WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-12 09:45

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege

The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white male, may be the riche...

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege

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Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to white women who voted for Trump....
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Kirsten Gillibrand wants to explain white privilege to ‘white women in the suburbs’ Presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that she can address “institutional racism” by explaining white privilege to women in the suburbs. “I can explain it to white wome...
2019-08-01 14:15

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administration that Beijing's actions didn't meet the technical definition....
2019-08-06 09:45

NYT: Mnuchin wants Secret Service back under the Treasury Department Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing to move the US Secret Service from the Department of Homeland Security back under his department's control, according to The New York Times....
2019-06-27 18:45

Claudia Rankine on Confronting White Men About Their Privilege Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine has a new collection of essays, Just Us, coming out next year, and the New York Times Magazine published a phenomenal excerpt in this week’s issue. The essay, titled, “I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About ...
2019-07-18 20:15

I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do....
2019-07-17 13:15

DOE-sponsored group said Asians benefit from white privilege: parent A city DOE-sponsored panel designed to combat racism told parents that Asian-American students “benefit from white supremacy” and “proximity to white privilege,” an outraged mom told The Post....
2019-05-27 17:15

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-06-15 06:45

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, ...
2019-08-06 01:45

Disgusting Privilege: Cap’n Crunch Was Only Forgiven For The ‘Oops! All Berries’ Debacle Because He’s A Straight White Man We’ve gone long enough as a society letting privileged people off the hook for their bullshit, and it’s time to get real: Cap’n Crunch was only forgiven for the “Oops! All Berries” debacle because he’s a straight white man. Period....
2019-05-21 15:00

Tucker Carlson Believes White Privilege Is a Myth Because 7 Children of Color Won the National Spelling Bee Last month, the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee somehow concluded in a historic eight-way tie. Its eight winners dominated five consecutive perfect rounds and spelled 47 consecutive words correctly in order to emerge as co-champions....
2019-06-07 22:45

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
2019-06-07 16:45

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritoc...
2019-08-09 19:00

Our forever war: How a white male hegemony clings to power | Rebecca Solnit Mass shootings enforce the oppression built into America’s economic and legal systems and our historyWe were never not at war. By we I mean the colonizers of this continent, who waged war first against Native North America’s original occupants and th...
2019-08-08 14:30

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
2019-05-22 21:15

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing i...
2019-07-24 22:30

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
2019-08-09 11:30

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed....
2019-08-09 10:00

State Department official outed as white nationalist leader A US State Department official has been outed as a white nationalist leader who spread Nazi propaganda and attended the violent rally in Charlottesville, where he wore a hat and sunglasses to avoid being identified, according to a new report. Matthew...
2019-08-08 15:30

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has "immunity from testifying" before Congress about m...
2019-05-21 17:30

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
2019-06-20 03:30

Labor Department sends White House proposal for limited overtime expansion The Labor Department sent a proposed rewrite of the federal regulations covering overtime to the White House Monday for final approval, according to Trump administration officials....
2019-08-13 05:45

State Department Official Was Reportedly an Active Member of White Nationalist Group A U.S. State Department official oversaw a Washington, D.C.-area chapter of a white nationalist organization, posted racist propaganda online, and hosted other white nationalists at his home, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hatewatch reported on We...
2019-08-08 05:00

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelligence analyst to prevent his testimony about climate change from entering into the congressional reco...
2019-06-08 23:15

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
2019-06-13 11:15

Farooq Abdullah Holds "Chai Pe Charcha" In BJP Bastion Jammu A day after taking oath as a Lok Sabha member from Srinagar, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday held a National Conference version of "chai pe charcha" in the newly-turned......
2019-06-19 08:45

Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely accessing VMs more securely Microsoft's newest Azure service, Bastion, is now in public preview and is meant to bring another level of security to remotely accessing virtual machines....
2019-06-18 23:45

White yoga teacher holding class for white people to learn how white supremacy is in their 'body, mind and heart' A Seattle white yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
2019-06-11 19:00

Trump asserts executive privilege over census documents WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of hi...
2019-06-13 01:45

Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents President Trump on Wednesday refused to hand over documents to Congress detailing the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, claiming they were protected by executive privilege. The move came as the House Oversight Com...
2019-06-12 20:30

Please Watch ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Give a Lesson on How to Use Privilege to Be an Ally Sometimes, the pressure to do and say what’s right outweighs political position, or political correctness, and even employment. Sometimes something is so wrong that it is impossible not to call it such. Sometimes a public platform must become a publi...
2019-07-19 23:00

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
2019-06-13 10:45

Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Julius Onah on perception and privilege in Luce When Luce premiered at Sundance 2019 back in January, A.A. Dowd named it one of the best films of the festival. Anchored by Kelvin Harrison Jr.’s “chilling, remarkable performance,” Julius Onah’s film deftly tackles stereotypes and the double-edged s...
2019-08-02 01:30

Jordan Peele explains how privilege influenced Us in an exclusive clip From the onset, filmmaker Jordan Peele made it very clear that Us was, above all, a horror film. It was a distinction made necessary by the mounting expectations from those who experienced Peele’s first cinematic hit Get Out, a story with such overt ...
2019-06-04 18:15

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on 2020 Census Documents After the assertion, the House Oversight Committee postponed a vote to recommend that the House hold two cabinet secretaries in contempt over the matter....
2019-06-12 17:45

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
2019-06-13 03:15

Alan Dershowitz: Trump 'perfectly entitled to invoke executive privilege' President Trump is within his rights to invoke executive privilege, including when it comes to former White House communications director Hope Hicks, according to Alan Dershowitz....
2019-06-20 06:15

