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UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vo...

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer

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UK lawmakers reject PM Johnson's request for early election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed on Wednesday to win the approval of enough lawmakers to go ahead with his plan to hold an early election....
02:30, 2019-09-05

Heathrow Airport workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer Last ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer....
10:30, 2019-08-04

Source: Knicks reject Hawks' offer for No. 3 pick The Knicks have declined a recent trade offer that would have sent the No. 3 overall draft pick to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth and 10th picks, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony....
23:30, 2019-06-18

UK lawmakers reject PM Johnson's request to hold an early election Britain's parliament on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a national parliamentary election, voting against the government's request for a national ballot....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Icahn, Caesars reject too-low takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts Carl Icahn is caught in a game of poker with a casino baron — and he may not be holding the cards he hoped. Caesars Entertainment, which Icahn prodded onto the auction block in April, has rejected a takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts as too low — although continued negotiations could soon lead to ...
10:15, 2019-06-07

Ashleigh Barty sorry she had to reject Andy Murray’s Wimbledon offer • ‘It was the hardest decision I have ever had to make’• Australian speaking after beating Venus WilliamsAshleigh Barty has described turning down Andy Murray’s request for her to be his partner in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon as the hardest decision she has had to make.Murray revealed on Thursday...
10:45, 2019-06-22

State lawmakers reject veto, agree to sink surplus submarine COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators have reaffirmed their decision to sink the USS Clamagore, a submarine that’s been floating in Charleston Harbor for 40 years. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports lawmakers on Tuesday overturned Gov. Henry McMaster’s ...
02:15, 2019-06-28

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
10:15, 2019-06-15

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she acceptedall valid demands of the protesting......
08:00, 2019-06-16

Homeless people reject developer's offer of 'free money' to leave area In a bizarre stunt Friday, an elf-costumed real estate developer threw money at residents of a homeless camp in California in an effort to entice them to leave....
16:30, 2019-07-13

Brazil will reject $20 million of Amazon fire aid from G7 Brazil will reject an offer of $20 million in international aid for the fires that are burning across the Amazon rainforest, according to the president's office....
17:15, 2019-08-27

EU officials reject Boris Johnson claim of 'huge progress' in Brexit talks PM’s upbeat account dismissed as Jean-Claude Juncker warns time is running outEU officials have rejected Boris Johnson’s claim that “a huge amount of progress” is being made in Brexit talks, as Jean-Claude Juncker warned that time is running out.Juncker, who will stand down as European commission pr...
19:00, 2019-09-15

U.K. opposition parties reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to break deadlock over Brexit Johnson already lost a vote on the same question this week, but plans to try again Monday, saying an election is the only way to break the country's deadlock over Brexit....
23:30, 2019-09-06

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Makes Big Gains as U.K. Voters Reject the Status Quo (LONDON) — Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats. With results announced early Monday for all of Engla...
13:45, 2019-05-27

British MPs Reject Boris Johnson's Call For Early Elections, Brexit Plan British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was left in limbo on Wednesday after MPs voted to derail his Brexit plan and rejected his call for an early election to break the political deadlock....
00:45, 2019-09-05

Lawmakers split over O’Neill’s decision to fire Pantaleo The firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo on Monday drove a wedge between city lawmakers — with Republicans slamming the decision and Mayor Bill de Blasio and fellow Democrats applauding the move. On Staten Island — where Eric Garner died in 2014 during an arrest by Pantaleo — GOP lawmakers backed the a...
13:00, 2019-08-20

Anti-Brexit Lawmakers Try Cooperating, for a Change Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, agreed to shelve his plan to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week in favor of a legislative challenge to a no-deal Brexit....
00:45, 2019-08-28

Defiant UK lawmakers move to bar ‘no deal’ Brexit With Britain’s prime minister weakened by a major defeat in Parliament, defiant lawmakers move to bar Boris Johnson from pursuing a “no-deal” departure from the EU....
07:15, 2019-09-04

UK lawmakers to ask for emergency Brexit debate on Monday: ITV British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday to try to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexit planning document and make Prime Minister Boris Johnson adhere to law, an ITV correspondent said....
03:30, 2019-09-09

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
18:15, 2019-07-18

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and try to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
16:00, 2019-09-03

PM tipped for more Brexit rejection despite 'bold' new offer Theresa May is preparing to put the final touches on her "bold offer" to MPs in a fourth and final attempt to get her Brexit deal through parliament....
17:30, 2019-05-21

PG&E Bondholders Ally With Fire Victims to Offer New Bankruptcy Plan Court papers filed by a group of PG&E bondholders, including Elliott Management and by the official committee representing wildfire victims, asked for the green light to put a chapter 11 plan on the table that would compete with the company’s own restructuring framework....
12:45, 2019-09-20

EU lawmakers see higher risk of no-deal Brexit with PM Johnson The European Union lawmakers dealing with Brexit said on Wednesday there was an increased risk of a disorderly British exit from the bloc after Boris Johnson becomes prime minister....
14:45, 2019-07-24

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

British PM Johnson challenges lawmakers to deliver Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31....
00:30, 2019-09-01

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing unidentified campaign sources....
17:15, 2019-07-16

British PM Challenges Lawmakers To Deliver Brexit With Or Without Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31....
16:45, 2019-09-01

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
16:30, 2019-07-07

UK lawmakers against no-deal Brexit to bring forward legislation British lawmakers opposed to a no-deal Brexit will attempt to pass a law this week to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from letting Britain crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman said....
23:15, 2019-09-01

British Lawmakers Stymie Johnson's Brexit Plan British lawmakers delivered a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy with a vote aimed at delaying Brexit, prompting the British leader to call for a general election....
01:00, 2019-09-04

U.K. Lawmakers Batter Johnson Again, Defying Him on Brexit and Election After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setback for Mr. Johnson, it may be only temporary....
07:15, 2019-09-05

British Lawmakers Upset Johnson's Brexit Plan U.K. lawmakers delivered a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy with a vote aimed at delaying the country’s exit from the European Union, prompting the British leader to call for a general election....
02:45, 2019-09-04

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
21:30, 2019-05-21

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

Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to try to break the impasse over Brexit....
23:45, 2019-05-21

UK PM May to set out details of Brexit deal offer at 1500 GMT: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech at 1500 GMT on Tuesday to set out the details of Brexit legislation she plans to put before parliament next month, her spokesman said....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today....
16:15, 2019-06-07

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly.) Even when popping up to joke around with his ol...
03:45, 2019-07-18

British lawmakers release documents that warn of Brexit consequences As one of its last acts before it was suspended, British Parliament voted to order the release of documents that detail what could happen if the nation departs the European Union without an agreement....
20:00, 2019-09-12

