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Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria

The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck ...

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria

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Mexican navy says member killed in attack while patrolling pipeline One member of Mexico's navy was killed and three were injured on Saturday when they came under fire while patrolling a section of state-run oil firm Pemex's frequently plundered pipelines, the country's naval secretary said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Navy to forward-deploy assault ship, landing platform dock ship to Japan The USS America and USS New Orleans will be forward-deployed to Japan while the USS Stethem and USS Wasp return to the U.S. for maintenance and upgrades, the Navy announced on Friday....
18:52, 04/28/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
08:26, 05/26/2019

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purported assistance. Nisrine Assad Ibrahim, better kno...
00:39, 06/01/2019

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Saudi-led coalition says it evacuated crew member of Iranian ship The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen said on Tuesday it evacuated a crew member for medical reasons from a "suspect" Iranian ship northwest of Yemen's Hodeidah port after Saudi Arabia received a request for help from Iran....
23:39, 06/04/2019

‘Queer Eye’ Fans, Rejoice! The Fab Five Is Adding A Sixth Member Named ‘Pig Boy’ Who Bites Those Responsible For A Participant’s Self-Esteem Issues Get excited, Queer Eye fans, because the show is making an incredible new addition to the cast that’s sure to make next season the most uplifting one yet: The Fab Five is adding a sixth member named Pig Boy who bites those responsible for a participa...
18:52, 05/02/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
08:26, 05/18/2019

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
00:39, 05/29/2019

How to Find a Family Member's WWII Service Records Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about their experiences in the war that were passed down...
20:26, 06/11/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
18:13, 06/14/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through......
04:52, 05/20/2019

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Israel whose hull was ablaze. At the request of the s...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says he had nothing to do with directing the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Marine or mermaid? Service member's photo shoot a joke for buddies deployed overseas, he says A U.S. Marine stationed in Florida got a little risqué recently, posing as a mermaid in a professional photo shoot – all to raise the spirits of his buddies deployed overseas, according to reports....
10:13, 06/08/2019

‘The rats are abandoning the ship’: Lawmaker says Maduro losing Russian support Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is losing allies as a political crisis in the country remains in a “stalemate,” according to a key Republican lawmaker....
00:39, 06/06/2019

Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul The U.S. Navy said it will christen its latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, Saturday morning at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marinette, Wis....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says it is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy or regulations by wearing a uniform patch with the words “Make Aircrews Great Again” during President Donald Trump’s visit to...
23:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says he had nothing to do with directing the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Italian navy ship with 100 rescued migrants docks in Genoa An Italian navy ship has docked in the northern port city of Genoa carrying 100 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea, where the number of migrant crossings has picked up in recent weeks...
18:26, 06/02/2019

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
05:26, 05/28/2019

Mulvaney Says the Request to Move a Navy Ship Because Trump’s a Baby Is No Big Deal Acting White House Chief of Staff and Lead Gaslighter Mick Mulvaney had his talking points with him about the USS John S. McCain as he made the rounds of Sunday news talk shows....
04:13, 06/03/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans who have fled their home country, the Pentagon announced Tuesday....
00:52, 05/08/2019

PM Modi Targets Rajiv Gandhi Again, Alleges "Family Holiday" On Navy Ship At a rally in Delhi today, PM Modi said Rajiv Gandhi and family were sent for a vacation on board the Navy's INS Virat, contending that it had compromised national security....
22:52, 05/08/2019

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local media reported on Saturday....
10:26, 05/26/2019

North Carolina shooting suspect named in attack that killed two Several people seriously wounded at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which has nearly 30,000 studentsSuspect Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, taken into custodyPolice have named the suspect in a shooting at the University of North Carolina i...
14:39, 05/01/2019

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
20:26, 05/30/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
19:52, 06/03/2019

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria....
17:26, 04/30/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
20:13, 05/31/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people have been killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people’s camp in the country’s northwest...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 20 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 20 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
18:39, 05/24/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
20:39, 06/08/2019

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
00:00, 05/28/2019

7 kids of Nordic IS couple killed in Syria return to Sweden The grandfather of seven children of a Swedish-Norwegian couple that had joined the Islamic State group and were killed in Syria says they have returned to Sweden....
13:13, 05/15/2019

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
04:13, 05/28/2019

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country, its military said, with a war monitor reporting that 10 people had ...
13:39, 06/02/2019

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

Argentine lawmaker wounded, aide killed in 'mafia-style' attack An Argentine lawmaker was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the country's security minister described as a "mafia-style" attack....
22:00, 05/09/2019

This Colorado Lawmaker’s Son Was Killed in a Shooting. Now He’s Sharing His Advice for Victims’ Families The first 24 to 48 hours after a shooting occurs, the families of the victims just need to be with people they know. It takes a while to come to terms with the fact that they went to the appropriate meeting spot and watched other people be reunited w...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
00:00, 06/03/2019

Three Navy members killed in apparent double murder-suicide Three US Navy members were killed in an apparent double murder-suicide near where two were stationed in Virginia, according to officials. Donavon Moora, 22, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday night near where two female services member...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the onetime terror stronghold of Raqqa during fighting in 2017....
19:39, 04/28/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
05:52, 05/31/2019

