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Lawmakers seek scientific review of plan to tightly regulate all fentanyl copycats

Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have urged the Trump administration to conduct a scientific review of a Justice Department-backed bill to classify all illicit chemical knock...

Lawmakers seek scientific review of plan to tightly regulate all fentanyl copycats

Source: reuters.com

Top lawmaker signals support to classify all illicit fentanyl copycats like heroin A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the dru...
2019-06-05 00:15

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
2019-07-09 13:30

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
2019-05-21 21:01

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
2019-07-04 02:30

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
2019-05-22 21:15

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
2019-06-12 19:15

Lawmakers seek Boeing documents about 'defective' sensor alert on 737 Max Lawmakers are seeking documents from Boeing and the FAA on what they called a sensor alert Boeing said was not working properly but waited a year before telling federal officials....
2019-06-07 21:45

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
2019-05-30 04:30

Rebel Lawmakers Claim "Threat" To Life, Seek Protection The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
2019-07-10 04:30

Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Seek Protection As Kumaraswamy in Mumbai Today The rebel Karnataka lawmakers who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, seeking protection from Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
2019-07-10 02:15

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-14 00:15

Ferrari set to drop protest, seek review of Canada penalty Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, sources said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-13 18:15

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners....
2019-06-01 00:01

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
2019-06-16 18:45

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs from wildfires. (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California legislative leaders aren’t yet on boar...
2019-06-21 23:15

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
2019-06-21 00:30

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up i...
2019-06-06 02:00

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 16:30

UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block....
2019-07-10 12:15

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
2019-07-07 03:45

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats....
2019-06-20 20:00

The Blue Bell ice cream licker spawned copycats. One man has now been charged. Several people have recorded themselves licking and returning Blue Bell ice cream to store freezers after one video alone racked up 13 million views on Twitter....
2019-07-09 04:30

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
2019-07-03 21:15

Ferrari drops Vettel Canada penalty appeal plan but eyes review The Ferrari Formula 1 team has withdrawn its intention to appeal Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty, as it now evaluates a request for an official review of the incident...
2019-06-14 02:15

At 90, E. O. Wilson Still Thrives on Being a Scientific Provocateur Over six decades, the biologist (and workaholic) Edward O. Wilson has made huge contributions to science, often sparking controversies along the way....
2019-06-02 16:00

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer can have is the ability to comprehend a scientifi...
2019-06-15 05:45

The scientific nutrition facts you really need to inform your diet Are carbs good for you? Or eggs? Every week seems to bring contradictory new diet advice. New Scientist unpicks the surprising flaws in nutritional science...
2019-07-11 00:01

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
2019-06-17 09:45

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious diseases to coral reef preservation. A biomedical fel...
2019-05-29 21:45

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
2019-06-28 08:30

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
2019-05-21 14:32

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
2019-06-08 22:45

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
2019-07-13 21:30

See Natalie Halcro's Siblings Bicker Over Vaccines & Scientific Method on the Party Bus to Whistler So the Halcro-Pierson family trip is off to a fun start... It's hardly day one, but Stephanie and Joel Halcro are already mad on vacation in this clip from Sunday's new Relatively......
2019-06-06 19:15

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
2019-06-04 20:45

Ricoh, Elixirgen Scientific form biomedical venture, meld bioprinting with cell differentiation As part of the deal, Ricoh has acquired a 34.5 percent stake in Elixirgen Scientific and plans to help launch a biomedical business in North America....
2019-06-19 16:30

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state auth...
2019-07-01 02:15

Hypertension Diet: Best Whole Grain Flours To Regulate Blood Pressure Hypertension Diet: People with high blood pressure are advised to switch from refined flours to whole grain flours. Here are the best whole grain flours!...
2019-06-12 16:45

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
2019-06-05 09:30

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
2019-06-04 20:01

After Dozens of Fentanyl Killings, Hospital C.E.O. and 23 Employees Are Forced Out The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio resigned one month after a doctor was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
2019-07-13 00:30

Mom found guilty of killing baby with fentanyl in sippy cup A Pennsylvania mom who prosecutors argue gave her baby fentanyl in a sippy cup so she could return to smoking pot was found guilty in the child’s death. Jhenea Pratt, 23, showed no emotion when she was convicted Tuesday in Allegheny County Cour...
2019-06-05 22:30

Police: 3 students had thousands of fentanyl pills on campus Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students have been arrested for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her....
2019-06-06 22:15

