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State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals

The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm he formerly represented as a lobbyist, ac...

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals

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U.S. State Dept OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billion, a Pentagon agency said on Monday....
2019-06-03 23:45

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
2019-07-03 21:15

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
2019-06-14 01:30

U.S. State Dept says concerned by reports of Chinese interference in South China Sea The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam's long-standing exploration and production activities....
2019-07-20 18:30

State Dept. says yes to $387M sale of MK 54 torpedo conversion kits to Canada The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Canada of 425 MK 54 lightweight torpedo conversion kits, with support, for an estimated cost of $387 million....
2019-05-21 18:30

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record....
2019-07-11 02:15

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security ...
2019-06-18 23:45

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday....
2019-07-05 13:30

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:45

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 04:15

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representat...
2019-06-14 00:30

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what t...
2019-06-20 02:15

Senate to vote Thursday on whether to block Trump Saudi arms sale plan The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with more than $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-06-20 00:45

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
2019-07-09 09:45

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:15

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 05:30

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 02:45

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a...
2019-06-09 08:00

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
2019-06-13 02:15

Oklahoma State's wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional       ...
2019-06-09 07:15

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday. China has warned the US against arms sale...
2019-07-10 11:45

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
2019-05-24 03:15

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week, the group's Al-Nabaa newspaper said....
2019-06-07 00:45

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 04:30

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
2019-05-21 19:45

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants and analysts say....
2019-06-19 11:15

Coast guard fleet renewal plan unlikely to yield promised deals before the election While the process for initiating the new deals will begin shortly, none are expected to be finalized prior to the start of the federal election campaign....
2019-05-28 23:15

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli ...
2019-05-30 17:30

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday. Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security are p...
2019-07-08 01:45

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
2019-05-24 02:30

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
2019-05-24 06:15

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2019-06-17 17:00

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed persecution of ethnic Muslims for their religious ...
2019-06-15 20:30

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. 'should return to normal state' for talks: official website Reacting to a U.S. offer to talk with Iran without pre-conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday it was Washington that had left the negotiating table, and it "should return to normal state"....
2019-06-02 21:30

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get...
2019-05-22 05:45

Supreme Court ruling deals potential blow to Paul Manafort as he battles state charges A Supreme Court ruling in the case of an Alabama man who pleaded guilty to a gun charge could have major implications for the unrelated white-collar case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in New York -- by keeping him exposed to ano...
2019-06-17 19:00

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelligence analyst to prevent his testimony about climate change from entering into the congressional reco...
2019-06-08 23:15

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
2019-06-10 23:45

Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-new-york/new-york-lawmakers-pass-aggressive-law-to-fig...
2019-06-20 17:45

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this se...
2019-06-19 02:45

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argumen...
2019-06-06 08:30

Out of over 1 million Prime Day deals, here are the 38 best deals that are actually worth buying before sales end tonight Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day is Amazon's big sitewide sales event, which is still going on tonight. The event officially ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Make sure you're an Amazon Prime member so you can shop the ...
2019-07-17 08:45

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: A few good deals remain This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously u...
2019-07-18 00:45

It Worked!!! In a true *chef’s kiss* moment, Amy “Tiger Mom” Chua’s daughter will apparently be clerking for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this fall—one year after Chua wrote a glowing recommendation of the judge in the Wall Street Journal....
2019-06-11 12:15

See if Amazon Prime Day 'Deals' Are Actually Deals With These Browser Extensions Amazon Prime Day is here. If you’re not boycotting the site, and are instead planning a big shopping frenzy, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to find some kind of discount for lots of items on your must-have list....
2019-07-15 21:45

How 'When They See Us' transformed those who worked on it There's a moment during a courtroom scene when Niecey Nash, playing one of the mothers of the Central Park Five in "When They See Us," has a look of pure grief....
2019-05-31 15:15

At 99, She's Worked For 4 Presidents And Says She Likes Them All Let's say you decide to call the White House and weigh in on the issues of the day. Chances are you may be on hold for a while, but when the line finally picks up, you'll be greeted by a soothing......
2019-06-21 22:00

Man graduates from NYU school where he worked as janitor When Frank Baez came to the United States with his family as a young teen, he said he took a job in housekeeping at New York University’s Langone Tisch Hospital to help provide for his family. And on Monday, Baez graduated from that same university w...
2019-05-23 23:15

