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Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat

The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat to coalition troops in the Middle East....

Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat

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Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of...
19:36, 05/06/2019

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14:00, 05/24/2019

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10:48, 05/17/2019

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05:12, 05/07/2019

Democrat backs British general on Iran over ‘pathological liar’ Trump Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said he lacked trust in President Trump as he backed a top British general’s assessment regarding an increased threat f...
06:48, 05/16/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
16:12, 05/10/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came a...
14:12, 05/06/2019

Pentagon rebukes Oracle as debate over a massive federal contract turns caustic The military's remarks and a "Conspiracy" graphic created by Oracle have become flash points in the dispute over a $10 billion government contract tha...
20:36, 07/29/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isi...
13:24, 05/14/2019

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from...
14:48, 07/10/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News ...
05:12, 05/16/2019

General Dynamics wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon General Dynamics Corp has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for expeditionary sea base ships, the Pentagon said on Friday. The vessels are partiall...
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18:12, 08/23/2019

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the con...
23:00, 08/13/2019

Pentagon inspector general to probe $10 billion cloud computing project Critics of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program have been fighting the Defense Department’s plan to award the entire contract to either...
23:00, 08/13/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said ...
07:48, 06/22/2019

Defense Inspector General to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion military cloud contract In a statement Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the Defense Department office of the inspector general said the office has assembled a team of investigators...
12:12, 08/13/2019

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's na...
14:36, 06/12/2019

Gillibrand rips into Army general at confirmation hearing as new Pentagon report shows 44% increase in sexual assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand berated the Army’s likely next chief of staff at his confirmation hearing today, holding an about-to-be-released Pentagon repo...
08:36, 05/03/2019

Islamic State in Afghanistan Remains a ‘Very Worrisome’ Threat, General Says (RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a “very worrisome” threat to the United States, and U.S. co...
01:00, 06/13/2019

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif s...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. prob...
22:12, 06/14/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
23:36, 05/21/2019

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12:48, 05/16/2019

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tens...
13:36, 06/20/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week duri...
08:12, 06/25/2019

US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general Revolutionary Guards chief says presence of US aircraft carrier in Gulf poses no threatThe deployment of a US aircraft carrier to Iran’s regional wate...
12:12, 05/12/2019

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country w...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news...
01:00, 06/23/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict wit...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ara...
09:24, 05/25/2019

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon offic...
17:36, 07/20/2019

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on ev...
00:24, 06/23/2019

US-Iran conflict would hit energy supplies, says Iranian general Gen Saleh Jokar also says Iran’s missiles could easily reach US warships in GulfIranian missiles could easily hit US ships in the Gulf, and any confli...
15:24, 05/17/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forc...
18:36, 05/23/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and...
14:12, 06/25/2019

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14:48, 06/14/2019

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05:36, 05/23/2019

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08:00, 05/25/2019

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11:48, 05/29/2019

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19:36, 07/18/2019

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16:48, 06/13/2019

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13:36, 05/24/2019

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02:36, 05/28/2019

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22:12, 05/10/2019

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17:24, 05/22/2019

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to w...
23:24, 06/20/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
16:48, 07/12/2019

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Trump playing down threat of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could ...
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08:12, 06/22/2019

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07:48, 06/27/2019

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14:48, 05/22/2019

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- sayin...
09:36, 05/23/2019

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19:48, 05/15/2019

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16:24, 05/21/2019

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21:36, 07/16/2019

Retired four-star general: Trump must 'play chess, not checkers' with Iran, keep military option on the table Retired four-star Army Gen. David Perkins said the Trump administration shouldn’t play checkers with Iran and instead work on a long-term plan to box ...
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07:36, 06/22/2019

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14:48, 05/22/2019

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07:36, 07/09/2019

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17:12, 05/17/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counte...
04:12, 06/22/2019

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of...
06:00, 07/04/2019

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19:48, 05/18/2019

Iran is an active threat — but we're willing to talk with them, says US secretary of state The secretary of state says the U.S. is readying military and diplomatic options so that Trump has choices "in the event that the Iranians make a bad ...
06:12, 05/12/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threat The B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran are beginning to arrive at a major ...
22:24, 05/09/2019

