Corporate America Warns Trump Against Broad-Based China Tariffs
National Weather Service: Winter is Not Over Yet
Salah on his way to Messi level
Supreme Court Spikes Pennsylvania GOP's Final Hopes Over New Map
Britain, EU agree terms for Brexit transition deal
Iran Says US Navy Vessel Fired Warning Shots
30 July 2017, 12:57 | Colleen Roy
Business And Markets
A few days ago, U.S. Navy fired warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf.
In a statement, the Guards said: "The supercarrier USS Nimitz and its accompanying warship, while being monitored by the Guards" frigates, flew a helicopter near the Resalat oil and gas platform and approached the force's ships'.
The U.S. ships then left the area, according to the report.
"The Americans' move is a kind of unprofessional behavior", he said, adding that the USA naval forces in the Persian Gulf are exhibiting such behavior without considering regional conditions.
The US carrier was "unprofessional and provocative" Friday, the IRGC navy said in a statement Saturday.
This incident followed further confrontation in the Gulf when a USA naval vessel fired warning shots at a Guards vessel as it closed in on the American boat, US officials said Tuesday.
USA military vessels have had approximately 60 unsafe interactions with Iranian ships in the Gulf since 2015, according to US military records.
Mr Trump in the past has blasted the Iran nuclear accord as "the stupidest deal of all time", but has certified to Congress that Iran is still complying with the terms of the agreement. But serious differences remain over Iran's ballistic missile programme and conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
Iranian naval forces are tasked with guaranteeing security within the country's maritime borders, where they have been involved in a series of face-offs with U.S. vessels for intrusion into Iranian territorial waters.
On Saturday Iran's foreign ministry said the missile program is part of "domestic policy of the country, deterrent and at service of regional peace and security".
On Friday, the US, France, Germany and Britain, who brokered the deal with Iran along with China, Russia and the European Union, said they were raising concerns with the United Nations over Iran's launch on Thursday of a satellite-carrying rocket.
Spice maker McCormick buys Reckitt Benckiser's food brands
Last April, McCormick acquired Australia's Botanical Food Company, which makes the Gourmet Garden brand of packaged herbs. Money gained from selling French's would go to reducing its debt following the Mead Johnson acquisition, it said.
Moto Z2 Force With Shatter Proof Glass Launched
The Moto Z2 Force will be available in the United Kingdom later in the year, but no pricing details have yet been announced . Coming to the new Moto 360 Camera , the accessory goes for $299 (approx Rs 19330) and will hit shops globally on August 10.
ECB chief says no date for stimulus change
Markets will be scrutinising his comments for any signs as to a change in the ECB's stimulus policies. The year-on-year number was also higher than expected and increased 2.9% versus the forecasted 2.5%.
Sales of petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040
Although many electric auto owners have charging points at home, it is only possible if they have a driveway close to their house. Brokers see price parity between electric and non -electric vehicles as early as next year when Tesla's ramp-up hits full swing.
Samsung Pay adds PayPal as a valid means of payment
PayPal is focused on delivering seamless mobile commerce experiences and extending this reach through strategic partnerships. What's more, PayPal Braintree support also means that online merchants will also support the payment option.