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Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors

Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chairman of the committee, North Carolina Sen...

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors

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Donald Trump Jr. Is Testifying Behind Closed Doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct” as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee. Trump Jr. made the brief comments in response to a reporter who asked if he was there to cor...
17:45, 2019-06-12

Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors on Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president’s inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert MuellerR...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Supreme Court to meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss DACA The Supreme Court signaled on Monday that it would meet behind closed doors Thursday to discuss whether to take up a case for next term concerning the phase out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the Uni...
22:30, 2019-06-10

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) issued a subpoena to compel him to appea...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the same as during a 2017 appearance before the committee....
22:30, 2019-06-12

Trump Jr. testifies in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats think the president’s eldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton....
16:45, 2019-06-12

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russia’s election interference, the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to a ...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Jr. 'not at all' worried about perjury in testimony to Senate Intelligence Committee President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., testified behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose members were set to ask him about his awareness of an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for his father...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Justin Amash on what his GOP colleagues say behind closed doors Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican to have publicly argued that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, told CNN that high-level party officials have thanked him behind closed doors for his stance on impeachment proceedings against Trump....
15:30, 2019-07-08

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal judge to toss a lawsuit claiming that Grubhub has...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
06:45, 2019-05-30

The first ‘Black Widow’ trailer was shown behind closed doors at Comic-Con – here’s what happens Marvel Studios had a busy panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, where it unveiled its plans for the next phase of MCU adventures. We’re looking at five new movie releases through November 2021, as well as five new Disney+ TV series made by Marvel Studios. All of these stories will be intertwined ...
21:15, 2019-07-22

Democrats Will Grill Hope Hicks Behind Closed Doors on Wednesday After months of futile efforts, House Democrats have finally procured a top witness from President Trump’s inner orbit, but they won’t be grilling her on live television. Hope Hicks, Trump’s 30-year-old former communications director, is coming to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a close...
02:15, 2019-06-19

Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks To Talk Behind Closed Doors To Investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a......
05:30, 2019-06-19

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to testify behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
03:15, 2019-06-19

Microsoft showed off a dual-screen next-gen Surface device behind closed doors One of Microsoft’s next-gen Surface laptops has two screens instead of one, joined by a hinge, according to a new report from The Verge. Before you get excited about a Surface Phone, you should know the Centaurus isn’t that either, as it’s a more sizable gadget rather than a pocket...
14:00, 2019-06-04

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to talk behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
00:30, 2019-06-19

Dems holding mock Mueller hearing behind closed doors to prep for testimony Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee plan to hold a mock hearing on Tuesday — behind closed doors — to prep for Robert Mueller’s upcoming congressional testimony, a report says. Multiple sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press about the prac...
07:15, 2019-07-23

Trump White House Reportedly Debating Encryption Policy Behind Closed Doors The latest chapter of a largely behind-the-scenes encryption fight unfolded on Wednesday when Trump administration officials held a National Security Council meeting focused on the challenges and benefits of encryption, according to a report in Politico.Read more......
05:15, 2019-06-28

Arsenal vs Linz: Unai Emery steps up Europa League Final preparations with behind-closed-doors friendly Arsenal will play a behind-closed-doors game against Austrian side LASK Linz today as Unai Emery and his staff step up preparations for the Europa League Final ....
22:15, 2019-05-23

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre....
15:45, 2019-07-19

Hope Hicks doesn’t say much in closed-door meeting with House committee WASHINGTON – Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks disappointed reporters and Democrats alike – as she left Capitol Hill in silence Wednesday night after refusing to answer a number of questions behind closed doors. Hicks did answer some questions about her role working i...
03:15, 2019-06-20

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
16:01, 2019-05-22

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
16:45, 2019-06-13

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House committee Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump's 2016 campaign to the committee, despite a White House directive advising her not to provide the panel with material from her subsequent time at the White House....
04:15, 2019-06-13

Former Trump business partner Felix Sater meets with House Intelligence Committee The panel, which is probing Russian interference during the 2016 election, is grilling Sater about efforts to build a Trump-branded tower in Moscow during the campaign....
17:30, 2019-07-09

House Judiciary Committee to Interview Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks in Closed-Door Meeting Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks has agreed to a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, according to two people familiar with the deal. The panel subpoenaed Hicks last month as part of its investigation into obstruction of justice and special counsel Robert Mu...
00:45, 2019-06-13

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Rep. Adam Schiff, the c...
19:15, 2019-06-13

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) opposed.The bulk of the funds — $2.9 billion — would fun...
21:15, 2019-06-19

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on Russia-related matters....
08:45, 2019-06-12

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wall was pulled to get Democratic approval....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
22:30, 2019-06-05

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
16:30, 2019-05-23

Donald Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' as he returns for Senate committee testimony Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday he has "nothing to correct" as he returned to testify behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, following a subpoena from the committee's Republican chairman, North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr....
17:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Brazil senate committee recommends indicting Vale executives A Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating iron ore miner Vale SA's deadly dam collapse in late January recommended on Tuesday the indictment of Vale itself as a company, as well as dam stability auditor TÜV SÜD....
18:30, 2019-07-02

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
07:15, 2019-06-12

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee staff said Thursday....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Fight over flight to Cochran funeral breaks out in Senate Appropriations Committee What started as a routine request — arranging for a government flight to take senators to the funeral of the late Sen. Thad Cochran — has become a controversy over Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby’s running of the once-powerful panel, including whether committee aides were ret...
11:30, 2019-06-19

GOP Senate committee stakes its claim in race to woo Michigan’s John James A memo seeks to quiet doubts about a second Senate run for James, including whispers that a statewide campaign could actually imperil Trump’s reelection chances....
14:30, 2019-05-22

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
03:45, 2019-06-13

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place be decomissioned in 10 years....
18:30, 2019-07-02

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
08:30, 2019-06-18

Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Intelligence Panel He Stands by Previous Statements Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation....
00:30, 2019-06-13

Rare strife breaks out over Saudi bills in Senate Foreign Relations committee The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are accusing each other of making misleading statements as the Senate prepares bills to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), the ranking Democrat on the hist...
11:30, 2019-07-23

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift into global financial services.Read more......
04:00, 2019-06-20

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
08:00, 2019-05-29

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
23:15, 2019-06-12

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic debilitating pain....
20:30, 2019-06-03

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed like the same Russian government-linked group that interfered in the 2016 election. “That should not be the first time the Intelli...
04:30, 2019-07-22

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medicare....
17:45, 2019-07-23

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
19:30, 2019-07-23

Schiff: Gates, Flynn negotiating with committee about testifying, won't meet subpoena deadline Former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates — one of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s crucial cooperators — has begun providing documents to the House Intelligence Committee, Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday night.The California Democrat said Gates and his attorney have been negotiating...
17:30, 2019-07-10

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political crisis that has flared over a controversial extradition bill. The city’s Beijing-backed leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has suspended but n...
12:00, 2019-07-05