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Whale killed by ship found on San Francisco beach A gray whale that was found dead on a San Francisco beach was hit by a ship. The 41-foot-long adult female was spotted Monday at Ocean Beach. It's the ninth whale found dead in the San Francisco Bay Area since March. (May 8)    &...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Tim McCormack: Volunteer fire chief named as pilot killed in helicopter crash-landing on New York skyscraper The pilot who was killed when a helicopter he was flying crash-landed on top of a New York City skyscraper has been identified as a volunteer fire department chief....
09:00, 06/11/2019

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

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. Andrew Epp, who had struggled with mental health issues, took his own life Saturday, one day after his c...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
13:26, 05/06/2019

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling the growing impact of the OPEC nation's fuel shortages....
22:39, 06/09/2019

‘Ship of Horror’: Discovery of the Last Slave Ship to America Brings New Hope to an Old Community Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the Mobile River as a symbol of pride....
01:39, 05/27/2019

Gold ship hoax: Executives jailed over 'sunken treasure ship' claims Three executives of a South Korean company, which claimed to have found a sunken Russian treasure ship containing billions of dollars in gold, have been jailed, months after their scam fell apart....
08:00, 05/02/2019

President Trump says he's in favor of athletes at service academies postponing active-duty service for pro sports During a ceremony at the White House to honor Army football team, Trump said he favors letting military-school athletes defer service for pro sports.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Explosion on Bond 25 set injures crew member Outside of 007 Stage also damaged by what producers called a ‘controlled explosion’An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie at Pinewood Studios has injured a crew member and damaged a stage.The “controlled explosion” damaged the outside of...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Crew member injured in explosion on Bond 25 set Less than a month after production of Bond 25 had to be delayed when Daniel Craig injured his ankle during filming, a crew member has suffered a “minor injury” from a “controlled explosion” on the set of the still-unnamed sequel. That announcement ca...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee (NEC) after he was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the party....
22:26, 05/31/2019

‘Married at First Sight’ has its first virgin cast member It seems like just yesterday that Season 8 of “Married at First Sight” saw a 50% success rate after relationship experts matched up eight strangers from the Philadelphia area to be married on the reality show. Thrillingly, Season 9 is alr...
11:52, 05/02/2019

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
00:26, 06/13/2019

VW outlines launch plans for first member of new EV family Volkswagen brand is getting ready to launch the first of a new lineup of electric vehicles, the ID3 hatchback. Automotive News Europe spoke with the brand’s sales chief, Juergen Stackmann, about his hopes for the new EV range....
14:00, 05/21/2019

CBP agents arrest gang member from El Salvador YUMA, Ariz. – An 18th Street gang member from El Salvador and six other undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Honduras Saturday were arrested by Yuma Sector Border Patrol Agents Saturday morning. Wellton Station agents discovered evidence of foot t...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Libya's NOC calls for safe return of staff member Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) called for the safe return of a staff member taken from near his home on April 29 by an armed group in Suluq town near Benghazi, the company said in a statement on Saturday....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Cop dragged by teen gang member honored for heroism The hero detective who suffered a severe brain injury when he was dragged by a fleeing driver two years ago was met with a standing ovation from fellow officers and friends Wednesday as he accepted an award for heroism at a union ceremony. Attendees ...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Indy 500 crew member struck, carried off on stretcher An Indy 500 crew member was carried off on a stretcher after being struck by his racer’s car less than halfway through the competition. Chris Minot, a tire changer part of Jordan King’s team, was sent to the track floor grimacing in pain ...
08:13, 05/27/2019

Member Of Chhota Rajan's Gang Arrested In Pune Ajay Chakranarayan, an active member of gangster Chhota Rajan's gang along with another wanted criminal Zameer Shaikh was arrested by Pune Police on Monday....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Victims of alleged N.Y. sex cult seemed 'broken,' former member testifies Several women members of an alleged New York sex cult, including "Smallville" actress Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group's leader, a 12-year veteran of the group testified on Mond...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road in Indy 500 Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly bad case, striking a crew member. The crew member w...
22:00, 05/26/2019

So, here's Mike Huckabee playing bass with a member of Korn Mike Huckabee has long considered himself a comedian, much to the dismay of everyone who’s ever heard his jokes. Without a decent grasp on how comedy—or, more distressingly considering he’s a pundit and former governor, the American government—works,...
22:26, 06/04/2019

James O’Brien: ‘A former EDL member said my show saved his life’ The combative LBC presenter on why it’s not fair to call him smug, tackling prejudice and the therapeutic powers of a good walkJames O’Brien is an award-winning radio presenter and podcaster whose current affairs phone-in show on LBC has almost a mil...
14:13, 06/09/2019

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group. The official said Sunday that the court sentenced Fadil Hamad Abdallah, 33, of Moroccan origin ...
15:39, 06/02/2019

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purcha...
04:39, 06/10/2019

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapc...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Border Militia Member Allegedly Said Migrants Should Be Put in 'Gas Chamber' A member of a border militia in New Mexico allegedly told a fellow militia member that the group should be “lining [migrants] up and shooting them,” and should “put them all in a gas chamber,” according to newly released documents obtained by The You...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Kim Kardashian Reveals Baby No. 4 Is This Family Member's "Twin" There's a new little one in the Kardashian-West family! On Friday, new mom of four Kim Kardashian announced her and Kanye West's son had been born via surrogate. "He's......
20:39, 05/10/2019

3 tips for financial planning when a family member has special needs Financial planning can become more complicated when a family member has special needs. Here are three tips that can help.        ...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Moscow police detain Pussy Riot member, 6 others MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police have detained a member of the Pussy Riot protest group for the second time in a month and a Russian official says he expects she will face drug charges. Veronika Nikulshina, one of the four members of the collective who we...
16:39, 05/09/2019