UK lawmakers threaten to drag Queen Elizabeth into Brexit chaos Senior members of the United Kingdom's ruling Conservative party are so concerned about the country leaving the European Union without a deal that they are planning to go over the new Prime Minister's head and appeal directly to the Queen....
07:45, 2019-07-20

"Won't Be Forgiven": Boris Johnson Warns Lawmakers Trying To Block Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned any attempt by MPs next week to stop Brexit or delay it beyond October 31 would do "lasting damage" to public trust in politics....
21:45, 2019-08-30

UK lawmakers vote to support plan to stop no-deal Brexit The move paves the way for MPs to pass legislation that would force Boris Johnson to seek a Brexit delay. The prime minister has said he will call for a general election if lawmakers vote to block no-deal Brexit....
00:00, 2019-09-04

Brexit showdown: British lawmakers bid to block PM leaving EU with no deal British lawmakers on Tuesday began a bid to stop Boris Johnson pursuing what they cast as a calamitous no-deal Brexit, a challenge that a senior government source said would prompt the prime minister to press for a snap election on Oct. 14....
18:30, 2019-09-03

UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block....
00:30, 2019-07-10

U.K. Lawmakers Vote to Delay Brexit Again, Upending Johnson's Plans British lawmakers voted to again delay Brexit, thwarting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s signature pledge to take Britain out of the EU at the end of October and setting the stage for a general election this fall....
23:15, 2019-09-04

U.K. Lawmakers Defy Johnson on Election, Delivering Another Brexit Blow After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setback for Mr. Johnson, it may be only temporary....
23:45, 2019-09-04

U.K. lawmakers prepare legal action to enforce Brexit delay An opposition bill which would force Johnson to ask the European Union for an extension to Britain's departure to avoid an Oct. 31 exit without a transition deal was approved by parliament's appointed upper chamber, the House of Lords, on Friday....
18:30, 2019-09-07

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Boris Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers are expected to vote on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU on Oct. 31 without a deal, a process that could lead to a snap election next month....
14:00, 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson Threatens To Purge UK Lawmakers Against No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes Monday in a pivotal week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge ruling party lawmakers who try to block a no-deal divorce with the EU....
16:00, 2019-09-02

Brussels to offer Boris Johnson extension on no-deal Brexit Exclusive: extra time could be used for renegotiation but will be billed as chance for no-deal planningBrussels is preparing to offer Boris Johnson a no-deal Brexit extension beyond 31 October in an attempt to help him keep the Conservative party together and provide one more chance to strike an agr...
05:45, 2019-07-20

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

British lawmakers prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay: BBC British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday....
14:30, 2019-09-07

British lawmakers prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday....
16:30, 2019-09-07

UK PM candidate Stewart backs lawmakers' move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would support a move by opposition Labour lawmakers to take control of the parliamentary agenda with the aim of introducing legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit or the prorogation of parliament....
20:45, 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according......
07:45, 2019-08-04

Johnson's top aide says UK lawmakers can't stop no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph Lawmakers will be unable to prevent a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 even if they dismiss Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, the Sunday Telegraph reported....
23:45, 2019-08-03

U.K. Lawmakers Vote to Delay Brexit and Bar Snap Election, Foiling Johnson British lawmakers imposed twin defeats on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, frustrating his signature effort to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October and thwarting his push for a quick election....
17:15, 2019-09-05

UK lawmakers vote to support plan to stop no-deal Brexit — as it happened The move paves the way for MPs to pass legislation that would force Boris Johnson to seek a Brexit delay. The prime minister has said he will call for a general election if lawmakers vote to block no-deal Brexit....
15:00, 2019-09-04

UK lawmakers bring sleeping bags for long debate on Brexit bill Members of the UK’s House of Lords arrived at Parliament Wednesday with sleeping bags as they prepared for a marathon session to debate a bill that would stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU without a divorce deal, according to reports. With the measure passing the House of Co...
01:30, 2019-09-05

Snap election on horizon after UK lawmakers vote to block 'no-deal' Brexit The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, but rejected his first bid to call a snap election two weeks before the scheduled exit....
02:30, 2019-09-05

After election threat, British lawmakers begin no-deal Brexit showdown British lawmakers will on Tuesday try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pursuing what they cast as a calamitous no-deal Brexit, a challenge a senior government source said would prompt him to call for a snap election on Oct. 14....
12:30, 2019-09-03

Pro-Brexit lawmakers turn back on European anthem 'Ode to Joy' at EU Parliament opening Lawmakers from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the European anthem on Tuesday at the opening of the E.U. Parliament -- and promising more to come if the U.K. doesn’t leave the bloc in October....
17:30, 2019-07-02

In rare showing, Northern Ireland lawmakers unite to warn against no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the five fractious parties of Northern Ireland — a nation so split that its gridlocked assembly hasn’t convened since January 2017....
18:15, 2019-07-31

As prospect of election looms, British lawmakers begin no-deal Brexit battle Lawmakers will decide on Tuesday whether to move Britain one step closer to an early election when they vote on the first stage of their plan to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
03:00, 2019-09-03

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that is meant to delay Britain’s departure fro...
05:00, 2019-09-03

British Lawmakers Prepare Court Action To Enforce Brexit Delay: Report British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday....
18:30, 2019-09-07

UK's Corbyn invites lawmakers to meet next week to discuss how to stop no-deal Brexit UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn MP has invited leaders of other political parties and senior lawmakers from across parliament to meet to discuss all tactics available to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal, Labour said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-08-21

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that is meant to delay Britain’s departure from t...
14:00, 2019-09-03

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells lawmakers to back his Brexit plan Downing Street said the British prime minister would call an early election if legislation blocking his plans for a departure from the EU by the Oct. 31 deadline passes.        ...
19:00, 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced calls from his rivals to abandon his low-profile campaign strategy and start answering questions fro...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Brexit news latest: UK will refuse any delay offer, Boris Johnson to tell Jean-Claude Junker The UK will refuse any offer of a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission president Jean-Claude Junker today....
09:00, 2019-09-16

Brexit news latest: UK will refuse any delay offer, Boris Johnson to tell Jean-Claude Juncker The UK will refuse any offer of a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today....
09:00, 2019-09-17

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
06:15, 2019-09-05

| UK's Johnson under fire over no-deal Brexit assessment The British government is facing a backlash after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines....
12:45, 2019-09-13

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. May resisted calls to rip up her tattered Brexit blue...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Amazon rainforest fire latest: Macron insists Brazil 'cannot be allowed to destroy everything' as it rejects £18m G7 offer to tackle blazes His latest comments came as Brazilian officials said it would reject the money pledged at the G7 summit in Biarritz to help fight the record Amazon fires...
17:45, 2019-08-27

Rebel lawmakers in Britain's Parliament move to block Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in Britain's Parliament that could determine the fate of the country's exit from the European Union.        ...
19:00, 2019-09-03

