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Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff

Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergen...

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff

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U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of concern about what it describes as threats from Iran....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Netherlands suspends government mission in Iraq over security threat: ANP agency The Dutch government has suspended a mission in Iraq that provides assistance to local authorities due to a security threat, Dutch news agency ANP reported on Wednesday....
15:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on fo...
06:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m....
12:24, 05/17/2019

US Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq right away BAGHDAD (AP) — US Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq right away....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India after New Delhi stripped the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
18:48, 08/07/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir move The move follows India’s sudden retraction of constitutional rights in the disputed region that has long been a flash point between the two countries....
20:24, 08/07/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
13:36, 05/15/2019

India suspends moon mission launch shortly before takeoff A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon....
09:36, 07/15/2019

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
05:36, 08/11/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
15:12, 06/10/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid differences over Iran Spain has withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led naval group in the Gulf because it was now focusing on alleged threats from Iran rather than an agreed objective to mark an historic seafaring anniversary...
14:48, 05/14/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert, publishe...
12:00, 05/15/2019

France to continue military training activities in Iraq: source The French army has no plans at this point to suspend military training activities in Iraq, a source close to the French Defence ministry told Reuters on Wednesday....
19:24, 05/15/2019

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's British Consulate was confirmed to have been det...
07:00, 08/23/2019

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
05:36, 05/28/2019

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in...
14:12, 06/19/2019

German armed forces suspend training ops in Iraq on regional tensions Germany is suspending military training operations in Iraq due to increasing regional tensions, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday....
15:36, 05/15/2019

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over contract concerns. The reason for his absence reported...
03:48, 06/06/2019

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to...
18:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The U.S. ordered all nonemergency staff to leave Iraq immediately, amid heightened tensions with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Army Staff Sgt. Becomes First Living Veteran to Receive the Medal of Honor for Iraq War President Donald Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia on Tuesday at a White House ceremony for his heroic actions during the Battle of Fallujah. Bellav...
03:12, 06/26/2019

Trent Williams’ Redskins holdout due to issues with training staff Trent Williams’ time with the Redskins appears to be done. The 31-year-old tackle has not reported to Washington since the conclusion of the 2018 regular season. He has missed OTAs, mandatory mi...
04:48, 08/09/2019

Staff Sgt. David Bellavia becomes first living Iraq War veteran to receive Medal of Honor President Donald Trump is scheduled to present the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, the first living recipient who served in the Iraq War, for "conspicuous gallantry" in the Second ...
02:36, 06/26/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions Order comes as Iran’s supreme leader issues warning over country’s nuclear capabilitiesThe US embassy in Baghdad has ordered all non-essential and non-emergency staff to leave Iraq immediately as tens...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from t...
15:12, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
13:24, 05/19/2019

Firms give staff terror training after London Bridge response delays Increasing numbers of businesses are training their staff in how to help in the aftermath of a terrorist attack following concerns about how long it could take emergency services to reach victims....
23:00, 06/16/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard w...
03:36, 05/22/2019

Trump presents Medal of Honor to former Army staff sergeant who rescued entire squad in Iraq President Donald Trump will present the Medal of Honor on Tuesday to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia for his actions as a squad leader in Fallujah, making him the first living Iraq War vetera...
00:24, 06/26/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
21:36, 05/15/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Food delivery service Deliveroo pulls out of Germany Those in Germany looking forward to a night in with pizza or a burger will have to act fast if they want to place their order through Deliveroo. The British bike delivery service has said it is leavin...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Iraq, Germany's Siemens sign power agreement Iraq and German giant Siemens have signed a framework electricity agreement potentially worth billions of dollars. The Iraqi premier was in Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
15:12, 05/01/2019

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UN...
19:48, 08/14/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Germany will not join U.S.-led mission in Strait of Hormuz: Maas Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz, close to Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
19:00, 07/31/2019

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move comes after Washington formally urged Berlin to join t...
00:12, 08/01/2019

U.S. envoy slams Germany after reluctance on Hormuz mission The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Europe's bigge...
04:36, 08/01/2019

Germany's Scholz 'very skeptical' about U.S. mission for Strait of Hormuz Germany's Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday he was very skeptical about a request by the United States to join a military mission for the Strait of Hormuz....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Germany 'has not offered' to join U.S.-led mission for Strait of Hormuz Germany has not offered to join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to calm tensions with Iran, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while the defense minister suggeste...
19:00, 07/31/2019

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The operation was halted following pushback...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Germany: European naval mission in Strait of Hormuz worth considering The German government has not offered any contribution to a U.S. naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz but thinks it is "worth considering" a European mission and is in touch with its partners on that...
13:48, 07/31/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:12, 06/08/2019

Germany ready to take part in Hormuz naval mission: RND media group Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, media group RND reported, citing participants in a meeting of par...
18:36, 07/25/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
05:12, 06/08/2019

Germany mulls joining European Persian Gulf naval mission Pressure is growing on the German government to lend its military weight to a potential European naval mission in the Persian Gulf. The UK government floated the idea of a joint European operation las...
10:12, 07/28/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednes...
05:00, 05/16/2019

France, Germany, Britain working on maritime 'observation' mission in Gulf: Le Drian Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France was working with European capitals to improve maritime security in the Persian Gulf but stopped short of backing Britain's call for a naval mission to e...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Pompeo meets Iraq PM in Baghdad: Iraq government source U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister and other senior officials after voicing U.S. concern about Iraqi sovereignty ...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq The militias were critical in pushing the Islamic State out of Iraq, but most have refused to disarm. They range from helpful groups to criminal organizations, and some have ties to Iran....
03:00, 05/08/2019

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U....
03:00, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and contr...
22:00, 06/18/2019

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
19:24, 06/26/2019

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
02:48, 05/31/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better le...
09:36, 05/09/2019

