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WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
15:16 2019-07-11

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
18:32 2019-07-11

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a ...
07:00 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British wars...
05:48 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
05:16 2019-07-11

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
05:16 2019-07-11

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government sa...
04:00 2019-07-11

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. ...
07:48 2019-07-11

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a sta...
06:48 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 3--Trump warned Iran via Oman that US attack imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U....
06:00 2019-06-21

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf o...
06:32 2019-06-14

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting fir...
10:16 2019-05-21

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated...
21:32 2019-06-04

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from ...
02:16 2019-07-11

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British co...
09:00 2019-07-11

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart...
21:16 2019-07-13

Gibraltar says it took decision to detain Iranian tanker Gibraltar took the decision to seize an Iranian tanker last week solely because the ship was in breach of European Union sanctions and not on the req...
07:32 2019-07-12

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
03:48 2019-07-11

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanke...
04:16 2019-07-11

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “...
11:16 2019-07-09

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, sa...
02:48 2019-07-05

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying...
19:00 2019-07-04

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar wi...
02:16 2019-07-14

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially e...
11:32 2019-07-14

Panama deregisters oil tanker that strayed into Iranian waters Country says MT Riah, which stopped transmitting location on 14 July, ‘deliberately violated international regulations’ Panama’s maritime authority h...
04:32 2019-07-21

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigat...
20:16 2019-07-12

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
22:16 2019-07-10

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it ...
23:48 2019-07-10

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stopped transmitting its location more than two days...
12:16 2019-07-16

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
02:16 2019-07-11

British warship warned Iranian forces against seizing tanker A British warship radioed an Iranian patrol boat to warn against interfering with the Stena Impero as the oil tanker passed through the Strait of Hor...
09:16 2019-07-21

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil t...
19:16 2019-07-13

The Latest: US Navy: Tanker attack mine similar to Iranian BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A U....
07:32 2019-06-19

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the Un...
20:16 2019-05-29

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil Authorities in Gibraltar said they have intercepted a super tanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Irania...
09:16 2019-07-04

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying...
20:32 2019-07-04

All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisati...
05:16 2019-07-21

Top U.S. security aide: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the Un...
09:48 2019-05-29

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure Footage showing the moment Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released - with the UK des...
19:48 2019-07-20

Tanker attacks seen as calibrated but risky Iranian response to U.S. sanctions If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they represent a calibr...
08:48 2019-06-18

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of O...
12:01 2019-06-19

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising ...
09:16 2019-07-12

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, L...
22:32 2019-07-13

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian force...
12:16 2019-06-19

Gibraltar police arrest two more crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday they had arrested the two second mates from the Iranian Grace 1 tanker which was detained last week on suspicion it w...
12:16 2019-07-12

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
00:32 2019-07-11

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementThree Iranian boats have “attempted to...
03:16 2019-07-11

Iranian news agency says British-operated Mesdar tanker has not been seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards have not captured the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency...
20:16 2019-07-19

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanc...
08:00 2019-07-04

British Foreign Office calls in Iranian envoy over tanker seizure Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d'Affaires in London after Friday's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the British Fore...
12:32 2019-07-20

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
02:48 2019-07-05

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detai...
07:32 2019-07-13

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian ...
00:48 2019-07-06

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolution...
08:00 2019-07-05

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday...
08:16 2019-07-07

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is n...
02:32 2019-07-14

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion i...
03:00 2019-06-14

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsu...
04:48 2019-07-11

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK go...
16:32 2019-07-12

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
05:32 2019-07-16

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in inter...
10:48 2019-07-20

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby. The post Owner of Japanese oil ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy official...
13:16 2019-06-19

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a Brit...
07:32 2019-07-11

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged to...
06:32 2019-07-11

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a ...
16:32 2019-07-11

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British...
03:16 2019-07-21

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bear...
07:32 2019-06-19

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating th...
07:48 2019-07-05

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persia...
17:32 2019-07-21

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the St...
12:32 2019-07-20

WRAPUP 1-U.S. job growth seen accelerating, rate cut still expected U.S. job growth likely rebounded in June, with wage gains expected to pick up, but that would probably not be enough to discourage the Federal Reserv...
01:32 2019-07-05

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13:48 2019-07-05

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14:48 2019-07-01

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14:16 2019-05-22

WRAPUP 2-Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute - NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called ...
04:32 2019-06-21

