EU's bank says cannot ignore US sanctions on Iran

EU's bank says cannot ignore US sanctions on Iran

The European Investment Bank on Wednesday said it could not ignore US sanctions on Iran, rejecting the EU executive plan that it to do business there in an effort to save the 2015 nuclear deal. The pushback from the European Union’s own lending arm underscores the limits of the bloc’s ability to shield trade with Iran […]

Uber is launching its bike-share company Jump in Europe

Uber is launching its bike-share company Jump in Europe

In the two months since Uber bought bike-share startup Jump, the company’s bright red bikes have already rolled out across a few US cities — and now they’re coming to Europe. Onstage at today’s NOAH Conference in Berlin, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced that the company would be expanding beyond its traditional taxi rides with […]

Submit your photo to the 2018 Washington Post Travel Contest

Submit your photo to the 2018 Washington Post Travel Contest

by Post Staff June 6 at 2:30 PM 2017 first place winner: Kaitlyn Hay, 29, took this shot while leaning over the railing at the then-new extension of the Tate Modern in London. (Kaitlyn Hay) Submissions are now open for the 19th annual Travel Photo Contest! Please read the complete rules here before you submit […]

How Do You Die from Hepatitis A?

How Do You Die from Hepatitis A?

A woman in Australia died after eating frozen pomegranate seeds that were linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A, health officials announced this week. The 64-year-old woman’s death is the first in the hepatitis A outbreak tied to pomegranate seeds that has sickened 24 people in Australia, according to SA Health, the public […]

Four RAF F-35 fighter jets land in UK

Four RAF F-35 fighter jets land in UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Four of the RAF F-35Bs arrived at the air force’s base in Marham, Norfolk, on Wednesday evening Four new RAF F-35 Lightning stealth fighter jets have landed in the UK. The jets, which cost £92m each, made the 3,000-mile journey across the Atlantic from a US Marine Corp base […]

Another two top Pruitt aides resign: report

Another two top Pruitt aides resign: report

Another two top Pruitt aides resign: report  The Hill 10 headlines that will make you wonder how Scott Pruitt still has a job  CNN Pruitt Aide Resigns Amid Scandals  The Atlantic Why does Scott Pruitt still have his job? 4 theories.  Washington Post Full coverage Source link

'Ocean's 8' Marketing Bets on Cast's Star Power to Sell Heist Film

'Ocean's 8' Marketing Bets on Cast's Star Power to Sell Heist Film

Warner Bros.’ promotional challenge? Recapturing the high-rolling swagger of the series. Eleven years after the last George Clooney-led caper, Warner Bros. is reviving the Ocean’s franchise for a new breezy heist film with an all-female lead cast.  Ocean’s 8, featuring a star-studded lineup that includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, […]

US Weighs Deep Cuts to Special Operations Forces in Africa

US Weighs Deep Cuts to Special Operations Forces in Africa

Tentative plans to draw down the number of U.S. special operations commandos deployed in Africa are drawing mixed reactions from American military experts. The New York Times first reported the plan this week, saying the reduction could decrease the number of commandos on the continent from about 1,200 to 700 over the next three years. […]