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
2019-07-02 14:30

Diabetes Diet: This Low-Carb Special Roti May Help Regulate Blood Sugar Bajra has low carbohydrates content and is a rich source of proteins and fibre. It has a low glycaemic index, which works wonders to manage diabetes....
2019-07-10 20:15

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
2019-05-23 19:45

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvingt...
2019-06-15 07:15

Ohio Doctor Is Charged With 25 Murders in Fentanyl Overdose Deaths The authorities accused the doctor of deliberately causing patients’ deaths by prescribing fatal doses of the powerful opioid fentanyl. He pleaded not guilty....
2019-06-05 23:45

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug E...
2019-06-04 17:15

Canada needs to ‘hold China accountable’ for flow of fentanyl: Scheer Chinese labs are thought to be the source of much of the powdered form of the synthetic drug that has displaced less potent opioids in Canada's street-drug supply....
2019-06-01 12:15

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The...
2019-06-06 22:30

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticized her party....
2019-05-28 16:30

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province....
2019-05-24 21:30

Type-2 Diabetes: Drinking Kale Juice May Help Regulate High Blood Sugar If findings of a new study are to be believed, drinking kale juice may also help check blood sugar fluctuations in Type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to respond......
2019-07-03 05:00

Scottish government urged to regulate grouse moors after golden eagles vanish Call to outlaw intensive grouse shooting after disappearance of two juvenile eaglesConservationists have urged the Scottish government to regulate grouse moors after two golden eagles disappeared within hours of each other on a shooting estate in Per...
2019-07-01 20:00

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
2019-06-29 08:15

Pittsburgh mom found guilty after baby died by ingesting fentanyl from sippy cup PITTSBURGH (WPXI) – Jurors reached a verdict Tuesday in the trial for Jhenia Pratt, 23, who was charged with homicide after an 18-month-old baby died from ingesting fentanyl. Pratt was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and endangering th...
2019-06-05 20:30

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
2019-05-27 18:30

Drug traffickers tied to El Chapo’s cartel smuggled fentanyl, heroin to the Bronx Nearly two dozen drug traffickers with ties to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel allegedly smuggled heroin and fentanyl from Mexico to the Bronx — drugs that ended up being sold on the streets in $10 packets, authorities said Wednesday. A 20-mont...
2019-06-06 00:15

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18...
2019-06-07 03:45

Drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and coke at Manhattan fast food spots Want some oxy with those fries? A Manhattan drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in broad daylight at popular fast food spots — like McDonald’s, Chipotle and Au Bon Pain — while women with small children and babies stood just feet away, a...
2019-06-19 02:45

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
2019-05-21 14:38

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
2019-05-29 15:45

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
2019-06-09 10:00

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
2019-05-21 19:45

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 18:45

BMW CEO Krueger will not seek contract extension BMW said its CEO, Harald Krueger, 53, will not seek another term of office, pre-empting deliberations about whether he would be given another five-year term at the automaker....
2019-07-05 13:30

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they are seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
2019-05-25 15:45

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
2019-07-02 12:30

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, where he’s ...
2019-06-24 00:30

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled, a judge ...
2019-07-06 23:45

Univision Owners Seek Exit After Tumultuous Run Univision is exploring a possible sale, a move that would put an end to 12 years of private-equity ownership marked by an erosion of the Spanish-language broadcaster’s ratings dominance....
2019-07-05 07:15

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government following King Felipe VI's invitation....
2019-06-07 00:45

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
2019-06-18 20:30

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
2019-07-02 01:30

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-04 07:30

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to leave Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
2019-06-03 13:45

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
2019-06-07 01:30

Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari company is a major shareholder, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters....
2019-06-07 17:30

UK prosecutors won’t seek retrial in abused wife case LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors won’t seek a retrial for a woman who had been serving a life sentence for killing her husband. Sally Challen was convicted in 2011 of killing her 61-year-old husband Richard with a hammer. But her conviction wa...
2019-06-07 15:15

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday....
2019-07-15 00:15

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
2019-05-22 11:45

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
2019-06-17 05:00

Climbers seek new routes to keep the thrill of Everest alive It was a scene no one could quite believe -- atop Everest, once considered the most remote place on earth, lines of climbers snaked over the ridgeline above the mountain's highest camp at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), waiting for their turn to summit....
2019-07-07 03:30

Air Travel Workers Seek to Capitalize on Newfound Clout A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
2019-06-04 18:00

China's big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
2019-05-22 11:30

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for party leader ahead of the Sept. 17 general electio...
2019-06-11 14:30

