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Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against...

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law

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Texas governor signs state ban on red-light traffic cameras AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law banning red-light traffic cameras in the nation’s second-largest state. Abbott tweeted Saturday that he signed off on the ban, which takes effect Sept. 1. Such cameras take images of vehicles entering intersections when red...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Texas governor signs $1.6B storm plan 2 years after Harvey HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state. Abbott signed the bill Thursday in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches (130 centimeters) of rain. Harvey...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
23:00, 2019-06-13

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
08:15, 2019-06-11

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
21:15, 2019-05-24

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
00:45, 2019-07-13

No more veggie bacon? Louisiana governor signs labeling bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Vegan bacon, broccoli rice and other veggie foods will need new names to stay on Louisiana’s grocery store shelves next year. Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office announced Monday the Democratic governor has signed new food labeling restrictions into law. The law will ke...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to abortions....
18:45, 2019-05-24

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organ...
00:45, 2019-05-27

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
21:45, 2019-06-11

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Monday that would require some sex offenders to be chemically castrated before parole....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
11:30, 2019-06-11

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
11:01, 2019-07-13

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
10:45, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-New York awards offshore wind contracts as governor signs climate bill New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions....
22:30, 2019-07-18

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment to a tax law would require the commissioner of the Department of Taxation and Finance to share state...
10:45, 2019-07-09

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion recently passed in Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, and Georgia (and in Ala...
05:01, 2019-05-31

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated with their sentences....
08:15, 2019-06-29

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:45, 2019-06-15

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature,...
13:45, 2019-05-31

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has signed a law setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults. Her office said Thursday that the law will take effect in mid-September. Maine voters approved of legalizing marijuana in a public vote in 2016, but...
00:45, 2019-06-28

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil rights groups....
05:30, 2019-06-29

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
23:45, 2019-05-24

Alabama governor signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
13:15, 2019-07-01

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020. The announcement Thursday would make Texas the latest state — and now the largest — to pour mo...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes money for the Texas Department of Public Safety to p...
20:00, 2019-06-16

A controversial bill awaits the Tanzanian president's signature Tanzania has steamrolled draft amended laws through parliament despite grave warnings at home and abroad that they will further curtail the rights of citizens of the East African country....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong to Suspend Controversial Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s leader plans to suspend a contentious extradition bill that sparked violent confrontations between protesters and police, signaling a desire to calm public fears over Beijing’s growing reach in the city....
10:00, 2019-06-15

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
17:01, 2019-07-01

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
07:15, 2019-06-22

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
07:15, 2019-05-24

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
10:15, 2019-06-15

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
01:00, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
09:45, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
12:45, 2019-06-15

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
21:45, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial independence and Western-style freedoms. The governm...
18:45, 2019-06-11

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversial extradition bill that would tighten Beijing’s hold on the semiautonomous territory. The chaos unfolding in the financial hub, where young, bla...
15:15, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam has faced unprecedented pressure to scrap the legis...
11:15, 2019-06-15

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked crisis and violent clashes....
09:45, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.        ...
14:45, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
19:45, 2019-06-12

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
12:30, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additional protests this weekend....
04:00, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
12:15, 2019-06-16

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both times, Hong Kong’s top official refused to scrap the widely unpopular legislation. The protes...
12:30, 2019-06-19

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
02:45, 2019-06-07

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera Bacon Bash....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2017 because of objections from law enforcement, but a federal judge in March declared the ban uncons...
03:30, 2019-05-31

Lamont signs bill increasing Connecticut’s smoking age to 21 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes ef...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
13:15, 2019-06-12

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legislation. Lam said the government’s work on t...
07:45, 2019-07-09

Governor’s Office: Support Exists For Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July first, many groups will face a huge pension cost spike if lawmakers don’t pass a new bill in special session. Governor Matt Bevin has been working for weeks now trying to get votes needed to pass the bill and his office said they now have what they need. ...
22:30, 2019-06-20

Maine legislators OK assisted suicide; bill goes to governor AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Legislature has passed a bill to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. The Democratic-led Maine Senate voted 19-16 Tuesday in favor of the bill. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says she not yet taken a position. The Death With Dignity National Center and the...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being mulled over by the territory's governing body is "dead." The bill, which would have allowed extradition to mainland China, sparked mass protests over t...
10:45, 2019-07-09

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to provide a...
23:30, 2019-06-11

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
21:30, 2019-06-12

Cuomo Signs a Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns State tax officials will be required to release the returns for any ‘specified and legitimate legislative purpose’ to three congressional committees....
21:30, 2019-07-08

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that moved the primary election date up three weeks. Primary voting will now take place on the first Tuesday of August each election year. The bill also mov...
11:00, 2019-05-23

Cuomo signs bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate. Cuomo’s action came despite throwing supporters a last minute curveball by asking the state’s top civil attorney, Solicitor G...
06:30, 2019-06-18

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state’s constitution. Civil rights groups immediately countered by suing DeSantis’ administration in an e...
01:01, 2019-06-30

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander-in-chief and congressional Democrats. “Just signed Disaster Aid Bill to help Americans who have been hit...
01:15, 2019-06-07

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump’s tax returns following a written request “for a specified and legit...
22:15, 2019-07-08

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
22:15, 2019-06-06

Cuomo signs bill at Pride parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John Hancock on Bill A2707 in the thick of the Pride march in Manhattan as members from the LGBTQ cheere...
22:15, 2019-06-30

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
23:45, 2019-06-04

New York Gov. Andrew signs bill granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate....
10:00, 2019-06-18

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring felons pay off fines before regaining right to vote Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed off on a bill requiring felons to pay off their financial obligations before they are granted the right to vote, a tactic many critics argue amounts to voter suppression and a modern day poll tax. ...
06:00, 2019-06-29

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
20:45, 2019-06-06

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. The bill, which Cuomo had been expected to OK, requires New York officials to release tax returns of...
18:30, 2019-07-08

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
23:45, 2019-07-16

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
02:15, 2019-05-26

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
01:30, 2019-07-04

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it into law. The Louisiana House passed the bill — wh...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill. The post Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:30, 2019-06-04

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s policies. The mea...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Queens pol pushing bill to save specialized HS exam Hit the books, Mr. Mayor! A Queens state senator has introduced legislation that repudiates Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial push to scrap New York’s specialized high schools admissions exam. Instead, Sen. Leroy Comrie is proposing the creation of an additional 10 specialized high schools, expan...
05:45, 2019-06-17

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
09:15, 2019-05-26

Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79 His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers....
21:45, 2019-06-13

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested HOUSTON (AP) — A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse. Court records show that Stephen Bratton posted a $50,000 bond Saturday. The Houston Chronicle reports that 43-year-old ...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
00:30, 2019-05-31

