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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 Er...

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts

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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.        ...
23:39, 05/15/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
14:26, 05/15/2019

US non-essential personnel ordered to leave Iraq Embassy, consulate The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the agency said in a security alert on its website early Wednesday morning. Th...
12:00, 05/15/2019

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....
15:39, 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...
13:52, 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...
18:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The Trump administration ordered a partial withdrawal of its diplomats from Iraq on Wednesday, as Washington warned of heightened threats from Iran and Tehran-backed Shiite militias....
02:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. Embassy orders staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions 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.        ...
12:26, 05/15/2019

The Latest: UK raises threat level for its personnel in Iraq 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): 4:55 p.m. Sky News is reporting that the U.K. has raised the t...
15:13, 05/16/2019

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. ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Turkey orders arrest of 176 military personnel over suspected Gulen links Turkey has ordered the arrest of 176 serving military personnel over suspected links to the network which Ankara says was behind an attempted coup three years ago, the Istanbul chief prosecutors' office said on Tuesday....
11:26, 07/09/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently aimed at placating the United States....
23:13, 07/01/2019

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state tr...
18:39, 06/22/2019

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....
13:26, 05/15/2019

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, according to sources...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects severa...
18:39, 06/20/2019

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 ...
14:52, 05/15/2019

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers in a secret Facebook g...
16:13, 07/03/2019

Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq 'immediately' U.S.-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to return "immediately" for their safety, state news agency BNA said....
15:52, 05/18/2019

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags To Half-Staff Monday In Honor Of Kentucky Soldier Killed In Iraq FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered all U.S. and Kentucky flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 6, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Iraq while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Acc...
22:13, 05/02/2019

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...
08:26, 05/01/2019

3 Lakh Paramilitary, 20 Lakh State Police Personnel For Phase 7 Of Polls As many as three lakh paramilitary personnel along with over 20 lakh state police officials and home guards were deployed for the seven-phase Lok Sabha election in the country, officials said Monday....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the pro...
12:52, 06/23/2019

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...
02:13, 05/22/2019

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....
10:39, 05/29/2019

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...
03:39, 05/22/2019

State Department updates travel warnings The State Department wants Americans to be cautious and aware when traveling abroad this summer and has updated travel warnings. 57 countries are on the State Department’s Travel Advisory list ranging from level 2 to level 4. Some are popular v...
09:52, 05/14/2019

State Department OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billion, a Pentagon agency said on Monday....
23:26, 06/03/2019

Medic testifies he killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq A Navy SEAL medic shocked the murder trial of special operations chief Edward Gallagher Thursday when he testified that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter in 2017 in an act of mercy....
16:26, 06/21/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq, as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Kentucky State Police posts honoring those who died on duty LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police posts around the state are remembering fallen officers who gave their lives in the line of duty, dating back decades. Several posts are holding memorial events next week during National Police Officers Mem...
11:26, 05/07/2019

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
09:13, 06/21/2019

Sweden should treat A$AP Rocky ‘with respect’: US State Department The US State Department has weighed in on the treatment of A$AP Rocky by Swedish authorities after the rapper was arrested in Stockholm for an alleged attack that took place late last month, a report said....
17:00, 07/15/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
10:00, 06/11/2019

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....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI – A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform which the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state”. Despite sweeping economic ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts European Union called for the immediately release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the social media platform, saying the case marked a "worrying development."...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Brazil's state bank Caixa posts Q1 profit of 3.920 bln reais - document Brazilian state bank Caixa Economica Federal on Monday reported that its first quarter net income rose 22.9% from a year earlier to 3.920 billion reais ($1.03 billion) as loan-loss provisions fell....
15:00, 06/24/2019

NY Fed 'Empire State' factory index posts biggest gain in more than 2 years The New York Federal Reserve said its gauge of manufacturing growth in New York state returned to positive territory, suggesting regional activity was expanding again....
10:13, 07/16/2019

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Pompeo urges end to Russian involvement in Venezuela: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged an end to Russian involvement in Venezuela in a call on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said....
23:39, 05/01/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
07:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Former State Department employee sentenced to more than three years in China spy case Federal Judge Randolph Moss sentenced former State Department employee Candace Claiborne to 40 months in prison and a $40,000 fine for one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States....
01:52, 07/10/2019

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
04:26, 06/11/2019

Bahrain approved by State Department for Patriot, F-16 weapons, support The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Bahrain worth more than $2.2 billion to support weapons for its F-16V aircraft fleet and Patriot missile systems....
01:13, 05/07/2019

The State Department Is Dead Set on Stripping a Gay Couple's Son of American Citizenship The State Department appealed a February decision by a federal judge that a gay couple’s twin sons did not need to both be biological children of the American parent to be granted birthright citizenship, the Daily Beast reported. The appeal come year...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Check the State Department's Travel Advisories Before Planning a Trip Planning a solo trip this summer? Before you go it alone, do your homework and research all you can for your own safety. Recently, and just in time for the busy summer travel season, the U.S. State Department updated a number of its travel advisorie...
22:26, 06/06/2019

