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Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions

U.S. stocks meandered around the flatline in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions

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US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said...
2019-05-25 07:30

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
2019-05-24 23:15

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops,...
2019-05-25 09:15

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
2019-05-25 02:30

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
2019-05-24 19:30

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
2019-06-18 09:45

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
2019-07-12 10:45

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
2019-06-21 06:30

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
2019-06-19 07:45

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
2019-06-14 10:30

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
2019-06-19 02:45

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
2019-05-25 01:30

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2019-05-24 21:30

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices advanced on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
2019-06-24 10:15

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
2019-06-24 03:45

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a ...
2019-06-18 17:45

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
2019-06-17 10:45

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
2019-07-17 02:45

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-08 10:15

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking to force Iran to a negotiation table....
2019-05-23 19:45

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 250 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
2019-05-23 18:15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-06-24 07:15

Asian Stocks Slip as G-20 Begins Asian stocks slipped on Friday as investors awaited a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, where trade negotiations will be top of the agenda....
2019-06-28 11:15

European Stocks Slip After Gains in Asia Declines in technology companies and auto stocks led European bourses lower, as investors remained cautious ahead of a series of central bank meetings this week....
2019-06-18 10:30

Stocks in Asia set to slip after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were set to slip on Wednesday following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 200 points....
2019-05-30 02:15

US STOCKS-Futures slip ahead of Powell's testimony U.S. stock futures fell on Wednesday, as investors eyed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks later in the day for clues on the central bank's interest rate policy direction....
2019-07-10 14:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip Stock futures for Canada's main equity index edged lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell due to an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand worries related to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22 14:15

Sri Lanka stocks slip in thin trade; rupee edges up Sri Lankan shares fell for the second straight session on Monday in thin trading volume amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for risky assets. ** Traders said the Easter day bombings and aftermath violence weighed on inve...
2019-05-27 17:45

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13 03:15

UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip Stock futures for Canada's main equity index edged lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell due to an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand worries related to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22 14:15

US STOCKS-Futures slip as aggressive rate cut hopes wane U.S. stock futures fell on Monday, as investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month following a solid June jobs report....
2019-07-08 16:30

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America" (2018)....
2019-06-22 00:30

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off limits because of political rivalries or war....
2019-06-24 09:45

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East One thousand extra troops are to be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-18 17:45

US stocks are set to slip on trade-war jitters after Trump threatens another $4 billion in tariffs on EU goods Assoicated Press/Alex Brandon US stocks are set to slip on Tuesday after the Trump administration threatened to slap tariffs on $4 billion worth of EU goods in retaliation for the union's subsidies to Airbus. The news "dented the market sentiment" t...
2019-07-02 11:45

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
2019-07-11 17:45

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf...
2019-06-14 03:00

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
2019-06-13 14:45

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
2019-05-22 22:45

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-23 05:15

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
2019-05-24 09:45

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday....
2019-07-13 20:00

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
2019-06-18 07:00

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
2019-05-25 09:15

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal....
2019-06-18 08:45

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
2019-05-24 03:15

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
2019-06-18 06:30

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there, amid tensions with Iran....
2019-05-23 20:15

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
2019-06-18 11:45

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
2019-05-24 23:30

Hezbollah: confronting U.S. Middle East plan is a duty Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Friday it was a duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century"....
2019-06-01 00:01

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
2019-05-24 18:15

Iran accuses Saudis of militaristic approach in Middle East Iran accused its main regional rival Saudi Arabia on Monday of adopting a "militaristic, crisis-based approach" after Riyadh said Tehran was behind last week's attack on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf....
2019-06-17 17:30

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
2019-06-18 04:30

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about th...
2019-05-25 05:30

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
2019-06-21 12:30

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
2019-06-19 01:00

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
2019-06-21 11:30

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
2019-05-23 00:45

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

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
2019-06-12 07:45

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins ...
2019-06-14 16:00

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-26 23:45

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
2019-05-25 15:45

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
2019-06-10 00:30

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of ...
2019-06-18 00:45

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
2019-05-21 17:30

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait......
2019-06-14 04:01

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
2019-06-01 04:15

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
2019-06-14 22:15

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
2019-06-28 07:00

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
2019-06-14 16:30

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tens...
2019-06-14 03:45

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
2019-06-28 07:30

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
2019-06-14 15:30

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
2019-06-14 05:30

Asia shares slip amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were lower in Monday morning trade after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon be making a move on interest rates....
2019-07-08 02:30

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-18 10:45

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 15 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, is the...
2019-07-11 11:15

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
2019-06-18 08:45

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
2019-07-17 00:15

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
2019-05-22 02:45

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
2019-05-29 03:30

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
2019-05-25 03:30

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 additional troops to the Middle ...
2019-06-18 03:45