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled bipartisan budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Appropriations Chairman Richa...
18:30, 2019-06-09

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than the other). But have Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Queen Bey ever met?...
00:15, 2019-07-02

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Amerincanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change ...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Clawdaddy’s Restaurant Shuts Its Doors After 6 Years LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington seafood restaurant has shut its doors after six years in the community. Clawdaddy’s announced Wednesday that they would be shutting down. “THANK YOU LEXINGTON. Clawdaddy’s is closing today after 6 happy years.  Just like our Lobster Rolls, our ...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry....
22:15, 2019-05-22

Jeffrey Epstein’s cell is 3 doors down from El Chapo Accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being kept this close to El Chapo at a Manhattan jail, sources told The Post. Epstein — who was arrested on sex-crime charges last week — landed in cell No. 4, three doors down from Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo’’ Guzman, sources said. Chapo is in cell N...
01:15, 2019-07-13

'Better Than TV': Doorbell Camera Owners Obsess Over the Wildlife at Their Doors Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
15:45, 2019-05-21

‘GTA: Online’ opens the doors to The Diamond Casino & Resort The wait is over for GTA: Online's long-rumored "Vinewood Casino." The Diamond Casino & Resort opened its doors today. The "sprawling entertainment and luxury living complex" offers plenty to bet on, including roulette, blackjack and three card p......
03:45, 2019-07-24

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren’t keen to welcome them....
19:45, 2019-05-29

Turquoise Valley Disc Golf closes its doors BISBEE, Ariz. – The Turquoise Valley Disc Golf announced on Facebook Tuesday that the course will be closing down effective immediately. According to TVDG, the current owner and developer, Joseph Lewis, without noticed shut the doors to the place. A sign posted on the gates of Turquoise Valley...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police responding to the deadly mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building last week were unable to confront the gunman at one point because they didn’t have the key cards needed to open doors on the second floor. Over the radio, they desperately pleaded fo...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
22:45, 2019-06-01

Serial subway brake-yankers are using a master key to open doors The “morons” who have been yanking emergency brakes on subway trains somehow got their hands on a master key to access the locked cabs where they’re housed, NYC Transit President Andy Byford said Wednesday. Byford said MTA and NYPD officials are working on determining exactly how m...
22:45, 2019-05-22

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe Venezuelans are behind only Syrians in terms of asylum applications in Europe while those from Central Americans are up 4,000% in a decadeIn contrast to many congregations in western Europe, attendance is on the up at Notre-Dame aux Riches Claires, an imposing baroque red-brick church on a cobbled r...
10:45, 2019-07-10

Frackers Scrounge for Cash as Wall Street Closes Doors The companies behind the U.S. fracking boom are turning to asset sales, drilling partnerships and other alternative financing to supplement their cash flow....
20:45, 2019-06-07

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit....
19:00, 2019-06-21

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Chopper tour in ‘doors-off’ crash offering same flights at 40 percent off The helicopter company involved in a sightseeing tour that killed all five passengers on board is offering deep discounts for similar, “doors-off” flights amid a pending probe of the practice, US Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday. FlyNYON’s Web site touts 40 percent savings on its 1...
01:30, 2019-07-22

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
18:15, 2019-06-10

Amma Asante: ‘When my parents came to the UK, signs on doors said: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs’ The writer and director, 49, on her schoolmate Naomi Campbell, wearing makeup as armour – and being an awful cookAs a woman of colour who makes movies in a world that is the privilege of the white male, I represent 0.4% of my industry. I would love to get to a place where I don’t have to make that s...
17:30, 2019-05-25

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said....
10:45, 2019-07-10

Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia Beach mass shooting Over the radio, they desperately pleaded for the electronic cards and talked of bringing in a sledgehammer, an explosive charge or other means of breaking down the doors....
05:30, 2019-06-06

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
16:15, 2019-07-10

'Guru Nanak Palace' In Pak Demolished, Doors, Windows Sold Off: Report A centuries-old "Guru Nanak palace" was partially demolished by a group of vandals who sold its precious windows and doors in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said on Monday....
14:15, 2019-05-27

Lock Your Doors, Turn On The Lights, And Burn Through I'll Be Gone In The Dark In A Single, Horrifying Sitting It’s been a very long time since I sat down with a book and tore through 140 pages before moving again. But that’s what happened when I opened Michelle McNamara’s true crime thriller, I’ll Be Gone In The Dark. If you don’t know the best seller, it’sa chronicle of the Golden State Killer’s decade lon...
23:45, 2019-07-17

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman and Wheeler found three security flaws which, when c...
21:00, 2019-07-02

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct challenge to Beijing, amid widespread anger over......
00:00, 2019-07-02

Trainee technician dies as SpiceJet plane's landing gear doors close A trainee aircraft technician died after becoming pincered between a plane's landing doors in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday, the airline said....
10:45, 2019-07-10

I-19 closed near Green Valley TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation say I-19 has been closed down in both directions near Green Valley. Official say the road has been closed near Esperanza boulevard after three people were shot. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says people in two cars started shooting at...
05:00, 2019-06-30

Is the stock market closed July 4th? U.S. stocks and bond markets are closed Thursday for July 4th and will close early on Wednesday. Foreign financial markets will be open.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-03

Here’s What’s Open and Closed on Memorial Day 2019 Memorial Day unofficially kicks off the warm-weather season. However, if you need last minute supplies for the holiday weekend, you should know that not every store or restaurant stays open. We gathered information on what’s open and closed on Memorial Day this year to help you have the best t...
16:15, 2019-05-26

Is the stock market closed for Memorial Day? U.S. stock and bond markets are closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day. Foreign financial markets will be open.        ...
23:01, 2019-05-24

US attorney: Garner case is now closed The U.S. attorney for eastern New York says there is "insufficient evidence" to prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the officer who arrested Eric Garner violated his civil rights. (July 16)        ...
23:30, 2019-07-16

Euromoney FX Survey 2019: Voting now closed Thank you for helping us make Euromoney's 41st annual survey of the world's foreign exchange markets the most authoritative and comprehensive ranking possible. Results will be live online in May, and published in our June issue....
21:30, 2019-05-21

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said on Sunday that two additional beaches in Jackson County were shut down due to a blue-green har...
02:15, 2019-07-08

N4T Investigators: Downtown park closed 4 years TUCSON – A Downtown park has been closed 4 years, and city leaders are still trying to figure out how to reopen it. Veinte De Agosto Park became a homeless camp in 2015. With pressure from the business community, the city closed the park entirely. The park is in Council Member Regina Romero’s ward....
12:45, 2019-06-28

In the end, there was The Bible, which closed the book on an era of religious blockbusters Every director, it could be argued, likes to play god. But very few are actually willing to literally play God, to take on the Creator as an acting role. That’s what John Huston did in The Bible: In The Beginning…, his 1966 epic. Huston had to cast someone as the actual voice of God, the booming tha...
16:00, 2019-07-12

Why a "closed" open source project may be just what a community needs Open source projects like Go get flak for being closed to outside contributors, but this may have less to do with Google and more to do with best practices....
03:15, 2019-06-01