General Dynamics' IT unit wins $2 bln contract from US Department of State General Dynamics Corp said on Tuesday it won a $2 billion contract to continue supporting global security, engineering and supply chain missions for the U.S. Department of State....
19:13, 07/09/2019

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
08:52, 06/21/2019

State Department OKs nearly $6 billion in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
09:39, 05/04/2019

France opposed in principle to execution in Iraq of three French Islamic State members The French foreign ministry said on Monday it was opposed in principle to the death penalty, but also said it accepted Iraqi sovereignty as Iraq's justice ministry sentenced three French citizens to death for their membership of Islamic State....
10:13, 05/27/2019

Tillerson: Kushner talked to world leaders without telling State Department Ex-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told lawmakers that President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, often communicated with world leaders without keeping the State Department in the loop — leaving America’s top diplomat in the dark on key issues. Th...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Ex-State Department employee gets more than three years in prison over Chinese intel ties A former State Department employee was sentenced to 40 months in prison for accepting thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Chinese intelligence agents in exchange for internal government documents....
03:52, 07/10/2019

State Department finds 30 security incidents regarding handling of Hillary’s emails The State Department said in a letter on Monday that they’ve identified 30 security incidents regarding the handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails, a report said. The letter, sent from an assistant secretary at the department to Sen. Chuck Grassley, sa...
12:13, 06/18/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public sc...
03:52, 06/01/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
01:52, 07/09/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula....
13:00, 05/18/2019

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed persecution of ethnic Muslims for their religious ...
23:26, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
06:39, 07/09/2019

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, family and State Department confirm Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
07:26, 06/13/2019

State Department identifies 23 violations, 'multiple security incidents' concerning Clinton emails The State Department revealed Monday that it has identified "multiple security incidents" involving current or former employees' handling of Hillary Clinton's emails, and that 23 "violations" and seven "infractions" have been issued as part of the de...
04:39, 06/18/2019

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the...
09:39, 06/02/2019

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the move could further undermine the city’s freedoms and damage its business environm...
04:13, 06/11/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
02:26, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
04:26, 05/08/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo ...
10:26, 05/08/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelligence analyst to prevent his testimony about climate change from entering into the congressional reco...
23:13, 06/08/2019

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
03:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
03:26, 05/24/2019

Pompeo cuts short European visit to return early to Washington: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has postponed his visit to Greenland because he needs to return to Washington, the State Department said on Thursday....
10:39, 05/09/2019

State Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the "Northern Triangle" countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador -- unless their governments take "concrete action" to stem the flow of migrants towards the United States....
04:39, 06/18/2019

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
16:13, 06/12/2019

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....
08:13, 05/08/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
08:13, 07/12/2019

Oregon Becomes the Latest State to Pass Family and Medical Leave Workers of Oregon, rejoice: The Oregon Senate has passed a House bill providing up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for workers. According to Oregon Live, the plan passed the Senate 21-6 on Sunday and is headed to the desk of Gov. Kate Br...
19:13, 07/01/2019

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
16:52, 06/22/2019

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands ...
14:13, 06/13/2019

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convi...
20:39, 06/03/2019

Code Pink refusing to leave Venezuela’s DC embassy as State Dept. slams ‘trespassers’ Liberal activists from the anti-war group Code Pink are refusing to leave the abandoned Venezuelan embassy in Washington, vowing to protect the building from a “hostile takeover” as the U.S. State Department labels them “trespassers” and calls on the...
05:26, 05/04/2019

Missouri mayor resigns, to leave state due to ongoing threats made on social media A Missouri mayor resigned Monday after only a year in the position and is poised to move his family out of state “in a matter of days” as a result of ongoing threats on social media.    ...
14:39, 06/27/2019

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....
02:13, 05/08/2019

DOD to send 320 personnel to US-Mexico border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan on Monday approved a Department of Homeland Security request for additional support at the US southern border, according to a Pentagon spokesman....
02:39, 04/30/2019

People Gather To Honor Fallen EMS Personnel FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others. A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home. ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nation....
23:52, 06/03/2019

2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan, US military says The U.S. military said two service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, but did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths....
09:00, 06/26/2019

US military says 2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military says two service members have been killed in Afghanistan. It did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths. The statement says the killings occurred Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretar...
08:26, 06/26/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put them in contact with migrants, including driving them in vehicles and "monitoring" their welfare....
03:13, 04/30/2019

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers' The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
15:52, 05/17/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Security Personnel Killed In Encounter With Maoists In Jharkhand A jawan was killed and four others were injured in an encounter between the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Maoists in forests of Taldangal in Dumka district on Sunday, a senior police officer said in......
07:26, 06/02/2019

2 Killed As Terrorists Ambush Assam Rifles Personnel In Nagaland Two security personnel were killed after suspected terrorists ambushed an Assam Rifles patrol in Nagaland's Mon area along the Indo-Myanmar border on Saturday. Four others who suffered serious......
20:26, 05/25/2019

Apple's personnel move might help it design its own modem chips for the iPhone Apple's settlement with Qualcomm back in April finally gave the company a source of 5G modem chips that it could rely on. After paying the chip maker a reported $4.5 billion, Apple received a six-year licensing deal (with options for an additional tw...
03:52, 06/27/2019

