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Spanish PM: Catalonia veto of new Senate chief would undermine dialogue

Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned on Wednesday that the likely rejection by Catalan pro-independence parties of his Catalan nominee for chairman of Spa...

Spanish PM: Catalonia veto of new Senate chief would undermine dialogue

Source: reuters.com

Catalonia's Puigdemont urges Pedro Sanchez to be open to dialogue Catalonia's former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday urged Pedro Sanchez, the winner of Spain's parliamentary election last month, to be open to dialogue with the independence movement but declined to say if his party would back him in p...
18:39, 05/07/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on Yemen The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Seven Republicans broke with the White House and joined all Senate Democrats to override the veto, whic...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-backed rebels. Congress has grown uneasy with Trump&#...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition waging war in Yemen, in a victory for the White House's policy of continued backing for the ki...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen war The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen....
22:26, 05/02/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
18:13, 04/28/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
03:39, 05/02/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
22:39, 05/18/2019

TSA union warns border deployment may 'undermine' air safety at busiest time of year The largest union representing Transportation Security Administration personnel balked at the Trump administration's plans to send upwards of 400 employees to the U.S.-Mexico border to help with border operations and warned the move may "undermine av...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican Senate that would ban a common abortion procedure....
01:26, 05/15/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
04:39, 04/29/2019

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
00:39, 05/04/2019

Milwaukee can’t stop talking about the Bucks. The team hopes to create a dialogue about race. The Bucks, chasing their first NBA championship since 1971, have become a source of civic pride. But the franchise has a bigger goal: healing Milwaukee's long-held racial tensions....
19:13, 04/28/2019

China calls for dialogue, restraint to prevent Iran situation from spiraling out of control China called on all parties involved in the Iran nuclear deal to increase dialogue and exercise restrained in order to prevent the situation from escalating further....
12:39, 05/09/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Spanish elections show where the UK may be headed Voters in Spain are voting in a general election on Sunday, and the country appears at a crossroads. As in several other European countries, a far-right party is gaining in popularity and traditional politics is fragmenting, while Spain has specific ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla...
05:52, 04/30/2019

First look at Mercedes' Spanish GP Formula 1 car developments Mercedes has continued the development of its W10 Formula 1 ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix, bringing new turning vanes and a revised mirror concept for the first European race...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far right Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he played in "Lord of the Rings."...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Bottas claims pole for Spanish GP "Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas put Mercedes on pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Lewis Hamilton qualifying alongside in a front row lockout."...
17:13, 05/11/2019

Barcelona circuit needs new deal to keep F1 Spanish GP The director of the track that hosts the Spanish Grand Prix says the circuit's owners are seeking to strike a new deal with Formula One management amid speculation the race's days are numbered        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections MADRID (AP) — Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain’s Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest must be allowed to run in this month’s Europea...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
13:52, 04/30/2019

Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Tuesday The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Bottas, Hamilton top Spanish GP practice for Mercedes Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton looked poised to extend their dominance of the Formula One season after clocking the fastest lap times in practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday        ...
18:26, 05/10/2019

All Formula 1 teams will have 'B cars' for Spanish GP - Grosjean Romain Grosjean says it is "almost like everyone's going to have a B-car" at the Spanish Grand Prix, as his Haas Formula 1 team readies a major upgrade package...
12:52, 05/07/2019

Russell encouraged by gap to F1 midfield in Spanish GP qualifying George Russell says the fact he qualified closer to the rest of the Formula 1 field than Williams has managed all season at the Spanish Grand Prix bodes well...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Spanish court to rule if Puigdemont can run in EU election Spain's Supreme Court will decide whether Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest will be able to run in next month's European Parliament elections....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Hamilton beats Bottas at Spanish GP for 5th Mercedes 1-2 Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to win the Spanish Grand Prix for a third consecutive year on Sunday, securing a fifth one-two finish for Mercedes to start the Formula One season        ...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Spanish GP performance "well below" Ferrari F1 team's expectations Ferrari's Spanish Grand Prix was "well below our expectations" and exposed weaknesses with its Formula 1 car after upgrades that proved "insufficient", says team principal Mattia Binotto...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Norris: Stroll drove as though I'd disappeared in Spanish GP clash The Spanish Grand Prix Formula 1 stewards will not penalise Lance Stroll or Lando Norris for the Barcelona collision that made Norris question whether Stroll thought his McLaren had "disappeared"...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Romain Grosjean: Haas can "play" with Red Bull in Spanish GP Romain Grosjean thinks his Haas Formula 1 team can potentially "play" with Red Bull at the Spanish Grand Prix after a strong showing in Friday practice...
12:52, 05/11/2019

Only Romain Grosjean to run Haas F1 upgrade in Spanish GP practice Only Romain Grosjean will run Haas's Formula 1 upgrade in Spanish Grand Prix Friday practice as the team splits its tactics in an effort to solve its tyre struggles...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Losing Spanish GP "a shame" despite Zandvoort's appeal - F1 drivers The loss of Barcelona from the Formula 1 calendar would be "a shame" even though the prospect of racing at Zandvoort is appealing, according to several grand prix drivers...
10:26, 05/10/2019

Bottas wins pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas won pole position for a third straight grand prix after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a new track record        ...
17:26, 05/11/2019

Bottas takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas took pole position for a third straight race after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a track record        ...
20:13, 05/11/2019

Spanish GP: Bottas beats Ferraris in FP1 before suffering oil leak Formula 1 championship leader Valtteri Bottas eclipsed the two Ferraris to set the pace in opening Spanish Grand Prix practice but his session was ended early by an oil leak...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Vettel: I did Hamilton a favour with Spanish GP move on Bottas Sebastian Vettel thinks he did Lewis Hamilton "a favour" with his bid to go around the outside of Valtteri Bottas at the first corner of Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Ex-MP 'embezzled food bank money for Spanish holiday' A former SNP MP embezzled thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and money intended for a food bank to pay her rent and go on holiday to Spain, a court has heard....
21:13, 05/10/2019

European socialists smell comeback in Spanish victory Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's election victory delivered a shot in the arm for the Europe's struggling left, which fears a surge by the right in this month's European parliament elections....
08:26, 05/01/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-right content to nearly 1.7 million people in Spain, days before national elections that are expected ...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Spanish police detain 6 Liverpool fans in Barcelona Spanish police have detained six Liverpool fans ahead of the team's Champions League match in Barcelona        ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Spanish unions use May Day march to pressure Socialists on reforms Unions used traditional May Day marches across Spain on Wednesday to call on the Socialist Party, which is likely to head the government after last Sunday's election, for pension rises and a roll-back of tough labor legislation....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Kubica and Russell's Williams F1 chassis swapped for Spanish GP George Russell and Robert Kubica have swapped Williams Formula 1 chassis for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Russell using his team-mate's car from the first four races of 2019...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Spanish Football League Chooses Uniforms Just Like FIFA Does You pick your teams, you settle in with your mates to play a few games of FIFA, and in the middle of it all, everyone gets a chance to choose which uniform the sides will wear in the game. It’s a very video game way of doing things, and it’s now how ...
04:26, 05/13/2019

Spanish official who helped end militant ETA campaign dies MADRID (AP) — Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending the militant group ETA’s violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, died Friday at 67. The Spanish Socialist party said Rub...
18:52, 05/10/2019

