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Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000%

Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts s...

Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000%

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Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly plans to discuss backing for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War...
17:52, 05/07/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
21:26, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group had 'predatory approach' - official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group, admonished on Wednesday during a hearing on its billing practices, had a "predatory approach," the Pentagon's chief financial official said in Congressional testimony on Thursday....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group has 'predatory approach' - Pentagon official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group which was admonished on Wednesday during a house hearing on its billing practices was called a "predator" by the Pentagon's chief financial official during Congressional testimony on Thur...
17:52, 05/16/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
00:52, 05/03/2019

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00:52, 05/12/2019

UniCredit profits up 25 percent, best 1Q in a decade Italy's largest bank by assets, UniCredit, posted its best quarter in a decade, with a 25% boost in first-quarter profits as the bank pushes ahead with a reorganization plan that includes deep cost-cutting....
11:39, 05/09/2019

BMW Q1 profits slump on $1.6B antitrust provision BMW's first-quarter profit slumped after car sales in key markets slowed and the automaker revised a provision for a potential fine for alleged collusion to $1.6 billion....
15:26, 05/07/2019

BP Profits Fall on Oil Price Volatility BP said its profit dropped by 12% in the first quarter due to a weaker oil price environment at the start of 2019, echoing anemic quarterly results recently reported by other Big Oil companies....
11:30, 04/30/2019

Macy’s stock surges on better-than-expected profits Macy’s topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Wednesday, benefiting from increased online sales and higher demand for items sold at its off-price stores. Macy’s shares, which have so far lost more than a quarter of ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Cost of equity is the new answer to banks' low profits Debate around the UniCredit-Commerzbank merger will centre on its impact on European banks’ share prices as Eurosceptic populism makes cost cutting more difficult....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit for its fiscal year ended March 31. Net income dropped 57 percent....
13:26, 05/14/2019

Samsung Q1 profits plummet from lowered chip demand Samsung has posted operating profits of 6.23 trillion won for the first quarter of 2019, its lowest since the 2016 Galaxy Note 7 recall, with the company attributing the decline to lowered demand for memory chips....
06:26, 04/30/2019

Emirates posts significant drop in profits, at $237 million DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East’s biggest airline, Emirates, says profits were down almost 70% in the past fiscal year, reaching lows of $237 million, compared to last year’s whopping $762 million. The Dubai-based airli...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Cargill's profits in Brazil grow 15 pct to 680 million reais Grains trader Cargill Inc grew its profits in Brazil by 14.6 percent to 680 million reais ($173 million) in 2018, the company said on Monday, as it prepares to invest 500 million reais in the country throughout 2019....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the fall-out from the arrest of Carlos Ghosn....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescription drugs. More than half of total industry profits ...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Continental delays powertrain IPO to 2020 as profits drop 17% Continental will push back the spinoff of its powertrain division until next year after the supplier reported a 17 percent drop in first-quarter operating profit, hit by a downturn in car demand and higher investments....
04:26, 04/29/2019

WestJet profits up despite lingering concerns over 737 Max grounding and Swoop WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive Ed Sims said Tuesday the airline continues to face challenges from the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max aircraft and lagging demand at its discount subsidiary....
11:13, 05/08/2019

Thomas Cook slumps 17% as it says challenging summer will hinder profits Travel group Thomas Cook said economic and political uncertainty would affect profits this summer after it reported higher first-half losses on Thursday....
10:26, 05/16/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Even the Galaxy S10 couldn’t save Samsung from a 60% drop in profits last quarter When Samsung issued its guidance earlier this month, it predicted a decline in operating income by a whopping 60 percent, the company’s biggest decline since a similar drop in the third quarter of 2014. Now that the Q1 2019 earnings are out, the fina...
09:39, 04/30/2019

You Can Donate Your Airbnb Profits to Help Displaced People Find Housing Airbnb hosts who want to give back can now donate a portion—or all—of their profits to help people affected by disasters, conflict or critical illness....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Air Italy expects profits 'very soon' despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis An Air Italy executive has joined a chorus of global airlines hurt by grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets but expects the airline to be profitable "very soon" and carrying five times as many passengers by 2022....
02:00, 05/09/2019

FCA sees U.S. pickup trucks hauling profits in rest of 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) said on Friday that new U.S. pickup truck models would help the automaker achieve its 2019 profit targets and offset a weak performance in the first quarter....
01:52, 05/04/2019

RBS shares slide as it warns Brexit uncertainty will likely hurt profits The Royal Bank of Scotland reported a net profit of £707 million ($912.2 million) for its first quarter on Friday, down 11% from £792 million over the same period last year....
18:13, 04/28/2019

News Corp posts surprise profit as HarperCollins profits grow Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strong growth in earnings at its book publishing and subscription video services units....
00:00, 05/10/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund. After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBa...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating profit of $5.4 billion that reflected a 23 percen...
05:52, 04/30/2019

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
19:26, 04/28/2019

'Scoundrel' Asks Good Question Last night, Tucker Carlson brought on former Federal Reserve Board nominee Stephen Moore, who was forced on Thursday to withdraw from the confirmation process following revelations that he was too sexist even for the Trump administration....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Sanders says 'there's no question' who is more progressive between him and Biden Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden go back a long ways. But the two Democratic frontrunners are going to have to put aside their friendly relationship as they each vie to be their party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential election....
17:52, 05/05/2019

Here’s how to answer this difficult job interview question Dear Greg, I was stumped by an interview question recently and was wondering how you would suggest handling it. I was asked: “What was the most difficult situation you have had at work and how did you handle it?” That is such a broad and difficult qu...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Mazda's profits tumble 43% on foreign exchange, lower sales, dealer outlays In announcing the lower earnings results, CEO Akira Marumoto outlined a new mid-term business plan that targets lifting operating profit margin to a sustainable 5 percent by the fiscal year ending March 31, 2025....
13:52, 05/09/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Azul's profits drop 20%, weighed by higher expenses Higher operational costs weighed on Brazil's No. 3 airline, Azul SA, sending profits in the first quarter down 20% to 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million), despite significantly higher revenue compared to the same period last year....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
03:00, 05/08/2019

The Fed's "Financial Frailty" Raises This Important Question Do you have faith in the Fed? If so, a look at the central bank's portfolio might prompt second thoughts. Find out why, plus take a look at two charts which show you who is really in charge of the trend in interest rates....
15:13, 05/01/2019

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

‘Avengers: Endgame’: The Screenwriters Answer Every Question You Have Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who wrote “Endgame,” explain its many choices and possibilities, the roads not taken and the decisions behind who lived and who died....
11:52, 04/29/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
11:52, 04/30/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's not 'much question' he's more progressive than Joe Biden Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn't think there's "much question" he's more progressive than former Vice President Joe Biden. "Joe voted for the war in Iraq, I led the effort against it. Joe voted for NAFTA and permanent trade relat...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Aging Runners Find Help for a Question: How Slow Will I Get? Thanks to Ray Fair, a professor in the economics department at Yale, runners have an exact schedule that will predict how their performance will decline as they age....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed, says Jo Harper....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
22:00, 04/28/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’: The Screenwriters Answer Every Question You Might Have Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who wrote “Endgame,” explain its many choices and possibilities, the roads not taken and the decisions behind who lived and who died....
20:52, 04/29/2019