10 Security Personnel Killed Within A Week In Terror Attacks In Kashmir An Army soldier was killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today - the tenth casualty the security forces suffered in five days. Two terrorists, including the man who......
11:39, 06/18/2019

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s ad...
00:13, 06/22/2019

DHS continues surging personnel to border despite big decline in illegal crossings The Department of Homeland Security has continued to surge hundreds of supplemental personnel to the border even as the number of people who illegally crossed and presented at ports of entry in June declined dramatically....
22:52, 07/09/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" near West Bengal's Basirhat....
01:13, 05/13/2019

Trump appointee says personnel staff likely won’t be furloughed, but doesn’t rule it out The announcement comes a week after The Post reported the White House's threat to furlough — and possibly lay off — 150 employees at the Office of Personnel Management over a dispute with Congress....
15:00, 06/29/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
00:52, 06/15/2019

ITBP Personnel Administer Oxygen To Amarnath Yatris In J&K's Baltal Area Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel on Sunday administered oxygen to over 50 pilgrims, who were feeling breathless at 12,000 feet during the Amarnath Yatra....
09:39, 07/07/2019

Bihar To Give Jobs To Families Of Personnel Killed In Pulwama Attack The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday decided to give government jobs to the families of martyrs of Pulwama and Kupwara terrorist attacks who belong to the state....
22:39, 06/11/2019

CRPF Personnel Deployed At Rabri Devi's Residence Commits Suicide A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here,allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday....
13:52, 05/18/2019

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
03:52, 06/20/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north - state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
23:00, 06/03/2019

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
21:00, 06/27/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 Clay Dungan hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning, and the Indiana State Sycamores stayed alive by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have thr...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
23:26, 05/28/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
18:52, 06/02/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

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....
17:13, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
16:13, 05/26/2019

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....
14:52, 05/15/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
10:00, 06/09/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has reminded many observers of the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003....
06:00, 05/15/2019

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...
09:39, 05/18/2019

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....
13:52, 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....
03:13, 05/19/2019

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...
16:13, 06/03/2019

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....
09:26, 05/02/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and Iraq should face fair prosecution or be freed....
11:13, 06/24/2019

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....
03:26, 06/07/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its first missions over Syria and Iraq as part of the ongoing operations against the Islamic State group...
13:52, 06/25/2019

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....
09:00, 05/27/2019

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...
20:52, 05/26/2019

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new front in the conflict between Tehran and Washington....
11:39, 06/29/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside....
23:39, 05/17/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions 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....
12:26, 06/08/2019

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices against the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support from the international community in its reconstruction efforts...
14:26, 06/29/2019

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....
22:00, 06/03/2019

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....
02:39, 05/31/2019

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?        ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

AutoCanada posts $4.1M net loss on U.S. costs in Q1 AutoCanada posted a $4.1-million net loss in the first quarter due in large part to rising operating costs in the United States, where it launched a plan to reduce expenses and optimize its portfolio....
11:00, 05/04/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
16:39, 05/11/2019

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
02:52, 05/22/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
13:52, 05/24/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
03:13, 06/20/2019

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
09:26, 06/20/2019

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....
17:26, 05/09/2019

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....
17:13, 05/30/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday th...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members BAGHDAD (AP) — A judiciary spokesman says Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State militants to Turkey. Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraqdar says Wednesday’s handover took place at the Baghdad airport, in the presence of rep...
14:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in Iraq Iraqi officials say two rockets have landed on oil company sites in Iraq’s southern Basra province, one landing near the facilities of a Turkish company hours after a similar attack on an Exxon Mobil Corp. site that injured three...
18:13, 06/19/2019

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....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference 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....
17:52, 06/12/2019

Funeral For Soldier Killed In Iraq Scheduled For Today MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The funeral for a soldier who died while serving in Iraq will be held Monday in Madison County. It follows a day of mourning, as family and friends gathered for the visitation for Specialist Ryan Dennis Orin Riley ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Iraq walks Iran-US tightrope as tensions escalate The United States claims militia with ties to Iran are planning attacks against its personnel in Iraq. Whether true or not, tensions between Iran and the US are putting Iraq in a tough position....
04:13, 05/16/2019

| 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....
11:39, 06/01/2019

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Iraq War veteran The president presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia, of New York. He is the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the honor....
11:13, 06/26/2019

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....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Iraq War hero President Trump awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia for his heroic actions as a squad leader in Fallujah, making him the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the recognition. During Operation Phantom Fury i...
01:13, 06/26/2019

Iraqi PM denies allegations attack drones took off from Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is denying allegations that drones which targeted Saudi oil pipelines last month could have taken off from Iraq, rather than Yemen. The attack — claimed by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels who are ...
12:52, 06/26/2019

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...
23:00, 05/13/2019

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....
19:26, 05/18/2019

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relativ...
03:13, 06/19/2019

| 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....
22:39, 05/27/2019

2020 rival on Biden's abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision that largely prohibits federal money being used for abortions....
19:52, 06/07/2019

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....
11:52, 04/30/2019

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....
17:52, 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....
13:00, 05/18/2019

| 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....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1980s....
15:52, 06/27/2019

