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Oil Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict

At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official....

Oil Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict

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Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the...
16:45 2019-06-13

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were attacked near the Gulf region's Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high sin...
18:45 2019-06-13

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
17:15 2019-06-14

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman — reports Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions are high in the region follo...
12:45 2019-06-13

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just...
02:30 2019-06-14

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian G...
16:30 2019-06-13

2 Oil Tankers "Attacked" In Gulf of Oman, Crew Jumped Into Water, Rescued Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stric...
15:15 2019-06-13

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle Ea...
11:30 2019-06-13

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
22:00 2019-06-13

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week...
02:30 2019-06-16

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-stat...
22:15 2019-06-14

US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ The...
12:45 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman - sources Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a si...
10:30 2019-06-13

US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman. The post US ...
12:45 2019-06-13

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk...
23:15 2019-06-13

WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
15:01 2019-06-15

GCC bonds weak on news of tankers hit in Gulf of Oman, Aramco bonds down International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) governments were down on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the...
10:30 2019-06-13

US Navy assists 2 tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
16:15 2019-06-13

Unexploded device spotted on one of attacked oil tankers: U.S. source An unexploded device, believed to be a limpet mine, was spotted on the side of one of two oil tankers attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S...
21:15 2019-06-13

US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is releasing new photos that officials say show that members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for ...
23:15 2019-06-17

Pompeo says ‘lots of evidence’ proves Iran attacked oil tankers ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and t...
07:30 2019-06-17

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two o...
22:15 2019-06-16

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the gl...
04:15 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
23:15 2019-06-07

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
19:15 2019-06-14

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding par...
02:30 2019-06-14

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
11:30 2019-06-14

Brent oil up 5% this week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel on Friday and was on track for a 5% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disru...
15:00 2019-06-21

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rose 1% on Friday, with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5%, on fears the United States could attack Iran...
05:45 2019-06-22

India faces weak monsoon rains, raising fears for crops, economy India's monsoon rains were below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week...
19:45 2019-06-27

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.  ...
16:15 2019-07-19

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tanker...
21:45 2019-06-13

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
03:15 2019-06-15

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the ...
00:15 2019-06-14

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
02:30 2019-06-14

Persian Gulf Skirmishes Force Tankers to Take Precautions Against Iran Oil tankers carrying crude from the Middle East are increasingly receiving protection from warships as they pass through one of the world’s most crit...
22:45 2019-07-12

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saud...
11:00 2019-06-17

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping wi...
16:00 2019-06-08

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
13:45 2019-06-14

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss...
02:30 2019-06-14

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of ...
21:45 2019-06-13

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwe...
10:30 2019-06-13

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss...
02:30 2019-06-14

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the ...
10:15 2019-06-13

UK maritime safety body investigating 'incident' in Gulf of Oman An oil tanker managed by Bermuda based shipping company Frontline suffered a fire on Thursday morning while sailing through the Gulf of Oman, a spoke...
10:45 2019-06-13

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on...
18:30 2019-06-13

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
17:30 2019-06-14

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late o...
20:00 2019-06-20

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in th...
13:15 2019-06-21

Multinational investigation says 'state actor' responsible for attacks on Gulf oil tankers An international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" i...
08:45 2019-06-07

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of sta...
07:45 2019-06-19

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ Th...
12:45 2019-06-13

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the...
11:30 2019-06-14

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringSummary: Oil jumps after Gulf attacksUS: Iran pr...
22:15 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning a...
21:45 2019-06-13

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through whi...
18:45 2019-06-14

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
21:15 2019-06-13

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump admi...
02:15 2019-06-14

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
06:45 2019-06-16

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya ...
01:30 2019-06-23

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets slide after suspected attack on tankers All major Gulf stock markets dropped on Thursday after suspected attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, with a missile strike by Yemen's Houthi rebe...
10:30 2019-06-13

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international communit...
18:30 2019-06-16

German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone. The post Germ...
14:15 2019-06-21

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion i...
08:30 2019-06-14

Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman. The ...
09:15 2019-06-13

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
11:45 2019-06-16

Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm identifies second ship targeted in reported Gulf of Oman attack as the Kokuka Courageous. The post S...
12:45 2019-06-13

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to...
11:45 2019-06-13

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid U...
09:15 2019-06-13

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
23:45 2019-07-19

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 ne...
06:45 2019-06-14

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
10:15 2019-06-14

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second seized oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar...
03:30 2019-07-20

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
19:15 2019-06-13

Gulf of Oman latest: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf o...
09:00 2019-06-14

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
07:45 2019-07-12

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
09:30 2019-07-12

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for...
03:00 2019-06-07

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23:15 2019-06-10

Leak of UK ambassador's US telegrams plays into wider power struggle Mail on Sunday disclosure of Kim Darroch’s criticism of Trump administration spurred calls for his removal Sometimes leaks from within the government...
14:15 2019-07-07

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-Chin...
19:01 2019-05-22

| US Supreme Court rules on abortion case but sidesteps wider issue The US Supreme Court has weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted foetuse...
21:45 2019-05-29

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential elect...
17:45 2019-06-19

Iran rejects French call for wider talks beyond nuclear deal: state TV Iran rejected French calls for wider international talks over its nuclear and military ambitions, saying on Friday it would only discuss it existing ...
14:15 2019-06-07

