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Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle

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Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
20:01, 2019-05-30

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
14:15, 2019-07-12

Belgian dad pleas for help to find son missing in Australia CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Belgian man says an encrypted phone message sent by his missing son could hold a clue to the 18-year-old tourist’s disappearance from an Australian coastal town. Theo Hayez was last seen leaving a Byron Bay nightclub late on May 31. Police said on Monday they are b...
05:15, 2019-06-17

Haynesworth pleas for help to find kidney donor Former NFL star defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, 38, is suffering from kidney failure and has taken to Instagram to announce that he is in "dire need" of a donor for a kidney transplant....
04:15, 2019-07-11

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its likely impact on the Blue Mountains.The World Herit...
12:15, 2019-06-09

Oklahoma: family says inmate died of appendicitis as pleas for help were ignored Lawsuit: Joshua England made five written requests for help21-year-old died in Lexington correctional centerThe family of a man who died in a Oklahoma prison last year are suing correctional officials and medical staff for allegedly ignoring his repeated pleas for help as he died from untreated appe...
12:00, 2019-05-26

Europe is ignoring U.S. pleas to take back their ISIS fighters Three months after the collapse of the Islamic State, about 800 Europeans are believed to be imprisoned in Syria and Iraq, not including wives and children with foreign citizenship....
06:00, 2019-06-21

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
22:15, 2019-06-02

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), ...
01:45, 2019-05-23

UA duo make freshman All American Team TUCSON – National recognition keeps pouring in for Arizona Wildcat baseball players as Austin Wells and Dayton Dooney were both named first-team Freshman All-Americans by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Here’s more from our Monday sportscast: It’s the second ...
10:45, 2019-06-11

UA Freshman Nnaji finalist for Team USA U19 squad TUCSON – Incoming Arizona freshman Zeke Nnaji has made the cut to the “final 18” for the Team USA U19 squad that’ll compete in Greece. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
10:15, 2019-06-19

Auburn approaching camp with freshman QBs battling for job Auburn coach Gus Malzahn makes it clear that his top early priority for preseason camp is picking a starting quarterback       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
00:45, 2019-07-15

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning, and the Rebels beat Clemson 6-1 on Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on their home field. Ole Miss led for good after Cole Zabowski and Cooper Johnson opened the secon...
07:30, 2019-06-02

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
17:30, 2019-07-14

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can’t leave fast enough.” ​”So interesting to see ​’​Progressive​’​ Democr...
20:30, 2019-07-14

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
05:45, 2019-07-04

UA Freshman b-ball player skipping playing for the Wildcats & heading to pro’s TUCSON – Arizona basketball commit Terry Armstrong is declaring himself eligible to play professional basketball and will -not- attend U of A on a hoops scholarship. He’ll most likely play overseas or in the NBA’s G League. Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast: ...
14:01, 2019-06-20

Draymond Green almost left Michigan State after his freshman year In an ESPN profile, Draymond Green's high school coach revealed a conversation where the frustrated Warriors star said he'd leave Michigan State.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
19:45, 2019-07-14

Trump Won't Back Down From Vile Racist Attacks on Freshman Democrats For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump attacked the quartet of freshmen Democratic congresswomen of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—continuing this weekend’s racist tirade, in which he demanded the largely American-born lawmakers “go back”...
18:00, 2019-07-15

Freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar reports death threats over asylum story Freshman Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas says her office has received death threats against her, her family and staffers following a news report that her aides were improperly aiding asylum seekers in Mexico.Escobar said her office contacted the FBI and U.S. Capitol Police — which provides...
02:15, 2019-07-10

Hillary Clinton claps back at Trump over attack on freshman Dems Hillary Clinton on Sunday night criticized President Trump for suggesting that freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from — saying it’s his government that needs help. “They’re from America,” Clinton wrote about three of the freshman Democrats — Rep. Alexandri...
07:15, 2019-07-15

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t....
12:45, 2019-06-10

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season Twenty-one to go. The teetering-below-.500 Mets lost one and won one in the split doubleheader Subway Series on Tuesday. The Yankees breezed to a 12-5 victory in the sunlight as the Mets played a ragged first game at Yankee Stadium. In the nightcap, the Mets pulverized unsteady James Paxton for a 10...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Boeing shares slip as grounded 737 MAX faces new hurdle Shares of Boeing Co fell 3% on Thursday after the U.S. aviation regulator found a new flaw in the 737 MAX jet, potentially delaying the aircraft's return to service and piling more pressure on the planemaker's suppliers....
20:00, 2019-06-27

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Durant in Sunday’s Game 2 at Scotiabank Arena, Kerr off...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Dustin Johnson looking to clear major hurdle — his ‘friend’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson maintains Brooks Koepka is still “one of my best friends,” even though Koepka has supplanted Johnson as not only the No. 1-ranked player in the world, but also the most intimidating presence in golf. Johnson, with his length off the tee and soft putting touch, w...
10:30, 2019-06-13

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

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
09:00, 2019-06-12

Yankees’ Didi Gregorius return scenario still has hurdle to clear Didi Gregorius may want to find his passport. Seven and a half months removed from Tommy John surgery, Gregorius could be back in pinstripes as soon as next week’s road trip to Toronto and Cleveland, which begins Tuesday against the Blue Jays. “Not on the homestand [that ends Sunday], but possibly s...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ...
01:30, 2019-06-05