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...
09:26, 06/10/2019

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....
12:52, 06/08/2019

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....
21:26, 04/29/2019

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?...
04:39, 06/04/2019

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....
14:39, 05/11/2019

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...
17:52, 04/28/2019

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 show of concern about alleged threats from Iran....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Berlin: We're not reducing number of embassy staffers in Iraq for now Germany is keeping the number of staff at its embassy and consulate in Iraq constant for now, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq....
16:52, 05/15/2019

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....
20:13, 05/16/2019

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....
05:00, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Clerics warn Iraq could be pulled into Iran war 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): 12:40 p.m. Two influential Shiite figures in Iraq are warning ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters 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....
14:52, 05/27/2019

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
13:26, 06/19/2019

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq vet President Donald Trump is awarding the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety. (June 25)        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

How to deal with an unhelpful HR department Human resources is the most redundant, useless, annoying section of any organization. Is there an alternative to going to HR for advice or help? I’d like to take a poll, my dear readers: If you were forced to share an office with an HR person or lawy...
15:39, 06/23/2019

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pa...
02:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: EU leaders getting closer to filling key posts BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A European Union official says leaders are moving closer to filling a handful of the block’s key posts. The official say Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans is i...
11:00, 07/01/2019

EU leaders pull all-nighter at summit on key posts BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials say leaders pulled an all-nighter at a summit but failed to agree on the list of candidates for the bloc’s key posts, with the marathon talks entering a second day. The leaders trickled in for bilateral ...
11:00, 07/01/2019

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
13:26, 07/02/2019

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national elections in October as the South American nation grapples to revive economic growth....
14:13, 07/01/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
11:26, 07/14/2019

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
21:13, 06/19/2019

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
08:13, 06/14/2019

UBS posts 27% fall in net profit after a 'very challenging quarter' UBS reported a 27% fall in net profit for its first quarter, compared to the same period the year before, with the Swiss bank citing challenging market conditions....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Roche reshuffles board, executive posts Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday announced changes to its board and executive leadership as longtime director Peter Voser stepped down to concentrate on his expanded duties at engineering group ABB....
08:26, 06/11/2019

Fed Is Shifting the Goal Posts, and Investors Should Care Fed Chairman Powell’s use of the word ‘symmetric’ Wednesday may be what matters in the long run as the central bank embarks on its first review of its 2% inflation target set seven years ago....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Resources Company in Baghdad and two executives. The U...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
16:00, 06/28/2019

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...
11:39, 05/17/2019

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...
17:13, 06/03/2019

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, kille...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the U.S. and Iran, saying it would turn Iraq into a battlefield yet again, just as it is on the path to recovery....
14:00, 05/20/2019

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....
10:39, 05/27/2019

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
13:00, 07/09/2019

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...
21:00, 06/04/2019

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?...
22:52, 05/29/2019

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....
19:39, 05/21/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq The pro-Iran groups are seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and Tehran....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria. British Maj. Gen. Chris Ghika (gee-ka), speaking from coalition headquart...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in killing of captive in Iraq The verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion as the military jury also cleared Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians and all other charges except for posing for photos with the body of th...
11:52, 07/03/2019

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, analysts suggested Monday....
00:00, 07/09/2019

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......
17:00, 05/20/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:00, 06/23/2019

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 ...
21:26, 04/29/2019

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....
00:00, 05/29/2019

France denies Iraq has yet asked for money to try jihadist fighters France's foreign ministry denied on Thursday a report that it had been asked by Iraqi authorities to pay up to $2 million per fighter for Baghdad to deal with French jihadists transferred from Syria to Iraq....
17:52, 06/13/2019

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....
03:39, 06/04/2019

Iraq's drought unveils 3,400-year-old palace of mysterious empire Receding wasters in the Mosul Dam reservoir have unveiled "one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region." Researchers said the Mittani Empire is one of the least understood ancient civilizations....
04:13, 06/28/2019

Bahrain recalls ambassador to Iraq over embassy attack: statement Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations on Thursday after demonstrators broke into the courtyard of the kingdom's embassy in Baghdad and took down the flag to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
02:00, 06/28/2019

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......
13:26, 06/02/2019

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...
12:26, 05/28/2019

Siemens pips GE in race for Iraq's $14 billion electricity scheme Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in Berlin on Tuesday....
18:13, 04/30/2019

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....
18:00, 06/09/2019

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....
17:52, 06/07/2019

| 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....
09:00, 05/01/2019

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...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Iraq unit 'killed probably hundreds of civilians' California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said that as an artillery officer, his unit "killed probably hundreds of civilians" during his 2004 tour in Fallujah, Iraq....
17:52, 06/03/2019

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....
08:13, 05/25/2019

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....
15:26, 05/27/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, directly contra...
21:00, 05/14/2019

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...
19:39, 05/28/2019

Bomb attack on Shiite militiamen kills 7 in eastern Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi Shiite paramilitary group says a roadside bomb has hit a bus carrying its fighters in eastern Iraq, killing seven people and wounding 26. The Popular Mobilization Forces said in a statement that the bomb hit the bus in the eas...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene....
17:39, 05/24/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
07:13, 05/07/2019

