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Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but no...

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

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U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:34, 05/31/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutio...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union, despite the sanctions which have been re-imposed by the United States....
17:34, 05/07/2019

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

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

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás Maduro....
02:34, 05/08/2019

Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores....
01:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores, sending its shares up 6%....
15:34, 05/30/2019

North Korean restaurant accused of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
10:51, 05/19/2019

U.S. will keep looking to do more Iran sanctions: envoy The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose even more sanctions, U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood told Reuters on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions End Any Chance of Diplomacy Iran said new U.S. sanctions on its supreme leader closed the door on diplomacy and threatened global stability, as American officials renewed efforts to build a global alliance against Tehran....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.        ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
10:34, 06/25/2019

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Sa...
10:00, 06/08/2019

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran President Trump signed an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran, including against its supreme leader. He described the sanctions as “hard-hitting” and said they would deny Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and others access to fina...
18:51, 06/24/2019

New US sanctions on ayatollah mean the end of diplomacy, Iran says Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
09:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah? What It Means With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, ...
13:17, 06/26/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to Israel....
14:51, 06/23/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude prices stable....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are “unacceptable.” The remarks come amid rising tensions in the Mideast, with allegations of...
08:51, 05/16/2019

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Treasury Department says the sanctions will apply to the Persian G...
18:34, 06/07/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by....
23:17, 06/24/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarrett Blanc from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace....
09:51, 05/10/2019

Following sanctions, Iran bombards US with phishing emails Security solutions provider FireEye has seen increased activity of state-sponsored cyber attacks from Iran following the increased geopolitical tensions with the US.Tensions between longtime rivals Iran and the US are running high after the Pentagon ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institutions that do business with the Islamic Republic in an attempt to cut off lucrative sources of U.S. ...
19:51, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, June 24, 2019,...
19:34, 06/24/2019

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

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
08:34, 06/23/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
09:34, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he and Japanese Prime Minister have talked about Iran amid rising tension between Tehran and Washington. With Abe a...
05:17, 05/27/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a stand-off between buyers and sellers....
01:51, 04/29/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
18:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
04:17, 06/24/2019

Iran says ‘idiotic’ new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of diplomacy” between Tehran and Washington amid heightened tensions, even as the country’s president deride...
18:34, 06/25/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerc...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Trump Expected to Announce New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear activity and curb its aggression....
17:34, 06/24/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
19:51, 06/22/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of sanctions by Washington "unacceptable"....
04:51, 05/16/2019

Iran: New U.S. sanctions 'idiotic,' block 'path of diplomacy' Iran lashed out Tuesday at new sanctions imposed by the United States that punish Tehran for shooting down a U.S. unmanned military drone over the Strait of Hormuz last week....
15:00, 06/25/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran’s president says it will stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program as stipulated by the 2015 atomic accord and set a 60-day deadline for new terms to the deal before it will resume higher uranium enrichment...
09:34, 05/08/2019

Trump targets Iran’s leaders with new round of sanctions President Trump signed an executive order Monday to slap “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran that would also target the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for being the architect of the country’s belligerent behavi...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
05:51, 06/23/2019

‘Outrageous and Idiotic.’ Iran Sharply Criticizes New U.S. Sanctions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two na...
14:17, 06/25/2019

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser,...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear what sector of the Iranian economy the penalties will target, though it won’t be the energy secto...
05:34, 05/06/2019

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Iran says 'idiotic' new US sanctions have closed path to diplomacy Foreign ministry spokesman accuses Trump administration of destroying peace and securityIran says the US decision to impose sanctions on its supreme leader and other top officials is “idiotic” and has permanently closed the path to diplomacy between ...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear programme was conceivable....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Latest US sanctions against Iran boost gold price The latest round of US sanctions on Iran meaning the closure of diplomacy has seen the gold price surge even further. Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades....
11:51, 06/25/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
19:51, 05/08/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawkish economic and security advisors allayed the president's fears of an oil price hike, according to ...
09:00, 05/01/2019

US To Ensure Oil Supplies To India Amid Sanctions On Iran The US on Monday assured India that it was working with countries like Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates to ensure oil supplies following imports drying up in the wake of US sanctions impacting......
15:00, 05/06/2019

Iran: New US sanctions permanently close road for diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials mean the “permanent closure” of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Iran declares ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy with US after sanctions Iran responded to President Trump’s decision to impose tough sanctions on Tehran by declaring a “permanent closure” of a path of diplomacy between the two nations. The statement from Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the ...
07:34, 06/25/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter US sanctions and salvage......
06:34, 05/18/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump administration as “unacceptable,” even as he insisted that his country is committed to an inter...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday th...
15:17, 06/15/2019

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: 'Thousands' could die because of Trump's sanctions on Iran CNN host Fareed Zakaria warned President Trump on Monday night that "thousands" could potentially die due to the new sanctions his administration has placed on Iran. ...
08:17, 06/25/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
23:00, 05/18/2019

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

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal that President Trump abandoned. But Iran does not itself plan to ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
02:34, 06/08/2019

