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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

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty After State Senate Overrides Veto (CONCORD, N.H.) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto. The repeal takes effect immediately. The 16-8 vote Thursday was the necessary two-...
20:13, 05/30/2019

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 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 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

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
09:39, 06/06/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an ...
03:39, 06/06/2019

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 human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no signs of letting up...
07:13, 06/22/2019

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

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
23:26, 06/10/2019

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
20:39, 07/10/2019

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer more questions Thursday from the Senate banking committee....
16:39, 07/11/2019

Catalonia leader to be tried over separatist propaganda during election The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Quim Torra, will be tried for disobedience after he failed to obey an order to remove separatist propaganda from public offices during election campaigning, the regional court said on Friday....
16:52, 07/12/2019

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
22:26, 06/27/2019

Rosalía's 'Spanishisms' upset Catalonia's language purists Catalan pop star uses Spanish words in Milionària, her first single in the local languageThe Catalan pop star Rosalía has upset language purists with her first single recorded in Catalan, by using “Spanishisms” that critics say dilute the language.In...
20:39, 07/12/2019

Spain calls on U.N. to correct 'mistakes' in Catalonia report Spain on Friday called on the United Nations to correct what it called mistakes in a report compiled for the U.N. by independent human rights experts, who urged the release of three jailed Catalan separatist leaders....
14:39, 05/31/2019

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

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn't crime The former regional vice president of Catalonia's government has told Spain's Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can't be considered a crime....
20:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
17:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President......
19:00, 06/08/2019

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level efforts by "FBI low-lifes" and other intelligence operatives to undermine his presidency....
22:39, 06/16/2019

China bond market: Dodgy numbers undermine ratings China has made great strides in developing its bond market, but bankers and credit analysts admit there are still big problems with the accuracy of financial accounting....
11:52, 06/26/2019

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
11:52, 07/10/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
11:13, 06/21/2019

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

Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickers NOCAIMA, Colombia (AP) — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist has been fighting the illegal trade in rare tropical...
09:13, 05/24/2019

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

Susan Collins draws a Democratic challenger who seeks to undermine her moderate image In an announcement video, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon highlights the Republican senator’s votes for President Trump’s tax cuts and Supreme Court nominees....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
17:13, 05/22/2019

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulation of climate pollution by saying it costs too much....
01:13, 05/22/2019

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with Kabul. The US has hailed substantive progress on all parts of a deal....
23:00, 07/06/2019

GOP trying to gather votes to override NC ‘born alive’ veto RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans and their allies trying to cobble together enough votes to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a “born alive” bill say the measure is not about abortion but providing appropr...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Williams: Ferrari's "silly" Formula 1 rules veto has to end Claire Williams says it is "silly" and "makes no sense" that Ferrari can veto Formula 1 rules and is expected to keep that right despite sweeping changes planned for 2021...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Vedanta CEO open to dialogue with Zambia Vedanta Resources is open to dialogue with the Zambian government but will defend its legal rights and opposes the appointment of a provisional liquidator at its Konkola Copper Mines business, the company's CEO said on Monday....
13:13, 05/27/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border. In a letter to lawmak...
07:26, 06/25/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at ...
08:26, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Veto of North Carolina ‘born alive’ upheld RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina’s “born alive’ abortion measure (all times local): 4:15 p.m. North Carolina Republican leaders have failed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that wou...
22:52, 06/05/2019

New Hampshire House overrides veto of death penalty repeal CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House has taken a big step toward eliminating the state’s death penalty by overriding the governor’s veto. The chamber on Thursday overrode Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto of a repeal with the bare mi...
19:39, 05/23/2019

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
03:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
03:13, 07/18/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border bill that House Democrats plan to try pushing through the chamber this week. White House officials com...
07:26, 06/25/2019

The Latest: France calls for dialogue between US, Iran The Latest: France has reiterated its call for de-escalation and dialogue between the U.S. and Iran, as world leaders prepare for the Group of 20 summit...
15:00, 06/25/2019

