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BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn

The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn

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Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
10:34, 06/21/2019

A New Central Bank Approach: Pay Banks to Lend If you think negative interest rates are weird, brace yourself: The European Central Bank is about to start lending to some banks at less than it pays them for putting money on deposit....
18:51, 09/17/2019

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks'......
02:52, 09/19/2019

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
03:00, 07/01/2019

In a fracturing world, central banks still stuck together The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
08:01, 09/11/2019

Why central banks should forget about 2% inflation | Jeffrey Frankel Economists remain fixated on the need for 2% inflation. It’s time to move onThe Federal Reserve has some reasons to cut interest rates at its 31 July meeting, or subsequently if the US economy weakens. (There is also a case for holding rates steady, ...
11:17, 07/27/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
13:00, 06/30/2019

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representatives are meeting with officials from 26 central banks...
03:00, 09/16/2019

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
14:51, 07/02/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
13:51, 06/30/2019

In A Fracturing World, Central Banks Stuck Together In Zero-Sum Battle The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
14:01, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:34, 06/30/2019

Trio of Central Banks Surprises Markets With Rate Cuts Policy makers in India, New Zealand and Thailand moved aggressively to shore up growth and stoke inflation, all cutting interest rates by more than investors had expected....
13:34, 08/07/2019

Central banks were always political – so their ‘independence’ doesn’t mean much | Larry Elliott The separation of monetary and fiscal policy serves the neoliberal status quo. It won’t survive the next crashIndependent central banks were once all the rage. Taking decisions over interest rates and handing them to technocrats was seen as a sensibl...
13:51, 09/12/2019

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
09:17, 07/09/2019

Australia and New Zealand’s Central Banks Are Leading What Seems to Be a Race to the Bottom Australia and New Zealand’s central banks are pondering what until recently seemed unthinkable: deploying the types of extreme monetary policies that were spawned globally by the 2008 global financial crisis. Bond-purchase programs and negative inter...
04:17, 08/22/2019

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC....
06:17, 08/21/2019

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future intentions....
12:17, 08/21/2019

Trio of Central Banks Surprise Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific region lowered interest rates in a surprisingly aggressive fashion as the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war intensified, suggesting the global rate-cut cycle will gather steam in the months ahead....
21:00, 08/07/2019

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, according to research....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Strategist: Yield curves predict 'absolutely nothing,' and central banks 'never run out of bullets' Amid fears of a looming recession after an indicator flashed a warning signal, one strategist told CNBC that the inverted yield curve "predicts absolutely nothing."...
11:51, 08/15/2019

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
02:17, 07/08/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Central banks' dovish cooing keeps world stocks lulled near two-week highs World stocks held near two-week highs on Wednesday as investors bet on a worldwide wave of central bank stimulus, with expectations building that the United States and the euro zone may deliver interest rate cuts as early as July....
14:17, 06/19/2019

World stocks are rallying after a trio of central banks cut rates and China calmed investors' nerves AP Images / Richard Drew World stock markets rallied on Thursday after central banks in New Zealand, India, and Thailand announced surprise cuts to interest rates. China also fixed its reference rate at a stronger level than expected, and released p...
00:34, 08/09/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been fertile ground for technology-enabled payments providers with a knack for crunching big data....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
09:17, 06/03/2019

In Haryana Fight, BJP Banks On Citizens' List, Congress Weighs Options An exercise to filter out illegal immigrants similar to the one carried out in Assam is likely to be one of the major political issues in Haryana as parties step up their state election campaign in......
12:51, 09/21/2019

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were ...
20:34, 05/21/2019

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
19:34, 08/06/2019

Netflix's harrowing Central Park Five demands a new fight against racism | Rashad Robinson Ave DuVernay’s compelling Netflix mini-series When They See Us is a reminder that we need to change how the system worksThe Central Park Five marked a political awakening for me. I was just getting to middle school, Jesse Jackson’s historic second ru...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
01:34, 06/29/2019

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at target firms....
22:34, 06/16/2019

U.S. Banks Rush in as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the region....
17:17, 07/08/2019

Fed Considers New Tool for a Downturn Federal Reserve officials are weighing whether to use a tool known as the countercyclical capital buffer, which could reduce the risk of a credit crunch in a downturn....
12:51, 08/13/2019

GM, Ford prep for possible downturn Tit-for-tat tariffs between the U.S. and China have increased raw material costs for the auto industry, which is facing weak consumer demand in both countries, fueling fears of a global recession. GM has modeled moderate and severe downturns similar ...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Downturn looms as UAW talks start up Despite an economy that's gotten healthier since the previous few rounds of contract talks, the scene is set for this year's negotiations to be more daunting as both sides stubbornly dig in their heels....
06:34, 07/14/2019

Samsung Q2 profit falls 56% from chip downturn Samsung is expecting operating profits of 6.5 trillion won for the second quarter, a drop of 56% from 14.87 trillion won a year ago caused by the downturn in its memory semiconductor business....
04:00, 07/05/2019

World needs to end risky reliance on U.S. dollar: BoE's Carney Bank of England Governor Mark Carney took aim at the U.S. dollar's "destabilizing" role in the world economy on Friday and said central banks might need to join together to create their own replacement reserve currency....
02:17, 08/24/2019

Oil falls on fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices fell on Monday amid worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as oil....
15:04, 08/12/2019

Oil rises 0.8% despite fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude....
04:17, 08/13/2019

GM, Ford Planning For Possible Economic Downturn: Report The top two U.S. automakers, General Motors and Ford, are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears......
05:52, 08/15/2019