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an earthquake of greater than magnitude 5.0 or level ...
2019-07-17 19:30

Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla. Hours before President Donald Trump's first 2020 campaign rally, a labor union representing hospitality workers, held a news conference featuring undocumented workers who say they used to work at Trump properties. (June 18)    &#...
2019-06-19 03:15

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place...
2019-06-14 14:15

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
2019-05-22 03:45

"Will Find Out Those Who Have Not Worked For Party": Priyanka Gandhi Congress workers from Uttar Pradesh are now demanding that the party should project Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls....
2019-06-13 09:45

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is already being worked on The original Galaxy Watch ActiveThe Galaxy Watch Active is just four months old at this point but its popularity appears to have impressed Samsung. So much so that, according to SamMobile, a second-generation model is already in the works.Much like t...
2019-06-28 06:45

Madonna: Weinstein 'crossed lines' when we worked together Madonna has become the latest star to speak out about Harvey Weinstein, saying the now disgraced film mogul "crossed lines and boundaries" when they worked together....
2019-06-06 16:00

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
2019-05-30 20:30

Writers Who Worked on Idris Elba Play Say They Have Been Erased Two British playwrights said their work on “Tree,” a new work that will premiere at the Manchester International Festival, was not properly acknowledged....
2019-07-04 21:30

Madonna: 'Harvey Weinstein crossed lines when we worked together' Singer recalls mogul being ‘incredibly sexually flirtatious’ when they worked together for 1991 documentaryMadonna has said that the disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein “crossed lines and boundaries” when they worked together on her 1991 tour docum...
2019-06-06 15:45

Samsung is working on a rollable phone display, because the foldable one worked so well Samsung still has the consumer tech world waiting to see if the company will actually make good on its ambitious plan to launch a foldable smartphone, something it had planned to do on April 26 and scuttled at the last minute because of a slew of pro...
2019-06-11 22:30

Keke Palmer Slams Former Mentor R. Kelly: "That's Not the Person I Worked With" Keke Palmer is still wrapping her mind around the downfall of her former teacher R. Kelly. During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live last night, the singer-actress recalled her......
2019-07-08 18:45

All but one of 12 victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach worked for the city Virginia Beach Police said 12 people were killed in the mass shooting and at least four more were wounded. An officer was among those injured.        ...
2019-06-01 17:45

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea are a team of individuals, Napoli worked together Maurizio Sarri has described Chelsea as a team of individuals, but effective, players compared to his former side Napoli who he says "could all play well" together....
2019-06-20 12:45

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
2019-05-24 06:30

The collision detection on the 2019 Genesis G70 actually worked in a real situation I rarely get a chance to test collision detection on any car, and for good reason. If the condition ever comes up, it’s usually stressful and even avoidable. Normally, if you stay far away from the cars in front of you on the highway, from exa...
2019-06-12 18:15

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-28 00:15

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
2019-06-21 23:15

British Steel owner Greybull: We worked hard to keep it alive British Steel's owner Greybull Capital said on Wednesday it had worked hard to keep Britain's second largest steel producer alive but that the challenges of Brexit had proven insurmountable....
2019-05-22 14:15

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1) &...
2019-07-01 18:15

McConnell softens his tariff criticisms: 'You have to give the president credit — it worked' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell eased up on his criticism of President Donald Trump's threat to impose steep tariffs on imported goods from Mexico, saying Tuesday the president deserved applause for the way his brinkmanship worked out.McConnel...
2019-06-11 17:30

He worked security for the U.S. women, then chased a world title with the paralympic team Seth Jahn wrapped up a stint on the women's national team’s security detail before playing for the U.S. paralympic squad at a tournament for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, stroke or cerebral palsy....
2019-07-15 03:15

Iowa town’s police chief accused of lying about hours worked DUNKERTON, Iowa (AP) — The police chief of a small eastern Iowa town has been placed on paid leave while facing accusations that she misreported the hours she’d been working. Black Hawk County court records say Katherine “Kate” Krie...
2019-06-27 20:15

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-27 19:45

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year...
2019-06-27 22:45

Boxing News at Five: Smith looks to impress Canelo at MSG, Joshua gets worked over by physio Callum Smith needs to look good on Saturday to tempt Canelo Alvarez, and Anthony Joshua sports some war wounds ahead of Andy Ruiz Jnr fight The post Boxing News at Five: Smith looks to impress Canelo at MSG, Joshua gets worked over by physio appeared...
2019-05-29 01:15