Lexington Police Seek Breakthrough In Double Homicide LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are asking for help finding the person or people responsible for a double homicide two months ago. Police say that two people were found shot to death in a car on Race Street back in April. Police have...
2019-06-05 00:45

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sabeco hone their product offerings and build up marketing muscle....
2019-06-05 03:30

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
2019-07-11 06:00

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
2019-07-11 06:15

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than send him to prison. A jury convicted Mohamed Noor ...
2019-06-07 00:30

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
2019-06-17 09:45

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
2019-05-22 02:45

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two migrants told The Associated Press on Monday that guards fled the Gharyan detention center, which hou...
2019-07-01 11:45

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
2019-07-11 02:45

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
2019-05-31 13:45

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the WikiLeaks founder....
2019-06-04 13:30

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reapp...
2019-06-13 07:00

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
2019-05-31 14:30

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
2019-06-28 20:45

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
2019-06-19 16:30

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
2019-07-11 15:15

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist rally two years ago in Virginia. But lawyers for J...
2019-06-28 11:45

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail each year on the woman's birthday and the anniver...
2019-06-07 08:30

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
2019-06-04 02:30

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosan...
2019-06-02 07:30

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
2019-05-31 17:15

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
2019-05-22 19:15

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 million due to the grounding of the 737 MAX 8....
2019-05-25 03:30

Serena may seek grasscourt wildcard ahead of Wimbledon Serena Williams said she felt "pretty far away" from her optimal level after suffering a surprise third round defeat at the French Open to Sofia Kenin and suggested she might seek a wildcard entry into a grasscourt tournament in preparation for Wimbl...
2019-06-01 22:15

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home. Buchanan, 41, is not alone. A large majority of Americans mak...
2019-07-09 02:45

Bruce Arena and New England Revolution seek a fresh start in each other Arena, after the greatest failure of a hugely successful coaching career, takes on the challenge of reviving a franchise that has been left behind in modern MLS....
2019-05-24 15:30

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed....
2019-07-08 12:30

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
2019-06-11 23:00

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 14:00

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
2019-06-04 10:30

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:15

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
2019-06-14 19:30

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Polls have opened for the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, with a centrist party led by populist Prime M...
2019-05-24 19:45

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-25 08:15

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis grew....
2019-06-02 17:45

Joe Biden to seek greater involvement in global alliances as president Former Vice President Joe Biden called for greater U.S. involvement in global alliances Thursday in a New York City speech criticizing President Donald Trump's "America First" approach to foreign policy....
2019-07-11 23:45

Pakistan police seek to unravel networks trafficking women With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their daughters to Chinese men for cash, and they say evidence is growing that many of the women and girls ar...
2019-06-17 11:45

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran’s nuclear program....
2019-07-02 22:15

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
2019-06-27 22:45

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
2019-06-28 16:15

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
2019-05-22 13:01

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
2019-05-27 02:45

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer....
2019-06-18 21:15

Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven’t recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that left four people wounded and sent thousands fleeing...
2019-06-19 01:15

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats appointed three caretakers to run the party after leader Andrea Nahles resigned on Monday and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their loveless coalition with Chancellor Angela Mer...
2019-06-03 20:30

Iran’s president says it does not seek war with US, but will give ‘a crushing response’ if attacked TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says it does not seek war with US, but will give ‘a crushing response’ if attacked. The post Iran’s president says it does not seek war with US, but will give ‘a crushing responseR...
2019-06-12 20:15

China says some forces seek to undermine stability of Hong Kong The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Wednesday that some forces are seeking to undermine stability in Hong Kong, which has been racked by protests against an extradition bill....
2019-06-19 14:30

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
2019-07-10 14:00

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has said he will seek an apology from Rugby Australia and an admission that the code erred in terminating h...
2019-06-27 21:00

E3 2019: Seek out these off-the-wall video games for experiences beyond the norm From the hundreds of video games displayed at the recent E3 expo, here's four upcoming releases that offer offbeat, quirky adventures.       ...
2019-06-14 21:30

US Doesn't Seek War With Iran, But Won't Back Down: Vice President Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with Iran over its nuclear program....
2019-07-08 21:45

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill....
2019-06-17 05:30

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty....
2019-07-08 13:30

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating...
2019-06-15 20:45

Police seek smart doorbell networks to solve crimes Police departments across the U.S. are asking residents to register their security cameras so they can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
2019-06-17 21:15