GM, Ford planning for possible economic downturn: executives The top two U.S. automakers are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears of a global recession....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Hotels Have Piled On the Brands. In a Downturn, That Could Be a Problem. As the long bull market shows signs of fatigue, some industry analysts are starting to ask: What will become of all the upstart brands when the economy sours?...
23:51, 08/26/2019

BOE's Carney Says Trade War Imperils Global Growth Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said in an interview at the annual central bankers symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., that global growth prospects are flagging due to a trade war pursued by Washington....
02:51, 08/25/2019

Fed's Rosengren says cutting rates could worsen next downturn: Bloomberg Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Monday signaled no willingness to support further interest rate cuts, saying that U.S. economic conditions are still good and that easing policy could encourage a worrying debt build-up....
21:00, 08/19/2019

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Carney and Hammond look to future in Mansion House speeches This year's Mansion House dinner - the traditional event in which the chancellor and Bank of England governor address the 'bankers and merchants of the City of London' at the Lord Mayor's official residence - looks like being something of a landmark....
01:17, 06/21/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
20:17, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-World needs to end risky reliance on U.S. dollar -BoE's Carney Bank of England Governor Mark Carney took aim at the U.S. dollar's "destabilising" role in the world economy on Friday and said central banks might need to join together to create their own replacement reserve currency....
07:17, 08/24/2019

Phil Neville: Karen Carney is an England great England manager Phil Neville this morning paid tribute to Chelsea legend Karen Carney, who has announced her retirement from football ahead of tomorrow's World Cup third-place play-off against Sweden in Nice....
16:17, 07/05/2019

How to stop a downturn without boosting the deficit or cutting rates Is there a way to help the economy without boosting the deficit or cutting interest rates to silly levels? I think there is, and it’s a way I’ve suggested many times with no result. But I’ll try again. Washington should change the rules — even if onl...
05:01, 09/17/2019

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the wo...
23:17, 08/23/2019

Mark Carney Is Smacked in the Face by Brexit Reality Sterling’s plight has boxed the U.K.’s central bank into a corner. It needs a clearer plan for how to manage Boris Johnson’s “no-deal” Brexit threat....
10:00, 07/31/2019

Central America to Central Europe: Hondurans in Germany Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more-sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Central Americas have applied for asylum in Germany and the EU....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Neville to give Carney final farewell in third place match England winger Karen Carney hopes to bow out with a win at the women's World Cup after coach Phil Neville said on Friday she would feature in the third-place playoff against Sweden....
16:00, 07/05/2019

Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a looming global downturn Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a global downturn: declining demand for air cargo and a peak in aircraft orders last year, according to Peter Harbison, the executive chairman of CAPA, the Centre for Aviation....
10:17, 06/17/2019

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people in...
05:51, 08/16/2019

WeWork a problem for landlords in downturn: CenterSquare's Scott Crowe Scott Crowe, CenterSquare Investment Management, and CNBC's Steve Liesman join 'The Exchange' to discuss the Fed's Rosengren's comments on the co-working space model creating a potential risk....
21:51, 09/20/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
19:17, 05/01/2019

Capitalism is part of solution to climate crisis, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor says firms that ignore crisis ‘will go bankrupt without question’Capitalism is “very much part of the solution” to tackling the climate crisis, according to the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.Challenged in an in...
02:00, 08/01/2019

Worried about a recession? Here's 5 ways small businesses can weather a downturn Financial advisers and fund managers are bracing for the "October Effect" of declining stocks. Entrepreneurs should come up with a survival strategy.       ...
18:17, 09/18/2019

Karen Carney: farewell to a trailblazer, both on and off the pitch | Suzanne Wrack The winger was one of the last of the generation of top players that paid to play, yet at 31 it feels too soon to be saying goodbyeKaren Carney is quiet in the limelight. There was almost a serenity to her final season at Chelsea and her fourth World...
20:34, 07/05/2019

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained trade tensions....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Bank of England’s Carney hints at stimulus in no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says he’d be inclined to back a stimulus package to shore up the British economy if the country crashes out of the European Union at the end of October with no deal. In testimony to lawmakers, ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Brexit: Carney rejects Boris Johnson's no-deal trade claim Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to the EU in a no-deal Brexit, rejecting a claim m...
13:34, 06/21/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
20:34, 06/20/2019

Tyson Foods, Gold Miners and Gun Makers Defy Market Downturn What do chicken breasts, gold, plywood and guns have in common? Companies that produce them gained on Monday, even as the broader stock market had its worst day of the year....
02:00, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
20:00, 07/11/2019

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as activists geared up for marches through the sweltering weekend....
19:34, 08/09/2019

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
09:17, 06/21/2019

‘A true legend’: England and Chelsea midfielder Karen Carney retires • 31-year-old has won 143 caps for England and scored 32 goals• Now is definitely the right time to retire, she saysKaren Carney has announced her retirement from football after a long and successful career. Related: If English women’s football is to...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Auto Sales Downturn In August 2019 Worrisome: SIAM President The auto industry continues to face the heat of the economic slowdown that has affected the sector for nearly ten months. The sales reports of August 2019 saw a major drop in volumes with major......
23:51, 09/02/2019

‘Hadestown’ star Reeve Carney brings musician siblings into spotlight Clearly, the Carney family talent pool didn’t stop with “Honeymooners” star Art Carney — or even with his great-nephew, “Hadestown” star Reeve Carney. The latest generation of the clan — Reeve, 36, and siblings Zane, 34, and Paris,...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful local property developers, as about 1,000 mostly young activists occupied the airport arrivals hall....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Oil stable as market eyes ongoing supply cuts amid downturn Oil prices stabilized on Tuesday on expectations that producer group OPEC and its allies will keep withholding supply to prevent prices from tumbling amid a broad economic slowdown which has started eating away at fuel demand growth....
03:51, 06/11/2019