Apple bolsters its chip team by hiring architect who worked at ARM, Intel, AMD Enlarge / Apple's iPad Pro had a new, Apple-designed chip called the A12X that rivaled many high-end laptop CPUs in performance. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple has hired an experienced CPU designer to join its team. Mike Filippo joined Apple last mont...
2019-06-27 18:45

Mexico has tried to keep Trump happy and stop migrants, it hasn't worked President Trump will impose tariffs on Mexico if it doesn't stop migrants, but experts question whether Mexico can ever satisfy the president.        ...
2019-06-05 21:45

Rachel McAdams worked at McDonald's, and more jobs celebrities had before they were famous What did celebrities do before they became the stars we know and love? We rounded up some of the jobs celebs had before fame.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
2019-06-03 21:30

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
2019-06-10 01:45

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joyl...
2019-06-21 06:01

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal contempt vote....
2019-06-10 20:45

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
2019-05-22 16:45

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulator...
2019-06-01 22:30

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi...
2019-05-21 16:30

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
2019-06-11 22:30

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
2019-05-21 19:45

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
2019-06-09 10:00

Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement The department’s intervention raises the prospect that a deal lawmakers thought they had struck last month for testimony from Robert Mueller and two prosecutors could still unravel....
2019-07-10 06:15

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
2019-06-13 02:15

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
2019-07-09 22:15

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
2019-07-15 20:15

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
2019-07-12 11:15

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
2019-06-04 06:45

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
2019-06-21 18:45

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
2019-07-08 08:15

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 22:30

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 20:45

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 worked in public utilities office and had pass to enter the area The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
2019-06-01 17:45

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a l...
2019-06-18 22:15

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
2019-07-16 18:15

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
2019-07-09 01:15

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
2019-07-04 01:30

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-17 03:15

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 02:00

Justice Dept. Keeps Wiretaps Secret in Flynn Case, Rejecting Judge’s Order The release of transcripts of calls between President Trump’s former adviser and Russia’s ambassador would have provided a highly unusual confirmation of a government secret....
2019-06-01 03:15

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
2019-05-28 22:45

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it says is misleading....
2019-07-11 23:45

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 22:45

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 18:45

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-17 03:15

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 15:30

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 17:45

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand talcum powder and other products, according to a report....
2019-07-14 21:30

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that have long handled the 2020 census-related cases....
2019-07-10 00:15

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
2019-06-12 00:00

Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials -sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 15:30

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-20 03:30

Madonna: Harvey Weinstein 'crossed lines and boundaries' when we worked together Madonna tells "The New York Times" about how Harvey Weinstein was "sexually flirtatious and forward," and that no, she never tried to ask Trump out.        ...
2019-06-06 12:45

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the ...
2019-06-01 22:30

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-03 19:30

UPDATE 2-State Street pays $94.3 mln to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
2019-06-27 21:45

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
2019-05-24 05:45

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
2019-06-28 01:45

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state tr...
2019-06-22 20:15

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17 14:15

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17...
2019-06-03 01:45

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 22:45

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have thr...
2019-05-30 00:45

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
2019-06-02 17:45

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonp...
2019-07-14 01:45

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing i...
2019-05-28 19:30

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
2019-06-01 22:30

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
2019-07-11 05:30

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-11 00:45

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
2019-06-27 19:30

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 13:15

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-09 04:00

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-08 14:30

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much higher....
2019-06-01 10:15

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
2019-07-12 23:45

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
2019-07-14 00:30

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
2019-07-13 09:15

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:30

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 01:00

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
2019-06-18 00:15

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 06:15

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12 18:15

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace...
2019-05-30 20:45

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
2019-06-20 08:30

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
2019-05-28 01:30

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of ...
2019-05-23 07:15

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
2019-06-18 19:15

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on th...
2019-05-27 21:00

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 06:30

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-22 09:15

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
2019-05-21 23:15

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
2019-07-09 09:15

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
2019-07-10 00:30

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
2019-07-09 10:45

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
2019-07-09 12:45

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22 07:45

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
2019-06-04 04:30

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
2019-06-10 09:15

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, Peter Sturm writes....
2019-06-14 22:15

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 01:30

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
2019-07-10 04:30

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
2019-06-17 08:15

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country. Guterres made the appeal in a rep...
2019-06-10 19:15