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime minister to prioritise a trade-oriented Brexit deal, claiming that delays caused by a no-deal Brexit co...
2019-06-27 18:45

Sri Lankan prosecutors seek to reopen student killing case Sri Lankan prosecutors have asked police to locate three key witnesses in the 2006 killings of five ethnic Tamil students, days after a judge dismissed charges against 13 policemen suspected in the case, citing a lack of evidence...
2019-07-09 15:15

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany....
2019-05-21 15:30

Estonia PM says EU leaders will seek bigger majority to agree on top jobs Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas on Monday said there was enough backing for an agreement on how to allocate the European Union's top jobs, but that it was the right decision to pause talks between national leaders until Tuesday because opposition ...
2019-07-01 14:15

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:15

Xi, Modi, Putin seek to strengthen multilateral world order The meeting between Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit reinforces the multilateral nature of the world today, say experts....
2019-07-01 18:15

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
2019-06-06 18:30

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 17:30

Spain's king invites Sanchez to seek parliamentary vote as PM Spain's King Felipe VI invited acting head of government Pedro Sanchez on Thursday to seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as prime minister, parliament's speaker said....
2019-06-07 00:45

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border spending fight.The Democratic caucus’ most prominent...
2019-07-10 05:00

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
2019-06-13 22:15

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-06-06 22:45

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss how to update the country's immigration system and......
2019-07-04 05:45

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared to over 80 percent of women with at least a college degree....
2019-06-28 18:15

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
2019-05-29 21:30

Police won’t seek charges in teen’s suicide death, despite bullying claims Criminal charges will not be filed in connection to a Colorado teen whose mother said her son was bullied before taking his own life in February. A police spokeswoman in Greenwood Village told the Denver Post that there’s no indication “anyone acted ...
2019-06-04 00:30

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
2019-07-14 01:45

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
2019-05-29 19:45

REFILE-U.S. prosecutors seek records from Citgo Petroleum in bribery probe The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking documents from Citgo Petroleum Corp as part of an investigation into bribery by U.S. suppliers involving its Venezuelan parent, state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela ....
2019-06-03 23:45

England seek response to Netherlands nightmare with reminder of progress made "The final of the Nations League will take centre stage on Sunday, but not even the most ardent England fan will admit to being enthused by the starter course involving Gareth Southgate\u0027s exhausted group and Switzerland."...
2019-06-08 19:30

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said....
2019-06-21 22:45

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
2019-06-05 23:15

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
2019-05-28 07:45

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 74 kilometres in New Mexico and another covering 8 kilometres in Yuma, Arizona....
2019-05-25 23:45

Bihar Councillors Seek Holiday On Guru Purnima, Get 2 Extra Hours Instead Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has rejected the demand of several members of the Bihar Legislative Council, especially those from the ruling Janata Dal United (JDU), for a government holiday on the......
2019-07-11 15:45

Jodie Taylor earns plaudits as England seek World Cup momentum Manager Phil Neville admits he needs to work on improving service to his striker, who was top scorer at Euro 2017Jodie Taylor’s first goal in an England shirt for 14 months served as a reminder of the adage about form being temporary but class perman...
2019-06-16 02:15

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the c...
2019-07-13 16:30

Australia "Pumped" As Steve Smith And David Warner Seek Redemption Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets on home turf to be crowned champions in 2015 and extend their record as the tournament's most successful team....
2019-05-21 19:45

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
2019-06-04 15:45

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic cooperation but fundamental political differences remain....
2019-07-01 15:45

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
2019-05-22 21:45

Prosecutors seek sale of two New York condos linked to Malaysian fugitive U.S. prosecutors are seeking to sell two luxury condominiums in New York City linked to fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, court documents showed, the latest effort to recover money allegedly stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB....
2019-05-30 09:30

JCPOA reeling, Iran’s youths seek sustainable economic path Economic frustration is spreading in Iran as tensions with the United States increase. Many well-educated young Iranians are contemplating life abroad. Is the US's "campaign of maximum pressure" working?...
2019-06-22 00:30

Police seek surveillance footage from missing mom Jennifer Dulos’ neighbors Police are asking residents and business owners to turn over any surveillance video they have that captures vehicular activity in order to assist in the investigation into missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos. The New Canaan Police Department sent ...
2019-06-04 18:30

Eric Swalwell ends U.S. presidential bid, will seek reelection for Congressional seat Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid....
2019-07-09 00:45

Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census Mr. Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Thursday that he was giving up on the census question two weeks after the Supreme Court rebuked the Trump administration over its effort to modify the census....
2019-07-12 03:45

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
2019-06-07 02:15

US To Seek Rollback Of Indian Tariffs As Officials Meet Today: Report United States will seek rollback of tariffs imposed by India on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet today, a senior government source told news agency Reuters....
2019-07-12 08:00

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
2019-06-05 05:15

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department....
2019-07-12 03:30

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
2019-05-21 14:38

JPMorgan's deposit growth slowing as customers seek higher yield Deposit growth at JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, is slowing as customers withdraw some of their money and stash it with competing banks that pay higher interest rates, a bank executive said Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:30

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
2019-05-22 04:45

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
2019-06-04 20:45

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
2019-07-10 04:15

Trump, Trudeau seek collaboration on 'critical minerals': White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered officials on Thursday to develop a plan for U.S.-Canada collaboration on "critical minerals," the White House said in a statement after a meeting of the two leaders....
2019-06-21 01:30

Cops Seek Consent To Probe Sons Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Cow Vigilantes The Rajasthan police has sought permission from an Alwar court to investigate further the case against the two sons of Pehlu Khan, who was beaten to death by cow vigilantes two years ago for allegedly......
2019-07-09 17:15

U.S. and China Agree to a Trade War Cease-Fire as Rivals Seek Breakthrough OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed to a cease-fire Saturday in their nations’ yearlong trade war, averting for now an escalation feared by financial markets, businesses and farmers. Trump said U...
2019-06-29 19:15

French Prosecutors Seek Suspended Prison Sentence For Saudi Princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating......
2019-07-10 03:15

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
2019-06-22 05:30

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
2019-06-12 06:45

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
2019-06-13 09:45

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-12 11:15

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
2019-06-22 01:15

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
2019-07-12 09:00

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migra...
2019-05-21 16:15

Trump drops executive action on U.S. Census, will seek citizenship survey by other means U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to back down on Thursday on plans to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, but order the government do the survey by other means, a government official told Reuters....
2019-07-11 23:00

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

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
2019-05-30 09:30

Iraq oil minister says OPEC members seek inventories control, market balance Iraq's oil minister said on Monday that his government and the rest of OPEC seek to control global oil inventories and restore balance to the oil market which faces "huge challenges", according to a ministry statement....
2019-07-01 15:15

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their o...
2019-07-11 21:45

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our memb...
2019-06-08 01:45

Fearing stock market rout, investors seek shelter in dependable dividends Defensive equity strategies focused on high payouts and steady earnings have gained in popularity this year as investors flock to safety, worried the biggest stock market rally in decades is about to come crashing down....
2019-07-01 02:15

UPDATE 2-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by France's Total to buy Anadarko's Algerian assets....
2019-05-28 19:15

Console makers seek to avoid 25% price bump driven by Trump’s trade war Enlarge / This could all be 25% more expensive if the Trump administration's latest Chinese tariff threats go through. With the long-running trade war between the United States and China continuing to escalate, the Trump administration is now thre...
2019-06-27 19:45

UPDATE 1-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by France's Total to buy Anadarko's Algerian assets....
2019-05-27 17:45

Algerian energy minister says will seek "good compromise" over Total's deal with Anadarko Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he will seek a "good compromise" when asked whether authorities will block France's Total to buy Anadarko's assets in the North African country....
2019-05-27 17:45

India, China Agree To Seek Mutually Acceptable Solution To Boundary Issue India and China have agreed to seek a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution to the boundary question through negotiations, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday....
2019-06-27 23:00

After a Police Shooting, Ethiopian Israelis Seek a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Reckoning The fatal shooting of a black teenager by the Israeli police has set off angry protests in a community that has faced a long history of discrimination....
2019-07-14 12:45

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbour...
2019-05-27 12:45

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
2019-06-05 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

New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York state have passed legislation that would eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana. The legislation would replace low-level criminal charges with civil tickets similar to a parki...
2019-06-21 15:30

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
2019-06-05 09:30

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to finance the liasons were not criminal because he was...
2019-06-30 00:15

Plaintiffs seek to block Justice Department from changing lawyers in census citizenship case Those challenging the inclusion of the question said in a filing Monday that the Trump administration has not given “satisfactory reasons” for the move....
2019-07-09 09:15

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline thro...
2019-06-20 09:15

