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Arm’s Mali-D77 targets barf-free, high-performance, untethered VR headsets

Arm is unveiling its design for the Arm Mali-D77 display processor, which is targeted at next-generation virtual reality head-mounted displays. Read More...

Arm’s Mali-D77 targets barf-free, high-performance, untethered VR headsets

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Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can expect the next one and NASA’s International Space Station Program Manager tackled the question.&#...
16:13, 08/20/2019

A bunny sculpture by Jeff Koons just sold for $91.1 million — another sign that the art world is untethered from reality Koons effected in art what President Trump effected in politics: He choreographed a total collapse of the distinctions between achievement, fame, wealth, taste and success....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Five of the best VR headsets From the Oculus Quest and Valve’s pricey Vive Pro to Nintendo’s family-friendly kits, a guide to what’s on offer in the world of virtual realitySix years after the first iteration of the Oculus Rift kickstarted the modern era of virtual reality, the ...
17:13, 06/22/2019

The best PC gaming headsets 2019 Thanks to Intel Coffee Lake Refresh processors combined with Nvidia Turing graphics, the best gaming PCs on the market right now have never been more powerful. That means there’s never been a better time to pick up one of the best PC gami...
19:52, 05/09/2019

The best PC gaming headsets of 2019 Full immersion into a game requires more than just one of the best gaming PCs. It also requires great visuals and fantastic audio. And the best way to get great audio with a PC set up is through the best PC gaming headsets.Whether it’s to hear...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Amazon Prime Video comes to Oculus VR headsets You now have yet another major video service to watch on your Oculus VR headset. Amazon has released a Prime Video VR app that allows Oculus Quest, Go, Rift and Gear VR owners to stream the internet behemoth's shows in a virtual space. There wil...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Best Bluetooth headsets of 2019: top hands-free kit If you're looking for the best Bluetooth headsets in 2019, then you've come to the right place. In this guide, we look at the top devices that allow you to easily make and receive phone calls hands-free. No matter if you're in a car or...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Facebook snags exclusive VR games for Oculus headsets Facebook wants to give Oculus a boost by acquiring game studios and signing exclusive deals for VR versions of well-known games. According to The Information, Facebook plans to bring Assassin's Creed and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell to Oculus...
22:26, 07/10/2019

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will buy more expensive products, like Amazon Echos, Ap...
00:39, 07/18/2019

HTC Viveport store will support Windows MR headsets on June 5th HTC is continuing to widen access to its Viveport VR store. As of June 5th, all Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have access to Viveport, including its Viveport Infinity subscription service. Only about 200 of the 600 Infinity titles will work w...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Oculus' next-gen Quest and Rift S headsets go on sale May 21st After months upon months of waiting, Oculus is finally ready to deliver its next generation of VR headsets. Both the stand-alone Oculus Quest and PC-dependent Oculus Rift S will be available to buy on May 21st in 22 countries, with pre-orders startin...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service fo...
21:13, 05/29/2019

The Lion King ‘Set’ Was a Bunch of VR Headsets in a Giant Warehouse Long before Disney’s remake of The Lion King hit theaters, it was a beacon of curiosity. Obviously, director Jon Favreau and his team weren’t going to film real lions, they were going to use digital technology to create all the animals, as he did wit...
20:00, 07/29/2019

A tale of two “inside-out” VR headsets: The $400 Oculus Rift S, $600 HP Reverb Enlarge / The $600 HP Reverb (left) and $400 Oculus Rift S (right). By the end of 2019, many major VR headset manufacturers seem poised to launch a new "statement" product for PCs. This month sees two such headsets reach store shelves: the Oculus ...
15:13, 05/11/2019

Oculus, Hololens and Vive headsets will soon be able to share apps The Khronos Group has launched the first official version of the OpenXR specification, which could make cross-platform AR and VR applications a lot more common in the future. It allows developers to build apps that can run on various devices across b...
11:13, 07/30/2019

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Plane travel can be a hassle at best and a panic-inducing experience at wo...
02:26, 08/15/2019

Full moon patents: Self-repairing windshields and anti-jet lag headsets Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This A...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Firefox Reality VR web browser arrives on Oculus Quest headsets Mozilla just expanded the reach of its Firefox Reality VR browser to one of its bigger platforms yet: the Oculus Quest. Owners of Facebook's stand-alone headset can surf sites, watch videos and dive into VR experiences through a browser that bot...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store [Update: Microsoft has given official comment, which we've added to the article below – but there's still no word on whether these disappearing headsets will be returning to the store.]Microsoft may be having a change of heart when i...
14:52, 06/28/2019

Varjo teams up with Volvo to enable safe driving with AR headsets Varjo has announced a partnership with Volvo to enable safe driving with an augmented reality headset that you could eventually wear while driving.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Sony wins 30% of VR hardware revenues as demand fades for cheap headsets While unit sales of VR headsets dropped significantly, revenues stayed nearly constant, signaling the decline of low-end Google and Samsung accessories.Read More...
21:26, 08/05/2019

Google's Stadia Controller Won't Work Support Bluetooth Headsets at Launch Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, and the users will have to plug in a set of wired headphones into the controller's 3.5mm jack....
21:52, 07/19/2019

Audio-Technica's new gaming headsets bring pro sound to battle royale matches If you're a gamer who thinks good audio quality is just as important as state-of-the-art graphics, you'll know how crucial a decent gaming headset is to your gaming experience. The best gaming headsets combine immersive directional sou...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Guidemaster: The best gaming headsets for your console or gaming rig Enlarge / Just an armful of the gaming headsets we tested. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about g...
13:00, 08/22/2019

What to know about pimples on the arms Pimples can occur anywhere, including on the arms. Causes include skin infections and blocked pores. Improving hygiene and cleanliness methods can help treat and prevent them. Learn more about pimples on the arms here....
22:39, 05/02/2019

The best monitor arms By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahon This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to mo...
21:52, 08/09/2019

Audi targets BMW X4 with new Q3 Sportback Bespoke-styled new model will enter the fray for coupe-style SUVs this autumn, priced from £35,000 Audi has launched a rival to the niche-filling Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé and BMW X4 in the form of the new Q3 Sportback. Arriving in the UK in the autum...
02:00, 07/24/2019

| Emery targets improvement against EPL's big six Arsenal manager Unai Emery has called on his side to improve against the Premier League's top-six clubs as they look to secure a top-four finish this season....
14:39, 08/24/2019