What Do Melania Trump’s Clothes Say About Diplomatic Fashion? In just three days, her outfits have gone from obvious to opaque, but what did her sartorial choices actually say about the “special relationship” between the US and UK?...
09:12, 06/06/2019

Iran's Zarif says US diplomatic restrictions 'inhuman' Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has blasted US travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, describing them as "basically inhuman." He also accused Washington of "economic terrorism," targeting ordi...
04:36, 07/18/2019

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addressed to the Swedish Prosecution Authority on July ...
08:24, 08/04/2019

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
03:36, 06/01/2019

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says ...
04:24, 06/11/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
15:00, 06/03/2019

No evidence of hacking in UK diplomatic leak: top civil servant There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation is ongoing, the UK's top civil servant in the Fore...
15:36, 07/10/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India over Kashmir The political crisis over the disputed territory of Kashmir is escalating, with Pakistan saying it would downgrade its diplomatic ties with India, expel the Indian ambassador and suspend bilateral tra...
20:24, 08/07/2019

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
13:48, 07/14/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
22:48, 05/16/2019

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support terrorism and Syrian dictator Bashar Assad....
08:24, 08/17/2019

Iranian tanker at centre of diplomatic row leaves Gibraltar Shipping data show vessel moving as territory rejects final US request to hold it longerThe Iranian supertanker at the centre of a diplomatic row between Britain and Iran left Gibraltar on Sunday nigh...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Turkey wants to expand Asian diplomatic ties: minister Turkey wants to expand its diplomatic presence in Asia as the region becomes the economic center of the world, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that the initiative did not mark...
17:36, 08/05/2019

Takeaways from Japan poll: diplomatic challenges and diversity Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has avoided lame-duck status after his ruling bloc won a solid victory in Sunday's upper house election but the poll - with nearly record-low turnout - has dented hi...
07:36, 07/22/2019

US, Russia seek better ties after years of diplomatic crises Senior officials have called for an overhaul of US-Russia ties, saying a more "constructive model" is necessary. Experts say attempts to normalize the often tense relationship will prove difficult, if...
21:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of forme...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Pakistan says will downgrade diplomatic relations with India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Wednesday it will "downgrade" diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special st...
17:12, 08/07/2019

Explosion Rocks Diplomatic District Of Kabul, Dozens Injured A powerful explosion rocked Kabul early Monday, targeting an area of the Afghan capital housing military and government buildings, although it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties....
09:24, 07/01/2019

North Korea tests more missiles despite efforts at diplomatic solutions North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two similar missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the Unite...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin Americ...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road t...
02:12, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to brand Theresa May’s handling of Brexit ‘a mess’. Jo...
22:36, 07/11/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism f...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Theresa May Stands by Embattled U.S. Ambassador After Diplomatic Cables Leak (LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him fol...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Shinzo Abe’s Latest Diplomatic Long Shot: Peacemaking in Iran Japan’s prime minister arrives Wednesday in Tehran, placing himself directly in the middle of a tense confrontation between the United States and Iran....
07:36, 06/12/2019

Budget 2019: India To Open New Diplomatic Missions, 18 In Africa Presenting the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that 18 new diplomatic missions will be opened in Africa....
12:48, 07/05/2019

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this month....
23:36, 08/12/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
09:12, 08/08/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, on...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
00:48, 07/14/2019

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei execu...
03:00, 07/14/2019

Kashmir crisis: Pakistan takes a diplomatic gamble with India Pakistan is making the most of its limited options to pressure India over Kashmir. But what can Islamabad hope to achieve by expelling the Indian ambassador and breaking off trade relations?...
14:48, 08/08/2019

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to provoke a diplomatic crisis as her husband, Sheikh ...
10:51, 07/06/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy,......
02:48, 05/01/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier in the week....
23:12, 08/07/2019

‘Stupefying ignorance’: What Boris Johnson said about Trump when he wasn’t being so diplomatic The incoming British prime minister's 2016 criticism of President Trump was even more pitched than that of many Republicans who have come around to supporting the president....
19:12, 07/23/2019

New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise on easing sanctions, analysts said....
17:00, 05/04/2019

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an i...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Leaked British Cables Critical of Trump Lead to Diplomatic Uproar President Trump’s statement came close to declaring Kim Darroch, the ambassador, persona non grata — an extraordinary breach between the United States and one of its closest allies....
04:12, 07/09/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
12:48, 06/22/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehr...
19:24, 07/16/2019

China says case of detained British consulate staffer ‘not a diplomatic issue’ Chinese Foreign Ministry said the man violated regulations on "Punishments in Public Order and Security Administration,'' but gave no further details....
13:48, 08/21/2019

RPT-FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no...
02:24, 05/02/2019

RPT-Canadian farm exports run into Chinese wall amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter diplomatic dispute....
13:36, 04/29/2019

Canadian farm exports hit new Chinese obstacles amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter diplomatic dispute....
22:12, 04/29/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no...
02:36, 05/01/2019

Grave concerns over tariffs reflected in Mexico’s diplomatic push for a deal The peso slid sharply, and the Mexican stock market slumped after President Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on all goods coming into the United States....
02:12, 06/01/2019

Canadian farm exports run into Chinese wall amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter diplomatic dispute....
07:36, 04/29/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wart...
11:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wart...
10:36, 07/05/2019

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two coun...
14:36, 07/10/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez enters Chile diplomatic residence in Caracas Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and his family have been admitted to a Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chile's foreign minister said on Tuesday via Twitter....
23:24, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian farm exports hit new Chinese obstacles amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter diplomatic dispute....
22:00, 04/29/2019

COLUMN-Trump's dance with autocrats keeps diplomatic doors open: Peter Apps For those who accuse U.S. President Donald Trump of being more at home in the company of dictators, autocrats and authoritarian rulers than with democratic leaders, the past week has provided ready am...
13:12, 07/03/2019

