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GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources

General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, ...

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources

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‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
09:48, 04/28/2019

EU's New Headache: Skeptics Poised to Gain Power From Within Burned by Brexit debacle, populist parties are seeking to win power at the union’s traditional institutions in order to undermine the project. They expect to make inroads during this week’s vote for European Parliament....
12:16, 05/22/2019

Foxconn poised to nominate chip boss as Taiwan group's next chair: sources iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chairman to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is internally seen as a surprise move, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
01:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
07:00, 05/15/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert, published on the embassy’s website on Wednesday, com...
03:00, 05/15/2019

US orders American civilians out of Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate HOW MANY TROOPS?: One thing seems clear this morning. The Pentagon has drawn up contingency plans to deploy thousands more U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf region to deter Iran if it commits any hostile action against American interests....
11:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Bahrain is ordering all of its citizens to immediate...
08:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The U.S. ordered all its nonemergency diplomatic staff to leave Iraq immediately, as tensions rise with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf region....
08:01, 05/15/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts NBC News- The State Department has ordered “non-emergency U.S. government employees” in Iraq to leave its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil amid tensions with neighboring Iran. The State Department has ordered personnel home f...
07:00, 05/15/2019

At least five dead in blasts in Iraq's Kirkuk: medical sources At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a series of explosions in the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, medical sources in the city's general hospital told Reuters on Thursday....
14:16, 05/30/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions Order comes as Iran’s supreme leader issues warning over country’s nuclear capabilitiesThe US embassy in Baghdad has ordered all non-essential and non-emergency staff to leave Iraq immediately as tensions grow between Washington and Iran.Last week, W...
05:32, 05/15/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Airbus to launch new A321 with nearly 200 orders -sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow: sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter said....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow-sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter said....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Iraq, Germany's Siemens sign power agreement Iraq and German giant Siemens have signed a framework electricity agreement potentially worth billions of dollars. The Iraqi premier was in Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Iraq will 'cooperate' with Siemens on power grid plan Iraq's government said on Monday it would "cooperate" with German engineering group Siemens in a potential deal to develop the country's power grid, but gave no further details....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Chinese EV maker CHJ seeks to raise up to $500 million in growth push: sources Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker CHJ Automotive is seeking to raise $300 million to $500 million in its latest funding round, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said, joining its peers in tapping more investors to finance growth....
03:32, 04/30/2019

Pompeo not decided on extending waiver for Iraq to import Iran power: spokeswoman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not made a decision on extending a 90-day U.S. waiver exempting Iraq from sanctions to buy energy from Iran, a State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
13:16, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for alleged abuse of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters....
05:16, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-GE power unit faces three-year turnaround despite orders report General Electric Co expects its core power-plant business to lose significant cash this year and does not expect large improvement in that unit's cash flow margins for at least three years, the company's chief financial officer said on Wednesday....
10:48, 05/15/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system....
03:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Algerians protest for 11th Friday to push power elite out ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Thousands of Algerians are holding their 11th straight week of protests to pressure those in power to leave, a month after Abdelaziz Bouteflika was forced to resign as president after two decades in office. Security forces set...
06:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-KKR, GIC betting on India's power sector with $400 mln investment -sources Global investment firm KKR & Co Inc is leading a deal to acquire a controlling stake in India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), in a bet on the country's rapidly growing power sector, people familiar with the transaction told Reuters....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Electric vehicle push in Norway could add $1.3 billion to power bills by 2040: study Norway's power grid is likely to need an 11 billion crown ($1.27 billion) upgrade over the next 20 years to meet demand from the country's growing fleet of electric cars, with consumers likely to have to foot the bill, a study has shown....
00:00, 06/08/2019

India's BJP preparing for return to power as exit polls predict victory: sources India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq The militias were critical in pushing the Islamic State out of Iraq, but most have refused to disarm. They range from helpful groups to criminal organizations, and some have ties to Iran....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating s...
07:16, 06/11/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is an album full of songs inspired by Game of Thrones, and now the lead single has a stylish music video....
19:48, 05/05/2019

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has 'significant damage' An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has "significant damage to her internal organs."...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Ford says Mexico tariff would have 'significant' negative impact “If we were to see 5 percent and then rising tariffs on auto parts and vehicles from Mexico, it would have a significant impact on the industry, ourselves included,” Ford President Joe Hinrichs said at an investor conference....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the country....
08:48, 04/29/2019

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to help parents monitor children with asthma while asleep. According to CNBC, Tueo raised $1.1 million in s...
15:32, 05/27/2019

California Says Coffee Does Not Pose Significant Cancer Risk LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. State regulators gave final approval Monday to a rule that means coffee won’t have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
16:32, 05/30/2019

Auto industry says cybersecurity is a significant concern as cars become more automated The auto industry is downplaying a report that a hacker’s use of GPS trackers allowed him to monitor the location of thousands of vehicles in commercial fleets and even turn off their engines....
13:32, 04/30/2019

People often sneer at it, but small talk is hugely significant | Eva Wiseman It’s a social lubricant, a way of easing the day or the foreplay to a deeper connection. These are the small shared moments that bind us togetherEvery week my dad’s family would gather at an auntie’s house and argue about the best route to Ridley Roa...
04:16, 06/16/2019

Blizzard Will Release Significant Hearthstone Buffs For The First Time Since 2014 Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it would be nerfing some of the most powerful cards in Hearthstone in an attempt to break up the dominance of two classes: Rogue and Warrior. If you’ve played the game at all since the release of its latest “Rise of...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Economic sanctions having a 'significant effect' on Iran In the second part of an exclusive interview set to air Tuesday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and "Fox & Friends" co-host discuss the escalating tensions with Iran....
04:32, 05/14/2019

Tesla blames production delays for significant financial losses CEO Musk predicted Tesla would make a profit in Q1 this year EV pioneer has lost £545m in the first three months of this year despite strong sales Tesla’s financial woes continue even as the Californian company sets jaw-dropping records for sales ...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Most National Parks Have 'Significant Air Pollution Problems,' New Report Finds With summertime around the corner, many of us will be preparing for our family trips to our nation’s beloved national parks. You may wanna pack your face mask, though, because a new report shows just how widespread air pollution is in these seemingl...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
16:16, 06/13/2019

Members Of Top UN Body Call Masood Azhar Ban "Significant Achievement" The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant achievement" by the member nations in holding......
06:00, 05/21/2019

