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| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker

The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as...

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker

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Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s opposition-controlled congress. The foreign affairs ministry says National Assembly member Franco Manuel ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount....
04:39, 05/09/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two of Uprising Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
18:13, 05/01/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
02:13, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to slow c...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
19:52, 04/30/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help launch an abortive uprising, then sought refuge at ...
21:13, 05/03/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from the military wing of President Jair Bolsonaro's go...
23:39, 05/31/2019

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation's political crisis....
04:52, 07/15/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
02:52, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former Na...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of political instability, the two sides announced....
08:52, 07/08/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
03:52, 05/09/2019

Maduro ally Turkey berates Venezuelan opposition for uprising call Turkey's government defended its ally President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela on Tuesday, saying opposition calls for a military uprising against him threatened the constitutional order....
22:39, 04/30/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a failed revolt against Nicolás Maduro last we...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate afte...
06:26, 05/16/2019

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energizes Venezuelan protests When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for the past two years, had appeared in public....
04:52, 05/01/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader says street protests to continue: Fox Business Network Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Nicolas Maduro's government in Norway to resolve the country's conflict ended without agreement....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The court in the capital, Tbilisi, on Thursday ruled against the prose...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez enters Chile diplomatic residence in Caracas Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and his family have been admitted to a Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chile's foreign minister said on Tuesday via Twitter....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritarian president Nicolás Maduro and declaring th...
14:39, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history as he attempts to yet again gain the support of the armed forces to oust embattl...
12:52, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say....
03:52, 05/16/2019

Tejashwi Yadav Should Resign As Leader Of Opposition, Says Party Lawmaker An opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator Maheshwar Yadav on Monday demanded that Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav should resign on moral grounds after the RJD-led Grand Alliance was......
15:13, 05/27/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: In secret recording, Pompeo opens up about Venezuelan opposition, says keeping it united ‘has proven devilishly difficult’ ‘The moment Maduro leaves, everybody’s going to raise their hands and [say], “Take me, I’m the next president of Venezuela,” ’ Pompeo said in an audio recording obtained by The Washington Post....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of President Nicolas Maduro....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
16:52, 06/17/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
04:52, 06/18/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
21:13, 06/02/2019

BJP Lawmaker Hans Raj Hans' Poetic Performance Wins Opposition Applause Helping one side score a few points over another, poetry and couplets have long been a tradition in parliamentary discussions. On Wednesday, a recitation by a lawmaker from the ruling party, however,......
15:26, 07/03/2019

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17:00, 05/06/2019

Best DDoS protection of 2019 In October 2016 DNS provider Dyn was hit by a major DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by an army of IoT devices which had been hacked specially for the purpose. Over 14,000 domains using Dyn's services were overwhlemed and became unrea...
18:00, 05/15/2019

'Electability' Is a Protection Racket Here is a poll of potential head-to-head matchups between Donald Trump and five of the top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, which shows all of them beating him soundly....
21:39, 06/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
04:26, 06/10/2019

Mexico official says no major impact in Grupo Mexico sulfuric acid spill A sulfuric acid spill in the Gulf of California at a site belonging to mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico would not likely cause a "major impact," Mexico's environment minister Victor Toledo said on Tuesday....
20:26, 07/16/2019

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants....
06:00, 06/08/2019

Jet traveling to northern Mexico has been lost - Mexico transport official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
20:13, 05/06/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
03:39, 05/02/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
16:39, 05/17/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Gets 7 Days To Seek Protection From Arrest By CBI Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar has been given seven days to seek protection from arrest by the CBI for his alleged role in destroying evidence related to the Saradha chit fund scam in West......
09:52, 05/17/2019

Protection From Arrest To P Chidambaram, Son Extended Till May 30 A Delhi court on Monday extended till May 30 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases by CBI and ED....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Greater protection for veterans from war crimes allegations Serving military personnel and veterans facing investigations over alleged historical offences are to get greater legal protection under proposals to be announced by the defence secretary....
05:26, 05/15/2019

