019

US has the military might, but Iran will lean on proxies and militias if they get dragged into conflict The possibility of a military confrontation between the United States and Iran is rising as U.S. officials claim an increased threat risk to troops in Iraq and Syria and shipping lanes in the Persian Gulf....
03:00, 05/20/2019

The military says it needs nearly $10 billion to fix storm-ravaged bases, but the White House still hasn't asked Congress for the money Associated Press Tyndall and Offutt Air Force Bases and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune took major damage from storms in 2017 and 2018. The services have said they need nearly $10 billion to repair those facilities and others, but the White House sti...
08:00, 05/14/2019

British General Contradicts U.S. Claim of Increased Threat From Iran-Backed Militias The top British general in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS says there is not an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, despite claims to the contrary by the U.S. to justify increasing its presence in the region. “No &...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Tim Dowling: two Alexas have moved in, and they’re terrifying My youngest son is having nightmares about surveillance. The dog is barking. This is the futureIn the course of my work, I am sometimes sent free stuff that I don’t know what to do with. When given the opportunity to review things, I usually turn dow...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Ground Zero homeless man moved away by cops The homeless man who set up camp in a cardboard shanty near Ground Zero was ordered to move Wednesday by police officers, who also gave him some cash “to get something nice to eat.” About eight cops evicted homeless man James Eve, 43, fro...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Why PGA Championship was moved up in change that’s paying off The PGA Championship used to bat cleanup in the major championship batting order. Now it’s in the two hole. The PGA, which several years ago marketed itself as “Glory’s Last Shot” to accentuate its place as the final major championship in the c...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
18:34, 05/15/2019

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
12:17, 05/09/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Bitcoin whale moved $212 million in cryptocurrency — for just $3.93 An infamous Bitcoin ‘whale’ has moved an enormous cryptocurrency fortune in a single transaction, and the network charged less than $4 in fees. Bitcointalk's famous whale Loaded is moving its 40k BTC stash again.https://t.co/t6y909jN2Ehttps://t.co/Tr...
13:34, 05/02/2019

MLB trade deadline: Top 10 players who could be moved by July 31 There are 69 shopping days left before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Madison Bumgarner heads the list of candidates to be traded.        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Petrol and diesel car ban should be moved to 2030, say Government advisers News 30 Apr, 2019 Government advisers believe the cost of electric cars will be on the same level as that of petrol and diesel cars by 2024 to 2025...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Softball Quarterfinal Game Moved to Friday COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The 2019 SEC Softball Tournament has shifted its Thursday and Friday schedule, and No. 4 seeded Kentucky is affected. Due to heavy rains and severe weather in the College Station area all day, the SEC Tournament will only be...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Wrecked plane moved by barge after runway mishap A barge and a crane are moving the Miami Air International plane that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base on Saturday. (May 8)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Dragon Age 4 Release Date News: Have Bioware already moved on from Anthem? BioWare has had a rough old 2019 so far with Anthem failing to live up to the hype. Now, it seems key staff are being rotated onto the studio's next project....
10:17, 05/06/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Defender assembly moved from UK to Slovakia Jaguar Land Rover is to assemble its new Defender model in Slovakia. The announcement came as the UK's auto association warned of a 30% fall in output in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
18:17, 05/01/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes case: Secret hearing concludes, trial date moved to September The judge in the Harvey Weinstein case ruled against media objections, closed a high-stakes hearing, and moved the trial date from June to September.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

CP3: Rockets still need to 'be better' despite win The Rockets rolled for most of Game 4, but an offense that was spectacular for the first three quarters sputtered and allowed the Warriors to nearly force OT. "Yeah, we won the game, but we've got to be better," Chris Paul said. "We understand that. ...
08:51, 05/07/2019

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

The Rockets Still Believe They Can Beat the Warriors. Are They Right? The most intriguing question in the NBA is whether the Rockets can beat the Warriors. The answer may be in an obscure academic paper written by a future NBA general manager....
18:34, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Opinion: How much bad blood is there between Warriors and Rockets? While Golden State and Houston do a good job of making it seem like they can’t stand each other, at other times relations are confusingly cordial.        ...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Rockets audited '18 Game 7, say Finals bid taken The Rockets believe they should have advanced to last year's NBA Finals, not the Warriors, citing their own audit of 81 potential missed calls in their Game 7 loss to Golden State....
21:51, 04/29/2019

90 rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel: IDF Approximately 90 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel in the space of an hour Saturday morning, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
17:00, 05/04/2019

Rockets are back in it, thanks to James Harden HOUSTON — James Harden made a big 3-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1. A layup by P.J. Tucker...
08:51, 05/05/2019

Rockets owner vows 'our time is going to come' Despite his Rockets being ousted by the Warriors for the fourth time in five seasons, owner Tilman Fertitta is confident Houston will win championships with James Harden....
09:51, 05/11/2019

The Fiver | We will never have another referee like Mike Dean Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Purveyor of no-look yellow cards, hider of souvenir hat-trick footballs up the back of his shirt, Premier League centurion of “off you pop” dismissals, pedantic pacer of 10-yard distances and … er, o...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi won't run for reelection Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi will not run for reelection next year, the four-term Republican senator said on Saturday. The 75-year-old Senate Budget Committee chairman announced his retirement in Gillette, Wyo., where he used to be mayor. The low-key Wyomi...
22:51, 05/04/2019

Big Sleepy Boy Mike Francesa Conks Out On The Air Yet Again My friends, it has happened again. For at least the third time, reluctant sports grouch Mike Francesa dozed off on the air. There are two ways you can be sure this is Francesa conking out: first, look at him, the microphone pushes his glasses an inch...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Mike Costello – Always the voice of reason Meet the man behind one of the most respected voices in the world of boxing, BBC's Mike Costello The post Mike Costello – Always the voice of reason appeared first on Boxing News....
14:09, 05/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

NBA playoffs: Rockets beat Warriors to even series at 2-2 SportsPulse: The Warriors-Rockets series has gone from good to great. USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down how Houston bounced back and tied the series at 2-2.        ...
18:51, 05/07/2019

The Unflappable Warriors Are Being Flapped By The Feisty Rockets It wasn’t pretty—it hasn’t been pretty, no two-minute stretch of this series has been the least bit aesthetically pleasant—but the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 to knot their conference semifinal series at two games ap...
12:34, 05/07/2019