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
01:30, 2019-06-06

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation unanimously on Tuesday after former Olympic and U.S. ...
02:45, 2019-05-22

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and will land on the desk of Gov. Greg......
02:00, 2019-05-28

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th state to do so. The Nevada Senate passed AB 186 by 12-8 on Tuesday, which would include the state in ...
11:00, 2019-05-23

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it. The post New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it appeared fir...
00:15, 2019-06-05

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
01:00, 2019-05-31

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democrats....
13:15, 2019-06-06

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
01:45, 2019-05-30

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio - Davis Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, ...
17:30, 2019-07-17

Ohio may pass bill to save state's nuclear power plants over the weekend A committee in the Ohio Senate could vote on a nuclear bailout bill this weekend that would enable the full state legislature to pass legislation over the weekend to prevent the state's two power reactors from early retirement, sources familiar with the bill said on Friday. FirstEnergy Solutions...
22:00, 2019-06-28

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
19:15, 2019-05-24

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
03:15, 2019-05-28

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
22:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and Perry, are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which ha...
04:30, 2019-07-18

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
14:15, 2019-05-27

Texas legalizes kids' sidewalk lemonade stands. It's 'a common-sense law,' governor says Come September, it will be illegal for cities and to ban children from selling nonalcoholic drinks — like lemonade or bottled water — on the sidewalk.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Here's a lesson for 401(k) investors: Don't just save, save to create wealth The story of my hardworking mother and the rise of Starbucks serve as a road map to financial success: To create wealth, you must save to invest.       ...
11:30, 2019-07-09

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
20:45, 2019-07-10

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
00:30, 2019-07-19

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neighboring nation....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right eye....
08:15, 2019-06-09

Nick Nurse not about to say sorry for controversial timeout OAKLAND, Calif. — Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse had done wonderful work in the NBA Finals’ first four games and the first 45 minutes of Game 5. It took a while before Nurse got second-guessed, with questions still coming Wednesday about his controversial timeout in the final minutes of Mo...
10:30, 2019-06-13

NBA roundup: Warriors fall in controversial finish "Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking - and controversial - free throw with\r\na half-second remaining in overtime on Friday night, giving the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped the visiting Golden State Warriors\r\ninto a tie for the top spot in the Western Conference."...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian says she had 'innocent intentions' with controversial shapewear name Kim Kardashian is opening up about the immense backlash she recently faced after revealing the name of her new line of shapewear: Kimono -- and her decision to change the controversial title.  ...
02:30, 2019-07-09

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
00:00, 2019-06-10

Pacman Jones retires after controversial NFL career Adam “Pac-Man” Jones’ career was long and filled with controversy. And now, it is over. Jones announced his retirement on Friday after a 12-year career. The infamous cornerback ends his NFL tenure with one All-Pro appearance and one season sat out due to suspension. Jones missed the enti...
00:30, 2019-05-25

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
02:45, 2019-05-24

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
22:45, 2019-06-28

Why The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 List Is More Controversial Than Ever Even now, five years on, René Redzepi’s face still lights up when he recalls the April night his restaurant Noma was named best restaurant in the world for the fourth time. After a difficult 2013, whose nadir came when the Copenhagen restaurant dropped one position on the World’s ...
13:45, 2019-06-21

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
19:45, 2019-05-25

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador to make their claims there....
00:30, 2019-06-20

Aussies could get slugged with a 'Netflix tax' under controversial NBN Co proposal NBN Co has put forward a proposal to its top 50 retail service provider (RSP) partners, asking them what they think of charging a different amount for the data used by streaming video compared with other traffic and services.First reported by telecom industry publication CommsDay, NBN Co is essentia...
04:30, 2019-07-02

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was given a five-second penalty....
10:15, 2019-06-10

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
23:15, 2019-07-04

AOC's 'concentration camps' claim was just tip of the iceberg -- Here are some of her most controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., (AOC) has only been in Congress for a matter of months but in that short period of time, she's been able to prompt widespread outrage and catch the attention of some of America's most prominent politicians....
20:30, 2019-06-21

Controversial Tiger Woods biography set to become TV mini-series The life of Tiger Woods is set to be depicted on the small screen after a deal was struck up to turn a controversial biography of the 15-time Major champion into a scripted mini-series....
22:15, 2019-05-23

OK seriously, stop whining about Apple’s controversial new iPhone 11 design I’ve been doing this for long enough to know how certain stories are going to play out. That’s why I knew a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold that it would be a piece of junk. Samsung Mobile truly shines when it comes to refining designs and technologies that are already...
15:15, 2019-07-08

NYCFC coach freaks out over controversial loss to Red Bulls Daniel Royer scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season in the Red Bulls’ 2-1 win over New York City FC at Red Bull Arena on Sunday in a game rocked by controversy. Royer scored from the penalty spot before halftime to tie the match at 1-1. He then scored quickly after a disputed......
21:01, 2019-07-15

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
03:45, 2019-07-18

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative session wraps — despite conflict-of-interest concerns and the fact he doesn’t fulfill a residency requir...
14:30, 2019-06-20

Ferrari request review of controversial Canadian GP decision Ferrari have formally asked for the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix to be reviewed. a team spokesperson said on Monday....
20:30, 2019-06-17

EPA breathes new life into controversial Alaska mining project The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it would reconsider a 2014 decision that had stopped development of Alaska's Pebble Mine, the world's biggest undeveloped copper and gold project....
19:15, 2019-06-27

The Angel Cast Reunited and of Course They Talked About the Controversial Ending Ready to feel old? Angel ended 15 years ago. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer spinoff that ran for five seasons premiered 20 years ago in October 1999 and to celebrate the enduring appeal of the......
20:00, 2019-06-20

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews. President Andrzej Duda presented Roger Scruton on Tuesday with the Grand Cross of ...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Plane spotting at Thailand's controversial airport beach Phuket's Mai Khao Beach is one of Asia's top plane spotting destinations. But authorities in Thailand say they're taking steps to expand the restricted areas around the popular airport beach out of fear for visitors' safety....
08:15, 2019-06-23

Christie's auctions controversial Tutankhamun sculpture for $6 million A quartzite bust of the pharaoh Tutankhamun sold for nearly $6 million in a Christie's auction in London despite objections from Egypt that the statue was stolen....
02:00, 2019-07-06

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals."...
11:15, 2019-06-21

‘Second Coming’ comic resurrects Jesus as controversial superhero Forgive me, Father, for I have worn spandex. A controversial new comic series hits shelves Wednesday, imagining Jesus returning to Earth as a superhero sidekick, and The Post has an exclusive first look. The satirical work is written by Mark Russell and illustrated by Richard Pace, and if you think ...
02:45, 2019-07-06

