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Man sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and family over net neutrality rollback

A California man was sentenced to more than a year and a half in federal prison Friday for threatening to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission C...

Man sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and family over net neutrality rollback

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Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules...
20:52, 05/17/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more......
23:26, 05/17/2019

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

Seattle-area man arrested in threats against Trump family SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area man has been arrested after authorities said he posted online threats against members of the president’s family, including Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner. Chase Bliss Colasurdo was arrested Wednesday on two cou...
20:13, 05/03/2019

USWNT celebration debate hijacked by death threats Now the full-blown debate over the US Women’s National Team’s blowout of Thailand in its World Cup opener is getting out of hand on both sides. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism for continuing to celebrate their goals in ...
04:39, 06/13/2019

‘I’m getting death threats,’ says man who threw milkshake on Tommy Robinson Danyaal Mahmud says he’s worried about his family after protest against far-right candidate went viralIt was a bright but chilly Thursday morning when Danyaal Mahmud set off from Blackburn to Warrington in Cheshire for a meeting with an occupational ...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Ben Shapiro received 'serious' death threats; 1 arrested: report A man was arrested in Washington on Wednesday after allegedly making death threats against conservative talk show host Ben Shapiro, according to a report....
02:26, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: US man sentenced to death for killing his five children An American convicted of killing his five small children has been sentenced to death, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him. WATCH NOW....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Activists rally in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar after death threats Members of Congress and black activists gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to show support for Rep. Ilhan Omar after she faced death threats fueled by racism and Islamophobia....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats Springwatch presenter will no longer attend Dogstival after ongoing protests from shooting communityA festival appearance by broadcaster and wildlife presenter Chris Packham has been cancelled because of ongoing protests over his campaign against sho...
16:13, 05/13/2019

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Second Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
15:52, 04/30/2019

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
04:13, 06/14/2019

Frenchman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia An Indonesian court sentenced a French national to death on Monday for drug trafficking, his lawyer said, after prosecutors had called for a 20-year prison sentence....
14:26, 05/20/2019

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings....
12:52, 05/31/2019

Canadian man sentenced to death in China has appeal hearing A Chinese court held an appeal hearing Thursday for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between the two countries....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ blowout win over Thailand....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Connecticut Man Indicted for Sending Death Threats and Suspicious Powder to Trump and Others Connecticut resident Gary Gravelle, 51, has been indicted for sending threatening letters and a powdery substance he claimed was a biotoxin to President Trump and others, according to Reuters. Gravelle was indicted on 16 counts, including threatening...
02:26, 05/13/2019

Jesse Watters Finds a Way to Jeer Ilhan Omar's Death Threats Fox News host Jesse Waters—known for spewing racist, sexist putrid garbage all over the network—simply couldn’t help himself on Wednesday evening’s episode of The Five, shit-talking Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and shrugging off the arrests of people wh...
00:00, 05/10/2019

The Warriors Owner's Wife Received Death Threats Because the Beyhive Is Petty AF The wife of Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has reportedly received death threats after she decided, using her own free will, to crane her neck across Queen Beyoncé’s air space to speak with her majesty’s husband, who apparently does something ...
21:26, 06/07/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Opens Up About The Online Death Threats She Receives From Men “I‘ve had mornings where I wake up and the first thing I do with my coffee is review photos of the men (it’s always men) who want to kill me,” she says...
15:39, 05/30/2019

After White House stop, Twitter CEO calls congresswoman about death threats Enlarge / A controversial tweet by President Trump was the subject of a phone call between Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Rep. Ilhan Omar, according to the Washington Post. Just after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey paid a visit to the White House on April 2...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Yankees minor leaguer Matt Lipka getting death threats over bunt A New York Yankees minor leaguer has received death threats for a controversial at-bat, according to NJ.com. Matt Lipka, who plays for the Yankees’ Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder, bunted in the ninth inning to break up a combined no-hitter being ...
19:13, 06/07/2019

British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya's "advantage" in middle distance races....
03:39, 05/04/2019

BSP Leader Abused Over Phone, Gave Death Threats: Upendra Tiwari A case has been filed against a Bahujan Samaj Party leader today after a Uttar Pradesh minister complained that he was given death threats, the police said....
22:52, 05/08/2019

LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip Religious groups in Ethiopia are urging authorities to ban a trip organised by US-based travel company that caters to gay men and lesbiansAn LGBT tour operator has received death threats and hate messages on social media after launching a holiday to ...
14:00, 06/06/2019

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
20:26, 05/23/2019

China holds appeal hearing for Canadian sentenced to death BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has held an appeal hearing for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between the countries. No decision was immediately announced after the hearing Thursd...
09:00, 05/09/2019

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
21:26, 06/04/2019

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Nanny, Roused From Nap, Force-Fed Baby To Death; Sentenced To 15 Years Oluremi Adeleye, 73, was found guilty of child abuse and second-degree murder in February after a week-long trial in which prosecutors argued that the nanny unscrewed the lid of a baby bottle and......
05:13, 05/04/2019

Degenerate Gambler Charged With Making Racist Death Threats To Dozens Of Athletes Addison Choi, a 23-year-old ex-college-soccer player from Fullerton, Calif., was charged today in Massachusetts federal court on one count of transmitting a threat to injure a person, after he sent death threats to at least 45 professional and colle...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

World Cup broadcaster, ex-player Kaylyn Kyle says she got death threats for USWNT criticism Ex-Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, a World Cup analyst for TSN, said she got death threats after criticizing the U.S. team over its celebrations.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

New Mexico town gets death threats after halting crowd-funded border wall A New Mexico mayor on Thursday said he and his staff received multiple death threats after they briefly halted construction of a crowd-funded, private border wall by a group that then urged supporters to tell the city to "stop playing games," and all...
02:13, 05/31/2019

How a private border wall sparked anger and death threats in a small New Mexico town The construction of the wall thrusted Sunland Park into the national spotlight as the immigration debate has intensified over the arrival of migrants.        ...
04:52, 06/09/2019

Wife of Warriors owner gets death threats, disables Instagram after viral Beyoncé moment Nicole Curran, wife of Golden State Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob, was in tears and had to disable her Instagram account after Beyonce fans started sending her death threats for having a conversation with Jay-Z, according to ESPN....
06:52, 06/07/2019

Yankees’ minor leaguer receives death threats after his bunt breaks up no-hitter Yankees’ minor leaguer Matt Lipka has received death threats on social media after breaking up a no-hitter by bunting in the ninth inning on Tuesday.        ...
16:39, 06/07/2019