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
2019-05-24 03:15

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
2019-06-27 20:45

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration H...
2019-07-16 07:15

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
2019-05-24 23:45

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon is considering a US military request to send 10,000 extra troops to the Gulf to beef up defences against potential Irania...
2019-05-23 18:45

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East appeared first on Boxin...
2019-07-15 17:45

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
2019-05-25 10:45

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
2019-05-25 09:15

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
2019-06-14 13:45

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
2019-06-23 18:45

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send about 2,000 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:00

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" for peace....
2019-05-25 15:15

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for) international peace", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying....
2019-05-25 15:15

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
2019-05-31 19:30

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-05-25 05:30

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
2019-05-21 17:15

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:00

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made a...
2019-05-23 04:45

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
2019-07-11 00:30

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
2019-05-25 02:45

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our regi...
2019-05-26 01:15

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
2019-06-18 01:30

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Tr...
2019-06-28 11:00

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
2019-06-22 22:45

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 08:30

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Japan and South Korea....
2019-06-24 02:30

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to Abu Dhabi Global Market....
2019-06-28 05:15

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 16:30

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widel...
2019-05-26 08:15

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian...
2019-05-21 16:15

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to...
2019-06-06 16:00

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
2019-05-28 20:15

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unrelea...
2019-06-22 21:45

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with Iran....
2019-06-18 19:45

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Ba...
2019-06-22 20:45

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
2019-06-02 00:30

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's de...
2019-05-31 00:00

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
2019-06-06 20:15

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the plan to date....
2019-06-03 00:15

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
2019-06-20 19:45

Stocks drop as trade tensions threaten earnings Stock markets around the world broadly fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings and as hopes dwindled over a hefty U.S. interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-09 19:45

Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-06-24 03:45

Stocks Slide as Investors Weigh Trade Tensions U.S. stocks slipped in midday trading, giving up gains from earlier in the session, as investors weighed fallout from the latest escalation in trade tensions around the world....
2019-06-03 18:30

Oil up on Iran tensions, stocks hover at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while increases on Wall Street kept a gauge of global stock markets near seven-week highs....
2019-06-21 18:00

Oil gains after Iran tensions, stocks at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets hovered near seven-week highs following a run spurred by optimism over monetary polic...
2019-06-21 19:45

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."        ...
2019-06-19 03:15

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
2019-06-18 16:00

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding ...
2019-06-20 23:30

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over...
2019-06-22 02:30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-06-24 03:30

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and...
2019-06-06 18:30

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed to assist. (June 13)      ...
2019-06-13 18:15

Oil prices drop amid trade tensions Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although tensions in the Middle East offered some support to prices....
2019-07-09 03:45

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
2019-05-29 23:15

Stocks in Asia mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday afternoon, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran lingered after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
2019-06-27 19:45

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
2019-05-29 22:15

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
2019-05-30 03:30

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
2019-06-06 00:30

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia as regional tensions escalate....
2019-05-24 12:15

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf....
2019-05-29 05:15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
2019-05-29 21:00

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked f|ears of a wider military conflict....
2019-06-20 10:15

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
2019-06-01 15:45

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
2019-05-23 17:45

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
2019-05-25 15:15

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
2019-06-16 13:45

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
2019-07-09 11:15

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
2019-06-15 12:15

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid tensions with Iran....
2019-06-29 22:45

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Washington will not stand in the way of a system that Europeans are developing to shield companies dealing with Iran from American sanctions, so long as the focus is on providing h...
2019-06-01 09:15

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA...
2019-06-21 06:45

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
2019-06-15 15:00

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran......
2019-05-25 21:00

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA made...
2019-06-21 10:30

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
2019-06-21 18:45

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign of tension in the region with Russia....
2019-07-01 15:45

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
2019-06-16 20:30

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions Taiwan’s navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes...
2019-05-22 11:30

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran 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 15:45

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with...
2019-05-28 22:15

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
2019-07-14 07:15

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
2019-07-14 07:15

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
2019-05-27 06:45

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
2019-06-23 04:45

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
2019-06-24 05:15

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
2019-07-18 05:15

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
2019-05-24 06:30

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
2019-05-22 14:30

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing...
2019-06-20 10:00

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
2019-06-06 09:30

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Israel is holding its largest military drill in years, with thousands of troops from the army, navy and ...
2019-06-19 12:15

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
2019-06-03 04:01

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti...
2019-05-28 03:45

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the region to respond to the Islamic Republic’s threats against US forces in the Middle East. Feins...
2019-05-23 17:15

