Embargoes and Sanctions

'Bullying will fail': US loses bid to extend arms embargo on Iran

49 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   8 articles

Crisis looms as UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejects US resolution to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran.
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Team Trump's pushback against China is long overdue

Team Trump's pushback against China is long overdue

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The diplomatic war with China continues to heat up, but Beijing is leaving the world no choice but to respond to its belligerence. Just this week, the Chinese slapped sanctions...
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UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald   |   8 articles

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Friday resoundingly defeated a U.S. resolution to indefinitely extend the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, with the Trump administration...
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A Dictatorship in Belarus Is Shaken

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

It seems that those living under Aleksandr Lukashenko's rule won't abide him forever.
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European powers' U.N. vote on Iran embargo ‘disappointing' -Trump aide tells Fox News

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   8 articles

White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Friday the refusal of France, Germany and Britain to back the United States in a U.N. Security Council vote to...
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Mexico sanctions 1,040 immigration officers for corruption

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

The head of Mexico's National Immigration Institute says more than 1,040 immigration officers have been referred to internal affairs or forced to quit after they were caught...
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Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

3 hours ago   |   Politico   |   8 articles

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned the United Nations Security Council for rejecting a U.S. resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran. The council voted to...
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U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

3 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK/MOSCOW - The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid...
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U.N. Security Council Rejects U.S. Proposal to Extend Arms Embargo on Iran

3 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   8 articles

The defeat underscored America's deepening global isolation, but for the Trump administration, the vote could open a separate path to try to inflict maximum damage on Iran.
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U.S. fails in bid to extend U.N. arms embargo on Iran

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   8 articles

NEW YORK - The United States failed on Friday in its bid to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran after the move was opposed by Russia and China, while France, Britain, Germany...
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

Cat in active labor found abandoned with newborn kittens in box in New England

Cat in active labor found abandoned with newborn kittens in box in New England

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box, according to a humane society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

A former FBI attorney is preparing to plead guilty to altering an email used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The attorney, Kevin... Read more ...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized in New York

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, is hospitalized in New York, the White House confirmed Friday. Read more ...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned the United Nations Security Council for rejecting a U.S. resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran. The council voted to... Read more ...

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

There will be no physical gathering place, no cheering audience, no balloons. The program will consist instead of a series of online video addresses - half of which will be... Read more ...

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 16-year-old girl out of Orange County, Florida. Read more ...

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

President Donald Trump has requested a mail-in ballot for Florida's primary election on Tuesday, despite weeks of criticizing the practice. Read more ...

Alphonso Davies, Bayern Munich show Lionel Messi, Barcelona who's boss in...

Alphonso Davies, Bayern Munich show Lionel Messi, Barcelona who's boss in Champions League rout

The Canadian teenager made big contributions to the German titlists' 8-2 humiliation of the crumbling Spanish side in their Champions League quarterfinal match. Read more ...