F1 leader Bottas tops first Spanish GP practice for Mercedes MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas clocked the fastest time at the first practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday. After a near-miss with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen near the start of the session, Bottas steered his Me...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Bottas spins off, Hamilton tops 3rd practice for Spanish GP MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap time for the last practice of the Spanish Grand Prix, after teammate and Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas lost time from spinning off the track on Saturday. Ferrari’s Charles Lecle...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Sevilla stumbles again, loses to Leganes in Spanish league SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Sevilla suffered its worst home loss of the season on Friday, falling 3-0 at home to Leganes in the Spanish league and stumbling again in the fight for a Champions League berth. It was a second consecutive defeat and third in fo...
23:26, 05/03/2019

José Pizarro's Spanish spring meal – recipes A four-course treat: cured cod, sherry-braised chicken with a membrillo-dressed side salad, and a decadent coffee crema catalana for pudding Continue reading......
08:52, 05/04/2019

Márquez wins Spanish GP, takes points lead JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Titleholder Marc Márquez won the Spanish MotoGP for a second straight year and took over the championship lead on Sunday. Márquez claimed his 46th career MotoGP victory and his second of the season after steering his Honda to the ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. The court in Madrid issued its ruling in favor of Shakira a...
14:13, 05/16/2019

The Marlins Are Sending Everyone to Spanish Class. Even Derek Jeter. While English instruction for Latin American prospects has become standard in baseball, the Marlins are teaching Spanish at all levels of the organization....
00:52, 05/11/2019

Williams begins F1 car upgrades for Spanish GP as "backlog" cleared Williams has some "exciting things in the pipeline" as it bids to close the gap to the Formula 1 midfield after finally clearing a manufacturing "backlog" that was preventing development...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Video: The winners and losers from F1's Spanish GP tech updates The Spanish Grand Prix is usually accompanied by Formula 1's band of teams bringing their first large upgrade packages of the season, and the 2019 edition was no exception...
15:26, 05/16/2019

‘Shame. There is no other adjective’ – Spanish press on Barcelona’s defeat Sport called it the ‘greatest humiliation in history’ as the Spanish press ripped Barcelona apart after Anfield defeatLiverpool’s fans chose to stay behind, Barcelona’s had no choice. Standing there in the Anfield Road End, still barely able to belie...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Spanish Election May Pivot on an Aging and Depleted Heartland Even as Spain’s interior provinces empty out, they punch above their weight politically and could determine the outcome of Sunday’s national election....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Spanish legend Iker Casillas 'stable' after heart attack Real Madrid and Spain legend Iker Casillas has suffered a heart attack. The 37-year-old is one of Spain's most celebrated players, playing over 700 times for Real Madrid and captaining his country to its only World Cup....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Spanish Election Reflects Europe's Widening Political Fragmentation Spain’s parliamentary vote produced no clear winner, the latest example of Europe’s fragmenting political landscape in which upstarts siphon votes from traditional parties, making it harder to build governing majorities....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Spanish GP: Bottas stays on top by beating team-mate Hamilton in FP2 Valtteri Bottas topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, outpacing Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by 0.049 seconds...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Spanish GP chiefs confident of keeping Barcelona on 2020 calendar Spanish Grand Prix chiefs are confident that they can finalise a deal to keep the Barcelona race on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, even if its date changes...
12:39, 05/12/2019

Motor racing - Bottas leads Mercedes one-two in Spanish GP practice Formula One championship leader Valtteri Bottas led both practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton a close second and Ferrari still off the pace....
00:39, 05/11/2019

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix: F1 – live! Formula One updates from the 2.10pm BST race in BarcelonaBottas outshines Hamilton to claim Spanish GP poleFeel free to email John or to tweet @JohnBrewin_ 3.54pm BST Here’s the top ten for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Grosjean hanging on to his poin...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Spanish Grand Prix: Hamilton defeats Bottas in another Mercedes 1-2 Lewis Hamilton moved into the Formula 1 points lead after beating team-mate Valtteri Bottas to win the Spanish Grand Prix, as Mercedes continued its perfect start to the season...
17:26, 05/12/2019

F1: Hamilton Wins Spanish GP In Another 1-2 Finish For Mercedes; Verstappen Bags 3rd Mercedes continues to dominate the 2019 F1 season and took its fifth straight 1-2 finish in the Spanish Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton secured the win beating teammate Valtteri Bottas to the top position,......
19:00, 05/12/2019

Socialists Won the Spanish Election, But the Right-Wing Vox Party Gained in Popularity (MADRID) — Spain’s governing center-left Socialists won the country’s election Sunday but must seek backing from smaller parties to maintain power, while a far-right party rode an unprecedented surge of support to enter the lower ho...
05:13, 04/29/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize MADRID (AP) — American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. The Khan Academy’s videos on YouTube have been ...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish GP as Mercedes seal fifth consecutive one-two • Valtteri Bottas second with Max Verstappen third• Hamilton took lead on turn one and stayed in frontLewis Hamilton has expressed in the past his admiration for Ferrari and in the paddock of the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend, questions of a potent...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Sainz Jr: Predictable F1 hurting fan interest amid Spanish GP doubt Carlos Sainz Jr believes Formula 1 must become "more attractive" to prevent events like the Spanish Grand Prix from losing more spectators as a consequence of predictable results...
01:52, 05/16/2019

Socialists Win Biggest Share of Votes in Divided Spanish Election Spain’s national elections yielded no outright winner, highlighting the fracturing of politics in many European countries, but the incumbent Socialists of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez could emerge as the only party with any chance of assembling a gov...
01:39, 04/29/2019

Spanish police break up Asian people-smuggling ring MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say border officials in Algeria and Morocco conspired with people traffickers who smuggled hundreds of Asians into Spain across the Mediterranean Sea. Spanish National Police say in a statement Thursday the Bangladesh-bas...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Russell gets Spanish GP grid penalty after final practice shunt Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell will take a five-place grid penalty for the Spanish Grand Prix following a gearbox change to his car ahead of qualifying...
15:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has rul...
04:13, 05/02/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far-right over 'Lord of the Rings' tweet Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he played in "Lord of the Rings."...
18:52, 05/07/2019

Video: Red Bull and McLaren reveal aggressive Spanish GP F1 updates More new Formula 1 technical developments emerged in the Barcelona pitlane at the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday, with big updates from Red Bull and McLaren catching the eye...
06:26, 05/11/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in final Spanish GP practice Five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton lapped fastest for Mercedes in final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday with a lap more than half a second faster than the rest....
15:00, 05/11/2019

Video: Chain Bear on why the Spanish Grand Prix is boring The 2019 Spanish Grand Prix proved to be a tame affair, with Lewis Hamilton effectively sealing victory after passing his polesitting Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the start...
15:52, 05/15/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 41.4 percent at 2 p.m. - higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 41.4 percent at 2 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Sunday, according to interior ministry data, compared to 36.9 percent recorded at the same time during the previous election in June 2016....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Nico Hulkenberg: Spanish GP qualifying crash 'not my finest moment' Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg admitted his accident in qualifying for Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix was "not one of his finest moments" after it left him 16th on the grid...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Spanish voters put Socialists in pole position to regain power Spain's Socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, emerged from inconclusive elections on Sunday with a strong chance to regain power, though he faces weeks or even months of negotiations to assemble a government from a deeply divided new parliament....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Hulkenberg gets Spanish GP pitlane start after parc ferme breach Nico Hulkenberg will start the Spanish Grand Prix from the pitlane after Renault broke Formula 1 parc ferme rules by changing the specification of his front wing during qualifying...
12:39, 05/12/2019

eBay’s improved AI translation boosts Spanish-language sales Since eBay added artificial intelligence translations for product listings in 2014, sales from the US to Spanish-speaking Latin American nations increased by almost 11 percent, according to a study. Researchers from MIT and Washington University in S...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Spanish court says jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in to parliament Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that five Catalan separatist leaders can leave prison to be sworn-in as lawmakers next Tuesday but said it would not halt the trial over their role in Catalonia's independence bid in 2017....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Valtteri Bottas outshines Lewis Hamilton to claim Spanish GP pole • Bottas puts in commanding lap to deny teammate Hamilton• Sebastian Vettel third in front of Max VerstappenValtteri Bottas claimed pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. He secured the top spot at the Circuit de Catalunya with a commanding lap to...
17:52, 05/11/2019

