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GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE

A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE

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DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
03:30, 2019-06-17

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
22:45, 2019-07-13

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:45, 2019-06-15

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
15:45, 2019-07-13

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
09:30, 2019-07-13

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction barring Department of Justice from rewarding citie...
20:00, 2019-07-13

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
15:15, 2019-05-21

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way to go before it could become law....
23:30, 2019-05-23

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s policies. The mea...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Ocasio-Cortez, Harris team up for bill aimed at helping criminals get housing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Kamala Harris are joining forces on legislation aimed at making it easier for people with criminal records to obtain federal housing assistance. The bill — dubbed the Fair Chance at Housing Act — would prevent tenants from being evicted after one incident of cr...
17:30, 2019-07-10

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special treatment of Hong Kong....
22:15, 2019-06-19

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in neighboring Idaho. As police were ordered to brin...
09:30, 2019-06-29

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

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senators in Oregon are expected to return and vote on a slate of pending legislation....
10:15, 2019-06-29

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state senator Linda Coleman-Madison told the bill’s proponen...
14:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
01:45, 2019-06-11

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
22:45, 2019-06-28

GOP senators set to return to Oregon Capitol after prolonged walkout over cap-and-trade bill Oregon's 11 Republican senators are ending a walkout protest over climate legislation that lasted more than a week and garnered national attention.        ...
09:15, 2019-06-29

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of...
23:15, 2019-06-14

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of-biofuel-wa...
16:15, 2019-06-14

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Nine of the 12 minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats lacked ...
01:15, 2019-06-30

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
00:45, 2019-06-28

Factories Throttle Back, Pressuring U.S. Economy Factories have shifted into low gear after a year of record output and big job gains, putting additional pressure on a U.S. economy that already is expected to grow more slowly this year....
17:15, 2019-06-09

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this week was due to pressure from China....
01:45, 2019-05-31

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
00:45, 2019-06-29

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
22:30, 2019-07-16

Why Cities Look the Way They Do by Richard J Williams review – are global cities best? Beyond Venice’s splendours and the skyscrapers of Manhattan ... cities in the future should aim to be more distinctive and less spectacularRichard J Williams begins his study in what was once one of the greatest trading cities on earth: Venice. He feels that, as someone who knows art history, he sho...
13:01, 2019-06-08

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that U.S. tariffs were having "a major effect" and warned that Washington could pile on more pressure as U.S.-China trade talks sputtered along....
18:15, 2019-07-15

The Latest: WH tells 2 more former aides not to cooperate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to prov...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything whatsoever", despite a Chinese law which appears to require collaboration with the state....
02:00, 2019-06-11

VW, Ford cooperate on self-driving, electric car technology Volkswagen is investing billions in a company partially owned by Ford that develops technology for self-driving cars. VW chief Herbert Diess didn't rule out deepening the two companies' alliance in the future....
02:15, 2019-07-13

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

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

White House Tells 2 More Witnesses, Including Hope Hicks, Not to Cooperate With Congress Hope Hicks, a former White House communications director, and Annie F. Donaldson, the chief of staff to a former White House counsel, were told not to cooperate with a House inquiry....
19:15, 2019-06-04

Listen to Trump’s Lawyer Make Appeal After Flynn Agreed to Cooperate With Mueller The voice mail message reveals how the president’s former lawyer John Dowd broached the prospect of a pardon for the former national security adviser....
07:15, 2019-06-07

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

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

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

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs 'sanctuary' state law Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies....
08:15, 2019-05-23

Voters could decide if Tucson becomes a sanctuary city TUCSON — Voters could get the opportunity to make Tucson the first sanctuary city in the state of Arizona. Volunteers and organizers with the People’s Defense Initiative collected more than 18,000 signatures for the Tucson Families Free and Together ballot initiative. They called it the first citize...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Former Fulbright scholar leaving sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
19:45, 2019-05-31

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz. These days, Needles is gaining notori...
04:00, 2019-07-04

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the Louisiana border is “standing for life.̶...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Rescued chimp’s new sanctuary pals can’t stop hugging him Home is where the hugs are. The Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection had received a tip that a baby chimp was being kept illegally outside a national park in Liberia. But little Leo, as rescuers called him, wasn’t easy to find. “We first received a report he was at a bar, but he was no......
19:30, 2019-05-23

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Iceland to live out their days in a unique marine sanctuary that conservationists hope will become a model for rehoming 3,000 of the creatures currently in ...
04:15, 2019-06-20

Ruby the chicken gets prosthetic leg from Oregon eco-animal sanctuary after amputation Wildwood Farm Sanctuary, an eco-animal sanctuary providing lifelong refuge and rehabilitation for neglected and abandoned animals in 98 acres of Oregon wine country, took to social media to announce Ruby got a prosthetic leg....
05:00, 2019-05-24

County Recorder: Sanctuary city petition meets requirements to be placed on ballot TUCSON – The Old Pueblo has taken a major step in becoming the first sanctuary city in the state after the Pima County Recorder’s Office officially certified that the initiative had met its requirements to be placed on the November ballot. Back in January, the Tucson Families Free and To...
04:45, 2019-07-16

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities. ...
05:15, 2019-07-13