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elij...
2019-06-14 04:45

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. Trump claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department, as th...
2019-06-12 21:45

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal privilege over internal documents....
2019-06-28 21:15

Forget reading and math — Carranza wants focus on racial privilege, activism City kids are struggling with basic math and English — but a new Department of Education curricular initiative focuses instead on racial privilege and activism, The Post has learned. Pushed by Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, the “Culturally Resp...
2019-07-24 19:30

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has continued his efforts to try to reach out to black voters in a new fundraising email, where he says he welcomes the "obligation as a candidate with the privilege of whiteness on my side" to speak o...
2019-07-20 18:30

Confidential draft IRS memo says tax returns must be given to Congress unless president invokes executive privilege The memo, written last fall by an Internal Revenue Service attorney, contradicts the Trump administration’s justification for denying the president’s tax returns to lawmakers....
2019-05-22 19:15

Shameful Privilege: This Kid Conveniently Got Into Yale The Same Year His Dad Donated An Enormous New Physics Professor Colleges may talk a big game about fairness in admissions, but a recent “coincidence” in the Ivy League proves that sometimes being born rich is all it takes: This kid conveniently got into Yale the same year his dad donated an enormous new physics p...
2019-05-27 15:15

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
2019-05-22 11:45

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against ...
2019-06-12 20:30

Anaconda gives birth to two ‘clones’ without male A female anaconda gave birth without the help of a male, according to the Massachusetts aquarium where it happened. Anna, an 8-year-old anaconda at the New England Aquarium in Boston, used the extremely rare reproductive strategy called parthenogenes...
2019-05-27 19:30

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
2019-05-22 06:45

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With ‘Green’ Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is....
2019-08-12 04:30

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.        ...
2019-06-14 17:30

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With 'Green' Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is....
2019-08-10 21:00

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salary negotiation....
2019-08-10 05:00

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
2019-07-05 21:45

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
2019-06-15 02:30

Saudi women can now get a passport without male consent Saudi Arabia published new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing guardianship policy that gave men control over women....
2019-08-02 08:30

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically endangered spec...
2019-05-27 21:45

My friend has male pornographic photos all over his flat I believe it will be good for him to take them down, but how can I convince him to do so?My friend and I have been close for 25 years. He has same-sex male pornographic images prominently displayed on the walls of his apartment – even in the bathroom...
2019-08-09 16:30

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
2019-05-28 09:15

Saudi changes allow women to travel without male consent Saudi Arabia is granting greater freedoms by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing guardianship policy that had required male consent for a woman to travel or carry a passport...
2019-08-02 06:15

Maternal stress and the male foetus | Letters When women are secure and optimistic they produce more boys than usual, writes Sebastian KraemerZoe Williams cites the American sociologist Elizabeth Armstrong, who “examined the evidence for the detrimental effects of stress on a pregnancy. The only...
2019-07-04 19:15

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged to partake in a guided tour of “the only plantation museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on th...
2019-08-10 09:30

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually....
2019-06-13 12:15

Saudi To Allow Women To Travel Without Male Permission, Says Report Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without permission from a male guardian, ending a restriction that came under heavy international criticism and led some women to take extreme measures......
2019-08-02 11:00

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President......
2019-06-08 18:15

The lone all-male board in the S&P 500 just added a woman to its ranks Copart, the online vehicle auction company, became the final company to add a woman to its board. The announcement was made less than a week after The Washington Post published an analysis about the growth of female directors that noted Copart's lone...
2019-08-01 12:15

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-06-27 19:45

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
2019-05-21 19:30

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-07 13:45

Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino dies at 35 Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. The 35-year-old died May 28, surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species. “Regrettably, Tam died at mid-day, around noon,...
2019-05-29 21:45

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ The governing body of track argued that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly by s...
2019-06-18 21:00

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The equality campaign is part of Amsterdam's Gay Pride festival....
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Klobuchar laughs at male rival's abortion answer Sen. Amy Klobuchar laughed at fellow presidential contender Gov. Jay Inslee over him saying he was the only person on the stage who had passed legislation protecting abortion rights....
2019-06-27 21:30

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country....
2019-05-27 14:15

TPD: Deceased male found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased man was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma on Thursday. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the body. De...
2019-07-05 16:30

'Lego Batman' producer, then Treasury sec? Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie," which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend....
2019-05-21 15:15

A 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 2% Is Something Almost Nobody Saw Coming Yields that have hit multiyear lows reflect the difficulties central bankers face in normalizing monetary policy after a decade of unusually easy money....
2019-06-20 17:15

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has "very serious concerns" that Libra could be misus...
2019-07-16 01:45

Treasury Yields Fall After Fed Decision U.S. government bond prices surged higher Wednesday, pushing yields to new multiyear lows, after the Federal Reserve held their benchmark interest rate steady but opened the door to a near-term interest rate cut....
2019-06-20 02:45

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-06-13 19:45

What Do Treasury Bonds Have to Do With Interest Rates? After sending interest rates climbing over the past few years, the Federal Reserve cut the federal funds rate last week for the first time since 2008. The move has financial analysts atwitter–but what does it mean for you?...
2019-08-06 00:00

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
2019-08-16 17:15

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-05-23 19:15

Hammond: No 'pot of money' sitting in the Treasury Chancellor Philip Hammond has said the spending promises set out by Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson "exceed" the "fiscal headroom" available to the government....
2019-07-01 20:30

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-07-11 21:15

The Before and After of the Big Move in 10-year Treasury Notes Who was prepared for the big bullish move in Treasury Notes on May 22-23 ... before it happened? See the answer for yourself onscreen right now, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-25 00:45