EU at odds over Albania, Macedonia joining; Cyprus threatens veto over Turkey European Union states were at loggerheads on Monday over starting talks with Albania and North Macedonia to enter the bloc, while Cyprus threatened to veto any agreement on future enlargement unless the EU toughens its line on Turkish drilling....
02:13, 06/18/2019

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

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers diverts 'nearly $100M' to schools in budget veto Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a series of budget vetoes Wednesday, one of which will funnel millions of extra dollars for spending at state schools....
22:26, 07/03/2019

Blindsided by a ‘Devastating’ Veto, Alaska’s University System Pleads for a Lifeline Facing campus closures and wide layoffs, university leaders are pleading with lawmakers to override the governor’s deep cuts to state support in a special session this week....
01:13, 07/08/2019

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
22:13, 07/12/2019

State lawmakers reject veto, agree to sink surplus submarine COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In what they call the best of three bad options, South Carolina legislators have reaffirmed their decision to sink the submarine Clamagore, which has been floating in Charleston Harbor for 40 years. The Post and ...
01:26, 06/28/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its pol...
01:39, 07/10/2019

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute: top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander told Reuters....
13:26, 06/18/2019

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is urging Kosovo and Serbia to return to the negotiating table and normalize relations amid high tension...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited critics on Wednesday to join a new public council after days of protests over his election, while state prosecutors warned against further rallies and police were on high alert....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
18:13, 06/01/2019

Russia's Putin says Trump meeting will help continue dialogue Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Osaka would be a good opportunity to continue dialogue between the leaders following their summit in Helsinki last year....
09:39, 06/28/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
15:39, 06/10/2019

After Divisive India Election, Some See a Moment for Dialogue With Pakistan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a second five-year term, has an opportunity to look toward his legacy—and for any Indian leader, the big prize is ending the seven-decade enmity with Pakistan....
23:52, 05/28/2019

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against the ruling military....
09:00, 07/02/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
20:00, 05/25/2019

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace process....
01:39, 07/07/2019

OSCE calls on Albania for restraint, constructive dialogue TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Leaders of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are calling on Albanian political leaders to show restraint, engage in a “constructive dialogue” and ensure that Sunday’s election is peaceful...
13:39, 06/28/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
21:26, 07/12/2019

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its po...
03:39, 07/10/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Trump suggested stepping up mutual dialogue to Putin: Ifax U.S. President Donald Trump suggested stepping up a dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when the two met in Osaka, Japan, Interfax news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Sunday....
16:52, 06/30/2019

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
16:39, 05/29/2019

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
02:52, 06/01/2019

Mike Pompeo Says US Open To Dialogue With India After Trade Snub The United States is open to dialogue with India after taking away its preferential trading status, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as he prepares to travel to New Delhi....
06:13, 06/13/2019

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
17:52, 07/01/2019

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

Italy's Di Maio says Rome will seek dialogue with EU but hold its stance Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would seek "a dialogue" with the European Union over its next budget while sticking to its goals of improving workers' pay and cutting taxes....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
01:39, 06/07/2019

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
00:39, 07/18/2019

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
11:39, 06/05/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tuesday, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcro...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
18:00, 06/05/2019

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

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
19:26, 06/17/2019

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

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a good time to negotiate with a "dictatorship."...
03:26, 07/03/2019

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
07:26, 06/13/2019

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

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
14:26, 07/01/2019

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

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

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature....
22:52, 06/05/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
09:26, 06/13/2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
16:26, 05/26/2019

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

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
02:39, 06/05/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
13:13, 06/25/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
05:52, 06/25/2019

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

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

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
13:52, 07/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

One man gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival One person was gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said....
11:26, 07/07/2019

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

Spanish league denies charges about microphone in its app The Spanish soccer league says the country's data protection agency doesn't understand the technology being used on its official app       ...
13:39, 06/12/2019

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

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

AOC loved Spanish-speaking attempts by Dem debaters Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she loved Spanish-speaking attempts by some of the Democratic presidential candidates Wednesday night, but found their question dodging in the language “humorous.” The Bronx Democrat spoke with ...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Franco homage to be dropped from Spanish town Guadiana del Caudillo will alter its name to distance itself from the regime of Francisco Franco. The former Spanish dictator inaugurated the town in the 1950s, but change is coming due to a shift in local politics....
02:39, 05/29/2019