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sour...
17:52, 06/27/2019

Wear Ear Protection When Soothing Your Screaming Baby Babies cry. It’s a feature, not a bug. Sure, we all know this before getting into the whole parenthood thing, but I don’t think any experience—being seated next to a tiny screamer on an airplane, holding a shrieking nephew as his bottle is prepped, o...
23:39, 07/03/2019

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
13:39, 06/01/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn’t get domestic violence protection NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic violence protections. Lawyers from across the state say they want the Tennessee Board of Professional ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
00:26, 06/18/2019

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
20:26, 06/15/2019

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work....
22:52, 06/11/2019

61 arrested at tenant protection protest at NY state Capitol ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixty-one people have been arrested after protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers in the New York state Capitol. The group, which ...
04:13, 06/05/2019

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
00:13, 06/04/2019

UAE data protection law, similar to GDPR, likely landing this year The UAE is looking at implementing a data protection law, similar to EU’s introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2008, as part of the UAE National Cybersecurity Strategy.TRA has launched the 2020-2025 strategy as the coun...
16:13, 06/24/2019

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained head injuries during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on Saturday....
17:39, 07/07/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Flower-Delivery Company FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection Flower-delivery firm FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell certain assets as it pays down debt and implements strategic initiatives....
10:26, 06/03/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
16:26, 07/08/2019

English soccer club Bolton set for bankruptcy protection BOLTON, England (AP) — One of English soccer’s most historic clubs is set to be placed in bankruptcy protection after a failed takeover bid. If financially stricken Bolton is placed under the management of administrators, it would result in a p...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Vivek Oberoi Gets Police Protection Amid Threats Actor Vivek Oberoi has been provided protection, a police official said Wednesday evening. There were intelligence inputs about threat to the Bollywood actor, the official said....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: IndyCar to use 'Aeroscreen' cockpit protection IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars a jet fighter appearance, the U.S. open wheel series announced on Friday....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Plea For Protection From Arrest To Be Heard This Week The Calcutta High Court will hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking protection from arrest in connection with the Saradha chit fund case on Wednesday....
12:26, 07/15/2019

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional. Tuesday’s decision was praised by...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Inquest slams lack of protection in London Bridge attack LONDON (AP) — England’s chief coroner has criticized the lack of barriers to protect pedestrians on London Bridge at the end of a lengthy inquest into the killing of eight people during an extremist attack two years ago. Coroner Mark Lucraft sa...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
22:26, 05/01/2019

"They Have Mumbai Police Protection": Karnataka Minister's Crisis Theory DK Suresh alleged that BJP's national leaders were behind the political crisis in Karnataka. "They do not want any government or any opposition party to rule in any state. They are destroying......
13:26, 07/08/2019

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
19:39, 07/08/2019

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
17:13, 05/28/2019

Lesbian Couple In UP Village Seeks Police Protection To Get Married A lesbian couple in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district has sought police protection after their families opposed their decision to get married and allegedly threatened them of dire consequences, an......
16:52, 06/20/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
05:39, 06/20/2019

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it restructures its debts. The Sao Paulo state 1st Court of Bankruptcy and Judicial Recovery said in a st...
18:52, 06/18/2019

IndyCar Will Use This Sleek 'Aeroscreen' for Cockpit Protection Starting Next Year Moves to at least partially close the cockpit in series like IndyCar and Formula One are long overdue, given the injuries and fatalities associated with leaving drivers’ heads wide open. But F1 finally mandated head protection with a “halo” in 2018, ...
01:26, 05/25/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
00:26, 06/18/2019

P Chidambaram, Son Karti Granted Protection From Arrest Till August 1 A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 1 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases by the CBI and the ED....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Bike lanes need physical protection from car traffic, study shows Enlarge (credit: Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Image) There are plenty of good reasons that people should cycle more. People who exercise more are healthier and can score higher on cognitive tests, for one thing. And replacing short c...
17:26, 05/04/2019

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday....
20:39, 06/28/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at...
06:52, 06/29/2019

Sea, sand but no sunscreen: tiny Tuvalu desperate for skin protection Pacific island nation is on the frontline of climate change but locals must fly to Fiji if they want to buy sunscreenAs the midday sun beats down on Tuvalu, a slim slice of golden sand in remote Oceania, locals seek shelter under palm trees by the la...
13:26, 05/05/2019