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
02:51, 08/15/2019

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson trade claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
10:17, 06/21/2019

Canada's Liberal Party insiders see Carney as possible Trudeau successor: Toronto Star A portion of Canada's ruling Liberal Party is looking at Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as a possible successor to its current leader Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Toronto Star reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost almost $5 billion this year on Kraft Heinz's downturn Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost almost $5 billion this year on its Kraft Heinz stake as the packaged food company's stock continues to fall....
00:00, 08/10/2019

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk....
15:00, 07/22/2019

Karen Carney: ‘Playing at a World Cup is your dream, don’t fear it, embrace it’ | Suzanne Wrack The Chelsea midfielder is yet to start a game for England in France but expect that to change as the knockout stages begin for a player Phil Neville treasuresAt her second World Cup, Karen Carney is one of the most experienced players in Phil Neville...
10:34, 06/22/2019

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
23:17, 08/20/2019

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost $5 billion this year on Kraft Heinz's downturn Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost more than $5 billion this year on its Kraft Heinz stake as the packaged food company's stock continues to fall....
23:00, 08/08/2019

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Bank of England warned it is 'being brought into disrepute over slow replacement of Mark Carney' The Bank of England's independence and credibility is being brought "into disrepute" by not swiftly appointing a successor to Governor Mark Carney, a former member of the monetary policy committee warned today....
15:51, 09/18/2019

Brexit news latest: Mark Carney says food and petrol prices will rise 'instantly' if no-deal The Governor of the Bank of England today issued a bleak warning about the impact of a no-deal Brexit saying that food and petrol prices will rise "instantly" and "very big" industries struggle to remain profitable....
02:34, 08/03/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
23:34, 06/01/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual confession, a visit from police and gunfire....
23:34, 09/12/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
09:51, 08/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren predicts U.S. downturn, says economy's 'warning lights are flashing' The dire message by Warren contrasts with President Trump, who regularly celebrates robust monthly job reports and new heights for the stock market.       ...
18:34, 07/22/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
13:17, 05/02/2019

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the long-term interest of the United States."...
01:34, 08/03/2019

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
19:34, 07/30/2019

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
00:00, 08/09/2019

Phil Neville using Sir Alex Ferguson's 'hairdryer' to fire England Women's World Cup bid, reveals Karen Carney England Women midfielder Karen Carney has revealed how Phil Neville has subjected the squad to Sir Alex Ferguson's infamous 'hairdryer treatment' in their World Cup quest....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
03:17, 08/17/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Please don't put weapons or fireworks on your drones, FAA warns When you invest in a drone to take some stunning video footage from the skies, you agree to abide by certain rules – and that includes not adding weapons or fireworks to your autonomous flying machine, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)...
19:51, 08/26/2019

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
00:17, 08/13/2019

Old grudges, new weapons… is the US on the brink of war with Iran? While American hawks talk up an ‘imminent’ threat from Tehran with no hard evidence, echoing the start of the Iraq conflict, hardliners are in the ascendant in IranFor better or worse, America remains the world’s leading military superpower. In Washi...
17:51, 05/18/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
10:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
07:00, 05/22/2019

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
19:17, 08/27/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
17:17, 04/30/2019

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unacceptable."...
01:34, 09/17/2019

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
21:51, 09/07/2019

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals...
16:51, 08/20/2019

Dolphins RB Walton gets probation for weapons charge Miami Dolphins running back Mark Walton has been sentenced to six months' probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor weapons charge       ...
21:34, 08/19/2019

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
04:17, 08/14/2019

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
00:51, 07/15/2019

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improvin...
23:17, 08/16/2019

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hi...
00:00, 08/08/2019

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
18:00, 07/13/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
11:17, 07/26/2019

Authorities say crashed fighter jet had standard weapons A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California will detail her proposal to stop i...
14:17, 05/15/2019

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
20:17, 07/11/2019

Surprise: Most Americans Think We Shouldn't Be Selling Weapons To Anyone Seventy percent Americans think showering the rest of the world with tanks, ships, planes, radar and munitions makes the U.S. less safe, according to a new survey, a bipartisan consensus on a policy that both Republican and Democratic administrations...
13:17, 09/14/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
23:17, 06/19/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Jets’ two new weapons make strong first impression Jamison Crowder and Ty Montgomery’s Jets debuts didn’t last long. But Sam Darnold’s two new weapons made sure to introduce themselves before getting the rest of the night off. With the Jets first-team offense only playing one drive in Thursday’s pres...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump spoke about Iran in an interview on Fox. Trump emphasized that he isn't looking for war, but he just doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch precision -- to preserve the widely held belief that the stealth fighter is the most advanced and d...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Putin Says Weapons Test Was Behind Deadly Blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said a deadly explosion in northern Russia earlier this month occurred during the test of a promising weapons system and cast the Russian personnel who perished as national heroes....
06:17, 08/22/2019

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
22:17, 09/16/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
16:34, 07/09/2019

SVPD arrests two on narcotic, weapons charges SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Two people were arrested on narcotic and weapons charges, according to Sierra Vista Police Department. Nathaniel Ranier/ Courtesy: Sierra Vista Plice Department The arrests of Nathaniel Ranier, 39, and Danielle Gentry, 40, come ...
01:00, 09/05/2019

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
10:00, 07/13/2019

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair gets over 3 years on weapons charges He’s quite the bawler. Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair landed three and a half years behind bars Monday on weapons raps — after suffering an emotional meltdown, crying and yelling, in Brooklyn court. “Please don’t take me from society right now,’...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
16:17, 06/16/2019