Campaign collects 18K signatures in effort to make Tucson a sanctuary city TUCSON – Nearly seven months since launching their campaign, the Tucson Families Free and Together initiative is taking a major step in turning the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The i...
10:15, 2019-07-03

Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation face large fines Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation are being told by U.S. ICE that they face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines under a little-used federal law, attorneys said....
04:30, 2019-07-04

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
04:45, 2019-05-23

US, Mexico begin talks aimed at avoiding tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
05:30, 2019-06-04

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app is aimed at saving your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much earlier, and Huawei is still bullish on the future. Oh......
18:15, 2019-06-18

Man says fire Phoenix officers who aimed guns at his family PHOENIX (AP) — The young black man shown in a videotaped encounter that showed Phoenix police pointing guns and yelling obscenities at him and his pregnant fiancee told the City Council on Wednesday that he wants the officers fired. Dravon Ames, 22, told councilmembers that he and his family “...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Raspberry Pi 4 gets Kali Linux, a distro aimed at ethical hackers Following hot on the heels of the Raspberry Pi 4 hitting the shelves, specialist security distro Kali Linux – which is used by ethical hackers – has been made available for the compact computer board.You can grab Kali Linux for the Raspberry Pi 4 right here (under the Raspberry Pi Foun...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
21:45, 2019-06-10

Mike Pompeo Says Iran Aimed At Oil Markets In UAE Ship Attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Iran was trying to raise the price of oil when it allegedly attacked oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
12:45, 2019-05-31

New Alaska park bridge aimed at limiting bear encounters ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s newest bridge is aimed at relieving a traffic jam between people and brown bears. The National Park Service has completed a $5.6 million elevated bridge and boardwalk across the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve that replaces a river-level brid...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Apple to debut developer tools aimed at increasing apps for Macs Apple Inc is expected to give software makers new tools to make it easier to adapt their iPad and iPhone apps for its Mac laptops on Monday at its annual developer conference in San Jose, California....
14:30, 2019-06-03

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and tie that service to incentives....
17:30, 2019-07-03

Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with homophobic slurs.The defaced posters, which were at...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and intimidation​.The massive shutdown was called to take ...
22:30, 2019-06-09

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places from which they came.”...
17:15, 2019-07-15

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
16:15, 2019-05-21

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice....
16:45, 2019-06-05

Theresa May set for final Brussels trip as PM as she joins talks aimed at naming next EU leaders Theresa May is set for what will be her final trip to Brussels as Prime Minister as she joins talks aimed at naming the next leaders for top positions in EU....
11:30, 2019-06-20

President Trump Issues Executive Order Seemingly Aimed at China and Huawei (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems. The order, which declared a national emergency in response...
17:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
13:15, 2019-07-12

Jim Jordan: John Dean hearing part of a 'pattern' aimed at hurting Trump The House Judiciary Committee hearing that featured John Dean as a witness may not have accomplished anything substantive but was meant to hurt the president....
05:30, 2019-06-11

White House kills rebate rule aimed at lowering drug prices The Trump administration has withdrawn a rule that it had said would lower drug prices by ending the system of prescription drug after-market discounts called rebates that drugmakers pay to pharmacy benefit managers....
16:30, 2019-07-11

Vulgar remark aimed at Ayesha Curry on live TV has Toronto police investigating Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, was targeted with a vulgar comment on live TV. Police won't comment further until their investigation is finished....
23:45, 2019-06-03

Apple to Debut Developer Tools Aimed at Increasing Apps for Macs at WWDC Apple is expected to give software makers new tools to make it easier to adapt their iPad and iPhone apps for its Mac laptops on Monday at its annual developer conference....
17:45, 2019-06-03

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollution that is heating the planet. Related: Trump ro...
17:45, 2019-06-19

NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach....
20:30, 2019-06-11

Army announces new Expert Soldier Badge, aimed at improving 'lethality,' for its 244th birthday The Army on Friday announced its new Expert Soldier Badge to commemorate its 244th birthday, the latest in a series of efforts to improve the combat effectiveness of its troops....
01:15, 2019-06-15

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-12

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by the end of this month. The development thrusts immigration policy into the spotlight as Danes prepar...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Left-wing billionaire George Soros accused by Albania's president of 'conspiracy' aimed at destabilizing country The president of Albania on Tuesday denounced municipal elections that took place on Sunday as a “farce”, accusing left-wing billionaire philanthropist George Soros of being involved in a “conspiracy”...
23:45, 2019-07-02

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
20:45, 2019-07-10

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Many Senators Would Like to Know if Aliens Are Real, as Would I Senators are meeting with Pentagon officials to be debriefed on UFO sightings, scores of which have been reported by members of the U.S. Navy over the years. Still, not one seems to be able to publicly confirm or deny whether aliens are real, which seems unfair....
15:15, 2019-06-20

Sweeping changes announced to overdrafts in UK aimed at making going into the red 'easier to manage' Hefty fixed fees charged on unarranged overdrafts are to be banned under a major shake-up of the "dysfunctional" market unveiled by a City watchdog today....
12:15, 2019-06-07

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

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
23:00, 2019-06-27

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics in the game ind...
09:45, 2019-05-24

