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Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor

One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor

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New York City experienced the biggest blackout since The Great Blackout of 1977 A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-15

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
09:30, 2019-07-14

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

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
01:01, 2019-06-04

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday when a blackout left some 72,000 Ma...
23:45, 2019-07-14

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theatre dist...
05:45, 2019-07-14

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-14

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
08:15, 2019-07-14

9 photos show eerily dark New York during massive blackout Thousands of New Yorkers and tourists visiting the Big Apple were left in darkness Saturday during a massive power outage in much of Manhattan.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-15

Choir, Broadway Casts Perform On New York Street During Blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
07:00, 2019-07-14

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

New York moments: choir, Broadway casts perform in the street during blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
08:30, 2019-07-14

Power is restored in New York City after massive blackout, but many questions remain Power in New York City has been restored following an outage that left a large portion of Manhattan without electricity.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-15

Jennifer Lopez Reschedules Concert After Major New York City Blackout Jennifer Lopez was left "devastated" when a New York City power outage forced her to cancel her concert. On Saturday night, Midtown Manhattan was hit with a major blackout,......
04:45, 2019-07-15

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

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

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early version of the American flag....
04:15, 2019-07-05

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about Buttigieg’s delay, someone called out: &#...
03:45, 2019-05-23

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and former Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa. He’s up...
05:45, 2019-05-30

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking into the crash, which killed at least one person, said it was the result of an air space issue. Emer...
18:30, 2019-06-11

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

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

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it. The post New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it appeared fir...
00:15, 2019-06-05

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
02:45, 2019-06-11

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
08:15, 2019-07-03

Three: 5G is our "biggest opportunity" Three has revealed more on its 5G launch plans, unveiling more news about both its new mobile and home broadband services.At a media event in London today, the operator revealed further details on its next-generation offerings, set to launch later this year, as the UK 5G race hots up.The operator sa...
21:45, 2019-07-01

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power companies should have spotted the problem and taken action to limit the outage....
01:15, 2019-06-19

Con Ed can’t explain what caused the Manhattan blackout Con Edison has yet to figure out why a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side was plunged into darkness by the blackout that lasted more than five hours on Saturday night. In a statement released late Sunday morning, the power company said it “will be conducting a diligent and vigorous inv...
22:45, 2019-07-14

Con Ed: 'All customers are back in service' after NYC blackout Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan, starting at about 7 p.m. on Saturday night....
19:15, 2019-07-14

Delivered: Opportunity Down Under, Unfolding Now The world's largest franchisee of the Domino's brand is based in ... Australia. Yet even as its business grew, that company's share price plummeted for 18 months. Now see the chart that suggests a price reversal is at hand....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Reason for massive NYC blackout remains a mystery Around 72,000 energy customers experienced a blackout in New York City on Saturday night as a massive power outage hit the metropolis's West Side — and energy officials still don't know why it happened....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Argentina, Paraguay hit by nationwide electric blackout Argentina and Uruguay were completely without electricity and other South American countries had a partial blackout after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said Sunday....
18:15, 2019-06-17

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
09:45, 2019-07-02

Cuomo sends warning to Con Ed after blackout: ‘They can be replaced’ In a series of TV and radio interviews, Cuomo blasted Con Ed’s performance following Saturday’s outage and threatened to revoke its state-issued operating license....
05:30, 2019-07-15

Commodities & The Beautiful "Signal" of Opportunity Commodities may be more volatile than stock and bond markets, yet commodity prices still unfold in clear Elliott wave patterns. Those patterns are the signal amidst the noise -- see a case in point from a recent forecast in Monthly Commodities Junctures....
18:15, 2019-05-21

How to Find Opportunity in a Fragmented Europe EWI Head of Global Research Murray Gunn wraps up his recent 8-part series on the recent E.U. elections. Murray is based in London, where he has a ring-side seat for Europe's hot-button issues from a social-mood perspective....
23:45, 2019-05-31

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has entered into the hotel. Since opening June 3, the facility, renamed H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Cent...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Video: Why Porsche was F1's missed opportunity Back in 2017, Porsche developed a V6 engine in parallel with its ultra-successful World Endurance Championship LMP1 programme as it evaluated a Formula 1 entry for 2021...
12:45, 2019-06-30

Sen. McSally to visit Center of Opportunity Old hotel to become one-stop-shop for homeless and low income. TUCSON –Sen. Martha McSally plans to tour H.S. Lopez Family Foundation of Center of Opportunity, a new local homeless shelter, on Friday. According to a news release, McSally’s visits is to learn more about the shelter’s serving the home...
01:30, 2019-06-21

Global change: Challenge or opportunity? At Berlin's European School of Business and Technologies (ESMT), experts differ on how to confront a world economy with shifting powers. DW's Lars Halter takes a closer look at whether there's any common ground at all....
21:30, 2019-06-06

Blackout disrupts Manhattan, darkens Broadway theaters A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday after a transformer explosion knocked out power to subways, stores and Broadway theaters, but the city's main utility said it had restored most power within hours....
08:30, 2019-07-14

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (June 16)        ...
01:00, 2019-06-17