Banco do Brasil CEO cites "worry" about possible Odebrecht bankruptcy protection The Chief Executive Officer of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA said on Wednesday there is a "worry" about a potential bankruptcy filing by construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
08:52, 05/20/2019

Kamal Haasan Gets Protection From Arrest Amid Row Over "Godse" Remark The Madras High Court today granted actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan protection from arrestafter cases were filed against him over "Godse extremist" remark....
08:52, 05/20/2019

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f...
15:39, 06/04/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
05:00, 07/16/2019

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic emblem of Japanese military strength and virtue. The samurai were an elite group of strictly trained a...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
21:00, 05/16/2019

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
07:52, 06/11/2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
03:26, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Bengal's Alipurduar for publishing a......
16:39, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty to mainland China....
13:00, 07/15/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
03:26, 06/11/2019

Cause of Venezuelan chopper crash is under investigation Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops....
17:52, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame. Several dozen people protested this...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
15:39, 06/19/2019

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership...
09:13, 06/03/2019

New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease challenges posed by the country’s soaring inflation...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Opposing protesters at Venezuelan Embassy in DC Pro-Juan Guaido protesters squared off in Washington with activists from the group Codepink in front of the Venezuelan Embassy. (April 30)        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

One Venezuelan protester's brush with death A young protester, his arms outstretched and his head thrown completely back, is struck from behind by a Venezuelan National Guard riot control vehicle and pulled underneath....
01:26, 05/04/2019

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Former Venezuelan U.N. delegate: 'This is a point of no return' The former U.N. delegate from Venezuela, Isaias Medina, said Tuesday on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” that there is “no way back” for newly elected president Juan Guaidó and outlined the dangerous situation in his home country....
15:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. o...
05:00, 06/28/2019

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on M...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Customs and Border Protection boss out amid controversy over detention conditions Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders has resigned amid ongoing controversy over conditions at migrant detention facilities along the Mexican border....
21:13, 06/25/2019

American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill American government officials have finally taken their shot at video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced his intention to introduce the “The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act” to the US Senate. This is the...
04:00, 05/09/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
04:39, 06/27/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment Protection Authority, as Bill Shorten and Scott M...
02:13, 05/04/2019

John Sanders steps down as acting chief of Customs and Border Protection The acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection will step down next week in the wake of reports that detained migrant children are being housed in squalid and unsafe conditions. News of John Sanders resignation comes as the agency returned m...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot tra...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Notice To Robert Vadra On Protection From Arrest In Money Laundering Case The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Robert Vadra on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of his anticipatory bail in a money-laundering case. The probe agency has challenged a......
12:00, 05/27/2019

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back when it was Ford’s bare-bones truck offering stateside. It now has high safety ratings as well, aside f...
20:00, 07/02/2019

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded hum...
00:52, 06/21/2019

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
21:13, 05/21/2019

New data storage and protection solutions unveiled at Dell Technologies World Specifically, the company has announced Dell EMC Unity XT, Dell EMC Isilon OneFS 8.2, Dell EMC cloud storage services, Dell EMC PowerProtect, Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance, and Dell Technologies Services for the data centre....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Wife allegedly gunned down Army husband days after he got protection order An Alabama woman is charged with fatally shooting her Army sergeant husband just days after he obtained an emergency protection of abuse order against her, alleging she was “very mentally ill” and unstable. Brittnay Ryals Paonessa, 27, is accused of ...
16:00, 06/17/2019

"We Feel Threatened": Karnataka Lawmakers Seek Mumbai Police Protection The rebel Karnataka lawmakers who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached Mumbai Police, seeking protection from Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister DK......
03:39, 07/10/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
21:39, 04/28/2019

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for their JC Penney receivables, or the money the departme...
04:26, 06/01/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Top Court Agrees To Hear BJP Leader's Plea Seeking Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of violence during Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and agreed to hear the plea of BJP candidate from Barrackpore seat seeking protection from arrest in several......
11:00, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President....
17:00, 04/29/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and se...
07:13, 06/06/2019