These are the restaurants and stores open on Memorial Day. Plus, who is closed Costco is closed for Memorial Day but most major retailers and restaurant chains are open for the holiday Monday and several will be running sales.        ...
10:45, 2019-05-24

When it comes to US intelligence, Trump sees what he wants to see HE’S BACK: President Trump took to Twitter to declare his four-day excursion to Japan “a very successful trip,” citing “Big progress on MANY fronts. A great country with a wonderful leader in Prime Minister Abe!”...
17:15, 2019-05-29

Is Intuition A Form Of Intelligence? Many people think intuition is just a form of guessing. Actually, it is much more. Could one's length of experience and amount of time spent on creative thinking and analyzing cause their database in the brain to expand? Some researchers say intuition is “the highest form of Intelligence.” Is it?...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Chinese financial news site closed for 'rectification' The Chinese financial news website wallstreetcn.com said it has been shut down to undergo "rectification" amid a wider crackdown by the Chinese authorities on websites and news providers....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Air India Lost Rs 560 Crore In 140 Days After Pak Closed Airspace Private carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir lost Rs 25.1 crore, Rs 30.73 crore and Rs 2.1 crore respectively, bringing the total loss to Indian airlines to more than Rs 620 crore in less than five......
14:45, 2019-07-16

Ohio River bridge to remain closed another 5 months PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — An Ohio River bridge connecting Kentucky and Illinois will remain closed for about five more months. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says an ongoing maintenance and repair project will require more work at the Brookport Bridge in Paducah. The agency says in a news release tha...
11:00, 2019-06-06

OSHA: Street should have closed before Miami bridge collapse MIAMI (AP) — A federal workplace safety agency says engineers had knowledge of extensive cracking and failed to order to close a street and shore up a pedestrian bridge before it collapsed and killed six people at a Miami university last year. A report by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Admi...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Russians keep heat on police after reporter's case closed About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist's arrest on drug-dealing charges that the government admitted days later had no basis....
19:45, 2019-06-16

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA announced it had abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for the French automaker....
11:45, 2019-06-06

More than 12 miles of London’s roads to be closed for Car Free Day 2019 News 20 Jun, 2019 Mayor of London’s plan will see major roads including Tower Bridge, London Bridge and much of the City of London closed on 22 September...
23:30, 2019-06-20

Russians keep heat on police after reporter’s case closed MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist’s arrest on drug-dealing charges that the government admitted days later had no basis. Organizers had official permission for Sunday’s protest rally, u...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red could be seen above him. Continue reading......
14:45, 2019-05-21

Pak Opens Its Airspace, Closed Since Balakot Strike: Report Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the Balakot air strikes in......
05:00, 2019-07-16

How I became an intelligence analyst in the FBI: Alison McGriff Alison McGriff is an intelligence analyst in the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division. She talks about everything from Cardi B to Earl Grey tea.       ...
12:15, 2019-06-11

Artificial intelligence: Are machines taking over? Artificial intelligence expert Toby Walsh is convinced that machines will be as smart as human beings within just 50 years. He spoke to DW about the benefits, and ways to prevent the worst consequences....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Best business intelligence tools in 2019 The proliferation of new technologies and digital transformation means that data can now be collected on every aspect of a business, from sales and marketing, to workflows and productivity, to hiring and HR, to overall performance and profitability.However, many of these data points exist in isolati...
22:45, 2019-07-07

Buy Committee: Which Gaming Laptop Should I Buy? Buying a laptop is one of the most complicated purchases one can make. And one of our readers, Matthew, needs your help in choosing the right gaming laptop for him....
02:00, 2019-06-29

Buy Committee: Which Electric Kettle Should I Buy? For the perfect cup of coffee, you primarily need two things: great beans and the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The latter can be easily achieved with an electric kettle....
10:00, 2019-06-15

Buy Committee: Should I Buy a Keyboard for My iPad? As iPads get more powerful and apps get more advanced, they seem poised to replace laptops for many of us. And while the latest models are certainly more powerful than a lot of the computers in the wild now, typing on the iPad’s touchscreen remains a less-than-ideal situation....
03:45, 2019-06-01

Buy Committee: Should My Boss Buy a Projector? Buy Committee, noted hard boiled egg enthusiast, scaffold art provocateur, and our own SVP of Business Development Ryan Brown needs your help....
02:30, 2019-06-22

Renault/Fiat case 'not closed', says French transport minister Plans to merge carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler could re-emerge despite the breakdown of negotiations last week, France's transport minister said on Tuesday, joining a chorus of French officials hoping the deal could be revived....
15:45, 2019-06-11

Trump drops mic after Mueller concludes probe: ‘The case is closed!’ "Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you," the president wrote on Twitter....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Costco is closed July 4th, but here are the stores and restaurants staying open Costco is closed for Independence Day but Chick-fil-A is open along with most major retailers and restaurant chains are open for Thursday's holiday.       ...
21:30, 2019-07-04

Hope Hicks arrives for closed-door testimony before Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee. Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, was subpoenaed last month and ordered to produced documents related to Trump’s firing of ...
17:00, 2019-06-19

Madden 20: RPOs, Superstar X-Factors, and closed beta June 14-16 EA announced today a playbook of new features for Madden 20 at EA Play ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019 next week in Los Angeles: Superstar X-Factor abilities, run-pass-options (RPOs), and a closed beta coming June 14 to June 16. Face of the Franchise is the new career campaign for Ma...
22:30, 2019-06-08

'Do not tweet': Pelosi scolds progressives in closed-door meeting Speaker Nancy Pelosi chided progressives in a closed-door meeting Wednesday, calling on them to address their intraparty grievances privately rather than blasting their centrist colleagues on Twitter.Pelosi’s comments, which were described as stern, came during the first full caucus meeting since a ...
02:15, 2019-07-11

Florida sheriff’s sign says 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
17:45, 2019-05-27

Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated decommissioning. Holtec International says it could finish cleanup and demolition of the plants in eight years, rather than 60-year plans offered by t...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Trump: If Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blamed Iran for the recent attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, but did not elaborate on any next steps the administration planned to take in response....
15:45, 2019-06-14

When Italy closed its ports to migrants, tiny Malta took them instead. With conditions. Italy’s restrictive immigration policies appear to be forcing Malta into a moral and political reckoning over whether to take a harder line on migration....
00:45, 2019-07-10

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five years. Only one Minecraft-related game has launched s...
19:45, 2019-07-16

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
21:45, 2019-06-17

Is an Add-On Hardtop with Gullwing Doors a Good Idea or a Bad Idea? As many of you may already know, I’m an idea man. You also may know that sometimes, maybe, I’m not so great at deciding what’s a good idea and what’s a bad idea. This time I’m appealing to you wise people for help in hopes of maybe seeming like less of a moron: is an add-on hardtop for a roadster th...
00:30, 2019-07-23

Wheels: Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there be a reason to fear a boom-bust cycle ahead? No... ...
02:45, 2019-05-22