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a we...
09:00, 08/11/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:00, 05/23/2019

'First-cut-of-steel' begins new era in nuclear weapons, submarine warfare Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction ...
16:34, 06/25/2019

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
23:34, 08/09/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
09:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the country’s east coast early Saturday, Seoul officials said, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
01:00, 08/10/2019

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
10:01, 07/06/2019

Parkland shooter was searched for weapons every morning before school Confessed Parkland mass-murderer Nikolas Cruz posed such a threat to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that he had to be searched for weapons every morning he was enrolled there, a school security guard said in new testimony. Cruz, who killed 17 p...
19:51, 07/26/2019

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
02:00, 08/11/2019

Trump: US has better weapons than the 'failed' Russian 'Skyfall' missile President Trump weighed in on a suspected failed missile explosion in northern Russia, noting U.S. technology is far superior to the "failed" weapon....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes as the nation debates how to curb gun violence following two deadly mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Ohio and Texas....
02:17, 08/13/2019

A Dog’s Journey is weapons-grade tearjerker material for dog lovers No one likes to see a dog die. In fact, most people are so averse to even fictional depictions of canine mortality that there’s an entire website devoted to warning viewers away from movies where the dog doesn’t make it. Self-help writer-turned-pop n...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Cooling goo sidewalks and other strange new weapons in the war on urban heat Los Angeles faces a doubling of its extreme heat days but has fresh ideas to keep residents cool - and tackle the inequality of who suffersLos Angeles can sometimes feel like a sprawling hellscape of heat: in the northern valleys and the southern cit...
08:17, 08/21/2019

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
18:17, 07/19/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
04:34, 07/19/2019

FAA warning to idiots who add weapons to their drones: Expect a $25,000 fine There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some peop...
18:51, 08/24/2019

UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday....
17:52, 09/19/2019

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was re...
03:17, 06/14/2019

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Federal officials hav...
03:34, 09/21/2019

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
21:51, 06/20/2019

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Tuesday....
22:34, 07/02/2019

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
23:17, 07/15/2019

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
16:17, 06/11/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot More than two years after a fatal riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware's maximum-security prison where a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
03:34, 05/08/2019

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....
12:17, 08/13/2019

N. Korea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches...
08:51, 05/09/2019

Italian neo-fascist ex-candidate arrested over weapons cache Police find guns, Nazi plaques and air-to-air missile during operation targeting Italians who took part in eastern Ukraine insurgencyPolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, afte...
19:00, 07/15/2019

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches....
06:17, 05/09/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Two arrested on narcotic, weapons charges, Sierra Vista PD says SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Two people were arrested on narcotic and weapons charges, according to Sierra Vista Police Department. Nathaniel Ranier/ Courtesy: Sierra Vista Plice Department The arrests of Nathaniel Ranier, 39, and Danielle Gentry, 40, come ...
23:17, 09/04/2019

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
22:34, 04/28/2019

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Heading to El Paso, Trump nixes assault weapons ban U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed legislation to ban assault rifles as politically unfeasible on Wednesday as he prepared to visit the sites of two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country and drew criticism of his anti-immigrant rhetoric....
17:00, 08/07/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonetheless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
13:17, 05/05/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test President Trump expressed confidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would ‘do nothing to interfere’ with the isolated regime’s potential economic progress, as Pyongyang confirmed a Saturday weapons launch that appeared meant to convey displeasu...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
19:34, 06/23/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
09:34, 05/04/2019

Kamala Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator from California is set to detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until ...
12:51, 05/15/2019

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
10:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. State Dept OKs nearly $6 bln in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed....
19:00, 05/02/2019

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass shootings, calls for an assault weapons ban have res...
22:34, 08/06/2019

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
17:00, 07/09/2019

Man busted for weapons month after diversion program for same charge A man who was placed in a diversion program instead of prison after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in Brooklyn last month is already headed back to the slammer — after he was busted on the same charge over the weekend, police and prosecuto...
09:00, 06/25/2019

| Indian police intercept weapons 'headed for Kashmir' Three men suspected of belonging to a Pakistan-based militant organisation were arrested on Thursday transporting weapons and ammunition towards Indian Kashmir, police said....
01:34, 09/13/2019

North Korea fires weapons again in possible pressure tactic South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to short-range ballistic missiles twice into the sea in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week; increased activity seen as pressure tactic...
07:00, 08/02/2019

North Korea confirms third weapons test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
01:34, 08/03/2019

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – bu...
23:51, 06/22/2019

How U.S. Banks Took Over the World A decade after fueling a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, America’s banks are ruling it, earning the majority of global investment-banking fees, merger fees and stock commissions last year....
14:17, 09/04/2019

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
14:51, 06/12/2019

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
06:51, 07/16/2019

Trump and Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday about nuclear weapons, the possibility of getting China into a three-party arms control pact and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela where Moscow is propping u...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
01:51, 05/26/2019

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after hi...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Trump says he, Putin discussed nuclear deal that would reduce weapons U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday following his call with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow and Washington were discussing a nuclear deal that would reduce the number of weapons....
22:17, 05/03/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
09:51, 08/17/2019

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis S...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
02:34, 04/29/2019

Plastic surgeon caught with huge cache of weapons in his BMW: cops A Long Island plastic surgeon was caught with an enormous cache of weapons in his car — that included five fully loaded assault rifles, body armor and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition, police said Wednesday. Tuckahoe Police officers looking...
07:17, 08/15/2019