Red Bull F1 team's Spanish Grand Prix upgrade "fairly subtle" Red Bull is planning a "fairly subtle" upgrade for the Spanish Grand Prix, having "closed the gap" to Formula 1 pacesetters Mercedes and Ferrari since the start of 2019...
12:52, 05/07/2019

Spanish Grand Prix F1 practice report: Hamilton top, Bottas spins Lewis Hamilton dominated final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix as a late off for George Russell prevented any final improvements ahead of Formula 1 qualifying...
15:00, 05/11/2019

F1 live stream: how to watch the 2019 Spanish Grand Prix online from anywhere The F1 live stream you've been looking for is no further than a few words away. Now you can enjoy the Spanish Grand Prix in all its Formula 1 glory as the teams take to Barcelona for the Spanish Grand Prix 2019 and this guide shows you exactly h...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Spanish court rules Catalan ex-leader can stand in European vote A Madrid court ruled on Monday that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in 2017 to escape arrest for his role in an independence referendum, could run in the European Parliament election on May 26....
18:00, 05/06/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Wins Spanish GP As Pole-sitter Quartararo Retires After securing a DNF in Argentina last month, reigning world champion Marc Marquez took a dominant win in the 2019 MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The Honda rider took his second win of the......
20:13, 05/05/2019

Spanish journalist arrested for trying to sell Assange embassy videos for $3.4M: report A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to make more $3.4 million by selling videos of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his time the Ecuador Embassy in London....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Archaeological site in Mexico reveals sacrifice and cannibalization of Spanish conquistadors Excavations at the Zultepec-Tecoaque archaeological site in Tlaxcala, Mexico, have revealed that indigenous Acolhuas peoples captured a caravan of 550 conquistadors and their allies in 1520, kept them in captivity, and ate them over a period of nine ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Spanish Grand Prix cheat sheet - What time does it start? Where can I watch it? Here's everything you need to know about the Spanish Grand Prix, including whether or not Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas can sustain his A-grade form and challenge teammate Lewis Hamilton....
17:26, 05/09/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 60.7 percent at 1800 CET, higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 60.7 percent at 6 pm (1600 GMT) on Sunday, according to the interior ministry compared to 51.2 percent recorded at the same time during the previous election in June 2016....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Spanish GP: Ferrari's big gamble as they try to power their way back into the F1 title race When Ferrari last packed up at the Circuit de Catalunya two months ago, there was a swagger to the team that dominated winter testing and made Mercedes look like also-rans....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Lewis Hamilton Heads Fifth Mercedes 1-2 Victory In A Row At The Spanish Grand Prix The long run to turn one at the Spanish Grand Prix settled Lewis Hamilton’s fortunes for Sunday’s race, as he was able to get off to an excellent start from second on the grid and make his way past the pole sitter, his teammate Valtteri Bottas....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Mercedes thinks Bottas's poor Spanish GP start wasn't F1 car issue Mercedes believes the poor start that Valtteri Bottas felt cost him victory in Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix was caused by a lack of grip, not a car problem...
15:52, 05/15/2019

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

Steep Spanish slide shut after user hurt at high speed A local authority in Spain says it has temporarily closed a steep municipal slide known as an "urban toboggan run" after social media videos showed a user injuring herself when zipping down it at high speed....
12:52, 05/13/2019

Ferrari denies indecision over Spanish Grand Prix F1 team orders Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto believes team orders were deployed at "the right moment" in the Spanish Grand Prix and doubts there was reason to swap its drivers earlier...
14:52, 05/13/2019

US judge rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted Pissarro painting A US court has ruled that a Spanish museum legally purchased a prized French Impressionist painting looted by Nazis. The judge criticized Spain for not following "moral commitments" to return the Camille Pissarro work....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Saudi ship facing arms protests leaves Spanish port Spanish arms control activists say a Saudi ship they suspect is carrying weapons for possible use in Yemen has left the port of Santander and is on its way to Genoa, Italy....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting, Los Angeles judge rules A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a Spanish museum is entitled to a 19th century painting that was looted by the Nazis, despite a California family’s claim to its rightful ownership....
05:00, 05/01/2019

The Democrats Are Just Giving Up on the Senate In order to move an agenda forward, a party needs a majority in the House and the Senate, and a president in the White House. The Democratic Party, it appears, has essentially already given up on one of these crucial steps for 2020....
20:13, 05/02/2019

Florida must provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020, federal judge orders A federal judge ordered 32 Florida counties to provide ballots in Spanish starting next year, stating that failure to do so would be a violation of the Voting Rights Act....
16:39, 05/12/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorpora...
00:52, 04/30/2019

Santi Cazorla Completes His Resurrection By Earning A Spanish National Team Spot The last time Santi Cazorla played for the Spanish national team, Donald Trump wasn’t President, Vine still existed, and Real Madrid only had one Champions League this decade. The date was November 14, 2015, and Cazorla had scored against England in ...
01:26, 05/18/2019

'Sicansíos!’: Geordie accent stumps Spanish Game of Thrones voice actors ‘She can’t see us’ gaffe prompts ridicule, but also highlights pressures on dubbing artists The fire-breathing, breast-baring, skull-crushing monster that is Game of Thrones can add yet another string to its deadly bow.When the much-anticipated third...
22:39, 05/10/2019

Spanish far-right party’s anti-LGBT tweet makes star of tiny gay ghost Vox’s tweet shows Lord of the Rings’ Aragorn as party tackling LGBT symbolAragorn, son of Arathorn, pal of hobbits, scourge of orcs and wielder of a legendary sword, appears to have met his match in a tiny gay ghost.A few hours after the polls opened...
16:26, 05/02/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Stacey Abrams Says She Will Not Run for Senate in 2020 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party’s hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year’s unsuccessful run f...
15:26, 04/30/2019

Stacey Abrams Will Not Run for Senate in 2020 Ms. Abrams said she would not challenge Senator David Perdue, one of President Trump’s chief allies in Congress. She had been courted aggressively by national Democrats to run....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Don Jr. agrees to appear before Senate panel after GOP flare-up Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, ending — for now — a heated fight within the GOP over the Republican-led panel's Russia investigation. Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors for up to four...
03:39, 05/15/2019

MotoGP live stream: how to watch the 2019 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix online from anywhere The 2019 MotoGP 2019 season is well under way with the fourth race due to take place this weekend in Spain. On Marc Marquez's home turf, the Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix is going to be a real battle of a race for everyone else on the tarmac. An...
14:39, 05/05/2019

Trump ‘very surprised’ by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr. President Trump on Thursday said he was “very surprised” to hear that the GOP-led Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed his oldest son after special counsel Robert Mueller cleared Donald Jr. in his report. “Frankly for my son, after be...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Top Aide To Senate President Selected As New LRC Director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky legislative leaders have selected a top staff member in the Senate president’s office to become the next director of the Legislative Research Commission. Jay D. Hartz replaces David Byerman, whose contract was not...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
23:13, 05/07/2019