Dickhead Fans Send Death Threats To Minor Leaguer Over No-Hitter-Ending Bunt The Trenton Thunder outfielder who busted up a combined no-hitter on Tuesday night with a slick push bunt up the first baseline triggered a benches-clearing fracas as a result. It turns out he’s also triggered a bunch of weird assholes, as he has gon...
21:39, 06/07/2019

University of Chicago pro-life student says he received death threats for abortion funding bill A University of Chicago student representative told Fox News he received significant pushback when he proposed a student government bill that would limit student fees going toward abortions....
19:39, 05/30/2019

After Receiving Death Threats, Chris Darden Says He Will No Longer Defend Suspected Nipsey Hussle Killer Chris Darden, an attorney best known for his part in prosecuting the O.J. Simpson double-murder trial, says he is withdrawing from his role representing Eric Holder, the man charged with gunning down Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom), citing perso...
23:39, 05/10/2019

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes he blamed for losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
17:52, 05/30/2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Warriors owner's wife says Beyonce fans made death threats over Game 3 moment in NBA Finals Nicole Curran, wife of Warriors owner Joseph Lacob, says Beyonce fans have been making death threats after perceived drama in Game 3 of NBA Finals.        ...
20:52, 06/07/2019

Pro-Trump star Kristy Swanson: Dean Cain and I got 'death threats' over play Kristy Swanson says she's receiving death threats over a Trump-focused production she's part of with Dean Cain.        ...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Wisconsin jury awards $15M to family in bicyclist’s death MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin jury has returned a $15 million civil verdict for the family of a woman struck and killed while riding her bicycle to work. Brian Hodgson was not charged in the crash that killed 23-year-old Emily Zhu, who moved to th...
16:52, 06/07/2019

12-year-old girl took Uber alone to jump to her death, family says A 12-year-old Florida girl called an Uber to bring her to a parking garage to kill herself, and her family blamed the the company this week for her death, according to a report. Benita “BB” Diamond, who is from Orlando, was picked up by ...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Family haunted by avalanche of bills after son’s death: 'It’s continuous' After their seven-month-old son James died in hospice nearly three years ago, the Cavatores face hundreds of thousands in medical bills – despite having insuranceTwins Thomas and James Cavatore were only about a month old in winter 2016, still in the...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
21:52, 06/11/2019

Father rammed to death by car in Leytonstone had come to London to support family A man who was killed when a car was "used as a murder weapon" was a father who had come to London to provide for his children, his family said today....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adeq...
18:26, 06/09/2019

Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks....
01:26, 05/26/2019

‘Leave my family out of it’: Nurse turned legislator gets death threat over controversial vaccine bill Being the face of a political effort to try to encourage people to get vaccinated has made Rep. Kyle Mullica the target of threats. Mullica received an email that likened him to a Nazi doctor and said that he deserved to die....
03:39, 05/03/2019

Family of man who killed himself after appearing on ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ files wrongful death lawsuit The family of a Kentucky man who fatally shot himself after appearing on the “The Jerry Springer Show” last year is suing the controversial talk show host and NBC....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan's Wife Alleges Death Threat To Family Wife of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has alleged a threat to her family from the administrative officials of Rampur and has also sought their removal....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and White House....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers composed of Ford, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and more delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday announcing that it did not approve of the far-reaching emissions and fuel eco...
06:26, 06/07/2019

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ...
12:52, 05/26/2019

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains. (May 24) ...
01:26, 05/25/2019

Chris Farley’s brother recalls growing up with comic legend, shares how family healed after tragic death Kevin Farley, the younger brother of late comic Chris Farley, has come forward to share his bittersweet memories with the “Saturday Night Live” legend....
18:13, 05/27/2019

Group accuses EU internet providers of violating net neutrality The European Union has had net neutrality regulations in place since 2016, but some are concerned that internet service providers are playing fast and loose with those rules. A group of 45 advocate organizations, companies and individuals (including...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
17:39, 05/24/2019

Rebecca Zahau's Final Days: A Tragic Accident, Conspiracy Theories and a Family That Insists Her Death Wasn't a Suicide To be clear, there is no official murder investigation into the death of Rebecca Zahau. But not for lack of trying by her family, who eight years later still do not believe that the......
17:52, 06/01/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutrality by 2050....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Parties Demand Immediate Rollback Of Toll Tax On Srinagar-Jammu Highway Political parties in Kashmir today demanded an immediate rollback of the toll tax being levied on vehicles on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, saying the move would put the people of the valley......
17:26, 05/08/2019

With Trump rollback, school lunch could get more white bread, less whole grains In Vermont, the relaxed rule means white rice will be served with beans again. In Oregon, macaroni and cheese may return.        ...
05:39, 05/04/2019

President Trump Touts His Rollback of Environmental Policies in an Energy State Mr. Trump claimed credit for an energy revolution that he said was largely accomplished by demolishing burdensome regulations and unleashing the potential of the energy industry....
02:52, 05/15/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Family tell of devastation after beloved Yorkshire terrier was mauled to death by 'vicious pit bull' The owners of a tiny Yorkshire terrier have been left "devastated" after their beloved pet was mauled to death in a north London street by a pit bull-type dog....
15:00, 06/06/2019

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

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
20:13, 06/11/2019

Future Security Challenges Could Be "Grave": Ajit Doval Stressing on the need to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of security forces, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said these measures were essential as future......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Ajit Pai admits FCC got broadband growth figures wrong The impressive broadband growth numbers the FCC reported in February were actually off by millions, and now the agency has admitted in a revised draft that its figures were indeed inflated. It was advocacy group Free Press that originally revealed (P...
00:13, 05/03/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Ajit Doval Stays As NSA, Gets Cabinet Rank With 5-Year Term Ajit Doval has been granted cabinet status and five more years as the National Security Adviser (NSA). "He has been given cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security......
13:00, 06/03/2019

After Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Ajit Singh's RLD To Fight Bypolls Alone A day after the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party decided to contest alone all 11 seats in the upcoming assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, their third alliance partner in the recent Lok......
09:00, 06/05/2019

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger Sprint and T-Mobile US has won the support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint’s Boost Mobile cell service. Federal Communications ...
20:13, 05/20/2019

Ajit Pai oks T-Mobile/Sprint merger, “requires” 5G rollout that’ll happen anyway Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile and Sprint are one big step closer to getting the US government's approval to merge, as Federal Communications Commission Ch...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The...
15:26, 06/04/2019

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Ajit Pai says NOAA and NASA are wrong about 5G harming weather forecasts Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The FCC recently auctioned spectrum in the 24GHz band under controversial circumstan...
03:39, 06/14/2019