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

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Trump disclosed that he too had been briefed on the “unidentified aerial phenomenon” encounters. The in...
07:45, 2019-06-20

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:15, 2019-07-16

Report: Senators Are Suddenly Really Interested in UFOs Three U.S. senators received a classified briefing on reported Navy encounters with unidentified flying objects, Politico reported on Wednesday, including vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Senator Mark Warner....
17:45, 2019-06-20

Joe Biden apologises for remarks about segregationist senators 2020 hopeful says ‘I regret it’ at campaign event after criticism over comments about working with lawmakers known for racist viewsAs he headed towards a confrontation with Kamala Harris in South Carolina this weekend, Joe Biden took an unfamiliar step: he apologised for remarks about work with segr...
23:45, 2019-07-06

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
22:15, 2019-07-16

Fed's Powell Faces Senators After Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before the Senate Banking Committee after signaling to a House panel that the central bank is ready to cut interest rates later this month....
16:15, 2019-07-11

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), wil...
21:30, 2019-07-08

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

CBOE TO LAUNCH S&P 500 ANNUAL DIVIDEND INDEX OPTIONS ON MAY 25:Aimed at Customers Accustomed to Viewing Dividend Movement Over Entire Year CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Annual Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DIVD) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Initially, two annual expirations - December 2010 and December 2011 - will ......
20:30, 2019-05-22

Trump jabs Biden for working with segregationist senators ​President Trump knocked Democratic front-runner Joe Biden after the former vice president apologized for working with senators with segregationist views early in his career. “Sleepy Joe Biden just admitted he worked with segregationists and separately, has already been very plain about the fa...
17:30, 2019-07-07

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin. Dozens of protesters gathered outside Parliament on Thursday to s...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Cosko, 27, hacked into Senate computers and doxxed t...
07:45, 2019-06-20

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish” to try. All sides, including...
13:30, 2019-06-05

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
22:30, 2019-07-16

Ottawa Senators hire D.J. Smith as head coach OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach D.J. Smith is the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators. Smith signed a three-year contract with the club on Thursday. He replaces interim head coach Marc Crawford, who also interviewed for the position. Guy Boucher was fired as Ottaw...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's eldest son dismissing concerns he may have perjured......
02:45, 2019-06-13

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ......
22:15, 2019-07-16

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing....
22:15, 2019-07-16

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
04:30, 2019-06-18

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
21:30, 2019-05-30

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
00:15, 2019-06-05

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
22:45, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:15, 2019-07-16

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

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle questioned the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
17:45, 2019-07-16

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These......
17:30, 2019-07-15

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Joe Biden remains publicly mum about upset over his remarks about segregationist senators Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Biden privately on Thursday. On Friday, in a brief appearance in South Carolina, the former vice president did not mention his comments....
05:45, 2019-06-22

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

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Maple Leafs, Senators kick off free agency day with trade NHL free agency day began with two rivals helping each other out of a jam by way of a trade. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Cody Ceci, a 2020 third-round pick and minor leaguers Ben Harpur and Aaron Luchuk from the Ottawa Senators for defenseman Nikita Zaitsev, forward Connor Brown and ...
17:30, 2019-07-01

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
22:45, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 3-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:15, 2019-07-16

Biden clashes with 2020 rivals over his work with segregationist senators Former vice-president defies calls for apology after highlighting his relationships with lawmakers known for racist viewsThe Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden responded with defiance after a day of sharp criticism from fellow Democrats, after he named two southern segregationist senators a...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Republican senators....
05:30, 2019-06-20

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators Seeking to put to rest a weeks-old controversy that has dogged his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden apologized on Saturday for touting his past record of working civilly with segregationists serving in the U.S. Senate in the 1970s after being roundly criticized by ...
23:15, 2019-07-06

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypass Congress on foreign policy. The bill, sponsored ...
02:30, 2019-06-10

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of India...
01:15, 2019-06-10

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement landmark legislation meant to protect people from to...
02:00, 2019-06-22

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would require the U.S. government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
12:15, 2019-06-14

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
06:15, 2019-06-20

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
19:15, 2019-05-21

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
08:15, 2019-06-19

U.S. senators target $1 bln a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury and smog instead of cutting pollution....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Senators briefed on UFO's as speculation grows surrounding naval sightings: report The Defense Department reportedly briefed Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., along with two other senators as part of what appeared to be heightened efforts to inform politicians about naval encounters with unidentified aircraft....
22:45, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
20:30, 2019-05-21

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
20:30, 2019-06-06

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury and smog instead of cutting pollution....
01:45, 2019-06-11

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
20:30, 2019-06-19

Biden slammed by Dem rivals for highlighting ability to work with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden faced scorching criticism Wednesday from his Democratic primary rivals for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
22:30, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp ....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Kamala Harris bashes Joe Biden over busing, segregationist senators: ‘it was hurtful’ "It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two U.S. senators who built their reputations and careers on the segregation of race in this country," she said....
13:15, 2019-06-28

US senators call for investigation of Ford Focus, Fiesta transmission decisions U.S. senators have called for an investigation of Ford's decision to knowingly launch and sell Fiesta and Focus vehicles with defective transmissions.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-16