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 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

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

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

Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said....
13:26, 07/07/2019

‘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

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

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left their home because of said revolution. Following his a...
06:13, 06/28/2019

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

Carlos Sainz Jr: McLaren's Spanish GP F1 updates now paying off Carlos Sainz Jr believes McLaren's Spanish Grand Prix upgrade package is now showing its strength in high-speed corners and means it can head to Formula 1's British Grand Prix confident...
17:27, 07/06/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias A Spanish judge has ruled that there exists sufficient evidence to determine that a 43-year-old Spanish man is the biological son of Julio Iglesias, despite the singer’s refusal to submit to genetic testing...
20:13, 07/10/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spanish prosecutors want inquiry into church sex abuse cases MADRID (AP) — Spain’s public prosecutors are suggesting opening a national investigation into the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, the first such official proposal in the country. In a written report to the Ministry of Justice, th...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Spanish soccer federation ending its contract with Adidas MADRID (AP) — Spain says it is ending its soccer contract with Adidas and has opened negotiations with other apparel companies. The Spanish soccer federation said on Monday “the conditions agree upon when the contract was signed years ago do no...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Shakira appears in Spanish court over tax evasion allegations Singer reportedly paid £13m to settle debt in February and said she was up-to-date with taxesThe Colombian singer Shakira has appeared in a Spanish court to testify over allegations that she avoided paying €14.5m (£13m) in taxes.The 42-year-old said ...
15:39, 06/06/2019

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
23:39, 07/16/2019

Shakira denies any wrongdoing in Spanish tax fraud case Shakira’s PR firm says she has denied any wrongdoing when she testified before a judge in an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain.        ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Shakira appears before Spanish judge in tax fraud case BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Shakira’s public relations firm says the Colombian pop musician has denied any wrongdoing when she testified before a judge as part of an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain. Prosecutors charged the singe...
12:52, 06/06/2019

Discovery of Lead Sarcophagus Surprises Spanish Archaeologists Spanish archaeologists working in the downtown of Granada were going about routine excavations in a historic building in preparation for underground work at the site. They never expected to find this lead sarcophagus. ...
10:26, 06/21/2019

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

Botched Spanish statue that went viral is lovingly unrestored Reverse restoration of St George in Navarre shows him in his true coloursBrussels drops Michael Jackson costume plan for Manneken PisAfter a year’s exile and hundreds of hours of painstaking work, a 16th-century polychrome statue of Saint George and ...
21:13, 06/21/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
02:13, 06/02/2019

Spanish GP urgers government to help save Barcelona F1 race The organisers of the Spanish Grand Prix, the RACC, have urged the government to step in and find a solution "urgently" in order to save the Formula 1 race...
15:52, 05/31/2019

Beto O’Rourke busts out Spanish during first debate response Beto O’Rourke kicked off the Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night by busting out his fluent Spanish while responding to his first question. The former Texas Rep. started his answer in English from the debate stage in Miami, but he qui...
09:00, 06/27/2019

AOC pokes fun at O'Rourke, Booker for their 'humorous' Spanish use at debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, had some fun at the expense of 2020 candidates Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, on Wednesday night for their use of Spanish at the first Democratic primary debate....
08:52, 06/27/2019

Spanish government expects PM investiture vote by mid-July Spain's new parliament will likely vote by mid-July on who will become prime minister and expects talks between party leaders and the Spanish king to begin next week, acting government spokeswoman Isabel Celaa said on Friday....
14:39, 05/31/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and othe...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
16:52, 05/24/2019

Spanish king asks socialists to form new government King Felipe has tasked acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez with assembling a coalitionSpain’s King Felipe VI has tasked acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez with forming a new government, a complex undertaking that will involve negotiations with diver...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which...
16:26, 06/14/2019