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ The post Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts ...
2019-06-10 13:15

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. (Report...
2019-05-30 23:01

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 15:45

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee is, we have to stay together,” he said at a South Carolina event on Friday night, where 20 other Dem ...
2019-06-22 22:30

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
2019-07-01 01:30

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
2019-05-21 23:15

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
2019-06-17 01:15

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region. ...
2019-06-29 17:45

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
2019-06-22 16:30

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, the plight of Rohingya refugees and the growing threat of Islamophobia...
2019-06-01 00:45

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challenges posed by the United States....
2019-06-21 09:30

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
2019-06-27 21:30

Stock markets fall amid US-China trade tensions – business live Chinese media suggests rare earth minerals to be next battleground in dispute with Trump 10.53am BST Back in the markets, the FTSE 100 has now lost more than 100 points for the day, or 1.5%. It’s a fairly broad-based sell-off across sectors, with Oca...
2019-05-29 12:15

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
2019-05-31 00:30

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incident involving a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions there....
2019-07-11 04:00

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
2019-06-24 06:30

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
2019-06-11 12:15

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
2019-05-21 15:45

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
2019-06-07 02:30

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

Stocks little changed amid trade uncertainty Stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
2019-07-02 18:30

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refin...
2019-06-07 02:45

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
2019-06-29 00:45

Global Stocks Edge Up Amid Questions on Fed Policy Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
2019-06-13 14:45

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
2019-05-24 01:15

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
2019-05-30 03:30

Asia Pacific stocks mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed on Thursday as worse-than-expected U.S. economic data raised expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
2019-07-04 10:30

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
2019-05-21 16:45

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance. The post Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensio...
2019-06-12 20:15

World stocks, oil jump amid optimism over Mexican tariffs delay Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped on Thursday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-06-07 00:30

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
2019-05-30 23:01

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions. The post UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urg...
2019-06-13 10:45

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
2019-07-05 21:45

Stocks jump amid rate-cut hopes, tech shares' bounce; bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday as U.S. tech shares bounced back from the previous day's selloff and investors weighed the possibility of a U.S. interest rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
2019-06-04 20:15

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
2019-05-30 09:30

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of O...
2019-06-21 06:45

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
2019-06-13 18:30

U.S. stocks close lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against interest rate cuts U.S. markets came off all-time highs on Friday as investors interpreted strong employment data as an argument against their much hoped-for interest rate cuts. All three indices closed Friday in the re......
2019-07-06 04:15

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as rising oil prices boost energy stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as higher oil prices aided the energy sector, in the backdrop of optimism in global financial markets over signs of stimulus in the Chinese economy....
2019-06-11 16:45

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as gold powers gains in material stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Monday led by materials companies as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and trade tensions between the United States and China boosted appetite for safe-heaven assets....
2019-05-27 17:45

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens slightly lower as energy stocks drag Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Thursday, dragged down by shares of energy stocks as oil prices eased and material stocks took a hit from a dip in gold prices....
2019-07-04 18:45

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes sixth day of gains on boost from mining stocks Mining stocks drove Canada's main stock index to a seven-week high on Thursday as gold prices surged following a more dovish than expected stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
2019-06-20 17:45

CANADA STOCKS-TSX heads lower as gold dip hits materials stocks Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as falling gold prices dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
2019-07-05 17:45

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks dip after jobs report tempers rate cut expectations U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
2019-07-06 04:30

Asia stocks fall to two-week low as hopes fade for big Fed rate cut, tech stocks drag Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in two and a half weeks on Tuesday as hopes dwindled for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve at the end of the month, while technology companies were pulled lower by Apple Inc's overnight slu...
2019-07-09 07:30

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Broadcom warning hits tech stocks U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecast from chipmaker Broadcom....
2019-06-14 17:30

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks fall as Almarai disappoints, Kuwait extends gains Saudi stocks fell on Sunday in response to a fall in profits at food company Almarai and weakness in blue-chip stocks, while the Kuwait index rose for the seventh straight session buoyed by the recent MSCI move to upgrade Kuwaiti stoc...
2019-07-07 17:15

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower as oil, weed stocks drag Canada's main stock exchange edged lower on Thursday, failing to get a boost from a rally in global stock markets as a drop in oil prices hit energy stocks and weed stocks declined....
2019-07-04 18:45

CANADA STOCKS-Material, healthcare stocks pull TSX higher Canada's main stock index rose on Monday boosted by the healthcare sector and material stocks as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and U.S.-China trade tensions curbed risk appetite....
2019-05-27 17:45

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT- U.S. stocks surge on comment by Fed's Powell Wall Street's three major indexes clocked their biggest one-day gains in five months on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell left the door open for a possible rate cut....
2019-06-04 22:15

