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U.S. Threatens Turkey With Sanctions

President Trump plans to sign an executive order that lets the U.S. impose new sanctions on Turkey following its decision to launch military operations this week against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in Syria....

U.S. Threatens Turkey With Sanctions

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US threatens 'powerful' sanctions against Turkey Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin put Turkey on notice that it could face new "powerful sanctions" and that the U.S. will "shut down the Turkish econ...
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UPDATE 1-U.S. eyeing sanctions over Turkey's S-400 buy -Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchas...
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Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut...
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O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account threatens man with knife emojis The shocking threats were contained in a pair of videos posted on the "@KillerOJSimpson" Twitter page on Monday, which also marked the 25th anniversa...
19:48 2019-06-17

Diageo Scottish union threatens to go on strike in September Members of one of Diageo Plc's biggest Scottish unions are set to go on strike, days after talks over pay raise fell through, threatening the product...
12:00 2019-08-16

Iran uses advanced centrifuges, threatens higher enrichment Iran says it now uses arrays of advanced centrifuges prohibited by its 2015 nuclear deal and can enrich uranium ‘much more beyond’ current levels to ...
13:48 2019-09-07

Trump threatens to imprison Time journalist during interview President Trump threatened to throw a Time journalist in jail for taking a picture of a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Oval Offic...
17:16 2019-06-21

Wave of child sex abuse lawsuits threatens Boy Scouts In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 photo, Greg Hunt holds a school photo of himself in St. Petersburg, Fla. Attorneys for victims from around the count...
15:00 2019-08-30

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 ...
18:16 2019-06-11

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has...
00:32 2019-06-17

Phillip Picardi threatens to quit Out over freelance pay dispute Phillip Picardi, the high-profile editor of Out magazine, reportedly threatened to quit unless Pride Media owner Adam Levin started paying off freela...
05:16 2019-05-22

Trump’s all-out blockade threatens Democrats’ impeachment drive President Donald Trump has set his strategy for the impeachment fight with House Democrats — minimum cooperation, maximum confrontation. Whether Spea...
23:32 2019-10-08

Putin again threatens to develop previously banned missiles if US does Vladimir Putin warned the U.S. once again this week that Russia would develop missiles previously banned under a landmark nuclear forces treaty if it...
20:16 2019-09-06

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stir...
22:00 2019-05-31

On Video, Kashmir School Teacher Threatens To "Slaughter" Boy With Axe A young boy shrieks as a man holds an axe over him, threatening to "slaughter" the child, a video that has emerged from Jammu and Kashmir shows. The ...
05:32 2019-07-03

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage ...
07:48 2019-06-06

Trump threatens China with tariffs on a further $300 billion of goods U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both C...
04:48 2019-06-06

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy Clumsy intervention by Trump in dispute over Kashmir may have prompted Indian PM to actIt’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Donald Trump for all...
09:48 2019-08-10

Bank Officers' Union Threatens To Go On 2-Day Strike Against Mergers A union leader also said that the nationalised banks will further observe indefinite strike from the second week of November to press for their deman...
13:48 2019-09-12

China Threatens Countermeasures if Trump Hikes Tariffs (BEIJING) — China’s government has threatened unspecified “necessary countermeasures” if Trump’s planned tariff hike go...
15:48 2019-08-02

China threatens corporate hit-list on eve of new tariffs on U.S. imports China threatened on Friday to unveil an unprecedented hit-list of "unreliable" foreign firms, groups and individuals that harm the interests of Chine...
09:16 2019-05-31

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’R...
13:32 2019-09-13

Stocks fall as China threatens to retaliate for new tariffs Stocks tumbled Friday toward their worst week of 2019, as investors fretted over an escalating trade war with China. The Dow Jones industrial average...
06:16 2019-08-03

Madhya Pradesh "Godman" Threatens To Kill Himself Over Cow Protection Job A self-styled godman has threatened to commit suicide outside Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's house in Bhopal on Monday if he is not appoi...
00:16 2019-08-19

How ‘trashy’ tourism threatens world-famous destinations Tourism brings many benefits to a destination — including more money and jobs as well as cultural preservation — but its environmental impact is crea...
21:32 2019-06-28

Man threatens to 'kill every gay person I can' at St. Louis PrideFest, report says A Missouri man has been arrested after threatening to "kill every gay person I can" at PrideFest in St. Louis, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispat...
17:32 2019-06-20

Bottas leads Hamilton in Japan as typhoon threatens Valtteri Bottas led Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday before Formula One battened down the hatches ...
20:00 2019-10-11

North Korea conducts new launches, threatens to take 'new road' North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles from South Hwanghae province into the sea to the east early on Tuesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of ...
19:32 2019-08-05

Ex-Donkey Kong record holder threatens to sue Guinness A gamer who had the highest score ever in the arcade classic Donkey Kong has threatened to sue Guinness World Records after his achievement was deeme...
15:32 2019-09-13

