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Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf

Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann ...

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf

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Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and c...
14:51, 2019-06-15

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
06:17, 2019-06-21

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to ris...
13:51, 2019-06-23

US blames Iran for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near t...
21:17, 2019-06-13

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
00:17, 2019-06-16

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel arou...
00:51, 2019-06-23

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to s...
02:34, 2019-06-28

Persian Gulf Skirmishes Force Tankers to Take Precautions Against Iran Oil tankers carrying crude from the Middle East are increasingly receiving protection from warships as they pass through one of the world’s most crit...
19:17, 2019-07-12

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggres...
02:17, 2019-06-19

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. ...
22:00, 2019-07-11

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a sta...
11:17, 2019-07-11

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government sa...
09:34, 2019-07-11

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensio...
21:34, 2019-07-12

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian...
15:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near t...
00:34, 2019-06-14

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf...
06:34, 2019-06-22

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the...
15:51, 2019-05-21

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pen...
21:17, 2019-06-08

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf A U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of t...
12:17, 2019-05-30

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
10:51, 2019-06-21

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
02:34, 2019-06-29

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboar...
13:51, 2019-06-21

US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf. The post US Secret...
21:17, 2019-06-13

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran...
17:51, 2019-06-21

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a Br...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a Brit...
06:17, 2019-07-11

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy sup...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on tra...
18:34, 2019-05-24

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called...
01:51, 2019-07-09

"Cold, Calculated": US Seeks Death Penalty For Chinese Student's Murder U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul...
21:34, 2019-06-09

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade wa...
14:51, 2019-05-24

Israel says it is bracing militarily for possible U.S.-Iran escalation Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli...
20:34, 2019-07-02

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of mil...
00:17, 2019-06-21

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade d...
04:51, 2019-05-30

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it wa...
14:51, 2019-07-08

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against...
09:51, 2019-07-02

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions w...
18:34, 2019-05-25

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so...
04:51, 2019-06-05

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV...
12:00, 2019-06-14

Foreign Office minister to visit Iran to call for 'urgent de-escalation' Andrew Murrison will raise concerns about country’s conduct amid rising tensions A Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran on Sunday and call for “u...
13:34, 2019-06-22

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a p...
14:17, 2019-06-29

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping...
03:34, 2019-07-01

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio...
16:51, 2019-05-21

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking...
20:17, 2019-06-02

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramat...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare af...
02:51, 2019-06-22

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more ci...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Vegetarian Persian light bites – recipes by Sabrina Ghayour Don’t plump for your usual tired old snack: liven things up with spiced fried tomatoes, cumin hummus or sweet potato frittersPrep 20 min, plus restin...
10:34, 2019-06-01

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza ov...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for Persian rice pudding with apricot and pistachios | The simple fix This luxurious, scented dessert is so far removed from the rice pudding you know, you’ll be an instant convertIf I could tell my younger self that on...
14:51, 2019-05-21

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Trip...
14:38, 2019-05-21

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07:01, 2019-05-31

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17:17, 2019-06-01

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04:34, 2019-06-03

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21:34, 2019-06-06

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19:17, 2019-06-05

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04:51, 2019-06-01

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02:17, 2019-05-22

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pe...
00:51, 2019-06-04

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21:34, 2019-06-03

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20:17, 2019-07-11

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05:17, 2019-07-03

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12:00, 2019-05-22

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Oil down as US Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through ...
05:01, 2019-07-16

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a 20% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 40% earlier, the Natio...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Oil down for a second day as U.S. Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through ...
03:34, 2019-07-16

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Two oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Sailors evacuated from two tankers in distress near the strategic strait of HormuzTwo oil tankers have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, leaving one...
17:34, 2019-06-13

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its d...
15:00, 2019-05-23

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15:51, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money? And do German t...
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18:34, 2019-05-24

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart,...
04:51, 2019-06-01

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17:00, 2019-06-06

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10:34, 2019-05-23

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04:00, 2019-06-24

Opinion: US women did what was necessary in 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?  &#...
00:17, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His...
07:34, 2019-06-14

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. For...
01:00, 2019-06-28

Opinion: Why we remember Tiananmen Square Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a decept...
00:51, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
18:34, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Grou...
01:00, 2019-06-28

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But D...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
17:17, 2019-06-14

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photo...
06:34, 2019-06-22

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' The Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, cal...
04:51, 2019-06-28

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone over northeastern Gulf of Mexico A broad low pressure area that has emerged over Apalachee Bay in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico has a 70% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over...
21:01, 2019-07-09