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-08-02 00:00

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
2019-05-22 13:01

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” you probably shouldn’t recall your work with segregationist senators as a fond memory of the good old...
2019-06-19 23:45

Holiday review – an unlovely sojourn around the twisted male psyche Sex, violence and alpha-male malice collide with sickening consequences in Isabella Eklöf’s unflinching directorial debutLast year, the Danish film-maker Isabella Eklöf made a fierce impression on international audiences with the body-horror romance ...
2019-07-31 19:30

Rikers guard claims she was sexually assaulted by male boss A Rikers Island guard claims she was sexually assaulted by a male boss, then faced retaliation when a supervisor friend of his did nothing as an ­inmate menaced her. Correction officer Joanne Vega claims in a lawsuit that Capt. Edwich Jasmin ordered ...
2019-06-02 04:00

Bebe Rexha Slams Male Music Exec "Who Said I Am Too Old to Be Sexy" Bebe Rexha is on a mission for her next birthday. As the star famously sings, "I'm done with the drinking, I'm done with the smoking, I'm done with the playing, I'm......
2019-08-13 01:45

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a longstanding restriction that drew heavy......
2019-08-02 03:30

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and controversial guardianship policy that req...
2019-08-02 08:15

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released...
2019-06-19 15:15

Foreskin reclaimers: the ‘intactivists’ fighting infant male circumcision Emboldened by the body-positive movement and a sense of rage, a growing chorus is pushing back against a common customThe media officer of one of the UK’s top medical schools doesn’t realise she hasn’t muted herself as she puts me on hold.She snigger...
2019-07-21 18:15

Saudi women can now travel without male guardian's approval – report Okaz newspaper reports key step in dismantling strict controls over nation’s womenWomen in Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a male guardian to travel, according to local news reports. The policy, if confirmed, would mark a key step ...
2019-08-02 04:45

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allis...
2019-07-19 05:15

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a number of incidents at the women's World Cup, former England striker Sue Smith told Reuters....
2019-06-27 19:15

Jamaica's 'spoilt' male sprinters need to work harder - Bolt Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt sees struggle ahead for Jamaica's men at the world championships, claiming the Caribbean nation's "spoiled" young sprinters lack the discipline to train and the hunger for success....
2019-07-10 03:45

Sasha DiGiulian: 'There's an assumption the male takes the lead in climbing' The American is one of professional climbing’s biggest names. And she has channeled her fame into encouraging women to take up the sportAs plumes of spray from the roiling Yosemite Falls cascaded to their left, Sasha DiGiulian, Jon Cardwell and Marcu...
2019-08-16 12:45

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
2019-05-21 17:30

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-09 17:15

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
2019-07-11 19:45

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have created a way to prevent male offspring from being born … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, ...
2019-07-11 20:45

Theresa May on tearful exit: If a male PM wept, he would be a patriot... if a woman does they ask why Theresa May has hit out at those who mocked her tears on the steps of Number 10, saying if a male prime minister wept they would be hailed a patriot....
2019-07-12 12:15

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
2019-07-12 18:15

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
2019-06-13 00:30

US 30-year Treasury yield falls to new historic low The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dropped to a record low in the morning of Asian trading hours on Thursday, breaching the 2% level for its first time, according to Reuters....
2019-08-15 05:00

Treasury limits state and local tax cap workarounds The Treasury Department has issued final rules that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump administration and passed in late 2017, limits the amo...
2019-06-12 04:15

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury around £1bn in dividend payouts following a surge in profits....
2019-08-02 10:45

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
2019-06-27 21:01

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Servi...
2019-07-02 21:15

MarketAxess Breaks Into Treasury Trading With Acquisition MarketAxess Holdings, the dominant online corporate bond-trading marketplace, is expanding into the $16 trillion market for U.S. government bonds with the acquisition of LiquidityEdge....
2019-08-13 16:45

Trump Tweet Slams Treasury Yield The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note recorded its largest one-day decline in more than a year after President Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese imports....
2019-08-02 00:00

China will not use its Treasury holdings as a weapon against the US, says expert China has other "weapons" in its trade battle with U.S. and selling off Treasurys will not be one of them, says Lowy Institute's Richard McGregor....
2019-07-18 10:30

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
2019-05-21 22:30

Hamptons restaurateur, chef clash over male strippers, $9K pasta machines A Southampton restaurateur’s plans to bring a Michelin-starred chef to the upscale beach town has been put on ice due to bitter feuding over $9,000 for pasta machines and a boisterous party involving male strippers, Side Dish has learned. Terra...
2019-06-24 00:15

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
2019-06-06 20:45

Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies, Fewer Than 80 Left In World Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction....
2019-05-27 16:45

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
2019-07-22 23:45

Country diary: a dowdy female with the vapours gets male moths a-flutter Langstone, Hampshire: Potential mates can detect the emergence of an adult vapourer moth from miles away It was impossible to miss the rusty tussock moth (Orgyia antiqua) caterpillar foraging on my raspberry bush. Its body was dotted with orangey-red...
2019-08-02 07:15

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
2019-05-21 14:38

Suspect in Defrocked Priest’s Killing Had Responded to Ad for Male Wrestlers, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
2019-06-06 08:30

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaign trail....
2019-07-10 23:01

An eccentric male MMA fighter wants to become the UFC's first 'intergender' champion by challenging a woman to a bout YouTube / BT Sport / ESPN MMA Henry Cejudo, a UFC fighter, says he wants to fight a woman in the Octagon. The woman he has challenged to a bout is the dominant featherweight fighter Valentina Shevchenko. She responded to his call out by saying: "Be ...
2019-08-15 04:30

