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Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote

Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a s...

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote

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Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into fourth place....
08:00, 2019-07-04

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performance....
16:30, 2019-05-28

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum: Labour's Corbyn Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said Britain's next prime minister must put their Brexit plan to a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his party would campaign to remain....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no-deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain in those scenarios....
15:15, 2019-07-09

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
12:15, 2019-06-07

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
21:30, 2019-06-19

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
11:15, 2019-05-22

Corbyn to outline Brexit strategy – but unlikely to back remain Labour leader under pressure from shadow cabinet over position on fresh referendumJeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech in the coming days to outline the latest evolution in Labour’s Brexit policy – but is expected to stop well short of the clarion call for remain demanded by his deputy, Tom Watson.Th...
01:30, 2019-06-19

PMQs: Does May believe Hammond or Johnson on Brexit, Corbyn asks Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May who she believes - Philip Hammond, who is totally against a no-deal Brexit, or Boris Johnson, who is happy to accept one?...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
17:15, 2019-05-27

UK opposition leader Corbyn: Real danger of no-deal Brexit There is a danger of a no-deal Brexit and Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything it can to stop that from happening, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
14:00, 2019-05-30

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
16:45, 2019-07-09

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but warned of a “deliberately inflamed divide” as he sought to calm tempers among senior party figures....
00:30, 2019-05-30

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
02:00, 2019-05-28

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
23:00, 2019-07-07

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said rushing into a no-deal Brexit could trigger a national election that would surely propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
08:45, 2019-06-06

Lebanon lawmakers vote on budget, protesters up the pressure Lebanese protesters rallying against a proposed austerity budget have broken through a security cordon outside parliament, where lawmakers were voting on the controversial draft bill...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Pressure for new confidence vote if PM May does not set exit date: 1922 treasurer If Prime Minister Theresa May does not set a resignation date on Friday there will be overwhelming pressure to change the Conservative Party's rules over when her leadership can be challenged, the treasury of the party's influential 1922 Committee was quoted as saying....
13:15, 2019-05-23

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers....
15:30, 2019-05-22

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fueled calls for her to quit....
23:15, 2019-05-22

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald Trump's US administration. WATCH NOW....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Alastair Campbell claims 'senior' figures in Corbyn's office said vote against Labour Alastair Campbell has claimed "senior" figures in Jeremy Corbyn's office recommended voting against Labour after he was expelled from the party for backing the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
21:30, 2019-05-28

Baroness Hayter: Shadow Brexit minister sacked for comparing Jeremy Corbyn 'bunker mentality' to Nazi regime Labour's deputy leader in the Lords has been sacked from her post as a shadow Brexit minister for comparing Jeremy Corbyn's leadership to the Nazi regime....
03:30, 2019-07-18

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
04:01, 2019-05-23

UK ever more polarized as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union....
05:30, 2019-05-27

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament.Amid widespread expec...
19:30, 2019-05-21

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
19:15, 2019-05-23

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
00:45, 2019-05-22

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
10:45, 2019-05-29

UK lawmakers to vote on latest bid to try to prevent a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a measure aimed at making it harder for the next prime minister to try to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
12:15, 2019-07-18

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
09:15, 2019-05-23

Chief trade negotiator: UK had little influence before Brexit vote The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international trade system" before voting to leave the European Union....
04:45, 2019-07-15

Hammond hints he would vote against new Tory PM to halt no-deal Brexit Chancellor tells Johnson and Hunt £26bn fiscal headroom would be wiped out by no dealPhilip Hammond has strongly hinted he could vote against a new Conservative government to block a no-deal Brexit, as he used what could be his last Commons appearance as chancellor to warn about the dire economic co...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Brexit: new bill to include MPs' vote on second referendum, May says – live news Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ How May summed up her “New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron BanksDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 5.04pm BST And this is what...
18:15, 2019-05-21

UK's Brexit Party Set For Sweeping Victory In European Union Vote Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament elections in which Britain was never meant to vote....
04:15, 2019-05-27

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
18:30, 2019-07-18

| Brexit figurehead Johnson tops first-round vote for British PM Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms....
18:30, 2019-06-13

'No deal' Tory leadership hopefuls boosted by MPs' Brexit vote Labour-led attempt to stop the UK leaving without a deal is defeated, in move that could help Boris JohnsonPolitics live – latest updatesConservative leadership candidates including Boris Johnson hoping to force a “deal or no deal” Brexit in October have been handed a boost after MPs defeated a Labo...
01:45, 2019-06-13

UK's Hammond would back national interest over party in any Brexit confidence vote British finance minister Philip Hammond hinted on Thursday he could vote against the government in a no-confidence showdown if a new prime minister sought to pursue a no-deal Brexit....
10:15, 2019-05-30

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

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
12:00, 2019-05-26

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has refused to confirm Theresa May will bring forward her withdrawal bill as planned in the first week of June after MPs from across the political spectrum ...
14:30, 2019-05-22

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to change tack....
02:45, 2019-07-09

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on motion to allow MPs to pass no-deal billHow the Labour...
18:30, 2019-06-11

Uncleared margin rules unlikely to clarify clearing migration FX prime brokers are expected to adapt to the pricing challenges of uncleared margin rules, but it remains far from clear whether these rules will push the market definitively in the direction of central clearing....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Warning of Brexit impact as economy 'shrinks for first time since EU vote' Britain's Brexit-battered economy has started to shrink for the first time since the country voted to quit the EU in 2016, new figures signalled today....
12:45, 2019-07-03

Brexit paralysis a 'vaccine' against Eurosceptic vote in EU elections, says Donald Tusk Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the Eurosceptic vote in the EU parliamentary elections, said European Council President Donald Tusk....
01:15, 2019-05-29

Jeremy Hunt risks 'slip-sliding' from Brexit into second vote, warn Team Boris Boris Johnson's campaign team launched a ferocious attack on Jeremy Hunt today, saying he presented a risk of "slip-sliding" from Brexit and into a second referendum....
19:30, 2019-07-01

Kabul Asks US To Clarify Trump's "Wiping Afghanistan Off " Remark Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday the US should clarify remarks President Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the war but didn't "want to kill 10......
16:45, 2019-07-23

Government Sees No Reason To Clarify Higher Tax On Foreign Investors Domestic markets crashed due to a selloff led by foreign portfolio investors, who now may have to pay higher tax on their income due to the new rules...
20:30, 2019-07-08

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
04:45, 2019-07-23

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
19:00, 2019-06-10

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
12:15, 2019-07-18

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements in the aftermath of new documents released on Thursday, asking her to clarify her testimony to the committee last month....
05:00, 2019-07-19

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
08:30, 2019-05-22

Iran not backing down, says top US commander THE THREAT REMAINS: The top commander of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcements to the area has not diminished....
15:00, 2019-06-07

