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US sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil

US sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil

The United States has slapped sanctions on a Chinese company for importing Iranian crude in violation of US restrictions on Iran’s oil industry. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the sanctions on Zhuhai Zhenrong Limited and its chief executive Youmin Li are “part of our maximum pressure campaign” on Iran. The decision comes amid…MORE

A wildfire in Arizona has grown to 1,800 acres. Authorities are ordering evacuations

A wildfire in Arizona has grown to 1,800 acres. Authorities are ordering evacuations

A wildfire inside the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, grew to 1,800 acres in size prompting authorities to order mandatory evacuations in the surrounding area Monday. The Museum Fire was first reported on Sunday and has since stretched across the forest, the US Forest Service website shows. Communities near the fire, about 5 miles…MORE

Arsenio Hall confirms that he’ll be in the ‘Coming to America’ sequel

Arsenio Hall confirms that he’ll be in the ‘Coming to America’ sequel

The Prince of Zamunda will not be alone in the “Coming to America” sequel. Actor and comedian Arsenio Hall tweeted on Monday that he’d be in the sequel to the 1988 film with Eddie Murphy. Hall played Semmi, the sidekick to Murphy’s Prince Akeem. Paramount announced in February that the sequel is set to hit…MORE

More people try drugs for the first time in the summer, study says

More people try drugs for the first time in the summer, study says

Summer brings heat waves, trips to the beach and sometimes painful sunburns. But according to a new study, the season may also usher in the use of cocaine, ecstasy and molly. People are more likely to try those three party drugs and marijuana during the summer, researchers found, with over a third of LSD use…MORE

British Airways pilots threaten to strike for better pay

British Airways pilots threaten to strike for better pay

British Airways pilots have voted by a big majority to strike, escalating a pay dispute with the airline that could throw the summer travel season into disarray. Members of the British Airline Pilots Association working for the airline voted 93% in favor of a strike action, the union announced Monday. It said 90% of its…MORE

Why the protests in Puerto Rico have been a long time coming

Why the protests in Puerto Rico have been a long time coming

Erica Diaz’s six-year-old daughter convinced her to join the burgeoning protest movement against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The 40-year-old stay-at-home mom had never attended a protest. “She said, ‘Mami, you taught me to respect all people. We shouldn’t make fun of people. Why aren’t we out there with the people?’” Diaz said. Her daughter,…MORE

A slain couple, a mystery corpse and two missing teens stoke fears in Canada

A slain couple, a mystery corpse and two missing teens stoke fears in Canada

Canadian police said they are open to the possibility that a young couple’s slaying is connected to the case of two missing Canadian teens in the same region of British Columbia. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said last week that there was no evidence to suggest the deaths of an American woman and her Australian…MORE

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