Which Humiliating Rockets Elimination Loss Was Worse? For the second year in a row, the Houston Rockets’ efforts to try and defeat the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs came up just short. Normally, a postseason loss to the greatest team of this generation wouldn’t mean much more than “the significa...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Harden scores 38 as Rockets even series with Warriors HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2. The Rockets were up by nine before the Golden Sta...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Rockets even series with Warriors, Harden scores 38 James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2....
09:34, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Warriors look like champions once again after ousting Rockets On a night when they looked as vulnerable as ever, the Warriors showed their championship mettle to get back to the Western Conference finals.        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Warriors' Kerr: Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
04:51, 05/10/2019

Kerr confirms KD out remainder of Rockets series Golden State's Kevin Durant suffered a mild strain to his right calf and will miss the rest of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets, the team said Thursday. He will be reevaluated next week....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Warriors hold off Rockets despite Durant's injury Draymond Green and Klay Thompson buried 3-pointers on consecutive possessions late in the game Wednesday night, allowing the Golden State Warriors to survive the loss of Kevin Durant and hold off the Houston Rockets 104-99 in Game 5 of the Western Co...
14:17, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Will Rockets-Warriors series go down as one of the greats? The Western Conference semifinal series is back in Oakland Wednesday with the Rockets and Warriors tied at 2-2.        ...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Houston, we have a problem. But do the Rockets know how to solve it? The Western Conference semifinals offered perhaps the best opportunity for Golden State to be beaten in the postseason since the 2016 NBA Finals.        ...
18:51, 05/11/2019

Curry, Warriors close out Rockets in Game 6 Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting Golden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western Conference semifinal series with a 118-113 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday....
06:51, 05/11/2019

Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT James Harden scored 41 points, including a big 3-pointer in overtime, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1      ...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said....
12:00, 05/04/2019

Rockets owner backs D'Antoni as coach Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni will return for the final season of a four-year contract, team owner Tilman Fertitta said in a story in the Houston Chronicle on Friday....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Durant leads the way again, Warriors lead Rockets 2-0 Kevin Durant scored 29 points and established an early defensive tone against James Harden, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Houston Rockets 115-109 for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

NBA round-up: Favors, Jazz rout Rockets "Derrick Favors recorded a double-double off the bench, and Joe Ingles helped\r\nshoulder the early load on offense as the Utah Jazz continued their strong\r\nplay with a 118-91 demolition of the Houston Rockets on Thursday in Salt Lake\r\nCity."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Rockets moving on from defensive mastermind Bzdelik Just over a week after another playoff run fizzled, the Houston Rockets are moving on from associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who helped improve the team's defense this past season....
04:00, 05/19/2019

Rockets' Harden wants 'a fair chance' from refs After what he believed were several incorrect non-calls on his 3-point attempts in Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, Rockets guard James Harden implored officials to "call the game how it's supposed to be called ... and I'll live with the results...
08:17, 04/29/2019

VP Mike Pence To Visit Lexington Friday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- Vice President Mike Pence will make a pit stop in Lexington on Friday. The Vice President will make a stop at Hallway Feeds on Loudon Avenue, store management confirms. Pence previously visited the Bluegrass in March to stump...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Mike Francesa appears to fall asleep again on air The Yankees sure are bor…. zzz. Mike Francesa appeared to fall victim to the sleepies again this week, while a caller was demanding the Yankees “lower ticket prices and shorten the season.” Francesa’s eyes drooped as the calle...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Pence met with ‘I Like Mike’ students at Taylor University Vice President Mike Pence was met with a handful of Taylor University students walking out during his commencement address Saturday but he also got a chance to meet with a group that wanted to show the majority of students on campus are fans of the f...
18:00, 05/20/2019

An inside look at new St. John’s coach Mike Anderson Just Mark Few, Tom Izzo and Roy Williams can boast the same achievement. No other active head coaches, aside from Mike Anderson, have coached for at least 15 seasons without a losing campaign, and his previous stops — UAB, Missouri and Arkansas — can...
11:00, 05/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SpaceX's rockets and spacecraft have cool names. What do they mean? SpaceX makes a point of giving their rockets, spacecraft and other gadgets cool names. But what do they mean?        ...
04:51, 04/30/2019

Rockets, Bucks seek to avoid falling into 2-0 holes For MVP hopefuls Antetokounmpo and Harden, it's time to regroup after Game 1 losses in second-round series        ...
09:51, 04/30/2019

Old Falcon 9 rockets done firing their engines will now inflame imaginations The twice-flown booster last used during the CRS-13 mission will go on display at Space Center Houston this summer. [credit: SpaceX ] Ten d...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Warriors vs. Rockets: Take Kevin Durant-less Golden State “Avengers”? “Game of Thrones”? Millions of viewers are watching those movie and cable TV franchises, but I find the Warriors-Rockets series to be the best entertainment option of all. This is true reality TV. Golden State won the first two episodes i...
22:51, 05/10/2019

On Pro Basketball: Warriors Are Rolling and Rockets Are Rocked After Game 2 A series that threatened to devolve into complaints about a referee picked up when Stephen Curry and James Harden fought through injuries to inject some much-needed nobility into the proceedings....
17:17, 05/01/2019

Losing-Ass Rockets, At Long Last, Please Remove Yourselves To The Fraud Bin Immediately I’m sure most Rockets fans are lovely people. The Rockets have a fine basketball organization, as creative and nimble and determined as any in the NBA. And James Harden genuinely is one of the most unstoppable offensive players in modern basketball h...
09:51, 05/11/2019

Harden scores 38 as Rockets level series with Warriors James Harden paired a game-high 38 points with 10 rebounds while Eric Gordon and P.J. Tucker provided ample support as the Houston Rockets squared their Western Conference semifinal series against the visiting Golden State Warriors with a 112-108 vic...
06:51, 05/07/2019

Israeli military says Gaza rockets fall in south GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli air...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Israel hit by rockets from Gaza after Palestinians killed in protests A month-long cessation in hostilities has been broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. This has been followed by a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel....
10:34, 05/04/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

At least 90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza Strip, says military Israel responds with airstrikes and tank fire as month-long lull in violence endsPalestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tan...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Gaza militants fire rockets; 5 Palestinians killed Gaza militants fired an estimated 90 rockets in one hour Saturday toward Israel, according to Israel Defense Forces, five Palestinians were killed over the weekend....
20:00, 05/04/2019

Joe Tsai in rare Nets interview: Why I chose them over the Rockets Joe Tsai admitted when he was first contacted about buying the Nets two years ago he didn’t take it seriously at first, but he eventually picked them over the Rockets or the NFL or European soccer. Why? Partly because the NBA has a better model and m...
06:00, 05/08/2019

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

Curry and Thompson edge Warriors past Rockets "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting\r\nGolden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western\r\nConference semifinal series with a 118-113 victory over the Houston Rockets on\r\nFriday."...
16:00, 05/11/2019