Williams plots major F1 upgrade to bring "significant performance" The Williams Formula 1 team has a major upgrade planned it hopes will bring "significant performance" to its car over the middle part of the 2019 season...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Saudi oil tankers show 'significant damage' after sabotage attack, says Riyadh One vessel was bound for the US and comes after warnings that Iran or its proxies could target shipping in regionSaudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers had been damaged in mysterious “sabotage attacks” in the Gulf, as Mike Pompeo rus...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Court Rules Redditor Can Stay Anonymous in Significant Copyright Case What do Reddit, free speech, and the Jehovah’s Witness religion have in common? A lawsuit regarding the right to remain anonymous online. Last week, a federal court ruled that a Redditor does not have to reveal his identity in a copyright case.Read ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Russia's Lavrov says 'extremely significant' differences with Japan on peace deal: RIA Moscow and Tokyo still have "extremely significant" differences over a World War Two peace deal that Japan hopes will end a territorial row between them, RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Friday....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Five Years After Surgery, Face Transplant Recipients Experience Significant Improvements A five-year follow-up of six face transplant patients has found significant improvements in their sensory and motor functions, along with reported improvements to their quality of life.Read more......
10:00, 05/31/2019

Fabrics poised to become the new software In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dr...
00:16, 05/22/2019

California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling....
19:48, 06/03/2019

Postcards may provide 'significant' clues in cold case of US mother killed in UK, police say Two postcards may hold the key to solving a decades-old unsolved killing of a mother of two who was last seen alive heading off to spend her day sketching and taking photographs, according to authorities in England....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Five-alarm fire: NHL playoffs show officiating, review process need significant overhaul After the Sharks' win against the Blues in OT of Game 3 of their series due to an illegal hand pass, it's clear NHL officiating is in crisis mode.        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Tornadoes destroy homes across Southern Plains ahead of 'significant severe weather event' A spate of tornadoes caused destruction across the Southern Plains on Saturday that left a few people injured and the region with little time to clean up the damage before an even bigger severe threat looms at the start of the week....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
04:32, 06/15/2019

California braces for feet of snow from storms; 'significant severe weather event' to impact Plains Parts of California still resemble a scene out of winter, with a series of storms bringing several feet of snow to mountain areas, ahead of a "significant" severe weather threat across the nation's midsection....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
16:16, 06/01/2019

The under-the-radar pitchers poised to be tomorrow’s aces LAS VEGAS — A year ago at this time, Blake Snell was an under-the-radar bargain. The Tampa Bay Rays lefty had not done much in his first two years in the majors, and few people were paying close attention when he started to take off in his third seas...
13:48, 06/04/2019

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
04:32, 06/16/2019

Modi poised to secure resounding victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to secure a stunning victory in the country's general elections, defying expectations of even his own party, early results show....
05:48, 05/23/2019

This 15-1 long shot is poised win the Belmont Stakes Recent winners of the Belmont Stakes have shared three traits: tactical speed, a pedigree conducive to the distance and good connections. Only Spinoff satisfies all three....
11:00, 06/05/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
03:32, 06/02/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the ende...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Argentina poised to export first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas YPF, the state-run oil and gas producer, is seeking to sell a partial shipment from its Tango floating liquefaction unit in Bahía Blanca, according to traders with knowledge of the matter....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Crown Prince Naruhito poised to become Japan's next emperor Crown Prince Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is poised to become Japan's next emperor on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country's first abdication in two centuries....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
14:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. Consumers Poised to Take the Hit From Higher Tariffs on Imports From China The round of tariffs that went into effect at midnight will likely hit Americans in the pocketbook, making $40 billion of consumer goods on retailers’ shelves more expensive....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
09:00, 06/04/2019

Doping: Poland's Banka poised to become new WADA president Poland's Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next president of the troubled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a vote on Tuesday left him as the only remaining candidate....
17:32, 05/14/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
22:48, 05/20/2019

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon for federal crimes won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York. The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sander...
11:48, 05/28/2019

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season...
22:48, 06/12/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Post Malone's scary plane emergency landing detailed: FAA finds safety issues, significant damage The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations, according to reports.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Dow, stocks poised for a lower open after higher tariffs kicked in Stocks were poised for a lower open on Friday after higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods kicked in after midnight.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:48, 05/16/2019

UK poised to give special forces greater Russia focus: BBC Britain's special forces are about to shift away from counter-terrorism work and instead concentrate on blocking covert operations by countries such as Russia, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing unnamed British officials and military sources....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year's 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season....
23:48, 06/11/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
04:48, 05/17/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the world’s largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber’s blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 billion in about 16 months....
03:00, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst performance since it swept to power a quarter of a century ago....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major storm of the season. The India Meteorological Depart...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Legislature poised to advance primary date to early August PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona’s late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month following House approval of the measure. The House on Tuesday approved the measure by Republica...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Thai Leader Poised to Win Premiership After Opposition Falls Short Opposition parties failed to secure a majority in Thailand’s parliament, paving the way for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to return as the country’s leader five years after he seized power in a military coup....
10:48, 05/08/2019

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they meet certain requirements. It stands little chance of being taken up by the Senate....
15:48, 06/04/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a crucial 2 percent of the business up for sale that analysts expect the Wall Street bank to lap up....
09:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Once-dead compact pickup is poised for a comeback: Ford, Hyundai, maybe even VW jump in The next evolution of the pickup wars: Several automakers are suddenly reviving the long-lost compact pickup, which perished earlier this century.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Australia's conservative coalition poised to secure outright parliamentary majority The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Monday said Morrison's coalition has won 75 seats in Australia's parliament, one seat short of a 76-seat majority....
18:32, 05/19/2019

Iran Poised to Breach Parts of Nuclear Agreement, Europeans Warn European diplomats warned that Iran is preparing to abandon parts of a landmark nuclear deal in response to new U.S. sanctions, a step that risks inflaming tensions after the Trump administration dispatched warships to the Persian Gulf....
10:16, 05/06/2019

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections on Thursday, as results are released progressi...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Renault poised to merge with Fiat Chrysler, a move that could reshape auto industry Renault and Fiat joining forces could reshape the global auto industry at a time when carmakers are racing to build electric and self-driving cars.        ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice....
10:16, 06/05/2019

