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Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse

Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drive...

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse

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UPDATE 1-Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company....
22:39, 09/12/2019

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to explain how Amazon recommends products In a letter to Jeff Bezos, Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal asked how the "Amazon's Choice" badge works, after reports indicated it recommends inferior products....
23:52, 08/12/2019

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to crack down on thousands of unsafe products on Amazon Three Senate Democrats sent a letter to Amazon urging the company to do something about the thousands of unsafe or banned products listed on the e-commerce site....
02:13, 08/30/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
18:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are tasked with essential work, they are largely treated as second-class citizens. In response, a group...
05:00, 08/06/2019

US Senators Urge Trump To End Nuclear Talks With Saudi Arabia Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output......
07:39, 09/19/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
19:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe....
20:13, 09/20/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump administration to end nuclear talks with Saudis Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and diversion of hundreds of flights, and similar disruptions have happened at Dubai International Airport...
01:26, 04/30/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:39, 05/21/2019

U.S. Senators urge FTC to scrutinize multi-billion dollar pharma mergers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday led a letter by U.S. senators that urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely scrutinize pharma mergers, raising concerns about the potential harm to customers....
05:39, 09/18/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
11:00, 06/27/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
23:39, 04/29/2019

U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
22:52, 04/29/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
01:26, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
23:39, 04/29/2019

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...
02:52, 07/07/2019

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge into a titan to rival AT&T and Verizon. Sixteen states are suing to block the me...
00:13, 08/18/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team have been sued over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo. The lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was filed on Friday b...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to remove the official from office....
13:52, 08/06/2019

| PFA urge social media platforms to protects stars from abuse The Professional Footballers' Association has called on social media companies to ensure Premier League stars get better protection from racist abuse....
05:52, 09/05/2019

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers have called on Uefa to take stronger action against racism after their under-18 team were forced to lea...
20:00, 08/14/2019

New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Pictures Give Us a Look at Updated Amazons Martin Freeman assumes he’ll be back for Black Panther 2, whenever it happens. Get a look at Studio Trigger’s new anime film Promare ahead of its western release. Kane Hodder wants to play Jason again whenever Friday the 13th’s rights situation gets ...
16:26, 08/19/2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos divorce finalized by judge Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from author MacKenzie Bezos has been finalized by a judge, leaving MacKenzie with a settlement worth $38 billion.       ...
16:53, 07/06/2019

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez made their public debut at Wimbledon just days after Bezos' record-setting divorce was finalized Adrian Dennis/Reuters The world's richest man made his first public appearance with his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez since reports of his alleged infidelity to his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos leaked out. The two attended the five-hour, instant classic men'...
08:52, 07/15/2019

Charities urge Home Office 'let trafficking victims stay here longer to prevent even more abuse' Home Secretary Priti Patel was today urged to allow trafficking victims to stay in Britain for at least 30 months after being rescued to protect them from renewed exploitation....
14:00, 07/30/2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and two officers over unauthorized access to a government database of driver’s license information, Wired...
01:39, 06/24/2019

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior women. ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

IndyCar Driver's Withdrawal from Ovals Raises Larger Questions About Driver Safety On the cusp of IndyCar’s second oval race of the season at Texas Motor Speedway, Carlin driver Max Chilton has stepped down. He’s not retiring, not yet—but he’s just not comfortable competing in the last four oval races of the 2019 season....
01:26, 06/05/2019

Guy who kinda looks like Adam Driver recreates Adam Driver photos, asks only for sandwich in return What we’ve got here is a guy named Ben Schifano, who looks, eh, kinda like Adam Driver. Schifano, sensing an opportunity in the Force, has used this passing resemblance to recreate photos of Driver in the hopes of earning himself a sandwich. These ph...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Bezos and Zuckerberg Take Their Pitches to Washington The Amazon and Facebook leaders were there for different reasons, but the appearances highlighted their companies’ need to reshape the public debate about their practices....
07:39, 09/20/2019

Can Jeff Bezos Make Money in Space? The Amazon founder’s Blue Origin has expanded dramatically in the past three years as it looks to be a player in the lucrative market for government and commercial business....
09:13, 05/20/2019

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
23:52, 06/06/2019

For Prime Day, New Yorkers Order Jeff Bezos to Do Better Around one hundred New Yorkers took a page out of Amazon’s book this afternoon and made a one-day delivery to the $80 million penthouse apartment of CEO Jeff Bezos: 275,000 signed petitions demanding broad change from a company which is becoming more...
23:00, 07/15/2019

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Donate Half of Her Wealth MacKenzie Bezos, one of the richest women in the world, has committed to donate at least half of her wealth to charity following her divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos....
15:26, 05/28/2019

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
13:13, 07/02/2019

MacKenzie Bezos pledges more than half her wealth to charity Jeff Bezos’ former wife, known as world’s 22nd richest person with $36.6bn fortune, signs up to the Giving PledgeMacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the world’s fourth richest woman following her divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive ...
19:52, 05/28/2019

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half of $35B fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos said on Tuesday that she would pledge half of her enormous fortune to charity, something her ex-husband, Jeff, has been criticized for not doing. ...
21:13, 05/28/2019

Jeff Bezos Says Robotic Hands Will Be Ready for Use in Next 10 Years Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has said he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans....
09:52, 06/07/2019

MacKenzie Bezos is worth $35B, and she plans to give half of it away MacKenzie Bezos, who recently divorced from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, revealed she plans to give at least half her wealth to charity.        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Buffett and Bezos Miss Out on Long-Term Money The absence of Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway from stock-market indexes for long-term gains—when Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett are adamant about investing for the long haul—reveals the difficulties faced by those who want a simple way to invest for a ...
11:39, 05/12/2019

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Jeff Bezos and the United States of Amazon – podcast In 1994, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, the company that has since made him the richest man in the world. Julia Carrie Wong charts the company’s success and controversies. Plus: Jim Waterson on why young people aren’t watching the news anymoreAmazon star...
09:13, 07/29/2019

Bezos to unveil private space company secrets Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon and the world's richest man, is set to bring his private space firm out of the dark at an event on Thursday....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Bezos, Musk to Help NASA Land First Woman and Next Man on Moon NASA has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024....
16:00, 07/31/2019

Trump wants to return to the moon. Jeff Bezos is among those vying to help. Bezos unveiled a life-size mock-up of the lander his company, Blue Origin, is developing to ferry cargo and supplies to the surface of the moon, and he made an emotional case for humanity to expand out into the cosmos, a cause he has called the most ...
03:39, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos says he’ll send a spaceship to the moon Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he's going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. (May 9)        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