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
22:30, 2019-06-27

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
06:15, 2019-07-01

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
05:45, 2019-06-20

Biden says he waited until right 'opportunity' to apologize for remarks on working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden admitted Sunday why he waited weeks to apologize for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in the U.S. Senate....
09:15, 2019-07-08

5G and smart cities: everything you need to know After years of anticipation, 5G networks are finally here, promising to propel us into a new era of connectivity.Offering a major step-up from 4G networks, 5G offers huge upgrades in terms of speed and latency, giving you the ability to download an HD quality film in seconds, as well as being able t...
15:45, 2019-06-12

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish&#...
02:30, 2019-06-05

Ottawa Senators owner, sport minister have beef after strange incident at concert A beef is brewing in Canada between Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Ontario Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod about an incident between the two at a Rolling Stones concert late last month....
20:15, 2019-07-08

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate com...
22:45, 2019-07-16

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appeared to contradict a Commerce Department rule that s...
00:30, 2019-06-30

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional review....
17:45, 2019-06-05

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
21:30, 2019-05-24

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed. His rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, including the two major black candidates in t...
07:00, 2019-06-20

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the killing of a Saudi journalist last year.Sens. Chris...
05:00, 2019-06-10

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the US from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sa...
04:45, 2019-06-05

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
20:15, 2019-06-10

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by Scottsdale, Arizona. Wallet Hub found that Scottsda...
06:30, 2019-05-29

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningly, the Trump administration is poised to reverse t...
01:00, 2019-05-24

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
20:30, 2019-06-06

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but a whole host of smart devices.EE's 5G network has been switched on in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester, but you won&...
11:15, 2019-05-30

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-18

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from scratch for millennia. From the foundation myths ...
10:45, 2019-07-10

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
01:15, 2019-06-20

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will hear debate and vote o...
00:45, 2019-06-20

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. The senators said they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
20:45, 2019-06-20

Senators demand answers over early release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Senators have told the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to explain why 'American Taliban' fighter John Walker Lindh is to be released this week two-and-a-half years before the end of his sentence....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

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

Netflix vows to go 'smoke-free' in shows like 'Stranger Things' aimed at kids and teens Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
01:15, 2019-07-09

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data rank...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
07:00, 2019-06-17

Vodafone 5G turned on in 7 cities and it's the same price as 4G Vodafone has officially switched on its 5G network in the UK, with seven cities treated to the next generation of connectivity to start with - and there's no premium to pay to access it.The carrier hosted a 5G switch-on event in London to mark the day, with the capital along with Glasgow, Manch...
15:00, 2019-07-03

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier this decade. Some demographers say the big-city g...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G Hub t......
03:15, 2019-05-31

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-15

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-18

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own government, police forces and even wars. Now that mo...
02:00, 2019-05-22

Three's 5G will be 'UK's fastest' when it launches in 25 cities before the end of the year Three has announced that its 5G network will arrive in August, and supposedly its peak speeds will be up to twice as fast as any rival 5G network at launch.However, as with EE – which is the only UK company to currently offer a 5G network – you won’t be able to access 5G everywh...
11:45, 2019-06-10

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
19:30, 2019-06-08

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
15:01, 2019-05-21

U.S. Cities Keep Getting Hacked and Held to Ransom Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
14:15, 2019-06-07

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operators in order to regain access to the city's data. T...
01:15, 2019-06-22

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to call home. This year, Zurich topped the list, moving ...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-16

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.        ...
14:30, 2019-07-16

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents Ten European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are locking locals out of housing and changing the face of neighbourhood...
18:15, 2019-06-20

Pelosi, Congressional Black Caucus members, back Biden amid controversy over comments on segregationist senators House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., defended former Vice President Joe Biden during her weekly press briefing on Thursday but indicated that his fellow 2020 contenders focused on something that wasn't "central" to the presidential election....
22:45, 2019-06-20

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:00, 2019-06-13

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted Baltimore officials on 7 May when hackers cripple...
07:45, 2019-06-03

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
12:15, 2019-07-08

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
15:45, 2019-06-30

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrope walk" over telephone cables. Their incisors gro...
23:45, 2019-05-30

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
16:45, 2019-07-01

Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-15

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well.       ...
14:15, 2019-06-18

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
02:45, 2019-05-31

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it coming first and which phones will you be able to use on it?The carrier hasn’t released any speci...
07:01, 2019-06-01

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that will work on its 5G network. Why? Because of the net...
07:01, 2019-06-01

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
07:30, 2019-06-18

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T rely on complicated millimeter-wa...
20:45, 2019-06-14

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
04:00, 2019-05-31

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.        ...
00:30, 2019-06-12

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
18:00, 2019-06-11

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in Colombia, where drivers depend on cheap fuel smuggled in from their socialist-governed neighbor...
00:45, 2019-05-30

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
21:45, 2019-05-25

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people....
07:45, 2019-06-20

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
03:00, 2019-06-22

T-Mobile lights up 5G network in six cities on June 28 T-Mobile announced earlier today that it will offer its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. The device will be available in select cities starting June 28, but why would anyone by a 5G smartphone if there's no 5G network to pair it with.No worries, as T-Mobile has just confirmed ...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash You should have at least six months' savings set aside in case of an emergency. And it turns out the city in which you live could determine whether or not you're able to reach that goal....
07:15, 2019-07-09