A Question of Timing: Technical Vs. Fundamental Analysis Technical analysis of the stock market is largely ignored by the financial press these days, despite evidence that this is a superior approach to fundamental analysis. See why that is, plus learn when you can expect technical analysis to make a retur...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Richard Carranza slams parents who question admissions changes Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza vowed Wednesday to remake admissions to the city’s specialized high schools to enroll more black and Latino students — and got hearty cheers from nearly every member of the City Council’s education committee. Carra...
15:00, 05/02/2019

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

"Surprised By The Question": New Zealand PM Talks About Wedding Proposal New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she was surprised when her long-time partner proposed to her over the Easter holidays and has no idea when the wedding will be....
12:00, 05/06/2019

The question for Boeing is how long the 737 Max problems persist, expert says Gordon Bethune, former CEO and chairman of Continental Airlines, and Dryden Pence, chief investment officer of Pence Wealth Management, join "Squawk Box" to discuss Boeing's first quarter earnings report....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Pep Guardiola infuriated by financial fair play question after FA Cup win • Guardiola: ‘Do you know the question you’re asking me?’ • City coach says this is one of his best ever seasonsPep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a reporter if he was b...
01:39, 05/19/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
22:00, 05/07/2019

The USWNT Has Two Big Question Marks In Morgan Brian And Ali Krieger It’s a good time to be a fan of the U.S. Women’s National Team. We’re in the last stages of pre-World Cup prep, the team has a few key stars peaking at the right time, and there is finally a roster to discuss and, naturally, argue about....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Opinion: One pressing post-draft question for each of the 32 NFL teams The 2019 NFL draft is in the books. With offseason rosters essentially complete, the 32 teams turn their attention to offseason practices and issues.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quar...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Some Iowa towns have been underwater for weeks. The big question: Will residents come back? Weeks after Missouri River floodwaters inundated entire towns, some Iowa communities long in decline have begun to confront the challenge that lies ahead.        ...
00:52, 05/01/2019

'I was surprised by the question': New Zealand PM Ardern talks about wedding proposal New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she was surprised when her long-time partner proposed to her over the Easter holidays and has no idea when the wedding will be....
13:13, 05/06/2019

Huawei dilemma is a question of Britain's post-Brexit future The UK must weigh its ties to the US and Australia against the value of Chinese friendshipIt may sound like an argument about technology, but in reality it is a battle of geopolitics. Should Brexit Britain yield to pressure from the US and ban Chines...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Some female Dem voters question whether woman should face Trump in 2020 Is a woman a shoo-in to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Trump in 2020? Some women in three states that could make or break White House hopes aren't so sure....
06:39, 04/29/2019

Ford Workers Question Auto Maker's Path to Turnaround More of the auto maker's workers are feeling unsure about its strategy and looking for clearer communication from the company’s leadership team, according to employee-survey results....
00:26, 04/30/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration briefed Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two deadly crashes....
18:13, 05/15/2019

Kentucky Derby may lose a second contender; Haikal's status is in question Haikal is dealing with an abscess in his front left hoof, and his status is in doubt for Kentucky Derby. Omaha Beach was scratched Wednesday night.        ...
17:52, 05/02/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers to question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will brief Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two deadly crashes....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Lucifer’s season four finale answers the burning question: “Who's Da New King Of Hell?” The more I think about it, the more I stand by my belief that the majority of season four is among the very best episodes the Lucifer has to offer....
13:13, 05/13/2019

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak: Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the opposition Labour Party said....
10:39, 05/02/2019

Democrat Warren confronts 2020 electability question head-on in Ohio At a veterans hall in the mostly white, working-class town of Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to about 200 people on Friday about her plans to fight the opioid epidemic, Washington corruption and economic inequality....
16:52, 05/11/2019

Climate change tests Joe Biden as he confronts a major question for Democrats: Is any compromise too much? The issue reflects the divide between Biden’s consensus-building ways and demands from liberal activists for a more forceful and uncompromising agenda....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Napolitano: Barr 'splitting hairs' with response to question during testimony about Mueller's concerns A line of questioning between Sen. Patrick Leahy and William Barr on Wednesday over past statements the attorney general made regarding the Mueller report shows exactly why House lawmakers want to bring in their own legal staff to interrogate Barr, F...
21:13, 05/01/2019

California synagogue shooting: Suspect known as quiet, smart while authorities question if he was hateful The suspect's name has also been connected to a racist online posting that praised mass shooters.        ...
02:39, 04/29/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage. But some analysts suggest Pyongyang may be playing up the crisis to put pressure on sanctions....
13:39, 05/16/2019

Baltimore TV anchor Mary Bubala ousted after asking controversial question about city’s recent mayors A Baltimore TV anchor was fired days after she received backlash for asking a question surrounding the race, gender and leadership of the city’s recent mayors that some viewers deemed “racist and sexist.”...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Pep Guardiola furious over financial fair play question after Man City's treble triumph – video Pep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a journalist if he was being accused of 'receiving money' through separate payments from the club’s Abu Dhabi owners.City had just tro...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo checks stat sheet before answering question about Marcus Smart's return Giannis Antetokounmpo needed to check the stat sheet before answering a question about Marcus Smart's impact in his return to the Celtics' lineup.        ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

‘Modern Family’ star Ariel Winter fires back at body-shaming troll over plastic surgery question “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter has no time for the haters. The 21-year-old took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the airing of the final episode of the beloved show’s 10th season. But at least one person took the post as an opportunity to body...
03:13, 05/11/2019

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-month period ending June 30, 2008, totaling $43.9 million versus $32.2 million for the same period a y...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Game Of Thrones brutally asserts that the game in question will have no winner Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space ...
04:39, 05/13/2019

MMA fighter pops the question with a 'Will you marry me?' tattoo Not to sound unromantic, but getting a tattoo of your partner’s name is a little risky if you’re not married. But what if you want to be?        ...
17:39, 05/01/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
18:52, 05/16/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
03:52, 05/15/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the clamps on. Philly would only even hit the rim one more time, off a heroic Jimmy Butler transition pla...
22:52, 05/13/2019

UK's May fires defense secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies to be ousted from government....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a miracle....
21:13, 05/14/2019

U.K.'s May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying he leaked sensitive information surrounding a review into the use of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. in the U.K.’s telecoms network.....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Raytheon wins $663 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co was awarded a $663 million contract on Monday to provide Troposcatter battlefield communications equipment, systems engineering and support for the U.S. Army through 2029, the Pentagon said....
23:39, 04/29/2019

PSG's defense falls apart again in 3-2 defeat at Montpellier Paris Saint-Germain's defense fell apart again and conceded a farcical late goal in a 3-2 defeat away to Montpellier on Tuesday        ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do any...
08:52, 05/16/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night — the longest game (in terms of innings) ever played at Miller Park — that...
10:39, 05/05/2019