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in Chi...
00:32 2019-05-22

WRAPUP 5-U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy wa...
18:16 2019-07-05

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12:01 2019-06-20

WRAPUP 1-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, sett...
16:48 2019-06-03

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep ...
13:16 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 3-Trump ready to slap more tariffs on China after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in ...
19:16 2019-06-10

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18:32 2019-07-10

WRAPUP 1-China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kep...
16:16 2019-05-24

WRAPUP 3-Trump agrees to no preconditions for meeting with China's Xi -Kudlow U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to no preconditions for his high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend and is maintain...
17:16 2019-06-27

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, whic...
14:16 2019-06-28

WRAPUP 1-U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength...
09:16 2019-06-20

WRAPUP 3-U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the econo...
14:32 2019-07-16

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States,...
13:16 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 1-Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday, even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the finan...
11:32 2019-07-16

WRAPUP 2-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technol...
16:16 2019-05-23

WRAPUP 1-U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments weak in April New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in April, further evidence that manufacturing and the broader economy were slowing aft...
09:48 2019-05-24

WRAPUP 2-U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tarif...
10:48 2019-07-03

WRAPUP 1-Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to "act...
16:16 2019-07-10

WRAPUP 3-Japan, S.Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Ko...
04:16 2019-07-19

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade chief says meeting with Chinese negotiator to precede G20 summit The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects ...
12:00 2019-06-19

WRAPUP 5-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and a...
19:16 2019-06-29

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15:16 2019-06-29

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
19:32 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 2-Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump admini...
16:48 2019-06-03

WRAPUP 2-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
15:16 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 5-Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump ad...
01:16 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 2-Boeing eyeing 737 MAX approval by October, some crash victims refuse to settle Boeing Co is hoping to win regulatory approval for its revamped 737 MAX by October at the earliest, a company official said on Thursday, meaning that...
17:16 2019-06-27

WRAPUP 1-Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump ...
12:48 2019-06-03

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
02:48 2019-06-01

WRAPUP 4-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and a...
16:32 2019-06-29

WRAPUP 2-Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all good...
05:48 2019-05-31

Bloodhound set for 500 mph desert attempt The Bloodhound supersonic car will undergo a series of test runs on a specially designed racetrack in South Africa in October, as it moves closer to ...
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Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep chall...
10:16 2019-06-23

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine ...
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Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseles...
13:48 2019-06-18

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13:32 2019-07-18

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06:48 2019-07-10

Former CEO says attempt to 'depoliticize' Planned Parenthood led to ouster Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said that the organization's board ousted her because of her efforts to refocus the organization to...
20:00 2019-07-19

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of tryin...
10:48 2019-07-16

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's p...
20:48 2019-06-28

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities bel...
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16:32 2019-06-19

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with h...
22:32 2019-06-07

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted...
21:48 2019-06-22

Off-duty firefighter dies during triathlon attempt, reports say An off-duty firefighter who was competing in the “Escape the Cape” triathlon in New Jersey this weekend died from “apparent cardiac arrest,” a spokes...
18:48 2019-06-03

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this y...
15:16 2019-06-27

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. According to PM's office, General Asamnew Tsige, the autonomous Amh...
07:00 2019-06-23

Woman goes topless in attempt to avoid shoplifting bust A New Jersey woman shed her shirt and went topless to escape a shoplifting arrest — but her attempt went bust, according to a report. Lakia Pierce, 4...
14:48 2019-07-17

Google’s ninth attempt at a messaging service will be based on RCS Enlarge / Google's "Messages" app. It's time for the annual reshuffling of Google's messaging strategy! The latest news comes to us via The Verge,...
15:00 2019-06-18

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19:48 2019-05-28

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed c...
18:32 2019-06-20

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22:48 2019-05-29

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and t...
18:32 2019-07-11

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18:48 2019-06-07

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15:48 2019-07-05

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03:48 2019-06-23

Dutch unsuccessfully attempt to move game to cooler time VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — The Netherlands made an unsuccessful attempt to have its Women’s World Cup quarterfinal game against Italy moved un...
13:48 2019-06-28

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride par...
16:32 2019-06-06

General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt Is Reported Killed Gen. Asamnew Tsige had been accused of plotting the shooting of five political and military figures in an effort to seize power in the region of Amha...
18:16 2019-06-27

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed'...
11:00 2019-06-23

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s mili...
11:48 2019-06-23

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either b...
13:00 2019-07-01