'Detective Pikachu' is poised for a record-breaking opening weekend, despite poor reviews While it's the only video game adaptation to hold a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clear Hollywood still hasn't mastered the transition....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Australia's conservative coalition poised to secure outright parliamentary majority-analyst Australia's conservative coalition was on Monday poised to secure an outright majority following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents....
17:16, 05/19/2019

Brexit leader Nigel Farage poised to open his own trade talks with Trump LONDON — Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, is planning to start his own trade talks with the White House amid frustration that the British government has let the process stall....
01:48, 06/11/2019

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
23:00, 06/04/2019

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of...
11:16, 05/22/2019

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in court....
05:48, 06/08/2019

Blockbuster Talent: Aisha Hinds Is Poised for Major Impact in Godzilla: King of the Monsters Anyone who had the pleasure of watching actress Aisha Hinds monologue her way through a series of breathtaking appearances as Harriet Tubman on the tragically underrated (and sadly canceled) series Underground knew they were witnessing someone wondro...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security’s legacy could ultimately be as significant American Pharoah’s Just days after winning the Kentucky Derby, only to be disqualified, Maximum Security settled in at Monmouth Park as change engulfs horse racing.        ...
06:32, 05/07/2019

Alligator attack leaves Florida woman with 'significant' bite injuries, rescuers say No information was immediately available on the age of the victim or the circumstances leading up to the bite.        ...
21:16, 05/25/2019

Florida woman recovering after 'significant' bite injuries from 8-foot alligator in pond Nichole A. Tillman, 26, of Melbourne, suffered several injuries that were not life-threatening. An 8-foot gator attacked her while she was wading.        ...
12:16, 05/27/2019

Mako Vunipola to miss Saracens title charge with 'significant' injury but expected to be fit for World Cup England prop Mako Vunipola will not miss this year's World Cup despite picking up a "significant" hamstring injury in Saracens' Champions Cup triumph on Saturday, which is set to rule him out for the rest of the club season....
13:16, 05/16/2019

John Barnes urges England to stay calm over potential Nations League win: 'Is it a significant achievement? No' England are well prepared to beat the Netherlands and lift the first Nations League title this week, but shouldn't get too excited about it, according to John Barnes....
10:00, 06/06/2019

CBOE SETS SECOND CONSECUTIVE ALL-TIME SINGLE DAY VOLUME RECORD ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18; This Week Is Poised To Stand As The Busiest In 35 Years CHICAGO, September 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume reached a new all-time high for the second consecutive day.The 9,998,529 contracts reported traded on Thursday, September 18 was the busiest s...
00:32, 05/02/2019

What it's like to vacation in Iraq Photographer Christian Lindgren travels to Iraq for an unconventional vacation. Find out what he did on holiday in a destination synonymous with conflict....
06:00, 04/30/2019

'Cruel and unnecessary': New York poised to become first state to ban cat declawing Cat declawing results in the permanent, surgical removal of most of the last bone and tendons, nerves and ligaments on the front feet of a cat.        ...
11:16, 06/04/2019

James Harden and his 'lucky charm' have Rockets poised to make noise in Oakland in Game 5 What a difference two games make. The Rockets - and reigning MVP James Harden - head back to Oakland brimming with confidence in classic NBA playoff.        ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Iraq’s foreign minister says Baghdad wants to mediate between the...
02:00, 05/26/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
00:32, 06/09/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
05:48, 05/15/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has reminded many observers of the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside....
04:16, 05/18/2019

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

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
20:32, 05/17/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-militants home....
12:16, 06/06/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military on Tuesday reaffirmed its concerns about possible imminent threats from Iranian-backed forces to its troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
05:16, 05/30/2019

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the...
06:48, 06/03/2019

IS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that killed 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people. The extremist group released a statement early on Friday saying the bomber detonated his explosives ves...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
03:32, 05/30/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
03:48, 06/08/2019

Iraq pursuing $53B megaproject with ExxonMobil, PetroChina BAGHDAD (AP) — The prime minister of Iraq says he has instructed his country’s Oil Ministry to finalize an agreement with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to lead a $53 billion megaproject to boost oil production. Speaking at a pr...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
00:48, 06/04/2019

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

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

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohamm...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Charity: Iraq excludes 45,000 children born under IS rule An international charity says an estimated 45,000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentation and ID papers....
02:26, 04/30/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
07:48, 06/10/2019

Gunmen kill five members of a family near Iraq's Mosul Gunmen shot dead five members of a family in an attack on their house near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul late on Wednesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Iraq: Yazidis to accept survivors of IS rape, not children The spiritual council for Iraq's Yazidi community says it will not embrace the children of women raped by Islamic State group men, just days after it said it would accept "all survivors" of the extremist group's attempted annihilation of the minority...
09:32, 04/28/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
09:32, 05/18/2019

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June New Zealand’s prime minister says her country will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq, where a contingent of 95 noncombat personnel have been training security forces...
01:32, 06/10/2019

Widows of Iraq's war pick up the threads of fragmented lives In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
03:32, 06/08/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran....
06:16, 06/15/2019

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for "wide-based international support" to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country....
17:16, 05/21/2019

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder B...
06:16, 05/28/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq Saudi Arabia says it doesn’t want war but will defend itself against Iran if it has to, after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted twice in recent days amid high tensions in the Persian Gulf...
20:16, 05/19/2019

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save them?...
18:32, 06/03/2019

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Widows of Iraq’s war pick up the threads of fragmented lives MOSUL, Iraq – In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together. The mother of three lost her husband during the wa...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
09:00, 06/10/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
16:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of concern about what it describes as threats from Iran....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Iraq walks Iran-US tightrope as tensions escalate The United States claims militia with ties to Iran are planning attacks against its personnel in Iraq. Whether true or not, tensions between Iran and the US are putting Iraq in a tough position....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
13:32, 05/30/2019

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
03:16, 06/01/2019

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The White House says it will unveil the first phase of i...
09:32, 06/12/2019

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case. The ministry spokeswoman, Agnès von der Mühll, ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

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

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
15:32, 04/28/2019

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya: USGS A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Local medics said no injuries were reported and officials said there was no significant material damage....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq Hard-line pro-Iran militias in Iraq denounced the late-night rocket strike near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and ...
10:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Protesters in Iran, Iraq burn Israel, US flags on ‘Quds Day’ Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan...
06:00, 05/31/2019