U.N.'s Guterres says China, U.S. must not slip into new Cold War U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday it was important to prevent the United States and China, locked in a trade dispute, from sliding into a new Cold War....
2019-06-07 17:30

Slip-n-sliding seniors share their story Courtesy: WHIZ, NBC ZANESVILLE, Ohio (WHIZ) – There may not be a cuter sight than this 94-year-old woman on a slip-n-slide at the Oaks at NorthPointe. Management, nurses, and directors say they always want to keep an enjoyable, active, and fun enviro...
2019-06-28 18:30

Put Non-Slip Bathtub Stickers in Your Kiddie Pool Even if you hold their little hands or caution them to stand up slowly, toddlers are still going to be slipping and sliding all around their baby pools this summer....
2019-06-29 02:45

U.S. job openings slip; hiring hits all-time high U.S. job openings fell slightly in April, but a surge in hiring to a record high suggested strong demand for labor before a recent escalation in trade tensions that was partly blamed for a sharp slowdown in employment growth last month....
2019-06-10 20:30

Oil prices slip ahead of G20 talks, OPEC meet Oil prices eased on Friday as traders awaited any update on the Sino-U.S. trade war from a scheduled weekend meeting of the two countries' presidents at the G20, and eyed next week's OPEC gathering....
2019-06-28 10:30

Brewers slip past Pirates 2-1 on Thames’ homer in 8th MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Thames, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the sixth, blasted an 0-1 pitch from Pirates reliever Kyle Crick (3-4) t...
2019-07-01 03:45

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
2019-07-11 05:15

U.S. auto sales expected to slip 5th-straight month The U.S. auto industry is limping into the usually robust summer selling season, analysts say, as rising new-vehicle prices and affordability concerns continue to outweigh strong employment growth and high consumer confidence....
2019-05-31 23:30

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorating cellphone service left visitors too afraid of robbery to brave the isolated roads....
2019-06-07 20:01

Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
2019-07-17 04:30

BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip British American Tobacco (BAT), the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday warned of steeper declines in cigarette sales globally mainly due to waning demand in its main U.S. market, sending its shares lower....
2019-06-12 15:30

Whoops: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 gets revealed in full thanks to FCC slip-up Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has seen numerous high-profile leaks of late, including photos of the device spotted in the wild, and some incredibly convincing (and rather official-looking) renders which seemingly show the phone and its stylus in all ...
2019-07-12 10:30

94-year-old woman goes down giant slip n’ slide on inflatable duck A 94-year-old woman is living her best life after a video of her going down a giant slip n’ slide goes viral. The Oaks at NorthPointe, a senior living home in Ohio posted a Facebook video earlier this month showing one of its residents, Millie, on an...
2019-06-28 07:00

Ohio woman, 94, goes down giant slip n' slide on inflatable duck A senior living home in Ohio shared a video this month of one of its 94-year-old residents on a giant slip n’ slide that they say was her own creation. ...
2019-06-28 07:45

Triple Eight: Ford Supercars parity "slip-up" will be fixed by 2020 Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says he expects the parity "slip-up" with Ford's new Mustang to be corrected before the 2020 season, without Supercars resorting to costly wind tunnel testing...
2019-06-18 12:45

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She a...
2019-06-18 09:45

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the Toronto Raptors missed a chance to clinch a maiden NBA title....
2019-06-11 21:45

From vegan staycations to seaweed slip-ons: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekPlant-based staycations The UK’s first fully vegan hotel, Saorsa 1875, has opened in Scotland, with “open-fire cooking and wilderness”. Swoon. Continue reading......
2019-06-28 13:15

After 2016 Bible Slip, Trump Lashed Out at ‘So-Called Christians,’ Book Says Donald J. Trump was stung by criticism from evangelicals for referring to Second Corinthians as “Two Corinthians,” and is said to have used an epithet to describe them....
2019-07-16 07:15

Oil prices slip as demand worries outweigh OPEC supply cuts Oil prices declined on Tuesday as worries that a weakening global economy would dent demand for the commodity outweighed the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' decision to extend supply cuts until next March....
2019-07-02 05:45

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
2019-06-10 18:15

Toyota operating profit growth to drop this year on revenue slip Toyota Motor forecast lower growth in operating profit for the current year on an expected drop in revenue and weaker vehicle sales in Japan and North America....
2019-05-21 15:45

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
2019-07-17 03:15

Asian shares slip, gold gains as Trump-Xi trade jitters build Asian shares stumbled on Friday and gold jumped amid rising doubts that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
2019-06-28 10:30