Rep. Gabbard on Venezuela: Trump WH 'saber-rattling,' US should broker diplomatic solution with Russia 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, bashed the Trump administration Wednesday in a Fox News interview, accusing the White House of "saber-rattling" and saying the U.S. should wor...
08:36, 05/02/2019

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
20:12, 07/19/2019

President Trump Disinvites U.K. Envoy From Dinner With Qatar’s Emir in Diplomatic Feud U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch was disinvited from a dinner that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is hosting Monday with President Donald Trump and the emir of Qatar, according to a U.S. official. ...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boycotts and efforts by Seoul to cut the economy's......
11:36, 08/05/2019

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by ...
22:12, 07/04/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent ...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34%....
21:12, 08/05/2019

Mike Pompeo makes diplomatic phone call to ease tensions with Denmark over Greenland A dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Denmark, over the latter's refusal to sell Greenland, was softened some by a phone call from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
05:12, 05/30/2019

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s admin...
21:12, 07/08/2019

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a...
02:12, 06/25/2019

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, th...
19:48, 07/14/2019

U.S. suspends flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airpo...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Likely Toast After Top Investor Pulls Out (NEW YORK) — Woodstock 50 is proving to be as chaotic as the original festival held in 1969. A financial investor in the festival announced Monday it was pulling its funding from the anniversary...
03:36, 04/30/2019

GM's Maven pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
01:36, 05/21/2019

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
20:36, 05/31/2019

AP Source: Jay-Z pulls out of Woodstock 50 performance Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place...
19:24, 07/26/2019

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race....
19:12, 04/28/2019

What it's like to vacation in Iraq Photographer Christian Lindgren travels to Iraq for an unconventional vacation. Find out what he did on holiday in a destination synonymous with conflict....
15:00, 04/30/2019

No sweat for Nadal and Federer, Bertens pulls out Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through the French Open draw on Wednesday and Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the third round....
00:12, 05/30/2019

Woodstock 50 festival in disarray after investor pulls out A planned three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival was thrown into doubt on Monday after the lead investors said they had canceled the event but organizers said t...
02:36, 04/30/2019

Toyota pulls forward electrification plan Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer....
12:48, 06/07/2019

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship       ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

ECB in touch with Carige after BlackRock pulls out of rescue The European Central Bank has been in touch with special administrators who run Banca Carige after BlackRock pulled out of rescuing the ailing Italian lender, an ECB spokeswoman said on Thursday....
14:12, 05/09/2019

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead has been busted — but warned that more needs ...
05:36, 08/10/2019

Netflix pulls a bullshit move, cancels The OA In a depressingly familiar narrative that would absolutely fail to live up to the bonkers storytelling standards of the show in question, Netflix has canceled Brit Marling’s weirdly wonderful The OA. ...
01:12, 08/06/2019

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chie...
20:24, 08/19/2019

ATP roundup: Querrey pulls off second upset in two days After upsetting fourth-seeded Dusan Lajovic of Serbia a day earlier, American Sam Querrey defeated fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Nature V...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Raptors' Lowry (thumb) pulls out of World Cup Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors says his surgically repaired thumb has not recovered sufficiently enough to allow him to participate with USA Basketball in camp for the FIBA World Cup, ...
02:24, 08/13/2019

Dixons Carphone pulls Huawei 5G handsets Dixons Carphone has confirmed it will not stock Huawei’s 5G handsets following the decision of EE and Vodafone to suspend all pre-orders.The Huawei Mate X was expected to be one of the first 5G...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly ca...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Ewan pulls out of Giro d'Italia following second stage win "Caleb Ewan will press ahead with his preparations for the Tour de France after announcing his withdrawal from the Giro d\u0027Italia following his second stage win of the three-week grand tour."...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the od...
00:48, 05/17/2019

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that strea...
21:24, 06/16/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Adorable Soccer Lad Pulls Out Loose Tooth The Only Way He Knows How The time in a kid’s life where a tooth becomes loose at seemingly a biweekly rate can be quite intimidating, but it can also lead to some wonderful ingenuity. Case in point, we have this young Rangers...
19:48, 05/26/2019

Infineon suspends shipments to Huawei: Nikkei German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies, in a sign that Washington's crackdown on the Chinese tech company is beginning to hamper its supplies beyond the United States...
09:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: FAA says Alaska air carrier suspends operations KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local): 10 a.m. Federal officials say an Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court papers showed....
23:36, 05/20/2019

Infineon reportedly suspends shipments to Huawei German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies, in a sign that Washington's crackdown on the Chinese tech company is beginning to hamper its supplies beyond the United S...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Doping: IWF provisionally suspends five Russian weightlifters Five Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations based on data retrieved from a Moscow laboratory, the sport's governing body has said....
08:48, 08/14/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctio...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey,...
11:12, 07/07/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
08:36, 05/07/2019

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
01:24, 05/16/2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz suspends 2020 bid Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz suspended his longshot presidential campaign on Wednesday — saying he had a sore back and needed time to get better. Schultz told campaign staffers he was slashing...
01:12, 06/13/2019

LSU suspends fraternity for alleged hazing, misconduct BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An LSU fraternity has been suspended amid hazing and misconduct allegations. The Advocate reports university officials confirmed that LSU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter will be c...
22:36, 05/21/2019

Al Jazeera Suspends Two Journalists Over Holocaust Video Al Jazeera announced the suspension Sunday of two journalists over a video that reportedly claimed the extent of the Holocaust was deliberately misrepresented by Jews. The Qatari broadcaster said in a...
08:24, 05/20/2019

NBA suspends free agent Beasley for five games Michael Beasley, an unsigned free agent and former second overall pick in the NBA Draft, has been suspended five games by the league for a violation of its drug policy, according to Shams Charania of ...
06:24, 08/09/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
05:48, 06/03/2019