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a crisis that increasingly looks like a political stale...
04:13, 05/02/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations said Tuesday it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela to propose solutions to that country's protracted crisis....
03:39, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan National Guard Vehicles Hit Demonstrators In this video, an armored vehicle can be seen driving into a group of demonstrators during clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters and law enforcement officers in Caracas....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Spain arrests former Venezuelan official on US warrant Spanish police say they have arrested Venezuela’s former minister of electrical development Javier Alvarado Ochoa in Madrid on a warrant from the United States...
15:52, 05/10/2019

How Plan to Oust Venezuelan Leader Fell Apart Venezuela’s opposition came tantalizingly close to removing President Nicolás Maduro from power this week, according to more than a dozen people involved in talks to oust him. But in the end, it all went wrong....
01:52, 05/04/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-demonstrators gathered outside the building. (May 14...
12:00, 05/14/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge....
02:26, 05/08/2019

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a former Venezuelan army sergeant, outlines plans to seize towns across the border before heading to Caraca...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway's government on Wednesday praised progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mounted back home....
04:52, 05/30/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, urged Venezuelans on Thursday to build a new state and combat corruption....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded MOSCOW (AP) — Venezuela’s foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country’s crisis. Russia has had deep military coo...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy property. “We are not following the order. It is...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
22:39, 06/19/2019

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants from the oil-producing country could double to 8 million by the end of 2020....
00:13, 06/29/2019

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash The copter struck a mountain outside Caracas as it was traveling to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops in an effort to demonstrate their loyalty....
07:39, 05/05/2019

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
07:26, 06/11/2019

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademark application for the name......
21:00, 05/23/2019

High Court Orders Police Protection For Inter-Caste Couple In Maharashtra The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to provide protection to a Pune woman who has expressed fear of a violent backlash from her family for being in a relationship with a man......
00:39, 05/08/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
07:39, 05/25/2019

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
01:39, 06/21/2019

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Ocasio-Cortez denounces Customs and Border Protection as 'rogue agency' – live Congresswoman tells of ‘horrifying’ conditions at borderSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.50pm BST With the July 4 holiday quickly approaching, Trump is being increasingly criticized for his handling of the celebration on the Nat...
17:13, 07/02/2019

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, acc...
17:13, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
02:52, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
01:52, 06/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Credit Karma Will Give You a Year Of Free Tax Audit Protection, For a Limited Time Getting audited by the IRS sounds like less fun than a root canal performed by an art history graduate, but for a limited time, Credit Karma will give you a level of protection for free, just for signing up....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner to leave as immigration tensions escalate John Sanders, acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, will be leaving his post amid reports of troubled facility.        ...
19:52, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents....
06:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official who broke with the government of President Nicolas ...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Spain: 4 arrests in Venezuelan money laundering probe MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested four people as part of a judicial probe into a money laundering racket allegedly involving funds coming from Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA. Police have confirmed Spanish media report...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting The three latest people busted in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz include a woman known as “The Venezuelan,” who is married to one of the other suspects in the case, Dominican authorities said Friday. Lanny Estefanny Pérez...
23:52, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Venezuelan upheaval delays pavilion at Venice Biennale Political chaos leaves country’s artists playing catch-up just days before art event beginsSwitzerland is partying, sequin-clad dancers whirling on a vast screen. Russia is staging an elaborate homage to Rembrandt. But between them – or rather betwee...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.T...
07:52, 05/25/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:52, 06/07/2019

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
07:00, 05/28/2019

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circle with sanctions....
21:52, 06/28/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
03:39, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela’s richest men. Billionaire Samark López Bello was recently ind...
22:52, 05/13/2019

Pompeo: Corbyn 'support' for Venezuelan regime 'disgusting' The US secretary of state has told Sky News that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's apparent support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is "disgusting"....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 billion judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil company, according to court documents....
10:26, 06/25/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following last week’s failed uprising...
06:26, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to k...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:13, 07/02/2019

Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to Pe...
05:52, 04/30/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sludge blanketing the shoreline of evidence of neglect....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan army helicopter crashes near Caracas, killing seven A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed close to Caracas on Saturday morning, killing all seven people on board, the Defense Ministry said in a statement....
05:13, 05/05/2019

Peru plans first large deportation of Venezuelan migrants Peru plans to deport about 50 Venezuelan migrants for concealing that they had criminal records, the interior ministry said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to the Andean nation last year to esca...
23:52, 04/29/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions over the Venezuela crisis....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retiremen...
21:13, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed Seven Venezuelan military officers have been killed when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Nicolas Maduro appeared alongside troops Saturday....
05:39, 05/05/2019

MSNBC reporter says if Venezuelan military 'have the guns they have the power' A journalist reporting on the crisis in Venezuela Tuesday, said the efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro are taking longer than expected in part because not everyone in the country is allowed to own guns....
13:39, 05/01/2019

7 Venezuelan military officers killed in chopper crash 7 Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Maduro appeared alongside troops...
06:39, 05/05/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government to restore constitutional order....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
21:52, 05/24/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner says he’s stepping down amid outrage over detention conditions WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner says he’s stepping down amid outrage over detention conditions....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
14:39, 06/03/2019

Acting Border Protection Chief Will Step Down as Migrant Children Are Returned to Texas Facility The Trump administration says it is transferring the children back to a shelter in Clint, Tex., that had seen hundreds of children held in overcrowded and filthy conditions....
21:13, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: Mark Morgan and Manny Padilla top candidates to lead Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan and Manny Padilla are at the top of the White House list of candidates to replace outgoing acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders, according to three sources with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
21:52, 06/25/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
00:26, 06/18/2019

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards were also injured in Friday’s clash. The jail ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

U.N. camp offers temporary respite for beleaguered Venezuelan migrants Sheltered from the harsh midday sun by the tent she now calls home, Maria Moreno bursts into tears recalling how she and her six children fled their native Venezuela a month ago for the border city of Maicao in northern Colombia. ...
22:39, 05/11/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro: Pence Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the United States has lifted sanctions on Venezuelan General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, the former chief of the South American country's intelligence service, who last week turned against President Nicol...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now, Chile's foreign ministry said on Saturday....
01:26, 06/23/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gulf of Paria, authorities said....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
14:26, 06/15/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido....
22:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without bas...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Venezuelan teen blinded by police rubber bullets at protest A Venezuelan teenager was left blind after police fired over 50 rubber bullets at his face as they dispersed a group of people protesting shortages of cooking gas in the border state of Tachira, his mother and a doctor said on Tuesday....
07:52, 07/03/2019

Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government Gen. Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera emerged from hiding in Colombia to allege Cubans in the palace, foreign fighters in the countryside and rot in Maduro’s inner circle....
08:26, 06/25/2019

Venezuelan general tells military to 'rise up' against Maduro regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse....
05:13, 05/13/2019

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti For more than four months, Haitians have been taking to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid allegations he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars of government funds earmarked for badly needed social program...
19:52, 06/24/2019

Miami’s Venezuelan expats pause and pray for Maduro’s ouster Hundreds of Venezuelans packed into a Miami-area restaurant on Tuesday, their eyes fixed on television images of violence in their home country, yet hopeful that the unrest spelled the beginning of the end of President Nicolas Maduro's rule....
06:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Venezuelan General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro’s regime in an effort to encourage others to do the same, and warned Venezuela’s top judges of consequences if they don’t back opposition ...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan General Tells Military To "Rise Up" Against Maduro Regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic......
12:52, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and other violations in Venezuela, demanding that it be corrected...
19:26, 07/05/2019

Shock video shows Venezuelan army truck 'RUN OVER protesters' SHOCKING footage has emerged of Venezuelan forces apparently running over protesters outside an airbase in Caracas – with reports of multiple people injured....
14:52, 05/01/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to le...
23:39, 05/24/2019

Ex-Ohio State football assistant Zach Smith arrested for allegedly violating protection order Former Ohio State football assistant coach Zach Smith was jailed Thursday after allegedly violating a protection order at his children's school.        ...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
21:52, 06/12/2019