Iran foreign minister says U.S. sanctioned him because he is a 'threat' to its agenda Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet on Wednesday that the United States sanctioned him because he is a threat to its agenda....
15:48, 07/31/2019

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Mid...
13:24, 05/23/2019

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07:24, 06/27/2019

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat VIENNA (AP) — Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are set to gather in Vienna as tensi...
00:24, 06/28/2019

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11:12, 05/22/2019

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12:36, 05/30/2019

Trump tweets threat at Iran: 'Never threaten the United States again!' President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Iran, warning that a fight with the United States would "be the official end of Iran...
13:24, 05/20/2019

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08:00, 06/14/2019

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08:12, 05/20/2019

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12:36, 06/07/2019

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00:48, 05/16/2019

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06:24, 05/09/2019

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16:36, 05/06/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to interna...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented ...
10:36, 05/12/2019

Trump denies U.S. plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to t...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Fox News Poll: Six in ten say Iran, North Korea pose a threat to US safety As tensions heat up with Iran and North Korea over nuclear weapons, a majority of registered voters thinks the rogue nations pose a risk to the countr...
21:48, 07/29/2019

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04:48, 06/28/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration i...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Trump Denies US Plan To Send 120,000 Troops To Counter Iran Threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to t...
01:00, 05/15/2019

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07:00, 06/16/2019

Europeans Warn of Formal Complaint Against Iran, a Threat to Nuclear Deal The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain called on Iran to return to full compliance “without delay” and moved closer to filing a formal c...
17:24, 07/09/2019

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. presi...
11:24, 07/11/2019

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11:48, 05/20/2019

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05:36, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging th...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
17:24, 07/19/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britain...
01:24, 07/11/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emir...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence ...
08:24, 05/21/2019

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22:00, 05/07/2019

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15:00, 05/25/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft ...
21:24, 05/10/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is s...
08:12, 05/15/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any u...
01:36, 05/09/2019

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris M...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Iran in EXPLOSIVE threat – warns US will face ‘dozens of missiles’ if Trump makes any move IRAN has issued explosive threats to the US, warning president Donald Trump his fleet will face “dozens of missiles” if it “attempts any move” in the ...
19:24, 05/11/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms...
17:36, 05/24/2019

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the region...
05:00, 07/29/2019

Omar calls for US to ‘return to table’ after report on Iran’s uranium threat, blames Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, one of Congress' most vocal critics of President Trump, placed the blame squarely on the White House after Iran announced it ...
22:36, 06/17/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gul...
18:12, 06/23/2019

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors. ...
16:36, 05/21/2019

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several Eur...
15:24, 07/09/2019

British Singer Joss Stone Says She Was Deported From Iran (TEHRAN, Iran) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide co...
10:24, 07/04/2019

British PM May deeply concerned by jailing of woman in Iran British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she was deeply concerned about the jailing of a British Council worker in Iran on espionage charg...
06:48, 05/15/2019

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship –...
15:36, 07/19/2019

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship Was a ‘Reciprocal’ Move TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz wa...
07:24, 07/20/2019

Iran says its seizure of British ship a ‘reciprocal’ move A powerful council in Iran says the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker t...
04:00, 07/20/2019

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swed...
18:36, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Royal Navy to protect British ships from Iran attack The Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack, Sky News ha...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ...
07:36, 07/20/2019

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using a...
17:24, 07/20/2019

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deterio...
12:00, 07/20/2019

British dual national Kameel Ahmady detained in Iran Anthropologist Kameel Ahmady being held in Tehran’s Evin prison on unknown charges, says familyA British-Iranian anthropologist who studies controvers...
01:48, 08/15/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an I...
07:12, 07/05/2019

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said o...
08:24, 06/20/2019

Watch: Iran releases video of British tanker capture Iran released a video Monday showing its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ordering a British navy ship not to interfere as it seized an oil tanker on...
15:00, 07/29/2019