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?        ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Decline in Share Buybacks Poses a Hurdle for Stock Market Share repurchases by companies contracted for the first time in seven quarters for the three months ended in March, and some say the trend may continue....
17:30, 2019-07-02

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:15, 2019-06-11

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Viktor Hovland’s British Open sacrifice adds hurdle to PGA career PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Viktor Hovland is not one of the favorites to win the U.S. Open this week at Pebble Beach, but he does have the distinction of winning the most recent major national tournament on the fabled links. Hovland, who just finished his senior year at Oklahoma State, won the 2018 U.S....
08:30, 2019-06-11

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
14:38, 2019-05-21

EURO Under-21: Germany title defense falls at final hurdle against Spain Germany's Under-21s were unable to defend their European title as Spain exacted their revenge for the loss in 2017. La Roja were crowned European champions for a fifth time following a 2-1 win....
03:30, 2019-07-01

Illiquid assets held by Woodford's UK fund pose hurdle to reopening Trading in Neil Woodford's 3.7 billion pound ($4.69 billion) Equity Income Fund may not be reopened swiftly after it was suspended on June 3 because of the illiquid assets it holds....
09:45, 2019-06-23

RJ Barrett’s first Rookie of the Year hurdle: Summer League battle with Zion Two days after the NBA Draft, RJ Barrett was in Santa Monica presenting the Rookie of the Year Award at the league’s awards banquet. “The NBA Awards was great,’’ Barrett said. “Hopefully I’ll win the award next year. It was good to experience that.” The Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 swingman sniper was...
22:30, 2019-07-02

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
04:30, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve that assess their ability to weather a major econ...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former pilot....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the survey....
02:00, 2019-07-10

Lee Bowyer eager for Charlton to clear last promotion hurdle after proving people wrong with management start Lee Bowyer admits he has surprised a few people. Even those who know him did not think he would make the transition from player to manager, so the remarkable job he has done at Charlton has been unexpected to many....
15:30, 2019-05-24

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," — most likely referring to the "Squad" of freshman...
03:15, 2019-07-16

How to help out a cash-strapped veteran Dear John: You seem to be in the business of helping people. I was wondering if you could help me. I’ve been feeling very desperate and depressed lately as my wife and I have been struggling to keep the rent paid, the lights on, and the kids fed. I work full time in a good......
07:00, 2019-07-21

IRS decides that veteran’s evangelism isn’t tax deductible A judge had bad news for an evangelist seeking tax write-offs as he spread the word of God. While devout Catholic Robert Oliveri spent almost $40,000 as he crisscrossed the country and paid for meals and gifts to strangers and acquaintances in his evangelical activities, a Tax Court judge said the e...
04:15, 2019-06-04

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
18:15, 2019-06-22

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy 75 years later: 'I'd go up and do it all again' Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice....
19:45, 2019-06-05

| Algeria arrests prominent war veteran Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he reportedly criticised military chief Ahmed Gaid Saleh....
17:45, 2019-07-01

75 years later, D-Day veteran still feels the pull of duty LONDON (AP) — Seventy-five years after George Skipper splashed ashore on Gold Beach, the former working-class lad from London’s East End is still focused on doing his duty. These days he’s on a mission to remember, and to remind younger generations about the sacrifices of those who didn&...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
11:30, 2019-06-16

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
22:15, 2019-06-14

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....
04:15, 2019-07-12

Bruins' veteran quintet could be key in latest Cup bid Five current Bruins players carry knowledge from Boston's most recent Stanley Cup triumph in 2011, and loss and in 2013        ...
23:15, 2019-05-24

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
06:30, 2019-05-27

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-28

HSBC Hires Citigroup Veteran to Take Over U.S. Business HSBC Holdings signaled a fresh effort to turn around its lagging U.S. business by hiring Citigroup veteran Michael Roberts to succeed Patrick Burke as chief executive of HSBC USA when he retires later this year....
01:15, 2019-07-09

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Yankees were right not to risk losing this valuable veteran How replaceable is Cameron Maybin? It came down to that question on Thursday night. The verdict: not particularly replaceable. The Yankees rightly recognized that sometimes, analytics principles must be sacrificed for the greater good. After they outlasted the dangerous Astros, 10-6 at a rainy Yanke...
13:45, 2019-06-21

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
01:15, 2019-05-30

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
03:30, 2019-07-01

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
08:15, 2019-06-04

Yankees’ veteran lefties taking turn for worse James Paxton and J.A. Happ were supposed to stabilize the Yankees’ rotation when they were acquired last offseason. Instead, the veteran left-handers have mostly disappointed this year — a trend that continued during the otherwise wildly successful Yankees homestand that ended with Wednesday’s 8-7 w...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
12:45, 2019-05-25

D-Day veteran, 99, gets ovation from the Queen and Trump as he leads tributes A 99-year-old D-Day veteran got a standing ovation from Donald Trump and the Queen Wednesday as he led the nation's tributes to brave troops who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago....
19:45, 2019-06-05

