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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 d...

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran

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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

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

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

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 nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghd...
19:48, 05/15/2019

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

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid differences over Iran Spain has withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led naval group in the Gulf because it was now focusing on alleged threats from Iran rather than an agreed objective to mark an historic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

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the face as escalating tensions between the US and Ira...
00:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be dif...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washington and Tehran have been exchanging increasingly bel...
05:36, 05/08/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghda...
00:24, 05/08/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against Americ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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

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

Have I Got News For You pulled: Backlash as BBC pulls show over Heidi Allen European election impartiality concerns The BBC has pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You over fears having Change UK leader Heidi Allen as guest host would breach election impartiality rules....
13:24, 05/11/2019

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

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns grow about the risks posed by the severe overcrow...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-carbon economy....
22:36, 05/08/2019

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
20:48, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles towar...
12:24, 05/17/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final amid safety concerns Arsenal's Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the English club's Europa League final squad amid concerns for his safety in Azerbaijan's capital Baku....
15:24, 05/21/2019

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions 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...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy t...
08:24, 05/10/2019

Iran pulls out of parts of nuclear deal, sets 60-day deadline to renegotiate terms Iran’s president said Wednesday the country will stop complying with parts of an Obama-era nuclear deal and set a 60-day deadline for new terms of the landmark pact before resuming higher uranium enri...
13:24, 05/08/2019

International community raises concerns over possible U.S.-Iran escalation International worries flared into the open Tuesday that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Tehran amid skepticism about its claims that Iran poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its...
04:24, 05/15/2019

Iraq walks Iran-US tightrope as tensions escalate The United States claims militia with ties to Iran are planning attacks against its personnel in Iraq. Whether true or not, tensions between Iran and the US are putting Iraq in a tough position....
04:48, 05/16/2019

Tesla reports bruising first-quarter loss of $702M amid concerns about Model 3 demand Facing concerns about demand and profitability, Tesla reported a bruising first-quarter net loss of $702 million on Wednesday.        ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to discuss the safety of Americans in Iraq and explain U....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Oil rises on escalating US-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year....
06:24, 05/21/2019

Oil rises on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year....
05:36, 05/21/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats fro...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the U.S. and Iran, saying it would turn Iraq into a battlefield yet again, just as it is on the pat...
13:24, 05/20/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Irani...
20:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — 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): 2:40 p.m. Ba...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq Hard-line pro-Iran militias in Iraq denounced the late-night rocket strike near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid effor...
15:24, 05/20/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria. British Maj. Gen. Chris...
18:00, 05/14/2019

As U.S.-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired near Iraq's U.S. Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing ...
11:24, 05/20/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the US Embassy but causing no...
18:36, 05/20/2019

US orders American civilians out of Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate HOW MANY TROOPS?: One thing seems clear this morning. The Pentagon has drawn up contingency plans to deploy thousands more U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf region to deter Iran if it commits any hostil...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard warns war with Iran would make Iraq War 'look like a cakewalk' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D, HI, said she looks forward to a briefing next week that will provide more clarity on the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, and warned that a war with the count...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.        ...
01:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gild...
21:12, 05/24/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germany to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and inste...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensified its pressure campaign against Iran....
04:36, 05/08/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
02:00, 05/14/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data....
22:36, 04/28/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vagu...
00:00, 05/16/2019

On Surprise Iraq Visit, Mike Pompeo Speaks Of "Imminent" Iran Threat Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Baghdad where he accused Tehran of planning "imminent"...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. military said it was braced for...
02:00, 05/15/2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact c...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
03:24, 05/08/2019

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. pe...
17:12, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq close to signing $53 bln deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. pe...
16:36, 05/07/2019

Arsenal to learn Uefa's Europa League final security plan amid concerns over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's safety Uefa are set to confirm in the next 24 hours whether they will meet the security requirements requested by Arsenal to ensure Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in the Europa League Final....
13:00, 05/15/2019

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

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast’s powers and proxies As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and what could happen: UNITED STATES The U.S. has tens o...
22:48, 05/20/2019

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
03:12, 05/21/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies a...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising...
11:24, 05/16/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting calle...
09:36, 05/24/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of Americ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran....
15:24, 05/25/2019

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the ...
04:48, 05/25/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just after President Trump and Iran’s foreign minist...
02:24, 05/21/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
01:36, 05/22/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I...
20:24, 05/16/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:36, 05/22/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That would mean going beyond the level of potency allowed...
11:36, 05/16/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington...
15:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis 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): 9:40 a.m....
09:36, 05/16/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran ...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Trump warns Iran, says country will 'suffer greatly' if it does 'anything' amid tensions President Trump on Monday warned Iran that it will “suffer greatly” if the country does “anything” amid reported threats against the United States from Tehran....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
23:12, 05/13/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a “sabotage” attack off the coast of t...
20:48, 05/13/2019