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental laws effectively make many Airbnbs rentals illegal in the city. New Yorkers are also caught up in t...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Verizon's next mobile 5G cities are Denver and Providence Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has revealed the next two cities for its 5G mobile network: Denver and Providence. The network goes live in the former today, while the carrier will flip the switch in the Rhode Island capital July 1st....
19:30, 2019-06-27

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
01:15, 2019-06-06

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-10

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine.I a...
08:15, 2019-07-15

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
06:45, 2019-05-30

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
09:45, 2019-07-06

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
19:45, 2019-07-05

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
21:30, 2019-06-06

A24 to screen some of its biggest hits for free in the cities where they were filmed Apparently worried that its reputation as a home for critically acclaimed oddball film-making was still somehow insufficiently adorable or quirky, indie darling film distributor A24 announced a new program today, revealing that it’ll soon be hosting free outdoor screenings of some of its most popula...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
17:45, 2019-06-01

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems plain: don’t hold your breath....
18:15, 2019-06-13

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
16:45, 2019-07-01

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-29

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
11:45, 2019-06-13

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
03:00, 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placing the order.Amazon Prime Day VR experience zones a...
14:45, 2019-07-06

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of the world for a job that more closely matches our skills and professional goals – or simply offers hi...
17:45, 2019-05-29

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up...
01:00, 2019-05-24

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling of Kim Jong-won’s apartment, barking the daily bul...
08:15, 2019-07-08

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
19:30, 2019-06-17

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportation in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that he was not concerned about the advance notice....
18:15, 2019-07-12

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
23:15, 2019-06-14

Manchester's mythical makeover: Invisible Cities – in pictures In a production that fuses theatre, dance, design and visual art, a cavernous old railway depot has been turned into a series of fantastical worlds. Invisible Cities unpicks ideas of identity, imagination and empire and is at Manchester international festival this monthInvisible Cities runs until 14...
00:00, 2019-07-05

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
17:15, 2019-07-04

Allegiant adds 10 nonstop routes, including service to three new cities Low-cost carrier Allegiant is adding flights from State College, Pennsylvania; Traverse City, Michigan; and Redmond, Oregon.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-18

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
02:15, 2019-06-19

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
11:45, 2019-06-07

‘Baby Shark Live’ to tour 100 North American cities LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Baby Shark Live” is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall. It is inspired by the children’s song whose dance video has generated nearly 3 billion views on YouTube. The song was produced in 2015 by the South Korean firm Pinkfong. Pinkfong and R...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
22:00, 2019-06-20

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles to reduce their nitrogen oxide emissions....
12:45, 2019-06-19

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
02:30, 2019-06-22

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent....
02:45, 2019-06-24

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in the University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley’s Joint Medical Program, first began learn...
01:00, 2019-05-23

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-27

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which takes place in Salt Lake City, due to take place at the end of August....
14:45, 2019-07-03

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
23:45, 2019-07-15

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
06:45, 2019-07-16

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
16:15, 2019-05-21

FAA joins Chick-fil-A fracas, will investigate whether cities discriminated against chain A complaint was filed against San Antonio, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, over the denial of airport vending space.        ...
07:15, 2019-05-25

Trump paints a dark picture of homelessness in cities: ‘We may intercede’ “Police officers are getting sick just by walking the beat,” Trump claimed. "And you have people that work in those cities. They work in office buildings and to get into the building, they have to walk through a scene that nobody would have believed possible three years ago."...
05:45, 2019-07-02

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
22:30, 2019-05-22

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democratic-led cities A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hometown of San Francisco. ...
18:30, 2019-05-23

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Magic Leap jumps from office collaboration to smart cities Magic Leap aims to combine the AR worlds of ubiquitous Glass-like cues and HoloLens-like rich visuals in a bid to build a digital overlay onto our cities. For now, its demos show span entertainment and collaboration....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary's website on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Immigration raids slated to begin in major US cities as early as Sunday Raids ordered by Trump will reportedly target more than 2,000 migrants who received letters ordering them to appear in courtRaids on migrants in cities including New York, Chicago and Miami could begin as early as Sunday, according to multiple reports. Related: Trump orders Ice to target migrant fam...
04:15, 2019-06-22

Probe Finds Thousands Of "Racist Posts" Online By Cops In US Cities Several cities have launched investigations into the online conduct of their police officers after a database revealed thousands of racist and otherwise offensive social media posts by current or......
08:15, 2019-06-05

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years Getty Images/Andrew Burton Last year was the warmest on record for the planet's oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever for the Earth's surface temperature. Scientists are discovering that Greenland and Antarctica's ice sheets are melting much faster than they previously thought. Melting glaciers ...
23:45, 2019-05-30

Amazon to donate $8 million to fight homelessness in its HQ cities, Seattle and Arlington Amazon on Tuesday said it will donate $8 million to fight homelessness in HQ cities. It will also match up to $5 million in employee donations.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
05:00, 2019-07-10

ICE immigration raids to hit 10 cities Sunday, NYT reports, after Trump promised deportations Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin a roundup this weekend, the The New York Times reported. ICE neither confirmed nor denied to USA TODAY.        ...
15:45, 2019-07-11

