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Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death

California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death

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Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
20:01, 2019-06-27

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

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americans for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
14:30, 2019-06-19

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

27th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials say After a period of six weeks with no fatalities at the now-infamous Santa Anita racetrack in southern California where 26 horses have died in training incidents since December, officials confirmed Wednesday that another animal has died....
19:30, 2019-06-08

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since December....
18:01, 2019-05-28

Two horses die within days at Santa Anita racetrack in California, park rejects request to close Two horses died over the weekend at a southern California racetrack where 27 horses have died in training incidents since December, prompting a state racing board to call for the rest of the season to be suspended as the track's management has chosen to press on....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California must "be prepared for the next earthquake of magnitude even greater than 7.1." (July 6)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-07

Gavin Newsom, Eric Garcetti Respond to Trump's Absurd Homelessness Comments Last night on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” our president made some interesting comments on the homelessness crisis plaguing cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s something he has almost certainly never thought about before in his life. In fact, Trump apparently believes that the problem of ho...
04:45, 2019-07-03

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Calls for racing crackdown intensify after 27th horse dies at California track California Gov. Gavin Newsom already has moved to tighten some rules to address concerns about animal welfare. There are also rising calls for more action, including for legislation to further regulate the horse racing industry....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
19:15, 2019-05-23

2nd Horse In 2 Days, 29th Overall, Dies At Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track spokesman says the 3-year-old filly died of ...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
08:45, 2019-06-23

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dude, who sustained a fractured pelvis near the finish line of another race at Santa Anita on Saturday ...
20:15, 2019-06-10

More 'Death Stranding' details are coming on May 29th Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has so far existed as little more than a collection of strange cutscenes and brief gameplay snippets, but it's about to make considerably more sense... hopefully. Kojima Productions has teased a countdown to a news anno......
17:45, 2019-05-27

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 billion fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
22:15, 2019-06-21

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Santa Anita refusing to close after horse dies of heart attack ARCADIA, Calif. — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track spokesman says the 3-year-old filly died of a hea...
19:15, 2019-06-10

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing....
15:15, 2019-06-13

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a race ...
00:00, 2019-05-28

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse's death Spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

Santa Anita investigating if malpractice led to latest horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. — The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a race a day earlier. It was the third horse death i...
01:45, 2019-05-28

Tucson man sentenced in 2017 Iron Horse Park shooting death TUCSON – A man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the death of a 53-year-old man in 2017. On May 23, Daren Encinas-Pablo was found guilty in the robbery and shooting that left Nicholas Encalade dead on Oct. 12, 2017, in Iron Horse Park, 75 N. First Ave. Encinas-Pablo was found guilty on six...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Hall of Fame trainer banned at Santa Anita after horse death ARCADIA, Calif. — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died — and the 30th overall — at the Southern California track. The Stronach Group, which owns the track, said in a statement that effective immediate...
14:30, 2019-06-23

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30....
11:30, 2019-06-23

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death Jerry Hollendorfer banned after horse sustains fatal injuryThirty horses have died at Santa Anita since 26 DecemberHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died – and the 30th overall – at the Southern Califor...
04:30, 2019-06-23

Santa Anita Park sees 26th horse death since late December A third horse in nine days and 26th in the last five months has died racing or training at Santa Anita Park in Southern California.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-27

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-07

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

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

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

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

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

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
10:00, 2019-06-10

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

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide....
04:15, 2019-06-19

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

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
22:00, 2019-06-21

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
16:45, 2019-07-07

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund - media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
23:00, 2019-06-21

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, but voiced c...
20:01, 2019-07-07

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
09:00, 2019-06-04

California Is a Governor’s Signature Away From Prohibiting Employers From Discriminating Against Black Hair On Thursday, California lawmakers passed a bill protecting black folks from hair discrimination, an important step in decriminalizing blackness....
20:15, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:00, 2019-06-21

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their people. On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom took that step....
16:45, 2019-06-19

California governor rejects decision to free youngest Manson follower Gavin Newsom said Leslie Van Houten, who was involved in the 1969 murder of a couple, is still a threat despite reports of good behaviorThe California governor overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stop...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
04:15, 2019-07-08

Horse racing: Breeders' Cup to remain at Santa Anita despite horse deaths The Breeders' Cup will be held as scheduled at Santa Anita Park in November despite the death of 30 horses at the track since December, the board overseeing the race said on Thursday....
02:15, 2019-06-28

Horse fatality reports made public for first time by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Controversial privacy practices have kept details of Kentucky horse fatalities secret. But now they have been made public.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-28

California governor again rejects parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled the state's parole board to keep convicted killer and Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten in prison....
15:45, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Arizona governor calls police video ‘disturbing’ PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says a video showing Phoenix police aiming guns and yelling profanities at a man and a pregnant woman holding a baby is disturbing and unaccep...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive chat messages, as the Caribbean island's trade unions staged another protest march in San Juan....
01:00, 2019-07-20