MLB Suspends Four Pirates, Three Reds, One Guy Who's Now On A Different Team For Brawl MLB has announced the fallout for Tuesday night’s brawl during Pirates-Reds: Six players and both managers have been suspended. Pittsburgh relief pitcher Keone Kela “won” with the longest punishment a...
01:00, 08/02/2019

MLB suspends eight individuals for Pirates-Reds brawl Eight individuals from the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds, including the managers of both clubs, have been suspended for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl this week, Major League Baseball ...
03:24, 08/02/2019

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself Georgia's insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering....
00:36, 05/17/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face o...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Canada Suspends Meat Exports to China Ottawa halts shipments after its probe finds forged certificates tied to pork sales. Tensions have mounted since Canada’s arrest of a Huawei executive....
04:24, 06/26/2019

Citing unrest, US suspends air traffic with Venezuela The United States on Wednesday suspended all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, saying the political unrest and tensions there pose a risk to flights....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee (NEC) after he was recorded claimin...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
23:36, 06/25/2019

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch Amid U.S. Restrictions China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components....
11:36, 06/12/2019

Group pulls TV ad attacking Beshear in Democratic race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short-lived TV ad denouncing rival Andy Beshear’s...
05:24, 05/17/2019

Divorce pulls off a delightfully awkward dinner party With only third episodes left in the series, “Bad Manners” is a bit of a placeholder for Divorce. Frances tries and fails to make amends with Jackie, Diane moves closer to the rich octogenarian, and D...
06:36, 07/23/2019

Update sent to improve the cameras on the Huawei P30 Pro; B&H pulls the P30 line The Huawei P30 Pro features a quad-camera setup in the back. This consists of a 40MP primary camera (f/1.6 aperture), an 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 20MP Ultra-wide camera, and a Time...
00:00, 06/07/2019

'No More Heroes III' pulls Travis into the garden of madness next year No More Heroes III is heading to Nintendo Switch in 2020, starring charismatic, homicidal nerd Travis Touchdown and, most likely, a lot of hacking and slashing. The first look at the game featured Tra...
19:12, 06/11/2019

U.S. pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied...
15:24, 08/02/2019

Fiat Chrysler pulls its proposal to merge with Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with French automaker Renault — a deal that would have reshaped the global auto industry and helped the carmakers compete in the race for electric and...
16:48, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Auger-Aliassime pulls out of French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:17 p.m. Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime has pulled out of the French Open because of an injury. Organizers said the No. 25-s...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Arrcus pulls in $30 million for white-box networking software Arrcus, a San Jose, California-based startup developing a hardware-agnostic networking operating system, has raised $30 million in venture capital.Read More...
23:24, 07/23/2019

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pulled from the program under pressure from Christia...
15:36, 08/04/2019

Vancouver Whitecaps Goalie Pulls Off Three Spectacular Saves In A Row If there’s one thing better than a good goalkeeper boner, it’s a goalkeeper thwarting an attacking onslaught by turning into a brick wall. Think Tim Howard at the 2014 World Cup, or David de Gea last ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead....
02:12, 07/27/2019

Huawei Pulls Laptop Launch as U.S. Restrictions Sting China’s Huawei Technologies canceled the launch of a new laptop and paused production at its personal-computer business due to restrictions on buying American components....
13:36, 06/12/2019

Harrison pulls out of June 23 title bout with injury Tony Harrison has pulled out of his June 23 title bout rematch with Jermell Charlo after injuring his right ankle during training. Promoters said Jorge Cota will replace Harrison in the 154-pound cont...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Authorities: Woman Pulls Gator From Pants During Stop Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Florida woman pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop. The Charlotte C...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Trump Pulls a Charlottesville and Says He Hates All Kinds of 'Supremacy' President Trump hasn’t even reached El Paso or Dayton yet, but he already had his Charlottesville moment speaking with reporters outside the White House this morning....
18:00, 08/07/2019

| Osaka pulls out of Rome in French Open scare World No 1 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Italian Open before Thursday's quarter-finals with injury just a week before the start of the French Open....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Friesen pulls away on dirt at Eldora for 1st Trucks victory Stewart Friesen won on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his first NASCAR Trucks Series victory and a spot in the playoffs       ...
09:00, 08/02/2019

New Fed Rate Pulls Ahead in Race to Replace Libor Signs are appearing that a reference rate created by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is gaining traction as the leading replacement for the discredited Libor rate....
19:36, 08/09/2019

Apple Pulls Watch App After Finding Eavesdropping Glitch Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watches after finding a glitch that could allow a person to listen in on someone else’s iPhone call, the second eavesdropping flaw Apple has addressed...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiations....
21:12, 07/18/2019

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop selling guns, but it does not plan to do so....
22:00, 08/09/2019

LAFC pulls away with late goals, beats Crew 3-0 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark-Anthony Kaye scored in the first half and Adama Diomande and Carlos Vela added late goals to help MLS-leading Los Angeles FC beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday night. Ty...
05:48, 05/12/2019

BlackRock pulls out of rescue for Italian bank Carige U.S. fund manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, a move that could push Rome's fragile government into another costly state bailout....
14:12, 05/09/2019

Whole family pulls off epic baby shower surprise Grandma was already beaming over her daughter's baby shower, but then she totally loses it when this unexpected guest walked through the door.        ...
06:48, 08/10/2019

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
03:24, 07/12/2019

BlackRock pulls out of rescue bid for Italian bank Carige U.S. asset manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, raising the prospect that the government could be drawn into another costly state bailout....
09:12, 05/09/2019

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog sa...
13:12, 08/08/2019

No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches Enlarge / Hulu's poster and key art for the new season. It's been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around town. (credit: Hulu) Cue Air's “La femme d’argen...
12:36, 08/01/2019