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:15, 2019-07-16

The U.S. and Iran Are Backing Down From a Fight, Rhetorically The U.S. and Iran moved to defuse rising tensions Friday after a tense 24 hours in which the world waited to see if President Donald Trump would authorize military action for a shoot-down of a Navy drone. In a string of four morning tweets, Trump said he called off launching airstrikes on three site...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Congressman claims he was indicted for backing Trump A California congressman charged with using campaign donations to fund personal expenses and extramarital affairs claims he was targeted by liberal prosecutors for supporting Donald Trump for president....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Trump isn’t backing down in battle with ‘Squad’ Dems President Trump on Tuesday launched a fresh round of attacks on four “radical left” freshman female lawmakers, asking why Democrats didn’t rush to “rebuke” what he called their “disgusting” comments. ​”The Democrat Congresswomen have been spewing some of the most vile, hateful, and disgusting ...
12:30, 2019-07-17

| Government pleads for SA netball backing from corporates The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has urged sponsors to reward the South African netball team following their performance at the 2019 World Cup....
13:45, 2019-07-22

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own Congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a daily habit of Fed bashing unseen since the 1970s....
18:45, 2019-07-10

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
07:45, 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House members are coming from. And you've got this guy who i...
02:15, 2019-05-23

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors include S......
10:30, 2019-06-14

Tech investor backing bid to buy W magazine from Condé Nast Tech investor Eric Crown is backing a bid by Marc Lotenberg, chief executive of Surface Media, to buy glossy fashion title W magazine from Condé Nast, according to a well-placed source. Crown, a prominent GOP donor who heads Tempe, Ariz.-based AZ Crown Investments, did not return a call or email see...
14:45, 2019-05-25

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
14:30, 2019-06-21

BJP Set To Clinch A Rajya Sabha Seat From Odisha With BJD Backing The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday named Ashwini Baishnab, a former bureaucrat, as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Odisha, with the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal also announcing its......
19:45, 2019-06-21

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly views the claim as an insult....
01:30, 2019-06-13

Trump: Iran 'better be careful' after backing away further from nuclear deal President Trump lobbed a strong warning to Iran on Sunday after the rogue nation announced it had ratcheted up its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
09:15, 2019-07-08

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why she doesn’t regret being arrested at an Extinction R...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Michael Sheen: Why I’m backing Cardiff’s Homeless World Cup Hollywood actor hopes tournament can help highlight poverty in WalesMichael Sheen, star of Good Omens and Masters of Sex, is this weekend preparing for his next, possibly most challenging, role. But his latest production will play out on football pitches in Cardiff, not on TV screens.The award-winni...
17:30, 2019-07-13

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
22:45, 2019-06-11

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:30, 2019-05-24

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

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
10:15, 2019-06-05

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating convention next summer....
05:30, 2019-07-24

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more......
19:15, 2019-06-14

First gay couple to play Wimbledon doubles call for backing from the sport Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen say support for same-sex relationships in tennis would help male playersThe first openly gay couple to team up in the doubles at Wimbledon have urged more people in the game to express their support for same-sex relationships, saying it would help more players – ...
05:15, 2019-07-04

Exclusive: FCA discusses improved Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing a Renault special dividend and stronger job guarantees in a bid to persuade the French government to back its proposed merger between the carmakers, sources close to the discussions said....
22:30, 2019-06-02

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winklevoss twins' Gemini. Instead, Facebook's Calibra wi......
11:30, 2019-06-18

Solskjaer Happy With Manchester United Backing, Expects More New Signings Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is happy with the recruitment of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James in a change of strategy in the transfer market, focused on younger British players....
12:00, 2019-07-06

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is backing an insurgent Democratic socialist candidate, Tiffany Caban....
07:30, 2019-06-05

Iowa man charged after backing over child with lawnmower while intoxicated, police say Tanner J. Miller, who was driving the lawnmower at the child's home when he backed over the child, was charged with operating while intoxicated.        ...
19:15, 2019-06-07

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
15:45, 2019-05-23

Trump slams Dems for backing health care for undocumented immigrants President Trump blasted the contestants in the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday when they all declared their support for health care coverage for undocumented immigrants. All of the candidates — including former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Indiana, M...
10:15, 2019-06-28

Sanders supporters fearful DNC now backing Biden like it backed Clinton: report Some supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they are seeing a repeat of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 treatment of their candidate, according to a report....
11:30, 2019-05-30

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s offerings for 2019. The new Backup Plus Slim is co...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
19:30, 2019-06-16

FCA-Renault deal revival hinges on Nissan backing, French role Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley may have met with Renault executives in Paris to begin new talks over a merger between the two automakers, an Italian newspaper reported. Reviving the deal depends on winning the support of Nissan and the French government....
00:15, 2019-06-17

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup as they dominate Chile Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.       ...
22:45, 2019-06-16

Trump mulls backing Justin Amash primary challenger: report President Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility of backing a primary challenger to Republican Rep. Justin Amash who came out in favor of impeaching the president over the Mueller Report’s findings weeks ago....
14:45, 2019-06-13

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
16:15, 2019-07-05

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Megan Rapinoe not backing off anti-White House visit stance Megan Rapinoe stands by almost every word she said. The U.S. Women’s National Team captain, who drew the ire of President Trump when video was released this week — by soccer magazine Eight by Eight — of Rapinoe saying, “I’m not going to the f—— White House,” shoul...
01:15, 2019-06-28

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
12:15, 2019-06-09

Jeremy Corbyn's message to Donald Trump Jeremy Corbyn tells crowds at an anti-Trump protest in Whitehall that the president should "think on, please, about a world that is one of peace and disarmament"....
05:30, 2019-06-05

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky sources....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired.The Labour leader made t...
17:30, 2019-07-13

UK's Andrea Leadsom considers backing Sajid Javid in leadership race: The Times The UK's Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid in the leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, The Times reported....
02:30, 2019-06-14

Joe Biden lines up backing from Paramount CEO after losing bundler in wake of debate performance Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos plans to help Biden's fundraising battle, a sign that many top financial supporters are shrugging off recent negative headlines....
19:45, 2019-07-02

Sajid Javid wins backing of Ruth Davidson for Tory party leader Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Prime Minister to be proud of"....
11:45, 2019-06-09

AMI investor may join group backing Jimmy Cohen’s National Enquirer deal Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Leon Cooperman, the investor who heads Omega Advisors and owns about 10% of American Media Inc., may join the investment team that is backing Hudson News Chief Executive Jimmy Cohen’s $100 million deal to buy the National Enquirer and two other tabloids. Coop...
07:45, 2019-05-22

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sunday.In an attempt to place his party at the forefro...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our party"....
20:45, 2019-07-17

Labour's Corbyn calls for investigation over report he is 'too frail' to be UK PM British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the head of the civil service to investigate a Times newspaper report which cited unidentified senior officials as saying they were concerned he was too frail to be prime minister....
10:00, 2019-07-02

Corbyn writes to top civil servant over 'too frail' claims Jeremy Corbyn has written to Britain's most senior civil servant to demand a "speedy and thorough independent investigation" into reported claims the Labour leader is "too frail" to be prime minister....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
02:00, 2019-07-16

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party pressure and move immediately towards demanding a second referendum, after Labour narrowly beat the fledgling Brexit party in the Peterborough byelectio...
09:00, 2019-06-08

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both wings of the Labour party expressed fears last night that they could lose a snap general election to a reinvigorated Tory party led by Boris Johnson becau...
02:15, 2019-06-30