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center....
01:45, 2019-07-19

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, has became the latest US state to abolish the death penalty when the state senate vote...
20:15, 2019-05-30

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
01:45, 2019-07-17

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Baja California state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Baja California on Sunday with between 53.8% and 57.2% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta Mitofsky....
07:01, 2019-06-03

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Prix as he comes to terms with Monday’s death of his friend Niki Lauda. Lauda was the non-executive cha...
01:30, 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -- and that was later leaked to investigative reporters....
18:45, 2019-07-15

Death of man under vehicle believed due to California quake -officials A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades, sheriff's officials said on Wednesday....
10:30, 2019-07-10

California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time. The post California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time appeared first on LEX18.co...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquake that hit Southern California last week.        ...
16:00, 2019-07-10

California Man Becomes the First ‘Death With Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation A terminally ill patient who opted for assisted death has undergone cryonic preservation at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. This preservation—the first of its kind—signifies an important milestone for cryonics advocates, who argue that the right to death, paradoxically, is a potential pathway t...
21:30, 2019-05-31

Police release body-cam footage of California girl’s shooting death The shooting death of 17-year-old Hannah Williams has left her family and community in deep shockCalifornia police on Friday released body-camera footage documenting a Fullerton officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Hannah Williams, in a case that has left the southern California community in deep sh...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a city municipal building, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the Virginia Assembly to address gun control....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
09:15, 2019-06-08

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
03:15, 2019-06-05

California woman was not taking photos when she slipped and fell to death at waterfall, officials say A California woman who died on Friday when she lost her footing and fell over the edge of a waterfall was reaching for a tree branch-- not taking photos -- when she made the fatal plunge, according to officials....
23:00, 2019-06-03

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
00:45, 2019-05-30

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
18:15, 2019-07-06

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his term in office....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump brushes off calls to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s death “I think it’s been heavily investigated,” Trump said, when asked whether he’d order the FBI to open an investigation, as recommended by the United Nations. “I’ve seen so many different reports.”...
01:45, 2019-06-24

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after killing them, a prosecutor said Thursday. But a la...
21:15, 2019-06-13

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
22:30, 2019-05-28

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
20:30, 2019-06-18

Man charged in death of original Mouseketeer calls charges ‘messed up’ The man accused of causing the death of an original Mouseketeer called the charges against him “messed up” when he appeared at a court hearing on Monday, a report said. Daniel Burda was arrested Friday by Oregon State Police in connection to Dennis Day’s death last year, ABC affili...
12:00, 2019-07-09

U.N. calls for independent probe into Venezuelan navy captain's death Venezuelan authorities must conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday....
22:15, 2019-07-01

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
19:15, 2019-06-18

"Heavily Investigated": Trump Brushes Off Calls To Probe Khashoggi Death Days after a United Nations expert called for further investigation of Saudi Arabian officials' involvement in the assassination of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, President......
03:45, 2019-06-24

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his "If this be treason" speech; Comedian Bob Hope born. (May 29)        ...
08:00, 2019-05-29

2 Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack in a Collision During Training A rider was also injured in the accident, which occurred on the second day of the track’s season and followed 30 horse fatalities during the recent meet at Santa Anita Park....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Barbara Corcoran calls brother’s death ‘tremendous loss,’ but unrelated to other DR fatalities Real estate maven Barbara Corcoran on Thursday called her brother’s death in the Dominican Republic a “tremendous loss” — but maintained it’s unrelated to the spate of mysterious tourist fatalities on the island. New Jersey native John Corcoran was on vacation with his friend Gabby...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-29

Horses keep dying at Santa Anita racetrack. Here's what we know Animal rights activists are again calling for races to be suspended at Santa Anita Park amid a string of horse deaths that forced the park to temporarily shut down earlier this year....
20:15, 2019-05-28

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of prejudice and arrogance."...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Only a few French yellow vest protesters out for 29th week PARIS (AP) — The French yellow vest movement that has challenged President Emmanuel Macron is a shadow of itself on the 29th straight Saturday of protest marches, with just a few thousand people in the streets. The anti-government protests drew 2,600 people nationwide according to an Interior Minist...
19:45, 2019-06-01

James Holzhauer wins 29th straight ‘Jeopardy!’ game “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer carved another notch in his bedpost Tuesday night. The professional sports gambler emerged victorious during a 29th straight episode of the storied game show, ending the match with $59,381. The grand total accumulated by the seemingly invincible 34-ye...
11:15, 2019-05-29

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey injured on Thursday. “There was no outside influe...
02:30, 2019-07-19

This one's for the birds: Ostrich races steal the show at Kentucky racetrack Ostriches, not horses, were the main attraction Saturday at Ellis Park. They raced along with a few camels as well for a unique experience.       ...
12:15, 2019-07-07

