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France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey

French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey

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Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
2019-06-15 00:30

Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with an Alabama company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute. The justices said Monday that the government can’t use a 2011 law to challenge a patent held by Birmingham-based Return Mail...
2019-06-10 16:30

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-08 00:30

New-look Citi Open announces Frances Tiafoe, Sloane Stephens among early commitments Washington’s professional tennis tournament, under new management and scheduled for July 27 to Aug. 4, is aiming to host a mix of up-and-coming players and established names....
2019-05-21 16:15

| S15: So which SA sides crack the knockouts? Beating the Hurricanes in Jo’burg would make the Lions hard to stop as best finishers of the strictly SA-based sides in Super Rugby, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-06-05 16:45

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and more to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats to US forces or interests...
2019-05-24 01:30

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyom...
2019-05-21 14:45

Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi Donald Trump’s disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Biden’s is in the form of patronizing paternalismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-06-08 19:15

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
2019-06-08 18:15

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strate...
2019-05-23 00:45

Early start to WCup qualifying for weaker Asian soccer sides Asian soccer lesser-lights such as Mongolia and Pakistan are just 90 minutes away from a rare taste of the big time that could even include a match against the continent's most famous player Son Heung-min        ...
2019-06-07 07:45

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
2019-05-21 16:45

David Letterman says Trump makes it hard for late-night hosts to make fun of both sides Former "Late Show" host David Letterman suggested on Friday that President Trump made it more difficult for late night hosts to humiliate both sides when joking about politics....
2019-06-01 00:15

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from the export of gas from its offshore ‘Aphrodite’ field. Georgios Lakkotrypis said Wednesd...
2019-06-05 14:00

Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months Cyprus’ energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast at eight separate sites over the next two years...
2019-05-21 22:45

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
2019-06-13 20:45

7th body found in hunt for Cyprus serial killer Police in Cyprus have found a seventh body -- that of a six-year-old girl -- during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
2019-06-14 08:30

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus Cyprus' foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations....
2019-05-31 00:00

Seventh body found in serial killings in Cyprus The discovery of a seventh murder victim should bring the two-month search for bodies to a close. Authorities have been severely criticized for their handling of the case....
2019-06-14 00:30

Scotland v Cyprus: Euro 2020 qualifier – live! Euro 2020 qualifying updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-offPerisic shows no mercy as Croatia put early dent in Welsh hopesAnd feel free to email Scott your thoughts 6.53pm BST The former Kilmarnock boss Steve Clarke hands one of his old charges a Scotl...
2019-06-08 20:15

F35-B fighters arrive in UK's Cyprus base for training tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment....
2019-05-21 20:15

F35-B fighters land in UK’s Cyprus base for training, tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.’s newest fighter, has arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft’s first overseas deployment...
2019-05-21 21:01

Seventh victim found in Cyprus serial killing investigation Police in Cyprus found a body on Wednesday thought to be the seventh and last victim of a serial killer who preyed on foreign women for almost three years without detection....
2019-06-12 18:30

Remains of Cyprus serial killer's 7th victim found in lake A Cyprus police official says divers searching the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be the remains of a 6-year-old girl that a serial killer has confessed to killing....
2019-06-12 16:30

Cyprus police find third suitcase with body inside in lake A police spokesman on the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus says a suitcase containing decomposing human remains has been dragged out of a toxic lake....
2019-06-04 15:00

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem ‘Oceans are bleeding invasive and damaging species like a cut artery’ – marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosys...
2019-05-29 14:00

Decomposing body of Cyprus serial killer's youngest victim discovered in lake Authorities on the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus completed their search for victims of a confessed serial killer when the body of one of his youngest victims was found at the bottom of a lake....
2019-06-13 16:45

Cyprus: Remains of sixth suspected serial killer victim found in lake Cyprus has been stunned by the suspected serial murders that authorities say could have been prevented. The sixth of seven victims is believed to have been found in a suitcase at the bottom of a lake....
2019-06-05 08:15

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
2019-06-13 19:30

Andy Robertson and Oliver Burke strike to haul Scotland over Cyprus hill When any win would do, Scotland delivered one the hard way. Steve Clarke’s tenure is off to the winning start that was necessary, even if his side were unconvincing for long spells of this encounter. Onwards to Belgium, where Clarke will hope for an ...
2019-06-09 06:00

Remains of six-year-old girl found in lake believed to be 7th victim of Cyprus serial killer Divers searching at the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be a six year-old girl - the possible seventh victim of a serial killer in Cyprus....
2019-06-13 14:45

Police investigating Cyprus serial killer recover third suitcase containing human remains from toxic lake A third suitcase containing human remains has been recovered from a toxic lake in Cyprus this week as police continue their investigation into a Cypriot army captain who has confessed to killing at least seven women and girls....
2019-06-07 00:30

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as the two leaders prepare to meet....
2019-06-06 15:45

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
2019-05-29 01:15

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' friendship....
2019-06-12 00:15

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach w...
2019-06-06 13:45

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that Europea...
2019-05-22 19:30

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
2019-06-06 15:30

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission....
2019-06-11 21:30

Merkel and Macron spar in hunt for 'Mr or Ms Europe' German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders bargained over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
2019-05-28 22:45

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
2019-06-10 13:15

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candidates for the bloc's top jobs in the next five year...
2019-05-28 18:15

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the cen...
2019-05-27 20:15

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a far-right alliance in the European Union....
2019-05-26 21:45