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
12:45, 2019-06-15

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Jeremy Corbyn open to meeting with Trump, despite rejection Jeremy Corbyn fired up a crowd of anti-Trump protesters in London on Tuesday, as he implored the president to “chase down” racism. The Labour Party leader — who is seeking to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May — also said he was open to having a “dialog...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Growing calls for Corbyn to boot out anti-Semitism row MP Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing demands to kick Chris Williamson out of the party as a long-time ally of the Labour leader has insisted the controversial MP "has to go"....
17:00, 2019-06-28

Corbyn defies call to start referendum campaign 'now' Jeremy Corbyn has defied calls from Labour MPs to start campaigning for a Brexit referendum but agreed any deal passed by parliament should be put to one....
23:30, 2019-05-30

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prime minister....
00:30, 2019-06-30

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
03:30, 2019-06-01

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
11:45, 2019-07-08

City simulator wins venture capital backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstream....
20:30, 2019-05-21

Alan Dershowitz says he'd support Biden over Trump in 2020, but backing Bernie would be a 'real dilemma' Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said on Thursday he would back former Vice President Joe Biden over President Trump if the two were facing off in the general election next year. ...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Yves Guillemot interview — Ubisoft is backing new platforms like Google Stadia to expand gaming Yves Guillemot wants gaming to reach billions more people. That’s why the CEO of Ubisoft, one of the world’s biggest video game companies, welcomes cloud gaming platforms such as the newly announced Google Stadia. In advance of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade s...
18:15, 2019-06-09

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post last year....
13:30, 2019-07-09

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town....
04:30, 2019-07-03

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, and that a new Conservative leader would not solve the issues facing the UK Continue reading......
16:15, 2019-05-24

Labour hits back at reports of frail Corbyn health MPs and activists rebut claims that party leader is not physically or mentally up to jobThe Labour party has hit back at a newspaper investigation that claims senior civil servants are worried Jeremy Corbyn is too frail to become prime minister and could resign as leader over health concerns.Anonymo...
15:45, 2019-06-29

Donald Trump meets with Nigel Farage - after turning down Corbyn NIGEL Farage arrived at the the US ambassador's residence in London this afternoon for a meeting with President Donald Trump - after he turned down a sit-down with Corbyn...
19:15, 2019-06-04

Corbyn wishes Amazon 'many happy tax returns' on its 25th anniversary Labour leader sends barbed message to the online retailer’s founder, Jeff BezosThe Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has sent a barbed birthday card to Jeff Bezos to mark Amazon’s 25th anniversary, wishing the company “many happy tax returns” and demanding it pays more UK tax, pays its staff better and ...
16:30, 2019-07-05

Jeremy Corbyn to lead massive protest against Trump in London Jeremy Corbyn will lead a protest of thousands raging against President Trump in London on Tuesday after the British labor leader snubbed the president at a formal banquet hosted by the Queen. Corbyn — who aspires to become the UK’s next prime minister — promised to “stand in solidarity” with demons...
02:45, 2019-06-04

Senior Labour figures call for Corbyn to apologise to whistleblowers Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt from senior Labour figures calling on him to apologise for the party's response to an investigation into its antisemitism problem....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Corbyn to join anti Trump protesters after snubbing banquet The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will join thousands of anti-Trump protesters on the streets of central London today, as Scotland Yard's Commissioner warns her officers will take firm action against any protesters who break the law....
04:30, 2019-06-04

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a party meeting on Monday night, with several MPs loyal to the leadership saying they felt ashamed to vote for the party at the European elections and urgin...
09:15, 2019-06-11

More than 60 British lords criticize Labour's Corbyn over anti-Semitism More than 60 opposition Labour members of Britain's upper house of parliament signed a statement in a newspaper on Wednesday accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing "the test of leadership" over anti-Semitism in the party....
11:15, 2019-07-17

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
08:30, 2019-05-22

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Trump, 'not backing down' in effort to count citizens amid census fight, announces executive order President Trump, speaking at the White House on Thursday, announced that he would "immediately" issue an executive order to get an accurate count of non-citizens and citizens in the United States -- a measure Trump said would be "far more accurate" than relying on a citizenship question in the 2020 ...
01:00, 2019-07-12

May names Labour critic of Corbyn as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
16:45, 2019-07-23

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonbury...
18:00, 2019-06-05

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
19:30, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump: I turned down Jeremy Corbyn's request to meet – video Donald Trump has revealed he turned down a request from Jeremy Corbyn to meet, as the Labour leader joined a protest against his state visit and declined to attend a dinner hosted by the QueenTrump says he turned down Corbyn's request to meetLatest on Trump's state visit – live news Continue reading...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he would “push back” against the party’s leadership....
22:30, 2019-06-09

Support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time. The result matches lowest score for the party since polling began in the 1940s. Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit strategy and his leadership more broadly remains under intense scrutiny. L...
10:30, 2019-07-05

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
21:30, 2019-07-19

Pompeo says White House will 'push back' against Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised Jewish leaders that the White House won’t wait for UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to become prime minister to “push back” against him and his actions that would make the life of Jews in Britain more difficult....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have their say as European election results roll in Political leaders have reacted to the European election results after it emerged the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats were the biggest winners in the UK, punishing the Tories and Labour....
10:00, 2019-05-27

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
13:45, 2019-05-29

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
15:15, 2019-06-01

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push back’ against Corbyn and anti-Semitism In a secret recording, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the Conservative Party’s losses in European Parliament elections demonstrated “an absolute failure of leadership.”...
16:30, 2019-06-08

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned today....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Labour MP Roger Godsiff to be 'reminded of MP responsibilities' by chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protesters Labour MP Roger Godsiff will given a dressing down by the party's chief whip and "reminded of his responsibilities as an MP" over his support for campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching....
01:30, 2019-06-10

Jeremy Corbyn 'must show his shame on anti-Semitism' Jeremy Corbyn was urged to show "anger and shame" for the anti-Semitism scandal engulfing Labour by one of the party's most respected grandees today....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour MP Lisa Forbes 'is not racist in any way' following calls for her to be suspended Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that the party's newest MP Lisa Forbes is "not a racist in any way" following calls for her to be suspended....
22:45, 2019-06-08

Civil service to probe claims staff said Jeremy Corbyn would not be 'physically or mentally' up to being prime minister The civil service is set to launch a probe into claims senior officials said Jeremy Corbyn would not be "physically or mentally" up to the job of prime minister, Labour has said....
21:30, 2019-07-03

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
18:15, 2019-06-04

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
17:30, 2019-05-22

Not just players under pressure to get it right at U.S. Open John Bodenhamer will be under almost as much pressure as the players to get things right at this week's U.S. Open on his debut as the man responsible for setting up the Pebble Beach course....
15:15, 2019-06-10

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Credit Agricole CEO says no pressure, no need to grow via M&A Credit Agricole's Chief Executive Philippe Brassac said his bank will focus on organic growth in the coming three years as it has no pressure or need to expand through acquisitions....
11:00, 2019-06-06

Vettel not feeling pressure despite 15 races without a win Despite 15 Formula One races without a win, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claims he is not burdened by his lack of form heading into this weekend's French Grand Prix        ...
04:00, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
14:30, 2019-06-21