Male Girl Scout leader who molested Westchester teens gets probation A male Girl Scout leader who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls was sentenced to six years probation in Westchester County Thursday. Albert Orjuela, 44, of Mount Pleasant, will also be forced to register as a sex offender, the W...
2019-07-19 03:00

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards usi...
2019-06-01 00:01

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
2019-07-20 04:45

Congresswoman Calls Out GOP 'Sex-Starved Male' Colleagues and All Hell Breaks Loose Sometimes it feels good to sling some infuriated insult at the Republicans denying people the right to control their own bodies, even if it doesn’t entirely make sense. For California Rep. Norma Torres, today must have been one of those times....
2019-06-13 07:15

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floo...
2019-06-13 04:15

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
2019-07-10 21:30

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned the mountain into a crowded subway train. Numbers experts say if the current trends continue, in two ye...
2019-06-13 23:15

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as a source of concern....
2019-05-30 04:15

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Since Before 2016 Vote U.S. government bond yields fell to their lowest levels since before the 2016 presidential election, completing a remarkable arc tracking the rise and fall of investors’ economic optimism....
2019-08-03 00:45

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-07-02 18:45

Treasury hits Standard Chartered with £10m sanctions fine The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputation....
2019-08-17 17:15

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
2019-07-16 11:30

House Panel Sues U.S. Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused to hand over....
2019-07-02 19:15

Market weighs risk of negative U.S. Treasury yields Traders and analysts are considering whether U.S. bond yields would fall below zero as a record amount around the world sank into negative territory this week....
2019-08-10 21:30

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
2019-07-03 01:45

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
2019-08-14 19:45

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
2019-07-12 02:15

Treasury Dept. designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ The move, a major escalation of the trade war, stoked fears that a commercial dispute with no end in sight would significantly harm a slowing global economy....
2019-08-06 01:15

UPDATE 1-Fannie Mae net income falls, seen paying $3.4 bln to U.S. Treasury Fannie Mae's net income fell in the second quarter from a year-ago due to losses on its derivatives, while it is expected to pay $3.4 billion in dividends to the U.S. Treasury, the No. 1 U.S. mortgage financing agency said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 16:01

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
2019-06-08 02:30

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
2019-08-14 19:45

U.S. decision on proposed tariff hikes is at least a month away-Treasury The Trump administration is studying how proposed tariff increases on Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 15:30

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeking access to budget details....
2019-05-29 03:45

Treasury Declines to Label China Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department once again opted not to label China a currency manipulator, despite President Trump’s pledge to do so while running for office....
2019-05-29 00:15

Treasury's Mnuchin says Amazon 'destroyed' U.S. retail sector U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that online giant Amazon.com Inc "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
2019-07-25 00:30

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
2019-07-15 21:00

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied those subpoenas, arguing in legal documents that th...
2019-07-02 18:30

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enable females to finally obtain passports and travel alone....
2019-08-02 19:00

Matthias & Maxime review – Xavier Dolan's heartfelt tale of male longing Two friends’ playful kiss rekindles suppressed feelings in a film swept along by rattling dialogue and simmering tensionsXavier Dolan’s unstoppably garrulous, sweet-natured new movie is a coming-of-age film, or possibly an approaching-thirtysomething...
2019-05-23 16:15

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so ...
2019-08-16 18:15

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
2019-05-31 18:45

Clay County Falls in Extras, Male Wins State Softball Title LEXINGTON, Ky- With their offense nonexistent today, Male won the small ball battle in route to taking down Clay County 2-1 in 8 innings. Male would go on to beat Warren East 6-1 in the State Championship game. Male tied up Clay County in the fourth ...
2019-06-16 06:00

No women are refereeing the Toronto Raptors finals. A look at females in male-dominated leagues There are currently three female referees in the NBA but not one is officiating the finals. However, the number of female referees on the court could soon rise....
2019-06-02 17:00

Why teen girls who are as good at math as male peers pick humanities jobs Women have the write stuff for both math and communication jobs, according to a new study. Teenage girls are just as good with numbers as boys — but their even-stronger verbal skills often inspire them to pick humanities-centric jobs instead, accordi...
2019-07-17 01:30

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He...
2019-05-24 16:45

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
2019-06-04 18:01

It’s not a crisis of masculinity that’s responsible for mass shootings. It’s male power | Suzanne Moore US massacres such as those in El Paso and Dayton have become shockingly ordinary. How many people have to die before we confront what’s really happening?You didn’t have to ask, did you, when you heard about the latest shootings in the US? You didn’t ...
2019-08-05 18:45

Amazon has ‘destroyed’ retail and should be scrutinized, Treasury chief Mnuchin says The comments come one day after the Justice Department announced it was opening a wide-ranging antitrust review of the “market-leading online platforms."...
2019-07-24 23:30

Treasury could reach debt limit much sooner than previously thought If lawmakers heed the The Bipartisan Policy Center’s warning that the Treasury Department could run out of money to pay its bills by early September, they could be forced to raise the borrowing limit before a lengthy break in August....
2019-07-09 04:30

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Trump will retain the authority to impose tariffs if...
2019-06-08 13:45

10-year Treasury yield drops below 2% for first time since November 2016 The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell below 2% for the first time since November 2016 on Wednesday — breaching a key psychological level....
2019-06-20 04:30

Phillip Hammond, the Treasury and the risk of a no-deal Brexit - podcast Poppy Trowbridge on her work as a special adviser in Hammond’s Treasury as it tried to plan for Brexit and avoid crashing out with no deal. Plus, Carey Gillam on how the biotech company Monsanto tried to destroy her reputationParliament is gearing up...
2019-08-16 12:45

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
2019-08-16 13:45

U.S. markets, Treasury bonds surge after record losses this week Significant market signals this week that warned of a possible recession rebounded from historic lows on Wall Street Friday, as did the sagging major U.S. indices....
2019-08-16 21:45