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 10:45

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 02:45

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum's sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military's headquarters in the capital, Khartoum....
2019-06-02 15:15

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
2019-07-05 05:30

Forces That Drive Equity Select Sectors Equity sectors moved in tandem until 2014 when they drifted apart as their correlation weakened. Find out the fundamental and financial forces behind this....
2019-06-06 22:45

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
2019-06-02 21:30

Tripoli's water supply cut-off by Haftar forces Libya's UN-backed government has blamed forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar for cutting off Tripoli's major water pipeline. A UN spokesperson said some Tripoli residents were already experiencing low water pressure....
2019-05-21 15:15

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The Sudan Doctors Committee says the shooting took place ...
2019-06-02 13:30

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
2019-06-18 22:00

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
2019-06-03 13:30

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 14:00

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
2019-06-07 18:30

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20 14:00

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 19:15

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
2019-07-02 02:30

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments ac...
2019-05-22 00:45

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to ad...
2019-06-18 03:45

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
2019-06-10 09:45

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
2019-06-28 15:45

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
2019-07-08 15:15

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
2019-06-10 19:15

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-06 20:30

BAE Systems will fulfill UK-Saudi contracts after arms export ruling Leading British defence firm BAE Systems said on Thursday it would continue to support the government in its agreements it has made with Saudi Arabia following a court ruling that Britain had granted arms export licences unlawfully....
2019-06-20 17:45

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
2019-05-23 17:15

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 20:15

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
2019-06-20 02:30

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
2019-05-24 22:45

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
2019-06-06 12:15

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 (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
2019-06-14 02:15

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes...
2019-06-20 20:30

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on AI like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
2019-07-19 19:30

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
2019-05-22 12:15

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
2019-06-20 23:30

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-06-11 15:45

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
2019-06-11 17:45

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
2019-06-22 21:00

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
2019-06-21 01:30

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defences and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
2019-06-24 03:30

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-09 22:45

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21 15:15

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
2019-05-21 15:15

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 Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
2019-06-05 18:30

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
2019-06-10 00:45

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conference. A Palestinian security official said intelligence forces detained businessman Salah Abu Mayala on...
2019-06-29 18:15

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out ...
2019-07-13 00:30

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering leaving the Chinese territory for good....
2019-07-17 09:45

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49-year-old Abed Zamzam, says that after prayers on Thursday, Israeli police were in the area to patrol...
2019-06-28 15:15

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
2019-05-29 03:15

Will Increase ''Information-Sharing'' With Indian Forces: US General The Pentagon will prioritise increasing "interoperability and information-sharing capabilities" with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers....
2019-07-12 08:00

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
2019-07-01 18:15

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
2019-06-16 19:45

UConn rides bullpen to 5-2 win over Cowboys, forces rematch OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anthony Prato homered and three Connecticut relievers combined for seven shutout innings and 14 strikeouts, leading the Huskies to a 5-2 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday night at the NCAA Oklahoma City regional. UConn forced a s...
2019-06-03 07:30

Brexit failure forces Theresa May to announce resignation UK Prime Minister Theresa May finally gave in to the intense political pressure over her failure to secure Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, announcing her resignation in an emotional address to the nation on Friday....
2019-05-24 18:30

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
2019-07-15 16:45

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
2019-05-28 21:30

The Latest: Hifter’s forces say it didn’t target migrants The Latest: The forces of Libya’s Khalifa Hifter are saying that an airstrike that hit a migrant detention center overnight and killed over 40, was targeting a rival militia near the capital, Tripoli...
2019-07-03 18:15

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
2019-06-22 02:45

Appendicitis forces Green out of Misano DTM, Fittipaldi drafted in Haas Formula 1 test driver Pietro Fittipaldi will contest this weekend's Misano DTM round after all, replacing Audi driver Jamie Green who is recovering from appendicitis...
2019-06-06 16:45

Trump wishes happy Memorial Day to US forces in Japan ​President Trump on Tuesday concluded his four-day state visit to Japan by saluting American forces aboard a warship at a US naval base, wishing them a “happy Memorial Day.” ​”​You are the strongest, toughest, best, and bravest​,...
2019-05-28 19:30

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate loan. ...
2019-06-28 23:15

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Libya Haftar's eastern Libyan air force have destroyed a Turkish drone at Tripoli's Mitiga military air base, Haftar's war information division said on Facebook on Sunday....
2019-06-30 21:45