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
2019-05-21 15:30

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The...
2019-05-28 15:01

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies....
2019-06-12 16:30

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree....
2019-06-11 20:30

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
2019-06-12 01:15

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next EU Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
2019-05-28 06:45

France’s Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year’s state visit to the United States died. In an interview broadcast Tuesday evening by Swiss televisio...
2019-06-12 11:30

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several...
2019-05-29 21:45

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday....
2019-05-26 21:45

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA's leader at a ceremonial dinner in Paris, France's most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations        ...
2019-06-05 11:15

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by embracing pillars of the postwar peace such as the...
2019-06-06 18:45

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's office said he didn't want the process to be automa...
2019-05-28 01:30

Macron awards American D-Day vets with Legion of Honor France will never forget the sacrifices of the brave American and other Allied troops who liberated the country from the Nazis, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday during the 75th anniversary commemoration of the D-Day invasion, which led to the ...
2019-06-07 09:15

Macron pitches for broad centrist alliance after EU elections French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday laid out his clearest plans yet for alliance-building after the European Parliament elections, favoring a centrist coalition broad enough to work with the Greens and attract some conservative parties....
2019-05-22 16:45

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-10 15:45

Trump and Macron’s symbolic friendship tree dies French media say oak given by Macron and planted at White House is no moreIt was a symbolic gift from Emmanuel Macron to Donald Trump at the height of their “bromance” last year: an oak tree ceremoniously planted in the manicured lawns of the White H...
2019-06-10 16:15

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
2019-05-23 22:30

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' The smiles and warm handshakes were back between Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as they met in northern France, a sharp turnaround from a bad-tempered meeting last......
2019-06-06 22:15

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
2019-06-07 13:45

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched."...
2019-06-10 17:30

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
2019-06-14 15:30

CBOE Wins in S&P Index Dispute CHICAGO, IL - May 13, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Supreme Court of the United States denied the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) petition to review the Illinois Appellate Court's decision that p...
2019-05-23 04:45

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
2019-05-21 15:00

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
2019-06-12 15:30

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to take over in the role....
2019-06-12 09:45

Macron's 2nd place in EU election 'disappointing' but no policy change: Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron's second place in the European elections behind Marine Le Pen's far-right party is a disappointment but will not prompt a change in the government's reform drive, an Elysee official said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 21:45

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
2019-05-28 01:30

French prime minister unveils "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two key planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
2019-06-12 18:30

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official......
2019-06-11 08:30

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end....
2019-06-06 17:15

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died The ​friendship tree has died. ​The oak sapling French President Emmanuel Macron presented to President Trump last year to symbolize 100 years of friendship between the two nations died while in quarantine, the French newspaper Le Monde reported. ...
2019-06-10 16:30

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
2019-05-23 16:30

The Latest: French president Macron hosts FIFA leaders FIFA president and secretary general have arrived at the Elysee Palace to meet French President Emmanuel Macron        ...
2019-06-04 16:30

Tariff Dispute Complicates U.S. Ties With Mexico President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was averted by an immigration deal late Friday, but scrambles anew the already-delicate relationship between two neighbors struggling to resolve the trade and border issues that are top priorities ...
2019-06-10 03:45

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Trump administration....
2019-06-05 10:45

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday days after Cyprus renegotiated a contract with a ...
2019-06-07 15:15

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industries Directorate said on Monday....
2019-06-10 16:45

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes halting any new training f...
2019-06-07 20:01

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
2019-06-08 18:45

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
2019-06-14 10:45

UN court rejects UAE request in Qatar dispute The highest U.N. court has rejected a request by the United Arab Emirates for interim measures to be imposed on Qatar in a racial discrimination dispute....
2019-06-14 19:30

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington....
2019-06-12 23:45

Brazil says Turkey backs down on steel tariffs Turkey has decided not to impose tariffs on steel imports from Brazil after concluding an investigation into a dispute between the two countries, Brazil's Economy Ministry and Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
2019-05-24 18:30

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara anticipated — and could cost all NATO allies. Teri Schultz reports....
2019-06-14 22:15

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
2019-05-21 21:15

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase its S-400 missile defense system....
2019-06-13 16:45

U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, a senior Turkish defense official said on Monday....
2019-06-10 19:15

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
2019-05-23 01:00

China Blames U.S. for Trade Dispute and Says It Won’t Back Down BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it mi...
2019-06-02 18:45

Man stabbed three times in his back by stranger in LES dispute A man was stabbed three times in the back by a stranger during a dispute in the Lower East Side, police and law enforcement sources said Tuesday. The 36-year-old man began arguing with Avery Monserrate, 22, around 4:40 a.m. Monday on Ludlow Street n...
2019-05-29 00:15

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
2019-06-06 16:15

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump To Replace 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House garden and died....
2019-06-13 07:15

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential offici...
2019-05-22 21:30

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a French presidency official said....
2019-05-22 19:45

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-11 04:30

Libya's Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya's capital, Tripoli....
2019-05-22 15:30

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 22:15

Macron says 'no big drama' after oak tree gifted to Trump dies, will send replacement French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to send a new oak tree to President Trump amid the death of the tree that he gave to Trump during a White House visit last year has died....
2019-06-12 16:30

Notre Dame is becoming a symbol of Macron’s gung-ho presidency | Pauline Bock The innovation-obsessed president is at odds with most French people who would like a faithful restoration of the cathedralTo restore or to innovate? Ever since that terrible blaze laid waste to Notre Dame in April, the French nation has been divided...
2019-06-10 08:30