Wall Street tumbles as trade war threatens U.S. economy Wall Street's main indexes suffered their sharpest one-day declines in nearly six weeks on Wednesday after employment and manufacturing data suggeste...
17:00 2019-10-02

Kevin Smith threatens that a third Clerks movie will still happen It’s been years since we heard about Kevin Smith’s plan to make a third Clerks movie, with the last word being that he had so much trouble getting pr...
20:32 2019-10-01

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today la...
17:32 2019-06-28

Trump Threatens New Chinese Tariffs; Stocks Fall President Trump moved to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports, escalating a trade conflict that is now poised to hit U.S. consumers in t...
16:32 2019-08-01

China row threatens to upstage league's return to Japan The NBA returned to Japan for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday, with pre season action between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors - but...
11:16 2019-10-08

President Trump Threatens 10% Tariff On Chinese Products (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying that beginning Sept. 1, he will im...
17:48 2019-08-01

Brazil president threatens officers over deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to dismiss officers at the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon over its publication of...
19:32 2019-08-01

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused b...
09:32 2019-07-03

Poverty increasingly threatens elderly Germans, says study More Germans could find themselves at risk of poverty in later life, according to a study of projected income levels. Plans for a basic pension for t...
10:32 2019-09-12

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's larges...
15:00 2019-06-29

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,0...
03:16 2019-07-04

May to warn successors that no-deal Brexit threatens UK's future PM to deliver speech in Scotland on eve of Conservative leadership hustingsTheresa May is to warn her potential successors that a no-deal Brexit thre...
08:32 2019-07-03

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie...
16:32 2019-08-02

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants...
00:48 2019-09-12

The human cost of the US sanctions on Venezuela The US has a total embargo on Venezuela. The EU has imposed new sanctions. The goal is to oust President Nicolas Maduro. But the measures are hitting...
07:32 2019-10-01

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 Te...
22:32 2019-06-07

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure a...
10:48 2019-08-06

Trump’s Top Sanctions Official Will Depart Sigal Mandelker, who plans to return to the private sector, has been central to the Treasury Department’s effort to impose sanctions on Iran and comb...
17:32 2019-10-02

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 product...
22:32 2019-05-21

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 ...
16:16 2019-06-08

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 Pr...
21:00 2019-06-11

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Businessman U.S. authorities allege Kremlin-connected Yevgeniy Prigozhin headed a Moscow-directed campaign to tamper with the 2016 presidential election and 2018...
23:16 2019-09-30

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 in...
21:32 2019-06-06

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
09:16 2019-05-21

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts...
09:00 2019-08-29

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 h...
08:48 2019-05-21

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Dona...
00:16 2019-08-28

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 A...
10:32 2019-06-23

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions ...
23:00 2019-06-27

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega a...
10:32 2019-06-19

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 t...
06:16 2019-05-31

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 serio...
04:48 2019-06-08

Top U.S. spy official threatens to quit if pressured on testimony: Washington Post The top U.S. spy official threatened to resign over concerns the White House might press him to withhold information from Congress in scheduled testi...
16:48 2019-09-25

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could rem...
17:32 2019-06-21

Oregon GOP walkout threatens paid leave, money for housing SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Republican walkout in Oregon over sweeping climate change legislation has prevented votes on the nation’s most generous pa...
18:48 2019-06-27

U.S. lawmaker threatens to subpoena White House over Ukraine documents The chairman of a congressional panel helping to spearhead an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he plans to issue a s...
14:32 2019-10-02

Typhoon Hagibis threatens Ireland's key World Cup date with Samoa World Rugby could move venue for game to go aheadAny cancelled games due to weather are scoreless drawsAndy Farrell believes World Rugby are as keen ...
11:00 2019-10-07

Seychelles' drug problem threatens the success of its blue economy The Seychelles will need to tackle its drug problem head on if it wants to develop a thriving blue economy and pay back debt raised from the first ev...
11:00 2019-10-07

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gi...
08:00 2019-07-05

Crazed straphanger threatens riders with boxcutter in terrifying video Terrifying video released by the NYPD Tuesday shows a wild-eyed straphanger shouting and threatening to cut passengers with a box-cutter while spitti...
19:32 2019-10-01

Impeachment fight threatens to grind legislative work to halt The escalating, all-consuming fight on Capitol Hill over the House Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against President Trump is threatening to derail ...
01:16 2019-09-28

Tesla Needs Its Battery Maker. A Culture Clash Threatens Their Relationship. CEO Elon Musk’s behavior has rattled some top executives at Panasonic, and both sides are pointing fingers about production. “If the Gigafactory proj...
15:16 2019-10-08

Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved Retailer Dressbarn is giving its landlords a barn-burner of an ultimatum in a bid to stave off bankruptcy, The Post has learned. After announcing pla...
00:48 2019-07-03