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
02:45, 2019-05-26

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial anti-depressant on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shoved aside u...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Marvel's Avengers: can the controversial new video game win over the faithful? The Avengers video game has just been unveiled – and has proved divisive, thanks to redesigned characters and a trailer that looked more like a film than a gameBefore this year’s E3, the annual video games event where publishers descend on Los Angeles to unveil and promote their wares for the next y...
12:30, 2019-07-01

Netflix cuts controversial suicide scene from 13 Reasons Why The scene, which had been criticised by mental health experts, has been re-edited by the streaming service more than two years on from its releaseNetflix has removed a controversial suicide scene from its teen drama 13 Reasons Why more than two years on from its premiere.In a statement, the streamin...
14:00, 2019-07-16

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits that the printing of the hundreds of...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment Jeanne Calment apparently lived to be 122, but divisive new research suggests she wasn't who she seemed. There are huge implications for our understanding of longevity...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. into the narrow streets of Pamplona, a city in Spain’s northern region of Navarre. Several hundre...
19:45, 2019-07-17

Blues Benefit From Controversial No-Call To Take 3–2 Series Lead Over Bruins The St. Louis Blues won Thursday night in Boston, 2–1, to take a 3–2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. If Game 5 was the last hockey game of the season in Boston, the lasting image of the home finale will be trash raining down on the ice as furious Bruins fans expressed their displeasure with the way ...
10:30, 2019-06-07

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
23:00, 2019-06-23

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee has contracted with one of the U.S.’ leading...
00:45, 2019-06-20

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaughran (D-Suffolk) and Monica Martinez (D-Suffolk) ba...
09:00, 2019-06-11

Lionel Messi gets controversial red card but Argentina beat Chile Lionel Messi was sent off before half-time as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a scrappy and bad-tempered Copa América third-place play-off in São Paulo.The match was 34 minutes old when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own goal. Messi challenged him from behind and Medel r...
08:30, 2019-07-07

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting the F-35 fighter jet over....
03:45, 2019-06-08

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Continue reading......
23:00, 2019-06-13

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
08:45, 2019-07-07

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
16:30, 2019-05-21

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
23:00, 2019-06-19

Controversial Penalty Costs Sebastian Vettel Victory in Canada Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher’s famed 7 victories at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday after FIA stewards awarded Sebastian Vettel a 5-second penalty for an unsafe return to the track after a mistake put him four wheels off. Vettel, who qualified on pole, was leading at the time of the inci...
04:00, 2019-06-10

New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign There are so many exciting new smartphones set to be released in the coming months. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro are both due in August, Samsung’s horrible Galaxy Fold may also launch soon with a slightly less horrible design, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL that Google just unveiled 4...
14:30, 2019-06-14

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
06:30, 2019-07-12

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. McConnell said at a new...
21:15, 2019-07-16

Wimbledon's most controversial outfits – from racy lace to gold hot pants WIMBLEDON has a strict dress code – but this hasn't stopped tennis stars sporting daring fashion. Here are the best outfits we've seen over the years....
21:45, 2019-07-03

Green's creditor fight places controversial CVAs in peril The successful battle fought by Sir Philip Green to rearrange the debts of his Top Shop-to Dorothy Perkins fashion empire, Arcadia, has thrown a spotlight on the whole company voluntary arrangement (CVA) process....
01:30, 2019-06-13

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
05:45, 2019-07-03

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may introduce a controversial design change As smartphone design becomes increasingly uniform on the front—with hair-thin bezels and large displays differentiated only by a small notch or a hole-punch—the back still offers plenty of room for creative freedom and experimentation. Unfortunately, as the number of cameras and sensors (and their s...
16:15, 2019-05-27

Controversial Silverstone DRS zone dropped for British Grand Prix The controversial Formula 1 DRS zone that included the first two sweeps of the Silverstone circuit has been dropped for this year's British Grand Pri...
05:00, 2019-07-10

Hamilton secures victory in Canada after Vettel is hit with controversial penalty "Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took his fifth victory of the Formula 1 season on Sunday after rival Sebastian Vettel was hit by a controversial time penalty."...
00:45, 2019-06-10

USA 2-1 England: Alex Morgan criticised over controversial tea-sipping celebration USA star Alex Morgan has been criticised for her controversial tea-sipping celebration as she scored against England in the Women's World Cup semi-final....
03:30, 2019-07-03

AB de Villiers has no regrets over controversial retirement U-turn ahead of Cricket World Cup South African legend AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over his controversial offer to come out of international retirement for this summer's World Cup, insisting: "it was something I had to get off my chest"....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 featuring a hypersexualized advertisement depicting a trans woman drew skepticism today on social media. The artist responsible has spoken up claiming no offense was meant and that the art is a commentary on corporate marketing.The image in question comes from an in-...
23:30, 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Controversial King Tut statue has sketchy origins. Now Christie's is selling it. As a diplomatic dispute rages between Egypt and the auction house Christie's in London over a sculpture depicting the head of the pharaoh Tutankhamun , set to be auctioned on July 4, a Live Science investigation reveals several clues as to where this sculpture comes from....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Shinnecock tribe lights up controversial Hamptons billboard despite court order Angry Hamptonites won a court battle last week when a judge ordered the Shinnecock Indian Nation to stop building a set of huge highway-side billboards — but the victory may have come too late, as one of the signs is already in use. The temporary restraining order — which was issued at the request o...
07:30, 2019-05-29

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
00:15, 2019-07-01

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of ...
23:15, 2019-07-17

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
16:30, 2019-07-01

President Trump Has Planned a Controversial Fourth of July ‘Salute to America.’ Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump will deliver a presidential address at a controversial “Salute to America” celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on the Fourth of July featuring heavy military equipment and heads of major military branches. The event, which will be added on to t...
22:45, 2019-07-02

Watch: The controversial ‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release credits scene just leaked Marvel invited Avengers fans back to theaters for an Avengers: Endgame re-release that delivered bonus content as well as an exclusive poster for fans. It was all done in the name of beating Avatar at the box office, a marketing effort that failed — reports say the film might need another re-r...
16:30, 2019-07-02

Google officially closes 'Dragonfly,' its controversial Chinese search project Google's controversial Project Dragonfly has officially been shelved. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Google's vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia, said that work on its censored Chinese search engine had been "terminated......
15:15, 2019-07-17

Controversial Frank Lloyd Wright spiral house listed for $9.9 million The spiral house Wright designed for his son in an upscale Phoenix neighborhood is listed for $9.9 million, and that includes a $3 million price drop.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
20:45, 2019-07-12