Trump targets AT&T in tweet over CNN U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T in a pair of tweets on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN....
13:39, 06/03/2019

Cambodia buys more arms from China Cambodia is set to buy thousands of weapons from China, according to premier Hun Sen. The US is concerned that a naval base in the south of the country could host Chinese forces....
23:13, 07/29/2019

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
22:13, 06/01/2019

Russia and the US bicker at UN over 'new arms race' After the dissolution of the Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty, Russia says America is "ready for an arms race." The US, in turn, says it refuses to "stand idle" as Moscow continues building up its arsenal....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing i...
18:39, 05/28/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neut...
19:52, 08/22/2019

FDA targets teens with e-cigarette prevention ads Today, the FDA launched its first e-cigarette prevention TV ads. Part of "The Real Cost" campaign, they're meant to educate teens on the dangers of e-cigarette use. The ads will target nearly 10.7 million teens, aged 12 to 17, who have used e-ci...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

EE targets businesses as it launches 5G 'Phase One' EE will switch on the UK’s first 5G network next week, with coverage going live in six cities on 30 May before arriving in ten further locations before the end of the year.The UK’s largest mobile operator has adopted a ‘demand-le...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Heating up: Investors’ green targets go beyond just big oil NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not just big oil and power companies that investors are pushing to do better on the environment. In the next few weeks, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal made by one of their own to push the company to describe ho...
11:39, 05/15/2019

| Proteas spinner targets ‘ton-up’ club Tumultuous events have engulfed SA cricket this week, but Keshav Maharaj looks one bastion of solidity for the tough India tour, writes Rob Houwing....
20:39, 08/07/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
02:26, 06/11/2019

Stemming the flow of illicit arms in Africa The latest report into the illegal trade of small weapons across the continent highlights the extent of the problem. Illicit arms continue to fuel numerous conflicts, as the AU aims for a blanket ceasefire by 2020....
05:26, 07/27/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterra...
20:52, 08/15/2019

Germany to ban exports of side-arms to non-allies Germany will ban exports of small side arms to most countries outside NATO and the European Union, government sources told Reuters on Monday, confirming an earlier report from the Funke media group....
18:13, 06/24/2019

They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit. The commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces hopes U.S. forces will stay in Syria. But if they don’t, he is prepared to defend his militia’s hard-fought gains....
00:00, 05/13/2019

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his consti...
01:00, 08/11/2019

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
18:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia....
02:26, 08/03/2019

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
07:39, 06/08/2019

Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernize the Southeast Asian country's military...
09:39, 07/29/2019

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
05:26, 07/11/2019

Trump pulling U.S. out of U.N. arms treaty, heeding NRA President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association on Friday he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President Barack Obama but opposed by the NRA and other conservative groups....
18:26, 04/28/2019

The nuclear arms race is back … and ever more dangerous now Donald Trump has increased spending on America’s arsenal while ripping up cold war treaties. Russia and China are following suitImagine the uproar if the entire populations of York, Portsmouth or Swindon were suddenly exposed to three times the permi...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Octopus arms make decisions without any help from their brain Octopuses may be the closest thing to aliens we have on Earth. New findings suggest they don’t need to use their brain to move their arms, thanks to neurons spread throughout them.        ...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
01:39, 08/02/2019

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal autonomous weapon...
00:52, 08/15/2019

As Boeing targets October, FAA official says no timeline for 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration distanced itself on Thursday from suggestions by Boeing that its grounded 737 MAX could resume flying passengers in October, saying regulators do not have a timeline for vetting safety upgrades....
02:52, 07/26/2019

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets The Associated Press has identified a phantom LinkedIn profile that appears to use an artificially generated face, and experts say its activity is typical of espionage efforts on the professional networking site...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrant...
03:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to pa...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Regus-owner IWG targets WeWork with £3bn US float The tycoon who founded International Workplace Group (IWG), the world's largest shared office provider, is hatching a secret plot to spin off its US business into a separately listed company in New York....
00:13, 08/25/2019

Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington Elite American prospect Shakur Stevenson wants to challenge IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington, and he's willing to come to the UK to do it The post Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39, 07/15/2019

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to pa...
00:13, 06/18/2019

Manchester United's transfer targets: You probably won't win anything with kids "Manchester United have been linked with young, British players, and with the launch of their nostalgic kit for next season, they are risking missing the lessons of the past."...
13:52, 05/17/2019

Catsburg targets home WTCR podium "Nicky Catsburg has his sights on a podium finish at WTCR Race of Netherlands, his home rounds of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, today."...
10:52, 05/19/2019

After a scandal and a year in Australia, Bowen targets NBA From the center of an FBI investigation that rocked college basketball, Brian Bowen hopes he is back on a path to the NBA        ...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes A federal discrimination complaint has been filed by three Connecticut girls who ran high school track over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
16:13, 06/20/2019

On the attack: Trump targets Cummings for second straight day Having spent Saturday lashing out against Rep. Elijah Cummings and other Democratic opponents, President Donald Trump began Sunday by attacking the Maryland Democrat again.The weekend fusillade gave more ammunition to those critical of the way the p...
19:52, 07/28/2019

IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to cut the sector's emissions....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:00, 06/02/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
15:13, 06/24/2019

Conagra Sales Fall Short of Targets Conagra joined the list of food makers disclosing disappointing results, reflecting weak performance from brands including Hunt’s, Chef Boyardee and Marie Callender’s....
19:39, 06/27/2019

Peacock targets further improvement after Anniversary Games win "Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock warned there was plenty of room for improvement despite a comprehensive T44-47-64 100m victory at the 2019 Anniversary Games."...
22:52, 07/20/2019

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall nu...
10:26, 07/18/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent wa...
22:39, 06/07/2019

Toyota targets another $100 million for AI, mobility startups The venture-capital arm of Toyota Research Institute said it will open a second $100 million fund dedicated to pursuing investments in early-stage startups in the artificial intelligence and mobility industries....
15:13, 05/02/2019

