Embargoes and Sanctions

N.Korea abandons nuclear freeze pledge, blames ‘brutal' U.S. sanctions

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

GENEVA - North Korea said on Tuesday it was no longer bound by commitments to halt nuclear and missile testing, blaming the United States' failure to meet a year-end deadline...
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North Korea won't be bound by old commitments if US continues ‘most brutal and inhuman sanctions' - senior diplomat

North Korea won't be bound by old commitments if US continues ‘most brutal and inhuman sanctions' - senior diplomat

2 hours ago   |   RT

A North Korean envoy in Geneva has warned that denuclearization is impossible if the US maintains its “hostile policies,” pushing Pyongyang to seek a “new path” from the...
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Huawei CFO's legal team to contest U.S. extradition in day 2 of Canada hearing

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to return to a Vancouver court on Tuesday, where her lawyers will build on their arguments against the U.S. extradition...
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Political pawn or guilty as charged? Extradition trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou gets underway in Vancouver

Political pawn or guilty as charged? Extradition trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou gets underway in Vancouver

21 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A Canadian court is set to hear a much-anticipated case at the centre of the tech and trade war between the US and China, as Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will fight a US extradition...
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EU to revamp anti-smuggler mission for UN Libya arms embargo

1 day ago   |   ABC News

The European Union's top diplomat says the bloc has agreed to revamp its anti-migrant smuggler naval operation in the Mediterranean Sea to focus on helping enforce the U.N...
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EU agrees to consider ways to support formal Libya truce

1 day ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to look at ways to support a formal ceasefire in Libya if warring sides can move beyond a tentative truce...
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Merkel: Participants at Libya summit agreed much-violated arms embargo should be respected and more strongly controlled

1 day ago   |   ABC News


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Trump has killed the Iran nuclear deal, and nobody can revive it

Trump has killed the Iran nuclear deal, and nobody can revive it

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

This week Britain, France, and Germany put Iran on notice, and activated a dispute mechanism in the 2015 nuclear deal, in an attempt to re-commit it to the agreement. But these...
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PBS airs AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards

PBS airs AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

If the aging-concerned AARP is going to sanction film honors, it's logical for them to be called the Movies for Grownups Awards Though the event has existed for almost two...
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Russia's Role in the Libyan Civil War Gives It Leverage Over Europe

Russia's Role in the Libyan Civil War Gives It Leverage Over Europe

3 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Russia has played all sides in the conflict to get a seat at the negotiating table. Now it wants an end to sanctions.
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LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

NPR is hosting live special coverage of the trial, beginning with debate on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules resolution on Tuesday. (Image credit: Annette Elizabeth... Read more ...

Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders; won't commit to backing him

Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders; won't commit to backing him

The new round of attacks come less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. Read more ...

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

As the suspect was taken into custody Monday, he promoted his own Instagram account and described himself as “an upcoming artist.” Read more ...

What to expect on day 1 of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial

What to expect on day 1 of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial

For just the third time in U.S. history, the impeachment trial of a president begins in the Senate. Read more ...

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements...

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements without mentioning the elephant in the room - his impeachment trial

Trump gave a rambling, 30-minute speech at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos Tuesday. There he lauded US economic achievements, including his recent trade... Read more ...

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

Hillary Clinton lambasted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a forthcoming documentary as a “career politician” who “nobody likes,” savaging her rival for her... Read more ...

'I feel like I'm on Cloud 9': Stolen classic car returned to 106-year-old...

'I feel like I'm on Cloud 9': Stolen classic car returned to 106-year-old WWII vet

Police found the car Monday afternoon at a police station, three days after it was stolen. Read more ...

Super Bowl 2020 odds, line: 49ers vs. Chiefs picks, predictions from SN experts

Super Bowl 2020 odds, line: 49ers vs. Chiefs picks, predictions from SN experts

Our NFL experts are split on picks and predictions for the Super Bowl in 2020, but there's one thing we all agree on: 49ers vs. Chiefs will be a great game, likely coming down... Read more ...

Odell Beckham adds surgery to already-frantic offseason

Odell Beckham adds surgery to already-frantic offseason

The NFL regular season ended less than a month ago, but it's already been an eventful offseason for Odell Beckham Jr. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver underwent surgery... Read more ...

Supreme Court Declines to Fast-Track ObamaCare Review

Supreme Court Declines to Fast-Track ObamaCare Review

The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to consider a fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Obama-era health care law, making it highly unlikely that the justices would... Read more ...