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising questions over Senard's future....
2019-06-12 18:30

Oak Tree Symbolising Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron Friendship Is Dead The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
2019-06-10 09:45

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
2019-06-12 19:45

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
2019-06-12 06:45

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
2019-06-06 20:45

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a standoff between the NATO allies....
2019-06-14 10:45

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish officia...
2019-05-23 01:00

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how to use it....
2019-05-22 22:45

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says it will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 15:45

Turkey needs to stick to free market rules - Is Bank CEO Turkey needs to stick to free market rules until the end, Isbank chief executive Adnan Bali said on Wednesday, warning that imposing controls would harm economic welfare....
2019-05-22 13:30

Rockall dispute: Scotland warns Ireland over fishing Scotland says it plans to take "enforcement action" against Irish vessels operating around the uninhabitable Rockall islet. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock but has never claimed it for itself....
2019-06-08 20:30

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy a defense system from Russia....
2019-05-21 18:30

China's persecuted Uyghurs live 'freely' in Turkey Members of the Uyghur community in Turkey say they escaped a brutal crackdown in China and now continue to rally for missing relatives believed to be held in camps....
2019-05-21 21:15

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
2019-06-08 18:15

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
2019-06-08 13:45

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched....
2019-06-10 15:45

Phillip Picardi threatens to quit ‘Out’ over freelance pay dispute Phillip Picardi, the high-profile editor of Out magazine, reportedly threatened to quit unless Pride Media owner Adam Levin started paying off freelance writers immediately....
2019-05-22 04:45

Oil little changed as U.S.-Iran dispute supports, trade war weighs Oil futures were steady on Tuesday as the prospect of mounting U.S.-Iran tensions disrupting supply was offset by concerns that a lengthy trade war between Washington and Beijing would limit crude demand....
2019-05-22 05:15

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday. Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France had sco...
2019-06-09 04:15

Flipkart, Goqii Settle Dispute Over Sharp Discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
2019-06-14 15:15

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
2019-05-22 09:15

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people after a complaint about the reporters filed by the country's banking watchdog (BDDK)....
2019-06-15 05:15

Fenerbahce’s Victor Moses: ‘The atmosphere here in Turkey is amazing’ Frozen out at Chelsea, Victor Moses took a gamble with a loan move to Turkey and is happy with the way things have turned out in IstanbulMoving abroad was not always part of the plan for Victor Moses but after being left out in the cold by Maurizio S...
2019-05-23 13:00

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday wit...
2019-05-27 21:00

Guatemala, Belize take territorial dispute to World Court The International Court of Justice said on Wednesday it had been notified by Guatemala and Belize that they wish it to help them resolve a border dispute....
2019-06-12 14:30

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
2019-06-01 12:15

Prominent opposition columnist in Turkey sent back to prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist has been sent back to prison in connection with convictions on terror charges handed down last year to an opposition newspaper. Kadri Gursel, who previously wrote for the Cumhuriyet newspaper, was senten...
2019-05-29 16:45

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 21:30

Turkey says Shanahan letter on F-35s not in line with spirit of alliance The language used in a letter sent from Washington to Ankara regarding Turkey's removal from the F-35 fighter jet program does not suit the spirit of alliance, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 11:30

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks...
2019-05-29 16:15

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
2019-06-02 13:15

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
2019-06-01 00:01

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
2019-05-31 19:15

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group...
2019-05-26 16:45

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara's latest effort to boost the economy....
2019-06-12 17:30

Oberlin College to pay bakery the now-massive sum of $44M over racism dispute Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them....
2019-06-14 05:30

UPDATE 2-U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, a senior Turkish defence official said on Monday....
2019-06-10 18:45

Turkey's Erdogan to Putin: We need a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin late on Thursday that a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and a refugee influx to Turkey, Erdogan's office said in a statement....
2019-05-31 10:45

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)   ...
2019-06-13 01:00

The Latest: Judge rules for Bullock in veto dispute HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over a vetoed Montana bill (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Helena judge says Montana’s secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a biso...
2019-06-06 02:00

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
2019-05-25 09:15

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
2019-06-05 16:30

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
2019-05-29 15:15

UPDATE 3-Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now - French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential offici...
2019-05-22 21:15

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
2019-05-23 01:00

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with Renault....
2019-05-28 03:45

Rockall dispute: Irish fishermen defiant despite Scottish warning Irish trawlers are continuing to fish around the Atlantic Ocean islet despite Scotland warning that it would send patrols. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock, but has never claimed it for itself....
2019-06-10 01:30

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman deepened this weekend amid warnings over the danger ...
2019-06-16 08:30

Turkey slams alleged Cypriot arrest warrants against crew ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is warning that it would give “the necessary response” to Cyprus following reports that Greek Cypriot authorities have issued international arrest warrants against the crew of a Turkish drillship and others as...
2019-06-10 19:15

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Championship qualifying game       ...
2019-06-10 12:45

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

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
2019-06-10 17:45

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
2019-06-10 13:15

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
2019-06-12 22:45

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Russia. Erdogan is set to meet with President Trump later this month....
2019-06-13 01:45

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 14:30

LG claims Qualcomm licensing dispute imperils entire 5G market Mirroring Apple's dispute with Qualcomm over licensing fees, LG says the chipmaker will force it into an unfair deal unless a court enforces its ruling.Read More...
2019-06-12 23:15

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections of both the US and NATO, of which Turkey is a member. Turkey has been adamant it will follow through ...
2019-06-14 22:00