Modi Government Working To Digitally-Empower Country By 2022: Ajit Pai India is pursuing bold strategies to achieve the ambitious goal of universal Internet access by 2022, a top Indian-American official has said, highlighting the challenges in building broadband......
14:52, 06/13/2019

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and pending Assembly election, officials said....
21:52, 06/06/2019

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed makin...
04:13, 05/16/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ajit Jain make comments at Berkshire annual meeting Buffett says first quarter was weak at all four of our furniture operations Buffett says he would not get excited about so-called alternative investments Buffett says people who made decision to invest in amazon are as much value investors as he is B...
19:39, 05/04/2019

Family Romance review – Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher ...
07:26, 05/19/2019

Sharad Pawar's Nephew Ajit Pawar Takes Blame For His Son's Poll Defeat Senior Maharashtra NCP leader Ajit Pawar Tuesday owned up to the responsibility for his son Parth's defeat form Maval Lok Sabha constituency in the debut contest....
18:52, 05/28/2019

Neighbor from hell blasts theme from ‘The Addams Family’ at family A creepy, kooky British man blasted the theme of “The Addams Family” at his next-door neighbors — turning their lives into a “living hell” during a six-year campaign of harassment, according to a report. Neil Speight, 47, would turn up the volume of ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
04:13, 06/15/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
20:39, 05/16/2019

FCA chairman says talks with Renault could go no further Fiat Chrysler withdrew a proposal to merge with French rival Renault after it became clear discussions could go no further, but it remains "open to opportunities of all kinds", its chairman wrote in a letter to staff....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Woman: Interaction with Jay-Z led to threats Nicole Curran, the wife of Warriors owner Joe Lacob, said she was just trying to be a good hostess for Jay-Z and Beyonce during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Her interaction with Jay-Z led to death threats via social media, Curran said....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
22:26, 05/31/2019

FCC bars China Mobile from US over spy threats A Chinese telecommunications firm is being barred from the United States due to suspicions that such companies are platforms for the communist regime’s spy services....
23:39, 05/09/2019

Flood Threats Remains This Weekend Things will not improve much, thanks to a cut-off low hanging around the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys this weekend. Periods of light to heavy rain, with mixed in thunderstorms are expected both days and each wave will bring in the chance for hi...
17:13, 06/08/2019

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

Man Sentenced In Kidnapping LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Laurel County man has been sentenced to 13 and a half years in prison for his part in a kidnapping. Twenty-five-year-old Robert Hurley III previously pleaded guilty to kidnapping and using a gun during the crime. ...
13:39, 05/19/2019

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
15:26, 06/10/2019

Wirecard chairman will not stand for second term: Handelsblatt Wulf Matthias will not stand for a second term as Wirecard's chairman in 2020, German daily Handelsblatt said on Friday, citing sources in the financial industry....
18:13, 04/28/2019

UBS chairman defends French tax case to shareholders UBS Group had to go to court in France to fight charges that the Swiss bank helped wealthy clients dodge taxes because it was unable to strike a reasonable settlement, Chairman Axel Weber told shareholders on Thursday....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Britain's Stobart to name new chairman next week - Sky News British airport operator Stobart Group Ltd will name David Shearer, who is now chairman of equipment rental group Speedy Hire Plc, as its new chairman, Sky News reported on Saturday....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company's chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Flydubai chairman says in talks with Airbus about A320neo Dubai airline flydubai is having talks with Airbus about a potential purchase of A320neo planes, its chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said on Monday. Flydubai currently operates a fleet of only Boeing 737 aircraft. (Reporting by Alexander C...
13:52, 04/29/2019

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
07:26, 06/07/2019

The Latest: House chairman says he’d try to block tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee says he will move to block President Donald Trump if T...
20:39, 06/06/2019

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
00:52, 05/03/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' pacts with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns....
20:00, 05/14/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, saying it’ll speed up 5G deployment in the U.S. FCC Chairma...
15:26, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
21:52, 05/20/2019

Trump's Twitter threats have lost their shine As the United States and China finally seemed close to reaching a trade deal months in the making, President Trump threatened a new round of tariffs on Beijing. In a pair of Sunday tweets, he gave a Friday deadline for a deal and threatened a penalty...
00:26, 05/07/2019

Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concern about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in European Union parliamentary elections....
12:26, 05/28/2019

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the region. “We have p...
00:13, 05/22/2019

Trump doubles down on trade threats against China President Trump declared on Monday the US will not be losing to China “anymore,” a day after he said he would raise tariffs on the country in a move that sent the stock market plunging over fears of an all-out trade war. ​”The Unite...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo came as the war of words between Team Trump and Tehran continues to escalate. Mohammad Javad Zarif said tha...
19:13, 06/10/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military said on Tuesday that there were possible imminent threats to U.S. troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert, and underscored concerns about Iranian-backed forces in the region....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Anthony Davis’ threats and promises are only getting more extreme The man controlling Anthony Davis’ future is giving the Knicks a chance. While the Davis sweepstakes continue, with the Pelicans starting to listen to trade offers again, his agent, Rich Paul, said the Knicks would be nearly as attractive a lan...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
14:13, 06/03/2019

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Fed Vice Chairman Says U.S. Monetary Policy 'Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida pushed back against market speculation that the central bank would cut interest rates to boost inflation after price pressures sagged earlier this year....
18:52, 05/07/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed ...
22:52, 06/04/2019

French regulator fines Iliad and chairman Lombardini France's AMF stock market regulator said it had fined telecoms group Iliad and Iliad's chairman, Maxime Lombardini, for incorrect financial communication regarding certain deals in 2014....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
00:52, 05/29/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
17:39, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian department store operator private in a C$1.74 billion ($1.3 billion) cash deal....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Oilers restructure front-office, with Nicholson now chairman EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers promoted one executive Monday and hired another in a front-office restructuring of a team that has missed the playoffs 12 of the last 13 years. CEO and vice chairman Bob Nicholson will become chairman. For...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Philadelphia Phillies Chairman David Montgomery dies at 72 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies say the team’s chairman has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. David Montgomery was 72. The MLB team announced his death Wednesday. Montgomery’s Phillies career began in 1971, wor...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen alliance with Nissan: chairman Renault still sees the strengthening of the alliance with Nissan as its priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
17:13, 06/12/2019

Foxconn chairman meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn and the White House said on Thursday....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Judiciary chairman says Trump Jr. should plead the Fifth to Intelligence panel The legal advice from Sen. Lindsey O. Graham, once a Trump critic and now a close ally, comes after Sen. Richard Burr, who has distanced himself from the White House to run Congress’ only bipartisan investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elect...
04:26, 05/14/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to a more aggressive format for questions planned by Democrats....
05:26, 04/30/2019