NY Senate OKs releasing Trump state tax return New York's Senate has approved legislation that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns. (May 8)        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to be finalized, would make good on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s calls for the chamber to pa...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies appear to have won seats in the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition’s last bulwarks against a brash populist leader accused of massive human rights violations...
03:39, 05/15/2019

‘Heartbeat’ abortion ban to be debated in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are set to take up one of the nation’s most restrictive proposed abortion bans. The Republican-led Senate is expected to consider legislation to ban most abortions after eight weeks pregnancy before ...
06:26, 05/15/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
06:39, 05/17/2019

Judge says Florida counties must provide Spanish-language ballots and voter registration for 2020 primaries Election and voter registration materials in 32 of Florida's counties were only printed in English. A federal judge says that will end, starting with the 2020 primaries....
02:13, 05/14/2019

Stephanie Levi-John and Laura Carmichael on The Spanish Princess and the dangers of 16th century life Set in the 16th century London, Starz’ new historical drama The Spanish Princess follows Catherine of Aragon, Princess of Spain who has been promised the English throne all her life. Ahead of the series premiere this Sunday, we spoke with Stephanie L...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son, a source familiar with the matter said.Donald Trump Jr. received the subpoena to appear before the committee as a follow-up to his prior testimony as part of ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations China would put the United States in a better position to move trade talks forward with Beijing....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Barr arrives on Capitol Hill for Senate testimony Attorney General William Barr arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. (May 1)      ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Strengthened Trump crippling Democratic Senate recruitment, 0-7 so far President Trump, riding the surging economy to better approval ratings, is giving top-tier potential Democratic Senate candidates pause as they mull taking on Republican candidates with strong ties to the White House in 2020....
18:26, 05/10/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son: sources The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about the younger Trump's contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Wednesday....
23:13, 05/08/2019

AP source: Senate subpoenas Trump Jr. over earlier testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee wants to talk to Donald Trump Jr. again, issuing a subpoena to the president’s oldest son. Two people familiar with the subpoena tell The Associated Press that lawmakers want to ask the younge...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Allies of Trump’s Son Declare War on G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel After Subpoena After the Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., his allies are forcing Republican senators to choose between the panel and the president’s family....
03:13, 05/10/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony. That’s according to a person familiar with the subpoena who discussed it on condition of anonymity...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee next month, pulling the two sides back from a confrontation over a s...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
08:00, 05/15/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
01:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perform one unless the mother’s health is at risk....
05:13, 05/15/2019

New Hampshire’s governor to seek 3rd term, not Senate seat CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Chris Sununu has announced he’ll seek a third term as New Hampshire’s governor in 2020, ending speculation that the Republican would make a bid for a U.S. Senate seat. In a statement released Tuesday, Sununu said he w...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:39, 05/15/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospective nomination were about policy, Bloomberg Tele...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenas Trump Jr. WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., according to a published report. The subpoena is in relation to Russia investigation matters, Axios reports. The move will pit a Republican-led congressional commit...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Senate confirms abortion opponent as US judge in Louisiana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her anti-abortion stance and accused her of trying to hide her record on the issue. Maine Sen. Susan Coll...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress to move forward with the use of force. Secretary ...
05:52, 05/07/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full sentencing, parole or supervision periods will be welcomed onto the juror’s bench. There is currently a li...
03:52, 05/08/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was......
12:52, 04/30/2019

Donald Trump Jr. unlikely to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee: source Donald Trump Jr. is not likely to appear before a Senate Intelligence Committee as a Republican insider told The Post that there’s “no way” the president’s son would sit down for a grilling by Democratic senators on the panel ...
21:13, 05/10/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almost certainly won a senate seat in the country’s mi...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
14:52, 05/14/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 because it was not "the best role" for her....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year's unsuccessful run for governor catapul...
16:26, 04/30/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
08:26, 05/13/2019

Barca burn on the bonfire at Anfield! Spanish press slam Barcelona after Liverpool's stunning comeback Barcelona's 4-0 loss to Liverpool on Tuesday night and subsequent Champions League exit at Anfield have seen the Catalan club make all the wrong headlines back in Spain....
12:52, 05/08/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to allow parents to keep opting out on religious grounds....
23:13, 05/02/2019

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

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
06:13, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional ...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-income citizens who've saved nothing....
06:52, 05/15/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get its hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to release any state tax returns of a New York citizen requested by C...
22:13, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approve...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Senate’s Churn of Confirmations Brings Complaints of a ‘Legislative Graveyard’ Critics say the emphasis on judicial and administration nominations has derailed the Senate’s legislative agenda — and diminished the legacy of the chamber....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, source says The Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr., the president’s oldest son, a source confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday....
02:52, 05/09/2019

On Senate floor, Tina Smith describes struggle with depression Minnesota Democrat Sen. Tina Smith discussed her trials with depression Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying that she hoped to reduce the stigma of mental illness....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law. Senators voted ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Senate judiciary chair offers Mueller opportunity to testify The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate judiciary committee, Lindsey Graham, on Friday offered U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller the opportunity to testify before his committee about any misstatements Attorney General William Barr might have mad...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., reports say The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify about the Russia investigation, becoming the first member of the president's family to be called since the release of the Mueller report....
14:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Math favors Senate Democrats in 2020, but geography gives GOP the advantage Republicans, confident about keeping the majority, say anybody-but-Kobach in Kansas, fearing the divisive ex-attorney general could cost them a seat despite close ties to Trump....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee again Under the deal, Trump Jr. would appear for closed-door testimony in June, and the interview would be limited to only a few hours, according to people familiar with it....
03:39, 05/15/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to pass the Assembly and receive Gov. Cuomo’s signature, would boost fines for first-time offenders fr...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congressional source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop EV supply chain The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area where China already leads by a wide margin....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:39, 05/02/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police Thailand’s newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country’s next prime minister, will have more than 100 members of the police and military who have wielded power since a 2014 coup ousted an elected governm...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Thursday as the president publicly defended his eldest son....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify After Reaching Deal With Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to give limited additional closed-door testimony in June in a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to three people familiar with the arrangement, which headed off an increasingly bitter dispute that divid...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Spanish Grand Prix – LIVE results! Valteri Bottas starts ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel Valtteri Bottas will start the Spanish Grand Prix on pole after qualifying fastest as Mercedes continued their dominant start to the Formula One season....
14:26, 05/12/2019

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signaling broad public backing for the maverick leader....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: New York Times Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. About His 2017 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony. That’s according to a person familiar with the subpoena who discussed it on condition of ano...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren, other Dems call for Barr's resignation as he testifies before Senate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., issued a blistering tweet on Wednesday in which she called for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign from the Justice Department. ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

William Barr to testify before Senate in wake of Mueller criticism – live Attorney general will testify a day after Mueller sent a letter saying Barr’s summary created confusion about ‘critical aspects’ of his report Trump-Russia: Mueller criticized attorney general’s memo on findingsSign up to the US briefing and get a ne...
16:13, 05/01/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

William Barr defends handling of Mueller report in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Barr to face Dem grilling in first Senate hearing since Mueller report release Senate Democrats are expected to grill Attorney General William Barr in a dramatic and explosive hearing on Wednesday, as he faces lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report amid accusations...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern coast if it goes ahead....
14:39, 05/01/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
21:39, 05/07/2019