5 Mistakes MacKenzie Bezos and Other Mega-Donors Should Avoid The philanthropic road is littered with the carcasses of those who thought that “disrupting” poverty would be as simple as disrupting the taxi industry....
18:26, 05/31/2019

Jeff Bezos snags 3 Manhattan apartments for $80 million Despite Amazon giving New York City the cold shoulder, its CEO is set to snag some prime Manhattan real estate. Jeff Bezos, the recently divorced multi-billionaire Amazon founder, is finalizing a deal to buy the top four floors of a NoMad apartment b...
01:52, 06/05/2019

An inside look at Jeff Bezos' new $80 million NYC luxury apartment CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' newest apartment purchase in New York City with exclusive video of the interior before Bezos purchased the four-floor, 12-bedroom apartment....
22:39, 06/05/2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pays out $38bn in divorce settlement Ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos will become world’s fourth-richest woman but has promised to give away half of awardThe world’s biggest divorce settlement will be made official this week as Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos hands over a 4% stake in the online sh...
19:39, 06/30/2019

Bezos and Musk’s satellite internet could save Americans $30B a year Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites for broadband internet access are beginning to display signs of real potential. Recently, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin pulled back the curtain on its space intentions by announcing Project Kuiper, a 3,236-sate...
14:00, 08/25/2019

In First Ad 25 Years Ago, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Sought "Top-Notch" Talent Amazon has faced flak for gruelling standards it set for its employees from time to time and the first job listing now doing the rounds on social media has revealed that the founder of the company,......
17:39, 07/08/2019

Jeff Bezos has date night with Lauren Sanchez: report Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez were spotted for the first time publically since reports broke earlier this year of their romance....
09:39, 05/06/2019

MacKenzie Bezos Promises to Give More Than Half of Her Fortune to Charity After her divorce from the Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos was announced earlier this year, Ms. Bezos has pledged to give away much of her fortune....
21:39, 05/28/2019

Bears on the Moon, Musk Vs. Bezos, and How Venus Became Hell in Space A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 10. There are now bears on the moon. No, really. They’re tiny bears—barely half a millimeter in length—but they’re there. And oh yeah, they...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Amazon's Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could automate warehouse work around the world....
21:39, 06/06/2019

Mackenzie Bezos Will Be Richer By $38 Billion Post Divorce Settlement MacKenzie Bezos, wife of world's richest man Jeff Bezos for 25 years, is set to walk away with a whopping $38 billion this week -- roughly $1.52 billion a year since she got married to the Amazon......
17:52, 07/02/2019

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
21:39, 06/06/2019

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.        ...
20:26, 05/28/2019

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges To Donate Half Of Her $36 Billion Fortune MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by......
19:39, 05/28/2019

Indian-American Activist Who Shouted At Jeff Bezos Arrested Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos'' on-stage talk, has been arrested on trespassing and burglary charges, according to media reports....
10:52, 06/08/2019

Here's Everything Jeff Bezos Said to Convince Humanity That Space Colonies Are the Future Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man on the planet, gave an hour-long presentation yesterday about his plans for humanity’s future living on the moon and in space colonies. It was a bit like watching a monologue from a sci-fi movie in a lot ...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I'm an Amazon worker and this is why I'm joining the climate strike On 20 September, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out of their offices to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amazon have been organizing to push the company to rad...
10:39, 09/10/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump Wants To Return To The Moon. Jeff Bezos Pitches In To Help In the six weeks since Vice President Mike Pence announced a crash program to get humans to the moon within five years, the White House has provided no details on how it would achieve that and no cost......
05:00, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos reveals his 'Blue Moon' lunar lander Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company's shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet's fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industr...
02:52, 05/10/2019

I always wanted to be a millionaire. After Jeff Bezos took an interest in my company, I became one — and it was nothing like I expected. via Basecamp Facebook Since childhood, Basecamp founder and CTO David Heinemeier Hansson had pondered what life as a millionaire would be like. When Jeff Bezos took an interest in Basecamp, the company Hansson founded, he became what he had dreamed ...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils moon lander plans The founder of tech giant Amazon said, "It's time to go back to the moon." Riding a resurgent wave of interest in returning to the moon, Jeff Bezos said people could be transported there in the near future....
00:52, 05/10/2019

$58M New York penthouse that Jeff Bezos ogled finds a buyer A $58 million trophy triplex penthouse overlooking Madison Square Park that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos expressed interest in is in contract. That price might be considered a deal, since the penthouse at 212 Fifth Ave. first hit the market for $73.8 mi...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Jeff Bezos to announce Blue Origin’s mission to the moon Jeff Bezos is expected to announce plans Thursday of his space company Blue Origin’s mission to the moon, according to a new report. The world’s richest man and Amazon founder will lay out details of the lunar missions, as well as a lunar...
22:52, 05/09/2019

Elon Musk goes after Bezos’ Moon lander with lewd joke As the race for space dominance among private companies heats up, SpaceX's Elon Musk has taken a pot shot at Jeff Bezos' newly announced Moon lander with a crude joke....
20:13, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos Is Promising the Moon — But There Are Plenty of Reasons to Doubt Him You may not have given a lot of thought to your plans for 2024, but more and more people in the space business have. For reasons not entirely clear, 2024 has become the big year for big promises. The trend started in 2017 with SpaceX founder Elon Mus...
22:13, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos just sold $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock Jeff Bezos has sold more than $1.8 billion worth of stock, as the world's richest person continues to sell his Amazon stake to fund his space venture....
11:13, 08/02/2019

The Morning After: Ninja bombs and Jeff Bezos' lunar lander Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Happy Friday! This morning, we've got Nike's augmented reality-powered sneaker-fitting app, our new guide to all the parenting tech you might need (and everything you don't), and a new $80 AirPods...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Indian-American Protester Interrupts Jeff Bezos on Stage An Indian-American animal rights activist briefly interrupted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's onstage firechat when she rushed on stage and asked Bezos to do something about "chicken farms"....
09:52, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m....
00:13, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

A Jeff Bezos-Mukesh Ambani Deal In The Works: Report A potential partnership will help the duo counter Walmart, which last year invested $16 billion in Flipkart, in their battle for a bigger share of India's fast-growing e-commerce market....
16:26, 08/02/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils his sweeping vision for humanity’s future in space Jeff Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, spoke Thursday during an unveiling of his Blue Moon lunar lander. [credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images ] WASH...
05:52, 05/10/2019