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
13:30, 2019-05-23

Virginia report inconclusive about Ralph Northam, controversial yearbook photo In a rather anticlimactic turn Wednesday, officials in Virginia announced the results of an investigation into a racially-insensitive yearbook from 35 years ago involving Gov. Ralph Northam....
20:15, 2019-05-22

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down. The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
01:30, 2019-07-10

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from farmers angry about the issue during his recent Midwest tour, according to three sources familiar wit...
17:15, 2019-06-20

Winnipeg Humane Society calls for permanent closure to zoo’s controversial stingray exhibit The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) is calling for the zoo to permanently shut down the Stingray Beach exhibit, citing unnecessary stress, confinement and suffering on the part of the stingrays....
21:00, 2019-07-03

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
23:30, 2019-07-10

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
02:30, 2019-05-31

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that actual...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
18:30, 2019-07-17

Possible real-life Pixel 4 photo leak shows Google’s controversial new design Google’s Pixel 4 won’t be the best-selling Android smartphone of 2019. In fact, Samsung might have sold more Galaxy S10 phones during the series’ first month of availability than Google’s Pixel 4 series will sell over its entire lifespan. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL also won&r...
17:01, 2019-07-22

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
00:00, 2019-06-20

Belmont Stakes 2019: The final chapter in this year's controversial Triple Crown New York's Belmont Stakes is one of the crown jewels of US racing and represents the final leg of the celebrated Triple Crown -- with Justify completing the treble in 2018....
18:15, 2019-06-07

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
14:15, 2019-06-28

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
06:45, 2019-06-04

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of the European Union's most corrupt states....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
03:15, 2019-06-13

Ferrari Denied Review of Controversial Penalty That Undid Its Canadian Grand Prix Win The Ferrari Formula One team, evidently still not over the controversial penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel the victory at the Canadian Grand Prix two weeks ago, had a hearing in France on Friday to try to win its win back. It didn’t work....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Canadian government to decide on controversial pipeline expansion. Trudeau faces political peril either way. The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-in-hand.”...
13:00, 2019-06-17

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
19:15, 2019-05-29

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey Isn't Alone: Inside Disney's Many Controversial Live-Action Casting Choices It was meant to be a moment of celebration for Halle Bailey. When Disney and director Rob Marshall announced the the Grown-ish star and singer, one half of R&B duo Chloe x Halle, had......
13:15, 2019-07-16

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
21:45, 2019-07-19

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
11:30, 2019-06-13

Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gains support of controversial prof's relatives A Connecticut woman suing Harvard University for 19th-century images of slaves she says were her ancestors has been backed by descendants of the professor who commissioned the images in a bid to prove blacks were inferior to whites....
04:15, 2019-06-21

Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood reacts to Kelly Ripa’s controversial comments on franchise Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood shared his thoughts on the comments Kelly Ripa made about the popular franchise that ultimately received backlash from the "Bachelor/Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison....
23:00, 2019-05-25

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s controversial war crimes trial to begin after months of disputes The controversial war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher is set to begin Monday after months of disputes between defense lawyers and military prosecutors that have reverberated all the way up to the White House....
17:45, 2019-06-17

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Donald Cerrone's Controversial Loss To Tony Ferguson Might've Ended Because He Blew His Nose At The Wrong Time As promised, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tony Ferguson delivered unrelenting action in the people’s main event at last weekend’s UFC 238. The bout earned fight of the night honors, though it ended in a controversial way that left nobody involved very happy....
18:15, 2019-06-10

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, who was referred to as G.M.C. in court documents. Pr...
09:15, 2019-07-19

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Thompson Signs with the Cardinals Zack Thompson celebrates being drafted by the Cardinals – UK Athletics Former UK Pitcher, Zack Thompson, has signed his first MLB contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Welcome to the Cardinals, @zack_thompson25! pic.twitter.com/OEKMINh1V0 — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) June 11, 201...
03:45, 2019-06-12

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
15:45, 2019-05-22

Recognizing the hidden signs of depression People with depression can experience a variety of symptoms, some of which may be harder to recognize than others. Hidden symptoms of depression can range from fatigue and changes in sleeping patterns to anger and losing interest in pleasurable activities. Learn more here....
09:30, 2019-06-20

Who Knew Signs of the Apocalypse Would Be So Adorable? Imagine for a moment that you’re having a boring Tuesday evening at work watching the radar in Southern California for the National Weather Service. Read more......
00:00, 2019-06-07

Mitsubishi signs MOU for 15 Spacejet planes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp said on Wednesday it had signed a preliminary deal to sell 15 newly redesigned Spacejet M100 aircraft to a North American airline....
10:15, 2019-06-19

Signs they don't want a second date, according to experts Avoid staring at your phone after your first date, instead learn the signs telling you they aren't interested in a second one!        ...
17:01, 2019-07-01

7 warning signs a teen may be suicidal With cyberbullying, the opioid epidemic and increased pressure on teens, suicide rates among young people have reached their highest point since 2000 in the US. Wherever you live, here are some signs to watch out for....
17:30, 2019-06-21

Motorway red X signs now enforced by cameras News 10 Jun, 2019 New Home Office legislation allows Highways England to use cameras to catch drivers ignoring red X signs and issue Fixed Penalty Notices...
23:15, 2019-06-10

Herrera promises passion as he signs for PSG "Paris St Germain have signed free agent Ander Herrera on a five-year deal after the Spanish midfielder ran down his contract with Manchester United, the French champions said on Thursday."...
20:30, 2019-07-04

Top US prospect R.J. Hampton signs with New Zealand team Guard R.J. Hampton, a top U.S. prospect, has decided to forego his college eligibility to sign with the New Zealand Breakers in the National Basketball League.        ...
07:45, 2019-05-29

NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024 The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season....
06:15, 2019-06-07

Zion Williamson signs with CAA in first real NBA decision The deadline for prospects to spurn the NBA draft came and went without a Zion Willamson surprise. Now, the future New Orleans Pelican is busy setting up his future in the league. Williamson on Thursday signed with CAA Sports, the agency announced, joining a rich clientele that includes Joel Embiid,...
18:45, 2019-05-30

We've seen signs of a mirror-image universe that is touching our own New experiments are revealing hints of a world and a reality that are complete reflections of ours. This mirrorverse may be able to solve the mystery of the universe's missing dark matter...
15:45, 2019-06-05

Ravel Morrison signs for Sheffield United "Ravel Morrison has joined Sheffield United on a one-year deal with the option for an extension after the 26-year-old impressed during a trial period."...
16:15, 2019-07-16

Dortmund signs Thorgan Hazard from Gladbach DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund has strengthened its squad by signing Belgium midfielder Thorgan Hazard from Bundesliga rival Borussia Moenchengladbach. Dortmund, which signed Germany defender Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim on Tuesday, says the 26-year-old Hazard has signed a contract throug...
12:15, 2019-05-22