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a time of heightened fears of a clash between the US...
11:12, 05/14/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions be...
07:12, 05/18/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said t...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes Saudi Arabia blames Tehran for drone attack by Yemen’s rebels that knocked out key oil pipeline, as newspaper close to palace calls for “surgical” U.S. strikes on Iran...
05:24, 05/17/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil. India’s foreign minis...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
13:24, 05/15/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions...
04:36, 05/24/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said t...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Trump's Iran stance is the right one amid increasing tensions: Rick Scott President Trump is correct to stand up to Iran, as the Rouhani government is contributing to tensions in both the Middle East and in its support for the Maduro regime in Venezuela....
00:48, 05/17/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going ...
20:12, 05/24/2019

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
22:48, 05/24/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its military presence in the Gulf amid a worsening spat wit...
14:36, 05/18/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washin...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East in ...
02:36, 05/15/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
14:24, 05/17/2019

US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be 'misidentified,' amid tensions with Iran Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Iran, American diplomats said in a warning Saturday....
10:48, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Satu...
17:24, 05/18/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
05:36, 05/24/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft carrier force sent to counter alleged threats from...
03:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:12, 05/24/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike group was traveling to the region amid tensions in Gaza...
06:36, 05/06/2019

Oil prices rise amid production cuts and Trump Iran threats – business live Opec cartel members suggested that production cuts could remain in place to sustain prices 9.26am BST All is not well in London’s property market (for owners, at least). Activity was at a record low i...
10:36, 05/20/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.    ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
23:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. warns commercial airliners flying in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
15:48, 05/18/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking ...
20:36, 05/23/2019

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions....
19:12, 05/24/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

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

Austria's Kurz pulls plug on coalition, calls for snap election Conservative Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on Saturday on his coalition with the far-right Freedom Party after a damaging video prompted its leader to step down as vice chancellor...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Bethesda Pulls Free Elder Scrolls Tabletop RPG That Ripped Off A D&D Module Yesterday Bethesda released a free promotional tabletop role-playing game module set in Elsweyr, the setting for the next expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online. Now the module has been pulled from Th...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
17:24, 05/22/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, afte...
19:24, 05/02/2019

Trump administration pulls California high-speed rail funding The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
22:12, 05/16/2019

State pulls daycare’s license after owner’s husband busted for rape State officials on Thursday pulled the licence of a Bronx daycare after the owner’s husband was accused of raping a young girl who went there. The New York State Office of Children and Family Se...
01:24, 05/03/2019

Goalkeeper Pulls Off The Rare Cheap Shot-Flop-Red Card Trifecta Allan McGregor, goalkeeper for Scottish Premiership club Rangers, displayed some truly astounding audacity in a match against Hibernian this weekend. Not only did he sneakily jump up and kick a Hibs p...
17:36, 05/06/2019

Florida woman pulls gator from her yoga pants during traffic stop Cops in Florida found a woman with a baby alligator hidden in her yoga pants and dozens of tiny turtles in her purse when she was pulled over with a man in a pick-up truck Monday, police said....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson’s new comedy The Hustle pulls an inelegant con When it comes to source material to plug into the trend of gender-flipped comedy remakes, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels isn’t actually a bad choice. The 1988 Frank Oz film—itself a remake of a 1964 Marlon B...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Florida woman pulls alligator out of her yoga pants during traffic stop During a routine traffic stop with police in Florida, a woman pulled a live alligator out of her pants. The couple said they were collecting nearby wildlife and gave permission for police to search th...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Cardi B Pulls a Rihanna in Larger-Than-Life Gown at the 2019 Met Gala Cardi B has arrived to the 2019 Met Gala! The Grammy-winning rapper just hit the red carpet at the fashion event, held Monday night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. For......
04:36, 05/07/2019

Rome scrambles to swerve Carige bank bailout after BlackRock pulls out Rome's fragile government battled to avoid another costly bank bailout on Thursday after U.S. fund manager BlackRock ditched a proposed rescue of Italy's Carige....
18:24, 05/09/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries....
02:24, 05/21/2019

Trump tweets threat: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran' Incendiary message follows disavowals of intent from both sidesOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranDonald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats yet to Tehran, warning that “if...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent week...
00:48, 05/20/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN daily said on Monday that the decision to name Touraj ...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China, launches patriotic alternative Tencent Holdings Ltd on Wednesday shut down its test version of global blockbuster "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" in China and shifted users to a similar, more patriotic video game which, unlike PUBG...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Lilly's new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new patients to a new class of migraine drugs, and seeks to build on that adva...
21:36, 05/10/2019