Argentina, Uruguay suffer massive power blackout A massive, power-grid failure has left both Argentina and Uruguay without electricity. The outage has affected around 50 million people across the two countries in the south of South America....
15:01, 2019-06-16

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but 12 ...
07:00, 2019-06-17

Watch live (Blackout restrictions): 2019 ESPYS The ESPYS are live in the Eastern and Central time zones. The show is at 9 ET in Mountain, 10 ET in Arizona, 11 ET in Pacific and 1 a.m. ET Thursday in Hawaii....
03:00, 2019-07-11

Argentine president promises investigation following massive blackout Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday "unprecedented", and promised a thorough investigation....
21:00, 2019-06-16

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would help provide transparency to what the government says are law enforcement actions to avert unrest....
01:01, 2019-06-30

Argentina, Uruguay Restoring Power After Massive Blackout Electricity services have been restored to more than 70 percent of Argentina and Uruguay following a massive blackout that left around 48 million people without power on Sunday, authorities said....
10:30, 2019-06-17

Massive Blackout Leaves Most of Argentina, Uruguay Without Power Almost the entirety of the nations of Argentina and Uruguay, were “completely without power” following a “massive failure” in an electrical system on Sunday, Bloomberg and CNN reported, with parts of Paraguay, Chile and southern Brazil seeing outages as well. The Associated Press estimated over 44 m...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 million citizens in the dark until the evening. The blackout also extended to Uruguay (which is conn...
16:30, 2019-06-22

Cyberattack ruled out for South America power blackout Investigators can't say for sure yet what caused a power blackout for tens of millions of people in South America Sunday, but they know it didn't come from a cyberattack....
18:15, 2019-06-17

Argentina's Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid The countrywide blackout in Argentina came after a period of heavy rains, a reminder that US the electric grid is also not ready for extreme weather events....
15:30, 2019-06-21

Weighing Peloton’s opportunity and risks ahead of IPO Exercise tech company Peloton filed confidentially for IPO this week, and already the big question is whether their last private valuation at $4 billion might be too rich for the appetites of public market investors. Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons leading up to the as-yet revealed market de...
06:30, 2019-06-08

Why companies need to view complaints as an opportunity, not a failure This might sound like a strange question in the context of financial services, but have you ever heard of Kintsugi? No matter if not because I’m about to explain exactly what it is – and why it matters to your complaints handling team. For those who haven’t come across it b...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will provide housing and services to the city’s homeless po...
10:00, 2019-05-31

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the singer was given the opportunity to buy her master tapes after they were sold this week.On Sunday, S...
16:30, 2019-07-03

Betting is esports’ biggest and most underappreciated opportunity It's important people understand that verticals like betting are a huge part of the potential of esports now that interest in the space has skyrocketed.Read More...
03:15, 2019-06-04

Massive blackout hits tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
02:45, 2019-06-17

'Massive' electric blackout paralyzes Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay were completely without electricity after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said Sunday....
20:15, 2019-06-16

Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay suffer massive power blackout A massive power grid failure left all of Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay without electricity, affecting around 50 million people. Power was restored to a third of Argentina by the afternoon....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause of the "unprecedented" outage was still unclear....
03:15, 2019-06-17

Video shows moment lights turn back on after NYC blackout It’s truly electrifying video. Amazing footage shows the moment a big chunk of New York got its power back Saturday night — with huge cheers erupting as the city’s skyline lit up once more. Illustrator Gizem Vural had been filming the eerily dark views from the balcony of her apart...
18:30, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 7-Blackout disrupts Manhattan, darkens Broadway theaters A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday after a transformer explosion knocked out power to subways, stores and Broadway theaters, but the city's main utility said it had restored most power within hours....
13:30, 2019-07-14

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close in blackout Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
22:15, 2019-07-14

Inside Cardi B's Daughter Kulture's "Lit" 1st Birthday Party That Was Hit by NYC Blackout Cardi B's not about to let a massive New York City blackout ruin her baby's first birthday party. She and husband and fellow rapper Offset's daughter Kulture turned one a few......
04:45, 2019-07-15

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
05:30, 2019-07-15

Jet Asks Staff To Extract Data From Servers Before System Blackout The airline has written to its engineering staff that effective June 1, 2019 both Jet Airways and JetLite AMOS Production Environment will not be available for use...
21:00, 2019-05-29

| Federer rues 'missed opportunity' to win Wimbledon title Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic....
07:15, 2019-07-15

India, US Have An Opportunity To Move Forward Together, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Indian Prime Minister as a "new kind of leader for the world's most populous democracy", and quoted Narendra Modi's election slogan in Hindi, "Modi hai to......
10:45, 2019-06-13

Raptors squander golden opportunity to clinch NBA title The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes late in Game Five on Monday but even with one hand on the Larry O'Brien Trophy it was not enough to wrestle the NBA championship away from the two-time defending champions....
13:00, 2019-06-11

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
17:15, 2019-06-21

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
03:15, 2019-06-13

Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to develop professionally and personally....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Microsoft wasted its best opportunity to get the jump on Sony at E3 2019 When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current console generation with the PS4, but with a new generation approaching, it was going to give Microsoft the opportunity to control the narrative during arguab...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Rafael Nadal laments another missed opportunity to win Wimbledon For the second year in a row, Rafael Nadal came up just shy of making the Wimbledon final, losing out on another chance to win a Grand Slam not played on clay....
04:45, 2019-07-13