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained their status by disrupting their associated industries...
01:30, 2019-05-30

Times Square buildings one-up each other with flashy LED signs They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway. But for retailers, it’s innovative LED displays that get top billing along the Great White Way. The LED wars started when One Times Square, also known as the “ball drop building,” plastered new signage over its north façade in 1996. Some complained th...
17:45, 2019-05-21

Huawei signs deal to work on Russian 5G Huawei has agreed a deal with Russian mobile operator MTS to cooperate on the development of 5G networks.The Chinese giant and MTS will work together in areas such as indoor coverage, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the development of new 5G use cases over the...
13:30, 2019-06-06

Indians vs. Tigers: All signs point to Cleveland Transactions you may have missed: Dodgers’ Corey Seager was placed on the 10-day IL. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration. And goalie Sukanya Chor Charoenying, who could not stop anything in her team’s lopsided 13-0 loss, is leaving to become a schoo...
21:30, 2019-06-14

Former UA standout TJ McConnell signs with Indiana Pacers PHILADELPHIA – Former 76ers guard and a standout for the University of Arizona basketball team TJ McConnell has signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers for $7 million. We’ll have more on New 4 Tucson at 6 and 10 p.m....
03:30, 2019-07-04

Joseph Parker signs with Matchroom Boxing The former WBO heavyweight champion will make his debut for his new promoter on June 29 The post Joseph Parker signs with Matchroom Boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
19:30, 2019-05-31

Motorway red X signs to be enforced by cameras from June News 16 May, 2019 New Home Office legislation will allow Highways England to use cameras to catch drivers ignoring red X signs and issue Fixed Penalty Notices...
18:45, 2019-05-21

Netflix's exhilarating 3% shows no signs of slowing down The latest season of 3%, Netflix’s bold and adventurous dystopian parable, opens with intertitles that announce just how radically the series has reinvented its premise. “The world was divided into two sides,” they begin, reminding viewers of the literal and figurative gap between the elite and the ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
03:15, 2019-07-02

Inflation Showed Signs of Life in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
18:15, 2019-05-31

NYC retail rents showing signs of an upswing Retail rents are firming up, having started off with a great autumn that lifted six of Manhattan’s 17 prime shopping corridors into positive territory with one flat versus four positive — compared with one flat just a year ago, The Post can exclusively report. The largest jumps were in the corridors...
17:45, 2019-05-21

Cuomo signs law guaranteeing equal pay in New York Gov. Cuomo stole the thunder from Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday when he signed legislation guaranteeing equal pay — even as Hizzoner said in an interview that he would sign an executive order to do the same if elected president. “I’m going to sign a law today that says it’s not just...
18:15, 2019-07-10

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Home Buyers See Signs of Relief This Spring Price increases are slowing. There are more properties for sale. And mortgage rates are low. Still, much depends on what kind of house you want, and where....
19:30, 2019-05-31

Rashford signs 4-year deal with Man United Marcus Rashford has signed a four-year deal at Manchester United as the Premier League team tied down one of its most gifted young players       ...
17:15, 2019-07-01

Yankees displaying all the signs of a special team Will the Yankees ever get tired of winning? How can such a screwed-up season feel like such a special one? Another test arrived at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and once again, the Yankees aced it. A 4-1 victory over the rival Red Sox opened this weekend series in style and gave the Yankees a......
12:30, 2019-06-01

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one mansion builder in L.A. who is facing some tough decisions....
00:15, 2019-05-23

Griezmann signs for Barca in $135 millon deal Antoine Griezmann's long-awaited move to Barcelona was finally completed Friday after the Spanish champion met the player's €120 million ($135m) buyout clause....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Blue Jays vs. Padres: All signs point to the Under The Blue Jays have had 15 of their 25 home games go under the total so far this season and with the Padres heading north of the border for a Friday tilt, expect more of the same. The Blue Jays have Trent Thornton on the mound and he has pitched better than his 1-4 record......
00:30, 2019-05-25

Olo signs leave for entire 82nd floor at One WTC Olo, digital driver behind ordering and delivery for more than 250 restaurant brands, is taking a bite out of One World Trade Center. The tech firm just signed a lease for 36,099 square feet on the tower’s entire 82nd floor, where the asking rent was $82 per square foot. The tech firm will move from...
06:00, 2019-06-18

Smartphones to help spot signs of Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear Smartphones will be able to spot Alzheimer’s disease up to 30 years before symptoms appear, scientists say. The new digital test is reportedly 90 percent accurate, compared to 50 percent for current basic methods using pen and paper questions. It uses virtual-reality headsets to examine recall of di...
23:45, 2019-05-24

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs 'sanctuary' state law Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies....
08:15, 2019-05-23

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. The agreement needs approval from the European Parliament, with concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record....
19:15, 2019-06-30

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-21

'13 Reasons Why' cuts controversial suicide scene following backlash Netflix announced Tuesday that the suicide of the 17-year-old protagonist in "13 Reasons Why," Hannah Baker, would no longer be shown on-screen.        ...
13:30, 2019-07-18

'Latinx' explained: A history of the controversial word and how to pronounce it The word is being more commonly used among public figures and politicians, but what does it mean and why is it so controversial?        ...
19:45, 2019-06-29

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
03:45, 2019-07-17

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an early American flag....
23:30, 2019-07-03

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
22:15, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party. Protesters said they ...
13:30, 2019-07-22

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
10:01, 2019-07-04

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
23:15, 2019-06-18

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games       ...
23:15, 2019-07-04

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty. Serdar Berdymukhamedov was named the governor of Ahal province in...
20:30, 2019-06-18

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
16:45, 2019-07-17

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory...
19:45, 2019-06-07

Maine governor OKs ban on gay conversion therapy for minors AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a bill banning gay conversion therapy for minors. With Mills’ action Wednesday, Maine joins 16 other states and the District of Columbia that have banned the practice. Conversion therapy aims to change a person’s sexual orientation ...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the allegations publicly. Lee issued the statement Thursday after declining for months to answer questions about what should be done in response to the claim...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Probe inconclusive on governor’s racist yearbook pic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page says it’s unable to determine whether the governor is in the picture. Investigators on behal...
17:45, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Oklahoma governor says more rain a concern OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says more rain in the forecast is a big concern with parts of the state already flooded following severe weather that’s blamed for at least three deaths aft...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signs 'heartbeat' abortion law Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills into law, essentially banning the procedure after the sixth week of pregnancy....
03:45, 2019-05-31

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
01:01, 2019-07-07

Likely No. 2 NBA draft pick Ja Morant signs deal with Nike Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant, the likely No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, announced Monday that he signed with Nike.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