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure you're cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDPR-compliant - or you could be next....
14:26, 07/08/2019

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regio...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan Leopoldo López leaves Chile Embassy for Spanish consulate López, a key opponent of President Nicolás Maduro, emerged earlier Tuesday from two years of house arrest at a demonstration outside a military barracks....
16:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. court to decide which of two Venezuelan boards runs Citgo Petroleum A U.S. court will decide whether a board of directors appointed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro or one backed by his rival, opposition leader Juan Guaido, runs the eighth-largest U.S. refiner, Citgo Petroleum Corp....
20:52, 06/26/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
06:26, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops. The crash of...
19:00, 05/05/2019

| WATCH: Guaido supporters clash with Venezuelan National Guard in ?aracas Guaido supporters faced off against units from Venezuela's military police in Caracas. Tear gas was deployed repeatedly in an attempt to disperse the protesters in the Altamira neighbourhood in the east of the city....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
04:39, 05/28/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
18:13, 04/28/2019

'It's time to rise up,' Venezuelan general tells military officers in video A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse....
05:26, 05/13/2019

Angelina Jolie Meets Colombian President Over Venezuelan Migrant Kids Actress and UN special envoy for refugees Angelina Jolie met Saturday with Colombian President Ivan Duque to advocate for the estimated 20,000 children of Venezuelan migrants left with uncertain......
04:13, 06/09/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro’s government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a ...
05:52, 05/09/2019

Soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some Venezuelan towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Mick Jagger’s ex Vanessa Neumann hired as envoy in Venezuelan uprising The Brits have hired The Stones frontman’s former flame, Vanessa Neumann, as an envoy to Juan Guaidó as he attempts to revive his struggling opposition efforts to loosen the socialist dictator’s grip on power....
05:52, 05/12/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute over who is the legitimate leader of the South American nation....
05:39, 05/15/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal ag...
18:52, 04/28/2019

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations b...
04:26, 07/06/2019

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás Maduro....
02:52, 05/08/2019

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted An assassination attempt against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was a part of a “fascist” plot to overthrow the government, was thwarted, officials said....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling the growing impact of the OPEC nation's fuel shortages....
22:39, 06/09/2019

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
01:13, 07/14/2019

Venezuelan soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas....
05:39, 05/20/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week....
05:00, 05/10/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Princess Haya, Wife of Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, Is Reportedly Seeking Protection in London Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the sixth wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, is said to be seeking refuge in London after reportedly leaving her husband and fleeing Dubai. She is thought to be living with th...
02:39, 07/04/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on former Venezuelan intelligence chief for breaking ranks with Maduro regime The United States lifted economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week....
04:52, 05/09/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash....
08:39, 05/05/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
18:26, 04/29/2019

Citgo sought contract with Venezuelan drug suspect's firm -court document U.S. refiner Citgo sought to sign a contract with a firm owned by a Venezuelan accused of involvement in the drug trade by the U.S. government, according to a complaint by Citgo's former human resources director filed in a Texas court....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing.  “I hereby order that every branch of Banco de V...
17:26, 07/05/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to t...
19:52, 04/29/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a “mafia-style” attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday...
00:26, 05/11/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
22:39, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
08:26, 05/26/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democr...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
19:52, 07/14/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
16:52, 05/24/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a committee member, said on "Fox News Sunday" that Mueller was tentatively scheduled ...
19:13, 05/05/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Protection against property fraud: can we protect our elderly aunt's property for her through the Land Registry? My elderly aunt is trusting of everyone and lives alone. Can we use the Land Registry to protect her property in case someone tries to sell it against her will?...
09:39, 06/18/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation into Russian election interference and attempts by P...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
01:13, 05/25/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
12:00, 07/12/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if necessary....
21:13, 05/10/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
17:00, 06/10/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
12:26, 07/14/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and another man was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
19:26, 05/09/2019

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events......
18:26, 06/23/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
01:00, 06/19/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
20:52, 07/12/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:13, 05/11/2019