BJP Wins 41 Seats In 60-Member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly The BJP has won 41 seats in the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly after results of all the constituencies were announced, an election official said today....
10:52, 05/25/2019

Ex-Miami school board member, 81, shoots at police in chase PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Police in Florida say an 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board member shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car. Citing a Pembroke Pines police release, The Miami Herald reports Solomon Stinson ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

NATO chief: Ready to welcome North Macedonia as 30th member NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-long dispute with Greece....
14:52, 06/03/2019

MS-13 member in US illegally dodges life behind bars in brutal murder of 4 An MS-13 gang member, in the US illegally, faced life behind bars for a savage 2017 quadruple slaying on Long Island — but a federal judge went easy on him Wednesday, despite tearful statements from the victims’ families. Josue Portillo, ...
00:39, 06/13/2019

Pakistan sacks key member of economic team amid IMF talks Senior Pakistani officials say the government has removed the head of the country’s central bank, a key member of a team currently in talks with the IMF over an $8 billion bailout package...
10:52, 05/04/2019

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

4th family member dies from injuries suffered in 2017 crash A Kansas man is the fourth member of his family to die from injuries suffered in a crash that happened more than a year ago as they returned home from watching the man's sons play in a state high school football championship, according to a prosecuto...
22:13, 05/13/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Aeroflot crew member winds up with broken leg after altercation with passenger An intoxicated passenger on a recent Russian airline flight attempted to break into the cockpit and broke an employee's leg in the process.        ...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate....
10:52, 05/18/2019

School investigates racist post from board member’s Facebook MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — A school district outside Pittsburgh says it’s investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member’s personal page. Screenshots have been circulating of the since-removed...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
13:52, 05/23/2019

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old beh...
21:00, 05/23/2019

#AskMattAnything - Favourite member of Little Mix and why does Donald Duck wear a towel? "Matt Stephens will be answering your questions throughout the Giro. Get in touch on Twitter by asking your question with the hashtag #AskMattAnything. And yes, you can ask literally anything."...
21:52, 05/15/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Crew member injured during blast filming for new Bond movie A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said....
14:26, 06/05/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Each Family Member Is A Different Monster-Slaying Class In Children of Morta Children of Morta is an upcoming action game about a monster-slaying family, developed by studio Dead Mage and published by Frostpunk developer 11 Bit Studios. We sat down with some folks from 11 Bit to talk about the development process and the role...
23:52, 06/05/2019

5 UA softball players named “All-Pac-12” TUCSON –  Five Wildcats – Reyna Carranco, Jessie Harper, Taylor McQuillin, Dejah Mulipola and Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza – were named first-team all-Pac-12, highlighting UA’s inclusion in the Pac-12 postseason softball awards. Coach Mike Can...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them with a loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals....
11:39, 05/16/2019

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May&#...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Jofra Archer Included As England Announce 15-Member World Cup Team Jofra Archer's late bid for a World Cup place was rewarded with the Barbados-born fast bowler being named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tournament....
18:52, 05/21/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult felt 'shame' after forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
19:39, 05/08/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
08:52, 05/08/2019

Crisis Shadow On India's Economy, Predicts Member Of PM Modi's Think Tank The Indian economy is running the risk of a structural crisis, and could soon be ensnared in a "middle-income trap", eventually becoming like Brazil or South Africa, according to Rathin Roy, member of......
22:52, 05/08/2019

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
10:13, 06/14/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult tells jury of forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
04:52, 05/09/2019

High court sides with Crow tribe member in hunting dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a member of the Crow tribe who was fined for hunting elk in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest. On Monday, the Supreme Court sided with Clayvin Herrera. He argued that when his tribe gave up lan...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Beto O'Rourke was a teenage member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow Democratic presidential candidate’s membership of group that invented the term ‘hacktivism’ may explain much about his approach to politics Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, belonged as a teenager to the oldest group of computer h...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Turning Point USA Boots Member After Viral 'White Power' Video Turning Point USA, the nationwide alt-right campus organization, voluntarily ousted a member of its University of Nevada Las Vegas chapter early Friday morning after a viral video showed several individuals yelling “White Power” and “fuck the niggers...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Court Sends Alleged Member Of Pak-Based Terror Group To 5-Day Custody A Delhi court Thursday sent an alleged member of banned Pakistan-based terror outfit Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), to five-day NIA custody in connection with a terror funding case, which also......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Court Sends Member Of Pak-Based Terror Outfit To NIA Custody: Report A Delhi court today sent Mohammad Arif Ghulambashir Dharampuria, member of banned Pakistan-based terror outfit Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), arrested by NIA, to five-day custodial interrogation......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Trump laughs after audience member suggests shooting migrants – video An audience member at a Donald Trump rally in Florida yelled 'shoot them' in reference to migrants at the border. Trump had asked the crowd: 'How do you stop these people?' After laughing at the response, he added: 'Only in the panhandle can you get ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre amid allegations of lavish spending and financial mismanagement....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
06:13, 05/29/2019

New destroyer to be named in honor of ex-U.S. Sen. Sam Hunn The U.S. Navy has named one of its future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to honor former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, the Navy announced on Monday....
17:39, 05/06/2019

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Monday. Cannon, honored as a second baseman, was one of 17 players named to the first-team.  Here̵...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
00:26, 06/07/2019