Borussia Dortmund signs Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund has signed Germany defender Nico Schulz from Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim. Dortmund, which finished runner-up in the league, says the 26-year-old Schulz has signed a deal through June 2024. Sporting director Michael Zorc says the team will “benefit gre...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Mets’ Robinson Cano showing signs of busting out Robinson Cano hears the boos. He knows what is being said. The trade, bringing him and closer Edwin Diaz to the Mets from Seattle this offseason for two former first-round picks along with Jay Bruce and Anthony Swarzak, has been a flop. It has set back the Mets. And Cano has a message for the......
14:00, 2019-07-03

Artificial intelligence could spot early signs of schizophrenia Years before schizophrenia can be diagnosed by doctors, artificial intelligence may be able to detect early signs of the condition in people's speech...
17:15, 2019-06-21

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
14:30, 2019-06-10

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative. The 60-year-old Calipari and the scho...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Jared Polis signs gay conversion therapy ban in Colorado Colorado became the 18th state to ban gay conversion therapy Friday when Gov. Jared Polis signed the law on the steps of the state Capitol in Denver....
21:45, 2019-06-01

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
20:15, 2019-06-12

Oil prices dip on signs of slowing U.S. demand, economic concerns Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles along with worries about the global economy....
15:00, 2019-07-04

China's Huawei Signs Deal to Develop 5G in Russia Huawei, considered a security threat in the US, on Wednesday signed a deal with Russian telecom company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year,...
15:00, 2019-06-06

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - And Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
12:45, 2019-06-13

NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blocks of life, the Dragonfly mission will fly multiple sorties to sample and examine sites around Saturn’s icy moon....
23:30, 2019-06-27

| Gatland signs Super Rugby deal with Chiefs Wales coach Warren Gatland has signed a four-year deal with Super Rugby side, the Chiefs, that includes a release in 2021 to handle the British and Irish Lions....
07:30, 2019-06-28

Decoding Viking Signs: Nine Norse Symbols Explained The Vikings used many symbols in accordance to Norse mythology. Such symbols were widely used in Viking society and they represented elements of their beliefs and myths.  ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rated as one of the best U.S. high school basketball p...
00:30, 2019-06-18

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Trump signs order to make goods more American President Donald Trump is requiring products "Made in America" to be made using more American components if they are to be used by the government. (July 15)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Toure signs for Chinese second tier club Qingdao "Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has joined Chinese second tier club Qingdao Huanghai, the League One leaders announced on social media on Wednesday."...
14:15, 2019-07-03

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
05:01, 2019-07-16

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Giroud signs new contract at Chelsea before possible transfer ban for club • Striker gives Chelsea boost by signing a new one-year contract• Club faces a transfer ban for the next two windowsOlivier Giroud has given Chelsea a boost by signing a new one-year contract for next season ahead of next week’s Europa League final. Giroud was due to be out of contract this summer, ...
15:45, 2019-05-21

NASA is sending a drone to fly around Titan looking for signs of life The Dragonfly mission, a quadcopter that will flit around Saturn’s hazy moon Titan to look for evidence of life, has been selected by NASA to launch in 2026...
04:00, 2019-06-28

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the BBC on Thursday that he has signed the order and ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
03:45, 2019-06-18

Dortmund signs Giovanni Reyna, 16, from New York City FC Borussia Dortmund has agreed to sign former United States international Claudio Reyna's son Giovanni Reyna from New York City FC for its under-19 side       ...
19:30, 2019-07-01

“Aussie PayPal” Explodes Higher: These Were the Warning Signs The guidelines that are laid out in the Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, are there for a reason: They work. Of course, no forecasting method is perfect, but see how applying the Elliott wave model helped one of our global analysts spot an interesting opportunity....
16:45, 2019-05-21

| Nigeria's president signs ambitious 2019 budget Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an ambitious budget into law, days ahead of the official start of his second term leading Africa's largest oil producer....
06:30, 2019-05-28

Oxford University Signs $5 Billion Deal With Investor The University of Oxford signed a deal with U.K. insurer and asset manager Legal & General to provide $5 billion in funding over 10 years to build graduate student housing, subsidized accommodation for university staff and income-generating science parks....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Former Cleveland outfielder Martin signs with Lotte Marines Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin has signed a one-year deal with the Chiba Lotte Marines of Japan's Pacific League       ...
17:15, 2019-07-14

Duterte signs law punishing catcalling, sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
17:00, 2019-07-15

| Barrett in shock move to the Blues, re-signs with All Blacks Beauden Barrett has signed a contract extension with the All Blacks that takes him through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup and sees him move to the Blues....
13:15, 2019-07-12

Waymo signs mobility partnership with Renault, Nissan The partnership with French and Japanese automakers bolsters Waymo's bid to commercialize self-driving systems across a variety of applications and offers access to an alliance that sold more than 10.7 million vehicles in 2018. The tie-up expands the technology footprint of Google's self-driving car...
08:15, 2019-06-20

Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz – heed the warning signs Elliot Worsell considers where Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz fits in the new world of heavyweight boxing The post Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz – heed the warning signs appeared first on Boxing News....
22:30, 2019-06-11

Janet Mock signs historic deal with Netflix Janet Mock just became the first out black trans woman to land an overall deal with a major studio. The three-year, multimillion dollar deal will allow Mock to create new shows and film projects for the streaming giant. Mock is perhaps best known for......
19:00, 2019-06-19

Report: Leonard signs two-year deal with Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers have signed free-agent forward Kawhi Leonard to a three-year, $103 million maximum contract, according to multiple reports on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-07-10

RBI Closely Monitoring 50 Shadow Banks For Signs Of Contagion In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Reserve Bank of India warned that any failure among the largest of the non-bank finance companies or housing finance firms could cause losses comparable......
07:30, 2019-07-22

Indianapolis signs punter Sanchez to contract extension INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have signed punter Rigoberto Sanchez to a contract extension. Terms were not announced Tuesday. Sanchez won the job two years ago after signing as an undrafted rookie. He beat out Jeff Locke, whom the Colts signed as an unrestricted free agent following the...
00:15, 2019-06-05

KLM signs preliminary deal for 15 Embraer E195-E2 planes Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Wednesday that Dutch airline KLM had signed a letter of intent to buy 15 of its E195-E2 planes and taken out options to potentially buy another 20....
17:45, 2019-06-19

Real Madrid signs Eden Hazard from Chelsea MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has signed Eden Hazard from Chelsea in its second major offseason addition. The 28-year-old forward is joining Madrid on a five-year contract on Friday. The transfer fee had been reported to be around 100 million euros ($113 million). Hazard had already indicated his final ...
23:00, 2019-06-07

The socially responsible investing movement is hot and there are no signs of it cooling off Socially responsible investing has exploded across the globe and interest in it has never been higher. But there is a real chance the business and financial communities will let slip opportunities to fully capitalize on the demand....
09:15, 2019-05-22