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
2019-06-10 00:45

Protesters in Kazakhstan dispute legitimacy of early presidential election The protesters complained the snap election was illegitimate, staged as a show to hand over power to a loyalist of the longtime president who resigned in March....
2019-06-09 21:30

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
2019-05-30 06:30

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
2019-05-22 21:30

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border wall....
2019-05-23 20:30

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
2019-06-04 18:00

Officials Search For Mother, Child Involved In Custody Dispute LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities in Logan County need help tracking down a woman with an arrest warrant, who is believed to be on the run with her young daughter. 32-year-old Amanda Otero failed to show up to an emergency custody hearing...
2019-06-04 12:15

Trump says Huawei dispute could be resolved in trade deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump characterized Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as very dangerous on Thursday but said its dispute with the United States could be resolved in a trade deal with China....
2019-05-24 01:30

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
2019-06-04 09:30

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
2019-05-26 22:45

Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
2019-05-28 16:30

China blames US for trade dispute, asserts desire for talks BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a report blaming the United States for a trade dispute but asserts it will honor its commitments if a trade agreement is reached. The statement from the Cabinet spokesman’s Office on Sunday says China has kept it...
2019-06-02 05:15

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
2019-06-01 21:15

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
2019-06-01 14:15

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastat...
2019-06-01 09:30

Judge rules against FERC's jurisdiction over PG&E power contract dispute A judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has no jurisdiction over a dispute involving PG&E Corp's $42 billion worth of contracts with energy companies....
2019-06-08 21:30

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American court...
2019-05-28 18:15

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the Chi...
2019-05-31 06:30

EU calls on Russia, Turkey, Iran to protect civilians in Idlib The European Union called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province and said Russia, Turkey, Iran and the Syrian government must protect civilians under siege....
2019-05-29 22:30

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
2019-05-29 22:45

Syrians displaced in the northwest call on Turkey to open border Camped on the Turkish border to escape bombardment by Russian and Syrian government forces, many displaced Syrians are angry and frustrated that Turkey has not done more to protect them from the bombs or let them cross the frontier to safety....
2019-05-22 16:45

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting the F-35 fighter jet over....
2019-06-08 02:30

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington considers incompatible with Ankara's participation in......
2019-06-08 13:00

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isn't about to give it up without a fight....
2019-05-21 21:15

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
2019-05-21 19:45

UN welcomes progress in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia naming dispute The Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the naming dispute between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Matthew Nimetz, has welcomed the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia parliament’s decision to ratify an agreement on...
2019-05-21 15:45

China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the government will create a system to protect China’s technology as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspap...
2019-06-09 08:00

China may restrict access to its technology as US trade dispute escalates China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech amid a spiralling trade dispute....
2019-06-09 11:00

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio's Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident....
2019-06-09 14:15

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunda...
2019-06-09 18:15

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-07 23:30

Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
2019-05-22 05:15

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots for F-35 training, which was one of the biggest sig...
2019-06-07 23:15

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the two NATO allies could reach breaking point....
2019-06-07 22:45

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader....
2019-06-06 15:15

French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron’s party PARIS (AP) — French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron’s party. The post French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron’s par...
2019-05-26 22:45

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice. The post French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘...
2019-06-06 13:45

Steve Bannon, Russians conspiring with nationalists to destroy the EU, French President Macron warns Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections, Macron said Tuesday.        ...
2019-05-22 01:30

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 09:15

Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington....
2019-06-16 09:30

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
2019-05-23 17:45

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
2019-06-14 02:15

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions: minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara was also preparing for potential U.S. sanctions....
2019-05-22 09:15

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
2019-06-14 15:30

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
2019-06-14 21:30

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But intermittent shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
2019-06-13 12:15

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell T...
2019-05-22 15:30

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
2019-06-04 02:15

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
2019-06-03 16:30

Jaguars DE Yannick Ngakoue to skip minicamp amid contract dispute Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue has recorded 29 1/2 sacks the last three seasons but is scheduled to make just over $2 million.       ...
2019-06-10 21:15

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
2019-06-10 23:45

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site tha...
2019-06-11 02:15

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
2019-06-01 01:15

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
2019-05-30 22:45

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespecting national football team at airport Players say they were searched and held for over three hoursTurkey captain has dishwashing brush thrust towards himTurkey has accused Icelandic officials of showing disrespect to its national team after players said they were kept waiting at passport...
2019-06-10 18:30

Russia to start delivering S-400 missile systems to Turkey in two months: Ifax The head of Russian state conglomerate Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said the country would start delivering S-400 missile systems to Turkey in two months, the Interfax news agency reported....
2019-06-07 20:01

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-07 23:30

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
2019-06-09 21:30

Tom Petty’s daughter, wife in nasty dispute over late rocker’s legacy Tom Petty‘s family is at war after his eldest daughter, Adria, allegedly planned to cash in on her late father’s edgy legacy by “selling out” and creating a Paul Newman-style range of Tom Petty salad dressings and other cheesy supermarket products, a...
2019-05-30 15:00

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. ...
2019-06-11 19:30

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely i...
2019-06-06 05:30

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman traveled to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party used a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to try to win another five-year term....
2019-05-22 00:45

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
2019-06-13 21:45

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy returned to growth in the first three months of 2019 but remained smaller than it was a year earlier, in a stain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s record ahead of a critical rerun of the Istanbul mayoral race....
2019-06-02 13:15

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from prison, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
2019-05-29 22:30

