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Planned Parenthood launches regional political group

BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columb...

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group

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ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
19:26, 05/24/2019

Why is Planned Parenthood flipping out over the Hyde Amendment if abortion is really 3% of what they do? At one time, the Democratic Party took a seemingly moderate stance on abortion. Many of their politicians, including Hillary Clinton, even endorsed "safe, legal, and rare" as the best approach to what they considered a complicated subject. Those days...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of license plates at a Planned Parenthood facility and...
21:39, 06/04/2019

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference Tuesday that the cu...
18:26, 05/28/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
19:39, 05/24/2019

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer decided Tuesday that five doctors w...
19:26, 06/05/2019

Russian band to stage Planned Parenthood benefit in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood after the state passed the nation’s toughest anti-abortion law. Al.com reports that the feminist band is set to perform J...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Roe v. Wade ‘Could Well Be Overturned’ With Kavanaugh on the Court, Planned Parenthood President Says Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Leana Wen said Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, “could well be overturned” with the addition of Brett Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court. “I’m a ...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
22:26, 06/11/2019

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)   ...
01:26, 05/31/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Ariana Grande donates $250,000 from Atlanta concert to Planned Parenthood Ariana Grande donated $250,000 from her Saturday concert in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood, the organization confirmed to USA TODAY.        ...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Missouri governor hits back at Planned Parenthood: 'Disregard for the law' Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis on Wednesday of violating multiple medical laws and safety standards after the organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday to allow the clinic to stay open....
23:39, 05/29/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
05:52, 06/16/2019

Dem state lawmaker records himself harassing pro-life woman outside Planned Parenthood A Pennsylvania Democratic state representative recorded a woman outside Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, which is in his district, telling her to pray at home, calling her an "old white lady" and lecturing her about he...
20:13, 05/06/2019

Thank u, Ariana Grande, for donating Atlanta concert proceeds to Planned Parenthood With reproductive rights in peril in a number of states, organizations like Planned Parenthood are grateful for any help at all. But Planned Parenthood recently got a sizable donation from a notable source: People magazine confirms that Ariana Grande...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Russian band Pussy Riot to stage Planned Parenthood benefit The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood.        ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rules that protect workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
02:00, 05/25/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme Court....
00:26, 05/15/2019

Miley Cyrus' insane Planned Parenthood fundraiser shows liberals are out of touch Miley Cyrus just launched the most odd and overpriced fundraiser you will see for a while. The risqué pop star is partnering with the high-end clothing brand Marc Jacobs to raise money for Planned Parenthood through sweater sales. The sweaters show a...
11:39, 06/05/2019

Corner Office: Leana Wen of Planned Parenthood Wants to Tackle the ‘Fundamental Unfairness in Our System’ Dr. Wen immigrated to the U.S. at 7, graduated college at 18, became a Rhodes scholar and is now at the front lines of the fight over women’s health care rights....
21:39, 05/02/2019

Washington Post gives '4 Pinocchios' to Planned Parenthood president for false abortion claim The president of Planned Parenthood has repeatedly spread a false claim about "thousands" of women who died due to a lack of safe abortion access before the Roe v. Wade decision, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. ...
19:39, 05/29/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ohio anti-abortion law The American Civil Liberties Union, its Ohio branch and Planned Parenthood on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that they say could ban abortion as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Ariana Grande Donates $250,000 to Planned Parenthood Amid Anti-Abortion Legislation Ariana Grande is making a stand in protest of recent anti-abortion laws. The singer is donating the proceeds from her June 8 concert in Atlanta, Georgia, totaling about $250,000, to......
18:13, 06/12/2019

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
08:52, 06/08/2019

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Ariana Grande donates $250G of Atlanta concert proceeds to Planned Parenthood Pop star Ariana Grande donated $250,000 of proceeds to Planned Parenthood after her Saturday concert in Atlanta, Georgia, the nation's largest abortion provider confirmed....
03:26, 06/13/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would cut some funding for Planned Parenthood, is unpopular across party lines, according to new polling....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Miley Cyrus poses topless to promote collaboration with Planned Parenthood, Marc Jacobs Miley Cyrus shared a series of risque Instagram posts that announced a collaboration with Planned Parenthood, Marc Jacobs and her Happy Hippie Foundation....
17:13, 06/05/2019

PA state Democrat offers reward for internet to 'doxx' three teenagers protesting Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat and LGBT activist, offered a $100 reward for anyone who could release the personal information of three young girls protesting outside of a Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license....
18:26, 05/28/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
14:13, 06/06/2019

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
23:26, 06/06/2019

Indonesian authorities arrest suspected members of ISIS-affiliated group, thwart planned terrorist attack: report Two suspected terrorists were killed and six others were detained during weekend raids in Indonesia aimed at thwarting a potential terror attack, according to a report....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
12:39, 06/09/2019

Pro-Edelen group launches attack ad against Beshear FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group with ties to Adam Edelen has unleashed the first TV attack ad in Kentucky’s Democratic primary for governor, saying Andy Beshear benefited from deep-pocketed corporate donors including the manufacturer of the power...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Mountune launches new brand for VW Group car upgrades Long-time Ford tuner teams up with fifteen52 to launch M52 brand, offering Mountune service for VW Group car owners Mountune, a performance upgrade company traditionally specialising in Fords, is expanding its operation by launching a new brand dedi...
15:26, 05/13/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decriminalizing sex work would let pimps and trafficke...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Rihanna launches upmarket fashion label with LVMH group Pop singer becomes first black woman to head up a fashion house at the companyPop star Rihanna is launching an upmarket fashion label with the world’s biggest luxury group, LVMH, as the singer attempts to build her business empire and the French owne...
22:39, 05/10/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Man United a 'despondent group of people' - Gary Neville launches scathing attack after dismal Huddersfield loss Gary Neville has launched a scathing attack on the Manchester United players, labelling them a "despondent group of people" after a disappointing 1-1 draw with Huddersfield....
19:00, 05/05/2019