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on its oil industry will damage market stability U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil industry will damage the stability of global oil markets, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Monday....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that woul...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “With this action, the United States has now imposed sanctions on Iran’s top three exports — oil, pet...
23:51, 05/08/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
12:34, 05/27/2019

Israeli ambassador to UN: Iran is 'panicking' in the face of increased US sanctions Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that the Iranians are "panicking" in the face of increased sanctions, dismissing the newest rhetoric coming from the regime. ...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Trump Targets Iran’s Supreme Leader With Financial Sanctions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapo...
19:51, 06/24/2019

China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran, commerce ministry says China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, and curbs on its oil will only worsen volatility in global energy markets, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Iran says latest US sanctions ends ‘channel of diplomacy forever’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a tweet Tuesday that the new U.S. sanctions that target Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian officials permanently end any chance of diplomacy between countries....
07:34, 06/25/2019

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continue trading with the country despite U.S. sanctions....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Iran's hardline media say new U.S. sanctions based on 'fabricated excuses' Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on "fabricated excuses" while Iranian officials have not responded yet to the hard-hitting limitations on the country....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending the Friday decline that halted a weeks-long rally, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
15:34, 04/29/2019

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
13:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Official: US renews Iran sanctions waivers for nuclear work WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official says the Trump administration is renewing five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran. The official says the waivers will be extende...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter U.S. sanctions and salvage a nuclear deal denounced by President Donald ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

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

US Sanctions On Supreme Leader Is "Permanent Closure" Of Diplomacy: Iran Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
14:51, 06/25/2019

US briefing: Iran sanctions, biodiversity crisis and Istanbul election Monday’s top story: Trump promises new sanctions on ‘absolutely broken’ Iran. Plus, where have our 8.3bn tons of plastic waste gone since 1950?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
15:17, 06/24/2019

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they......
23:51, 06/22/2019

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

U.S. Sanctions May Overwhelm Europe's Efforts to Save Iran Deal European governments rejected Iran’s 60-day ultimatum to help it circumvent U.S. sanctions, saying they viewed Iran’s threat to abandon some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with great concern....
21:51, 05/09/2019

France suggests sanctions could be reimposed if Iran reneges on deal International sanctions could be reimposed on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, sources at the French presidency said on Tuesday, after Tehran said it would scale back its compliance a year after Washington pulled out....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Trump announces sweeping sanctions on Iran's metal industries On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper industries, ratcheting up what he calls a "maximum pressure" campa...
02:00, 05/09/2019

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose their purchasing power since President Donald Trum...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Iran: Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.00pm BST Interesting figures on the changing racial make up of state legislatures...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
00:51, 05/28/2019

Government raises oil price forecast in response to Iran sanctions The federal government is predicting higher oil prices for the rest of the year and into the next because of increased tensions with Iran and Venezuela....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Global stocks sink but oil on the rise as US prepares Iran sanctions Donald Trump to meet China president at G20, raising hopes of trade war breakthrough Financial markets around the world are braced for a renewed period of turbulence this week as the US readies fresh sanctions against Iran and amid rising hopes for a...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Trump signs off sanctions targeting Iran's supreme leader US President Donald Trump has signed off "hard-hitting" sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
21:51, 06/24/2019

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
18:17, 06/22/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran targeting supreme leader US President Donald Trump signed off on a new round of "hard hitting" sanctions against Iran amid heightened tensions between the two countries. The sanctions will target Iran's supreme leader and other officials....
19:34, 06/24/2019

Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monday, looking for a fresh blow to Iran's economy after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
23:34, 06/23/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid price spikes as President Trump's oil sanctions on Iran go into effect at midnight....
21:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. Issues New Sanctions as Iran Warns It Will Step Back From Nuclear Deal The announcement by Iran’s president does not kill the 2015 deal, but it pushes the confrontation between Washington and Tehran into new and potentially dangerous territory....
02:34, 05/09/2019

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone. The sanctions move, announced on Twitter...
20:17, 06/23/2019

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart outlining the limitations on the initiative....
03:00, 06/01/2019

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
07:34, 06/22/2019

"Restraint Limited": Trump Imposes New "Hard-Hitting" Sanctions On Iran The Trump administration targeted Iran's supreme leader with new sanctions on Monday, using one of the few tools available to punish Iran for downing a US drone after President Donald Trump took......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Iran Calls New US Sanctions ‘Outrageous And Idiotic’; Leader Mocks Trump In this picture released on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting at his residence in Tehran, Iran. President Donald Trump signed an ex...
12:17, 06/25/2019

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

U.S. issues new sanctions against Iran on anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal The sanctions targeting metal exports came hours after Iran’s president said the country will pull back from some of its commitments in the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this wee...
23:51, 06/22/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
20:34, 05/28/2019

With Iran sanctions, Trump targets religious authority and economic empire President Trump took aim at what he has described as the real power in Iran, imposing fresh sanctions on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday. Experts are divided on the actual financial impact of directly imposing sanctions on him....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Iran's Khamenei says nation will not retreat in face of U.S. sanctions and 'insults': website Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Iranian nation will not retreat in the face of "cruel" U.S. sanctions and "insults", days after Washington imposed sanctions on him and other top officials in the country....
14:34, 06/26/2019

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
14:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
18:17, 06/22/2019