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United State...
14:36, 07/19/2019

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iran...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claim to have seized a British oil...
11:36, 07/19/2019

Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces.    ...
12:24, 07/21/2019

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Iran reports seizure of British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Sten...
01:24, 07/20/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defen...
09:36, 05/23/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean...
03:12, 07/05/2019

Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Mo...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner...
23:24, 07/19/2019

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the Str...
19:36, 07/20/2019

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flagg...
09:12, 07/21/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, ...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to ...
08:24, 07/21/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in G...
18:12, 08/14/2019

Kuwait calls for restraint after Iran seized British tanker: KUNA Kuwait said on Sunday that it "follows with extreme concern" the latest escalation in the Gulf region, after Iran seized a British tanker, Kuwait's n...
17:12, 07/21/2019

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in th...
20:36, 07/21/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the P...
10:36, 07/22/2019

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, ...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Iran told UK warship 'not to interfere' as it seized British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards have released footage purportedly showing them warning off a British warship as they seized a British-flagged tanker near ...
12:36, 07/29/2019

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two...
13:36, 07/23/2019

Iran curbs jailed British-Iranian aid worker's family contacts: BBC Iranian authorities have restricted British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's contacts with her daughter to once a month and banned her f...
10:12, 08/20/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detention...
14:24, 05/17/2019

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Ira...
03:48, 06/22/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said ...
06:12, 07/11/2019

British navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure The audio, released by a maritime security risk firm, shows how the British navy was unable to prevent the ship’s seizure by Iranian Revolutionary Gua...
06:12, 07/21/2019

Iran Probes Seized British Oil Tanker, UK Says "Choosing Dangerous Path" Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain rejected Tehran's version of eve...
20:36, 07/21/2019

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozgan...
08:00, 07/20/2019

UK vows 'robust' action if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain reiterated warnings Saturday that it would take "robust" action if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hor...
05:00, 07/29/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been sei...
17:24, 07/19/2019

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials...
03:00, 07/21/2019

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Moh...
08:00, 07/20/2019

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero...
11:48, 07/20/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and ...
17:36, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homopho...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Bob Brown rebukes Tasmanian windfarm project as the new Franklin dam Former Greens leader says Robbins Island proposal could harm critically endangered birds and affect landscape’s natural beautyBob Brown, one of Austra...
03:48, 07/15/2019

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to a...
03:00, 07/17/2019

UK navy to escort British-flagged vessels through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran Sources tell Sky News that the British Department of Transport is asking the shipping industry to alert the government of its travel plans in the gulf...
16:48, 07/25/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf-Fars news Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards sai...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told ...
13:12, 07/22/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official Fa...
01:12, 07/11/2019

British ships to get Royal Navy escort in Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran British-flagged ships will be accompanied by a Royal Navy escort in the Strait of Hormuz amid growing tensions with Iran, the Government has announced...
13:24, 07/25/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judi...
18:00, 05/01/2019

European rights group rebukes Portugal over corruption fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Europe’s foremost human rights organization says Portugal’s efforts to fight corruption are “globally unsati...
04:12, 06/28/2019

New Zealand rebukes China over freedom of speech after student scuffle New Zealand has rebuked Chinese envoys for praising pro-Beijing students who scuffled last week with supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement ...
05:36, 08/07/2019

Government rebukes FTSE giants for late supplier payment A list of leading FTSE companies that include BAE Systems, BT and British Gas owner Centrica have been suspended from the government's Prompt Payment ...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension Taiwan's president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to mani...
03:24, 08/01/2019

Apple publicly makes its case for the App Store Apple has published a lengthy post explaining and extolling the App Store's guidelines and developer program, following the Supreme Court's ...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Robert Mueller Will Testify Publicly About His Investigation Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will publicly testify before Congress, under an agreement reached after two committee chairs issued a subpoena c...
19:12, 06/25/2019

Coe declines to say more publicly on Caster Semenya ruling YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Officials of track and field’s world governing body — the IAAF — said before a news conference on Friday in Japan that pr...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in intern...
07:00, 07/20/2019