This Milkshake Spring isn’t political violence – it’s political theatre | Aditya Chakrabortty From Nigel Farage to Tommy Robinson and Carl Benjamin, dangerous figures on the right are being reduced to ridiculeWhat a lot of crying over a spilt milkshake. Since broadcaster and sometime politician Nigel Farage got covered in sticky banana and sa...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previ...
20:52, 05/09/2019

How parenthood has helped me redefine Pride In our 20s, this month meant boozy brunches and public displays of affection. Now married with a child, we celebrate in a different way, and with greater purpose....
16:26, 06/10/2019

Blake Lively Is Pregnant! Relive Her and Ryan Reynolds' Greatest Quotes on Parenthood Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are expanding their family. In the near future, sisters Inez and James will welcome another sibling, which means that there will be a full house in the......
10:39, 05/03/2019

Responsibilities and regional vacuums Argentina has various reasons to feel a special responsibility – reasons going beyond the number of Venezuelans fleeing here from the Bolivarian regime or the incidents outside the Venezuelan Embassy....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Great regional theaters across the US There’s no need to visit New York to see a great show. These local companies stage some of the country’s best productions.        ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Biscuitville: Regional chain known for biscuits Biscuitville is a locally popular Southern chain with nearly 60 locations, all of them in Virginia and North Carolina.       ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Ole Miss evens regional at Arkansas with 13-5 win FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Tyler Keenan homered and drove in four runs and Ole Miss tied its super regional series against Arkansas with a 13-5 win Sunday. Ole Miss (41-26) scored eight runs in the first and second innings to erase an early 2-0 defici...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Michigan gets past Creighton 6-0 in Corvallis regional CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Christian Bullock hit a two-run homer in the second inning to help Michigan beat Creighton 6-0 on Friday in the Corvallis regional. Jordan Brewer, the Big Ten player of the rear, was sidelined with turf toe, but the Wolverines ...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Dillard's 2 HRs help Ole Miss clinch regional 19-4 over JSU Dillard homers on 1st pitch, later hits grand slam as Mississippi beats Jacksonville State 19-4 to advance to NCAA Super Regional        ...
08:13, 06/03/2019

PM Modi's Aircraft Won't Fly Over Pak For Regional Meet SCO In Bishkek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft won't fly over Pakistan on its way to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan for regional meet SCO that starts tomorrow, the foreign ministry said today. This is widely seen as......
13:39, 06/12/2019

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially the world....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the planned launch of 18 new regional European benchm...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Baseball, Softball Regional Scores and Highlights Baseball Region 10 at Montgomery County High School G1: Montgomery Co. 13, St. Patrick 0 G2: Nicholas Co. 5, Scott 3 G3: Campbell Co. 7, Harrison Co. 1 Semi 1: Montgomery Co. 12, Nicholas Co. 1 Semi 2: Campbell Co. 2, Bourbon Co. 0 Regional Final: Mo...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
01:52, 05/31/2019

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls Singles Scott County’s Olivia Gallagher defeats Henry Clay’s Katie Robeson to win third ...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Baseball Regional Tournament Schedules Announced Lexington (LEX 18) – The KHSAA Baseball Region Tournament schedule have officially been released. Here is a look at the 10-12th region schedules: 10th Region Baseball Tournament Quarterfinals At  Montgomery Co. HS   Friday, May 24 Montgomery C...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, depending on where you live you might not be able ...
22:26, 05/18/2019

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since...
18:39, 04/28/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
11:52, 06/08/2019

Softball Regional Tournament Schedule Released The KHSAA Softball Regional Tournament schedules were released Friday night. Here are the schedules for the 10th-12th Regions: 10th Region – At Campbell County High School Monday, May 27 Pendleton Co. vs Scott – 11am Mason Co. vs Clark Co...
06:13, 05/25/2019

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team...
06:13, 05/27/2019

Biscuitville: See the regional chain's biscuits and more Biscuitville is a locally popular Southern chain with nearly 60 locations, all of them in Virginia and North Carolina.       ...
15:26, 06/14/2019

Koch brothers in the mix to buy regional sports networks The battle over Disney’s 21 regional sports TV networks just got a little weirder. Jeff Kwatinetz — who along with rapper Ice Cube is spearheading a bid for the so-called RSNs with backing from investors like Magic Johnson and LL Cool J — signaled la...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five runs and the Gators cruised past Army 13-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday. Josh White ...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft unveils new planes for regional markets Japan's Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp on Thursday unveiled the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft, as the jet maker steps up its focus on the commercial regional air travel market....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Arkansas tops TCU 6-0, gets 2nd straight home super regional Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU        ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

TCU tops Central Connecticut 9-5, reaches final of regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before connecting on a two-run homer in the eighth and TCU beat Central Connecticut State 9-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday. The Horned Frogs (34...
03:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. regional bank Prosperity to buy peer LegacyTexas for $2.1 bln U.S. regional bank Prosperity Bancshares Inc said on Monday it would buy Plano, Texas-based peer LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc for $2.1 billion, creating the second-biggest bank by deposits in the state....
01:52, 06/18/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Arkansas whips Ole Miss 11-2 in super regional opener FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Matt Goodheart and Jack Kenley homered and drove in three runs each and Isaiah Campbell was dominant on the mound as Arkansas dominated Mississippi 11-2 on Saturday in the first game of the Fayetteville super regional. Kenley...
01:00, 06/09/2019