Grindr and the 'new cold war': why US concerns over the app are dangerous The Chinese-owned app does pose data risks – but wrongly framing such fears can fuel racism and homophobiaFor years, American leaders claimed that the internet would bring free markets and liberal dem...
13:48, 05/18/2019

CVS Eases Concerns About Aetna Deal CVS Health delivered stronger-than-expected results in its first quarter as a combined health-care company, taking a step toward selling skeptical investors on its acquisition of Aetna....
17:00, 05/01/2019

UK says 5G roll out could be delayed by security concerns The roll-out of 5G networks in Britain could be delayed, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright said, adding that he would not trade off the economic benefit of using cheap kit with security risk....
18:12, 05/08/2019

Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store and then fled when the clerk drew a gun and called 911....
21:36, 05/25/2019

Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China as regulatory approval proves elusive Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday it will stop offering in China its test version of global best-selling video game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" (PUBG), having waited in vain for over a year t...
07:12, 05/08/2019

Huawei hits Android roadblock as Google pulls access to core apps and services In what will likely be a significant blow to its global smartphone and tablet business, Huawei has today learned that Google is planning to pull the Chinese company’s access to many of its core...
03:36, 05/20/2019

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

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

'No concerns at all' over player behaviour during NRL's Magic Round League will not implement restrictions or curfewsBrisbane set to welcome 300 players for weekend carnivalThe NRL has refused to put a ban on players hitting Brisbane’s party districts during Magic Rou...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Texas barge collision: no air quality concerns Officials monitor health concerns while cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels.        ...
19:24, 05/13/2019

Over 62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled over E. coli concerns An Illinois company issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of beef ahead of what’s largely considered the kick-off to grilling season over concerns about E. coli contamination....
19:12, 05/23/2019

Oil prices down on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand concerns Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war between China and the United States....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Dow loses more than 500 points as trade concerns intensify for a second day The Dow extended its losses into a second day on Tuesday after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality.        ...
22:12, 05/07/2019

WeWork to Buy CEO's Properties That Spurred Conflict Concerns Chief Executive Adam Neumann plans to sell the properties he owns and leases to the office-space company, a move to eliminate a potential conflict of interest ahead of an expected initial public offer...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Community can voice concerns over I-11 at public meetings TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to get input on the proposed Interstate 11. Wednesday’s event at the Tucson Convention Center is one of six me...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and...
18:24, 05/18/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them more human, has slammed the project as ethically una...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Sixers face major concerns this offseason SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt details the big decisions facing the 76ers this offseason after their heartbreaking Game 7 loss.        ...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
19:24, 05/08/2019

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23:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military on Tuesday reaffirmed its concerns about possible imminent threats from Iranian-backed forces to its troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert....
00:36, 05/15/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water ch...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Iraq pursuing $53B megaproject with ExxonMobil, PetroChina The prime minister of Iraq says he has instructed his country’s Oil Ministry to finalize an agreement with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to lead a $53 billion megaproject to boost oil...
16:12, 05/07/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in t...
08:00, 05/17/2019

No air quality concerns detected after Texas barge collision BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Officials say air monitoring hasn’t raised health concerns as the cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels ...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Britain has concerns around Chinese cyber intrusion- UK PM spokesman Britain has a strong relationship with China but has expressed concerns about its cyber intrusion, a spokesman for the prime minister said on Thursday, after the United States warned London it should ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaig...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking to raise $2.3bn after its latest results heightened...
19:24, 05/02/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week...
13:12, 05/25/2019

Proposal to hire civilian first responders concerns TFD union TUCSON — Manpower and resources are at a premium inside the Tucson Fire Department. The city is looking to minimize the high call volume firefighters face. “We are doing this for firefight...
07:12, 05/20/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would have enough votes if nominated....
01:36, 05/01/2019

WestJet profits up despite lingering concerns over 737 Max grounding and Swoop WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive Ed Sims said Tuesday the airline continues to face challenges from the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max aircraft and...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Indiana college softball team pulls off stunning hidden-ball trick to advance to World Series Indiana college softball players used teamwork and a bit of subterfuge to pull off a hidden-ball trick Saturday that secured their spot in the Women’s College World Series....
09:12, 05/21/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Widows of Iraq’s war pick up the threads of fragmented lives MOSUL, Iraq – In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together. ...
23:36, 05/13/2019

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

Charity: Iraq excludes 45,000 children born under IS rule An international charity says an estimated 45,000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentat...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya: USGS A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Local medics said no injuries were reported and officials said there was ...
14:24, 05/11/2019

Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That. A lukewarm response by potential donors, including the United States, at a fund-raising conference threatens efforts to stabilize the war-torn country....
18:00, 05/20/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Widows of Iraq's war pick up the threads of fragmented lives In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together....
18:12, 05/13/2019