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
09:00 2019-06-18

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new b...
02:30 2019-05-24

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20:15 2019-07-18

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19:15 2019-05-21

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast...
21:45 2019-06-16

PlayStation Vue is raising prices for all of its plans (updated) Another year, another price hike for the PlayStation Vue TV-streaming service. On Monday, the company announced that it was raising the prices of all...
14:45 2019-07-02

Mom shares experience of raising intersex children OGDEN, Utah — When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then doctors said the child would be a bo...
00:45 2019-06-11

Raising Cane’s to open third Tucson restaurant TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open is the third restaurant in Tucson. The Louisiana-based company will open its new location in l...
04:00 2019-06-21

Iran ‘almost certainly’ sabotaged oil tankers off UAE Bolton claims ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Wednesday there was “no reason” for Iran to back ou...
09:30 2019-05-29

Two Oil Tankers Suffer Damage After Attacks Near Iran Two tankers were damaged in attacks in the Gulf of Oman, sending oil prices sharply higher amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran following a...
15:45 2019-06-13

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting T...
06:30 2019-06-15

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the ...
21:45 2019-06-14

Tesla is raising the price of its 'full self-driving' package by $1,000 A couple of months after Tesla started selling the "full self-driving" option again, Elon Musk warned interested customers that its price will "incre...
20:15 2019-07-17

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05:15 2019-05-24

Utah family struggles raising intersex child When doctors said her child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then they said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Vict...
02:15 2019-06-11

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists...
10:45 2019-06-28

Chipotle to consider raising prices in response to Trump tariffs Chipotle Mexican Grill is considering increasing prices after 2019 costs are predicted to rise by about $15 million because of tariffs proposed last ...
22:00 2019-06-03

Family Raising Funds For 10-Year-Old Killed In Crash STANTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The family of a 10-year-old girl killed in a crash in Powell County is raising funds for her funeral. According to depu...
14:15 2019-06-21

Community raising money for funeral of slain teen TUCSON-The local community gathered for a car wash on Saturday to raise money for the family of a slain Tucson teenager. The car wash, held off Irvin...
12:15 2019-06-02

Pakistan arrests 6 men for raising funds for outlawed group MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan says it arrested six men accused of raising funds for an outlawed Pakistan-based group that claimed responsibility f...
10:30 2019-05-29

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15:30 2019-07-16

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23:45 2019-06-07

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacc...
01:30 2019-07-02

Attacks on oil tankers near Iran coast did not use torpedoes: source Attacks on two oil tankers near the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran did not use torpedoes, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on T...
21:15 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo says US believes Iran is behind attack on tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington believes Iran is behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The top US diplomat told r...
22:00 2019-06-13

Explosions on two oil tankers near Iran send oil prices 2% higher Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies...
19:30 2019-06-13

Divers on speedboats 'planted explosives on oil tankers', report says Investigators believe a series of attacks on oil tankers in a United Arab Emirates port were led by a foreign state - with divers on speedboats plant...
12:45 2019-06-07

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the St...
16:30 2019-06-14

UAE say welcomes participation of other countries in tankers attack probe The United Arab Emirates said it welcomes the participation of a number of ''brotherly and friendly states'' in the investigation of the ''sabotage o...
14:30 2019-05-22

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship ̵...
02:30 2019-07-20

Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks: Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were th...
10:15 2019-05-29

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State...
07:15 2019-05-31

Police say Oman-Dubai bus crashes, killing 17 in UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say 17 people were killed when bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai police ann...
05:15 2019-06-07

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON-  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday the family held a c...
03:30 2019-07-14

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03:15 2019-06-04

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial ...
18:30 2019-06-02

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10:30 2019-05-31

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17:15 2019-05-23

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17:30 2019-07-16

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. ...
02:30 2019-07-09

Family Of Slain Whitley Co. Woman Raising Reward Money WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- The family of the woman shot and killed at a home in Whitley County last month is turning to the public for help in fin...
17:45 2019-06-14

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05:15 2019-07-18

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between th...
04:00 2019-06-14

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03:00 2019-06-07

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking actio...
20:45 2019-06-18

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
10:15 2019-06-14

Photos show US sailors treating crew after attack on oil tankers New photos show US Navy sailors treating crewmembers rescued from one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Some of the 21 cre...
10:30 2019-06-14

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United Stat...
23:45 2019-07-19

US reportedly eyeing Iran after attack on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz The Trump administration was quick to blame Iran Thursday after a pair of Japanese-owned tankers were attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz — a...
19:45 2019-06-13

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one...
15:45 2019-06-13

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
12:00 2019-05-24

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts ...
13:15 2019-06-04

DHFL Tanks After Downgrades, Raising Worries About Shadow Banking Sector Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd or DHFL shares fell more than 18 per cent on Thursday, a day after credit ratings agencies ICRA and Crisil down...
14:15 2019-06-06

Castro says Trump's North Korea meeting is 'raising the profile of a dictator' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Sunday criticized President Trump for meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without ma...
18:30 2019-06-30

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financi...
11:30 2019-07-11

After Raising $120,000 On Kickstarter, Cult Classic Charles Barkley RPG Sequel Has Fallen Apart Over the weekend, the Kickstarter for Barkley 2, the sequel to the 2008 cult classic RPG spoof Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, got its first backer ...
01:15 2019-06-04