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday a...
08:52, 06/02/2019

A dialect quiz shows we still cling to our regional identities The New York Times' online quiz can pinpoint where in the UK or Ireland you grew up by the words you use and how you say them. We asked a linguist to explain why dialects persist...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Louisville shuts out ECU 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Miller’s awareness of the so-called jinx that cautions against knowing about potential no-hitters didn’t stop the Louisville right-hander from being curious about his achievement. When his remarkable attempt f...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Brandon Williamson stru...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6...
09:26, 05/30/2019

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations. Nikos Christodoulides...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Baseball, Softball Regional Semifinal Scores and Highlights Highlights from the 11th region baseball semifinals tonight. @tatescrbaseball and @SportsLafayette advance to the championship. pic.twitter.com/MaFZJlLTec — Charlie Walter (@CharlieWalterTV) May 29, 2019 WATCH: Softball Regional Semifinal win...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Saudi crown prince says does not want regional war: Asharq al-Awsat Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said the kingdom does not want a war in the region but would not hesitate to deal with any threat to its vital interests, amid heightened tensions with rival Iran, Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsat ...
00:39, 06/16/2019

U.S. regional unpopularity cause of safety not Iran: Zarif tweets Unpopularity in the Middle East is the cause of U.S. safety concerns, not Iran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Tuesday, after Washington said it was sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the region....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6B Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film...
02:52, 05/04/2019

Erstad resigns as Nebraska coach after regional elimination Darin Erstad resigns as Nebraska's baseball coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family        ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Kentucky Earns No. 13 Seed, To Host NCAA Regional LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the fourth-consecutive season, the Kentucky softball team has been selected as a host site for the NCAA Softball Regionals. The Wildcats earned the No. 13 national seed and will host Atlantic Coast Conference champions, Virginia ...
05:39, 05/13/2019

What does Indian PM Narendra Modi's reelection mean for regional rivals? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected with an even bigger mandate than in 2014. Should China and Pakistan be worried about the future of relations with India under an emboldened Modi?...
06:39, 05/25/2019

Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says U.S. support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is the best option for stemming the flow of immigrants. The United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin A...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Louisville, Texas Tech win their NCAA super regional openers Louisville and Texas Tech moved a step closer to the College World Series after winning their openers in the NCAA super regionals Friday. Game 2s in the best-of-three series are Saturday. Atlantic Coast Conference pitcher of the year Reid Detmers hel...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Duke routs Vanderbilt 18-5 to open Nashville Super Regional NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Gallagher hit a three-run home run and had four RBIs as the Duke Blue Devils routed Vanderbilt 18-5 in a game that ended early Saturday morning to take the opener of the Nashville Super Regional. The Blue Devils (35-25) a...
11:52, 06/08/2019

No Meeting Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At Regional SCO Summit In Bishkek No meeting is scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan later this month on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
13:00, 06/06/2019

Bettel Seeking Tuesday Climb after First Round at Auburn Regional UK Athletics OPELIKA, Ala. – Kentucky women’s golfer Leonie Bettel will have ground to make up in her quest to advance past this week and on to NCAA Championships. The UK senior endured a difficult day on the course with a tournament-opening 83 (11-...
05:00, 05/07/2019

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional Josh Smith hit a solo home run and two-run triple to help LSU advance to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi        ...
08:13, 06/03/2019

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Kentucky Hosts Regional Earthquake Drill To Test Responses FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Kentucky are among those in eight states taking part in a 10-day earthquake preparedness event. It’s being called the largest full-scale exercise in a decade. “Hopefully we won’t ever exp...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Albert powers FSU past LSU 6-4 to open NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Reese Albert hit a three-run, game-tying homer in the seventh and added a solo shot in the ninth, and Florida State opened the NCAA’s Baton Rouge super regional with a 6-4 victory over LSU on Saturday. J.C. Flowers, who ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Vandy advances to super regional, routs Indiana State 12-1 Julian Infante hit two home runs and Ty Duvall added a grand slam as the Vanderbilt Commodores advanced to their third straight super regional by routing Indiana State 12-1 to clinch the Nashville Regional        ...
08:13, 06/03/2019

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Conor Grady pitched seven strong innings and Reese Albert homered as Florida State defeated Georgia 10-1 on Sunday to win an NCAA regional and put coach Mike Martin’s retirement on hold for at least another week. “To sa...
05:39, 06/03/2019

Texas Tech blanks Dallas Baptist 3-0 for regional sweep LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryce Bonnin allowed three hits in seven innings, Cameron Warren hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Texas Tech advanced as host of a Super Regional with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist on Sunday night. Warren’...
05:39, 06/03/2019

ECU beats Campbell 10-3 to force final NCAA regional game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Bryant Packard and Alec Burleson each drove in three runs, and East Carolina beat Campbell 10-3 on Monday to force a winner-take-all final game at the Greenville regional. Packard and Burleson hit back-to-back two-run doubles ...
23:39, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6 bln Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film and t...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory ...
07:13, 06/01/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising against travel there. The advisory warning was posted on Twitter on Sunday night. It comes at a time ...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
14:39, 06/13/2019

Grace Baalman Pitches Kentucky Into Lexington Regional Final LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sophomore pitcher Grace Baalman pitched a complete-game gem in the circle, as she powered the No. 14 Kentucky softball team into the 2019 Lexington Regional final with an 8-1 win against Virginia Tech in the winner’s bracket ga...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Reyna Carranco is healthy for UA softball Super Regional vs. Ole Miss TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series. It also helps to have the Pac-12’s leading hitter back. Reyna Carranco talks about getting back in the lineup and...
08:39, 05/23/2019

Super Sunday by Martens & Humes Wins Lexington Regional for UK LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior second baseman Alex Martens went 3-for-4 at the plate and drove in five runs to lead the No. 14 Kentucky Wildcats to an 11-1 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday afternoon and book UK’s ticket into the NCAA Super Regionals for the...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Minimum-Wage Push Slows on Debate Over Regional Differences A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issue....
15:39, 05/10/2019