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman — reports Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions are high in the region follo...
12:51, 2019-06-13

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone over southwestern Gulf of Mexico Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a broad area of low pressure located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has 40% chance of deve...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the nort...
08:34, 2019-07-11

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16:17, 2019-06-13

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20:34, 2019-05-24

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00:00, 2019-07-16

Oil jumps 3% toward $64 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil rose more than 3% toward $64 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between T...
16:34, 2019-06-20

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
12:00, 2019-06-14

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader ha...
00:34, 2019-06-08

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

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01:17, 2019-07-16

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage....
04:51, 2019-07-16

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17:00, 2019-06-10

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16:17, 2019-05-21

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up see...
05:17, 2019-06-18

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
00:17, 2019-06-16

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02:17, 2019-05-22

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23:00, 2019-06-06

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left...
12:34, 2019-06-07

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07:34, 2019-06-12

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19:17, 2019-06-05

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22:34, 2019-06-30

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G networ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

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22:51, 2019-06-23

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09:00, 2019-07-07

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12:01, 2019-05-25

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00:17, 2019-07-10

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07:51, 2019-06-11

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23:17, 2019-07-15

The Latest: Crews evacuated off 2 tankers in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): Noon A firm ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to dis...
01:51, 2019-06-14

US Navy assisting two tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the U.S...
12:00, 2019-06-13

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
22:00, 2019-06-13

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the ...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Germany: attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman very worrying German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said reports of attacks on two oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman were very worrying and threatened to lead to an esca...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle Ea...
12:00, 2019-06-13

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tanker...
19:17, 2019-06-13

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau...
21:00, 2019-07-15

A look at the oil tankers and crew attacked in Gulf of Oman off Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
14:51, 2019-06-14

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oi...
14:00, 2019-07-11

The Latest: Iran’s Guard denies any confrontation in Gulf Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied British allegations of a confrontation in the Strait of Hormuz, saying if it had received orders to seize any s...
08:34, 2019-07-11

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from ...
08:17, 2019-07-11

Oil up $2 on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices gained $2 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf o...
20:51, 2019-07-10

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore ...
20:51, 2019-07-10

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical ...
02:34, 2019-07-10

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspa...
13:51, 2019-06-23

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the U...
05:51, 2019-06-28

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well," a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismis...
23:51, 2019-07-06

The Latest: UN chief says world can’t afford Gulf conflict OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The U.N. chief says the world canR...
06:00, 2019-06-28

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 s...
14:00, 2019-07-11

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and...
08:17, 2019-06-20

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becau...
01:34, 2019-07-13

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
00:51, 2019-06-15

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken...
03:00, 2019-06-15

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusuall...
23:51, 2019-06-15

Iran backed down in Gulf due to US 'deterrence', says American general Head of central command says he remains concerned about ‘very real’ threat and Tehran’s potential for aggressionIran has chosen to “step back and rec...
15:17, 2019-06-07

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exp...
10:17, 2019-06-18

Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would ba...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is v...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t me...
03:51, 2019-07-12

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already vo...
12:34, 2019-06-19

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf reported 'safe and well' UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed...
16:17, 2019-07-06

Near-record ‘dead zone’ predicted in Gulf of Mexico NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists are predicting a near-record Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” — an area where the water holds too little oxygen t...
06:34, 2019-06-11

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100 U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on S...
11:01, 2019-06-02

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister ...
08:34, 2019-05-29

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outsid...
19:00, 2019-06-03

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future...
00:34, 2019-05-29

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
03:34, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especia...
19:51, 2019-06-14

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.  ...
21:17, 2019-06-14

How Cardi B Changed Anna Wintour's Opinion of Her Style Cardi B has won over Anna Wintour. In a new segment of Vogue's "Go Ask Anna," the iconic editor-in-chief was asked to weigh in on the Grammy-winnin...
18:17, 2019-07-03

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform, but it...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere. &...
04:51, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexi...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Drake is annoying and the Warriors need to ignore his shenanigans The NBA Finals are here, the Raptors took a thrilling victory over the dynastic Warriors in Game 1, and all anyone wants to talk about is Drake. ...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Opinion: MLB needs to watch out. This Dodgers rotation is historically good It's been a bit of a question mark in recent years, but the Dodgers' starting pitching is primed for an all-time great year – and dee...
21:51, 2019-06-10

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.  &...
10:51, 2019-05-26

Opinion: Sebastian Kurz, the stone-faced chancellor After 17 months in office, the chancellor's former coalition partners, as well as the opposition, no longer have confidence in him. The vote was an u...
21:34, 2019-05-28