BMW's Auto Business Posts Loss Following Antitrust Charge BMW said its core automotive business swung to a loss on a $1.6 billion charge against potential fines from a European antitrust probe and rising costs to develop new technology for electric and self-driving cars....
10:52, 05/07/2019

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly e...
01:52, 07/09/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
20:13, 05/06/2019

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
19:39, 06/20/2019

JoJo Siwa Disables Instagram Comments Over "Mean" Posts JoJo Siwa is saying goodbye to social media comments. With more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 8 million followers on Instagram, the 15-year-old star of Dance Moms......
15:13, 05/06/2019

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
19:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
16:13, 07/02/2019

Miley Cyrus posts congratulatory note to Lil Nas X after he apparently came out as gay Miley Cyrus shared a congratulatory note to Lil Nas X after he appeared to come out as gay in a social media post celebrating the end of Pride Month....
20:52, 07/02/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
21:52, 05/19/2019

The Inventory Turns 1: The Most Popular Posts and Products From Our First Year Exactly one year ago today, the folks behind Kinja Deals launched The Inventory, a place for us to talk about the products that we love, and to hear from all of our readers about the best stuff they’ve been buying themselves....
01:39, 05/18/2019

France's Macron sees three EU posts decided at Summit, ECB later French President Emmanuel Macron said that three of the European Union's top positions should be decided at a meeting of EU leaders on Sunday, with a decision on the next head of the European Central Bank likely to be taken at a later date....
17:26, 06/30/2019

Google Parent Posts Slowed Growth Across the Board One of Silicon Valley’s blue-chip names, Google, posted weaker earnings than expected as mounting competition to a once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
00:13, 04/30/2019

S&P 500 posts record high, extending 2019 rally The S&P 500 set an intraday record high on Monday, bolstering the view that the decade-long bull market has further to run, after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign....
23:00, 04/29/2019

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
16:52, 06/03/2019

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
06:52, 06/07/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox ace Sale posts complete-game shutout Chris Sale shut down Kansas City's offense, and the visiting Red Sox took advantage of a shoddy Royals defense in Boston's 8-0 victory Wednesday night....
14:52, 06/06/2019

Jordan Smith posts 7-under 66 to lead at Trophee Hassan II Jordan Smith of England carded a bogey-free 7-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Lowe's Posts Higher Profit, Trims Outlook Lowe’s lowered its full-year earnings targets as the home-improvement retailer continues to work through operational challenges, such as managing costs and improving inventory. Shares fell about 10%....
17:52, 05/22/2019

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly t...
07:26, 07/04/2019

Siemens posts stronger than expected industrial profit Siemens posted better-than-expected adjusted operating profit from its industrial business during its second quarter as the German industrial giant began separating and spinning off its struggling power and gas business....
15:13, 05/08/2019

Buffett's Berkshire posts big profit as stocks gain Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday swung to a big quarterly profit, bolstered by gains in its stock investments, and also posted a small increase in operating earnings....
20:26, 05/04/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Ride-hail giant Uber lost more than $1 billion in its first quarter as a public company. Though the eye-popping figure had been expected by investors, the company also confirmed Wall Street’s fears about slowing growth. The cash-burning outfit gave i...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Gay Man Posts Bullying Note On Facebook Before Committing Suicide A gay Myanmar man posted a note on Facebook including screenshots of alleged homophobic bullying before taking his life, prompting activists to call Tuesday for more protection for the emerging LGBTQ......
17:39, 06/25/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Dutch bank ING posts profit dip and misses expectations ING, the largest Dutch financial group, reported a slight drop in first-quarter underlying net profit of 1.12 billion euros ($1.26 billion), narrowly missing analyst expectations of 1.15 billion euros in a Reuters poll....
10:52, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
15:13, 07/03/2019

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....
02:13, 05/16/2019

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal repo...
23:39, 06/28/2019

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...
06:52, 05/08/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence t...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensified its pressure campaign against Iran....
03:52, 05/08/2019

Germany and Netherlands halt training schemes in Iraq as tensions rise Moves follow US embassy in Baghdad ordering all but emergency staff to leaveGermany and the Netherlands have suspended their military training programmes in Iraq because of a perceived security threat in the wake of rising US-Iranian tensions in the ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Iraq celebrates naming Babylon a UNESCO World Heritage site Iraq is celebrating the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote in Azerbaijan...
19:39, 07/05/2019

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Army Staff Sgt. Becomes First Living Veteran to Receive the Medal of Honor for Iraq War President Donald Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia on Tuesday at a White House ceremony for his heroic actions during the Battle of Fallujah. Bellavia is the only living serviceman to receive the na...
01:39, 06/26/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting with the German chancellor, Angela MerkelThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, cancelled a long-established plan to hold talks with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, in Berlin on Tuesday, ...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
11:26, 06/26/2019

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

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....
22:39, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:52, 06/23/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to anyone contemplating similar conduct.        ...
13:00, 06/19/2019