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
21:30, 2019-06-18

Newsom denies Manson follower Leslie Van Houten parole California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult....
11:15, 2019-06-04

Margot Robbie Spent Her 29th Birthday In Chanel’s Couture Library For the Chanel Haute Couture autumn/winter 2019 show, Robbie chose classic bouclé separates from the Cruise 2020 collection – Virginie Viard’s first solo work for the house...
13:15, 2019-07-02

Corden to return to 'Gavin & Stacey' hit show with Christmas special Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas, co-writing and starring in a one-off special of hit show "Gavin & Stacey"....
01:15, 2019-05-29

New blow for investors as Gavin Woodhouse hotel deal collapses High court judge says financier’s business model seemed ‘thoroughly dishonest’Private investors who handed their savings to the embattled financier Gavin Woodhouse have been dealt a fresh blow after forfeiting “a substantial amount of money” following the “disastrous” collapse of a plan to buy a Dev...
22:00, 2019-07-08

'What I want is a peaceful death': Kevin Roster has only weeks to live – and that's why he moved to California Kevin Roster, who is terminally ill, moved from New Jersey to California for its medical aid in dying law.        ...
15:45, 2019-06-07

UN expert calls for probe of Saudi prince, citing 'credible evidence' in Khashoggi death Agnes Callamard released a 101-page report into the October killing of Khashoggi and called for a criminal investigation.        ...
12:45, 2019-06-19

Fate of Manson family killer Bruce Davis’ parole lies in Gavin Newsome’s hands A life sentence may turn out to be just 47 years behind bars for Manson family killer Bruce Davis, who was granted parole on Friday. But that may not mean he gets to walk free. The 76-year-old was convicted of murdering of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald ‘Shorty’ Shea in August ...
19:00, 2019-06-29

2013 Risk Management Conference: CBOE to Host 29th Annual RMC March 3 to 5, 2013 CHICAGO, IL, January 10, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is pleased to announce its 29th annual Risk Management Conference (RMC), which will be held from Sunday, March 3 through Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California. The CBOE RMC is the foremost edu...
16:45, 2019-05-22

'Jeopardy!': James Holzhauer scores 29th victory, moving closer to money-winning record James Holzhauer claimed his 29th 'Jeopardy!' win Tuesday, moving him even closer to the quiz show's prize-money record.        ...
04:30, 2019-05-29

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Service will feature free performances by singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw, ‘90s R&B hitmakers Boyz II Men...
14:00, 2019-05-22

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
17:15, 2019-07-15

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
17:45, 2019-07-15

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with anatomy, movement, or proportions, check it out....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Of Course, Of Course, Henry Cavill's on a Horse [Updated] We’ve met Geralt of Rivia. We’ve met some of his closest allies. Now, it’s time to meet the most important character of all in Netflix’s adaptation of the Andrzej Sapkowski fantasy series The Witcher: this horse....
19:15, 2019-07-16

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’s mental health history and other information befo...
13:30, 2019-07-07

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Continue reading......
23:45, 2019-05-23

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police and his owner. The hot-to-trot troublemaker — a 30...
22:15, 2019-07-08

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
12:45, 2019-05-27

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
07:15, 2019-05-22

Where the Who’s Who of Horse Racing Celebrate the Belmont Stakes It may seem strange that jockeys, trainers and owners all stay under the same roof for a race of such consequence. But during the Belmont Stakes, this is exactly what happens....
14:00, 2019-05-31

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized        ...
01:30, 2019-05-27

Ryanair boss to quit horse racing In a shock to the world of horse racing, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has announced he is winding up his Gigginstown House Stud racing and bloodstock operation and quitting the sport....
06:00, 2019-05-22

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
16:01, 2019-05-22

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
03:15, 2019-07-20

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
15:30, 2019-05-23

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland Organizers say "the biggest hobby horse event in the world" has taken place in a Finnish town that is hosting the annual national championships in this sport by teen girls who simulate the gymnastic elements of real-life horseback riding....
22:00, 2019-06-15

3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a third child has died after a pickup truck drove into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan. Two children, ages 6 and 2 years old, died at the scene of Friday evening’s crash. State Trooper Seth Reed told the Detroit Free Pre...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
20:45, 2019-06-21

U.S. Open: Who will win at Pebble Beach and who's a dark horse to contend? Dustin Johnson is the slight betting favorite and Brooks Koepka is tying to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles. Golfweek staffers make their picks.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-12

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a separate website, a first for GTA Online expansions. The update sounds ambitious and potentially ve...
19:15, 2019-07-18

2019 Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston, the ‘Wrong’ Horse, Prevails A 10-1 shot gave the trainer Mark Casse two different winners in the final two Triple Crown races, capping a topsy-turvy season that began with the Kentucky Derby victor being disqualified....
12:30, 2019-06-09