Brandon Shell has reached last Jets opportunity with new regime As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
18:45, 2019-06-27

Seize Your Free Time With a 'Sudden Opportunity List' Perhaps you’ve been going, going, going and it feels like you haven’t had a break in weeks. Or months? Who knows? And then, out of nowhere, it hits you. A random pocket of time. Maybe a neighbor offers to take your kids to see a movie this afternoon or your morning appointment got canceled or your b...
18:15, 2019-05-24

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his opening monologue....
07:30, 2019-07-13

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Costco Corp. (COST): Finding Opportunity in Five Minutes or Less On March 12, our Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy identified a clear, bullish Elliott wave pattern on the price chart of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST). In turn the stock soared to a record high on April 1. Watch how it all began, for FREE!...
22:00, 2019-05-21

Lights slowly return to South America after massive blackout, hunt on for cause As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout that hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid and were tallying the damage from the unforeseen disaster....
20:30, 2019-06-17

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an era of noxious “tough on crime” politics. Another blackout struck NYC today, though this one appear...
16:45, 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez reschedules Madison Square Garden show after NYC blackout Jennifer Lopez is refusing to let New York’s blackout ruin her 50th birthday celebrations with hometown fans — and has already rescheduled Saturday’s scrapped MSG show for this Monday....
23:30, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 6-Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause of the "unprecedented" outage was still unclear....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Tesla has a 'great lead' in this $2 trillion market opportunity: Analyst Self-driving cars represent a massive market opportunity, and right now, beleaguered automaker Tesla is leading the charge, says Ark's Tasha Keeney....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chapter in our family's life and reopen wounds we have worked years to heal."...
09:15, 2019-06-19

Rockets give St. John’s star Shamorie Ponds an NBA opportunity Shamorie Ponds is getting his NBA shot. He just didn’t get a chance to hear his name called. The day after the Brooklyn native went undrafted, the former St. John’s star has agreed to play with the Rockets’ NBA Summer League team, according to his agent Ryan Davis. The two sides were working on the....
19:45, 2019-06-21

Johnny Manziel says he would welcome XFL opportunity, chance to reunite with June Jones Johnny Manziel did not participate in the XFL's invite-only showcase in Houston, but he said he'd love to reunite with the team's coach, June Jones.       ...
04:30, 2019-06-09

New president John Davidson all smiles over Rangers’ draft opportunity John Davidson spent the majority of his introductory press conference smiling, soaking up his return to Broadway as the Rangers’ president. That grin widened when the upcoming NHL Draft was brought up, and the opportunity his new team has in front of itself with the No. 2 overall pick. Either Americ...
01:00, 2019-05-23

In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling The tumultuous rollout of a new government program to provide tuition-free high school for all has left students going to school in shifts, and parents paying for tutors....
13:45, 2019-06-15

Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan Barrera....
03:15, 2019-06-14

Commodity Bear Market: Lost Decade or Found Opportunity? When’s the last time you looked at a chart and forecast that correctly anticipated a seven-year trend? See a case-in-point for yourself, in this Chart of the Day....
18:15, 2019-05-21

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, according to former independent counsel Ken Starr....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Black Ops 4 Update 1.18 Patch Notes: Call of Duty Zombies, Blackout, Multiplayer Changes BLACK OPS 4 1.18 patch notes have just been released for the new Days of Summer Update for the game on PS4, Xbox with PC to follow. Here's everything you need to know......
01:45, 2019-06-05

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on Monday to “reverse its decision” and lift the mobile internet ban....
20:45, 2019-06-27

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
18:30, 2019-06-23

Russian state-run media took Trump’s July 4 event as an opportunity to ‘troll’ the U.S. Russian television hosts mocked the military equipment that will appear at the “Salute for America” on Thursday, saying that the tanks and other armored vehicles had “paint peeling off” and required “adhesive tape.”...
00:30, 2019-07-05

London’s MLB crowd offers baseball a new land of opportunity | Matthew Engel Fans flocked to the Red Sox-Yankees clash in their droves to guzzle hot dogs, belt out YMCA – and see a sublime openingBaseball makes cricket look like an almost stat-free zone. This weekend in London records have been falling over themselves with a regularity that probably constituted a record in i...
14:30, 2019-07-01

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
19:16, 2019-06-23

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Although there are only a handful of autonomous checkout stores today, the technology has seismic repercussions for in...
22:00, 2019-06-09

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

Justin Robinson’s name wasn’t called in the NBA draft, but he sees opportunity with Wizards “The ultimate goal was to get drafted. We had some phone calls around the 40s area that we turned down to be in the best possible fit, which we thought was here,” Virginia Tech's career assists leader said....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
14:38, 2019-05-21

A renewed focus has James 'Jazza' Dickens on the verge of a title opportunity James "Jazza" Dickens faces a potentially career-changing 10-round encounter against Nathaniel May on Friday, with the winner moving closer to an IBF featherweight world title shot against English rival Josh Warrington....
18:30, 2019-07-10