UK Foreign Office Board Appoints Kumar Iyer First Indian-Origin Member Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board....
09:26, 06/07/2019

PM Modi Reconstitutes Niti Aayog, Appoints Amit Shah As Ex-Officio Member Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday approved reconstitution of government think-tank Niti Aayog, dropping Bibek Debroy while retaining other full-time members and including Home Minister Amit Shah......
21:52, 06/06/2019

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern...
06:39, 05/31/2019

The Indy 500's pit road chaos, from wild tires to an injured crew member The 2019 Indy 500 had just as much action on pit road as the track — and that's not a good thing.        ...
02:26, 05/27/2019

Suspected gang member caught smuggling assault rifle clip into courthouse A suspected gang member was caught trying to smuggle a fully loaded assault rifle clip into the Bronx courthouse, according to law-enforcement sources. Isaiah Brown was on his way into Bronx Supreme Court at 10:30 a.m. Thursday for a housing-court ca...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Court Docs: Family Member Attempted To Extort $5 Million From Tyrann Mathieu According to court documents that were unsealed this morning, Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was the victim of an extortion plot carried out by one of his distant family members. The documents describe repeated threats made by Geourvon Sears to release...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
10:13, 05/16/2019

James Bond film set rocked by stunt explosion that injures one crew member The set of the 25th James Bond film starring Daniel Craig was hit by an explosion when a stunt went wrong, injuring one crew member.        ...
23:52, 06/04/2019

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister Assam police arrested a member of the ruling BJP's social media team on Thursday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal through posts on private social......
10:13, 06/14/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified in court Monday. Bronfman...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Board Member Linked to Tear Gas to Step Down Warren B. Kanders, of the Safariland Group, has been the target of protests since tear gas his company makes was said to have been used at the border....
01:13, 04/30/2019

Simon Armitage is named the UK’s new Poet Laureate LONDON (AP) — Simon Armitage has been named the U.K.’s new Poet Laureate, succeeding Carol Ann Duffy in the 10-year post. Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment, Britain’s highest literary honor. It dates back to the 17th century...
16:00, 05/11/2019

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant plateau. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to conduct a s...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Manohar Parrikar's Son, Not Named For Bypolls, Says Will Campaign For BJP Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar will not make his electoral debut yet. After much discussion, the ruling BJP has decided to field Manohar Parrikar's former aide Sidharth Kuncalienker instead for......
11:13, 04/29/2019

6 Kentucky police officers named in indictment LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Six police officers have been indicted in Kentucky in connection with a scheme in which they’re accused of being paid for private security jobs during their regular patrol shifts. Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Att...
22:52, 05/13/2019

Harrington named Europe Ryder Cup captain "Three-time Major champion Padraig Harrington was named Europe\u0027s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup on Tuesday, less than four months after helping the team to a crushing victory over the United States in Paris."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected to the Honorable Mention All-American team. He is ...
10:52, 06/12/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Gilgeous-Alexander Named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team Los Angeles Clippers’ Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots during an NBA basketball game between Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) LEXINGTON, Ky. – Once an overloo...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Ariana Grande Is Named the Face of Givenchy Ariana Grande is a songstress, a Grammy winner and now she's adding a new title to the list: the face of Givenchy. "It is with great excitement that the House of Givenchy reveals......
20:39, 05/10/2019

Deloitte CEO Engelbert named WNBA commissioner Deloitte chief executive Cathy Engelbert has been named the new commissioner of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Wednesday....
20:52, 05/15/2019

Scott Disick Unveils His "Talentless" Clothing Brand & One Kardashian Family Member Isn't So Impressed Kris Jenner's mom is a tough sell! Grandma MJ and Scott Disick's sweet friendship continues in this clip from Sunday's Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which sees the pair......
18:39, 05/31/2019

Will Natalie Halcro's Surprise Anniversary Party for Parents Rhonda & Jim Get Spoiled By a Family Member? A surprise for mom and dad! In this exclusive clip from Sunday's season premiere of Relatively Nat & Liv, Natalie Halcro pulls aside siblings Stephanie Halcro and Joel Halcro to......
16:26, 05/28/2019

Crew member injured at Indy 500 when Jordan King's car makes contact on pit road A crew member for Jordan King was taken off on a stretcher after being hit by King's No. 42 car on pit road.        ...
22:13, 05/26/2019

CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange for 2009....
00:52, 05/03/2019

White gangbangers brand black member with racial slur tattoo — but spell it wrong White members of a Florida gang thought they were punishing a black member of their gang when they attempted to forcibly tattoo him with what they thought was a racial slur, police said. However, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said the group tatt...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Tiger, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit The family of Nicholas Immesberger is suing Tiger Woods, The Woods restaurant and Erica Herman, the restaurant manager and Woods' girlfriend, alleging that Immesberger, a bartender at The Woods, was overserved alcohol on the night he died in a car cr...
04:52, 05/14/2019

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Joe,...
01:39, 06/07/2019

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: Ianello split the honors with first-ye...
10:13, 06/05/2019

Ken Griffin decries socialism as he’s named 3rd ‘richest’ hedgie BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Ken Griffin may be one of the smartest guys on Wall Street, but he still can’t understand why millennials are attracted to socialism. Speaking at conference for financial titans on Tuesday, the Chicago-based hedge-fund t...
12:39, 05/02/2019