Odisha Lawmaker Arrested For Forcing Engineer Do Sit-Ups Odisha Police on Monday arrested newly elected BJD MLA Saroj Kumar Meher for allegedly forcing a junior engineer from a tribal community to do sit-ups in public....
13:52, 06/24/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
11:13, 05/22/2019

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-servi...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Now, BJP Lawmaker's Son Threatens Cop With Transfer In Uttar Pradesh The son of a BJP legislator allegedly faced off against the officer in-charge of the Soron Gate police station in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj today, even threatening to get him transferred if he fails to......
18:00, 06/26/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian S...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
13:00, 06/03/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
14:52, 05/23/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
08:13, 05/22/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
12:00, 05/27/2019

Cboe Plans to Introduce a New Liquidity Provider Protection Feature on Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO – June 10, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Liquidity Provider Protection feature (“LP2”) on its Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange (“ED...
15:39, 06/10/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebol...
23:00, 07/15/2019

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
02:00, 05/30/2019

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if the deal does not meet Labour's conditions, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
09:39, 06/18/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
19:52, 06/19/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
20:26, 07/11/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
19:52, 05/24/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
11:39, 05/11/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker f...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanis...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:26, 05/22/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador. The foreign ministry said Friday that Amer...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alc...
17:39, 05/22/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt to pass a Brexit deal....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in corruption cases LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s nephew has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and filing a false tax return, part of an agreement with federal prosecutors in a sprawling corruption probe. Former ...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
06:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
00:39, 07/10/2019

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
06:39, 05/28/2019

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
05:26, 05/28/2019

Aam Aadmi Party Lawmaker Devinder Sehrawat Joins BJP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, the second legislator to quit the party and join the saffron fold in less than a week....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Second AAP Lawmaker Joins BJP, Days After Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, becoming the second lawmaker of the party to switch in less than a week. Earlier, another lawmaker, Anil Bajpai, had......
13:00, 05/06/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
22:13, 05/14/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023....
17:26, 07/09/2019

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
14:00, 07/17/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
22:39, 05/29/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner.        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to the one being prepared in BJP-ruled Assam,......
11:00, 07/11/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:00, 06/18/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the......
02:00, 06/29/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
12:52, 05/29/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
05:39, 05/25/2019

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
20:39, 06/15/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
07:52, 05/19/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
09:52, 04/30/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries and other personal expenses. A notice for a change...
18:39, 06/24/2019

"Just The Trailer": Mukul Roy's One-Liner As Trinamool Lawmaker Joins BJP Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Mukul Roy said "yeh trailer hai, film abhi baki hai", a popular one-liner, as one more Trinamool Congress assembly lawmaker and......
20:52, 06/24/2019

Siddaramaiah, BJP Fight Over No Dalit Lawmaker From Karnataka In Cabinet Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnataka in the Union cabinet, saying "upliftment" of the community will not......
19:26, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Ex-lawmaker’s plea change expected in 2 cases LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on change in plea hearings scheduled in a former Arkansas lawmaker’s corruption cases (all times local): 4:07 p.m. A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew faces a new bribery charge...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
06:39, 05/08/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
19:26, 05/21/2019

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release......
14:52, 07/04/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
01:00, 05/18/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
06:13, 05/18/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
08:26, 05/18/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexua...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Satur...
21:39, 05/21/2019

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
00:00, 06/04/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
01:00, 06/05/2019

After SOS Video, Husband Of UP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted At Court The husband of Sakshi Misra, an Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker's daughter who had alleged threats from her family, was attacked today at the Allahabad High Court, where the couple had gone to......
10:26, 07/15/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
00:52, 06/08/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Rock mayor’s staff. Mayor Frank Scott announced Friday that he had hired former Rep. Charles Blak...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after brazen shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983...
22:52, 05/09/2019

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
19:52, 06/07/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a "partisan issue."...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury chief at a gala dinner. Party chair Brandon Lewis ...
10:39, 06/21/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
05:13, 06/01/2019