Blue Origin: Bezos company aims to take people to moon by 2024 The Amazon CEO’s aerospace company is developing rockets for short space tourism trips and satellite launch contractsThe tech billionaires’ space race is heating up.Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company, Blue Origin, aims to take people to the moon by 2024,...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024 Space flight company Blue Origin unveiled a new lunar lander that the firm says will deliver scientific instruments, rovers and astronauts to the moon...
02:26, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon's Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could automate warehouse work around the world....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Jeff Bezos Cheers For India Ahead Of Chandrayaan 2's Final Countdown All eyes are on ISRO's ambitious Chandrayaan 2 mission today as India aims to create history by becoming the first nation to reach closest to the moon's south pole. Joining millions of Indians rooting......
23:52, 09/06/2019

Jeff Bezos' Lunar Lander Is a Modular Multipurpose Landing System There are two well-known crazy rich guys building rockets right now, and while Elon Musk and SpaceX tend to get most of the attention—mostly because they are actually doing real things in space—Jeff Bezos and his company, Blue Origin, have been devel...
02:39, 05/12/2019

Meet the Man Quietly Building the Tesla of Trucks, With Jeff Bezos Aboard R. J. Scaringe’s company, Rivian, has raised $1.7 billion from Amazon, Ford Motor and others without selling a single pickup truck and sport utility vehicle....
15:26, 07/27/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement - report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2NBemcm...
04:13, 07/06/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported....
04:26, 07/06/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
02:52, 06/08/2019

Amazon CEO Bezos says robotic hands ready for prime time in next 10 years Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc's chief executive and founder, said on Thursday he expects the challenge of building robots for commercial use that can grasp items as efficiently as human hands will be solved in the next 10 years....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I work for Amazon – and I'm protesting against your firm's climate inaction Later this month, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amazon have been organizing to push the company to radically reduce it...
19:01, 09/10/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered ...
13:39, 06/11/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce finalized with $38 billion settlement: report A US judge has ruled that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the tech giant. Concerns were mounting that the king of online retail may lose some of his power as a major shareholder....
13:13, 07/06/2019

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
11:52, 06/07/2019

Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years, people familiar with the matter said....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Divorce Final With $38 Billion Settlement: Report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon......
05:13, 07/06/2019

Amazon Reportedly Installed 'Bulletproof Panels' to Protect CEO Jeff Bezos According to a report in The Daily Beast on Tuesday, the bulletproof project to safeguard Bezos, who has a net worth of $120 billion, cost Amazon $180,000....
16:13, 05/01/2019

Amazon Shareholder Tries To Return Purchased Item Directly To Jeff Bezos Amid Amazon's annual shareholders conference where dozens of people joined to discuss issues like renewable energy use and equal pay, a woman called out to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trying to return a......
12:00, 05/23/2019

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk To Help NASA Land First Woman And Next Man On Moon The US space agency has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the......
18:00, 07/31/2019

MacKenzie Bezos pledges to give half of $36bn fortune to charity Bezos, who became world’s third richest woman when she and ex-husband Jeff announced divorce in April, signs Giving PledgeMacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36bn fortune to c...
18:39, 05/28/2019

MacKenzie Bezos promises to donate half of her $37 billion fortune to charity The saga involving Jeff Bezos earlier this year almost reads like a script for an upcoming Netflix drama. All the ingredients are there: a famous CEO who just so happens to be the richest man in the world, an illicit affair involving trips around the...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 billion last week Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos offloaded $990 million worth of shares in the company last Thursday and Friday, taking the total value of shares sold last week to $2.8 billion....
07:26, 08/06/2019

Jeff Bezos sold another $990 million worth of Amazon shares at the end of last week (AMZN) Reuters Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold more than 500,000 shares on Thursday and Friday, raising $990 million. The shares were in addition to the $1.8 billion worth of stock he sold earlier in the week. It's unclear why he's selling. But the moves come a...
04:39, 08/06/2019

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s sweeping plan to address climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a sweeping new plan to tackle climate change at an event held on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Bezos said Amazon has committed to meet the goals of the U.N.’s Paris Agreement 10 years ahead of s...
19:13, 09/19/2019

Indian-American Activist Storms On Stage, Shouts At Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos An Indian-American animal rights activist briefly interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's on-stage firechat when she rushed on stage and asked Bezos to do something about "chicken farms"....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Jeff Bezos, richest man in the world, was a surprise guest at this Kentucky Derby party Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Tom Brady, party; Travis Tritt, NYSYNC's Joey Fatone, Eddie Montgomery perform at Barnstable Brown gala ahead of Kentucky Derby.        ...
18:26, 05/04/2019

The top Pentagon space command officer recently met with investors Musk, Bezos and Branson The Air Force's newly minted U.S. Space Command general said that he has recently met with billionaire space race investors Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson....
21:39, 09/18/2019

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvying up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
22:26, 08/01/2019

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvy up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
20:26, 08/01/2019

MacKenzie Bezos Owns $36 Billion in Amazon Shares. Now She Is Vowing to Give Away Much of Her Wealth. After her divorce from the Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos was announced earlier this year, Ms. Bezos has pledged away more than half of her wealth in committing to the Giving Pledge....
04:39, 05/29/2019

A Facebook Poll Rating Against Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos Stunned Zuckerberg A month before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a rumor spread on Facebook. People were sharing a viral gimmick familiar to email spammers: Copy and paste this message to all your friends, or......
07:00, 07/09/2019

Jeff Bezos Outlines Plan to Colonize Space, Interrupted by Chicken Protestor This week Amazon is hosting its first Re:Mars conference, a Las Vegas event where researchers, executives, and Tony Stark are discussing AI and space travel. During Thursday’s events, burgeoning evil mastermind and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tested out la...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trade Commission to break up the company, Amazon CEO J...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests It would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
01:39, 09/20/2019

NASA is joining forces with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to help space exploration NASA may have ambitions of returning to the Moon on its own, but it's asking for help from Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to make breakthroughs for future space missions, including going to Mars....
21:39, 07/31/2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Unveils Lunar Lander Project "Blue Moon" Jeff Bezos, who heads both Amazon and space company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a lunar lander that he said would be used to transport equipment, and possibly human beings, to the south pole of......
02:39, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie says she will donate half her roughly $37 billion to charity FILE – In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie, announced Thursday, April 4, 2019, in a series of tweets that they have finali...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Billionaire Bezos discloses plans for moon presence, unveils lander mockup Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting eager clients with the prospect of affordable satel...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are mega rich. But their Seattle suburb is running out of money Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are the richest people in the world. Amazon is headquartered in Seattle and Microsoft is just outside the city.       ...
14:52, 06/26/2019

