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My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke

Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweet...

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke

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Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.” “My AR is ready for you Robert Franci...
2019-09-14 02:32

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke following Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” ...
2019-09-13 16:32

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
2019-09-13 15:32

Texas Rep. Briscoe Cain tweets at Beto O’Rourke, ‘My AR is ready for you’ A Republican lawmaker from Texas told Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke that his own “AR” is ready for him after O’Rourke said he would back a gun-control plan to recall assault-style rifles from Americans. At th...
2019-09-13 08:00

Beto O’Rourke on latest Texas mass shooting: ‘This is f–ked up’ Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke angrily lashed out after the latest mass shooting in Texas this weekend — calling it “f–ked up.” “We don’t know how many have been killed. We don’t know the motivation...
2019-09-02 01:48

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’Rourke’s vow that if elected president, “hell yes” he would confiscate AR-15s and other weapons of war...
2019-09-13 17:32

Trump tells ‘phony’ Beto O’Rourke to ‘be quiet’ in wake of El Paso massacre President Trump said late Tuesday night that “phony” Beto O’Rourke should be quiet and respect the victims of the El Paso Walmart tragedy — in advance of a presidential visit to the site off the tragedy. Trump mocked the former Texa...
2019-08-07 09:48

Democrats voice frustration over blocked gun-control agenda after Texas shootings: 'This is f---ed up,' Beto tweets Democrats voiced frustration over their blocked gun-control agenda after Saturday's shootings in West Texas, with one Democratic presidential candidate tweeting the situation was "f---ed up."...
2019-09-01 11:48

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
2019-05-30 18:32

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
2019-06-02 20:32

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President Donald Trump. Trump’s mouth is shaped like an anus....
2019-07-02 19:48

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
2019-07-13 20:00

Democratic lawmaker tells Walmart to stop 'making up stupid s---' by targeting video games after mass shootings Mark J. Terrill/AP Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California slammed Walmart for its decision to limit advertisements for video games following two shootings at its stores in recent weeks. "You disrespect the victims of mass shootings by making up stup...
2019-08-11 17:00

'Ready and willing' to do a Brexit deal, Britain tells EU Britain is "ready and willing" to do a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels renegotiates the agreement, a senior government source said on Tuesday, denying that a no-deal Brexit was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central plan....
2019-08-06 15:16

Trump says his ‘gut’ tells him Iran is ready to deal on nukes READY TO DEAL: President Trump says he believes Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be ready to negotiate a new agreement to resolve the stalemate over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which Trump rejected as insufficient to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions...
2019-08-27 23:32

Saudi Aramco tells investors it's ready to go public Saudi Aramco's CFO said the company is ready for an initial public offering, but the timing will be up to its owner, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia....
2019-08-12 22:48

Briscoe Cain tweet: Republican politician sparks fierce backlash after telling Beto O'Rourke 'my AR is ready for you' during Democrat debate A Texas state representative has faced fierce backlash after "threatening" a presidential candidate with an assault rifle during the Democrat debate....
2019-09-13 13:32

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
2019-07-19 05:00

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chancellor Angela Merkel....
2019-07-06 07:16

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked......
2019-07-12 11:16

Toddler hit in Texas shooting still wants to 'run around and play,' mother tells governor A 17-month old toddler shot during a deadly gun rampage in West Texas suffered serious injuries to her mouth, lips and tongue, but still wants to "run around and play," the girl's mother told Texas Governor Greg Abbott in a text message on Sunday....
2019-09-02 01:48

Jose Ramirez and Maurice Hooker ready Texas shootout Jose Ramirez and Maurice Hooker meet in super-lightweight unification clash, writes Elliot Worsell The post Jose Ramirez and Maurice Hooker ready Texas shootout appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-23 08:48

Trump tells Saudi leader U.S. ready to help protect Saudi security: SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, following drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday, state news agency SPA reported....
2019-09-14 21:48

Trump tells Saudi leader US ready to help protect Saudi security - SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, following drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday, state news agency SPA reported....
2019-09-15 03:00

Opinion: Clemson-Texas A&M, LSU-Texas games in Week 2 signal start of college football season Week 2 in college football brings two major matchups between Clemson and Texas A&M and then LSU and Texas, making it the real start of the season.       ...
2019-09-07 07:00

Michael Flynn says he is not ready to be sentenced, U.S. says he is ready Lawyers for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn accused the federal government of stalling their efforts to defend him, and said the former top aide to Donald Trump is not ready to be sentenced for lying about his discussions with a R...
2019-08-30 21:00

It's a big weekend for the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry that doesn't exist Measuring-stick games against LSU and Clemson in the same weekend give the opportunity for off-the-field bragging rights, the only battle the bitter rivals can wage....
2019-09-05 23:32

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
2019-06-10 01:16

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s a Descendant of Slaveowners (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are descended from people who owned slaves. In a post Sunday night for the website Medium, the former Te...
2019-07-16 00:16

The Humiliating Downfall of Beto O'Rourke In an alternate universe, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke narrowly defeated Ted Cruz in a shocking upset for the U.S. Senate last year. He is currently in his first year as a senator, and the dozens of Democratic presidential candidates are al...
2019-06-28 00:48

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential race to mourn the victims of the horrific mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso....
2019-08-15 04:16

Beto O’Rourke embraces gun licensing plan he once said could go ‘too far’ Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for gun licensing, banning assault weapons and a mandatory buyback program for certain firearms as the former congressman from Texas unveiled his plan to combat gun violence and white n...
2019-08-17 02:16

