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Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources sa...

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

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U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising t...
13:14 2019-05-31

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petroche...
12:28 2019-06-08

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Te...
08:14 2019-06-08

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Is...
23:28 2019-06-07

New designer's ranges help lift sales at Burberry British luxury brand Burberry on Tuesday reported a pick-up in first quarter sales after it began shifting more new designs by creative chief Riccar...
10:42 2019-07-16

Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods a...
22:14 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal pr...
14:28 2019-05-30

Iran to lift uranium enrichment to 5%, above level in 2015 deal: official Iran on Sunday will announce an increase in uranium enrichment to 5%, a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal, an Iranian offici...
21:56 2019-07-06

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese ci...
19:14 2019-05-21

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to ...
00:28 2019-06-28

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serio...
12:00 2019-06-08

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security A...
14:28 2019-06-23

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left ...
20:00 2019-06-27

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack ...
02:28 2019-06-23

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday,...
14:42 2019-06-12

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to ...
17:28 2019-06-07

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyon...
11:14 2019-07-07

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic he...
13:28 2019-05-26

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an ...
19:56 2019-07-10

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after...
12:56 2019-05-29

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as i...
16:14 2019-05-21

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells C...
18:56 2019-06-27

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sancti...
21:56 2019-07-10

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
18:56 2019-07-09

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after ...
21:14 2019-06-03

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon,...
22:00 2019-07-10

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of I...
02:28 2019-06-08

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​...
21:01 2019-07-16

Iran says it could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted and Khamenei permits Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
11:42 2019-07-04

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal...
19:28 2019-06-27

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense S...
07:14 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to impor...
14:28 2019-06-15

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by...
17:56 2019-06-19

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nu...
17:28 2019-06-23

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
22:42 2019-07-14

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreeme...
23:00 2019-07-02

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapo...
05:00 2019-06-23

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehr...
19:14 2019-06-22

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian Pr...
17:14 2019-07-14

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wedne...
02:56 2019-06-20

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had ag...
07:01 2019-07-05

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
00:14 2019-06-24

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
17:14 2019-07-04

Iran could consider talks with US only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
12:14 2019-07-04

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would ...
00:56 2019-06-23

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:56 2019-07-02

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soo...
19:28 2019-07-10

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wi...
03:00 2019-07-15

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acro...
12:28 2019-06-23

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time si...
16:14 2019-07-01

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on...
23:28 2019-07-09

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, ...
18:14 2019-06-22

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
17:28 2019-07-04

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities ...
01:28 2019-05-28

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
13:28 2019-07-04

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
09:00 2019-07-15

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administ...
00:00 2019-06-28

U.S. sanctions five people, seven entities over Iran nuclear program: Treasury The United States imposed new sanctions on Thursday on five people and seven entities in connection to Iran's nuclear program and non-proliferation m...
20:56 2019-07-18

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busine...
20:14 2019-07-16

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Cor...
17:42 2019-06-12

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Departm...
17:42 2019-06-12

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offe...
09:56 2019-05-26

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of...
00:00 2019-07-19

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fi...
14:42 2019-07-09

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the ...
21:28 2019-07-18

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a l...
09:28 2019-07-11

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ab...
17:00 2019-06-08

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions...
22:00 2019-07-01

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trum...
01:42 2019-06-22

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
20:00 2019-06-23

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all internatio...
00:28 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, ...
20:28 2019-06-22

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against ...
21:00 2019-06-23

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to ...
15:14 2019-06-17

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activitie...
11:42 2019-05-28

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. pres...
19:28 2019-07-11

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary ...
02:28 2019-06-01

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
00:28 2019-06-23

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed u...
21:42 2019-07-10

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matte...
07:56 2019-06-18

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough...
17:14 2019-07-02

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Ira...
20:14 2019-07-11

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Ir...
19:00 2019-06-12

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becau...
20:56 2019-06-13

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" fro...
09:14 2019-07-10

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President...
06:14 2019-06-28