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
23:13, 06/06/2019

SBI Doesn't Need Any Capital From Government: Chairman Rajnish Kumar In March, SBI raised Rs 1,251 crore in bonds to boost its additional Tier 1 capital ratio. Its board has extended the deadline to raise Rs 20,000 crore till March next year....
22:13, 06/13/2019

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three y...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a proposal to order the immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
13:26, 05/01/2019

People are refinancing their mortgages, says Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as homebuyers prepare for spring....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Foxconn chairman Gou meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn said on Thursday....
21:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. House panel chairman subpoenas Trump's tax returns U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal on Friday subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, giving the U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service one week to turn over the tax records....
01:52, 05/11/2019

Stock markets plunge on Trump tariff threats US stocks slumped on Monday, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average falling over 350 points, after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, sparking a flight from riskier assets. Tru...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
06:39, 05/23/2019

Trump may need more than tariff threats to rattle China on trade U.S. President Donald Trump may have to choose between U.S. stock markets and hampering the Chinese economy enough to make Beijing bend on the ongoing trade dispute....
10:39, 05/06/2019

The CIA Sent Warnings to at Least 3 Khashoggi Associates About New Threats From Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services are warning friends and colleagues of Jamal Khashoggi that their efforts to continue the pro-democracy work of the slain Saudi journalist has made them and their families the targets of potential retaliation from...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given the Iranians second thoughts about attacking U.S. interests in the region. For now, he said, the threa...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Indicted sheriff ordered to surrender gun, not make threats COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has warned a suspended sheriff to not contact anyone in law enforcement about charges he jailed an innocent man and then created a fake police report to try to cover his tracks. The lawyer for suspended Chester C...
21:39, 05/21/2019

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

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
12:26, 05/06/2019

Trump tariff threats to China sinks stocks Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs against China. (May 6)        ...
17:13, 05/06/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
13:39, 05/01/2019

After Duterte’s Threats Over Tons of Old Trash, Canada Says It’s Working on It President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said he was ready to “declare war” with Canada over hundreds of tons of waste shipped to his country over five years ago....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
20:13, 05/03/2019

| CIA warns Khashoggi associates about threats from Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services have warned friends and colleagues of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their continuation of pro-democracy work has made them targets of potential retaliation from Saudi Arabia....
20:13, 05/10/2019

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
20:00, 05/25/2019

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala's top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections....
00:39, 06/13/2019

India, China "Do Not Pose Threats" To Each Other: Xi Jinping To PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's willingness to join New Delhi in pushing......
19:39, 06/13/2019

Trump resumes tariff threats against China and Mexico Trump's Monday morning tweets follow his announcement last week that the United States and Mexico reached a signed migration agreement. He also renewed tariff threats on China....
20:00, 06/10/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals....
16:00, 05/22/2019

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
01:52, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Man accused of making threats held without bail NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to kill pro-Israel supporters (all times local): 5 p.m. A man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to “shoot...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threats DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran have arrived at a major American air base in Qatar, the U.S. Air Force acknowledged Friday. Images released b...
12:52, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Handler opens up about brother's death in raw memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' In "Life Will Be the Death of Me," Chelsea Handler opens the door to therapy sessions and addresses her brother's untimely death and her shortcomings.        ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Woman sentenced for starving stepdaughter A Georgia stepmother is set to become the state's only female death row inmate after she was convicted this week of starving her 10-year-old stepdaughter to death....
22:39, 05/01/2019

Man sentenced to 23 years in machete attack SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to attacking three people with a machete, killing one, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. WLEX-TV reports that Cody T. Hall apologized for his actions in a statement read b...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The New York Times that she regrets only the way she w...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Lexington Man To Be Sentenced In 2017 Murder LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man charged in connection with a deadly shooting in Lexington is expected to be sentenced Thursday. Investigators say Chanse Robertson shot and killed William Cole during a fight on Anderson Street in May 2017. Robert...
12:13, 05/16/2019

2 Men Sentenced For Stealing Money From Relatives LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky men have been sentenced to prison in separate cases involving stealing money from older relatives and spending it on themselves. U.S. Attorney Robert Duncan says in a news release that Paul Anthony Long II was sente...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Lamont Evans sentenced, still may be deported A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Man sentenced after his wife disappears during honeymoon at sea A man whose wife disappeared at sea during the couple's honeymoon was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday — two years after officials found him floating in a well-stocked lifeboat with $100,000 in stolen coins....
18:13, 05/28/2019

House Judiciary chairman endorses bundling contempt resolutions “Given the unprecedented situation in which the administration’s essentially stonewalling all subpoenas . . . it just makes sense to spend as little floor time as possible and do them together,” Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Foxconn Chip Boss Tipped to Be Taiwanese Group's Next Chairman Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters...
14:13, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Foxconn chairman Gou meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn said on Thursday....
20:26, 05/02/2019

House Ways and Means Chairman Subpoenas Trump Tax Returns Richard E. Neal, the panel’s chairman, dropped his use of a century-old provision in the tax code and instead used a more common instrument to demand President Trump’s tax returns: the subpoena....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Robert Muller Won't Be Testifying Next Week Says Chairman Jerry Nadler Robert Mueller, the US special counsel whose report on Russian election interference has shaken a divided Washington, will not testify before Congress next week, a top Democrat said Friday....
13:13, 05/11/2019

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
17:52, 06/10/2019

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
01:13, 06/07/2019

House panel chairman: next move on Trump taxes this week U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday he will decide by week's end how to respond to the administration's refusal to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns....
18:26, 05/09/2019

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
12:00, 05/31/2019

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: New regulations will force brokers to be 'very candid' with investors The SEC's Jay Clayton says the new conflict-of-interest rules won't stifle innovation in the brokerage space by adding unexpected regulatory expenses....
16:52, 06/06/2019

More State Treasurers Back Split of Facebook's CEO and Chairman Roles Seven state treasurers are backing a shareholder proposal that would oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his dual role as chairman of the social-media company....
22:00, 05/30/2019

'Not My People'---Trump Hectoring of Fed Chairman Complicates Rate Calls Repeated criticisms from the president are part of the context in which Jerome Powell must decide whether threats to the economy, including from trade fights, dictate an interest-rate cut soon....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
19:52, 05/15/2019

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
13:39, 05/29/2019

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior...
22:26, 05/22/2019

UK Conservative 1922 chairman to consult with committee after PM May meeting on Friday The head of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee, Graham Brady, said on Wednesday he would consult with the committee's executive following a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Some major Deutsche Bank investors want chairman to go early: sources At least three major investors in Deutsche Bank want Chairman Paul Achleitner to step down early amid discontent with the bank's turnaround, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
12:00, 06/14/2019