China accuses US of 'naked economic terrorism' in trade dispute – business live World’s second-largest economy is not afraid of a trade war, says senior diplomat 8.23am BST Shares in De La Rue – the loser in the battle to make the UK’s post-Brexit blue passports – have fallen to their lowest level since September 2005 in early t...
2019-05-30 09:45

Mexico's Zacatecas state offers to mediate Newmont Goldcorp mine dispute Authorities from Mexico's Zacatecas state hope to mediate an agreement to end a two-month blockade at the Penasquito gold mine between mining firm Newmont Goldcorp Corp and villagers in San Juan de Cedros....
2019-05-29 02:30

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairyt...
2019-05-29 02:15

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:45

Euro 2020 roundup: Turkey shock France, Northern Ireland comeback win Artem Dzyuba scores four goals in record Russia winGermany, Belgium and Italy all cruise to victoryWorld champions France slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat in Turkey as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign suffered a blow. Didier Deschamps was scathing ab...
2019-06-09 06:00

China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks BEIJING (AP) — China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks. The post China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-02 05:15

High school football star shot dead by friend over video game dispute A Florida football player was shot dead by a longtime friend this week during a spat over a video game, according to a new report. Joshua Ancrum, 17, was killed inside his pal’s Miami Gardens home Tuesday afternoon when the gaming dispute betwe...
2019-05-23 22:30

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit says that the contract between Tenney and FaZe is “o...
2019-05-24 13:15

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ dispute reignited as court hits repeat on copyright case Attorneys for Led Zeppelin are gearing up for another battle in the iconic band’s ongoing legal bout over whether or not they allegedly ripped off the popular intro to their 1971 song “Stairway to Heaven.”...
2019-06-11 02:45

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
2019-05-21 22:15

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
2019-06-08 20:15

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
2019-06-08 03:45

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
2019-05-21 15:45

Florida high-school football recruit Joshua Ancrum killed after video game dispute Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game.        ...
2019-05-23 19:30

D-Day 75th anniversary: lone piper plays a lament as Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, and Donald Trump honour sacrifices made by the heroes of World War II Military veterans joined world leaders including Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump in honouring brave servicemen and women who made sacrifices on D-Day....
2019-06-06 10:30

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
2019-06-13 02:45

Daily on Defense: HASC chairman lays down his mark, Republicans cry foul, US-Turkey alliance unwinds over F-35, United Technology and Raytheon join forces OFF THE MARK: House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is drawing clear battle lines with President Trump’s proposed defense budget and its Republican backers in Congress with his “Chairman’s Mark” of the 2020 National Defense Authoriz...
2019-06-10 20:45

What’s Pimpin’, Pippen? NBA Great Scottie Pippen’s Suing a 5-Year-Old and Her Parents in Dispute Over Damages to His $10,000,000 Mansion It’s a damn shame when you put up folks in your home and they — literally — piss all over it. That’s the charge NBA great Scottie Pippen is making in a lawsuit he’s filed against lawyer-turned-standup comic Lindsay Glazer Woloshin and her family — in...
2019-06-01 06:30

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 20:15

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
2019-06-05 02:45

2019 US Open: Round 1 tee times, TV channels, streaming info With the 2019 U.S. Open teeing off Thursday, here's all the info you need to watch Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and more        ...
2019-06-13 12:45

Laila Anderson, 11-year-old St. Louis Blues superfan, joins team in Stanley Cup celebration Anderson, 11, who suffers from a rare, life-threatening disease that results in the body making too many immune cells, had adopted the Blues.       ...
2019-06-13 13:15

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromis...
2019-06-13 13:45

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia. Knox arrived at Milan’s Linate airport on Thursday ...
2019-06-13 14:30

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran....
2019-06-13 14:45

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
2019-06-13 14:45

Millennials who earn $100,000 or more are flocking to these 10 states Millennials who earn $100,000 or more are moving out of the Northeast and heading toward the South and the West Coast, to states such as Washington.       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave...
2019-06-13 15:00

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 15:15

Condolence Messages Flood Twitter As Survivors Ruled Out In An-32 Crash Political leaders cutting across party lines today took to social media to express their condolences for India's "air warriors" in the hours following the Air Force's announcement that nobody on the......
2019-06-13 15:15

U.S. House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-06-13 15:15

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declared herself a supporter of the anti-vaccination mov...
2019-06-13 15:45

Women can never win – even when they win 13-0 | Arwa Mahdawi It’s crucial women call out double standards, but it’s also important we don’t cry ‘sexism’ to absolve ourselves of bad behavior Should America be ashamed of itself?I know that’s an evergreen question (and the answer is normally yes), but in this par...
2019-06-13 15:45

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting 'worse and worse' President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia....
2019-06-13 15:45

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
2019-06-13 16:15

British Official Signs U.S. Extradition Order For Julian Assange Despite Hostility Between UK Home Secretary and Trump Regime Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid told BBC Radio today that he has signed the extradition order for Julian Assange, paving the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to the U.S. to face charges of computer hacking and espionage. Read more......
2019-06-13 16:15

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
2019-06-13 16:30

Court Sends Alleged Member Of Pak-Based Terror Group To 5-Day Custody A Delhi court Thursday sent an alleged member of banned Pakistan-based terror outfit Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), to five-day NIA custody in connection with a terror funding case, which also......
2019-06-13 16:45

Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party Splits In Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party ally LJP won all the six seats it contested in the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar. Of its six MPs, three are family members of Paswan -- his son and two younger brothers....
2019-06-13 16:45

