Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 19:43

Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 19:22

Saudi-style drone attacks not seen as major U.S. risk, experts say

The style of attack used against oil plants in Saudi Arabia that knocked out half of the country's production on Saturday is unlikely to be a risk in the United States, energy and security experts say.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 17:50

Trump says U.S. does not need Middle East oil, but cargoes keep coming

Amid a flurry of Twitter posts on Monday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities and assured his audience the United States had become such a big producer it no longer needed oil from the Middle East https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1173560246863876096.

BBC News - Home | 16 Sep 17:47

Saudi oil attacks: Nato chief 'extremely concerned' about escalation

There are fears of escalating tensions in the region as Iran is blamed for strikes on oil facilities.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 16 Sep 17:46

Trump: It looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil field attack

President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that "it's looking like" Iran was behind this weekend's attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia but suggested it was too early to say for sure. He also said he was "not looking to get into new conflict, but sometimes you have to."

Al Jazeera English | 16 Sep 17:36

Saudi oil strikes: Will Gulf 'powder-keg' detonate?

As questions swirl over the Saudi oil attacks, all eyes are on the Middle East to see if tensions finally boil over.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 17:29

Chevron CEO: Saudi oil strikes won't have much short-term impact on U.S. oil production

Attacks on Saudi oil plants will not have much impact on U.S. oil production in the short term, Chevron Chief Executive Michael Wirth told CNBC in an interview on Monday.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 16:46

Trump says looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia at the weekend that raised fears of a fresh Middle East conflict, but added that he did not want war with anyone.

Al Jazeera English | 16 Sep 16:31

Will the attacks on Saudi oil facilities cripple global supplies?

Saudi Arabia has tried to reassure the world that it will quickly recover from the drone attacks on its oil plants.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 16:28

Oil soars after attack on Saudi facilities, stocks dip

Oil prices soared on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia cut the kingdom's production in half and sparked worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stock markets as investors reached for less-risky assets.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 16:26

Evidence indicates Iranian arms used in Saudi attack, Riyadh says

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that the attack on its oil facilities was carried out with Iranian weapons, according to a preliminary investigation, but stopped short of directly blaming regional foe Iran.

Al Jazeera English | 16 Sep 16:26

Trump says he would 'certainly like to avoid' war with Iran

Trump says 'we pretty much know' but he wants to know 'definitely' who was behind the Saudi Arabian oil plants attacks.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 16:18

Trump says oil price rise after attack on Saudi plants 'not a problem'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday downplayed the impact of a spike in oil prices in the wake of the attacks on Saudi oil plants, saying prices had not risen much and that the United States and other countries could offset the increase by releasing more supply.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 16:08

Wall Street indexes fall while energy sector soars

Energy stocks spiked while Wall Street's three major indexes lost ground on Monday after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities added to investors' concerns about geopolitical risk and a slowing global economy.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 16:00

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 16 Sep 15:56

After the Saudi oil attacks, all options carry great risk

After this weekend's attacks on the world's largest oil processing plant, the questions are simple: Who did it, from where and what will the response be?

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 15:54

U.S. Senate leader McConnell wants consequences on Iran for Saudi oil attack

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed Iran on Monday for the weekend attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility and called for an international response.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 15:49

Oil jumps nearly 15% in record trading after attack on Saudi facilities

Oil ended nearly 15% higher on Monday, with Brent logging its biggest jump in over 30 years and a record trading volumes, after an attack on Saudi Arabian crude facilities cut the kingdom's production in half and intensified concerns of retaliation in the Middle East.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 15:30

U.S. lawmakers blast Iran, wary of war, after Saudi oil attack

Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but expressed wariness about U.S. military action, especially before they have a clearer picture of who was behind it.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 15:25

Saudi Arabia to invite U.N. experts to investigate oil attack: statement

Saudi Arabia will invite international experts including from the United Nations to participate in investigating an attack on its oil facilities and called on the world to condemn those behind it, its foreign ministry said on Monday.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 15:13

U.S. crude export demand surges after attack on Saudi facilities

U.S. crude export demand at the Gulf Coast surged on Monday, traders said, as the window to export crude profitably to Asia and Europe was thrown open after attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities took out 5% of global oil supplies.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 14:53

Evidence points to Iran involvement in attack, says Saudi alliance, as oil prices soar

An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was "locked and loaded" to hit back.

Al Jazeera English | 16 Sep 14:52

Saudi oil attacks: UN Security Council holds back on blaming Iran

New US ambassador makes clear that Washington believes the Houthis did not stage the attacks alone.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 14:48

Wall Street drops after Saudi attacks, energy stocks spike

Energy stocks spiked while the rest of Wall Street fell on Monday after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities added to investors' concerns about geopolitical risk and a slowing global economy.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 14:47

Attack on Saudi Arabia 'unprecedented': U.S. defense secretary

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was "unprecedented" and the United States, along with its allies, was working to defend the "international rules-based order that is being undermined by Iran."