He was a ‘family man’ running for the Australian Senate. Then a video from a D.C. strip club aired. Footage that appeared Monday on Australia’s Nine Network shows Steve Dickson repeatedly touching a dancer at a strip club and making disparaging comments about women....
06:39, 05/01/2019

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to gain control of Senate in Philippines mid-terms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with critics of the government fearing president’s grip on power will tightenFilipinos have started voting in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal c...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from including paid loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics and othe...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein says farewell; Senate set to confirm his replacement Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, wrapped up his high-profile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Bill targeting wind energy line stalls in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation that could thwart a large wind-energy power line has hit a roadblock in the Missouri Senate. Senators were unable to come to a vote late Wednesday on a bill prohibiting the use of eminent domain to acquire easem...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Fact ChecK: 6 Evasive or Inaccurate Statements in Barr’s Senate Testimony The attorney general made misleading and false claims about his handling of the special counsel’s report, his own previous comments and President Trump’s actions during the investigation....
05:52, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
21:00, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Barr is “trying to blackmail the committee,”...
02:26, 05/02/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed suit....
05:13, 05/03/2019

'Queer feminist mermaid' Dem aims for Senate seat of Maine's Susan Collins A self-described “queer feminist mermaid” is running to unseat U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, prompted by Collins' vote last year that helped to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
13:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action that paves the way for a confirmation vote on Rosen by the full Senate....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Australian right-wing senate candidate resigns after strip-club video emerges The leader of Australia's right-wing One Nation party, Pauline Hanson, said on Tuesday one of her senate candidates has resigned from the party after footage emerged showing him making derogatory comments and touching a dancer in a U.S. strip club....
11:25, 04/30/2019

State Senate looks to close loopholes that helped Eric Schneiderman avoid charges Legislators are proposing a law to close a loophole that prevented New York’s disgraced ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from being prosecuted for allegedly harassing and physically abusing four women. “The recent investigation of abuse allegati...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Australian Leader, "A Family Man", Quits Senate Race Over Strip Club Clip It's been one scandal after another for Pauline Hanson's One Nation - a right-wing, anti-Muslim Australian political party that won four Senate seats in 2016....
05:52, 05/01/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Russia Investigation Is ‘Case Closed.’ Senate Democrats Disagree (WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “afraid” of the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller and failing to protect U.S. elections. Democrats told reporters on Tuesday that McConnell is sending...
02:52, 05/08/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Senate's McConnell: 'Case closed' on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees 'cover-up' U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring "case closed" after a two-year probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections, even as House Democrats' ...
18:26, 05/07/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smart phones or other electron...
21:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Colombian Senate asks high court to rule on FARC peace vote Colombian lawmakers on Thursday said they will ask a high court to rule on the legality of a Senate vote this week on whether to make changes to a special tribunal tasked with trying former rebels and military officials for war crimes....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Cruz, Kaine introduce bipartisan Senate resolution condemning anti-Semitism Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a resolution condemning "all forms" of anti-Semitism Thursday to mark Israel's observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate panel for further testimony on campaign’s Russia contacts The Intelligence Committee wants to speak to the president’s eldest son a second time in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
02:13, 05/09/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation at a hearing Wednesday. In a hearing before the Senate Judiciary C...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed to start a business? One senator thinks so, and he’...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Senate Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr In Russian Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's son Donald Jr was subpoenaed Wednesday to testify by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian election meddling, US media reported....
01:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop electric vehicle supply chain U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for legislation designed to parry China's dominance in metals production and battery manufacturing....
21:39, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump Jr. strikes deal with Senate Intel Committee after subpoena to testify Trump Jr.'s testimony back in September 2017 was called into question after comments made by the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen....
00:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
15:26, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview with senators in the coming weeks — but only for a limited time, a report said Tuesday. The deal came de...
00:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop electric vehicle supply chain U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for legislation designed to parry China's dominance in metals production and battery manufacturing....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides back, for now, from a confrontation over a subpoena as part of the panel’s Russia investigation....
04:39, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump's nominee Rosen to serve as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's Deputy Attorney General nominee Jeffrey Rosen, an action that now paves the way for Rosen to receive a confirmation vote by the full Senate....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Sanders distances himself from 2011 editorial on his Senate website praising the American dream in Venezuela As the political situation in Venezuela deteriorates, an editorial endorsed by presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that praised the socialist country as a place where the "American dream is more apt to be realized" in 2011....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says The Intelligence Committee’s work is nonetheless expected to dovetail with the special counsel’s findings in some areas, namely a final verdict on the question of collusion....
04:13, 05/08/2019

Arizona measure denouncing porn as public health crisis passes State Senate Pornography consumption has been proclaimed a public health crisis in Arizona. A bill passed in the Arizona State Senate on Monday highlights the potential dangers of pornography usage, but stops short of taking further measures to prevent its availa...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Senate restores Export-Import Bank to full operation in win for business and Trump over conservatives The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday restored the Export-Import Bank to full working order after more than four years of it being being effectively closed down by conservative critics in Congress....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
19:39, 05/01/2019

Senate legislation to end surprise medical bills includes provision opposed by White House Newly released Senate legislation to curb surprise medical bills would allow third parties to settle billing disputes, a provision that could complicate passage because it is opposed by the White House and absent from a House draft....
15:00, 05/16/2019

House blocks U.S. exit from Paris climate pact, but Mitch McConnell says it'll stall in Senate The Climate Action Now Act -- the first climate bill in nearly 10 years approved by the House Thursday -- "will go nowhere" in the Senate, Majority leader Mitch McConnell said....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
14:39, 05/01/2019

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusions....
16:00, 05/01/2019

AP Source: Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. for additional testimony in Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. for additional testimony in Russia probe....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Senate Homeland Security panel's chair hopes Strzok-Page texts will fuel leak probe Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson said Wednesday that internal text messages between two FBI employees should convince the intelligence community's inspector general to investigate potential leaks in regard to the Trump collusio...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces Senate Version of Options Markets Stability Act CHICAGO – July 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced that Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced S. 3283, The O...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his claim to have just limited knowledge of an ultimately aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Mos...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Q&A with Bitdefender’s chief hacker Bogdan Botezatu is Director of Threat Research at Bitdefender, and as such, a person with his finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest malware trends. We asked him a range of questions about the biggest threats out there, the dangers of smart ...
00:26, 04/29/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
04:13, 05/16/2019

IranAir appoints new chief executive A new chief executive was appointed for Iran's state carrier IranAir in a cabinet meeting on Sunday, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
23:26, 05/16/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to press for changes at the retailer....
22:52, 05/13/2019

UN humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid The U.N. humanitarian chief says Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing assistance has increased 30 percent from last year to 4.3 million people...
01:39, 05/14/2019

T-Mobile Chief's Pay Valued at $66.5 Million Chief Executive John Legere’s 2018 compensation jumped to $66.5 million after the cellphone carrier granted him and other executives a large stock-based award tied to its pending merger with Sprint....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Trump says 'surprised' by Senate subpoena of his son Trump Jr U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena of his son Donald Trump Jr. came as a surprise, one day after reports that the Republican-led panel had called on his son to again answer questions....
20:00, 05/09/2019

"Have Right To The Report": Woman Who Complained Against Chief Justice The woman who had accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, today demanded that she be provided with a copy of the report of the Supreme Court's in-house committee that......
14:13, 05/07/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday, marking the first-ever International Day of Educ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
21:13, 05/16/2019