Around the world in 48 hours? Former astronaut to attempt global speed record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a s...
02:32 2019-07-02

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy b...
03:32 2019-07-02

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges ...
16:48 2019-06-22

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves army chief shot, says PM Gunfire reported in Addis Ababa as well as Bahir Dar, regional city where armed group reportedly tried to seize powerEthiopia’s army chief of staff h...
00:32 2019-06-23

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot At After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in ...
02:32 2019-06-23

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have a...
12:32 2019-06-22

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. ...
20:48 2019-06-18

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit poin...
16:48 2019-05-22

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before ...
19:48 2019-07-17

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached ...
20:32 2019-06-11

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald...
00:16 2019-07-18

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Jui...
02:48 2019-07-18

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting...
21:32 2019-05-21

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The p...
23:48 2019-07-03

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About ...
08:48 2019-05-21

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day,...
08:48 2019-05-21

French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard ‘Flying soldier’ Franky Zapata expects to cross from France to England in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became...
11:32 2019-07-21

European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life "Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestl...
20:16 2019-05-23

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with ...
20:16 2019-06-12

Woman slashed outside Brooklyn Whole Foods during robbery attempt: police A woman was slashed by a thief outside a Whole Foods in Brooklyn Monday night before a store security guard stepped in and detained the man at gunpoi...
06:32 2019-07-09

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States...
12:32 2019-06-02

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian...
23:01 2019-06-20

Mate 30 Pro might feature a daring new design that Samsung wouldn’t attempt A report a few days ago from a trusted Samsung insider revealed that Samsung has been working on smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve ever ...
20:16 2019-07-09

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almos...
19:00 2019-05-25

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "p...
15:48 2019-07-10

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a coun...
14:48 2019-05-28

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
13:48 2019-05-24

Justin Upton Makes A Spectacular Leaping Attempt Really Nowhere Near The Ball Justin Upton leads all active MLB outfielders with 82 career errors. The galaxy-brained solution to avoid adding to that tally? Misplay a ball so bad...
15:32 2019-07-18

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16...
14:32 2019-07-12

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a stu...
16:32 2019-06-11

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed...
12:32 2019-06-19

A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix Nineteen years after it all began, and helped usher in the early waves of the superheroic cinema dominance we see today, Fox’s X-Men saga is at an en...
16:32 2019-06-12

Ethiopia says at least two senior officials killed in coup attempt in Amhara state At least two senior Ethiopian officials were killed during an attempt by an army general to seize power in Ethiopia's northern state of Amhara, state...
03:32 2019-06-23

California credit union to attempt Guinness record for shredding paper A Southern California credit union is inviting members of the public to dispose of their old documents in a Guinness World Record paper shredding att...
00:32 2019-06-08

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team a...
22:16 2019-06-18

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’...
01:00 2019-05-22

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went...
02:48 2019-07-18

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matte...
02:16 2019-06-21

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thu...
22:32 2019-05-30

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money fr...
16:16 2019-05-30

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a...
20:32 2019-07-11

Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition A failed regional coup in Ethiopia has exposed rare divisions in the alliance that has dominated the country for three decades, with two of the four ...
15:01 2019-07-12

Fox News' Latest Attempt To Smear Ilhan Omar is Pathetically Lame Fox News, and particularly its top tier racist Laura Ingraham, is hardly the place to find good faith reporting, but even by the network’s already-ab...
11:48 2019-05-24

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: ...
19:00 2019-05-31

US STOCKS-Futures attempt rebound after sharp sell-off in previous session U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, attempting to bounce back from the previous session's steep sell-off, on cautious optimism after Pre...
09:48 2019-05-24

Wrestling: European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestli...
07:16 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industrie...
00:16 2019-05-23

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Ders...
16:32 2019-06-01

Hong Kong protesters attempt to storm government headquarters – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as anniversary of 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Anti-...
04:16 2019-07-01

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they...
01:48 2019-07-05

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went ...
20:32 2019-06-05

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state o...
04:32 2019-06-23

Ethiopian government stops coup attempt, military chief killed The Ethiopian governent thwarted a coup attempt on Saturday that left four people dead, including the President of the Amhara Regional Government and...
17:32 2019-06-23

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional c...
16:48 2019-06-23

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of...
04:32 2019-05-25

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional gove...
15:16 2019-06-23