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
08:42 2019-07-15

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
21:42 2019-06-23

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s v...
01:14 2019-07-07

With Iran nuclear deal on the brink, U.S. vows to choke off Iranian oil sales World powers warned Iran to respect the terms of their nuclear deal in talks on Friday that Tehran said were the "last chance" to save the pact, as W...
14:56 2019-06-28

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirat...
00:28 2019-05-25

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certa...
09:56 2019-06-11

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arm...
23:00 2019-05-24

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table ...
05:28 2019-06-23

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum sign $8 bln petrochemical deal Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop an $8 billion petrochemical plant along the U.S. Gulf Coast, ...
22:14 2019-07-09

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
10:01 2019-06-13

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is at...
11:28 2019-06-11

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a poss...
22:28 2019-07-15

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax ...
10:42 2019-07-12

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to ...
22:56 2019-05-29

Pelosi scrambles to tamp down Trump impeachment frenzy in caucus House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her deputies scrambled Wednesday to tamp down calls from the rank-and-file for Congress to launch impeachment proceedi...
19:56 2019-05-22

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald ...
15:28 2019-06-07

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President D...
02:14 2019-06-01

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his pa...
14:42 2019-05-29

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to p...
04:42 2019-07-05

As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census ...
20:14 2019-07-05

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies...
01:42 2019-05-25

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles ...
09:14 2019-05-24

Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency ...
03:56 2019-07-11

Four hours of debate scrambles the Democratic presidential field, exposing Joe Biden’s vulnerabilities Candidates who had searched for momentum, including Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, rose over two deb...
14:28 2019-06-28

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current ...
22:56 2019-06-19

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff...
19:14 2019-07-01

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shoc...
17:00 2019-06-02

Where are the hammer, anvil and stirrup? The Weekend quiz From snooker to snow, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What originated in the 1989 document Information Management: A Proposal?2 What form ...
09:42 2019-06-01

NASA faces a key test of Orion spacecraft, as it scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate Usually, the most dramatic part of human space travel is the liftoff. A controlled explosion of massive amounts of propellant, blasting a rocket off ...
00:28 2019-07-02

James Metcalf hammer blow sees of Welborn James Metcalf lands tremendous body blow to defeat Jason Welborn. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post James Metcalf hammer blow sees of Welbo...
19:56 2019-06-17

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver&#...
07:14 2019-06-22

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans s...
22:56 2019-06-20

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intens...
23:42 2019-07-17

Sells man sentenced for assaulting pregnant woman with hammer TUCSON – A man was sentenced Tuesday to 31 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release for assaulting a pregnant woman with a hammer ...
22:28 2019-06-27

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cen...
17:00 2019-07-01

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52...
18:28 2019-07-01

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back...
15:42 2019-07-03

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety ...
17:56 2019-07-11

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold...
14:00 2019-06-03

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sale...
17:42 2019-07-17

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
23:56 2019-07-02

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
20:56 2019-07-02

World War II hero survives hammer attack to attend D-Day events Commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day was extra special for one World War II hero — who miraculously recovered after being nearly blu...
17:14 2019-06-06

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a fir...
07:00 2019-06-07

Man accused of fatally beating housemate to cops: ‘I dropped the hammer on him’ A Connecticut ex-con allegedly beat one of his 11 housemates to death, kicking him up to 50 times while he was passed out on the floor, a report said...
19:42 2019-05-22

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California hist...
19:56 2019-06-07

Teunissen leads Jumbo-Visma to top of Hammer Stavanger standings "Bora’s Sam Bennett may have put in the most work, but Jumbo-Visma’s Mike Teunissen tactically tallied double bonus points on final ascent of Hammer ...
13:42 2019-05-25

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navig...
21:56 2019-06-20

UPDATE 3-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
19:28 2019-07-02

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago. The post US existin...
17:28 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
17:56 2019-07-02

