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Iran Revolutionary Guard member says attack on military parade signals weakness: FARS

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:26am
A senior figure in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday a shooting attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran that killed 24 people was a continuation of the activities of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

China says U.S. has 'no right' to interfere in Russia military cooperation

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:23am
China's decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from Russia is a normal act of cooperation between sovereign countries and the United States has "no right to interfere", defense ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Saturday.

Ordering opioids online? Mail carrier may also deliver handcuffs

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:21am
He looked like a regular mail carrier, dropping off an unremarkable package at an upscale New York City apartment tower, but neither the man nor the package were quite what they seemed.

Volume spikes on sector reshuffle, quadruple witching

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:56am
An overhaul of Wall Street's technology and media sectors coincided with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, bringing a burst of volume to trading late on Friday that could continue in the days that follow.

Death toll in Iran military parade attack rises to 24: IRNA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:55am
The number of people killed in a shooting attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday has risen to 24, the official state news agency IRNA said.

More than 60 wounded in attack on Iran military parade: ISNA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:54am
More than 60 people were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, the head of a medical college in the city of Ahvaz told the semi-official ISNA news agency.

Iran to respond 'swiftly and decisively' to military parade attack: foreign minister

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:23am
Iran will respond "swiftly and decisively" to an attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, holding agents of a foreign regime responsible.

White House optimistic on China trade; no date for more talks

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 3:27am
The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said on Friday.

U.N. chief urges Myanmar government to free Reuters journalists

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:13am
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the Myanmar government to pardon and release two imprisoned Reuters journalists as soon as possible.

U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser: NY Times

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:11am
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley set a Saturday afternoon deadline for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault to decide if and how she will testify, the New York Times reported.

U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Kavanaugh's accuser Saturday deadline for testimony terms: NY Times

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:43am
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley set a 2:30 p.m. EST Saturday deadline for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault to negotiate terms of her testimony, the New York Times reported.

Back to the wall, Cruz decries challenger O'Rourke as out-of-touch leftist

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:33am
Ted Cruz is in the political fight of his life — and he knows it.

Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam, won't abandon missiles: Rouhani

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:25am
U.S. President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, referring to the war between the two Middle Eastern powers and vowing that Tehran will not abandon its missiles.

China cancels trade talks with U.S. as tariff threats escalate: WSJ

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:03pm
China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:19pm
A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. He scrambled outside into the sunlit night at about 11 p.m.

Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' nominee

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:17pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sought to cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says" it would have been immediately reported to police.

Keystone XL pipeline route would not harm environment: State Department

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:46pm
The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for the project that has been pending for a decade.

Exclusive: Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:43pm
Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters.

Dow hits new closing high ahead of index reshuffle

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:39pm
Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries.

As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:16pm
Apple Inc's latest iPhones hit stores around the world on Friday, featuring components made by Intel Corp and Toshiba among others, according to two firms that cracked open the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models.