"Slip Of Tongue": Civic Body Starts National Anthem, Switches Midway In a video clip that is being circulated on social media, members at a municipal corporation meeting start singing the national anthem, abruptly stop, then switch to "Vande Mataram", the national......
2019-06-13 09:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Trump's Mexico threat sends peso tumbling, EM currencies slip U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on all Mexico imports put the country's peso on track for its worst day in seven months on Friday with global growth worries flaring up, but a surprise ratings upgrade saw Indonesia's rupiah surge ...
2019-05-31 13:45

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip, gold gains as Trump-Xi trade jitters build Asian shares stumbled on Friday and gold jumped amid rising doubts that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
2019-06-28 10:30

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
2019-07-01 21:15

Jeremy Hunt risks 'slip-sliding' from Brexit into second vote, warn Team Boris Boris Johnson's campaign team launched a ferocious attack on Jeremy Hunt today, saying he presented a risk of "slip-sliding" from Brexit and into a second referendum....
2019-07-01 21:45

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
2019-06-05 05:30

Are you in the middle class? Here's one way to know your status One way to know if you have middle class status is having the ability to borrow money, if you need to, at affordable rates of interest.       ...
2019-06-17 01:30

Walmart Turns to VR to Pick Middle Managers The country’s largest employer is using a VR skills assessment as part of the selection process to find new middle managers, hoping to limit inherent bias in hiring decisions, increase diversity and reduce turnover in a tight labor market....
2019-06-30 15:30

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to a new survey....
2019-05-29 09:15

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalations that threaten it....
2019-06-18 15:45

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
2019-07-02 17:15

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
2019-07-15 22:30

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-06 00:30

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a famil...
2019-05-21 18:45

Sad Super Bowl icon becomes middle school principal Kevin Dyson may have come up a yard short in one of the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history, but he never let up on his pursuit of education — his own and that of others. Nearly 20 years after nearly climbing to the top of the football worl...
2019-05-26 21:45

How a Real Estate Concept From the Middle Ages Can Still Backfire The value of fractional real estate has long been debated. Critics see it as a hustle, while supporters say it is a smarter way to use a vacation home....
2019-06-08 01:30

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriage isn’t over until it’s over. It means...
2019-06-21 10:30

First day of summer looks likes middle of winter in Colorado, Montana The summer season in Northern Hemisphere officially arrived Friday, but there were some regions in the United States that apparently didn't get the memo and spent the first day of summer trapped in a winter wonderland....
2019-06-23 10:45

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas....
2019-06-18 09:15

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.&...
2019-06-07 18:45

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
2019-05-22 22:15

Coco Gauff in middle of Wimbledon doubles text breakup Coco Gauff Mania has cost one player her Wimbledon mixed doubles partner. British tennis star Harriet Dart said her playing partner Jay Clarke texted to let her know that he would instead be playing with Gauff, the 15-year-old American who has taken ...
2019-07-04 20:30

Neither the first-born nor the favorite: The life of middle child Eric Trump Brian Snyder / Reuters Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's middle child, may not be as glamorous as his sister Ivanka, nor as outspoken as his brother Don Jr., but he is an integral part of the Trump family. The 35-year-old is an executive vice pre...
2019-07-18 01:15

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Sen. Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Sen. Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
2019-06-28 20:45

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
2019-07-17 22:15

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
2019-05-28 19:15

CC Sabathia in middle of more Yankees-Rays bad blood as benches clear There’s been no shortage of bad blood between the Yankees and Rays this season — stemming back to last year — and it briefly flared up after the top of the sixth on Tuesday night when CC Sabathia and Avisail Garcia had to be separated. Sa...
2019-07-17 11:45

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week. The letter was obtained by the Anderson County N...
2019-06-06 02:00

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
2019-06-04 11:45

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
2019-05-21 14:31

Nancy Pelosi, Trying to Walk a Middle Path, Accuses Trump of a ‘Cover-Up’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation was intended to slow the building momentum toward opening an impeachment inquiry among Democrats, but it set off the president....
2019-05-22 19:30

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the...
2019-05-24 21:15

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
2019-06-19 01:45

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
2019-07-17 07:30

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last wee...
2019-05-25 13:30

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospi...
2019-05-30 20:45

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
2019-06-18 16:00

Bryce Harper gets Cubs fans’ middle fingers with great trolling If Bryce Harper isn’t exactly thrilling Phillies fans just yet, he’s flat enraging Cubs fans. A day after showing off his arm with a gun-down at the plate from right field, the Phillies’ $330 million man used his right arm again to ...
2019-05-22 17:45

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflictin...
2019-06-18 03:45

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- tend to behave more aggressively toward one another....
2019-07-03 23:15