11 Best West Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa And More West Indian Foods: Find here the best of authentic recipes from Maharashtra, Goa, Rajasthan and more that you can easily prepare at home with the key ingredients and a step by step process....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Disney, Sinclair have $10.6 billion deal for 21 regional sports networks Sinclair Broadcast Group will get 21 regional sports networks in markets such as Detroit, LA and Miami from Disney in a deal valued at $10.6 billion.        ...
00:26, 05/04/2019

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
11:26, 05/31/2019

Explainer: Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way toward establishing the country's political identity for the coming years....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
03:39, 05/01/2019

| Over 830 000 cholera vaccinations planned in DRC: WHO More than 830 000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organisation says....
06:52, 05/28/2019

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel across Mexico to the United States....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Saudi Arabia says it will protect ports, regional waters after attacks on tankers Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih condemned on Thursday the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying Riyadh would take all necessary measures to protect its ports and regional waters, state news agency SPA reported....
22:13, 06/13/2019

As Sudan Grapples With a Post-Bashir Future, Regional Powers Circle In the battle to determine the future of Sudan after the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir, two foreign powers closely allied to the U.S. are playing an outsize role: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
18:52, 04/28/2019

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Media Ministry tweeted on Sunday....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Japan PM calls on Iran to play constructive role for regional stability Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called on Iran to play a constructive role in securing peace and stability in the Middle East and said Japan is determined to do everything it can to help....
19:39, 06/12/2019

New Iraqi Kurdish president's cousin succeeds him as regional prime minister Iraq's Kurdish region named a cousin of its new president to succeed him as prime minister on Tuesday, keeping power in the hands of the family that has governed since the region gained partial self rule after dictator Saddam Hussein's fall....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Polls show tight race in Madrid local, regional elections The races to control the Spanish capital and the wider region around Madrid in elections next Sunday look to be going down to the wire, according to two polls....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Texas Tech tops Army 11-2 to open 4th straight home regional LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman Micah Dallas took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Cameron Warren connected on a three-run homer and Texas Tech beat Army 11-2 in a NCAA regional opener Friday. Dallas (6-0) allowed three hits and one unearned run in ...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Saudi king says Iran actions threaten regional, global security Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Gulf Arab meeting on Thursday that Iran's development of nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities threatened regional and global security....
23:13, 05/30/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti...
06:52, 05/28/2019

Show Credits, Titles Of Serials In Regional Languages: Centre To Channels In a bid to promote Indian languages, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in......
18:26, 06/14/2019

Biscuits are cooked every 15 minutes at regional fast-food chain Biscuitville As you might expect at a restaurant named Biscuitville, biscuits are king, and the brand’s signature is that a new batch is cooked every 15 minutes.       ...
15:26, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
01:26, 06/11/2019

I planned to kill myself at 27 – now I’m 28. Here’s what happened | Ben Smoke I used to think my bipolar disorder meant I had to suffer, like the ‘tortured geniuses’ Kurt Cobain and Van GoghWhen I was 21 I tried to kill myself. It was the evening of the 26 November 2012, at 5:52pm. I remember looking at the clock, aiming for 6...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Kashechewan First Nation planned to relocate A northern Ontario First Nation has an agreement with the federal and provincial government that lays out a plan to move the reserve annually threatened by flood waters....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Kentucky Softball Season Ends In 2019 NCAA Seattle Super Regional SEATTLE, Wash. (UK Athletics) – The Washington Huskies scored a run in the top of the first and two in the sixth and seventh to win the 2019 Seattle Super Regional on Saturday night in the Pacific Northwest, 5-0. The 2019 season was one for the recor...
14:13, 05/26/2019

Pompeo and Kuwaiti foreign minister discuss regional, international developments in call Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al Khalid al Sabah discussed the latest regional and international developments with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call late on Sunday, Kuwait's foreign ministry said in a statement, without giv...
08:39, 06/03/2019

Disney is selling 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair in a $10.6 billion deal (DIS, SBGI) Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images Sports Disney is selling 21 of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired from 21st Century Fox. Sinclair agreed to buy the networks in a deal valued at $10.6 billion, the companies said on Friday. Disney had to divest ...
03:52, 05/04/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part of Africa, that deserves more international support...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Report: suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, claims the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:39, 06/08/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
12:39, 06/03/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
17:39, 06/08/2019

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue’s thumb PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum. Philly.com reports prosecutors told a judge Thursday they’re refiling charges against Michael...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Interior boss: No monument changes planned, but up to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments as recommended by his predecessor, but says it’s ultimately up to President Donald Trump. Trump in 2017 shrank two spraw...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Funeral planned for murdered pregnant woman Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut from her womb....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Thyssenkrupp Abandons Planned Split, Pursues IPO Germany’s Thyssenkrupp said it would drop a plan agreed late last year to split the steel-to-elevator group into two separately-listed companies and would instead pursue an initial public offering of its elevator business....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Authorities: Man killed 2 women, planned to kill 2 others A 26-year-old mid-Michigan man killed two women, intended to kill two more and texted a former girlfriend that he "had been ridding the demons of some dear friends of his," authorities said Friday....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, deepening divisions within the German government over how to tackle climate change. French President...
01:52, 05/14/2019

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

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert as protests were expected to show many Britons' disapproval of the visit....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Though declining to name suspect in alleged sabotage, UAE diplomat says ‘Iranian behavior’ center of regional problems. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Though declining to name suspect in alleged sabotage, UAE diplomat says ‘Iranian behavior’ center of regional problems....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an...
19:52, 05/29/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
00:13, 05/28/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
16:52, 05/17/2019