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to try to calm tensions: PM Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-b...
10:32, 05/26/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the US Embassy but causing no......
12:32, 05/20/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Moulton takes swipe at Biden over abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 longshot Seth Moulton on Friday took a swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden after he reversed his decades-long stance on federal funding for abortions -- by challenging him to also admit he was "wrong" in supporting the Iraq War....
11:32, 06/07/2019

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq....
20:32, 05/24/2019

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
10:16, 05/29/2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and inexplicably admitted to killing hundreds of innocen...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
07:00, 05/28/2019

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured Fr...
02:48, 05/28/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising against travel there. The advisory warning was posted on Twitter on Sunday night. It comes at a time ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
04:48, 06/02/2019

Sen. Duckworth Returns to Iraq for 1st Time Since Being Shot Down and Losing Her Legs (CHICAGO) — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth has returned to Iraq for the first time since the helicopter she was piloting was shot down during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004. The Illinois Democrat said Friday that she led a bipartisan congressional ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Ex-Army staff sergeant to get Medal of Honor for Iraq valor WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will award the nation’s highest military honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia for actions in Iraq. Bellavia was leading a squad in support of Operation Phantom Fury in F...
10:16, 06/10/2019

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
12:32, 06/04/2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard warns war with Iran would make Iraq War 'look like a cakewalk' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D, HI, said she looks forward to a briefing next week that will provide more clarity on the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, and warned that a war with the country would dwarf the challenges we faced during our ...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
16:48, 06/03/2019

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains Iraq will use DNA testing to identify the remains of 141 bodies found in mass graves believed to contain the Yazidi victims of Islamic State group massacres, the head of the country's forensics administration said on Sunday....
09:32, 06/09/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

| Iraq excludes 45 000 children born under ISIS rule - charity An estimated 45 000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentation and ID papers, an international charity said....
22:48, 04/30/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
20:48, 05/26/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo s...
14:32, 05/07/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, says top British officer in defiance of US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, directly contra...
10:48, 05/14/2019

As U.S.-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired near Iraq's U.S. Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing no casualties, the Iraqi military said....
05:32, 05/20/2019

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
07:00, 05/27/2019

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05:32, 05/09/2019

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
11:32, 05/31/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes surprise trip to Iraq US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad over concerns Iran "is escalating their activity." The visit saw Pompeo skip a trip to Germany where he had been due to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel....
17:16, 05/07/2019

No casualties after rocket fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone: Iraq military A rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
17:32, 05/19/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
21:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence t...
17:48, 05/24/2019

France opposes death penalty for French Isis fighters in Iraq Foreign ministry says it is opposed to the death penalty ‘at all times and in all places’France has confirmed it will take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against French citizens convicted of fighting with ...
08:00, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq sees deal with Exxon Mobil, PetroChina 'very soon' -oil minister Iraq oil minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Wednesday he expects his ministry to sign an initial deal with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina "very soon", but did not give a specific date....
03:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. refiners tap Iraq, West Africa and Brazil for scarce crude supplies U.S. refiners have turned to several lesser-used oil suppliers in the wake of U.S. sanctions that restricted usual providers of widely-used grades as they gear up for peak driving season....
10:48, 05/06/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
19:16, 05/13/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germany to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and instead made a quick in-and-out visit to Iraq....
04:32, 05/08/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghdad and Erbil....
05:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Iraq War vet recounts chasing after California synagogue gunman: ‘I scared the hell out of him’ The Iraq War veteran who fearlessly rushed the Southern California synagogue shooter said he acted on instinct when he heard gunshots ring out during services on Saturday morning....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Fearful and fenced in: foreign children of IS face indefinite stay in Iraq The children ran along the narrow enclosure, screaming, fighting and crying for the attention of the prison worker distributing sweets and balloons. Bug-bitten toddlers, too small to walk, clung to the sides of the chain link fence, staring blankly....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq's judiciary and UNICEF said....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the face as escalating tensions between the US and Iran. Pompeo came and went in Baghdad in just four ho...
16:48, 05/07/2019

US Orders Suspension Of Flights Between US And Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence......
01:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active planning to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, telling Congress it had not been given orders to prepare for war and stressing support for diplomacy....
08:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. orders suspension of all flights to Venezuela All flights between the United States and Venezuela were suspended indefinitely, the Department of Homeland Security's secretary announced Wednesday....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Best Buy cancels all Galaxy Fold pre-orders In another blow to Samsung's Galaxy Fold, Best Buy announced that it's canceling all current Galaxy Fold pre-orders. That's not entirely surprising given all of the drama around the Fold and the lack of concrete details from Samsung. B...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Amazon might start using robots to box your orders A few weeks ago, Amazon said it will be at least 10 years before the company is running fully-automated warehouses. But partial automation is already underway. According to Reuters, Amazon is considering installing two machines at dozens of warehouse...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: 10,000 pre-orders for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape VW receives more than 10,000 pre-orders in 24 hours for limited-edition sub-£34,000 launch version of EV Volkswagen says the pre-orders for the launch ed...
09:16, 05/09/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 14 May, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
09:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country....
13:48, 05/15/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 10,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen nets more than 10,000 pre-bookings for the all-electric ID.3, just 24 hours after the limited edition model's reveal...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Sen. Ernst on US pulling embassy personnel from Iraq: We'd only evacuate in case of 'imminent threat' U.S. officials would only order diplomats to leave the American embassy in Iraq "if there had been an imminent threat," Senate Armed Services Committee Member Joni Ernst said. ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said i...
20:00, 05/30/2019

On Surprise Iraq Visit, Mike Pompeo Speaks Of "Imminent" Iran Threat Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Baghdad where he accused Tehran of planning "imminent"......
21:32, 05/07/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Iraq says IS remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area' Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that Islamic State remained a potent threat around the world despite reduced capabilities and that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had made his latest video appearance in a "remote area"....
06:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Iraq has contingency plans in case Iran gas imports halted - minister Iraq has contingency plans for any stoppage of Iranian gas imports for its power grid but hopes no such disruption will take place, Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Thursday....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Iraq says I.S. remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area' Islamic State remains a potent threat around the world despite reduced capabilities, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, adding its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had made his latest video appearance in a "remote area"....
07:16, 04/30/2019

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washington and Tehran have been exchanging increasingly belligerent rhetoric as the day approaches....
22:16, 05/07/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
06:16, 06/08/2019