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 p...
13:42 2019-07-10

Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a Sou...
21:56 2019-06-17

| Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 202...
00:28 2019-07-17

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets und...
13:42 2019-05-25

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after ...
23:56 2019-06-07

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a Sou...
10:42 2019-06-19

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the c...
05:14 2019-07-18

Naked intruder grabs hammer, terrorizes California woman and twin daughters A mother and her two daughters in southern California are still shaken after a man broke into their home early Saturday, took off his clothes and tri...
16:56 2019-06-04

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Ham...
17:28 2019-05-26

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed ...
07:56 2019-06-08

Woman accused of leading Texas police on high-speed chase after alleged hammer attack A woman was shot and taken into custody by Texas cops Monday morning after a wild overnight spree during which police say she attacked another woman ...
19:00 2019-06-03

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer...
15:14 2019-06-07

Dems hammer Trump for openness to foreign campaign intel, stay silent on Clinton, DNC outreach Prominent Democrats voiced outrage Wednesday after President Trump admitted he would be willing to listen to political opposition research by foreign...
04:14 2019-06-13

'Sonic the Hedgehog' release date pushed to 2020 as Paramount scrambles to redesign Sonic On Friday, director Jeff Fowler tweeted that "Sonic the Hedgehog" would not be released until February 14, 2020. The film was previously set to be re...
19:28 2019-05-24

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its wors...
18:28 2019-05-27

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there wa...
01:14 2019-06-01

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are strugg...
14:56 2019-07-01

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.   ...
22:42 2019-07-18

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crac...
16:14 2019-06-18

Use Chalk to Lift More Weight For months, I struggled with my grip while lifting; I’d find the barbell slipping from my hands during a deadlift, though I often felt like I could l...
15:56 2019-06-17

Get a Lift With The Elevator Industry United Technologies and Thyssenkrupp’s plans have put two cornerstones of an attractive capital-goods industry in play for the first time in years, l...
13:00 2019-07-01

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration...
15:28 2019-05-21

| Currie Cup ready for lift off this weekend The Currie Cup will kick off in dramatic fashion this weekend as six of the seven participating teams take to the field in the first of nine action-p...
23:00 2019-07-11

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth li...
19:56 2019-06-13

Mexico beats US to lift 8th Gold Cup Mexico's men's soccer team have won their record eighth Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours afte...
15:00 2019-07-08

Dealership gifts car to woman after cop gives her a lift A Louisiana woman who walks six miles to her Walmart cashier job now has a car of her own after a Good Samaritan cop gave her a lift one day — ...
23:14 2019-05-24

How to Lift the Aisle Armrest on an Airplane Plane seats are small and sometimes getting in and out of them can be a bit of a challenge. If you’re sitting in the meddler window seat, putting up ...
03:56 2019-06-17

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales...
11:00 2019-07-04

Consumers Lift Profit at Bank of America U.S. consumers propelled Bank of America’s profit in the latest quarter, though the bank warned it could take a hit from any Federal Reserve rate cut...
02:42 2019-07-18

Strong Returns Lift Pay for Software CEOs Most companies selling software and related services thrived last year, with half delivering a total shareholder return of at least 10.3%. That succe...
15:28 2019-06-17

US team gets big lift from newcomer in Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. — Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesd...
08:28 2019-06-19

Jones, Williams lift Sun past Mystics 83-75 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 24 points, Courtney Williams added 23 and the Connecticut Sun beat the Washington Mystics 83-75 on Tues...
04:42 2019-06-12

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions Huawei’s chairman says the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump’s promise to allow U.S. companies to sell some c...
07:56 2019-07-12

Garver, Gonzalez lift Twins over Tigers 6-3 DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Garver homered and had three hits, Marwin Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detro...
08:28 2019-06-08

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Oriole...
08:28 2019-06-08

Merrifield has 2 HR, 6 RBIs to lift Royals over Mariners 9-0 Whit Merrifield had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Homer Bailey pitched into the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Ma...
12:56 2019-06-19