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
15:15, 2019-07-10

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
18:15, 2019-06-15

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jeffersonville in 2014. He faces trial on Aug. 19. Ob...
05:30, 2019-06-13

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
06:45, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
10:15, 2019-06-15

Union says AT&T must reject Elliott's restructuring plan AT&T's main labor union on Thursday called on the company to reject hedge fund Elliott Management's proposals for a major shakeup of the United States' second-largest telecommunications carrier....
17:45, 2019-09-12

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal government. But critics said de Blasio’s pledge is la...
07:30, 2019-05-29

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
01:00, 2019-06-23

Supervisors reject proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted against moving forward with passing an initiative to raise the tobacco buying age from 18 to 21 on Tuesday. The proposal, known as “Tabacco 21,” is still alive in the city. The Tucson City Council voted to move forward with raising the smoking age ...
23:00, 2019-09-18

Yankees wish Dallas Keuchel had more reasons to reject them If the Yankees had to lose out on Dallas Keuchel, they hoped to lose big. That, at least according to GM Brian Cashman. “When you lose out (in free agency), you hope it’s that you’re blown out of the water,” Cashman said on WFAN, “and not by the hair on your chiny-chin-chin.” The bearded Keuchel,......
00:45, 2019-06-11

Watford reject Everton’s £30m bid for Doucouré and close in on Sarr • French midfielder set to remain at Vicarage Road• Watford hope to sign Senegal winger Sarr from RennesWatford do not plan to accept any offer from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucouré, having rejected a £30m opening bid for the 26-year-old midfielder that fell some way short of convincing them to change...
02:15, 2019-08-06

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s divisive politics. “It is my very strong be...
23:45, 2019-06-12

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
04:45, 2019-06-15

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
12:15, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Osram says no plan B if shareholders reject takeover bid German lighting group Osram will not change its strategy if shareholders reject a private equity takeover bid that the company's management supports, its CEO said on Friday....
13:30, 2019-07-05

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
22:15, 2019-09-13

Bus companies reject calls to ban immigration agents from boarding Despite calls for bus companies to refuse to allow federal immigration officials onboard, several coach companies say they will continue to cooperate....
02:00, 2019-08-23

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an international literary sensation aged 21, when The End of Eddy, his debut autobiographical novel about growing up poor, gay and bullied in northern France, w...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says funds should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist practices’Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?A senior Brazilian official has told Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies” as Brazil rejected an offer from G7 coun...
15:45, 2019-08-27

Brazil will reject G7 Amazon aid unless Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil will reject an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest unless French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults," President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday....
16:15, 2019-08-27

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
05:00, 2019-06-12

Formula E stewards reject Techeetah protest against di Grassi "A protest lodged by FIA Formula E outfit DS Techeetah against the driving standards of Audi’s Lucas di Grassi in a New York E-Prix pile-up was rejected by the stewards."...
11:00, 2019-07-14

Mums-to-be reject baby showers for ‘mother blessings’ Increasingly popular spiritual gatherings controversially borrow from Navajo traditionsFirst there was the baby shower, then came the gender-reveal party. Now parents-to-be are embarking on a new way of celebrating imminent parenthood: the “mother blessing”.Unlike other baby events, where the emphas...
10:30, 2019-08-18

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
14:45, 2019-06-13

Fighting fire with fire, Amazon 'forest guardians' stalk illegal loggers Near midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks about 19 miles (30 km) from their village in the Amazon rainforest....
15:15, 2019-09-20

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB internal storage at $34.99, whereas 2018's Fire H...
19:30, 2019-06-03

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators believe the fire was caused by a blown fuse on an electrical line. Officials say the fire was burning nea...
23:45, 2019-08-23

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
01:30, 2019-05-26

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that no structures are in danger at this time. Stay w...
01:15, 2019-09-06

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and boarded up so fire crews fought the fire from outsid...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
21:45, 2019-08-12

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First responders arrived on scene and found the room fu...
07:45, 2019-08-19

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended. Once again, it leaves the president bruised and ...
10:30, 2019-06-02

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
03:00, 2019-08-14

Golden Dawn loses its luster as Greeks reject militant far-right The far-right Golden Dawn party has failed to win a single seat in Greece's new parliament, an outcome political analysts said reflects a slow improvement in the country's fortunes after years of wrenching economic crisis....
17:00, 2019-07-08

EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt's backstop plan Next PM will be told in ‘no uncertain terms’ that axing backstop amounts to no dealLatest political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backstop from the withdrawal agreement will be rejected outright by the European Union, EU sources have s...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan....
10:00, 2019-06-23

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
03:45, 2019-05-23

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
08:30, 2019-08-06

Zenit St Petersburg reject 'racist banner' towards new signing Malcom "Russian club Zenit St Petersburg have responded to media reports that fans displayed a racist banner at the weekend during their Premier League match against Krasnodar."...
16:45, 2019-08-05

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the protesters while shooting and killing them at the same...
13:00, 2019-06-05

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, people have gathered. Some are holding flags – the...
13:00, 2019-07-07

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
02:00, 2019-09-07

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
00:15, 2019-07-03

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, for its role in the opioid crisis. At least ...
14:30, 2019-09-12

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said on Saturday after fresh criticism of China's treatment of ethnic Muslims....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
02:30, 2019-05-30

Most Americans reject government healthcare for illegal immigrants: Poll A new poll by CNN shows a large majority of Americans disagree with positions that many of the Democratic presidential candidates have taken on healthcare....
03:15, 2019-07-02

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
03:30, 2019-06-05

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
13:45, 2019-08-06

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Johnson and Hunt reject police call not to publish leaks Boris Johnson has told Sky News it is wrong for police to tell the media not to publish further leaks after Scotland Yard urged news services to hand over the information instead....
16:30, 2019-07-13

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
20:15, 2019-05-21

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could prove costly at the polls next year. Related: Less b...
13:00, 2019-08-19

UEFA reject PSG's appeal to overturn Neymar's Champions League ban "Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar\u0027s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side\u0027s elimination from the competition last season has been rejected, UEFA said on Wednesday."...
17:00, 2019-06-19

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and disgraced director Roman Polanski at a press confe...
16:15, 2019-05-22

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
12:00, 2019-06-22

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire working to contain the fire using natural fire breaks. No structures threatened. Smoke drifting E and SE. — Golder Ranch Fire (@GRFDAZ) September ...
03:00, 2019-09-03

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. Officials say the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire Department said the residents of the home were insi...
22:45, 2019-07-09

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin. That’s where, today, the company unveiled more than 20 new Fire TV products including ...
09:15, 2019-09-05

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
08:01, 2019-06-10

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE3ucIaZ — Denelle Confair (@DenelleConfair) J...
08:45, 2019-06-09

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. The office said in a news rele...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD after he was interviewed by city staff, a fire serv...
22:30, 2019-08-22