Opinion: This is easily one of the 20 most embarrassing Knicks moments since 2017 To call the Knicks a "clown shoes operation" would be an insult to clown shoes. Day 1 of NBA free agency was the latest in embarrassments.  ...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals. &...
14:00, 2019-06-08

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn&ap...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.  ...
00:17, 2019-07-07

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.  &#...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Opinion: Led by Megan Rapinoe, this World Cup should be a seminal moment From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the perfect voice for the Women's World Cup. Now it's up to FIF...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappoin...
22:00, 2019-06-29

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nati...
19:51, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Donald Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's lat...
22:00, 2019-06-13

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed ...
06:34, 2019-06-22

Nissan CEO: If differences of opinion with Renault, then would like to discuss - Jiji If Nissan Motor Co and its top shareholder Renault SA have differences of opinion, then those should be discussed, Jiji news agency quoted Nissan's c...
03:34, 2019-06-10

Opinion: Golf sensation Amy Bockerstette has it all figured out. She can play, too Here's the thing: Amy Bockerstette is a nice person, yes. But Amy can play. Amy’s got game. Amy has what we hackers never will: A repeatab...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions...
06:51, 2019-06-13

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rove...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Opinion: How good are U.S. women? Game against Sweden will be indication In the last 10 games between the teams, the Americans are 3-4-3. And one of those losses is perhaps the most galling in the USWNT's history. &#...
09:51, 2019-06-19

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Ge...
08:17, 2019-06-19

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly aliv...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it Phil Mickelson, who's 15-18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago, says, 'I have so much energy, mental clarity' after six-day fast. ...
00:34, 2019-07-16

Opinion: US women owe no apologies for celebrating 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?  &#...
01:51, 2019-06-12

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard wor...
08:34, 2019-06-13

Opinion: NBA should be embarrassed about wrong hats being worn at the draft With the trade not being recognized by the league, a number of players on Thursday night had to have their photos taken with wrong hats on.  &#...
13:51, 2019-06-21

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
22:00, 2019-06-16

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Ma...
15:00, 2019-06-03

Opinion: The USWNT had better win the World Cup or legacy will be that of celebration flap The U.S. women's national team needs to win this year's World Cup or they'll only be remembered for their celebration debacle in win o...
22:17, 2019-06-21

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
15:51, 2019-06-14

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week...
06:17, 2019-06-16

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
17:34, 2019-06-18

US general urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Paul Selva calls for international consensus as deterrent to further attacks while Pompeo stresses Trump does not want war with IranA top US general ...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Two killed in accident at Shell Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Two people were killed at Royal Dutch Shell's Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning while testing mandato...
20:34, 2019-07-01

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (I...
11:00, 2019-06-14

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction...
19:51, 2019-06-18

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become strande...
19:00, 2019-06-15

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration...
06:17, 2019-06-15

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the US Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it’s been deemed an “unusual mort...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saud...
12:17, 2019-06-17

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible fo...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent a...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security offi...
20:17, 2019-06-17

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign aff...
17:00, 2019-06-20

Trump adviser warns of ‘strong response’ to any Gulf attack U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is warning Iran that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the United St...
05:17, 2019-05-30

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-stat...
21:00, 2019-06-14

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
02:17, 2019-06-04

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in th...
12:17, 2019-06-21

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
15:51, 2019-06-14

John Bolton to present his evidence that Iran was behind Gulf attacks Trump national security adviser says he can show evidence as early as next weekThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said he is to prese...
22:00, 2019-05-30

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA...
22:34, 2019-05-29

Oil hits six-week high as storm builds in Gulf of Mexico Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as a storm built in the Gulf of Mexico, threatening crude output, while an incident with a British tanker...
06:34, 2019-07-11

Iran shows growing fury in the Gulf. It really is desperate to talk The British Heritage super tanker is owned by BP, under a British flag, and on charter to an Anglo-Dutch company, so it's unsurprising that the ship ...
04:34, 2019-07-12

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturban...
02:34, 2019-07-10

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturba...
02:34, 2019-07-10

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico l...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss...
16:17, 2019-06-13

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of ...
14:51, 2019-06-13

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 201...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Rain Pounds New Orleans as a Hurricane Is Expected to Form in the Gulf With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reache...
13:17, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 4-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atla...
21:34, 2019-07-10