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "massive attacks against terrorist elements" in Gaza will continue after militants in the coastal enclave fired approximately 600 rockets towards Israel....
16:51, 05/05/2019

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Putin and top officials, he also discussed ways to mend US-Russia ties....
03:00, 05/15/2019

St. John’s Hires Mike Anderson as New Men’s Basketball Coach The former Arkansas coach, taking over for Chris Mullin, said he wanted the Red Storm to be a team that opponents “don’t know what we’re going to do.”...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Joe Namath: ‘Only the timing’ of Mike Maccagnan firing surprised me Joe Namath was like most Jets fans when he heard the news last week the team had fired general manager Mike Maccagnan. It caught him off guard, but not because he thought Maccagnan had done a great job. “Only the timing of it [surprised me],” Namath ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
05:00, 05/17/2019

How many Hall of Famers did Mike Trout pass in April? He's just 27, but the Angels outfielder continues to move up the ranks of the all-time greats. Here's why being better than these particular players is so impressive....
14:51, 05/01/2019

A’s pitcher Mike Fiers throws second career no-hitter OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched his second career no-hitter by shutting down the Cincinnati Reds with help from two spectacular defensive plays in a 2-0 victory Tuesday night. Fiers (3-3) followed up his 2015 gem against...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Bill Belichick confidant crushes Mike Maccagnan on his way out Mike Maccagnan never should have even had this perch to fall from. That’s the word from Mike Lombardi, the former longtime NFL executive and briefly the Browns’ general manager, who’s now with The Athletic. Lombardi, who helped begi...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Wyoming US Sen. Mike Enzi won’t seek re-election in 2020 GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. The 75-year-old made the announcement in his hometown of Gillette. Enzi, who is chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, wa...
20:34, 05/04/2019

‘What the hell is going on?’: Former Jets stunned by Mike Maccagnan firing One-time Jets teammates Willie Colon and Nick Mangold had almost the same reaction as fans and the NFL community at the stunning news the team was moving on from canning general manager Mike Maccagnan less than three weeks after the NFL draft. “What ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman making believers of those who matter Mike Tauchman has created few believers during his first 26 games in pinstripes, but the few in his corner matter the most. Even with Clint Frazier set to rejoin the Yankees on Monday, Tauchman’s roster spot is safe, according to Aaron Boone, giving ...
11:17, 05/06/2019

Jets focus on Joe Douglas after Mike Maccagnan firing The Jets may look down the New Jersey Turnpike for their next general manager. Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas is considered to be the favorite to land the Jets GM job by many around the NFL. Some even say it is a done deal and ...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Mike Francesa: I predicted Kentucky Derby disaster Mike Francesa is usually in the wrong. But on this Saturday, May 4 ,2019 — mark it down — he may be right. And he won’t let you forget it, “I said it to my wife as soon [as I saw it],” the gasbag told WFAN peer Kim Jones...
08:51, 05/05/2019

LJ Figueroa returning to St. John’s in major win for Mike Anderson New St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first big recruiting win, and it’s a name familiar to fans. LJ Figueroa is staying at the Queens school after flirting with transferring, he announced on Instagram. A source confirmed Figueroa will return fo...
00:51, 05/16/2019

See Every Photo From Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Prison Journey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be in federal prison, but he's not letting that stop him from constantly smiling. The Jersey Shore star surrendered himself to authorities......
06:17, 05/15/2019

Mike Fiers Threw A Most Improbable And Very Oakland A's No-Hitter For the second MLB season in a row, an A’s pitcher has thrown the first no-hitter of the season. That’s a rather unusual feat, given that the A’s rotation has been so famously dinged-up that they opted for a bullpen start in last year’s Wild Card gam...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Mike Trout delivers on home-run promise to superfan Ask and you shall receive from Mike Trout. The Angels star honored the request of one of his biggest fans, a 7-year-old boy from a Baltimore suburb named Gavin Edelson, by homing in Los Angeles’ game against the Orioles at Camden Yards on Friday. Tro...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Mike Tauchman is Yankees’ odd man out as Aaron Hicks returns Mike Tauchman still has options, making the Yankees’ options easier to sort through. The outfielder was moved to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday as a precursor to activating Aaron Hicks from the injured list. Hicks will finally play hi...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Silent accomplice or quiet plotter: what does Mike Pence really want? Some say the vice-president, who has harboured White House ambitions since he was 16, is motivated by a desire for powerIn his home state, Mike Pence gazed out at the massed ranks of the National Rifle Association.“I know we’re going to keep on winni...
12:17, 05/04/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his seat into play in the traditionally red state. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is among the possible candidate...
06:34, 05/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 tensions with neighboring Iran. The State Department has ordered personnel home f...
16:17, 05/15/2019

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

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

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

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

| Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, launched two rockets towards Israel on Thursday morning, local media reported, in response to Israeli rocket fire....
17:00, 05/03/2019

On Pro Basketball: ‘This One Hurts’: Rockets Despair After Warriors Eliminate Them From Playoffs The Rockets had a chance to finally vanquish the Warriors, playing without Kevin Durant and — for the first half, it seemed — Stephen Curry. But Golden State found a way....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Stephen Curry dominates late as depleted Warriors KO Rockets HOUSTON — Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant’s absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets 118-113 on Friday night to advance to the Western Confe...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Warriors Dodge A Whole Hailstorm Of Bullets, Hold Off Rockets In Game 5 The Warriors found themselves in a real hairy spot Wednesday night, in the second half of Game 5 of their conference semifinal series against the Houston Rockets. The Rockets were surging even before Kevin Durant went down with a lower leg injury, er...
12:34, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant's Achilles Seems To Be Intact, But The Warriors Have To Beat The Rockets Without Him The good news for Warriors fans: An MRI this afternoon confirmed that Kevin Durant’s scary-looking non-contact injury Wednesday night was actually a right calf strain. The last time Durant strained his calf, he was only out for a week, which means he...
23:17, 05/09/2019

The Rockets lost more than a playoff series. Their title window has closed After a third straight playoff ouster at the hands of the Warriors, there’s nowhere left to go for Daryl Morey’s Houston experimentGolden State beat Houston, 118-113, in Friday night’s Game 6 of the Western Conferences semi-finals, viewed by many as ...
22:17, 05/11/2019

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
14:34, 05/21/2019

Israeli PM Vows More "Massive Strikes" In Response To Gaza Rockets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had ordered the military to launch further strikes on Gaza Strip terrorists in response to rocket fire from the territory, as an escalation......
01:34, 05/06/2019