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to the brutal terrorist group to the gallows. But swif...
20:48, 06/07/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria: British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces fighting remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior British officer in the coalition told a Pentagon news briefing on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Iraq war veteran found dead after suspicious injuries sustained on Mexico vacation An Iraq veteran from Minnesota died over the weekend after he was found with violent injuries at a resort while on vacation in Mexico, his family said....
10:16, 05/06/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. military said it was braced for "possibly imminent threats to U.S. forces in Iraq...
16:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
09:16, 05/06/2019

Woman Orders Food, Gets Sexual Harassment A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who—lest we forget—visits at a particularly vulnerable time: at your home, late at night, when you’re just try...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Pharmacies may not stock naloxone, despite statewide orders (Reuters Health) - More than three years after Pennsylvania issued a statewide order expanding access to the life-saving opioid antidote naloxone, the product was still hard to purchase in Philadelphia pharmacies, researchers found....
12:32, 06/14/2019

Judge orders Kraft to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
05:16, 05/03/2019

Nokia says it has moved ahead of Huawei in 5G orders Nokia has attracted increased interest in its next-generation telecoms equipment in recent weeks, helping it to move ahead of Chinese rival Huawei in total 5G orders, one of the Finnish company's directors said....
13:32, 06/03/2019

FDA Orders Tougher Warnings for Sleep Aids The Food and Drug Administration said it would require some commonly prescribed sleep aids to carry the agency’s toughest boxed warning for potential serious risks following reports of at least 20 deaths....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon is rolling out machines to box customer orders Tech giant Amazon is reportedly deploying machines to warehouses to automate the process of packing customer orders.        ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
07:00, 05/24/2019

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. AT&T is also offer...
07:32, 06/13/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders for electric hatch reach 15,000 VW has received orders for more than half of limited-edition launch version of sub-£34,000 EV Volkswagen says it has received pre-orders for more than half of the launch edition versions of its ID 3 electric hatchback. Customers in 29 European count...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Durable-Goods Orders Fell in April Orders for long-lasting factory goods declined in April as business investment cooled while orders for civilian aircraft fell sharply amid problems with a major Boeing airliner model....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrati...
11:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Prosecutor orders Sudan's Bashir interrogated Sudan's public prosecutor on Thursday ordered ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be interrogated on charges of money laundering and financing terrorism, as hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in to demand the army give way to civilian ru...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has embedded a webview version of Eats into...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand says it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion. The nation’s flagship carrier said Monday it negotiated a substantial discount on the price of the 787-10 p...
23:32, 05/26/2019

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
14:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. manufacturing struggling as orders, shipments decline New orders for U.S.-made goods fell in April and shipments dropped by the most in two years, indicating continued weakness in manufacturing activity that could undercut the broader economy....
08:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Mike Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq after canceling Angela Merkel meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday after canceling a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the last minute....
16:16, 05/07/2019

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
13:16, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carried out explosive hazard clearance inside two hist...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
20:16, 05/30/2019

Iraq says Islamic State remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area' Islamic State remains a potent threat around the world despite reduced capabilities, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, adding its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had made his latest video appearance in a "remote area"....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.        ...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
16:48, 05/21/2019

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon looking to shift to one-day Prime shipping and delivering orders wherever you want With Walmart nipping at its heels, Amazon looks to 1-day shipping and dropping off packages wherever a shopper wants to win the delivery wars.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has prompted some legal concerns and appears to be rarely used in some states that ...
05:48, 06/16/2019

Vodafone drops Huawei handset from 5G launch pre-orders Vodafone UK said on Wednesday it had dropped a Huawei 5G smartphone from pre-orders for its new service starting in July, because of uncertainty about long-term support and services for the device....
09:32, 05/22/2019

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data storage register. Tinder could be banned in Russia if it fails to comply....
00:48, 06/04/2019

AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders due to lengthy delay AT&T held on to people's Galaxy Fold pre-orders even after Best Buy cancelled reservations back in May. Now that it's been almost a couple of months since Samsung's foldable device was supposed to come out, though, the carrier has ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Honor 20 Goes Up for Pre-Orders, Teasers Confirm Quad Cameras The Honor 20 and 20 Pro are up for pre-order in China. New teasers (one official, others leaked) also confirms that phones will have four rear cameras....
02:32, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
07:32, 05/14/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders will be canceled unless customers say otherwise Following the news that Samsung's Galaxy Fold has been officially delayed with no new release date in sight, the South Korean electronics giant has emailed US customers who pre-ordered the foldable device with an update on its current status, as...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Huawei has allegedly cut phone production orders after Google ban Smartphone-maker Huawei has undoubtedly been one of the biggest losers in the US Government's recent trade war with China, and in the wake of new restrictions the Chinese company has now reportedly reduced new-handset orders from its manufacturi...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has prompted some legal concerns and appears to be rarely used in some states that allow it....
07:16, 06/16/2019

Egypt court orders the release of Al Jazeera journalist An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a news producer for Qatar's Al Jazeera television network held in pretrial detention for more than two years, his lawyer and a judicial source said....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Turkey’s electoral board orders re-run of Istanbul vote Turkey’s top election authority voided the mayoral election won by an opposition candidate in Istanbul and ordered a do-over, ruling in favor of the president’s party to throw out the vote it narrowly lost...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes....
22:48, 04/30/2019

Turkey Orders a Do-Over of Istanbul Election Narrowly Won by Opposition (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the president’s party to throw out the vote it narr...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Tunisia orders army to transport fuel during walkout Tunisia ordered the army on Friday to transport fuel to petrol stations on Friday, a government source said, the second day of a strike by fuel distribution workers that has caused empty pumps and long queues across the country....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to "streamline" GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Huawei cuts orders to key suppliers after U.S. blacklisting: Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers for components that go into its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the mat...
11:32, 06/05/2019

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla F...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Wolff: Ferrari risks team orders 'can of worms' "Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes Ferrari risks opening \"a can of worms\" by ordering its Formula 1 drivers to swap positions but is not alone in facing that problem."...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Netanyahu orders ‘massive strikes’ against militants in Gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered “massive strikes” against Hamas militants and the Islamic Jihad in Gaza as cross-border fighting continued into a third day Sunday – marking the deadliest clashes since 2014. Netanya...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Huawei denies report that orders to key suppliers cut after U.S. blacklisting Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers of components for its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported, claims that were rejected by the Chinese firm....
22:48, 06/05/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Get Better at Push-Ups by Doing Them on Stairs Running up and down stairs is great cardio, but for the next installment in our stairs-themed fitness challenge, we’re going to get some strength work in. Let’s do some push-ups....
13:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
16:48, 05/07/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
17:32, 05/29/2019