$2 trillion in tax-free Opportunity Zone investing could benefit rich and poor In an innovative addition to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 8,700 low-income census tracts called Opportunity Zones could benefit investors with unrealized capital gains to sell existing investments and re-invest those gains in high-poverty areas....
09:15, 2019-05-22

Ascott REIT, Ascendas unit merger presents 'huge opportunity' Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust are set to merge to form Asia Pacific's largest hospitality trust. Tan Juay Hiang of Ascendas Hospitality Trust weighs in....
14:15, 2019-07-03

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and violence across the west and north of the country....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Scarborough calls out Dems' 'missed opportunity' in first debate, cautions about embracing 'Medicare-for-all' "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said it was “a missed opportunity” for Democrats in the first 2020 debate to not go after Joe Biden or President Trump....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Johanna Konta senses Wimbledon opportunity as she prepares to face Petra Kvitova • British No 1 says it is an honour to play the Czech• Konta and Kvitova meet in fourth round on MondayJohanna Konta usually prefers not to speak directly about her opponents, focusing only on herself and her methods. But when she plays on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals, she will be do so ...
04:00, 2019-07-08

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New Yo...
23:30, 2019-07-09

WNBA star Natasha Cloud, Washington Mystics hold media blackout after shooting at DC school WNBA star Natasha Cloud led the Washington Mystics on a media blackout Friday to draw attention to gun violence that occurred at a Washington D.C. elementary school....
19:30, 2019-06-17

Cricket World Cup suffers another washout as persistent bad weather threatens to spoil glorious opportunity And so, for the third time in four days at this Cricket World Cup, the great pantomime of the English summer played out, today's performance staged in Nottingham, where India were due to play New Zealand....
17:30, 2019-06-13

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trump....
22:15, 2019-06-30

The opportunity to earn a good life through hard work is at risk in America: Sen. Mark Warner America is facing an income inequality crisis with top jobs concentrated in a handful of cities, available only to a workforce that does not represent the racial, geographic and socioeconomic diversity of our country, says Sen. Mark Warner....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Garden Party Before the Iconoclast Dinner Experience Offers Rare Opportunity to Mingle With Culinary Superstars Late spring is a wonderful time for a garden party. And what better location than the iconic James Beard House in New York City—a place revered by food and cocktail aficionados. That’s where the Iconoclast Dinner Experience (IDE) will host its annual Taste of the Iconoclast Dinner on Saturday....
17:30, 2019-06-06

CBOE ELIMINATES BLACKOUT DATES FOR FLEX OPTIONS: CHANGE ADDS FLEXIBILITY AND EXCHANGE-TRADED SAFEGUARDS FOR INSTITUTIONS Chicago, March 24, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that effective today, FLexible Exchange® (FLEX) options now can expire on any day of the month.This CBOE rule change, approved recently by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), eliminates long-standing bl......
01:45, 2019-05-23

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Fireworks Safety: Have a blast but don’t get burned! As fireworks soar sky high around 4th of July, so do injuries. Ahead of the holiday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday demonstrated the power of fireworks, both legal and illegal. Five people were killed and more than 9,000 were injured in fireworks-related incidents last year acco...
19:00, 2019-06-27

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
15:45, 2019-06-03

7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
19:45, 2019-05-24

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could hav...
18:30, 2019-07-12

Blast in Sweden tears through 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say a blast ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern city. It isn’t immediately clear if there are casualties. The explosion has blown out windows and destroyed balconies in the buildings in central Linkoping, about 175 kilometers (110 miles...
11:45, 2019-06-07

25 injured in Swedish blast that hit 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM — A powerful explosion ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern Swedish city on Friday, slightly injuring 25 people, officials said. The cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known. The explosion blew out dozens of windows and destroyed balconies in the buildings...
15:45, 2019-06-07

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
02:30, 2019-07-03

Nobody hurt in California gas blast that rattled buildings SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say nobody was hurt when an explosion at a chemical plant shook buildings for miles in the San Francisco Bay Area. The blast Saturday at Air Products in Santa Clara sent flames shooting high into the air. It took crews more than an hour to douse the fire. Evan ...
01:45, 2019-06-03

The Londoner: Leadsom blast at Commons bullies Andrea Leadsom blasts Westminster bullying culture / Rory Stewart in hot water over ERG jibe / James O'Brien successfully rubs Raab up wrong way / Michaela Coel's life-changing series...
17:30, 2019-06-19

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to TV viewers last week. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ranked among last week’s most-watched programs. The come...
01:45, 2019-05-30

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

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to share the informati...
15:45, 2019-06-15

Blast In French City Of Lyon Injures 8; Causes Unknown LYON, France (AP) — French local officials say that an explosion in the city of Lyon has caused minor injuries to eight people. Kamel Amerouche, the regional authority’s communications chief, told The Associated Press that the cause of Friday’s afternoon blast wasn’t immediately kn...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to AFP. French President Em...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque QUETTA, Pakistan — A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province’s capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak Cheema, deputy inspector of police, says the blast occurred during Friday prayers at the mosque in Pashtoonabad neighbor...
12:00, 2019-05-24