"Fani" Means Snake's Hood. Here's How Cyclones Are Named Cyclone Fani: Mala, Helen, Nargis and Nilofer may sound like the names of yesteryear Bollywood actors, but they are, in fact, lethal cyclones that have brought violent winds, heavy rains and wreaked......
17:39, 05/03/2019

Blues forward O'Reilly named Stanley Cup playoffs MVP St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday after leading his team to their first championship....
06:52, 06/13/2019

Revealed: Companies named and shamed over late payments Rolls-Royce, Balfour Beatty and Persimmon are among 17 companies named and shamed after the government toughened guidelines designed to tackle the problem of late payments....
16:52, 04/29/2019

Van Dijk named Premier League Player of the Year "Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been named Premier League Player of the Year for his exploits in Jurgen Klopp\u0027s side\u0027s title challenge."...
14:13, 05/12/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
19:13, 05/09/2019

Oklahoma officers in shooting that hurt children named HUGO, Okla. (AP) — Authorities have identified two Oklahoma police officers present when at least one of them shot into a pickup truck last week and wounded three children and a man suspected in a robbery. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spoke...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Saunders interim no more, named Wolves head coach Ryan Saunders is set to become head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, removing the interim tag that will make the 33-year-old the NBA's youngest bench boss....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that she can one day fend for herself. (June 14)        ...
15:39, 06/14/2019

Bowling Green Fire Canine Named Top Dog In US Competition City of Bowling Green Facebook BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Millie, the Bowling Green Fire Department’s accelerant detection K-9, has proved to be a valuable member of the department in her first few months on the job. At a recent competition, t...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Italian Molinari named Europe's player of the year "Francesco Molinari was named the European Tour\u0027s Golfer of the Year for the first time on Monday, capping a stellar season in which he won the British Open to become the first Italian major champion."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help Astronomers discovered the minor planet 2007 OR10 more than a decade ago. Now they’re asking the public to vote on what to submit as its official name....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Antonio Conte named Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte has been named Inter Milan coach after being out of a job since June 2018 after being fired by English Premier League side Chelsea        ...
10:26, 05/31/2019

Top Maoist Leaders Named In Gadchiroli Blast Case Top functionaries of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and at least 120 others have been named in the police case registered in connection with the IED blast in Gadchiroli district of......
21:39, 05/05/2019

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained wi...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-Virginia attorney general named to US immigration post WASHINGTON (AP) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration. Ken Cuccinelli (koo-chih-NEHL’-ee) will oversee U.S. Citizens...
21:00, 06/10/2019

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street. Rapper Lil’ Kim — embracing the...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Kenny Blakeney to be named basketball coach at Howard Blakeney, a first-time head coach, has five years of experience coaching in the Ivy League and won two national championships as a player at Duke in the 1990s....
05:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs, no reason to change Mexico plans -board member BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries o...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook's crypto project echoes board member Peter Thiel's original vision for PayPal If Facebook succeeds in scaling its blockchain payments project to its more than 2 billion users, the company will deliver on Peter Thiel's original vision of online payments....
00:00, 05/09/2019

US charges Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — US charges Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Joseph McCann: Police hunting triple rape suspect believe he is being hidden by family member or friend Detectives believe fugitive Joseph McCann, who is being hunted over the abduction and rapes of three women, is being hidden by a friend or family member....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
17:13, 06/07/2019

Sooey! Pig named Hamilton bringing Hurricanes playoff luck The Carolina Hurricanes have been rolling ever since their newly acquired grunter named Hamilton started hogging the corner        ...
10:39, 05/13/2019

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
03:26, 05/21/2019

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in product innovation.Additionally, a third award wa...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel....
13:52, 06/11/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Named UK Politician Of The Year London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK's House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the......
19:52, 04/28/2019

Zack Thompson Named Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has been named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, it was announced on Thursday. Thompson is one of 26 of the nation’s top players in contention for college baseball’s prestigious hono...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Prayers of drowning teens answered by boat named Amen A pair of Florida teens who nearly drowned at sea had their prayers answered when an appropriately named boat called Amen came to their rescue. Tyler Smith and Heather Brown, both 17, who attend Christ Church Academy in Jacksonville, decided to visi...
19:52, 05/03/2019

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia ...
23:39, 06/10/2019

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a haunted hotel fighting ghosts and searching for his f...
19:52, 06/11/2019

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his g...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
19:26, 06/10/2019

Mike DeLuca named publisher for Hearst Connecticut Group NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Hearst Corp. executive Mike DeLuca has been named as president and group publisher of Hearst Connecticut Media Group. DeLuca will have oversight of the company’s eight daily newspapers in the state, including the Connectic...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native Alex Francke won the competition Saturday night at the Brown Theater in Louisville. Francke will rep...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote landforms are discovered and detailed via satellite. ...
22:52, 06/07/2019

Crosby, Kucherov, McDavid named Hart Trophy finalists Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid are the three finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy, which goes to the NHL's Most Valuable Player....
00:13, 04/29/2019

Alaska Airlines named best overall carrier for fourth year running Alaska Airlines has again been voted the best overall carrier in the United States — but if its a four-legged friend you’re looking to accommodate at 35,000 feet, then ExpressJet and Envoy Air lead the pack. In a survey of 2019’s be...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba, a career politician and ally of former President Joseph Kabila, was appointed as Democratic Republic of Congo's prime minister on Monday, the government said in a statement....
20:39, 05/20/2019