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest...
02:42 2019-07-12

Adi scores in 84th to lift FC Cincinnati past Fire, 2-1 Allan Cruz scored the quickest goal in expansion FC Cincinnati's MLS history and Fanendo Adi broke a tie in the 83rd to help Cincinnati beat the...
14:28 2019-07-14

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of s...
18:56 2019-06-11

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure ...
19:14 2019-07-16

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager...
21:42 2019-06-07

Allow Beyoncé to Lift Your "Spirit" With Her New Song From The Lion King Hakuna matata because Beyoncé has gifted us with a new, uplifting anthem. To coincide with the world premiere of The Lion King, Queen Bey--who voice...
18:56 2019-07-10

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-...
10:42 2019-06-19

Freeman, Soroka lift Braves to 4-1 win, sweep of Padres Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and All-Star rookie Mike Soroka struck out a career-high nine to win his 10th straight dec...
02:28 2019-07-15

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when i...
18:42 2019-05-22

Chandrayaan 2 To Lift Off On July 22, Week After Aborted Launch India's Rs 1,000-crore Chandrayaan 2 moon mission will lift off next Monday at 2:43 pm from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota, space agency ISRO announced...
09:28 2019-07-18

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks a...
23:14 2019-07-01

The Latest: Kosovo seeks to lift immunity from UN staffer BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A Kosovo prosecutor says he wants the immun...
18:14 2019-05-29

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, Natasha Howard had 17, including the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm defeated the In...
03:56 2019-06-24

Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title France's Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottin...
23:00 2019-06-16

Two Heavy-Lift Chinook Helicopters For IAF Reach Gujarat American aerospace major Boeing on Monday announced the arrival of two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port...
05:42 2019-07-09

Tatis Jr., Hosmer homer to lift Padres to 3-1 win vs Cards SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. and Eric Hosmer hit consecutive home runs in the sixth inning off Michael Wacha and the San Diego Padres b...
08:14 2019-06-29

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the...
20:14 2019-06-04

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say ...
01:14 2019-06-01

Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title "Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgar...
20:28 2019-06-16

Paramount Network does the lift, picks up a Patrick Swayze documentary In just a couple years, the Paramount Network’s I Am documentary series has somehow turned into a long-running franchise, telling stories about Heath...
00:14 2019-07-10

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on th...
14:42 2019-05-24

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth tim...
23:42 2019-07-11

Lamb, Marte homer to lift Diamondbacks past Cardinals 4-2 Jake Lamb and Ketel Marte homered, Robbie Ray allowed just two hits over 6 1/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2...
06:42 2019-07-13

Beyoncé will lift your spirit with new song from 'The Lion King' soundtrack "The Lion King" won't hit theaters for more than a week, but Beyoncé and Disney celebrated the world premiere screening on Tuesday night by releasing...
14:42 2019-07-10

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight ag...
03:28 2019-07-04

Salvage crews aim to lift boat sunk in Danube with 28 dead Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Kore...
15:56 2019-06-10

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that th...
00:00 2019-05-25

$15 Minimum Wage Would Leave 1.3 Million Jobless, Lift as Many From Poverty Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 1...
22:56 2019-07-08

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says. ...
22:28 2019-07-08

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Ticking, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on th...
11:14 2019-07-14

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in...
17:42 2019-06-01

Iglesias, Roark lift Reds past Brewers for 5th straight win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jose Iglesias homered and drove in four runs, Tanner Roark allowed one run — a homer by major league leader Christian Yelich — over ...
05:56 2019-06-21

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2 Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew       &#...
05:56 2019-05-26

First Images Of India's Chandrayaan-2, Pragyaan Rover. Lift Off Next Week The first images of Chandrayaan-2 satellite, Indian's ambitious moonshot, are out. The mission to the moon is getting ready for lift off on July 15 f...
21:14 2019-07-07