Rachel Dolezal reveals that she's bisexual in the middle of Pride Month Rachel Dolezal, the woman who "self identifies" as black and stepped down from a senior NAACP post in 2015, says on social media that she's bisexual.        ...
2019-06-18 03:45

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who...
2019-05-28 21:30

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school studen...
2019-05-25 16:30

Caledonian Sleeper cancels service in middle of night as problems with new trains continue Caledonian Sleeper passengers had to leave the train's double beds and comfort seats for a replacement bus to Scotland after the service was cancelled mid-journey during the night....
2019-06-12 12:15

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws that have triggered violent clashes between police and protesters....
2019-06-15 12:15

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with ...
2019-07-02 10:30

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
2019-05-21 15:00

Horse dies of suspected heart attack in middle of race at Maryland track Follow the Petals had taken the lead in her race at a Maryland horse track on Sunday when moments later the 5-year-old animal died of a suspected heart attack....
2019-06-19 18:15

Middle school students allegedly added bodily fluids to food served to teachers Ohio middle school students could be charged after allegedly adding urine and semen to a home ec project that was eaten by their teachers.        ...
2019-05-21 21:45

Teeth help scientists trace evolution of great white shark family to Middle Jurassic By surveying the composition of great white shark teeth, researchers were able to trace the evolutionary origins of the mackerel shark family, Lamniformes, to a small benthic shark from the Middle Jurassic....
2019-07-05 23:15

Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It’s the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyond — be it college, technical training, or a plunge into the workforce — it’s caus...
2019-05-26 20:45

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to discuss on 'The Exchange'....
2019-05-22 01:45

Maryland college student brings stepdad to tears with collage of notes he left her in middle school A college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in Maryland when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up....
2019-06-19 16:30

Dishonest Kamala Harris now claiming $32 trillion healthcare plan won't require middle-class tax hikes Sen. Kamala Harris has already distinguished herself as the most dishonest and cynical Democrat seeking the presidency in 2020, but she may have outdone herself with her latest claim that the $32 trillion healthcare plan that she supports would not r...
2019-07-17 21:45

Reports: UConn on verge of rejoining Big East The University of Connecticut's basketball programs could rejoin the Big East Conference as early as the 2020-21 season, multiple outlets reported Saturday....
2019-06-22 20:01

East side burglary caught on camera TUCSON — Cale Lamoreux was at work Wednesday when he believes a man broke into his east side home just before 1:30 p.m. The video shows the break in was caught on camera. “He saw a target of opportunity and he walked in and got a prize,&#...
2019-06-07 12:15

Man who gunned down ex-girlfriend in East Village sentenced The man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend during a busy morning commute in Manhattan in 2017 was sentenced to 18 years to life for the slaying on Thursday. Vincent Verdi, 63, pleaded guilty in May to fatally shooting Elizabeth Lee-Herman on Coope...
2019-06-21 09:15

Man Hospitalized After Shooting In Lexington’s East End Neighborhood LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were investigating after a shooting late Tuesday night left one man hospitalized. Authorities say someone fired into a vehicle about 11 p.m. at the intersection of Elm Tree Lane and East Second Stre...
2019-06-05 14:00

17-year-old killed in east side shooting TUCSON – Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy after being involved in an east side shooting incident Sunday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 7300 block of East Marigol...
2019-05-28 03:15

Suspect sought in east side robbery TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man who reportedly robbed a store on the east side. According to TPD, the suspect reportedly stole from a TJ Maxx. Detectives need the community's help identify this suspect who rob...
2019-06-04 22:15

27-year-old man dead in East Harlem shooting A 27-year-old man died Sunday after being shot in the chest in East Harlem, cops said. The shooting, which cops said appeared to escalate from a domestic dispute, occurred around 5:30 a.m. in a housing complex on East 102nd Street and 1st Avenue. The...
2019-05-26 21:00

The Rise and Fall of Shaman Queens of the East The word ‘shaman’ conjures up images of Native American medicine men smoking peace pipes, dancing in a trance to drumming around a fire or African sangomas, adorned with leopard skin, throwing dollose bones and shells to divine and drinking beer from...
2019-06-20 08:45

UConn May Return to the Big East and Some Familiar Rivals The move for the 2020-21 academic year could be announced as soon as next week, according to a conference official who was not authorized to speak about it publicly....
2019-06-23 03:15

U.S. and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea Russia and the United States blamed each other for a near collision between their warships in the East China Sea on Friday with both countries accusing one another of dangerous and unprofessional behavior....
2019-06-07 17:30

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. Nationa...
2019-06-29 18:15

Man arrested for robbing east side CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – The suspect of an armed robbery at an east side pharmacy was identified, located and arrested by Tucson Police Department, authorities reported Thursday afternoon. Last week, TPD reported on its Twitter page about an armed robber who a...
2019-06-21 06:01