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....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Iraq War vet recounts chasing after California synagogue gunman: ‘I scared the hell out of him’ The Iraq War veteran who fearlessly rushed the Southern California synagogue shooter said he acted on instinct when he heard gunshots ring out during services on Saturday morning....
18:26, 04/29/2019

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
15:26, 06/15/2019

France opposes Iraq's death penalty against French Isis trio Men captured in Syria by US-backed force fighting jihadists have 30 days to lodge appealFrance has confirmed it would take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against three French citizens convicted of fighting...
11:52, 05/27/2019

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruler will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid unprecedented regional tensions after attacks on tankers in the Gulf....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
11:52, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Siemens pips GE in race for $14 bln Iraq electricity infrastructure rebuild Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in Berlin on Tuesday....
15:52, 04/30/2019

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....
19:39, 05/06/2019

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....
19:39, 05/31/2019

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
22:26, 05/31/2019

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number o...
19:39, 07/07/2019

Monsoon Likely To Become Active This Week, Says Weather Department June ended with 33 per cent of monsoon precipitation and over 78 per cent of meteorological subdivision recording "deficient" rainfall, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
00:00, 07/01/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
00:13, 05/30/2019

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
17:52, 06/02/2019

Monsoon Likely To Arrive In Kerala On June 6, Says Met Department Monsoon rain will arrive in Kerala on June 6, the Met department said today. The rains, that replenish India's farm-dependent economy, arrive on the southern tip of Kerala around June 1 and retreat......
12:52, 05/15/2019

Justice Department Investigates Chicken Industry The Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation into the U.S. chicken industry, following allegations of price collusion among top poultry processors. Meat producers have denied engaging in anticompetitive conduct....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
08:13, 06/11/2019

Police Department Launches LexIDme Website LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A new website is allowing the public to see some of the Lexington Police Department’s unsolved cases and lend a hand in identifying suspects. The department today announced the launch of www.lexidme.com. The LexIDme si...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
17:52, 07/12/2019

Best Buy posts solid second quarter earnings on rising demand for wearables Best Buy beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, as the consumer electronics retailer sold more wearables and tablets and signed up more people to its subscription-based tech support services....
14:13, 05/23/2019

Alibaba Posts Higher Sales, Forecasts Slowing Growth Chinese online-retailing giant Alibaba posted a 51% increase in sales for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year, but forecast only a 33% revenue jump for the next year, in one of the first signs of slowing growth....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Nike Posts Strong Sales, Plays Down Trade Risks Nike posted higher sales in the latest quarter, boosted by strong demand in both the U.S. and China, and executives said the trade dispute between the two countries hasn’t hurt the sneaker giant’s business....
04:26, 06/28/2019

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
22:39, 07/01/2019

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
08:13, 06/08/2019

Herta posts fastest time in final warmup for IndyCar GP INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — American Colton Herta posted the fastest lap in the final warmup session for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix. The 19-year-old rookie completed the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course in 1 minute, 9.2003 seconds. He’ll start ...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
11:00, 06/07/2019

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
16:39, 06/22/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation....
19:39, 05/17/2019

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
01:39, 06/21/2019

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
06:00, 06/08/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conservative party’s endorsement in as many days over their social media histories...
10:13, 05/03/2019

DBS posts record quarterly profit, powered by lending income DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, beat market estimates on Monday to post a record quarterly profit, as strong net interest income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
03:13, 04/29/2019

Friend of Dutch teen Noa Pothoven posts heartfelt tribute A friend of the emotionally tormented Dutch teen who starved herself to death with the consent of her parents and doctors, paid tribute to her pal this week, writing that she’ll miss her terribly, “but it’s better this way.” J...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Continental Resources posts 15 pct drop in profit on weak oil prices Top Bakken producer Continental Resources Inc on Monday reported a 15 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit as weaker crude prices muted higher production at its oil-rich North Dakota shale field....
23:00, 04/29/2019

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a record 336-5 at Old Trafford in a rain-interrupted group game against archrival Pakistan....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Online knitting site bans posts supporting Trump A niche social media website devoted to knitting is banning posts supporting President Donald Trump, claiming the content amounts to advocating for white supremacy....
16:52, 06/25/2019

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
22:39, 06/11/2019

Cardi B Posts Adorable Video of Baby Kulture on First Mother's Day as a Mom Now that's a happy child! Cardi B posted on her Instagram page on Sunday, her first Mother's Day as a mom, a video showing her family's small holiday celebration at......
19:00, 05/12/2019

Apollo Global Posts Profit, Plans to Convert to a Corporation Apollo Global Management said it would convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, following peers such as KKR and Blackstone Group. Apollo also reported that its private-equity funds appreciated 4.6% in the first quarter....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Canada's Manulife posts nearly 19 pct rise in profit on Asia growth Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurer, reported an 18.8 percent increase in core earnings on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in Asia....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
04:52, 05/06/2019

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Missing Connecticut mother’s estranged husband posts bail Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mother of five Jennifer Dulos, posted $500,000 bail Tuesday afternoon in a criminal case related to her disappearance....
04:39, 06/12/2019

Tata Motors Posts 26 Per Cent Drop In Sales In May 2019 The Indian auto sector has been reporting a slump in new car sales over the past months and the month of May 2019 has been no different. Tata Motors announced its sales for the previous month and the......
14:52, 06/02/2019