Gaza Militants Fire Nearly 100 Rockets and Israel Responds With Airstrikes Palestinian militants launched the rockets into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday and one Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire, bringing the death toll since Friday to five....
13:51, 05/04/2019

Draymond Green predicts easy fix and turnaround for Warriors against Rockets Golden State has lost its rhythm and momentum against Houston, but Draymond Green doesn't think it will be a problem to turn things around back home.        ...
18:51, 05/07/2019

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with falsifying inspection reports....
05:00, 05/23/2019

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire victory\r\nover the visiting Toronto Raptors, who dropped back-to-back games for the\r\nfirst time ...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Who needs Kevin Durant? Steph Curry, Warriors finish off Rockets SportsPulse: The demise of the Warriors dynasty is on hold. USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter breaks down how even without Kevin Durant, they showed why they're still the team to beat in the NBA playoffs.        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6 Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets 118-113 to advance to the Western Conference finals   &...
07:17, 05/11/2019

NBA refs admit Warriors' Stephen Curry should have fouled out vs. Rockets The NBA announced three incorrect calls in the final minutes of the Golden State Warriors' win against the Houston Rockets, including one against Stephen Curry....
00:17, 04/30/2019

Steph Curry comes up huge in second half as Warriors eliminate Rockets again After a scoreless first half, Steph Curry poured in 33 points in the second as the Warriors finished off the Rockets 118-113 in Game 6.        ...
07:17, 05/11/2019

Houston Rockets' Chris Paul fined $35K for contact with referee Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul was fined $35,000 for making contact with a referee in Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, the NBA announced....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Why Rockets want to turn semifinal series against Warriors into basketball warfare The Rockets want to match what they see as the Warriors’ questionable physical tricks, and to do it with even more assertiveness and venom.        ...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Trump says Pompeo and Bolton are 'doing a great job' President Trump on Friday reassured his audience that his relationship is solid with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, despite what he said were "false messages" from the media....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship' London after Baghdad has become the latest destination of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. His flying trip coincides with a US military build-up off Iran and his decision to cancel a scheduled stopover in Berlin....
13:51, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says US will wait to see what Iran does U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will wait to see if Iran follows through on threats to limit its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal before deciding how to react...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Pompeo: 'We do not seek war' with Iran but U.S. will defend itself The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will retaliate if the country attacks American citizens or interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday....
07:34, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says Israel has right to defend itself JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 5:40 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Israelis have “every right to defend themselves” after Gaza militants intensified a wave of rocket attac...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Adam Gase ‘pissed off’ over reports of rift with GM Mike Maccagnan Jets coach Adam Gase answered questions about the reported rift between him and general manager Mike Maccagnan for the first time Friday. Gase said the two have had healthy debates about things, but they are on the same page. “I don’t know who decide...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Mike Francesa grabs early lead in next battle with Michael Kay WFAN’s Mike Francesa had the edge over ESPN New York’s “Michael Kay Show” in the first month of the spring ratings book. Francesa was No. 1 overall in the market with a 7.0 to Kay’s No. 2 position at 6.1 in the 25-54 male demographic. If ...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Mike Maccagnan’s Jets tenure wasn’t total disaster The Post takes a look look at the highs and lows of Mike Maccagnan’s tenure as the Jets’ general manager which came to an end on Wednesday: Highs Sam Darnold: Trading up to land the USC quarterback in last year’s draft — Maccagnan dealt t...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Mike Francesa Might, Might Be Able To Name Four Players In The Nuggets-Trail Blazers Series The Western Conference semifinal series between the Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers has been very good. It was hectic and tight through the first four games, then Denver landed a heavy blow with a Game 5 wipeout. Thursday night the Blaz...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Mike Breen: Warriors rising up to meet latest challenge Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shooting slump was threatening to drag Golden State down in its series with Houston. But since Durant has ...
07:51, 05/17/2019

Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan earns France call-up France coach Didier Deschamps has called up three new players, including Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan, for upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Turkey and Andorra and a friendly against Bolivia        ...
18:34, 05/21/2019

2020 long-shot Mike Gravel changes plans, says he’s now ‘running to win’ When former Sen. Mike Gravel of Alaska launched his extreme long-shot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination at the beginning of April, he said his only aim was to push the large field of candidates further to the left by making the debate st...
21:34, 04/29/2019

'Jesaulenko, you beauty': sports commentator Mike Williamson dies at 90 Caller best known for classic words in 1970 VFL grand finalLong career also included cricket and tennis coverageMike Williamson, one of the most recognisable faces in the early days of televised Australian rules football coverage, and the man synonym...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Raiders GM Mike Mayock now on the other side of NFL Network draft analysis Ex-Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome to new Raiders GM Mike Mayock who left TV: "... having an opinion is a hell of a lot easier than making a decision."        ...
00:51, 04/29/2019

NBC gives series order to Kal Penn and Mike Schur's immigration comedy According to Deadline, NBC has given a series order to Sunnyside, the new comedy project co-written by and starring Kal Penn alongside executive producer Mike Schur—a.k.a. the guy from The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine who played Mose on The Offi...
05:17, 05/07/2019

Jockey Mike Smith picks up new mount for Kentucky Derby Jockey Mike Smith has picked up a new horse to ride in the Kentucky Derby; field reduced to 19 with the expected scratch of Haikal        ...
15:34, 05/03/2019

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

Rockets fan heckles Warriors’ Kevin Durant ‘New York Knicks!’ during Game 4 As if the Warriors’ series-tying loss against the Rockets on Monday wasn’t enough, a Rockets fan heckled Kevin Durant, shouting: “New York Knicks! New York Knicks!”...
14:51, 05/07/2019

More than 600 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza in less than 24 hours, death toll rises The death toll continues to rise Sunday on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border in one of the most intense flare-ups of violence in the region in years, shattering a month-long lull in attacks....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dual use" and potentially put toward the production......
06:34, 05/07/2019

Opinion: As Kevin Durant sits, Warriors need old Stephen Curry to appear against Rockets With Kevin Durant ruled out for the rest of the Western Conference semifinal series against Houston, Stephen Curry must regain his sharp-shooting form.        ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

James Harden comes through late to lead Rockets past Warriors in Game 3 James Harden makes the clutch plays when the Rockets needed them to hold off the Warriors 126-121 in overtime and cut their series deficit to 2-1.        ...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Warriors win Game 5 vs. Rockets after Kevin Durant exits with calf injury Kevin Durant exited the Warriors' critical Game 5 vs. the Rockets in the third quarter with a calf strain, the team said. Golden State went on to win.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

NBA playoffs: Rockets show signs of life to get back in series vs. Warriors SportsPulse: We have ourselves a series now. USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers breaks down the Rockets' win over the Warriors in Game 3 and what it means for the series.        ...
10:17, 05/05/2019