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTR’s website Tuesday said the U.S. was “disa...
2019-06-04 08:30

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuchin mirrored president Trump‘s recently-found toug...
2019-07-16 13:15

Bond Rally Drives 30-Year Treasury Yield to Record Low Another wave of buying in the U.S. government-bond market pushed the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond to a record low, the latest sign of mounting economic anxiety....
2019-08-14 19:15

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
2019-06-13 14:45

Treasury Finishes Rules Ending Blue-State Tax-Cap Workarounds The Treasury Department is releasing final rules that shut down a tax-planning strategy for residents of high-tax states, nixing a workaround that could have helped New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents skirt the new cap on state and local t...
2019-06-11 23:30

Treasury yields little changed ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields were little changed on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
2019-06-29 02:15

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
2019-05-22 16:45

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promises will be impossible to deliver if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. Hammond...
2019-07-01 15:15

Treasury Yields Steady Ahead of U.S.-China Trade Talks U.S. government-bond yields hovered near 2%, reflecting investor caution ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan this weekend....
2019-06-28 22:15

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 02:30

UK too desperate to secure US trade deal, says Clinton's treasury secretary Britain in weak negotiating position despite Trump’s warm words, says Larry SummersThe former US treasury secretary Larry Summers has said he does not believe that a “desperate” UK would manage to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with Washington, as D...
2019-08-06 17:00

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
2019-08-06 02:30

New Zealand Treasury says 'deliberately hacked' after budget details leak New Zealand's treasury department said on Tuesday it was deliberately hacked after the country's opposition party released what it said were key details of a budget due to be announced on Thursday....
2019-05-28 13:30

The Mark Field video is chillingly familiar to anyone who recognises male violence | Suzanne Moore The sight of a minister manhandling a female protester should be shocking, but some felt able to look on – or even defend itThe gut knows. The gut processes what the eye sees. A woman slammed up against a wall. A man, eyes bulging with rage, his hand...
2019-06-21 23:15

Male student poses as girl to catch sexual predators, nabs police officer _____ A California college student used a Snapchat filter to pose as an underage girl online in an effort to catch sexual predators. The alleged predator he caught was a San Mateo police officer. Ethan, 20, a San Francisco Bay Area college student, u...
2019-06-15 22:30

Sally Rooney’s ‘sensuous lips’: why male book critics diminish female writers A critic’s praise of Sally Rooney’s looks has prompted a storm of mockery on Twitter. But she is far from the first woman to be undermined by a distracted male journalist“A startled deer with sensuous lips”: what comes to mind? A hellish phantasm of ...
2019-08-12 22:15

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
2019-07-17 13:30

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
2019-06-13 00:45

U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could adopt a less dovish stance....
2019-07-17 04:30

Treasury yields tick higher after US labels China a 'currency manipulator' U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, as investors flocked to safer assets amid rapidly intensifying tensions between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-06 12:15

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities.Read more......
2019-07-16 06:30

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Deoghar Treasury Case The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jail as he is also serving sentence in two other......
2019-07-12 15:00

US House Panel Sues US Treasury, Revenue Service Over Trump's Tax Returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the US Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-07-02 20:30

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise as Treasury Again Explores Ultralong Bonds The Treasury Department’s latest expression of interest in issuing bonds with 50-year and 100-year maturities weighed on demand for existing Treasurys on Monday....
2019-08-20 02:00

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
2019-05-23 17:30

Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said....
2019-07-16 17:30

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
2019-07-18 08:45

Treasury yields move lower as China sets the yuan below expectations U.S. government debt prices were higher Wednesday morning, after China announced a slightly weaker-than-expected midpoint for the yuan, which could spark further criticism from the U.S....
2019-08-07 11:00

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings anxiety; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
2019-07-18 09:45

Treasury yields rise as traders look ahead to central bank decisions U.S. government debt prices fell on Tuesday as traders await monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) this week and the Federal Reserve next week....
2019-07-23 14:45

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on S...
2019-06-08 15:00

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
2019-06-19 12:15

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which explicitly uses the phrases "white nationalism" or "wh...
2019-07-02 11:45

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on S...
2019-06-08 21:30

US Treasury yields tick lower as investors await economic data, auctions Treasury yields have had a big move lower this month, with the 10-year Treasury yielding at its lowest level since September 2017 in the previous session....
2019-05-29 12:45

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
2019-07-10 12:30

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Commerce Department's Huawei blacklisting....
2019-07-11 18:30

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Growth Worries The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
2019-05-23 18:15

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
2019-07-13 04:15

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
2019-06-07 16:30

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
2019-07-19 06:15

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-week recess....
2019-07-13 01:45

Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed amid economic crisis Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week....
2019-08-19 04:30

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trade agreement between the two countries. Reuters reports today that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ec...
2019-06-10 13:15

U.S.-based Treasury bond funds attract fourth straight week of inflows -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the U.S. and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv's Li...
2019-06-06 23:15

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
2019-06-07 17:30

CBOE Begins Disseminating New Volatility Index On CME Group's 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note Options Contract CHICAGO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the stockholder voting results from its 2013 Annual Meeting held today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/MM97794LOGO-a) At the meeting, sto...
2019-05-23 04:45

South African National Treasury hopes for swift approval of bill to speed up funds to Eskom The South African National Treasury hopes parliament will approve a bill to speed up funds to struggling state power utility Eskom before the end of August, a department official said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:00

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
2019-06-27 20:30

Dad speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
2019-06-07 02:30

Two gay women attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for 'misogynistic' male riders Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
2019-06-07 17:30