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt condemn Trump's 'go home' tweets and suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic Both Tory leadership rivals have condemned Donald Trump after he told four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested countries."...
06:30, 2019-07-16

Yamaha's Vinales: A lot of pressure went out after Assen MotoGP win Maverick Vinales admitted that "a lot of pressure went out" after he crossed the finish line first in MotoGP's Dutch TT and scored Yamaha's first win of 2019...
15:30, 2019-07-01

| Auger-Aliassime crumbles under Wimbledon pressure Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime, tipped by some as a potential Wimbledon champion, described his third round exit on Friday as "embarrassing"....
14:30, 2019-07-06

Pressure for everyone as US Open returns to Pebble Beach US OPEN '19: US Open at Pebble a chance at history for Koepka, Mickelson, a chance for USGA to get it right        ...
23:45, 2019-06-06

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
06:30, 2019-05-24

| UK's Boris Johnson under pressure to explain domestic 'row' Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports of a domestic 'row' that led to a police visit....
17:45, 2019-06-23

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment with the ruling coalition....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
15:45, 2019-06-19

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
13:45, 2019-07-09

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
17:45, 2019-05-21

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries would meet at the G20 summit to bash out an agreement....
22:30, 2019-06-02

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
02:45, 2019-07-06

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. Treasury Department freezes any U.S. assets belong...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on Colbert’s R...
20:30, 2019-06-18

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
01:30, 2019-05-29

Valverde under pressure after dismal end to Barcelona season MADRID (AP) — A couple of weeks ago, few questioned Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona coach. The team had just won a second straight Spanish league title under his command and was close to making it to the Champions League final after beating Liverpool 3-0 in the first leg of the semifinals. The team wa...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independent probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prime minister....
00:45, 2019-07-03

Senior Labour figures play down 'civil war' claims as Jeremy Corbyn 'held captive' by top aides Senior Labour figures have played down claims the party is in the grip of a "civil war" following reports Jeremy Corbyn's top aides have been keeping the party leader "captive"....
13:30, 2019-07-07

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Acosta to Step Down Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta said he was resigning as labor secretary, amid criticism of a nonprosecution deal he struck with financier Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago as a federal prosecutor....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
04:00, 2019-06-15

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campaign and has latched onto resentment among a nation...
10:45, 2019-06-20

Yes, It's True! This Healthy Tea May Help Manage Your Blood Pressure Levels Flaxseeds could do wonders for your blood pressure levels. You can have them ground or include them in your smoothies or oatmeal. You can even use the seeds to brew yourself some hot tea....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Europe Set to Delay Iran Dispute Decision, Despite U.S. Pressure European powers are likely to put off for weeks a decision on triggering a dispute procedure in the nuclear deal with Iran, which might worsen tensions with the U.S. over how to deal with Tehran....
19:15, 2019-07-12

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health....
15:45, 2019-07-12

Mexico holds off Trump's fire but seen vulnerable to new pressure Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally kicks off his re-election campaign this month....
16:30, 2019-06-09

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
12:30, 2019-05-28

Johnson under pressure to take part in Tory leadership debates Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to take part in televised debates for the Conservative leadership - months after he described them as "essential"....
11:45, 2019-06-14

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are you waiting for?’ Dozens of Democrats have called for Trump impeachment proceedings in wake of Mueller’s report – but Pelosi has remained steadfast in opposing an inquiryIn the House of Representatives the apparently frustrated Democratic congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, had one question for the leadership of h...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
16:45, 2019-05-28

AMD's New GPUs and CPUs Keep the Pressure on the Intel and Nvidia Competition E3 hasn’t been just for games for a while. While the video games are certainly the focus, companies like AMD are reminding us that what we play on is sometimes crucial to what we play. Today the company announced a whole line of CPUs and GPUs intended to make gaming better, and the thing they all ha...
04:15, 2019-06-11

Vettel and Leclerc under pressure to give Ferrari needed win Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are under pressure to deliver Ferrari a much-needed win at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
19:45, 2019-05-22

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administration continues to stonewall requests for documents ...
03:15, 2019-05-22

Could targeting this heart hormone help control blood pressure? The heart releases a hormone that has a key role in blood pressure. Now, a study of rats shows that its function depends on a sugar molecule attachment....
20:15, 2019-07-08

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
12:45, 2019-06-15

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and desertions....
11:00, 2019-06-18

British Open: Why Tommy Fleetwood isn’t feeling any pressure PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Based on his performance in the biggest events the past few years, Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has been a player many have expected to break through and win a major championship. But he’s yet to break through. Fleetwood finished runner-up at the 2018 U.S. Open and was fou...
08:30, 2019-07-16

How the Pressure to Deliver Galvanized the Big Little Lies Cast for Season 2 When viewers finally return to Monterey for Big Little Lies season two, things will be different. "My character goes through a lot of growth this year," series star and executive......
00:15, 2019-06-08

'We’re at an inflection point': More Dems pressure Pelosi on impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there.Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from office — including taking a hard line in a tense leader...
19:15, 2019-05-21

Pompeo raises pressure over Huawei before May meets Trump Next PM could overturn decision to let Chinese firm supply non-core 5G kitMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has ramped up the pressure over the use of Huawei technology in 5G networks hours before Donald Trump was expected to demand that the UK rethinks its plan to do business with the Chinese...
11:45, 2019-06-04

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
06:45, 2019-06-02

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Ocasio-Cortez says pressure to impeach Trump is ‘justifiable’ Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — the freshman superstar — turned up the heat on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to push ahead with an impeachment probe of President Trump. Her remarks came just days after ABC News published portions of an interview with Trump, where he said he would accept i...
21:30, 2019-06-16

Fed leaves interest rates alone, resisting Trump's pressure for a cut The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, resisting pressure from President Trump to reduce them as his escalating trade disputes threaten U.S. economic growth....
21:30, 2019-06-19

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role? Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Blast Away Grime With a Discounted Pressure Washer Purchase You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $159, way below its usual ~$270, and the best price ever....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Pressure is on Aaron Boone in big Yankees pitching question James Paxton struggles in the first inning, which doesn’t rank as altogether different than, say, Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer continually messing up the cheese fries. It’s a pretty vital skill to lack in the respective fields of work. As fortune would have it, of the currently healthy Yankees st...
03:30, 2019-07-22

High Blood Pressure Diet: Here's Why You Should Eat Melons To Keep Your BP in Check Including potassium in your diet may help negate the ill-effects of sodium and watermelons, muskmelon and honeydew melons are profuse with potassium....
04:30, 2019-06-01

Won't bow to international pressure on climate change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not bow down to any international pressure on the issue......
20:30, 2019-06-27

Pelosi preaches caution on impeachment as pressure builds Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to hold the line — no impeachment. At least not yet. It’s a familiar message for Pelosi, who will deliver it once again at a closed-door meeting of House Democrats on Wednesday morning. But the gathering, which is members-only with no aides allowed, comes at a critica...
02:15, 2019-05-23

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language......
20:30, 2019-06-05

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication....
00:30, 2019-06-06