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump o...
17:30 2019-07-09

An eyebrow-raising $10,000 bet was placed on the Lakers just minutes before the team traded for Anthony Davis AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman The Los Angeles Lakers started the NBA offseason with a bang on Saturday, trading for Anthony Davis. Just minutes before news...
01:45 2019-06-18

Baby Falls From Second Floor, Caught By Teenager In Hair-Raising Video Chilling CCTV footage has captured the moment a two-year-old girl fell from her second floor family apartment and was caught by a teenager standing b...
21:30 2019-06-27

In Hair-Raising Stunt, Siblings Walk On Wire 25 Stories Over New York Siblings from a famed circus family - the Flying Wallendas - walked a wire strung 25 stories over New York's Times Square Sunday, in a hair-raising b...
09:30 2019-06-24

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Jou...
07:15 2019-06-03

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the ...
19:45 2019-07-08

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave vo...
11:45 2019-07-02

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahea...
07:45 2019-07-12

Oman says 3 arrested for allegedly setting deadly house fire DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman say three people have been arrested over allegedly setting a deadly house fire in the sultanate tha...
13:45 2019-06-02

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV...
11:30 2019-06-14

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad...
10:45 2019-05-27

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal min...
19:00 2019-07-04

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensl...
03:00 2019-07-10

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the centr...
12:15 2019-07-18

GoFundMe page raising money for woman who allegedly spat on Eric Trump A GoFundMe page says it is raising money for the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump Tuesday night. It was reported that the preside...
18:45 2019-06-27

Blue Mountains wilderness would be 'permanently' changed by raising dam wall, leak reveals Draft report says Warragamba dam changes would affect Aboriginal historical sitesA leaked draft report has predicted world heritage areas of the Blue...
11:30 2019-06-13

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, accordi...
02:15 2019-07-12

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.  ...
15:15 2019-05-21

TABLE-Two Arc7 Arctic LNG tankers start sea trials to join Yamal fleet A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the...
10:15 2019-06-18

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to preven...
06:15 2019-06-18

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...
23:15 2019-06-13

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yem...
21:30 2019-07-20

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)...
08:15 2019-06-14

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country mov...
03:15 2019-05-22

Man dies after suffering seizure, attacked by his dog UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Police say a western Pennsylvania man died after he suffered a seizure and his dog bit his neck. WPXI-TV reports Homer UtterbackR...
13:45 2019-07-12

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on ...
17:30 2019-05-21

Hindu Priest Attacked Near Temple In US A Hindu priest was attacked by a 52-year-old man while he was walking down the street in his religious garb near a temple in Floral Park, New York, a...
08:30 2019-07-21

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong P...
23:30 2019-07-17

Debt-Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Cong...
02:30 2019-07-09

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targ...
01:45 2019-07-11

Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to Iranian port TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to Iranian port. The post Ir...
12:45 2019-06-13

FROM THE FIELD: Faces and Voices of Conflict “I want the war to stop, I want to go home and I want to go to school” - the melancholy words of a 15-year-old Ola who has been caught up in the civi...
15:15 2019-05-21

'There will be conflict': US has underestimated Huawei, says founder Ren Zhengfei says firm is fully prepared to face US bans and that 5G plans will be unaffectedThe founder of Huawei has said the US “underestimates” t...
15:00 2019-05-21

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

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the p...
11:30 2019-05-22

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist ...
13:45 2019-07-07

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book fo...
13:15 2019-05-22

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says a Los Angeles policeman who opened fire inside a Costco was attacked without warning and briefly knocked out as he h...
10:45 2019-06-18

'Blood everywhere': Groom-to-be gets attacked at pub, shows up for wedding the next day "The flashbacks are terrible. The whole incident was just so out of the blue, we'd only gone out for a few quiet drinks, but as soon as he threw the ...
11:45 2019-05-28

LGBTQ play canceled after actors attacked Two actors were subjected to a homophobic assault Saturday in Southampton, southern England, resulting in the cancellation of two performances of an ...
02:15 2019-06-11

Man attacked by veteran’s support dog sues over negligence ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to San Di...
14:45 2019-05-29

US Teen Loses Her Leg After Being Attacked By Shark While Swimming A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Mo...
06:00 2019-06-04

Four kittens die after attacked by rabid skunk in Amado TUCSON – Four kittens have died after more than a dozen pets were exposed to a potentially rabid skunk in Amado in May. According to Pima Anima...
02:00 2019-06-12

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television addr...
21:15 2019-06-27

Lesbians attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for men Four men have been arrested after two lesbians were beaten up in what British police called a disgusting homophobic assault. One of the victims descr...
22:45 2019-06-07

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizur...
07:45 2019-07-11

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at ...
14:30 2019-06-30

Conflict Of Interest Issue Likely To Be Discussed At COA Meet The BCCI ethics officer D K Jain asked VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly to choose one out of the multiple cricketing roles they are performing at the mo...
19:15 2019-06-28

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has...
23:15 2019-07-16

Underage fighters are drawn into Indonesian conflict JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenage...
09:30 2019-06-23

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict...
06:45 2019-07-10

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official new...
14:30 2019-06-23

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time f...
00:15 2019-06-13

Iran-US conflict: Tehran's asymmetrical approach As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconven...
21:45 2019-06-23