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra...
12:51, 2019-06-13

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
23:51, 2019-07-10

UK maritime safety body investigating 'incident' in Gulf of Oman An oil tanker managed by Bermuda based shipping company Frontline suffered a fire on Thursday morning while sailing through the Gulf of Oman, a spoke...
12:17, 2019-06-13

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwe...
12:00, 2019-06-13

US briefing: 2020 census, New Orleans storm and Gulf crisis Friday’s top story: Trump backs down on citizenship question. Plus, why Pelosi’s attack on her young, progressive colleagues is dangerous for Democra...
13:00, 2019-07-12

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
00:17, 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tr...
06:34, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane B...
08:34, 2019-07-16

Biggest ever seaweed bloom stretches from Gulf of Mexico to Africa Thousands of kilometers of the pungent, slimy algae has built up over the past decade, partly due to climate change. Mexico has spent millions removi...
11:34, 2019-07-05

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there ...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a British official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as t...
15:51, 2019-07-12

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibralt...
14:00, 2019-07-12

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus ab...
00:17, 2019-06-15

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?  ...
00:51, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Trump's London visit was celebration lacking an occasion The US first family likely enjoyed their fancy trip to the palace, hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Trump got to share his tuppence worth, but for what?...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.  ...
20:17, 2019-06-23

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.  &...
00:51, 2019-05-24

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp port...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals ag...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.  &#...
06:00, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament. ...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Opinion: In trying to clear air, Magic Johnson sullies himself, Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson likes to profess how much he loves the Lakers and Buss family. Yet he managed to trash all of them - and further sully his reputation. ...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Opinion: NBA draft exciting, fast-paced and totally overrated The picks and moves during the NBA draft won't seem nearly as important after Thursday night's initial brouhaha.     &...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Opinion: Expect Industry Status For Real Estate Sector The Indian real estate sector is the most highly taxed with the combination of high direct and indirect taxes, stamp duties and levies for developmen...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Decades later, we're wondering about steroids in baseball – again Here we are two decades later, with MLB having one of the most extensive drug-testing programs, and we’re left wondering if history is repeatin...
12:51, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Deutsche Bank halts global adventure in lending The days when Deutsche Bank officials played big to win big are over. The lender's new credo is "back to the roots." The plan to overhaul Deutsche Ba...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Simon Pagenaud achieves the dream: Indianapolis 500 immortality Perseverance helped Simon Pagenaud pull off a historic victory at Sunday's 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.      ...
04:17, 2019-05-27

Opinion: Coco Gauff looks like special talent. But no one should try to rush her development As Coco Gauff, 15, storms through Wimbledon, she looks like a real talent. But the WTA and everyone around her must resist urge to speed up process. ...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them....
15:34, 2019-06-30

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a na...
18:34, 2019-07-01

Opinion: Kyrie Irving finally got to choose his team. What will he do with this chance? Kyrie Irving has his dream situation in Brooklyn alongside Kevin Durant. Can he enhance his legacy or will this stop be another disappointment? ...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Opinion: NASCAR marks end of an era with last July 4th weekend race at Daytona For 61 years, NASCAR has celebrated Independence Day at Daytona International Speedway, but Saturday's night's Coke Zero 400 marks the end ...
04:17, 2019-07-04

Opinion: Artemi Panarin gives Rangers star-power promise The Rangers won big by signing Artemi Panarin to a seven-year contract. He immediately accelerates their rebuild.      ...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Spain decries UN working group’s opinion on jailed Catalans The Spanish government lashed out Friday at what it called impartiality of experts working under the United Nations umbrella that had called for rele...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious...
05:34, 2019-07-03

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disen...
19:51, 2019-07-08

Opinion: Jürgen Klopp's holistic approach the real winner Liverpool have won the Champions League, and Jürgen Klopp has finally overcome his losing streak in finals. But the real victory of the day comes in ...
06:17, 2019-06-02

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs. ...
04:51, 2019-06-01

Opinion: Georgia caught up in Russia's geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. ...
15:34, 2019-06-23

Opinion: MLB umpires union's outburst was childish, unacceptable The MLB Umpires Association lashed out on Tuesday about the perceived leniency of Manny Machado's one-game suspension.     ...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe doing something right if she's setting Donald Trump off President Donald Trump initially directed rage at the wrong Twitter account, employed thinly veiled racism in attacking World Cup player Megan Rapino...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Opinion: NASCAR Cup drivers take notice after Trucks disqualification, suspension When NASCAR stripped Ross Chastain of his win in the Iowa Trucks race, the decision reverberated among drivers and teams in the Cup Series.  &#...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Opinion: NBC Sports should not air interview with Lance Armstrong, a pariah and cheater Lance Armstrong, the worst sports cheat ever, somehow got NBC Sports to interview him and listen to his nonsense. The network still has time to cance...
20:34, 2019-05-24