Iraq: Yazidis to accept survivors of IS rape, not children The spiritual council for Iraq's Yazidi community says it will not embrace the children of women raped by Islamic State group men, just days after it said it would accept "all survivors" of the extrem...
18:48, 04/28/2019

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis...
02:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
19:12, 05/15/2019

Iraq will 'cooperate' with Siemens on power grid plan Iraq's government said on Monday it would "cooperate" with German engineering group Siemens in a potential deal to develop the country's power grid, but gave no further details....
20:12, 04/29/2019

Berlin: We're not reducing number of embassy staffers in Iraq for now Germany is keeping the number of staff at its embassy and consulate in Iraq constant for now, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government ...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Gunmen kill five members of a family near Iraq's Mosul Gunmen shot dead five members of a family in an attack on their house near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul late on Wednesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
15:12, 05/09/2019

Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China's CPECC A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq's Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country's underserved Maysan province....
15:00, 05/08/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
17:00, 05/18/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
22:12, 05/16/2019

Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China’s CPECC BAGHDAD (AP) — A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq’s Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country’s underserved Maysan province...
15:48, 05/08/2019

BT hands shares to staff in £50m scheme BT is to award shares to its staff as part of a move to drive employee engagement at a time when it is investing heavily in infrastructure and cutting costs.New CEO Philip Jansen said the ‘Your...
13:24, 05/20/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets w...
20:24, 05/08/2019

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts sa...
16:48, 05/17/2019

| Finch plays down Smith and Warner World Cup security concerns Australia one-day captain Aaron Finch said everything had been put in place to protect disgraced pair Steve Smith and David Warner during the World Cup....
19:48, 05/23/2019

Barr calls Mueller's letter expressing concerns 'a bit snitty' Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller was "a bit snitty" in his letter expressing misgivings about the attorney general's letter to Congress summarizing Mueller's findings....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Tyson expands recall of chicken strips over metal concerns Tyson Foods is expanding the recall of its chicken strips, after getting more complaints that buyers found pieces of metal in their dinners, federal officials said....
14:48, 05/05/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on U.S.-China trade concerns Canada's main stock index opened lower on Tuesday, as fresh worries about an escalation in the trade dispute between the United States and China kept investors risk averse....
16:36, 05/07/2019

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppos...
16:12, 05/21/2019

Food safety: 1 ton of hot dogs recalled due to concerns about metal pieces Vienna Beef has recalled 2,030 pounds of beef hot dogs out of concerns they might contain pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.        ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating...
05:36, 04/29/2019

Rare conviction of officer in shooting spurs race concerns After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to repor...
15:36, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka stocks fall for 10th day on sectarian violence concerns Sri Lankan shares fell for the tenth straight session on Wednesday and closed at their lowest in nearly seven years, as sectarian violence dented investor sentiment, while the rupee edged higher after...
15:36, 05/15/2019

South Korea's government will switch to Linux over cost concerns Some governments might have fallen out of love with Linux, but South Korea appears ready to start a torrid affair. The country's Ministry of the Interior and Safety has outlined plans to switch ...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Swatting Attacks Stir Security Concerns Across Silicon Valley Tech companies are spending more to protect their executives, as so-called swatting attacks point to growing animosity and vulnerability in Silicon Valley....
15:24, 05/09/2019

| Tesla plunges 11% as deliveries drop-off deepens demand concerns Tesla shares have plummeted as a record decline in deliveries during the first quarter stoked concern of slackening demand for the Model 3 sedan that started selling less than two years ago....
20:48, 04/28/2019

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Se...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Automakers’ cybersecurity concerns accelerating as vehicles become increasingly automated The online magazine Motherboard reported last week that a hacker cracked nearly 30,000 accounts that companies use to manage their commercial fleets through GPS signals. (Reuters)...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
18:48, 05/21/2019

Sen. Duckworth Returns to Iraq for 1st Time Since Being Shot Down and Losing Her Legs (CHICAGO) — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth has returned to Iraq for the first time since the helicopter she was piloting was shot down during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004. The Illinois Democrat sa...
19:24, 04/29/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State,...
17:00, 05/26/2019

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 Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
23:48, 05/07/2019

UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq LONDON (AP) — A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq. The findings deal with the period aft...
18:00, 05/17/2019

| Iraq excludes 45 000 children born under ISIS rule - charity An estimated 45 000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentation and ID papers, an internat...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Bomb attack on Shiite militiamen kills 7 in eastern Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi Shiite paramilitary group says a roadside bomb has hit a bus carrying its fighters in eastern Iraq, killing seven people and wounding 26. The Popular Mobilization Forces said i...
16:36, 05/19/2019

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

After years of extreme drought, Iraq’s wet winter poses new challenges YOUSSIFIYAH, Iraq — After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq’s famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country fa...
19:24, 05/02/2019