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to ...
12:32 2019-07-06

Lufthansa: Cabin crew union threatens strike in July The UFO cabin crew union says Lufthansa staff could walk off the job next month amid a pay dispute. A strike in the middle of summer will likely spel...
20:32 2019-06-20

As Hurricane Lorenzo threatens Azores, residents calmly prepare Inhabitants of Portugal's Azores islands, securing their boats to piers and reinforcing shop doors against flooding, were calmly preparing on Tuesday...
11:32 2019-10-01

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did war...
19:48 2019-06-27

North Korea Threatens the South Over Its Purchase of U.S. Stealth Fighters North Korea threatened to “completely destroy” lethal weapons placed in South Korea, in an angry response to the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S...
08:48 2019-07-11

Iran threatens to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to produc...
13:16 2019-07-03

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify bef...
20:00 2019-09-05

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico ...
03:48 2019-05-31

UN report: Climate change threatens our food supply. Here's how we can fix it The report from United Nations scientists describes a cycle in which the problems of land degradation and climate change exacerbate each other. ...
17:48 2019-08-09

Fall in Copper Prices Threatens to Drive Metal Shortages The recent slide in copper prices threatens to limit investment in new mines, which could lead in coming years to sizable shortages of the material c...
10:48 2019-08-09

Auto stocks fall as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a ...
09:32 2019-05-31

Bahamas: new storm threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Storm Humberto expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical storm carrying heavy rain an...
22:48 2019-09-14

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal reta...
01:48 2019-06-01

Produce industry worries as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs SAHUARITA, Ariz. – President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on Mexican imports if our southern neighbors don’t step up and what t...
05:48 2019-06-01

Putin threatens to develop nuclear missiles if United States does Russia has threatened to develop short- and intermediate-range land-launched nuclear missiles if it gets word that the United States starts building ...
13:16 2019-08-06

North Korea Threatens More Launches After Latest Missile Test North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth pair of projectiles in less than two weeks following the sta...
10:48 2019-08-06

Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico's pristine beaches An invasion of a thick and stinky seaweed, Sargassum, is covering the beaches of the Caribbean paradise of Mexico's Tulum.    &#...
08:16 2019-06-03

European heat wave threatens to accelerate Greenland ice melt Weather conditions that brought a heat wave to Europe last week are spreading to the Arctic, where scientists predict they could trigger one of Green...
13:48 2019-07-31

Hurricane Lorena threatens Mexico’s resort-studded Baja Residents and tourists are hunkered down in homes, shelters and hotels as Hurricane Lorena menaces Mexico’s resort-studded Baja California Peninsula,...
21:00 2019-09-20

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 D...
19:32 2019-05-31

Italy: Conte threatens to quit unless government solves spat The populist coalition governing Italy must put internal differences to one side, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned. If it doesn't, the countr...
19:32 2019-06-03

Scotland coach keeps faith as typhoon threatens World Cup chances Scotland faces a premature exit from the Rugby World Cup. Anything other than victory against host Japan in Yokohama Sunday will see the Scots elimin...
19:32 2019-10-10

China warns of retaliation after Trump threatens fresh tariffs China on Friday said it would not be blackmailed and warned of retaliation after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billi...
14:16 2019-08-02

China Threatens "Countermeasures" If Donald Trump Hikes Tariffs China warned Friday it will take "countermeasures" if the United States follows through on its threat to impose tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese go...
13:48 2019-08-02

Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration Donald Trump has said he will place a tariff on all imported goods from Mexico until the neighbouring nation to the US does more to combat illegal im...
03:48 2019-05-31

North Korea threatens to freeze South out of future talks A senior North Korean official has railed against ongoing US-South Korea joint military drills and threatened to freeze out Seoul by only holding fut...
10:48 2019-08-11

Kamala Harris threatens to end filibuster to pass Green New Deal Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is prepared to do whatever it takes to pass a Green New Deal, vowing to take executive action or even push to get rid o...
11:32 2019-09-05

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key que...
13:16 2019-05-21

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European securi...
04:16 2019-10-13

Boris Johnson Threatens To Purge UK Lawmakers Against No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes Monday in a pivotal week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge ruling party lawmakers who...
12:16 2019-09-02

Singapore’s Prime Minister Threatens Website Editor With Libel Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has threatened to pursue libel charges against the editor of an online publication that ran allegations ab...
08:00 2019-09-02

British PM Johnson threatens Brexit rebels with party expulsion British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to pre...
05:48 2019-09-02

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida Shares of insurance and freight companies reacted as Hurricane Dorian crept toward the Florida coast on Friday, and the National Hurricane Center upg...
15:00 2019-08-30

SC Johnson threatens to sue Oklahoma AG over use of signature slogan in J&J opioid suit SC Johnson, maker of Drano, Pledge and other household products, is threatening to sue Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter for citing the company&#...
23:48 2019-08-27