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Fire Department, crews were dispatched to a business on West Laguna Street near Stone Avenue at around 1:35 p.m. Officials say the van ...
00:30, 2019-09-10

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. BREAKING: @TucsonFirePIO responding to a commercial fire near Broadway and Euclid. @kendrahallTV is on scene for us. We will bring you a live update o...
14:01, 2019-05-31

Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interestAustralians overwhelmingly support business leaders speaking out on social and political issues, according to a new survey that conflicts with government efforts to paint such ef...
02:00, 2019-09-16

Transplant centers reject potentially usable kidneys as patients die, study says Roughly 9 percent of people on the kidney waitlist die, and about 84 percent of once rejected kidneys end up being used with somebody -- suggesting some of the deaths could be prevented, according to a new study....
22:15, 2019-08-30

Juve reject K League complaints after Ronaldo sits out Seoul friendly "Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli on Wednesday rejected allegations that the Italian champions acted irresponsibly after Cristiano Ronaldo did not feature in a pre-season friendly against the K League All Stars in Seoul last week."...
21:15, 2019-07-31

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative – we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We have heard it over and over again: “Blue-collar union workers,” the media says, are “rejecting Green New ...
04:00, 2019-09-11

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with them. This is a mistake, and GOP lawmakers should do what they can to stop the plan....
07:30, 2019-06-20

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
13:15, 2019-08-06

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
19:15, 2019-09-13

Prosecutors reject Cuba Gooding Jr.'s bid to dismiss NY groping charge The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.        ...
03:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
00:15, 2019-07-03

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
09:15, 2019-06-18

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
14:00, 2019-05-30

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
10:00, 2019-06-06

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
16:15, 2019-07-17

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Calls Navjot Singh Sidhu A BJP Reject Haryana Minister Anil Vij has criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu over his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet, calling the Congress leader a rejection of the BJP....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Chelsea reject new Bayern bid as Hudson-Odoi targets September return • German champions £22.5m approach is turned down• Hudson-Odoi making swift recovery from achilles injuryChelsea have rejected a new bid from Bayern Munich for Callum Hudson-Odoi as they attempt to convince him to commit his future to the club, with the England forward understood to be targeting a r...
20:00, 2019-06-28

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

Arsenal reject chance to re-sign Milan-bound Ismaël Bennacer from Empoli • Club had clause that allowed them to match bids for midfielder • Neil Lennon says Celtic want to keep Kieran TierneyArsenal have rejected the opportunity to re-sign Ismaël Bennacer, with the Algeria midfielder set to join Milan from Empoli.Bennacer, who was named the best player of the group stage...
00:15, 2019-07-17

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a......
01:15, 2019-05-23

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries....
17:15, 2019-07-17

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century"....
14:15, 2019-05-31

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
23:15, 2019-05-24

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

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK's parliament, under the leadership of first Teresa May, and now Boris...
22:15, 2019-09-04

U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
03:45, 2019-05-23

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
22:30, 2019-07-06

Girl Found Dead In Madhya Pradesh School, Parents Reject Suicide Claim An 11-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself on the premises of her school hostel in Madhya Pradesh's Dindori district, police said today. Going by her suicide note, she wasn't......
22:15, 2019-07-22

Brexit vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson meets Leo Varadkar in Dublin to discuss Brexit impasse The Prime Minister is giving a press conference with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar after arriving in Ireland to discuss breaching the Brexit impasse....
11:00, 2019-09-09

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
15:00, 2019-09-03

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
21:30, 2019-08-28

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the collective benefit of all”....
18:15, 2019-05-21

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
08:45, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
06:15, 2019-05-23

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

Brexit news as it happened: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
03:30, 2019-09-03

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

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to understand Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU, the drama that has unfolded since and the prospects for ano...
19:00, 2019-09-11

| Johnson fails again | Hong Kong residents urged to reject violence: WATCH the top world news videos for today UK lawmakers reject Johnson's bid for early election | Chief Executive Carrie Lam urges all Hong Kongers to say no to violence; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:00, 2019-09-10

Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to police....
19:15, 2019-07-20

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
10:30, 2019-09-11

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

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
11:30, 2019-06-20

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
21:30, 2019-08-24

Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade voluntarily interviewed by Met Police under caution as survivors' group calls for people to be 'brought to account' The Grenfell Tower survivors' group today said it is time people are "brought to account" after the London Fire Brigade gave an interview under caution as part of the Met's probe into the fire....
09:00, 2019-09-17

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

Northwest fire responds to condo fire on northwest side TUCSON – Northwest Fire Department is working a fire at the Barcelona Manor Condominiums on the northwest side. Monday afternoon NWFD responded to a call of a fire in a third-floor condo at 6331 N. Barcelona Court. Residents in the building were evacuated as the fire affected multiple units in...
06:30, 2019-08-20

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
21:15, 2019-09-05

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
05:30, 2019-06-05

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry on where he left off in his investigation of President Donald Trump and the Russians?...
15:15, 2019-07-23

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why they're seeing specific ads. In the past, users could click "Why am I seeing this ad?" But the answers were......
22:30, 2019-07-11

Mazda will offer an EV in 2020 Mazda is ready to jump into electric cars in earnest after years of sitting on the sidelines. CEO Akira Marumoto told Automotive News Europe in an interview that his company will introduce an EV in 2020. And no, this won't be the result of its part......
06:15, 2019-06-10

Stoudemire: Still 'have a lot to offer' NBA teams Amar'e Stoudemire, who is attempting to make a return to the NBA, told MSG Network that 15 teams attended his private workout in Las Vegas on Monday....
18:30, 2019-07-10

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

U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the country’s elected body was shut down in a ceremony that featured a rod, a mace and a few lines of Norman French....
19:45, 2019-09-10

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and legislative compensation committee empaneled by G...
05:00, 2019-06-08

"Pak Must Refrain From Retaliatory Aggression": US Lawmakers On J&K Two powerful Democratic lawmakers have urged Pakistan to refrain from any "retaliatory aggression" against India and take "demonstrable action" against terrorist groups within its territory....
05:30, 2019-08-08

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
05:15, 2019-05-31

U.K. Lawmakers Argue Over Timing of Vote British political leaders argued over when to hold a snap election, a vote some of them hope will break a stalemate over when and how the country splits with the EU—but one that might also result in no clear winner....
23:45, 2019-09-05

War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentarian from Satna Lok Sabha seat, has spoken in a......
22:00, 2019-06-03

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target those that loom large. Unsurprisingly, this has mean...
23:45, 2019-06-18

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been two weeks since a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 people. And again just hours later, when another gunman killed nine at a p...
06:30, 2019-08-20