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Lo...
04:42 2019-06-01

Salvage crews ready to lift boat sunk in Danube Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Kore...
18:14 2019-06-10

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who...
21:42 2019-06-21

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Gr...
22:42 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle w...
12:42 2019-07-18

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in sec...
13:14 2019-06-11

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Deal Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rat...
01:00 2019-06-28

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not wan...
19:00 2019-05-21

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subsc...
16:28 2019-05-23

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with l...
08:56 2019-07-18

Trump to lift some restrictions on Huawei as part of China truce Huawei is getting a partial reprieve from the US trade ban. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a truce that will remove s...
18:42 2019-06-29

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses...
14:56 2019-05-21

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivant...
03:42 2019-07-01

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Truce Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rat...
20:28 2019-06-27

Retaliatory tariffs were key to getting U.S. to lift steel and aluminum levies: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian s...
05:56 2019-05-22

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the...
00:56 2019-06-06

Trump poised to lift curbs on E15 gasoline in latest boost to U.S. farmers The Trump administration will announce an end to a summertime ban on sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline as early as Friday, a spokesman for a...
15:14 2019-05-31

Schumer praises Trump's decision to lift tariffs on Canada and Mexico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump’s decision to lift tariffs against Mexico and Canada on aluminum and steel, but said the...
15:28 2019-05-21

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest ...
11:28 2019-06-11

Tennis: Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart...
18:56 2019-06-16

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean milit...
17:28 2019-07-16

Riske stuns home favourite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen "American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favourite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7...
17:14 2019-06-16

Chelsea Gray's 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks' rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 in ...
20:56 2019-06-04

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concern...
14:14 2019-06-30

UPDATE 2-Lockmaker Assa Abloy wary on some markets as savings lift Q2 profit Assa Abloy, the world's biggest lock maker, reported a 28% jump in quarterly profit as savings and price hikes offset higher raw material costs but s...
15:28 2019-07-17

REFILE-Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the...
14:14 2019-05-31

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons t...
01:28 2019-06-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved it...
22:56 2019-07-04

On This Day: Jack Dempsey savaged Jess Willard to lift the world heavyweight title On July 4 1919 young Jack Dempsey made a brutal statement against Willard, writes Matt Christie The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey savaged Jess Willa...
12:14 2019-07-04

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuc...
18:42 2019-06-17

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the F...
18:56 2019-06-09

England netball stars determined to lift nation like Lionesses, says Helen Housby England's netballers gathered on one of the opening nights of their pre-World Cup camp to watch their compatriots in the semi-finals of football's bi...
16:56 2019-07-12

Foreign bond buyers lift Mexico peso despite trade threats, downgrades Mexico's peso, which swung wildly in early June after a Fitch downgrade and brief U.S. threat to impose tariffs, has steadied as the country's high i...
21:42 2019-07-05

England lift Cricket World Cup hopes as Plunkett and Woakes deny India • England 337-7; India 306-5• Plunkett 3-55 and Woakes 2-58 in 31-run win; Bairstow hits 111England reignited their World Cup campaign with a stirrin...
21:00 2019-06-30

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading...
23:28 2019-07-12

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies, such as U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, an...
05:42 2019-07-16

Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5...
17:00 2019-06-16

Liverpool win the Champions League! Reds beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid to lift their sixth European Cup Liverpool have won the 2018-19 Champions League after Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi earned the Reds a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Saturday night's...
01:28 2019-06-02

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...
08:56 2019-07-11

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
02:14 2019-06-14

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
14:56 2019-06-13

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnai...
05:56 2019-06-21

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
15:56 2019-06-20

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said ...
07:56 2019-06-20

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
21:28 2019-06-02

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
19:42 2019-06-02

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker in...
03:56 2019-06-14

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions...
19:00 2019-06-12

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a t...
05:14 2019-07-14

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency ...
10:42 2019-06-21

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said...
18:00 2019-06-22

Tottenham legend Ledley King on Champions League Final bounce back, Harry Kane injury and new stadium lift For Tottenham, the challenge of how to improve on a rollercoaster 2018/19 campaign looms large as the players prepare to commence pre-season preparat...
10:42 2019-07-03