Two girls viciously attacked at an east side neighborhood TUCSON – On May 29 by Wheeler Elementary School near 22nd Street and Kolb Road, 18-year-old Lauren Tibbetts and 19-year-old Belle Koondz were v...
16:45 2019-06-11

Man sexually attacked elderly woman in FiDi: cops A man tried to rape a 73-year-old woman in Manhattan Sunday before punching her in the face, leaving her with a broken eye socket and missing teeth, ...
09:15 2019-07-09

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which lef...
06:45 2019-06-09

Trump fires back at UK ambassador who attacked him: 'We are not big fans of that man' President Trump fired back at Britain's ambassador to the United States on Sunday, saying "we are not big fans of that man" and asserting that he has...
06:15 2019-07-08

Sheriff: Deputy shoots man who attacked deputies with stool ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a deputy has shot and killed a man who attacked deputies with a bar stool in a home. Orange County Sh...
01:15 2019-06-12

18-year-old girl attacked by men shouting ‘f–king lesbian’ An 18-year-old girl from the UK was beaten to a pulp during an alleged homophobic attack — in broad daylight, according to reports. “F...
00:30 2019-07-10

Assault reported at Dominican resort where woman says she was attacked A Pennsylvania man claims a pair of would-be robbers savagely attacked him at the same Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mom claims she was ...
18:15 2019-06-21

Man strangles a Canada goose he claims ‘attacked him’ at a gas station An upstate man reportedly strangled a Canada goose that he said attacked him at a gas station. Daniel Hodgins, 66, choked the waterfowl at Quik Fill ...
11:15 2019-07-18

Man attacked worker over sawdust left on Porsche: cops A Connecticut hothead caused quite a dust-up when he discovered sawdust on his prized Porsche, police said. When Francisco Hidalgo, 35, of Norwalk, w...
19:30 2019-05-30

Latest: Lawyer says officer attacked unexpectedly in Costco The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police s...
11:15 2019-06-18

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seek...
03:00 2019-05-29

Biden, now 76, attacked his older opponent's age during 1972 Senate run Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the oldest candidates ever to run for president, but in 1972, he repeatedly attacked his opponent's age in ...
08:45 2019-06-05

Attorney for journalist attacked by Antifa says she plans to 'sue everybody' the law permits The attorney for Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist who was attacked by Antifa during a protest in Portland on Saturday, said she plans to hold the ...
22:30 2019-07-02

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the reb...
18:00 2019-06-08

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country...
15:45 2019-07-11

Underage fighters drawn into Indonesian separatist conflict The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely ad...
05:15 2019-06-24

Czech PM found in conflict of interest by EU Commission: report The European Commission has determined that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is in conflict of interest because of his business empire placed in tru...
20:15 2019-05-31

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reache...
14:15 2019-06-19

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their ...
12:30 2019-06-19

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, includ...
19:45 2019-06-11

Oil at $100? Experts predict where crude could go if an Iran conflict breaks out In an area responsible for the shipment of one-third of the world's seaborne oil, just how high could military confrontation send the price of c...
11:30 2019-06-06

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders ...
02:45 2019-06-05

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed ...
19:45 2019-06-21

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s Middle East adversaries, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that I...
16:15 2019-05-24

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction t...
13:15 2019-07-14

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growi...
06:45 2019-07-10

Florida man attacked landlord who accused him of taking too many showers: report An enraged Florida tenant viciously attacked his elderly roommate — because the man accused him of taking too many showers, according to a new report...
19:45 2019-06-13

Off-duty corrections officer attacked 2 women at nightclub: cops An off-duty corrections officer was arrested for attacking two other women during a brawl at a Queens nightclub, police confirmed Thursday. Cotrina T...
15:15 2019-07-04

Costco shooting: Police say off-duty officer shot man who attacked him and his son An off-duty police officer opened fire on a man who he said attacked him and his son in a shooting at a California Costco on Friday night that left o...
00:15 2019-06-17

Baby left fighting for life when herpes virus attacked his eye Noah Tindle was just four weeks old when his short life was left hanging in the balance. Mom Ashleigh White noticed her son’s right eye had bec...
23:15 2019-06-12

Iran’s president says it does not seek war with US, but will give ‘a crushing response’ if attacked TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says it does not seek war with US, but will give ‘a crushing response’ if attacked. The post I...
19:45 2019-06-12

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government ...
22:45 2019-06-29

Russia warns of “cyberwar” following report the US attacked its power grid Enlarge / Zapadnaya in the Moscow region. (credit: Vladimir Fedorenko / Владимир Федоренко) The Kremlin on Monday warned that reported US digital ...
04:30 2019-06-18

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days ...
22:15 2019-06-15

Stadium worker attacked on way home among four dead in just 48 hours in London A young man on his way home from work is believed to have been gunned down in a park last night, making him the fourth person to be murdered in a wee...
17:30 2019-07-08

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company ...
10:30 2019-06-13

Thai anti-military activist attacked and left unconscious BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist who opposes the military’s role in politics has been assaulted and left unconscious in the second attack against...
13:15 2019-06-28

Trump nepotism attacked after 'out-of-her-depth' Ivanka given key summit role Experts say first daughter’s presence reflects gravely on USOpinion: Laugh at Ivanka – to take her seriously is frighteningDonald Trump has been accu...
02:45 2019-07-02