Trump signs executive order delivering 'hard-hitting' sanctions against Iran President Trump struck back Monday at Iran by issuing “hard-hitting” financial sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates. ...
18:51, 06/24/2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on Iran with sanctions on exports of steel, copper and other metals Trump said that Tehran "can expect further actions unless it fundamentally alters its conduct" and said that he looks forward to "meeting with the leaders of Iran in order to work out an agreement."...
21:51, 05/08/2019

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18:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 international accord curbing the Islamic Republic'...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
06:17, 06/18/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015......
02:34, 05/09/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to promise to shield Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
01:00, 05/10/2019

| Trump tax returns | Sanctions on Iran: WATCH the top World news videos for today NY Senate OKs releasing Trump state tax return | Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
21:34, 06/23/2019

Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’...
12:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions ‘outrageous and idiotic’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “outrageous and idiotic,”        ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Cotton mocks Iran official's sanctions complaint: Won't be able to spend Iranians' money in '5-star restaurants' Sen. Tom Cotton mocked Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for lashing out against the “hard-hitting” sanctions against the regime, saying he will no longer be able to spend “his people's money in five star restaurants.”...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Iran insists on ramping up oil sales to stay in nuclear pact: sources Iran insists on exporting at least 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, triple May's expected levels under U.S. sanctions, as a condition for staying in an international nuclear deal, sources with knowledge of Iran-EU talks said....
23:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
23:51, 05/24/2019

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning,...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
00:17, 05/25/2019

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Iran is still "on the table."    ...
00:17, 06/23/2019

Trump signs 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump signs an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to pressure Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'        ...
15:51, 06/25/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks end losing streak, Iran sanctions weigh on most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market snapped a four-day losing streak in late wave of buying on Tuesday, while other major Middle East bourses dropped after the United States imposed sanctions on Iran's leadership. Saudi Arabia's share index was up 0.6% w...
15:51, 06/25/2019

US: Iran sanctions lock up 'billions of dollars' After President Donald Trump signed an order targeting Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the move will 'lock up literally billions of dollars of assets.' (Ju...
02:00, 06/25/2019

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Charges filed after fire at Texas petrochemical facility Prosecutors have filed water pollution charges against a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility where a large fire caused chemicals to flow into a nearby waterway....
01:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being developed in Saudi Arabia by state-owned Saudi Aramco and France's Total....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Petrochemical fire spews thick black smoke in southern Spain MADRID (AP) — A fire at a petrochemical plant in southern Spain has sent a massive plume of black smoke into the air near Gibraltar. The blaze broke out Tuesday at an industrial zone near Algeciras. The Andalusian emergency service said on Twitter th...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a shale gas well next to a sheltered housing develo...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Exxon Mobil, SABIC to start construction of $9 bln petrochemical plant in Texas Exxon Mobil Corp and Saudi Basic Industries Corp said on Thursday they would start construction of a $9 billion petrochemical plant in Texas in the third quarter that would have the world's largest ethane processing capacity....
17:34, 06/13/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
12:00, 06/13/2019

GOP scrambles to ease blow from Trump’s trade war WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s allies on Capitol Hill are scrambling to soften the blow from his trade war with China amid mounting anxiety from farm-state lawmakers. They fear that the protracted battle and escalating tariffs could...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a ma...
14:00, 05/29/2019

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
19:00, 06/07/2019

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Argentine military scrambles after bomb threat against presidential palace Argentina's military and federal police scrambled to secure the presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Monday after a bomb threat made while President Mauricio Macri was in the building, just hours after a man was arrested trying to enter with a gun....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Trump scrambles to salvage NAFTA rewrite, courting Democrats Several Democrats said President Trump put on a charm offensive Tuesday during a White House meeting, soliciting their feedback on what he would need to do to win their support for an updated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement....
19:17, 05/01/2019

Rome scrambles to swerve Carige bank bailout after BlackRock pulls out Rome's fragile government battled to avoid another costly bank bailout on Thursday after U.S. fund manager BlackRock ditched a proposed rescue of Italy's Carige....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the...
21:34, 05/24/2019

Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge - tax relief for millions Australia's conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolster the country's slowing economy....
06:51, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public, saying the move would help the search for those involved. The bombings, carried out by alleged Isl...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shocking seventh-round TKO over Joshua on Saturday....
18:51, 06/02/2019

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
23:34, 06/19/2019

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., completing a three-game sweep....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would "hamstring" immigration enforcement -- and liberal De...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Where are the hammer, anvil and stirrup? The Weekend quiz From snooker to snow, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What originated in the 1989 document Information Management: A Proposal?2 What form of slang was named from “to talk” in Italian?3 Which snooker player has made more than 1,000 century ...
10:51, 06/01/2019

Cars Sales April 2019: Hyundai Motor India's Sales Down By 10.1 Per Cent April has been a rather challenging month for carmakers in India. After Maruti Suzuki which is the market leader, India's second largest carmaker- Hyundai Motor has witnessed a decline of 10.1 per......
08:51, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Hero MotoCorp Sales Decline By 17 Per Cent Hero MotoCorp reported a sale of 574,366 units in April 2019, witnessing a decline in volumes of 17.24 per cent over 694,022 units that were sold in April last year. The massive drop in sales has been......
17:34, 05/03/2019