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull ran out in front of cheering spectators on Sunday at an annual festival in Zamora, Spain, after being relea...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Spanish footballers arrested over match-fixing allegations Former Real Madrid footballer Raul Bravo is among a number of first and second division players and officials who have been arrested in Spain over match-fixing allegations....
20:13, 05/28/2019

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning boat by Spanish coastguard • Chartered boat caught fire between Ibiza and Mallorca• Former boxer, family and friends rescued early Monday morningThe former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was rescued by the Spanish coastguard after the chartered boat he was on ca...
17:13, 06/25/2019

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

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 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

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

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
19:39, 06/08/2019

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 police detain 4 British citizens ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained four British citizens on the eve of the Champions League final. Authorities say the four were detained for assault, including against police officers. Police did not immediately release any other de...
02:39, 06/01/2019

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

Spanish police free women held in Marbella brothel Twenty-one people arrested as raid uncovers weapons and drugs at house on Costa del SolSpanish police have freed eight women who were being held captive in the basement of a brothel in Marbella and sexually exploited by a gang of pimps and drug deale...
15:39, 06/09/2019

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
22:39, 06/19/2019

Pop singer Shakira faces tax fraud accusation in Spanish court Colombian singer Shakira appeared in a Spanish court on Thursday to answer to tax fraud charges, with prosecutors accusing her of failing to pay up to 14.5 million euros ($16.29 million) in tax on income earned between 2012 and 2014....
12:13, 06/06/2019

Atletico leads Spanish challenge to Champions League revamp Seven Spanish soccer teams have protested against a plan to transform the Champions League into a largely closed competition, openly opposing the European Club Association ahead of emergency meetings in Malta        ...
16:39, 06/05/2019

Spanish court halts government plan to exhume Franco Spain's Supreme Court is temporarily halting the government's plan to move the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco to a discreet tomb next week as judges have yet to rule on the appeals of the dictator's descendants....
13:26, 06/04/2019

Spanish Socialists woo far-left party, offer no Cabinet jobs A senior official in Spain’s center-left Socialist party says her party has offered “important administrative posts” to the far-left We Can party to secure its parliamentary support for a new government...
16:52, 06/19/2019

Spanish court rules Julio Iglesias is father of 43-year old man A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias was the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the singer refused to take a DNA test....
12:13, 07/10/2019

Farewell to Fernando Torres, the man who changed Spanish football forever "I would give anything to score a goal in the final," Fernando Torres said on the eve of the Euro 2008 showpiece against Germany in Vienna. The following day, he not only did score, but his goal proved the catalyst for an era of dominance for La Roja...
13:00, 06/22/2019

José Antonio Reyes, Spanish soccer icon, dead at 35 MADRID — José Antonio Reyes, the former Spain midfielder who won five Europa League titles and was part of Arsenal’s unbeaten “Invincibles” squad, was killed in a traffic accident at the age of 35. Sevilla and second-division club E...
19:52, 06/01/2019

Spanish footballer Jose Antonio Reyes dies in a car crash The football world is in mourning after the death of former Spanish national team player Jose Antonio Reyes. The 35-year-old had a glittering career at top clubs like Sevilla, Arsenal and Real Madrid....
19:52, 06/01/2019

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

The Latest: Spanish rescue ship now bound for Italian island A Spanish humanitarian group says its rescue vessel spotted 40 severely dehydrated migrants whose boat is now being escorted to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa by Italy’s coast guard...
18:39, 06/30/2019

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

Valtteri Bottas: Mercedes changed Spanish GP F1 clutch for Monaco Valtteri Bottas says Mercedes has removed the clutch he used in Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix as part of an approach designed to prevent repeats of his start issues...
21:26, 05/22/2019

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

Spanish club Alaves hires Garitano as coach for next season MADRID (AP) — Spanish club Alaves has hired former Leganes coach Asier Garitano for next season. Garitano is replacing Abelardo Fernández, who announced Monday he was resigning after leading the modest Basque Country team to an 11th-place finish in t...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Eva Mendes is trying to teach her kids Spanish, but they're more interested in Spanglish Mendes shared how her daughter will combine both English and Spanish words to make a sentence and while adorable, it's "not a language."        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