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ...
00:39, 05/23/2019

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants ‘reality show’ contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna A coalition including Michael Jackson’s former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump to turn the race to colonize the moon into a reality show-esque contest between billionaires. The pr...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
19:13, 04/28/2019

This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos, worked for Bill Gates: Here’s what he learned "I don’t always have the right answers, but I do have a lot of scars and I’m happy to share those,” said Peter Neupert.       ...
00:26, 07/22/2019

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from the world's richest man....
17:52, 05/28/2019

NASA to join forces with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to explore moon, Mars The government space agency said on Tuesday that it is partnering with 13 US companies, including Bezos' Blue Origin and Musk's SpaceX, for 19 different projects to advance space technologies and "help maintain American leadership in space."...
21:39, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 2-'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
17:39, 05/28/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asked to help return customer's package at shareholder’s meeting At an annual shareholder’s meeting, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was asked by a customer if he could help return her package.        ...
23:39, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
00:00, 05/10/2019

A $400 million yacht rumored to be owned by Jeff Bezos called the 'Flying Fox' was spotted off the coast of Turkey AP Photo A mega-yacht rumored to cost $400 million and be owned by Jeff Bezos was spotted off the coast of Turkey in photos circulating on Twitter. The "Flying Fox" yacht was reported to anchor off Datça, a popular tourist destination in Turk...
14:13, 08/04/2019

Origin Of A Billionaire: Jeff Bezos Just Revealed He Got The Idea For Amazon After Watching A Robot Give A Man A Box Of Condoms If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, get ready to learn from the master, because the wealthiest man in the world just opened up about the secrets behind his success and the humble origins of his multi-billion-dollar empire: Jeff Bezos just revealed th...
05:39, 08/03/2019

Lloyd Blankfein, Jeff Bezos, and Jared Kushner’s brother all partied on David Geffen’s mega-yacht la Lloyd Blankfein, Jeff Bezos, and Jared Kushner’s brother all partied on David Geffen’s mega-yacht last weekend, yet the boat did not sink—proving that there is no god....
03:26, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Many Senators Would Like to Know if Aliens Are Real, as Would I Senators are meeting with Pentagon officials to be debriefed on UFO sightings, scores of which have been reported by members of the U.S. Navy over the years. Still, not one seems to be able to publicly confirm or deny whether aliens are real, which s...
14:13, 06/20/2019

Jeff Bezos closes out Prime Day by standing on top of Amazon's massive glass spheres wearing climbing ropes and a hard hat Ted S. Warren/AP Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos climbed Amazon's spheres, a group of three cylindrical glass-enclosed structures at the company's headquarters in Seattle. The billionaire founder of Amazon posted a photo of himself to Instagram standing at th...
11:13, 07/17/2019

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with senators in DC Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington....
07:39, 09/19/2019

These 3 senators might win Trump over on gun background checks Pat Toomey approached Chris Murphy on the Senate floor this week with an urgent warning: We’re running out of time to sway President Donald Trump. “The president's likely close to making up his mind and he’s getting a lot of pressure from the other ...
15:26, 09/14/2019

Senators propose Glioblastoma Awareness Day Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema teamed up to raise awareness about the deadly disease that claimed the life of longtime lawmaker Sen. John McCain. Sen. Martha McSally, who now sits in the late-senator’s seat, introduced a resolution to ma...
08:39, 05/18/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
19:26, 05/10/2019

U.S. senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
14:00, 06/26/2019

This guy eats glass ‘for fun’ but wouldn’t urge you to do it Those in glass houses should not throw stones — because this guy might eat you out of house and home. Dayaram Sahu, 60, a lawyer from the central Indian town of Dindori in Madhya Pradesh, has revealed his bizarre hobby: eating glass “for fun.” He say...
18:39, 09/13/2019

End onshore windfarm ban, Tories urge Conservative party voters want to scrap block on new land turbines, survey findsPressure is mounting within the Conservative party to end its block on new onshore windfarms after evidence that Tory supporters overwhelmingly back their return.Both Bor...
08:13, 06/30/2019

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:26, 07/16/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
19:13, 08/02/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Joe Biden apologises for remarks about segregationist senators 2020 hopeful says ‘I regret it’ at campaign event after criticism over comments about working with lawmakers known for racist viewsAs he headed towards a confrontation with Kamala Harris in South Carolina this weekend, Joe Biden took an unfamiliar st...
22:52, 07/06/2019

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t typically make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment ...
02:52, 07/30/2019

Missouri senators consider banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are considering banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Democrats in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday slammed pending the legislation. Lawmakers have a Friday deadline to pass bills. The only ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, the latest GOP-dominated state emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative...
06:13, 05/16/2019

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized l...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Trump disclosed that he too had been briefed on the “...
06:39, 06/20/2019

The Latest: 2 senators to speak at ex-Sen. Cochran’s funeral JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Leaders of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will speak at the funeral of Thad Cochran, who was chairman of the committee for s...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Senators react to subpoena issued to Trump Jr. Senators remain split on news reports that the Intelligence Committee has subpoened Donald Trump Junior. (May 9)        ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends junk Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter today to Amazon CEO Jeff ...
15:26, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
00:01, 08/01/2019

Senators say they regret calling for Al Franken's resignation Seven current and former members say case was mishandledFranken, 68, ‘absolutely’ regrets resigning over groping claimsSeven current and former US senators who called for the resignation of Al Franken in 2017 have said their actions were wrong.The di...
16:52, 07/22/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied on the Trump campaign during its Russia inquiry....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials with President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by ...
18:26, 07/08/2019

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep the number of legal immigrants coming into the U.S. at current levels, according to administration of...
02:13, 05/08/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Report: Senators Are Suddenly Really Interested in UFOs Three U.S. senators received a classified briefing on reported Navy encounters with unidentified flying objects, Politico reported on Wednesday, including vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Senator Mark Warner.Read more......
16:26, 06/20/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting only one gender which completely removes women’s auto...
12:52, 05/16/2019