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podcasts for the str......
05:00, 2019-06-07

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment published Friday added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6% bottom line for growth, unless there is more stimulus....
15:30, 2019-06-14

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature, Gov. Jo...
06:00, 2019-05-31

Cuomo signs legislation outlawing 'gay panic' defense in NY New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that would bar people who attack or kill a gay person from arguing they panicked over their victim's sexuality....
03:30, 2019-07-01

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Gerald McCoy signs one-year contract with Panthers Gerald McCoy won't be leaving the NFC South after all, as the defensive tackle lands with the Panthers after being cut by the Buccaneers.        ...
20:30, 2019-06-04

US added only 75,000 jobs in May as economy shows signs of slowing Job creation numbers came in below expectations, causing economists to predict that Fed will begin cutting interest ratesGrowth in the US employment market decelerated sharply in May, as the economy added just 75,000 jobs – holding the unemployment rate steady at 3.6%, matching its lowest level sinc...
20:15, 2019-06-07

WR Kearse signs with Lions, rekindles memories for Patricia ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have many players, along with their general manager and coach, with ties to the New England Patriots. Jermaine Kearse, in a sense, is no exception. The veteran receiver had one of the most memorable catches in a Super Bowl in 2016 while playing for the Seat...
22:15, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas over the weekend. Police Chief U. Ren...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
16:45, 2019-06-19

Georgia's governor fills insurance post after indictment Georgia's governor has appointed an Atlanta-area police chief to head the state's insurance commission after the previous commissioner was indicted on federal charges....
02:30, 2019-06-13

Pennsylvania governor wants to tie nuclear bailout to joining RGGI Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as part of a nuclear bailout deal, according to reports from local media and analysts....
18:30, 2019-06-19

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
19:15, 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
00:45, 2019-07-22

Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
10:45, 2019-07-08

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday, after the southern part of the state was hit by a second significan...
20:30, 2019-07-06

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is “so excited to spend...
19:45, 2019-06-30

Health executive says he bribed Arkansas governor’s nephew LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former health care executive has admitted to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe a former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew. Robin Raveendran pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds. The ...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May 18 election...
05:45, 2019-07-01

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
08:15, 2019-07-13

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
14:15, 2019-07-10

Hurriyat Ready For Talks, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is much improved now and the Hurriyat is ready for talks, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said. The "temperature is lower," the Governor declared at a programme in......
12:00, 2019-06-23

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
22:15, 2019-06-19

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
07:01, 2019-06-03

After Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram", Meghalaya Governor's Reply Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday slammed Nobel laureate Amartya Sen over his remark that "Jai Shri Ram" sloganis used nowadays to beat up people across the country and it has no association......
08:15, 2019-07-08

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
11:01, 2019-07-13

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
05:01, 2019-07-18

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
06:45, 2019-06-22

Ricky Martin wants Puerto Rico Governor Rossello out Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for reelection as governor of Puerto Rico — but he also won't resign. The US territory is seething after chats leaked that show the governor and associates insulting Puerto Ricans....
14:30, 2019-07-22

Republican Maryland governor Larry Hogan will not run against Trump Leading hope of party never-Trumpers extinguishedGovernor does not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland governor Larry Hogan said he would not run against the president for the party’s nomination. Relate...
00:00, 2019-06-02

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
02:15, 2019-07-11

Fed up Puerto Ricans protest, demanding governor resign A feeling of outrage is rippling across Puerto Rico as people say they’re fed up with neglect from Washington and the U.S. territory’s own government...
19:30, 2019-07-17

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate shouldn’t be released. She’s spent nearly half a century in prison and received reports o...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
03:45, 2019-07-23

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
10:00, 2019-07-13

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
00:15, 2019-07-11

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City that was ...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana governor says he knows some people were disappointed tha...
00:15, 2019-06-19

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to throw a financial lifeline to California’s biggest electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires — but only if the companies agree to concessions such as tying executive pay to safety. The plan announced Friday w...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Rio governor: rising police killings ‘normal,’ will continue Amid a soaring number of police killings in Rio de Janeiro, the state’s tough-talking governor says it is “normal” for the rate to increase and it will likely keep going up during his administration...
06:15, 2019-07-17

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
02:15, 2019-06-05

"Glad RBI Governor Has Shakti In His Name": Anand Mahindra After Rate Cut The policy rate cut for a third time this year by the powerful Monetary Policy Committee under the leadership of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has won praise from industrialist Anand Mahindra - along......
13:15, 2019-06-06

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to the task and has been active in helping respond t...
11:15, 2019-06-03

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently elected Cabinet members met Tuesday in the state Capi...
19:30, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Sen. Kaine applauds governor’s gun-control call VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia’s governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local): Noon: Sen. Tim Kaine is applauding Gov. Ralph Northam’s call for a special legislative session to change Virginia’s gun laws. The Democrat f...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
17:15, 2019-07-07

Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, are showing signs of life CHARLES CITY, Va. (AP) — Sturgeon were America's vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation's rivers until mankind's craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Silverstone signs new F1 deal to run British Grand Prix until 2024 Silverstone circuit chiefs have agreed a new five-year deal with Liberty Media, which will keep the British Grand Prix venue on the Formula 1 calendar until 2024...
15:45, 2019-07-10

U.S.-Mexico Border Negotiations Continue Amid Signs of Progress Negotiators for the U.S. and Mexico prepared for a third day of meetings to build on the new momentum in their border-security talks, as the clock wound down ahead of threatened sanctions on Mexican imports....
17:15, 2019-06-07

Source: Kawhi signs shorter 3-year Clips deal Kawhi Leonard's three-year deal with the Clippers lines up with that of teammate Paul George, setting up possible free agency for both again in 2021....
19:15, 2019-07-10

Horror as boy, 12, found with 30 stab wounds, genitals cut off and signs of dismemberment POLICE are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was found dead with over 30 stab wounds, his genitals cut off and signs of attempted dismemberment on his young body....
23:15, 2019-07-12

China's Huawei signs deal to develop 5G network in Russia Huawei welcomes agreement in area ‘of strategic importance’ after meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Huawei, the Chinese technology company considered a security threat by the US, has signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year...
08:30, 2019-06-06

Trump signs executive order to improve kidney care President Trump on Wednesday told the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis. Trump signed an executive order Wednesday calling for strategies that have the potential to save lives a...
21:00, 2019-07-10

Divock Origi signs new Liverpool contract to complete turnaround • Liverpool were open to offers last summer and in January• Vital goals helped to earn striker new deal from Jürgen KloppLiverpool’s Champions League hero Divock Origi has ended doubts over his future by signing a new long-term contract.The Belgium international, who sealed Liverpool’s sixth Europea...
20:45, 2019-07-10