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets....
16:34, 06/25/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Bajaj Sales Rise By 2 Per Cent Bajaj Auto's total vehicle sales (domestic+exports) increased by a meagre two per cent for the month of April 2019. The manufacturer sold a total of 423,315 units last month, as opposed to 415,168......
08:51, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
15:51, 06/03/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the quarter....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Royal Enfield Sales Decline For The 4th Consecutive Month Chennai-based motorcycle maker, Royal Enfield reported a decline of 17 per cent in sales for April 2019. The manufacturer sold 62,,879 units last month, a significant drop in volumes when compared to......
17:34, 05/03/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: TVS Sales Grow By 5 Per Cent TVS Motor Company recorded a strong start to the new financial year 2019-20 with a growth of five per cent in year-on-year volumes. The company sold a total of 318,937 vehicles in April this year, as......
17:51, 05/02/2019

Car Sales April 2019: Maruti Suzuki PV Sales Down By 19.6 Per Cent Passenger Vehicles sales of India's largest carmaker continued to remain under pressure in the new financial year. Maruti Suzuki has recorded a slump of 19.6 per cent in volumes in April 2019 selling......
09:00, 05/01/2019

The ‘Velvet Hammer’ leads resurgent Blue Dogs Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a veiled shot at Rep. Stephanie Murphy during a closed-door meeting after the centrist Florida Democrat bucked party leaders on a contentious immigration vote.Pelosi said Republicans were eager to exploit fissures in the ea...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Bregman hits 2 HRs, Astros hammer Angels 14-2 in Mexico Alex Bregman hit two of Houston's five home runs and the Astros broke out the bats in a big way, routing the Los Angeles Angels 14-2        ...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans suburb with a hammer. Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr. said in a news release Thurs...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Kentucky Democratic hopefuls hammer away at Bevin, not Trump FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The three leading Democrats running for Kentucky governor agree their state badly needs a new chief executive, and they’ve hit the Republican incumbent with a barrage of attacks. But they dial back the criticism when it co...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I cou...
10:17, 06/22/2019

James Metcalf hammer blow sees off Welborn James Metcalf lands tremendous body blow to defeat Jason Welborn. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post James Metcalf hammer blow sees off Welborn appeared first on Boxing News....
23:34, 06/17/2019

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline....
16:51, 05/23/2019

World War II hero survives hammer attack to attend D-Day events Commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day was extra special for one World War II hero — who miraculously recovered after being nearly bludgeoned to death with a hammer two years ago. Former Royal Marine Jim Booth was on hand for the event...
16:34, 06/06/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before sp...
17:17, 06/07/2019

In -60 Degrees Siachen, Eggs Don't Break With Hammer: Soldiers Exhibit In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They smash them with hammers multiple times while talking......
07:00, 06/09/2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
03:17, 06/21/2019

Beer Of The Week: Odell back on the grind with Hammer Chain Double IPA Pale ales, IPAs, and Double IPAs comprise more than 60% of Odell’s year-round beers, which I guess is par for the course these days. (Just don’t ever forget 90 Schilling, please.) Though I’m a proponent of stylistic diversity, I’m also a proponent of...
21:51, 05/06/2019

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
21:17, 06/07/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Australia deliver hammer blow to England’s Cricket World Cup hopes • Australia 285-7, England 221• Home side could miss semi-finals after Lord’s batting collapseNow the England camp might acknowledge a little nervousness about their position. After a comprehensive 64-run defeat, in which Australia dominated from sta...
21:51, 06/25/2019

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Naked intruder grabs hammer, terrorizes California woman and twin daughters A mother and her two daughters in southern California are still shaken after a man broke into their home early Saturday, took off his clothes and tried to use a hammer to break through a wall where the family had barricaded themselves....
16:34, 06/04/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
18:51, 05/26/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' release date pushed to 2020 as Paramount scrambles to redesign Sonic On Friday, director Jeff Fowler tweeted that "Sonic the Hedgehog" would not be released until February 14, 2020. The film was previously set to be released in November of this year....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Celebrities bite back: why Armie Hammer and Justin Bieber should grow up and ignore their critics The rich and famous have millions of followers online. So when they object to critics not liking their outfit or performance, they’re giving licence to their armies of fans to attackI read in yesterday’s Guardian about models objecting to the critica...
18:00, 05/01/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Woman accused of leading Texas police on high-speed chase after alleged hammer attack A woman was shot and taken into custody by Texas cops Monday morning after a wild overnight spree during which police say she attacked another woman with a hammer and then led authorities on a dangerous high-speed chase....
17:34, 06/03/2019

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
16:34, 06/07/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
18:17, 05/27/2019

Use Chalk to Lift More Weight For months, I struggled with my grip while lifting; I’d find the barbell slipping from my hands during a deadlift, though I often felt like I could lift more. Much of that changed when I began using chalk, the savior of gym tools....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Three sisters bludgeoned with a hammer by man who crept into luxury hotel room sue over 'haphazard' security Three sisters are suing a luxury London hotel over its alleged "haphazard" security after a thief attacked them with a hammer, leaving them with devastating injuries....
07:17, 05/08/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment....
00:17, 05/03/2019