Veteran Industrialist Brij Mohan Khaitan Dies At 92 Veteran industrialist and Williamson Magor Group patriarch Brij Mohan Khaitan died today at his residence here. He was 92. He was suffering from old-age ailments, according to company sources. A......
17:45, 2019-06-01

90-year-old D-Day veteran’s song tops UK singles chart A 90-year-old D-Day veteran’s ditty about the Allied forces landing at Normandy is beating out songs by artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran on Amazon’s singles chart in the United Kingdom, a report said. Jim Radford, who was a 15-year-old galley boy in the British Mer...
23:30, 2019-06-06

Tigers vs. White Sox: Take Detroit and veteran Daniel Norris Headlines can be deceiving. “Knicks settle for Randle, Gibson, Payton, Bullock.” Sure, a winner never tanks, a tanker never wins. But if you think the Tankerbockers will get back to doing what they do best, think again. Additions of Lenny Randle, Kirk Gibson, Gary Payton and Jim J. Bullock will have...
19:30, 2019-07-03

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown with a military escort and will arrive at Tucson Int...
18:00, 2019-05-28

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern France during the invasion. He died in March at age 9...
18:45, 2019-05-27

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), as his chief of staff. M...
22:00, 2019-06-03

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his country from the Nazis. Hitchcock is taking part in ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Knicks waive veteran forward Lance Thomas NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have waived veteran forward Lance Thomas. The Knicks made the move Saturday, saving themselves $1 million of Thomas’ salary for next season that would have been guaranteed if he was still on the roster after Sunday. His entire $7.6 million salary for 2019-20...
03:45, 2019-06-30

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
15:00, 2019-05-23

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Administration informed me that it would begin deducti...
14:30, 2019-06-23

Kazakhstan set to confirm veteran leader's choice for president Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, looks set to be confirmed in the job in Sunday's election after being hand-picked for the post by former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev who ran the country for almost three decades....
14:00, 2019-06-06

After international outrage, veteran to keep home that was auctioned over $236 tax bill Disabled veteran Jim Boerner, whose Mesa mobile home was seized and sold at auction, will get to stay under new deal.        ...
03:30, 2019-07-21

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
07:15, 2019-05-22

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
14:30, 2019-05-29

Vietnam War veteran, 78, receives high school diploma _____ 78-year-old Floyd Covey is finally a high school graduate, decades after serving in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient says he made his mom proud. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones has your Weekend Morning Boost....
04:00, 2019-07-15

‘Tired of Running’: A Sci-Fi Veteran Tells His Own (Earthling) Story In ‘Becoming Superman,’ J. Michael Straczynski chronicles a life that was dominated early on by dysfunction and later by success that came with its own tensions....
11:15, 2019-07-20

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secret...
03:45, 2019-06-19

Geelong veteran Gary Ablett handed one-week AFL suspension Cats star to sit out after catching Anthony MilesAblett was cleared by panel of striking three weeks agoGary Ablett has been given a one-game AFL suspension for striking Gold Coast opponent Anthony Miles behind the play.The Geelong champion caught Miles square in the jaw with a right-arm jab during ...
08:45, 2019-05-27

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy during the Nazi occupation of...
01:15, 2019-06-07

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
07:15, 2019-07-04

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
22:15, 2019-06-11

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield The Mets added some extra outfield depth on Friday, signing Matt Kemp to a minor league deal, The Post’s Mike Puma confirmed. Kemp was released by the Cincinnati Reds on May 4, after the 34-year-old hit .200 with a home run and 5 RBIs in 20 games on the season. He was placed on the......
00:30, 2019-05-25

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
21:00, 2019-06-13

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Austrian ski veteran Reichelt quizzed in blood doping case INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Alpine veteran Hannes Reichelt was questioned by police investigating a blood doping ring in sports. The Austrian federation says Reichelt denies wrongdoing in the case known as Operation Aderlass. Reichelt won 13 World Cup races in his care...
18:45, 2019-05-27

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
07:30, 2019-06-06

President Trump honors veteran to commemorate D-Day 75th anniversary President Trump shared D-Day veteran Ray Lambert's World War II story. Lambert was in attendance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Kentucky WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore received the medal Friday in a crowded room at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in W...
19:00, 2019-06-10

| Teenager Gauff stuns veteran Venus Williams at Wimbledon Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for the Wimbledon singles, pulled off a major shock on Monday beating five-time champion Venus Williams....
21:15, 2019-07-01

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a private health care system run by the Defense Department...
03:15, 2019-06-06

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Recreates 1944 Parachute on D-Day Anniversary A US veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings....
00:30, 2019-06-06

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

'Hadestown,' veteran Elaine May score early wins at Tony awards Elaine May and dark musical "Hadestown" were among early winners on Sunday as Broadway presented its annual Tony Awards, capping a season in which shows about race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld stood front and center....
05:45, 2019-06-10

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam has been stabbed while attending an event in southern China. Police say his injuries are not life-threatening and a suspect has been detained. The motive is unclear. His manager Lester Mo says Yam was stabbed in the stomach on Saturday and also had a cut o...
10:15, 2019-07-20

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and the Korean War. He was injured in Korea but was n...
00:15, 2019-05-28