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizure...
19:24, 07/10/2019

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in I...
08:12, 05/30/2019

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a Bri...
13:12, 07/12/2019

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Deutsche Bank chief rebukes executives over suit-fitting on cuts day Managers called high-end tailors to London office as thousands of traders lost jobs Deutsche Bank’s chief executive, Christian Sewing, has personally ...
09:00, 07/12/2019

'The right answer is no': Graham rebukes Trump's willingness to take foreign dirt on rivals Sen. Lindsey Graham sharply rebuked Donald Trump Thursday for saying he would likely take dirt on his 2020 opponents from a foreign government, though...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Disabled man rebukes Southwest Airlines for failing to accommodate his medical device A severely disabled man said that U.S. airlines do not provide appropriate lifts, so he brings his own, but Southwest still wouldn't let him fly....
09:24, 05/16/2019

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it wou...
16:36, 06/11/2019

Google makes Cloud TPU Pods publicly available in beta Composed of racks of Google's custom silicon chips, TPU Pods can take just minutes to complete ML workloads that would take days on other systems, Goo...
16:24, 05/07/2019

Co-CEO of biggest publicly traded cannabis company says he was fired The co-head of Canopy Growth, the biggest publicly traded pot seller, says his job has gone up in smoke. Bruce Linton, who served as Canopy’s co-chief...
13:24, 07/03/2019

MTA board member wants to publicly shame fare beaters A newly appointed MTA board member on Monday called for the public shaming of subway fare beaters. “I would like to see us capturing this behavior on ...
10:12, 06/24/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: "We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans," a top GOP lawmaker said Friday. ...
09:36, 05/19/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S....
15:36, 07/19/2019

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Amit Shah Rebukes Giriraj Singh For Dig At Nitish Kumar Attending "Iftar" Union Minister Giriraj Singh has been reprimanded by Home Minister Amit Shah over his tweet targeting Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi for attending an Iftar...
08:12, 06/04/2019

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Joe Biden remains publicly mum about upset over his remarks about segregationist senators Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Biden privately on Thursday. On Friday, in a brief appearance in South Carolina, the former vice pr...
22:36, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
02:12, 06/18/2019

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China polic...
01:00, 08/19/2019

Robert Mueller to testify publicly before House committees next month Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee in mid-July, officia...
04:00, 06/26/2019

US Prosecutor Robert Mueller To Testify Publicly On Russia Probe Former US special counsel Robert Mueller is to testify in public about his report into Russian electoral interference, paving the way for a historic t...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, el...
08:24, 08/19/2019

Mexico Publicly Releases Trump’s ‘Secret’ Deal on Migration Earlier this week, Donald Trump waved around a single sheet of paper in front of reporters to brag about a “secret” deal his administration had reache...
20:12, 06/15/2019

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who t...
01:48, 08/03/2019

Homeless Father Turns Tragedy Into Triumph After Being Publicly Shamed on Facebook As if being homeless isn’t stressful enough, imagine waking up from taking a nap inside of the McDonald’s where you work and learning that a picture o...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life...
20:48, 06/12/2019

MTA chairman, subway boss dismiss proposal to publicly shame fare beaters MTA chairman Pat Foye and New York City Transit head Andy Byford on Wednesday dismissed a proposal to publicly shame subway fare beaters. “IR...
20:36, 06/26/2019

As Roy Moore publicly mulls Senate bid, Donald Trump Jr. tells him to ‘ride off into the sunset’ The 2017 Republican Senate nominee, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct in the 1970s, has been inching closer to a rematch with Sen. Doug Jones...
22:24, 05/28/2019

Southwest Airlines Publicly Tweeted a Passenger's Personal Flight Number—and Then Doubled Down When it comes to getting a customer service issue resolved as quickly as possible, publicly tweeting at a company can be quite effective. You’d certai...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes fellow justices over Supreme Court refusal to hear medical malpractice case Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from sui...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren Finally Publicly Apologizes for Clueless DNA Test Claiming Native Heritage Since the tone-deaf, blundering decision to produce the results of a DNA test in an effort to prove her Native American ancestry, Elizabeth Warren has...
16:48, 08/19/2019