ESPN's Max Kellerman question's Larry Fitzgerald's qualifications for Hall of Fame ESPN's Max Kellerman questions Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald's credentials for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.        ...
14:39, 05/08/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the role on an acting basis since the start of the year....
11:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with extra firepower as diplomatic frictions grow with Washington....
21:52, 05/10/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjustly and hurts his chance at a fair trial. Assistant Federal Defender Sabrina Shroff made the claims ...
03:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and said top U.S. officials had held talks at the Pentagon on Friday....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Hungary far-right party forms uniformed ‘self-defense’ group BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A far-right party in Hungary says it is forming a uniformed “self-defense group” in the spirit of the Hungarian Guard, which a court ordered disbanded in 2009. Laszlo Toroczkai, head of the Our Homeland Movement, ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

APNewsBreak: SEAL war crime defense says prosecutors spied LOS ANGELES (AP) — Defense lawyers in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq say prosecutors installed spying software in emails sent to them and to a reporter. Tim Parlatore, the lawyer for Special Operations ...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new defense secretary, the White House announced on Th...
03:39, 05/10/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan to be Defense Secretary WASHINGTON – President Trump has made it official and will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his administration’s second Secretary of Defense. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Thursday afternoon that it was “...
06:39, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Acting defense secretary seeing border firsthand MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10 a.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he intends to accelerate planning to secure the U.S.-Mexic...
17:13, 05/11/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose's Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece  ...
08:39, 05/14/2019

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact A new European military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the European Union, hinting at possible retaliation....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Defense upholds Oakland warehouse operator as family man A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed...
02:26, 05/02/2019

American’s stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family. Prosecutors said the 41-year-old American fought off three mas...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called for a military uprising earlier in the day....
04:52, 05/01/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 when he made equivocating comments following violen...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Man accused of newspaper shooting chooses insanity defense Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his plea from not guilty to an insanity defense....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Man Charged With Killing 5 in Annapolis Newsroom Uses Insanity Defense Jarrod W. Ramos’s lawyers said in a court filing that a mental disorder either prevented him from appreciating the criminality of his conduct or from following the law....
07:39, 04/30/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administration officials....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Man accused of newspaper attack takes up an insanity defense Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his plea from not guilty to an insanity defense....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.15 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a $1.15 billion contract for services related to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Makini Brice)...
23:39, 04/29/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech)...
23:39, 04/29/2019

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense Koepka has won three majors since he last played at Byron Nelson, and returns week before defending PGA Championship        ...
03:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
16:52, 04/29/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed...
07:52, 05/01/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Theresa May's letter to dismissed defense secretary Williamson British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
02:13, 05/02/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only taking action in self-defense....
10:52, 05/15/2019

UK PM May fires defense minister Williamson over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was the leaker....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Former top FBI lawyer on defense as IG probe on surveillance abuse nears close Former FBI counsel James Baker, speaking Friday at a rare public appearance, defended the FBI’s controversial surveillance of a former Trump aide during the 2016 campaign, as a closely watched inspector general investigation into that process nears i...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Defense chief's border visit will highlight Trump priority Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a national emergency, after freeing up $1.5 billion more in Pentagon money to support wall construction....
14:00, 05/11/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
16:13, 05/04/2019

Defense chief’s border visit will highlight Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan, is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what the Trump administration calls a national emergency. Shanahan is flying to the border town of McAllen, Texas, ...
16:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer: filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations, according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Brookl...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Fired UK defense minister Williamson denies Huawei leak Fired by British Prime Minister Theresa May as defense secretary on Wednesday, Gavin Williamson denied leaking information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a dependable outside shot and his less-than-elite play-making ability....
07:26, 04/29/2019

Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his opening statement....
06:13, 05/08/2019

UK police will not probe sacked defense minister over Huawei leak British police will not investigate the sacked defense minister, Gavin Williamson, after a senior officer said the information that was leaked about Chinese telecoms company Huawei was too minor to count as a criminal offence....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, the defense ministry said in a statement....
14:39, 05/04/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
06:00, 05/18/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was fired after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's involvement in the UK's 5G network. He has "emphatically" denied any involvement....
03:39, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Army looks to missile defense to counter new threats from Russia, China The United States has not had to worry about an enemy attacking with fighter aircrafts, drones, or advanced artillery for nearly 20 years. That won't be the case in a potential fight with China or Russia....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Masahiro Tanaka grinds it out, but wasn’t happy with Yankees’ defense Masahiro Tanaka was once again without his trademark splitter on Tuesday. To make matters worse, his outfield betrayed him more than once. The right-hander still managed to come through with one of his best outings in nearly a month, allowing two run...
08:52, 05/08/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
00:39, 05/18/2019

UK sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over Huawei leaks UK Prime Minister Theresa May fired the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today over his role in a recent Huawei leak. Last week, we learned that the UK plans to use Huawei tech in "non-core" parts of its 5G infrastructure. That news ...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Trump to nominate ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who made a career at a top defense company as Pentagon ch...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Yankees CF Aaron Hicks play defense for 1st time in 2 months New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks played in the outfield for the first time Thursday since being sidelined in early March by a strained left lower back and threw out a runner trying to score        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Avenatti tells court he’s hired a defense lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a criminal case against attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 10:52 a.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti has told a federal judge in California that he has hired a lawyer to represent him in a case alleging he stole ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Saudi Vice Minister of Defense says Houthis are Iranian 'tool' Saudi Arabia's Vice Minister of Defense Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet on Thursday that the Houthi attacks against Aramco's facilities showed that the group was an Iranian tool which Tehran used to implement its agenda in the region....
12:13, 05/16/2019

UK’s fired defense secretary furiously denies Huawei leak LONDON (AP) — Britain’s former defense secretary has ferociously denied allegations that he leaked details from private government discussions about Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. Gavin Williamson was fired late Wednesday by Prime M...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who made a career at a top defense company as Pentagon ch...
01:52, 05/10/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be criminalized in the military and asked that personnel work to end sexual harassment and assault, acco...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Lack of defense will make Iaquinta-Cerrone must-watch on Saturday When Al Iaquinta squares off with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on Saturday night, he'll be in for a test against one of the most versatile offensive fighters in the UFC's lightweight division....
19:39, 04/30/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller report....
19:52, 05/12/2019

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday unveiled a plan to reduce the influence of defense contractors on the military and “cut our bl...
16:39, 05/16/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
10:26, 04/30/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, has been leading the Pentagon as acting secretary since Jan. 1, a highly unusua...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Iran’s defense minister vows to defeat US, Israel if attacked Iran’s top defense official predicted Wednesday that the Islamic Republic would vanquish the US and its ally Israel if his country is attacked. “We will defeat the American-Zionist front,” Minister of Defense Amir Hatami said, according to the Islami...
20:39, 05/15/2019

UK defense chief fired over Huawei leaks, denies involvement British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms firm Huawei...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump to nominate Patrick Shanahan to be defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the role permanently, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday....
00:52, 05/10/2019