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
04:30, 2019-06-19

Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey after winning Preakness and can add to resume with War of Will in Belmont        ...
20:15, 2019-06-05

Horse dies in Bronx after trailer crashes, flips over on highway A tractor-trailer carrying two horses crashed and flipped over in the Bronx Thursday morning, killing one of the animals, police said. A man was driving a pickup with the two horses in tow in the southbound lane of the Cross Bronx Expressway near Exit 9 in Throgs Neck shortly after 2 a.m. when he cr...
01:30, 2019-06-07

From the horse's mouth to the door to hell: Magnum's images of obsession Magnum Photographers choose images on the theme of obsession for the world-renowned agency’s latest square print sale, in which museum-quality prints are available for $100 for a limited five-day period. More info and see the full collection here Continue reading......
09:15, 2019-06-11

Breeders' Cup will take place at Santa Anita despite multiple horse deaths The Breeders’ Cup will still take place at Santa Anita Park in California later this year despite nearly three dozen horses dying at the Southern California track over the last several months....
18:15, 2019-06-28

BoJack animators utilize their collective horse-power, unionize Equine comrades unite: After months of protests and calls for recognition, Cartoon Brew is reporting that the animators behind Netflix’s beloved intersection between the worlds of silly animal puns and depressed, problematic men, BoJack Horseman, have ratified a new contract with The Animation Guild...
00:30, 2019-06-23

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse According to Variety, Amazon and the BBC are moving forward with a two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel The Pale Horse, with Leonora Lonsdale directing and award-winning Christie adaptor Sarah Phelps (And Then There Were None) writing. The Pale Horse is one of Christie’s later book...
04:15, 2019-06-12

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the California track since 26 Dece...
18:30, 2019-05-27

Talking Horses: does horse racing really face an 'existential threat'? The sport is in a ‘dangerous moment’ according to a former betting executive and the 2005 Gambling Act is a chief factorThe internal combustion engine, powered flight, electricity, universal suffrage and two world wars are just a few of the transformative inventions, discoveries and events which hav...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Horse racing: Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien seventh win in Epsom Derby Anthony Van Dyck won the Epsom Derby after a pulsating finish on Saturday, handing trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equaling seventh victory in Britain's richest horse race....
21:30, 2019-06-01

Storied White Horse Tavern taking the reins with new, accessible menu The legendary White Horse Tavern is gearing up to launch a new menu despite local concerns over rising prices and other changes — as expressed at a community board meeting in March....
06:30, 2019-06-03

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel horse racing on Saturday They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years horse racing has been canceled at Spa City’s prized ...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Pickup hits Amish horse-drawn carriage, killing 2 kids Authorities say a pickup truck rear-ended an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan, killing two children and seriously injuring two others and a woman who were in the carriage....
18:30, 2019-06-08

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Another horse dies after injury at Santa Anita Park, 25th since December Another horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during a race at Southern California’s Santa Anita Park, the park’s owners said, bringing the number of equine deaths related to the venue to 25 since late December. It is the second horse to be euthanized after suffering injuries at the Arcadia...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Jockey Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks another horse Jockey Luis Saez -- who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby -- found himself in the middle of another blocking controversy on Friday.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-30

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Group seeks to infuse youth into aging horse racing industry Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both make stupid decisions. Why not?” They soon discovered buy...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of a race horse at the famed track since December, state officials said Saturday. The horse American Currency was injured while exercising Saturday morni...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Dozens of costumed T. rex race on a horse track in a delightfully bizarre video A group of runners dressed up in blow-up T. rex costumes to partake in an annual race in Auburn, Washington.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-11

7-year-old killed when truck and horse-drawn carriage collide in Missouri A 7-year-old boy has died and several people were injured, police said, after a pickup truck and a horse-drawn carriage collided in Missouri on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-12

The Derby 2019 live stream: how to watch today's horse racing from Epsom from anywhere Derby Day has arrived. The 240th edition of the so-called world's wealthiest horse race has come once again to Epsom Downs. And whether you're punter who's had a flutter, or just an admirer of the powerful three-year-old animals in full flow, we've got all the information you nee...
16:30, 2019-06-01

Royal Ascot live stream: how to watch 2019 horse racing online from anywhere This year's Royal Ascot is expecting 300,000 visitors in total, and many more hundreds of thousands to watch around the globe. So yes...you could say it's popular! As well as being one of the premier horse racing events of the season - with 30 races to enjoy over the course of five days - ...
18:30, 2019-06-20

Maximum Security eyeing New Jersey events for return to track, horse's owner says Maximum Security is targeting two New Jersey races for a return to the track after the horse was disqualified at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, the animal’s owner said Sunday....
05:30, 2019-05-23

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. Commission leaders say they’ve posted mortality reviews to the organization’s website in an effort to be more transport in light of recent s...
05:45, 2019-06-30