S.Korea posts current account deficit in April, first gap in seven years South Korea posted on Wednesday its first current account deficit in seven years in April on a surge in stock dividend payments amid falling exports, but the balance stayed in the black after adjustment for seasonal factors....
03:26, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Female mayors in Madrid, Barcelona lose posts The two women who shook up Spanish politics by becoming the mayors of Madrid and Barcelona supported by an upstart far-left party in 2015 have both lost in local elections...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that...
09:52, 07/02/2019

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
08:39, 07/16/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
00:00, 05/12/2019

| Folau rejects settlement offer over 'anti-gay' posts - report Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing was extended to a third day after a weekend stalemate amid reports the star fullback rejected a lucrative settlement....
11:52, 05/05/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts heavy annual losses Firm records pre-tax annual losses of £3.6 billion – but says revival programme is on track Jaguar Land Rover has recorded an annual loss of £3.6 billion, but chief executive Ralf Speth says an ongoing cost-saving programme will transform it into a ...
15:13, 05/20/2019

Mexican broadcaster Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit for second quarter Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language TV content, reported on Monday a 919.1 million peso ($47.9 million) net profit for the second quarter, down 78.6% from the same period last year. (Reporting by Julia Love;...
06:39, 07/09/2019

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
21:39, 07/11/2019

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"......
08:39, 05/08/2019

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....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Staff Sgt. David Bellavia becomes first living Iraq War veteran to receive Medal of Honor President Donald Trump is scheduled to present the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, the first living recipient who served in the Iraq War, for "conspicuous gallantry" in the Second Battle of Fallujah....
00:26, 06/26/2019

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.        ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

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....
08:13, 05/31/2019

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....
15:52, 06/08/2019

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"....
17:00, 04/30/2019

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...
10:13, 06/08/2019

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...
02:39, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
18:39, 06/22/2019

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 battling remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior British officer in the coalition told a Pentagon news briefing on Tuesday....
18:13, 05/14/2019

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior ...
19:13, 07/01/2019

Former Miss Iraq and linguist for US troops still under rape, death threats after advocacy for Israel It was an occasion that should have been marked by excitement, smiles, unification – and a little hairspray. But the Miss Universe 2017 Pageant in Las Vegas spiraled into death threats, rape threats and international outrage for Miss Iraq’s Sarah Adn...
01:52, 07/09/2019

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 ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

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....
16:52, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
11:13, 06/19/2019

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...
16:52, 05/15/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vague warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on ...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Survivors of ISIL terror in Iraq want justice, not revenge, says head of UN investigation team The scale and barbarity of the crimes committed by ISIL have ultimately served not to divide but to unify, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the...
01:13, 07/16/2019

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....
22:52, 05/29/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
03:00, 06/01/2019

FedEx Sues Commerce Department Over Restrictions on Huawei FedEx filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. government from requiring the package giant to enforce a crackdown on the Chinese telecommunications-gear maker....
20:39, 06/25/2019

NYT: Mnuchin wants Secret Service back under the Treasury Department Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing to move the US Secret Service from the Department of Homeland Security back under his department's control, according to The New York Times....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
21:26, 05/24/2019

Kansas parks department employee dies in ATV accident TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas parks department says an employee died when his all-terrain vehicle overturned and rolled down an embankment at the Milford Wildlife Area. The agency said in a news release that 48-year-old Mark Jackson, of Milford, die...
14:39, 06/27/2019

84 Per Cent Of Met Department Subdivisions Record Deficient Rainfall With the progress of monsoon still remaining sluggish, 84 per cent of the meteorological subdivisions have recorded deficient rainfall, MeT department data shows....
09:26, 06/24/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attack on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday that global oil markets are well supplied despite the attack on Sunday that damaged four vessels off the UAE coast, two of them oil tankers from Saudi Arabia....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Mississippi police department will start using body cams JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi police department will be outfitted with body cameras in an attempt to become more transparent. News outlets report the Jackson Police Department unveiled the cameras Tuesday and will begin training Thursday. Jackson Po...
13:13, 06/27/2019

Cyclone Fani To Hit Odisha, Rain Likely In Several Parts: Met Department Cyclonic storm 'Fani' that has become "extremely severe" is set to make landfall in Odisha on Friday morning with speed of gusting 180-200 kmph, affecting about 10,000 villages, even as the government......
01:13, 05/03/2019

Health Department: Sharp Decline In Hepatitis A Numbers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The number of new cases of hepatitis A in Kentucky is dropping drastically, according to the Lexington-Fayette Health Department. Kentucky’s hepatitis A epidemic isn’t over just yet, but compared to seven mo...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
13:00, 06/22/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr starte...
06:13, 05/10/2019

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
09:26, 06/01/2019

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion...
11:26, 06/01/2019

For Cyclone Fani Alert, Weather Department Had Sent Nearly 65 Lakh SMS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast earlier this......
00:39, 05/28/2019