Vladimir Putin promises to uphold Russia's defense at Victory Day parade Russia put on a display Thursday of its full military might -- with 13,000 troops, rows of tanks, aircraft and nuclear weapons for the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dual use" and potentially put toward the production......
06:52, 05/07/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the East Sea....
13:26, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who made a career at a top defense company as Pentagon ch...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern close in on sixth straight title defense There's a four-point difference in the title race with six to play for after Dortmund's downfall edged Bayern closer to glory. Elsewhere, the race for Europe and the relegation battle are set to go down to the wire....
22:26, 05/05/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese telecommunications company Huawei access to Britain's 5G network....
01:39, 05/02/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed in Game 1 The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a dependable outside shot and his less-than-elite play-making ability....
07:26, 04/29/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Theresa May Fires British Defense Secretary After Huawei Leak Investigation (LONDON) — British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms firm Huawei. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office says May has “lost confi...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Fires Gavin Williamson, Defense Secretary, Over Huawei Leak In a letter released Wednesday, Britain’s prime minister accused Mr. Williamson of leaking sensitive information about National Security Council talks on the Chinese telecommunications giant....
20:13, 05/01/2019

An American tourist is accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla. He says it was self-defense A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankan president shakes up defense forces, says attack warnings went unheeded Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Defense seeks pause in Navy SEAL case while probing spying SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner have demanded prosecutors stop monitoring defense lawyer emails and put the case on hold. The court filing obtained Wednesday by The Asso...
03:52, 05/16/2019

'Poison pills': Pentagon tells EU not to block U.S. companies from defense pact A new European Union military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the bloc, hinting at possible retaliation....
20:26, 05/14/2019

What Is a Leak? U.K. Defense Secretary’s Firing in Huawei Case Is in a Murky Zone The government says Gavin Williamson committed a grievous security breach. He says he did no such thing. The way the British news media work, both are possible....
12:13, 05/03/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
03:39, 05/11/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at NoVa rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations involving ties to Boeing, his former employer....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face similar action....
22:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
00:39, 05/17/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawyers in contempt of court. The motion claims that two of the New England Patriots owner’s attorneys, A...
03:26, 05/08/2019

Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Let Go Amid Uproar Over Harvey Weinstein Defense Students in Winthrop House, where Robert S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife served as residential deans, had called for his resignation. Harvard chose not to renew their contracts....
20:26, 05/11/2019

Kyrie Irving gets revealing defense as he quietly slips out Celtics door: ‘That’s bulls–t’ The strongest defense of Kyrie Irving came after he likely left for good. Irving did not speak to reporters after his exit meeting Thursday, but several teammates came to his defense as the calls blaming him for Boston’s demise steadily rose th...
21:26, 05/09/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
04:00, 05/17/2019

'It's sickening': Liz Cheney slams Democratic leaders for defense of Tlaib's Holocaust remark Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming sounded off Tuesday on Democratic colleagues in Congress, accusing them of being anti-semitic for not condemning comments by Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib....
18:52, 05/14/2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvard Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to continue as dean of a residential house on campus, a university official said on Saturday....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Trump Taps Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary US President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan as his next secretary of defense, the White House announced Thursday....
02:39, 05/10/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Prosecutors, Defense Argue Over Prison Time For Boone Co. Man In Child Porn Case BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys have offered vastly different opinions on how much prison time a Boone County man should serve after pleading guilty to transporting child pornography. Alex Kraft, 26, reached a ple...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Embattled Harvard law professor leaves Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team An embattled Harvard University law professor under fire for representing Harvey Weinstein said has left the media mogul's legal defense team.        ...
01:26, 05/14/2019

First naval officer to be UK defense secretary promises to hang Horatio Nelson portrait in her office A plucky new defense minister, the first serving naval officer and first female to hold the post, could be a boost for long-declining British sea power....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Theresa May sacks British defense secretary Gavin Williamson over leak of Huawei 5G discussions U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fired the Defense Secretary on Wednesday after concluding that he was involved in leaking details about a possible deal with Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to the media....
22:13, 05/01/2019

South Korean defense ministry says North Korea has tested a short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed to CNN by text message....
03:52, 05/04/2019

White Collar Watch: Elizabeth Holmes’s Possible Defense in Theranos Case: Put the Government on Trial The defense may claim regulators improperly brought actions against the company for its blood analysis technology when there was nothing improper taking place....
01:00, 05/09/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosure of information from a meeting of the National Security Council," Downing Street said in a statemen...
20:13, 05/01/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot at the Pentagon, the president's spokeswoman said Thursday....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election – telling a crowd in Seatt...
17:52, 05/05/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
08:13, 05/17/2019

The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state Reuters The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon. That near-record sum is only part of the US national-security spending, the total of which is much higher, according to William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithb...
05:13, 05/16/2019

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what to expect on Capitol Hill....
16:26, 05/15/2019

What is contempt of Congress? 5 key questions House Judiciary Committee Democrats voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing a refusal by the Trump administration — which has asserted executive privilege — to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the 2014 election, he polled 75,000 votes, a......
19:52, 04/28/2019

Congress clamors for more intel on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday, amid broad bipartisan demands for more information on the president’s approach.S...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame is running for Congress Ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame is running for an open House seat in New Mexico. Plame, rumored to run, made it official Wednesday when she filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run as a Democrat in the state’s 3rd Congressional District. ...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Congress must make sure air ambulances are covered Air ambulances save lives. When a health emergency strikes, doctors or first responders call upon air ambulances to transport patients to the closest, most appropriate hospital quickly so they can get the care they need. In most cases, the patient is...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to lawmakers about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 2)       ...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The president's comment puts the White House on a collision course with Congress....
02:00, 05/06/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Schiff predicts Mueller will testify before Congress Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday predicted special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his Russia investigation as Democrats and the White House square off over subpoenas. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said...
17:52, 05/12/2019

"Election A Fight Between Three Gs Of Congress And BJP": Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday claimed that this Lok Sabha election is a fight between ''3 Gs'' of the Congress represented by the Gandhi family and those of the BJP exemplified by gaon, ......
18:13, 05/08/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Mueller not testifying because he has nothing to tell Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller isn't appearing before Congress because he has "nothing to tell" and he doesn't want Democrats to be "mad at him," at least that's according to radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
03:13, 05/18/2019

"Will Remain In Congress Throughout My Life": Shakeel Ahmad Former Union Minister Shakeel Ahmad, suspended by the Congress for contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an Independent from Madhubani, has said the party's action against him was harsh and that he......
20:13, 05/12/2019

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

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the separation of powers....
00:13, 05/06/2019

Arrests made after shock shooting near Congress Officials say at least six people have been detained for Thursday’s attack that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón, including the alleged perpetrator....
16:26, 05/11/2019

"Hua Toh Hua'' Remark Shows Arrogance Of Congress: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's "hua toh hua" (It happened, so what?) remark on the anti-Sikh riots in 1984....
13:52, 05/13/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
18:39, 05/17/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
00:26, 05/17/2019

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

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Police tow No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress to jail in car Venezuelan Security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader of the opposition-controlled congress as President Nicolás Maduro’s government begins going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week...
03:13, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Police take No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress Venezuelan lawmakers say security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader in the opposition-controlled congress as political tensions mount in the crisis-wracked nation...
02:13, 05/09/2019

#ConstitutionalCrisis? Trump's battle with Congress comes to a head The president’s claims of executive privilege over the Mueller report have set new alarm bells ringing for the fate of democracyPolice this week arrested an alleged arsonist who started a fire outside the National Archives building in Washington, cla...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate....
09:13, 05/16/2019