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general meeting....
10:39, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
14:52, 06/12/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

House tax chairman sees court fight over Trump's returns A top House Democrat edged the U.S. Congress closer to a legal fight with President Donald Trump over its investigations of him, saying on Friday he would rather appeal to the courts than pursue contempt charges if Trump's tax returns are not release...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have forced the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with the matter said ...
02:39, 05/01/2019

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
02:26, 05/27/2019

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the f...
20:52, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-UniCredit chairman does not rule out industry rescue of Carige Italy's banks could come to the rescue of Carige to safeguard financial stability after U.S. asset manager BlackRock dropped a planned bid for the struggling regional lender, the chairman of UniCredit said on Wednesday....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
23:26, 06/12/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a non-binding proposal that sought an immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Rivals are jealous of Manchester City, says chairman Khaldoon Mubarak • ‘With success there is a certain level of envy’• Mubarak reacts to claims from La Liga presidentKhaldoon Mubarak has responded angrily to Javier Tebas, accusing the La Liga president of “hypocrisy”, with the Manchester City chairman also claiming j...
23:26, 05/26/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
16:13, 05/20/2019

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in t...
19:13, 05/29/2019

TRAI to Focus on Regulatory Imbalance Between OTTs, Telcos: Chairman TRAI has said the scope of its consultation process on over-the-top applications (OTTs) is limited to examine if there are any regulatory imbalances between telecom service providers (TSPs) and OTT......
21:13, 05/21/2019

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:52, 05/29/2019

Foxconn Chairman Meets With US President Trump on Wisconsin Project Gou met Trump on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn and the White House said on Thursday....
08:39, 05/03/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
19:13, 06/13/2019

Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets o...
12:52, 06/16/2019

Warsaw’s pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central Europe’s largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time that Poland is exhibiting divisions over the demand for LGBT rights....
12:39, 06/08/2019

After tariff threats, many Chinese see Trump as a Marvel villain out to destroy them President Trump’s threats to increase tariffs led Chinese stock markets to their worst day in almost four years. And the Chinese Internet was awash in memes comparing Trump to Thanos, the ultimate bad guy from the Avengers series....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Teen says kayaking trip ended in beating, rape threats HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager says a kayaking trip down an Alabama river ended with him and his friends being beaten and threatened with sexual assault. News outlets quote 18-year-old Collins Nelson of Huntsville as saying he and other friends w...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
18:39, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Saudi king says Islamic summit confronts threats The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia's King Salman says Muslim heads of state are gathering in Islam's holiest city of Mecca for a summit aimed at building the future of our peoples and confronting...
04:26, 06/01/2019

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity Second night of violence after six people died in clashes that flared after official election results gave Joko Widodo victoryPolitical tension over disputed election results spilled into angry clashes for a second consecutive night in the Indonesian...
07:26, 05/23/2019

Lawyer for Nipsey Hussle's accused killer withdraws after threats Prominent defense attorney Chris Darden, a onetime member of the O.J. Simpson prosecution team who was representing the accused killer of Los Angeles rapper-activist Nipsey Hussle, withdrew from the case on Friday, citing threats against his family....
23:52, 05/10/2019

US sends carrier to Mideast, citing unspecific Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
22:52, 05/06/2019

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to strains in U.S.-Russian relations....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to “expand its hegemony”...
07:39, 06/03/2019

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its hegemony."...
12:39, 06/03/2019

After one-punch KO, Deontay Wilder changes tune from threats to ‘love’ for opponent Wilder had previously talked about getting "a body" on his record, but following his quick, dominant win over Dominic Breazeale, the WBC heavyweight champion struck a much different tone....
03:00, 05/20/2019

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
20:39, 06/06/2019

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

Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz 'with concern' Kuwait is looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah as saying....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Cro...
04:13, 06/07/2019

FBI, DHS officials deny agencies less focused on homegrown attacks than other threats National security officials on Wednesday denied an April report that the Trump administration's dissolution of a Department of Homeland Security advisory group on domestic terrorism threats led the agency to pay less attention to the problem....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Large US warships train together in Arabian Sea with eye on Iran threats, Navy says A rare training exercise between two large U.S. warships took place in the northern Arabian Sea over the weekend as tensions continue to increase with Iran, the U.S. Navy said Sunday....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats Iran’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed President Trump’s tweeted “genocidal taunts,” warning him not to threaten the Islamic Republic’s existence. With tensions mounting between the two countries, Trump tweeted Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, t...
18:39, 05/20/2019

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
16:26, 06/04/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Oil Falls Alongside Stocks as Investors Weigh Trade Threats Anxiety about weaker fuel consumption engulfed oil following comments from the U.S. trade representative, who said China was retreating from trade commitments and said tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports would rise starting Friday....
16:13, 05/07/2019

China vice premier going to U.S. for trade talks despite Trump threats Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States this week for trade talks, Beijing said on Tuesday, playing down a sudden increase in tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose new tariffs....
11:39, 05/07/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Mexico intercepts 1,000 migrants headed toward US amid tariff threats A large contingent of law enforcement officers intercepted a caravan of roughly 1000 Central American migrants traveling along a highway in southern Mexico Wednesday. The beefed up patrol comes as President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on M...
05:52, 06/06/2019

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the demand for LGBT rights....
12:13, 06/08/2019

Saudi King Salman says will resolutely confront aggressive threats Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and work for the future of Arab and Islamic states....
23:39, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concern about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in European Union parliamentary elections....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights activists were planning an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday, despite seve...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Man arrested for uttering threats at event with Justin Trudeau in Mississauga, Ont. A man was arrested Wednesday for uttering threats at a Liberal fundraising event attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mississauga, Ont. the RCMP confirmed through a statement posted by Peel Regional Police....
17:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
18:52, 05/31/2019

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran The Trump administration is laying the groundwork for major military action against Iran, but it may have a hard time rallying domestic and international support....
04:39, 05/15/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
17:00, 05/01/2019

4 from Indiana sentenced for veterans’ fundraising fraud NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Four southern Indiana residents have been sentenced after authorities say they pocketed more than $125,000 through fundraisers touted as benefiting veterans and their families. Federal prosecutors say James Linville was senten...
18:13, 05/31/2019

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
10:13, 06/08/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

4 from Indiana sentenced for veterans' fundraising fraud Four southern Indiana residents have been sentenced after authorities say they pocketed more than $125,000 through fundraisers touted as benefiting veterans and their families....
17:39, 05/31/2019