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May....
05:36, 07/20/2019

'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian forces rappelling to the ship's deck. ...
12:24, 07/21/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Ravelry Bans Users Who Publicly Support the Trump Regime and the President's White Supremacist Ideology Ravelry, a knitting and crocheting community with over 8 million registered members, announced over the weekend that it was banning support of the Tru...
10:12, 06/24/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Str...
10:48, 07/20/2019

Iran has 'duty' to seize British oil tanker, urges senior commander amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senio...
10:12, 07/05/2019

British business minister welcomes outline British Steel deal British Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said on Friday a provisional deal with Turkish military pension fund OYAK to take over British Steel was an ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions...
16:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
01:24, 06/14/2019

Iran's foreign policy is to confront American hegemony: Iran vice president Iran's foreign policy is to confront American hegemony and protect multilateralism, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Monday, adding that...
05:00, 07/29/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnais...
17:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
11:36, 06/02/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tasn...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
15:24, 06/20/2019

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein K...
00:48, 07/23/2019

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker inc...
20:36, 06/13/2019

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he ...
02:12, 07/24/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike b...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation ...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a te...
20:24, 07/13/2019

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentagon...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN dail...
01:48, 05/06/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckab...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group ...
15:12, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Iran spokesman: Iran needs 20% enriched uranium TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:10 p.m. ...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
15:24, 06/20/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recommen...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned ...
16:36, 05/22/2019

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again t...
01:12, 08/06/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
11:36, 06/07/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn ...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be d...
17:12, 06/18/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A figh...
13:00, 06/10/2019

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this ...
08:00, 07/24/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been t...
23:24, 05/22/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of ...
13:24, 05/11/2019

The Cult of the NBA General Manager For a long time, GMs worked quietly in the background, but a new generation of GMs like Sam Presti and Danny Ainge are being discussed as much as All-...
09:12, 07/23/2019

We might never achieve general AIs — but it’s important that we try There are many parallels between self-driving car and artificial intelligence. They are goals that, the closer we get to them, the more difficult they...
04:36, 07/28/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mat...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to prov...
16:36, 04/29/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration annou...
18:48, 05/06/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as ...
02:12, 06/20/2019

Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours after being confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote ...
22:36, 07/23/2019

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the...
15:12, 07/09/2019

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, re...
23:00, 06/19/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics s...
15:00, 05/31/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics s...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Boeing Drops Out of Giant Pentagon Program Boeing said it wouldn’t bid on a program to replace the nation’s land-based nuclear missiles, a potential opportunity valued at more than $60 billion....
09:24, 07/25/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put t...
02:22, 04/30/2019

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US Exclusive: the high altitude balloons promise a cheap surveillance platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periodsThe US milit...
03:48, 08/02/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ...
15:24, 05/10/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grap...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollou...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and ad...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Trump leaves Pentagon power vacuum The large number of acting officials has slowed decisions, handicapped the department in policy disputes, and unduly empowered the White House, former...
05:12, 05/02/2019

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily co...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon'...
11:36, 07/09/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a ...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses agai...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of ...
05:12, 08/06/2019

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting com...
13:00, 07/18/2019

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's st...
01:12, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Iranian general warns US against war TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:20 p.m. An Iranian military command...
01:00, 06/23/2019

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day af...
17:00, 07/14/2019

UN Secretary-General Says "Dhanyawaad'' To India UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed gratitude for India's contribution to the United Nations and its peacekeeping missions, underlining th...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Amazon, Pentagon accused of swampy dealings over $10B contract Amazon is poised to receive a lucrative government contract with the Pentagon, but a competitor is arguing it's nothing more than a prime example of D...
07:48, 06/19/2019

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after h...
02:12, 08/01/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, in response to a controversy aft...
14:36, 06/02/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $562 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon ...
16:12, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the nex...
21:24, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after gettin...
13:00, 07/18/2019