GlobalFoundries lawsuit threatens sales bans against Apple, NVIDIA The competition between semiconductor giants is getting ugly, and it could have an unfortunate impact on many of the devices you buy. GlobalFoundrie...
07:48 2019-08-27

Trump escalates attacks on China and threatens to raise tariffs President ‘hereby orders’ US firms to seek alternative locations and suggests Fed Chair is an ‘enemy’Donald Trump escalated his attacks on China on F...
20:16 2019-08-23

Former Donkey Kong champ threatens to sue Guinness over record removal Enlarge / Mitchell rides an oversized Donkey Kong machine in the Citrus Bowl parade. (credit: Billy Mitchell / Twitter) Competitive video gamer Bil...
13:16 2019-09-12

Man who lost job, girlfriend threatens mass shooting of ‘good 100 kills’ A Florida man who recently lost his job and got dumped by his girlfriend threatened to carry out a mass shooting over the weekend — telling his...
05:16 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-Diageo Scottish union threatens to go on strike in September Members of one of Diageo Plc's biggest Scottish unions are set to go on strike, days after talks over pay raise fell through, threatening the product...
12:00 2019-08-16

China threatens retaliation, calls for US to 'meet it halfway' on trade Beijing claimed Thursday that the U.S.-proposed tariffs set to go into effect on Sept. 1 violated earlier agreements made by the two countries during...
07:00 2019-08-16

Florida mom upset over rezoning threatens to shoot up elementary school A Florida woman irked by her local school district rezoning was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot up the elementary school her children wer...
21:00 2019-08-12

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encam...
18:32 2019-05-30

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability ...
20:16 2019-05-30

Phosphate fertiliser 'crisis' threatens world food supply Use of essential rock phosphate has soared, but scientists fear it could run out within a few decadesThe world faces an “imminent crisis” in the supp...
12:48 2019-09-06

Vladimir Putin threatens to drop New START nuclear treaty The Russian president has warned that unless the US comes to the negotiating table, a key nuclear weapons treaty will collapse. If it does, it will b...
00:48 2019-06-07

German cabin crew union threatens strike in July over pay BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German cabin crew is threatening to stage a strike at the height of the summer travel season amid negotiations wit...
07:00 2019-06-20

Adam Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI Director Chris Wray House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff threatened to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for what he says is the bureau's failure to in...
23:16 2019-06-12

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its comm...
17:00 2019-06-08

Decaying tanker near Yemeni coast threatens 'catastrophic explosion' An abandoned tanker loaded with oil is threatening a major environmental disaster near the coast of Yemen, the United Nations has said, amid expert w...
21:32 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — w...
00:48 2019-06-09

Trump threatens tariffs on Guatemala for not accepting asylum agreement President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Guatemala as punishment for the country not signing a Safe Third Agreement, which would requir...
17:16 2019-07-23

Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over part of immigration deal President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States had signed another portion of an immigration deal with Mexico that would need to be ratified ...
08:32 2019-06-10

Exclusive: Zarif threatens 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran In an exclusive interview with CNN's Nick Paton Walsh, Zarif raised the specter of 'all-out war' in case of a US or Saudi military strike on the coun...
07:16 2019-09-19

| Mozambique rebel group threatens attacks during election campaign Breakaway Mozambique rebels have threatened to step up violence if campaigning is not suspended for upcoming elections - the first after a landmark p...
05:00 2019-09-20

Stock markets dip after Trump threatens more tariffs on Chinese goods The Chinese government warned tariff hikes would “create a new obstacle” in talks on ending their bruising fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions....
14:16 2019-07-18

Imelda Hits Houston Area With Rain and Threatens to Bring More The tropical depression was expected to drop 5 to 10 inches of rain, though some places could see up to 25 inches, and spur “life-threatening” flash ...
16:00 2019-09-19

Letter From Pelosi Threatens Trump Administration With 'Whole New Stage of Investigation' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) released a letter on Sunday night about the whistleblower’s complaint that Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani have basi...
03:32 2019-09-23

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of c...
15:00 2019-06-11

BJP Leader Threatens To "Spill Kamal Nath's Blood", Arrested A BJP leader was arrested today after he allegedly threatened to spill the blood of Madhya Pradesh Chief Kamal Nath on the streets of Bhopal for "tar...
15:32 2019-07-19

Global land use 'threatens attempts to fight climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked repo...
14:32 2019-08-01

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking f...
01:16 2019-07-15

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the ...
18:48 2019-06-07

Trump Threatens New Chinese Tariffs, Rattling Investors Across Markets President Trump moved to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports, escalating a trade conflict that is now poised to hit U.S. consumers in t...
02:00 2019-08-02

EPA blasts California air quality, threatens to withdraw highway funds The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its fight with California over environmental issues by threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in f...
18:48 2019-09-24

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions fro...
07:00 2019-08-23

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top o...
12:16 2019-06-28

U.S imposes new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed another round of sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain, the White House said on F...
12:48 2019-08-02

