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Crisis Averted: Government Ends Norwegian Oil Strike

Crisis Averted: Government Ends Norwegian Oil Strike

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Norwegian government intervened to prevent a lockout in the country’s oil and gas industry, according to a statement issued by Statoil ASA.Statoil and other companies were planning to shut down oil production …

Triple Crown Run Threatened by Strike

Triple Crown Run Threatened by Strike

Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A top oddsmaker has posted 4-1 odds that I’ll Have Another’s triple crown bid will be scratched by a strike at the Belmont Stakes in a dispute between a union and the track’s management. The odds on no strike were pro…

Triple Crown Run Threatened by Strike

Triple Crown Run Threatened by Strike

Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A labor dispute threatens to scratch I’ll Have Another’s triple crown try at the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday. Workers for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 have been authorized to …

Report: US War Game Points to Drawbacks of Attacking Iran

Report: US War Game Points to Drawbacks of Attacking Iran

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — American officials familiar with a recent classified war simulation exercise carried out by Central Command in the Middle East are reportedly concerned that the U.S. would be drawn into a wider war in the region if…

US, West Want Israel to Hold Off on Attacking Iran

US, West Want Israel to Hold Off on Attacking Iran

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Israel has more to lose than any other nation should Iran stock nuclear weapons.  Hence, there’s been a lot of talk about the Israelis launching a preemptive military strike to eliminate this threat.President …

Israeli President Reaches Out to Iranian People

Israeli President Reaches Out to Iranian People

Uriel Sinai/Getty Image(JERUSALEM) — Israeli President Shimon Peres delivered a message to the people of Iran Wednesday, calling for peace and understanding.Peres’ olive branch comes as the Iranian government has not been deterred from its goal of the…

Iran: We Can Hit Back at Any US Interests if Attacked

Iran: We Can Hit Back at Any US Interests if Attacked

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — In one of its most ominous threats made against America, Iran is claiming that it can attack U.S. interests with impunity in response to any strike made against its country.The boast came from Iranian ambassador Seyed …

House Intel Chair: Israel Attack on Iran Would Harm US National Security

House Intel Chair: Israel Attack on Iran Would Harm US National Security

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As United States and Israel grow increasingly concerned over Iran’s nuclear program, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is cautioning that a pre-emptive strike by Israel could spell trouble for …

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