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest against its labor practices and its involvement with ...
08:15, 2019-07-15

MLB London Series: Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to play games in other European cities Major League Baseball invaded London this week and has already scheduled a return for next year. Where else in Europe could host games?       ...
00:00, 2019-06-30

ICE hits major cities in illegal immigrant raid: government official Federal authorities were conducting raids Sunday in major cities nationwide aimed at rounding up for deportation about 2,000 illegal immigrants already ordered out of the country, according to a senior government official. “This is their job every day,” said US Citizenship and Immigratio...
06:15, 2019-07-15

New York, London and Paris remain the world's most competitive cities — but perhaps not for long New York, London and Paris continue to dominate as the world's top three most competitive cities. But their prime positions could be up for contention, according to a new report....
14:30, 2019-06-11

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China banned the import of foreign garbage, recycling c...
23:15, 2019-05-28

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
06:30, 2019-06-21

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma mater.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-22

Baidu’s autonomous cars have driven more than 1 million miles across 13 cities in China During its Create AI conference in Beijing, Baidu announced that its cars have driven more than 1.2 million miles across 13 cities in China.Read More...
06:45, 2019-07-03

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
00:45, 2019-05-22

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
19:15, 2019-06-04

ICE raids to begin Sunday in Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Houston and other major cities Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration’s ICE raids set to begin Sunday in major cities and go on through the week.        ...
15:01, 2019-07-14

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Carmageddon: it’s killing urban life. We must reclaim our cities before it’s too late | George Monbiot Land Rover’s latest ads would have us believe that gas guzzlers contribute to urban culture. They do exactly the oppositeWhat is the best way of wrecking a city? Pour cars into it. Heavy traffic, 50 years of research shows, breaks up communities, disrupts social life and crushes local cultures. Nois...
18:15, 2019-06-20

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
11:15, 2019-06-13

Lights for Liberty immigration protests over border camps planned at 700 cities July 12 “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps" events are planned for 700 cities around the world starting at 7 p.m. local time.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis.        ...
18:30, 2019-06-05

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state troopers to find the 11 Republican state senators an...
21:45, 2019-06-22

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realized. One architect, for example, wanted to turn the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco into a desalination station that would have made water from the...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Ontario Minister Apologizes For Calling Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk "A Fucking Piece Of Shit" And "A Fucking Loser" Ontario’s Tourism, Culture and Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod has apologized for accosting Senators owner Eugene Melnyk at a Rolling Stones concert last weekend about the team’s poor record in recent years. Melnyk recounted the event to the Ottawa Citizen:...
06:30, 2019-07-07

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
17:30, 2019-06-05

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” the head of the UN agency dealing with sustainable urban development said on Wednesday....
00:30, 2019-05-30

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event organizers Fridays for Future, over 1664 cities across 125 countries registered strike actions, with...
16:45, 2019-05-25

‘This is what I’m fighting’: Trump tries to cast U.S. cities as filthy and crime-ridden in attempt to sway 2020 voters The president’s comments fit into a long pattern of focusing special attention on cosmopolitan places — where voters overwhelmingly oppose him — for criticism....
02:30, 2019-07-03

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
21:15, 2019-07-09

E-scooter company Spin will place dozens of start-up’s solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter....
05:30, 2019-05-22

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

Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for 'the worst flood in our history' Oklahoma and Arkansas faced record flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to bloat the Arkansas River.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-27

'Baby Shark Live' concert experience heads to 100 cities this fall. Greeeaaaat? Not sure if you should cheer or cry? Us either. 'Baby Shark' is bringing a 'fully immersive concert experience' to North America.        ...
10:15, 2019-06-14

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes positive attitudes — and helps trainee chefs launch new careers....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Cities prepare for showdown with Trump over ICE raids: You 'have to come through us' Immigrant communities are scared over reports that ICE may begin deportation raids Sunday and separate more families in major cities across the U.S.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Trump: 'Liberal establishment' ruining US cities During a cable news interview in Osaka, Japan over the weekend, President Donald Trump blamed "the liberal establishment" for squalor in major U.S. cities, such as New York, Los Angeles and San Franciso. (July 2)        ...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
02:00, 2019-06-21

We’ll work with cities, even when provinces won’t work with Ottawa: Trudeau He says his government has a plan to deal with climate change and that politicians of all stripes mustn't close their eyes to what is happening around them....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Tax bill for not living in $20M mansion is $200,000 The wife of a Chinese multimillionaire is suing the Vancouver government over a $200,000 tax bill she was served for allegedly leaving a $20.4 million mansion empty, highlighting the staggering wealth Chinese investors have parked in the Canadian city....
10:00, 2019-07-10

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
01:15, 2019-05-24

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid protests by the Opposition. While the government......
17:00, 2019-07-15

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
21:30, 2019-06-07

Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch Q&A: Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch on their collaborations from ‘Coffee and Cigarettes’ and ‘Broken Flowers’ to their new zombie apocalypse film ‘The Dead Don’t Die’...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Bill Would Aid U.S. Telecom Carriers Hit by Huawei Ban Lawmakers introduced legislation that would provide up to $700 million to help U.S. telecom carriers remove equipment purchased from Huawei and other Chinese companies deemed a security risk....
11:45, 2019-05-23