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
07:45, 2019-06-12

Migrants brave the 'Beast' as Mexico cracks down under US pressure Central Americans are jumping a notorious freight train as Trump demands that Mexico do more to stop themIn the wind-swept wilds of southern Mexico, a Beast is stirring.Migrants heading north are once again taking their chances on the freight train known as La Bestia – so named for the way it maims ...
11:15, 2019-06-05

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
20:30, 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson under pressure to explain police incident Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, was facing mounting calls Sunday to fully explain an incident in which police attended an alleged altercation at the London home he shares with his girlfriend....
22:30, 2019-06-23

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
18:30, 2019-07-09

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the annual general meeting season.Some of Australia’s...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Iran Seeks to Rally International Support Against U.S. Pressure Iran is courting Russia, China and other countries to help counter a U.S. campaign that has included crippling economic sanctions and thousands of additional troops committed to the Middle East....
03:15, 2019-06-19

Brazil and Argentina mired in pressure for Copa América tie BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil will be under pressure for its future and Argentina for its past when they meet in the Copa América semifinals on Tuesday at Mineirão Stadium. The hosts need the title to try to calm the waters for coach Tite until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Lionel Messi’...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign. The post Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:45, 2019-06-02

European Auto Makers Are Under Pressure to Sell More Electric Cars As a tougher new carbon-emissions target looms, European Union car makers have few options other than to sell more fully-electric and hybrid cars, despite low market demand....
00:00, 2019-06-22

Iran steps further from nuke deal, adding pressure on Europe Iran announces it is raising level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of 2015 nuclear deal, but says it remains open to diplomacy to save the agreement...
01:30, 2019-07-08

Mallikarjun Kharge Hits Out At BJP's "Pressure Tactics" In Madhya Pradesh Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday asserted that Congress has majority in Madhya Pradesh Assembly and accused the Opposition BJP of "unnecessarily" creating problems since it feared......
19:30, 2019-05-21

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat....
08:00, 2019-06-17

Manchester United are under no pressure to sell players, says Ole Gunnar Solskjær Paul Pogba is a ‘top bloke’, says United bossBusiness as usual for team on pre-season trip to PerthOle Gunnar Solskjær has told Paul Pogba and any other wantaway players that Manchester United do not have to sell anyone. For the first time in 62 days, the United manager faced the media at the Waca G...
10:45, 2019-07-10

Calvert-Lewin relishes England Under-21 pressure in must-win Romania clash • Striker set to replace Solanke for Friday’s second group game• England must bounce back from opening defeat by FranceDominic Calvert-Lewin has said he welcomes the pressure of reviving England’s European Under-21 championship campaign but admits there can be no hangover from the damaging opening d...
19:30, 2019-06-21

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
17:30, 2019-06-21

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Credo, Stand Up America and Move on are calling for House Democrats to take action at the same time that...
01:30, 2019-06-06

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition bill she postponed at the weekend....
03:15, 2019-06-17

Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants...
02:45, 2019-06-17

Mexico Reinforces Checks Amid U.S. Pressure Over Migrant Flow COMITAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants.The National Mi...
07:30, 2019-06-17

Huawei slashes revenue forecast amid continued US pressure Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei said that the Chinese tech company will report revenues of around $100 billion in 2019 and 2020, which would be flat growth versus 2018....
12:30, 2019-06-17

Aly Wagner talks US pressure, soccer career, World Cup pick Former Team USA World Cup and Olympics soccer star and current Fox analyst Aly Wagner kicks around some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby as the women’s World Cup gets cranking. Q: Is there pressure on the U.S. women’s team? A: It’s there, for sure. But something that remains true with this group ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier credit conditions to get businesses and consumers spending....
20:30, 2019-07-15

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the threat of U.S. sanctions....
23:15, 2019-06-18

Online pharmacy flags possible new impurity in blood pressure drug Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of widely prescribed blood pressure medicine valsartan, but U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that the amount in the drugs was well below levels deemed to be potentially harmful....
00:45, 2019-06-19

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
19:15, 2019-06-18

India's Modi Feels More U.S. Pressure to Open Nation's Markets The removal of New Delhi from a privileged-trading program will force the prime minister to walk a careful line as he balances a fresh mandate for his nationalist policies against New Delhi’s efforts to build closer ties with the U.S....
03:30, 2019-06-03

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

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Environmental group putting pressure on New Brunswick to ban herbicide spraying Although the spraying of glyphosate has been reduced in some areas, "Stop Spraying New Brunswick," says all parties need to do more to have it outlawed completely....
03:45, 2019-07-16

The knockout stages of a World Cup are a whole different kind of pressure | Hope Solo Everything goes up a few more notches in the knockout rounds, where a potential quarter-final between France and the US could be one of the most epic matches in the history of women’s footballAs a player, I loved the pressure of the big time moments that occur during the World Cup’s knockout rounds....
20:15, 2019-06-22

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
16:15, 2019-07-10

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to deter and detain the surge of migrants from Central America....
00:00, 2019-06-18

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows BERLIN (AP) — Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Diplomats meeting in the western city of Bonn starting Monday will focus on resolving issues that couldn’t be agreed upon at last Dec...
16:00, 2019-06-17

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
03:30, 2019-06-04

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put pressure on Europe to do more to help mitigate the effect of crippling US sanctions.The breaching of ...
20:00, 2019-07-01

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

Monaco GP: Hamilton Resists Heavy Pressure To Secure Emotional Win Lewis Hamilton resisted intense race-long pressure on Sunday to secure a narrow, dramatic and emotional victory for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix....
23:15, 2019-05-26

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
23:15, 2019-05-26

Wells Adams Felt "Too Much Pressure" Before Proposing to Sarah Hyland--But Not Why You Think Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams' journey is just beginning. The duo of nearly two years announced their engagement on Tuesday night and, now, are relishing in their new titles. "She......
18:00, 2019-07-17

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wednesday comes amid tension over Washington’s d...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Wolff: Wrong to pressure officials over Vettel penalty in Canadian GP Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes it is wrong to put pressure on Formula 1's officials for the controversial decision to penalise Sebastian Vettel in the Canadian Grand Prix...
15:30, 2019-06-10

Hypertension Diet: Best Whole Grain Flours To Regulate Blood Pressure Hypertension Diet: People with high blood pressure are advised to switch from refined flours to whole grain flours. Here are the best whole grain flours!...
20:30, 2019-06-12

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
12:30, 2019-07-18

USGA feels pressure heading into US Open at Pebble Beach The story surrounding the last four US Opens has been as much about rules gaffes, dead grass and a lack of rain or wind as it has been the shots by the golfers in the field        ...
00:15, 2019-06-13

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor said Friday. Daniel Suneson has asked Stockholm’s District Court to hold A$AP Rocky — th...
14:30, 2019-07-19

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
20:15, 2019-05-22

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International concerns have also been expressed....
06:45, 2019-06-13

Watched plots … Hilary Mantel and the writers under pressure from fans With the Wolf Hall novelist set to finish her trilogy in 2020, Philip Pullman, Anne Rice and others discuss how expectations can affect the creative processPhilip Pullman waited 17 years before allowing readers back into the world of Lyra Belacqua, Joseph Heller took 33 to return to Catch-22, and Ge...
03:45, 2019-05-25