'Cooler filled with male genitalia' found in raid of Phoenix body-donation company A head sewn onto a mismatched body and a cooler filled with penises are among items found by FBI agents during a raid on a body-donation business.       ...
2019-07-23 17:15

What's for breakfast in 21 different nations Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singapore, here's how 21 countries start the day....
2019-05-29 18:15

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pa...
2019-06-07 00:15

How to deal with an unhelpful HR department Human resources is the most redundant, useless, annoying section of any organization. Is there an alternative to going to HR for advice or help? I’d like to take a poll, my dear readers: If you were forced to share an office with an HR person or lawy...
2019-06-23 15:45

Global stocks fall on trade, earnings worry; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns began to percolate and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
2019-07-17 20:30

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
2019-06-20 10:15

Who Must Obtain A PAN? Income Tax Department Explains PAN card rules: PAN or Permanent Account Number is a 10-digit alphanumeric identification number is issued by the Income Tax Department to assessees including individuals and charitable trusts. The......
2019-07-17 16:15

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene....
2019-05-24 20:30

| 'Schoolboys' Namibia not ready for Cup of Nations Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti conceded his team were "not good enough" to compete at AFCON after their campaign ended with a 4-1 defeat by Ivory Coast....
2019-07-02 03:45

| Madagascar claim first point at Cup of Nations Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener....
2019-06-23 09:30

The Fiver | The business end of the Nations League Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Fiver readers of a certain age and nationality will remember Turnabout, a daytime BBC TV quiz show that was as ludicrously complicated as it was utterly compelling. Despite nobody involved, least of ...
2019-06-05 19:30

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
2019-06-30 23:15

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 15:15

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tickets, as part of a drive to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
2019-06-20 22:15

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
2019-06-10 13:01

Department-Store Woes Catch Up to Kohl's Kohl’s reported its third consecutive decline in quarterly sales, though it said business improved toward the end of the period and it maintained its guidance for the year....
2019-08-20 22:00

State Department OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billion, a Pentagon agency said on Monday....
2019-06-04 08:00

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
2019-06-02 17:15

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number o...
2019-07-07 18:30

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
2019-08-02 18:30

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrust agenda in the technology industry....
2019-08-05 12:45

Travel advisories by country, per the US Department of State The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
2019-07-17 17:00

Huawei is still very much blacklisted as far as the US Commerce Department is concerned When President Trump announced out of nowhere that US companies can once again supply key components to Huawei giving the Chinese tech giant more time to develop in-house alternatives, we were all left scratching our heads as to precisely what equipm...
2019-07-03 18:45

Marianne Williamson says she wants a 'Department of Peace' as POTUS Spiritual guru and 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson called for a "Department of Peace" during her Monday night appearance on "The Late Show."...
2019-07-23 07:45

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
2019-06-11 08:15

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
2019-05-31 17:15

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
2019-05-29 22:30

Commerce Department gives Huawei 90-day extension to buy from US suppliers US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday the US government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its un...
2019-08-20 01:30

Monsoon Likely To Become Active This Week, Says Weather Department June ended with 33 per cent of monsoon precipitation and over 78 per cent of meteorological subdivision recording "deficient" rainfall, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
2019-07-01 00:15

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-24 03:45

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark more than 500 passengers who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should take responsib...
2019-08-14 10:15

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
2019-06-07 19:30

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the...
2019-06-10 13:15

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress 6.53pm BST Benin’s supporters wel...
2019-07-03 03:15

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 22:30

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
2019-06-11 21:45

Nations League Thrills And Spills Win Over Skeptics Skepticism was washed away once the games got under way with competitive football between nations of a similar level replacing meaningless friendlies and often one-sided qualifiers....
2019-06-10 19:30

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said on Monday."...
2019-06-03 15:00

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 2.58pm BST Ivory Coast or Côte d’Ivoire? Some answers from the Guardian’s Noters and Queries, quite some ti...
2019-06-23 16:15

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
2019-07-19 23:15

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-20 00:45

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
2019-06-06 02:00

Tanzania fire coach after Cup of Nations exit "Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage."...
2019-07-09 14:30

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
2019-07-07 18:45

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango in the second half but that never really looked li...
2019-07-06 02:15

UN urges reluctant EU nations to help stranded migrants The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to European governments to urgently allow in more than 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean but who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should accept them...
2019-08-14 02:45

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
2019-06-20 17:45

Cameroon arrive late for Cup of Nations due to pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s squad arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations late on Saturday after delaying their departure over a pay dispute, risking possible sanction."...
2019-06-22 13:15

China Rebuked by 22 Nations Over Xinjiang Repression In an embarrassment for China, 22 countries rejected its version of events in the Xinjiang region, where a million or more people are in detention centers....
2019-07-11 03:30

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 19:45

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t disappoint....
2019-06-27 21:30

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16."...
2019-07-07 09:30

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possibility of advancing to the knockout stages of the tournament."...
2019-07-01 02:30

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
2019-06-10 00:15

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first ha...
2019-06-23 02:45

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.18pm BST 16 min: The whole crowd jump to their feet in giddy anticipation as Salah runs on to a ball ...
2019-06-30 21:30

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
2019-07-18 03:15

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea face Madagascar later....
2019-06-22 22:15

Mamata Banerjee Versus IT Department On Durga Puja Tax West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today hit out at the Income Tax department over its denial on levying taxes on the state's Durga Puja committees....
2019-08-14 00:15

Commerce Department will extend Huawei reprieve, Ross says The move will delay the implementation of a penalty on the Chinese tech giant for another 90 days. The commerce secretary’s comments come one day after President Trump suggested the U.S. would not grant another reprieve....
2019-08-19 18:00