Man sentenced for threats to senators over Kavanaugh vote NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for threatening to kill two senators who supported Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ronald DeRisi, of Smithtown on Long Island, also was ordered M...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Will she flip? Deputies urge woman to say she was trafficked The Associated Press has obtained a video from the prostitution crackdown that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in Palm Beach County       ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Back the global fracking ban, campaigners urge UN Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fra...
16:26, 09/20/2019

Hong Kong activists urge US to aid movement Activists involved in months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are appealing to U.S. lawmakers to block the export by American companies of weapons and equipment used against peaceful demonstrators. (Sept. 17)       ...
23:52, 09/17/2019

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world....
22:26, 09/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia'...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into races. Scientific decency should preclude using the term "race," they say....
02:26, 09/12/2019

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care Specialists reveal that people with bipolar disorder have to wait for a long time for a diagnosis, and that they fail to receive appropriate initial care....
22:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
21:00, 09/02/2019

Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fra...
01:13, 09/20/2019

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U.S. warned them to avoid violence and to hold talks instead to resolve the country’s political deadloc...
22:00, 05/25/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
15:13, 06/22/2019

Verizon Retirees Urge Change to Executive Pay The Association of BellTel Retirees wants the wireless carrier to stop offering executives an investment option that generates above-market returns. Verizon doesn’t offer the option to rank-and-file workers....
21:13, 04/29/2019

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
06:52, 09/13/2019

How to check your moles Most moles are harmless, but some can be cancerous, so it’s important to monitor them. A skin cancer screening specialist explains what to look forMost people have moles and everyone is susceptible to getting a skin cancer, which could either be mela...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain and repair the country's aging highways, bridges and tunnels, but Congress still faces the tough ta...
23:13, 07/29/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
18:52, 05/12/2019

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th...
17:52, 05/23/2019

Dem senators slam Ratcliffe's nomination for intel chief Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday dismissed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next director of national intelligence, as a “television character” who is an “inappropriate choice” for the historically nonpartisan ...
23:13, 07/29/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said on Tuesday after top White House advisers briefed them on the plan....
06:00, 05/15/2019

GOP Senators Line Up Against Trump’s Mexico Tariff Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sai...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfe...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin. Dozens of prote...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Trump talks gun safety with bipartisan trio of senators President Trump on Wednesday said he was making progress negotiating with senators from both sides of the aisle on a measure he proposed calling the “Gun Sense Bill.” “I spoke with Senator Toomey and Senator Murphy and Joe Manchin, Senator Joe Manchi...
01:26, 09/12/2019

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
21:39, 05/30/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC ...
02:13, 07/17/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauthorized users, The Verge reports. Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) w...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
00:52, 06/05/2019

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are most vulnerable to dangerous line drives....
02:39, 08/07/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House advisers on Tuesday....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies over whether the country should be readmitted to the Group of Seven....
22:39, 08/27/2019

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More...
08:52, 07/17/2019

Senators demand answers from Amazon about unsafe products A group of three US senators today sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking for a "sweeping internal investigation" into the company's consumer safety policies. The letter was written in response to a recent Wall Street Journal investigatio...
01:26, 08/30/2019

Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators Sen. Mike Lee received a visa to travel to Russia this week, according to his spokesman, after the Kremlin denied visas to several of his colleagues.Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, both membe...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Senators Want Answers on Listings for Unsafe Amazon Merchandise Three senators wrote a letter to Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, asking him to take action to stop the sale of unsafe items and to ensure accurate warning labels on his company’s sales platform....
01:26, 08/30/2019

Kushner skirts GOP senators’ key questions on his immigration plan In a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser tried to pitch his plan to overhaul legal immigration but failed to win over Republicans, according to GOP officials....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Democratic Senators Question Facebook on Hidden Gun Sales A group of influential Democratic senators called on Facebook Inc. to quickly end the postings of firearms for sale on its popular Marketplace and demanded information about how it polices gun sales on the service....
20:39, 09/06/2019

GOP senators question immigration plan presented by Kushner WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are questioning a White House immigration plan presented to them by presidential senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Kushner described his immigration plan as he and other White House officials had lunch...
04:00, 05/15/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's eldest son dismissing concerns he may have perjured......
21:39, 06/12/2019

Ex-Hassan aide sentenced to 4 years for doxing senators A former aide to Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for hacking Senate computers and releasing personal information online about five Republican senators out of anger spurred by their roles in the confirmation...
00:26, 06/20/2019

AG Barr meets with senators to discuss potential gun legislation Attorney General William Barr met with senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss a package of gun legislation proposals the Department of Justice sent to the White House weeks ago....
05:39, 09/18/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
06:39, 06/20/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged....
20:13, 06/25/2019

Senators Question Two Agencies' Investigations of Big Tech Firms Senators questioned how the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are orchestrating major antitrust reviews of dominant tech companies, amid evidence that the two agencies are at odds....
10:39, 09/18/2019

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans The social media company introduced its Libra effort last month. On Tuesday, members of the Senate Banking Committee raised broad concerns about the project....
17:39, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
04:26, 09/19/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These....
17:52, 07/15/2019

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a national security matter. After a Friday discussion with Venezuelan, Cuban and Nicaraguan exiles, Republica...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Senators want review of Chinese telecoms' approvals to operate in US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai "has made it clear that the Commission is reviewing other Chinese communications companies such as China Telecom and China Unicom," spokesman Brian Hart said....
13:39, 09/17/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Fed's Powell Faces Senators Amid Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. economy as it faces risks from slowing global growth and uncertainty about trade disputes....
17:00, 07/11/2019

GOP senators to be briefed on White House immigration plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican senators are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a new White House immigration plan. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes the plan as “fairly comprehensive,” saying it a...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Senators make last-ditch plea to Trump on guns President Donald Trump spoke for 40 minutes with three leading senators Wednesday about expanding background checks during gun sales, keeping alive the Senate’s long-running gun negotiations with the White House for at least one more day.Trump is exp...
05:26, 09/12/2019

Trump jabs Biden for working with segregationist senators ​President Trump knocked Democratic front-runner Joe Biden after the former vice president apologized for working with senators with segregationist views early in his career. “Sleepy Joe Biden just admitted he worked with segregationists and se...
16:52, 07/07/2019

Trump pushes immigration plan in meeting with GOP senators President Trump met with Republican senators on Tuesday to discuss the details of a new immigration policy that focuses on modernizing border security and calls for a merit-based system....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:52, 06/18/2019