Dennis pulls out of Tour de France in unclear circumstances Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has abandoned the Tour de France during the first Pyrenean stage amid reports he clashed with his team's officials       ...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detec...
13:12, 07/18/2019

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking...
10:36, 07/18/2019

Florida Woman Pulls Alligator From Pants After Being Pulled Over By Cop It was not a crocodile skin accessory, nor a symbol of the Lacoste brand, but rather a living, breathing alligator that a Florida woman produced from her trousers during a police stop....
05:36, 05/08/2019

The Snowpiercer series trailer finally pulls into the station TNT’s Snowpiercer adaptation has had its share of difficulties, derailments we’ve documented in these same internet pages. The series, which stars Daveed Diggs as one of the passengers caught up in th...
00:36, 07/21/2019

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year        ...
01:12, 05/30/2019

Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month's French Open....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Stephens pulls US even with Swiss in FedCup after Keys upset Sloane Stephens beats Timea Bacsinzsky after Viktorija Golubic upsets Madison Keys, pulling US even with Swiss in Fed Cup        ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine With worries over outbreaks growing nationwide, health officials responded to reports of infected individuals by imposing quarantines at UCLA and Cal State LA....
20:36, 04/28/2019

UK pulls up Rolls-Royce for slow supplier payments Engine maker Rolls-Royce said on Monday that it had been suspended from the UK government's Prompt Payment Code (PPC) after failing to pay suppliers in time....
12:24, 04/29/2019

CORRECTED-TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chie...
07:36, 08/20/2019

8-Year-Old 'Hero' Pulls Sister From Car As Kidnapper Tries To Drive Away The 8-year-old was not about to let a strange man drive off with his 10-year-old sister in their great-grandmother's car. Moments earlier, Chance Blue and Skylar Weaver were waiting in the back seat.....
20:36, 04/29/2019

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury “I’m kind of worried a little bit,” Osaka said after being forced to retire from a quarterfinal less than two weeks before she is to start defending her U.S. Open title....
11:12, 08/17/2019

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Opelka pulls off another upset at Wimbledon, beats Wawrinka In a Wimbledon tournament filled with early upsets, Reilly Opelka pulled off another one in the second round        ...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets...
08:12, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. insurer Chubb pulls back from coal Chubb Ltd will become the first U.S. insurer to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies, saying on Monday it will no longer sell insurance to or invest in companies that make more than ...
21:12, 07/01/2019

WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, four others for involvement in fight The WNBA handed down suspensions to five players, including star center Brittney Griner, for their roles in a fight during a game between the Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury....
03:24, 08/14/2019

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move....
12:48, 07/21/2019

Google suspends NZ 'trending' emails after suspect's name released Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case, the company said on Friday....
10:12, 07/05/2019

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. service members killed during the Korean War. In a st...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Biden Foundation suspends operations, effective immediately Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden "now will be devoting all their time and effort to the presidential campaign," board chair Ted Kaufman said on Thursday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and intimate encounters, including drug deals and people ...
12:36, 08/02/2019

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organizat...
01:12, 06/21/2019

CBS suspends search for a new CEO, extends acting CEO Ianniello through 2019 Earlier this month, CNBC had reported that CBS had missed its own internal deadline to find a successor for Les Moonves, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Champions League suspends PSG's Neymar for insulting official The UEFA Champions League has issued a three-game suspension in next year's tournament to Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar after he insulted an official....
19:00, 04/28/2019

WBC provisionally suspends Whyte as mandatory heavyweight challenger The World Boxing Council (WBC) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended Dillian Whyte as the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder's world heavyweight title because the Briton had failed a dop...
03:24, 07/31/2019

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as p...
08:48, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Trump suspends proposed tariffs on Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says he has “indefinitely suspended” tariffs he has threatened ...
03:24, 06/08/2019

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash The sultan of Brunei said the country won't enforce new laws that include stoning to death for adultery and gay sex. The announcement comes after a global backlash to the laws, including calls for a b...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisting Blow as Huawei Technologies will immediately lose access to updates to the Android operating system Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software produc...
23:48, 05/19/2019

Google reportedly suspends Huawei's Android support after US ban Huawei was already facing serious trouble following the Trump administration's de facto ban, but it might get considerably worse. Reuters sources claim Google has suspended transactions with Hua...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended in the previous six months....
23:24, 05/09/2019

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or sentiment that favors Hong Kong’s protesters....
20:12, 07/31/2019

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'offensive' Holocaust report Images of the persecution of Jews accompanied narration asking ‘why is there a focus only on them?’Al-Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced that claimed the extent of ...
09:24, 05/20/2019

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'Holocaust denying' video The Qatari broadcaster has come under fire for a controversial video about the Holocaust. The Israeli Foreign Ministry said it represented "the worst kind of pernicious evil."...
11:12, 05/20/2019

NHL suspends Blues F Barbashev for 1 game for illegal check NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev for one game for an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Marcus Johansson during Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Fi...
03:24, 06/08/2019

Banned Nigerian Shi'ite group suspends street protests A banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group on Wednesday said it had suspended a series of protests calling for the release of its detained leader and will temporarily seek other avenues to secure his rele...
19:00, 07/31/2019

WNBA suspends Griner 3 games for fight; 4 others punished Mercury center Brittney Griner will miss the next three games after the WNBA suspended her Tuesday for her role in a fight in the Dallas-Phoenix game over the weekend that resulted in six players gett...
21:24, 08/14/2019

Google suspends Viagogo from advertising over trust concerns Google took action on Thursday after concluding that the Swiss firm was in breach of its advertising policy, basing its decision on advice from advertising regulators....
13:24, 07/18/2019

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has suspended a complaint it had made against China to the World Trade Organization, a shift that might signal a slight opening in the administration’s...
00:12, 06/15/2019

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
05:48, 05/31/2019

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on it...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolated instance with no evidence of any widespread outb...
01:36, 06/04/2019