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
11:52, 06/16/2019

Colorado man sentenced for burglarizing polygamous compound CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Colorado man who burglarized a polygamous compound in southwestern South Dakota has been sentenced to three years of probation. The Rapid City Journal reports that 29-year-old Wade Bird, of Sugar City, Colorado, ...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Man who abducted girl, killed her parents to be sentenced BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man who admitted kidnapping a 13-year-old girl after killing her parents is due to be sentenced. Twenty-one-year-old Jake Patterson is facing life in prison when he’s sentenced Friday in Barron County Circuit C...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the company in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
00:13, 05/14/2019

Former MillerCoors VP sentenced for $8 million fraud scheme CHICAGO — A former vice president at MillerCoors was sentenced to 42 months in prison for defrauding the brewer of millions of dollars during a decade-long scam. David Colletti pleaded guilty to wire fraud in 2016. However, U.S. District Judge Jorge ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the company in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
23:39, 05/13/2019

2 Kentucky men sentenced for stealing money from relatives LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky men have been sentenced to prison in separate cases involving stealing money from older relatives and spending it on themselves. U.S. Attorney Robert Duncan says in a news release that Paul Anthony Long II was sente...
23:13, 05/19/2019

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
00:00, 06/06/2019

2 ex-guards sentenced for covering up abuse of inmates MONROE, La. (AP) — Two former Louisiana prison guards will spend time behind bars for covering up abuse of inmates in 2016 when they worked at the Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana. The U.S. Justice Department says in a news release Wednesday...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies ref...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Fraudster who used ice cream to lure seniors is sentenced TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who defrauded Medicare by using ice cream to lure senior citizens into genetic testing has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. Seth Rehfuss had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fra...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Man Sentenced In Deadly Saddle Ridge Shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man convicted in the deadly Lexington 2016 shooting outside of Saddle Ridge Bar was sentenced Friday. Leslie Lee Parson was accused of shooting Skylar Ray as Ray tried to break up a fight outside the bar. Ray was para...
00:00, 05/11/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in prison....
16:39, 05/08/2019

Man who confessed to killing 11-year-old sentenced to life A New Jersey man who admitted to raping and killing his 11-year-old neighbor was sentenced to life in prison Friday, three months after pleading guilty on the eve of his trial....
03:26, 06/01/2019

2 Russian soccer players sentenced to prison MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian soccer players have been sentenced to 1½ years in prison for their part in a drunken bar fight last year. Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamayev and Zenit forward Alexander Kokorin were arrested in October after assaulting a man...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S....
09:26, 05/30/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin Township to 27 years behind bars. He must serve 2...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Millionaire to be sentenced for having sex with teen on autopiloted plane A New Jersey millionaire could be heading to the slammer for the next five years after engaging in sexual acts with a minor — including once on his private plane while it was in autopilot mode, according to a federal complaint....
06:39, 05/20/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report o...
18:39, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service....
16:39, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Foxconn Chairman Meets With Trump as Wisconsin Plant Plans Fall Behind Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou reaffirmed his commitment to a planned Wisconsin factory with a trip to the state Thursday, a day after meeting with President Trump at the White House....
01:39, 05/03/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman: sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
06:39, 05/13/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
14:39, 06/06/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a non-binding shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have instructed the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Renault Chairman Senard faces investors as Nissan alliance falters As Renault shareholders gather for the automaker's annual meeting, the company's chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, is in a tricky situation as the alliance with Nissan comes under unprecedented strain....
13:26, 06/12/2019

UK's Conservative Party vice chairman Badenoch quits to back Gove's PM bid: The Sun UK's Conservative Party vice chairman Kemi Badenoch is stepping down to back Michael Gove's leadership bid to be Britain's Prime Minister, The Sun reported on Thursday....
01:39, 06/07/2019

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump is making it 'more difficult' not to consider impeachment House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former WH Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's imp...
06:26, 05/21/2019

Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year - chairman Egyptian investment company Qalaa Holdings expects revenues to exceed 90 billion Egyptian pounds ($5.25 billion) next year, its chairman said on Sunday....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Minority leader questions Rep. Jerrold Nadler's ability to be panel chairman House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that he is beginning to doubt whether House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is qualified to hold his position....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
03:26, 06/05/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a non-binding proposal that sought an immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
20:39, 05/31/2019

Bayern chairman defends keeping coach Niko Kovac on his toes MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he didn’t mean to harm Niko Kovac when he consistently failed to back the coach before the team won a domestic double. Rummenigge tells Der Spiegel magazine in an interview that he...
18:13, 05/31/2019

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
10:39, 06/11/2019

Taiwan's Foxconn readies chip boss to succeed Gou as chairman: sources Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
15:26, 05/13/2019

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boeing's chief executive on Friday....
17:39, 05/21/2019

House chairman gives Barr more time to release full Mueller report The Democratic head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday said the panel would make one more good faith attempt to negotiate with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the release U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted r...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
16:39, 05/25/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
21:00, 06/12/2019

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
16:52, 05/21/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
07:13, 05/30/2019

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:13, 04/30/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past privacy problems....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Big Deutsche Bank investors demand a succession plan for chairman: sources Some major investors in Deutsche Bank are demanding a succession plan for Chairman Paul Achleitner, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, amid discontent with the bank's turnaround....
12:13, 05/21/2019

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work: FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
16:13, 05/27/2019

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work - FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
05:52, 05/13/2019

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising questions over Senard's future....
18:13, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 5-Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO-chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpeace....
21:26, 05/19/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Chinese yuan tumbles as Trump's tariff threats sting markets The Chinese yuan plunged against the U.S. dollar on Monday morning, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened increased tariffs on Chinese goods, surprising markets after weeks of talk that a trade deal was imminent....
10:39, 05/06/2019

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points at the outset, d......
17:13, 05/23/2019

Rains ease, but record flood threats remain for parts of U.S. South Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Thursday as swollen rivers continued to rise, although the threat of rain was expected to ease by the afternoon, officials said....
13:52, 05/30/2019

Chris Darden withdraws from Nipsey Hussle case, citing threats Former prosecutor Chris Darden, who famously served on the OJ Simpson murder trial and was representing the man accused of killing Nipsey Hussle, has decided to withdraw from the rapper’s murder case — saying he and his children are receiving t...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Here’s what people think about retiring early and Trump’s tariff threats dragging down stocks Readers weigh in on collecting Social Security early, paying off a mortgage before retirement and how President Trump's trade wars are impacting retirement plans....
18:26, 06/06/2019

Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf It’s a matter of national security to keep President Trump golfing, Meyers said. “Otherwise, he’ll spend his time threatening to start wars on Twitter.”...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
12:39, 06/08/2019

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Mexico take all asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in Central America or block them from enter...
03:00, 06/01/2019

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

Clippers hype, Warriors belief as Knicks’ Kevin Durant threats are set The Knicks’ competition for Kevin Durant is falling into place. As the superstar approaches free agency with speculation rampant, Durant’s former teammate Kendrick Perkins suggested to Fox Sports that Durant could end up with the Clippers...
20:52, 05/23/2019

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Stung by Trump's Criticisms of Russian Gas Deal, Germany Makes Its Own Threats Germany pushed back against pressure from President Trump over its planned Russian gas pipeline after Berlin warned it could reconsider its commitment to begin importing American gas if the U.S. makes good on a threat to block the project....
19:13, 04/30/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Supreme Court head rebuffs Pence's threats of sanctions Venezuela's Supreme Court head, Maikel Moreno, on Wednesday rebuffed the U.S. government's threats to sanction members of his court if they did not reject President Nicolas Maduro's government and back opposition leader Juan Guaido....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Woman in China sentenced to four years for slapping bus driver An unruly passenger who reached out and slapped a bus driver in a southern Chinese city has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to Chinese media....
19:26, 05/10/2019

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state. The Bellingham Herald reports 28-year-old Jimmy Indarte was sentenced Monda...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Man sentenced in burning of church painted with ‘Vote Trump’ GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A member of an African American church in Mississippi has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for burning the church, which was also spray painted with “Vote Trump” a week before the 2016 presidential election. ...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
10:26, 05/07/2019

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced to 19 ½ years for other charges. Officials said Calderon, his wife, and her 7-year-old son were driv...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Driver In Fatal Crash Sentenced To 5 Years In Jail ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- It was an emotional day in court as the woman responsible for her friend’s death was sentenced to five years in jail. In July of 2018, Brianna Watson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Sydney Peffer. P...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Iran: Suspect sentenced to 10 years for spying for Britain TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’ judiciary says an Iranian national has been sentenced to 10 years on charges of spying for Britain. Monday’s report by the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted the spokesman of the judiciary, Gholamhossein Esmai...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle...
11:52, 06/16/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, saying the 30-year-old Russian deliberately obscure...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue....
00:13, 05/22/2019

Man Sentenced To 23 Years In Pulaski County Murder Case PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Pulaski County man accused of a 2017 attack with a machete has been sentenced. Cody Hall previously pleaded guilty to all charges against him, including one count of murder, two counts of first-degree assault, th...
17:26, 06/06/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
08:26, 05/18/2019

2 Russian spies sentenced in Montenegro in coup attempt A Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two Russian secret service operatives, to up to 15 years in prison after they were convicted of plotting to overthrow the Balkan country's government and prevent it from joining NATO....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Couple sentenced in trafficking involving disabled woman A suburban Detroit couple has been sentenced after authorities say they hired out a woman with physical and mental disabilities for sex while forcing her to live in a shed....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government computer....
18:26, 05/01/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sought five years in prison for Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering. In a news release Th...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Socialite scammer Anna Delvey has been sentenced to prison AP Photo/Richard Drew Anna Delvey was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for her fake heiress scam. Delvey — whose real name is Anna Sorokin — was convicted of eight charges related to a scheme where she tried to get socialites and ...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
00:39, 06/02/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a gun during the show nearly two years ago. More than two dozen people were injured during Ricky Hampto...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Teen Sentenced To 23 Years In Connection To Murder Of Parents ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Rockcastle County teen was sentenced Friday morning for her role in the murders of her mother and step-father. Brooklyn Reynolds was just 16 years old when she was tried as an adult, and convicted as an accomp...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Attackers Sentenced in Case That Sparked Outrage in India An Indian court convicted three men of raping and murdering an 8-year-old Muslim girl in a Hindu temple and sentenced them to life in prison in a case that shocked the country and prompted protests over how it was handled last year....
16:39, 06/10/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last year. Navalny is...
16:26, 06/10/2019

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
12:13, 06/07/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
08:13, 05/23/2019

Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated....
19:39, 05/04/2019

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Man sentenced in deaths of 2 girls found on Colorado farm A man was sentenced to 24 years in prison in the 2017 deaths of two sisters who were banished to a car without food or water by members of a doomsday religious group because the girls were thought to have been impure....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money before she would allow the father to talk to his daughter. Bogdana Alexandrovna Mo...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Canadian sentenced for selling encrypted phones to criminals SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Canadian man who sold encrypted Blackberry smartphones to criminals worldwide has been sentenced to nine years in prison. The San Diego Union-Tribune says Vincent Ramos was sentenced Tuesday in San Diego for helping clients includi...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murder after police found 29-year-old Roxanne Ortiz wit...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent A court in Argentina sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Green Valley man sentenced to 16 years for killing stepson Bradley Dean Lewis/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – The former out-of-state police officer found guilty for killing his stepson was sentenced to 16 years in prison, court officials released Tuesday. On June 26, 2018, Pima County Sh...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Amado man sentenced for planting explosive device, injuring man TUCSON – An Amado man was sentenced May 22 to six years in prison for planting an explosive device that went off and injured a man in 2017. Officials say 64-year-old Constantino Varela wanted to stop vandals he believed were breaking into a building ...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Mob lawyer-turned-rat is sentenced to time served — 3 days A former mob lawyer who turned canary against Bonanno crime-family boss Vincent “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano was sentenced Friday to time served — three days — by the same judge Basciano once tried to have killed. Defendant Thoma...
02:52, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the Tennessee man convicted in a 2017 church shooting (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend the rest of his life behind bars....
00:13, 05/29/2019

Big Deutsche Bank investors demand a succession plan for chairman Achleitner - sources Some major investors in Deutsche Bank are demanding a succession plan for the lender's chairman, Paul Achleitner, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
12:13, 05/21/2019

Cardiff chairman criticises ‘shoddy behaviour’ of Willie McKay in Sala deal • Mehmet Dalman calls for ‘big bang’ in football regulation• Cardiff and Nantes still at impasse over Sala feeCardiff City’s chairman, Mehmet Dalman, has called for radical regulation of football agents in the wake of the death of the Argentinian str...
23:52, 05/21/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
02:52, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
08:26, 05/13/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
19:26, 05/30/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade war with China....
01:13, 05/11/2019