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
19:00, 2019-08-20

FCA screens to offer pizza, gas payments FCA is jumping into the world of in-vehicle transactions this year with Uconnect Market, which will enable users to order pizza, make restaurant reservations, pay for gasoline and parking and schedule vehicle service....
07:15, 2019-06-24

Target to offer same-day delivery for $9.99 per order In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago. Until now, Target shoppers looking to receive same-day delivery through Shipt had to go to the startup’s websit...
19:30, 2019-06-13

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report says Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society....
05:30, 2019-09-19

Emulator uses AI to offer the translations your games never had Many classic video games are only available in one language, making it difficult to enjoy them as a non-speaker unless you have a fan translation. Now, though, you might just need the right software. Version 1.7.8 of the RetroArch emulator front en......
02:30, 2019-09-03

As streaming services multiply, here’s what they have to offer If you thought 500 shows was a lot to digest, the era of surplus TV is about to get even bigger. First there was Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Now, a slew of new streaming services are coming, and your favorite shows will soon be splintered across all sorts of different viewing platforms. Here’s your gu...
03:00, 2019-07-20

ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK (Reuters - British broadcasters ITV and the BBC said on Friday they would launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month, giving subscribers access to hit shows such as "Love Island", "Gentleman Jack" and "Coronation Street"....
14:00, 2019-07-19

UAW says GM’s offer came too late to avoid strike The United Auto Workers’ top negotiator said in a letter to General Motors that a strike could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner (Sept. 16)        ...
07:30, 2019-09-17

Barcelona 'offer £90m plus two players to PSG for Neymar' "Barcelona have reportedly made their first official approach to bring Neymar back to the Nou Camp in an extraordinary player-plus-cash offer to Paris Saint-Germain."...
22:30, 2019-07-18

Neymar can leave PSG if we get an offer - Leonardo "Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo says Neymar is free to leave the French champions but there have been no offers for him and only \"superficial\" talks with his former club Barcelona."...
11:15, 2019-07-09

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
02:00, 2019-07-10

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry their baby to term through in-vitro fertilization. I...
03:15, 2019-05-30

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
06:15, 2019-07-10

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
00:15, 2019-06-06

Snake chases Nigerian lawmakers out of chamber Lawmakers in Nigeria's Ondo state have postponed sessions indefinitely after a snake was found in their chamber, a spokesman for the legislators said....
19:15, 2019-07-31

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
14:15, 2019-06-05

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time for lawmakers to question him, sources told Reuters on Friday....
18:45, 2019-07-12

4 Former Congress Leaders Who Won On BJP Tickets Take Oath As Lawmakers The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat has improved its strength to 104 in the 182-member House with four MLAs, who were previously with the Congress, winning the recently-held bypolls as BJP......
14:45, 2019-05-28

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold narrow majorities in the House and Senate. Budget bil...
18:00, 2019-05-28

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in aviation safety. He is scheduled to testify about t...
06:30, 2019-06-19

Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers are expected to approve new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers. The bill up for a vote Friday would renew and strengthen rent stabilization and rent control rules that restrict rental increases in many apartments in the cit...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
09:45, 2019-06-02

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
16:15, 2019-05-29

"We Have 52 Lawmakers, Will Fight BJP Everyday," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
08:00, 2019-06-01

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conserva...
02:45, 2019-05-30

Trump: Lawmakers are interested in gun control measures Will Congress act? President Trump claims he can coalesce reluctant Republicans around passing gun control measures. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
08:30, 2019-08-11

"Nothing Has Happened": BJP Lawmakers Question Centre Over Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
18:45, 2019-07-08

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
02:15, 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia's military....
01:45, 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday preventing defendants from using the so...
00:15, 2019-06-05

Day After Karnataka, 2 BJP Lawmakers Vote With A Congress Government Two BJP legislators voted in favour of a bill of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh today. It was a quirky reverse for the party, whose leader, hours ago, spoke of bringing down the......
18:15, 2019-07-24

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
21:30, 2019-07-01

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
00:15, 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
05:45, 2019-07-13

U.K. Lawmakers in Uproar After Johnson Suspends Parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to push through Brexit, and some lawmakers are rushing to plan ways to block a sudden break with the European Union....
00:00, 2019-08-30

Judge rules NY lawmakers can get raises — and keep outside jobs New York State Legislators will be able to keep both their fat raises and outside gigs, an Albany judge ruled Thursday. It’s the second decision by a state judge knocking down a virtual ban on outside income in separate cases involving different plaintiffs. The restriction on outside income wa...
00:30, 2019-08-30

In "Discipline Sessions", PM Modi's Advice For BJP Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised BJP parliamentarians to "attend parliament regularly" and focus on their constituencies in the first of a series of meetings in the backdrop of controversies......
08:30, 2019-07-04

"BJP Scaled New Heights Due To Ideology, Not Family": PM To Lawmakers The BJP is an "organic entity" that has achieved political prominence through its ideology, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a two-day orientation programme conducted for BJP parliamentarians in......
17:45, 2019-08-03

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counternarrative to Trump administration policies....
19:00, 2019-09-14

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany’s legislative session Friday. The new director, ...
12:00, 2019-06-22

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

Calif. lawmakers OK exemption to data law for recalls The California auto dealers association sought the exemption to the data privacy law so customers could continue to be notified of recalls or warranty work. The bill now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom for consideration....
06:45, 2019-09-14

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:15, 2019-05-24

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potentially interesting campaigns in the 2020 election....
08:45, 2019-08-02

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Members of central Florida’s congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred three years ago by a supporter of the Islamic State. U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Stephanie Murphy s...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception Tuesday by members of the Senate Banking Committee,...
04:00, 2019-07-17

Lawmakers want probe after EPA allows some refineries to stop using ethanol U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to exempt 31 small refineries from using ethanol in their fuel blends, as is required by federal law....
09:45, 2019-08-23

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party for "engineering" their "defection" in the Rajya......
15:45, 2019-06-21

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
10:30, 2019-07-12

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
07:30, 2019-06-24

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
10:30, 2019-07-12

GOP lawmakers want water attacks against cops to be a felony A pair of GOP legislators ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday over the recent burst of water attacks on cops as they proposed a law that would make such drenchings a felony. Assemblymen Mike LiPetri of Long Island and Michael Reilly of Staten Island announced their plan the same day the NYPD re...
23:15, 2019-07-31

After Karnataka, Congress Meltdown In Goa. 10 Of 15 Lawmakers Join BJP As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and have merged with the ruling BJP....
19:30, 2019-07-10

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
04:30, 2019-06-11

Lawmakers ask CBP for documents on 'secret' Facebook group The House oversight committee asked for documents Wednesday connected to a scandal involving U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, over a Facebook group where some agents made insensitive comments about lawmakers and migrants....
00:15, 2019-08-01