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University and Google trained their computer system to assess lung nodules without human involvement. This form o...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Artificial intelligence creates perfumes without being able to smell them Noses are overrated: In June, a perfume created by a computer system will be launched on the Brazilian market. The artificial intelligence involved combined ingredients in a manner unthinkable to most humans....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
23:45, 2019-07-03

UK's Johnson says Huawei must not jeopardize intelligence-sharing Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, said Britain should not allow its relationship with Chinese networks firm Huawei to jeopardize intelligence-sharing with allies including the United States....
17:45, 2019-06-28

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-19

How artificial intelligence can make FX brokers cleverer The ability of AI to help retail FX brokers is quickly moving from the theoretical to the practical; the result should be better operational efficiency and better trader services....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Buy Committee: Are Philips Hue Lights Worth It? The smart home is a big, big investment, and one of its biggest stars is the Philips Hue. One of our readers, Ibzan, wonders if the Hue system (and in particular, the Hue LightStrip) is worth the steep price....
03:15, 2019-05-25

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently -committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
04:45, 2019-07-19

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee under a change approved Thursday by the board of directors. The name will be seen immediately on social media platforms and soo...
22:30, 2019-06-20

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
23:30, 2019-06-20

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)—has also opted to join a union, the Writers Guild of Amer...
19:15, 2019-07-17

TfL Tube driver who left doors open as he drove at 40mph 'zoned out' after skipping breakfast, investigation reveals A Tube driver who failed to notice his train doors were open as he drove at 40mph had "zoned out" after skipping breakfast, an investigation revealed today....
14:45, 2019-07-10

Costco is closed for Fourth of July, but here are the stores and restaurants staying open Costco is closed for Independence Day but most major retailers and restaurant chains are open for Thursday's holiday. Some will have specials, too.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

Oregon Capitol building closed as precaution amid partisan dispute Oregon's State Capitol building was shut down on Saturday as a safety precaution, police said, in the wake of a bitter partisan divide that had Republican lawmakers walked out to block a vote on a bill to reduce climate change-causing gases....
05:30, 2019-06-23

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Houston mayoral candidate under fire for telling teens to keep their ‘legs closed’ A Houston mayoral candidate got into a heated exchange with a group of teens after he told them they “should keep their legs closed” during what he said was meant to be an inspirational speech. Students said they were taken aback Friday when mayoral wannabe Dwight Boykins — who is also a...
19:45, 2019-07-01

Indian airline technician killed after hydraulic door accidentally closed on him A technician from Indian airline SpiceJet was killed in Kolkata early Wednesday morning after flaps covering the aircraft’s main landing gear closed on him during maintenance....
18:30, 2019-07-11

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
13:15, 2019-07-06

Brooklyn pool closed during heat wave after infant poops in water An infant flushed this perfect pool day down the toilet at one Gowanus swimming spot. “Somebody didn’t put a Pampers on their kid,” a staffer at the Douglass and DeGraw Pool told The Post about the Friday evening accident. Patrons who showed up Saturday morning hoping to beat the h...
08:15, 2019-07-21

Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat Tomorrow, Schools, Colleges Closed: 10 Points Nearly three lakh people will be evacuated from the western coast as Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Vayu, which is inching closer to the coast. The entire coastline, from Kutch to south Gujarat has been......
06:30, 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met behind closed doors with 50 top Democratic state l...
04:45, 2019-05-29

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
21:15, 2019-05-29

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.Reps. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, Jamie Raskin of...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Jussie Smollett prosecutors closed investigation weeks before dismissing case A week after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago authorities in late February, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office told police they could no longer investigate the hate crime turned false report case, according to police documents released Thursday....
04:15, 2019-06-01

Colorado highway closed 'indefinitely' after massive boulders smash roadway A highway along a Colorado mountainside is closed for the foreseeable future after a pair of massive boulders rolled downhill and left the roadway impassable, officials said Saturday....
20:45, 2019-05-26

Toys R Us workers win $2 million severance settlement year after stores closed A judge approved the settlement for 33,000 former Toys R Us employees who lost their jobs last year when the toy chain closed all stores.       ...
04:45, 2019-06-28

Sticky situation: Road closed after truck’s massive syrup spill Someone get the waffles. New Orleans police officers were forced to shut down a street after a container truck carrying 1,000 gallons of syrup started leaking the supply. The spill, which reportedly happened around 6:30 p.m. Monday, shut down the road and remained closed until after 9 a.m. Tuesday m...
05:45, 2019-07-24

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks arrives for closed congressional testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to face questions in Congress about six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 presidential campaign and while in the White House....
16:15, 2019-06-19

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which local campaign groups say may be linked to two recent deaths in the area....
19:00, 2019-07-16

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain conditions. An active new area in medicine involves training deep-learning models to detect stru...
16:15, 2019-06-19

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
02:15, 2019-07-20

University of Arizona to offer first intelligence degree in the county TUCSON – This fall the University of Arizona will be offering the country’s first Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence and Information Operations. The United States Defense Intelligence Agency is funding the program with a $1.5 million donation. UA officials said the program is ge...
10:15, 2019-07-03

Acosta dodges when asked if Epstein was an 'intelligence asset' Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta declined to answer Wednesday if he had ever been told that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset during his handling of the 2008 child sex abuse case against the jet-setting financier....
00:30, 2019-07-11

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
15:15, 2019-06-07

James Lovelock says artificial intelligence is the start of new life New Scientist interviewed James Lovelock to discuss Gaia’s Novacene and our new AI overlords, microwaving hamsters for science and why Elon Musk’s Mars mission is ‘crazy’...
18:45, 2019-07-12

Imran Khan Says Pak Intelligence Led US To Osama Bin Laden: Report Pakistan's main spy agency provided the US with a lead that helped them find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday....
09:00, 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that Downing Street sought to restrict his access to some sensitive intelligence information when he beca...
16:30, 2019-07-05

Venezuelan fighter jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ US intelligence plane A Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane in international airspace, according to US authorities who on Sunday blamed Russia’s “irresponsible military support” of the “illegitimate regime.” The US military on Sunday rele...
00:45, 2019-07-22

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

UK's Johnson says not true intelligence withheld from him as foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Friday it was not true that secret intelligence was withheld from him when he was foreign minister....
14:30, 2019-07-05

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for curating and overseeing the strategic guidance” the ...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Congress Questions "Intelligence Failure" After Terror Attacks In J&K The Congress hit out at the Centre over the deaths of soldiers in recent terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will have to answer for the......
11:00, 2019-06-19

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York said Friday on "The Story with Martha M...
03:30, 2019-05-25

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
04:30, 2019-06-21

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Berkeley (California) SETI Research Center and funde...
23:00, 2019-07-04

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in OpenAI to add more advanced artificial-intelligence features to the software giant’s cloud-computing platform....
19:30, 2019-07-22

Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Do we need orangutans? A panel discussion between Facebook’s Yann LeCun and fellow AI thinkers debates whether the term artificial general intelligence even means anything. Perhaps the answer is machines more like orangutans....
21:30, 2019-06-04