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
20:26, 05/21/2019

China's CATL starts mass production of high-nickel batteries: chairman Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China's biggest maker of batteries for electric vehicles, has begun mass production of high-nickel batteries, its chairman told investors last Friday....
13:26, 04/30/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced on Monday....
16:26, 06/10/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
10:52, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Santander's Mexican unit announces that chairman of board to leave post The chairman of the board of the Mexican unit of Spanish bank Santander, Marcos Martinez Gavica, will leave his position, the bank said in a statement on Thursday....
05:39, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds-chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
16:13, 05/03/2019

Taiwan Foxconn chairman traveling tonight for U.S. White House meet: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
13:26, 04/30/2019

Australia's St George Mining in talks with Chinese battery maker - executive chairman St George Mining Ltd is in talks with a Chinese battery manufacturer that is interested in buying a stake in the Australian nickel producer, Executive Chairman John Prineas said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Dept U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
04:26, 05/09/2019

WRAPUP 3-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
12:39, 05/06/2019

RPT-WRAPUP 3-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
12:39, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 4-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
12:39, 05/06/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Washington theater cancels conservative filmmaker’s play amid security threats “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” writer/producer Phelim McAleer claims Studio Theatre's cancellation is a result of censorship, not legitimate safety concerns....
00:26, 05/30/2019

Barr’s no-show triggers contempt threats, Nixon comparison and more impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared Trump to Richard Nixon and accused Barr of lying to Congress as her members readied to hold him in contempt and impeachment talks gained steam....
01:00, 05/03/2019

News Analysis: With Mix of Threats and Blandishments, Trump Bandies Policy of Regime Change Mr. Trump’s lack of ideological foreign policy coherence has played to the advantage of two of his hawkish advisers with strong interventionist tendencies....
16:26, 05/08/2019

WRAPUP 2-China stocks, yuan tumble on Trump's fresh tariff threats Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
17:26, 05/06/2019

Global stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on China would not materialize....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Pelosi hits Trump’s deal with Mexico, accuses him of ‘threats and temper tantrums’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday hit parts of President Trump’s deal with Mexico on stopping migrant flows after he threatened to slap tariffs on the country -- saying that Trump was engaged in “threats and temper tantrums.”...
23:13, 06/08/2019

Lara Trump: Don Jr. subpoena, jail threats won't 'make Hillary Clinton the president' 2020 Trump campaign presidential adviser Lara Trump said Thursday that trying to coerce her brother-in-law, Donald Trump Jr., to testify again before the Senate or putting him in jail "is not going to make Hillary Clinton the president of the United ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

40 million people under severe weather threats in the Midwest. Dozens of tornadoes reported If you're in the Midwest, you can wave goodbye to warm weather -- at least for now. A messy weekend of heavy rain, strong winds and large hail awaits some states in the region....
16:39, 05/18/2019

Euro Papers: Legal threats force Barca to pursue Neymar over Griezmann "FC Barcelona want PSG megastar Neymar back at the club, as the Camp Nou distance themselves from Antoine Griezmann following news that Atletico Madrid are set to launch legal action against the Catalan club..."...
16:39, 06/01/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Florida man filmed by security camera killing wife sentenced WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesd...
11:26, 05/30/2019

Bill Cosby Blasts 'Grossly Immoral' Judge Who Sentenced Him Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is living well below his best life. So in his quest to overturn his conviction for sexual assault, he’s decided to unload on the judge who presided over his case....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
04:00, 05/10/2019

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
13:26, 06/06/2019

Vincent Parco sentenced to 1 to 3 years for secret filming of sex romp Ex-TV gumshoe Vincent Parco landed one to three years behind bars Friday for a blackmail plot involving a secretly recorded threesome. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Donald Leo admitted at sentencing that he liked the affable private investigator but c...
00:26, 06/15/2019

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
13:26, 06/06/2019

'Embodiment of evil': Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, describing him as "one of the most dangerous men ever to walk this planet."...
01:13, 05/25/2019

Woman who blamed alien cult for boyfriend’s murder sentenced The Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her boyfriend and blamed an apocalyptic alien cult for his death was sentenced to prison this week. Barbara Rogers, 44, was ordered to serve 15 to 20 years in prison Monday at Monroe County Court for Steven Min...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Indiana man sentenced to 115 years for 1998 rape and murder after DNA breakthrough An Indiana county judge sentenced a man to 115 years in jail for the 1998 rape and murder of a woman whose home was set on fire after the crime. The break in the case came when police submitted evidence for DNA testing....
20:13, 04/29/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:39, 05/10/2019

Ex-CIA officer Kevin Mallory sentenced to 20 years for spying for China Former special agent jailed for selling classified US ‘defence information’ for $25,000 in 2017An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an “alarming trend” in the US intelligence co...
07:26, 05/18/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in February to receiving child porn. The internet persona...
01:26, 05/05/2019

YouTube star ReSet sentenced to jail for toothpaste prank A YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating a toothpaste-filled Oreo in Spain was sentenced 15 months to prison — and ordered to shut down his video channel, according to a report. Kanghua Ren, better known as ReSet, was found guilty ...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of expression....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Asaram's Son Narayan Sai Sentenced To Life In Rape Case: Report Narayan Sai, the son of rape convict Asaram, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Gujarat's Surat in a rape case, news agency ANI reported....
18:26, 04/30/2019

She killed her boyfriend because of an alien cult – and was just sentenced to up to 40 years Barbara Rogers, 42, was found guilty of third-degree murder for the 2017 killing of Steven Mineo, and on Monday she was sentenced to 15 to 40 years.        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

YouTube star to be sentenced in Chicago in child porn case A star YouTube singer with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos...
14:52, 05/03/2019

Woman in viral racist rant sentenced to 1 year of probation Authorities say a white woman in North Carolina whose racist rant against two black women having car trouble was captured in a viral video has been sentenced to probation and will not go to jail....
07:13, 06/06/2019

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people....
01:00, 06/01/2019

Scammer sentenced for using ice cream to lure seniors into genetic testing TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man who defrauded Medicare by using the promise of ice cream to lure senior citizens into genetic testing was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison. Seth Rehfuss had pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy ...
09:52, 05/11/2019

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the ...
14:13, 06/16/2019

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
15:26, 06/07/2019

Former CIA officer sentenced to 20 years for disclosing state secrets to Chinese for $25G An ex-CIA officer was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for revealing military secrets to China and potentially seeking to expose human assets who were once his responsibility....
15:26, 05/18/2019

US briefing: Barr testimony, Venezuela uprising and Assange sentenced Thursday’s top story: attorney general refuses to appear before House judiciary committee. Plus, why we are addicted to conspiracy theoriesSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stor...
13:52, 05/02/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States on Tuesday for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:39, 04/30/2019