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

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
23:13, 05/08/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Hornby on menu as Wagamama owner's new chief Andy Hornby, the former HBOS chief executive, is to end a decade-long absence from the London stock market by becoming the next boss of The Restaurant Group (TRG), the owner of Wagamama and Garfunkel's....
03:52, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)      ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Border Protection at the tail end of the Obama admini...
08:00, 05/07/2019

BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP's Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using "intemperate and abusive language" at an election meet....
02:13, 05/01/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler is stepping down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is said to have told the dealer board he was offered opportunities inside Daimler that would have required him to leave the U.S., which is somethin...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Chief Justice To Appear Before Top Court Panel On Allegations Against Him Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has agreed to appear before the three-member in-house committee that is looking into the sexual harassment allegation against him by a former employee of the top......
18:52, 05/01/2019

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionageHuawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mobile networks in the UK because its operations are “subject to influence by the Chinese state”, accor...
12:26, 05/16/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been “no progress” in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh from western Myanmar’s Rakhine state...
04:52, 04/30/2019

UN Chief says ‘total disaster’ if warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Secretary-General says the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Ant...
23:00, 05/08/2019

"I Was Chief Minister...Did Anyone Talk Of My Bungalow, Farmhouse": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government was committed to bringing in law against instant triple talaq in favour of "Muslim sisters" as per their sentiments and accused the......
18:39, 05/05/2019

FAA chief to face questions over Boeing’s 737 Max airliner WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear before a House aviation panel. Acting FAA ...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Car In RSS Chief's Convoy Overturns In Bid To Save Cow, One Injured A vehicle that was part of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturned in an attempt to save a cow standing in the middle of the road near Warora in Chandrapur district, in which one of his security......
09:52, 05/17/2019

Taser Chief Gets $246 Million Stock-Option Award The company that sells Tasers to police departments around the world paid its chief executive $246 million last year, according to a proxy filed last month, one of the biggest compensation packages for a corporate leader....
23:39, 05/02/2019

FCA tapping two executives to replace longtime powertrain chief Jeff Lux will be responsible for powertrain development globally on an interim basis while Michael Bly, recruited from American Axle, will take over FCA's engine and electrification portfolio for North America....
04:26, 04/29/2019

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

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
21:39, 04/28/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting police chief, the latest change in personnel after Easter Sunday suicide bombings....
10:39, 04/29/2019

EU trade chief sees possible extension to May 18 deadline for U.S. car tariffs Europe's trade chief expects President Trump to delay a May 18 deadline for U.S. tariffs on cars imported from Europe as Washington focuses on its ongoing negotiations with China. ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS (AP) — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China, says France has granted her refugee status. Grace Meng says the decision marks the start of “a second life” for her and their two sons. She told The Ass...
15:00, 05/13/2019

TransferWise drops IPO hint by hiring Adyen chief TransferWise, the fast-growing British digital payments group, has provided investors with a fresh signal of its long-term flotation ambitions by appointing the finance chief of a major European peer to its board....
18:39, 05/02/2019

Moscow chief rabbi: Europe is 'forgetting the past' Anti-Semitism and far-right extremism are rising, while minorities' religious freedoms are being limited, says Pinchas Goldschmidt, who heads the Conference of European Rabbis. He fears for Jews' very existence....
21:13, 05/12/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as acting defense secretary, he’ll be nominated by President Trump to keep the job....
20:39, 05/10/2019

Most Of Debris From Mission Shakti Has Decayed: DRDO Chief Most of the debris generated from from the anti-satellite test India conducted in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a "short period of time", Defence Research and Development......
19:39, 05/10/2019

ISIS Chief Refers To Sri Lanka In First Video In Five Years The Islamic State group's elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released Monday by the jihadist organisation....
22:26, 04/29/2019

The Londoner: Ex-chief whip fears EU poll meltdown Mark Harper "can understand" Tory voters abandoning the party/ Through the keyhole chez Kate Moss/ Cumberbatch on Kubrick/ Pressing matters at Downing Street...
16:13, 05/10/2019

UN chief raised plight of Uighurs with China’s president The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China during a recent meeting with the country’s president, Xi Jinping...
04:52, 04/30/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war' The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
11:39, 05/12/2019

China files formal charges against former Interpol chief Chinese prosecutors filed formal charges on Friday against former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, accusing him of abuse of power and taking bribes, in the next legal step before he faces a court....
13:00, 05/10/2019

UN chief raised plight of Uighurs with China's president The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China during a recent meeting with the country's president, Xi Jinping....
03:13, 04/30/2019

China indicts former Interpol chief on bribery charges BEIJING (AP) — Chinese prosecutors have indicted former Interpol president Meng Hongwei on charges of accepting bribes. The announcement Friday from the prosecutor’s office in the northeastern city of Tianjin gave few details. Meng was formally...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
15:26, 05/12/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official meetings when discussing military contractors....
03:13, 05/10/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and overseas in the 1970s and 1980s....
19:26, 05/12/2019

Ailing Goals loses chief Anson to run Team GB The listed 5-a-side football venue operator Goals Soccer Centres is losing its chief executive weeks after seeing its shares suspended over a £12m accounting blunder‎....
20:00, 05/12/2019

"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

Ex-school chief sues over being outed a ‘mystery pooper’ The ex-New Jersey superintendent outed as the school’s “mystery pooper” may have defecated on campus grounds — but law enforcement were the ones that leaked, he claims in a new lawsuit. Thomas W. Tramaglini — a former he...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Occidental Chief Defends Anadarko Deal to Shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub defended her aggressive and ultimately successful pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum in her first public remarks to investors after striking the $38 billion deal....
21:39, 05/10/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce her testosterone levels to compete....
08:52, 05/04/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order  ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

"Looking Forward To Co-Operation With Israel": Goa Deputy Chief Minister Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has called on officials of the Israel's foreign affairs ministry to discuss how the coastal state and the West Asian country could work in cooperation with......
12:26, 05/16/2019

It's Battle Of Prestige For Himachal Chief Minister In Mandi It is a battle of prestige for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) star campaigner and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to retain the Mandi parliamentary seat in Himachal Pradesh....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Brazil economy likely shrank in Q1, says central bank chief Brazil's economic slowdown of late last year spilled over into this year, so much so that there's a "relevant probability" that the economy contracted slightly in the first quarter, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Infiniti chief Meunier hops into Jeep command Infiniti President Christian Meunier has been recruited to become global president of Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said. Meunier, 51, a former executive with Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Land Rover in North America and Europe, fills a critical ...
18:39, 05/07/2019

Lawyer: Kurdish rebel chief wants hunger strikes to end ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer says imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners “not to endanger their lives.” Lawyer Newroz Uysal said Monday that her colleagues visited Ocalan on a...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
20:39, 05/07/2019

| Qatar will not grant visas to 'enemies' - tourism chief Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political rift....
22:52, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left us with no choice’....
11:00, 05/17/2019

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, on Saturday with officials from the Arab League, the European Union and the African Union -- ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

"Outsiders Are Threatening Voters In Varanasi": BSP Chief Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why the Election Commission (EC) was......
14:52, 05/17/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godzilla -- including the part about it being the US&#...
20:00, 05/17/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run....
21:52, 05/17/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” into the Pacific Ocean. The United Nations Secretary-General recently admitted that he was “worr...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Australia's cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns MacGibbon's decision to resign at the "end of the electoral cycle" makes sense both organisationally and personally, especially given the potential for uncertainty ahead....
08:00, 05/06/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world “step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians and all other forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and incitement.”...
19:52, 04/29/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Former Interpol Chief's Family Granted Asylum in France France has granted asylum to the family of a former Interpol chief who was detained by the Chinese government and hasn’t been seen since, his wife said, escalating tensions between Beijing and the West....
03:26, 05/16/2019

