Trump says fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran will target supreme leader

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 12:11
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes.
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Europeans warn Iran against reducing nuclear deal commitments

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:55
France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, two European diplomats said on Monday.
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Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene's psoriasis drug

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:55
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their $74 billion deal.
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Amazon's new beauty store for professionals poses threat to beauty retailers

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:54 Inc on Monday unveiled its online professional beauty store to sell supplies to licensed professional stylists, barbers and estheticians, weighing on shares of other beauty retailers.
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Supreme Court invalidates law banning foul language trademarks

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:34
(Editor's note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 11, 15.)
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Wall St. edges higher as tech gains more than offset healthcare losses

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:30
Wall Street's main indexes edged higher on Monday, as gains in technology stocks more than offset losses in healthcare sector, while investors awaited a high-stakes meeting between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the G20 summit later this week.
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Paris clamps down on electric scooters as law of the jungle rules

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:29
If you're spending time in Paris this summer and decide to check out one of the 20,000 electric scooters buzzing along its boulevards, you might want to be careful how you ride and where you end up parking.
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U.S. records 33 new measles cases, mostly in New York State

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:24
Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the United States last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday, bringing the number of confirmed cases this year to 1,077 in the worst U.S. outbreak of the virus since 1992.
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U.S. official: United States building maritime security coalition for Gulf

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:17
The United States is building a coalition with its allies to protect Gulf shipping lanes by having "eyes on all shipping", a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday, following recent attacks on oil tankers that Washington blamed on Iran.
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Trump is willing to talk to Iran, top U.S. adviser says

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 11:04
U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to talk to Iran about a deal that would lift American sanctions but Tehran would need to curtail its nuclear and missile programs, as well as its support for proxies, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.
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Oman denies conveying U.S. message to Iran over downed drone

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 10:06
Oman on Monday denied reports that it had conveyed a message from the United States to the Iranian government over the downing last week of an American unmanned drone.
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U.S. Supreme Court takes up insurers' $12 billion Obamacare dispute

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 09:57
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the federal government must pay insurers $12 billion under an Obamacare program aimed at encouraging them to cover previously uninsured people after the healthcare law was enacted in 2010.
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Democrat O'Rourke proposes 'war tax' on affluent U.S. families without military members

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 08:28
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday proposed taxing affluent American families who do not have members in the U.S. military as a way to fund healthcare for veterans.
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Iran says U.S. cyber attacks failed, hints talks are possible

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 08:27
Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives.
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U.S. plan will not lure Lebanon into settling Palestinians: parliament speaker

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 08:22
Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees, its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday.
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U.S., Taliban aim to firm up date for foreign force exit from Afghanistan

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 08:09
Upcoming peace talks between the United States and the Taliban will focus on working out a timeline for the withdrawal of U.S.-led troops from Afghanistan and on a Taliban guarantee militants won't plot attacks from Afghan soil, sources said on Monday.
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G20 nerves hit Europe stocks; dollar slips to three-month low

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 08:09
European stocks stumbled and the dollar hit three-month lows on Monday as hopes waned for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks at this week's G20 meeting and fears of an escalation in Iran tensions flared up.
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Pompeo says he discussed Gulf maritime security with Saudi king

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 08:06
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet on Monday he had discussed heightened tensions in the region with Saudi Arabia's King Salman during a meeting in Jeddah.
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Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 07:59
Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts.
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China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks

World News - Mon, 2019-06-24 07:47
Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan.
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