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after 30th horse since Dec. 26 dies Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack after the death of another horse under his care.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-23

Boy, 7, is killed when pickup and horse-drawn carriage collide in Missouri: state police An 7-year-old boy has died and several people suffered serious injuries after police said a pickup truck crashed into a horse-drawn carriage in Missouri on Thursday....
03:15, 2019-07-12

Celebrated horse trainer skimping Belmont Park staff, lawsuit claims Asmussen’s workers at Belmont would allegedly get a measly $25 extra for working a race day, rather than be paid time and a half once they reached the 40-hour a week mark, the feds charged....
10:00, 2019-06-23

Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops A 2-year-old and 6-year-old died Friday when a pickup truck rear-ended the carriage, which was traveling on the side of a highway in the central town of Marshall, Michigan State Police Sgt. Todd Price told ABC News....
01:45, 2019-06-09

How to watch Royal Ascot: live stream the 2019 horse racing online from anywhere It's no wonder that Royal Ascot week is so popular all over the world. As well as being one of the premier horse racing events of the season - with 30 races to enjoy over the course of five days - it also brings out the stars, the high society and the Royal Family among the 300,000 visitors. Bu...
12:30, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:15, 2019-06-22

Horse dies of suspected heart attack in middle of race at Maryland track Follow the Petals had taken the lead in her race at a Maryland horse track on Sunday when moments later the 5-year-old animal died of a suspected heart attack....
17:45, 2019-06-19

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
13:45, 2019-07-09

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the first time that a horse died as a result of a training track injury, and the 30th death of the racing season at Santa Anita. It was also the fourth death ...
01:30, 2019-06-24

Rough Magic by Lara Prior-Palmer review – winning at 19 a 600-mile horse race No GPS, not enough snacks and rivalry with a pink-clad blonde ... a compelling memoir that resists the clichesThis is a memoir of a very young woman winning a very long horse race in Mongolia. Lara Prior-Palmer was 19 when in 2013, to the surprise of all, she became the first woman to win the 1,000k...
13:01, 2019-06-08

Two children killed in Michigan after drunk driver hits Amish horse-drawn buggy: police Two children were killed and two others critically injured when an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy in southern Michigan, police said....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Sticking It Out: This Couple Has Decided To Stay In Their Two-Person Horse Costume Until Their Children Finish High School Most parents want to give their children the best life possible, which often means sacrificing their own happiness and comfort for the benefit of their kids. Such sacrifices are never easy, but they’re usually what’s best for the children, which is exactly why this couple has decided to stay in thei...
22:00, 2019-06-06

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
17:45, 2019-05-31

Dangerous heat wave on east coast puts big-money Haskell Invitational horse race in doubt The heat index is expected to be over 100 degrees on Saturday at Monmouth Park, but track officials are still planning to race.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

3 kids killed after 21-year-old truck driver, allegedly drunk, hits horse-drawn Amish buggy A fatal Friday collision involving a pickup truck and an Amish horse-drawn buggy killed three children ages 2, 4 and 6.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Expert: horse deaths result of 'multiple factors' Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a horse was injured during a race Sunday and was later euthanized. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine professor Susan Stover says recent deaths have been a result of multiple factors. (May 21)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday....
16:45, 2019-06-05

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
02:45, 2019-07-06

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 2019. As noticed by Reddit user u/MalteseAppleF...
14:30, 2019-06-02

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
10:30, 2019-06-05

How close are we to the self-operating network? “Intent-based” increased in popularity in 2018, but how much is real? Intent-Based Networking is a major advancement towards the self-operating network (known as  level 3 Intent-Based Networking), but it is itself made up from many smaller advances. It has many pretenders offering...
11:15, 2019-05-29

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
01:00, 2019-07-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind of adaptability, sometimes 2-in-1 makers have to ...
09:15, 2019-05-28

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
15:30, 2019-07-17

Have you ever fallen in love with a close friend? Did you wait a long time before telling your friend that you had romantic feelings for them? We’d like to hear from youWhen it comes to relationships, falling for someone you already know and like can, of course, be brilliant. The stumbling block is how to tell them, without ruining your friendship....
15:00, 2019-06-28

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
04:45, 2019-06-08

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration is known as opposition, as the sun is directly opposite the planet in the sky. This means the planet ...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused to identify the locations of the 38 stores earmarke...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Dow Industrials Close at Record High The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record on Wednesday, its first new high in nine months, as the index notched its fourth straight session of gains....
19:45, 2019-07-03

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group Inc. is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH PLC, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers, according to people familiar with the matter....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure? It’s half a century since the first known HIV-related death and two patients appear to have been cured of the virus. What does this mean for the 37 million still living with it?Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just 15 years old when he presented at St Louis city h...
11:30, 2019-07-02