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear"...
20:16 2019-07-18

Senior Magician Calls Chanchal Lahiri's Escape Game Attempt "Foolish" Legendary magician PC Sorcar (Junior) on Tuesday described the deadly attempt of the 40-year-old Mandrake to show an underwater escape act as a "fool...
11:48 2019-06-18

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
19:16 2019-05-21

io9 A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix | Kotaku io9 A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix | Kotaku Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game...
08:48 2019-06-13

Marvel makes a half-hearted attempt to reach Chinese audiences with Aero The international success of the Marvel movies has made Marvel a global brand in a way that it’s never been before, so naturally the publisher would ...
17:48 2019-07-10

Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked over clumsy attempt to conceal non-kosher meal ​​​​​​​Israel’s embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of Ambassador Yossi Shelly’s lunch Sunday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — but the embassy...
14:32 2019-07-09

Disney is Re-Releasing Avengers: Endgame with New Footage in an Attempt to Break Avatar’s Box Office Record Walt Disney Co. will try to close the global box-office gap between its mega-blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame” and James Cameron&rsquo...
12:48 2019-06-19

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the sta...
15:48 2019-07-05

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the def...
13:16 2019-05-22

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead...
03:48 2019-06-23

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican...
02:48 2019-06-10

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face...
08:31 2019-05-21

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and was recently g...
15:16 2019-06-23

Texas toddler killed, father shot nine times in apparent home invasion robbery attempt (KPRC) A child was killed and his father was shot several times in the chest during an “apparent home invasion robbery” in Spring, Texas ...
06:16 2019-07-06

‘This is what I’m fighting’: Trump tries to cast U.S. cities as filthy and crime-ridden in attempt to sway 2020 voters The president’s comments fit into a long pattern of focusing special attention on cosmopolitan places — where voters overwhelmingly oppose him — for ...
20:32 2019-07-02

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward ...
12:32 2019-05-30

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecutio...
21:32 2019-07-17

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15 which means it's little more than a month away now. After this date, all UK-based...
08:16 2019-06-07

U.S. Downed Iranian Drone With New System The U.S. brought down an Iranian drone this week near an American warship in the Strait of Hormuz by using new technology that had just been added to...
05:16 2019-07-20

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Stre...
11:00 2019-07-21

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join 'The Exchange' to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopoliti...
14:32 2019-05-23

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

KLM avoiding parts of Iranian airspace Air France-KLM's Dutch subsidiary KLM is avoiding flying over parts of Iran as a precautionary measure, a spokesman said on Friday, confirming a repo...
04:32 2019-06-21

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the ...
13:32 2019-06-18

UK porn block could be delayed again The UK porn block scheme could be frozen once again according to a Sky News report which cites anonymous sources and say that the Department for Digi...
08:16 2019-06-20

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what ...
08:31 2019-05-21

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems....
05:00 2019-05-22

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

Oil jumps after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices rose nearly 2% on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Ho...
02:16 2019-07-19

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on Germ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Western Iranian province jolted by 2 earthquakes TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run news agency says two consecutive earthquakes, magnitude 4.4 and 4.9, have jolted the country’s weste...
04:00 2019-06-05

China Will Continue To Import Iranian Oil, Says Official China said Friday it would continue to import Iranian oil in defiance of US sanctions on the country, a day before US and Chinese leaders are to meet...
12:48 2019-06-28

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withsta...
06:48 2019-06-18

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran&...
17:32 2019-06-21

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more t...
10:32 2019-06-18

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the coun...
03:48 2019-05-25

Oil rises after US Navy destroys Iranian drone Oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude fl...
23:48 2019-07-18

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

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S....
18:48 2019-05-26

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scienti...
15:16 2019-06-17

Phil Kessel Is On The Trade Block And That's Probably For The Best One of the hardest things to do in the NHL is to rebuild a team on the fly—to remake the roster, usually younger and cheaper, while still remaining c...
11:32 2019-05-24

Russia will block nine VPN providers imminently Back in March, the Kremlin's communication watchdog, Roskomnadzor, sent out letters to 10 VPN providers informing them that their services would...
05:00 2019-06-10

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: ...
16:32 2019-06-27

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to...
10:16 2019-05-29

Trump plays down Iranian shooting of U.S. surveillance drone U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake ...
16:48 2019-06-20