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
15:45, 2019-06-11

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
05:45, 2019-07-02

Cybersecurity veteran Imperva acquires Distil Networks to help thwart bot attacks Imperva has announced plans to acquire Distil Networks, a cybersecurity startup that specializes in blocking bot attacks on websites, mobile apps, and APIs.Read More...
18:30, 2019-06-04

Marine veteran shot and killed while trying to apologize in road rage encounter A Marine veteran was shot and killed in a road rage incident last week when he tried apologizing to another motorist for accidentally cutting him off in traffic. ...
00:00, 2019-06-14

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-29

Edmonton Oilers hire NHL veteran Dave Tippett as head coach Dave Tippett becomes Edmonton Oilers' ninth coach in the past 11 years and takes over a team that has missed the playoffs 12 of the past 13 seasons.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
22:15, 2019-07-08

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when he was only 18 years old. He served in the Philipp...
02:45, 2019-05-29

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

World War II veteran honored for his life and service at Arlington National Cemetery Carl Mann, a World War II veteran, was honored by the U.S. Army and his family during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, of...
11:00, 2019-05-29

NBA veteran Kendall Gill reveals he still receives money from parents for his birthday Former NBA veteran Kendall Gill played 15 seasons in the league, earned an All-Rookie Team selection during the 1990-91 season and earned about $43 million during his career....
02:15, 2019-05-30

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
03:15, 2019-06-19

Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran, made three unsuccessful starts for the White Sox this season, posting a 9.45 ERA. Though he made the All-Star team just two seasons ago, the 36-year...
00:30, 2019-05-25

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
00:45, 2019-05-30

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
15:15, 2019-05-25

Man who allegedly killed war veteran on Appalachian Trail deemed mentally incompetent The man accused of killing an Appalachian Trail "thru-hiker" has been ordered jailed until he's competent to understand the murder charges he's facing.        ...
02:15, 2019-07-04

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Marine veteran boxer captures junior lightweight title on Memorial Day weekend Jamel Herring, a U.S. Marine veteran, defeated Masayuki Ito by unanimous decision in Florida on Saturday to become the WBO junior lightweight champion....
18:01, 2019-05-28

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he arranged for sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 20...
22:30, 2019-07-12

World War II veteran 'Harmonica Pete' plays national anthem on 'Fox & Friends' after going viral A World War II veteran who goes by the beloved nickname 'Harmonica Pete' described his service and what the National Anthem means to him after performing the song for the United States Women's National team before a recent match....
00:45, 2019-05-30

D-Day veteran's grandson recalls 'vivid' letters of 'striking images' from Omaha Beach After fighting with the Allies on D-Day, Navy sailor Bill Svrluga Sr. wrote letters that "vividly" recounted the horrors he witnessed, his grandson said....
07:45, 2019-06-04

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
03:45, 2019-05-31

Davey G. Johnson, Veteran of Car and Driver and Jalopnik, Missing on Motorcycle Trip UPDATED Authorities are currently searching for automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson, a veteran of Car and Driver, Autoweek, Jalopnik and more, after he apparently went missing on a motorcycle ride somewhere along California State Route 49 earlier this week....
04:15, 2019-06-09

A 96-year-old World War II veteran nails national anthem before USA-Mexico soccer match 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré brought down the house when he performed the national anthem on his harmonica before the USA-Mexico match.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the company’s fast-growing block trading platform. Cb...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
04:15, 2019-06-13

Buyer raised asking price on Mesa home disabled veteran lost over tax dispute MESA, Ariz. (12 News) – Jim Boerner still can’t believe his days in his Mesa home might be numbered—after getting a notice from the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office that his home would be auctioned off if he didn’t pay his back taxes by June 30. “I’m in jeopardy of not only losing something ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
14:15, 2019-05-23

MOVES-HSBC USA chief Patrick Burke to retire, Citi veteran to succeed HSBC Holdings Plc said on Monday that Patrick Burke would retire as HSBC USA's president and chief executive officer and would be succeeded by Citigroup Inc's Michael Roberts....
20:30, 2019-07-08

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
15:45, 2019-05-23

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Bills GM believes veteran running back LeSean McCoy can still play at high level Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is still capable of playing at a high level despite posting the worst numbers of his career last year, according to general manager Brandon Beane....
20:30, 2019-07-20

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
05:30, 2019-05-23

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
09:45, 2019-06-11

New Jersey veteran tested positive for rare tick-borne virus before death, daughter says A New Jersey woman says her 80-year-old Marine Corps veteran father is the individual that health officials said tested positive for a rare tick-borne illness before his death in May....
18:30, 2019-06-10

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
03:45, 2019-05-29

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
05:30, 2019-05-23

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
09:30, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash in the city. Rep. Carolyn Maloney vowed Monday to ...
08:30, 2019-06-11

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and....
23:00, 2019-05-24

Walking Before Sunrise To Raise Awareness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – In cities across the country on Saturday, well before the sun came up, early risers took part in a 5K Walk for Hope. It’s aimed at raising awareness about suicide and mental health. “The coming out of the darkness here is actually beautiful symbolism here....
04:00, 2019-06-09