Singtel posts lowest annual profit in 16 years, citing 'intense' regional competition Singapore Telecommunications on Wednesday posted its smallest annual net profit in 16 years partly due to the intense competition faced by its regional associates in India and Indonesia....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bou...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
20:13, 05/03/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah P...
01:26, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Groningen gas production to drop 20% faster than planned - gov't Next year's output at the Groningen natural gas field in the north of the Netherlands looks set to drop 20% more than previously announced, the Dutch government said on Monday....
17:26, 06/17/2019

No electric Range Rover Evoque planned, PHEV instead Firm believes plug-in hybrid powertrains are the way forward, and Evoque platform not ready for full-EV An electric Range Rover Evoque won’t arrive to the line-up before 2025, as the brand focuses its efforts on hybrid technology in the mid-term. Ja...
02:00, 05/07/2019

4th victim of Illinois blast ID’ed, memorial planned Friday WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have identified the fourth victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant and say a memorial is planned Friday morning at the site. AB Specialty Silicones general manager Mac Penman on Thursday identified...
16:39, 05/09/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angel Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
20:13, 05/09/2019

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

At War: We Planned a Life Together, but Then He Died. It Took Mother’s Day to Help Me Move Forward. After my husband, J Wesley, was killed in a Navy training accident, I lost my sense of purpose. But I realized I had to transform my grief into something meaningful for our two sons....
11:52, 05/10/2019

No fresh aid package for U.S. farmers planned for now: agriculture secretary The Trump administration does not have any active plans to provide more aid to farmers at the moment but can consider the option if the trade negotiations and weak commodity prices linger, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday....
22:52, 04/30/2019

The First of VW's Mass-Market EVs Is Now Called the ID.3 with Deliveries Planned for Mid-2020 The Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback, formerly known just as the ID, is now open to early booking deposits in Europe with production planned for the end of this year and deliveries to start mid-2020. Perhaps the most interesting bit of news, though...
16:26, 05/08/2019

Chinese AI start-up Megvii raises $750 mln ahead of planned HK IPO Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Inc, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Dutch regulator wants Groningen gas output cut faster than planned Production at the Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, the Dutch gas sector regulator SodM said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Tinder Lite App Planned to Widen Scope of Dating App In a bid to rope-in more users without having to worry about the on-device space management and extravagant Internet usage, dating app Tinder is planning to launch its light-weight Tinder Lite app....
09:00, 05/13/2019

Police: NC shooting suspect planned attack for months CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the man charged with fatally shooting two students and wounding four others in a North Carolina university classroom told them he’d planned the shooting for months but gave up the assault after he was tackled a...
22:39, 06/04/2019

US veteran 'planned mass casualties in NZ revenge attack' A terror plot by a US army veteran, who converted to Islam and wanted revenge for the New Zealand mosque attacks, has been thwarted, according to federal prosecutors....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Before raid, 'seasteaders' planned floating resort off Thailand The 6-metre (20 ft) wide floating cabin that was home to an American bitcoin trader and his Thai girlfriend was supposed to launch a village of buoy-based homes in international waters....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Motor racing: Tributes planned for Lauda at Monaco GP Formula One will honor Niki Lauda at this weekend's showcase Monaco Grand Prix, with teams and drivers on Wednesday still coming to terms with the triple world champion's death....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker's no-hitter in NCAA Super Regional an all-time gem Vanderbilt freshman Kumar Rocker threw the first no-hitter in NCAA tournament Super Regional play, striking out 19 in a dominant performance vs. Duke.       ...
09:26, 06/09/2019

Guaido the 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, can't be accused of calling for a coup: regional policy expert Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
20:13, 05/01/2019

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Public service planned for Bart Starr in native Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr’s legacy will be held Sunday afternoo...
18:52, 06/06/2019

U.S. Rare Earths Revival Planned Amid Trade Conflict An American chemicals company and an Australian miner want to build the first rare-earths separation plant in the U.S. in years, seeking to shore up supplies of important commodities caught up in the U.S.-China trade conflict....
11:52, 05/20/2019

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader....
14:13, 06/06/2019

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country shut and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault a...
13:52, 05/28/2019

Rialto Theatre’s hotel project called off, renovations still planned TUCSON – Last year, News 4 Tucson reported on a $88 million high-rise hotel project that was set to go up right behind the Rialto Theatre downtown. READ MORE: Downtown Tucson is growing with new development Part of the project was going to incl...
18:26, 05/30/2019

UK firms likely to scrap planned investment on a no-deal Brexit: BoE's Broadbent British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday....
23:13, 05/20/2019

India Arrests Man Who Allegedly Planned Suicide Attack in Kerala An alleged follower of Zahran Hashim—the suspected organizer of the deadly Easter bombings in Sri Lanka—was in custody in India after investigators said he conspired to launch a suicide attack in Kerala state....
19:13, 04/30/2019

Japan to explain need for planned tax hike to G20 members: government spokesman Japan will explain to G20 members its plan to proceed with a planned sales tax hike in order to fund social security for all generations, the top government spokesman said on Thursday....
12:52, 06/06/2019

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

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on further China trade talks: There's nothing planned as of now Mnuchin's comments came shortly after President Donald Trump wrote in a post on Twitter that talks will continue and that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping remained strong, sending stocks to session highs....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
22:52, 05/27/2019

Chinese AI start-up Megvii raises $750 million ahead of planned HK IPO Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Inc, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round....
14:52, 05/08/2019

Planned Siemens spin-off a well-timed move to avoid trouble German industrial conglomerate Siemens has confirmed it's on its way to spinning off its Gas & Power division by the fall of next year. Slimming down will help it concentrate on more future-oriented segments....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
00:52, 06/08/2019

COAI Says Planned Base Price of India's 5G Spectrum Is Too High COAI said the government's proposed base price for the auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G networks is too high as India outlined plans to launch the sale process this year....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Grey's Anatomy Almost Had a Very Different Love Story Planned for Meredith in Season 14 Before MerLuca, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) almost had another new man. Grey's Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff revealed to EW that there was originally a different plan for......
05:39, 06/05/2019