US non-essential personnel ordered to leave Iraq Embassy, consulate The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the agency said in a securit...
12:24, 05/15/2019

The Engadget staff on that 'Game of Thrones' finale For this month's video IRL, we couldn't miss talking about the conclusion of one of the biggest TV series ever, HBO's Game of Thrones. After years of speculation about how the epic stor...
01:12, 05/21/2019

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into ...
20:48, 04/28/2019

US wants swift end to Istanbul consulate staff trial ISTANBUL (AP) — A U.S official has called for the trial of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate on espionage charges to be resolved “swiftly, transparently and fairly.” The trial was a...
15:12, 05/15/2019

UN honors 115 peacekeepers and staff who lost their lives The United Nations has honored 115 U.N. peacekeepers and staff from 43 countries who lost their lives working for the global organization, standing in silent tribute to their sacrifice at a memorial s...
04:12, 05/07/2019

| Solskjaer retains coaching staff despite Man Utd slump Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not change his Manchester United coaching staff for next season despite his side's alarming slump in form towards the end of the season....
18:48, 05/14/2019

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
18:12, 04/28/2019

New North Korea Concerns Flare as Trump’s Signature Diplomacy Wilts Two missile tests, the seizure of a North Korean ship and the public revelation of a weapons base signaled that efforts of a U.S. rapprochement with Pyongyang are doomed....
03:36, 05/10/2019

Congress Wants Action On 'Fake' Assam Citizen List Concerns In Kokrajhar With resentment brewing among a section of people over "indiscriminate" notices being served to them by National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities, the Congress has submitted a memorandum to the....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
17:12, 05/22/2019

FOREX-Dollar gains as European concerns hurt euro, sterling The dollar rose on Friday as concern about next week's European parliamentary elections dented demand for the euro, while the British pound dropped to a four-month low on worries about Britain's exit ...
20:36, 05/17/2019

Italy hits back after EU raises concerns over Rome's growing deficit The spat between Italy and the European Commission has resurfaced after the Italian government slammed the Brussels-based institution's economic forecasts as "ungenerous" and "bogus."...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Raisins sold in New York, New Jersey recalled over deadly allergy concerns Packages of golden raisins sold in four states — including New York and New Jersey — are being recalled for undeclared sulfites, which could lead to deadly allergic reactions for some consumers, feder...
22:24, 05/15/2019

io9 The Rise of Skywalker Concerns Me, a Very Casual Star Wars Fan | Lifehacker If You Own a Pixel, io9 The Rise of Skywalker Concerns Me, a Very Casual Star Wars Fan | Lifehacker If You Own a Pixel, You Could Get up to $500 From Google | Jalopnik This Tesla Model 3 Badged as a ‘Civic Si’ Actually K...
01:36, 05/16/2019

Sensex, Nifty Clock Worst Day In Two Weeks On US-China Trade Concerns Indian equity benchmarks registered their worst day in two weeks on the back of sell off in other Asian markets as US-China trade concerns resurfaced....
13:48, 05/06/2019

GM recalls diesel Silverado, Sierras with block heaters over fire concerns General Motors is recalling hundreds of thousands of trucks equipped with engine block heater cords after 19 of them caught fire, the automaker announced Friday....
20:24, 05/03/2019

Global stocks slip on U.S.-China trade concerns, bonds fall A gauge of world equity markets slid and the dollar traded near break-even on Wednesday over growing concerns about the latest U.S.-China trade talks and as the United States moved closer to raising t...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Transfer of U.S.-Canada border agents raises concerns of delayed crossings U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 731 northern border agents from land, sea and airports are in the process of being sent to the U.S.-Mexico border...
17:24, 05/12/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade disput...
15:48, 05/20/2019

North Korea: spring drought deepens concerns over food shortages State media says rainfall was at record lows for the first five months of the year as experts blame climate changeFears are growing for young children and other vulnerable groups as a drought in North...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Electoral Commission to visit Brexit party offices over funding concerns Body makes announcement after Gordon Brown highlighted issues over PayPal paymentsThe Electoral Commission has said it will attend the offices of Nigel Farage’s Brexit party to “review its systems” af...
22:24, 05/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade concerns linger Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as investors worried over the fate of a prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute, with U.S. President Donald Trump raising tariffs on Chinese goods even as the two ...
16:12, 05/10/2019

Saudi Arabia says 'terrorist attack' on oil tankers raises new security concerns Saudi Arabia's cabinet called the "terrorist attack" against two Saudi oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates' territorial waters a threat to maritime safety, saying it reflected poorly on regional...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Stock futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade disput...
15:00, 05/20/2019

America’s fastest shrinking cities often have unemployment, crime as concerns Declining birthrates contributed to slow population growth, but shrinking cities in the U.S. often have unemployment and crime as concerns.        ...
17:36, 05/05/2019