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 14:43

Oil rallies after attack on Saudi facilities, stocks slip

Oil prices jumped on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sliced the kingdom's production in half and sparked worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stock markets as investors reached for less-risky assets.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 14:27

Putin proposes Russian weapons for Saudi Arabia after oil industry attacks

Russia is ready to help Saudi Arabia following attacks on the Saudi oil industry if needed, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with leaders of Turkey and Iran in Ankara on Monday, and proposed Russian weapons for purchase.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 13:59

Iran's Rouhani says Aramco attacks were a reciprocal response by Yemen

An attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil facilities was a reciprocal measure by "Yemeni people" to assaults on this country, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, hours after a Saudi-led coalition said the attacks were carried out with Iranian weapons.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 13:48

Beleaguered U.S. energy shares soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Shares of U.S. energy companies surged on Monday, as a jump in oil prices in the wake of attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities gave new juice to a sector that has been a chronic underperformer.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 13:39

Attacks on Saudi oil facilities - what will it mean for consumers?

The attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday will drive up fuel prices worldwide in the world's largest outage in 50 years. Here's what it could mean for consumers.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 13:25

Wall Street hit by Saudi attacks; energy stocks temper losses

U.S. stocks fell on Monday on global growth worries after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude facilities hit 5% of the world's supply, but a sharp surge in crude prices lifted beaten-down energy stocks and kept losses in check.

BBC News - Home | 16 Sep 17:27

Canada election: Is Justin Trudeau in trouble?

The election campaign is expected to be a tough battle for the prime minister seeking a second term.

BBC News - Home | 16 Sep 19:11

Israel's election: The most important things to know

Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 19:04

Israel's Netanyahu fights for new term after decade in power

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.

BBC News - Home | 16 Sep 17:02

Lib Dem government to stop Brexit on day one - Swinson

The new leader promises to revoke Article 50 on the first day of a Liberal Democrat government.

NYT > Top Stories | 16 Sep 16:07

Canada Does Elections Right

The campaign for prime minister just started. And it’s almost over.

Al Jazeera English | 16 Sep 15:07

Israeli PM again vows to annex 'all' West Bank settlements

Benjamin Netanyahu has made a series of election pledges in recent weeks as Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 13:58

Johnson says he will obey the law but still take UK out of EU on OctOBER 31

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said he would obey the law but would still take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October with or without a deal.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 15:54

California governor acts to confront 'epidemic' of youth vaping

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the launch of a $20 million statewide public awareness campaign to educate young people and parents about health risks associated with vaping of nicotine and cannabis products, which he called a "youth epidemic."

The Guardian | 16 Sep 20:06

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses

The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smoking California has announced a $20m public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping and will step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses. The state’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, announced the actions Monday as part of an executive order. Continue reading...

NYT > Top Stories | 16 Sep 18:58

California to Target Counterfeit Vaping Products

The move comes amid a scourge of vaping-related illnesses across the country that has killed at least six people.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 18:53

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping

California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks from vaping, part of a multi-pronged effort to combat what he called a "youth epidemic," but said he lacked authority to impose a ban on flavored e-cigarettes.

Reuters: Top News | 16 Sep 14:33

California governor expected to announce restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes

California Governor Gavin Newsom was expected on Monday to announce restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 16 Sep 16:17

'SNL' fires new hire after racist comments come to light

"Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light.

BBC News - Home | 16 Sep 18:29

Shane Gillis: Saturday Night Live's new hire fired for slurs

Gillis apologised for the remarks saying he was a comedian "who pushes boundaries".

Quartz | 16 Sep 16:40

SNL says Shane Gillis will not join its cast after all

SNL blamed its vetting process and called Shane Gillis' remarks "offensive, hurtful and unacceptable."

NYT > Top Stories | 16 Sep 16:39

Shane Gillis Dropped From ‘S.N.L.’ Cast Amid Criticism of Racist Slurs

A few days after Gillis was named to the cast, the show said that he would not stay on, and that it had been unaware of his offensive remarks.

The Guardian | 16 Sep 16:35

SNL drops Shane Gillis from cast over racist comments

Podcast footage surfaced of comedian making racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments The comedian Shane Gillis will not join the cast of Saturday Night Live, the show announced on Monday. Related: Andrew Yang: racist comment by SNL hire 'should be taken in different light' Continue reading...

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 16 Sep 16:55

Trump tax returns subpoenaed by Manhattan district attorney

New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance's office has subpoenaed eight years of President Donald Trump's tax returns from Mazars USA, the longtime accounting firm to Trump and the Trump Organization, as part of its investigation into hush money payments, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Al Jazeera English | 16 Sep 17:02

New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns: reports

US media report that New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed for eight years of Trump and his company's tax returns.

The Guardian | 16 Sep 16:20

New York prosecutors subpoena eight years of Trump's tax returns

Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance sent a subpoena to accounting firm Mazars USA, which said it will ‘fully comply’ Follow the latest in US politics – live updates New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed Donald Trump’s tax returns. A person familiar with the matter told the Associated Press on Monday that the office of Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance Jr sent a subpoena to the accounting firm Mazars USA seeking eight years of Trump’s personal and business returns. Continue reading...

NYT > Top Stories | 16 Sep 14:46

8 Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A.

Investigators demanded the president’s personal and corporate tax returns as they examine hush money paid to Stormy Daniels.

The Guardian | 16 Sep 19:32

Blast sparks fire at Russian laboratory housing smallpox virus

Facility know as Vector is one of only two sites holding the deadly smallpox virus A gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian lab that houses viruses ranging from smallpox to Ebola, authorities have said. Related: Smallpox virus: crunch time for the fate of a global killer Continue reading...