U.S. might temporarily exempt some countries from Iran sanctions
U.S. might temporarily exempt some countries from Iran sanctions
Rick Docksai - 17 hours ago
The Trump administration said it may give some countries more time to comply with newly restored sanctions on Iranian oil, amid concerns that the U.S.-led sanctions are already spiking fuel and oil prices upward.
Pompeo talks de-nuclearization specifics with North Koreans Pompeo talks de-nuclearization specifics with North Koreans
Rick Docksai - Jul 09, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in North Korea today, trying to get some concrete commitments from North Korean leaders on when and how they intend to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's pledge to get rid of the country's nuclear arsenal.
DOJ requests more time to reunite separated migrant families DOJ requests more time to reunite separated migrant families
Rick Docksai - Jul 09, 2018
The Justice Department asked for an extension Friday to a court-imposed deadline for reuniting separated migrant families, arguing that it needs more time to run background checks on each parent.
Iranian and EU leaders meet as U.S. sanctions loom Iranian and EU leaders meet as U.S. sanctions loom
Rick Docksai - Jul 07, 2018
With U.S. sanctions on Iran set to take effect again next month, Iranian and European leaders met Friday to seek agreement on they can minimize the sanctions' harms to Iran's economy.
Tax breaks for Big Tech aren't worth it, says study Tax breaks for Big Tech aren't worth it, says study
Rick Docksai - Jul 03, 2018
States are draining their coffers to offer tech giants such as Amazon and FoxConn taxpayer subsidies to come and create jobs.
Canada's tariffs on U.S. goods take effect Canada's tariffs on U.S. goods take effect
Rick Docksai - Jul 02, 2018
Canada followed through on threat to enact new tariffs on U.S. goods July 1, while U.S. companies said that they are already feeling the pain of the European Union's newly enacted tariffs on U.S. motorcycles, bourbons, and other products.
As Syrian army gain ground, new humanitarian crisis looms As Syrian army gain ground, new humanitarian crisis looms
Rick Docksai - Jul 02, 2018
An advance by Syrian government forces into east Daraa has already displaced more than 160,000 people.
FEMA housing program for hurricane survivors ends this weekend FEMA housing program for hurricane survivors ends this weekend
Rick Docksai - Jun 30, 2018
A FEMA program temporarily housing displaced survivors of last year's hurricanes is closing its doors this weekend.
Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Jun 30, 2018
Rivers and streams may have a large impact on climate change.
Five dead in 'targeted attack' at Capital Gazette newspaper Five dead in 'targeted attack' at Capital Gazette newspaper
Tyler MacDonald - Jun 29, 2018
Five people are reported dead in a "targeted attack" on the Capital Gazette newspaper located in Annapolis.
Walgreens, CVS stock tumbles as Amazon opens pharmacy service Walgreens, CVS stock tumbles as Amazon opens pharmacy service
Rick Docksai - Jun 29, 2018
Amazon's purchase of online pharmacy retailer PillPack has some investors fearing that the e-commerce giant.
Terry Crews recalls alleged sexual assault to Senate Terry Crews recalls alleged sexual assault to Senate
Tyler MacDonald - Jun 28, 2018
Terry Crews recently spoke to a U.S. Senate about an alleged sexual assault at the hands of WME Agent Adam Venit.
Supreme Court rules labor unions can't collect dues from non-members Supreme Court rules labor unions can't collect dues from non-members
Rick Docksai - Jun 28, 2018
Unions represent all workers, even non-members, but they might no longer be able to collect fees from non-members for their services following a Supreme Court ruling on Monday.
Meghan Markle's dad slams Queen Elizabeth shunning him Meghan Markle's dad slams Queen Elizabeth shunning him
Tyler MacDonald - Jun 28, 2018
Thomas Markle is lashing out at Britain's Queen Elizabeth II for shunning him and making plans to meet with Donald Trump before him.
House will vote on immigration bill but expects it to fail House will vote on immigration bill but expects it to fail
Rick Docksai - Jun 26, 2018
The House will vote on a compromise immigration-reform bill Wednesday, but GOP leaders worry that it will fail and that they will have to settle for a smaller bill that only addresses the family separations issue.
3D map reveals interstellar nursery 3D map reveals interstellar nursery
Joseph Scalise - Jun 25, 2018
For the first time in history scientists have created a 3D structure of a far off interstellar crowd.
Some seal species still hunt like land predators, study reports Some seal species still hunt like land predators, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Jun 25, 2018
Seals use their paws in the same way as land predators.
Robotic fish could help study ocean life Robotic fish could help study ocean life
Joseph Scalise - Jun 25, 2018
A group of scientists have developed a life-like robotic fish that can expertly blend in with sea creatures.
Rare flower spotted for just the second time Rare flower spotted for just the second time
Joseph Scalise - Jun 25, 2018
For just the second time in history, scientists have spotted a rare plant known as Thismia neptunis.
Predators likely to show up in unexpected places, study reports Predators likely to show up in unexpected places, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Jun 25, 2018
A new study reveals why scientists have discovered so many large predators outside of their commonly known habitats.
Human ancestors interbred with Denisovans, study reports Human ancestors interbred with Denisovans, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Jun 25, 2018
Ancient humans interbred with Denisovans on two separate occasions.
Former Seahawks cornerback Dontae Johnson signs with Seahawks Former Seahawks cornerback Dontae Johnson signs with Seahawks
Jakob Morris - Jun 25, 2018
Seattle announces signing of the former San Fransisco starter cornerback to add much-needed starting experience to the position