Gogo will offer 5G in-flight internet in 2021 Gogo plans to launch in-flight 5G on business and commercial flights in 2021. According to an announcement made today, the 5G will be available in the contiguous US and Canada. "We expect to launch Gogo 5G at the same time as the terrestrial telecomm......
03:15, 2019-05-31

KCOM receives bigger takeover offer KCOM has recommended shareholders accept a new takeover from an Australian infrastructure group, having previously accepted a lower offer from a UK pension fund in April.The £563 million offer from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) values shares at 109p and is £60 million tha...
14:00, 2019-06-04

May's offer was neither 'new' nor bold. It will be her final failure | Tom Kibasi From customs to workers’ rights, nothing has changed – meaning it is unlikely to win any MPs roundIn a last-ditch attempt to get her deal through parliament, Theresa May has presented a supposedly fresh 10-point plan to break the deadlock. On closer examination, the changes are at best slight, and a...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Source: Knicks didn't want to offer KD max deal The Knicks were not prepared to offer Kevin Durant a max contract because of concerns about his recovery from his ruptured Achilles tendon, sources said....
06:00, 2019-07-01

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the disease better,” an expert says....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Apple won't offer a Netflix-like quantity of TV shows Apple has hinted that its TV+ service will focus more on a handful of top-tier shows than a Netflix-style deluge, but now that's considerably more explicit. Senior VP Eddy Cue told the Sunday Times in an interview that Apple "won't create the most"......
05:45, 2019-07-01

Amazon to offer help for customers who search about suicide Amazon.com Inc plans to promote helpline phone numbers to customers who query its site about suicide, the company told Reuters on Thursday, after searches on its site suggested users search for nooses and other potentially harmful products....
23:30, 2019-08-29

Report warns AI can’t offer protection from ‘deepfakes’ Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society. In the report, authors Britt Paris and Joan Donovan put deepfakes on a long continuum of media manipulation and say that they requi...
22:00, 2019-09-19

JioFiber Launch Today: All You Need To Know About The Preview Offer Under its "JioFiber preview" offer, Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom arm of billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps free for a limited period......
01:15, 2019-09-06

Paper Round: Spurs offer Eriksen to Man Utd for just £70m "Spurs offer Christian Eriksen on a discount and could replace him with Philippe Coutinho, Everton want Wilfried Zaha, and Wayne Rooney could return to United."...
08:30, 2019-08-07

FE champion Vergne would "strongly" consider top F1 team offer Double ABB FIA Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says he would "strongly" consider a return to Formula 1, but only if he received an offer from a top squad...
13:15, 2019-07-24

Looking for a job? LinkedIn, others offer interview tools to help you prepare LinkedIn is helping job seekers, debuting a new feature that enables users to get feedback from their network when preparing for an interview.       ...
07:00, 2019-08-20

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans to go private last week, prompting Litt — who pushed for a sale two years ago — to deride the $7.06 per share offer as “woefully inadequate.” “This off...
06:01, 2019-06-19

Yankees won’t budge on Dallas Keuchel offer TORONTO — If Dallas Keuchel wants to be a Yankee, the left-handed starter will likely have to sign a one-year deal for a pro-rated qualifying offer that was $17.9 million. As of now, the Yankees’ preference is to keep the offer to a one-year pact, covering the rest of the 2019 season. Keuchel,...
21:15, 2019-06-04

Medium may offer its own version of Pocket and Instapaper Medium may get Instapaper-like capabilities in the future if the company decides to roll out a feature it's currently testing. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered that the online publishing platform is testing a "Save to Medum" option aft......
23:30, 2019-09-06

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a potential deal was discussed....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Exertis to offer refurbished handsets to resellers Mobile distributor Exertis is to offer “high quality” refurbished handsets, along with comprehensive support, to resellers.The company plans to offer a wide range of premium handsets and will launch the service with Samsung.All units will be delivered as-new, complete with a USB cable,...
17:45, 2019-08-07

Best Buy stores will soon offer Apple-certified repairs Today, Apple announced that it's partnering with Best Buy in a push to expand its service network. Customers can now choose from nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores across the US for service and repairs on Apple products. As part of the expansion, Best Buy'......
19:00, 2019-06-19

Get the best iPhone 8 deal on the market thanks to this exclusive offer Combating the high prices of iPhone deals in 2019, we've tracked down an offer to get you Apple quality without busting into the savings account. And the best part? It's completely exclusive to you readers of TechRadar.Taking an already market leading iPhone 8 deal and adding a code to kno...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Get up to 60% off Bitdefender's antivirus packages with this exclusive offer Amazon Prime Day might now be almost upon us. But if you're holding out to see what antivirus packages come down in price we can tell you now there is no need. The best antivirus software on the market is currently at a price we can't see being beaten anytime soon.Offering discounts of up ...
18:00, 2019-07-09

Australia's Aveo in discussions with Brookfield on $859 mln offer Australia's Aveo Group on Tuesday revealed that Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc has offered A$1.27 billion ($859.4 million) in cash to acquire the retirement-home operator....
04:00, 2019-08-06

Apple Watch 6 and beyond may offer far better battery life Battery life continues to be the problem that smartwatch manufacturers have been trying to solve, and it seems like Apple may have a new formula to try and solve it on future Apple Watches.According to a report from Economic Daily News, the Apple Watch may soon feature microLED displays over the tra...
11:15, 2019-07-23

U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, a senior Turkish defense official said on Monday....
18:45, 2019-06-10

Hudson's Bay, Owner of Saks, Gets Offer to Go Private A group of Hudson’s Bay shareholders that includes the retailer’s chairman has made an offer to take the company private, as the owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor struggles with sluggish sales and a depressed stock price....
19:30, 2019-06-10

GM offer said to revive Detroit, Lordstown plants The Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant would build an electric pickup, while Lordstown would make battery cells, according to a person familiar with the offer....
20:00, 2019-09-15

This exclusive iPhone 8 deal on EE is the cheapest offer around by far It might now be almost two years old but the iPhone 8 remains one of our favourite devices from Apple to date. Coming in at a price far below Apple's more recent mobiles, the truly stand-out feature of this handset is its price - a factor that this exclusive deal improves on even further.This o...
14:15, 2019-06-12

Trump’s Offer to Say ‘Hello’ to Kim at DMZ Presents Risks and Rewards for Both A meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un at the fortified border between North and South Korea could serve the political interests of both men, but is unlikely to further denuclearization....
20:15, 2019-06-29

This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it More than three years after Microsoft’s free upgrade offer officially ended, people are still reporting successful Windows 10 upgrades from older machines. Here’s the latest extremely unofficial report....
15:45, 2019-09-20

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Its Offer for Renault The plan had faced resistance by some Renault shareholders who argued that the Italian-American conglomerate was undervaluing a crown jewel of French industry....
05:00, 2019-06-06