Yankees fans blast away at Manny Machado for some reason Yankees fans are angry with Manny Machado. Why, exactly, is unclear. They hammered the Padres shortstop with boos in pregame warmups and for his first at-bat in Monday’s game at the Stadium before he struck out against Chad Green. They later booed him in the field, as he caught a pop-up. Machado was...
23:01, 2019-05-27

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren during an Independence Day event and injured 40......
22:00, 2019-07-04

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
15:45, 2019-05-21

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

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
10:30, 2019-06-15

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem like a move out of left field, DJI’s robotics efforts are actually quite well established in Asia th...
08:30, 2019-06-12

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, at least seven casualties A car bomb apparently targeted at a convoy of vehicles belonging to an international organization exploded in Kabul on Friday, killing or wounding at least seven people, officials said, the second attack in the Afghan capital in two days....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Scores injured after blast at Russian explosives factory At least 79 injured by explosion in Dzerzhinsk, with 15 hospitalised At least 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. Conti...
21:00, 2019-06-01

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
14:45, 2019-05-21

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

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
07:01, 2019-06-03

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the material for an upcoming show. The city of Roswell said Friday that the decommissioning process would res...
21:30, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Off-duty cop may have saved house blast victim RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion that leveled a house in New Jersey (all times local): 6:10 p.m. An off-duty police officer’s quick actions may have saved the life of a man inside a house that exploded in northern New Jersey. Hagop Cigercioglu was walking nearby when the hous...
00:30, 2019-06-18

New Mexico blast involving fireworks injures several firefighters Several firefighters were injured on Wednesday, two seriously, in an explosion at a building in Roswell, New Mexico, where fireworks were being stored for the city's annual July Fourth celebrations, police and city officials said....
01:15, 2019-06-06

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
17:15, 2019-05-22

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said 48-year-old Mark Schellack died early Tuesday at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Prosecutors said Schellack was badly burned in t...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
00:00, 2019-06-16

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up” drug traffickers in a local slum...
02:45, 2019-06-16

Muncy's long blast, bat flip spark Bumgarner's ire Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Sunday....
05:00, 2019-06-10

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Blast in Turkey-administered Syria town kills at least 9 Turkish state media and Syrian rescuers say a car bomb went off at the entrance to a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkish forces and allied Syrian fighters, killing at least nine people...
16:15, 2019-07-11

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin which Turkish-backed rebel groups captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a war monitor said....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Pakistan official: At least 7 hurt in blast at Quetta mosque QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province’s capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak Cheema, deputy inspector of police, says the blast occurred during Friday prayers at the mosque in Pashtoonabad nei...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Jurgen Klopp to hand Liverpool FA Youth Cup youth stars pre-season opportunity Jurgen Klopp has revealed that FA Youth Cup-winning stars Bobby Duncan and Paul Glatzel have a big role to play during Liverpool's pre-season campaign....
12:01, 2019-07-10

Vinny Papale, son of 'Invincible' main character, seeks his own pro opportunity in XFL Vinny Papale, whose father Vince was the inspiration for the 2006 movie "Invincible," says he'd love to play in the XFL after a group tryout Saturday.       ...
00:45, 2019-06-16

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google GlassThe Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a set of smart, hidden headphones with no earbuds or no bone-conduction system, just a set of personal ...
09:15, 2019-07-08

Crew member injured during blast filming for new Bond movie A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said....
15:00, 2019-06-05

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
21:15, 2019-05-29

Reynolds caps comeback with 3-run blast, Pirates beat Tigers PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to complete the Pirates’ rally from a six-run deficit, and Pittsburgh beat the Detroit Tigers 8-7 on Wednesday night. With the Pirates trailing 7-5, Reynolds sent a knuckle curve from Nick Ramirez (3-2) 421 feet to left...
05:45, 2019-06-20

385 feet to center?! 'It's going to be a blast': Yanks, Sox dish on London Series Ahead of their games this weekend at London Stadium, we asked players from both teams about the trip, from the ballpark dimensions to sightseeing to future MLB games abroad to Harry Potter....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
00:15, 2019-07-16

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials An explosion near a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday killed at least six people and wounded six more, two security officials said, without elaborating....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — The time is coming when injuries to Yankee hurlers will extract a toll too expensive to cover. Yet, if Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez each continues to hit like a young Manny Ramirez, that bill might be a little bit easier to pay. On a night when CC Sabathia revealed his right knee......
07:45, 2019-05-23

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
22:45, 2019-07-03

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
11:15, 2019-05-30

Sri Lanka officials accused of blast negligence granted bail A Sri Lankan court has granted bail to the country’s police chief and former top defense bureaucrat a week after they were arrested for alleged criminal negligence leading to Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people...
17:30, 2019-07-09

Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105 Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
06:15, 2019-07-04

Police to face criminal probe on ‘lapses’ over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
21:15, 2019-06-20

Gary Sanchez racks up another tape-measure blast for Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gary Sanchez’s 10th-inning, three-run blast in the Yankees’ 8-4 win over the Rays on Thursday night was measured at 461 feet. That is the fourth-longest homer by a Yankee this season and Sanchez has three of them. His homer on June 21 against Houston was measured at 481 ...
12:30, 2019-07-05