Braves have what it takes to stick atop NL East Before the 2019 baseball season began, betting markets had posted regular-season win totals of 86¹/₂ for the Atlanta Braves, and 85¹/₂ for the New York Mets. Both were supposed to finish behind the Phillies in a tightly contested NL East, who were up...
2019-06-30 20:30

Big East return is ‘jolt’ UConn basketball has been looking for Connecticut returning to the Big East may give the conference more of its old-school feel. In the least, it should help the Huskies return to national relevance. No longer will UConn be forgotten once the conference season begins, as it plays the lik...
2019-06-28 08:15

UConn returning to Big East comes with major question The whispers have been there for a while now — that as strong as the new Big East has been, it could use another quality program. UConn, with its dormant football program the reason it remained in the AAC, made perfect sense. The Huskies are ex...
2019-06-22 21:15

Renault-Nissan Tensions Somehow Got Even Worse Everything is falling apart for Renault-Nissan, more tariff threats, more Brexit fallout, more alleged corruption in the Trump administration, and bad reviews for Elon Musk as a boss. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 10, 2019....
2019-06-10 20:30

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
2019-06-02 13:45

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling more than 3% after U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast....
2019-07-17 04:30

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S. company amid heightening tensions over trade and technology....
2019-06-02 11:30

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join 'The Exchange' to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopolitical politics....
2019-05-23 20:15

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia after a contamination problem discovered last month....
2019-05-28 03:45

California middle school corrects yearbook after photo shows students flashing white supremacy sign Incident in Petaluma prompts calls for schools to be more proactive in teaching about hate symbolsThree middle school students in a predominantly white suburb of northern California flashed a gesture associated with white supremacy in a basketball te...
2019-05-30 17:30

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup — named Holly — got loose from her owner and fell into the water shortly after 9:45 a.m. near the Gre...
2019-05-25 02:30

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
2019-07-12 06:30

Two girls viciously attacked at an east side neighborhood TUCSON – On May 29 by Wheeler Elementary School near 22 and Kolb, 18-year-old Lauren Tibbetts and 19-year-old Belle Koondz were viciously attacked by half a dozen teenagers. There were three boys and three girls. “It was around 9:00 pm and we w...
2019-06-11 09:15

The Latest: Suspect in East Texas shootings shoots himself CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the search for a man suspected of shooting shot four people in East Texas (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting four people in East Texas has died. The Texas Department of Crimi...
2019-05-29 23:45

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
2019-06-17 14:30

Ekholm, Peare Qualify Day One at NCAA East Prelims Photo by Chet White – UK Athletics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Southeastern Conference High Jump Champion Ellen Ekholm as well as Matt Peare advanced to the NCAA Finals site as banner carriers for the Kentucky Track and Field Teams on Thursday, the fi...
2019-05-24 06:45

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Ra...
2019-05-22 07:45

East Midlands Trains criticised after 500 passengers stranded Travellers stuck for hours after flooding and landslide in Northamptonshire Hundreds of rail passengers were stranded because of a landslide, and a military helicopter was deployed when a river burst its banks after heavy rainfall that has caused ong...
2019-06-14 16:30

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but sli...
2019-06-28 15:15

Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea – video Washington and Moscow blame each other for a near-collision between warships in East China Sea on Friday morning. A US guided missile cruiser, the USS Chancellorsville, and a Russian destroyer came within 50 metres of each other while on patrolUS and...
2019-06-10 23:00

Flights delayed as drones fly near East Midlands airport Incidents occurred over weekend during Download music festival at nearby parkDetectives have launched an investigation after three drones disrupted flights at an airport during a nearby music festival.Leicestershire police said a pilot of one of the ...
2019-06-17 21:15

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
2019-05-24 01:15

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
2019-06-07 22:45

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East Side before she was famous was freed from jail Mon...
2019-07-17 01:30

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns....
2019-06-14 22:15

Knife-wielding maniac goes berserk on MTA bus in the East Village Warning: Video contains graphic language An unhinged man armed with a utility knife attacked an MTA bus in the East Village Thursday night — but was brought down by the bus driver and other good Samaritans, authorities said. The unidentified man clim...
2019-06-07 08:45

Quinnipiac stuns East Carolina 5-4 in NCAA Tournament GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Liam Scafariello hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Quinnipiac upset East Carolina 5-4 on Saturday night in the teams’ rain-delayed NCAA Tournament opener. Evan Vulgamore also homered to help t...
2019-06-02 05:15