Keanu Reeves supports Rome cinema collective attacked by far right Actors and directors, from Richard Gere to Spike Lee, condemn violence that targeted Cinema AmericaHollywood names including Keanu Reeves, Willem Daf...
18:45 2019-06-28

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according...
18:30 2019-06-20

Crime Trackers: Woman claims she was attacked and her disabled son was nearly kidnapped TUCSON – A woman claims she was assaulted, and her disabled son was nearly kidnapped from their home. It happened June 12 on 44th Street West o...
03:45 2019-06-22

Pose Actress Indya Moore Attacked by Trump Supporter in NYC In the midst of Pride, the month when we celebrate, acknowledge and continue to resist the myriad oppressions that LGBTQ+ people face, Pose actor Ind...
21:15 2019-06-10

Hunt attacked for repeating 'incredibly alarming' abortion views Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has been accused of "attacking women's rights" after reiterating his view that the legal limit for abor...
19:45 2019-06-09

Man harassed with anti-gay comments, attacked in Tribeca subway: Cops A straphanger was attacked at a Tribeca subway station on Sunday night by two men shouting anti-gay statements, cops said. The incident happened arou...
08:15 2019-05-27

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed F...
12:15 2019-05-30

Delaware Mom Opens Up After She Says She Was Brutally Attacked While Vacationing At Caribbean Resort (TODAY) – A Delaware woman who said she was brutally attacked and left for dead while vacationing at a Dominican Republic resort is sharing her...
23:15 2019-06-01

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had...
21:45 2019-07-14

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's...
15:45 2019-07-19

State-sponsored cybercriminals attacked 10,000 Microsoft customers in 2018 Microsoft said on Wednesday that it had notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’d been the target of state-sponsored attacks. The...
14:00 2019-07-18

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "g...
13:30 2019-07-19

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and livi...
23:15 2019-06-21

China Imports Fall as Trade Conflict Saps Demand China’s imports dropped sharply last month, in a fresh sign of anemic demand in the domestic economy, adding to the pressure on Beijing as it struggl...
20:15 2019-06-10

Kept as a sex slave: Tragic consequence of Mali's inter-tribal conflict Precious can't look me in the eye when I first say hello to her. It's not that she's shy, she's petrified. And yet she's agreed to speak to us on the...
05:15 2019-07-22

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know...
16:01 2019-07-12

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig the...
01:30 2019-06-09

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers ...
20:30 2019-07-02

Iran Guards chief says enemy focused on economic conflict The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the enemy was worried about the prospect of war and was focused instead on an economi...
11:45 2019-07-03

Trump uses discredited conflict-of-interest charges to attack Mueller In tweets and comments to reporters, the president accused the former special counsel of being a “true never-Trumper,” who was conflicted due to a pa...
05:30 2019-05-31

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict in...
05:45 2019-06-14

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the Worl...
01:15 2019-06-12

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new...
17:15 2019-07-04

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends wit...
02:15 2019-06-08

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon offi...
00:30 2019-07-21

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was...
21:30 2019-07-11

Potential Conflict Of Interest Prevents Dravid From Taking Charge At NCA The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution prohibits any individual from holding multiple positions at the same time which brings ...
15:30 2019-07-02

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the sa...
17:15 2019-07-08

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world pow...
01:30 2019-06-13

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they ar...
19:15 2019-06-14

An American is attacked in the Dominican Republic. A resort says police question her story. Tammy Lawrence-Daley says an employee beat and strangled her. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana claims Dominican police say there are "weak spots and unan...
19:45 2019-06-06

Web Series Crew, Allegedly Attacked By Drunk Men, Meet Devendra Fadnavis A group of drunk men allegedly attacked a crew shooting for a web series in Thane, on the outskirts of Mumbai. Actress Mahie Gill and the crew, who w...
23:00 2019-06-20

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman̵...
01:15 2019-06-20

A woman says she was brutally attacked and left for dead at a Dominican Republic resort Google Maps Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, Delaware, claimed in a Facebook post that she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour attac...
21:15 2019-05-30

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist pres...
19:30 2019-07-18

Thai anti-junta activist attacked, latest in 'pattern' of violence Unknown assailants attacked and wounded a Thai pro-democracy activist on Friday, apparently the latest victim of what rights groups call a systematic...
15:30 2019-06-28

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the presi...
21:15 2019-06-21

Army Vehicle Attacked In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, 5 Soldiers Injured An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police F...
18:00 2019-06-17

‘Looney Tunes terrorist’ Ashiqul Alam attacked in prison: attorney The self-proclaimed “Looney Tunes terrorist” appeared in court Thursday sporting a black eye, as his attorney explained he’d been t...
07:45 2019-07-19

Yemeni Houthis say they have attacked airbase in Saudi city of Khamis Mushait A Yemeni Houthi military spokesman said on Tuesday that Houthi forces had attacked the King Khalid air base near the southwestern Saudi city of Khami...
21:15 2019-07-16

Journalist violently attacked by Antifa recalls ‘complete anarchy and lawlessness’ The Oregon clash between Antifa and conservative demonstrators was "complete anarchy and lawlessness," according to a journalist injured in an attack...
00:15 2019-07-02

Trump suggests 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer attacked US drone President stopped short of escalating standoff, saying if a person was in the drone ‘it would have made a big, big difference’Donald Trump has stoppe...
02:45 2019-06-21