All The Theories on Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Named Their Son Archie For real though, who really inspired the first name of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first child? The Duke and Duchess of Sussex debuted their son and revealed his name, Archie......
21:39, 05/12/2019

Tiger Woods, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit Tiger Woods, his girlfriend, Erica Herman, and The Woods restaurant in Jupiter, Fla., are being sued for allegedly over-serving an employee who later died in a car crash....
05:13, 05/14/2019

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New Y...
06:39, 05/02/2019

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO ...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 season."...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Juanes named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year NEW YORK (AP) — Colombian rocker-activist Juanes has been named the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. The academy will honor the 23-time Latin Grammy Award winner and two-time Grammy Award winner on Nov. 13 at the MGM Grand Convention ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England....
19:13, 05/28/2019

A company named STIFF BOY had to recall supplements because they were spiked with Viagra This is one of those rare stories that sounds like it could have come straight from a parody news site but I swear to you it’s real: A company that calls itself STIFF BOY, LLC (yes, it styles its business name in all caps, in case you were wond...
21:26, 05/08/2019

Former Nissan sales and marketing exec Schillaci named Brembo CEO Italian brake system specialist Brembo said former Nissan executive Daniele Schillaci will become its new CEO. His priority will be to double the size of the supplier. ...
23:39, 05/06/2019

Park named after Boston Marathon bombing victim opens BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in Boston to celebrate the opening of a park named in honor of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Gov. Charlie Baker joined Mayor Mary Walsh and members of Martin Richard’s family Satur...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Details of Sanders’ Soviet ‘honeymoon’ exposed, as entourage member recalls shock at Bernie’s America-bashing New details emerged Friday about Sen. Bernie Sanders' infamous honeymoon in the Soviet Union back in the 1980s -- including an anecdote about how his America-bashing abroad prompted one of his traveling companions to walk out of the room. ...
01:39, 05/04/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
18:26, 04/28/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
07:13, 06/15/2019

Female Hockey Players Say They’ll Boycott More than 200 female hockey players say they will not compete professionally in North America next season in an effort to establish a single sustainable league....
22:26, 05/02/2019

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
02:26, 06/14/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
18:26, 05/30/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George named finalists for NBA MVP Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George are finalists for MVP....
05:26, 05/18/2019

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeThe 12 people who died in a mass shooting at a government building in Virginia Beach were named on Saturday, as was the gunman who killed th...
15:52, 06/01/2019

Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee Nicholas Immesberger was killed in drink driving incidentParents says their son was served alcohol at Woods’s restaurantTiger Woods has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former employee at his Florida restaurant, The Woods.The parent...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee dies in car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
06:52, 05/14/2019

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
18:39, 06/03/2019

British conservationist named Gabon forests minister after wood scandal A British former Wildlife Conservation Society officer has been named Gabon's forests minister, after the last one was fired over a scandal in which hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood went missing....
17:13, 06/11/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2020 to stay on track for a human return to the Moon by 2024. The ...
09:39, 05/14/2019

Sacked Soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav Named Samajwadi's Varanasi Candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former Border Security Force (BSF) soldier dismissed over his videos criticizing food for the forces at the frontlines, has been named the Samajwadi Party's candidate in......
12:52, 04/29/2019

Hurricane season begins Saturday; experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins Saturday -- will be pretty close to normal with about a dozen named storms....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Tim Couch Named to 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. –   For the second straight season, former Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch has been named to the ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame ann...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the past to a much more modern look, culminating in the I-Pace electric crossover. Jaguar's No. 2 designer,...
19:13, 06/04/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
20:13, 06/09/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor this week.  As the Sugar Skulls prep for Saturday’s game at the TCC, here’s more from News 4...
08:39, 05/23/2019

Marshall Gei Named to 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Photo by UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior Marshall Gei has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday. Gei is just the fourth player ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Spread Love, It's the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely had to. But on Monday, on one block bordering the Clinton ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Bombardier consortium named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypt's preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro ($3.4 billion) contract to build a monorail link out of Cairo, part a flagship project of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....
17:39, 05/28/2019

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa."...
15:00, 06/12/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
06:13, 05/24/2019

White Florida gang members punish black member with racist slur tattoo - but spell it wrong: police White members of a Florida gang thought they were punishing a black member of their gang when they attempted to forcibly tattoo him with what they thought was a racial slur, police said....
18:13, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a “mafia-style” attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday...
00:26, 05/11/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
22:39, 05/28/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a committee member, said on "Fox News Sunday" that Mueller was tentatively scheduled ...
19:13, 05/05/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
16:52, 05/24/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
23:13, 05/30/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 Internationals....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
15:52, 06/05/2019

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
20:52, 05/30/2019

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
19:13, 05/27/2019

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
19:39, 05/31/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Guildford, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of Lon...
20:00, 05/17/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for female fruit flies temporarily losing interest in other......
07:52, 05/07/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
00:39, 05/02/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women _ and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too        ...
00:39, 05/10/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions  ...
08:39, 05/14/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Friday practice....
14:13, 05/04/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Jessica Estephan, who is from Australia, was also Magic: The Gathering’s first Grand Prix winner. Earlier this year, Kotaku reported on how publisher Wizards of the Coast wanted to m...
19:26, 05/13/2019

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
12:26, 06/05/2019

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

What We Know About the Navy’s UFO Problem UFOS—our U.S. Navy pilots just keep seeing them! There was one instance in 2004, first written about in 2017, which made news briefly and then dropped off everyone’s collective radar, and now a New York Times report says that there was another interc...
22:00, 05/29/2019