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for ...
2019-06-01 05:15

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the...
2019-06-07 18:45

Snag $4.99 bus seats during the East Coast debut of FlixBus FlixBus will offer $4.99 seats during its East Coast debut with routes connecting New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.        ...
2019-05-29 22:30

Balenciaga’s Upper East Side storefront vandalized The windows of the Balenciaga storefront on the Upper East Side were vandalized, with expletives scrawled in white spray paint, authorities said Thursday. Someone called 911 shortly before 9:30 a.m. Thursday to report that a vandal had scribbled the ...
2019-06-20 17:30

Oil prices climb as U.S.-Iran tensions mount Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "significant" sanctions would be announced on Tehran....
2019-06-24 09:30

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
2019-05-29 23:45

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 01:30

Bolton Signals Caution Over U.S. Tensions With Iran The White House isn’t planning military action in response to a U.S. assessment that Iran was behind recent attacks on tankers off the U.A.E., national security adviser John Bolton said....
2019-05-29 20:45

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-07-01 22:45

Nokia CEO sees possible benefits from Huawei tensions Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday the company could benefit from a U.S. clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G services heats up....
2019-05-21 17:15

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitical tensions with CNBC's Rahel Solomon....
2019-05-22 01:45

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies....
2019-06-27 21:45

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-08 12:00

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it from making nuclear weapons and the Trump administration followed by ordering 1,000 more troops to the M...
2019-06-18 06:45

The Latest: US markets dip as trade tensions continue NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): ___ 11:00 a.m. Stocks are sinking sharply in morning trading on Wall Street as investors’ worries about the U.S.-China trade dispute deepen. The...
2019-05-23 17:15

Putin uses G-20 to strengthen alliances, soothe tensions OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is using a series of talks with global leaders at the Group of 20 summit to strengthen old alliances and try to soothe tensions with rivals. Putin used his meetings Friday with the leaders o...
2019-06-28 15:15

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- saying the threat from the regime is "real" and "credible." ...
2019-05-23 16:45

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran was to be hit. (June 21)     &#...
2019-06-22 06:45

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protests in the capital Tbilisi....
2019-07-11 19:45

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
2019-06-15 12:15

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
2019-06-09 19:15

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspace. US military officials called the incident an "unprovoked attack."...
2019-06-20 22:00

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif jumped on the phone in minutes and worked out the s...
2019-05-24 15:45

The Latest: French FM says US can ease tensions with Iran French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the U.S. can help encourage dialogue with Iran to ease growing tensions even though it withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran...
2019-07-09 19:00

Iran renews threats against US as tensions escalate Iran has renewed its threats against the United States on Saturday, saying that it will not permit its borders to be violated. “Iran will firmly confront any aggression or threat by America,” said Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Abbas ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
2019-05-31 05:30

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2019-06-03 23:45

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
2019-05-21 14:31

Bath Abbey's east wing reopens after floor restoration Work to stop slabs crashing into burial spaces beneath has uncovered a wealth of surprises A painstaking operation to stop the floor of one of the UK’s great churches caving into the burial spaces beneath the great stone slabs has reached an importan...
2019-06-09 17:15

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors’ many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
2019-06-13 18:30

Yankees solve Chris Sale to bury Red Sox deeper in AL East After bludgeoning the weaker teams for most of the past six weeks, the Yankees stepped up in class Friday night against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium and delivered perhaps their best overall game of the season. “It was just a good win,’’ said J.A. Ha...
2019-06-01 10:15

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
2019-07-08 19:30

UConn officially rejoins the Big East with big welcome at Madison Square Garden Connecticut men's basketball coach Dan Hurley says Huskies returning to the Big East Conference is 'like a nice Christmas surprise.'       ...
2019-06-28 01:30

2nd victim dies from shooting at East Texas plumbing company CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a second person injured during a shooting last week at an East Texas plumbing company has died. Liberty County Justice of the Peace Ralph Fuller says David Grubbs died at a hospital Saturday after being shot at...
2019-06-05 00:45

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem....
2019-07-01 05:30

East Harlem security guard slashed by drunk man: cops A drunkard carrying a bottle of Heineken slashed a store security guard in the face during a Saturday morning squabble inside an East Harlem clothing store, according to cops and a store manager....
2019-06-02 04:00

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday mor...
2019-05-24 20:00

East Carolina routs Quinnipiac 13-3 in NCAA elimination game Jake Washer hit two of East Carolina's four home runs, and the Pirates beat Quinnipiac 13-3 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game        ...
2019-06-03 07:30

Steve Cannon, Whose Townhouse Was an East Village Salon, Dies at 84 A writer and publisher who had lost his sight, he opened his door to a revolving cast of painters, poets, musicians and others for meandering conversation....
2019-07-16 18:15

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the futu...
2019-05-21 15:00