Black Woman Gets a Racist Surprise with Her Drive-Thru Order: ‘I Seek Justice for This Hate Crime’ After ordering your food in the drive-thru, it’s only natural to check your receipt in order to asses the damage to your bank account. I mean, did you really need those carne asada fries?...
2019-06-14 21:01

France, Iran agree to seek conditions to resume nuclear talks by July 15: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialogue on the Iranian nuclear question by July 15....
2019-07-06 23:45

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
2019-06-01 00:01

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
2019-07-16 09:30

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty....
2019-06-05 14:30

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resoluti...
2019-07-06 19:45

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and...
2019-06-08 16:45

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
2019-07-01 22:00

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
2019-05-31 03:45

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
2019-07-14 04:15

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
2019-06-06 00:30

NY lawmakers OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday following Assembly passage last week. Democrats lead both chambe...
2019-06-18 03:30

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
2019-06-18 16:15

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.        ...
2019-06-27 21:30

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the c...
2019-05-21 14:38

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
2019-07-08 16:45

Portland police seek others taking part in violent Antifa assaults, as more details of attacks revealed Authorities in Oregon released additional photos on Tuesday of people believed to have been involved in violent Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as new details of some o...
2019-07-03 20:30

The Latest: Lawmakers want to choose EU Commission head BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:45 p.m. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the legislature believes the new head of the EU executive Commission should be chosen from the candidates put forw...
2019-05-28 13:30

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
2019-07-11 10:15

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
2019-07-10 16:45

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Members of central Florida’s congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred three years ago by a supporter of the Islamic St...
2019-06-10 19:15

Cooks, crooks and videotape: Europe's new lawmakers From a TV chef and stand-up comic to a man in jail and a former prime minister famed for raunchy mansion parties, the new European Parliament features no shortage of less than run-of-the-mill lobby fodder....
2019-05-28 20:15

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
2019-05-23 20:30

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
2019-06-06 00:30

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
2019-06-11 03:45

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
2019-07-13 03:45

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
2019-07-10 03:15

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany̵...
2019-06-22 14:45

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential...
2019-05-30 14:45

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
2019-05-30 00:45

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
2019-06-05 17:45

After Karnataka, Congress Meltdown In Goa. 10 Of 15 Lawmakers Join BJP As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and have merged with the ruling BJP....
2019-07-10 18:30

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislati...
2019-06-05 00:45

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
2019-07-10 00:15

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is available in the office....
2019-07-09 10:45

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
2019-06-02 12:45

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time for lawmakers to question him, sources told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-12 20:15

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
2019-07-01 20:45

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
2019-06-24 00:15

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
2019-05-29 03:30

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
2019-05-24 13:45

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
2019-07-09 17:15

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearin...
2019-05-24 06:45

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
2019-05-24 15:45

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 01:00

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
2019-05-29 04:30

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
2019-07-11 01:15

Mom of baby who died in ICE camp brings lawmakers to tears WASHINGTON – A Guatemalan mother whose baby girl died after being in a US immigration detention facility told lawmakers Wednesday the US is locking up children in cages as if “they were animals.” “I’m here today because I don’t want any m...
2019-07-11 06:15

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
2019-07-11 03:45

UK lawmakers fail in latest bid to block no-deal Brexit A group of pro-European Union lawmakers failed on Monday in their latest bid to prevent Britain leaving the bloc without an exit deal, after parliament's speaker did not choose their proposal to be put to a vote....
2019-07-01 19:15

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immig...
2019-06-01 07:00

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, President Michel Aoun said on Twitter on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 16:45

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups. A report released Thursday said the regulations ...
2019-06-13 18:15

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02 03:15

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
2019-05-25 19:15

Von der Leyen seeks EU lawmakers' support to become new Commission head Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, competitiveness, digitalization and the fight against climate change....
2019-07-10 14:30

UK lawmakers back gay marriage, abortion access for NIreland British lawmakers have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages and expanding abortion access in Northern Ireland if the assembly there doesn’t reconvene by Oct. 21...
2019-07-10 00:30

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
2019-05-31 07:30

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
2019-05-25 04:15

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
2019-05-30 00:45

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

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
2019-06-28 19:30

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
2019-07-10 16:15

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
2019-06-13 09:15

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their pa...
2019-06-12 19:15

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season...
2019-06-13 10:45

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
2019-05-25 15:45

Von der Leyen sets out greener, fairer Europe to EU lawmakers Germany's Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday sketched out her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe in a last-ditch effort to win the votes of European socialist and liberal lawmakers to become the first female European Commission head....
2019-07-16 17:30