UN chief welcomes new Government in Lebanon, after eight-month impasse United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed, on Friday, the announcement of a new Government in Lebanon; the result of eight months of negotiation, following general elections last May....
18:52, 04/28/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Pelosi to meet with Trump's trade chief Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will host President Donald Trump’s top trade official as the president faces backlash from lawmakers in both parties over his increasingly aggressive and controversial trade agenda.Pelosi is set to meet with U.S. Trade Repr...
05:26, 05/15/2019

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

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives of men, women and children are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential areas with artillery, rockets and airstrikes...
15:26, 04/30/2019

Mexico: UN chief saddened by pipeline blast in which dozens were killed The United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, learned with sadness of the deadly explosion of an oil pipeline on Friday in Hidalgo State, Mexico, and extended the UN's assistance to the national authorities, his Spokesman said on Saturday....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said that Yemen’s civil war continues to take a “horrific toll” on c...
19:39, 04/28/2019

On Allegations Against Chief Justice, Woman Appears Before In-House Panel A former Supreme Court employee, who levelled allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, appeared before the in-house inquiry panel and recorded her statement on......
07:13, 04/30/2019

Woman Who Accused Chief Justice Of Sex Harassment Withdraws From Inquiry The woman who accused Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment today said she was boycotting the "in-house proceedings" due to "serious concerns and reservations". In a detailed statement to......
18:26, 04/30/2019

U.N. chief urges 'maximum restraint' in Venezuela to avoid violence United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges maximum restraint in Venezuela to avoid violence, a U.N. spokesman said on Tuesday, after Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro...
19:52, 04/30/2019

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. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that U.S. dialogue with Beijing was continuing....
00:13, 05/15/2019

In 2019, ‘reasons for hope’ in a world still on ‘red alert’: UN chief Guterres Last year, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued “a red alert” over a range of dangers confronting the world, which “still persist” as 2019 looms: “These are anxious times for many, and our world is undergoing a stress test,” the U...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Army Chief Says Threat Of More Terror Attacks Contained Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more terror attacks had been contained and the security services had dismantled most of the network linked to the Easter Sunday......
22:52, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says ex-intelligence chief helped plan 'coup' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday called his former intelligence chief Manuel Cristopher a "traitor" and said he had helped plan a military uprising called for by the opposition on April 30, which Maduro described as a "coup."...
23:39, 05/10/2019

IAF Chief Flies Oldest MiG-21 Variant, Which Entered Service 45 Years Ago Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa took the oldest variant of the Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jet for a spin in the skies above Sulur near Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore. Flying solo in three of the five sorties, the......
22:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Arab League chief condemns Yemen’s rebels The head of the Arab League has condemned attacks claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels against an oil pipeline and other energy infrastructure in Saudi Arabia...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Most of Anti-Satellite Test Debris Has Decayed, Says DRDO Chief Most of the debris generated from the anti-satellite test India conducted in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a "short period of time", DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy said....
08:39, 05/11/2019

Somali villager travels to US to confront army chief he says tried to kill him Farhan Warfaa to give emotional testimony in Virginia courtroom in case that shines light on brutal 21-year reign of Siad BarreHuman rights abuses and atrocities committed in Somalia during the brutal 21-year reign of the dictator Siad Barre will com...
12:00, 05/14/2019

F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing Daniel Elwell said the process by which Boeing employees inspected their own aircraft, including the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max airplane, was “a good system.”...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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

Plea In Supreme Court To Probe "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice A lawyer Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to CBI to register a plea into alleged conspiracy to "fix" Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted false sexual......
20:00, 04/30/2019

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer ...
10:13, 05/12/2019

Fmr CIA chief of station: 'Encouraging' that Iran is unloading missiles from its boats Iran's decision to remove missiles from two of its boats indicated the rogue nation was de-escalating tensions surrounding its nuclear program, former CIA Chief of Station Daniel Hoffman said on Saturday....
20:52, 05/18/2019

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

Sri Lanka Police Chief Refusing To Quit Despite President's Request Sri Lanka's incumbent police chief has refused to step down over the Easter Sunday suicide attacks despite President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday naming his successor....
10:52, 04/29/2019

World ‘not on track’ to achieve Paris Agreement objectives: UN chief U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the same time as things are getting worse for those feeling the effects....
20:26, 05/12/2019

New Zealand youth ‘in frontline’ of fight against climate change: UN chief Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific Islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his gratitude for the leadership of the youth of the country in fighting climate change. ...
04:00, 05/13/2019

"PM Modi Is Self-Obsessed, Indulges In Publicity": Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indulged in theatrics since he took over as the prime minister. He's a self-obsessed man and the people......
12:26, 05/16/2019

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
18:39, 04/28/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile but that meetings on the matter continued....
17:39, 04/29/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections....
19:00, 05/12/2019

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

Parliamentarians directly called to take action on global issues by UN chief Addressing parliament elected officials from around the world gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday for an annual hearing, UN chief António Guterres called for their support on legislation and financing of global solutions t...
04:39, 04/29/2019

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with World Water Day, marked on 22 March....
18:39, 04/28/2019

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Wayne LaPierre re-elected NRA chief, survives power struggle Wayne LaPierre was re-elected chief executive and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association on Monday, surviving a power struggle in which he was challenged by former NRA President Oliver North, who stepped down over the weekend....
02:26, 04/30/2019

World "Not On Track" To Achieve Climate Change Objectives: UN Chief UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand on Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises....
15:26, 05/12/2019

Trump Interior chief not losing sleep over record CO2 levels U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told a panel of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that he has not lost sleep over record amounts of carbon dioxide recorded in the Earth's atmosphere, which scientists warn are altering the global climate....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57 Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died....
17:13, 05/16/2019

U.N. chief raises issue of Xinjiang's Uighurs during China visit United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of Muslims in China's Xinjiang region during a visit to Beijing last week, a U.N. spokesman said on Monday....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security......
01:00, 05/13/2019

EU chief Donald Tusk: Britain would choose to stay in second referendum The head of the European Union said Friday he guesses there's a 30 percent chance Britain ends up staying in the 28-nation alliance, nearly three years after Britons voted to leave....
18:13, 05/10/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea For Probe Over "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice The Supreme Court Monday said a plea seeking direction to CBI to lodge an FIR into alleged conspiracy to fix Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted, false sexual harassment" case will be......
13:00, 05/06/2019

Trump picks Mark Morgan, former customs chief, as new head of ICE WASHINGTON – President Trump used Twitter Sunday to announce he had selected a new head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “I am pleased to inform all of those that believe in a strong, fair and sound Immigration Policy that Mark Morgan wi...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Audit accuses former Missouri police chief, brother of theft MILLER, Mo. (AP) — An audit has found that a former southwest Missouri police chief and his brother stole thousands of dollars from taxpayers. Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway said in a statement Tuesday that Miller’s former police chief,...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Cyprus’ new police chief apologizes over serial killer case NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ new police chief has apologized to the families of seven foreign women and girls who an army captain has confessed to killing. Kypros Michailides said at a ceremony Tuesday to mark his appointment that he offered ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

All Suspects In Sri Lanka Bombings Arrested Or Dead: Police Chief All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting police chief said on Monday....
01:39, 05/07/2019

In meeting with Twitter chief, Trump complains about lost followers Enlarge / Trump giving Jack Dorsey advice on how to run Twitter better, April 23. (credit: White House ) On April 23, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had a meeting in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump. According to an email message to Twitter emp...
15:13, 05/02/2019