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December, the league said....
14:48, 07/17/2019

Cycling: UCI suspends four for potential anti-doping breach Four European cyclists, including two retired riders, have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from the Austrian law enforcement authorities, the Interna...
17:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. Suspends Commercial Passenger, Cargo Flights to and From Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said it was suspending all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, citing safety concerns stemming from political instability in the ...
23:24, 05/15/2019

MLB suspends Phillies’ Odubel Herrera for the rest of season Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera accepted a suspension for the rest of the season under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. The commissioner’s office announced his decision...
05:00, 07/06/2019

ACB Suspends Mohammad Shahzad's Contract For "Indefinite Period" Mohammad Shahzad has been punished for breaching ACB's policy which requires any contracted player to ask for its permission to travel out of the country....
17:53, 08/11/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Spain suspends Franco exhumation planned for Monday Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the exhumation, planned for June 10, of the remains of former dictator General Francisco Franco from a state mausoleum, pending the result of appeals by his ...
15:24, 06/04/2019

China suspends purchases from US farmers as trade war heats up Beijing's Commerce Ministry announced Monday that it had stopped buying U.S. agricultural goods in retaliation for the Trump administration's decision last week to enact new tariffs on $300 billion wo...
01:12, 08/06/2019

EU suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock A record-breaking European Union jobs summit was suspended Monday after officials couldn't settle on who should take over some of the alliance's top posts, officials said....
00:36, 07/02/2019

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
00:24, 06/22/2019

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
18:48, 06/04/2019

UNC Children’s Hospital Suspends Most Complex Heart Surgeries The death rate among patients with the most serious heart conditions reached nearly 50 percent, newly released data show. State and federal regulators are investigating....
00:48, 06/18/2019

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Twitter permanently suspends AOC parody account for being misleading Twitter banned the account @AOCPress, labeled as a "parody," on Monday, apparently because it sounded too much like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., while mocking her....
21:00, 05/07/2019

China suspends imports from Canadian pork company BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the country will halt imports from a Canadian pork company after food safety issues were detected in one batch. The Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday that cust...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor t...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second day as protesters staged another rally at the busy ...
12:48, 08/13/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
10:12, 05/24/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoin...
14:48, 05/24/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling militar...
19:24, 06/06/2019

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft...
14:48, 07/16/2019

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homelan...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Trump suspends CNN analyst's credentials in another shot at the press The move stems from a July altercation with Breitbart reporter Sebastian Gorka, and echoes actions against CNN’s Jim AcostaThe Trump administration has fired another shot in its war with the US press,...
21:24, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Toshiba says Total to take its U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out French energy group Total will buy Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business for $15 million, the Japanese industrial conglomerate said on Saturday, weeks after a previous deal with a Chinese ener...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Walmart pulls displays for violent media after El Paso shooting Some politicians are rushing to blame violent video games for mass shootings, and Walmart is apparently quick to respond to this fear. Leaked internal memos revealed that the retailer (which served a...
02:24, 08/10/2019

Meet the yoga expert who pulls off jaw-dropping poses in the nude A YOGA guru has amassed 92,000 follows due to her naked snaps. The fitness fan stretches herself into impossible positions – while not wearing clothes....
19:00, 05/15/2019

NRA pulls the plug on NRA-TV, ending business relationship with ad firm: report The National Rifle Association decided Tuesday to shut down production at NRA-TV, thus ending the increasingly contentious business relationship with its long-time advertising firm Ackerman-McQueen, t...
07:00, 06/26/2019

WRC Rally Chile: Tanak pulls away, Neuville unhurt in big crash Toyota's Ott Tanak edged further ahead of reigning World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier on Rally Chile's Saturday morning stages, while Thierry Neuville escaped unhurt from his massive crash...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell ...
18:12, 06/01/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’s mobile operating system. The developer beta for A...
02:12, 05/08/2019

WHO pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike British health officials say they'll take "urgent action" to hike vaccination rates after an unusually high number of measles this year has led the World Health Organization to pull its status as a "m...
01:12, 08/20/2019

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for m...
22:12, 08/01/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military in...
06:24, 06/19/2019

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 Max off flight schedule until October Southwest Airlines announced it was pushing back the reintroduction of the Boeing 737 Max until October after the FAA said it had found a new problem with the plane....
21:00, 06/27/2019

New York man allegedly impersonating a police officer pulls over van of detectives A New York man was arrested on Friday after he allegedly tried to pull over a van while pretending to be a police officer except there was reportedly one problem: the van was filled with detectives....
14:48, 08/19/2019

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month's French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer....
00:36, 05/14/2019

Venezuela pulls CNN after network’s footage of a truck hitting protesters CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters, the news agency said. “DirecTV, Net Uno, Int...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Le Mans 24 Hours: Conway pulls clear in polesitting Toyota Mike Conway earned the polesitting #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID breathing space at the front of the field during the first hour of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours...
20:36, 06/15/2019

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
12:00, 06/17/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty abou...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
23:12, 05/14/2019

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks'...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
22:36, 06/18/2019

How ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ pulls off crazy car stunts Without a high speed chase or four, the “The Fast & the Furious” would be no more than the idle and the content. So the ninth film in the franchise, “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” appropriat...
07:48, 08/02/2019

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
03:36, 07/13/2019

Amazon pulls novel written by suspect in Mackenzie Lueck murder A self-published novel written by the suspect in the killing of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck was pulled from Amazon on Monday. The book by Ayoola Ajayi, titled “Forge Identity,” wa...
05:48, 07/02/2019

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's bigges...
01:12, 07/13/2019

Lyft pulls Bay Wheels e-bikes after two catch fire in San Francisco Lyft’s San Francisco bike-share subsidiary Bay Wheels yanked its entire fleet of pedal-assisted electric bikes on Wednesday after multiple reports of bikes catching fire. “Out of an abundance of...
22:12, 08/01/2019

Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way ...
04:24, 08/09/2019

How ‘Baskets’ star Zach Galifianakis pulls off playing twins The surreal world of “Baskets” extends to its cast, with Zach Galifianakis playing bearded, identical-twin brothers Chip and Dale Baskets and Louie Anderson as family matriarch Christine Baskets — a r...
05:36, 07/02/2019

Osaka pulls out of Stuttgart semi-final with abdominal injury "World number one Naomi Osaka has pulled out of Saturday\u0027s semi-finals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after failing to recover from an abdominal injury she suffered in her quarter-...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Maximum Security bettor pulls defeat from jaws of victory “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes the blues get a hold of you. Ahh, just when you thought you had made it.” — Carole King As A great Yogi once said, “it ain’t over till it’s over.” ...
09:00, 05/05/2019

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression...
23:36, 07/09/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to sho...
22:36, 07/09/2019

Montana pulls 27 children from support center over abuse claims Welfare officials have removed more than two dozen children from a health facility in Montana pending an investigation into accusations of abuse, state officials said....
19:12, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin pulls back from 18-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 18-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebo...
10:48, 06/24/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from...
04:36, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-BlackRock pulls out of rescue bid for Italian bank Carige U.S. asset manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, raising the prospect that Rome could be drawn into a costly state bailout....
11:48, 05/09/2019

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
04:36, 05/21/2019

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK 5G launch event. However it looks like the device m...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Amazon pulls in $3.6 billion profit and says it will offer free one-day shipping The company’s lucrative advertising and cloud computing businesses notched the bulk of its profits and helped boost margins even as sales growth slowed....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Microsoft accidentally releases, then pulls Windows 10 preview build This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly resolved, but it serves as a cautionary tale. Here's...
18:36, 07/24/2019

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
18:36, 05/24/2019

Keurig Dr Pepper pulls mineral water due to arsenic levels Keurig Dr Pepper has pulled a brand of bottled water off store shelves after testing showed they may contain dangerous levels of the deadly chemical arsenic....
02:36, 06/26/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah...
09:12, 07/10/2019

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia, its chief executive said on Thursd...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Florida woman pulls alligator from her pants during traffic stop A Florida woman pulled an alligator out of her pants during a traffic stop on Monday — a strange move that might just rank on the state's list of odd reported crimes....
07:00, 05/07/2019

'Elite Squad' pulls together a Tom Clancy dream team on mobile Ghost Recon: Breakpoint wasn't the only Tom Clancy-related game Ubisoft showcased at its E3 event. It revealed the trailer for Tom Clancy's Elite Squad, a mobile RPG that pulls together char...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday n...
08:36, 05/13/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
16:48, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
10:36, 05/26/2019

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even though he had never been to the Middle Eastern country...
11:12, 08/09/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has reminded many observers of the run-up to the U.S.-led i...
08:24, 05/15/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand w...
15:48, 05/18/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
10:24, 06/09/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a success....
18:00, 05/20/2019

New name and a new mission for VW's lab VW promises a global lineup filled with scores of battery-electric vehicles. Its Silicon Valley lab will be responsible for making those coming products technologically advanced and customer-oriented....
07:27, 07/06/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores we...
03:48, 06/07/2019

EFL suspends Bury’s season opener against MK Dons over funding issues • League One club missed Monday’s 5pm deadline to provide info• Bolton given reprieve after PFA steps in with emergency loanThe Football League has barred Bury from starting the new season, suspending...
03:24, 07/30/2019

Google suspends New Zealand 'trending' emails after suspect's name released Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case, the company said on Friday....
11:00, 07/05/2019

Norway suspends cash for Amazon fund over dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended funding that was supporting measures to curb deforestation in Brazil after the South American country blocked the operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of...
23:24, 08/15/2019

MLB suspends Seattle Mariners' Tim Beckham 80 games for PEDs Seattle Mariners infielder Tim Beckham has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball for taking the performance-enhancing drug Stanozolol.       ...
02:24, 08/07/2019

China suspends cooperation with France on police affairs, says report Action comes after France gave asylum to wife of jailed former Interpol chief Meng HongweiChina has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs, after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife o...
01:36, 08/04/2019

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar ...
02:24, 06/07/2019

Brazil suspends beef exports to China after mad cow case: exporter A representative of a leading Brazil-based beef exporter confirmed on Monday that the country's agriculture ministry has suspended beef exports to China after a case of mad cow was reported in the sta...
23:36, 06/03/2019

European Tour suspends Olesen pending assault investigation The European Tour has suspended Thorbjorn Olesen pending the investigation into his arrest on charges of being drunk on an aircraft and assaulting a female passenger while she slept....
14:48, 08/07/2019

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to mad cow case: exporter Brazilian exporters selling beef to China face a temporary ban on shipments as Brazil deals with an atypical case of mad cow disease in Mato Grosso state, a representative of a leading exporter told R...
23:36, 06/03/2019

Tour de Pologne suspends racing in tribute to Bjorg Lambrecht • Young Belgian rider died following crash on Monday• Teammates cross finish line together in neutralised stageRacing in the Tour de Pologne was suspended on Tuesday, as cycling paid tribute to the li...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edg...
21:48, 05/27/2019

Pakistan PM suspends police amid outrage over child's murder Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has suspended police accused of being slow to investigate the abduction and murder of a 10-year-old girl in a case that has sparked national outrage, a minister sai...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
00:48, 06/22/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday an...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins -authority Flight check-in services have been suspended at Hong Kong's international airport, the airport authority said on Tuesday, citing disruptions caused by anti-government protests....
12:25, 08/13/2019

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guar...
21:36, 06/05/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid US blacklisting Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
05:36, 05/23/2019

