Iran says ready for U.S. waivers end, as Guards threaten to shut Hormuz - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:25pm - Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude, an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday, as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, Iranian media reported.

U.S. to end all waivers on Iran oil imports, crude price jumps - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:25pm - The United States demanded a cut off of Iranian oil exports to major importers like China and India who had been granted exemptions from sanctions, sending crude prices to six-month highs on fears the U.S. action could lead to a supply crunch.

'American Idol': Katy Perry dresses up on cringeworthy Disney night... - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:24pm - Phoenix native Wade Cota gave his best "American Idol" performance yet singing Randy Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me" from "Toy Story."        

Florida man pretended to be a cop, police say. He was arrested after trying t... - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:24pm - A Florida man was pretending to be a police officer and pulled over a car. The driver was a real detective, and the man was arrested, police say        

Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:15pm - With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to the Indian Ocean island could cancel in droves.

Sri Lanka imposes emergency, says international network involved in attacks - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:15pm - Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wounded nearly 500.

Mysterious galactic 'jellyfish' in space - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:12pm - New stars shouldn't be forming in the tentacles of this “jellyfish” galaxy so NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will investigate after launching in 2021.        

Retire early: Can ordinary Americans find financial independence and stop wor... - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:10pm - There’s a movement that preaches extreme saving, long work hours and aggressive investing to achieve financial independence. Can you do it?        

U.S. appeals court denies Manning's bail request, upholds contempt finding - 22 Apr 2019 at 12:02pm - A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request by former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail on bail, and upheld a lower court's decision to hold Manning in civil contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury.

Kraft Heinz banks on Anheuser-Busch executive in strategy shift - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:57am - Kraft Heinz Co said on Monday it would replace Chief Executive Officer Bernardo Hees with Anheuser-Busch InBev marketing chief Miguel Patricio, as one of the world's largest packaged food companies looks to reinvigorate its brands after years of cutting costs dented their value.

Call us: West scrambles to talk to Ukraine's new leader - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:46am - The European Union scrambled to get a call with Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday as Western powers wondered whether the TV comic would heed their urgings to stick with reforms that they hope can anchor the country beyond the grip of Russia.

Ukraine enters uncharted waters after comedian wins presidency - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:46am - Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide.

Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud: minister - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:43am - A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.

President Donald Trump moves to cut off Iran oil exports; decision could roil... - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:43am - Seeking to cut off Iran's oil exports, President Donald Trump has decided against renewing waivers on Iranian oil sales, the administration said.        

Oil jumps on U.S. plans to tighten Iran sanctions, dollar eases - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:38am - Crude oil jumped almost 3% on Monday after the United States said it will tighten a clamp-down on Iranian oil exports in May while U.S. equities were little changed as Wall Street braced for corporate results in a busy earnings week.

'Dangerous' and 'unprofessional': NBA world reacts to Rus... - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:31am - Russell Westbrook has been the topic of much conversation during these NBA playoffs, and for the most part, it hasn't been regarding his play.        

Jenna Bush Hager announces third child, a boy, on 'Today:' 'I&... - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:27am - The baby news comes just weeks after Jenna Bush Hager took over for Kathie Lee Gifford on "Today." Hoda Kotb just revealed baby news of her own, too.        

More Americans than ever are leaving the Catholic Church after the sex abuse ... - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:24am - In pews across the U.S., Catholics are hungry for community and spiritual guidance but furious over the handling of the sexual abuse crisis.        

Sri Lankan officials say radical domestic group responsible for suicide bombings - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:20am - Seven members of the radical Muslim group National Thowfeek Jamaath killed at least 290 people on Easter Sunday, Sri Lankan officials said.        

Leader of armed group stopping migrants at U.S.-Mexico border to face federal... - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:11am - The leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico is expected in court on Monday as federal prosecutors crack down on civilians attempting to enforce immigration policy.

Samsung Electronics delays Galaxy Fold media events in China - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:11am - Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has postponed media events for its Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai, a company official said, days after reviewers of the foldable handset reported defective samples.

71 additional measles cases confirmed as CDC warns record levels nearing - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:10am - A total of 626 measles cases in 22 states have been confirmed since Jan. 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.        

'Game of Thrones' recap: A masterful episode shows the calm before ... - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:07am - Spoiler alert! The second episode of "Thrones" Season 8 wasn't as bombastic or violent as many others, but it might just be one of the greatest of all time.        

Turkey criticizes U.S. decision to end waivers on Iran oil sanctions - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:05am - Turkey slammed the U.S. decision to end waivers on Iranian oil sanctions, saying it would not serve regional peace and stability, its foreign minister tweeted on Monday.

Trump pledges support for bringing Sri Lanka bombing perpetrators to justice - 22 Apr 2019 at 11:03am - U.S. President Donald Trump pledged American support to Sri Lanka in bringing the perpetrators of a coordinated bombing attack "to justice" during a call with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, a White House spokesman said on Monday.

President Trump and his businesses ask a court to block Congress from obtaini... - 22 Apr 2019 at 10:53am - President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday to block a House subpoena for financial records from the Trump Organization's accountant, Mazars USA        

A farm paints sheep plaid to fool tourists! - 22 Apr 2019 at 10:50am - A funny farmer spray paints her sheep tartan to make tourists think the sheep are naturally plaid. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        

Viva Las Vegas, here's the fastest growing cities in each state and Sin ... - 22 Apr 2019 at 10:49am - Nearly every state has at least one city that has reported rapid population growth in recent years. Net migration and natural growth are the factors.        

Supreme Court agrees to decide if sexual orientation, gender identity should ... - 22 Apr 2019 at 10:48am - The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether federal job discrimination laws apply to sexual orientation and gender identity.        

Maisie Williams could show 'as much or as little' as she wanted in ... - 22 Apr 2019 at 10:46am - Spoiler alert! Maisie Williams, who has portrayed Arya on "Game of Thrones" since she was a young girl, opened up about appearing in her first sex scene in Season 8, Episode 2 of the series.