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
16:17, 08/15/2019

Missouri man says Walmart weapons incident was 'not a hate-inspired act': report The self-described Second Amendment advocate who authorities say walked into a Walmart store in Missouri last week, wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, reportedly admits his timing was bad given the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas...
13:17, 08/16/2019

North Korea fires projectiles in 3rd weapons test in 8 days South Korea’s military says North Korea fired unidentified projectiles twice into the sea off its eastern coast in its third weapons tests in just over a week...
05:34, 08/02/2019

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
23:00, 07/15/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Korea, including U.S. bases there....
04:51, 08/17/2019

Group accuses Yemen rebels of storing weapons near civilians A prominent international rights group says Yemen's Houthi rebels had stored explosives in a warehouse in a residential area in the capital that caught fire last month, killing at least 15 children and wounding more than 100 people....
14:34, 05/09/2019

Stealthy USS Zumwalt Destroyer to fire new missiles, laser weapons The U.S. Navy’s stealthy new first-of-its-kind destroyer will incinerate targets with lasers, fire advanced weapons to destroy moving targets at sea and use upgraded interceptor missiles to track and knock-out approaching enemy fire -- all as part of...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Walmart to Stop Selling Ammunition for Assault-Style Weapons The nation’s largest retailer will stop selling ammunition for assault-style rifles and handguns, further restricting its gun policies after two deadly shootings in Walmart stores. The retailer said it has no plans to discontinue all gun sales....
23:34, 09/03/2019

New Jersey man charged with hoarding weapons and racist propaganda due in court A New Jersey man charged with possessing an arsenal of weapons as well as methamphetamine and racist propaganda is due to appear in federal court on Tuesday, U.S. prosecutors said....
22:17, 08/20/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than an hour Friday about nuclear weapons agreements, the conflict in Venezuela, North Korea and also briefly about special counsel Robert Mueller's just completed report on ...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges Prosecutors charged the rapper with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions....
20:17, 08/23/2019

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:00, 07/18/2019

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
01:34, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the ma...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Pentagon drafts plans to combat hypersonic weapons attacks They unleash destruction traveling at five times the speed of sound. They maneuver with computerized precision while descending back into the earth’s atmosphere toward a target. Their speed and force are so significant, they can inflict damage by she...
22:51, 08/27/2019

French weapons sales to Saudi jumped 50 percent last year France's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia rose 50 pct in 2018 despite the government calling for an end to the "dirty war" in Yemen, figures released on Tuesday showed....
13:51, 06/04/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles, Its 7th Weapons Test in a Month North Korea’s latest test-firing of a pair of projectiles came two days after South Korea decided to pull out of a military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan....
03:17, 08/24/2019

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
03:17, 05/28/2019

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
20:17, 06/13/2019

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technolog...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
01:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan...
12:51, 06/05/2019

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
12:00, 08/03/2019

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report ...
00:00, 08/08/2019

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered traces of what could be a byproduct of a nerve agent or poison gas...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with becoming ISIS sniper and weapons instructor A 42-year-old Brooklyn, New York man has been charged with providing and attempting to provide material support – including training, services and personnel – to ISIS in Syria, the Department of Justice announced Friday after unsealing a criminal com...
02:00, 07/20/2019

Shell explosion kills worker at Romania weapons factory BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s emergency service says an employee at a weapons factory has been killed by an exploding artillery shell. The Inspectorate for Emergency Situations, or IGSU, said Thursday that the 22-year-old man was working ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Touring Karts brings an eccentric mix of weapons and drinks to VR racing Touring Karts will feature 22 separate tracks, 45 power-ups, and 30 different karts for PlayStation VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus, and Vive platforms.Read More...
05:34, 06/24/2019

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
23:51, 06/08/2019

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred. Court records show the 21-year-old...
11:17, 05/15/2019

North Korea: Weapons like ‘active volcano’ that could set countries ‘on fire’ North Korea is promoting its latest weapons in state media, while slamming a statement from members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
16:51, 08/30/2019

The Latest: Iran's leader says weapons-grade enrichment easy The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:30 a.m....
10:17, 05/15/2019

Israel eases rules on cyber weapons exports despite criticism Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyber weapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by some governments to spy on political foes and crush dissent....
13:17, 08/22/2019

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...
18:17, 08/22/2019

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
17:17, 06/04/2019

Mexico to press U.S. on halting illegal flow of weapons: Ebrard Mexico will press the United States to halt the illegal flow of weapons from the United States to Mexico at a White House meeting on Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said in a Twitter post on Tuesday....
20:51, 09/10/2019

North Korea testing 'creative' weapons that could threaten US, experts say Clicking through a series of photo slides that depict recent North Korean missile tests, South Korean military defense expert Choi Kang reacts in a tone suggesting he's both fearful and impressed....
16:17, 09/09/2019

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
21:17, 07/05/2019

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
23:34, 06/07/2019

Trump vetoes restrictions on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan effort to restrict US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia has been vetoed by the White House. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia and the UAE served as a "bulwark against the malign activities of Iran."...
13:34, 07/25/2019

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
01:17, 05/29/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said.        ...
21:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
22:17, 05/28/2019

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic ...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
07:34, 05/24/2019

Bahrain approved by State Department for Patriot, F-16 weapons, support The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Bahrain worth more than $2.2 billion to support weapons for its F-16V aircraft fleet and Patriot missile systems....
23:51, 05/06/2019

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
03:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly a...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Netanyahu says Iran destroyed site used to develop nuclear weapons Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged Tuesday that Iran had destroyed a remote site that was used to conduct “experiments to develop nuclear weapons” after Israel learned of its existence. A compound of several buildings, hidden in the hi...
22:17, 09/10/2019