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica? Let’s find out if its price is worth celebrating as well....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade...
02:17, 05/21/2019

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification, bliss, and disbelief. Do not spit it out, because...
16:34, 06/13/2019

Dealership gifts car to woman after cop gives her a lift A Louisiana woman who walks six miles to her Walmart cashier job now has a car of her own after a Good Samaritan cop gave her a lift one day — and helped make the story public, according to a new report. Anita Singleton, 52, of Slidell, hadn...
09:17, 05/25/2019

How to Lift the Aisle Armrest on an Airplane Plane seats are small and sometimes getting in and out of them can be a bit of a challenge. If you’re sitting in the meddler window seat, putting up the armrests can make your entrance and exit go a bit smoother. If you’re sitting in the aisle you mi...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Peralta, Marte lift Diamondbacks over Braves 3-2 in 10 PHOENIX (AP) — David Peralta hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning and Ketel Marte singled home the winning run in the 10th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 victory over the scuffling Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. Josh Donalds...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Garver, Gonzalez lift Twins over Tigers 6-3 DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Garver homered and had three hits, Marwin Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Friday night. C.J. Cron and Nelson Cruz also homered for Minnesota, which is 6-1 agains...
05:51, 06/08/2019

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to ...
05:51, 06/08/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Strong Returns Lift Pay for Software CEOs Most companies selling software and related services thrived last year, with half delivering a total shareholder return of at least 10.3%. That success translated to their CEOs, who received a median raise of 11.7%....
16:51, 06/17/2019

Spain’s Election Gives a Lift to the Left and a Warning to the Far Right The vote was likely to hearten supporters of socialism. If not the beginnings of a backlash against the populists, it seemed at least to be a fortifying of defenses....
22:51, 04/29/2019

US team gets big lift from newcomer in Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. — Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday night, getting the Americans back on track in their first competitive game in 20 months. Boyd, a 2...
09:34, 06/19/2019

Jones, Williams lift Sun past Mystics 83-75 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 24 points, Courtney Williams added 23 and the Connecticut Sun beat the Washington Mystics 83-75 on Tuesday night in a battle between the top two teams in the WNBA. Jones, coming off consecutive player of ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Merrifield has 2 HR, 6 RBIs to lift Royals over Mariners 9-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Whit Merrifield had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Homer Bailey pitched into the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals jumped on struggling starter Yusei Kikuchi to ...
08:51, 06/19/2019

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of scary clunking noises and ending every speed bump with a jarring BANG that made me wet my pants, just ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Chapman homers vs Hand in 12th to lift A’s over Indians 4-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman homered against Brad Hand leading off the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Friday night. Chapman hit a 3-2 pitch down the left field line for his first career game-ending hit...
08:34, 05/11/2019

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Erica Wheeler scored seven straight points for the Fever, the last two comin...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Watch the OnePlus 7 Pro's pop-up camera lift 49 pounds of cement If you can get your hands on the OnePlus 7 Pro -- one of two flagship phones released today -- one of the first things you'll notice is that it's done away with the front-facing notch camera. Instead, OnePlus opted for a pop-up camera. And ...
22:17, 05/14/2019

Sakkari overcomes Konta to lift Rabat title Greek Maria Sakkari rallied from a set and a break down to beat British number one Johanna Konta 2-6 6-4 6-1 and lift her first WTA title at the Rabat Grand Prix in Morocco on Saturday....
20:17, 05/04/2019

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 Tuesday night to snap a five-game skid. Bruce tied a career high with six RBIs in his second game since being acquired by the...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title France's Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Sunday....
02:51, 06/17/2019

U.S. agrees to lift metals tariffs on Canada, Mexico The bargain calls for both nations to adopt tough monitoring and enforcement measures to prevent subsidized Chinese steel from being shipped to the United States via their territory....
06:00, 05/18/2019

Torres’ 3 HR lift Yankees over Orioles in doubleheader sweep NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit three home runs during a doubleheader sweep, including a solo shot in the nightcap, and Domingo Germán became the majors’ first eight-game winner in the New York Yankees’ 3-1 victory over the Baltimore O...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Google's tweaks lift some online shopping sites Digital auto retailers are benefitting from changes in Google's search engine algorithms. The changes highlights how digital marketers have to keep pace in a world where the playing field can be adjusted at any time with little warning....
13:17, 05/04/2019

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves, 10-2....
08:17, 06/19/2019

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its si...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game. Trailing 69-64 with 4:42 left, the Spark...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Chapman homers vs Hand in 12th to lift A's over Indians 4-3 Matt Chapman homered against Brad Hand leading off the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 4-3        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisvil...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle. Saturday’s...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Doctor who asked patient to lift her niqab says he will quit profession A doctor who is facing an inquiry for asking a Muslim woman to remove her veil so he could hear her during a consultation has said he no longer has any interest in working in the profession....
06:51, 05/20/2019

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the security situation has improved in the country......
03:17, 05/25/2019

Trout, Pujols back Harvey and lift Angels over Royals 5-2 Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had two hits each and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2        ...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Salvage crews ready to lift boat sunk in Danube Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew....
19:17, 06/10/2019