Afghan forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province...
2019-05-25 17:15

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilization" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted....
2019-07-01 00:30

| Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians Two young Canadian women freed from their kidnap ordeal by Ghanaian security forces were unharmed, the government says, after the development volunteers were snatched at a golf club in the city of Kumasi last week....
2019-06-13 08:45

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in separate events Palestinian teen shot and killed near the West Bank separation barrier; Israeli police say alleged Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City...
2019-05-31 17:15

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
2019-07-12 04:00

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province....
2019-05-25 20:30

Watch: Bee Attack During SL vs SA Forces Players, Umpires To Hit The Deck During the 48th over of Sri Lankan innings, every one, including fielders,batsmen and umpires, were forced to lie down on the ground after a bee attack....
2019-06-28 20:15

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces," in a veiled reference to China....
2019-07-11 22:00

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
2019-06-10 02:45

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down. Earlier this year, the military gave r...
2019-07-01 15:15

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 10:30

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
2019-06-08 15:00

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity....
2019-05-26 23:30

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
2019-07-04 17:15

Somali security forces end al-Shabab hotel siege An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali city of Kismayo has killed at least 26 people, including two journalists and a UN worker. The hotel is often visited by lawmakers and government officials....
2019-07-13 13:45

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
2019-07-12 11:30

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group militants...
2019-07-07 11:45

Libyan government forces capture key town from warlord Strategically significant victory in Gharyan puts pressure on General Haftar’s backers Egypt and UAEForces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord say they have captured a strategic town from General Khalifa Haftar, the warlord m...
2019-06-27 19:30

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
2019-06-03 04:15

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 19:15

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
2019-07-10 03:15

Bajrang Dal Accused Of Holding "Arms-Training" Camp At Mumbai School The Bajrang Dal has denied claims that participants of a camp held at a school on Mumbai's Mira Road were trained in handling firearms late last month. The matter first came to light when a......
2019-06-02 15:45

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:15

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-13 07:45

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
2019-05-28 20:15

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of t...
2019-06-21 04:15

Britain acted unlawfully on Saudi arms exports, court rules A British court on Thursday ruled that the British government had acted unlawfully in allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen....
2019-06-20 12:15

Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms People with quadriplegia can feed themselves and brush their teeth thanks to nerve surgery – and doctors say it’s time to make the surgery more widely available...
2019-07-05 15:15

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan but hopes leaders of the world’s biggest economies find a common understanding on how to give economi...
2019-06-27 23:00

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful because ministers failed to properly assess their contribution to civilian casualti...
2019-06-20 14:15

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-05 17:30

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
2019-06-20 16:15

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 19:30

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
2019-07-10 22:45

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
2019-06-21 04:15

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
2019-06-06 02:30

Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
2019-06-20 00:15

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
2019-07-05 01:15

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
2019-06-04 15:00

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
2019-07-09 11:45

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
2019-06-21 15:30

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-24 23:45

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
2019-05-24 23:45

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
2019-05-25 00:30

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06 03:30

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
2019-06-20 22:30

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
2019-06-12 00:15

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 03:15

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
2019-06-19 06:15

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
2019-06-13 04:01

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
2019-06-13 00:45

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
2019-06-08 18:30

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
2019-06-13 01:45

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the idea of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, U.S. senior administration officials said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:15

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
2019-07-18 07:30

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 01:15

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
2019-07-20 02:45

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
2019-07-18 12:30

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA – The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute...
2019-05-22 16:15

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
2019-06-07 13:45

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover from a scandal that has damaged the sector's reputati...
2019-07-05 21:30

Clashes among security forces kill vendor in Sudan capital A gunfight among security forces erupted in the capital Wednesday, killing a female street vendor by mistake, a Sudanese medical union said, as protesters resumed their two-day general strike...
2019-05-29 22:30

Turkey says Syrian government forces attacked its observation point Syrian government forces have attacked a Turkish observation point in Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in what it assessed to be a deliberate attack involving 35 mortar shells....
2019-06-13 10:45

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing further details....
2019-06-18 00:45

IoM TT: Rain forces Supersport postponement, Senior finale moved The second Isle of Man TT Supersport race has been postponed to Thursday due to rain, while the Senior finale has been brought forward to 1030 on Friday...
2019-06-06 02:15