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
03:26, 06/03/2019

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
03:13, 05/02/2019

Maya McKinney, second Colorado shooting suspect, identifies as male named Alec The second suspect in the Colorado school shooting was listed in court records as 16-year-old female, but identifies as a male and prefers to be called Alec. McKinney was shackled at the wrists and ankles Wednesday when he appeared in court and respo...
14:13, 05/09/2019

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-old woman gave birth to the baby girl at the......
14:00, 05/03/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee’s fatal December car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Jofra Archer named in England’s Cricket World Cup squad as Willey misses out • Pace bowler has made rapid rise since qualifying for selection• Dawson makes squad as back-up spinner in preference to DenlyJofra Archer’s rapid rise was cemented on Tuesday morning when England’s selectors named the Barbados-born fast bowler in th...
13:39, 05/21/2019

Two Florida teens stranded in the ocean prayed for help. A boat named Amen saved them Two Florida teenagers prayed for a miracle from God while stranded in the ocean for two hours. The crew from a boat named Amen rescued them.        ...
09:39, 05/03/2019

Latest Game of Thrones episode sends curveball to children named Khaleesi WARNING: contains spoilers from season eight, episode five. Sharp change of fortune for dragon queen leaves many wondering about the thousands named after her WARNING: contains spoilers from season eight, episode five.Among those feeling most horrifi...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Horror as boy, 15, named as Tashaun Jones is knifed to death in street in Stoke Newington A teenager was stabbed to death in the latest killing on London's streets as new figures reveal that five young people are knifed in the capital every day....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Petition calling for terminal to be named after Fort Hood's 'hug lady' gains steam More than 82,000 signatures have been collected by late Monday for a petition to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after the "hug lady," whose embrace boosted the spirits of thousands of American soldiers over nearly a decade as they shipped out for ...
12:26, 06/04/2019

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the unit's biggest in recent years if confirmed....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
04:52, 05/30/2019

Massive 800-pound alligator named ‘Mighty Mike’ arrives at Arizona aquarium An 800-pound alligator named “Mighty Mike” has been brought to an Arizona aquarium, making him what some believe is the largest gator outside Florida....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Milo Yiannopoulos named grand marshal of Boston's 'Straight Pride' parade Organizers of Boston's "Straight Pride" parade on Friday named controversial right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who is openly gay, as the grand marshal. ...
04:39, 06/09/2019

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if necessary....
21:13, 05/10/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s opposition-controlled congress. The foreign affairs ministry says National Assembly member Franco Manuel ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and another man was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
19:26, 05/09/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:13, 05/11/2019

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian S...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
08:13, 05/22/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
12:00, 05/27/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
17:13, 05/15/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-servi...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
17:00, 06/10/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation into Russian election interference and attempts by P...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
14:52, 05/23/2019

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
13:00, 06/03/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
11:13, 05/22/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
01:13, 05/25/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
03:26, 05/22/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
19:52, 04/28/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
06:26, 06/01/2019

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a female coworker in Sahuarita SAHUARITA — A man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a female coworker with a handgun in Sahuarita. According to Sahuraita police, the assault took place on Thursday at a restaurant located off of I-19 Frontage Road. Police say 18-year...
00:52, 05/13/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church’s 4th black female bishop CORDOVA, Tenn. (AP) — A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Rev. Phoebe Roaf was official...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
18:26, 06/07/2019

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
11:52, 05/29/2019

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters....
10:52, 05/23/2019

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
11:39, 06/14/2019

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
12:13, 06/12/2019

Female streaker steals the show after boxing match A female streaker did a lap of the boxing ring and arena to celebrate her friend’s fifth professional win in Newcastle. Joe Laws moved to 5-0 at the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle after comfortably outpointing Geiboord Omier. After the win, a fr...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
23:26, 06/06/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
16:13, 05/09/2019

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia. Caputova took the oath of office at a special session of Parliament Saturday, becoming Slovakia̵...
13:26, 06/15/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were. Francis told repo...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the pioneer...
01:52, 06/10/2019

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
00:13, 06/16/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
13:26, 05/07/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
08:52, 05/07/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Alth...
13:26, 05/15/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:13, 05/17/2019

Former baggage handler Surinder Arora named London's latest hotels billionaire A former baggage handler who started his business empire with four derelict houses near Heathrow has been named as London's newest billionaire hotelier....
16:13, 05/10/2019

An orphaned otter named Otto died after guests threw human food into his enclosure The Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium began looking after Otto the otter and his sibling after their parents died in a flood.        ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
03:00, 06/02/2019

A geneticist named Michael California wrote a fascinating blog about Rage 2's depiction of mutan A geneticist named Michael California wrote a fascinating blog about Rage 2's depiction of mutants and genetic deformity. Check it out here....
02:13, 05/16/2019

‘Elated’: Tennessee Team Named Valedictorian, Receives $3 Million In College Scholarships All While Homeless (Courtesy Black Market Strategies) MEMPHIS, Tn. (NBC NEWS) – A Tennessee teenager received more than $3 million in college scholarships and graduated as his high school’s valedictorian all while being homeless. Tupac Moseley at his gradua...
22:39, 05/25/2019

