Oil surplus vanishes amid Iran sanctions Oil surplus vanishes amid Iran sanctions
Rick Docksai - Sep 07, 2018
As world governments face the U.S.-imposed November deadline for ceasing all imports of Iranian oil, oil markets are using up whatever oil surpluses are on hand, according to traders, who foresee significant price hikes later this year.
Judge orders two-week stay on trophy bear hunting in Yellowstone Judge orders two-week stay on trophy bear hunting in Yellowstone
Rick Docksai - Sep 07, 2018
Saturday would have been the start of the first grizzly-bear hunting season in Yellowstone in four decades, but a Montana judge halted it for the next two weeks to review whether the hunt is appropriate.
South Sudan rebels sign peace treaty South Sudan rebels sign peace treaty
Rick Docksai - Sep 02, 2018
South Sudan's rebel leader signed a peace deal with the country's president Thursday, while foreign observers said that they hope that this agreement is more successful than several ceasefires and peace deals that have come and gone down in flames before it.
U.S., South Korea may resume training for war with North Korea U.S., South Korea may resume training for war with North Korea
Rick Docksai - Aug 31, 2018
The U.S. and South Korean military forces may resume joint exercises next year, despite President Trump's suspension of exercises during the June summit with North Korea.
Trump administration refusing passports to Hispanic-Americans Trump administration refusing passports to Hispanic-Americans
Rick Docksai - Aug 31, 2018
Immigration officials are denying passports to hundreds, or even thousands, of U.S.-born Hispanic Americans and is accusing them of falsifying their birth certificates.
Immigration officials extend freeze on fast-tracked H-1B visas Immigration officials extend freeze on fast-tracked H-1B visas
Rick Docksai - Aug 31, 2018
Immigration officials said that, due to a massive backlog of H-1B visa applications, they will suspend expedited approval of any new applications until February of next year.
FIFA bans Palestinian FA head for spreading hate FIFA bans Palestinian FA head for spreading hate
Rick Sarlat - Aug 28, 2018
FIFA has banned Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub from all soccer activities for one year after he called on fans to burn jerseys and pictures of-Argentine star Lionel Messi.
Libya's capital erupts in armed violence Libya's capital erupts in armed violence
Rick Docksai - Aug 27, 2018
Armed clashes erupted in Libya's capital of Tripoli on Sunday, triggering a government-declared "state of emergency" and raising fears of a new round of more widespread violence within the country.
DOJ accuses two Iranian-Americans of spying for Tehran DOJ accuses two Iranian-Americans of spying for Tehran
Rick Docksai - Aug 27, 2018
The Justice Department has arrested two Irananian-Americans on charges of spying on Jewish organizations and anti-Tehran groups in the United States for Tehran, whom the Justice Department alleges intended to use the intelligence for terrorist attacks.
DNC informs FBI of new cyber-attack of voter database DNC informs FBI of new cyber-attack of voter database
Rick Docksai - Aug 23, 2018
The Democratic National Committee told the FBI on Wednesday that hackers have just attempted another attack on its voter database much like the one in 2016.
Social Security will be out of money in 16 years Social Security will be out of money in 16 years
Rick Docksai - Aug 21, 2018
Social Security's trustees moved up their forecast for the program becoming insolvent to 2034, a year earlier than they had projected last year.
Rising sea levels could sink Internet access for millions of users Rising sea levels could sink Internet access for millions of users
Rick Docksai - Aug 20, 2018
If current forecasts of rising sea levels come true, seawater will submerge thousands of miles of Internet cables and sabotage Internet access for users everywhere, a report warns.
Researchers say some people experience phantom odors Researchers say some people experience phantom odors
Karen Saltos - Aug 20, 2018
According to a research study at NIH, one in 15 Americans experience phantom odor perception.
Mysterious Russian satellite alarms U.S. officials Mysterious Russian satellite alarms U.S. officials
Rick Docksai - Aug 16, 2018
U.S. officials are worried that a Russian satellite exhibiting unusual behavior may be a new space-based weapon.
Paris rolls out controversial solution to public urination Paris rolls out controversial solution to public urination
Rick Docksai - Aug 14, 2018
A new array of outdoor urinals are creating an uproar among residents of Paris, who decry them as tacky, exhibitionist, and maybe even sexist.
NASA spacecraft will touch the surface of the Sun NASA spacecraft will touch the surface of the Sun
Rick Docksai - Aug 11, 2018
NASA will launch a probe this weekend that will break two world records: It will travel faster and fly closer to the sun's surface than has any spacecraft in human history.
Trump administration puts sanctions on Russia for Skripal poisonings Trump administration puts sanctions on Russia for Skripal poisonings
Rick Docksai - Aug 09, 2018
The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on Russia, albeit only after repeated pressure from Congress, for the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in the U.K. last year.
Mysterious Mysterious "rogue planet" found drifting through space alone
Rick Docksai - Aug 09, 2018
Astronomers have spotted a strange "rogue" planet drifting through the galaxy without a star and emitting a strange aurora-like glow wherever it goes.
NASA forms flight crew for first launch from U.S. since 2010 NASA forms flight crew for first launch from U.S. since 2010
Rick Docksai - Aug 06, 2018
NASA held a ceremony Friday introducing its new nine-member flight crew, who will embark on the first flights to space from U.S. launch pads some time in the next year.
Trump thinks he can talk Mueller's team into dropping investigation Trump thinks he can talk Mueller's team into dropping investigation
Rick Docksai - Aug 06, 2018
President Trump is pushing harder for a sit-down interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's teams.
Medicare-for-All would lower U.S. health-care spending by $2 trillion, says new study Medicare-for-All would lower U.S. health-care spending by $2 trillion, says new study
Rick Docksai - Aug 01, 2018
A right-of-center think tank report critiquing the potential costs of single-payer national health insurance found that it could lower health-care spending overall by $2 trillion or more over the next decade.