On Mallikarjun Kharge, HD Kumaraswamy's Veiled Dig At Congress In a veiled attack at the Congress, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said that senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was not given enough recognition for his work by his party....
05:00, 05/15/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Congress Will Form Alliances For 'UPA Plus Plus': Jyotiraditya Scindia Predicting that no single party will get a majority in the Lok Sabha Election 2019, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia says his party will forge a strong alliance of like-minded entities to create a......
17:00, 05/08/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April....
11:13, 05/03/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Former Congress Legislator Bhisham Sharma Joins BJP Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Bhisham Sharma, former Congress legislator, was welcomed into the BJP fold by party vice president and its Delhi unit in-charge Shyam Jaju and Manoj Tiwari....
18:26, 04/30/2019

PM Modi A "Modern-Day Aurangzeb", Says Congress Leader Adding another to the season of name-calling, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "modern-day Aurangzeb" who has destroyed hundreds of temples in Varanasi....
09:52, 05/08/2019

"Has Not Resigned From RSS": Congress Leader's Dig At Shatrughan Sinha Acharya Pramod, Congress candidate from Lucknow took strong exception to party leader Shatrughan Sinha campaigning for his wife Poonam, who is the Samajwadi Party candidate in the constituency....
22:52, 05/03/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquiry, setting up a confrontation with Democrats......
03:13, 05/06/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after telling reporters the attorney general should make that decision....
08:13, 05/07/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

PM Misleading People With Hollow Promises: Congress The Congress today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was misleading the electorate with "hollow claims" of success of various schemes and dubbed him as a "king of advertisement and villain of......
17:00, 05/08/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Man Allegedly Shot At Cousin For Voting For Congress In Haryana A man allegedly shot at his cousin brother for voting for the Congress in Jhajjar in Haryana on Monday. According to residents at Jhajjar, a clash between Congress and BJP supporters broke out on......
05:00, 05/15/2019

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

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

The Library Of Congress would like to share a selection of free cat images with you If there’s one thing the internet isn’t short of, it’s pictures of cats. Every variety of image, documenting weird feline poses or photoshopping spider legs onto furry bodies, is in wide circulation, bombarding social media or easily searchable with ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Valerie Plame, Outed C.I.A. Agent, Will Run for Congress in New Mexico “My career in the C.I.A. was cut short by partisan politics, but I’m not done serving our country,” said Ms. Plame, who is running for the House as a Democrat....
03:13, 05/10/2019

'No do-over': White House says Congress is trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
22:00, 05/15/2019

How Will Congress Give "Nyay", Has Always Done Injustice: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday charged that the Congress has "lies" in its DNA and asked how it will give "Nyay" when it has always done injustice....
13:52, 04/30/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
20:13, 05/09/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Ram Madhav's Remarks Show BJP In "Electoral Depression": Congress The Congress on Monday took a dig at BJP over senior party leader Ram Madhav hinting that the BJP would need allies for comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, saying that statements of its leaders......
00:00, 05/07/2019

Man Disrupts Congress Presser Over Use Of Yogi Adityanath's Real Name With the national flag in hand, a man today disrupted a Congress presser briefly raising objections on calling Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by his real name Ajay Singh Bisht. He......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Former CIA officer Valerie Plame running for Congress in New Mexico Valerie Plame, a former U.S. intelligence officer whose cover was blown by officials in the administration of former President George W. Bush in the run-up to the Iraq War, said on Thursday she would run as a Democrat for an open U.S. Congress seat i...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
05:00, 05/02/2019

PM Slams Congress After Sam Pitroda's " Hua Toh Hua" Remark On 1984 Riots Campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections will end this evening. 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states, will go to polls in this phase on Sunday....
11:00, 05/10/2019

"Hua Toh Hua": Congress's Sam Pitroda Shredded by PM Modi For 1984 Remark Congress leader Sam Pitroda's "Hua to hua" comment on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots showed the "character and mentality" of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday while campaigning in......
13:13, 05/10/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify before U.S. lawmakers or whether he will invoke executive privilege to block his testimony....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress, telling reporters, "That's a crime."...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the countries while the Democrats demanded stronger worker protection language....
16:39, 05/03/2019

Self-impeach? Talk shifts toward Trump defiance of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump’s actions: “self-impeaching.” The more Democrats push their investigations into the special counsel’s Trump-...
16:00, 05/11/2019

"Madhya Pradesh Has 2.5 Chief Ministers": PM Modi's Jab At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government was in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding power in the state. "In Madhya Pradesh, a certain......
20:13, 05/12/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump on Thursday said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including Don McGhan, to testify in Congress investigating possible obstruction of justice....
05:39, 05/03/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report. What does that mean?...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, saying McGahn had already spoken to the special counsel on the Russia probe....
02:26, 05/03/2019

PM Modi Extends Attack On Sam Pitroda To Congress "Forefathers" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose remarks on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have triggered a political storm, today said the Congress asks for votes in the name of its forefathers, but has a......
21:39, 05/13/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy. (May 1...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Sam Pitroda's 1984 Comment "Not The Opinion Of The Party", Says Congress Lacerated over the comments of its top leader Sam Pitroda on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Congress today distanced itself from "remarks made by any individual" and cautioned its leaders to be......
15:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said Thursday....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Argentina mafia members arrested after Congress shooting Argentine authorities have arrested members of mafia gang after a rare gun attack outside Congress in Buenos Aires left one official dead and a senior lawmaker fighting for his life....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol official to Congress: 'We can't arrest our way out of this problem' A top U.S. Border Patrol official tells Fox News that the immigration situation unfolding in America is “no longer constrained to the border” – forcing other officers to be pulled away from their duties to deal a crisis that is “beyond the breaking p...
20:00, 05/10/2019

'Tentative date' of May 15 agreed for Mueller to testify before Congress Democratic congressman David Cicilline says on Fox News: ‘We hope that the special counsel will appear’Robert Mueller may be one step closer to being questioned in public on Capitol Hill, with a representative of the special counsel saying he has agr...
20:13, 05/05/2019

"Congress Will Accomplish 'Mission 25' In Rajasthan": Sachin Pilot Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot today said that BJP had failed to tell people during the Lok Sabha election what had they done for them in the last five years....
14:52, 05/04/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
21:26, 05/10/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2)        ...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elec...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Congress Party A "Crybaby" This Election, Says Arun Jaitley Amid multiple model code violation allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a blog post today that the poll code cannot encroach upon the right to free......
19:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member threatened to boycott a scheduled hearing and another official was facing the threat of contempt proc...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” people and declared that immigrants were bringing drugs, crime and rape to America. Nearly four year...
06:13, 05/17/2019

Congress Goes To Top Court Over Election Body 'Inaction' On PM's Speeches The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a plea by the Congress that alleged inaction by the Election Commission in looking into alleged poll code violation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief......
09:39, 04/29/2019

Miffed With Re-Polling, YSR Congress Candidate's Son Attacked in Chittoor Enraged by the decision of re-polling, people in Chittoor area on Thursday attacked Mohit Reddy, son of YSR Congress Party's candidate Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy....
09:52, 05/17/2019