North Korea Launches 2 More Projectiles, Its 8th Weapons Test Since July The North’s tests on Tuesday came hours after the country said it was willing to sit down with the United States “for comprehensive discussions.” President Trump called the announcement “interesting.”...
10:34, 09/10/2019

North Korea says its ready to restart talks with the U.S., but then fires more weapons North Korea appeared to conduct another round of weapons tests on Monday, just after the country's foreign minister said Kim Jong Un's regime is willing to restart stalled negotiations over its nuclear arsenal.     ...
09:34, 09/10/2019

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beiji...
06:17, 06/07/2019

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
00:51, 06/02/2019

Iranian weapons were used in oil refinery attack – confirms Saudi Arabia Military officials said 'initial investigations' showed Iranian weapons were used in the attack which rocked the world's oil production...
22:51, 09/16/2019

Netanyahu claims Iran had secret nuclear weapons site Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims is a previously unknown site connected to Iran's nuclear program from the early 2000s....
22:51, 09/09/2019

Kamala Harris says she supports a mandatory buyback on 'assault weapons' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., expressed her support for a mandatory buyback program for "assault weapons" on Monday during her appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."...
12:34, 09/17/2019

Evidence Points To Iran Weapons Used In Saudi Strike, Says Alliance An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said......
21:51, 09/16/2019

Bill Clinton joins push to revive assault weapons ban Former President Bill Clinton, who signed a law banning assault weapons in 1994, said congressional lawmakers would have the support of voters if they took action once again to outlaw military-style rifles. Noting how the gun lobby routinely repeats ...
00:00, 08/09/2019

U.S. Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesda...
03:51, 07/25/2019

Two Mordhau Players Wreck Opponents Without Using Weapons Or Wearing Shirts Mordhau is a game in which players slaughter one another online with medieval weaponry. Within those parameters, there’s still a lot more that players have discovered they can do, from role-playing as fencing referees to taking a break from the fight...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Online Commenter Supported Mass Shootings, Stockpiled Weapons: FBI FBI agents in the United States have discovered a cache of some 25 guns and 10,000 bullets after arresting a teenager who made online comments supporting mass shootings....
20:51, 08/14/2019

State Department OKs nearly $6 billion in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
04:17, 05/04/2019

Saudis say charred weapons 'unquestionably' prove Iran behind oil attacks The Saudi government on Wednesday produced what it called "material evidence" it says proves Iran was responsible for attacks at two Saudi oil-producing areas -- putting on display burned remains of drones and missiles....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
09:51, 05/25/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons deal, Venezuela President Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and discussed a range of issues, from nuclear weapons to a three-party arms control agreement to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Saudis say burned weapons 'unquestionably' prove Iran behind oil attacks The Saudi government produced what it called "material evidence" Wednesday it says proves Iran was responsible for attacks at two Saudi oil-producing areas -- putting on display burned remains of drones and missiles....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Lockheed contracted for weapons system changes on Navy's future frigate Lockheed Martin received a contract to redesign the AEGIS Weapons System for the U.S. Navy's future Guided Missile Frigate under a $15.7 million contract that runs through Sept. 2021....
21:51, 07/23/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
15:17, 05/08/2019

Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesda...
01:51, 07/25/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
05:51, 05/25/2019

The Morning After: US 'launched cyber-attack' on Iranian weapons systems Good morning, there! If you've been waiting on making your own media hub, a new 4K-ready Raspberry Pi model might be exactly what you're after. Elsewhere, the US used a cyberattack to take down an Iranian missile control base....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
19:51, 05/17/2019

The squeeze is on and banks will be feelin’ it We already know that savers have been hurt for a decade by extra-low interest rates. But now banks are also feeling pain. As you probably heard, the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday this week. And on that las...
05:01, 09/17/2019

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
21:34, 07/30/2019

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most imp...
11:51, 07/14/2019

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third album, III. In it, she explores pain, desire and p...
23:17, 07/11/2019

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place -- and no longer rely purely upon more narrow...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idlin...
06:17, 06/13/2019

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economie...
00:17, 06/06/2019

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in ...
16:51, 08/14/2019

North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report se...
22:34, 08/05/2019

Punjab Police Bust Terror Module Supplied With Weapons By Drones From Pak A module of banned terrorist outfit Khalistan Zindabad Force that was conspiring to unleash a series of strikes has been busted by Punjab Police. In a major operation, police said they had arrested......
23:17, 09/22/2019

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s...
09:34, 06/02/2019

Iran supreme leader says has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
11:17, 06/13/2019

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
04:34, 07/17/2019

House orders Pentagon to reveal if it turned ticks into biological weapons The US House of Representatives ordered a probe into whether the Pentagon tried to use ticks and other bugs as biological weapons over a 25-year period. Lawmakers passed an amendment last week that calls on the Department of Defense’s inspector gener...
16:34, 07/17/2019

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
18:17, 05/25/2019

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
22:51, 07/15/2019

To protect its satellites, France outlines ambitious space-weapons program Enlarge / Florence Parly is the French defense minister. (credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images) After French President Emmanuel Macron called for a space high command to protect his nation's satellites earlier this month, military officials on ...
09:00, 07/26/2019

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
03:34, 05/24/2019

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of bombing, mayor calls for weapons ban The U.S. attack on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, killed 140,000 people. The bomb dropped three days later on Nagasaki killed another 70,000 before Japan’s surrender ended World War II....
13:34, 08/06/2019

President Trump vetoes bills that would have blocked Saudi weapons deal The measures would have stopped an imminent shipment of 124,000 precision-guided missiles and the fuses to detonate them, among other items.        ...
11:34, 07/25/2019