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

Jailed deputies allowed to attend Spanish Parliament session A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted there by police...
10:39, 05/21/2019

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

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

Spanish footballers arrested over La Liga match-fixing claims Players and officials from top two divisions reportedly held over La Liga 2 game in May 2018Police investigating an alleged match-fixing ring targeting Spain’s top three football leagues have arrested several people, including current and former play...
18:39, 05/28/2019

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

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 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

Spanish police arrest soccer players for match-fixing MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says several soccer players have been arrested for suspected match-fixing in Spain. The league says the arrests were carried out by the National Police on Tuesday, and says it instigated the investigation by denouncin...
12:52, 05/28/2019

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 Franco-era 'stolen babies' campaigner finds her family The woman who has led the campaign on behalf of hundreds given up for adoption during the Fascist dictatorship, has found her biological mother gave her up for adoption voluntarily. She is continuing her legal battle....
19:52, 07/12/2019

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

| Players probed in Spanish football match-fixing swoop An operation against several footballers including former Spain international Raul Bravo accused of fixing matches in the first and second divisions is underway in Spain...
18:00, 05/28/2019

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

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

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
00:39, 06/08/2019

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

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-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’ Two Spaniards, a Canadian, a Colombian and a clip from a Dominican television show helped turn a tribute to reggaeton into one of the hottest international songs of the summer....
12:39, 07/08/2019

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were tra...
13:26, 06/23/2019

Soccer: Spanish players, officials held on suspicion of match-fixing Spanish police arrested several first- and second-division soccer players and officials on Tuesday on suspicion of forming a match-fixing group to profit from betting on games, the police said....
18:00, 05/28/2019

O'Rourke, Castro pandered too much with Spanish pronunciations, Fox Nation's David Webb says Fox Nation host David Webb compared 2020 presidential hopefuls Beto O'Rourke and Julian Castro to Hillary Clinton following Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate, saying they both overemphasized Spanish pronunciations to pander to the nati...
09:52, 06/27/2019

Spanish Soccer Icon José Antonio Reyes Killed In Car Crash Jose Antonio Reyes, former Sevilla, Atletico Madrid and Arsenal winger died in a car crash on Saturday. Sevilla FC, Reyes’s boyhood club, confirmed the news of his passing. He was 35....
17:39, 06/01/2019

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Javi Poves and was renamed Flat Earth FC. Poves confirmed in a video statement that the change was inte...
20:13, 06/30/2019

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

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 court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Spanish police free women held by Marbella prostitution gang Spanish police say they have freed eight women who were being held at a house in Marbella, and arrested 21 presumed members of a gang that allegedly sexually exploited them....
12:26, 06/09/2019

Spanish football players arrested in Liga match-fixing scandal Several professional footballers have been arrested in Spain in relation to match-fixing. Spanish police have been investigating allegations of rigged games during the 2018-19 season....
16:13, 05/28/2019

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

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

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

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion s...
17:39, 06/05/2019

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

Spanish police arrest Brazilian airman with cocaine before president's stopover Spanish police have arrested a member of the Brazilian Air Force who carried three bags full of cocaine on a military plane to Seville hours before President Jair Bolsonaro's was scheduled to take a stopover there, police and officials said on Wednes...
17:26, 06/26/2019

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

Various Spanish soccer players arrested on match fixing charges: El Pais A number of first and second division soccer players have been arrested in Spain over suspicions of forming a criminal organization dedicated to match fixing, El Pais reported on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling Are Running Into Trouble Teaching Their Daughters Spanish Kids say the darndest things, don't they?! While on The Talk on Monday morning, the extremely private Eva Mendes opened up about her long-time love Ryan Gosling and their two......
00:13, 05/21/2019

Woman ‘paralysed’ by deadly 'jellyfish' on Spanish tourist hotspot beach A WOMAN has been left with horrific marks after she was “paralysed” in a terrifying attack by a deadly Portuguese Man O’War “jellyfish” on a Spanish beach....
03:13, 06/22/2019