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
19:15, 2019-06-14

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
18:30, 2019-06-03

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two decades and he told UN News, in an exclusive intervie...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Army Veteran Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody in 2018. His Family Can't Find His Heart 41-year-old U.S. Army veteran Everett Palmer called his brother to tell him he was heading to New York to visit their sick mother. Before he left, he needed to make sure an outstanding DUI warrant in Pennsylvania was settled to be sure his license was valid....
01:15, 2019-06-10

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Marine veteran injured in deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash sues truck driver, company A survivor of the deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash is seeking compensation for medical expenses that could total at least $500,000.        ...
22:45, 2019-07-03

Country music icon Lee Greenwood helps gift double-amputee veteran a customized home Country music star Lee Greenwood was especially proud to be an American over the holiday weekend, after working with a non-profit to provide a specialized home for a veteran who lost both of his legs overseas....
19:45, 2019-07-08

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested last weekend and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. George County sheriff’s depu...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
10:30, 2019-06-03

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
09:30, 2019-07-14

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
16:15, 2019-06-10

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events......
17:15, 2019-06-23

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
12:00, 2019-06-05

UK lawmaker suspended after ejecting protester from gala British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has suspended Foreign Office Minister Mark Field while an investigation takes place into his treatment of a climate change protester at the gala Mansion House dinner...
15:30, 2019-06-21

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
07:45, 2019-07-20

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
04:30, 2019-06-19

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged white man who used profanity, called her vulgar names ...
05:45, 2019-07-20

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
13:15, 2019-05-22

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s comments on Wednesday, reported by the semi-official ILN...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the couple to claim they feared for their lives, was......
09:30, 2019-07-15

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who waits to see “which wa...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining......
14:30, 2019-07-11

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to injure Thursday in Salt Lake City. Attorney Mark ...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
03:45, 2019-07-13

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who objected to the bill's p...
23:30, 2019-05-28

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

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
03:30, 2019-05-25

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. ...
13:30, 2019-05-27

"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their......
12:45, 2019-07-11

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
09:45, 2019-05-27

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestler’s sudden death last week. The women launched a GoFundMe campaign on Wednesday and had alread...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
02:45, 2019-06-05

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract the Broncos gave him Tuesday....
07:30, 2019-05-29

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebellion and school strike groups – with the promise of...
14:45, 2019-07-12

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
01:45, 2019-06-05

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attribute the deaths to a careless and excessive use of ...
12:00, 2019-07-09

Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50% According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke....
12:00, 2019-06-19

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-08

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting that concluded earl...
15:45, 2019-05-23

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The cost of the company's HD streaming plan will incre......
18:15, 2019-05-30

Very low levels of 'bad' cholesterol may raise stroke risk New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke....
06:15, 2019-07-05

Trevor Noah on Trump: ‘I’m just trying to raise questions’ From plummeting ratings to a global success, how did the Daily Show host become “America’s therapist”?It is a few hours before Trevor Noah takes his seat at The Daily Show’s presenting desk, from which – four nights a week – he lobs comedic grenades at 21st-century America. To prepare for the consum...
08:30, 2019-07-13

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
17:45, 2019-07-06

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
12:45, 2019-07-02

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
10:15, 2019-07-02

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
17:45, 2019-07-06

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to the one being prepared in BJP-ruled Assam,......
12:45, 2019-07-11

Police: Ex-Oklahoma lawmaker died of self-inflicted gunshot NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a former Oklahoma state senator who was found dead inside his home apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The Norman Police Department said Thursday it has concluded its investigation into the death of 53-year-old Jonathan Nichols. Investigators say fou...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the......
06:01, 2019-06-29

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
20:45, 2019-07-11

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
22:00, 2019-06-03

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
22:30, 2019-07-02

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
04:45, 2019-06-01

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
09:45, 2019-06-18

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
16:30, 2019-07-13

Siddaramaiah, BJP Fight Over No Dalit Lawmaker From Karnataka In Cabinet Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnataka in the Union cabinet, saying "upliftment" of the community will not......
17:30, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Lawmaker wants Facebook to suspend currency plan NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the House Financial Services Committee wants Facebook to suspend plans for a new currency until Congress and regulators are able to study it more closely. In asking Facebook to put the Libra ...
00:15, 2019-06-19

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023....
17:30, 2019-07-09

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
21:45, 2019-07-09

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
22:30, 2019-06-07

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in-chief. “I call upon the chairman to hold hearings...
21:45, 2019-06-04

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:45, 2019-06-18

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
18:15, 2019-06-19

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury chief at a gala dinner. Party chair Brandon Lewis says that lawmaker Mark Field referred himself to ...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the......
16:30, 2019-07-18

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
02:45, 2019-05-30

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alcohol and tobacco when she was serving as the organ...
17:45, 2019-05-22

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
02:45, 2019-05-30

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
19:30, 2019-05-21

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a married father of three, was arrested late Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge after depu...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
07:15, 2019-05-28

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
14:45, 2019-05-29

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
05:30, 2019-05-28

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
11:00, 2019-05-22

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
19:30, 2019-05-23

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
15:01, 2019-07-17

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
06:00, 2019-05-25

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night to pull a key section of this week’s massive fundi...
11:00, 2019-06-11