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a...
07:48 2019-06-14

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction t...
09:00 2019-07-14

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an ar...
16:00 2019-07-18

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is...
15:32 2019-06-27

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announ...
17:32 2019-07-18

Trump Says Navy Ship Shot Down Iranian Drone At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being wa...
17:48 2019-07-18

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Th...
20:00 2019-07-18

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be...
17:16 2019-06-01

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving s...
17:32 2019-07-18

The Latest: US official says Iranian missile downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times lo...
03:16 2019-06-20

Bolton says Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the co...
07:48 2019-05-29

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and ...
20:32 2019-05-28

Iraqi PM orders Iranian-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi issued a decree on Monday heavily curbing the powers of mostly Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias and forcing them...
14:32 2019-07-01

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology...
13:16 2019-05-23

Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks: Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were th...
03:16 2019-05-29

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his vi...
16:32 2019-07-15

Sister of Iranian Soccer Star Wants Women at His Matches For four decades, Iran has prohibited female fans from buying tickets and attending men’s matches. FIFA wants the ban lifted. So far, Iran has not bu...
18:32 2019-07-15

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washingt...
19:32 2019-05-22

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Frid...
12:48 2019-06-28

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maxim...
06:48 2019-05-29

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from...
19:48 2019-07-03

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
12:16 2019-06-19

Iranian pol drinks tea with cops after turning himself in for ‘shooting wife’ An Iranian politician turned himself in for fatally shooting his wife — then got served tea by deferential authorities before calmly confessing on st...
21:32 2019-05-31

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an offic...
14:01 2019-05-24

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the v...
22:00 2019-07-18

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake ...
23:48 2019-06-20

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “politica...
20:00 2019-05-22

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran still high, three officials who worked in Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking...
18:48 2019-05-31

Oil prices surge after tankers attacked near the Iranian coast Crude oil futures surged more than 4% on Thursday after two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman, a key waterway used to transport energy suppli...
12:16 2019-06-13

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

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal se...
06:48 2019-07-05

Here's the new Marine Corps weapon that just destroyed an Iranian drone 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian dron...
05:32 2019-07-19

Iranian coastguard's radio exchange with UK warship emerges ‘If you obey you will be safe’, Iranian vessel tells crew of British-flagged tanker in GulfA recording has emerged of Iranian coastguards telling a B...
11:32 2019-07-21

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launche...
03:48 2019-06-23

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fea...
12:48 2019-06-21

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given t...
14:16 2019-05-21

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
09:48 2019-07-20

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude fl...
00:48 2019-07-19

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's ...
14:16 2019-07-09

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new offi...
16:32 2019-06-10

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fun...
14:16 2019-07-17

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want ...
11:48 2019-06-18

Biggie’s Block: Notorious B.I.G. gets his own street in Brooklyn Hip-hop luminaries and Bedford-Stuyvesant locals celebrated the long-awaited co-naming of a street for slain Brooklyn-native rapper Christopher "Noto...
21:16 2019-06-10

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)  ...
18:16 2019-06-28

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awf...
07:48 2019-06-15

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military servic...
00:01 2019-06-19

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the...
00:32 2019-06-12

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German...
19:32 2019-05-24

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servi...
00:16 2019-06-07

Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a ...
17:16 2019-06-07

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)     &...
19:32 2019-05-24

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking ...
15:16 2019-07-09

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servi...
00:16 2019-06-07

FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls b...
13:16 2019-06-06

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers li...
20:00 2019-06-06

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, ...
13:32 2019-06-27

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock k...
06:48 2019-07-11

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate respon...
12:32 2019-06-21

India Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington ha...
03:48 2019-05-24

Iranian Official Calls Donald Trump "Crazy President" A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a "crazy President" whose threats against Tehran weren't going to work, adding that if the US President...
09:48 2019-05-21

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 san...
20:16 2019-06-21

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a ...
02:32 2019-07-14

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bo...
19:48 2019-07-02

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
12:48 2019-06-21

Iran confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details Iran confirmed on Tuesday it had detained French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah but declined to give any more details, a day after Paris demanded in...
07:32 2019-07-16

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported...
11:48 2019-07-13

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-atta...
23:32 2019-06-22

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassm...
22:48 2019-07-20

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of ...
03:48 2019-05-29

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack ...
06:16 2019-07-12

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have r...
05:48 2019-06-23

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
18:32 2019-06-22

With a Feast and a Prayer, Iranian Force Exults in Downing of U.S. Drone Some leaders of the Revolutionary Guards force saw the shooting down of the drone as a vindication. They resented that Americans had belittled their ...
14:32 2019-06-22