Libyan fighters seize U.S. and Chinese missiles from Haftar's forces Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government based in Tripoli captured sophisticated U.S. and Chinese rockets as well as drones when they seized a town from eastern forces last week, officials said on Saturday....
2019-06-30 01:45

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre)...
2019-07-12 15:00

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Concern “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will keep growing....
2019-06-14 17:15

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
2019-06-06 12:45

World Cup Final Drama Forces Plunkett To Believe In Luck And Destiny Apart from few brilliant individual performances, England also needed some luck and bowling all-rounder Liam Plunkett thinks they had plenty going their way....
2019-07-15 19:45

Israeli and Palestinian forces exchange fire in West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian forces have engaged in a rare shootout in the West Bank. Palestinian officials say one officer was lightly wounded in Tuesday’s gunfight, which erupted overnight in the city of Nablus. Despite poor polit...
2019-06-11 14:30

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forces," in comments seemingly aimed at China....
2019-07-12 15:15

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
2019-06-03 15:30

Maoist rebels attack Indian government forces, wounding 11 PATNA, India (AP) — Police say Maoist rebels have triggered a blast in eastern India, wounding eight paramilitary soldiers and three police officers carrying out a search operation in a forested area. Police officer D.K. Pandey says the wounded soldi...
2019-05-28 10:30

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela Day....
2019-07-16 18:15

James Marsden might help lead the forces of niceness in CBS All Access' The Stand We don’t envy the producers of CBS All Access’ upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved apocalyptic novel The Stand; not only is it one of King’s most fervently read books, but just thinking about the casting on this thing is one hell of a heada...
2019-06-22 10:30

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised i...
2019-07-10 08:15

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country’s west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces. In western Ghor province, Abdul Hai Khateby, the governo...
2019-05-28 15:01

Hifter’s forces push toward Libyan capital city’s center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes have spread toward the center of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power...
2019-05-27 16:15

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters witness said....
2019-06-27 20:45

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
2019-06-10 03:00

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
2019-05-28 10:15

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
2019-06-15 22:15

Russian papers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingThree major Russian newspapers have published almost identical front pages in support of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist facing up to 20 years in ...
2019-06-10 16:15

| 'Wrong, outrageous': World reacts as Sudan forces attack sit-in A deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, has prompted global concern with the US calling the assault "wrong" and the AU urging an immediate investigation into the reported deaths of more than a dozen people....
2019-06-03 22:30

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, in a night raid on insurgents, gover...
2019-05-25 21:00

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying by state TV....
2019-06-17 19:30

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
2019-05-28 09:00

China says some forces seek to undermine stability of Hong Kong The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Wednesday that some forces are seeking to undermine stability in Hong Kong, which has been racked by protests against an extradition bill....
2019-06-19 14:30

Ghana forces rescue two kidnapped Canadian women: statement Ghana forces have rescued two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Ghana's second city of Kumasi, the Ghanaian government said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 11:30

Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 18 dead Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo as death toll has risen to 18 people, including a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist...
2019-07-13 10:45

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria....
2019-06-06 18:45

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-backed Libyan transition government and its main opposition group....
2019-07-03 16:30

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS operation north of Baghdad Iraq’s military says its troops are partnering with security agencies and paramilitary forces to clear remnants of the Islamic State group, targeting north of Baghdad and surrounding areas...
2019-07-20 20:30

Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this month, ratcheting up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
2019-07-19 23:00

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
2019-06-06 17:15

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of water.The country has seen extremely high tempe...
2019-06-12 04:45

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
2019-06-06 18:30

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tu...
2019-06-19 00:15

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces Eight people arrested in connection with kidnapping of Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty, authorities saySecurity forces have rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier this month and arrested eight people in connection with their ki...
2019-06-13 04:15

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
2019-05-23 23:15

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish A...
2019-05-21 14:31

Eastern Libyan forces attack Tripoli airport for second night Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday conducted an air strike for a second night on the military section of the only functioning airport of the Libyan capital, a statement by the force said....
2019-06-07 04:45

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
2019-05-24 07:15

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
2019-06-10 11:45

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 15:30

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new cha...
2019-06-20 23:30

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
2019-05-25 07:45

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President......
2019-06-20 23:30