Doctor who attacked boy in ‘ski rage’ assault will spend next three Valentine’s Days in jail A New Jersey doctor who pummeled a 12-year-old boy in a “ski rage” attack three years ago will spend the next three Valentine’s Day...
02:45 2019-06-28

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick...
22:01 2019-07-04

Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US ...
14:15 2019-06-21

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? The view that John Bolton is driving Trump into military confrontation with America's principal foe in the Middle East is spreading across the g...
20:15 2019-05-21

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
00:30 2019-07-17

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednes...
00:30 2019-06-13

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc bac...
22:30 2019-06-01

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions. &#...
20:15 2019-05-21

Iran warns of risk of conflict, Trump sees scope for deal 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...
18:45 2019-06-23

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
01:15 2019-06-21

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising...
18:30 2019-05-23

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk c...
08:45 2019-06-16

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but the...
00:45 2019-06-10

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’...
13:45 2019-07-09

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising...
22:45 2019-05-23

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. M...
17:45 2019-07-15

Off-duty FDNY firefighter attacked by teens after defending elderly couple, cops say A New York City Firefighter sustained a concussion and several broken teeth Saturday after police say he was assaulted while trying to stop a group o...
19:45 2019-05-21

Explorer gets attacked after hearing growling noises coming from attic of abandoned house A BRAVE explorer who heard creepy growling noises coming from the attic of an abandoned house quickly regretted venturing upwards to find what was th...
18:30 2019-05-29

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Trump questions the fairness of Washington's longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summi...
19:45 2019-06-27

Shiv Sena Leader Tweets Poem On Rain, Attacked For "Utter Insensitivity" Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut is being criticized for posting a poem about rain on Twitter, at a time when record rain in Mumbai has killed several pe...
07:30 2019-07-03

Woman who allegedly attacked Boston EMTs eyed in airport bomb threat An “emotionally disturbed” woman who allegedly attacked two Boston EMTs this week — stabbing one multiple times and pepper-spraying the other &...
06:30 2019-07-13

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly b...
10:30 2019-05-29

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protecti...
14:30 2019-06-08

A Long Simmering Conflict Takes Center Stage in the Supergirl Season 5 Trailer The larger Arrowverse is changing, and Kara Danvers along with it. In the first trailer for Supergirl’s upcoming fifth season that just dropped at th...
16:30 2019-07-21

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data ne...
20:45 2019-06-27

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wed...
07:00 2019-05-23

Teens Allegedly Attacked by Mall Cop and Security ‘Attack Dog’ Plan to File Lawsuit [Corrected] Lawyers representing a group of five black men ranging from 15 to 20 years old announced plans to file a lawsuit against the owners of an Alabama mal...
02:45 2019-07-04

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Re...
14:37 2019-05-21

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independe...
14:31 2019-05-21

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has rea...
17:30 2019-05-21

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors. ...
02:45 2019-05-22

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says ...
06:45 2019-07-11

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other ...
11:15 2019-06-01

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
17:30 2019-05-21

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a con...
07:30 2019-06-10

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
19:00 2019-05-28

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common po...
04:00 2019-06-01

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, ...
20:15 2019-06-22

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE...
14:37 2019-05-21

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern...
18:15 2019-05-31

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China and the Iran conflict Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the curre...
18:15 2019-05-23

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby. The post Owner of Japanese oil ...
07:30 2019-06-14

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers&rsqu...
04:45 2019-06-05

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
01:15 2019-06-12

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transitio...
00:00 2019-07-19

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
14:31 2019-05-21

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
17:45 2019-05-21

G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ trade conflict, stop short of calling for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified," raising risks to improving global growth, but the...
16:30 2019-06-09

US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil tanker US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print fr...
13:15 2019-06-19

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually u...
17:30 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
22:45 2019-06-12

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza ov...
17:30 2019-05-21

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António G...
19:15 2019-06-19

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
05:45 2019-06-13

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
14:37 2019-05-21

Supervolcano fears: 'Big One' is coming California’s uncanny “earthquake pause” is over. It should have already had several “big ones” by now. All that pressure has to go somewhere. Now geo...
20:30 2019-07-09

Woman and girlfriend attacked on London night bus 'for refusing to kiss for gang of men' A woman has described a terrifying attack on her and her girlfriend by a group of men while they were on their way home on a night bus in north Londo...
11:30 2019-06-07

Lizzo calls Summerfest security guard a 'racist bigot,' says he attacked her team Moments after playing "the best show ever" at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Lizzo claimed a security guard tackled her team and used "hurtful language." ...
14:45 2019-06-28

Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Zelenskiy discuss ending conflict in eastern Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy held their first telephone conversation on Thursday and discussed settling ...
19:00 2019-07-11

US-Iran military conflict will be a 'lose-lose situation,' analysts say Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated rapidly after an American drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Middle East on Thursday ...
11:15 2019-06-21

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handle...
02:45 2019-06-05

Oil prices plunge further on trade war fears Oil prices plunged by more than 1.5% to below $61 a barrel on Monday, extending last week's heavy losses as deepening U.S. trade wars fanned fea...
13:15 2019-06-03