Opinion: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the real winner of the Home Run Derby Decades from now, you'll be hard-pressed to recall that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and his 91 HRs was actually not the official winner of the 2019 De...
19:51, 2019-07-09

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hu...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennia...
23:00, 2019-07-03

Opinion: After decades of dominance, the rest of the world is catching up with the USWNT Rather than two or three favorites, there are five or six countries with legitimate title aspirations at this World Cup     ...
00:51, 2019-06-09

Opinion: Lamar Jackson is still make-or-break gamble at QB for Ravens Lamar Jackson showed plenty of promise for the Ravens as a rookie, but the QB will have to make significant strides as the starter in his second year...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a gr...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game. ...
22:34, 2019-06-17

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anyth...
10:51, 2019-06-06

Opinion: There is a 100 percent chance Phil Mickelson won’t win this US Open This should have been Phil Mickelson's chance to crown a legendary career and vault himself into a select group of greats, but he's angered...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It sta...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Chevron joins producers' rush to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms U.S. oil producer Chevron Corp on Tuesday began shutting in and evacuating five production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, joining a move by major o...
02:34, 2019-07-10

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worrie...
17:00, 2019-06-13

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Suspected attacks forced the crews of two tankers to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who was involved...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya ...
01:01, 2019-06-23

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concern...
12:17, 2019-06-30

BHP removing offshore workers from two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of storm BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it began evacuating workers and reducing operations at two offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as a safety pre...
02:34, 2019-07-10

Multinational investigation says 'state actor' responsible for attacks on Gulf oil tankers An international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" i...
07:00, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 8-Oil jumps 3% on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm * Producers begin evacuating Gulf of Mexico rigs (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; new bylines, changes dateline, previo...
18:00, 2019-07-10

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a bri...
19:00, 2019-05-24

Exxon evacuating workers from Gulf of Mexico platforms as storm nears Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it has removed non-essential staff from three U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms, but expected a storm forming in the G...
20:51, 2019-07-10

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
00:17, 2019-06-16

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secre...
08:34, 2019-05-24

The Gulf of Mexico's 'Dead Zone' Could Balloon to Over 8,000 Square Miles This Summer The Midwest floods portended a bad year for the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone way back in March—it was just a question of how bad things could get. Now ...
19:17, 2019-06-10

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning a...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Saudi foreign minister: Attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with 'firmness' Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with "strength and firmness" and that more ef...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through whi...
18:51, 2019-06-14

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oce...
19:17, 2019-06-14

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources a...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil t...
23:00, 2019-06-14

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the...
11:00, 2019-06-14

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econo...
10:00, 2019-06-14

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump admi...
02:17, 2019-06-14

2 Oil Tankers "Attacked" In Gulf of Oman, Crew Jumped Into Water, Rescued Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stric...
01:51, 2019-06-14

WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as sayi...
16:17, 2019-07-06

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the...
14:17, 2019-06-13

Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after att...
14:34, 2019-06-18

US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ The...
10:51, 2019-06-13

US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman. The post US ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Oil hits six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Oil steady as U.S resumes Gulf of Mexico output amid signs of further supply Oil prices were steady on Tuesday after falling in the previous session as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry swept thro...
08:51, 2019-07-16

MotoGP star Rossi to share Ferrari 488 GT3 in 2019 Gulf 12 Hours MotoGP star Valentino Rossi will contest this year's Gulf 12 Hours alongside his half-brother Luca Marini and his long-time advisor and friend Uccio ...
12:51, 2019-05-31

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. ...
17:17, 2019-07-13

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragm...
22:51, 2019-06-19

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged t...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent ...
08:51, 2019-06-12

Up to 2 feet of rain to deluge Gulf states as storm brews offshore Residents along the Gulf Coast should begin bracing for heavy rainfall and a storm surge as the formation of a tropical storm -- the second named sys...
09:17, 2019-07-11

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality even...
18:34, 2019-06-16

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, res...
14:34, 2019-06-11

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
05:34, 2019-06-16

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil tanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers h...
10:17, 2019-06-13

France doesn't see Gulf situation spiraling out of control: army chief Tensions in the Gulf are unlikely to spiral out of control, French armed forces chief Francois Lecointre said on Thursday after Britain accused Iran ...
09:17, 2019-07-11