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

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
22:13, 07/16/2019

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

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

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

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

Djokovic holds off spirited Spanish challenge to reach Wimbledon final Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic held off a spirited challenge from Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday to triumph in four sets and advance to Sunday's Wimbledon final against either Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal....
18:39, 07/12/2019

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 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

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

Two Burger King customers tell Spanish-speaking manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ By Hasley Pitman A heated exchange between two customers and the manager of a Florida Burger King who spoke Spanish in the restaurant was caught on video and viewed 22,000 times on social media. This just happened right in front of me!!!! I had t...
17:52, 07/11/2019

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

'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 Soccer Team Celebrates Promotion With Awkward Postgame Strip Tease With their season-capping win on Saturday, soccer club Esportiu Llançà won promotion from Catalonia’s third division (Spain’s seventh tier overall) to its second. To celebrate the team going up, one of the club’s board members arranged for a stripper...
17:52, 05/30/2019

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pellets in a bid to avoid detection....
23:00, 05/30/2019

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

Rafael Nadal: Will Spanish star surpass great rival Roger Federer? No sooner had Rafael Nadal wiped away the red dust from his eyes and taken his hands off the resplendent trophy, the inevitable question was fired towards him....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Migrant attempting to reach Europe discovered in hidden car box by Spanish border police Newly released photos by authorities in Spain show how desperate some migrants are to make it to Europe, with one pictured over the weekend stowed away in a hidden box in a car....
23:13, 05/27/2019

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
01:39, 06/28/2019

Spanish Prime Minister insists Socialist party must lead any new government in Madrid Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told CNBC that a government led by his Socialists Workers' Party remains the only option for a future political coalition in Madrid....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
18:26, 05/30/2019

Spanish soccer federation says national team coach Luis Enrique is stepping down MADRID (AP) — Spanish soccer federation says national team coach Luis Enrique is stepping down....
17:26, 06/19/2019

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

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor Diego Costa has been accused of income tax fraud worth just over 1 million euros (£885,755) for money made from image rights, prosecutors in Madrid said on Tuesday....
16:26, 06/04/2019

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty o...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke gives debate answer in Spanish, while ducking question on 70 percent tax rate Presidential hopeful Beto O' Rourke sidestepped a question about tax rates on wealthy Americans during Wednesday's Democratic debate in Miami and instead spoke at length in Spanish corporate welfare. ...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Spanish judge rules Julio Iglesias biological father of 43-year-old man: report Despite the lack of a paternity test, a judge in Spain ruled Wednesday that legendary singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year-old Spanish man, according to reports....
13:13, 07/11/2019

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

‘Adios to Donald Trump.’ Democratic Candidates Address Voters in Spanish in First Debate Some Democratic presidential candidates leaned on their Spanish language skills during the first Democratic primary debate on Wednesday. The debate, which aired on NBC and MSNBC, was also broadcast on Telemundo platforms, making it the first Spanish-...
10:13, 06/27/2019

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

Did Cory Booker Flash Beto O’Rourke Side-Eye After He Started Speaking Spanish at the Debate? An early breakout moment from Wednesday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate didn’t come from a candidate’s answer, but from a facial expression. When Beto O’Rourke, the former Congressman from Texas, responded to his first q...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
21:39, 05/29/2019

Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin. Criminals made more than $675,855 (€600,000) and laundered more than $891,250 (€1,000,000), according ...
11:52, 06/14/2019

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

UPDATE 1-French retailer Carrefour forms home delivery partnership with Spanish firm Glovo French supermarket retailer Carrefour has signed a fast home delivery service with Spanish start-up company Glovo, as Carrefour looks to deal with growing competition from the likes of Amazon and other domestic rivals....
10:13, 07/17/2019

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

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

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

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even comparing him to an "embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant."...
20:13, 06/27/2019

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

Roy Moore will run for Senate again Roy Moore, the controversial Republican judge who lost a 2017 Senate race in deep-red Alabama amid allegations of sexual misconduct with young girls decades ago, is defying GOP opposition and running again in 2020, he announced Thursday."I will run f...
00:00, 06/21/2019