Rockets claim they were robbed in 2018's Game 7 after auditing NBA referees The Houston Rockets reportedly filed a memo to the league that claimed NBA officials "likely changed" last season's NBA champion.        ...
09:51, 04/30/2019

Durant's 35 points carry Warriors past Rockets in Game 1 Kevin Durant scored 35 points in outdueling James Harden and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 104-100 in the opener of what is shaping up to be a sensational best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal     &#...
00:51, 04/29/2019

NBA playoffs: Curry misses wide-open layup before Rockets seal win Rockets reduce series deficit with Warriors to 2-1James Harden leads way for Houston with 41 pointsJames Harden made a big three-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday...
07:34, 05/05/2019

NBA report shows three incorrect late non-calls in Rockets-Warriors opener The NBA's Last Two Minute report displays there were three incorrect non-calls in the final 71 seconds of Sunday's game between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets....
02:00, 04/30/2019

Rockets’ James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ after no foul on slide-under The Houston Rockets’ James Harden blamed his team’s Sunday night loss against the Golden State Warriors on uncalled fouls, which he suggested could lead to series-altering injuries....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US ‘special relationship’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain’s exit from the Europe...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Pompeo: US 'special relationship' with UK to thrive despite Brexit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reassured allies in London that the "special relationship" would thrive despite Brexit. Differences over Huawei and Iran have sown some seeds of concern....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Pompeo revels in US-UK ‘special relationship’ despite cracks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Britain and America on Wednesday not to waver in their friendship as the two nations confront a series of global and trans-Atlantic challenges that have exposed cracks in historically close ties...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Pompeo: Omar's Venezuela comments 'disgusting' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't hold back Thursday when reacting to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments insinuating the U.S. was to blame for the political crisis in Venezuela, calling her comments "ignorant" and "disgusting."...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Pompeo warns Iran against attacking U.S. interests U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that threats from Iran had escalated in recent weeks and he warned Tehran that any attacks on U.S. interests would prompt a quick response from Washington....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, the continuing political crisis in the South America...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US 'special relationship' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union....
15:17, 05/08/2019

Pompeo crashes E.U. meeting but changes few minds on Iran The unplanned visit pits Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against European foreign ministers who fear that the United States and Iran are inching toward war....
05:17, 05/14/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trump downplaying Moscow’s role in the crisis on the heels of his Friday phone call with President Vladi...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump’s national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela. At the Pentagon, they rev...
19:17, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says US backs Venezuela’s Guaidó U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration backs Venezuelan congressional leader Juan Guaido in his call for a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro...
15:51, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says US pressuring Iran to act ‘normal’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 3 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is intensifying pressure to “get Iran to behave like a normal nation.” Pompeo spoke to ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

How we made Parks and Recreation, by Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman and Mike Schur ‘Ron is based on a real person: a libertarian with a kick-ass moustache who hates government but loves red meat, hunting and woodwork’Mike Schur and I worked together at Saturday Night Live; he wrote Leslie with me in mind. She was this optimistic, d...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Keeping Score: Mike Fiers Records Baseball’s 300th No-Hitter (Besides the 31 They Took Away) Taking a look back at the history of a delightfully random feat that has rewarded some unlikely players — Fiers included — while leaving out some legends....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Draymond Green fires back at Mike Greenberg and ‘boring ass show’ Draymond Green was trying to play nice by downplaying the criticism of referees during the Warriors-Rockets playoff series, but once somebody criticized him for that, the gloves came off. ESPN’s Mike Greenberg became the target after leaving an...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Triple Crown winner Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby ride LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will ride in the Kentucky Derby after all. He picked up the mount on 30-1 shot Cutting Humor, trained by Todd Pletcher, race officials said Friday. The 53-year-old rider had been on the ea...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Mike Pence demands probe into alleged FBI spying on Trump campaign Vice President Mike Pence on Friday demanded a probe of the FBI for allegedly spying on the Trump campaign in 2016 — calling a report that the bureau sent an undercover agent to gather information from adviser George Papadopoulos “very troubling.” “W...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates,” Pence said in an interview with CNBC Friday. Pe...
04:34, 05/04/2019

Mike Leach won't engage Eric Dickerson on draft comments Washington State coach Mike Leach isn't interested in addressing accusations made by Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson that Leach deliberately talked down the draft stock of a former Cougars running back        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ almost gave Mike Pence a battle-scene shoutout “Game of Thrones” gave Vice President Mike Pence an unexpected shoutout in the bloodsoaked Battle of Winterfell episode. D.B. Weiss, the co-creator of the HBO series, divulged the unlikely mention from actor Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm, in Su...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Mike Pence to visit heads of burned black Louisiana churches Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with community and faith leaders near Opelousas, Louisiana, where three black churches were destroyed by an arsonist....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020....
20:34, 05/04/2019

Mike Pence says Ilhan Omar ‘chooses socialism’ after her Venezuela comments Vice President Mike Pence panned Rep. Ilhan Omar for picking “socialism over freedom” by blaming the US for the crisis in Venezuela. “As Venezuelans take to the streets to stand for their freedom against an oppressive dictator, Democrat Congresswoman...
21:00, 05/02/2019

WFAN’s Joe Benigno rips Jets over Mike Maccagnan firing: ‘All garbage’ Oh, the pain. Joe Benigno, WFAN’s nutty die-hard Jets fan, handled the team’s stunning news about as well as could be imagined. He let rip one of his trademark rants, hammering the franchise he loves like only the one-time-caller-turned-talk sh...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Relive Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin's Most Candid Confessions on Whine Down In the small town of Hollywood, many couples would never dare to kiss and tell. But for the past year, Jana Kramer and husband Mike Caussin have given fans and followers an inside look......
15:00, 05/08/2019

Adam Gase claims innocence in first words on Mike Maccagnan firing Jets coach Adam Gase denied he won a power struggle when the team fired general manager Mike Maccagnan last week. “I disagree with that, as far as a power struggle, because whoever is getting hired is going to have the same role — control of th...
03:34, 05/21/2019

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-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

Warriors beat Rockets for 3-2 NBA playoff series lead but suffer Durant injury Houston Rockets 99-104 Golden State WarriorsDurant to have MRI on Thursday to determine extent of injuryHouston one loss from elimination in best-of-seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors have won plenty of games on the postseason stage without their ...
13:18, 05/09/2019

NBA Playoffs: Rockets star James Harden requests 'fair chance' from refs James Harden requested a "fair chance" from referees, following the Houston Rockets' Game 1 Western Conference semifinals loss to the Golden State Warriors....
19:51, 04/29/2019