NBN Co reaches its 2019 rollout and activation targets… just After a shaky start, the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been staying largely on track of late, and the most recent word from NBN Co claims that it’s reached more of its targets.Specifically, NBN Co forecast that the number...
04:13, 07/04/2019

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half of the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
21:39, 08/01/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, ...
23:39, 06/26/2019

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government is confirmed by Parliament, wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule...
00:39, 07/23/2019

FBI targets LA’s City Hall, DWP in scathing investigation FBI agents descended on Los Angeles’s City Hall and a public utilities agency Monday amid a wide-ranging federal probe into the local government, according to a new report. Federal agents targeted City Hall, law enforcement sources told the Los Angel...
04:39, 07/23/2019

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
22:26, 06/19/2019

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country. Guterres made the appeal in a rep...
21:00, 06/10/2019

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
22:13, 06/12/2019

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
11:52, 06/11/2019

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
13:00, 08/03/2019

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
12:52, 06/06/2019

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reagan -- because officials say Moscow broke the deal years ago....
15:39, 08/02/2019

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of ...
03:13, 05/23/2019

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:26, 05/28/2019

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
19:00, 06/14/2019

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. The United States and Russia both walked away from the I...
19:39, 08/02/2019

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on th...
18:52, 05/27/2019

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
12:00, 05/28/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
23:00, 05/30/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
03:39, 06/10/2019

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels....
16:39, 08/13/2019

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
06:39, 06/18/2019

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
00:52, 07/10/2019

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
12:00, 07/09/2019

‘Inspirational’: Teen boy with no arms lands 20-inch box jump For some, doing a box jump is hard enough as it is. Now imagine having no arms, and being asked to nail one on camera. That’s exactly what 14-year-old Tim, of Chicago, managed to do recently after three failed attempts — and the world is ...
08:52, 07/24/2019

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
06:39, 07/16/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected so far this year...
21:00, 07/22/2019

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
11:39, 07/09/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is not threatening homes. The fire service says three...
13:13, 06/27/2019

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
08:52, 07/09/2019

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
19:00, 08/20/2019

White whine: Vinters up in arms about emoji snub It’s officially white whine season. Vintners and aficionados are up in arms over the glaring absence of an official white wine emoji on iPhones and Android devices, despite a yearlong campaign by maker Kendall-Jackson to convince Unicode (the organiz...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
04:52, 07/10/2019

China says it won't take part in trilateral nuclear arms talks China on Monday dismissed a suggestion that it would talk with the United States and Russia about a new accord limiting nuclear arms, saying it would not take part in any trilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations....
12:26, 05/06/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
22:26, 05/15/2019

Five EU states to take in Open Arms migrants, ending standoff Spain and four other EU states agreed to take in migrants stranded for weeks on the Open Arms rescue ship, EU authorities said on Wednesday, ending a prolonged standoff with the Italian government over their fate....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
07:00, 05/22/2019

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in migrants on Open Arms ship Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants who have been blocked from docking in Italy, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean....
14:52, 08/15/2019

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
16:13, 06/19/2019

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
01:52, 07/14/2019

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
09:39, 07/13/2019

Spain to take some Open Arms migrants, seeks EU deal Spain is willing to take some of around 150 migrants on a rescue ship that has been blocked from docking in Italy, under a broader deal being negotiated with other European nations, authorities in Madrid said on Thursday....
14:52, 08/15/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
18:13, 04/29/2019

Hezbollah denies using Lebanon's port for arms smuggling Lebanon's heavily armed, Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Friday denied using Beirut's sea port to import arms in response to an accusation by Israel's United Nations envoy this week....
20:52, 07/26/2019

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
19:13, 07/12/2019

UN arms expert imprisoned in Tunisia on 'fabricated' charges UN experts on mission enjoy diplomatic immunity — and yet the body’s key expert on illegal arms shipments to Libya has been imprisoned on espionage charges in Tunisia since March. DW investigates....
18:52, 05/15/2019

German law targets money laundering in property market Germany's government is unveiling a new law aimed at combating money laundering in the real estate sector. It's estimated that billions in illegal earnings are funneled into the German property market each year....
22:26, 07/30/2019

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
20:26, 07/18/2019

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
14:39, 07/18/2019

IMF Says Pakistan Bailout Sets Ambitious Fiscal Targets The $6 billion loan package for Pakistan approved by the International Monetary Fund last week will require "very ambitious" fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to succeed, IMF......
20:52, 07/08/2019

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot A team of engineers and software experts at state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and NewSpace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru based start-up looking at next-generation aviation technologies, is......
10:26, 07/12/2019

Wimbledon Targets India's 'Nirvana Fan Base' With Lite App The official Wimbledon app is packed with heavy graphics but the new, slimmed-down alternative is designed for fans in places with poorer bandwidth and older smartphones -- especially India....
22:00, 07/08/2019

NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity....
12:00, 08/02/2019

Tesla proved it can hit production targets. Now investors want to see profits The company's second-quarter production and delivery numbers, released late Tuesday, eased investors' concerns about demand for its electric cars and SUVs with the company delivering a record 95,200 vehicles in the last quarter....
22:13, 07/03/2019

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry's emergency service Field Medicine and Support Center....
22:13, 07/03/2019

Trump targets Iran’s leaders with new round of sanctions President Trump signed an executive order Monday to slap “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran that would also target the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for being the architect of the country’s belligerent behavi...
20:39, 06/24/2019

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets, experts find LONDON — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage ...
17:39, 06/13/2019

'I have the fire': José Mourinho targets return to management Portuguese says he is waiting for right opportunityMourinho: ‘I have time to think, to rethink, to analyse’José Mourinho is keen to return to management but has stressed he is waiting for the right opportunity.The Portuguese, who was sacked by Manche...
13:39, 07/30/2019

Ford targets Tesla with its new electric truck claim Ford is going on the offensive to defend its highly profitable pickup franchise from emerging all-electric truck competitors such as Tesla. The company on Tuesday released an EV pickup prototype capable of towing more than 1 million pounds....
17:26, 07/27/2019

Fresenius Medical Care confirms 2019 targets German dialysis specialist Fresenius Medical Care reported on Tuesday a 3% rise in its second-quarter revenue, citing healthy growth in its U.S. dialysis business....
08:00, 07/30/2019