China to retaliate if U.S. raises tariffs as planned: commerce ministry China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday it would take retaliatory measures if Washington went ahead with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports on Friday....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Russia's Transneft completes planned maintenance at Druzhba pipeline Russia's oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Tuesday it had completed the scheduled maintenance at Kuibyshev - Unecha-2 section of the Druzhba oil pipeline. (Reporting by Maria Grabar Writing by Anton Kolodyazhnyy Editing by Maria Kiselyova)...
10:52, 04/30/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
19:52, 06/10/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
06:13, 05/17/2019

Retrial planned for Delaware man who broke thumb off $4.5M terracotta warrior statue Federal prosecutors said Thursday they plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted to breaking off a thumb of a $4.5 million ancient terra cotta warrior statue....
04:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
16:52, 05/22/2019

More details surface on Huawei's planned rival to Google's Play Store After Google pulled Huawei's Android support for future models, the Chinese brand has had a big problem: how to offer users apps to downloads, the lifeblood of the modern smartphone.Huawei's vision is to bolster its App Gallery, and a repor...
11:26, 05/23/2019

F1 calls off planned standard gearboxes move for 2021 cost saving Formula 1 has called off its expected switch to standard gearbox cassettes in 2021, following a World Motor Sport Council vote to retain freedom of gearbox supply in the championship...
22:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, as the Chinese-ruled city's leader vowed defiance....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
06:13, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
09:13, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
08:26, 06/16/2019

Trump's UK visit turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
04:52, 05/30/2019

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential threat to America.” “The idea that he would ...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Jesse Watters on Clinton's planned production company: 'No one wants to watch Hillary' Will Americans tune in to watch Hillary TV or Hillary the movie? Jesse Watters' says America is over Hillary Clinton. "No one wants to watch Hillary. Americans had their choice. She ran for president twice and they were both like, ‘Click, next guy,'"...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
04:26, 05/24/2019

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in the first of many planned Daria spin-offs It’s been a long time since we heard that MTV was planning to bring back Daria for a new generation of disaffected teens, but apparently the plan has evolved in the past year. Initially, we heard that the revival would be called Daria & Jodie and...
04:13, 06/14/2019

Former UK Defence Minister Denies Role In Leak On Planned Huawei Contract Sacked British defence minister Gavin Williamson denied that he had any role in the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, after Prime Minister Theresa May dismissed him on......
20:52, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Sacks Defence Minister Over Leak On Planned Huawei Contract British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson following a probe into the leak of news that Britain had conditionally allowed China's Huawei to develop the......
20:52, 05/01/2019

Cohen defends chicken stunt aimed at Barr, says it was planned night before The Tennessee congressman who dug into a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken last week during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in an effort to take a swipe at Attorney General William Barr, who was absent, responded to critics in an interview Sunday ...
09:52, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Slack listing planned for June 20 in wake of underwhelming Uber IPO Slack Technologies, the owner of a popular workplace instant messaging app, plans to go public on June 20, the company said on Monday, a test of investor appetite for loss-making technology stocks in the wake of Uber Technologies Inc's underwhelming ...
19:52, 05/13/2019

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
20:13, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Slack listing planned for June 20 in wake of underwhelming Uber IPO Slack Technologies, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, plans to go public on June 20, the company said on Monday, a test of investor appetite for loss-making technology stocks in the wake of Uber Technologies Inc's underwhelming market...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.In a statement, Base Holo...
12:13, 05/21/2019

Gunman in Virginia Beach Attack Planned to Quit City Job, Officials Say DeWayne Craddock, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a dozen people at a municipal building on Friday, had submitted a resignation notice hours before the assault....
18:13, 06/02/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone: Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
12:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all...
08:13, 06/14/2019

Facebook is reportedly looking for allies to support its planned cryptocurrency payment service Facebook has spoken with various companies, including Visa and MasterCard, about the project, which is known internally as Project Libra, according to the report....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally t...
19:52, 06/07/2019

The Division 2’s Developers Walk Back Planned Loot Change That Inflamed Fanbase Citing fan feedback, player data and “intense internal discussions,” the makers of The Division 2 will not be introducing 515-level gear in the game’s big update coming next week. That decision that may seem granular to outsiders but is actually a si...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Find Out Why Kylie Jenner Planned Dream Kardashian's Birthday Party Last-Minute For the Kardashian-Jenners, the Woolsey Fire was practically Armageddon. On Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the reality TV veterans were left in shock as they......
06:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce at its annual...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Pay Me What You Owe Me: DC to Trump on $7 Million Unpaid Inauguration Bill Ahead of Planned July 4th Bash Donald Trump is planning what he almost assuredly believes will be a huuuge Fourth of July rally speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C....
06:39, 06/15/2019

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report The White House wanted to move a ship named for a political rival of the US president out of sight during his visit to Japan, a paper says. Donald Trump and a long-dormant Navy Twitter feed rushed to rubbish the report....
10:13, 05/30/2019

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
16:26, 06/11/2019

Los Angeles terror suspect planned to bomb freeways and the Santa Monica Pier, FBI says Authorities have arrested a Los Angeles man described as a former U.S. soldier for terror-related charges that included threats against a local landmark and freeways....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ads....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Dan Bongino slams Democrats over planned John Dean hearing: They're trying to 'fabricate' an obstruction charge Author and Fox News contributor Dan Bongino claimed Monday that House Democrats are trying to distract the public from the actual conclusions of the Mueller report by calling former Watergate figure John Dean to testify. ...
17:26, 06/10/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces General Counsel’s Planned Retirement and Successor’s Appointment CHICAGO – January 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Joanne Moffic-Silver, after 37 years of service to the ...
21:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the long-term....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Jonah Goldberg: Trump Mexico tariff threat could 'scuttle' planned replacement of NAFTA President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico could complicate plans to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to Jonah Goldberg....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Chief Financial Officer Retirement and Successor Appointment CHICAGO - November 7, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, Alan Dean, at the end of December 31, 2017, after ...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers By 2030 more than 3,000 new homes will have been built on a 720-acre site beside the River Beam in deepest east London. And half of them will be aimed at cash-strapped first-time buyers....
09:52, 05/16/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
01:00, 06/05/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down fro...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas....
18:39, 04/28/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in South Los Angeles....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the...
18:52, 04/28/2019