U.S. agrees to lift tariffs on steel, aluminum for Canada, Mexico The United States agreed Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum in Canada and Mexico in exchange for their pledges to stop Chinese steel from circumventing U.S. tax penalties by entering through their borders....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against a recent vote....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Trump to lift aluminum, steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico The US has agreed to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico in what was a key roadblock to a new trade deal and a sore point in relations with the two countries. “I am pleased to announce that we’ve just reached an agreement with Cana...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Trump Calls On Japan's Abe to Lift Tariffs on U.S. Farm Goods President Trump expressed optimism for a new trade deal with Japan, but said Japanese tariffs on U.S. farm products must be lifted and suggested the U.S. could use levies on Japanese cars as leverage....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subscription-based tech support services and shopped on its website and app. The company reported a better...
15:51, 05/23/2019

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a lucky charm."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Iglesias, Roark lift Reds past Brewers for 5th straight win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jose Iglesias homered and drove in four runs, Tanner Roark allowed one run — a homer by major league leader Christian Yelich — over six solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night for their ...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title "Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday."...
19:51, 06/16/2019

Retaliatory tariffs were key to getting U.S. to lift steel and aluminum levies: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian steel and aluminum....
03:00, 05/22/2019

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

World’s biggest lift irrigation project is flowing in India HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Pumping stations have started lifting river water toward parched land in southern India in what’s said to be the world’s largest such irrigation project. Some of the 19 pump stations on the Godavari River began lif...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Window washers rescued after their out-of-control lift slammed into building Emergency crews rescued two window washers Wednesday who were trapped in a material lift basket that was spinning out of control and slamming into the side of Oklahoma City's tallest building....
20:17, 05/15/2019

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in seconds after it was hit by a larger vessel in May....
12:34, 06/11/2019

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2 Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew        ...
06:17, 05/26/2019

Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
13:17, 05/31/2019

Riske stuns home favourite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen "American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favourite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday."...
16:51, 06/16/2019

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, officials said....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
05:34, 06/05/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime minister....
09:50, 04/29/2019

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

Schumer praises Trump's decision to lift tariffs on Canada and Mexico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump’s decision to lift tariffs against Mexico and Canada on aluminum and steel, but said there are “still many other issues” that must be resolved before the Democrats will back his proposed ne...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Wild video shows window washers trapped on swinging lift Video shows a crew of window washers swinging wildly from the top of Oklahoma’s tallest building on Wednesday. Footage posted by the Oklahoma City Fire Department shows a lift dangling 800-feet up in the air from Devon Tower and rocking back an...
23:17, 05/15/2019

N. America trade deal would provide modest lift, panel finds The new North American free trade pact would modestly boost the U.S. economy, especially auto parts output, but may curb vehicle assembly and limit consumer choice in light vehicles, a hotly anticipated analysis from the U.S. International Trade Comm...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Tennis: Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Kiner-Falefa’s career-high 4 RBIs lift Rangers over Jays 8-5 ARLINGTON, Texas - Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a bases-loaded triple during a four-run second inning and drove in a career-high four, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 Saturday night....
06:17, 05/05/2019

REFILE-Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
13:34, 05/31/2019

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuck in my own personal Black Mirror episode. Why will no one help me?...
17:51, 06/17/2019

Mel Coombs comes through twice to lift St. Mary’s Ryken softball past O’Connell for WCAC title Coombs hits a tying two-run home run in the sixth and a go-ahead three-run blast in the eighth to power Ryken to its first conference championship since 2015....
02:51, 05/07/2019

Brighton 1 Man City 4: Premier League champions survive scare to lift title again It took a full 83 seconds for normality to resume, for logic to dictate and Manchester City to shake the shackles of bygone era that has no relation to the modern-day super power they have become....
19:51, 05/12/2019

Lift 'unfair' ban on ivory trade, southern African leaders urge summit Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Namibia call for embargo suspension to allow sale of hugely valuable stockpilesSouthern African leaders have renewed calls for a lifting of the ban on the ivory trade as debate over the “unfair” embargo escalate...
07:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs for Canada, Mexico -reports U.S. officials have agreed to remove tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Canada and Mexico in 48 hours, paving the way for the three North American counties to enact a new trade pact, the Washington Post and Politico reported on Friday....
19:51, 05/17/2019

White House agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Mexico, Canada The Trump administration has agreed to exempt Canada and Mexico from tariffs on steel and aluminum. The deal will likely boost the odds for President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, where the tariffs have been a key sticking point hold...
23:51, 05/17/2019

China gains, auto sector lift Asian shares, but sentiment fragile Asian shares rose on Tuesday, lifted by gains in China and as auto firms climbed on merger news, but broad uncertainties over trade and economic growth kept investor enthusiasm in check....
10:00, 05/28/2019

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
23:34, 06/05/2019

Brilliant Julian Williams upsets Jarrett Hurd to lift two world titles Julian Williams outpoints Jarrett Hurd to become the new WBA and IBF super-welterweight champion of the world The post Brilliant Julian Williams upsets Jarrett Hurd to lift two world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
13:34, 05/12/2019