Oracle's Revenue Beats Targets in Latest Quarter Oracle reported stronger-than-expected sales and beat profit targets for its latest quarter as the business-software giant’s fast-growing new businesses offset declining old ones....
01:13, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 3-As Boeing targets October, FAA official says no timeline for 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration distanced itself on Thursday from suggestions by Boeing that its grounded 737 MAX could resume flying passengers in October, saying regulators do not have a timeline for vetting safety upgrades....
22:39, 07/25/2019

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
14:13, 06/12/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Oper...
23:00, 06/25/2019

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....
02:26, 07/03/2019

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
00:26, 07/03/2019

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
02:26, 06/08/2019

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for being “hostile toward whites.” The DOE-...
02:26, 07/21/2019

Ford targets Tesla with its new electric-truck claim Ford is going on the offensive to defend its highly profitable pickup franchise from emerging all-electric truck competitors such as Tesla. The company on Tuesday released an EV pickup prototype capable oftowing more than 1 million pounds....
19:00, 07/23/2019

Peaty wins breaststroke gold, targets 'low 56' for 2020 Adam Peaty collected his third straight 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday but such is the Briton's dominance in the event that he had to remind himself to enjoy the moment despite not breaking the world record....
17:39, 07/22/2019

'How is this not inciting violence?': gun shop billboard targets the Squad North Carolina billboard calls congresswomen ‘The 4 Horsemen’ in what anti-gun violence advocates call an incitement to violenceA gun shop in North Carolina has erected an advertising billboard invoking an apocalyptic prophesy to mock the progressive...
23:13, 08/01/2019

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Wimbledon targets using serve clock at 2020 tournament Wimbledon is "highly likely" at the 2020 tournament to introduce a serve clock for players that debuted in Grand Slams at last year's US Open        ...
15:52, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Israeli launches airstrikes on Gaza targets GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Israeli military says its aircraft have begun targeting militant sites in Gaza in retaliation for a flurry of rockets fired f...
14:13, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
22:13, 05/08/2019

VW targets higher profit as EV costs, uncertainty weigh VW's diesel-emission scandal caused a fundamental crisis but it also became a catalyst for the transformation of the automaker, VW COO Ralf Brandstaetter said -- setting the stage for the company's bold plans to pass Tesla as the electric car leader....
03:26, 08/23/2019

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes A man chats with workers near a fruit section selling oranges from the United States and fruits from China at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion wort...
15:52, 05/14/2019

ACCC targets Google and Facebook with five investigations underway Rejecting the idea that the digital giants are merely 'dumb pipes', ACCC chair Rod Sims has said taking them to court lays down rules within which they must operate....
17:00, 08/13/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-top malls: the U.A.E....
00:26, 05/02/2019

| Not content: Pep eyes 4 targets in £200m City spree Not content with winning back to back Premier League titles, Pep Guardiola is reportedly targeting as many as four new faces in a £200m Manchester City spending spree....
14:39, 05/14/2019

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
08:39, 08/22/2019

$10K grant targets Arizona nonprofits focusing on youth TUCSON – Nonprofits who focus on k-12 youth and education programs will have a chance to be awarded up to $10,000 thanks to a grant from Cox Charities. GettyImages Cox Charities has funded local nonprofits that focus on science and technology, ...
12:26, 05/02/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
16:00, 05/11/2019

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food ...
19:13, 08/15/2019

Knicks using playoffs to scout soon-to-be free agent targets The Knicks are at the playoffs. Sort of. While coach David Fizdale plans to soon attend playoff games with his youngest players, the club has ramped up its pro scouting during the postseason. According to two NBA sources, the Knicks have blanketed th...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Henry targets managerial return – ‘I can be a successful coach’ "Thierry Henry will not let the “pain” of his short-lived Monaco stint affect his managerial ambitions, with the former Arsenal player confident he can return to the dugout and become a successful coach."...
19:52, 08/21/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black niqab veil to hide their faces....
18:13, 04/29/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
11:26, 05/17/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
02:13, 08/13/2019

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponChina and Russia have accused the United States of stoking a new arms race by testing a cruise missile, just weeks after Washington withdrew from a cold-war era m...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to ad...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
21:13, 07/19/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Saudi vessel leaves French coast without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country's Le Havre port without its cargo of weapons and is now sailing towards Santander in Spain, according to ship tracking data, a local official and a lawyer....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
22:39, 07/01/2019

Russia Criticizes Arms-Control Group Over Reporting of Blast Russia lashed out at an international arms-control group for reporting on an explosion at a missile-test site this month and suggested that Moscow had the legal right to withhold data from its nuclear-monitoring stations....
19:26, 08/20/2019

Kristaps Porzingis boasting jacked arms ahead of NBA return Watch out, Knicks. Kristaps Porzingis is coming. The former Knicks star, who missed the entire 2019-20 NBA season recovering from a torn ACL and was traded to the Mavericks at the deadline, posted a photo on Instagram Wednesday of him looking jacked ...
21:13, 08/14/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance...
21:39, 05/24/2019

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
21:52, 06/13/2019

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approach, experts sayA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementing nuclear disarmament treaties has lost more than ...
13:26, 07/01/2019

Arms race ahead of MLB trade window shutting Wednesday If Madison Bumgarner, Noah Syndergaard, Trevor Bauer, Mike Minor or Robbie Ray are going to get dealt to contenders desperate for arms, it will happen this week or not at all       ...
14:52, 07/30/2019

Kremlin: Arms control, Iran on agenda at meeting with Pompeo MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will be discussing arms control, Iran and Syria at upcoming talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is arriving in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Tuesday for ta...
12:39, 05/14/2019

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
11:00, 05/22/2019

What it's like to fire the 30mm cannon that arms the Stryker armored vehicle It looked like streaming balls of fire lighting up the air, accompanied by a very loud noise, smoke and the sight of a large fiery explosion on the other side of a desert canyon....
20:13, 05/10/2019

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes...
18:52, 06/20/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
20:39, 06/20/2019

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block ...
04:00, 07/25/2019

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defences and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
23:13, 06/22/2019