Bill moves to end NIH monkey business House legislators are looking to require the National Institutes of Health to write a plan for using fewer monkeys and other primates in medical research labs and moving them to sanctuaries once they're retired....
10:30, 2019-05-31

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young and his cabinet briefed press on the ...
01:00, 2019-06-06

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes toward first responders and their families, along with neighborhood victims, who were sickened from ...
23:30, 2019-07-11

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my spoilers!Read more....
15:45, 2019-06-14

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. A GOP conservative blocked an attempt late last week to pass the measure under f...
17:00, 2019-05-28

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

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue is invasive and doesn’t confront the issue....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Bill Callahan: 'I can't die – life is too good, it can't end' With help from his wife and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the artist formerly known as Smog has opened up. He’s even talking to his neighbours, he saysOriginally, I was going to interview Bill Callahan at home in Austin, Texas. Then he was going to fly to London for a more efficient European press trip. Then...
19:30, 2019-06-13

R.I.P. Bushwick Bill from Geto Boys According to Rolling Stone, Geto Boys member Bushwick Bill—born Richard Shaw—has died. Bill had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February and had been undergoing “intensive chemotherapy” right up until his death. Bill was 52....
18:45, 2019-06-10

Always Check Your Automatic Bill Payments Automating your finances fixes everything, right? Well, only if you’re still monitoring your money on a regular basis, it turns out. The Wall Street Journal interviewed a handful of money experts about the biggest ways people waste money. And we won’t talk about what they said about that, because th...
23:15, 2019-06-20

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism came after days of fruitless negotiations that st...
06:45, 2019-06-19

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle the Nazis during WWII....
21:15, 2019-06-06

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer after toiling at Ground Zero, died on June 29. His tes...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died at age 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
00:00, 2019-05-28

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their worst contracts. Despite that, he signed Tyrann Mathi...
17:00, 2019-06-08

Why That Anti-Loot Box Bill Is Actually Kinda Shitty A bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday aimed at banning pay-to-win microtransactions and loot boxes in video games that are “minor-oriented.” The bill, however, essentially applies to all video games ever made, whether children were the intended audience or not. It would also...
01:00, 2019-05-24

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
14:30, 2019-06-20

Harriet Tubman won’t appear on U.S. $20 bill until after Trump presidency The redesign featuring Tubman — famous for her efforts spiriting slaves to freedom — has been in doubt since Donald Trump called the move an act of "pure political correctness."...
23:45, 2019-05-23

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
00:45, 2019-06-14

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
20:45, 2019-05-23

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
02:30, 2019-06-13

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Won’t Arrive Until 2028, If It Ever Comes at All WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnu...
07:45, 2019-05-23

Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi On Poll Win Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a historic win in the mammoth national elections....
02:15, 2019-05-25

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

Bill Buckner, Forever Known For Error, Dies At 69 Former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner is introduced prior to a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Boston, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league his...
22:15, 2019-05-27

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

Meet Bill & Ted's daughters, Billie and Thea Now that it finally looks like Bill & Ted Face The Music is actually, really, no-fooling happening—and we get being skittish, because Station knows we’ve all been burnt on the idea of a third Bill And Ted movie before—it’s time to figure out who’s actually going to be in the damn thing. Alex Win...
06:30, 2019-06-06

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessible? While this may be a bit of an over exaggeration, Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill could possibly do just that for the country’s 143m...
17:30, 2019-06-04

What Would a Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Look Like? Here’s a Sneak Peek When he “delayed” replacing Donald Trump fave and slave owner President Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with that of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin swore before Congress that “technical” issues concerning new security features on U.S. bills were the reason....
07:45, 2019-06-15

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
05:15, 2019-06-28

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
01:00, 2019-05-31

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory over the weekend to...
08:30, 2019-06-11

Bill Cosby says he is still ‘America’s Dad’ in Father Day’s tweet Despite serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, Bill Cosby stays active on social media. On Sunday, he posted a Father’s Day message on Twitter that social media users said fell flat. “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…,” the disgraced actor tweeted on Sunday. “I know it’s late, but to al...
22:30, 2019-06-17

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

New Set Pictures Reveal the Radical Return of Bill & Ted Hear a snippet of the new Lion King’s take on “Hakuna Matata”. The first mysterious teases for Scream: Resurrection are here. Shaun the Sheep has a close encounter of the third kind in his new movie. Take a bite out of the BBC’s new Dracula. Plus what’s to come on Legion, and behind-the-scenes on St...
17:15, 2019-07-04

Bill Gates shares his biggest mistake Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said in an interview that the biggest mistake he ever made was missing out on creating what Android ultimately became. By that, he means a mobile operating system that along with iOS killed all other rival mobile operating systems, including Windows Mobile, which tran...
04:30, 2019-06-28

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
18:30, 2019-06-12

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on the legislation during interviews on WAMC and WNY...
18:00, 2019-05-29

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
09:45, 2019-05-30

Have You Reduced Your Cable Bill by Threatening to Cancel? There’s a way we have done this, for so many years. Everyone knows the method. (If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for a while, you really know it.) If you feel like you’re paying too much for cable, you call ’em up, ask for a lower rate, and threaten to switch to a different company that’s offering ...
00:45, 2019-06-06