Congress Raises Concerns Over Handling Of EVMs In North East Delhi The Congress has expressed concern over the way electronic voting machines (EVMs) were transported to strongroom in Nand Nagari in the North East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency after voting on Sunday......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Austrian Video Scandal Highlights Concerns Over Nationalist Links to Russia The release of a secretly-recorded video showing a nationalist Austrian politician offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Russian oligarch has pushed the country’s coalition governme...
18:36, 05/18/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a rol...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Iraq War vet recounts chasing after California synagogue gunman: ‘I scared the hell out of him’ The Iraq War veteran who fearlessly rushed the Southern California synagogue shooter said he acted on instinct when he heard gunshots ring out during services on Saturday morning....
18:36, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Ministe...
19:48, 05/19/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Iraq sees deal with Exxon Mobil, PetroChina 'very soon' -oil minister Iraq oil minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Wednesday he expects his ministry to sign an initial deal with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina "very soon", but did not give a specific date....
13:36, 05/08/2019

Fearful and fenced in: foreign children of IS face indefinite stay in Iraq The children ran along the narrow enclosure, screaming, fighting and crying for the attention of the prison worker distributing sweets and balloons. Bug-bitten toddlers, too small to walk, clung to th...
08:36, 04/30/2019

No casualties after rocket fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone: Iraq military A rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
01:24, 05/20/2019

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

Siemens pips GE in race for $14 billion Iraq electricity infrastructure rebuild Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi s...
16:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Siemens pips GE in race for $14 bln Iraq electricity infrastructure rebuild Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi s...
16:24, 04/30/2019

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts NBC News- The State Department has ordered “non-emergency U.S. government employees” in Iraq to leave its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil amid tensions with neighboring Iran....
19:12, 05/15/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes surprise trip to Iraq US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad over concerns Iran "is escalating their activity." The visit saw Pompeo skip a trip to Germany where he had been due to meet Chancell...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Av...
17:12, 05/22/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Joy Behar: Staff who kept Hillary Clinton from ‘The View’ should have 'been fired' “The View” co-host Joy Behar thinks Hillary Clinton made a “mistake” by not making more appearances on the daytime gabfest during the 2016 presidential campaign – and that someone “should have been fi...
16:36, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Students alerted staff before gunman found PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an armed person at a Portland, Oregon high school (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Officials at a Portland, Oregon, high school say two students informed ...
05:48, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, a...
20:12, 05/18/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Production at the oilfield was not affected by the evacuation and work is continuing normally, overseen by Iraqi engineers, state-owned South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said, adding that pro...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Sources: Vogel to coach Lakers with Kidd on staff Frank Vogel has agreed to a three-year deal to become the next coach of the Lakers, league sources told ESPN, with Jason Kidd agreeing to join Vogel's staff in a prominent assistant-coaching role....
01:12, 05/12/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarce...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Hospital staff on front lines of war on human trafficking WILMINGTON, Del.– Dawn Culp has been an emergency room nurse at Bayhealth for more than 25 years but says she never had enough resources to focus on human trafficking — until now. Througho...
23:00, 05/17/2019

| Tragedy as accident claims lives of 7 sani2c staff The organisers of the KAP sani2c race have confirmed that seven of their event crew were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a head-on collision....
04:48, 05/20/2019

Iran military commander: U.S.-Iran war is 'not possible' The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
23:48, 05/12/2019

White House won’t sign international agreement against online extremism over First Amendment concerns The White House announced Wednesday that free speech concerns would keep the administration from signing onto an international agreement to counteract online extremism....
03:12, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip on U.S.-China trade concerns, bonds fall A gauge of world equity markets slid and the dollar traded near break-even on Wednesday over growing concerns about the latest U.S.-China trade talks and as the United States moved closer to raising t...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: GAM whistle blower concerns focused on bonds sold by metals tycoon A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commoditie...
02:12, 04/29/2019

Minutes, injury concerns piling up for Raptors ahead of pivotal Game 4 vs. Bucks Following a grueling series against the Sixers and now a double-overtime game against the Bucks, do the Raptors have enough energy to beat the Bucks?        ...
21:12, 05/21/2019

Sen. Ernst on US pulling embassy personnel from Iraq: We'd only evacuate in case of 'imminent threat' U.S. officials would only order diplomats to leave the American embassy in Iraq "if there had been an imminent threat," Senate Armed Services Committee Member Joni Ernst said. ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Iraq war veteran found dead after suspicious injuries sustained on Mexico vacation An Iraq veteran from Minnesota died over the weekend after he was found with violent injuries at a resort while on vacation in Mexico, his family said....
18:48, 05/06/2019