New Death Stranding trailer provides more throat baby, a character named "Die-Hardman," and a release date For years now, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been showing off his team’s new game, Death Stranding, through a slow drip of baffling trailers. In them, we’ve been shown everything from a lovingly digitized baby popping out of Norman Reedus...
22:39, 05/29/2019

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russi...
08:52, 06/04/2019

Adult Swim picks up series about busy women named Debra from producer Amy Poehler According to Deadline, Adult Swim has given a series order to Three Busy Debras, a project produced by Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite production company. This comes almost exactly one year after the network—err, the… programming block that is treated...
06:39, 05/08/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. ...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Avengers: Endgame, Dark Matter, and a Fake Bear Not Named Ron: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s nearly May, and you know what that means: Game of Thrones will be ending, Divination Bot will soon return to haunt your sleep with machine-generated nightmares, and the weather will be much less depressing.Read more......
05:00, 04/29/2019

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....
13:39, 06/12/2019

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanis...
15:00, 05/30/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
09:52, 04/30/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
06:39, 05/07/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
06:39, 05/08/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
12:52, 05/29/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
02:39, 06/15/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
05:13, 06/01/2019

Second AAP Lawmaker Joins BJP, Days After Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, becoming the second lawmaker of the party to switch in less than a week. Earlier, another lawmaker, Anil Bajpai, had......
13:00, 05/06/2019

Aam Aadmi Party Lawmaker Devinder Sehrawat Joins BJP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, the second legislator to quit the party and join the saffron fold in less than a week....
13:00, 05/06/2019

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
00:00, 06/04/2019

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
02:00, 05/30/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
22:39, 05/29/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alc...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:26, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner.        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Satur...
21:39, 05/21/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
19:26, 05/21/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
00:52, 06/08/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
07:52, 05/19/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
06:13, 05/18/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
01:00, 05/18/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
22:13, 05/14/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Rock mayor’s staff. Mayor Frank Scott announced Friday that he had hired former Rep. Charles Blak...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexua...
18:26, 05/18/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
18:26, 05/17/2019

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if the deal does not meet Labour's conditions, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt to pass a Brexit deal....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
19:52, 06/07/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador. The foreign ministry said Friday that Amer...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Siddaramaiah, BJP Fight Over No Dalit Lawmaker From Karnataka In Cabinet Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnataka in the Union cabinet, saying "upliftment" of the community will not......
19:26, 06/05/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after brazen shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983...
22:52, 05/09/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is......
17:13, 06/13/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a "partisan issue."...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
05:39, 05/25/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
11:39, 05/11/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
19:52, 05/24/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker f...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
06:39, 05/28/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria....
19:52, 05/09/2019

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
21:39, 06/05/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
20:13, 05/07/2019

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Lawmakers Call on Trump for a New U.S. Policy in Syria Hundreds of lawmakers led by senior members of the House and Senate foreign policy committees have written to President Trump calling for a new U.S. strategy in Syria to counter Russia and Iran, deter terrorists and safeguard Israel....
05:26, 05/21/2019

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:00, 06/02/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province “could generate an unimaginable human rights and humanitarian catastrophe.”...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
22:39, 06/10/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilitie...
19:52, 04/28/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is "optimistic" an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet this summer....
01:39, 05/01/2019

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)   ...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Female vets to form House caucus for women who serve WASHINGTON (AP) — Female military veterans serving in the House say they’re setting up a caucus that advocates for women service members and veterans. That’s because the population of women who serve or have served is climbing, and they h...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female championship that could ultimately help break Formula One's male monopoly....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
07:00, 06/12/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open book before him. The most well-known scholars of Medieval Europe were males likely to have been in one ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
16:39, 06/15/2019

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

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in the morning. The windows of the temple room are open and the cries of its congregants drift out int...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
14:00, 05/11/2019

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

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, after she walked out of the swearing-in ceremony of a Cabinet minister facing allegations of domestic...
20:26, 05/03/2019

Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged Ma...
21:26, 06/14/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
15:39, 05/15/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. 'This bill is about control,' the state sena...
18:39, 05/15/2019

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film...
18:39, 06/07/2019

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

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress fro...
09:13, 06/13/2019

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
22:52, 06/12/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgrave...
02:52, 05/15/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be lost?At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern, Vienna, is one of the largest urban developments...
01:26, 05/15/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Law...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics....
19:13, 05/01/2019

10 female fantasy writers to read after Game Of Thrones ends With HBO’s eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones coming to a close this weekend, millions of dedicated, dare we say obsessed, viewers of the fantasy juggernaut will soon be left with nothing to do on their Sunday nights. But superfans and comple...
16:39, 05/14/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
05:13, 06/04/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
00:52, 05/22/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the ...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
20:39, 05/10/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dangerous precedent for using biological measures to justify discrimination....
20:39, 05/02/2019

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick wins 1st all-female W Series race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — British driver Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural race of the new all-female W Series at Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday. The 20-year-old Chadwick, who was fastest in both practice sessions, beat out compatriot Alice Powell,...
22:52, 05/04/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Info on UFO sightings not to go public, Navy says The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for pilots and other employees to report “UFOs,” but none of the information will be public, according to a report.  ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
15:52, 05/23/2019

Navy awards $22.7M to BAE for three 57mm MK 110 gun mounts BAE Systems received a $22.7 million contract to build three 57mm MK 110 Mod 0 gun mounts, which are used on U.S. Coast Guard cutters and the Navy's Littoral Combat Ships and can fire up to 220 rounds per minute with a range of nine miles....
00:13, 05/16/2019