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

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​When​ @realDonaldTrump​ ​tells four American Congres...
2019-07-14 20:15

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
2019-07-08 14:30

Labour lawmakers in Scotland blame Corbyn for EU drubbing Senior members of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland blamed leader Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit "ambiguity" on Monday for a Labour wipeout in Scotland in the European Parliament election....
2019-05-27 17:45

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
2019-05-23 02:30

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multi-employer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
2019-07-12 19:45

New York lawmakers pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Assembly sponsor Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the declawing poses serious health complications for kitties. Violators would f...
2019-06-05 03:45

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
2019-06-21 01:30

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
2019-05-23 05:15

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday....
2019-07-12 22:15

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote....
2019-07-16 16:30

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
2019-07-13 09:15

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
2019-05-23 00:15

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing unidentified campaign sources....
2019-07-16 17:30

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur...
2019-07-03 15:45

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumult prompted Democratic leaders Monday night to del...
2019-06-11 16:15

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Ala...
2019-05-23 02:15

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
2019-05-21 22:45

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
2019-06-06 04:30

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legisl...
2019-06-11 06:45

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
2019-05-22 09:15

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
2019-05-21 17:30

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
2019-07-11 23:45

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 01:15

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
2019-07-17 00:30

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
2019-07-02 09:45

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

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
2019-07-07 18:30

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
2019-05-23 22:30

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
2019-07-07 07:00

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

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissione...
2019-07-02 07:15

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:15

"Bharat Mata Ki Jai", "Jai Shri Ram" Slogans As Lawmakers Take Oath Many newly-elected members on Tuesday raised slogans after concluding their oath in Lok Sabha, with some even engaging in raillery and heated exchanges, ignoring the Chair's direction to desist from......
2019-06-18 17:45

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
2019-06-07 15:45

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
2019-07-04 16:30

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers......
2019-07-11 06:30

PM Asks BJP Lawmakers To Take 150-km Foot-March For 150th Gandhi Jayanti Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed BJP parliamentarians to go on a 150-km ''padyatra'' or foot-march in their constituencies to mark "Gandhi 150" or the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma......
2019-07-09 10:45

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-20 13:30

Florida lawmakers demand migrant teen facility be shut down MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration shut down a Florida migrant teen facility and release hundreds of children to small shelters or relatives. South Florida U.S. representatives say their decision comes...
2019-06-04 20:15

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common disdain for the quarterback....
2019-06-06 02:15

Fulfill Promises Made By You: Rajnath Singh To First Time Lawmakers Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today cautioned first-time lawmakers to not make tall promises in public, saying any difference between words and deeds will lead to credibility crisis for them....
2019-07-03 22:30

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
2019-05-22 02:45

Alaska lawmakers weigh governor’s call for new session venue WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — When Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy called a special session in his hometown of Wasilla, some agreed with him that a change of venue would be good for lawmakers struggling to finish their work. Others cited logistical and security c...
2019-06-20 09:15

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
2019-05-22 06:45

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
2019-07-10 22:00

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Re...
2019-07-16 01:45

Will Give First-Time Woman Lawmakers Chance To Speak: Om Birla Speaker Om Birla today said he wants all first-time woman members of the Lok Sabha to have a chance to speak in the House during the ongoing session....
2019-07-03 19:15

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
2019-07-15 22:15

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Dem...
2019-06-11 09:30

‘What’s the point?’ Lawmakers fess up to not fully reading the Mueller report Time for a Mueller report reality check: Only a small segment of America’s most powerful have read it. President Donald Trump can’t give a straight answer about the subject. More than a dozen members of Congress readily admitted to POLITICO that they...
2019-07-09 14:45

Manmohan Singh Asks Lawmakers To Instill Confidence In People Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday exhorted Rajasthan legislators to instill confidence among people with their leadership and said they count on their leaders to ensure that the politics of......
2019-07-08 00:45

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Lawmakers May Visit Ayodhya Soon Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and 18 newly elected parliamentarians from the party are likely to visit Ayodhya, which is in the news over the Ram temple dispute,before the monsoon session of the......
2019-06-05 22:15

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of an income tax relief bill pushed by GOP leaders. Th...
2019-05-29 19:45

Trump congratulates New Jersey lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires In a morning tweet, the president weighed in on the budget process in a state where Democrats control the governor’s office and both chambers of the legislature....
2019-07-01 18:30

Yogi Adityanath Hosts Lunch For Newly Elected BJP Lawmakers From UP Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday hosted a lunch for all newly elected MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state....
2019-05-29 13:45