India’s chief justice cleared of sexual harassment complaint NEW DELHI (AP) — A court inquiry has cleared India’s chief justice of sexual harassment allegations made by a former employee at his official residence in New Delhi. The inquiry committee says it found no substance to the allegations by a 35-ye...
15:13, 05/06/2019

California police chief says proposed use-of-force law will further put officers in danger A California police chief says a bill currently being debated by the state’s lawmakers that would toughen the standard for when officers can legally use deadly force will only result in “more people with their names on those memorial walls for years ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: EU chief rues failure to enter Brexit campaign LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:35 p.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says one of his biggest mistakes in office was failing to get involved in the Brexit referend...
15:52, 05/07/2019

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

Occidental chief faces shareholders on cusp of takeover victory Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub takes her case for buying Anadarko Petroleum to the company's shareholders on Friday, bolstered by rapid deal-making that put her on the cusp of victory....
07:39, 05/10/2019

Microsoft's security chief explains why the company is eliminating passwords Microsoft's Bret Arsenault, who serves as its top cybersecurity executive, discussed the top issues facing his company and its clients, and offers advice for smaller firms on how they can get better at eliminating the simplest attacks....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Nissan's premium brand Infiniti names new global chief Nissan Motor Co's premium division Infiniti is expected to announce a new acting global chief for the brand after its current head, Christian Meunier, resigned, the company said....
16:39, 05/07/2019

London's fire chief urges: Act now to avert another Grenfell London's fire chief today called on the Government to introduce tougher building regulations "without further delay" to prevent another Grenfell Tower-style tragedy....
13:52, 05/08/2019

| Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dead, police chief Chandana Wickramaratne has said....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Barca chief wants Champions League changes, Liga games abroad "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said the Champions League must undergo changes to ensure elite teams face each other more often and remains committed to the idea of playing Liga matches abroad."...
08:26, 05/06/2019

"Big Part Of Fight Against Terror": UN Chief On Blacklisting Masood Azhar After UN Security Council designated Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the spokesperson for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday expressed hope that all member states abide by the......
20:52, 05/01/2019

No Evidence Of Illegal Spying On Donald Trump's Campaign, Says FBI Chief FBI Director Chris Wray said today that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored US President Donald Trump's campaign......
20:39, 05/07/2019

Trump names border patrol chief under Obama to take over Ice agency Mark Morgan, a former FBI agent, supported a border wall – one of Trump’s signature 2016 election campaign issuesDonald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former president Barack Obama, will head the US Immigrati...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Antibiotic resistance as big a threat as climate change – chief medic Dame Sally Davies calls for Extinction Rebellion-style campaign to raise awarenessProtests against climate change should be extended to the other greatest threat facing humanity, according to England’s chief medical officer, who says an Extinction Re...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down from the board after his current term expires on June 19th, 2019, Alphabet announced on Tuesday. Schm...
04:39, 05/01/2019

No laughing matter? What Ukraine's joker-in-chief says about politics today He’ll be quick-witted and funny – but how can Volodymyr Zelenskiy possibly lead a country? A comedian gives his verdict on the new president and other gag-cracking politicians‘Ukraine have elected a comedian as president,” the text message began and,...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Dropbox Chief of Staff: Diversity and inclusion begin with hiring During her keynote at TNW’s 2019 conference today, Dropbox‘s Carmen Pop was quick to denote the differences between diversity and inclusion, and how both companies and individuals can promote both in Silicon Valley. Pop, who is Dropbox‘s Chief of Sta...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will keep country from violence -TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV said, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue....
15:13, 05/01/2019

NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre questioned on $240G travel expenses National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre charged the organization’s ad agency more than $240,000 for expenses related to trips he took to Italy, Hungary, the Bahamas and other locales without providing adequate documentation, according to a lett...
07:39, 05/03/2019

UN chief warns of ‘total disaster’ if global warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alternative “would m...
17:52, 05/09/2019

Trump taps ex-Obama border patrol chief as ICE Director WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweeted Sunday that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Protests Outside Supreme Court After Panel Clears Chief Justice A protest broke out outside the Supreme Court today after an in-house panel of the Supreme Court cleared Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sex harassment allegations on Monday. Women lawyers and......
09:52, 05/07/2019

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the country was going through a “crucial” period where it needed to reckon with “the shadows of the past”, b...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Cabinet Chief Peña takes aim at critics of Macri gov't communication strategy Marcos Peña described conspiracy theories about his office's operations, including the deployment of trolls on social media to delegitimise opposition voices, as "malefic"....
17:52, 05/13/2019

Cyprus president sacks police chief over serial killer investigation Nicos Anastasiades criticises botched inquiries after man admits to seven murdersThe president of Cyprus has fired the country’s police chief, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer to claim mor...
21:13, 05/03/2019

Former Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb Board Airbnb appointed former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to its board of directors, her first corporate position since leaving the tech giant earlier this year....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Ex-Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei’s Family Granted Asylum in France (PARIS) — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request. In t...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Cyprus killings: Police chief apologises amid negligence claims Cyprus' new police chief has apologised over the force's handling of a serial killer case, amid accusations that negligent police work allowed him to murder more people....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Vows To Compensate Farmers, Hits Out At PM Modi With farmers in Punjab reeling under losses caused by unseasonal rains, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today announced that his government will compensate them should the centre fail to......
18:52, 05/08/2019

Indian judges' panel clears chief justice of sexual harassment India's Supreme Court on Monday said a panel of its judges had dismissed a complaint of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by a former court employee, as it lacked substance....
15:13, 05/06/2019

Bribe Case Against Jammu And Kashmir BJP Chief, Lawmaker After CCTV Clip The Jammu and Kashmir police have filed a First Information Report or FIR against the state BJP chief Ravinder Raina and a legislator for allegedly trying to bribe journalists in Ladakh last week. The......
09:52, 05/09/2019

Brazil will not sacrifice curbing inflation for growth - central bank chief Brazil's central bankers are disappointed with how the economy is performing but will not sacrifice controlling inflation for boosting growth, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Venezuela Supreme Court chief rebuffs Pence's threats of sanctions Venezuela's Supreme Court head, Maikel Moreno, on Wednesday rebuffed the U.S. government's threats to sanction members of his court if they did not reject President Nicolas Maduro's government and back opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:39, 05/09/2019

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Trump announces Obama-era Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan will take over ICE President Trump announced on Sunday that the former head of the U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama will be his administration’s new chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
17:52, 05/05/2019

Ferry capsizes near Mosul, UN chief offers solidarity, support ‘as needed’  As many Iraqis across the country celebrated Norwuz, the first day of spring, a passenger ferry in the Tigris River capsized on Thursday, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to offer the United Nations’ support “as needed”. ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

| Former White House chief joins firm that detains migrant children Former White House chief of staff John Kelly has joined the board of a firm that operates centres for housing unaccompanied migrant children, US media reported, prompting a storm of criticism from Democrats....
20:00, 05/04/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and inclusive dialogue,” the United Nations rights chi...
19:39, 04/28/2019

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
19:39, 04/28/2019

U.S. bank regulator to review Wells Fargo pick for chief executive The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will evaluate Wells Fargo's pick for its next chief executive, the regulator told Congress on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wanted To Serve Goa "Till Last Breath" Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister, died at his son's home in Panajiin on Sunday evening after a long illness. He was 63....
19:52, 04/28/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
20:00, 04/28/2019