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
08:45, 2019-06-28

Bill Clinton said he 'knows nothing' about charges against Jeffrey Epstein Andrew Chin/Getty Images, Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images Former President Bill Clinton said in a statement that he "knows nothing about the terrible crimes" that financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with in New York. Clinton said in the statement he has not spoken to Epstein in ...
10:45, 2019-07-09

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to President Donald Trump for his expected signature. The...
02:15, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill. Pel...
19:00, 2019-06-27

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

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
02:45, 2019-06-06

Bipartisan bill would handcuff Trump on China concessions Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would clamp down on U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, the latest effort to ensure President Donald Trump takes a hard line in his trade talks with China.Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) are leading...
22:30, 2019-07-16

Saddened Mookie Wilson: Bill Buckner is more than that one play The play, now 32 years old, would link Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson forever, though the Mets’ World Series hero doesn’t want Buckner’s lasting legacy to be defined by that one moment. A “saddened” Wilson honored Buckner a few hours after the 69-year-old baseball icon ...
23:01, 2019-05-27

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
07:00, 2019-06-14

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Von der Leyen takes aim at U.S. tech giants' low tax bill in Europe Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission, has said she wants U.S. tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different systems across the bloc to cut their bills....
16:15, 2019-07-16

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
14:45, 2019-07-16

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

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
15:15, 2019-06-14

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a 10-cent tax credit for every pound of shells, up to $1,000. Old shells provide vital habitat for ne...
17:15, 2019-05-21

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

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The billionaire philanthropist wants readers to learn more about upheaval and its impact on society, bot...
17:15, 2019-05-21

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
17:00, 2019-06-14

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant over five vaccination medical exemptions annually vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. Thursday...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates Sr. The Gates family made a point of being involv...
00:15, 2019-05-24

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
23:15, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong to Suspend Controversial Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s leader plans to suspend a contentious extradition bill that sparked violent confrontations between protesters and police, signaling a desire to calm public fears over Beijing’s growing reach in the city....
10:00, 2019-06-15

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
18:15, 2019-07-15

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
07:45, 2019-06-19

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
20:15, 2019-05-22

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
11:45, 2019-06-10

Harriet Tubman Won’t Appear on $20 Bill Next Year, Treasury Secretary Says Steven Mnuchin said plans to feature the abolitionist and civil rights leader would be pushed back several years as the department planned to focus on counterfeiting issues first....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

Centre Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Ban Commercial Surrogacy Commercial surrogacy will soon be banned and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates to infertile couples for "ethical altruistic" reasons....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Andrea Leadsom quits over Theresa May's Brexit bill Leader of house known to be unhappy with some of 10 concessions set out by PMAll the latest politics news – liveAndrea Leadsom has resigned as the leader of the House of Commons, saying she no longer believed the government’s approach would deliver Brexit.Leadsom, who has signalled she expects to la...
01:30, 2019-05-23

Lamont signs bill increasing Connecticut’s smoking age to 21 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes ef...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to prominently feature anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman....
05:00, 2019-05-23

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
16:45, 2019-06-19

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
17:45, 2019-05-22

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

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
21:15, 2019-06-19

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijalva said there is no federal heat standard that ens...
04:45, 2019-07-16

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
17:30, 2019-06-12

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
18:30, 2019-06-19

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
09:00, 2019-06-16

Queens pol pushing bill to save specialized HS exam Hit the books, Mr. Mayor! A Queens state senator has introduced legislation that repudiates Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial push to scrap New York’s specialized high schools admissions exam. Instead, Sen. Leroy Comrie is proposing the creation of an additional 10 specialized high schools, expan...
05:45, 2019-06-17

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
09:15, 2019-06-12

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after the legislation was adopted....
23:45, 2019-06-17

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
07:30, 2019-06-12

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
02:00, 2019-06-12

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
05:15, 2019-06-05

Bill Buckner’s legacy sadly took far too long to change The fortunate part was that there really was a second act for Bill Buckner, one that came so many years after the moment that would unfairly underline his brilliant baseball career, the instant a baseball drizzled between his ruined legs early one Sunday morning in October 1986. Athletes react in di...
03:30, 2019-05-28

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

Bill Buckner: Ex-teammates mourn loss of former MLB All-Star The Major League Baseball community mourned the loss of former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox star first baseman Bill Buckner, who died Monday at the age of 69....
01:30, 2019-05-28

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-31

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in preparation for the UK leaving the European Union....
03:30, 2019-06-07

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left their home because of said revolution. Following his appearance at the first Democratic primary debate W...
06:45, 2019-06-28

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran into harm’s way that day deserve swift action,” he ...
03:45, 2019-07-10

"Triple Talaq Bill Is Unconstitutional", Says Asaduddin Owaisi "Triple Talaq Bill is unconstitutional. It is a violation of the Constitution's Article 14 and 15," said All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen lawmaker Asaduddin Owaisi....
15:45, 2019-06-21

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

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
09:15, 2019-06-28

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2017 because of objections from law enforcement, but a federal judge in March declared the ban uncons...
03:30, 2019-05-31