There's Now a Committee to Develop Standards for Robotic Exoskeletons Advanced technology is just science fiction until some international standards group forms a committee with an anonymously bureaucratic name to make sure every mind-blowing new advancement is nice and safe and boring, just like it should be. This is now happening to a very exciting technology that w...
23:30, 2019-07-01

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
22:15, 2019-06-12

NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference        ...
19:45, 2019-05-22

House panel releases transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen The transcripts are from interviews the panel conducted with Cohen in February and March. The House Intelligence Committee voted to release them 12-7....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Russia investigation 'case closed,' move on to probe Comey, Strzok: Graham Robert Mueller's Russia investigation should be considered "case closed" and concentration should be put on the origins of the probe, Lindsey Graham claimed....
11:45, 2019-06-04

France hopes "door not closed" on FCA/Renault deal - French budget minister French budget minister Gerald Darmanin said he hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault and added France would be happy to re-examine any new proposal from Fiat....
09:00, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China to face trial...
11:45, 2019-07-05

House Panel Releases Transcripts of Michael Cohen’s Closed-Door Interviews (WASHINGTON) — The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee’s decision to release the transcripts came tw...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
18:45, 2019-05-21

Toddler cruise ship death: Grandfather thought window was closed, lawyer says Attorney Michael Winkleman told NBC's Today Show that 18-month-old Chloe Weigand's grandfather sat her on a railing in a play area near what he believed was a closed window.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-09

New York-Area Airport Briefly Closed After Plane Lands On Flat Tires The busy Newark airport serving the New York area was briefly closed Saturday after a United Airlines flight experienced multiple flat tires upon landing and skidded partly off the runway, the airline......
05:30, 2019-06-16

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions and multiple in-game currencies.That’s right ...
00:15, 2019-05-23

Revealed: Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger given driving ban in closed court case Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger was banned from the roads for 14 days after he was caught speeding at more than 100mph in a court case conducted behind closed doors....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Is Toys R Us making a comeback? A year after stores closed, there's talk of new locations A year after the remaining Toys R Us stores closed in late June 2018, there are reports that a new company is planning new stores and a website.       ...
11:30, 2019-06-22

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar and Egypt rise, other Gulf markets closed for holiday Stock markets in Qatar and Egypt rose on Monday, while other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday. QATAR The index .QSI rose 1.5 % to 10,319 points EGYPT The index .EGX30 gained 0.7% to 13,789 points BAHRAIN The index .BAX was flat at 1,435 poin...
14:30, 2019-06-03

What's open and closed on July 4th: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by Independence Day As America celebrates the Fourth of July, most government offices and some private businesses will be closed.        ...
10:30, 2019-07-04

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to closed-door appearance before U.S. House panel Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, agreed to give a closed-door interview to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday....
04:15, 2019-06-13

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault deal: French budget minister French budget minister Gerald Darmanin said he hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault and added France would be happy to re-examine any new proposal from Fiat....
11:00, 2019-06-06

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
07:45, 2019-05-24

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet minister. Black Cube denied the allegations. Idan Ofe...
12:30, 2019-06-07

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
18:30, 2019-06-22

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Top U.S. military intelligence official says Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuclear test ban Director of Defense Intelligence Agency says Russia “is not adhering to the nuclear testing moratorium in a manner consistent with the zero-yield standard.”...
22:15, 2019-05-29

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Donald Trump willing to accept foreign intelligence on election rivals US President Donald Trump has said he would take dirt about 2020 presidential election opponents offered by a foreign government. The statement has led to even more calls for his impeachment....
05:15, 2019-06-13

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security from President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not compromising national security here,” the South Carolin...
23:45, 2019-05-26

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School How much of what you learned in school do you still remember? Even more importantly, how much of it do you actually use on a daily basis? Though we may not need to know the Pythagorean theorem or what happened during the Spanish American War, we do—or at least should—understand how and why people fe...
03:00, 2019-07-13

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization' U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to "politicize" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement....
00:30, 2019-06-01

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very much in line with other cloud services: it's depe...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.” While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understan...
06:45, 2019-06-17

General Atomics awarded $36.4M for drone, intelligence work in Afghanistan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received a $36.4 million contract for unmanned drone intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, the Defense Department announced....
19:45, 2019-05-31

China's Biggest Casinos Use Artificial Intelligence To Spot Who Will Lose Some of the world's biggest casino operators in Macau, the Chinese territory that's the epicenter of global gaming, are starting to deploy digitally-enabled poker chips and baccarat tables, hidden......
04:30, 2019-06-30

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for Washington....
21:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
11:15, 2019-06-14

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
23:30, 2019-07-01

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build part of its 5G mobile network, the FT reported....
04:00, 2019-05-31

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday sued the Treasury Department to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a spokesman for a committee member told CNBC on Tuesday. The lawsuit was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven ...
18:45, 2019-07-02

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
06:15, 2019-05-22

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
01:30, 2019-06-02

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
20:30, 2019-06-22

US House Committee To Hear Bill Proposing DC Statehood WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced...
15:30, 2019-05-31

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart's remuneration policy The head of the British parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc's remuneration committee questioning the bank's executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors' remuneration policy....
01:45, 2019-07-22

No change to pass interference rule by competition committee NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL competition committee has decided against making any changes to the new rule for reviewing pass interference, the league announced Thursday. That means the rule stands as approved by NFL owners in March. Owners decided in May to let the competition committee consult with coac...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Hope Hicks to testify before House Judiciary Committee Hope Hicks, a former longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Wednesday.Hicks, who served as a top aide to Trump’s presidential campaign and in the White House as communications di...
04:15, 2019-06-13

House Committee to Investigate Tech Giants Over Competition The House Judiciary Committee said Monday it would investigate the technology industry over competition concerns, as oversight of tech giants Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple and Google parent Alphabet rises....
00:30, 2019-06-04

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-10

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
21:30, 2019-07-02

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting the stage for the panel to hold him in contempt. As Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman, gaveled the com...
16:45, 2019-05-21

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel......
07:45, 2019-06-06

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
03:45, 2019-07-23

Parts of Kejimkujik National Park closed over Canada Day long weekend due to bear activity The Kejimkujik Seaside area of the park will have restrictions in place on Friday and will be closed until at least Monday, Parks Canada said in a press release. ...
16:00, 2019-06-28

University of Nevada, Reno dorm explosion caused by gas leak. Dorms to be closed, rebuilt Officials detail what's next for the resident halls after explosion caused by gas leak. State inspectors will also review other dorms at UNR, UNLV.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

What's open and closed Memorial Day 2019: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by the holiday As America celebrates Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019, most government offices and some private businesses will be closed.        ...
11:45, 2019-05-27

Sudanese security orders offices of Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV closed: office director Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) has ordered Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television offices in Khartoum closed without giving any reasons, the office director said....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence over a controversial extradition bill....
04:45, 2019-06-13