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out....
23:26, 05/08/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
22:00, 05/08/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used his executive privilege....
21:00, 05/08/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
05:00, 05/08/2019

"BJP Wants Only Deaf And Dumb Dalits," Alleges Congress's Udit Raj The BJP wants "deaf and dumb" dalits, Congress'sUdit Raj has alleged; he had recently quit the BJP after he was denied a ticket to contest the national elections....
08:52, 05/08/2019

Rahul Gandhi Says "Chowkidar Chor Hai" Not Coined By Him Or Congress Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said neither he nor his party coined the 'chowkidar chor hai' slogan, and attributed the jibe to the youth and farmers....
17:00, 05/08/2019

Congress Bathinda Nominee's Wife Says It Is A "One-Sided" Contest Campaigning for Congress's Bathinda candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Amrita Warring slammed sitting lawmaker Harsimrat Kaur Badal for "doing nothing" for the constituency in a decade....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Congress, Allies Have Given Up Their Fight In Lok Sabha Polls: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said after five phases of election, the Congress-led opposition has given up the fight and the "situation is clear" now that the BJP will form government at......
13:26, 05/08/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
23:26, 05/16/2019

Court Allows Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor To Travel To US A special court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to the US after he was stopped from going abroad pending a decision in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case....
10:39, 04/30/2019

Barr Threatens to Refuse to Testify Before Congress This Week The House Judiciary Committee was planning to question Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday. But he objects to the panel’s proposed format for questioning....
18:13, 04/28/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized by top Democrats....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Honduras Congress stalls reforms after violent protests The Honduran Congress announced on Tuesday it will suspend ratification of new health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses, after mass protests against the policies left three people wounded and several bu...
20:26, 04/30/2019

Congress Has No Problem If It Doesn't Get PM's Post: Ghulam Nabi Azad Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said that his party does not have any problem if it did not get the Prime Minister's post, adding that its sole objective has always been to stop......
03:13, 05/16/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Rae Bareli After Attack On Congress Legislator Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi flew to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday to meet Congress legislator Aditi Singh and members of the zila panchayat who had been injured in an attack......
01:52, 05/16/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription costs and surprise medical bills....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Urmila Matondkar Latest Bollywood Personality To Be Fielded By Congress Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar, who joined the Congress this week, is the latest Bollywood figure fielded by the party from the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency, a BJP stronghold....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Congress Slams Poll Body Over Clean Chit To PM Modi The Congress has expressed disappointment over the Election Commission's clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech in Wardha, saying it has become "crystal clear" that the model code......
13:39, 05/01/2019

PM Modi Is "Losing And Is Desperate": Congress Leader Salman Khurshid Unlike in the Bihar Assembly elections, the Muslim vote has split between the Congress and the SP-BSP alliance in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, said former External Affairs Minister Salman......
12:26, 05/16/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash WASHINGTON (AP) — For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser to try to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet Trump’s lawyers may end...
08:13, 05/18/2019

Will "Clean Up" Economic Data Gathering If Congress Wins: P Chidambaram The Congress party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins the general election this month, said senior party leader P Chidambaram, amid doubts over the reliability of......
20:26, 05/13/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Honey Baghel for campaigning on Saturday after the......
03:52, 05/19/2019

For Congress, OROP Means One Rahul, One Priyanka, Says Amit Shah BJP President Amit Shah asserted at a public rally in Himachal Pradesh's Nahan that the Narendra Modi government not just ensured national security but also brought in One Rank One Pension scheme for......
21:52, 05/12/2019

Bankura District Magistrate Removed After BJP-Trinamool Congress Clashes The Election Commission today ordered the removal of Bankura District Magistrate Uma Shankar, following clashes between Trinamool Congress and BJP workers in the West Bengal constituency during the......
21:52, 05/12/2019

Congress Of 2019 Is Different, Says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Congress of 2019 is different from that of 2014 as the party is giving more importance to regional leaders than it was doing earlier and has also become more aggressive, says Punjab Chief Minister......
03:52, 05/19/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
20:26, 04/29/2019

Nancy Pelosi accuses William Barr of lying to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress during his testimony to a Senate panel where he defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. “The attorney general of t...
18:39, 05/02/2019

For Weaker Candidates, Congress Has A Strategy. Priyanka Gandhi Explains Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said the party will cut into BJP votes in Uttar Pradesh where its candidates are not strong enough for an outright victory. The BJP would "lose badly" in the......
13:39, 05/01/2019

Don't Let PM Travel With Motorcade In Varanasi, Congress Tells Poll Body The Congress on Saturday asked the Election Commission not to grant Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to travel with his motorcade in Varanasi on polling day as this would amount to a roadshow......
22:00, 05/18/2019

Congress displays political art of the empty chair after Barr no-show Political theater sometimes calls for props. On Thursday Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pulled out a classic: the empty chair....
18:39, 05/02/2019

Congress has no right to conduct ‘do-over’ of Mueller investigation: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
09:52, 05/16/2019

Many BJP MLAs Will Join Congress After Poll Results, Claims KC Venugopal Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal Monday claimed that several BJP legislators would join his party after the Lok Sabha poll results are declared and dismissed speculation about the longevity of......
07:00, 05/14/2019

In Mumbai, Congress And Ally NCP Battle BJP-Shiv Sena Combine Lok Sabha elections 2019 phase 4: People in Mumbai, the country's financial and entertainment capital, is voting today in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha election 2019. In Mumbai, the Congress and......
04:00, 04/29/2019

Deadline expires for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report A congressional subpoena deadline for the U.S. Justice Department to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report expired at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Mayawati's Warning After BSP Candidate In Madhya Pradesh Joins Congress A day after a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate for the national election quit and joined the Congress to help the party in a parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, a furious Mayawati tweeted that......
10:39, 04/30/2019

Congress Lines Up Star Campaigners For Delhi Ahead Of Polls The star campaigners of Congress including its president Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Shatrughan Sinha will blaze the campaign trail for......
07:13, 04/30/2019

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition request from Argentina....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Message Undelivered: Weak Election Campaign Hurts Congress In January, Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year....
14:39, 05/15/2019

"Congress Hates Me, Dreams Of Killing Me", Says PM Modi In Madhya Pradesh Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Congress "dreams of killing me" but the entire nation stood behind him, as he campaigned in Madhya Pradesh for the national election. He also attacked the......
18:52, 05/01/2019

Congress Moves Poll Body Against Alleged Misuse Of PMO For Campaigning The Congress has moved the Election Commission against alleged misuse of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to collect information in advance about places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to......
18:52, 05/01/2019

William Barr grilled by Congress after release of Mueller Report Attorney General William Barr testifies before Congress for the first time since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the election.    ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Pelosi: Congress can use impeachment to legally justify Trump subpoenas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been loath to endorse the ideas of impeaching President Trump or using Congress' inherent contempt power to detain Attorney General Bill Barr, but on Thursday she suggested that Democrats could use these powers in creat...
21:13, 05/16/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Congress Worker Stabbed, 3 Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha A Congress worker was stabbed to death, while three polling personnel were suspended for violation of norms in Odisha, where the fourth and final phase of polling were conducted on Monday in six Lok......
21:39, 04/29/2019