Turkey will lose F-35 warplane if Russia arms deal goes ahead, U.S. says The United States cannot allow Turkey to fly or help produce its F-35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defence system, America's envoy to NATO said on Tuesday....
13:13, 06/25/2019

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
04:39, 06/21/2019

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to...
18:39, 06/20/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the proliferation of weapons is important to de-escalate the current fighting and restore stability in the country....
00:52, 05/18/2019

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled, after activists said there was a clear risk the weapons could be operated in violation of human rights legislation....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-alligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in the Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
21:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of arms sales, underscoring lawmakers' anger over his approval of $8 billion in military deals with Sau...
02:00, 06/26/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
02:39, 05/21/2019

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
03:39, 06/20/2019

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licences was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
13:00, 06/20/2019

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments ac...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
13:26, 06/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
05:39, 06/21/2019

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
14:13, 06/06/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:39, 07/09/2019

California arms traffickers used Snapchat to market illegal weapons Recent investigations show that in the Bay Area, social media is playing a significant role in firearms salesOne post showed the man walking through a home brandishing a gun with a high-capacity magazine and tapping an unidentified woman on her butto...
07:52, 08/22/2019

Lapse of US-Russia arms treaty will heighten missile threat, says UN INF treaty, which kept nuclear missiles off European soil, was ‘an invaluable brake on nuclear war’, says António GuterresThe UN secretary general has warned that the world will lose “an invaluable brake on nuclear war” with the expiry of a cold war-...
23:13, 08/01/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
01:26, 06/10/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
20:39, 06/06/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
01:13, 06/10/2019

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — 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, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
13:26, 07/09/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
22:13, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
07:39, 07/16/2019

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, sidestepping protests from China....
20:26, 07/09/2019

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
17:26, 06/07/2019

New Cable Network for A.C.C. Heightens Arms Race in College Sports The ACC Network is owned by ESPN with revenues and costs split with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Its launch comes against a backdrop of changing viewership and big money to air college sports....
14:13, 08/22/2019

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
19:26, 08/05/2019

Mom whose baby was ripped from her arms at benefits center sues city The young Brooklyn mother whose 1-year-old was ripped from her arms by NYPD officers at a benefits center is suing the city over the disturbing scuffle that was caught on video. In her excessive-force complaint filed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal cou...
09:26, 08/08/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
00:13, 07/09/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
21:00, 06/10/2019

US Denies Planning To Exit Major Arms Control Agreement The United States, which plans to exit a major arms control agreement later this week, denied a Russian accusation on Tuesday that it was also planning to quit the international treaty that bans the......
23:13, 07/30/2019

Trump vows to withdraw from international arms trade treaty U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday vowed to revoke the United States' status as a signatory of the Arms Trade Treaty, saying he would ask the U.S. Senate not to ratify the pact signed by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama....
18:26, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
10:52, 07/15/2019

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
14:13, 06/11/2019

Mexico president says shootings in U.S. should prompt reflection on arms sales Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that devastating weekend shootings in the United States, including in El Paso in which Mexican nationals were among the casualties, should lead to reflection about "indiscriminate" arms sales...
17:52, 08/05/2019

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
14:39, 06/11/2019

Blast rocks Russian arms depot in Siberia, two hospitalised: RIA Two Russians were hospitalised with shrapnel wounds on Monday after a blast at a Russian military base in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk, RIA news agency cited doctors and emergency services as saying....
15:26, 08/05/2019

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
16:13, 07/08/2019

Armed man said he walked into Missouri Walmart to test right to bear arms Greene County Sheriff via AP Dmitriy Andreychenko, who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, said he wanted to test whether the store would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days...
21:52, 08/10/2019

Jay Inslee targets fossil fuel interests with new presidential promises Washington governor’s campaign centers on climate crisisAnnouncement to be made in threatened Florida EvergladesWashington governor Jay Inslee will set his sights on powerful fossil fuel interests on Monday, by introducing a new portion of the presid...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Trump Targets Google's China Ties, Citing Thiel President Trump said the U.S. government would look into national-security concerns raised by billionaire investor and Facebook Inc. board member Peter Thiel about Google’s ties to the Chinese government....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma...
20:13, 08/18/2019

RPT-Oil major Total targets expansion in retail power market Oil major Total is picking up about 150,000 retail energy customers a month in France and is on course to hit its 2022 target for the business ahead of schedule, company executives said on Friday....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Renault's Zhou targets F2 wins, "not interested" in 'rookie title' Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou says he is not interested in being the top Formula 2 newcomer in 2019 and his target is overall wins and podiums...
17:00, 07/11/2019

"Scared Of Her Own Shadow": PM Targets Mamata Banerjee At Bengal Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Mamata Banerjee has taken "revenge". She is "scared of her own shadow," he said. "Mamata didi had declared publicly two days ago that she will take revenge. She......
14:39, 05/15/2019

Pak Violates Ceasefire, Targets Villages In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district for the second successive day on Sunday, a defence spokesman said....
04:52, 08/19/2019

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
09:52, 06/24/2019

Ericsson says on track for 2020 targets as Q2 profit matches forecasts Mobile network gear maker Ericsson posted a second-quarter profit in line with expectations on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment....
09:39, 07/17/2019

Djokovic books spot in final, targets 16th major No. 1 Novak Djokovic won a 45-shot rally to take control of a tight match in the third set en route to dispatching Roberto Bautista Agut and reaching the Wimbledon final....
17:52, 07/12/2019

On Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Death Anniversary, BJP Targets Congress The BJP today accused former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of not investigating the death of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, despite requests from his family. The party's new working......
18:26, 06/23/2019

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
18:26, 07/14/2019

Ultra cyclist targets 24-hour record, with no toilet breaks Riding a bicycle round and round a velodrome non-stop for 24 hours sounds like a form of penance but for 48-year-old James MacDonald it is just another extreme two-wheeled challenge that needs to be crossed off his list....
10:26, 06/22/2019

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable the country's rocket launch systems....
06:52, 06/24/2019

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Three killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and military sources said....
16:52, 07/11/2019

New NRA president targets Dem Rep. Lucy McBath, says gun lobby will back anyone running against her The newly elected president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) pledges to endorse any candidate who opposes the gun-control policies of U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Trump Targets Iran’s Supreme Leader With Financial Sanctions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapo...
19:52, 06/24/2019