US imposes new sanctions on Iran's central bank President Donald Trump says the US has imposed new sanctions on Iran's central bank following Tehran's alleged involvement in last weekend's drone an...
15:16 2019-09-20

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business w...
01:48 2019-06-28

Merkel wants U.S., Iran talks but can't see sanctions lifted first German Chancellor Angela Merkel would welcome talks between the United States and Iran, but after speaking to the presidents of both countries on Tue...
17:48 2019-09-24

Trump announces 'highest sanctions ever' in Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced what he described as the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country" against Iran, more than a year afte...
20:00 2019-09-20

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanc...
06:48 2019-07-17

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Shipping Network The penalties were the latest action to further isolate Iran in hopes that it will renegotiate an international agreement limiting its nuclear progra...
15:16 2019-09-04

Poland wants sanctions against Russia over Crimea to continue President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday that Poland saw a need to maintain Western sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of the Crimea re...
10:16 2019-08-31

US announces more sanctions against Iran following Saudi attacks US President Donald Trump has called them the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country." The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press confer...
21:32 2019-09-20

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions 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 ...
12:32 2019-06-27

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security i...
02:00 2019-07-15

EU stresses support for Cuba even as U.S. hikes sanctions The European Union is committed to helping Cuba develop its economy, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday during a three-day tri...
18:16 2019-09-09

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endan...
15:48 2019-08-03

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a y...
12:16 2019-08-02

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions ...
08:16 2019-07-05

| Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" c...
18:00 2019-08-03

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Fore...
19:16 2019-07-31

U.S. targets three people, 16 groups in new Venezuela sanctions The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on three people and 16 groups it says helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his government pr...
16:00 2019-09-17

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order ...
23:48 2019-07-31

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the...
11:00 2019-07-02

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that...
02:32 2019-08-07

Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse "Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans, as the league\u0027s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tue...
16:32 2019-09-17

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitaria...
05:48 2019-06-29

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses an...
22:48 2019-07-18

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials f...
01:32 2019-07-19

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iranian president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating...
07:48 2019-08-01

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of Sta...
07:32 2019-07-23

U.S. sanctions firm it says provides jet fuel to Russia in Syria The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a firm it said was participating in a scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions while helping provide jet fu...
06:16 2019-09-27

Huawei Unit Cuts More Than 600 Jobs Following US Sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" c...
18:48 2019-07-23

US Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Skripal Affair A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the ...
13:16 2019-08-03

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intellige...
01:00 2019-08-02

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 ...
19:16 2019-06-22

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 ...
08:48 2019-05-21

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine...
09:16 2019-06-20

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 destabiliza...
15:32 2019-06-20

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 Is...
02:32 2019-06-08

U.S. Warns South Sudan May Face Sanctions The U.S. may impose sanctions on South Sudan’s ruling elite if leaders fail to meet a mid-November deadline to form a unity government, a senior U.S....
22:00 2019-10-10

Huawei says billions of customers could be harmed by 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...
03:48 2019-05-29

The Latest: Putin won’t budge to win sanctions respite MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 1:45 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will not comprom...
07:00 2019-06-20

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 progre...
09:32 2019-06-10

North Korea threatens US to stall nuke negotiations over Pompeo’s rhetoric A top North Korean official has warned the US of “bitter regrets” if Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doesn’t rein in his rhetoric — ...
17:48 2019-08-31

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoo...
09:32 2019-09-18

No camping at Phish concert, as plague threatens travel plans (and ferrets) Fans who planned to camp during Phish concerts near Denver are making other plans because of plague, which also threatens another sort of wildlife. ...
10:00 2019-08-24

Trump threatens Guatemala after it backs away from ‘safe third country’ asylum deal The dispute pits the United States against an impoverished country the president aims to enlist in his effort to cut migration to the southwest borde...
04:32 2019-07-24

Trump Administration Threatens to Extend Trade War to France Over 3% Tax on Big Tech Companies The Trump Administration is threatening the extend its trade war to France as the country prepares to hit big tech companies––many of the...
22:00 2019-07-11

Trump threatens retribution after Guatemalan court blocks asylum deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country's high court blocked its governmen...
00:32 2019-07-24

Family Assaulted, ITBP Soldier Threatens To Become Next Paan Singh Tomar An Indo-Tibetan Border Police soldier has threatened to go rouge after alleged inaction of authorities in a case of assault against his family member...
19:00 2019-08-24

Return of warm water 'blob' in the Pacific threatens marine life The reappearance of a vast ‘blob’ of abnormally warm water in the Pacific, around seven times the size of Alaska, has raised the prospect of impacts ...
23:32 2019-10-09

Heatwave threatens France's fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral The searing temperatures gripping France risk precipitating the collapse of Notre-Dame de Paris' fire-ravaged vaulted ceiling, the cathedral's chief ...
13:48 2019-07-24