Russian lawmaker says Poland could be targeted if Russia is attacked: Interfax Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Thursday that Washington's plans to deploy spy drones and send troops to Poland are a concern to Moscow, and that Poland could be hit with a retaliatory strike if Russia were attacked, Interfax reported....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a list of crimes warranting deportation....
04:26, 05/20/2019

"Papa, You Sent Goons": BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Alleges Threat In Video Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Rajesh Misra, has posted a video on social media claiming she is in danger from her father after she married a man of another caste against his......
08:52, 07/11/2019

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her......
10:26, 07/15/2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she was "very unlikely" to back economic commentator Stephen Moore and another calling his nomination "...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry....
02:26, 05/20/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls Poland's opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia....
13:52, 05/15/2019

'It's my homeland': how a Native lawmaker is defying Trump's drilling push Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisin...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura district, a police officer said. The IPFT is an......
22:26, 05/20/2019

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
21:39, 06/13/2019

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
10:26, 07/15/2019

"BJP Offering Minister Post, Money, Won't Accept": BSP Lawmaker Ramabai Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Ramabai on Monday claimed to have been offered a ministerial berth and crores of rupees by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in exchange for withdrawing support from the......
20:13, 05/27/2019

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
22:39, 07/17/2019

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, a week after he requested a postponement to address accusations he had brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Day Before Trust Vote, Karnataka Rebel Lawmaker Withdraws Resignation In some relief to the embattled coalition government in Karnataka, Congress legislator Ramalinga Reddy said today that he has decided to withdraw his resignation from the assembly and will vote in......
20:00, 07/17/2019

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Wednesday claimed that the clip was edited and......
04:13, 07/11/2019

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
19:52, 07/10/2019

Brexit-supporting Conservative faction will vote against PM May's deal: lawmaker A majority of members of the European Research Group, a large eurosceptic faction in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party, will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal when it is brought back before parliament next month, a lawmaker said...
11:26, 05/15/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
07:52, 06/12/2019

Insurgent Linked To Ambush That Killed Arunachal Lawmaker, Son Arrested A leader of the insurgent group NSCN(IM) who was suspected to be involved in the killing of a lawmaker from Arunachal Pradesh was arrested at a remote village in Assam, near the border with Nagaland....
12:00, 07/16/2019

GOP lawmaker indicted for trying to trade his vote for cash, lying to the FBI, authorities say The charges set off bipartisan calls for the legislator's resignation — requests he has so far forcefully resisted, claiming his innocence and setting up a potential intraparty showdown in the GOP-controlled Michigan state legislature....
08:39, 05/16/2019

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
13:00, 06/06/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
22:52, 05/17/2019

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here......
12:39, 07/17/2019

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
06:26, 07/12/2019

Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas have confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former state legislator is hers and say they’re investigating the case as a homicide. Arkansas State Police said Thursday that the medical e...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Renuka Chowdhury Slams BJP Lawmaker For His ''Open Defecation'' Remark Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP lawmaker Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been......
20:39, 05/23/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
18:39, 05/16/2019

UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister next week, has become more radical on the issue of the Irish backstop making the Brexit picture starker, Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/16/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
23:13, 05/30/2019

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
06:39, 07/12/2019

Gun License Of BJP Lawmaker In Viral Video Nixed, Says Son's Future Bleak An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
15:52, 07/13/2019

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
12:39, 07/17/2019

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary cha...
05:13, 07/12/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed President Trump engaging in "impeachable conduct."...
23:52, 05/18/2019

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker "To Thank Him" For Poll Win BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
19:26, 06/05/2019

Ohio lawmaker pushes bill to require schools to name a valedictorian An Ohio lawmaker introduced a bill on Monday that would require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to abolish singling out top grade earners in graduating classes. ...
22:39, 06/11/2019

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
22:39, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Woman’s dead body found outside lawmaker’s home POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into human remains found outside the home of a former Arkansas lawmaker (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Authorities say human remains found outside the home of a former Arkansas lawmaker are those ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip ...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall la...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
02:52, 05/22/2019

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on...
07:39, 05/22/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 20 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 20 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
18:39, 05/24/2019

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
20:26, 07/11/2019

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday,......
12:00, 07/12/2019

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancel...
04:52, 06/20/2019