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
12:45, 2019-05-31

Colorado’s Trevor Story rocks O’s with walk-off blast in the ninth Orioles blow three-run lead and surrender two home runs apiece to Story and Nolan Arenado in 8-6 loss in Baltimore’s first visit to Coors Field since 2004....
08:15, 2019-05-25

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday....
11:15, 2019-05-25

Sadhvi Pragya, Malegaon Blast Accused, Will Take On Digvijaya Singh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur - the saffron-robed woman long known for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts -- will take on Congress's Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections....
18:30, 2019-05-21

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

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
22:45, 2019-05-24

Friday blast at Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad wounds several: police sources A bomb blast at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Baghdad wounded at least seven people on Friday, security sources said, correcting earlier reports of seven killed....
16:30, 2019-06-22

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statement....
17:15, 2019-07-06

NYPD beekeepers blast MLB, San Diego Padres for killing swarm The NYPD’s beekeepers took a swing at Major League Baseball Monday, when they ripped the league and San Diego Padres for killing a swarm of bees on the field during a game Sunday instead of rescuing them. The beekeepers posted a number of messages on Twitter Monday night after other users brou...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Blast At Russian Military Plant Injures 79, Damages 180 Buildings Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said. Shock waves smashed or......
22:45, 2019-06-01

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker asked the Depa...
01:45, 2019-06-28

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people, authorities say....
16:30, 2019-05-28

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
00:45, 2019-05-25

Samjhauta Blast Case: Swami Aseemanand's Third Acquittal In Two Years Swami Aseemanand, the saffron-robed monk with many aliases and links to the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is now a free man. A special court in Haryana's Panchkula on......
18:30, 2019-05-21

The Breakaway: 'He should have been at this race’ – Smith and Wiggins blast Cavendish decision "Bradley Wiggins and Brian Smith joined Orla Chennaoui to discuss the fallout from an action-packed Stage 1 of the Tour de France., but conversation turned to Dimension Data’s controversial decision not to select Mark Cavendish. That particular topic is discussed 10 minutes in."...
19:30, 2019-07-06

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven. Jan Agha, a district police official, says the bomb was apparently planted in the microphone used by the mosque leader...
13:45, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
05:00, 2019-06-16

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both markets were on our near-term, bullish radar. And both markets delivered as expected. Well, NOT everyone expected as much....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Raheem Sterling says Nations League provides 'massive opportunity' for England ahead of future tournaments Raheem Sterling has called on his England team-mates to win the first Nations League in order to stand them in good stead for glory at a higher level....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police officials said....
20:15, 2019-06-07

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed over to authorities in China....
15:45, 2019-06-09

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching criticism of her fellow candidate in the 2020 election and former vice-president, Joe Biden, and his c...
01:01, 2019-06-07

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
21:45, 2019-07-13

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the economic ties between Washington and its closest neighb...
20:30, 2019-06-09

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imagined ourselves on a huge stage, a wall of Marshall amps behind us, as we play a twenty minute guitar...
14:00, 2019-06-16

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
19:45, 2019-06-27

EXPLAINER-Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
22:30, 2019-06-14

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
16:15, 2019-05-30

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
21:15, 2019-06-21

Carl Gunnarsson's Blue-Line Blast Gives The Blues Their First-Ever Stanley Cup Final Win Folks, we got a series! After getting absolutely trounced in the final 39 minutes of Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed that this Stanley Cup Final would not be a repeat of 1970. Rather than allow themselves to get steamrolled by the Bruins in Game 2, the Blues held their ground and beat Boston in o...
14:00, 2019-05-30

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."        ...
06:30, 2019-06-14

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
07:45, 2019-05-24

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
02:00, 2019-07-04

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts on Tuesday....
00:15, 2019-07-10

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke-and-mirrors Mets. Down five projected starters and a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg on consecutive d...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
14:32, 2019-05-21

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon injures 13 French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
23:45, 2019-05-24

Councilmen blast NYPD for letting Jeffrey Epstein skip check-ins Two city councilmen slammed the NYPD on Thursday, reacting to a New York Post report that the department failed for years to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein check in with its Sex Offender Monitoring Unit, despite a judge’s order. “As you are undoubtedly aware, there is a popular perce...
22:15, 2019-07-11

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “It’s going to take me a little while to settle down because I just had the extremely unpleasant expe...
15:30, 2019-06-19

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
03:15, 2019-05-24

U.S. Steel to idle three blast furnaces, hurt by lower prices and soft demand United States Steel Corp on Tuesday said it would idle two blast furnaces in the United States and a third in Europe, as lower steel prices and softening demand led the steel producer to forecast current-quarter earnings below the Wall Street estimates....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
05:45, 2019-07-13

Florida blast rocks shopping center, 21 hurt; ruptured gas line eyed An explosion obliterated a vacant restaurant at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people and showering the parking lot with debris....
00:15, 2019-07-07

Powerful Bomb Blast Rocks Afghanistan’s Capital Kabul, Killing 1 and Wounding Over 100 KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over the Afghan capital. At least 26 children were among the wounded, many of whom were cut by shards of gl...
17:15, 2019-07-01