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its r...
22:16 2019-08-09

Brazil's tourism ambassador threatens to 'choke' Macron, says he is 'sleeping with a dragon' Brazil’s tourism ambassador and former Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Renzo Gracie, has posted a video on Twitter threatening to “choke” French Pr...
07:48 2019-09-03

Auto stocks fall overseas as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a ...
07:16 2019-05-31

Lebanon: Bikini model scandal amid economic crisis threatens PM Prime Minister Saad Hariri reportedly transferred millions of his fortune to a South African model. As the country suffers under austerity and spiral...
20:00 2019-10-02

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of c...
12:48 2019-06-11

Fast-moving glacier threatens valley in Mont Blanc massif Italian leaders are sounding an alarm over climate change due to the threat that a fast-moving, melting glacier is posting to picturesque valley near...
12:16 2019-09-25

‘Dangerous nationalism’ seriously threatens efforts to tackle statelessness: UNHCR chief Hate speech and misguided nationalism present a serious threat to efforts to tackle statelessness, despite growing public awareness of the problem, U...
15:32 2019-10-07

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on ...
17:48 2019-06-03

Hurricane Dorian prompts storm prep, threatens sales in Florida The life-threatening Category 5 storm isn't expected to hit the Florida coast until late Monday or early Tuesday, though around-the-clock news covera...
03:16 2019-09-02

Hurricane Dorian Updates: Storm Pounds the Bahamas and Threatens Florida The storm was just north of Grand Bahama Island, delivering 120 m.p.h. winds and ceaseless downpours. It could move “dangerously close” to Florida la...
10:32 2019-09-03

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered h...
00:16 2019-05-23

NYC threatens up to $250G in fines for using terms like 'illegal alien,' threatening to call ICE New York City's Commission on Human Rights announced on Thursday that residents could face up to $250,000 in fines if they use terms such as "illegal...
01:48 2019-09-29

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making m...
08:16 2019-06-18

Tory members 'think Islam threatens British way of life', poll suggests Conservative Party members are in favour of the death penalty, think Islam poses a threat to the British way of life and believe Donald Trump would b...
11:32 2019-07-08

Iran threatens to restart centrifuges, ramp up enrichment in next nuclear steps Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and sharply step up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential...
08:32 2019-07-08

Blaze at Kentucky whiskey warehouse threatens 45,000 barrels of bourbon -media Kentucky firefighters were battling a massive blaze at a Jim Beam bourbon warehouse on Wednesday morning, which put at risk some 45,000 barrels of th...
10:48 2019-07-03

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announ...
16:32 2019-06-18

Tropical Storm Lorena threatens to dump rain on Mexico's Los Cabos Tropical Storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, as it gathered strength and barreled t...
04:00 2019-09-19

The media has become gossip, clickbait and punditry. This threatens democracy | Bernie Sanders We cannot sit by and allow corporations, billionaires, and demagogues to destroy the Fourth EstateWalter Cronkite once said that “journalism is what ...
12:16 2019-08-27

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The compa...
17:48 2019-07-03

Hungary's ruling party threatens to leave pro-EU bloc ahead of vote Hungary's foreign minister has said that migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People...
15:32 2019-05-23

Manuel Neuer vs. Marc-Andre ter Stegen: The melodrama that threatens to spill over Marc-Andre ter Stegen has long been breathing down Manuel Neuer's neck to become Germany's number one. But the rivalry between the two has turned bit...
10:16 2019-09-26

Severe hunger threatens millions in Somalia as climate emergency deepens Aid efforts to help communities struggling to recover from drought compounded by continuing conflict, aggravated by al-ShabaabSomalia faces a new hum...
04:32 2019-08-29

CRPF Soldier Threatens To Become "Paan Singh Tomar" Over Land Dispute A video of a CRPF soldier posted in Chhattisgarh threatening to follow in the footsteps of "Paan Singh Tomar", a soldier-turned-rebel, in protest aga...
00:32 2019-10-08

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on...
13:48 2019-07-11

Scotland seeks legal advice as typhoon threatens World Cup progress Scottish rugby officials have sought legal advice on whether its crucial Rugby World Cup clash with host Japan can be canceled because of the threat ...
09:00 2019-10-11

N. Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests North Korea has threatened again to resume nuclear and long-range missile tests, accusing the U.S. of having instigated some members of the U.N. Secu...
06:32 2019-10-10

Kamal Nath Orders Probe After Soldier Threatens To Go Rogue Over Assault Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has ordered a probe into a case of assault against family members of an Indo-Tibetan Border Police soldier, ...
16:32 2019-08-25

'Guatemala has not been good': Trump threatens tariffs, fees on migrant cash U.S. President Donald Trump said he is considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided not to ink a safe third country agree...
15:48 2019-07-23

State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restau...
04:32 2019-07-11

Iran Threatens to Violate Nuclear Deal’s Limits on Uranium Enrichment Unless Europe helps Iran sidestep sanctions imposed by the United States, which pulled out of the deal, Iran will also stop complying, its atomic ene...
08:00 2019-06-17