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process to raise record sums, which could increase energy ...
08:45, 2019-07-17

Southwest Airlines mechanics approve contract, 20% raise DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines mechanics have approved a five-year contract that adds up to a 20% raise. Dallas-based Southwest on Tuesday announced the tentative agreement with about 2,400 workers represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association. Both sides in March announced they̵...
21:00, 2019-05-22

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in a fundraising bid that could value the pot delive...
14:30, 2019-05-30

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
14:00, 2019-06-17

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their homes due to flooding. Downstream in Fort Smith, Ar...
18:45, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
00:45, 2019-05-28

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
01:00, 2019-05-29

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of that total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
05:15, 2019-07-03

Longer work hours may raise stroke risk The risk of stroke increases by nearly 30 percent for people who work longer than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year, according to new research....
16:45, 2019-06-20

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
06:45, 2019-05-22

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted mother. A tear slips down a father’s face. The camera cuts to another baby, revealing the moment of its arrival in the world. Shock, wonder, joy and re...
11:45, 2019-05-23

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel. “I think that it instills a sense of pride and a ...
09:45, 2019-07-11

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fighting for recognition of the team and women's sport....
15:15, 2019-05-23

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The prime minister led a session on the environment a...
14:30, 2019-06-29

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
02:45, 2019-06-15

Will taking time to raise my child hurt my career? I’ve been on maternity leave for five years. I’m ready to go back into full-time work, but how should I word this gap into my cover letter without looking like I took an extended vacation? Are you kidding me, mom? Did it feel like an extended vacation? I am a dad, and I love parenting,......
19:30, 2019-06-30

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points Budget 2019: Under NPS scheme, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked......
14:30, 2019-07-06

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The 2017 Republican tax ov...
23:45, 2019-07-05

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....
13:45, 2019-06-12

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
09:15, 2019-06-12

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed C8, is radically different from its predecessors,...
08:00, 2019-07-19

S&P 500 hits 3,000 as Powell's comments raise rate cut bets The benchmark S&P 500 briefly crossed the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday, as bets for a sharp interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell's dovish comments....
18:45, 2019-07-10

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
14:38, 2019-05-21

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance costs by about 82 percent, according to the report. S...
00:45, 2019-07-02

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the Tokyo Games next year, skateboarders are raising their game as qualifying events begin. The Dew Tou...
00:15, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 bln -Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
03:15, 2019-05-28

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
12:15, 2019-07-08

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been......
22:30, 2019-05-23

Hong Kong lawmaker gets suspended sentence over 'Occupy' charges Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement....
09:45, 2019-06-10

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday,......
14:15, 2019-07-12

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
05:15, 2019-06-21

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
05:45, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tried to contact Republican Rep. ...
02:45, 2019-05-22

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
07:15, 2019-07-12

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
01:30, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
01:45, 2019-06-19

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
19:30, 2019-07-10

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
16:30, 2019-07-18

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
05:00, 2019-06-05

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
14:30, 2019-07-11

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary challenge from a leftist Democrat, made the statement...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 20 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 20 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
18:30, 2019-05-24

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on "Hannity."...
07:45, 2019-05-22

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
16:15, 2019-06-10

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
20:30, 2019-07-08

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
07:00, 2019-07-12

Florida lawmaker denounced for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker is being criticized by his own party for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death. Rep. Mike Hill had an exchange with constituents during a meeting at Pensacola City Hall in which one man said the Bible calls for a man havin...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker "To Thank Him" For Poll Win BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
17:30, 2019-06-05

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
11:30, 2019-06-30

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
04:00, 2019-05-31

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
15:01, 2019-07-17

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here......
15:01, 2019-07-17

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
13:15, 2019-06-06

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
23:30, 2019-07-01

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinth...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
10:30, 2019-06-28

Indian state lawmaker killed in suspected rebel ambush ITANAGAR, India (AP) — Police say an Indian lawmaker in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has been killed in an ambush by suspected rebels. Police officers in the state capital of Itanagar say Legislative Assembly member Tirong Aboh of the National People’s Party and 10 relatives and...
14:45, 2019-05-21

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, a week after he requested a postponement to address accusations he had brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
10:45, 2019-05-28

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisingly timed vacation and more a return home.Her dest...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappling with the crisis of severe water shortage and......
04:00, 2019-06-24

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
06:30, 2019-07-15

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
19:45, 2019-06-05

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White House counsel Donald McGahn....
22:45, 2019-05-21

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:45, 2019-07-18

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
18:15, 2019-05-22

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
19:30, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump re-election campaign, GOP raise $105M in 2nd quarter President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $100 million during the second quarter of this year, GOP officials said Tuesday....
21:30, 2019-07-02

Paper Round: United raise Pogba asking price to £180m "Manchester United set Paul Pogba\u0027s asking price as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims for more signings, Arsenal want Ruben Dias, and Fabian Delph will join Everton."...
09:15, 2019-07-13

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Brazil carrier Oi expects to raise up to $2 bln with non-core assets - filing Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday in its newly launched strategic plan it expects to raise between 6.5 billion reais and 7.5 billion reais ($2.00 billion) with the sale of non-core assets....
16:15, 2019-07-16