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
21:15, 2019-05-24

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores throughout the UK, after profits continue to plummet...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores in U.S. TODAY – The retail depression is claiming another victim. Charming Charlie, the accessories store known for organizing its purses, jewelry and apparel by color instead of category, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday for the second time in two years. After a failed turnaround attempt after the f...
07:15, 2019-07-12

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
19:15, 2019-06-07

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms and conditions have even inspired a graphic novel, ...
17:30, 2019-06-02

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
16:45, 2019-07-01

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will reach triple digits for the first time in 2019. On average, Tucson should have had eight days of tempe...
08:45, 2019-06-09

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real estate powerhouse Bill Rudin, who was married at the original Four Seasons, termed the closing “obviou...
10:45, 2019-06-12

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

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

Missouri governor hits back at Planned Parenthood: 'Disregard for the law' Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis on Wednesday of violating multiple medical laws and safety standards after the organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday to allow the clinic to stay open....
00:30, 2019-05-30

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Democratic former Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adelson, a known supporter of and donor to President Trump. “I think I’m doing what more Americans need to do right now. Mr. Adelson has a First Amendment ...
00:15, 2019-07-16

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

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation" Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi discussed the ground situation in Bengal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah in Delhi today. The Centre has expressed deep concern over......
16:15, 2019-06-10

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nigeria fuel truck fire kills at least 50: governor's spokesman At least 50 people were killed in Nigeria when fuel from a crashed truck that they were siphoning up caught fire, a spokesman for the governor in central Benue state said on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-02

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."        ...
14:15, 2019-05-30

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, whom he has feuded with since Hurric...
22:01, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
19:30, 2019-06-04

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

UPDATE 2-Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press. An analyst at Height Capital Markets in Washington sai...
00:00, 2019-06-20

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

Akhilesh Yadav Meets Governor, Alleges "Jungle Raj" Prevailing In UP Alleging that "jungle-raj" was prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav met Governor Ram Naik on Saturday over the poor law and order situation and asked him to "wake up"......
11:30, 2019-06-15

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:45, 2019-06-03

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

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

Iowa executive was not sacked for loving Tupac Shakur, says governor Kim Reynolds says a ‘number of factors’ were behind the dismissal of state human services chief Jerry FoxhovenThe governor of Iowa has denied firing a senior executive because he sent emails to staff praising Tupac Shakur and exhorting them to listen to the late rapper’s lyrics.Kim Reynolds’s decisi...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
01:00, 2019-05-31

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

Biswa Bhusan Harichandan Appointed Governor Of Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for giving him "an......
11:00, 2019-07-17

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
02:15, 2019-07-11

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:45, 2019-06-04

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

Mystery of racist photo in governor’s yearbook left unsolved NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s rocky progress to redemption didn’t get much of a boost Wednesday after a month’s long investigation failed to determine whether he appears in a racist yearbook picture that almost destroyed his political career. A law firm hired by...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Florida governor orders election systems’ security review TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor is ordering election officials to review the cybersecurity of the state’s election systems. The request comes more than a week after he was briefed that Russia hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 p...
23:30, 2019-05-22

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

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
22:15, 2019-06-04

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community....
04:30, 2019-06-12

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

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

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

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her....
19:30, 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

Bevin Aide: Governor’s Pension Plan Has Enough Votes To Pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a key Bevin aide said Wednesday. “I believe the ...
12:30, 2019-06-20

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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

Iowa governor OK after chest pains prompt trip to hospital DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was taken to a hospital after experiencing chest pains but has returned to work at the Capitol. The governor’s office released a statement saying Reynolds noticed chest pains early Thursday and was taken to a hospital emergency room “out of ...
23:30, 2019-06-06

Wyoming mayor: Governor cursed, slammed fists in meeting CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The mayor of Wyoming’s capital city says Gov. Mark Gordon “got in her face” and “used his physical presence in an aggressive and threatening manner” during a meeting last week between the two Republicans. Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr said Monday that ...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemies, including Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. We recently sat down with Chandler to talk about all ...
04:45, 2019-06-03

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
05:00, 2019-06-10

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
05:00, 2019-05-29

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas giant. The planet and even its moons will be visible ...
23:00, 2019-06-06

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-year-old Salameh was tall, dark and fashionable, e...
01:15, 2019-06-09

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be announced formally tomorrow (Thursday). The plant opene...
04:30, 2019-06-06

| Griezmann close to Barca move - reports Atletico Madrid's World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann is nearing a transfer to Barcelona, according to reports on Thursday in his native France and in Spain....
02:30, 2019-07-12

Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970 and Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge roles        ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek is...
11:15, 2019-06-15

US, France praise close ties on D-Day anniversary France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary. (June 6)        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
10:00, 2019-06-14

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Close-Up. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
14:15, 2019-05-29

Hazard close to £88m Real Madrid move "Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after a deal worth 100 million euros ($112.65 million) plus add-ons was agreed between the two clubs on Thursday, British and Spanish media reported."...
21:45, 2019-06-06