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office repor...
13:24, 08/16/2019

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesda...
22:12, 08/20/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presid...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting...
12:24, 07/07/2019

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico b...
10:00, 07/18/2019

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing...
07:48, 07/18/2019

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defen...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official m...
14:24, 05/09/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday,...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made by Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. ser...
09:36, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours after being confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote ...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over...
13:24, 07/10/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy...
12:36, 05/13/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on ...
22:48, 04/29/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
20:00, 07/18/2019

India, US Strategic Partnership Significantly Stronger: Pentagon Asserting that the strategic partnership between India and the US has strengthened significantly during the past two decades, the Pentagon on Friday t...
03:12, 06/01/2019

Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to a...
20:36, 05/02/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple ...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as t...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Amaz...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trump...
16:36, 05/10/2019

Pentagon: US moving Patriot missile battery to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. will move a Patriot missile battery into the Middle East region to counter threats from Iran. The departm...
16:12, 05/10/2019

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, ...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to ...
22:36, 07/12/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
15:36, 07/02/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil...
13:48, 06/14/2019

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
00:36, 07/13/2019

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, th...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is tryin...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact A new European military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the European ...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Def...
07:48, 06/06/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage o...
23:12, 06/05/2019

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory econom...
07:00, 08/04/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help p...
06:24, 05/11/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as acti...
05:24, 05/10/2019

Raytheon wins $534 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co has been awarded a $534 million contract to produce forward-looking infrared thermal viewers used by Army tank commanders to select target...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Sexual assaults spike in U.S. military, hit new record: Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a...
12:24, 05/02/2019

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions...
13:24, 07/08/2019

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday appr...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the late...
11:36, 07/17/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has d...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the count...
02:00, 05/25/2019

The Fiver | The Scottish Challenge Cup and general weirdness Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!While few thought the draw for the first round of this season’s Milk Cup conducted in the Colindale...
11:36, 06/26/2019

A Stagnant General Electric Will Replace the C.E.O. Who Transformed It The industrial giant, whose jet engines propel air travelers and whose generators light millions of households, declared that it would be installing i...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Algeria: What's next for post-Bouteflika era under General Salah? With ousted President Bouteflika gone, Algeria's army minister, Ahmed Gaid Salah, has become the country's most powerful figure. Whether he can or wil...
10:36, 05/11/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
06:36, 05/17/2019

There Should Be Appeal Courts In All 4 Regions: Attorney General Attorney General KK Venugopal on Thursday expressed concern over the long pending criminal and civil appeals in courts and said there should be an int...
22:12, 08/15/2019

State attorneys general sue IRS over charitable contributions The state attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined forces Wednesday, filing a new lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service...
17:00, 07/17/2019

D.R. Attorney General: Ortiz not target of shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox ...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Cameron Wins GOP Nomination For Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Daniel Cameron, a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell, has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General. C...
18:12, 05/21/2019

India’s general election reaches second-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra M...
15:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Einstein was right (again!) as general relativity passes another test By analyzing the extraordinarily strong gravitational pull of the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way on a star near it, astronomers have ...
10:12, 07/30/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in A...
01:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-of...
21:12, 07/16/2019

State auditor general to run for US House, Democrats say HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is telling fellow Democrats that he’s going to run for Congress in a Harri...
16:36, 06/25/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning, the Justice Department confirmed to INSIDER. Rosenstein gave his resignation le...
05:48, 05/01/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a ma...
03:48, 05/08/2019

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of ...
16:48, 07/09/2019

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The four women who accused Indiana’s attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They...
14:12, 06/04/2019

Dollar General has a new strategy to win wealthier shoppers Dollar General is turning to a new strategy to push its budget-conscious shoppers to spend more at stores and attract wealthier customers hunting for ...
11:12, 07/11/2019