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
13:51, 07/16/2019

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
14:34, 07/16/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
03:51, 05/29/2019

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cybersecurity expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigation. A cybersecurity expert claims to have conducted a malware test that found everyday items like h...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Trump Administration Eyes Troops, Quick Weapons Sales for Mideast The Trump administration is poised to send additional troops to the Middle East and to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, steps that come amid oscillating levels of U.S.-Iranian tensions....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Michael Chavis' secret weapons: His scooter, his journal and his best friend, Fuzzy As Chavis faces growing pains in the bigs and in Boston, an unbreakable bond with his childhood best friend is among the Red Sox rookie's most valuable coping mechanisms....
14:51, 07/25/2019

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
23:51, 07/10/2019

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
21:17, 07/06/2019

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
08:34, 05/29/2019

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
21:51, 08/13/2019

| Mozambique urges opposition fighters to hand in weapons or risk being 'hunted down' More than 5 200 Renamo fighters are expected to surrender their weapons to the government as one of the conditions for upholding a landmark peace deal....
11:34, 08/03/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
08:51, 05/24/2019

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice D...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
07:00, 06/14/2019

In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist A year after beginning a bold experiment in the power of personal diplomacy, President Trump has run headlong into its limits, discovering that it is not a counterproliferation strategy....
22:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea Tested Rocket Launchers And "Tactical Guided Weapons" North Korea's state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations......
15:51, 05/05/2019

| 70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat" posed to world peace....
11:17, 05/11/2019

North Korea Pursues Nuclear Weapons Programme, Evades Sanctions: UN North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear weapons programme while evading sanctions, a United Nations report said, following a series of recent test-launches that have been downplayed by US......
14:51, 09/06/2019

Pompeo insists North Korea nuclear deal still possible despite weapons test Secretary of state echoes the president, saying ‘there’s opportunity to get a negotiated outcome’ on a denuclearization dealSecretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that a nuclear disarmament deal between the US and North Korea was still possib...
02:17, 05/06/2019

Navy revs up information warfare to stop enemy missiles, weapons If enemy cruise missiles, helicopter gunfire and even fighter-jet launched bombs close in on Navy surface ships at sea, service commanders could employ a range of time-sensitive layered defenses to include interceptor missiles, deck-mounted guns, ele...
07:51, 09/10/2019

Saudi To Provide "Material Evidence", Weapons Linking Iran To Attacks Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous......
18:51, 09/18/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
01:00, 06/26/2019

New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise on easing sanctions, analysts said....
17:51, 05/04/2019

Netanyahu: Iran had secret nuclear weapons development site in Abadeh Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site near the city of Abadeh, but that Tehran destroyed the facility after learning it had been exposed....
21:17, 09/09/2019

Pentagon spokesman denies US involvement in air strike on Iraqi weapons depot Iraq President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Monday condemned air strikes on Sunday that hit bases and weapons depots belonging to Iraqi paramilitary groups, which the factions had blamed on Israel....
11:17, 08/27/2019

2020 Dems ramp up calls to mandate assault weapons buyback: ‘All of them’ Democratic presidential candidates are stepping up calls for the federal government to start buying firearms from gun owners, with Beto O’Rourke and others going as far as seeking a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons. ...
18:51, 09/04/2019

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s new position on assault weapons is reversal from stance in 2018 Beto O’Rourke’s vow during the third round of Democratic presidential debates “to take your AR-15, your AK-47” if elected president appears to be a direct reversal of his stance last year. The former Texas congressman shared an emotional anecdote abo...
23:34, 09/13/2019

Evidence points to Iran weapons used in Saudi strike, says alliance, as oil jumps An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to hit back....
19:51, 09/16/2019

Big U.S. Investment Banks Crowd Into Aramco IPO Global investment bankers launched the underwriting process for the initial public offering of Saudi oil giant Aramco, a sign financiers who shunned the kingdom after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are turning the page....
15:17, 09/12/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
18:34, 08/05/2019

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
14:00, 05/09/2019

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. ...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes U.S. regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker-rule restrictions on proprietary trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest banks and giving some regulatory relief to smaller firms....
18:51, 08/20/2019

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman 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 USB power banks for p...
00:34, 06/08/2019

Why the News About Europe’s Banks Is Never, Ever Good Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The flailing is particularly dramatic when compared with ...
08:51, 07/08/2019

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said on Wednesday after a review it does every two years....
12:17, 07/03/2019

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true story, correcting naïve audience members who had, until that moment, assumed that the American footbal...
00:34, 08/07/2019

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve waited too long....
08:51, 06/01/2019

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if the economic cycle does turn, none look attractive...
21:51, 07/16/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
19:34, 04/28/2019

What can GGG learn from new trainer Johnathon Banks? Gennady Golovkin has selected Johnathon Banks as his new trainer, but was this the right call? Dan Rafael and Steve Kim examine the selection and the potential for GGG to improve at this stage in his career....
17:51, 05/07/2019

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary ...
05:34, 06/03/2019

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
23:34, 05/24/2019

How the Taliban remained dominant in Afghanistan: Terrifying tactics and an advancing weapons arsenal As the United States and the Taliban edge closer to inking a “peace deal” – having reportedly ironed out discrepancies over U.S pullout from Afghanistan and an agreement not to allow the conflict-laden country to become another terrorist sanctuary – ...
23:00, 08/06/2019

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end ...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Cops find weapons, white supremacist propaganda after alleged neo-Nazi crashes car If this alleged New Jersey neo-Nazi hadn’t wrecked his car last month, he could still be living under the radar — with a massive arsenal of weapons and white supremacist propaganda, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Rubino, 57, crashed his...
08:17, 08/21/2019