Russia arrests Putin critic Alexei Navalny, hundreds more for taking part in anti-corruption protest Russian authorities arrested Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic, together with hundreds other protesters who went to the streets following the arrest of a journalist....
2019-06-13 16:45

HBO's Euphoria is a gorgeous, empty spectacle HBO’s Euphoria promises right away to delve into the dark side of Gen Z. It stars Zendaya—who has to carry much too much of the show—as Rue, a troubled teen who starts the series with an overdose and still spends most of her time after chasing the ha...
2019-06-13 16:45

Best website builders for photographers in 2019 Plenty of online tools will help you create a website in just a few minutes with just a few clicks, but they're not all geared towards helping photographers – those people who want to show off big, beautiful galleries of images online.If ...
2019-06-13 16:45

Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz live stream: how to watch the fight online from anywhere Tyson Fury, the Gypsy King, is back in the ring and this time he's taking on the undefeated German, Tom Schwarz in none other than Las Vegas. The event should be as spectacular as you'd expect from this boxing showman and you can live strea...
2019-06-13 16:45

Improving the feedback loop is critical for IT success One of IT’s biggest challenges across the enterprise today is getting feedback from employees that is useful and demonstrates how technology deployments are actually going. Most IT departments send out generic “how are we doing?&#x...
2019-06-13 16:45

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flood...
2019-06-13 16:45

'Harry Potter' stars Rupert Grint, Tom Felton reunite at Universal Orlando for Hagrid ride Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando has a new roller coaster. Tom Felton, Rupert Grint, Evanna Lynch, Warwick Davis rode it at a media preview.       ...
2019-06-13 17:00

Lead battery tech could make electric car charging cheaper Tesla is reportedly investigating using lead batteries at charging stations to store cheaper off-peak electricity Could old-school lead batteries come back to life and speed-up the introduction of electric cars as part of a nationwide charger networ...
2019-06-13 17:15

New 2020 Hyundai i10 spotted with front end redesign Hyundai's popular city car, which shares its platform with the latest Kia Picanto, is caught with less camouflage than ever Hyundai will launch a new, third-generation i10 next year, and new prototypes of the strong-selling city car have been spotte...
2019-06-13 17:15

Burger King is selling an 'Upside Down Whopper' to honor 'Stranger Things' Fast-food chain Burger King announced it will sell an 'Upside Down Whopper' as part of a partnership with Netflix for its hit show 'Stranger Things.'       ...
2019-06-13 17:15

Comedian Dean Obeidallah awarded $4.1M in defamation suit against Daily Stormer A federal judge has ordered the publishers of a white supremacist website, the Daily Stormer, to pay $4.1 million in damages to Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah for publishing false statements accusing him of terrorism....
2019-06-13 17:15

E3 2019: the future of video games is complicated The end of consoles, the dawn of streaming subscriptions and a lack of clarity. E3 might not be changing but the way we play isDespite the absence of Sony PlayStation, this year’s annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles delivered the usua...
2019-06-13 17:15

The history of juiced balls and how today's home run binge fits in With home runs flying everywhere, it's fair to wonder if something is up with the ball. But this isn't new. We take a look at other seasons that saw a spike in offense....
2019-06-13 17:30

How to Enjoy a Wedding Without a Plus One The worst part of any wedding—beyond waiting in the sweltering heat for the bride to stride down the aisle or eating an especially overcooked steak at the reception—is having to endure one alone....
2019-06-13 17:45

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13 17:45

Man fatally shot in Memphis identified: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
2019-06-13 18:15

The Latest: Congo pastor likely behind Uganda’s Ebola cases BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says the Congolese man who is thought to have infected Uganda’s cluster of Ebola case...
2019-06-13 18:15

Aurora Games to feature No. 1 US beach volleyball team ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games will feature the top-ranked women’s beach volleyball team on the U.S. tour, led by April Ross and Alix Klineman. The stars will be on the roster of Team Americas in the inaugural all-women’s sports and...
2019-06-13 18:15

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
2019-06-13 18:15

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. The National Weather Service says the river drop...
2019-06-13 18:15

Thrashings, tackles and Welsh worries – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Michael Butler and Chris Paouros discuss a record-breaking World Cup win, follow-throughs, Wales in trouble, Lionel Messi making a lot of money and the perils of being a non-league refereeJoin the conversation on Facebook...
2019-06-13 18:15

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
2019-06-13 18:30

All Hail the Queen: Mary J. Blige to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards For the past three decades, Mary J. Blige has provided us with everlasting life through song like no artist before her. And to celebrate her various contributions to the entertainment industry, she’ll be honored with BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award ...
2019-06-13 18:30

Man Arrested in Killing of Black Trans Woman in Dallas, Muhlaysia Booker Dallas Police have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for killing three women in Dallas, including Muhlaysia Booker, a black trans woman whose death drew national attention last month....
2019-06-13 18:30

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
2019-06-13 19:15

Even Tyson is selling meatless protein alternatives Tyson, one of the biggest food producers in the US, is getting into the alternative protein game, but it hasn't embraced entirely plant-based products just yet. Its chicken nugget alternative contains egg, while the burger patties in the Raised ...
2019-06-13 19:15

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
2019-06-13 19:15

Brazil's embargo on beef exports to China lifted Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday the country may resume beef exports to China after an embargo was lifted, sending shares of Brazilian meatpackers like Marfrig Global Foods and Minerva SA soaring....
2019-06-13 19:30