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
2019-07-02 08:30

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” where chlamydia and gonorrhea can be tested in a mer...
2019-06-13 01:15

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
2019-06-22 11:45

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
2019-05-30 09:30

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matte...
2019-07-10 23:30

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
2019-06-11 15:15

84 Per Cent Of Met Department Subdivisions Record Deficient Rainfall With the progress of monsoon still remaining sluggish, 84 per cent of the meteorological subdivisions have recorded deficient rainfall, MeT department data shows....
2019-06-24 04:45

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
2019-06-06 17:30

Income Tax Department Asked To Add 1.30 Crore New Filers This Fiscal The income tax department has been tasked to add 1.30 crore new return filers in the current financial year as part of the government's plan to widen the tax base in the country....
2019-07-07 00:30

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion...
2019-06-01 05:15

For Cyclone Fani Alert, Weather Department Had Sent Nearly 65 Lakh SMS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast earlier this......
2019-05-28 03:30

Marianne Williamson to create ‘Department of Peace’ if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson said Monday that she will create a “Department of Peace” if she’s elected to the highest office in the country. Williamson, a self-help guru turned 2020 presidential contender, sai...
2019-08-20 03:00

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
2019-06-01 18:45

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
2019-06-16 20:30

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
2019-06-21 01:30

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-01 10:15

Andrew McCabe sues FBI, Justice Department over his firing The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him....
2019-08-09 05:15

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
2019-06-01 23:15

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has resigned, reportedly amid disputes over immigration policy.The state department did not comment on the...
2019-08-08 21:00

Portugal v Netherlands: Nations League final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the final in PortoBarney Ronay: Ronaldo’s final glory? Home triumph glimmersSend your thoughts and questions to Rob here 6.57pm BST Pre-match reading Related: Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on ...
2019-06-09 20:30

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
2019-06-24 00:45

Portugal police monitoring hooligans during Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Authorities say they are monitoring hooligans who are in Portugal for the UEFA Nations League. Portuguese officials say some fans known to have caused problems in soccer matches in the past are in the country but are being moni...
2019-06-08 18:15

Morocco v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the Group D matchWarda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of playersAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 5.17pm BST Morocco: Bounou; Dirar, Benatia, Saïss, Hakimi; Belhanda, El Ahmadi; Amrabat, Ziyec...
2019-06-28 18:30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
2019-06-30 07:30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia in trouble after two games The top two teams in group E couldn't get the better of one another. The result leaves Tunisia in more peril than Mali, who still look favorites to advance in top spot. Later, Morocco play Ivory Coast....
2019-06-28 20:45

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
2019-07-02 03:45

Portugal win Nations League as Gonçalo Guedes does for the Netherlands At the final whistle the celebrations from Cristiano Ronaldo were joyous but relatively restrained compared to the other occasions when he has added a trophy to his collection. He hugged his team-mates. He even embraced the referee. Two arms raised t...
2019-06-10 00:15

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented than others. Where are conditions for women's football best — and why?...
2019-06-27 21:30

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness against Algeria continues, as they fall to another defeat to their bogey team. They can point to bad luck - Mané should have been given a penal...
2019-06-27 21:00

Senegal to miss stalwart Koulibaly in Cup of Nations final "Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semi-final victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday\u0027s title decider - live on Eurosport."...
2019-07-15 17:45

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 02:15

In a first, 22 nations condemned China’s repression of Uigher Muslims. Without the U.S. This week’s step to condemn China has illustrated the way in which U.S. allies have begun to adapt to Trump’s abandoning of global bodies and treaties....
2019-07-12 11:30

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region...
2019-07-10 22:30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal end Benin's fairytale Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin. Everton's Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game....
2019-07-10 22:30

Madagascar continue fairytale debut at Cup of Nations with first victory "Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday."...
2019-06-28 01:30

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
2019-07-12 09:45

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just edged it but, in truth, it was not a very good game at all. Thanks for joining me. 7.47pm BST 90 min...
2019-06-29 21:45

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations and Russia have declared their support for elected lawmakers in Moldova after a court-appointed interim president dissolved parliament and called a new election...
2019-06-11 03:15

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
2019-06-06 18:15

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
2019-06-28 17:45

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat Burundi to close in on last-16 • Group B: Madagascar 1-0 Burundi• Marco Ilaimaharitra’s free-kick puts last-16 place in sightAfrica Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free-kick to beat Burundi ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Angola and Mauritania play out goalless draw at Cup of Nations "Angola and Mauritania drew 0-0 in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, leaving both sides facing a battle to advance to the knockout stages."...
2019-06-29 19:45

U.S. Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced ...
2019-08-01 02:45

The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European elections...
2019-05-26 04:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
2019-07-03 22:15

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 09:30

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products...
2019-06-13 01:15

Trippier left out of England squad for Nations League "Tottenham Hotspur pair Kieran Trippier and Harry Winks and Southampton duo James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond have been left out of England\u0027s final 23-man squad for the Nations League finals."...
2019-05-28 02:45

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Madagascar pulls off shock in style 6.53pm BST Nigeria, having slumped to second place (ahead of Guinean, who beat Burundi 2-0 thanks to goals by Mohamed Yattara) are now likely to face either Cameroon or Ghana in the next round. Who would they prefe...
2019-06-30 21:30

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
2019-08-17 13:45

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus Cyprus' foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations....
2019-05-31 00:00

Algeria 3-0 Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – at it happened Fine goals from Mohamed Belaili, Riyad Mahrez and Adam Ounas gave Algeria a comfortable win; they meet Mali or Ivory Coast next, and look good enough to go all the way. 9.52pm BST An excellent performance from Algeria: solid at the back, clever in m...
2019-07-07 23:30