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of Sa...
21:48, 07/15/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid U.S. blacklist Japan's Panasonic Corp said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
03:00, 05/23/2019

LIRR suspends service to Hamptons, Montauk all day after train derailment The holiday weekend is already off the rails for the Long Island Rail Road. Service to the Hamptons and Montauk is expected to be suspended for all of Saturday after two trains collided, the MTA said....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash The Massachusetts RMV has now suspended more than 2,400 drivers for out-of-state violations that weren't processed. More are likely.        ...
22:48, 08/16/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
13:00, 05/07/2019

WADA Suspends India's National Dope Testing Laboratory The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) has been instructed to stop all testing procedures with immediate effect and all the samples need to be safely moved to an accredited lab....
05:24, 08/23/2019

Mexican judge suspends arrest warrant for ex-Pemex head MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal judge has lifted an arrest warrant issued for a former head of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos in a corruption investigation, but says he must appear at ...
06:12, 06/06/2019

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Tuesday, adding the move was not related to bil...
22:00, 07/16/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
12:36, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Rain suspends Djokovic-Thiem French semifinal The Latest on the French Open: The semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem is being suspended by rain during the fifth set       ...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Agent fires back after NFL suspends Cowboys' Quinn (PEDs) The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn two games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, drawing a quick rebuke from the player's agent....
06:24, 08/09/2019

Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Tennessee State suspends quarterback facing rape charges Tennessee State suspends QB Demry Croft indefinitely following his indictment on rape and sexual battery charges       ...
02:12, 08/22/2019

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed...
05:12, 08/09/2019

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days -statement British Airways suspended flights to Cairo for seven days starting Saturday as a precaution to allow for an assessment of security there, the airline said in a statement....
19:24, 07/20/2019

British Airways suspends Cairo flights as security precaution Services to Egyptian capital halted for seven days to allow for security review, says airline British Airways has suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days as a security precaution.The airline mad...
02:36, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing-supplier Spirit AeroSystems suspends outlook Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc on Wednesday followed Boeing Co's lead in suspending its full-year outlook and pausing share buybacks in reaction to the groundings of the U.S. planemaker's 737 MAX jet...
14:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 5-British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move....
06:24, 07/21/2019

Lyft suspends its San Francisco e-bike program following battery fires Lyft has slammed the brakes on its San Francisco e-bike hire scheme after several bikes reportedly caught fire in the city. According to the San Francisco Examiner, the first incident happened on July...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Sirius XM suspends Hank Haney after 'insensitive' LPGA comments Golf commentator Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel after female golf players said his comments about U.S. Women's Open and the LPGA Tour were racist and sexist....
17:24, 05/31/2019

Al Jazeera suspends journalists over anti-Semitic Holocaust video Al Jazeera on Sunday suspended two journalists over a video that accused Jewish people of exploiting the Holocaust — and Israel of being the genocide’s “greatest beneficiary.” The vi...
07:36, 05/20/2019

Power outage suspends some New York-Philadelphia trains: Amtrak A power outage on Wednesday temporarily suspended some local and regional passenger trains traveling between New York and Philadelphia, Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad operator, reported....
19:00, 06/19/2019

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
05:48, 08/01/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
02:12, 05/10/2019

Trump Suspends New Tariffs After US, Mexico Reach Agreement On Migration The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on migration, President Donald Trump announced late Friday, with the punishing tariffs he had been threatening "indefinitely suspended."...
08:00, 06/08/2019

Trump suspends tariffs on Mexico after deal on immigration reached U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has indefinitely suspended the threat of tariffs against Mexico after reaching "a signed agreement" on immigration....
05:24, 06/08/2019

United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China The United States has halted a World Trade Organization dispute over China's treatment of intellectual property rights until Dec. 31, the WTO dispute panel hearing the case said in a statement publish...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Qatari Broadcaster Al Jazeera Suspends Journalists Over Holocaust Report Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced claiming the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews....
02:24, 05/21/2019

Spirit AeroSystems suspends 2019 outlook due to Boeing Max groundings Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc on Wednesday followed Boeing Co's lead in suspending its full-year outlook in reaction to the groundings of the U.S. planemaker's 737 MAX jets....
14:12, 05/01/2019

Peru suspends permit for Southern Copper's $1.4 bln Tia Maria project Peru has suspended a construction permit it recently gave to Southern Copper Corp for its $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper project while officials can re-evaluate its legality, authorities announced late...
10:24, 08/10/2019

MLB suspends eight after wild Reds-Pirates brawl, including both managers The dugout-clearing brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game resulted in multiple-game suspensions for eight people involved....
17:24, 08/02/2019

Google suspends transcription of voice assistant clips in Europe Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended reviewing voice recordings from its Google Assistant virtual helper in the European Union after a leak of Dutch audio data, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on T...
10:12, 08/02/2019

Malawi suspends broadcast call-in shows over election unrest Malawi's government has ordered all call-in shows to be suspended while accusing some broadcasters of "careless and unethical coverage" of unrest after last month's disputed election....
14:24, 06/07/2019

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
09:36, 08/09/2019

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade dispute....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
07:12, 07/21/2019

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe ec...
17:24, 08/02/2019

Apple suspends the Siri program where people listened to your questions Just last week a report by The Guardian dug into a program where third-party contractors listened in to anonymized recordings of Apple users asking Siri questions to judge the assistant's respons...
08:36, 08/02/2019

Citing ‘aviation terror’ risk, UK suspends Cairo flights Citing an unexplained “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation,’’ British Airways on Saturday suspended flights to Cairo for seven days. Lufthansa, the German airline, had a one-day suspension e...
06:48, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
10:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a backdown aimed at defusing unrest sparked ...
12:24, 06/15/2019

Twitter suspends Jewish newspaper, SPD politician for anti-AfD tweets Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD par...
21:12, 05/13/2019