Kiner-Falefa's career-high 4 RBIs lift Rangers over Jays 8-5 Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a bases-loaded triple during a four-run second inning and drove in a career-high four, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5        ...
06:17, 05/05/2019

Disney parks lift earnings, 'Avengers: Endgame' streaming date announced Walt Disney Co's theme parks lifted quarterly earnings past Wall Street targets on Wednesday, helping offset big investments to support the media and entertainment company's bid to draw audiences to streaming media....
01:17, 05/09/2019

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
18:51, 06/09/2019

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift cyclical stocks; Fast Retailing drops Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut....
09:51, 06/05/2019

Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday....
17:34, 06/16/2019

Liverpool win the Champions League! Reds beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid to lift their sixth European Cup Liverpool have won the 2018-19 Champions League after Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi earned the Reds a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Saturday night's Madrid final....
00:34, 06/02/2019

With “Dead Lift,” false flags and fake news infect the final season of iZombie I know it’s only been two episodes, but I’m already struggling to understand what iZombie is trying to do with this final season. Not in terms of the bigger picture and how it’s all end but specifically why it’s doubling down on the parts of the show...
04:17, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosion....
22:51, 05/02/2019

Nathaniel Chalobah happy to fight for Watford place after horror injury that left him unable to lift his leg Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is refusing to complain about a lack of first-team minutes this season as 18 months ago a horror injury meant he couldn't even lift his leg....
13:51, 05/07/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
06:34, 06/14/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact....
02:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
04:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
03:51, 06/03/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is se...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
18:17, 06/20/2019

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

U.S. Military Says Video Shows Iran Removing Mine From Tanker, But Iran Denies Involvement (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The U.S. military released a video Friday it said showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, suggesting Te...
20:34, 06/14/2019

METALS-U.S.-China trade hopes lift base metals prices in Shanghai Base metals futures in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a recent hiatus....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Ayesha Curry got a breast lift after becoming a mom: 'A Kit Kat wasn’t going to fix this' The celebrity chef revealed on "The Rachel Ray Show" that she got cosmetic surgery on her breasts after breastfeeding her oldest daughter.        ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
12:00, 06/22/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries....
20:51, 05/20/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Uber to give its market value a lift in stock market debut SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber’s next stop is the stock market, where it hopes to pick up more investors willing to bet on a ride-hailing market brimming with potential and conspicuously lacking in profits. The world’s largest ride-hailing ser...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
04:17, 05/20/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
06:00, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Iran spokesman: Iran needs 20% enriched uranium TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A spokesman for Iran’s nuclear program says the country has a need for uranium enriched up to ...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
18:17, 06/20/2019

EU to punish cyberattackers with sanctions The European Union has adopted a sanctions regime aimed at cracking down on cyberattacks. Travel bans and asset freezes are among the measures announced....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday in reference to a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crud...
00:51, 05/11/2019

North Korea says it won’t surrender to US-led sanctions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accuses Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” Wednesday’s statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defence systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday regarding a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies....
12:51, 05/05/2019

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
05:17, 06/12/2019

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’s 80 million people can be seen everywhere. Many ...
10:34, 06/24/2019

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
05:34, 06/07/2019

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
01:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea Says It Won’t Surrender to U.S.-Led Sanctions (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of t...
12:17, 06/26/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. to consider sanctions in case of more Sudan violence A top U.S. State Department official who deals with Sudan said on Tuesday that Washington was considering all options, including possible sanctions, if there was more violence after a deadly assault on protesters in Khartoum early this month....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
06:00, 06/08/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health minister, who was appointed by the country’s Hezbollah group, says he has “overcome” U.S. concerns that his ministry’s funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and ensur...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:34, 05/29/2019

U.N. Sanctions Pakistani Who India Accuses of Terrorism The leader of a Pakistani-based Islamist group that India blames for at least two terrorist attacks was placed by the United Nations Security Council on a list of global terrorists subject to sanctions....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Cambodian PM says China ready to help if EU imposes sanctions China will help Cambodia if the European Union (EU) withdraws special market access over its rights record, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday as he announced a 600 million yuan ($89 million) Chinese aid package for his military....
12:51, 04/29/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist president Nicolas Maduro out of power....
00:51, 05/03/2019

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia’s economy were due to expire next month. Preben ...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
17:34, 06/20/2019

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change after May 26 European elections....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
16:00, 05/01/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Iran military commander: U.S.-Iran war is 'not possible' The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
23:51, 05/12/2019

Iranians Greet Latest Sanctions Imposed by U.S. With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
03:51, 06/25/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negot...
20:34, 06/15/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
13:51, 06/14/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
17:51, 04/29/2019

US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico’s Nayarit state, judge MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statutes. The department alleged Friday that ex-Gov. Roberto Sandoval Castañeda engaged in corrupt acts su...
04:00, 05/18/2019

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, Pyongyang's state media said on Wednesday....
05:17, 06/26/2019

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidi...
20:34, 06/14/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
21:17, 06/01/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products. Two ...
05:34, 06/19/2019

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

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
12:51, 05/17/2019

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

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections, officials in Brussels on Friday approved a cyber sanctions regime that would impose asset freezes a...
02:17, 05/18/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents. Diplomats and mem...
19:17, 06/15/2019