Bovis swoops with offer for rival Galliford Try Two of the UK's biggest housebuilders have kicked off secret talks about ‎a tie-up just two years after a previous set of merger discussions broke down....
19:15, 2019-05-25

Qualcomm won't have to offer patent licenses to rivals, for now Qualcomm won't face the full consequences of the antitrust ruling, at least not right away. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request to temporarily halt requirements that it both grant patent licenses to rivals and stop demanding pate......
21:00, 2019-08-24

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
05:00, 2019-05-30

Land Rover to offer 3 Defender variants In addition, four personalization options will be offerend in an effort to widen the appeal of the venerable off-roader, according to people familiar with the project....
11:00, 2019-07-08

Now is the time to get an iPhone XR deal with this incredible offer Since its release, the iPhone XR has been our go-to, favourite iPhone. That's thanks to its combination of jaw-dropping specs and relative affordability. But like most other Apple products, the price will still put many potential buyers off. Despite being on the market for well over half a year...
13:45, 2019-06-01

Land Rover to offer new Defender in 3 sizes Land Rover will offer three variants of the new Defender and four personalization options to widen the appeal of the venerable off-roader, and squeeze more profit when the SUV nameplate returns to showrooms next year....
16:30, 2019-07-02

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available through BitPay and allows consumers to pay their online bills with virtual currency. Coming for the first time to a major US carrier, the BitPay payment op...
04:01, 2019-05-24

N. Korea says Trump’s offer to meet Kim ‘very interesting’ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says President Donald Trump’s offer to meet leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean Demilitarized Zone is a “very interesting suggestion.” The North’s First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Saturday that the meeting, if realized, would se...
07:45, 2019-06-29

Samsung may offer up to 1TB of internal storage on the Galaxy S11 The most surprising moment at the Samsung media event I attended earlier this month was when the company reps revealed that the Galaxy Note 10 would not feature a microSD card slot. The biggest Android vendor in the world just eliminated an expansion slot on a flagship phone, and even though the pri...
08:00, 2019-08-31

Dealers worried but used profits offer hope Setting aside price pressures and softening new-vehicle sales, 2019 has been remarkably stable for U.S. auto dealers, Cox Automotive notes in its latest Dealer Sentiment Index survey....
12:00, 2019-09-16

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. The first class was held at St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Tuesday. The goal is to teach people how they can save a life in the event of an emergency. “This ...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Al Horford won’t be lured by Kings’ ‘massive’ offer The Sacramento Kings want to give Al Horford a big payday, but he apparently will be seeking one elsewhere. Horford will likely sign with a different team once NBA free agency commences, according to The Athletic. The Sacramento Bee reported that the Kings were planning on making a ‘massive...
21:15, 2019-06-30

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but far higher than the 3 to 4 percent workers currently pay....
17:30, 2019-09-16

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

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, senators from both parties said on Thursday....
20:45, 2019-05-23

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian lawmakers have voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear before them the next time either visits Canada. The decision comes after Zuckerberg and Sandberg failed to appear before the internation...
21:15, 2019-05-28

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
15:15, 2019-08-16

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
21:15, 2019-06-10

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes....
15:00, 2019-08-22

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
18:15, 2019-08-09

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs from wildfires. (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California legislative leaders aren’t yet on board with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to create a ...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
14:15, 2019-07-08

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
04:15, 2019-06-24

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur......
18:45, 2019-07-03

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
08:30, 2019-07-17

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear to tolerate that....
16:15, 2019-09-01

Trump calls on U.S. lawmakers to pass gun background check law U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on lawmakers to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearm purchases following two mass shooting in Texas and Ohio over the weekend that killed 29 people....
14:00, 2019-08-05

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
19:01, 2019-05-28

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
00:30, 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping and other programs....
13:15, 2019-08-10

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for their motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. Two hundred lawmakers voted Tuesday against the coalition led by the Social ...
20:30, 2019-06-18

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

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations....
23:00, 2019-07-19

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
00:15, 2019-06-01

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser reached out to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) about a bi...
22:30, 2019-08-13

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
23:15, 2019-05-22

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users would have to provide each user with an assessment of ...
00:30, 2019-07-20

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
22:15, 2019-07-04

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
08:15, 2019-05-31

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal justice system. It has not worked for a couple of t...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
20:45, 2019-05-22

Top court seeks to strip 3 Venezuela lawmakers of protection Venezuela’s supreme court has asked that three opposition lawmakers be stripped of immunity for alleged treason amid rising political tension in the crisis-stricken nation...
22:45, 2019-08-12

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Von der Leyen sets out greener, fairer Europe to EU lawmakers Germany's Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday sketched out her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe in a last-ditch effort to win the votes of European socialist and liberal lawmakers to become the first female European Commission head....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
08:00, 2019-06-01

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
01:45, 2019-07-07

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
04:01, 2019-05-23

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
10:00, 2019-08-14

UK's Boris Johnson warns lawmakers against blocking no-deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged his own Conservative MPs not to support an opposition maneuver to block a "no-deal" Brexit. The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-09-02

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
18:30, 2019-07-19

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legislators. “I think it was a confused ruling. And I do...
09:00, 2019-06-11

Report says UK lawmakers’ staff face bullying, harassment A lawyer’s investigation has found that staff working for British lawmakers face “an unacceptable risk of bullying and harassment,” and some have suffered sexual and physical assaults...
16:15, 2019-07-11

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

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​When​ @realDonaldTrump​ ​tells four American Congresswomen to go back to their countries, he reaffirms...
20:30, 2019-07-14

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
01:15, 2019-05-23

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
21:15, 2019-07-11

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups. A report released Thursday said the regulations surrounding such groups are weak compared with how...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obstruction of justice as part of the Russia investigation....
22:15, 2019-07-24

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
20:15, 2019-07-09

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jersey-born hoops stars were invited by Assembly Major...
03:30, 2019-06-05

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
17:30, 2019-06-12

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday....
21:15, 2019-07-12

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
20:01, 2019-06-20

UK lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage rights in Northern Ireland if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by Oct. 21....
19:15, 2019-07-09

New York lawmakers pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Assembly sponsor Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the declawing poses serious health complications for kitties. Violators would face a $1000 fine for claw trimming. “I’ve had to e...
03:15, 2019-06-05

BJP Holds 'Discipline' Class For Lawmakers. Bunking Not Allowed A two-day 'orientation programme' for BJP parliamentarians, where attendance is compulsory, started today at 10 am. The closed-door sessions focused on conduct, discipline, parliamentary procedures......
11:45, 2019-08-03

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
04:45, 2019-06-13

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
21:30, 2019-07-10

"Yeh Shaam Mastani...": How 4 BJP Lawmakers Prepped For Party Workshop Saturday morning began on a musical note for BJP lawmakers Rajyavardhan Rathore, Babul Supriyo, Manoj Tiwari and Ravi Kishan, who gave a "high energy" performance before they sat down for a party......
14:30, 2019-08-03