Rockets’ small lineup offers Warriors’ vaunted ‘Hamptons 5’ their toughest test yet The Houston Rockets have refined an ultra-modern small ball lineup around superstar James Harden that is giving the Golden State Warriors' vaunted "Hamptons 5" lineup a run for its money....
12:34, 05/07/2019

Rockets’ small lineup offers Warriors’ ‘Hamptons 5’ their toughest test yet in Game 4 win To give James Harden room to work, Houston uses an ultra-modern lineup of four guards — Harden, Chris Paul, Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers — plus forward P.J. Tucker at center....
06:17, 05/08/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss rest of Rockets series with strained calf MRI exam confirms injury suffered during Wednesday’s Game 5Golden State had feared more series achilles tear in aftermathDurant leads all postseason scorers with 34.2 points per gameKevin Durant will miss the remainder of the Golden State Warriors’ W...
01:17, 05/10/2019

No ref controversy this time as Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 The referees weren't part of the narrative this time as the Warriors won a ferociously contested Game 2 over the Rockets.        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant will miss Game 6 vs. Rockets with strained calf MRI confirms Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

NBA playoffs: Rockets outlast Warriors to level Western Conference semi-final Golden State Warriors 108-112 Houston RocketsMilwaukee Bucks take 3-1 series lead against Boston CelticsJames Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Weste...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 victory over Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action in the third quarter and will undergo an MRI exam Thursday, leaving his status for Friday's Game 6 up in the air....
10:34, 05/09/2019

Report: Tests reveal no cornea damage for Rockets star James Harden Houston Rockets guard James Harden had trouble with his vision after being poked in the eyes Tuesday, but tests revealed no cornea damage.        ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

James Harden torches Golden State Warriors as Houston Rockets even series James Harden and the Houston Rockets escaped with a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 to even their NBA Western Conference semifinal series....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Warriors-Rockets drama gives Eastern Conference teams hope for NBA Finals Reality dictates that an NBA champ coming from somewhere in the vicinity of the Atlantic Coast hinges on what happens between Golden State and Houston.        ...
09:51, 04/30/2019

Pompeo, Russian FM to meet as Venezuela spat intensifies WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet next week with his Russian counterpart as a dispute between Washington and Moscow intensifies over Venezuela. A senior State Department official says Pompeo and Foreign Minister Sergey La...
19:00, 05/02/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called for restraint....
05:17, 05/14/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Pompeo visits Baghdad, warns of Iranian activity U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister after telling reporters the United States was concerned about Iraqi sovereignty because of increasing Iranian activity....
00:34, 05/08/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Pompeo meeting with Merkel cancelled over ‘pressing issues’ BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canceled. Pompeo was due to meet Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Tuesday. The ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet next week in Finland at a time of simmering tensions between the two countries over the crisis in Venezuela. ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Pompeo to meet with Putin, striving against odds for better relations Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Russian president will talk on Tuesday, but little movement is expected on the core issues dividing their countries....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Pompeo finds little common ground in discussions in Sochi Mike Pompeo’s first trip to Russia as U.S. secretary of state represented a remarkable new attempt by the Trump administration to find fresh footing in its most politically treacherous international relationship....
01:34, 05/15/2019

Pompeo Issues Warning to China, Russia on Arctic The U.S. warned against encroachment in the Arctic by China and Russia, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on nations with Arctic territory to guard against aggressive action in an area that has attracted global competition....
21:00, 05/06/2019

Will China’s Uighur Detentions Spur U.S. Sanctions? Pompeo Won’t Say The secretary of state’s remarks were another sign of the administration’s paralysis on imposing sanctions, as some American officials fear jeopardizing trade talks....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Pompeo: Corbyn 'support' for Venezuelan regime 'disgusting' The US Secretary of State has told Sky News that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's apparent support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is "disgusting"....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart on Venezuela: Bolton U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security adviser John Bolton said in television interviews....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes over Venezuela’s political turmoil and other issues. Pompeo will arrive in Moscow on Monday and ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Pompeo-Lavrov meeting comes as Venezuela tension grows The top diplomats of Russia and the United States are to meet next week as sharp disagreement over the crisis in Venezuela becomes an apparently widening fault line...
17:34, 05/03/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, urging a period of calm ahead of talks between the European Union and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Pompeo says U.S. sees activity indicating possible 'escalation' from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States has seen activity from Iran that indicated a possible "escalation," one day after the United States said it would send a carrier strike group to the Middle East to counter a "credib...
00:34, 05/07/2019

| Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks 'a way forward' in ties Russian President Vladimir Putin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections — and said Moscow must show that its purported meddling is over. If Russia meddles in next year’s election, “it would put our relationship in an e...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential vote U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take unspecified action to show there would be no repeat of its alleged 2016 meddling....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Pompeo warns about Russia, China activities in Arctic U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed concern over Chinese and Russian investments in the Arctic and called on both countries to act responsibly in the region....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Oakland A's pitcher Mike Fiers throws 2nd career no-hitter, beats Reds Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched his second career no-hitter, getting help from two spectacular defensive plays to shut down the Cincinnati Reds 2-0 Tuesday night....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Dozens of graduates walk out before Mike Pence commencement address at Indiana university Dozens of graduates and faculty at Indiana’s Taylor University walked out on Saturday’s ceremony just before Vice President Mike Pence took the stage to deliver the commencement address....
01:00, 05/19/2019

How will Mike Fiers follow up second career no-hitter? By honoring his late mom on Mother's Day Oakland's Mike Fiers threw his second career no-hitter on Tuesday and his next start on Sunday has a special meaning for him.        ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Jets' Adam Gase, ex-GM Mike Maccagnan disagreed on paying RB Le'Veon Bell Coach Adam Gase and former general manager Mike Maccagnan disagreed on the price point for free agent Le'Veon Bell before the New York Jets opted to give the running back a $52 million contract this off-season....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Jersey Shore Stars Reunite With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino in First Prison Photos So, here's the situation. It's been a few months since Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino entered prison and now his fans are getting their first look of the star since he......
03:51, 05/04/2019

Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitches second career no-hitter, beats Cincinnati 2-0 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitches second career no-hitter, beats Cincinnati 2-0....
08:17, 05/08/2019

Massive 800-pound alligator named ‘Mighty Mike’ arrives at Arizona aquarium An 800-pound alligator named “Mighty Mike” has been brought to an Arizona aquarium, making him what some believe is the largest gator outside Florida....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Watch: Mike Trout hits 425-foot bomb in Angels loss to Orioles Superstar Mike Trout provided the Los Angeles Angels' only run with a 425-foot home run to dead center field during a 5-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles....
18:51, 05/13/2019