Brushing your teeth may stall Alzheimer’s, lower blood pressure Clean teeth and fresh breath isn’t just about having good manners. A series of recent studies have linked oral health to a number of illnesses, thanks to roving mouth bacteria wreaking havoc on other parts of the body. Researchers in Norway have DNA evidence that “bacteria causing gingiv...
01:30, 2019-06-05

Mueller news conference puts new impeachment pressure on Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walked a fine line on Wednesday as she tried to assure her Democratic colleagues that lawmakers in the House will continue looking into impeaching President Trump, while cautioning them not to act rashly....
23:15, 2019-05-29

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain U.S. government going too far....
17:45, 2019-06-11

WRAPUP 1-U.S.-China trade agreement takes little pressure off Fed to cut rates An agreement by the United States and China to return to the negotiating table on trade is doing little to relieve pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Pete Alonso right at home in Subway Series pressure cooker Pete Alonso’s indoctrination into the Subway Series wouldn’t have been complete without a jog around the bases Tuesday. Add Yankee Stadium to the list of launch sites for the Mets rookie, who homered in the first inning in Game 2 of the split doubleheader. “I’m really looking forward to the ones at ...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Virat Kohli says England are struggling to handle tournament pressure • England’s game at Edgbaston on Sunday is crucial for hosts• India captain says emotion ‘can put too much pressure on’Virat Kohli has diagnosed tournament pressure as the reason for England’s predicament, with the India captain having previously expected Eoin Morgan’s side to dominate their home Wo...
15:30, 2019-06-29

Trump "Walked The Talk" In Keeping Pressure On Pak: Indian Envoy To US President Donald Trump has "walked the talk" in maintaining pressure on Pakistan to end terrorism emanating from its soil, India's envoy to the US has said. The Indian envoy said that Islamabad's......
09:45, 2019-07-18

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics....
09:45, 2019-06-07

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Rory McIlroy faces new level of pressure at British Open What’s old is very new this week as it relates to the 148th British Open. For the first time in 68 years, the Open Championship will be played outside of Great Britain — at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The Open, too, is now the final of the four major championships to be played this......
06:45, 2019-07-14

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury, already in the grip of a financial crisis, are facing further pressure for the repayment of £4.2m in loans from their former owner’s property company, which has collapsed into ad...
21:00, 2019-05-29

USA emerge as World Cup favorites as hosts France crack under pressure The US are two wins away from repeating as World Cup champions after a night where head coach Jill Ellis pushed all the right buttonsMegan Rapinoe hoped that it would be “a total shitshow circus” and Friday’s quarter-final between the US and France delivered. It was the biggest match of this Women’s...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Varied bedtimes tied to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure People who don't consistently get the same amount of sleep or go to bed at the same time each night may be more likely to develop health problems like obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, a recent study suggests....
01:45, 2019-07-03

Lockheed Martin to keep Sikorsky chopper plant open after Trump pressure Lockheed Martin will keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Pennsylvania open after President Trump pressured its chief executive to continue operations there — saving 465 jobs. “At the request of President Trump, I took another look at our decision to close the Coatesville, PA, facility and have dec...
23:30, 2019-07-11

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have warned the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament for missing the deadli...
12:15, 2019-06-03

High blood pressure during pregnancy tied to heart problems decades later Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy may be more likely than those who don't to have heart attacks or strokes decades later, a Norwegian study suggests....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
15:30, 2019-06-03

Israeli minister urges more pressure against Iran's 'nuclear blackmail': report Israel's energy minister said on Monday Iran was carrying out "nuclear blackmail" by amassing more low-enriched uranium than permitted under a deal with world powers, according to Israel's Kan public broadcaster....
18:00, 2019-07-01

Russia's Yandex resists pressure to share encryption keys with state Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy after a media report said security services had demanded it hand over its encryption keys....
22:15, 2019-06-04

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, to say its rules for intersex athletes are “discriminatory” and “en...
06:45, 2019-06-01

Ex-Fed official says Trump pressure 'may have held up' rate cuts from happening sooner Gerald O'Driscoll, former vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, told CNBC that President Donald Trump's public pressure on the Fed to lower rates may have backfired....
02:30, 2019-07-12

Pressure Pak To Probe Guru Nanak Palace Demolition: Amarinder Singh To PM Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pressure Pakistan government to probe the reported demolition of centuries-old Guru Nanak Palace. He also......
16:15, 2019-05-29

Mueller’s statement increases pressure on Pelosi to begin Trump impeachment Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s public declaration Wednesday that his investigation could not clear President Trump of obstruction has triggered fresh calls in the Democratic Party for impeach......
02:30, 2019-05-30

Isolated Italy excluded from EU top jobs race, faces pressure over debt Italy risks a rude awakening in the race for top European Union jobs as it faces growing isolation after eurosceptic nationalists in its ruling coalition won big in last week's European Parliament elections....
22:30, 2019-05-28

CVS, Under Pressure After Aetna Deal, Sets Long-Term Profit Goals CVS Health, under pressure to reassure skeptical investors after its merger with Aetna, said it would return to profit growth next year and detailed a vision for a health-care behemoth that drives down medical costs....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Teleshopping channels are selling smartphones with misleading, high-pressure tactics There’s something wrong on Freeview channel 21. That’s the conclusion I landed upon after watching two hours of Ideal World, a free-to-air UK teleshopping station, where they shamelessly pitched an unambiguously low-end smartphone using sales tactics I regard as misleading and high-pressure. The pho...
18:00, 2019-07-09

Self-imposed pressure, outside criticism nearly crushed a ‘League of Legends’ phenom. Now he’s back. Mike “MikeYeung” Yeung struck the North American League Championship Series circuit like a bolt of lightning. Pulled straight from the “League of Legends” soloqueue ladder to save his team, Phoenix1,......
19:45, 2019-07-11

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets underway in Stavanger …"...
13:15, 2019-05-25

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased democracy in the former British colony....
22:30, 2019-06-27

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
21:45, 2019-06-14

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales SHANGHAI (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei says it would have become the world’s number one smartphone marker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances. Huawei’s chief strategist, Shao Yang, said Tuesday the company now has to “wait a little bit l...
08:30, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong braces for second mass rally as protesters keep pressure on Carrie Lam Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughHong Kong is bracing for another mass rally on Sunday as public anger seethes following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city’s em...
04:00, 2019-06-16

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
17:00, 2019-06-17

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year....
13:30, 2019-06-21

Morgan Stanley piles pressure on Tesla with $10 worst case call Shares of Tesla Inc were on track for a fifth straight session of losses on Tuesday, as Morgan Stanley analysts outlined a worst case scenario that could see the electric carmaker's stock price fall as low as $10....
17:45, 2019-05-21

High-profile injuries in NBA Finals put pressure on athletic training staffs Injuries are front and center in the NBA Finals, and each team's athletic training staffs are under pressure to make sure players are healthy.       ...
13:15, 2019-06-10