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Hout...
01:16 2019-06-05

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships b...
17:32 2019-07-18

Iran's Zarif says U.S. travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman' Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in ...
13:16 2019-07-17

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the co...
06:32 2019-06-21

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could ...
10:48 2019-07-07

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying a...
18:32 2019-05-21

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to...
10:32 2019-07-07

Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran announced Wednesday it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, marking a serious escalation in Tehran's faceoff with the United ...
16:48 2019-05-21

Trump says US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action' Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes w...
05:32 2019-07-19

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic...
17:01 2019-07-19

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentago...
02:32 2019-06-24

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentag...
01:00 2019-06-24

Iran says Europe not cooperating in buying Iranian oil: Fars news Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday that Europe was not cooperating with Tehran to buy its oil in the face of U.S. sanctions agains...
06:01 2019-06-19

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after Pre...
22:00 2019-07-18

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an ...
21:32 2019-07-19

Saudi-led coalition says it evacuated crew member of Iranian ship The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen said on Tuesday it evacuated a crew member for medical reasons from a "suspect" Iranian ship northwest of ...
16:48 2019-06-04

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a ma...
03:01 2019-07-19

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian dro...
15:00 2019-07-19

Iranian media say uranium stockpile exceeds 2015 limits TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says the country’s enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit...
07:32 2019-07-01

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and b...
12:16 2019-06-28

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson's lawyers have begun a High Court challenge against a summons over allegations of misconduct in a public office relating to claims he m...
06:32 2019-06-07

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First A...
18:32 2019-07-09

Court lifts block on Keystone XL pipeline construction HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has lifted a judge’s injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. Bu...
13:48 2019-06-07

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediate...
15:00 2019-06-07

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.R...
12:16 2019-06-06

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the...
21:16 2019-06-09

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and secu...
03:16 2019-06-17

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third c...
16:16 2019-07-11

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new ...
00:32 2019-07-11

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender serv...
01:48 2019-06-19

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyo...
00:32 2019-06-19

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Opposition day debate picked for motion backed by SNP, Lib Dems, Greens and a Tory MPToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will launch ...
14:00 2019-06-11

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending pack...
09:48 2019-06-19

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court ha...
20:01 2019-06-27

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding ano...
12:16 2019-06-11

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawy...
11:32 2019-06-28

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14...
22:00 2019-06-18

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches a...
23:48 2019-06-10

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upward...
20:16 2019-07-09

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delaye...
10:32 2019-06-20

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to...
20:32 2019-05-31

Protesters block seat of Hong Kong government Thousands of protesters have descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong. Students, teachers, ...
23:32 2019-06-11

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views w...
18:16 2019-07-09

Forbes Media may soon be on block again as investors explore sale The Asian investors who bought a controlling stake in Forbes Media from the Forbes family in 2014 are quietly exploring a sale of the magazine and re...
05:00 2019-06-19

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the ...
16:16 2019-07-09

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next pri...
10:48 2019-07-07

Telescope foes tie together, block road to Hawaii summit Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native...
22:00 2019-07-15

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location t...
05:48 2019-06-05

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s grea...
09:16 2019-05-21

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tues...
13:32 2019-07-09

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it thr...
11:48 2019-07-15

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plan...
17:16 2019-06-04

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest deman...
08:48 2019-07-16

Judge to hear bid to block Indiana abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is set to take up the American Civil Liberties Union’s bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a seco...
08:00 2019-06-03

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
08:48 2019-05-21

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broa...
15:32 2019-06-04

These noise-cancelling headphones block out nearly 99% of environmental sound San Diego headphones manufacturer Cleer Audio, is bringing its Flow Bluetooth Noise-Canceling headphones to the UK for the first time.The company cla...
07:16 2019-06-12

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive a...
14:16 2019-06-06

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms,...
09:16 2019-07-01

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as...
08:37 2019-05-21

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the econ...
20:48 2019-06-04

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an...
16:32 2019-07-03

Trump suggests 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer attacked US drone President stopped short of escalating standoff, saying if a person was in the drone ‘it would have made a big, big difference’Donald Trump has stoppe...
15:32 2019-06-20