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
04:30, 2019-07-11

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria against the Dominican Republic, to hurt our tourism, ...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
21:30, 2019-06-14

In Court For Malegaon Blast Case, Pragya Thakur Sits On Red Satin Cloth Pragya Thakur, who replied in the negative to the court asking if she was aware "a blast took place on September 29, 2008", had a red satin cloth seen wiping her face with a saffron-coloured......
10:45, 2019-06-07

Gary Sanchez’s titanic blast helps Yankees bail out Aroldis Chapman ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the ball climbed toward Tropicana Field’s gray roof, you could almost hear Brian Cashman’s offseason mantra every time a trade rumor involving Gary Sanchez surfaced. “He is our starting catcher,’’ the GM repeated often despite Sanchez’s brutal 2018 season behind the plate c...
12:30, 2019-07-05

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
22:45, 2019-06-17

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
19:15, 2019-05-21

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of challenges, as Buttigieg is quickly finding out....
20:45, 2019-06-20

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
04:45, 2019-06-07

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
04:15, 2019-05-25

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a blast in Bihar's Bodh Gaya last January, an official......
16:15, 2019-07-02

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
04:45, 2019-05-30

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
20:45, 2019-07-15

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
09:00, 2019-06-11

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
23:45, 2019-07-04

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected mayor of...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (June 10)        ...
15:45, 2019-06-11

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making another run for City Hall after losing in the 2013 p...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
23:45, 2019-06-16

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence leader taking the job....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Istanbul’s new mayor ‘prepared’ for government restrictions ISTANBUL (AP) — The new mayor of Istanbul said Friday he is ready to work with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but that he was also preparing to deal with any attempts by the government to restrict his powers. Speaking to international media in Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu said the government had...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
15:30, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. El Reno Mayor Matt White said du...
14:45, 2019-05-26

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a setback when it lost the mayoral race by a razor thin...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
21:15, 2019-06-01

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
11:15, 2019-06-05

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
03:15, 2019-07-02

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is echoed by her community and is a crucial part of reco...
16:45, 2019-07-08

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
14:45, 2019-05-22

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
11:30, 2019-06-17

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:45, 2019-05-30

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday night’s victory all but assures Kenney will sta...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
04:01, 2019-05-25

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
17:30, 2019-06-03

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

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free preschool classes. The victory all but assures Ke...
05:30, 2019-05-22

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

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also printed on speaker cards and the council agenda. “The ...
01:30, 2019-06-21

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected ma...
13:00, 2019-06-03

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
19:00, 2019-06-02

The Latest: Erdogan congratulates Istanbul mayor-elect ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s repeated mayoral election in Istanbul (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the opposition candidate who won a repeat mayoral election in Istanbul and defeated Erdogan’s candidate for the second time. ...
21:15, 2019-06-23

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
10:30, 2019-06-17

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
22:45, 2019-06-05

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face-to-face with the Czech capital’s complex entanglement with China.Hosting a...
11:15, 2019-07-03

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
10:30, 2019-06-17

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
22:30, 2019-06-19

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romero and real estate developer Randi Dorman will face...
00:45, 2019-05-31

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
06:45, 2019-06-19

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making him one of the most powerful in its history. Howev...
04:00, 2019-05-31

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
20:30, 2019-06-07

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he’s facing a potentia...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Report: Former Tehran mayor confesses to shooting wife Iran’s state news agency is reporting that police have arrested a former vice president and mayor Tehran after he confessed to shooting one of his two wives dead in their home...
21:00, 2019-05-28

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political future" will be exposed....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’t have infinite capacity.”Colau said the limits wo...
19:30, 2019-07-05

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
19:15, 2019-06-17

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-18

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 57.1% in a runoff vote against Left party candidate Steffen Bockhahn. Ruhe Madsen i...
11:15, 2019-06-17

Tory leadership debate: Rory Stewart and Dominic Raab clash over Brexit as candidates blast Boris Johnson for absence Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
11:00, 2019-06-17

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
14:30, 2019-06-23

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
14:30, 2019-05-23

Mayor ‘sick’ by video of police encounter with young family Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for action after disturbing footage emerged of an altercation involving officers and a young family . A video released Friday shows Phoenix police officers pointing guns and yelling profane commands to a father and a pregnant woman holding her 1-year-old. Police...
20:00, 2019-06-16

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results sho...
04:30, 2019-06-19

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it by walking and talking with almost everyone he meet...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
21:30, 2019-06-06

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
19:15, 2019-07-12

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money services regulations to be changed to include Bitcoin ATMs, repo...
13:45, 2019-06-05

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
07:45, 2019-07-11

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city council meeting Thursday after Mayor John Gayle said he ke...
19:30, 2019-05-24

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
21:45, 2019-06-16

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
21:15, 2019-06-16

The Latest: Denver voters turn in ballots in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Denver voters are turning in their ballots in a runoff mayoral election characterized by a feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is seeking a third...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — Denver voters were turning in their ballots Tuesday in a mayoral runoff election characterized by a feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom, a race pitting two-term incumbent Michael Hancock against urban development consultant Jamie Giellis. Hancock insists Gi...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a representative of the United States that can be do...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
10:30, 2019-06-17