Retailer Casino's Franprix and Cdiscount arms join up on Paris express delivery Casino's supermarket chain Franprix and its 'Cdiscount' E-commerce unit unveiled plans to pool their respective expertise in city center convenience stores and E-commerce to attract more clients and boost sales....
2019-05-22 15:30

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
2019-06-10 09:30

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Repub...
2019-07-18 07:45

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
2019-06-12 02:45

Qatar says French missile found among arms seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago A French missile once owned by Qatar's military and found among a huge arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third country, Qatar's foreign ministry told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:45

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
2019-06-05 17:30

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as a renegade province....
2019-07-14 09:15

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
2019-07-18 07:15

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
2019-07-04 02:30

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
2019-05-24 22:45

President Trump Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Are More Important Than Khashoggi Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and suggests that pledges by Saudi Arabia to spend billions buying U.S. military e...
2019-06-23 22:00

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
2019-05-24 23:15

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20 20:30

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
2019-06-18 19:45

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it...
2019-06-20 22:45

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms cargo A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
2019-05-28 18:15

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Mosc...
2019-06-06 21:45

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on U.S. forces to leave: IRIB A senior Iranian security official said on Monday that Tehran was responsible for security in the Gulf and called on U.S. forces to leave the region, as tensions rose following last week's attacks on oil tankers....
2019-06-17 15:45

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
2019-06-15 02:00

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Inte...
2019-06-28 06:45

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local media reported on Saturday....
2019-05-26 10:45

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-04 04:30

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, nine people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least nine people were reported killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-03 13:45

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
2019-06-15 14:45

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
2019-05-31 05:15

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22 05:45

In Recaptured Afghan District, Shattered Forces Show Hints of a Rebound Afghan forces recaptured the district of Khwaja Umari, which fell last year to the Taliban. It is a sign that younger leaders are making gains against the militants....
2019-06-22 21:30

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22 02:30

Latest Galaxy S10 software update freezes the phone, forces reboots The Galaxy S10 might be one of the best Android phones out there right now, but it’s only as good as the software it runs. And if you’ve installed Samsung’s big Android latest update, then you might be dealing with a few annoying is...
2019-05-27 18:15

Scary injury forces boxer Maxim Dadashev into brain surgery Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a two-hour brain surgery following a loss to Puerto Rico’s Subriel Matias on Friday, reports say. Dadashev, 28, was rushed to the University of Maryland Hospital in Prince George...
2019-07-21 02:15

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
2019-05-28 15:30

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 03:30

Call of Duty Endowment, the charity all gamers should be supporting this Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and for Call of Duty fans there's no excuse not to do your bit to help support ex-forces personnel, by getting involved with the Call of Duty Endowment in-game digital items....
2019-06-27 19:15

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operat...
2019-05-28 20:45

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others. A statement issued by the Security Media Cell, affiliated with the country’...
2019-06-04 12:15

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on Monday....
2019-06-10 06:15

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 14:45

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces to develop electrified vehicles The Jaguar I-Pace Two firms will co-develop electric drive units in a bid to lower the cost of developing EVs Jaguar Land Rover and BMW have announced they will collaborate on the development of next-generation technology for electric and plug-in h...
2019-06-05 12:15

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism in return for a U.S. pledge to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan at some future date....
2019-06-27 21:15

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-22 20:45

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 30 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 30 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-03 21:45

German armed forces helicopter crashes in northern Germany, one dead A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, killing one pilot and injuring another, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said....
2019-07-01 22:00

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Char...
2019-06-05 22:30

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel horse racing on Saturday They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years ho...
2019-07-19 03:00

Fire forces NYC-London Virgin Atlantic flight to land in Boston A Virgin Atlantic airliner made an emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport late Thursday after a passenger seat caught fire, officials said....
2019-07-05 16:45

Charity ship carrying migrants forces way into Italy, captain arrested The Sea-Watch 3 charity ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued off Libya forced its way into the Italian port of Lampedusa on Friday night after a lengthy standoff, the charity said. Sea-Watch spokesman Ruben Neugebauer told AFP the boat’s German c...
2019-06-30 08:00

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, three people dead: medics At least three people were killed when Sudanese security forces stormed a protest camp in central Khartoum early on Monday, a medical association affiliated to the protesters said....
2019-06-03 10:15

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....
2019-05-24 07:15

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
2019-06-29 04:45

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
2019-07-12 14:15

Venezuela jail inmates killed in clash with police special forces Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Activists reject the official version of events....
2019-05-25 09:15