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

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the l...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After Cain and Moore’s Fed prospects both ended in spec...
16:39, 07/10/2019

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die, so the chances that the chamber blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
01:00, 06/07/2019

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

Senate set to shelve Iran debate Senate Democrats will not be granted a vote on an amendment that would require congressional approval for any military intervention in Iran, according to Sen. John Cornyn. Cornyn’s remarks come amid a push from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D...
22:13, 06/24/2019

Senate adjourns without passing budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Senate has adjourned after a fruitless day pursuing a deal on a state budget that has already passed the House. Senate President Karen Fann started Saturday hopeful she could persuade a handful of holdout Republicans ...
06:52, 05/27/2019

Roy Moore running for Senate despite discouragement from GOP MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore, a former judge who defiantly opposed gay marriage and defended the public display of the Ten Commandments, has jumped into the race for a U.S. Senate seat he lost under a cloud of accusations to a...
10:13, 06/21/2019

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

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

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over a decade...
05:52, 07/04/2019

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensions over 2020 primaries.The move comes one day afte...
01:00, 05/25/2019

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

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire at the end of his current term. Foster Friess told The...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rul...
20:13, 05/24/2019

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

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the su...
00:00, 06/12/2019

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

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Senate is taking up its annual defense bill next wee...
00:13, 06/22/2019

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

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the Unit...
00:39, 06/06/2019

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

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
04:13, 07/11/2019

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

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are debating whether they should try to block him. (June 4)        ...
00:39, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operat...
22:39, 06/04/2019

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 Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading there....
17:13, 06/30/2019

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) oppose...
19:26, 06/19/2019

Roy Moore Expected to Mount New Senate Run in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court may want a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to the idea....
21:13, 06/20/2019

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

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
19:00, 05/29/2019

The House and Senate Have Separate Plans for Border Aid. Here’s What’s Different. Both chambers have put forward their own versions of legislation that would allocate $4.5 billion and fulfill the Trump administration’s request for funds....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21. The measure by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cover not only tobacco products, but also e-cigarettes and vapo...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion for Border With Few Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar update of a treaty with Spain in a victory for businesses....
22:39, 07/17/2019

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
21:13, 07/17/2019

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring stick for elected officials ever since. Republicans i...
14:13, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discuss answers he gave the panel's staff in a 2017 interview. (June 11)     ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
19:00, 05/25/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico....
02:00, 06/27/2019

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

Joe Manchin considering leaving the Senate before his term is up: report West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is considering leaving the Senate before his term is up to run for governor of the state, according to a new report. Manchin, a red-state Democrat known for voting with the GOP on key issues, has become frustrated with ...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Senate finalizes deal on disaster aid package Senators reached a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump on a disaster aid package on Thursday that doesn’t include additional border funds the president sought, according to multiple senators. The multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill, whic...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Kris Kobach's Senate Campaign Can't Even Spell His Name Racist grifter and failed voter suppression “expert” Kris Kobach is reportedly set to announce a 2020 race for Senate today, less than a year after he lost his Kansas gubernatorial bid in the 2018 midterms. As befits a perennial loser like Kobach, hi...
20:39, 07/08/2019

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert. The Obama adminis...
22:13, 06/28/2019

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sourc...
04:39, 06/17/2019

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

The Latest: McConnell rejects changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting changes that House Democrats want in a multi-billion dollar border bill. Instead, the Kentucky Rep...
16:26, 06/27/2019

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

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

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

Delaware Senate confirms new corrections system leader DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Senate has voted unanimously to confirm Democratic Gov. John Carney’s nominee to lead the state’s corrections system, which in recent years has faced a fatal prison riot, lawsuits alleging mistreatment of i...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
21:00, 07/16/2019

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

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

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

'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

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
23:39, 07/02/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
21:26, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Facebook to defend plans for cryptocurrency before Senate committee Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have questioned the plan....
17:00, 07/16/2019