Remarks against Antifa prompt FBI seizure of former Marine’s weapons under Oregon’s ‘red flag’ law: reports A former Marine who said at a protest that he would “slaughter” Antifa members in self-defense, if attacked, recently had his five weapons confiscated by the FBI, according to a report....
11:34, 09/01/2019

Top lawmakers: Trump ignoring law that requires sanctions on Russia for chemical weapons poisoning President Trump is ignoring a legal requirement to punish Russia’s use of a chemical weapon to poison a former spy in the U.K., according to top lawmakers....
05:34, 07/30/2019

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
22:51, 06/12/2019

PCSD: Multiple weapons and explosives found in home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON- During the investigation into a shooting that left a 17-year-old male dead on the Northwest side. Investigators discovered various weapons and homemade pipe bombs inside a home. On Friday, June 7, Pima County Sheriff’s Department report...
07:51, 06/12/2019

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 shooting outside a Paterson strip club. The arrest of Keith Hood, 29, of Staten Island, and Rasheim W...
07:51, 07/20/2019

Justice Department misplaced files on investigation into nuclear weapons plant, officials say The Justice Department has misplaced more than 60 boxes of documents from a 27-year-old criminal investigation into safety violations at a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, officials said Tuesday....
23:00, 07/30/2019

New York man faces illegal weapons charges after killing 2 burglars in his home: report An upstate New York man was charged with felony possession of an illegal handgun after he fatally shot two people burglarizing his home Tuesday afternoon, police said....
12:34, 05/29/2019

EXCLUSIVE: Senator says report’s inclusion of U.S. nuclear weapons locations in Europe ‘not an accident’ The senator behind a NATO-affiliated report getting international attention stands by the initial decision to include locations of U.S. nuclear weapons....
19:51, 07/17/2019

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exer...
12:34, 08/18/2019

Republicans seize on O’Rourke’s emphatic call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons Vice President Pence, others in the GOP sought to paint Democrats as overly eager to confiscate firearms in the wake of Thursday night’s presidential debate....
20:34, 09/13/2019

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of dollars from banks in...
10:51, 09/14/2019

Leader of outlawed Hong Kong political party among those arrested for weapons possession Eight people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including the leader of a banned pro-independence party, for possession of offensive weapons and suspected bomb-making materials, as the city prepares for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations...
07:34, 08/02/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' over latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises....
20:17, 08/17/2019

Pompeo announces 'countdown' clock as Iran weapons embargo ends in 2020 United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned against ending an arms embargo on Iran, likening every day until the deal's October 2020 expiration as a "#CountdownToTerror."...
10:17, 08/21/2019

Biden says he's coming for assault weapons, as 2020 Dems urge new ban in wake of shootings The horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that left 31 people dead and dozens more injured have thrust the issue of gun violence into the center of the 2020 presidential campaign -- with calls growing louder in the Democratic field for the re...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
02:00, 05/25/2019

California man busted on weapons, drug charges after homemade shotgun goes off in park: police A California man was allegedly tinkering with a homemade shotgun in a public park on Tuesday when the weapon accidentally fired, leading police to find and arrest him....
23:34, 07/31/2019

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
02:51, 07/01/2019

Arizona State University to design weapons of mass destruction detector for DARPA The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has contracted Arizona State University to develop a deployable device to determine if a person has been exposed to weapons of mass destruction or their precursors....
21:51, 07/23/2019

Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics Beto O'Rourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas....
15:51, 09/18/2019

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
02:34, 06/28/2019

Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled on Wednesday....
22:17, 07/24/2019

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
22:17, 06/10/2019

Air Force calls for new 'Vanguard' weapons program with hypersonics, lasers and networked missiles Aggressive pursuit of hypersonics, lasers, networked cruise missiles, artificial intelligence, smart bombs and cyberwar inform the conceptual and technical basis for the Air Force’s new “Vanguard” programs, new Air Force strategic efforts to synthesi...
15:00, 04/29/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Orders Increase of Naval Weapons While Inspecting a New Submarine (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure ...
15:34, 07/23/2019

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, angering China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already involved in an escalating trade war with Washington....
10:17, 06/06/2019

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
23:00, 06/08/2019

North Korea claims Kim Jong Un supervised test launch of new weapons system North Korea announced that Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new weapons system Saturday, which occurred just hours after President Trump boasted that he received a "really beautiful letter" from Kim....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Several U.S. mass shooters exploited gaps, errors to obtain weapons in recent attacks In 2018, there were more than 26 million background checks conducted and fewer than 100,000 people failed. Of those, the vast majority were for a criminal conviction. Just over 6,000 were rejected for a mental health issue....
00:34, 09/08/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine, points out weapons systems: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and pointed out its tactical capabilities and weapons systems, North Korean state media KCNA said on Tuesday....
03:00, 07/23/2019

North Korea: Multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons tested North Korea on Sunday acknowledged it tested multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons one day earlier in a "strike drill" to test their effectiveness....
16:00, 05/05/2019

Parents of Las Vegas massacre victim sue gunmakers over bump-stock-ready weapons The parents of one of the 58 people slain in a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting sued the makers and sellers of the assault-style rifles used in the attack, saying they knew the weapons could be jury-rigged to work similarly to illegal machine guns....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, in test for China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
06:51, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
21:17, 06/05/2019

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
23:51, 06/12/2019

Warren Buffett Is a Huge Backer of U.S. Banks Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoing bet on the future of the U.S. economy....
12:17, 08/14/2019