Embargoes and Sanctions

North Korea Says U.S. Sought More Talks, but Calls It a ‘Trick'

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The top North Korean envoy to the negotiations with Washington said he was not interested unless the United States was ready to make substantial concessions.
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Cuban president travels to town near US military base at Guantanamo Bay

Cuban president travels to town near US military base at Guantanamo Bay

3 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel visited a town at the gates of the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay on Thursday and said President Donald Trump's hardening of the US...
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N. Korean negotiator says US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

N. Korean negotiator says US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

5 hours ago   |   RT

Pyongyang has said the US is proposing a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December as they approach an end-of-year deadline set by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un...
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On the Frontlines of Progressive Anti-Semitism

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

I am a young, gay, left-wing Jew. Yet I am called an “apartheid-enabler,” a “baby killer” and a “colonial apologist.”
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Oil tankers ‘go dark' off Venezuela to evade US sanctions

14 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Shipping industry experts say some oil tankers are increasingly ignoring international rules on reporting their locations so they can illicitly transport petroleum for...
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Oil tankers 'go dark' off Venezuela to evade US sanctions

14 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

In May, after pulling out of a Chinese shipyard for repairs, a giant oil tanker set out on a perilous journey.
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Trump gives Turkish president a warm welcome despite lawmakers' dissent

Trump gives Turkish president a warm welcome despite lawmakers' dissent

19 hours ago   |   Politico

Turkey's invasion of northern Syria last month was said to have potentially included war crimes while killing scores of U.S.-allied Kurds. It provoked bipartisan outrage from...
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MIAA levies sanctions against Martha's Vineyard boys soccer program

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The MIAA has levied punishment against Martha's Vineyard for its role in an ugly in-game altercation involving two of its players. According to MIAA Director of Communication...
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GOP senators plan to pressure Erdogan during unusual White House meeting

GOP senators plan to pressure Erdogan during unusual White House meeting

1 day ago   |   Politico

Republican senators plan to urge Turkish President Reycep Erdogan to change his mind about buying Russian missiles and to stick up for U.S. Kurdish allies in an unusual meeting...
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Russia to cut dollar share in National Wealth Fund in favor of yuan & other currencies

Russia to cut dollar share in National Wealth Fund in favor of yuan & other currencies

1 day ago   |   RT

Russia wants to reduce the US dollar share in its National Wealth Fund, as it looks to invest in the Chinese yuan and other foreign currencies, Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir...
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Embattled ex-congresswoman attended high school at center of latest mass...

Embattled ex-congresswoman attended high school at center of latest mass shooting

Former California Congresswoman Katie Hill is an alum of Saugus High School where several were injured and at least one killed during a mass shooting Thursday. “My god, active... Read more ...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says LA County Fire Dept

Information about the reported victims has not been released. Read more ...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are hunting for the gunman

Multiple people were injured in a shooting at a California high school Thursday morning. Authorities said they were searching for a male, Asian suspect wearing black... Read more ...

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

The Rev. Tony Lowden of Maranatha Baptist Church visited Carter in an Atlanta hospital Wednesday and told reporters that the 95-year-old was in good spirits. Read more ...

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

BOSTON - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made his last-minute presidential campaign official on Thursday, posting an announcement video online where he explains the... Read more ...

'P.S. we owe you some milk': Firefighters leave note after saving man's house

'P.S. we owe you some milk': Firefighters leave note after saving man's house

The homeowner said the firefighters also ate some cheese and peanut butter, but he doesn't mind! Read more ...

Multiple victims in California high school shooting, suspect at large - reports

Multiple victims in California high school shooting, suspect at large - reports

At least seven people have been shot at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, local media report. Police say the suspect is on the run. Highlands Elementary and Rosedale... Read more ...

Pelosi: USMCA deal is ‘imminent'

Pelosi: USMCA deal is ‘imminent'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated on Thursday that a deal between House lawmakers and the Trump administration on the USMCA could be announced within the coming days. “I do... Read more ...

Second U.S. embassy official reportedly heard Trump call with Sondland

Second U.S. embassy official reportedly heard Trump call with Sondland

A second U.S. embassy staffer in Kyiv overheard a key cellphone call between President Donald Trump and his ambassador to the European Union discussing the need for Ukrainian... Read more ...

Walmart hires off-duty cops ahead of El Paso store reopening

Walmart hires off-duty cops ahead of El Paso store reopening

Walmart has quietly hired off-duty officers for its stores in El Paso, Texas, as it plans Thursday to open the outlet where a 21-year-old man who police say targeted Mexicans... Read more ...