US Senators ask the FCC to review licenses with China-owned telecoms Two US Senators want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecoms should be permitted to operate in the US. In a letter to the FCC, Democratic leader Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and Senator Tom...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in U.S. Two U.S. senators on Monday asked the FCC and national security agencies to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecom companies should be allowed to operate in the United States, at a time of heightened concern about possible Chinese spying....
02:52, 09/17/2019

Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, Senator Bill Cassidy's office said, as Trump attempts to find a compromise between Big Oil and Big Corn on an issue that pits two constituencies that are impo...
07:39, 09/19/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would have enough votes if nominated....
01:39, 05/01/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:13, 07/16/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues with his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wed...
00:52, 07/17/2019

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets with Trump, key senators on DC swing Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Thursday, part of a series of visits with lawmakers who have been critical of the social media giant....
17:13, 09/20/2019

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Revealed: how US senators invest in firms they are supposed to regulate Analysis of financial disclosure data shows 51 senators and their spouses have as much as $96m invested in corporate stocks As they set national policy on important issues such as climate change, tech monopolies, medical debt and income inequality, U...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
00:13, 06/19/2019

Revealed: how US senators invest in the firms they're supposed to regulate Analysis of financial disclosure data shows 51 senators and their spouses have as much as $96m invested in corporate stocks As they set national policy on important issues such as climate change, tech monopolies, medical debt and income inequality, U...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
20:52, 07/16/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Mark Zuckerberg To Meet US Senators Months After His Testimony Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg was expected in Washington Thursday for private talks with policymakers as the leading social network faces a myriad of regulatory and legal issues....
07:39, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Business groups urge new PM to back Heathrow plan Boris Johnson is facing his first substantive challenge from Britain's business community with a demand that he ditches his long-standing opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Owner Steve Dale took over club last DecemberThe financial crisis at Bury has been laid bare by a statement on behalf of the players, who won promotion to League One this season, that...
17:52, 05/23/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)        ...
10:39, 08/30/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin...
18:13, 08/09/2019

Cousins overcame urge to quit after quad injury DeMarcus Cousins didn't think he had what it took to return from yet another injury after tearing his quad in the first round of the playoffs. "I was just ready to quit," he said. "Like, throw the towel in."...
23:13, 06/05/2019

Taliban Urge U.S. to Resume Talks After Bolton's Departure The Taliban called on the U.S. to restart talks on ending the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan, urging the Trump administration to revisit a nearly completed deal....
02:39, 09/13/2019

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Re...
19:39, 06/06/2019

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region...
01:13, 07/11/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the EU and others to raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week’s G-20 summit in Japan...
05:26, 06/26/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will warn, as he blames government cuts for opening the do...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezuela....
02:13, 06/04/2019

British Steel lenders urge swift end to auction Lenders to British Steel are urging the government to conclude efforts to find a buyer for the stricken business as they seek to protect their financial position amid mounting losses....
04:39, 08/07/2019

Activists urge U.S. customs to ban palm oil imports from Malaysia's FGV A group of non-governmental organizations is calling on U.S. authorities to ban imports of palm oil from Malaysia's FGV Holdings and investigate the company, citing concerns of forced labour and human trafficking on its plantations....
16:26, 08/15/2019

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the ...
00:39, 09/18/2019

Prominent Afghans Urge Cease-Fire as War Grinds On A special national assembly convened by Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani to advise him on future peace talks with the Taliban called for both sides to enter a permanent cease-fire in the nearly 18-year war, beginning with the start next week of t...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in human rights abuses."...
13:39, 08/15/2019

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
09:39, 07/30/2019

Europeans urge US, Iran to step back from confrontation European leaders are being guarded in their responses to the deepening tensions between the United States and Iran, urging both sides to step back from confrontation...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents....
15:13, 06/27/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
11:26, 06/19/2019

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. (July 15)        ...
00:26, 07/16/2019

Far be it from me to influence your political choices, but I urge you to consider Impulse Turbo/CRX Far be it from me to influence your political choices, but I urge you to consider Impulse Turbo/CRX as an option for 2020. They won’t let you down. ...
06:52, 08/01/2019

EU AI experts urge nations to avoid mass surveillance European AI experts issued investment and policy recommendations for EU member nations today including avoid mass surveillance and investment in startups.Read More...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urge state legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December       ...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Environmentalists urge Tour de France to end 'avalanche of plastic' The corporate "caravan" that motors across valleys and mountains ahead of the cyclists competing in the Tour de France has been a crowd-pleaser for decades, but ecologists want organizers to put an end to the avalanche of plastic it generates....
18:52, 07/25/2019

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's coming peace plan....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Italian GP stewards urge FIA to find a rapid fix for F1 Q3 queues The Italian Grand Prix stewards have reprimanded three drivers for their role in the farcical end to Monza qualifying and urged the FIA to "expedite a solution" for such situations...
10:13, 09/08/2019

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The experts, ...
14:26, 06/12/2019

CVS, Walgreens urge against openly carrying guns in stores NEW YORK (AP) — Drug chains CVS and Walgreens, as well as grocery chain Wegmans Food Market, have joined the chorus of retailers requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in their stores even where state laws allow it. The annou...
18:13, 09/06/2019

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a legal battle. The companies sent letters Thursday to President Donald Trump a...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
19:13, 06/07/2019

Counterintuitive? Here's why advisors may urge retirees to load up on equities Got guaranteed income? Retiring investors with pensions, Social Security or income annuities have a bit of a buffer that may allow them to invest a little more aggressively in stocks. Here's why....
15:13, 06/12/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
14:52, 06/07/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunger....
02:52, 09/12/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Shaq started investing like Jeff Bezos: ‘I probably quadrupled what I’m worth’ Among Shaq's long list of investments: Las Vegas nightclubs, 17 Auntie Anne's and a Krispy Kreme franchise.       ...
23:39, 07/11/2019

How to check if a car is taxed, MoT’d and insured Tips & advice 30 Apr, 2019 The government offers a free MoT, tax and insurance checker to make sure a vehicle is legally allowed on UK roads. Here’s how to use it......
14:39, 05/02/2019

Try these 2 stocks that will cut you a check every month Monthly dividend stocks have gotten increasingly popular with investors who need to live off the income their portfolios generate.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

How to check if your iPad has malware For some people, buying Apple products over any other brand is simply a preference. Sometimes it’s because devices like iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are far more resistant to threats like viruses....
21:26, 09/13/2019