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
2019-06-13 19:30

Autosport podcast: From Villeneuve to Brock in an amazing career Veteran engineer John Gentry has worked in almost every conceivable branch of motorsport - from Formula 1 to grand prix motorcycling, sportscars and touring car racing...
2019-06-13 19:30

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 19:45

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
2019-06-13 20:15

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
2019-06-13 20:45

'Biblical' swarm of locusts plague Italian farmlands in worst infestation since WWII A swarm of locusts is plaguing farmlands on the Italian island of Sardinia in what farmers have called the worst infestation since the end of World War II....
2019-06-13 20:45

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential retaliation by authorities employing mass data collection and sophisticat...
2019-06-13 20:45

The best – and worst – airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.       ...
2019-06-13 21:15

Lululemon rallies but another athleisure stock is racing ahead of the pack Lululemon worked up a sweat Thursday, but another athleisure stock is besting the competition: Under Armour. The workout gear stock is tracking for its best annual performance in five years....
2019-06-13 21:15

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
2019-06-13 21:30

Gregg Williams excitable and revealing in first Jets words: ‘Culture beats strategy’ Gregg Williams has been the Jets’ defensive coordinator since January, but Thursday was the first time he stood at the Atlantic Health Training Center podium to speak to the media. Starting with a cordial, “Hello, hello,” he came out guns blazing. “T...
2019-06-13 21:30

Hope Solo ironically keeps the USWNT celebration controversy going Hope Solo has joined the criticism against the United States Women’s National Team. Solo, who played goalie for the USWNT from 2000-2016 and played every minute of the team’s 2015 World Cup triumph, joined others in ripping the American goal celebrat...
2019-06-13 21:30

Patriots grasping for tight end answers with Michael Roberts trade Michael Roberts is next up. After a cut, a suspension and a trade that never materialized, the Patriots made their latest move to replace Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots acquired Roberts from the Lions on Thursday for a conditional seventh-round draft p...
2019-06-13 21:30

Atari doesn’t want you to call its new VCS a “console” The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. LOS ANGELES—At E3 meetings this week, Atari finally showed off playable, near-final prototypes of its long-delayed, heavi...
2019-06-13 21:30

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
2019-06-13 21:45

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
2019-06-13 21:45

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

India's Ola plans to set up research center in Bay Area India's taxi aggregator Ola said on Thursday it plans to set up its first research center in San Francisco area to push its electric mobility and autonomous vehicles....
2019-06-13 21:45

Toy Story 4 Is a Heartwarming, Boundary-Pushing Addition to the Beloved Franchise Above all else, the one thing Toy Story 4 needed to do was make itself worthy of the title “Toy Story.” That’s a name with a grand tradition in animation. A name that promises excellence, not some by-the-numbers cash-grab. And while it’s certain to g...
2019-06-13 22:00

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 27...
2019-06-13 22:00

Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necessary. Today, it launched Game Builder, a free platf...
2019-06-13 22:15

Amazon will debut 'The Report' in theaters before it hits Prime Video Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance picks, the political thriller The Report, in theaters on September 27th....
2019-06-13 22:15

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
2019-06-13 22:15

The Last American Chevy Cruze Has Had Four Different Owners Since March The Chevy Cruze died last year, one of a slew of GM cars to be unceremoniously executed. The last Cruze came off the Lordstown GM plant’s production line in March. It has since changed hands no fewer than four times. Its newest owner is simply deligh...
2019-06-13 22:30

A construction worker dad became a successful Instagram influencer just to prove a point to his daughter Getty Images / Jeff Pachoud Omar, an Austin, Texas-based construction worker, is the only influencer you need to follow on Instagram. The coffee-loving, cigar-smoking construction worker decided to share his life on Instagram after telling his daugh...
2019-06-13 22:30

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
2019-06-13 22:45

|TencentinvestorNaspersseesprofitboostaheadofspin-off Naspers' full-year earnings have risen by as much as a third ahead of the technology group’s planned asset spinoff in Amsterdam, a move designed to reduce its dominance of Johannesburg’s stock exchange....
2019-06-13 22:45

'Doctor Sleep' trailer: Stephen King's follow-up to 'The Shining' shows first look The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) years after 'The Shining.'        ...
2019-06-13 22:45

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
2019-06-13 23:15

Groundbreaking astronomer Kepler 'may have practised alchemy' Analysis of Kepler’s manuscripts finds high levels of metals used in a pseudoscience still practised in the 16th and 17th centuriesThe pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler may have had his eyes on the heavens, but chemical analysis of his manuscript...
2019-06-13 23:15

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be c...
2019-06-13 23:30

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
2019-06-14 00:15

'Star Trek' logo - or at least, what looks like it - spotted on Mars Recently, a NASA spacecraft in orbit around Mars snapped a photo of an odd object on the planet's surface – something that looks remarkably like the Star Fleet logo from Star Trek.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

AP Top Stories June 13 P Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Two oil tankers were attacked near the Straight of Hormuz, Boris Johnson advances in race for prime minister; Amanda Knox returns to Italy, Researchers aim to retire monkeys not kill them.   &...
2019-06-14 00:30

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-14 00:30

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
2019-06-14 00:30

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
2019-06-14 00:45

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 02:15

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
2019-06-14 02:15

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the Hous...
2019-06-14 02:15

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
2019-06-14 02:30

SBI Doesn't Need Any Capital From Government: Chairman Rajnish Kumar In March, SBI raised Rs 1,251 crore in bonds to boost its additional Tier 1 capital ratio. Its board has extended the deadline to raise Rs 20,000 crore till March next year....
2019-06-14 03:00