A bet on live sports: Why Sinclair is scooping up regional sports networks “I fundamentally believe that sports rights will be valuable for the foreseeable future and will continue to increase in value,” Ripley said of the $10.6 billion deal....
23:26, 05/06/2019

It's Political Tiger Woods went to the White House last week to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump. As is the case whenever a notable celebrity willingly enters the orbit of our white supremacist president, this raised plenty of questions a...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
18:52, 05/21/2019

Art Biennale: Political art for your smartphone Venice hosts its biannual International Art Fair this year for the 58th time. Contrasts galore await visitors at the world's largest art spectacle — and more than ever, the artists are inspired by political events....
21:52, 05/13/2019

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consi...
23:52, 06/06/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and received an especially warm welcome from Chinese President Xi Jinping....
19:00, 04/28/2019

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
17:00, 05/29/2019

How The Good Fight became TV's most political drama The third season of the ever-topical legal drama has delivered a torrent of righteous anger but has it gone too far?Since it began in 2017, The Good Fight has been brilliant and often astounding television. The legal side of the story quickly morphed...
10:13, 05/14/2019

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the Labour party and formed the Independent Group. Day...
05:00, 06/12/2019

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
22:39, 05/24/2019

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
23:13, 05/30/2019

Why There's A Political Edge To 2019's Met Gala Theme The presence of so many trans women, drag queens and queer people making their way up the stairs of The Met in bold definitions of their style ushered in a new era...
12:52, 05/07/2019

Butina saw US political analysis as ‘valuable’ to Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin says she believed Russian officials would consider her notes and analysis to be “valuable” as she tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. poli...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
23:00, 05/30/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections....
22:52, 05/08/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially exposing his political vulnerabilities at a time when the Chinese economy is already slowing. Xi needs ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Going to extremes: the stark divides in Europe’s political map As we prepare to elect a new European parliament, the far right is riding high and threatening to reset the power balanceWhen Matteo Salvini last visited the Italian coastal town of Pesaro for a rally before regional elections in May 2015, he was pel...
09:39, 05/12/2019

Romanian political spat comes to the fore at EU summit Romania's long-running political turmoil was on stark display once more Thursday, as its president criticized some of his country's politicians for "attacking European institutions" and undermining its standing in the European Union....
19:26, 05/09/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit that will offer pu...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
18:00, 05/09/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Premier Inn owner hit by 'acute political uncertainty' Premier Inn owner Whitbread has warned that demand for its hotel rooms is being hit by an "acute period of political and economic uncertainty in the UK"....
10:13, 04/30/2019

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

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
15:26, 05/24/2019

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
16:39, 06/07/2019

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
08:26, 05/24/2019

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
20:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
09:26, 05/02/2019

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The gove...
00:13, 05/22/2019

Facebook Debated Completely Eliminating Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
15:39, 05/23/2019

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
12:52, 05/23/2019

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Re...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Algeria: Protesters keep up demand for political rehaul Protesters in Algeria have rallied for their eleventh week in a row, continuing calls for the government to step down. Demonstrators have also rejected the army's claim that it is supporting their cause....
01:13, 05/04/2019

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
11:13, 06/06/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Political consultant gets 18 months for campaign schemes PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia political consultant has been sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison over campaign finance violations involving two Democratic congressional campaigns. Kenneth Smukler told the judge Friday that h...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
13:52, 05/24/2019

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
12:00, 06/16/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
11:39, 05/14/2019

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to...
18:39, 06/09/2019

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
15:26, 06/08/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Political Scientist Dr. Stephen Voss spoke with LEX 18 a...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’...
07:26, 06/11/2019

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
14:13, 05/21/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
15:26, 05/24/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was its political class....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
02:39, 05/21/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Migration Date of Cboe Options Exchange to Bats Technology Platform CHICAGO – April 5, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to migrate Cboe Options Exchange to the company’s proprietary Bats technology on Oct...
19:26, 05/01/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible"....
18:39, 04/28/2019

'Political uncertainty' responsible for turbulence in markets, says Dujovne Dujovne attributes turbulence in the markets to political factors, with just six months to go before elections that could mark a change of government and political direction in the nation....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with voters not making six figures....
14:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongyang hit back at Washington's sanctions....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
14:00, 06/02/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
18:52, 05/18/2019

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ...
10:13, 06/01/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign Australia’s opposition leader said he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
21:39, 04/30/2019

Political Memo: ‘There He Goes Again’? Not Yet, as Biden Avoids Major Gaffes With aides enveloping him, Mr. Biden has not blurted anything out that delights his rivals or reinforces his image as America’s there-he-goes-again relative....
00:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand’s oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlemen...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political stunt by President Ashraf Ghani....
02:39, 04/30/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
11:00, 05/14/2019

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageLive coverage of the results as they come inMore EU citizens have voted in European parliament elections than at any time in the past quar...
21:13, 05/26/2019

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday....
00:00, 05/27/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
13:52, 05/24/2019

Political chaos results in fall of Papua New Guinea PM Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
06:13, 05/29/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Ole Miss professor slammed over political tweet gets tenure JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Trustees of Mississippi’s eight public universities are granting tenure to a University of Mississippi sociology professor who was criticized for encouraging “acts of aggression” against Republican politicians....
23:00, 05/16/2019

