Embargoes and Sanctions

An Oxford philosopher who's inspired Elon Musk thinks mass surveillance might be the only way to save humanity from doom

An Oxford philosopher who's inspired Elon Musk thinks mass surveillance might be the only way to save humanity from doom

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Philosopher Nick Bostrom has argued that humans could be living in a Matrix-style simulation. At the TED 2019 conference in Vancouver, Canada, Bostrom posited another idea...
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Russian fuel embargo could lead to collapse of Ukraine's economy, oil major warns

Russian fuel embargo could lead to collapse of Ukraine's economy, oil major warns

10 hours ago   |   RT

Russia's ban on exports of oil and petroleum products to Ukraine in response to Kiev's latest sanctions could be a catastrophic blow to Ukraine's economy, according to one of...
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Trump, GOP cheer Mueller Report while Democrats focus on obstruction

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Top Democrats say the redacted Mueller Report released Thursday still provides fuel for impeachment on the grounds of obstruction, even though the special counsel stopped short...
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Venezuela skirts US sanctions by 'funneling oil sales via Russia'

18 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Reuters news agency report reveals Venezuelan oil sales routed through Russian state energy giant Rosneft.
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When Trump won, Putin deployed his oligarchs

When Trump won, Putin deployed his oligarchs

20 hours ago   |   Politico

In December 2016, a few weeks after Donald Trump's surprise election victory, Russian president Vladimir Putin convened what a Russian oligarch described as an “all-hands”...
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Trump Tweets Another ‘Game of Thrones' Meme and HBO Isn't Happy

23 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump drew a rebuke from HBO after he invoked another "Game of Thrones" meme following a news conference by Attorney General William Barr on Special Counsel...
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Exclusive: Venezuela skirts U.S. sanctions by funneling oil sales via Russia

1 day ago   |   Reuters

President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him...
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North Korea's Latest Weapons Test: Short in Range but Long in Message

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Experts say Kim Jong-un is returning to saber rattling as he tries to regain leverage over President Trump after their failed summit meeting in Vietnam.
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Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products

Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products

1 day ago   |   RT

Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products among other goods to Ukraine, as well as blacklisting certain imports from the country in response to Kiev's sanctions...
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Russia Vows to Continue Venezuela Support Despite New U.S. Sanctions As Iran Considers Deploying Revolutionary Guard

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the new measures are illegal.
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No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl, prosecutor says

The fifth grader from South Carolina died of natural causes following a fight at her elementary school. Read more ...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children testify about years of torture

The parents each spoke before the sentencing."I'm sorry for everything I've done to hurt my children," Louise Turpin said. Read more ...

‘Horror House' parents David and Louise Turpin get life for abusing kids

‘Horror House' parents David and Louise Turpin get life for abusing kids

The depraved couple who tortured and starved their 12 children in a California “Horror House ” were sentenced to life behind bars Friday. David and Louise Turpin - who kept the... Read more ...

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Friday that he will subpoena the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as well as... Read more ...

Democrats Subpoena The Full Mueller Report And Supporting Evidence

Democrats Subpoena The Full Mueller Report And Supporting Evidence

It "falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide what steps we must take going forward,” Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler said. Read more ...

Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests

Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests

A meandering week-long search officially ended Friday when St. John's feted Mike Anderson as Chris Mullin's replacement as the 21st head basketball coach in St. John's history... Read more ...

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into... Read more ...

NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 best fourth-round picks since 2000

NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 best fourth-round picks since 2000

These Round 4 NFL Draft picks turned into stars for the teams that selected them. Read more ...

White Sox's Tim Anderson to be suspended for altercation after bat toss, HBP

White Sox's Tim Anderson to be suspended for altercation after bat toss, HBP

Anderson's bat toss after a home run led to the Royals' Brad Keller beaning him and a benches-clearing scrum on Wednesday. Read more ...

Bennet has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Bennet has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Sen. Michael Bennet had “completely successful“ surgery to treat prostate cancer, a spokesperson said Friday. The Colorado Democrat received a cancer diagnosis last month, at... Read more ...