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

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products. A complaint seen Wednesday by The Associ...
03:34, 06/13/2019

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
09:34, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN sanctions for Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 6:45 p.m. A leading rights group is calling on the U.N. Security Council to consider imposing sanctions on members...
18:51, 06/03/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following last week’s failed ...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions that stem from fallout over the 2015 nuclear deal....
01:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
11:51, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
22:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
02:00, 05/11/2019

European stocks dip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei add to trade anxiety European shares retreated on Thursday after Washington blacklisted Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, adding another confrontational element to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
14:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will lead other Maduro military allies to follow suit, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday....
00:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing properties on land seized from those who have fled...
20:34, 06/11/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace. The U...
19:51, 05/30/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
23:00, 06/21/2019

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

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
04:17, 05/11/2019

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

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

U.S. energy secretary - sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
11:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the...
02:51, 05/22/2019

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new report reveals North Korea's road to international investment may be blocked by more than sanctions....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon: U.S. energy secretary United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting social discontent....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
04:00, 06/20/2019

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
03:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced narcotics to customers in the United States....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is basically a blacklist tag on the company which estab...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
22:17, 06/20/2019

China says opposes unilateral sanctions against its entities, as U.S. blacklists Huawei China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said on Thursday in response to the latest U.S. restrictions on telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co....
10:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed on Thursday after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, further straining Sino-U.S. trade ties....
10:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican government sanctions two former senior Pemex executives Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior executives at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous administration, saying public funds had been misused in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
13:34, 05/20/2019

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
14:17, 06/21/2019

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
18:00, 05/21/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on him and other and regime figures, he sought a way out: Enlist top officials to turn on their president...
14:51, 05/27/2019

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

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

US photos show China not enforcing North Korea oil sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sat down with his Chinese counterpart during his recent trip to Singapore and presented him with a photo book with a pointed message. The book looked like a coffee table book and was present...
21:17, 06/11/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final report of a U.S. government task force released on...
07:00, 06/26/2019

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

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Dems accuse Trump of flouting Russia sanctions deadline The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees are accusing the Trump administration of violating a law requiring a report on human rights abuses in Russia.Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the Foreign Affairs pan...
22:34, 05/06/2019

UN adds leader of outlawed Pakistan group to sanctions list Pakistan's Foreign Ministry says the leader of an outlawed militant group blamed by India for a February suicide attack that killed 40 of its soldiers has been added to a United Nations sanctions blacklist....
18:17, 05/01/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro: Pence Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the United States has lifted sanctions on Venezuelan General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, the former chief of the South American country's intelligence service, who last week turned against President Nicol...
22:34, 05/07/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday....
20:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Venezuelan General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro’s regime in an effort to encourage others to do the same, and warned Venezuela’s top judges of consequences if they don’t back opposition ...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, ...
16:17, 06/08/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the backgroun...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Turkey won't be deterred by U.S. sanctions on missile purchase, vice president says Turkey will follow through on its agreement to purchase the S-400 missile defense system from Russia despite U.S. opposition, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Sunday....
00:34, 05/06/2019

U.S. warns Turkey of sanctions impact if it buys Russian defenses Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper warned his Turkish counterpart on Wednesday that Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air defense system would not only end Turkey's role in the F-35 fighter jet program, it would also hurt the Turkish economy ...
16:34, 06/26/2019

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

Foreign businesses at Cuba tourism fair defy new Trump sanctions Foreign companies operating in Cuba's tourism sector said at an industry fair this week they would continue investing in the Caribbean's largest island despite new U.S. sanctions designed to choke its already beleaguered economy....
23:00, 05/08/2019

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

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

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

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
10:00, 05/11/2019

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that marks a contrast to the warmer rhetoric directed at the North Korean regime coming from the White House....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
19:51, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-China says opposes unilateral sanctions against its entities, as U.S. blacklists Huawei China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said on Thursday in response to the latest U.S. restrictions on telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co....
10:51, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United States has told European companies to avoid -- and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for...
01:00, 06/13/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as nuclear negotiations have stalled....
10:17, 05/10/2019

MH17 murder charges won't hurt Russia as there's no appetite for more sanctions, experts say New murder charges linked to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet are not likely to lead to any major repercussions on Russia, experts told CNBC....
18:17, 06/20/2019

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smartphone sales or dominant mobile networking equipme...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
05:17, 06/22/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
08:34, 05/29/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
15:00, 06/14/2019

North Korea turns to wigs, false eyelashes to skirt sanctions North Korea is finding that there’s no such thing as a bad hair day when it comes to fighting crippling economic sanctions. The Hermit Kingdom has been quietly raking in foreign currency by exporting wigs and false eyelashes, which are made of synthe...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara was also preparing for potential U.S. sanctions....
08:34, 05/22/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
22:00, 06/11/2019

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed on Thursday after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, further straining Sino-U.S. trade ties....
10:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. judge upholds subpoenas to three large Chinese banks in N. Korea sanctions probe According to the ruling, the Patriot Act permits American authorities to subpoena a foreign bank’s records even if laws in the institution’s home country forbid it....
09:00, 05/02/2019