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
22:45, 2019-05-22

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil....
01:15, 2019-05-31

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
19:15, 2019-06-14

Trump says agreed U.S. won't raise tariffs, China will buy U.S. farm goods U.S. President Donald Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday that the United States would refrain from raising levies on Chinese imports for now while China would buy more U.S. agricultural products....
10:15, 2019-06-29

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
14:00, 2019-07-08

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
20:30, 2019-07-08

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
20:15, 2019-06-15

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in places like New Zealand, India, South Africa, Nige...
04:01, 2019-05-25

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
23:15, 2019-06-12

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
00:30, 2019-06-18

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
03:45, 2019-06-18

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activision Blizzard video game league, The Post has learned...
04:00, 2019-05-31

New blood pressure guidelines may raise gestational hypertension rates After researchers used the adapted guidelines to see how many pregnant women had high blood pressure, they found more than 25 percent suffered from gestational hypertension....
22:45, 2019-07-05

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their family made me consider what more I could do....
19:45, 2019-06-14

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
16:01, 2019-07-18

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Broncos give Chris Harris Jr. a hefty 2019 pay raise ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Chris Harris Jr. have ended their contract stalemate with the team bumping the cornerback’s pay in 2019 from about $8 million to $12 million, which is $1 million more than the team’s new cornerback, free agent Kareem Jackson is making. ̶...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs to raise its “shoddy” security standards which fall below rivals, a senior British cyber security official said on Thursday, as the company came under ...
04:45, 2019-06-07

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
18:30, 2019-07-03

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors' concern about the viability of the companies raising capital are flashing red flags....
23:30, 2019-06-20

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.        ...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its 2.2 million workers “poverty wages”.Sanders is e...
20:15, 2019-05-27

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main leg of the former Vice President’s trip will be at the Upper East Side home of Chanos, a f...
18:00, 2019-05-29

Brazil state-run power firm CEB mulls privatization to raise $129 mln -CEO Brazilian state-run power group Companhia Energetica de Brasilia is considering privatizing its distribution unit, CEB-D, to raise 500 million reais ($129 million) to improve its finances, Chief Executive Edison Garcia said....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup: US raise the bar in gripping semifinal victory over England The United States are into the World Cup final again. Their victory over England had predictable moments of VAR-induced drama, but that shouldn't detract from a US team who set new standards every time they play....
02:15, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
09:30, 2019-06-19

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on course last night as he repeatedly refused to expl...
22:15, 2019-06-22

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese startups—pour in....
16:15, 2019-06-08

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for a seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell said in brief interview on Thursday morning, refer...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
10:30, 2019-07-04

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit transit between the two nations....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival....
14:15, 2019-05-31

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Triggers Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
15:30, 2019-06-17

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
02:45, 2019-05-28

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday....
23:30, 2019-06-20

British lawmaker suspended after grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
16:30, 2019-06-21

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
17:45, 2019-06-14

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
19:45, 2019-06-03

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
07:00, 2019-07-19

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
22:45, 2019-07-20

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
00:45, 2019-06-03

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
16:30, 2019-07-17

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
23:00, 2019-06-02

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell...
10:15, 2019-06-15

Amit Shah Seeks Report After BJP Lawmaker Hits Official With Cricket Bat BJP chief Amit Shah has sought a report from the Madhya Pradesh BJP on the assault on a municipal officialin Indore by the son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, an incident that was shared......
10:30, 2019-06-28

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
00:15, 2019-07-16

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
00:00, 2019-06-19

NYPD shrugs as aggressive ticket sellers accost state lawmaker A New York state assemblywoman was accosted and called a “bitch” and a “whore” by a pack of unruly “Statue of Liberty ferry” ticket salesmen — but police who witnessed the harassment ignored her pleas for help, claiming the mayor told them not to intervene. Chinatown Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou, 35,...
02:30, 2019-07-10

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
22:45, 2019-06-27

‘The rats are abandoning the ship’: Lawmaker says Maduro losing Russian support Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is losing allies as a political crisis in the country remains in a “stalemate,” according to a key Republican lawmaker....
05:00, 2019-06-06

BJP Lawmaker Alerts Cops About Letter With Bomb Threat Against Amit Shah BJP lawmaker from Ganjbasoda in Madhya Pradesh, Leena Jain, Monday approached police, stating she has received a hand-written unsigned letter in which a person threatened to blow up Union Home......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new member of parliament....
04:00, 2019-06-06

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfires after a Republican lawmaker objected. Rep. Thoma...
02:45, 2019-05-29

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Former World War 2 Navajo Code Talker And Lawmaker John Pinto Dies At 94 John Pinto, a Navajo code talker during World War II who went on to a long career as a Democratic state lawmaker in New Mexico, has died at age 94, his party announced....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Top lawmaker signals support to classify all illicit fentanyl copycats like heroin A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, a proposal championed by top federal officials...
02:45, 2019-06-05

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern city of Benghazi overnight....
00:15, 2019-07-19

"I'll Rise": US Lawmaker's Reply To "Send Her Back" Chants At Trump Rally Despite a volley of attacks from the White House, death threats and a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump chanting that she return to Somalia, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has......
20:30, 2019-07-19