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
16:30 2019-06-06

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest s...
18:15 2019-06-07

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of...
22:30 2019-05-28

Yankees quell all fears with drubbing of White Sox CHICAGO — Late Friday night, there were real signs the foundation built by the Yankees in the opening two months of the season had severe cracks. J.A...
00:00 2019-06-17

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
14:30 2019-06-08

Oil's Slide Highlights Global-Growth Fears Oil prices have remained soft this month despite rising geopolitical tensions and threats of supply disruptions, the latest sign that investors fear ...
03:30 2019-06-17

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the ...
12:30 2019-05-26

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known ...
04:15 2019-06-19

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached th...
19:15 2019-07-03

500,000 tumble dryers set to be recalled in UK over fire fears In an "unprecedented" step, the government plans to order a company to recall hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers over fears they pose a fire safe...
00:15 2019-06-12

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then...
01:00 2019-05-24

California’s Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the ‘Big One’ (RIDGECREST, Calif.) — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientis...
23:15 2019-07-08

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called ...
12:30 2019-06-20

My toddler saw her grandma take a bad fall: how can I calm her fears? Answer her questions factually and simply, says Annalisa Barbieri, and don’t be afraid of her worry – some stress is essential for developmentSome we...
20:45 2019-06-21

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quanti...
15:30 2019-07-10

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectioni...
23:15 2019-06-03

U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the econo...
20:30 2019-07-16

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14...
23:30 2019-06-18

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
19:30 2019-06-01

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awa...
00:30 2019-06-04

Dow stumbles more than 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of ...
19:15 2019-05-23

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
11:15 2019-06-13

New Machu Picchu airport raises damage fears Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those...
16:15 2019-05-31

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security fir...
00:00 2019-06-22

Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods add...
18:30 2019-05-31

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime ...
23:30 2019-05-21

Crude oil prices fall 1% on fears for global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could di...
08:30 2019-07-05

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.   ...
20:30 2019-06-18

Sainz fears losing FP1 will "hurt" later in Monaco GP weekend McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr fears the mileage he lost to a technical issue in Monaco Grand Prix first practice will "hurt further into t...
20:45 2019-05-23

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical faciliti...
23:15 2019-05-23

Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a...
18:15 2019-07-11

India had driest June in five years, fears for crops India had its driest June in five years because monsoon rains were delayed, the weather department said late on Sunday, raising fears for crops and t...
22:30 2019-06-30

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the ou...
15:45 2019-05-31

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed t...
18:45 2019-06-03

Dow stumbles nearly 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of ...
09:30 2019-05-24

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures thr...
13:45 2019-06-17

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse t...
12:00 2019-06-04

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new re...
23:15 2019-07-17

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling ...
13:45 2019-06-30

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
10:15 2019-06-06

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
05:15 2019-07-18

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade d...
14:30 2019-05-29

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a...
09:15 2019-06-22

Fears grow after 2-year-old boy vanishes near crocodile habitat A missing 2-year-old boy is feared to have been eaten by crocodiles after wandering off from his family in Australia. Ruben Scott was last seen aroun...
09:15 2019-06-06

Oil on Track for Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears The U.S. oil price was on track to sink into a bear market on Wednesday, falling more than 20% below its April peak, as the global-growth worries gri...
20:30 2019-06-05

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there ...
13:45 2019-07-09

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed th...
10:15 2019-05-22

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged la...
06:00 2019-05-22

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
13:01 2019-05-22

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that hav...
04:15 2019-06-15

Oil steadies on OPEC cuts, but oversupply fears persist Oil prices steadied on Monday as OPEC extended supply cuts until March 2020 during a meeting in Vienna, but prices pared gains as oversupply worries ...
19:30 2019-07-01

Genoa's relegation fears linger after draw with Cagliari "A late Domenico Criscito penalty earned Genoa a 1-1 Serie A draw at home to Cagliari on Saturday but Cesare Prandelli’s side remain at risk of releg...
14:45 2019-05-21

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
05:15 2019-05-29

B.C. snowpacks near 40-year lows prompting drought fears The B.C. River Forecast Centre says snow levels have dropped significantly since the beginning of the month due to persistently hot weather and rapid...
22:30 2019-05-22

UK mobile operators ignore security fears over Huawei 5G Firms pushing ahead with Chinese tech giant to set up new networkHuawei is helping develop 5G networks for all four of the UK’s major mobile phone op...
16:00 2019-07-06

American who fought for Taliban to be freed despite security fears John Walker Lindh due for early release despite report saying he still had extremist views in 2016John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fi...
10:45 2019-05-23

Manufacturing in worst decline for six years as economy fears deepen Britain's manufacturing sector suffered its worst month since 2013 in June as it endured a hangover from Brexit stockpiling earlier in the year, acc...
06:30 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon...
00:00 2019-06-23

India suffers driest June in five years, fears for crops India had its driest June in five years due to a delay in monsoon rains, the weather department said late on Sunday, raising fears for crops and the ...
11:00 2019-07-01

Wall Street slides on fears of likely U.S.-China tech cold war Wall Street's main indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, as technology stocks were hammered by fears that the U.S.-China trade spat could turn into ...
17:30 2019-05-23

Pamela Anderson accuses ex-boyfriend of cheating, says she fears for her safety Pamela Anderson has dumped boyfriend Adil Rami after accusing the French soccer player of cheating on her and alleging physical and emotional abuse. ...
23:15 2019-06-27