Ohio Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Save Nuclear Plants but Vow to Keep Trying FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., the Ohio utility operating under federal bankruptcy protection, said it was optimistic state lawmakers would authorize aid to keep the state’s two nuclear plants running....
2019-07-07 16:45

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday. The bill, which was submitted to Gov. Kay Ivey over the weekend, will require sex offenders convict...
2019-06-05 06:15

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons....
2019-05-29 02:45

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many wome...
2019-07-08 10:15

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
2019-06-20 18:45

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
2019-05-30 02:15

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that actively lobby against new laws....
2019-07-15 17:45

Trinamool Lawmakers Give 2 Zero Hour Notices In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians today gave Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over two different issues pertaining to the Centre's recent proposals....
2019-07-08 07:30

Oregon governor sends police to get GOP lawmakers after they flee from vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon fled the Salem courthouse Thursday following a days of "fruitless" debate over a cap-and-trade bill, known colloquially as HB 2020....
2019-06-21 02:15

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
2019-06-10 06:00

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan...
2019-06-05 04:15

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's opposition Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, the party's trade spokesman Barry Gardiner said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 11:30

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
2019-07-11 23:15

4 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Visit Siddhivinayak Temple In Mumbai Amid the political turmoil in Karnataka, four of the fourteen rebel lawmakers from the state who are camping in Mumbai, on Friday visited the famous Siddhivinayak temple in the maximum city and......
2019-07-12 15:00

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers and asking them to join the BJP....
2019-06-08 04:15

Rebel Lawmakers Approach Top Court, Say Speaker Has "Abandoned Duty" Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared in court on behalf of the rebel legislators. The former Attorney-General asked that the matter be heard urgently but the court declined to do so. The matter will......
2019-07-10 13:15

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this...
2019-06-18 23:45

VP Pence agrees lawmakers to be notified of child migrant deaths U.S. Vice President Michael Pence, in a telephone conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, agreed on Thursday that lawmakers would be notified within 24 hours after the death of a child migrant held in custody at the U.S.-Mexico border, a source...
2019-06-28 04:30

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
2019-05-23 09:45

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
2019-05-23 02:15

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow....
2019-05-21 16:30

BJP Buying Lawmakers With Notes Ban Cash, Alleges Digvijaya Singh Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday claimed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party had made so much money during demonetisation that it was now "buying" MLAs....
2019-07-12 15:00

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
2019-07-10 02:15

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 03:15

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
2019-07-11 23:00

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
2019-07-09 02:30

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
2019-05-23 22:30

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the end of the legislative session on June 19. “I am totally prepared to make them stay, I’ve done it bef...
2019-06-07 23:15

Iran lawmakers chant 'Death to America' as U.S. called 'terrorist' Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with Washington following the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
2019-06-23 11:30

DMK Seeks Urgent Hearing In Top Court To Disqualify 11 AIADMK Lawmakers The DMK Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of its plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK assembly lawmakers for voting against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy in a......
2019-07-02 14:30

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-06-08 01:01

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations betwe...
2019-06-16 08:45

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
2019-06-04 01:30

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct ...
2019-05-23 01:15

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “came from.”...
2019-07-16 14:15

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
2019-05-22 19:45

Lawmakers ask Tish James to investigate Cy Vance over Epstein case Five Manhattan lawmakers wrote to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday, urging her to probe Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s failed support eight years ago of more lenient sex offender monitoring for multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epst...
2019-07-13 09:45

Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and AmazonBig tech will be in the hot seat this week as US lawmakers turn their attention to the growing power of these corporate behem...
2019-07-16 11:45

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to question him....
2019-07-13 20:15

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
2019-05-22 17:15

Germany's Weber urges EU lawmakers to back von der Leyen in top job vote German conservative Manfred Weber urged EU lawmakers to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission in a knife-edge vote on Tuesday, warning that a rejection would create political instability in Europe....
2019-07-16 09:30

6 BSP Lawmakers In Rajasthan To Meet Mayawati Over 2019 Poll Performance Six Bahujan Samaj Party lawmakers in Rajasthan will meet party chief Mayawati in Delhi on June 1, during which the party's performance in the Lok Sabha polls in the state will be reviewed, a......
2019-05-28 10:45

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
2019-05-22 10:45

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
2019-05-22 20:30

EU liberal lawmakers to back von der Leyen as next EU commission head: chairman Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the group said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 17:30

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
2019-06-19 06:15