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
07:14 2019-06-15

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...
15:56 2019-05-21

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  &#...
22:14 2019-06-20

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr...
08:56 2019-07-08

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
09:28 2019-07-01

U.S. not looking at sanctions on Turkey right now: Trump The United States is not currently looking at sanctions on Turkey after its purchase of Russian air defense systems, U.S. President Donald Trump said...
20:56 2019-07-18

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other huma...
15:14 2019-07-16

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See h...
14:32 2019-05-21

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by in...
05:28 2019-06-07

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of Pr...
08:00 2019-06-12

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
15:42 2019-05-21

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measure...
16:42 2019-07-10

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started d...
21:56 2019-06-16

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400...
13:28 2019-06-14

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling ‘worthless’ Turkey has downplayed as “worthless” an initial set of sanctions approved by the European Union against Ankara and vowed to reinforce its efforts to ...
15:14 2019-07-16

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
05:42 2019-06-08

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply c...
14:38 2019-05-21

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its product...
02:56 2019-05-22

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions ...
00:28 2019-06-28

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega a...
15:42 2019-06-19

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack o...
08:42 2019-06-24

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanc...
16:14 2019-07-17

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minist...
09:56 2019-06-14

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to impr...
11:42 2019-07-03

US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy WASHINGTON (AP) — United States is designating the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign nar...
19:14 2019-05-23

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to ...
14:32 2019-05-21

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business w...
06:14 2019-06-28

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progre...
13:28 2019-06-10

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while h...
11:28 2019-05-22

U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah are an 'assault' on Lebanon: Berri New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on the country and its parliament, Speaker Nabih Berri s...
12:14 2019-07-10

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russia...
07:28 2019-07-03

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief...
22:56 2019-07-16

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim...
03:42 2019-07-10

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitaria...
03:28 2019-06-29

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses an...
00:00 2019-07-19

RPT-Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russia...
13:28 2019-07-03

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the soc...
22:14 2019-06-28

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanction...
15:00 2019-07-09

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabiliza...
22:56 2019-06-20

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
22:42 2019-07-14

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against...
10:28 2019-05-29

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three of its officials, including two MPs, have widened Washington's assault on ...
16:56 2019-07-11

The Latest: Hezbollah official says US sanctions spiteful Hezbollah lawmaker says U.S. sanctions targeting two of the group’s members in the Lebanese parliament are spiteful and won’t force a change in their...
17:42 2019-07-11

'Unjust and unfair': China's Huawei calls on Trump to lift export restrictions Huawei said the Chinese tech giant called on President Donald Trump to remove the company from a security blacklist.      &...
19:00 2019-07-12

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donba...
19:14 2019-06-05

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursd...
03:14 2019-05-23

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, Pres...
16:42 2019-07-10

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African na...
19:56 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while h...
10:14 2019-05-22

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreaso...
20:42 2019-07-01

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the soci...
03:56 2019-06-29

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions betwee...
19:14 2019-06-14

Mexican government sanctions two senior former Pemex officials Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior officials at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous adm...
20:42 2019-05-22

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction...
16:42 2019-07-10

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyo...
06:01 2019-06-19

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national s...
11:01 2019-07-02

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough...
17:56 2019-07-18

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba...
01:56 2019-06-14

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and fal...
20:56 2019-06-20

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new c...
17:56 2019-05-31

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would...
23:14 2019-06-28

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions Three days after the U.S. and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s U.N. Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesd...
01:42 2019-07-04

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul co...
07:56 2019-07-12

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute go...
06:14 2019-05-25

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officia...
19:42 2019-06-15

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damasc...
13:42 2019-06-12

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on polit...
23:14 2019-06-15