Hurricane Dorian gains power, threatens U.S. landfall over Labor Day weekend Tropical Storm Dorian weakened a little as it passed over the Lesser Antilles, dumping heavy rains, bringing down trees and knocking out power in Bar...
07:00 2019-08-29

Iran Announces New Breach of Nuclear Deal Limits, and Threatens Further Violations The country’s deputy foreign minister said Iran would take additional steps over the limits of the accord in 60-day intervals unless it receives sanc...
08:16 2019-07-07

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don...
18:32 2019-05-21

Family Of Alwar Man Killed By Mob Stages Protest, Wife Threatens Suicide A month after her husband was allegedly lynched, 27-year-old Rekha and her family members are protesting at a government-run hospital in Alwar distri...
08:48 2019-08-18

Florida teen who was annoyed by a group chat threatens school shooting The 16-year-old girl was annoyed by her younger sister's busy group chat when she threatened to carry out a shooting.     &...
12:00 2019-08-22

Raiders' Antonio Brown threatens to quit football over new helmet: reports Antonio Brown, the Oakland Raiders' mercurial wide receiver, is reportedly threatening to quit football if he is not allowed to wear his old helmet, ...
10:16 2019-08-10

Iran threatens to speed movement away from nuclear deal with remaining nations An Iranian official said Monday that the country will more aggressively move away from the Obama-era multinational 2015 nuclear agreement if the coun...
10:16 2019-09-02

Jennifer Lopez's 'Hustlers' inspiration threatens lawsuit for use of her story in the hit film The real-life inspiration for Jennifer Lopez’s character in “Hustlers” is threatening to sue its production company claiming that it never paid her f...
15:16 2019-09-24

UPDATE 2-Mexico's Pemex graft sting threatens to engulf former government The impact of a first major anti-corruption drive by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spread deep into the political class on Wednesday ...
17:32 2019-05-29

Former Italian prime minister Renzi threatens to sue one-time Trump aide Former campaign aide George Papadopoulos alleged in an interview that the Italian was part of a scheme orchestrated by Barack Obama to undermine Trum...
20:48 2019-10-04

Bahamas reels from Dorian's devastation, storm surge threatens U.S. southeast Survivors of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas thronged rescue helicopters on Wednesday and the United Nations said 70,000 people needed immediate huma...
02:32 2019-09-05

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump on Thursday said the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to halt the...
22:32 2019-05-30

North Korea Threatens to End Nuclear Talks With U.S., Citing ‘Hostile Policy’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Sunday that it won’t meet again with the United States unless it abandons its “hostile poli...
17:32 2019-10-06

Gabbard threatens to boycott Ohio debate, claims DNC is 'rigging' primaries Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, is threatening to boycott next week’s Democratic presidential debate amid accusations that the Democratic National Comm...
14:32 2019-10-10

China threatens to limit rare earths exports in warning over trade war China on Wednesday issued a blunt warning to the US over the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, saying it could limit exports of ra...
16:32 2019-05-29

Iran threatens to ‘pursue any aggressor’ after US announces Middle East plan Iran responded to U.S. plans to send troops to the Middle East with a threat to “pursue any aggressor,” and an announcement that it is br...
17:32 2019-09-21

Trump is dragging down Biden with him as the Ukraine scandal threatens to upend his presidency JIM WATSON,DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump is trying to drag former Vice President Joe Biden's name through the mud ahead of...
16:32 2019-10-06

Dorian threatens Carolinas’ coast after storm bumped back up to Category 3 Some areas in the region expected to be affected by Dorian are still rebuilding from Hurricane Florence, which caused widespread damage in September ...
09:00 2019-09-05

Jason Vargas threatens reporter in angry Mets’ clubhouse: ‘Knock you the f— out’ CHICAGO — Tensions boiled after another blown game for the Mets, for which Mickey Callaway’s bullpen management came into question. Jason Varga...
18:32 2019-06-23

Iran threatens to surpass uranium limits as tensions with the U.S. continue to grow The announcement was the first time Tehran explicitly said it was on track to violate the 2015 nuclear accord. The Pentagon said Monday it was sendin...
02:16 2019-06-18

Hong Kong police officer threatens protesters with shotgun – video Police have clashed with protesters outside Kwai Chung police station where dozens of demonstrators are being held. Protesters gathered outside the p...
20:32 2019-07-31

'Flight shaming' threatens air travel demand beyond Europe: IATA chief This summer, U.S. airlines have enjoyed booming flight demand, immune to a Swedish-born "flight shaming" movement that has hit air travel in Europe, ...
21:48 2019-09-03

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the c...
01:48 2019-05-29

Judge threatens to keep Texas prison officials in hot cells over 'oppressive' conditions A federal judge in Houston threatened to subject Texas prison officials to the same “oppressive” conditions as inmates Friday, openly musing about ke...
20:48 2019-09-07