Infant formula sold only at Walmart is recalled because of fears of metal An infant formula sold only at Walmart was voluntarily recalled on Friday because of the potential presence of "metal foreign matter" in a single lot...
05:45 2019-06-24

35st mum fears she'll die young but struggles to ditch 4,000 calorie-a-day diet A MUM spoke about her weight concerns on 5Star documentary, Eating Ourselves to Death. The diabetic parent worries she will die young due to her 35st...
18:45 2019-06-27

Relief rally fades fears of expanding trade wars The global stocks rally that followed progress on U.S.-China trade relations stalled on Tuesday, pressured by weak manufacturing data from the euro z...
17:45 2019-07-02

Knicks' Kanter to miss London game, says he fears for his life "New York Knicks center Enes Kanter says he will not go to London for a game with his NBA team because he fears he could be assassinated for criticiz...
15:15 2019-05-21

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders...
14:15 2019-07-03

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people...
08:30 2019-07-04

WRAPUP 3-U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the econo...
20:45 2019-07-16

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering...
06:45 2019-06-08

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Ira...
02:45 2019-06-15

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the...
04:15 2019-05-30

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s r...
01:15 2019-07-09

U.S. stocks fall as trade concerns spark growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy U.S.-China trade war woul...
22:30 2019-05-29

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...
16:00 2019-07-18

Queer fears: the problem with Black Mirror's 'no homo' episode There’s a frustratingly regressive tone to an episode about two men exploring their sexuality that feels embarrassed and coy about its subject matter...
20:15 2019-06-10

Wall St. falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the Un...
22:15 2019-05-29

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sancti...
23:01 2019-07-14

Solid US jobs report could allay fears of weakening economy WASHINGTON (AP) — With worries rising about trade wars and slower global growth, Friday’s jobs figures for May could serve as a reminder that t...
09:15 2019-06-07

Nikkei rises as Mexican tariff fears abate, exporters up Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday morning, tracking U.S. gains as news Washington is considering a delay in tariffs on Mexican imports eased wider concer...
07:15 2019-06-07

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates ...
21:15 2019-07-16

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global econ...
15:30 2019-06-03

Global airlines slash profit forecast on protectionism fears Global airlines slashed a widely watched industry profit forecast by 21% on Sunday as an expanding trade war and higher oil prices compound worries a...
17:15 2019-06-02

Corona brewer’s stock hammered on Mexico tariff fears Threats of tariffs on Mexican imports were a major buzzkill for the company that brews Corona. Shares of Constellation Brands — which also brews Negr...
06:30 2019-06-01

China tech bonds reward investors as trade war fears ebb The beaten-down bonds of Chinese internet companies have rebounded since the May flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions, reaping a good profit for inv...
12:15 2019-07-10

Global Recession Fears Grow As Manufacturing Shrinks Across Asia JP Morgan expects Federal Reserve to cut rates twice this year, a change from its previous forecast that rates will stay on hold until the end of 202...
21:45 2019-06-03

Miami news anchor killed himself over fears he had dementia, family says The Miami news anchor who was found dead this week took his own life — likely because he was crippled by the fear that he had dementia, his bro...
15:15 2019-06-06

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s in...
16:00 2019-06-14

A Koch Executive’s Harassment in China Adds to Fears Among Visitors Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they...
01:15 2019-07-12

Pilots reveal safety fears over Boeing’s fleet of Dreamliners Company admits that fire extinguisher switch has failed a ‘small number’ of timesAirline pilots have voiced fears over the safety of a fleet of Boei...
19:30 2019-06-15

Growth Fears Override Supply Squeeze for Beaten-Down Copper A work stoppage at a huge Chilean mine has failed to boost copper prices, indicating that investors are wary of betting on growth-sensitive commoditi...
19:45 2019-06-17

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- u...
07:45 2019-06-17

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the de...
12:30 2019-06-08

Athletics: Taylor fears for triple jump as Diamond League changes As athletics' Diamond League prepares to create a trimmer look for 2020, Christian Taylor worries about the future of the event in which he has won f...
16:15 2019-07-19

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed ala...
13:45 2019-06-18

US stocks set for slight rebound after trade fears roil markets U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continue to monitor trade tensions between the world's two-larges...
10:30 2019-05-24

Fears of bigger California tremors after strongest quake in 20 years The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years came after a "swarmaggedon" of 1,000 small tremors last month - and experts warn an e...
12:30 2019-07-05

Crude oil prices fall amid fears about global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could di...
10:30 2019-07-05

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments o...
01:45 2019-06-18

U.S. Hiring Bounces Back, Easing Fears of a Jobs Slowdown Robust June hiring suggests a decade of domestic growth isn’t under threat despite global headwinds. U.S. employers added 224,000 jobs to payrolls, t...
02:30 2019-07-06

Why Stocks Are Soaring Amid Rising Economic Fears: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to b...
20:30 2019-07-11

Bond bulls get a boost as trade tensions fan recession fears The global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, sending 10-year U.S Treasury yields to 20-month lows, as investors fearful of the fallout from the Si...
14:45 2019-05-29

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
18:45 2019-06-12

Fears grow over Boris Johnson win as Hunt challenge fades Senior Tories voice alarm on spending commitments, Brexit and future of the unionTory MPs have not been able to agree on very much since the momentou...
23:00 2019-07-06