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
13:13, 07/19/2019

Dumoulin targets second Giro success after gruelling altitude camp "Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin believes his experience of past success will not set him apart from a competitive field when the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia gets underway in Bologna on Saturday."...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
22:26, 07/01/2019

Citroen targets Rally Germany win for Ogier with engine upgrade Citroen is hopeful that an engine upgrade and a better understanding of its asphalt performance will give Sebastien Ogier the chance to fight for victory on Rally Germany...
20:13, 08/21/2019

Listing Abuses, PM Targets Rahul Gandhi's "Love Dictionary" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been facing what has been called 'Gandhigiri' from Rahul Gandhi, today said no one has taken the Congress chief to task....
17:00, 05/08/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Honda targets boosted Formula 1 quali mode after first Red Bull win Honda is planning an extra Formula 1 engine upgrade this season and has targeted an improved qualifying mode following its first victory of the V6 turbo-hybrid era...
12:13, 07/08/2019

Iran breaks enrichment targets in second breach of nuclear deal Tehran plans to produce uranium at 5% enrichment as tensions with the US buildIran has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by announcing plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal.In ...
09:00, 07/07/2019

Ferrari sticks to FY targets after first quarter core profit up 14 percent Italian luxury carmaker Ferrari confirmed its full-year targets after core earnings rose 14 in the first quarter, driven by a strong performance of its Portofino model....
12:52, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Drones used missiles with knife warhead to take out single terrorist targets Enlarge / A see-through model of the original Hellfire missile. Imagine the center replaced with a set of pop-out blades, and you've got the "Flying Ginsu." (credit: Lockheed Martin) Drone strikes have been the go-to approach by both the US militar...
20:13, 05/09/2019

Tesla Model 3 deliveries beat Wall Street targets Tesla Inc beat expectations for deliveries of its Model 3 sedan in the second quarter, a performance that could ease concerns about demand for the new electric sedan....
23:26, 07/02/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
16:52, 07/21/2019

Tiger Woods targets 16th major in US PGA at Bethpage Black Tiger Woods hasn't played since that miraculous Masters win last month but he says he is physically fresh and mentally ready to launch his quest for a 16th major title....
19:52, 05/14/2019

"Centre's Propaganda Machinery Targets Opposition": Mahua Moitra The opposition today raised many objections to the government's changes to a counter-terrorism law, which seek to designate individuals as terrorists and allow the National Investigation Agency to go......
16:13, 07/24/2019

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
12:00, 07/10/2019

France falls short of its own emission targets - climate council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back on track, the country's new climate council said....
03:39, 06/26/2019

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the out...
03:13, 05/02/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into major technology firms, as criticism over the companies’ growing reach and power h...
01:39, 07/24/2019

France Falls Short Of Its Own Emission Targets: Climate Council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back......
14:13, 06/26/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Gianfranco Zola turns down new role at Chelsea and targets job as manager • Chelsea legend to leave this weekend when contract expires• Zola rejects ambassadorial position and wants ‘to take next step’Gianfranco Zola will leave Chelsea this weekend upon the expiry of his contract, having turned down the offer of an ambassa...
19:26, 06/27/2019

All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears Will Smith is in for quite a treat teaming up with other All-Stars, potential future teammates with the trade deadline looming       ...
16:13, 07/09/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
02:52, 07/10/2019

Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail A federal lawsuit says female inmates at a southeastern Michigan jail were forced to remove their clothes in front of male inmates and guards as well as other jail employees....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
22:00, 06/11/2019

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
10:26, 05/22/2019

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
16:13, 06/08/2019

Uber loses billions, falls short of revenue targets The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services....
08:13, 08/09/2019

Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option" Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"...
05:13, 08/15/2019

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians. The Indian army said the attack Monday evening was a “failed ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

AOC attack group targets top Dem -- who voted with her 96% of the time but criticized Omar A far-left group backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is supporting a political newcomer to unseat a 30-year Democratic New York congressman who called out Rep. Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitism....
16:39, 06/19/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
02:52, 06/07/2019

Scrap-Metal Market Targets the Cloud as Its Next Recycling Project The world’s $300 billion scrap-metal market is looking beyond junked cars and copy machines to a new prize: the cloud. Pilot efforts are under way to handle the recycling of small amounts of cloud-computing material in the U.S., betting on a sharp pi...
14:52, 07/29/2019

Zurich Insurance set to beat profit targets after strong first half Zurich Insurance Group is set to beat its financial targets as it uses aggressive cost-cutting to counter a weaker topline, Europe's fifth-biggest insurer said on Thursday....
13:52, 08/08/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
04:26, 08/15/2019

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report "Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday."...
16:39, 05/25/2019

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allo...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Mexico president says budget hole probe only targets ex-minister so far Mexico's president said on Friday that a former cabinet minister who had been questioned over an alleged $250 million loss to taxpayers under the previous government was the only official being investigated in the case so far....
01:52, 08/10/2019

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
13:26, 05/25/2019

Ukraine's anti-corruption campaign targets Klitschko and Poroshenko Ukraine's new president swept to power by vowing to fight corruption. On the heels of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's election success, his predecessor and the high-profile mayor of Kyiv are now in the anti-graft crosshairs....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
03:00, 08/13/2019

SpaceX Targets Late June for Falcon Heavy Launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will take to the skies for the third time to launch the US Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission in late June....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, ...
22:13, 08/09/2019

$3 million Fortnite winner—and his parents—become latest swatting targets Enlarge / Police SWAT Team at work. (credit: Onfokus | Getty Images) Yet another armed police force has been called in on yet another unsuspecting victim, as the recently crowned Fortnite world champion took a break from a livestream to deal with a...
16:39, 08/13/2019

Obama, the Squad, Al Sharpton: all targets of Trump's racist attacks Trump’s tirade against Elijah Cummings is the latest in a long history of targeting prominent political leaders of colorDonald Trump is facing fresh accusations of racism after launching a Twitter tirade at the weekend against Elijah Cummings, a prom...
22:26, 07/29/2019

