Pompeo cancels sanctions waivers, looks to bring Iranian oil exports to "zero"
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a press briefing Monday morning that the U.S. will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country importing Iranian oil, in what marks the latest escalation of the administration's maximum pressure campaign on Tehran. Pompeo said that the Trump administr
Sri Lanka’s decision to block social media after the bombings sets an alarming precedent
EXPLOSIONS IN Sri Lanka killed at least 290 people and injured more than 500 on Sunday, an unconscionable attack on Christian worshipers on their most sacred day. The story behind the tragedy is still murky, but officials have taken one drastic step to prevent false tales from spreading: They shut d
American killed in Sri Lanka attacks remembered as ‘big-hearted’
The first American named as a Sri Lanka terror attack victim was hailed as “big-hearted and full-spirited” Monday in a moving tribute by his boss. Dieter Kowalski, 40, had checked into the Cinnamon Grand Colombo on Sunday just hours before it was one of three hotels targeted by suicide bombers who k
Japan sees limited impact from U.S. decision on Iran sanctions: minister
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan expects a limited impact from a U.S. decision to force buyers of Iranian crude oil to stop purchases from next month, trade and industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday.
Billionaire fashion CEO Anders Holch Povlsen says 3 of his 4 children died in the Sri Lanka bombings
Three children of billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen died in the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka on Sunday. The attacks left 290 people dead and wounded about 500. The billionaire fashion CEO, who is Denmark's richest man, confirmed the news via a spokesperson to outlets on Monday.