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing 787 jets for long-haul flights Air New Zealand Ltd said on Monday it had ordered eight Boeing Co 787 jets worth $2.7 billion at list prices, allowing it to open up longer non-stop routes, such as Auckland-New York....
16:16, 05/26/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
12:16, 05/27/2019

Tesla opens Model 3 orders in Australia, Japan and a few other places Tesla is finally accepting Model 3 orders from buyers in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Ireland and Macau. It's been a long wait for some of those locations: In Australia, for instance, reservations opened as far back as three years a...
23:32, 05/30/2019

US judge orders man who assaulted Sikh shopkeeper to learn about religion An Oregon man who assaulted a Sikh shopkeeper must attend a Sikh parade and learn about their religion and culture. "Bigotry is the result of ignorance," the judge said....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Serbia orders troops to ready after Kosovo raids, clashes Serbia put its troops on alert near the border with Kosovo on Tuesday after Kosovar authorities arrested more than 20 people in raids in a Serb-dominated region, officials said....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
17:16, 05/20/2019

Hulu orders an adaptation of Sally Rooney's Normal People Irish author Sally Rooney has published two novels to date, with both of them—2014's Conversations With Friends, and last year’s Normal People—earning strong reviews for her deft handling of complicated interpersonal topics like class, sex, and p...
16:16, 05/30/2019

South Korea probes illegal 5G discounts as LG touts 100,000 V50 orders Korean carriers are being accused of illegal price subsidies to bring down the expense of 5G devices for early adopters, in violation of local laws.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
13:00, 05/23/2019

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Th...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extradition to the United States....
13:16, 05/29/2019

US jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case Bayer-owned Monsanto has been hit with its third jury verdict in California tying its Roundup weed killer to cancer. Bayer faces more than 13,400 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 bln euros of orders (In May 21 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show 82.5% of bids from green money accounts were allocated. Also corrects para 8 to say that green investors were eligible for a 10% higher allocation, not that they were given an additional allocation of up...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Colombian Army’s Kill Orders Put Civilians at Risk, Officers Say Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
08:32, 05/18/2019

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for an estimated 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge...
11:48, 05/31/2019

TSMC is getting orders to build a major component for the next generation of smartphones A fabless chip firm is a company that doesn't have its own facility to fabricate or manufacture the chips it designs. For some of you out there, it might surprise you to learn that companies like Qualcomm, HiSilicon (Huawei's in-house chip designer) ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Hungary orders arrest of Danube cruise captain after crash A court in Budapest has ordered the captain of a Viking ship be formally arrested over a boat crash that left seven South Koreans dead. More than 20 people remain missing....
10:16, 06/01/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
03:32, 05/10/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold re-release might not be very close, as Best Buy cancels all pre-orders The epic (and unfortunate) release saga of the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold is obviously far from over, as Samsung still thinks it can fix all the vulnerabilities of the company's first (near-) finished foldable design without having to cancel the ...
05:16, 05/24/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
19:32, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
13:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, a policy that had already been allowed to go into effect by the U...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Condé Nast bets big on video, orders 175 digital pilots Condé Nast said it has more than 175 new digital pilots in production for the 2019-20 season including 50 returning video series as Pamela Drucker Mann, chief revenue officer, led the pitch to potential advertisers Tuesday. It was the first NewFront ...
04:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. Navy official sees more orders for Boeing P-8A in coming months The U.S. Navy expects additional U.S. and international orders for the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in coming months, which should extend production by two years to late 2025, a senior U.S. Navy official told Reuters....
04:16, 06/16/2019

Renault F1 boss: Hulkenberg "upset" by Canadian GP team orders Renault Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg was left "a bit upset" after the team ordered him to stay behind Daniel Ricciardo in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Cyril Abiteboul...
14:32, 06/09/2019

Luke Campbell set for Lomachenko showdown as WBC orders title bout • Fight for vacant lightweight belt could take place in UK• Campbell in line to meet conqueror of Anthony CrollaThe WBC has ordered Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko to fight for the vacant lightweight title. Related: Canelo Álvarez outpoints Daniel...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, industry sources said....
04:16, 06/11/2019

Court orders Polish Church to hand over paedophilia file A Polish court has ordered church authorities to hand over to prosecutors classified files regarding a paedophilia case, in a rare example of a clash between the state and the powerful Catholic Church in deeply devout Poland....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif. to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
17:48, 05/07/2019

Turkey orders rerun of Istanbul election in blow to opposition Erdoğan’s bid to overturn mayoral vote is ‘plain dictatorship’, says CHP partyTurkey’s election body has ordered a rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s party complained about its surprise defeat in the vote, the...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
14:16, 05/06/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Delhi Court Orders Withdrawal Of Look Out Notice Against Rajiv Kochhar A court in Delhi today directed concerned authorities to withdraw the Look Out circular (LOC) against Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, in an alleged bank loan......
07:32, 06/07/2019

White House Orders McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena WASHINGTON (NBC News) — The White House has directed former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, current White House counsel Pat Cipollo...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Libya's Haftar orders troops to fight harder during Ramadan Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar urged his troops trying to take Tripoli to battle harder and teach their enemies an even bigger lesson, because the Muslim month of Ramadan that begins on Monday was a month of holy war....
17:48, 05/05/2019

Airbus launches new A321XLR jet and wins Air Lease Corp orders Airbus launched its A321XLR jet and announced orders for the new model, as the European planemaker aims to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested for tweet NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom. Prashan...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally. The jury told the court Monday afternoon t...
22:48, 06/10/2019

These Are the Only Push Notifications You Should Allow on Your Phone Our smartphone apps are constantly clamoring for our attention—whether it’s a high score that needs beating or a group chat that needs responding to, there’s often a constant stream of pings and buzzes to distract us. Take a closer look and so many o...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Skullcandy Push Review Skullcandy Push truly wireless earphones feature the company's signature edgy and modern styling, along with the convenience of untethered listening....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Tesla Begins Taking Orders on Its Cheaper China-Built Model 3s Tesla promised to start delivering Model 3 sedans built at its new Shanghai plant within six to 10 months—and priced them well below U.S. imports—as the electric-vehicle maker races to capitalize on booming Chinese demand....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Court Orders DNA Test To Verify Death Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind A Sri Lankan court has ordered a DNA test before May 15 to verify the death of Zahran Hashim, the ring leader of the local terror group NTJ which the government blamed carried out the devastating......
12:00, 05/10/2019