When to Re-Check Your Bag for a Connecting Flight Over the weekend, I learned a hard travel lesson: Don’t forget to grab your bag during a domestic layover while traveling back from overseas. I realized this after leaving security at Boston’s airport and frantically called upon the help of a Delta a...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Hey, Check It Out: Butter Astronauts This year’s Ohio State Fair has, par for the course, giant butter sculptures—but this year it has butter astronauts carved to celebrate the recent 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.Read more......
01:52, 07/29/2019

Want To Check Your EPF Balance? Here's How To Do It Online An employee contributes 12 per cent of his salary towards the EPF, while an employer pays another 12 per cent, out of which 8.33 per cent is invested in the Employee's Pension Scheme (EPS) while the......
16:26, 05/05/2019

Why Your 'Check Engine' Light Is On You’re driving home from work one day when the check engine light pops on. It comes on without warning and offers no explanation. What do you do?...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experience. The immersive entertainment is “being used during medical procedures and has been shown to ...
09:52, 08/10/2019

How Often Should You Check Your Credit Score? With the proliferation of free online credit score services, it’s easier than ever to keep tabs on that magical number. But that ease of access creates a new layer of temptation for people who are curious about their credit score—or striving to impro...
17:52, 06/06/2019

Check out Porsche's first electric car Porsche unveiled its first electric car, called the Taycan, Wednesday. The car was introduced in two high-performance versions, the 670 horsepower Taycan Turbo and the 751 horsepower Taycan Turbo S....
11:00, 09/05/2019

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Check Out Tom Brady And His Stupid Hat Check out Tom Brady’s stupid hat! He wore it last night after the Patriots’ 10-3 preseason win over the Panthers. It’s a nice big hat, one that might protect you from the sun’s harmful rays. Unfortunately for Tom, he wore the hat indoors at 10:30 at ...
22:26, 08/23/2019

Bipartisan senators seek decision from Trump by Thursday on gun control A bipartisan group of three U.S. senators on Wednesday said they were attempting to revive legislation that failed in 2013 to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether President Donald Trump wi...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
08:52, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Senators press feds on response to Native safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on federal legislation aimed at addressing violence against Native American women (all times local): 4 p.m. Lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to respond with urgency in addressing violence against Nat...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologists.Read More...
23:00, 05/15/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy....
20:13, 05/10/2019

Maple Leafs, Senators kick off free agency day with trade NHL free agency day began with two rivals helping each other out of a jam by way of a trade. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Cody Ceci, a 2020 third-round pick and minor leaguers Ben Harpur and Aaron Luchuk from the Ottawa Senators for de...
17:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. senators expect Congress to reinstate aid for Ukraine even if Trump cuts it Republican and Democratic senators said on Tuesday they expected the U.S. Congress would pass legislation restoring $250 million in military aid for Ukraine if President Donald Trump goes ahead with plans to block the assistance....
02:13, 09/11/2019

Two US senators ask MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for data on fan injuries from foul balls Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter to Rob Manfred asking for MLB data so families can safely select where to sit.       ...
19:26, 08/07/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Repub...
04:13, 06/20/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. 'This bill is about control,' the state sena...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
05:39, 07/30/2019

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mik...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Biden clashes with 2020 rivals over his work with segregationist senators Former vice-president defies calls for apology after highlighting his relationships with lawmakers known for racist viewsThe Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden responded with defiance after a day of sharp criticism from fellow Democrats, aft...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
04:39, 05/17/2019

'Very engaged' Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Two US senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Senators want answers from Google over Huawei's cancelled smart speaker Huawei's Google-backed smart speaker might never have seen the light of day, but that isn't stopping politicians from asking questions about it. Republican Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Google chief...
19:26, 08/07/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
04:39, 05/21/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
19:52, 08/07/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
01:13, 06/10/2019

| Zuckerberg meets Trump, senators; nixes breaking up Facebook Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he rejected calls to break up the world's biggest social network....
17:39, 09/20/2019

Zuckerberg Meets With Trump, Faces Tough Questions from Senators With his company under a regulatory spotlight, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg scored a meeting at the White House Thursday—but faced a chillier reception from lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
20:13, 09/20/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
00:13, 05/10/2019

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
09:52, 08/07/2019

Italy's premier to address senators amid leadership challenge Italy's League party, led by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, had called on the Senate to discuss a no-confidence vote. Salvini is keen on forcing new elections, where his party could capitalize on soaring popularity....
07:39, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan - U.S. senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
22:26, 07/16/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
10:00, 06/29/2019

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell sa...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Joe Biden remains publicly mum about upset over his remarks about segregationist senators Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Biden privately on Thursday. On Friday, in a brief appearance in South Carolina, the former vice president did not mention his comments....
05:26, 06/22/2019

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senators in Oregon are expected to return and vote on a slate of pending legislation....
03:13, 06/29/2019

Brouhaha Over Virtual Abortion Ban Has ’Bama Senators Pulling Out of a Vote — for Now Republican lawmakers in Alabama Thursday were prepared to OK what would have been the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, outlawing the procedure except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious” risk to the mother. But those plans were put on ...
12:52, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:13, 07/16/2019

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract, after President Donald Trump suggested Amazon.com Inc should not win it....
01:00, 08/06/2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
02:52, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in U.S. Two U.S. senators on Monday asked the FCC and national security agencies to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecom companies should be allowed to operate in the United States, at a time of heightened concern about possible Chinese spying....
05:13, 09/17/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
02:13, 07/17/2019

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the l...
19:13, 07/23/2019

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators Seeking to put to rest a weeks-old controversy that has dogged his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden apologized on Saturday for touting his past record of working civilly with segregationists serving in the U.S. Sena...
01:52, 07/07/2019

Federal list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators WASHINGTON (AP) — For years the federal government has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. On Monday that secrecy began to crack a...
23:39, 06/03/2019

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said....
22:52, 07/24/2019

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the l...
22:26, 07/23/2019

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
22:13, 06/10/2019

Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the amount of $3 billion to $5 billion. The FTC is trying to decide how much to punish Facebook and is negotiating ...
10:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would require the U.S. government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
12:52, 06/14/2019

'Fistfights nearly broke out' among senators before Kavanaugh vote, new book claims Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings deeply divided the U.S. Senate and created an extremely tense atmosphere at the end of 2018 -- so tense, a new book claims, that the nation's lawmakers almost traded blows as a critical sw...
22:26, 07/09/2019

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's insistence that the tariffs will boost the economy...
00:39, 05/15/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement la...
18:52, 06/21/2019