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

Airbus delivered close to 390 jets in H1 -sources Airbus deliveries rose about 28 percent in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
13:30, 2019-07-05

Spillway north of New Orleans to close in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers expects to begin closing a Mississippi River spillway north of New Orleans sometime in the second or third week of July. The corps began opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway on May 10 to relieve stress on levees protecting New Orleans. It was the first tim...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the city uses in this migrant crisis is over capacity. ...
10:30, 2019-06-30

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was broken, the moment when 54......
11:00, 2019-06-14

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
18:00, 2019-06-08

AP source: Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press.       ...
04:45, 2019-07-17

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too close DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Experts investigating a fatal airplane crash that killed four people working on improvements at Dubai International Airport say the aircraft involved had followed too close to other larger planes just before the crash. A preliminary report released Sunday by the Un...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Never Panic About Forgetting to Close the Garage Door Again For $20 Off If you have a garage, first of all, jealous. Second of all, it’s cheaper than you might think to upgrade to a smart garage door opener that you can control from anywhere. Just click this link to add a 10% coupon to your Amazon account, which will bring Genie’s QuietLift Connect down to $175 at check...
18:01, 2019-06-19

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK; through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, more streets and public spaces in the city will be ...
18:45, 2019-06-12

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-06-13

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on Your iPhone I probably use my phone to search for at least a dozen things on the web every day, often more. For each search or visit to a favorite website, I instinctively open a new tab. Eventually, that means I have a pretty significant number of tabs open on my phone....
16:15, 2019-07-14

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
18:00, 2019-07-17

RPT-VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-05

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

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

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

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
21:30, 2019-07-12

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
03:45, 2019-06-04

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

New state GOP leader vows to defeat Cuomo in 2022 governor’s race Nick Langworthy vows to “rebuild, retool and revitalize” New York’s sagging GOP party while making it his “mission” to defeat Cuomo, who has said he would run for a fourth term....
07:15, 2019-07-03

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
00:45, 2019-06-21

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
19:30, 2019-05-21

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
22:15, 2019-06-12

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry....
20:45, 2019-05-22

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló....
05:30, 2019-07-16

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

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
13:45, 2019-07-02

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck sessions is constitutionally permissible....
08:45, 2019-06-22

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research It’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial research into how the U.S. Arctic is shifting as temperatures rapidly rise.Read more......
00:00, 2019-07-03

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
20:15, 2019-06-14

Governor Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice Of Recently Identified KY WWII Sailor FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Governor Matt Bevin issued a statement after the remains of a Kentucky World War II-era sailor killed in the Pearl Harbor attack were identified. Navy Seaman 1st Class Millard Burk, Jr., 19, of Pikeville, died during the attack on Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7, 1941, Burk w...
17:45, 2019-06-14

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
04:00, 2019-07-02

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report....
18:45, 2019-05-23

J&K Governor Discusses State Security, Development Issues With Amit Shah Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the security situation in the state, which is currently under the President's rule....
17:45, 2019-06-01

J&K Governor Praises Role Of Muslims In Smooth Conduct Of Amarnath Yatra Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday praised the role of local Muslims in ensuring the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra over the years and expressed hope that the pilgrimage will......
01:45, 2019-07-01

Justin Fairfax 'seriously' considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is "seriously" mulling a run for the commonwealth's highest office and suggested that the multiple sexual misconduct allegations have helped raise his profile....
20:30, 2019-06-21

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

Puerto Rico: thousands protest governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesRicky Martin and other performers join crowds on streets of San JuanAccompanied by some of Puerto Rico’s most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for the em...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation": 10 Points Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the ground situation in the state after political violence flared up in Bengal over the......
11:15, 2019-06-10

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira currency and high inflation.Murat Çetinkaya, who had bee...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico: top US politicians join chorus calling for governor's resignation Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as influential members of Congress followed senior figures in his New Progressive party in calling for...
05:45, 2019-07-20

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Former housing secretary Julián Castro became the first candidate to say Gov. Ricardo Rosselló should resign, a position later joined by Sen. Elizabeth Warren....
21:45, 2019-07-20

Thousands marched on Puerto Rico governor’s residence demanding he quit The march on Governor Ricardo Rossello's official San Juan residence was the latest in a week of sometimes violent protests over the messages attacking political adversaries, some of which were misogynistic and homophobic....
07:45, 2019-07-20

Turkey fires central bank governor as policy differences deepen Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed....
16:30, 2019-07-06

After Clash At BJP's Kolkata Rally, Governor Plans Round-Table: 10 Points Kolkata witnessed an unprecedented pitched battle between the BJP workers and the police today as the party attempted to hold a rally to Lalbazar, the state police headquarters in the heart of the......
16:15, 2019-06-12