New Amazon machines can pack 600 orders per hour, could replace thousands of jobs Amazon is using new machines that would automate a job held by thousands of workers -- boxing up orders inside the company's cavernous warehouses worldwide. ...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister "Intimidates" Officers To Enact Orders: AIADMK The AIADMK in Puducherry today charged Chief Minister V Narayanasamy with "intimidating" officials to implement government orders lest they should face contempt of court proceedings....
03:16, 05/07/2019

Samsung could lose Galaxy Fold pre-orders if it doesn't ship this month For a short while, the future looked rosy for the Samsung Galaxy Fold: so many people pre-ordered the $1,980 foldable smartphone that the company had to stop taking registrations as they'd sold out....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Judge orders life sentence for Iowa coach who abused players CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced an influential Iowa youth basketball coach to an effective lifetime prison sentence for secretly collecting sexual images of 440 boys and fondling more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. District ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

New Zealand court orders government to reconsider first China extradition decision New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered the government to reassess its decision to extradite a man to China to face murder charges due to human rights risks....
21:32, 06/10/2019

Britney Spears appears in court over conservatorship, judge orders evaluation Britney Spears went to a Los Angeles court Friday to speak privately to a judge who oversees the conservatorship that controls much of her affairs.        ...
11:48, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump Orders Tariff Rises On Remaining Chinese Imports US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from China, less than 24 hours after Washington raised tariffs on approximately $200 billion of Chinese goods....
17:32, 05/10/2019

Death Stranding Release Date, Editions Revealed; Pre-Orders Go Live Death Stranding has finally been confirmed to release on November 8, and pre-orders for the game have now gone live with a total of four editions in tow....
04:48, 05/30/2019

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” act...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump...
07:32, 05/01/2019

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
12:00, 05/24/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. core capital goods orders, shipments weak in April New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in April, further evidence that manufacturing and the broader economy were slowing after a growth spurt in the first quarter that was driven by exports and a buildup of inventories....
09:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged movement of tens of millions of dollars in violation of international sanctions on North Korea....
18:16, 04/30/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 million into a retirement system for government employees...
14:00, 04/30/2019

US judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S. district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged movement of tens of millions of dollars in violation of international sanctions on North Korea....
18:16, 04/30/2019

J&K Governor Orders To Fast Track Probe In Bandipora Rape Case Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed police to complete investigations in the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in Bandipora district on a fast track basis....
16:32, 05/13/2019

Chipmaker AMS signals steady Apple orders, Android share grows Apple supplier AMS on Tuesday was upbeat on the current quarter and the rest of the year, pointing to steady orders for optical sensors from its major customer and a growing share of income from Android smartphone makers....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Mexican president orders modest budget cuts to support Pemex Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a series of what appeared to be mostly modest cuts to the government's 2019 budget designed to make room for a smaller tax bill for ailing state-owned oil company Pemex....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Japan's 126th Emperor Too Cool for a Top, Orders First-Ever Toyota Century Convertible A new Japanese emperor ascended to the throne this week, and the newly minted Emperor Naruhito is already shaking things up. The standard, roof-having Toyota Century’s opulent luxury is fine, if you’re just a humble oligarch or zaibatsu boss, but the...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
21:16, 05/23/2019

'Merch by Amazon' t-shirt business increasing orders from Disney to Dr. Seuss The holy grail for apparel brands facing rising uncertainty and cost in their global supply chains is to make their merchandise closer to the point of the sale....
03:48, 05/30/2019

Ferrari denies indecision over Spanish Grand Prix F1 team orders Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto believes team orders were deployed at "the right moment" in the Spanish Grand Prix and doubts there was reason to swap its drivers earlier...
04:48, 05/13/2019

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that includes naturalized U.S. citizens....
00:32, 06/08/2019

Zandvoort WTCR: Bjork wins after Cyan Lynk & Co team orders Thed Bjork claimed his second win of the Zandvoort World Touring Car Cup weekend after his Cyan Racing team twice intervened to swap his and Yann Ehrlacher's positions...
16:48, 05/19/2019

India Orders Mass Evacuations as ‘Extremely Severe’ Cyclone Nears Authorities are issuing mass evacuation orders along India’s eastern coast as Cyclone Fani, a Category 4 equivalent hurricane, approaches landfall with more than 100 million in its path. According to the India Meteorological Department, Fani ha...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Russia orders Tinder dating app to share user data on demand Russia said on Monday it had added the popular dating app Tinder to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to law enforcement agencies on demand, including the main successor agency to the Soviet-era KGB....
13:32, 06/03/2019

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders Investors piled into the Netherlands' inaugural, triple-A rated sovereign green bond on Tuesday, placing 21.2 billion euros ($23.7 billion) of orders for the environmentally friendly paper....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Netflix orders Game Of Thrones-esque samurai docu-drama According to Deadline, Netflix is putting together a “docu-drama” about feudal Japan that it’s positioning as “a real-life Game Of Thrones.” The Deadline story says the show will be called Age Of Samurai: Battle For Japan, and it will be about “the w...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Apple's Face ID supplier expects Android orders to grow later this year The iPhone X's Face ID systemThe supplier of Apple’s Face ID optical sensor, AMS, has been having a pretty tough time lately. It missed its Q4 2018 earnings estimates by a significant margin and admitted that it couldn’t provide a full-year earnings ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Dhaka High Court orders probe into lawyer's alleged murder Lawyer Palash Kumar Roy died after prison officials allegedly torched him in a jail in northwestern Bangladesh. As officials and the victim's family trade accusations, a Dhaka court has ordered a probe into the incident....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Communal Clashes Erupt in Assam's Hailakandi, Prohibitory Orders Imposed Prohibitory orders were imposed on Assam's Hailakandi town after communal clashes broke out between two religious communities outside a mosque today. Sources said rioters threw stones and set vehicles......
06:32, 05/10/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial waters."...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Ga...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
18:16, 05/25/2019

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention from the media and politicians....
10:16, 05/22/2019