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

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

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

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

Warriors' coach Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant out for rest of Rockets series MRI confirms the Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.        ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Shaun Livingston nets ferocious dunk against Rockets Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston ditched his trademark mid-range jumper and threw down a vicious dunk against the Houston Rockets in Game 6....
04:34, 05/11/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for remainder of Houston Rockets series Golden State star forward Kevin Durant was ruled out for the remainder of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinals series against the Houston Rockets....
16:51, 05/10/2019

Steph Curry's botched dunk helps seal Warriors loss to Rockets Steph Curry missed a wide-open dunk late in OT that would have cut the Warriors' deficit to three. Houston then dribbled out the final 20 seconds.        ...
10:17, 05/05/2019

Pompeo to hold talks on Iran in Brussels en route to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will cancel the Moscow leg of his Russia trip, but will meet President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Black Sea resort of Sochi as planned on Tuesday, a State Department official said....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, Pompeo meets Europeans Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in Brussels with the main European powers on the crisis....
02:51, 05/14/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Kremlin: Arms control, Iran on agenda at meeting with Pompeo MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will be discussing arms control, Iran and Syria at upcoming talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is arriving in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Tuesday for ta...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Pompeo skips Moscow to meet with European officials on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Brussels for one in Moscow to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials. A State Department official says Pomp...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Schumer urges Pompeo to warn Putin against any more election interference Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, penned a letter on Sunday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead the cabinet member’s planned trip to Russia in which he urged Pompeo to warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that any attempts to interfe...
04:00, 05/13/2019

EU supports Iran nuclear deal, may talk to U.S.'s Pompeo: Mogherini The European Union fully supports the international nuclear accord with Iran and wants rival powers to avoid any further escalation over the issue, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
23:00, 05/13/2019

EU powers to discuss Iran deal as Pompeo heads to Brussels The European Union’s top diplomat says EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Brussels Monday to discuss ways to keep the pact afloat as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the Belgian capital...
09:51, 05/13/2019

Pompeo, Traveling to Europe, to Address Venezuela, Climate Change Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Europe to grapple with international competition for Arctic resources, the spread of Chinese technology, and Russian influence in both Europe and South America, including Venezuela....
20:00, 05/05/2019

Pompeo says he told Russia's Lavrov election interference is inappropriate U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he discussed concerns about interference in upcoming U.S. elections with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday and told him interference was "not appropriate."...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Pompeo warns of dangers of Russian and Chinese activities in the Arctic In a speech at the Arctic Council, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Moscow and Beijing have been acting aggressively in the region threatening its stability and future economic prospects....
18:17, 05/06/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down....
11:34, 05/01/2019

Pompeo: Russia is "aggressive" in Arctic, China's work there also needs watching U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there had to be watched closely as well, amid growing divisions in the polar region over global warming and access to minerals....
18:51, 05/06/2019

China, climate, Russia to dominate Pompeo Europe tour WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is energizing its campaign to counter China’s growing global influence as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Europe this week on a four-nation trip. The trip will also highlight disputes with Russ...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Pompeo tells Britain on Huawei: We want secure 5G networks for U.S. intelligence The United States wants Britain to ensure 5G networks are secure and has an obligation to demand that its intelligence is held safely, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said when asked about Huawei's role in Britain's new 5G network....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
16:00, 05/07/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denuclearization. “We still have every intention of negotiating a good resolution with North Korea to get t...
00:17, 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

Pompeo aiming to improve Russia relations during Sochi meeting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi that they were prepared to improve relations and find areas of mutual cooperation. Lavrov told the top US diplomat – who als...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to discuss the safety of Americans in Iraq and explain U.S. security concerns amid rising Iranian activity....
01:51, 05/08/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. Pompeo had been due to wrap up a trip to Europe on Thursday with a stop in Greenland aimed at promo...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Pompeo scraps Merkel talks due to 'global security issues' Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting and is silent on his next destinationThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has abruptly cancelled a long-established plan to hold talks with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, in Berlin, ci...
18:34, 05/07/2019

North Korea criticizes Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making “foolish and dangerous” comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to “change paths” if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down...
15:51, 04/30/2019

Jets Fire GM Mike Maccagnan, Who Apparently Lost Power Struggle With Adam Gase Less than a month after the NFL Draft, and long after any notable free-agent signings, the New York Jets have decided to get rid of GM Mike Maccagnan. The team also fired VP of player personnel Brian Heimerdinger, Maccagnan’s right-hand man and presu...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Amid unfair NFL landscape, Jets make right call by unloading GM Mike Maccagnan Deposed GM won't get to see if recent moves work out, but more important that franchise finds somebody who can align with new coach Adam Gase.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Watch: Stephen Curry scores 23 in fourth quarter as Golden State Warriors eliminate Rockets Golden State guard Stephen Curry exploded for 33 points in the second half, including 23 points in the fourth quarter, of the Warriors' win in Game 6 over the Houston Rockets....
08:00, 05/11/2019

Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby mount on Cutting Humor Mike Smith became available Wednesday when Omaha Beach was scratched; he will replace Corey Lanerie on Cutting Humor.        ...
15:34, 05/03/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
02:17, 05/05/2019

China’s Arctic ambitions threaten the West, Pompeo warns in Europe China will cause economic and military havoc in the Arctic if regional powers fail to curb Beijing’s “pattern of aggressive behavior,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Monday....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a time of heightened fears of a clash between the US and Iran, a Moscow ally.A Kremlin spokesman, befo...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran warns over nuclear deal U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Britain on Wednesday to pitch a post-Brexit 'special relationship' as Iran said it may stop complying with some parts of the nuclear deal which the United States withdrew from a year ago....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their talks....
13:51, 05/14/2019

Maduro was ready to leave Venezuela but Russia convinced him to reverse course: Pompeo Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was prepared to leave the country on Tuesday morning in the face of a call for an uprising by opposition leader Juan Guaido, but reversed his plan after Russia intervened, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said i...
00:51, 05/01/2019

Pompeo’s Sochi summit could help drive ‘wedge’ between Russia, China: source Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, despite nixing a planned trip to Moscow, still is expected to travel to Sochi, Russia on Tuesday for high-level meetings with Vladimir Putin and other senior Kremlin officials—a trip that one source said could result i...
00:34, 05/14/2019