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
13:30, 2019-06-04

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the first round of voting for the mayor’s post i...
11:45, 2019-05-27

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
05:45, 2019-06-16

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:30, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city...
05:15, 2019-06-24

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The president was met by the U.S. Ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and other dignitaries. The president held his salute as ...
11:30, 2019-06-03

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
04:00, 2019-07-04

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing it down.Femke Halsema, a former leader of the nat...
19:45, 2019-07-04

The Latest: Trump lands in UK, blasts London mayor in tweet LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The president was met by the U.S. Ambassador to Britai...
11:15, 2019-06-03

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:15, 2019-06-02

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650 people south of Paris, issued an official decree....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Mayor calls out worker accused of spitting on Eric Trump CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has condemned a cocktail lounge employee who Eric Trump says spit on him. Lightfoot said Thursday she had spoken to Trump, the son of Republican President Donald Trump, and that it was “very gracious of him” not to press charges afte...
06:45, 2019-06-28

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
21:01, 2019-05-29

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Britain on Monday by drawing a smile from Queen Elizabeth II and stepping up a long-running feud with London’s anti-Trump mayor....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
00:00, 2019-06-16

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
13:15, 2019-06-03

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the first major foreign policy speeches of the 2020 campai...
21:30, 2019-06-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
05:15, 2019-07-02

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
03:30, 2019-06-05

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane solutions like mediation, according to WBAL. “If they re...
00:15, 2019-06-04

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
08:15, 2019-07-15

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. “I, like many others, am sick over what I have s...
07:00, 2019-06-17

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays Indigenous people....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condescendingly said, hoisting a photo of de Blasio. “Star...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “There’s something about that slogan, ‘Ya Gotta Belie...
06:45, 2019-06-30

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the......
02:15, 2019-06-16

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal side streets that make up Amsterdam’s famed re...
20:00, 2019-07-03

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
15:00, 2019-06-06

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, citing his experience and perceived ability to beat Donald Trump....
00:30, 2019-06-30

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents......
12:45, 2019-06-02

President Trump should have avoided 'punching down' at London mayor, says Karl Rove President Trump doubled down on his criticisms of London Mayor Sadiq Khan during a press conference alongside outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, a jab that former political adviser Karl Rove said he was better off steering clear of. ...
18:45, 2019-06-04

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
04:15, 2019-06-10

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
12:45, 2019-06-16

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with Khan — who recently called Trump a “global threat....
04:30, 2019-06-03

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
04:45, 2019-06-10

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
07:30, 2019-07-07

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid support for the Blues spurred the team from the NHL basement to the Stanley Cup, was surprised throughout the playoffs by the team with tickets to games a...
00:30, 2019-07-06

Phoenix mayor sorry after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a young child over allegations she shoplifted a doll....
23:00, 2019-06-16

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
23:45, 2019-06-16

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
11:30, 2019-06-03

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
19:45, 2019-06-23

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
17:30, 2019-06-08

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
14:30, 2019-06-10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
21:15, 2019-05-21

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
07:15, 2019-07-14

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at a time when Poland’s LGBT rights movement is the target of a government campaign depicting it as a threat. Diplomats from the United States, Can...
20:15, 2019-06-08

Taiwan opposition party picks pro-China mayor for 2020 presidential race Taiwan's main opposition party on Monday picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....
08:30, 2019-07-15

DC mayor says July 4, Trump inauguration helped drain city's security budget Washington, D.C.'s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is bankrupt from unpaid expenses for President Donald Trump's July 4 celebration, his inauguration, and other large events, as well as funding shortages....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Phoenix mayor apologizes after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations she shoplifted a doll....
03:15, 2019-06-17

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
19:00, 2019-06-20

‘Stone Cold Loser.’ Trump Lashes Out at London’s Mayor Before Touching Down in Britain President Donald Trump delivered an aerial assault aimed at London mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” as he landed in the U.K. to begin a three-day state visit. Trump sent the tweet as Air Force One prepared to land at London’s Stansted Airport. ̶...
16:45, 2019-06-03

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
01:00, 2019-06-24

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor El Reno Mayor Matt White said during a news conference that “there have been two fatalities at this point in time,” adding that officials are currently working to notify relatives....
16:45, 2019-05-26

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for its police force, weeks the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer led to civil unrest. ...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Pete Buttigieg: police killing exposes mayor's troubled history with minorities Indiana city’s black residents says Buttigieg’s handling of a tragedy is part of a pattern that leaves people of color behindAt a South Bend council meeting last week, Tyree Bonds, the brother of Eric Logan, a black man shot and killed last week by a white police officer, stood up with a message for...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a plan to divert cruise ships from the busy Giudecca c...
16:45, 2019-06-20

Probe Agency Summons Ex-Mayor's Wife, Minister's Daughter In Narada Case The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to four persons, including Ratna Chatterjee, wife of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Shreya Pandey, daughter of state Consumer Affairs minister......
17:45, 2019-06-01

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word opinion piece published by The Guardian on Saturday, Khan condemns Trump for starting an immigration p...
23:15, 2019-06-02

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging the city to show civility....
23:45, 2019-06-29