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Amit Shah Hosts Dinner For Retired Chiefs Of Intelligence Bureau, RAW Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday hosted a dinner in honour of retired Intelligence Bureau director Rajiv Jain and retired R&AW chief Anil Dhasmana, officials said....
03:15, 2019-07-09

Artificial Intelligence Inching Closer to Deciphering Long Lost Languages With new technology available to us, we’re inching closer to the end of the days when deciphering ancient languages is a painstaking task filled with frustration and confusion. ...
04:30, 2019-07-22

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York. On his return to Simon Bolivar International Airport, he was quietly seized by Venezuela's Bolivar...
23:00, 2019-05-21

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportunity for banks — here are the strategies the winners are using This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Discussions, articles, and reports about the AI opportunity across the financial services industry continue to proli...
05:15, 2019-07-24

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should investigate if Chinese intelligence infiltrated Google: report Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel on Sunday called for the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Chinese intelligence had infiltrated Google, according to a report....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Cressida Cowell: ‘Books are better than films at teaching children creativity and intelligence' The new children’s laureate and How to Train Your Dragon author talks about how to get kids reading and why we need the space to make mistakesThere is a primary school across the road from Cressida Cowell’s west London home, so the author of the How to Train Your Dragon series writes with a backdrop...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Reports find new Huawei web flaws, plus troubling links to Chinese intelligence Huawei continues to find itself on the wrong end of a sustained negative news cycle, with some of the latest revelations in new reports including assertions that new Huawei web application flaws have been found. Also, that troubling (and previously unknown) links exist between Huawei employees, the ...
22:30, 2019-07-08

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence agencies.The hackers deployed a rare type of malware, called Reign, in an attempt to spy on user accoun...
03:15, 2019-06-28

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National University students and staff.The Sydney Morning Her...
06:00, 2019-06-06

‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex hacked by Western intelligence in 2018: sources Sources told Reuters the hackers appeared to be searching for technical information that could explain how Yandex authenticates user accounts. Such information could help a spy agency impersonate a user and access their private messages....
23:45, 2019-06-27

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
07:45, 2019-06-01

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
15:15, 2019-05-31

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
04:15, 2019-07-11

Sri Lanka President Slams Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attack Testimony Sri Lanka's president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people died could have been avoided....
16:15, 2019-05-30

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’s action will help ensure that all Americans learn...
06:45, 2019-05-24

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year inquiry into whether ...
05:00, 2019-05-24

Microsoft invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence lab co-founded by Elon Musk Microsoft has agreed to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a lab co-founded by Elon Musk, to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies.       ...
21:30, 2019-07-22

Sri Lanka President Sacks Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said......
14:30, 2019-06-08

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
05:15, 2019-05-24

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
05:45, 2019-05-24

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
02:30, 2019-05-28

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
12:45, 2019-05-29

Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity talent top list of hard-to-find skills A majority of IT managers say they are expected to deliver more applications than a year ago. In most cases, they are working with the same number of developers....
17:45, 2019-05-25

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
00:30, 2019-06-14

Report: Intelligence Officials Won't Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
23:45, 2019-06-16

GOP expected to strip Justin Amash of Oversight Committee seat Newly independent Rep. Justin Amash is expected to be kicked out of the GOP conference and lose his committee assignment this week, according to multiple Republican sources familiar with the matter. The House GOP will likely move this week to formally remove Amash, who announced his departure from t...
21:30, 2019-07-08

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:45, 2019-06-13

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents on allegations of politically motivated retaliatio...
02:45, 2019-06-18

House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on Mueller report WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it would hold a series of hearings on Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report on the Russia probe, starting with one on June 10 featuring President Richard Nixon’s former White House Counsel John Dean. “There hearings will ...
00:15, 2019-06-04

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
12:00, 2019-05-23

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
09:30, 2019-06-21

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
15:15, 2019-06-18

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
18:15, 2019-05-28

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-06-11

Pakistan Removes Pro-Khalistan Leader From Committee On Kartarpur Talks Conceding to India's demand, Pakistan has removed a pro-Khalistan activist from its committee to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims, set to take......
09:45, 2019-07-13

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with members, advisers and invited member states at...
16:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Scudamore takes place on newly formed Ryder Cup committee The man largely credited for the extraordinary growth of the English Premier League has taken his place on a new Ryder Cup committee aimed at enhancing the commercial value of golf's biggest team event        ...
22:30, 2019-06-20

CBP official supports pentagon troop surge at southern border, calls for criminal loopholes to be closed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert Perez said he supports sending 1,000 more national guard troops to the U.S. southern border and advocated for closing immigration loopholes to discourage criminal activity. ...
01:00, 2019-07-10

Live rat falls from Buffalo Wild Wings ceiling as customer watches; store temporarily closed Buffalo Wild Wings has temporarily shut down a Los Angeles location for repairs and cleaning after the reported incident involving a live rat.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-22

Trump telling intelligence community to 'cut the stonewalling' on surveillance in Russia probe: Sol Wisenberg President Trump's decision to authorize the declassification of key documents from the Russia investigation is "long overdue," former deputy independent counsel Sol Wisenberg argued Friday. ...
18:15, 2019-05-24

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Austr...
02:45, 2019-07-01

Boom in Artificial Intelligence patents, points to ‘quantum leap’ in tech: UN report The “upsurge” in patent applications for devices and machines powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the last five years, suggests that it could soon revolutionize all areas of daily life far beyond the tech world, a UN report suggested on Thursday....
18:15, 2019-05-21

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment from certain Chinese companies. Huawei’s name wasn’t explicitly mentioned, but it was obviously implied that China...
16:45, 2019-05-21

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record....
04:15, 2019-07-11

Seth Rich Conspiracy Spread by Fox News Linked to Russian Intelligence: Report A stunning report published Tuesday by Yahoo News identifies a Russian intelligence service as the origin of a conspiracy theory connecting the unsolved murder of former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich to the leak of thousands of DNC emails in the summer of 2016. The report, authored...
20:45, 2019-07-09

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
21:30, 2019-05-22

Trump vows to leave ‘strong intelligence’ in Afghanistan amid troop withdrawal President Trump has vowed to leave “strong intelligence” in Afghanistan as he oversees US troop withdrawal from the country after 18 years of a military presence there. Trump made the statement in a pre-recorded interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson that aired Monday evening, noting that his a...
12:00, 2019-07-02

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:01, 2019-06-27

£2m Government artificial intelligence project to scan local roads for safety issues News 22 Jul, 2019 £2m of funding announced for artificial intelligence to scan 96,000 miles of road for poor road markings and other issues...
13:30, 2019-07-23

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the company built with Carnegie Mellon University called Pluribus recently beat five poker professionals...
02:45, 2019-07-12

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Wednesday....
09:15, 2019-05-30

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events that prompted an investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia....
05:15, 2019-05-24

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
05:15, 2019-05-24

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump obstructed justice....
17:30, 2019-07-09