Ellen Pompeo Slams The Bachelor Creator for Attacking Kelly Ripa Kelly Ripa, will you accept this famous supporter? Earlier this week, the LIVE With Kelly and Ryan co-host revealed she wasn't the biggest fan of Bachelor Nation. "You......
19:51, 05/16/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels meeting with Merkel at short notice US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly called off a visit to Berlin, citing "pressing issues." According to several reports, Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Iraq instead to meet with officials in Baghdad....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Pompeo insists North Korea nuclear deal still possible despite weapons test Secretary of state echoes the president, saying ‘there’s opportunity to get a negotiated outcome’ on a denuclearization dealSecretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that a nuclear disarmament deal between the US and North Korea was still possib...
08:34, 05/06/2019

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Venezuela, a US official said Thursday. The two top diplomats will take up “a broad range of issues...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against U.S. military action in Venezuela Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Finland on Monday after which he warned that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be catastrophic and unjustified....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Pompeo won’t promise to consult Congress about potential military intervention in Venezuela The secretary of state said he was sure U.S. military action would be “lawful” but declined to answer a question about whether the administration would seek authorization from Congress....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Pompeo to raise 'aggressive, destabilizing' Russian actions with Putin, Lavrov Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to Russia as U.S. secretary of state next week for talks with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on "aggressive and destabilizing actions" Moscow has taken around the world, a senior State...
20:51, 05/10/2019

Pompeo traveling to Russia to hold high-level talks with Putin Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin for the highest-level talks in 10 months, it was announced Friday. Pompeo will arrive in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Sunday and stay through Tuesday for the t...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Media Ministry tweeted on Sunday....
06:00, 05/19/2019

US citizens killed in Sri Lanka Easter attacks, secretary of State Pompeo says "The U.S. Embassy is working tirelessly to provide all possible assistance to the American citizens affected by the attacks and their families," Pompeo said....
00:51, 04/29/2019

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Bachelorette Boss Mike Fleiss and Chris Harrison Shade Kelly Ripa After She Calls The Show ''Creepy'' Hell hath no fury like Bachelor Nation scorned. After Kelly Ripa called the dating series "gross" and "creepy" on Live With Kelly and Ryan, the love hunt's outspoken......
21:51, 05/15/2019

New York Jets fire general manager Mike Maccagnan after four seasons; Adam Gase to serve as interim GM After four years on the job, the New York Jets relieved general manager Mike Maccagnan of his duties Wednesday morning.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

New York Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan; head coach Adam Gase takes over on interim basis The New York Jets fired general manager Mike Maccagnan Wednesday after four seasons with the team and have replaced him with Adam Gase on an interim basis....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Deontay Wilder vows to replicate legacies of Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson ahead of Dominic Breazeale test Deontay Wilder insists he is building an historic legacy to match some of boxing's greats as he prepares for his ninth world heavyweight title defence against Dominic Breazeale on Saturday....
08:51, 05/15/2019

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

Secretary Pompeo to Meet With Putin as President Trump Seeks Better Russia Ties — Again U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo leaves for Moscow on Sunday, with President Donald Trump again calling for improved ties now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation. Pompeo will meet U.S. diplomats at the American Em...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Pompeo jousts with Russian diplomat on election interference in post-Mueller meeting Russian officials have been given a list of ways to establish they are no longer interfering in American elections, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday in Russia....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
04:17, 05/09/2019

Mike Dean leads the wild celebrations as Tranmere reach League Two Play-Off Final at Forest Green Rovers Premier League referee Mike Dean led the celebrations in the away end as Tranmere Rovers booked their place in the League Two Play-Off Final on Monday night....
09:17, 05/14/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands....
18:51, 04/28/2019

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

Maduro was 'ready' to leave Venezuela before Russia convinced him to stay, Pompeo tells Fox News The U.S. has learned Venezuela's disputed president, Nicolas Maduro, was "ready" to leave the country amid protest violence and calls for his ouster -- until Russia convinced him to stay, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Tuesday night....
02:51, 05/01/2019

Pompeo to meet with Russian President Putin amid heightened tensions over Iran, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin will talk about a thicket of thorny issues, from Iran and Venezuela to nuclear arms.        ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Chris Paul reportedly kicked Stephen Curry off the practice court before Game 6, but Warriors players had the last laugh after eliminating the Rockets Eric Gay/AP According to a report, Stephen Curry made practice reservations on the Houston Rockets court the night before Game 6, but Chris Paul got wind of it and prevented Curry from practicing. After Curry scored 33 points to help the Warriors el...
22:00, 05/11/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
23:17, 05/18/2019

American Births Hit a 32-Year Low Americans are continuing to have fewer and fewer children, according to a new government report released this week. Slightly fewer than 3.8 million children were born in 2018, the report found—a 2 percent decrease from 2017, and the lowest total numb...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Where Have All the American Tennis Tournaments Gone? The decline in the number of tournaments in the U.S. corresponds with the decline in the number of highly ranked Americans and the growth of tennis in Europe and Asia....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Wants You to Buy American. Here’s Why That’s Almost Impossible For nearly a century, the St. Pierre Manufacturing Corporation has made products such as horseshoes, tire chains, and anchors in a facility near Worcester, Mass. But in recent months, St. Pierre has been struggling. Why? Increased tariffs on goods fr...
17:51, 05/14/2019

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

What's a foul? Warriors' win over Rockets in Game 1 renews debate Golden State outlasted Houston to take Game 1, but the heated talk coming out of it was fresh controversy over what constitutes a foul.        ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. will allow Huawei to buy American parts for just one reason only Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department put Huawei and 68 of its affiliates on the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Entity List. This means that U.S. companies cannot sell technology to Huawei without obtaining a license from the BIS. But the Co...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Fly Over to American Eagle, Where Clearance Items Are 60% Off and Everything Else Is at Least 25% Off American Eagle has a deal that will make your spirits soar: Their clearance section is 60% off, which means prices on a load of tees, button-downs, shorts, dresses, and more warm-weather apparel and accessories for men and women have plummeted. Not t...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Newest royal baby could be an American An Anglo-American baby in the Royal Family - what does that mean for the future? Two royal experts discuss the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's forthcoming child. (April 29)        ...
17:51, 04/29/2019

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
00:00, 05/23/2019

How the American Idol Top 3 Plan to Win the Competition American Idol has its Top 3, and all is right in the world, according to judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. "On the money," Perry said about the results of the......
10:17, 05/14/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
19:17, 05/05/2019

| Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered....
14:51, 05/04/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke laughs as Rockets' mascot ‘bends the knee’ at NBA playoff game “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke got the royal treatment at the showdown between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in Houston, Tex., on Friday night....
19:17, 05/11/2019

James Harden and his 'lucky charm' have Rockets poised to make noise in Oakland in Game 5 What a difference two games make. The Rockets - and reigning MVP James Harden - head back to Oakland brimming with confidence in classic NBA playoff.        ...
20:51, 05/07/2019