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation....
2019-06-14 03:00

Phil Mickelson discusses missed chances at US Open Phil Mickelson talks about a few that got away during his opening-round 72 at the US Open on Thursday (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
2019-06-14 04:01

Canadian minister dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’...
2019-06-14 04:15

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an exa...
2019-06-14 04:15

Pham: All-Star process 'never going to be fair' Rays outfielder Tommy Pham voiced his displeasure after the initial All-Star Game voting results were released Monday, saying the disparity between big and small markets is "never going to be fair."...
2019-06-14 04:30

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minu...
2019-06-14 04:30

Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 6 – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltDurant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon 3.38am BST Email from Stephen Hodson:Hi Hunter again,Considering how Leonard has been relatively quiet in the first half, the Raptors can feel p...
2019-06-14 04:45

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead through an electrifying presence. It is a subtler, mo...
2019-06-14 04:45

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on ...
2019-06-14 04:45

New Avengers game hints at a Marvel Gaming Universe The recent E3 trailer for the Avengers game has given rise to some speculation that the game may contain a crossover with the PS4 Spider-Man game. Some are hoping for a game version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — which is unlikely, but would be a...
2019-06-14 04:45

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
2019-06-14 05:00

As Blue Jays flounder, phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. impresses: 'None of this scares him' Since baseball’s top prospect made his debut, he’s convinced his teammates and coaches that he’s impervious to the pressures and expectations.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
2019-06-14 05:15

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting ....
2019-06-14 05:30

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesday, was wanted for a shooting in Mississippi, a prosecutor there said. ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier....
2019-06-14 05:30

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
2019-06-14 05:45

E. coli risk leads King Arthur Flour to recall bags of its unbleached all-purpose flour Select bags of King Arthur Flour have been recalled for possible E. coli contamination. Nearly 114,000 bags are a part of the nationwide recall.       ...
2019-06-14 05:45

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6. The post Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 06:00

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6 BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston’s fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Thursday night. Five players homered for Boston, which ...
2019-06-14 06:45

Disney's Falcon & Winter Soldier Has to Explore Race and Captain America's Legacy Now that they’ve done their part to save the universe in Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes are packing up their gear and jetting off to Disney+ to star in their own miniseries. Falcon & Winter Soldier is sure to give the duo an inter...
2019-06-14 06:45

Deal: Get a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ for as low as $350 Samsung's last year Galaxy S flagships are still solid top-tier phones by today's standards, but their priced have dropped considerably. The Galaxy S9 can be had for around $600 outright, while the Galaxy S9+ costs just $100 more. Of course, Samsung ...
2019-06-14 07:45

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 07:45

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins to various online accounts, services, and apps. Of course, the feature is made that much more conven...
2019-06-14 07:45

AT&T cancels its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders; customers involved get a $100 promo card While the world waits for Samsung to announce a new launch date for the Galaxy Fold, actions speak louder than words. Especially when those actions consist of Best Buy canceling pre-orders collected for the device last month followed up by today's ne...
2019-06-14 07:45

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The Google Home Max is a great device to enhance your entertainment experience since it features powerful...
2019-06-14 07:45

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
2019-06-14 07:45

RFU call off search for Eddie Jones successor to work under England coach for final year of contract RFU CEO Bill Sweeney has revealed England are no longer planning to appoint a successor to work under Eddie Jones for the final year of his contract....
2019-06-14 08:15

Bayer says to invest 5 bln euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
2019-06-14 08:15

Furry head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old Siberian wolf was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the Arctic....
2019-06-14 08:30

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)   ...
2019-06-14 08:30

PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 billion IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
2019-06-14 09:15

Ducey touts Arizona’s universal licensing in meeting with Trump PHOENIX (KPNX) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made a stop at the White House on Thursday to discuss how to reduce barriers to enter the workforce. The Republican governor was among a number of bipartisan state leaders who met with President Donald Trump f...
2019-06-14 09:45

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13th at the Village Inn on 22nd and Harrison to raise...
2019-06-14 09:45

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
2019-06-14 10:00

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in ba...
2019-06-14 10:15

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 10:45

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
2019-06-14 10:45

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
2019-06-14 11:15

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
2019-06-14 11:15

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
2019-06-14 12:15

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 12:30

Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks Guy Hands, one of Britain's most prominent financiers, is in talks to sell a disputed portfolio of two dozen care homes to a specialist real estate investor for more than £200m....
2019-06-14 12:45

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
2019-06-14 13:30

EXPLAINER-Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
2019-06-14 13:45

UPDATE 1-Dutch marine engineer Boskalis to salvage Gulf of Oman tankers Dutch marine engineer Boskalis said on Friday it had has been appointed to salvage both tankers that were hit in the Gulf of Oman in a suspected attack....
2019-06-14 13:45

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for law enforcement agencies have always been upfront that this tool for transparency was a double-edged ...
2019-06-14 13:45

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by ...
2019-06-14 13:45

The mindfulness conspiracy It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activism. By Ronald PurserMindfulness has gone mainstream, with celebrity endorsement from Oprah Winfrey and...
2019-06-14 13:45

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
2019-06-14 13:45

Phil Neville explains the tactics he uses as England manager Neville wants defenders to pass out from the back, midfielders to dominate and forwards to be braveBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkTwo months after Phil Neville took charge of the England women’s team, he faced his first big chall...
2019-06-14 14:30