Google confirms it will push out more ads on mobile Google has just announced that it will soon start pushing out more ads on mobile to make it easier for Android and iOS users to find information about the products they want to purchase. The so-called Discovery ads will be rolled out to all advertise...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Apple’s big services push is starting to pay off Gone are the days when iPhones used to be the center stage of Apple’s quarterly results. Make no mistake, it is still the biggest money maker for the company, but the word “iPhone” appears just once in the Q2 earnings press release, as if it’s a mere...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Turn On Your Airline's Push Notifications I live in constant fear of missing flights. I’ll arrive hours early, with a carry-on bag, neck pillow and boarding pass in hand, only to break into a cold sweat if I see a long security line....
15:00, 04/29/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
20:32, 06/08/2019

Oppo: Why going glocal will push us to UK success Oppo is planning a major push across Europe as it looks to establish itself as a major player in the global market, the company has said.Speaking to TechRadar Pro, Oppo vice president Brian Shen said that the company’s goal is “to make ...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Sources: Rockets making CP3, others available Houston GM Daryl Morey is making all players and picks available in talks, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and even Chris Paul could be moved in the right deal....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Brad Pitt orders "Straight Pride" parade organizers to cease the use of his image As sure as the sun will rise, each year Pride Month is protested by a faction of very upset heterosexuals who really curse the idea of not being oppressed. This year a group in Boston by the name of Super Happy Fun America, who claims to “advocate fo...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One ...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events that prompted the FBI to open an investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Judge orders Argentinian man to pay ex-wife $179G after she left career to take care of household An Argentinian court reportedly ordered a man to pay his ex-wife $179,000 after she left her career to raise their family and take care of the household....
04:32, 06/12/2019

Florida must provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020, federal judge orders A federal judge ordered 32 Florida counties to provide ballots in Spanish starting next year, stating that failure to do so would be a violation of the Voting Rights Act....
12:48, 05/12/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Air New Zealand orders eight Boeing 787 jets for long-haul flights Air New Zealand Ltd said on Monday it had ordered eight Boeing Co 787 jets worth $2.7 billion at list prices, which will by powered by General Electric engines....
22:00, 05/26/2019

Florida judge orders three-year-old boy with leukemia to resume chemo against parents’ wishes His parents, Taylor Bland-Ball and Joshua McAdams, had asked the court to allow them to forego chemotherapy in favour of alternative remedies, such as medical cannabis, vitamins and diet treatments....
20:32, 05/09/2019

Huawei has reportedly cut orders to suppliers in a potential sign that it's already feeling the burn from being blacklisted in the US Reuters Huawei has scaled back orders to suppliers and downgraded its smartphone shipments for 2019, according to a report from Nikkei Asian Review. It's potentially a sign that Huawei is beginning to feel the repercussions of its placement on a US ...
06:48, 06/06/2019

AT&T cancels its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders; customers involved get a $100 promo card While the world waits for Samsung to announce a new launch date for the Galaxy Fold, actions speak louder than words. Especially when those actions consist of Best Buy canceling pre-orders collected for the device last month followed up by today's ne...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Russia Orders Tinder to Share User Data Amid Online Clampdown Russian authorities have ordered dating app Tinder to share user data and messages with government and intelligence agencies, in the latest sign of Moscow’s tightening grip over online activities in the country....
08:32, 06/03/2019

Trump to file restraining orders preventing banks from complying with House probes President Donald Trump is expected to file for restraining orders against Deutsche Bank and Capital One by this Friday to prevent the banks from complying with Congressional subpoenas to turn over the president’s financial records, according to a new...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate in Congress over the defense minister’s future....
20:48, 06/10/2019

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Libya's Haftar orders troops to chase and destroy enemy forces: tape Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops, who are trying to take the capital Tripoli, to chase and destroy withdrawing enemy forces, according to an audio tape published on Sunday....
15:16, 05/05/2019

White House orders former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with Mueller subpoena The House judiciary committee can't ask former White House counsel Donald McGahn for documents related to the Russia investigation because he doesn't own the legal right to them, administration officials said....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Judge orders Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson to remain in jail A federal judge on Monday ordered that a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant remain in jail until his trial on charges he stockpiled weapons and created a hit list naming Supreme Court justices....
08:32, 05/14/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
15:32, 05/16/2019

High Court Orders Police Protection For Inter-Caste Couple In Maharashtra The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to provide protection to a Pune woman who has expressed fear of a violent backlash from her family for being in a relationship with a man......
12:48, 05/07/2019

San Francisco Judge Orders Attorney General to Release Police Records from Before 2019 A judge in San Francisco has ordered the attorney general to release police misconduct records prior to January 1 of this year, the date new transparency legislation took effect, according to the Los Angeles Times....
13:32, 05/19/2019

Paramount Network renews 'Ink Master' for Season 12 and 13, orders 'Grudge Match' spinoff Paramount Network has handed out a two season renewal to tattoo competition series "Ink Master" and has ordered a spinoff titled "Ink Master: Grudge Match."...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Daimler's CEO designate will push alliances to cut costs Daimler will cut development costs of new Mercedes-Benz cars by a significant amount by 2025 and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins, Ola Kaellenius, the future chief executive, said on Monday....
08:48, 05/13/2019

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
18:48, 06/07/2019

Daimler's incoming CEO will push alliances to cut costs Daimler will cut development costs of new Mercedes cars by a significant amount and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins, said Ola Kallenius, the company's incoming CEO....
11:00, 05/13/2019

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Push-up bra bikinis are this summer’s sexiest beach look Get ready to rock lingerie all day — at the beach. Underwire bra bikinis are the latest swimsuits busting out on Instagram influencers and A-listers, including Olivia Culpo, Madison Beer and Kourtney Kardashian. Hey, who needs total comfort whe...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaign urged farmers to administer the drugs to healthy animals daily....
08:48, 06/07/2019

Blues push Bruins to brink with key Game 5 win BOSTON — Jordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St. Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. The Blues have won two straig...
21:16, 06/06/2019

Stocks Push Higher as Fed Hints at Possible Rate Cut Major indexes rose, with the Dow climbing more than 400 points, as Fed officials hinted the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows....
10:48, 06/04/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
06:32, 06/08/2019

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Werner Herzog: 'I'm not a pundit. Don't push me into that corner' The acclaimed film-maker talks about his latest project, a documented series of conversations with Mikhail Gorbachev, and his avoidance of certain labelsDirector-documentarian-deity Werner Herzog has stared death in the face, blazed a path through ma...
03:32, 05/02/2019