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that ban...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Van’s General Store moving offices to 441 Broadway The Van’s General Store offices will move to the penthouse of 441 Broadway from the streets of Orchard. Founded by actor Liev Schreiber and artist Sco...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Sudanese general's path to power ran through Darfur In April 2015, President Omar al-Bashir traveled to the heart of Sudan's conflict-ravaged Darfur region to congratulate one of his hand-picked command...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Amazon Forecast hits general availability Amazon Forecast, a fully managed service that uses AI and machine learning to deliver highly accurate forecasts, is now generally available.Read More...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, side...
13:12, 07/09/2019

Siemens unit wins $829 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Siemens Government Technologies Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded an $829 million contract for energy savings and performance measures at th...
15:36, 07/25/2019

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battling...
14:24, 07/09/2019

Siemens unit wins $829 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Siemens Government Technologies Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded an $829 million contract for energy savings and performance measures at th...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for t...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon's $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Being Closely Looked At: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defen...
23:24, 07/18/2019

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects t...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation President Trump on Wednesday issued a memo directing the Pentagon to allow athletes at military academies to play professional sports directly after t...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Re...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a su...
19:36, 06/30/2019

Lockheed Martin Gets $1.48 Billion Saudi Missile Contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defence system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-te...
11:24, 05/11/2019

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
17:00, 05/17/2019

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it ...
20:48, 07/02/2019

Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5B for wall along US-Mexico border The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense offic...
12:00, 05/10/2019

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism,...
13:48, 07/05/2019

U.S. will stick to diplomacy on North Korea: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that the United States would stick to diplomacy on North Korea even after Pyongyang fi...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into ma...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon's response to Turkey accepting delivery of an ad...
07:36, 07/12/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $562 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon ...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Pak Is China's "Vassal", Imran Khan Xi's "Jester": Ex-Pentagon Official An ex-Pentagon official, Michael Rubin, warned the United States against falling prey to Pakistan's latest bid to revive relations, stating that the S...
05:24, 07/23/2019

Pentagon Calls China’s South Sea Missile Test ‘Truly Disturbing’ The U.S. denounced as “coercive acts” Chinese anti-ship missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, underscoring continued strategic te...
04:48, 07/03/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if th...
12:12, 07/12/2019

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in ...
14:00, 07/12/2019

China hopes new Pentagon chief seeks to avoid confrontation China hopes the new U.S. defense chief will seek to avoid confrontation with China, the defense ministry said on Thursday, in the Chinese military's f...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named fo...
03:24, 06/02/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senat...
16:00, 06/18/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and...
18:24, 05/31/2019

U.S. Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President ...
00:36, 08/03/2019

Pentagon Terminates Troubled $1 Billion Contract For Missile Defense The Pentagon announced Wednesday that it is terminating a troubled billion-dollar program to develop a ballistic missile interceptor, citing design pr...
03:24, 08/22/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making ...
08:36, 05/03/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its n...
11:24, 05/03/2019

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud comp...
17:36, 08/05/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects C...
05:12, 05/03/2019

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heightene...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Pentagon chief says U.S. will not 'overreact' to North Korea missile launches U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the United States will not overreact to a series of missiles launches by North Korea in recent ...
04:24, 08/06/2019

In Pentagon Contract Fight, Amazon Has Foes in High Places The decision to delay a $10 billion computing contract for which Amazon was the favorite reflected both opposition from President Trump and an aggress...
16:36, 08/02/2019

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 m...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Pentagon says US can defend against Russian and Chinese missile threats — if it's willing to invest The Pentagon's chief of research and engineering says the military is capable of defending against missile attacks from China and Russia — should the ...
22:36, 08/14/2019

‘Talking lasers’ that beam messages to our ears in the works: Pentagon Hold on to your tinfoil hats, because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing ...
20:12, 08/01/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his famil...
17:12, 06/18/2019

Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President ...
07:24, 08/03/2019

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever...
13:12, 06/18/2019

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has exper...
13:12, 06/18/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobili...
23:00, 05/07/2019

F-35 fighter jet program 'plagued' by troubles, U.S. senator tells Pentagon U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley asked newly confirmed Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday about cost overruns and technical issues that have "plagued...
23:00, 08/01/2019