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for th...
09:28 2019-07-17

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s security detail jogged alongside his armored Benz. How he got that Benz...
01:28 2019-07-17

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, af...
22:56 2019-06-29

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country'...
20:42 2019-06-21

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the...
20:56 2019-06-01

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cy...
19:28 2019-07-11

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move t...
15:00 2019-07-09

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned German...
20:56 2019-06-12

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro wit...
01:56 2019-06-29

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 ...
06:28 2019-06-13

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently...
19:42 2019-07-09

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a s...
23:42 2019-06-20

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air def...
20:56 2019-07-18

EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turk...
11:28 2019-07-11

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to de...
03:56 2019-07-13

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in wha...
09:28 2019-07-04

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations ...
16:42 2019-07-09

Iranian scientist accused of violating US sanctions arrested on arrival Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to...
15:42 2019-07-07

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
00:28 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
21:14 2019-07-09

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Erdogan’s country to ...
14:14 2019-07-12

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two year...
19:14 2019-05-21

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economi...
04:14 2019-06-24

Exclusive: Panama to withdraw flags from more vessels that violate sanctions Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country's maritime authority told Reuters, ...
21:14 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving ...
17:56 2019-07-05

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place...
22:14 2019-06-03

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ank...
20:01 2019-05-31

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course' Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the ...
01:14 2019-07-13

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Tur...
12:00 2019-06-29

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sa...
00:56 2019-06-20

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, ...
11:28 2019-06-13

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream...
16:14 2019-05-21

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living sta...
09:56 2019-06-21

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple ...
20:56 2019-05-27

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new ...
08:00 2019-06-21

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's For...
11:28 2019-07-12

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official...
03:00 2019-07-04

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sex-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-h...
12:56 2019-07-11

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry sai...
13:28 2019-07-12

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the...
09:28 2019-07-04

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
15:28 2019-05-21

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to ...
18:28 2019-05-23

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
13:56 2019-07-17

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacture...
12:56 2019-05-23

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's r...
14:56 2019-07-17

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on h...
15:14 2019-05-27

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military commander over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extraju...
00:28 2019-07-17

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased san...
04:42 2019-06-22

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were...
03:14 2019-07-17

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announ...
04:28 2019-07-17

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanct...
15:14 2019-05-29

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
16:14 2019-06-08

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
18:42 2019-07-12

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal....
22:42 2019-06-20

U.N. Official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said that sanctions were harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperati...
12:28 2019-06-21

U.S. sanctions Venezuela counterintelligence agency after death of navy captain The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions against Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency following the death in custody of a navy capt...
16:56 2019-07-11

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in th...
10:28 2019-07-04

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. M...
19:14 2019-06-23

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanction...
04:00 2019-07-17

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Tur...
14:14 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
20:42 2019-07-12

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S...
07:14 2019-07-17

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions,...
15:42 2019-06-21

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work wit...
06:14 2019-06-28

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not di...
14:42 2019-05-21

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the...
20:56 2019-05-21

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the ea...
19:28 2019-06-11

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seo...
11:56 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
14:42 2019-07-13

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Ro...
12:14 2019-07-17

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S...
20:28 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned German...
20:56 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United St...
00:56 2019-06-13

MH17 murder charges won't hurt Russia as there's no appetite for more sanctions, experts say New murder charges linked to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet are not likely to lead to any major repercussions on Russia, experts told ...
13:28 2019-06-20

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, a...
09:42 2019-07-02

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end ...
11:42 2019-06-14

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that mar...
20:28 2019-06-13

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of t...
23:56 2019-06-13

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeat...
23:01 2019-07-12

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems a...
10:14 2019-05-22

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
02:01 2019-06-22

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
09:00 2019-07-15

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment make...
08:28 2019-05-29

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions: minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems a...
09:01 2019-05-22