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Tucson Police Department remembers fallen officers TUCSON — There’s is a profession of protectors. Wednesday night, the Tucson Police Department hosted its annual Fallen Officer Memorial. “It’s very important for families and it reminds them that we will never forget their lov...
08:26, 05/09/2019

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
19:13, 07/02/2019

Income Tax Department Files 11 Chargesheet Against Deepak Talwar The Income Tax Department has filed as many as 11 charge sheets against corporate aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar for alleged tax evasion by him and his companies, official sources said on Tuesday....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matte...
00:13, 07/11/2019

Father of slain California officer praises department SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The father of a slain California police officer says it is offensive and hurtful to suggest authorities were responsible for her death. Tara O’Sullivan died Wednesday after being shot while helping a woman gather her t...
01:26, 06/26/2019

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” where chlamydia and gonorrhea can be tested in a mer...
10:13, 06/13/2019

Income Tax Department Asked To Add 1.30 Crore New Filers This Fiscal The income tax department has been tasked to add 1.30 crore new return filers in the current financial year as part of the government's plan to widen the tax base in the country....
01:13, 07/07/2019

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
00:13, 06/02/2019

U.S. Concentration Camp Guards Promise Investigation Into Hateful Facebook Posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that it will investigate the shocking Facebook posts of some employees, the same employees who oversee the vast network of concentration camps that have been described by independent obser...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Giancarlo Stanton posts heartfelt message to Tyler Skaggs’ loved ones Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton posted a heartfelt message to his Instagram account consoling the family and teammates of Tyler Skaggs, the 27-year-old starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels who was found dead Monday afternoon. “RIP B...
08:13, 07/02/2019

Deutsche Bank posts 67% profit rise after merger talks collapse Deutsche Bank reported stronger-than-anticipated first-quarter net profit on Friday, less than 24 hours after abandoning merger talks with Commerzbank....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Third 'John Wick' Movie Posts Series' Strongest Opening Weekend Lions Gate won a respite from its box-office woes as its latest film, “John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum” nabbed the top spot, with the biggest opening weekend in the action-thriller franchise’s five-year history....
02:26, 05/20/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
07:52, 05/06/2019

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
06:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 4-Air Canada posts surprise profit despite MAX grounding; shares jump Air Canada on Monday reported a surprise quarterly profit that sent shares up more than 5 percent in earlier trading, helped by flying more passengers and its purchase of a loyalty program, despite pressures from the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX jet...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy....
08:39, 05/01/2019

Probe Finds Thousands Of "Racist Posts" Online By Cops In US Cities Several cities have launched investigations into the online conduct of their police officers after a database revealed thousands of racist and otherwise offensive social media posts by current or......
08:13, 06/05/2019

Apple Posts Declines in Profit, Revenue as iPhone Sales Fall 17% Apple reported another quarterly decline in profit and revenue, as iPhone sales fell 17%. Shares, though, rose in after-hours trading as the company raised its dividend and said it planned to buy back more stock....
06:26, 05/01/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq retreats after Alphabet drop; S&P 500 posts record The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped ahead of its results, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
22:39, 04/30/2019

5 Arrests Over Posts On Yogi Adityanath. Top Court To Hear Case Tomorrow The wife of Delhi-based journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly maligning the image of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has moved the Supreme Court......
11:39, 06/10/2019

Dixons Carphone posts annual loss after mobile business write-down Dixons Carphone has reported a pre-tax statutory loss of £259 million for the past 12 months, largely thanks to a write-down in the value of its mobile business last December.Carphone Warehouse is the UK’s largest mobile phone retailer, b...
15:39, 06/20/2019

Mika Brzezinski posts video of her exercising while Scarborough teases her on scooter MSNBC host Joe Scarborough isn't just co-host Mika Brzezinski's husband, he's her personal trainer, she joked in an Instagram post published on Tuesday....
10:52, 06/05/2019

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
01:52, 07/06/2019

News Corp posts surprise profit as HarperCollins profits grow Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strong growth in earnings at its book publishing and subscription video services units....
05:39, 05/10/2019

S&P 500 posts high, extends 2019 rally; Alphabet falls late The S&P 500 set an intraday record high on Monday, bolstering the view that the decade-long bull market has further to run, after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign....
11:13, 04/30/2019

Daniel Sturridge posts emotional video pleading for return of stolen dog • Former Liverpool player had pet stolen in Hollywood burglary• Sturridge had Pomeranian taken after house was broken intoFormer Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is appealing for the return of his dog after he said the pet was stolen from a house i...
15:13, 07/09/2019

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
14:13, 07/05/2019

Medtronic posts Q4 profit beat on surgical instruments business strength Medtronic reported a nearly 20% drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by lower sales in its cardiac and vascular business that makes heart valves and stents....
14:13, 05/23/2019

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
23:52, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Bunge posts profit on higher soy crush margins, appoints new CFO U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd reported a first-quarter profit on Wednesday as higher soy crush margins in the United States, Brazil and Europe lifted results for its agribusiness unit, which the company said it is restructuring....
16:13, 05/08/2019

72 Philadelphia police officers on administrative duty after alleged offensive posts More than 70 Philadelphia police officers are off the streets after racist or offensive social media posts were uncovered.        ...
01:00, 06/21/2019