Seth Curry returns to Mavs after year away, Kleber re-signs The Dallas Mavericks have signed Seth Curry to complete the guard's return after a year away and re-signed one of their restricted free agents in forward Maxi Kleber       ...
02:00, 2019-07-11

Alabama Gov. signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.        ...
17:45, 2019-06-11

Cboe Europe Signs Saxo Bank as New Indices Customer LONDON –  26 March 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, has signed a licence agreement to utilise 15 Cboe European national benchmark in...
22:45, 2019-05-21

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Julian Assange to appear in court after Javid signs US extradition request Home secretary opens way for court to consider whether Assange should be sent to USThe home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces charges of computer hacking. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Thursday, Ja...
19:30, 2019-06-13

Speedo-wearing man kicked in crotch by horse after ignoring signs He has to admit — the warning signs were there. A man enjoying a day at the beach on Assateague Island, off the coast of Maryland, had his fun cut short after attempting to pet one of the park’s wild horses, in spite of multiple signs warning against interacting with the animals. The Assateagu...
19:15, 2019-07-22

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
14:45, 2019-06-13

NASA’s search for signs of life on Mars yields another shock It was just a couple of days ago that NASA announced something pretty exciting about Mars. Its Curiosity rover had detected shockingly high levels of methane, suggesting an unseen geological or even biological process was at work on the planet. Signs of past or present life? Perhaps, but a follow-up...
04:15, 2019-06-28

The signs Sam Darnold is ready to make jump Jets are counting on As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
22:45, 2019-07-18

Amazon signs 'Damages,' 'Bloodline' co-creator to an exclusive deal If you're a fan of dimly lit shows about terrible criminals, then keep your eyes on Amazon Prime. The streamer announced it has signed Glenn Kessler to an overall TV & film deal. As Deadline reports, he'll be working on TV series and films for Am......
04:15, 2019-05-24

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and China crimping global growth....
21:45, 2019-05-23

British Airways Owner IAG Signs Deal To Buy 200 Boeing 737 Max Planes Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the......
15:45, 2019-06-19

Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus announced an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the renewal of the carrier's single-aisle fleet from U.S. rival Boeing a day after the U.S. planemaker made a shock entry into Airbus-supplied IAG....
12:30, 2019-06-19

2nd Benghazi Suspect Is Convicted on 2 Counts Amid Signs of Deadlock on Others A jury convicted a Libyan man on two terrorism-related charges arising from the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, but deliberations over 15 others continued....
00:30, 2019-06-14

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at...
00:45, 2019-07-02

Canadians defenseman Brett Kulak signs 3-year deal MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a three-year contract with defenseman Brett Kulak. The deal was announced Saturday and runs through the 2021-22 season, carrying an average annual value of $1.85 million. The 25-year-old Kulak appeared in 57 games for the Canadiens last season an...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Southampton signs striker Adams, announces backroom hires LONDON (AP) — Southampton has made changes on and off the field ahead of the Premier League team’s return to preseason training. The club brought in striker Che Adams from second-tier Birmingham on Monday and announced new members to manager Ralph Hasenhuttl’s backroom staff. The 22-year...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
02:45, 2019-06-15

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the defensive. The Democratic-led state Senate passed th...
05:45, 2019-06-15

TPG signs deal to takeover management of Abraaj's healthcare fund U.S. private equity firm TPG said on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to takeover the management of a healthcare fund, previously managed by collapsed private equity firm Abraaj....
20:30, 2019-05-21

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
07:45, 2019-05-22

Marcus Rashford signs four-year contract at Manchester United • Deal increases 21-year-old’s salary to £250k per week • Ole Gunnar Solskjær calls Rashford ‘a shining example’Marcus Rashford has agreed a four-year contract with Manchester United with an option of a further 12 months, in a deal that makes the 21-year-old one of the club’s highest-paid players.Th...
19:15, 2019-07-01

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was damaging to his rivals....
15:45, 2019-06-14

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Cboe Europe Signs GAIN Capital as New Index Customer LONDON – 23 May 2019 – Cboe Europe, the region’s largest equities exchange operator and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced that GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP), a leading global provider of online trading services, has signed a licence agreement to utilise Cboe’s s...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent weeks....
22:15, 2019-05-24

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
06:00, 2019-06-21

Boeing signs $100 mln in services deals at order-light air show Boeing Co seized on a lull in firm plane orders to sign more than $100 million in contracts for digital services for its newer but fast-growing global unit as the Paris Airshow enters a third day on Wednesday....
12:30, 2019-06-19

| Teen NBA prospect LaMelo Ball signs with Australia's Hawks LaMelo Ball, rated among the top US high school prospects and the brother of NBA guard Lonzo Ball, has signed with the Illawarra Hawks of Australia's National Basketball League....
07:45, 2019-06-18

Pakistan Signs $918 Million Loan Agreement With World Bank Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of USD 918 million with the World Bank, Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on finance has said as the cash-strapped country tries to......
21:01, 2019-06-18

JPMorgan beats profit estimates but shows signs of pressure JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a quarterly profit that beat estimates on Tuesday as higher interest income and consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
18:45, 2019-07-16

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
21:30, 2019-07-16

Oregon governor sends police to get GOP lawmakers after they flee from vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon fled the Salem courthouse Thursday following a days of "fruitless" debate over a cap-and-trade bill, known colloquially as HB 2020....
05:00, 2019-06-21

After mass shooting, Virginia governor to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws. Northam’s office said Thursday that Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran and Secretary of Health and Hu...
12:30, 2019-06-14

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the “liberal media...
07:30, 2019-07-11

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
08:15, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:15, 2019-06-22

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
23:30, 2019-07-01

Alaska’s governor is trying to destroy its universities. The state may never recover | Cas Mudde Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m – a staggering 41% of its budgetWe rarely devote much attention to what happens in the largest state of the US. No, not Texas – Alaska, which is bigger, geographically, than the next three states combined (Texas, California and Montan...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory re...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald Trump said Thursday he’s encouraging her to r...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme Court revisiting its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade dec...
01:15, 2019-05-30

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil line from Canada as an environmental threat....
21:45, 2019-07-01

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Friday the new access to the pool at the State House. The residence is on Nat...
03:45, 2019-06-08

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
17:00, 2019-07-05

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
01:45, 2019-06-01

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
07:15, 2019-07-05

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
23:15, 2019-07-05

Alaska lawmakers weigh governor’s call for new session venue WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — When Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy called a special session in his hometown of Wasilla, some agreed with him that a change of venue would be good for lawmakers struggling to finish their work. Others cited logistical and security concerns. The wait is on to see if the House and Se...
07:45, 2019-06-20