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in Ch...
13:16 2019-05-23

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lap...
15:01 2019-07-12

Brazil threatens Mercosur exit if Argentina opposition wins presidency Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He a...
08:00 2019-08-16

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Flo...
16:16 2019-09-03

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provis...
16:16 2019-07-12

AZ GOP Chair Threatens to 'Stop' Gabby Gifford's Husband 'Dead in His Tracks' Mark Kelly is a former astronaut and current candidate for Senate in Arizona. He is also the husband of former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was s...
13:48 2019-09-07

Seaweed invasion threatens tourism in Mexico's beaches as problem worsens Hotel occupancy rates have dropped as concern grows that the seaweed is threatening key industry in the Mayan RivieraTrying to ignore the rotten-eggs...
04:16 2019-06-28

Facebook Encryption Threatens Public Safety, UK Home Secretary Tells CEO UK's Indian-origin home secretary Priti Patel on Friday issued an open letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, alongside her counterparts in the ...
14:48 2019-10-04

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood ...
21:16 2019-05-28

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libya...
12:48 2019-07-07

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions 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 ...
19:32 2019-06-12

Treasury hits Standard Chartered with £10m sanctions fine The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, de...
12:16 2019-08-17

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Ir...
06:48 2019-08-27

US sanctions Cuba’s Castro for propping up Venezuela’s Maduro President Trump is barring Cuban Communist leader Raúl Castro and his children from entering the United States, citing human rights abuses and his re...
16:00 2019-09-26

Iran's Rouhani rules out talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after Presi...
05:48 2019-08-27

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 5:20 p.m....
10:16 2019-06-17

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's ...
12:32 2019-07-22

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for th...
02:48 2019-07-17

Adobe Will Cancel All Subscriptions in Venezuela to Comply With U.S. Sanctions Adobe users in Venezuela received an email yesterday notifying them that the company will soon suspend their subscriptions and delete their accounts....
14:16 2019-10-08

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 he...
08:16 2019-05-26

| Sweeping US sanctions on Iran target leaders, oil and trade Ongoing US sanctions on Iran have targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Islamic republic's top brass, while also seeking to choke tr...
13:32 2019-09-19

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
10:32 2019-08-07

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and globa...
09:00 2019-09-14

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift san...
12:48 2019-08-27

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said t...
14:48 2019-08-27

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
20:16 2019-07-19

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
04:00 2019-08-07

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after bot...
20:48 2019-08-27

New sanctions could extend to allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon: U.S. envoy Future U.S. sanctions could target allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon, extending beyond direct affiliates of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group, a U.S....
15:48 2019-09-12

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently...
16:16 2019-07-09

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his...
05:48 2019-08-27

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...
18:32 2019-06-13

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President D...
12:32 2019-08-21

Venezuela bypassing U.S. sanctions through Europe, opposition envoy says Venezuela's opposition needs more support from Europe to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro, an opposition envoy said on Tuesday, accusing the g...
12:48 2019-09-24

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to de...
18:32 2019-07-12

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul co...
02:48 2019-07-12

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 polit...
15:00 2019-06-15

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 betwee...
14:01 2019-06-14

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s ad...
02:32 2019-08-23

New U.S. Sanctions Bite Iran as Its President Says No Meeting With Trump The latest sanctions would punish Chinese importers of Iran’s oil. President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, at the U.N., rejected a meeting with President T...
18:16 2019-09-25

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks...
07:48 2019-08-27

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 ...
13:00 2019-06-15

| 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 Damasc...
06:48 2019-06-12

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 S...
20:00 2019-06-14

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...
07:48 2019-05-29

No UN Breakthrough: Iran Rules Out Talks As US Intensifies Sanctions Iran's president on Wednesday closed the door on meeting Donald Trump despite last-minute European efforts to ease tensions as the United States agai...
22:32 2019-09-25

U.S. to keep up pressure on Sudan as it discusses lifting sanctions: official The United States will test the commitment of Sudan's new transitional government to human rights, freedom of speech and humanitarian access before i...
18:32 2019-08-26

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African na...
13:48 2019-05-30

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations...
17:16 2019-08-08

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sancti...
16:00 2019-07-10

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon,...
16:16 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough...
22:00 2019-07-18

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against...
20:48 2019-07-18

Iran Presses Japan to Break With U.S. Sanctions on Tehran Iran’s president pressed Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, to break with U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran, highlighting the challenge Mr. Abe face...
19:16 2019-06-12

U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "Wa...
11:16 2019-09-13

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
15:48 2019-07-14

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and ter...
06:16 2019-08-21

'Rio Treaty' Nations to Cooperate on Sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Western Hemisphere nations voted Monday to employ a regional treaty to impose sanctions against embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, accusing ...
03:48 2019-09-24

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver 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 a...
15:00 2019-06-15