Embargoes and Sanctions

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

36 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed...
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UK sends 3rd warship to reinforce US-led anti-Iran armada in the Persian Gulf

UK sends 3rd warship to reinforce US-led anti-Iran armada in the Persian Gulf

6 hours ago   |   RT

The UK, the biggest supporter so far of Washington's idea for an international naval armada to ‘protect shipping' in the Persian Gulf, is sending a third warship to the region...
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Iranian Oil Tanker Leaves Gibraltar, Despite U.S. Efforts To Keep It Detained

Iranian Oil Tanker Leaves Gibraltar, Despite U.S. Efforts To Keep It Detained

6 hours ago   |   NPR

The U.S. alleged that the tanker, which was seized in July, was carrying 2.1 million barrels of crude oil to Syria in violation of an international embargo.
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Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed...
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North Korea fires 2 suspected ballistic missiles after joint military drills end

North Korea fires 2 suspected ballistic missiles after joint military drills end

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

North Korea fired what observers said were two more ballistic missiles into the sea Saturday, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of US-led...
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Europe's Response to the Amazon Fires Shows How to Get Tough on Climate Change Outlaws

1 day ago   |   Slate

Could economic sanctions and tariffs soon be used to fight climate change?
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Markets tumble on growing tariffs rift between US, China

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies "to immediately start looking" for alternatives to operating in China, hours...
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MLB bans playing in Venezuela; U.S. embargo could threaten flow of talent from that country

MLB bans playing in Venezuela; U.S. embargo could threaten flow of talent from that country

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

Almost 100 players born in Venezuela have played in the majors this season, including Miguel Cabrera, Jose Altuve and Ronald Acuna Jr.
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MLB bans players from participating in Venezuelan Winter League

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports   |   2 articles

The move was made in an effort to comply with Trump Administration sanctions placed on the country.
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North Korea Calls Pompeo a 'Poisonous Plant'

North Korea Calls Pompeo a 'Poisonous Plant'

1 day ago   |   Newser

North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and vowed to "shutter the absurd dream" that...
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Andrew Luck retires: Injuries have taken my joy of the NFL away

Andrew Luck retires: Injuries have taken my joy of the NFL away

Andrew Luck made his retirement official on Saturday following reports of the 29-year-old's shocking decision emerged on social media. Read more ...

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes fan injuries

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes fan injuries

Ambulances assisted five people. Read more ...

Luck announces retirement following Colts loss to Bears

Luck announces retirement following Colts loss to Bears

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday. Read more ...

'The little girl wasn't doing anything wrong': 8-year-old shot dead in St...

'The little girl wasn't doing anything wrong': 8-year-old shot dead in St. Louis near high school event

The child had just attended a preseason high school football event with her family. Read more ...

OJ Simpson is not happy with Andrew Luck for retiring an hour after he...

OJ Simpson is not happy with Andrew Luck for retiring an hour after he drafted the QB in his fantasy league

Andrew Luck is retiring from the NFL, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Schefter reports that Luck is "mentally worn down, and now checking out." OJ Simpson tweeted a video... Read more ...

Sergei Kharitonov TKOs Matt Mitrione to cap 100-percent finish night at...

Sergei Kharitonov TKOs Matt Mitrione to cap 100-percent finish night at Bellator 225

Kharitonov's TKO of Mitrione marked one of 14 finishes on the night at Bellator 225. Read more ...

Severino's grand slam sparks Orioles to 7-1 win over Rays

Severino's grand slam sparks Orioles to 7-1 win over Rays

BALTIMORE - Pedro Severino hit his first career grand slam, Hanser Alberto and Jonathan Villar homered on successive pitches and the Baltimore Orioles interrupted Tampa Bay's... Read more ...

Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval will undergo Tommy John surgery in September

Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval will undergo Tommy John surgery in September

Sandoval, who was evaluated by a doctor in Los Angeles earlier this week, was placed on the 10-day injured list on Aug. 14. Read more ...

Mahomes, Chiefs starters sharp preseason loss to 49ers

Mahomes, Chiefs starters sharp preseason loss to 49ers

San Francisco 49ers reserves rally to beat Chiefs 27-17. Read more ...

Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20

Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20

ORLANDO, Fla. - Feleipe Franks made up for three inexcusable turnovers by accounting for three touchdowns, doing just enough to help No. 8 Florida beat Miami 24-20 Saturday... Read more ...