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
05:45, 2019-06-19

Medal of Honor recipient warns America's enemies: If you want war with the US, someone else will raise your kids While being inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, new Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia issued a warning to anyone who might want to go toe-to-toe with the U.S....
18:45, 2019-06-27

UA women’s b-ball coach Adia Barnes gets raise & contract extension TUCSON –  University of Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes will be in Tucson for many years to come. She led the Wildcats to 24 victories last season and a WNIT championship. Barnes was recently offered a contract extension through the 2023-2024 season. Arizona Athletic Di...
10:15, 2019-06-19

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
19:30, 2019-06-20

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
20:15, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
05:30, 2019-06-18

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
15:15, 2019-06-28

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
18:00, 2019-06-16

Granger Smith supporters raise over $88K in honor of late son with tribute t-shirt Granger Smith's team is giving back to the Texas hospital where the country singer's 3-year-old son was treated following his fatal drowning accident.        ...
09:01, 2019-06-16

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
08:00, 2019-07-03

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
17:45, 2019-06-21

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists on Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-05-22

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond terms of 2015 nuclear deal Setting another unspecified 60-day deadline for the deal, Iran took further steps toward pressuring Europe while urging further diplomacy to save an agreement that President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled the U.S. from a year ago....
15:00, 2019-07-07

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a spike in prices centre on Tehran’s potential to c...
16:30, 2019-06-15

Missing Types campaign launches to raise awareness of blood shortage TUCSON- The American Red Cross and Banner UMC are launching a campaign to raise awareness for people to donate blood. The campaign is called “Missing Types,” which the letters A, B, and O will be disappearing from major brand logos and websites. The goal is to draw attention to the criti...
08:00, 2019-06-12

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Sur are showing signs – specifically a large, yellow sign - that they are fed up with tourists.Over the weekend, a banner declaring “Overtourism is killi...
04:15, 2019-07-10

Historic: Trump set to raise record $2 billion for reelection, 4-times 2016 Republican donor enthusiasm is reaching new levels more than a year before the presidential election, sparking wild predictions that President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundraising committee will raise more than Trump and Hillary Clinton collected in the 2016 election....
12:15, 2019-07-09

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
14:30, 2019-07-09

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, floating in the water a thousand miles from land, ...
14:30, 2019-06-07

ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what would be Hong Kong's biggest float so far this year, showed a term sheet seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
06:15, 2019-06-05

Study: Dietary supplements may raise death risk in children, teens Roughly 40 percent of people up to age 25 who took weight loss, muscle building and energy supplements suffered severe medical complications such as hospitalization and death....
00:30, 2019-06-06

How much would a wealth tax really raise? Dueling economists reflect new split in Democratic party The wealth tax proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren has sparked a fierce — and increasingly personal — debate between the party's traditional academic elite and the darlings of the new left....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Drinking fruit juice may raise cancer risk, study claims Researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was "significantly associated with the risk of overall cancer."...
18:45, 2019-07-11

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
23:15, 2019-07-09

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer....
23:00, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Brazil carrier Oi expects to raise up to $2 bln with non-core asset sales Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday it expects to raise between 6.5 billion reais and 7.5 billion reais ($1.73 billion - $2.00 billion) by selling non-core assets in a newly launched strategic plan....
16:15, 2019-07-16

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
21:45, 2019-06-07

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies pegged to real currencies - will have to meet "the highest standards" of financial regulation....
14:45, 2019-07-18

"Old" FaceApp photos raise security concerns about the Russia-based viral app Viral app FaceApp is made in Russia, raising concerns about security from the DNC, and calls for investigation by Chuck Schumer.       ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws....
20:15, 2019-06-03

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for American workers and labor groups - even as the bill passing a Republican-controlled Senate remain unlikely....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Efforts to raise sunken Danube tour boat starting in Hungary BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian and South Korean rescuers are starting efforts to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River after a fatal collision. A huge floating crane, barges and rescue personnel could be seen early Tuesday at Budapest’s Margit Bridge, where a sightseeing boat sa...
08:30, 2019-06-11

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
20:01, 2019-07-17

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
23:15, 2019-06-10

Joe Biden calls on fundraisers to raise up to $100,000 to join his 2020 finance committee The campaign pitches donors and fundraisers a chance to be one of Biden's "most dedicated supporters" and to help "fuel a professional and inclusive campaign."...
20:30, 2019-06-04

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg Group in the Swiss lakeside resort of Montreux. Saturday’s annual gathering has long been shrouded in mystery because of its secretive nature and ...
18:15, 2019-06-01

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
21:15, 2019-05-23

Former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith found shot dead in her home Former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith was found shot dead in her home, and authorities are treating her death as a homicide, according to reports. The 57-year-old Republican former senator was found late Tuesday, up to two days after her neighbors in Pocahontas say they heard gunshots, a...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:30, 2019-07-05

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in the 2019 election. In a fiery speech at the E.U. he...
23:30, 2019-07-04

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
01:45, 2019-06-15

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
07:30, 2019-07-13

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
17:01, 2019-07-17

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black tie event....
14:15, 2019-06-21