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U.S. Sanctions Turn Iran’s Oil Industry Into Spy vs. Spy

The oil traders say foreigners, who they assume are working on behalf of the United States, have offered astronomical sums, ranging from $ 100,000 to $ 1 million, just for the bank account numbers the Oil Ministry used in a sale. Some [...]

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types [...]

Battered Russian Women, Widely Ignored by Police, Turn to European Courts

MOSCOW — He beat her. He kidnapped her. He threatened to kill her. But this was Russia, where domestic violence is both endemic and widely ignored. Every time Valeriya Volodina went to the police for protection from her ex-boyfriend, [...]

Why is House Ways & Means chair Richard Neal refusing NY state’s offer to turn over Trump’s taxes?

Home Elections Why is House Ways & Means chair Richard Neal refusing NY state’s offer to turn over Trump’s taxes? In today’s episode, we talk about Amy McGrath announcing her challenge to Mitch McConnell in 2020, Tom Steyer entering [...]

Taliban Train Sights on Aid Groups, an Ominous Turn in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban attack on two aid organizations last week, the deadliest episode in a recent surge of violence against humanitarian workers in Afghanistan, is a signal to many that as peace talks falter, the insurgents [...]

Will Canadian Women Turn Their Backs on Their Feminist Prime Minister?

TORONTO — Being a feminist is not an easy job. Just ask Justin Trudeau. A day after his non-apology for the political crisis engulfing his government, with accusations that he bullied his female justice minister on a criminal case, [...]

Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump [...]

Virginia Democrats turn on Northam, demand resignation after offensive photo

The Democratic Caucuses in Virginia’s state House and Senate both called Friday for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign, saying members have lost confidence in him to lead the state after a photo emerged of him and a friend with one in blackface [...]

Forget Mexico, Democrats turn focus to porous Canadian border

The U.S. border crossing post at the Canadian border between Vermont and Quebec, Canada, at Beecher Falls, Vt, as seen in 2017. | Wilson Ring/AP Photo Canada While the White House is asking for more money and manpower at the southern [...]

Paraguay Dispatch: A Defiant Interview in a Jail Cell, Soon to Turn Into a Murder Scene

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay — Before being allowed inside the Paraguay jail cell of a notorious drug kingpin, I braced for an intrusive pat down. But the skinny guard standing just outside the bars barely touched me as he briskly ran his [...]