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out of ideas against a well organised and very tidy Zimbabwe side. Both teams lacked sharpness up front...
2019-06-22 02:15

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals The European Union urged its member states on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to meet their 2030 climate goals after a review showed them falling short in some areas as the bloc's leaders prepare to debate going carbon-neutral by 2050....
2019-06-18 20:15

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were both left out....
2019-05-27 22:45

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a team that finished third in the group stage....
2019-07-01 18:15

EU nations vote against a wifi-based car standard: EU official European Union nations on Thursday voted against the EU executive's proposal for a wifi-based car standard in a blow to its backer Volkswagen , an EU official said....
2019-07-04 14:15

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
2019-06-30 23:15

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
2019-06-22 01:15

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's mos...
2019-07-18 17:00

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-20 22:00

Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced ...
2019-08-01 09:15

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase t...
2019-05-24 06:45

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
2019-05-29 01:30

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the last 16."...
2019-07-07 11:30

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
2019-07-23 01:30

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
2019-06-01 05:15

We are in the middle of the great American department store shakeout—and there's no stopping it The pressure facing Macy's, Nordstrom and J.C. Penney is the same: as the retail industry has transformed over the past few decades, department stores' greatest strength, size and scale, have become their greatest weakness....
2019-08-13 19:15

Inside the department at Apple that greenlights iPhone apps for the App Store An executive board led by Apple marketing SVP Phil Schiller meets every week to discuss controversial apps or other iPhone software programs that may infringe Apple's App Store guidelines....
2019-06-21 22:30

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-01 04:00

James Comey won’t be prosecuted by Justice Department over leaked memos The Justice Department will not prosecute fired FBI Director James Comey for leaking memos following a referral from the department’s inspector general, according to a report Thursday. “Everyone at the DOJ involved in the decision said it wasn’t a cl...
2019-08-01 23:01

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
2019-06-21 19:45

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
2019-05-21 21:45

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."...
2019-08-20 20:00

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21 01:30

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
2019-06-11 02:00

NYC fire department loses hard drive with over 10,000 medical records Data breaches normally entail online intrusions these days, but New York City's fire department is dealing with a classic problem: the physical storage is simply gone. FDNY has warned that an employee's personal hard drive went missing las...
2019-08-11 03:00

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
2019-07-24 10:30

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
2019-05-30 02:15

Huawei, Still on Commerce Department Blacklist, Reportedly Planning U.S. Layoffs Chinese tech firm Huawei is planning on laying off hundreds of U.S. workers after landing on a Commerce Department blacklist that has savaged its ability to do business stateside, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.Read more......
2019-07-15 00:45

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
2019-07-24 06:45

Department of Justice pushing T-Mobile to give more to Dish, sources say The DOJ is pushing on Deutsche Telekom to give more concessions to Dish to prop up the company as a stronger fourth competitor in the U.S. wireless market....
2019-07-02 22:15

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
2019-07-24 04:15

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into major technology firms, as criticism over the companies’ growing reach and power h...
2019-07-24 02:45

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
2019-07-24 02:15

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There&...
2019-07-24 01:30

Justice Department: Omarosa didn’t file financial disclosure The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her post...
2019-06-27 20:30

Saks Fifth Avenue to create huge men’s luxury-shoe department Men are shelling out increasingly big bucks for their shoes — and Saks Fifth Avenue is gearing up to chase them. The luxury retailer on Monday revealed plans to open an 8,000-square-foot shoe department at its Fifth Avenue flagship on Wednesday — haw...
2019-07-16 00:45

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal con...
2019-08-17 00:45

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace," it said in a statement....
2019-07-24 09:45

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
2019-06-18 07:15

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit testimony before Congress In back-to-back, nationally televised hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller to focus his testimony on specific examples of Trump's misconduct....
2019-07-23 04:45

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
2019-06-10 22:30

Arizona Department of Public Safety celebrates 50-year anniversary TUCSON – From stopping bad drivers to locating lost people, Arizona Department of Public Safety has been keeping Arizona safe for five decades. In celebration of their 50-year anniversary, the department held several special events across the s...
2019-07-02 05:15

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01 06:45

Marianne Williamson announces plan to create 'Department of Peace' Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson on Monday announced her plan to create a peace-building agency to focus on ending violence following years of U.S. military conflict and an uptick in mass shootings....
2019-08-20 12:30

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed. Understaffed, low-paying departments across the s...
2019-07-19 05:30

U.S. State Department welcomes news of ceasefire in northwest Syria The U.S. State Department on Saturday said it welcomed news of a ceasefire in Northwest Syria - the last rebel bastion in the country - and urged for an end to attacks on civilians....
2019-08-04 06:15

"Enormous Potential" Of Growth For India-US Ties: State Department There is an "enormous potential" for growth in the India-US relationship, the Trump administration has said, exuding confidence that the ongoing trade issues could be worked through because of the......
2019-07-17 09:15

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
2019-07-09 09:45

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a sou...
2019-07-19 02:15

Taiwan's $2.2B missile, tank purchase approved by State Department The State Department has approved two possible foreign military sales to Taiwan worth $2.2 billion with Taiwan for M1A2T Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles....
2019-07-09 19:30

Former State Department employee sentenced to more than three years in China spy case Federal Judge Randolph Moss sentenced former State Department employee Candace Claiborne to 40 months in prison and a $40,000 fine for one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States....
2019-07-10 02:45

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
2019-07-18 21:00

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
2019-06-04 09:15

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
2019-06-05 22:15

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
2019-06-22 13:15

U.S. Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares for a public appearance before lawmakers next week, the New York Times reported on Wednesd...
2019-07-10 20:45

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
2019-06-05 07:15