Arsenal have clear run at £72m Nicolas Pepe with PSG chasing other transfer targets Arsenal are continuing to work on a club-record deal for winger Nicolas Pepe, with Lille lining up Watford forward Dodi Lukebakio as a possible replacement for the Ivorian....
12:00, 07/29/2019

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
20:26, 05/29/2019

Trump targets $43 billion industry with video game blame Blaming pop culture for criminal behavior, as President Trump did by linking "grisly video games" to mass shootings such as those in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, is a centuries-old tactic....
11:52, 08/07/2019

Froome targets 2020 Tour as he recovers from horror crash Four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome says he is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a horrific crash in June that ended his 2019 season and is already targeting next year's race in a quest for a record-equalling fifth title....
19:00, 08/03/2019

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
19:52, 06/05/2019

Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua claims he will learn from defeat and come back stronger The post Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
11:13, 06/02/2019

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate st...
05:13, 06/04/2019

Masked Group Targets US Embassy With Arson Attack In Honduras Masked protesters set fire to the gate of the US embassy in Honduras on Friday during massive demonstrations against public sector reforms in the country....
18:13, 06/01/2019

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran natio...
23:13, 05/24/2019

Trump rips Cummings again, also targets Pelosi in latest tweetstorm ​President Trump doubled down ​Sunday ​on his ​blitz ​against ​a ​Democratic ​lawmaker and his Maryland congressional district while expanding the scope of his twitter attacks to include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “Someone please explain to Na...
00:13, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
06:00, 07/13/2019

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
08:52, 07/09/2019

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
12:13, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
04:26, 07/09/2019

South African court sets aside arms deal inquiry findings South Africa's High Court on Wednesday set aside the findings of an inquiry that found no evidence of corruption in an arms deal in the 1990s linked to former president Jacob Zuma....
13:26, 08/21/2019

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
06:39, 07/16/2019

After causing panic at Walmart, man told cops he was testing right to bear arms "I wanted to know if Walmart honoured the Second Amendment," a probable cause statement released Friday with the charges quoted Dmitriy Andreychenko as saying....
04:13, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
01:39, 07/09/2019

Bajrang Dal Accused Of Holding "Arms-Training" Camp At Mumbai School The Bajrang Dal has denied claims that participants of a camp held at a school on Mumbai's Mira Road were trained in handling firearms late last month. The matter first came to light when a......
15:26, 06/02/2019

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
22:26, 07/08/2019

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
00:26, 05/25/2019

Trump Makes a Show of Un-Signing Arms Trade Treaty at NRA Convention With Democrats in Congress reluctant to work with him on legislative proposals, President Donald Trump has been casting about for actions he can take on his own. When it comes to guns, he has long promised to do nothing that would restrict the rights...
18:39, 04/28/2019

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
01:13, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
11:26, 07/09/2019

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
22:26, 07/10/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
00:26, 07/18/2019

US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply A historic arms control treated signed between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev three decades was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw on Friday....
16:52, 08/02/2019

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formally collapsed amid mutual recriminations between the west and Russia, and with Nato pledging to boost...
17:13, 08/02/2019

Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms People with quadriplegia can feed themselves and brush their teeth thanks to nerve surgery – and doctors say it’s time to make the surgery more widely available...
15:00, 07/05/2019

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
05:52, 06/07/2019

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
06:00, 07/18/2019

Danny Trejo saves child from car wreck with his big, warm, powerful arms Good news, folks: It’s Wednesday night, which means you’ve survived half of another week in this godawful, relentless downer of a world. As a reward, have a feel-good news story about that rarest of things: A famous man in Hollywood who does not appe...
18:39, 08/08/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
09:39, 06/06/2019

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
02:13, 07/17/2019

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
00:39, 06/06/2019

Lapse of Nuclear Treaty Throws Doubt on Future of Arms Control The landmark treaty on intermediate-range nuclear forces lapses Friday, opening the way for a new generation of land-based missiles and casting a shadow over the future of arms-control agreements....
20:26, 08/02/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
20:52, 06/05/2019

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
22:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
19:39, 06/08/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are not thanking God for atomic weapons...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Expiration of Cold War-era nuclear treaty stokes fears of new arms race With the expiration of a key nuclear treaty on Friday, the Department of Defense is now free to pursue intermediate-range nuclear weapons, but some are concerned that a new arms race is on the horizon....
10:52, 08/02/2019

Senate folds to Trump's vetoes, permits Saudi arms deals The U.S. Senate failed to override President Donald Trump's veto on three resolutions against arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Britain acted unlawfully on Saudi arms exports, court rules A British court on Thursday ruled that the British government had acted unlawfully in allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Trump admin gives green light for major arms sale to Taiwan The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to administration officials and others familiar with the matter....
03:13, 08/17/2019

Secretary of State in Russia for Talks to Include Arms Control and Iran (MOSCOW) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday arrived in Russia for talks that are expected to focus on an array of issues including arms control and Iran. Pompeo landed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for his first visit to Russia...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what t...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their talks....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Yemen rebels say drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel said early Tuesd...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Saudi ship facing arms protests leaves Spanish port Spanish arms control activists say a Saudi ship they suspect is carrying weapons for possible use in Yemen has left the port of Santander and is on its way to Genoa, Italy....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Spain and Italy deal to disembark migrants in Mallorca: Open Arms Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on Monday....
11:39, 08/19/2019

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
23:13, 08/19/2019

Anti-arms trade protests as Saudi freighter docks in Italy ROME (AP) — A Saudi Arabian freighter allegedly carrying weapons that could be used in the war in Yemen has docked at the Italian port of Genoa, despite protests by harbor workers. The Saudi-flagged Bahri Yanbu is scheduled to load further cargo befo...
11:26, 05/20/2019

German government will ban small arms exports to non-EU, NATO countries: report The German government will ban exports of German-produced small arms to countries outside NATO and the European Union, the Funke group of newspapers cited government sources as saying....
15:52, 06/24/2019

U.S. lawmakers denounce Turkey's Russia arms purchase but unsure of next steps U.S. lawmakers say they are unhappy about Turkey's purchase of a Russian missile defense system but are unsure what President Donald Trump - or Congress - should do next, suggesting efforts to impose sanctions were on the back burner for now....
03:52, 07/26/2019