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Colorado Mass Shooting Victims Say They Don't Want to Be Used as Political Props On Wednesday night a group of students walked out of a vigil held to honor the victims of this week’s shooting at a school in Highlands Ranch, CO, according to ABC. A group of students grew frustrated with the tone of the speakers at the event and fe...
07:39, 05/10/2019

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the oppositio...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
04:00, 05/17/2019

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homeland Security warned in a letter that “conditio...
00:52, 05/16/2019

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation......
12:00, 05/27/2019

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrori...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
13:39, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
07:13, 06/11/2019

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
19:26, 06/05/2019

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions Celebrations of Poland’s 30 years of democracy have been marred by political divisions over the assessment of the 1989 elections that ended communist rule and over the course of the current right-wing government...
13:39, 06/04/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Judge: Claims of political motives in census fight ‘serious’ NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are “serious.” But U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman i...
22:52, 06/05/2019

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
17:26, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
07:00, 06/11/2019

The Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones Almost Had a Silly Political Ad Lib Sometimes, actors just need to say something. Anything. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you’re under stress. So occasionally you say weird things. Read more......
08:39, 05/05/2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Knock Down the House: behind the year's most rousing political documentary In telling the story of a ‘historic moment’, Rachel Lears followed four female Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during the 2018 midtermsThe ninth of November 2016 was a transformative day for many Americans. The day after the election t...
22:26, 05/01/2019

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. (May 24)        ...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Amazon officially launches in the UAE Souq.com delivered its first order in Dubai 13 years back and has evolved into the biggest e-commerce player in the UAE. That attracted he attention of Amazon which bough souq.com and today is finally the day where souq.com closes and amazon.ae launc...
07:26, 05/01/2019

Europe has best 4G ahead of 5G launches Europe continues to have the best 4G networks in the world, although coverage is becoming increasingly ubiquitous across the globe according to new figures from Opensignal.Opensignal’s application collects billions of measurements from million...
12:52, 05/29/2019

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will....
17:39, 06/13/2019

HTC launches two new phones, surprising everyone Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone in the HTC Exodus, but it seems most people were wrong, as the company has just launched two new smartphones.The HTC U19e and HTC...
01:00, 06/12/2019

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
11:13, 06/11/2019

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
20:52, 05/27/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
01:52, 05/14/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
11:26, 05/16/2019

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country's gas exports, sending shares in one of the project's partners, Oil Search Ltd, down nearly 4% on Monday....
06:39, 05/27/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation's finances is tough....
21:52, 05/13/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. N...
19:52, 05/13/2019

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats....
11:26, 06/14/2019

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to look at all procedural options to force his way back onto the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little support from his colleagues for the...
11:26, 06/05/2019

Papua New Guinea PM formally resigns after weeks of political chaos Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
05:13, 05/29/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
11:25, 04/30/2019

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide" Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020 Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, whose opinions can get millions of fans to try a new diet or turn a book into an international best-seller, is figuring out which Democratic candidate she will endorse in the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage. But despite Israel&...
04:39, 05/13/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that target the company’s top executives....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit 'political suicide' British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" to pursue a no-deal Brexit through a general election, adding he would look for more time to secure a new Brexit deal if he replaced Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:26, 05/28/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about progress....
06:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of ...
21:26, 06/13/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
03:00, 04/30/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her party's candidates in the general election under way......
13:52, 05/13/2019

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
01:13, 06/15/2019

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the country in the morning today....
08:00, 05/23/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and...
13:52, 05/16/2019

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pa...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
05:00, 05/17/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
11:00, 05/22/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
14:00, 06/07/2019

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game     &...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
19:26, 05/21/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, you probably know this: al...
10:26, 05/19/2019

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

As Polling Ends, Venkaiah Naidu Laments New Low in Political Discourse Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the extent by which political discourse in the country had fallen in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, with politicians resorting to......
03:52, 05/20/2019

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of...
20:13, 06/10/2019

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
11:39, 05/23/2019

Both parties say abortion bans give Dems a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressio...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
17:52, 06/15/2019

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
02:26, 05/25/2019

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The ...
21:39, 06/05/2019

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

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to author...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — The political clock is ticking toward the 2020 election as House Democrats consider whether to launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. That could limit how long House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can say yes or no...
07:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
12:39, 06/06/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
04:26, 05/02/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
09:39, 05/20/2019

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly fou...
22:39, 05/30/2019

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punishing and isolating them even in death. It’s a grand...
09:01, 06/12/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain worms problem. But also, it’s likely you recall her viral Twitter meltdown in January, when she posted ...
20:13, 05/08/2019

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic-novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon industry is foundering....
00:13, 06/12/2019

Venice Biennale invites heavy thinking on political issues VENICE, Italy (AP) — Political issues that excite newsprint, airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair. They include fake news, migration, poverty, global warming and armed conflict. Am...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
22:52, 06/03/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
20:39, 06/01/2019

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace, just hours after Israel was thrust into the p...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong traffic flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial...
06:39, 06/13/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions"....
06:39, 05/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s has to set up an academy for future populists in a medieval monastery outside of Rome...
16:39, 06/01/2019

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
20:13, 06/04/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother’s life story that inspired his political career. T...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Etisalat launches 5G service and smartphone in UAE UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat becomes the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to commercially launch 5G service and the device in the UAE. The operator has tied up with Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE to offer the service.Subsc...
17:52, 05/30/2019

Dropbox launches cold storage It turns out that after uploading files to cloud storage for backup purposes, users rarely access them which is why Dropbox has created a new layer of storage on its platform called cold storage.After shifting its workloads away from AWS to its own d...
02:13, 05/08/2019