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

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....
12:30, 2019-06-12

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message. Sometimes in sports, as an event is unfolding, the winner appears destined. Eighteen holes remain on Sunday at Pebble Beach, and only one shot separat...
11:30, 2019-06-16

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a proposed extradition bill....
14:00, 2019-06-16

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
18:30, 2019-06-19

China's foreign minister says U.S. pressure on Huawei is pure economic bullying The Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said on Wednesday U.S. pressure on Chinese firms such as tech giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is economic bullying and a move to try to prevent the country's development process....
16:15, 2019-05-22

Kylian Mbappe 'Bombshell' Places Pressure On PSG As Real Madrid Lurk Kylian Mbappe became only the second teenager in history last year, after Brazil legend Pele, to score in a World Cup final during France's 4-2 triumph over Croatia....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine in a bid to mount pressure on US to revive talks, report says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered officials to beef up the regime’s military capabilities despite a potential revival of nuclear diplomacy with the U.S....
18:00, 2019-07-23

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in no mood to compromise on a planned extradition law at recent meetings, according to foreign envoys and business people who met with her....
20:15, 2019-06-15

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
00:45, 2019-07-19

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning the roof in the rain....
21:30, 2019-06-18

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

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city's biggest and most violent street protests in decades....
15:15, 2019-06-15

Oh No, George R.R. Martin Feels Less Pressure to Finish His Books Now That Game of Thrones Is Over With Game of Thrones now over, fans of the world George R.R. Martin created can turn their attention to the yet-to-be-published final two books in the series. Not that fans haven’t been doing that for a while now, of course...but it should come as no surprise that the author isn’t planning on speedi...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Hunt ramps up pressure on Boris Johnson to explain police visit Tory leadership candidate says his rival ‘needs to show he can answer difficult questions’Jeremy Hunt has increased the pressure on Boris Johnson to explain why police were called to his home after a row with his partner by warning that the Conservative leadership frontrunner “needs to show he can a...
18:30, 2019-06-23

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
01:30, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest....
04:45, 2019-06-15

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors lower the death rate from the condition....
16:15, 2019-05-21

UN Jamal Khashoggi Report Piles Pressure On Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped global pressure back on the......
05:45, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that she completely cancel a controversial extradition bill, exonerate protesters and resign from her post as the city’s chief executive. The former B...
13:15, 2019-06-18

India-Pakistan Clash A "Huge Pressure Game", Feels Imam-Ul-Haq Imam-ul-Haq is expecting the India-Pakistan clash to be a huge pressure game. Pakistan have to go with all guns blazing as one loss can leave them out of the race for the semi-finals....
20:15, 2019-06-13

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Hints That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales (SHANGHAI) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it would have become the world’s number one smartphone maker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances — a hint that pressure from the U.S. may be hurting its sales. “If we had not encount...
12:00, 2019-06-11

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure Campaign As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain U.S. government going too far....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
22:30, 2019-05-21

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours later. There was also an increase in their blood ...
04:15, 2019-05-30

Tennis: Halep to start French Open title defense with no extra pressure Most defending champions would start a grand slam with added pressure but Simona Halep declared she would kick off her French Open campaign knowing that she's 'done it already'....
18:15, 2019-05-24

France urges Iran to reverse nuclear move, China hits at U.S. pressure France on Tuesday urged Iran to rapidly reverse its first major breach of a nuclear pact, a move denounced by President Donald Trump as "playing with fire", as world powers try to pull Washington and Tehran back from confrontation....
14:00, 2019-07-02

Energy drinks may increase heart malfunction, high blood pressure risk Taking in energy drinks too quickly may disturb electrical activity in the body, potentially bringing on irregular heart rhythms and high blood pressure, a new study says....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Yates wins Stage 15 as distanced Alaphilippe clings on to yellow despite Pinot pressure "The first cracks in Julian Alaphilippe’s yellow armour appeared in a scintillating and sodden Stage 15 to Foix Prat d’Albis as the Frenchman limited his losses to retain the race lead after Britain’s Simon Yates held off a late surge by the irrepressible Thibaut Pinot to take his second win of the ...
20:15, 2019-07-21

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more ill-fated mediation efforts of recent times.What was billed as a grand gesture – the first Japanese l...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Jeremy Hunt under pressure to back plan for Gulf force as Iran digs in Tehran signals it will not release British-flagged tanker until UK frees one of its vesselsThe foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is under intense pressure to join US-led plans for an international maritime protection force in the Gulf as signs grow that Iran is preparing for a long standoff over the B...
04:30, 2019-07-22

Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and rights groups....
18:30, 2019-06-23

Lowering blood pressure, sodium intake may prevent 94 million early deaths Experts estimate increasing high blood pressure treatment to 70 percent of the world's population could increase the lifespan of nearly 40 million people....
06:45, 2019-06-11

Just in time for Prime Day, John Oliver exposes Amazon's high-pressure warehouses John Oliver loves to poke the bear. That is, if the bear is a metaphor representing an individual or corporation the Last Week Tonight host basically double-dog-dares to sue him for airing exposés about their shadiness, heartlessness, or downright criminal negligence. Well, last night, Oliver went a...
13:01, 2019-07-01

Russia's Yandex pushes back against pressure to share encryption keys - Ifax Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy in the process, Interfax news agency reported, after a media report said security services had demanded its encryption keys....
15:30, 2019-06-04

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-17

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.        ...
23:30, 2019-06-20

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Labour members pile on pressure to kick out MP Chris Williamson in anti-Semitism row Grassroots Labour activists and MPs are piling pressure on Labour's most senior figures to push for suspended MP Chris Williamson to be expelled from the party....
17:45, 2019-07-05

House approves bipartisan border funding bill, after Pelosi reverses course under GOP pressure A coalition of moderate Democrats and Republicans approved crucial border funding legislation late Thursday in the House, sending the $4.6 billion bill to President Trump's desk for his expected signature -- after Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed down from a push to include restrictions on immigration en...
01:15, 2019-06-28

REFILE-Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Inside Facebook: Social network under fire but staffers show no signs of pressure Facebook is under fire from all corners of the globe but anyone who attended the tech giant’s International Press Day would have no idea, as things appear just fine inside Mark Zuckerberg’s sprawling Silicon Valley headquarters....
20:45, 2019-06-13

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nations which are party to the UN Convention on the L...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Airline shares under pressure after surprise Lufthansa profit warning – business live German carrier warns on “aggressive” growth in low-cost competitionKier Group to cut 1,200 jobs and sell housing divisionParis air show: Airbus reveals orders and new longer-range range modelBrexit: UK growth tipped to slow as firms run down stockpilesCarlos Ghosn’s wife urges Trump to support her h...
15:15, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has entered its second week, after protestors who had filled the city’s streets in record numbers on Sunday rejected an apology from leader Carrie Lam, and vowe...
07:30, 2019-06-17

Fun without alcohol? Sober bars offer social connections without peer pressure to drink Alcohol is linked to heart disease, depression and many cancers, yet 67 million in US binge drink at least monthly. Sober bars want to change that.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

Lindsey Graham impressed with Kamala Harris after putting pressure on Biden: ‘She’s got game’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is old friends with Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, but after the Thursday’s debate, he was very impressed with the woman who put Biden in the hot seat, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif....
16:30, 2019-06-30