U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
10:13, 06/19/2019

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. The Floyd County Health Department says those at l...
13:39, 06/28/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Israeli PM in London to urge Johnson to end nuclear talks with Iran British PM has cleared his diary amid the Brexit chaos to meet Benjamin Netanyahu The Israeli prime minister has flown into London to urge Britain to end talks with Iran over the nuclear deal.Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting the British prime minister, ...
15:00, 09/05/2019

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in ...
02:13, 07/23/2019

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks....
07:00, 06/06/2019

German medics urge calm over hand birth defects Doctors have warned against jumping to conclusions after three births at one hospital in which children were born with hand deformities. Clinicians are investigating whether the anomalies are linked....
23:39, 09/18/2019

2020 Democrats Urge New Hampshire Voters to Not Play It Safe MANCHESTER, N.H. — A trio of Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden. Biden has centered his campaign on his ...
07:00, 09/08/2019

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
01:52, 05/07/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended joint Rena...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped commercial whaling more than 30 years ago....
12:39, 06/28/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
05:00, 05/15/2019

Parents of dead Hong Kong protester urge others to carry on The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation have urged young people to continue their struggle...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Experts urge EU to ban AI-designed social credit ranking systems An advisory group to the European Union has suggested that the body bans systems of rating individuals automatically. In its latest report, the EU's High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence says that "AI enabled mass scale of scoring o...
19:13, 06/27/2019

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go down the drain, consider using it to water the trees on your street. That is the message from tree ex...
12:52, 08/01/2019

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud compu...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NBA playoffs....
09:26, 06/11/2019

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and the United States....
09:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents....
14:39, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week’s summit of G20 nations to back their demand to scrap a controversial extraditio...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to support background checks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to support gun background check legislation that has already been passed by the House. The two Democrats called on Trump to inte...
20:39, 09/09/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
14:52, 07/24/2019

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies....
19:39, 09/18/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level within three decades....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, making a significant contribution towards cutting the nation’s carbon emissions to zero, under a new r...
08:26, 05/21/2019

Dan Coats disrupted meeting to urge Sue Gordon to resign: Report Outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats disrupted a meeting his deputy, Sue Gordon, was holding on election security to urge her to resign from her post....
03:26, 08/10/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
15:13, 06/07/2019

Investors Urge AI Startups to Inject Early Dose of Ethics Backers of artificial-intelligence startups are paying more attention to ethics and rooting out potential biases embedded in algorithms that power AI systems, a focus that is starting to affect company development....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
02:52, 06/07/2019

Lawyers for Epstein, his victims urge judge to investigate suicide Attorneys for both Jeffrey Epstein and his accusers implored a Manhattan judge on Tuesday to launch his own investigation into the late pedophile’s suicide death. The request came during a lengthy hearing in Manhattan federal court where Judge ...
02:13, 08/28/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers urge judge to deny him bail One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers stepped into the spotlight for the first time Monday to urge a Manhattan federal judge to keep the wealthy pedophile behind bars. Annie Farmer broke her silence as she told Judge Richard Berman that she was underage ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN’s refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the EU to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers there...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Lawmakers urge FDA to immediately pull Juul, other e-cigarettes from the market A bipartisan group of senators is urging acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless to immediately pull most e-cigarettes off the market, including market leader Juul....
20:40, 09/20/2019

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
19:39, 07/15/2019

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said....
20:13, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government and alienating broad public support....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges....
02:26, 06/25/2019

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after government revoked its statehood...
10:39, 08/22/2019

Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the European Union over illegal aircraft subsidies to avoid harming American manufacturers....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week's G20 summit to back their demand to scrap a much criticized extradition bill....
23:00, 06/26/2019

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
09:00, 07/03/2019

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest global mobilisation since World War II” has prompted ...
20:39, 07/24/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures allies to exclude China from 5G networks....
16:13, 09/02/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Carlos Ghosn....
13:26, 06/12/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration......
22:52, 05/03/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
21:52, 05/29/2019

Senators say Trump will back gun control bills after El Paso, Dayton shootings WASHINGTON — There are signs of life in the Senate. After double mass shootings this weekend, two bipartisan gun safety bills in the Senate have gotten the support of President Trump, according to the bill sponsors. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) ...
19:26, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
22:26, 07/16/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several readers, does this headline refer to race: “These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban...
00:13, 05/20/2019

U.S. biofuel credits slump ahead of Trump meeting with senators: traders U.S. biofuel blending credits fell sharply on Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators from oil states, who are opposed to his administration's tentative plan to boost annual ethanol usage mandates, traders said....
19:13, 09/19/2019

U.S. senators say Facebook executives including Zuckerberg must be personally accountable in FTC settlement (Reuters) — Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consumers’ personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
01:13, 06/10/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
20:00, 04/28/2019

White House invites GOP senators to meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday....
01:26, 07/20/2019

Senators push for U.S. to expand mining for electric vehicle supply chain U.S. senators voiced bipartisan support on Tuesday for the expansion of domestic mining and minerals recycling, part of a push to jumpstart the country's electric vehicle supply chain and offset China's rising dominance in the fast-growing space....
17:39, 09/17/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
01:52, 06/07/2019

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of conservative groups on the tech giant’s platforms....
00:39, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
19:52, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Ron Johnson Denied Russian Entry Visas (HARTFORD, Conn.) — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut says the Russian government has denied him a visa to enter the country. The Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday he had planned to be part of an upcom...
01:00, 08/28/2019

Trump's move to put military money toward the border wall could hurt GOP senators Sens. McSally, Gardner and Tillis, facing competitive 2020 elections, will have to defend their votes not to stop Trump from diverting military funds....
21:26, 09/06/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
20:52, 06/27/2019

Biden slammed by Dem rivals for highlighting ability to work with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden faced scorching criticism Wednesday from his Democratic primary rivals for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
19:39, 06/20/2019

GOP senators set to return to Oregon Capitol after prolonged walkout over cap-and-trade bill Oregon's 11 Republican senators are ending a walkout protest over climate legislation that lasted more than a week and garnered national attention.        ...
04:26, 06/29/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural ga...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Anon Democratic Senators: Biden Good! Warren and Sanders Bad and Scary :( It’s tough for a Democratic senator this primary election cycle: six of your colleagues are all fighting to be the party’s next presidential nominee. The unspoken rule for most of the Senate seems to be that they won’t take sides this early, but the ...
17:52, 09/18/2019

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
08:39, 06/20/2019

U.S. senators plan bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline: source A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
02:39, 07/01/2019