Watch Live: House Judiciary Committee's follow-up on Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee continued its follow-up to special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Thursday in the Rayburn House Office Building....
17:45, 2019-06-20

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
20:30, 2019-06-13

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
10:30, 2019-05-22

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year as America's chief diplomat before the Republican pr...
03:15, 2019-05-22

UN decolonization successes can ‘inspire us today,’ UN chief tells Special Committee Since the early 1960s, the United Nations decolonization committee has “accompanied many territories in their journey”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, opening the body’s 2019 session....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
01:00, 2019-05-23

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
05:30, 2019-06-21

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:45, 2019-06-12

Homeland Security Committee head seeks greater U.S. role in 5G standards A leading Republican congressman wants the U.S. to take a larger role in international standards organizations as a means to combat Chinese influence.Read More...
00:45, 2019-07-16

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
02:00, 2019-07-09

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

Watch live: House judiciary committee holds hearing without Don McGahn The House judiciary committee will go ahead with a hearing Tuesday that was supposed to include testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn about the Justice Department's Russia investigation....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
16:00, 2019-05-25

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidant, as well as former White House deputy counsel Annie Donaldson. The House Judiciary Committee subpoenas request documents from Hicks and Donaldson by June 4, and they request that Hicks testify on...
23:15, 2019-05-21

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of lawmakers includes Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Jo...
04:01, 2019-06-14

House committee hears from Danny Glover, Cory Booker on reparations A House subcommittee heard from actor Danny Glover and presidential candidate Cory Booker on Wednesday during a congressional hearing on reparations. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) — who sponsors a measure to study reparations — said the hearing “is not a symbolic action” but about le...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
02:45, 2019-07-17

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
17:15, 2019-07-08

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
17:15, 2019-06-13

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
22:45, 2019-06-03

Ethics committee to probe Rep. Matt Gaetz tweet about Michael Cohen The House Committee on Ethics announced Friday it's opening an investigation into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz attempted to threaten Michael Cohen with a tweet about his marriage in February....
01:30, 2019-06-29

President Trump Orders Intelligence Agencies to ‘Fully Cooperate’ With Investigation Into Mueller Probe (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. The move ma...
17:15, 2019-05-24

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence agencies, part of the country’s widening crackdown on internet freedoms. The communications regulator said Monday that Tinder was included on a list...
21:15, 2019-06-03

Adam Schiff calls on Dan Coats to tell him if William Barr declassifies over intelligence community objections House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff pressed the intelligence community to let him know if Attorney General William Barr declassifies any documents pertaining to the Russia investigation over their objections....
01:45, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
03:15, 2019-07-16

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
21:15, 2019-05-22

'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee Overrun by Corporate Suits Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, took aim at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the makeup of an advisory committee she calls “stacked with corporate insiders.” In a letter last month, the senator also highlighted some questionable advice offered b...
02:15, 2019-07-03

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks cringeworthy tweet by Democratic National Committee A tweet from the official account for the Democratic National Committee raised some eyebrows over the weekend, including those of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
22:30, 2019-06-19

MOVES-Former Petrobras CEO Ivan Monteiro appointed as Nubank risk committee member Brazilian financial startup Nubank has appointed former Petroleo Brasileiro SA's Chief Executive Ivan Monteiro as a member of its risk committee and finance consultant, it said on Monday in a statement....
18:45, 2019-07-01

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

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address three issues, according to a committee statement re...
02:45, 2019-06-04

Brexit news latest: Theresa May clings onto power after 1922 Committee meeting Theresa May is still clinging onto power after the executive of the 1922 Committee failed to agree a rule change which would allow a fresh bid to oust her....
23:15, 2019-05-22

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
23:45, 2019-06-12

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
23:45, 2019-07-10

House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking President Donald Trump’s tax returns. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the Ways and Means Committee against the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. The committee says it doesn’t have to expl...
18:45, 2019-07-02

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Watch Facebook's David Marcus testify before the House Financial Services Committee David Marcus, the head of Facebook's cryptocurrency project Libra, is set to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday....
15:45, 2019-07-17

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
03:45, 2019-06-24

Judge who upheld Trump subpoena donated to Dems on committee seeking the records The New York federal judge who ruled on Wednesday that the Trump administration must comply with two subpoenas from House Financial Services and Intelligence Committees has donated in the past to a slew of big name Democrats -- including two who currently sit on those committees....
09:45, 2019-05-24

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
10:45, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
03:15, 2019-06-12

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins. The post Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins appeared first o...
06:15, 2019-05-24

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over the bipartisan tradition of defense funding. The fu...
13:45, 2019-06-05

Here’s why Hope Hicks didn’t answer a staggering 155 questions during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was blocked from answering 155 questions while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week. White House attorneys cited "absolute immunity," as the reason why Hicks couldn't discuss her time with the Trump administration. "W...
23:30, 2019-06-21

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ has scooped up responsibility for Google and Apple,...
06:30, 2019-06-04

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
17:00, 2019-05-21

CUNY professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling committee to ‘burn in eternal fires’ A highly-educated CUNY economics professor claims he was wrongly fired because he was rude. When Associate Professor Caf Dowlah, a Fulbright Scholar with three advanced degrees, was denied a promotion to a full-time teaching slot last year, he blamed a colleague, bizarrely telling her, “what you did...
07:30, 2019-06-09

Exclusive: Thousands of Colombian FARC rebels return to arms despite peace accord - military intelligence report Roughly a third of the fighters in Colombia's former FARC rebel army have taken up arms again following a 2016 peace accord, posing a growing security risk in the Andean nation, according to a confidential military intelligence report reviewed by Reuters....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Report: Cell data points to Russian military intelligence officer as commander of British poisoning plot An examination of cellphone data points to a high-ranking Russian military intelligence officer as commander of a team that carried out a poisoning.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-29

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New technology is disrupting legacy automakers' business models and dampening consumer demand for purchas...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication technologies, Houlin Zhao, kicking off the third AI ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Committee backs Ottawa councillor’s motion to study ditching single-use plastics in city buildings "You should be able to come to city hall and expect not to eat a meal off of foam plates and use plastic forks and knives," said Coun. Catherine McKenney, who put forward the motion....
02:15, 2019-06-19

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
02:45, 2019-06-24

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
18:45, 2019-06-12

Trump sues House Ways and Means Committee, New York state officials to protect his tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials for employing an "unconstitutional" law to obtain his state tax returns, after the Treasury Department's move to block his federal records from release. ...
22:15, 2019-07-23

House Judiciary Committee targets slew of Trump-tied figures as GOP decries 'subpoena binge' The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a slew of high-profile individuals associated with President Trump as part of the panel’s investigation into obstruction of justice and other alleged abuses by the president -- as Republicans decried what they ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to change "the status quo," the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told Fox News exclusively....
03:45, 2019-06-24

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee vot...
00:45, 2019-06-13

Nioh 2 Closed Alpha: How to get Alpha Test access for PS4 Team Ninja sequel Now that Sekiro is out, Nioh 2 is poised to be the next big masocore game - and there's good news in store for people that want to get their hands on it as soon as possible....
00:15, 2019-05-23