Ex-Chiefs player, businessman runs for US Senate in Kansas TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas City Chiefs player and now businessman who has served on local and state government boards is running for the U.S. Senate in Kansas. Dave Lindstrom, who lives in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, plans to la...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
22:39, 07/02/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
01:13, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose changes to a $4.6 billion Senate-approved border bill to add new requirements for care of migrants. The...
03:52, 06/27/2019

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

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
04:39, 06/06/2019

Scandal-scarred Roy Moore announces new Senate bid, despite GOP protests Roy Moore, the scandal-scarred Republican who lost a 2017 bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, announced Thursday he will run again for Senate next year, despite President Trump and other conservatives in Washington insisting he can’t win....
22:39, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency ...
03:13, 06/27/2019

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

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

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

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate floor Thursday morning. (June 20)   &#...
18:39, 06/20/2019

Senate Passes Bipartisan Measure to Deliver Aid To the Border (WASHINGTON) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children. The swe...
23:39, 06/26/2019

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.The New York Democrat said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has "assured" ...
10:39, 06/04/2019

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

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

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate Presi...
18:52, 06/29/2019

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House majority go to die. It is a role that can bring a pur...
02:39, 06/29/2019

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60-foot-deep water in Canyon Ferry Lake on Monday wh...
21:39, 06/21/2019

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
00:52, 05/30/2019

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational pur...
22:13, 06/21/2019

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe....
14:00, 07/16/2019

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

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
23:39, 06/21/2019

Chuck Schumer Is Trying to Clear the Iowa Senate Primary At a time when Democrats are largely focused on the presidential primary, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to clear the way for a woman challenging Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst. A source familiar with the situation told TIME that Schumer flew ...
21:52, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says a universal background check bill must be brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Sen. Charles Schum...
19:26, 06/02/2019

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

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

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a ...
14:13, 07/16/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
02:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
22:39, 07/12/2019

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begins. Senate Democrats had threatened in recent days ...
03:52, 06/27/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
02:39, 06/21/2019

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

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

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

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

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse in late January, recommended on Tuesday....
18:52, 07/02/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Senate candidate Brig. Gen. Bolduc swats down AOC's defense of the VA Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, 57, who announced his Senate candidacy in New Hampshire, said he knows a thing or two about the problems that plague the Department of Veterans Affairs, pushing back on defenders of the agency, such as Rep. Alexandri...
07:39, 06/26/2019

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

Gillibrand: Senate has votes to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday she has corralled a veto-proof 60 votes to extend the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund that would aid emergency responders and other victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. That me...
04:00, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Shelby says Sessions hasn’t ruled out Senate run MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Alabama Senate race (all times local): 4:30p.m. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby said former attorney general Jeff Sessions has not ruled out running for his old Senate seat and would be a “formidable̶...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The names of hundreds of nursing homes across the country found to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary issues were kept under wraps by the federal government, according to a new report....
19:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
05:26, 05/28/2019

Google UX director grilled by Senate on persuasive algorithm use Maggie Stanphill, director of Google User Experience, testified June 25 to the U.S. Senate on the company’s use of persuasive algorithms. She claimed Google does not use persuasive technology....
21:13, 06/25/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Ass...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the re...
15:52, 07/17/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
01:39, 07/10/2019

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

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

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce today if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore has scheduled a Thursday afternoon announcement in Montgomery. Moore lost the 2017 special election to Democratic Sen. Doug Jones...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
00:26, 06/20/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
07:39, 06/20/2019

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

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the same as during a 2017 appearance before the commi...
19:52, 06/12/2019

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last-minute breakthrough. “This is not ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measu...
17:26, 06/19/2019

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

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi former Attorney General Jeff Sessions versus racist, homophobic alleged pedophile Roy Moore....
00:52, 06/20/2019

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

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

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chairman of the committee, North Carolina Sen. Richard ...
01:26, 06/12/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
03:39, 06/10/2019

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

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Commi...
10:26, 06/20/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
21:00, 06/19/2019

Second ex-Senate aide charged in posting private data WASHINGTON (AP) — A second former aide to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges that stem from the illegal online posting of personal information of five Republican senators who backed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nominatio...
00:00, 06/20/2019

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

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
20:00, 06/14/2019