‘Like nobody has been bitten before’: Trump issues warning over Iranian threat of uranium enrichment President Trump fired a warning shot to Iran after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country would begin enriching uranium beyond the th...
21:48 2019-07-03

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied...
01:16 2019-07-06

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following at...
20:16 2019-05-30

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeki...
12:00 2019-07-17

Iranian military official claims country's missiles can take out aircraft carrier One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrie...
09:16 2019-06-19

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Uni...
20:16 2019-07-04

UPDATE 3-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a ma...
04:16 2019-07-19

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of co...
11:32 2019-07-17

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Airc...
19:16 2019-06-20

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close Reuters/Louis Nastro President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. ...
05:32 2019-07-19

British Airways says will follow U.S. guidance to avoid parts of Iranian airspace British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and ...
06:00 2019-06-21

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Gett...
21:16 2019-06-27

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwe...
20:32 2019-06-22

Ball in Europe's court on nuclear deal's future: Iranian state TV The ball is in Europe's court to shield Iran from U.S. sanctions and prevent it from further scaling back compliance with its nuclear agreement with ...
10:32 2019-06-29

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government agencies, as well as sectors of the economy,...
10:32 2019-06-22

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim out...
01:16 2019-07-18

Coalition says it evacuated crew member of Iranian ship for medical reasons The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Tuesday evacuated a crew member for medical reasons from an Iranian ship northwest of Yemen's Hodeidah port, the ...
15:32 2019-06-04

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US milit...
21:16 2019-06-27

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Ir...
17:32 2019-06-21

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency r...
15:48 2019-07-20

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yem...
12:32 2019-07-20

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...
13:16 2019-05-23

Top UN court rules it has jurisdiction to hear Iranian claim against US over frozen assets The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday that is has the jurisdiction to hear part of a case brought by Iran against the United St...
10:48 2019-05-21

France's Macron condemns Iranian violation of 2015 nuclear commitments French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday the Iranian decision to enrich uranium above limits agreed upon in 2015, a move he qualified of ...
08:16 2019-07-07

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being public...
17:00 2019-07-12

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. M...
16:00 2019-06-23

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far fro...
17:32 2019-05-30

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insul...
04:48 2019-07-18

AT&T’s robocall-blocking expansion won’t block spam calls unless you pay extra Enlarge / AT&T's Call Protect and Mobile Security apps for Android. (credit: AT&T) AT&T yesterday said it will add "automatic fraud blocking and su...
18:32 2019-07-10

Two deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital Sunday as they demanded the removal of P...
14:48 2019-06-10

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second C...
00:48 2019-07-10

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the ...
08:16 2019-06-04

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertisi...
08:48 2019-05-21

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies completely block cellphone signals inside the c...
22:16 2019-06-21

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his con...
18:32 2019-06-07

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional inve...
07:00 2019-06-13

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s pr...
08:16 2019-05-31

Former Sudanese intelligence chief's guards block his arrest: prosecutors Sudanese prosecutors ordered the arrest of former intelligence chief for questioning over a bank account but his guards blocked his arrest, the prose...
12:32 2019-05-21

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the preside...
16:32 2019-06-04

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (...
14:32 2019-06-13

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equ...
20:16 2019-06-12

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted represent...
15:32 2019-06-09

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
10:16 2019-07-18

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia ...
16:16 2019-06-13

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of ...
11:48 2019-06-12

RPT-Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a c...
19:32 2019-06-30

Hamilton chose not to block Bottas's pass for British GP lead Lewis Hamilton says he decided not to block Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas while the pair battled for the lead in the early laps of the...
14:48 2019-07-15

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule lettin...
18:16 2019-06-11

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader...
23:16 2019-05-28

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Face...
16:16 2019-07-15

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for...
22:00 2019-06-18

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for t...
15:16 2019-06-06

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
11:48 2019-06-05

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription dr...
06:00 2019-06-15

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divest...
15:32 2019-07-18

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being...
06:32 2019-06-02

PC Chacko Writes To Sheila Dikshit Over Appointment Of Block Observes AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, objec...
03:32 2019-07-14

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz,...
09:00 2019-06-17

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him,...
15:00 2019-07-09

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  ...
10:32 2019-05-24

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Tr...
12:32 2019-06-06

Hamilton given Austrian GP grid drop for Raikkonen qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from the front row of the Austrian Grand Prix grid after incurring a penalty for ...
14:48 2019-06-29

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
20:48 2019-06-28

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
10:32 2019-05-24