Iraq says I.S. remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area' Islamic State remains a potent threat around the world despite reduced capabilities, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, adding its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had made his latest v...
16:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Richer Sounds staff handed control and cash bonus The owner of Richer Sounds has relinquished control of the business to his staff, creating a John Lewis-style ownership structure and windfall for the employees....
23:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs,...
21:24, 05/15/2019

Aiming to re-energize staff, new head of Britain's BT hands out shares The new boss of Britain's BT Group will give each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, in one of his first moves to drive better performance at the telecom...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Biden's staff faces renewed accusations of mistreating reporters It has been less than two weeks since former Vice President Joe Biden launched his 2020 bid, but numerous reporters have already voiced their concerns about the treatment they have received from his s...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements....
02:36, 05/24/2019

Sam Mitchell leaves Memphis coach Penny Hardaway’s staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his staff. Mitchell worked as an assistant coach for Memphis in 2018-19 during Ha...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Vandy’s Jerry Stackhouse adds Faragi Phillips to his staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Memphis high school coach Faragi Phillips to his staff. Stackhouse announced Tuesday he has hired Phillips as an assistant coach...
21:48, 05/21/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it i...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton joins Vandy’s staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Colorado and Northern Illinois coach Ricardo Patton has joined Vanderbilt’s staff as a senior adviser to new coach Jerry Stackhouse. Stackhouse ann...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said....
19:24, 05/21/2019

Dropbox Chief of Staff: Diversity and inclusion begin with hiring During her keynote at TNW’s 2019 conference today, Dropbox‘s Carmen Pop was quick to denote the differences between diversity and inclusion, and how both companies and individuals can promote both in ...
21:36, 05/09/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the go...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Five things to know about Amy Klobuchar, from her start in politics to her staff treatment controversy Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., announced she would be joining the 2020 presidential race back in February. Ahead of her Fox News Town Hall on Wednesday, here are five facts to know about the Minnesota s...
15:36, 05/08/2019

Bolton Wanderers: emergency food bank set up to help unpaid staff Staff have gone without wages for two weeks‘It has hit home hard,’ says Bolton’s club chaplainAn emergency food bank has been set up to help Bolton Wanderers staff who have gone unpaid for two weeks.T...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Pelosi calls on Trump family, staff to stage an intervention WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump’s inner circle to stage an intervention with him after he abruptly ended an Oval Office meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday t...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Bucs medical staff evaluating Pierre-Paul after car crash TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The status of Tampa Bay’s Jason Pierre-Paul for the upcoming season is uncertain following a single-car accident last week near his home in South Florida. The Tampa Bay Buccan...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Anki, Maker of Robotic Companion Cozmo, Lays Off Its Staff Anki, the maker of the Cozmo robotic toy and AI-powered home assistants, has laid off its staff of about 200 people, saying its business is no longer feasible after it was unable to secure new funding...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will keep country from violence -TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV said, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to qui...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Ladakh Seat Ready For Polling, 49 Booths In Leh To Have All Women Staff Lok Sabha Election Phase 5 Voting: As many as 49 polling booths in Leh district will have all women staff as all arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polling in the Ladakh......
20:24, 05/05/2019

Mauricio Pochettino defends medical staff after Jan Vertonghen injury • Vertonghen briefly returned to pitch after clash of heads• Pochettino: ‘The medical staff are the bosses’Mauricio Pochettino defended his medical staff at Tottenham after the club’s 1-0 Champions Le...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Adecco struggles to find professional staff in the United States Adecco Group Chief Executive Alain Dehaze expects ongoing problems in the automotive sector to dampen demand for temporary workers in Germany while the staffing company is struggling to find enough qu...
13:24, 05/07/2019

French telecom giant Orange on trial over staff suicides PARIS (AP) — French telecom giant Orange and seven former or current managers are going on trial accused of moral harassment over a wave of employee suicides a decade ago. France’s main phone an...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Former Bruin Rod Palmer joins Mick Cronin’s staff at UCLA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Mick Cronin has hired Rod Palmer as an assistant at UCLA, where he played for two years in the mid-1980s. Palmer was an assistant at San Diego State last season after 11 years...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as retaliation for rallying around a protest effort at t...
06:12, 05/09/2019

U.S. blocks Chinese state-owned telecom giant out of security concerns, threatens more scrutiny U.S. officials on Thursday blocked a Chinese state-owned telecom company from operating here and offering phone services to American customers, while sounding fresh fears that Beijing seeks to snoop o...
20:00, 05/09/2019

‘He’s a tough man’: Trump shrugs off concerns about Hungary’s hard-right leader during White House visit The Oval Office invitation is a coup for Orban, who has shrugged off his outcast status in Europe but is seeking a measure of rehabilitation ahead of elections to the European Parliament next month....
03:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Edgewell's deal to buy shaving startup Harry's sinks shares on debt concerns Schick and Wilkinson razor brands owner Edgewell Personal Care Co said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry's Inc in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal, but its shares plunged 17 percent as...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns The U.S. State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and peop...
12:48, 05/02/2019

GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drugmaker's shares slipped on concerns about its pharma...
21:48, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks extend losses on trade concerns, growth worries Latin American stocks extended losses on Tuesday as trade tensions between the United States and China continued to dampen risk sentiment, while currencies of net crude exporters in the region fell on...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Inside Dallas Cowboys’ decision to draft Trysten Hill despite attitude concerns at UCF Dallas Cowboys top draft choice Trysten Hill had a difficult time adjusting to a coaching change at UFC from Scott Frost to Josh Heupel.        ...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Kidnapping averted as 8-year-old 'hero' pulls sister from moving car, police say An 8-year-old and his older sister jumped out of a moving vehicle that was being stolen with them inside, Ohio police say.        ...
00:36, 04/29/2019

Mike Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq after canceling Angela Merkel meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday after canceling a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the last minute....
23:48, 05/07/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carr...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Bank managers said no....
21:12, 05/19/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will prevent violence in country: TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV reported, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,...
23:24, 05/19/2019

Interior Department Launches Investigation of Potential Ethics Violations Among Staff The probe, the second in as many weeks, looks into a complaint that Interior Department staff offered agency access to former employers or lobbying clients....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions For Watchdog: Report Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Uber CEO Warns Staff of ‘Tough Public Market Times’ After Underwhelming IPO (Bloomberg) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in an email to staff Monday, acknowledged Uber’s rocky trading debut, while at the same time saying that tech giants Facebook and Amazon also face...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Amazon Gave Jobs to DOD Staff Working on Cloud Bid, Oracle Lawsuit Says At least two Pentagon employees were offered jobs at Amazon.com while working on the Defense Department's $10 billion cloud contract, a lawsuit filed by Oracle alleges....
18:36, 05/09/2019

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bankEmployee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concernsSeveral financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared K...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Newhouse co. sends bumbling exec to lay off entire Times-Picayune staff The Newhouse family, which owns publications ranging from Vanity Fair to The Star-Ledger, just gave a lesson on the wrong way to shutter a newspaper. The New York media dynasty announced a surprise sh...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two compani...
22:48, 05/22/2019

The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it has ratified its new union contract. Now do every other campaign, and company....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,...
21:12, 05/19/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
05:00, 05/04/2019

In Peaceful Protest, Jet Airways Staff Requests Centre To Save Airline On Labour Day, we have gathered for a peaceful protest. We did not get our salaries for two months. Our mediclaim policy had also lapsed, one of the jet Airways employee said....
12:12, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unvei...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
16:48, 05/18/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s i...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Former Bruin Rod Palmer joins Mick Cronin's staff at UCLA Coach Mick Cronin has hired Rod Palmer as an assistant at UCLA, where he played for two years in the mid-1980s        ...
06:12, 05/03/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global catastrophe....
17:12, 05/09/2019

Kyah Simon fitness concerns open door to Mary Fowler in Matildas' World Cup squad Sixteen-year-old Fowler in Australia’s 23-player squadSimon and Alex Chidiac miss out; Amy Harrison inAnte Milicic has settled on the 23 women who will fly the flag for Australia at the upcoming World...
04:24, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 4-GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drugmaker's shares slipped on concerns about its pharma...
20:12, 05/01/2019

'American Idol': Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro Aranda The rebooted "American Idol" ended its second season on ABC Sunday night, with Southern rocker Laine Hardy besting viral star Alejandro Aranda.        ...
07:12, 05/20/2019

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

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa last Sunday, ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
01:12, 05/23/2019

Mayor Pete Doesn't Offer His Campaign Staff Health Insurance, Wow What a Dreamboat!! Pete Buttigieg, who is less a presidential candidate and more a collection of rich liberals’ fantasies projected into a crisp white shirt, is apparently the only major presidential candidate who does ...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Former Trump staff chief Kelly joins board of migrant shelter operator John Kelly, former White House chief of staff, has joined the board of Caliburn International Corp, the parent of an operator of a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children, a company spokeswoman con...
03:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,...
23:24, 05/19/2019

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
19:12, 05/20/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepare...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health workers can opt out of procedures such as abortions an...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Graphic video shows baby dropped on head by staff at an Arizona hospital Parents want accountability after a video of their twins' birth shows a doctor at Chandler Regional Medical Center dropping one of their daughters.        ...
17:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with t...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Video shows Georgia healthcare staff punching, beating disabled man with belt GORDON, Ga. (WXIA) — The family of a mentally disabled Georgia man has released video showing their loved one being repeatedly beaten by staff hired to care for him. 11 Alive Brian Jarrad, the family&...
00:00, 05/14/2019