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as easing gold prices pressure materials sector Canada's main stock index fell for the third straight session on Tuesday, with the materials sector leading the declines as gold prices eased to a one-week low....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Hope Solo Says USWNT Coach Jill Ellis Is A Bad Leader Who Can't Handle Pressure Days before the United States women’s national team begins their World Cup defense, Hope Solo has stirred up some drama. The former USWNT goalkeeper joined the BBC’s Football Daily podcast over the weekend to discuss her former team’s chances, and when asked about coach Jill Ellis’s lineups, she sai...
02:30, 2019-06-11

Sports Illustrated's Hunter McGrady Slams "Bulls--t" Pressure on Brides to Lose Weight Hunter McGrady is opening up about the pressure placed upon brides ahead of their special day. The 26-year-old Sports Illustrated model, who has been using her platform to promote body......
22:15, 2019-06-18

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials appeared first on ...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong leader delays extradition bill indefinitely amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China had ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has suspended indefinitely government efforts to pass a controversial new extradition law, after a week of mass protests and street violence put heavy pressu...
10:45, 2019-06-15

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....
07:30, 2019-06-17

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:30, 2019-06-07

Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
19:45, 2019-07-04

Blood pressure drug recall: 32 lots of losartan recalled over small amounts of carcinogen Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited recalled 32 lots of blood pressure medication losartan after discovering trace amounts of a carcinogen.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Mexico detains 791 migrants on 4 trucks amid U.S. pressure to stem illegal border crossings Mexico said Sunday it detained nearly 800 migrants crammed into four trucks amid heightened pressure from the Trump administration to stem the number of people entering the United States illegally....
18:15, 2019-06-17

Debt Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling sooner than lawmakers had expected....
22:15, 2019-07-08

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.        ...
02:15, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
21:15, 2019-07-04

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
16:45, 2019-07-17

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump said Thursday night that the United States would impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next month until “such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP.” Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs woul...
02:15, 2019-05-31

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland’s fiancé Wells Adams on why he felt 'too much pressure' before proposing Former “Bachelorette” contestant Wells Adams opened up about his proposal to “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland — and why he was feeling the heat before popping the big question.  ...
00:45, 2019-07-18

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Republicans pressure nuclear watchdog to speed up small reactor push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement....
09:45, 2019-05-22

Parolees in Colorado Can Now Vote A bill passed by legislators in Colorado earlier this year has gone into effect, granting voting rights to 11,467 paroled felons in the state, according to The Colorado Sun. The law was passed earlier this year as part of a criminal justice reform package that aimed to lessen penalties for non-viol...
10:15, 2019-07-02

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
23:01, 2019-05-24

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
20:45, 2019-05-22

EU Clashes Over Top Positions After Vote European Union leaders began contentious talks to pick new leaders for the bloc as they seek to revive its fortunes after some of them suffered a rebuke from voters in elections last week....
21:30, 2019-05-28

VOTE NOW for the best car design of the year Features 5 Jun, 2019 Place your vote for the best car design of 2019. The car with the most will win the Auto Express Car Design of the Year award...
04:01, 2019-06-06

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoena, according to The Hill....
03:15, 2019-06-11

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
00:45, 2019-07-01

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
04:45, 2019-07-16

Donald Trump orders lawyer not to testify about 'pressure to sack Mueller' President Donald Trump has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to testify today to a congressional committee investigating the Mueller Report's findings....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Bolton praises 'pressure campaign against Iran' The U.S. will not waver from its course of maximum pressure against Iran, White House national security adviser John Bolton said Monday, as the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers appears unraveling with the Trump administration's pullout. (July 8)        ...
03:00, 2019-07-09

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are reportedly being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote in the European parliament elections because of administrative errors by local councils.Reports are c...
16:45, 2019-05-23

The Latest: EU citizens complain they can’t vote in UK THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Britain’s Electoral Commission has blamed “very short notice” from the government about the U.K. taking part in the European Parliament elections after many EU citizens compla...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy....
01:15, 2019-05-26

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
01:15, 2019-05-30

Nomura shareholders vote to keep embattled CEO Japan's Nomura Holdings Inc won shareholder approval on Monday for the re-appointment of its chief executive officer, overcoming concerns about the leaking of market information and its first annual loss in a decade....
09:15, 2019-06-24

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
04:15, 2019-05-26

| Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron as Eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election....
02:45, 2019-05-27

#PhoneArenaPhotoChallenge: Vote for the best photo taken on a phone Just a few days ago, we urged you to take part in our Instagram photo challenge and submit the best photo you've taken on your phone. Lots of our Instagram subscribers took part in the challenge, and we had a really tough time picking out the very best among the pics you submitted both via DMs on ou...
17:15, 2019-07-02

New MLB All-Star vote set to begin with 'primary' MLB is switching to a multiphase process to elect All-Star starters via fan voting, with the "primary" phase to begin Tuesday followed by "The Starters Election" on June 26....
19:30, 2019-05-28

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval....
19:30, 2019-06-27

USMCA vote may not come until autumn, Kudlow says White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that a congressional vote on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade may not happen until the fall, something the Trump administration has previously sought to avoid....
10:15, 2019-07-10

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed to humiliating defeat....
23:30, 2019-05-23

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Greek PM says respects outcome of vote Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he respected the will of the Greek people who voted conservative New Democracy to power in national elections on Sunday....
03:45, 2019-07-08

VOTE - Who will win the 2019 Tour de France? "The absence of Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin from the 2019 Tour de France opens the door for a host of potential first-time winners, including Team Ineos\u0027 own Egan Bernal to continue the team\u0027s dominance of the race. British twins Adam Yates and Simon Yates are also both capale of contend...
04:00, 2019-07-03

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. Freedom Party interim leader Norbert Hofer said his lawmakers will back a motion by the opposition So...
11:45, 2019-05-27

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said....
18:30, 2019-05-23

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

For Sweden's coach, it's all about taking the pressure off Sweden's coach has a simple message for his players ahead of their Women's World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands       ...
19:30, 2019-07-01

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
08:00, 2019-06-15

Man sentenced for threats to senators over Kavanaugh vote NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for threatening to kill two senators who supported Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ronald DeRisi, of Smithtown on Long Island, also was ordered Monday to forfeit two firearms as part of his sente...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
01:30, 2019-06-14

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
18:30, 2019-06-04

UK Conservative members sent more than one ballot in leadership vote: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the party's next leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
17:15, 2019-07-06

Johnson's team welcomes latest vote in UK PM bid The team backing Boris Johnson in his bid to become Britain's prime minister welcomed a jump in the number of lawmakers supporting him in a third round of voting for the leadership of the Conservative Party on Wednesday....
21:30, 2019-06-19

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when Andrea Mitchell asked whether she “could co...
06:30, 2019-06-14

Austrian Chancellor Faces No-Confidence Vote The unraveling of an alliance between conservatives and nationalists in Austria’s government is now threatening to end the 18-month tenure of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as opposition parties demanded a vote of no confidence in his leadership....
11:15, 2019-05-22

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
09:30, 2019-07-19