Handful of GOP lawmakers say they're uneasy with 'send her back' chant A growing number of Republican lawmakers are expressing discomfort over chants of “send her back” that broke out at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally Wednesday evening, as he targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and three other progressive freshman congresswomen.Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.), the vi...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
14:45, 2019-06-07

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on “The Cats Roundtable” Sunday. ...
08:00, 2019-09-09

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
04:01, 2019-05-25

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

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
18:30, 2019-07-17

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
17:30, 2019-05-25

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
08:45, 2019-06-21

DK Shivakumar Stopped Outside Hotel Where Rebel Lawmakers Are Staying The Karnataka coalition crisis took another turn today as senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was stopped from entering the Renaissance Hotel in Mumbai where rebel lawmakers are staying....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers to outline changes he’s agreed to make in the pension relief proposal he’d like to have taken up in a special legislative session. The Republican governor wrote to lawmakers in a letter dated Wednesday. He says h...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, President Michel Aoun said on Twitter on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-10

UK lawmakers back gay marriage, abortion access for NIreland British lawmakers have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages and expanding abortion access in Northern Ireland if the assembly there doesn’t reconvene by Oct. 21...
00:45, 2019-07-10

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges. Speaker Meritxell Batet says that the g...
16:00, 2019-05-24

U.S. lawmakers blast Iran, wary of war, after Saudi oil attack Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but expressed wariness about U.S. military action, especially before they have a clearer picture of who was behind it....
22:00, 2019-09-16

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
16:30, 2019-05-26

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season in state history. State law requires lawmakers to...
07:45, 2019-06-13

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
03:45, 2019-05-24

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
13:00, 2019-07-02

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
03:15, 2019-07-11

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
09:45, 2019-07-13

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
00:45, 2019-07-13

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Professional Responsibility Mat...
04:30, 2019-07-02

When Will Mass Shooting Victim(s) Be Worthy Enough For Our Lawmakers To Take Action? At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas. Among them, according to The Associated Press, was Jordan Anchondo. She was just 25....
02:45, 2019-08-05

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed about his son after receiving a suicidal text message,...
21:00, 2019-08-24

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay gets offer to go private A group of shareholders, including Hudson’s Bay Co.’s executive chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal. Under the terms of the deal, Hudson’s Bay shareholders will receive C$9.45 per share, representing a premium of 48 percent to...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Iran Rejects Pompeo's Offer of Talks with 'No Preconditions' Tehran officials said the secretary of state’s suggestion amounted to “word play,” given the Trump administration’s escalating campaign of maximum pressure....
19:15, 2019-06-03

USPS Old Chelsea Station may offer apartment space soon The US Postal Service has hired a JLL team led by Brock Emmetsberger that includes Jeanne Davis and Danny Mankovsky, who will market the rooftop space to a developer....
23:45, 2019-06-27

Redskins to offer gambling-focused preseason telecast The Washington Redskins will become the first NFL team to have a gambling-focused telecast of their games, offering cash prizes to viewers who correctly predict in-game outcomes during the preseason....
20:45, 2019-08-07

Roche, Spark again extend $4.3 billion takeover offer Roche Holding and Spark Therapeutics announced on Tuesday another extension of the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover offer for the U.S. gene therapy specialist as regulatory reviews continue....
10:30, 2019-09-03

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
10:00, 2019-06-20

Starbucks licensing deal could let franchises offer its app rewards Starbucks is licensing its mobile ordering and loyalty program tech to Brightloom, which you might know more as Eatsa. Yes, that's the same company that used to run restaurants that took orders via iPad kiosks or its mobile app and dispensed quinoa b......
13:45, 2019-07-23

“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another liquid, known as nanoemulsions. Such emulsions are similar to the mixture that forms when you shake an oil-and-vinegar salad dressing, but with much smaller droplets. Their tiny size all...
21:30, 2019-06-21

Intellivision Amico: can the retro revival console offer something new? When it comes to home technology, there's nothing quite as diverse as a modern-day video game console. Serving both as an all-inclusive multimedia experience and an angular box for keeping 12-year-olds occupied, the console we know today is far removed from its ancestral heritage. While it&apos...
16:15, 2019-06-15

House Democrats Offer an Alternative to the Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
06:30, 2019-08-04

Staying safe on campus: UA officials offer tips It’s an exciting and busy time on campus as students prepare for the first day of school. One of the University of Arizona’s main goals is to make sure faculty and staff have a safe and secure environment to work, learn, and grow. UA President Dr. Robert Robbins says, “I’m w...
17:15, 2019-08-24

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Offer to Merge With Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with Renault after the French auto maker’s alliance partner, Nissan Motor, refused to back the deal....
01:30, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, a senior Turkish defence official said on Monday....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Drug assistance programs offer little charity to uninsured (Reuters Health) - Many patients who receive assistance from charities set up to defray prescription drugs costs may already have insurance that covers most the cost for their medications, a U.S. study suggests....
02:15, 2019-08-07

Readerlink Works Toward Higher Offer for Barnes & Noble Book distributor Readerlink is working toward making a bid for Barnes & Noble that would top the price hedge fund Elliott Management agreed to pay for the book retailer....
03:30, 2019-06-11

Sources: Chelsea to offer Lampard 3-year deal Chelsea will make a formal approach to Derby County for manager Frank Lampard this week and want to offer their former midfielder a three-year contract to succeed Maurizio Sarri, sources have told ESPN FC....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Waiting for Sacred Games 2? Netflix Has a Lot More to Offer in August Sacred Games 2, Article 15, Badla, Mindhunter season 2, GLOW season 3, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 4, and more - here are the original series and movies to look forward to in August 2019......
14:45, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian department store operator private in a C$1.74 billion ($1.3 billion) cash deal....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Fractal Patterns Offer Clues to the Universe's Origin A new look at a ubiquitous phenomenon has uncovered unexpected fractal behavior that could help explain the birth of the universe and the arrow of time....
23:30, 2019-08-11

Trump plans to open US consulate in Greenland despite row over offer to buy State details plan to Senate foreign relations committee President cancelled Denmark visit over notion of purchaseThe Trump administration is planning to open a US consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades, amid increased strategic and economic interest in the Danish territory. Related: ...
05:00, 2019-08-25

The Latest: FIFA to offer different Champions League reforms French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet says Champions League reforms which could be decided by December "don't need to make the rich richer."        ...
22:00, 2019-06-03

Sprint is the latest telecom to offer a tracking device that uses LTE Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon*, Sprint is now offering an LTE tracker. The matchbook-sized device, simply called Tracker, provides real-time location tracking on Safe + Found app. Sprint’s new Tracker The Tracker competes with Tile, but instead of Bluetooth, Sprint’s device u...
13:15, 2019-06-18