Ask RBI To Disclose List Of Wilful Loan Defaulters: Congress To Centre The Congress on Sunday demanded that the BJP-led government direct the RBI to disclose the list of wilful loan defaulters, alleging it was not doing so to protect its "crony capitalist friends"....
06:39, 04/29/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
05:52, 05/02/2019

After Godse Row, Congress Switches To Mahatma Gandhi Photo On Twitter The Congress changed its Twitter profile photo to that of Mahatma Gandhi to attack the BJP in the Nathuram Godse comment row exacerbated by Pragya Singh Thakur...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent role the politically volatile region is likely to play during his mandate....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
14:52, 05/17/2019

Madhya Pradesh Will Teach Congress A Lesson, Says Shivraj Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said there are two major issues in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections -- National security and welfare of people....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Mamata Banerjee, In Fight With PM Modi, Gets Congress, Mayawati Support Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, fighting to defend her turf against the BJP's aggressive campaign to score in the national election, today thanked a range of opposition parties, including the......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congress The Library of Congress hosts a vast library of public domain images that can be used for anything you want, including commercial use. And they occasionally curate small collections from their database of over 800,000 photos, prints, and drawings. Th...
22:39, 05/15/2019

"Scandalous": Congress Leader Says He Removed Voter Ink With Nail Polish Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha has addedto ongoing claims the "indelible" ink used by Election Commission officials to mark the fingers of those who have voted can be easily removed, leading to......
11:13, 04/29/2019

No Exam Fee For Government Jobs If Congress Wins: Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi, in Uttar Pradesh, said, "We have decided that no one will have to pay the application fee for appearing in exams for government posts."...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Second deadline for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report expires A second congressional subpoena deadline for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report expired at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT) on Monday....
16:26, 05/06/2019

New York Inches Closer on Law That Would Let Congress See Trump’s State Tax Returns (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-ru...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Juan Williams says Congress is asking 'legitimate questions,' not 'going after' Trump Jr. with subpoena President Trump slammed The Senate Intelligence Committee after they issued a subpoena for his son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday, but Fox News host Juan Williams says Congress is “asking legitimate questions.”...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her daughter Celena was born that August, Carpenter was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The temporary...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
00:13, 05/07/2019

Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh Gets Bail In Defamation Case A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh in a defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek against him and ''The Caravan'' magazine for an article published in......
11:52, 05/09/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
05:26, 05/07/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for a lengthy court battle between lawmakers and the Trump administration....
00:13, 05/07/2019

IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns A showdown between the White House and House Democrats over the release of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns comes down to one man: Charles Rettig, head of the Internal Revenue Service....
23:00, 05/05/2019

"You Made Taxis Of IAF Jets, Paying Rs 744," Congress Tells PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegation - that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had used the Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat as a personal taxi for going on a family vacation - has been......
15:00, 05/09/2019

Congress Asks Election Body To Act Against PM Over Rajiv Gandhi Remarks The Congress has written to the Election Commission seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Model Code with his comments on former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi......
05:39, 05/06/2019

Valerie Plame, Famed Ex-CIA Operative, Announces Run for Congress in New Mexico (SANTA FE, N.M.) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination to an open congressional seat in New Mexico, taking on an already crowded field in a heavily Democratic district in the northern part of the ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Goa Congress Bypoll Candidate Denies BJP Claim That He Wanted Ticket The BJP on Sunday claimed the Congress Panaji Assembly bypoll candidate Atanasio Monserrate had approached them for a ticket, a charge denied by him....
02:39, 05/06/2019

10 Million Signatures Urging Trump Impeachment Delivered To Congress Two House Democrats on Thursday joined activists at the US Capitol who presented Congress with signatures of 10 million people calling on lawmakers to begin impeachment proceedings against President......
02:39, 05/10/2019

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — They call it a “constitutional crisis,” but is it? Stunned by the White House’s blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, Democrats warn the Trump administration is shattering historic norms and testing...
02:13, 05/10/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a boiling point Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failin...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Challenge Congress To Fight In Name Of "Bofors-Accused" Rajiv Gandhi: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been shredded by the opposition for his comment on Rajiv Gandhi, today amplified the argument, challenging the Congress to "fight polls in the name of the......
16:52, 05/06/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a party spokesperson, said PM Modi spent the last......
22:52, 05/08/2019

Congress Has Joined Hands With Those Baying For PM's Blood: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani today blasted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, saying his party has "joined hands" with a political outfit whose candidate was baying for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's blood....
22:52, 05/08/2019

Congress Lists 6 Surgical Strikes During Its Tenure, Returns BJP Barbs The Congress on Thursday came out with a list of six anti-terror surgical strikes carried out during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule, asserting that it never tried to take political......
22:13, 05/02/2019

Yale's Sonnenfeld explains how Congress should approach Boeing's hearings on the 737 Max Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what might happen if Boeing executives are called to testify in front of Congress about the developments in the 737 Max....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Pelosi accuses Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress, blasting him in a closed-door meeting and later at a news conference.“We saw [Barr] commit a crime when he answered your question,” Pel...
04:52, 05/03/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Shakeel Ahmed, Contesting As Independent In Bihar, Suspended By Congress Shakeel Ahmed, a Congress stalwart, has been suspended by the party for playing spoilsport in the Bihar mahagathbandhan's efforts to consolidate anti-BJP votes in Madhubani by filing papers as an......
21:39, 05/05/2019

Showdown looms between Congress and attorney general over Mueller report deadline U.S. Attorney General William Barr is headed for a showdown on Monday with Democrats in Congress, as lawmakers prepared to begin contempt proceedings against the top U.S. law enforcement officer if he fails to hand over the full, unredacted Mueller r...
07:52, 05/06/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor generations, the deaths and disappearances of Nat...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials around the US have told the Guardian that the Trump administration has withdrawn funding for a large, s...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Trump says Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress about Russia probe findings President Trump says the special counsel's report found no collusion and therefore there is no need for the special counsel to testify. "No redos for the Dems!"...
00:13, 05/07/2019

Congress to get act now amid reports of surging numbers at the border: ex-ICE acting director Former acting ICE director Tom Homan said on “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning that Congress needs to get its act together amid the news that over 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April....
18:26, 05/09/2019

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of thousands of dollars....
23:00, 05/09/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress for not providing it with the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Congress Wants Action On 'Fake' Assam Citizen List Concerns In Kokrajhar With resentment brewing among a section of people over "indiscriminate" notices being served to them by National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities, the Congress has submitted a memorandum to the......
13:26, 05/08/2019

White House to Congress: Pry the Mueller Report From Our Cold Dead Hands The White House announced on Wednesday that it was asserting executive privilege over the un-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, just as the House Judiciary Committee was voting on whether to hold Attorney General William Bar...
17:39, 05/08/2019

Gunmen shoot deputy Héctor Olivares outside Congress, kill another official La Rioja UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and provincial government official Miguel Marcelo Yadón attacked near National Congresss building. Olivares now in surgery, Yadón died from wounds sustained in the attack before arrival at hospital....
18:39, 05/09/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Politicians condemn brazen shooting attack on deputy, official near Congress Cambiemos officials vow to bring perpetrators to justice, as lawmakers across the political spectrum condemn attack on Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón near Congress....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Will Move Court Over Poll Body Inaction Against PM, Amit Shah: Congress The Congress is planning to move court today against the Election Commission's alleged inaction on complaints lodged against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for repeatedly......
00:13, 04/29/2019