Memorial Day 2019: Here's what's open and closed on the Monday, May 27 holiday This year, Memorial day is Monday, May 27. Why is it a holiday? Will mail be delivered? This is what's open and closed in 2019.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-24

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
22:15, 2019-06-12

Most Payless stores are closed, but here are the 665 stores that will be open in June While Payless said all of its U.S stores would be shuttered by the end of May, 665 stores are sticking around a little longer. Here's that list.        ...
09:00, 2019-05-30

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromise in a marathon overnight session. The bill passed...
14:45, 2019-06-13

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
21:15, 2019-06-11

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
01:45, 2019-06-04

Russian military intelligence officer 'commanded team behind Salisbury Novichok attack from UK' A high-ranking Russian military intelligence service officer commanded the team suspected of carrying out the Salisbury Novichok attack, new evidence reportedly suggests....
09:45, 2019-06-29

Roy Moore will run for Senate again Roy Moore, the controversial Republican judge who lost a 2017 Senate race in deep-red Alabama, is running again to unseat Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020."I will run for the United States Senate in 2020," Moore said at an event in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday.Republicans fear Moore's candidacy c...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Motorsport Intelligence Unit launched by Motorsport Network Motorsport Network has announced the launch of the Motorsport Intelligence Unit, a new initiative that allows fans to have a real impact on the future of motorsport...
13:30, 2019-06-14

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
19:15, 2019-06-11

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Top Senate Democrats Have the Naïveté of Babies There have been a ton of reasons to beat up on the House Democrats of late. But for whatever it’s worth, at least there’s a strong contingent in the House that isn’t suffering from a broken brain, which is more than you can say for most of the Senate Democrats....
12:45, 2019-07-23

The Latest: Roy Moore announces another run for US Senate MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Roy Moore’s decision on whether to run for U.S. Senate (all times local): 2 p.m. Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Moore an...
22:30, 2019-06-20

Senate adjourns without passing budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Senate has adjourned after a fruitless day pursuing a deal on a state budget that has already passed the House. Senate President Karen Fann started Saturday hopeful she could persuade a handful of holdout Republicans to sign onto the budget. As the day progressed, it...
05:01, 2019-05-27

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
19:45, 2019-05-24

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the Senate before the cycle even really gets underway...
23:15, 2019-06-10

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After Cain and Moore’s Fed prospects both ended in spectacular failure, Trump’s choices of Christopher Wa...
13:15, 2019-07-10

Roy Moore running for Senate despite discouragement from GOP MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore, a former judge who defiantly opposed gay marriage and defended the public display of the Ten Commandments, has jumped into the race for a U.S. Senate seat he lost under a cloud of accusations to a Democrat two years ago. In announcing his candida...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run Seven months after he was canned by President Trump, ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions remains mired in the commander in chief’s doghouse, and likely won’t get White House backing if he decides to run for his old Senate seat. Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said he had spoken with Sessions, a former Cot...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die. So the chances that the Senate blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensions over 2020 primaries.The move comes one day after POLITICO reported that the anti-tax Club for Gro...
09:30, 2019-05-26

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Senate is taking up its annual defense bill next week — a must-pass Pentagon policy measure that will ...
01:30, 2019-06-22

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring stick for elected officials ever since. Republicans in Congress are committed to making life better for...
11:15, 2019-05-23

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sources said. Details weren’t available, but the timing...
07:00, 2019-06-17

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
07:45, 2019-05-24

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
00:15, 2019-06-21

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
04:15, 2019-07-11

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading there....
19:01, 2019-06-30

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar update of a treaty with Spain in a victory for businesses....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are debating whether they should try to block him. (June 4)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Joe Manchin considering leaving the Senate before his term is up: report West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is considering leaving the Senate before his term is up to run for governor of the state, according to a new report. Manchin, a red-state Democrat known for voting with the GOP on key issues, has become frustrated with the lack of bipartisanship and actual work done in...
18:30, 2019-06-13

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert. The Obama administration halted development of a proposed long-term...
22:30, 2019-06-28

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was launched....
05:15, 2019-06-21

Kris Kobach's Senate Campaign Can't Even Spell His Name Racist grifter and failed voter suppression “expert” Kris Kobach is reportedly set to announce a 2020 race for Senate today, less than a year after he lost his Kansas gubernatorial bid in the 2018 midterms. As befits a perennial loser like Kobach, his nascent campaign is already off to a hilariously...
22:45, 2019-07-08

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
18:45, 2019-05-25

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
02:15, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operations. The proposal is also expected to get a vote ...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Senate expected to pass 9/11 fund extension The Senate is expected to pass a bill Tuesday to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, permanently compensating individuals who were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks and its aftermath rescuing people and removing debris under hazardous conditions....
19:45, 2019-07-23

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
06:01, 2019-07-11

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
23:45, 2019-07-17

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the support of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo but hasnR...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
19:15, 2019-05-29

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will be closed to trading on Monday, October 12, 2009....
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal....
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Proposals.The House committee session...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval. Mexico’s upper chamber voted 114 to four with three abstentions on Wednesday in favor of the U.S.-...
22:30, 2019-06-19

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....
05:15, 2019-07-24

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
09:45, 2019-06-22

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
22:00, 2019-06-28

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez Permanent ...
01:00, 2019-07-24

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Kris Kobach Announces Bid for Kansas Senate Seat Mr. Kobach, who was the Republican nominee for governor last year, has most recently championed an effort to build a border wall with private funding....
21:30, 2019-07-08

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
22:45, 2019-07-23

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and killed one heroic student who tried to stop them. Just...
17:30, 2019-06-14

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:30, 2019-07-09

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defense....
19:00, 2019-07-23

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
21:45, 2019-07-23

Senate leader says he is confident budget deal will pass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he was confident the Senate would pass a newly agreed deal to extend the U.S. debt limit and set federal spending caps for two years....
21:45, 2019-07-23

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That means licensed marijuana retailers cannot use traditio...
23:30, 2019-05-21

GOP Senate challenger ties Democratic incumbent Shaheen to AOC A Republican candidate hoping to unseat Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen next year in the Granite State tied the two-term incumbent to progressive firebrand freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and railed against the senator for failing to vote against the Green New Deal....
05:30, 2019-07-24

Senate confirms Esper as new Secretary of Defense in 90-8 vote The Senate confirmed former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense Tuesday, making him the first permanent Pentagon boss since James Mattis resigned last December....
22:15, 2019-07-23

Senate's Russia reports to start publishing in July Final versions of the Senate's five-part report on Russian interference in the 2016 election will be released in stages starting in July, the panel chairman, Sen. Richard Burr, told POLITICO on Thursday.“It will start right after we come back from the Fourth,” the North Carolina Republican said.Bur...
23:45, 2019-06-27

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begins. Senate Democrats had threatened in recent days to hold up the must-pass defense bill if they didn...
23:45, 2019-06-27