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
22:39, 06/20/2019

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of t...
21:39, 06/20/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone viral....
00:39, 07/27/2019

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
13:13, 07/25/2019

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
20:39, 06/20/2019

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
18:26, 06/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful because ministers failed to properly assess their contribution to civilian casualti...
15:00, 06/20/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
14:52, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
13:52, 06/20/2019

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain....
04:52, 08/20/2019

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
04:26, 06/19/2019

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
22:52, 07/04/2019

Pompeo warns of 'new turmoil' if U.N. arms embargo on Iran lifted in 2020 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the international community on Tuesday to work out how to stop Iran from being "unshackled to create new turmoil" when a United Nations arms embargo on the country and a travel ban on the head of Iran's elit...
03:26, 08/21/2019

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
20:00, 07/19/2019

Samsung re-Arms Galaxy Book S laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx chip Samsung continues its fascination with Arm-based SOCs for its laptops, with the latest Snapdragon technology designed to boost performance while retaining its promise of always-on connectivity and 23 hours of battery life....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
19:13, 05/25/2019

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
02:26, 06/13/2019

RNC arms up for debates: ‘War room,’ counterevents, Trump supporters flood Detroit While the 2020 Democratic presidential crowd has moved into Detroit for two days of debates, the Republicans are also there to make a big point that the Trump campaign is not ceding Michigan, one of the surprise states that gave President Trump his 2...
23:13, 07/30/2019

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Senate Fails to Override Trump’s Veto on Saudi Arms Sales The failure underscored that legislators’ simmering anger over both Saudi Arabia’s murder of a dissident columnist and its bloody war in Yemen has its limits....
05:39, 07/30/2019

Italian prosecutors issue order for 'Open Arms' migrants to disembark Italy has allowed over 80 migrants who have been stranded on a Spanish migrant rescue vessel off the coast of Lampedusa to disembark. Prosecutors said the decision was due to the "difficult" situation on board....
20:39, 08/20/2019

The Guardian view on arms control treaties: how we started worrying again | Editorial The end of the INF nuclear treaty is a bad step that could be followed by a worse oneRelief, however profound, can be quickly replaced by complacency. It is hard to remember how omnipresent the fear of nuclear war once was. Most teenagers surveyed in...
23:13, 08/01/2019

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sales The Senate failed Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The 45-40 vote highlights the Senate’s ongoing struggle to hold the kingdom accountable for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Kh...
02:52, 07/30/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
22:00, 05/09/2019

China Warns Latest U.S. Missile Test Will Trigger New Arms Race The U.S. tested a new cruise missile in California on Sunday and Chinese officials warned today that it will almost certainly lead to a new arms race.Read more......
15:52, 08/20/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disa...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of th...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model Chasing the premium smartwatch segment, Huawei-owned Huami is offering two different Amazfit GTR watch sizes, including one with crazy battery life.Read More...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's military has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of the airstrikes. President Benjamin Netanyahu had strong words for Iran....
11:39, 08/25/2019

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are the most frequent accusations. Even big name stars are not spared....
10:00, 08/03/2019

New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
01:26, 08/13/2019

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
13:52, 07/19/2019

Jay Inslee climate change plan targets 'front lines', $1.2T funding Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee on Monday unveiled his vision for climate change reform, a plan that allocates clean energy spending to the most vulnerable communities....
19:13, 07/29/2019

Myanmar insurgents attack elite military college, other targets; 15 killed Myanmar insurgents killed at least 15 people on Thursday, most of them members of the security forces, in attacks on an elite military college and other government targets in the country's north, an army spokesman said....
14:52, 08/15/2019

Andy Murray targets Australian Open for return to peak strength • Murray will use Asian tournaments to prepare for Melbourne• ‘I’m certainly not going to go backwards from here’Andy Murray is hoping to be back to the peak of his physical powers in time for the 2020 Australian Open after making his singles return....
13:52, 08/13/2019

Netflix shares fall 10% as streaming giant misses growth targets Netflix added barely half the expected 5 million new subscribersQuarterly figures blamed on content slate not competitionNetflix’s missed its growth targets by a huge margin in the last three months, the company announced on Wednesday, triggering a 1...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Ericsson says on track for 2020 targets as second-quarter profit matches forecasts Mobile network gear maker Ericsson posted a second-quarter profit in line with expectations on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment....
10:00, 07/17/2019

Hitting clean air targets 'could stop 67,000 child asthma cases a year' Staying within WHO pollution limits would prevent 11% of new diagnoses, study saysAlmost 67,000 new cases of asthma in children across 18 European countries could be prevented every year if levels of tiny particulates polluting the air are cut to rec...
02:13, 08/08/2019

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and whe...
01:26, 07/25/2019

Deadly Bombing in Kabul Targets Afghan President's Running Mate Official campaigning for presidential elections got off to an ominous start, as suspected Taliban fighters attacked the Kabul political offices of President Ashraf Ghani’s running mate, leaving at least two people dead and dozens wounded....
04:39, 07/29/2019

Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX fights resuming 'early fourth quarter' Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners, a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airl...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
13:39, 07/18/2019

Manuel Pellegrini lines up top West Ham transfer targets as new structure pays off With less than a fortnight until West Ham head for Switzerland to begin their pre-season preparations, things are beginning to fall into place at London Stadium....
09:39, 06/22/2019

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
14:39, 06/27/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:52, 05/16/2019

German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids German tax authorities raided the offices of several banks, tax consultants and wealthy people across the country. The suspects' tax evasion efforts allegedly have links to Germany's biggest lender....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his grouping into the position of kingmaker in the ch...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Trump targets China, migration and Biden in 46-minute Twitter spree President retweets 60 comments siding with him on issues including the Russia investigation and James ComeyBefore heading to his golf club on Saturday, Donald Trump indulged in a retweeting spree which included jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russ...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Chelsea reject new Bayern bid as Hudson-Odoi targets September return • German champions £22.5m approach is turned down• Hudson-Odoi making swift recovery from achilles injuryChelsea have rejected a new bid from Bayern Munich for Callum Hudson-Odoi as they attempt to convince him to commit his future to the club, with ...
19:26, 06/28/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors...
12:26, 07/02/2019