Congress Questions PM Modi's Silence On Pragya Thakur's Remarks On Godse Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya's remarks describing Nathuram Godse as a "patriot"....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad's U-Turn After "Congress Doesn't Want PM's Post" Remark A day after senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Congress was only keen on defeating the NDA and the prime minister's post was not its primary concern, he made a u-turn saying his party......
22:13, 05/17/2019

Judge Napolitano: Congress likely to hear testimony from Mueller, ex-WH counsel McGahn Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Wednesday that he believes when the dust settles, Special Counsel Robert Mueller and former White House lawyer Donald McGahn will testify before Congress....
02:52, 05/09/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would have probably done the job. When it comes to consumer privacy—the hearing’s dominant focus—the commissio...
02:52, 05/09/2019

Congress Leader Jitin Prasada's Sister Finds Out Her Vote Is Already Cast Former union minister Jitin Prasada said my sister went to the polling booth, she found her name had been ticked and the presiding officer told her that vote had been cast. This is how fake voting is......
12:52, 04/29/2019

Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized a $71 million interest payment on state oil company PDVSA's 2020 bond, which is backed by shares in U.S. refiner Citgo....
20:39, 05/07/2019

"Still Hurts": Gautam Gambhir Invokes Mumbai Attack To Slam Congress BJP's newly minted leader Gautam Gambhir, who is campaigning for the May 12 polling in the national election, on Monday made reference to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in a poll meeting as he claimed......
21:39, 04/29/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
02:52, 05/08/2019

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23:52, 05/16/2019

Pelosi says Congress no closer to vote on Trump USMCA trade deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday the House of Representatives is no closer to a vote on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and wouldn't be until the deal is renegotiated to include strong enforcement provisions....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress sparks impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
02:39, 04/30/2019

Congress hauls officials to Capitol Hill for 3 hearings on 737 Max crashes — but not the Boeing CEO In two hearings held in late March and one scheduled for next week, U.S. lawmakers are grilling virtually every major official involved in the 737 Max program — except Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg....
05:26, 05/09/2019

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

Congress Dumps "Proof" Of Loan Waiver Outside Shivraj Chouhan's House Senior Congress leader Suresh Pachouri today dumped bundles of documents at the residence of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan as "proof" that his party has waived off loans......
14:13, 05/07/2019

Administration's uneven handling of Iran intelligence leaves some in Congress fuming Republican Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, who chairs the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been briefed by the Trump administration about the escalating tensions with Iran....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Biden: Congress would have 'no alternative' to impeachment if Trump blocked Mueller probe Joe Biden argued in a new interview that Congress would have "no alternative" but to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the President obstructed justice in the special counsel investigation....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Left Parties File Complaint Against Trinamool Congress For ''Vote Loot'' The Left parties on Wednesday lodged a complaint before the Election Commission (EC) against Trinamool Congress (TMC) alleging "vote loot" in booths of the Bolpur seat during fourth phase of Lok Sabha......
07:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Lawmaker Héctor Olivares dies, three days after shooting attack near Congress A member of the pro-government Radical Civic Union party who represented La Rioja province in the Chamber of Deputies, Héctor Olivares passed away three days after wounds sustained in brazen shooting attack outside Congress....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Congress Complains To Poll Body Over Vijai Sardesai's Remark On Goa Youth The Goa Congress has complained to the Election Commission against state's Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai over his comments on "weaponising" the youth and demanded that he be charged with......
22:13, 05/14/2019

Read Rare Classic Children's Books for Free Through the Library of Congress It’s the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week and the Library of Congress is celebrating by offering a free online collection of rare children’s books that first published more than a hundred years ago....
02:00, 05/02/2019

"That's A Crime": Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr Of Lying To Congress Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a......
03:52, 05/03/2019

Defying Congress, US Attorney General To Skip Robert Mueller Hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold......
04:13, 05/02/2019

Trump suggests he won’t let ex-White House lawyer McGahn testify before Congress President Trump on Thursday said he doesn’t believe he will let former White House counsel Don McGahn testify in front of committees in Congress. Trump, in an interview on Fox News, said McGahn had been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller, ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Nancy Pelosi on Attorney General Barr: 'He Lied to Congress. That's a Crime' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tired of Trump and his cronies’ bullshit. On Thursday, Pelosi, the top cop of the house speakers, didn’t mince her words and wants everyone to know that Attorney General William Barr—who drives a car with his goddamn fee...
21:52, 05/02/2019

"Not A Video Game": PM Modi Jibe At Congress For 6 Surgical Strikes Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday mocked the Congress on its claim of surgical strikes carried out when the UPA was in power. The party that questioned the surgical strikes is now saying "me too,......
16:39, 05/03/2019

Military leaders beg Congress for money to repair bases hit by 2018 hurricanes Military leaders, still struggling to clean up the mess from hurricanes that wreaked havoc on East Coast bases last year, warned Congress this week that failing to deal with the damage now will have long-term consequences....
01:26, 05/11/2019

Congress Raises Concerns Over Handling Of EVMs In North East Delhi The Congress has expressed concern over the way electronic voting machines (EVMs) were transported to strongroom in Nand Nagari in the North East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency after voting on Sunday......
21:39, 05/13/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, said panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler, accusing Bar...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Politicians mourn national deputy Héctor Olivares at Congress wake President Mauricio Macri and politicians across the political spectrum gathered this morning for a wake to remember UCR national deputy Héctor Olivares....
22:52, 05/13/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with requests During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Message undelivered: Weak election campaign hurts India's Congress In January, India's main opposition Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Polish leaders should clearly condemn antisemitism: World Jewish Congress head Poland's religious and political leaders should unequivocally condemn antisemitic behavior following a number of troubling events in the country, the head of the World Jewish Congress wrote on Wednesday....
11:26, 05/15/2019

African National Congress narrowly wins South Africa’s elections The ANC, led by union leader-turned-business magnate Cyril Ramaphosa, has retained a slim majority of seats in South Africa’s parliament, giving him a weak mandate for a full five-year term as president....
01:26, 05/12/2019

White House asks Congress for $4.5B to cover aid, security at U.S.-Mexico border The White House on Wednesday sent a request to Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to cover humanitarian assistance and beef up security at the U.S.-Mexico border, where it says Central American migrants are cro...
19:39, 05/01/2019

Congress Hopeful Of Good Results In Lok Sabha Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today exercised his franchise and said the party was hopeful of getting good results in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
10:26, 05/12/2019

Zeldin rips Pelosi for inviting ‘radical imam’ to address Congress ​Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for inviting a “radical imam” to speak before Congress. “On Thursday, the noon prayer was given by an imam from Texas who has a long history of, not just supporting BDS, but comparing Israe...
00:39, 05/13/2019

"Crocodile Tears": PM Asks Why Mayawati Backing Congress After Alwar Rape Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hit out at the Congress government over a gangrape case in Rajasthan's Alwar, today shredded Mayawati over her comments condemning it. Pointing out that Mayawati is......
14:13, 05/12/2019