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's homophobic texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse huge demonstration following leak of Ricardo Rosselló sexist slursThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostly peaceful protest that descended into chaos just ...
11:45, 2019-07-18

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

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
22:15, 2019-06-23

The Latest: Albania polls close without feared clashes TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on disputed municipal elections in Albania (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Election Day clashes that were expected in Albania haven’t materialized so far as opposition supporters held only small, brief rallies. Independent analyst Lutfi Dervishi said of the munic...
19:45, 2019-06-30

How Lorenzo is trying Ducati lessons at Honda to close MotoGP gap Jorge Lorenzo is applying bike braking elements and dynamics that he used at Ducati to his Honda MotoGP bike in order to improve his feeling and close the gap to the fastest riders...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to the campaign called “Beyond Carbon” in an effort ...
09:15, 2019-06-07

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Close encounter with a 16TB HDD: Meet the Toshiba MG08 HDD Toshiba is one of the three big suppliers of hard disc drives left in the business which is predicted to still account for a whopping 59 percent of storage in 2025. Spinning disc drives, in the right configuration, still provide one of the most cost effective and reliable performances for storage, a...
03:15, 2019-06-28

U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute: NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said....
19:15, 2019-06-18

Is Clint Frazier close to returning? An in-depth investigation Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the entire Yankees roster is currently injured. In fact, Brian Cashman has been seen posting on Facebook looking for players, like I had to for my coed playoff game tonight. However, when given the opportunity to come up from Scranton, Clin...
16:30, 2019-05-21

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

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment i......
04:30, 2019-07-07

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
12:30, 2019-06-07

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
22:15, 2019-06-21

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Sephora To Close US Stores On June 5 For Inclusion Workshops Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP / Getty Images file NEW YORK (AP) – Sephora says it will close all its U.S. stores on the morning of June 5 to host “inclusion workshops” for its employees. The move comes just over a month after the cosmetics company caught the internet’s eye, when s...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
21:30, 2019-06-06

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but it was a fucking close one: This soy milk that got ...
00:30, 2019-05-31

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
16:30, 2019-06-03

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
16:15, 2019-05-23

Jupiter will be so close this weekend, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Naveen Patnaik's BJD, BJP Locked In A Close Battle In Odisha The BJP is heading for a remarkable tally in Odisha, where it is leading in 8 of 21 Lok Sabha seats. The state's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is ahead in 13 in a close fight in the eastern state....
11:30, 2019-05-23

Power Outage Forces Newport Aquarium To Close For The Day CINCINNATI (WLWT) —The Newport Aquarium is currently closed due to a power outage, aquarium officials said. Newport Aquarium is CLOSED for the day due to a power outage. All backup generators are working and our animals are safe. — Newport Aquarium (@NewportAquarium) June 16, 2019 Officials ...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripod with an arm extension to reach blooms set deeper...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that didn’t....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same player after rupturing his Achilles tendon Monday nigh...
14:45, 2019-06-13

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war, a soldier in the Bosnian army reads the newspaper in a trench. Worriedly, he exclaims: “Lo...
13:00, 2019-05-29

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
22:45, 2019-06-09

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
22:00, 2019-06-09

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
07:15, 2019-05-24

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the corporation’s foremost women have had substantial w...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
18:45, 2019-06-09

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an “acceptable level of profitability in todayR...
19:30, 2019-05-21

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
03:30, 2019-07-13

Red Bull's Verstappen: Promising to be so close after poor Friday Max Verstappen says it was "promising" to be so close to Ferrari and Mercedes in Formula 1 British Grand Prix practice, despite enduring "one of the worst" Fridays of 2019...
19:15, 2019-07-12

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
04:45, 2019-06-14

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to cl...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Lakeway Publishers: No plans to close papers in bankruptcy MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Lakeway Publishers says it does not plan to close any newspapers as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and restructuring. The company owns community newspapers and websites in Tennessee, Missouri and Virginia. They include the Citizen Tribune in Morristown, Tennessee. Lakeway f...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Jupiter will be so close tonight, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
16:15, 2019-06-10

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram Building, the masterpiece of modern architecture which was its home for almost 60 years and which i...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Fortress close to toast with Majestic Wine seller A US-based investor is close to toasting a deal to buy the store estate of Majestic Wine that could uncork the return to the industry of one of its best-known executives....
14:15, 2019-07-02

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:15, 2019-06-01

Dimple Yadav Trails In Close Battle In Kannauj Dimple Yadav, a two-time Samajwadi Party lawmaker, is contesting for the third time from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, a party stronghold. She is currently trailing from the seat in a close battle with the......
04:15, 2019-05-24

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
00:30, 2019-07-09

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eastbound frontage road between Ina Road exit and the...
01:15, 2019-06-14

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a far-right alliance in the European Union....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of another index as you look at this chart ......
22:45, 2019-07-02

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

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation....
10:45, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
20:45, 2019-07-18