Oil hits six-week high as rigs brace for Gulf of Mexico storm Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanke...
09:17, 2019-07-11

Oil prices jump 4.5% on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose 4.5% a barrel on Wednesday to their highest level in more than a month after U.S. crude inventories shrank and as major producers cut...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% heal...
08:51, 2019-05-24

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Only arrogant if you can't back it up and U.S. women do, advancing to World Cup final Alex Morgan sips tea and Alyssa Naeher shuts down England as the U.S. women advance to the World Cup final with a 2-1 win.     &...
05:34, 2019-07-03

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves. ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Opinion: At 41 and playing in her seventh World Cup, Brazil's Formiga one for the ages When Brazilian superstar Formiga, now 41, made her World Cup debut in 1995, 150 players at this year's tournament had not yet been born.  ...
00:51, 2019-06-09

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majori...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Opinion: The games were ridiculous, but MLB's London Series was a huge success The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 50 runs in the two-game set at London Stadium, the first MLB games ever played in Europe.    ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Opinion: Winners/losers of quarterfinals -- France wins the World Cup, sort of France wins over public and Sweden finally beats Germany at a major tournament for first time since 1991: Winners and losers from quarterfinals. ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.  ...
07:34, 2019-06-08

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe embodies all the swagger, fearlessness of the US World Cup team The U.S. women’s team took over New York as it did the World Cup – with a swagger and fearlessness never before seen in so many young Ame...
03:51, 2019-07-11

Opinion: One play should not define Bill Buckner. The former MLB All-Star epitomized class It’s so grossly unfair, and so cruel, that people actually believed one ground ball in a World Series Game defined Bill Buckner, who died on Mo...
02:51, 2019-05-28

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still gett...
03:17, 2019-05-25

Opinion: Rant about World Cup goals if it makes you feel better, but U.S. women not listening Since arriving in France, the Americans have spoken often of “the bubble.” They’ve closed ranks, and largely closed themselves off,...
19:34, 2019-06-13

Opinion: After losing Game 5, the Raptors aren't in trouble — yet The Raptors are still in the driver's seat with a 3-2 series lead, but the pressure is on as the series heads back to Oakland for Game 6.  ...
15:51, 2019-06-11

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn. &...
02:51, 2019-06-10

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining a lower-leg injury. He should have never played Monday.     ...
06:00, 2019-06-11

Opinion: EU election result spells an uncertain future for the German government In Germany, at least, Europe-friendly parties are the winners of the EU vote. However, the SPD's defeat is so devastating that it puts Angela Merkel’...
02:00, 2019-05-27

Opinion: Fire and rage of Alexander Rossi steals show again at Indy 500 The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was won by the icy cool of Simon Pagenaud but will be remembered for the raging fire of the man he held off, Alexander Ross...
04:17, 2019-05-27

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best. ...
14:17, 2019-05-22

Opinion: Any embarrassment over USWNT's lopsided win over Thailand belongs to FIFA The gap between the haves and the have-nots remains glaring, and there seems to be little incentive from the sport’s power brokers to change th...
06:51, 2019-06-13

Opinion: Rory McIlroy on a roll and serving notice to U.S. Open field After three consecutive missed cuts at the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy changed his plan of attack this year for the national championship.   &...
02:17, 2019-06-13

Opinion: In today's NBA, every summer can be a blockbuster, whether players are free agents or not Players have the power in the NBA and they wield it at will. Just look at the wild deals from this summer, which didn't include just free agents...
06:17, 2019-07-13

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuan...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Opinion: Big Three have owned men's tennis, but young guns may break through at Wimbledon For the sake of tennis, there could be no better outcome to Wimbledon than one of the sport’s promising stars shaking up the Big Three.  ...
21:00, 2019-06-29

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Opinion: Is coach Steve Kerr one of NBA's greatest? He will be if Warriors win this title With all the headwinds facing the Warriors now, winning this title may be enough to put Steve Kerr on the same tier as the best who’ve ever don...
06:00, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Opponents aren't only factor working against US women at World Cup US women have the toughest path and will get the least amount of rest among the favorites in the World Cup knockout rounds.     ...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup as they dominate Chile Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.  &...
20:51, 2019-06-16

Opinion: US confidence rubbing some opponents the wrong way, and that's a good thing US women rolled through group stage with a record 18 goals and three shutouts, and the trash talking on all sides should be considered a good thing. ...
20:17, 2019-06-23

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead. ...
04:51, 2019-06-23