Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
‘US vowed not to punish EU banks over Iran’ Iran has been persistently urging European countries to take the required measures to encourage their banks to facilitate transactions with Tehran now that the sanctions have been removed. In May, US Secretary of State John Kerry told a meeting of top EU ... 09/24/2016 - 7:32 pm | View Link
Iran Complying With JCPOA: EU Foreign Policy Chief “We have three reports from the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) confirming that Iran has taken all the steps it had to on nuclear related issues. As you know sanctions, nuclear related sanctions, were all lifted,” she stated. The EU foreign ... 09/23/2016 - 4:28 am | View Link
Iran standing committed to JCPOA: EU “We have three reports from the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) confirming that Iran has taken all the steps it had to on nuclear related issues. As you know sanctions, nuclear related sanctions, were all lifted,” she stated. The EU foreign ... 09/22/2016 - 10:48 pm | View Link
Iran sanctions to be repealed in line with EU/UK position On July 14 2015 the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was welcomed by China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States, with the high representative of the European Union for foreign affairs and security policy, and Iran. 09/21/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
U.S begins unblocking jetliner sales to Iran (Reuters) The United States has begun unblocking deals by Western planemakers to renew Iran’s ageing passenger fleet in a move likely to ease growing complaints from Tehran over the implementation of last year’s historic sanctions deal. Europe’s ... 09/21/2016 - 12:44 pm | View Link
Sanctions against Iran Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed economic sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to include firms dealing with the ... | View Website
EU, US lift Iran sanctions as UN watchdog says Tehran ‘has ... Guidelines detailing the sanctions lifted have been issued by the EU and US, Mogherini added. To finalize the process of lifting EU sanctions, an official decision is ... 01/16/2016 - 3:46 pm | View Website
EU Sanctions Against Iran, January 2012 On January 23, 2012 the EU voted on updated sanctions against Iran: EU Regulations 54/2012 and 56/2012, and Council Decision 2012/35/CFSP. 01/22/2012 - 6:53 pm | View Website
Iran Sanctions Relief and Further EU Regulatory ... Lifting of Iran Sanctions. Introduction On 16 January 2016 (“Implementation Day”), the majority of the European Union’s (“EU”) economic/financial sanctions against ... 09/20/2016 - 10:33 am | View Website
Sanctions | Iran Watch Who is Left? Hundreds of entities removed from blacklists on Implementation Day Updated August 23, 2016. Iran and the P5+1 announced on January 16, 2016 that Iran had ... 09/22/2016 - 2:10 am | View Website
"Being part of the single market is fundamental to the current strength we're enjoying," Mark Hawes, head of Britain's Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders.
While the drop in the pound since the June vote to leave the EU has helped car exports from Britain, overall uncertainties are casting a shadow over the future.
Carmakers do not know how much production costs will rise, and whether the increases will end Britain's attractiveness as a platform for building cars and getting them into the European market.
Several major British brands are owned by foreign companies — Vauxhall by U.
Wells Fargo, which has been fined $185 million by regulators who said bank employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals, has promised to contact all customers and invite them to review their accounts.
 credit card accounts opened in your name may affect your credit score, the all-important number that determines what kind of interest rate lenders will charge you for a home or car loan.
Wells Fargo has been ordered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to refund customers going back to 2011, and the company said it has already given back $2.6 million in fees for products that were sold without authorization.
Look for any unusual transactions or fees, since employees were transferring money between accounts without permission from customers, according to the CFPB.
In August, the CFPB fined Wells Fargo $3.6 million for charging its student loan customers illegal fees, not correcting errors on credit reports and other violations.
The reports list all your creditors, so review them for any unauthorized credit cards that may have been opened or unpaid fees that may have been reported to the credit agencies.
According to bank, Wells Fargo employees applied for about 565,000 credit cards that consumers may not have authorized.
Higher credit scores can mean paying lower interest rates, so if you plan to apply for a mortgage or another loan soon, it may be best to keep it open until then, said Ulzheimer.
At least 300 homes are threatened by a growing wildfire chewing through timber and dry brush in a remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains.
Evacuation orders are in place for residents of several canyons and other rugged areas, some accessible by only dirt roads.
New Mexico regulators are taking up final consideration of a request by the state's largest electric provider to raise rates for its 500,000 customers.
Concerns raised by environmentalists over the value of Public Service Co. of New Mexico's stake in an Arizona nuclear plant spurred a recommendation over the summer that the multimillion-dollar request be slashed by two-thirds.
Companies of all sizes try to take advantage of fads — it's what big toy and Halloween costume makers do when a movie like "Star Wars" or "Frozen" comes out.
Small business owners need to think not only about how to sell a hot product, but how they'll handle the likelihood of a limited shelf life.
The popularity of Minecraft inspired Lindsey Handley to create software and afterschool programs to teach children computer skills using the video game.
The store is located in Astoria, a multicultural neighborhood, and the partners take their tea to flea markets and festivals around the city to introduce it to new customers.
At Create Your Cupcake, customers can pick flavors for all the components: the cake that has a hollow center, a filling, icing and toppings.
Besides selling them in her Sandy Springs, Georgia, bakery and online, she caters parties where adults and children get to create their own cupcakes.
Five years ago, Jerry Lee began making custom leather smartphone cases, focusing all his efforts on the Apple iPhone, "simply because it was the coolest gadget in town."
 two years ago, when the iPhone 6 was released, revenue started slowing as other phones with the Android operating system started getting more buzz; Lee's year-over-year gains fell to 50 percent.
Honda Motor Co. said the "single stage driver's air bag inflator" ruptured in the crash in Malaysia's southern Johor state on Saturday but no official cause of death has been determined.
Tokyo-based Takata Corp. is facing massive recalls worldwide over faulty air bag inflators and propellant devices that may deploy improperly in an accident, shooting out metal fragments that can injure or kill.