Beto O'Rourke on gun control: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15' – video Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke does not shy away from saying he would require citizens to turn in their military-style weapons when asked about gun control during Thursday night's Democratic debate. 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, y...
2019-09-14 05:16

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the world’s most powerful institutions....
2019-05-31 12:16

Beto O'Rourke Tries to Start Some Shit With Meghan McCain Meghan McCain says a lot of dumb shit. A lot, a looooot of dumb shit. There are simply not enough hours in the day to take McCain to task for every dumb thing she says, but that hasn’t stopped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke from taki...
2019-09-06 08:48

Beto O'Rourke says there's 'room for competing views' among Democrats Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke believes there's room for competing views in the Democratic Party after moderates and progressives clashed during Tuesday night's fiery debate in Detroit....
2019-07-31 20:00

Beto O’Rourke Says Running for Senate Would ‘Not Be Good Enough for This Country’ Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the first time since the shooting that left at least 22 dead and dozens of victims injured earlier this mon...
2019-08-16 17:48

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign was toast. “No, of course not,” Castro responded Sunday when CN...
2019-06-30 23:01

Beto O'Rourke's ancestors were slaveholders, records reveal Exclusive: O’Rourke addresses family history for the first time and admits that he and his children are ‘beneficiaries’ of slaveholdingDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke recently delivered an impassioned speech while meeting with the Gul...
2019-07-15 08:32

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward...
2019-06-10 19:16

Beto O'Rourke Confirms 'Hell Yes' He'd Take Your Assault Rifles While speaking about gun violence—an issue he’s made the centerpiece of his campaign since the mass shootings in El Paso—during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, Beto O’Rourke made it abundantly clear that if he is elected president, he’s co...
2019-09-13 04:16

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the de...
2019-06-13 00:00

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and the nature of a grass-roots Democratic campaign in a red state. The HBO documentary functions less succ...
2019-05-27 21:16

Beto O’Rourke’s Bold Statement on Gun Control: ‘Hell Yes’ He Wants to Take Your AR-15 Beto O’Rourke took a strong stand against assault weapons during the third Democratic debate on Thursday night—following a series of mass shootings, including one in his hometown of El Paso, Texas. When asked by ABC moderator David Muir t...
2019-09-13 16:32

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
2019-09-12 21:32

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
2019-06-05 15:32

Beto O’Rourke on Trump and El Paso: 'He is an open, avowed racist' Democratic candidate says president ‘is encouraging racism’O’Rourke: Trump’s rhetoric reminiscent of Third ReichBeto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas representative in the US Houses, was asked by the CNN host Jake Tapp...
2019-08-04 21:32

Beto O'Rourke says 'we can't rely on corporations' on gun violence after Walmart move Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke praised Walmart's decision to step back from ammunition sales on Tuesday but said the move is not enough....
2019-09-03 20:48

Beto O’Rourke campaign blasts Breitbart after ejecting reporter Beto O’Rourke staffers kicked out a Breitbart News reporter from a campaign event in South Carolina this week — and on Wednesday defended their decision, saying the right-wing website walks a fine line between news and hate speech. Joel Pollak wrote ...
2019-08-29 11:48

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
2019-08-22 23:16

Beto O’Rourke Finds His Voice Helping El Paso Grieve Beto O’Rourke sits in an armchair in his El Paso living room, tapping his foot and trying not to talk about himself any more than he needs to. It’s three days after the mass shooting that left at least 22 people dead and 26 injured at a W...
2019-08-12 18:32

Democratic debate 2019: Beto O’Rourke vows, ‘Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15’ He didn’t used an “F-bomb” — but Beto O’Rourke was emphatic about taking away people’s assault rifles during Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,&#...
2019-09-13 04:16

Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Ejected a Breitbart Reporter From an Event (NEW YORK) — Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Wednesday that it ejected a Breitbart News reporter from an event at a South Carolina college because it wanted to ensure that students felt “comfortable and safe.”...
2019-08-29 21:32

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
2019-06-15 01:16

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. In his ...
2019-06-30 23:01

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier of candidates who have struggled to compete with the front runners....
2019-07-16 10:32

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-15 04:32

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
2019-06-09 03:16

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. This comes after a mass shooting in El Paso left at least 20 people dead. O’Rourke, who is from El Pas...
2019-08-06 02:16

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
2019-07-05 17:32

Trump Bashes Beto's 'Phony' Hispanic Nickname Before Visit to El Paso Before heading off to El Paso, Texas, where a white boy trumped up by divisive language from the highest office in the land took the lives of 22 people and injured dozens more, President Racist Thanos found time to send out one more hateful tweet....
2019-08-08 06:32

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
2019-06-18 19:32

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday....
2019-07-16 08:48

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congres...
2019-05-28 08:48

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
2019-07-01 02:00

Beto argues Trump's foreign intel comment is grounds for impeachment Beto O’Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president’s comments earlier in the week that he’d be open to accepting foreign intelligence on his 2020 rivals is ...
2019-06-16 23:16

Democrats try to tempt Trump on guns as Beto beats drum for AR-15 buyback Pelosi and Schumer speak to president on gun controlButtigieg and Paul offer criticism of O’Rourke’s rhetoricNancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Sunday offered Donald Trump a rare and highly symbolic bipartisan win – if he can somehow force Republicans...
2019-09-16 10:32

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredibly long profile of Beto O’Rourke? Well. Let me tell you. There are many better ways to spend this hol...
2019-05-28 02:16

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who us...
2019-05-22 22:48

McCain clashes with Beto over 'extreme' comparison between Nuremberg and Trump rally "View" host Meghan McCain called out former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Tuesday, arguing that he sounded "extreme" when he alluded to Nazis while criticizing one of President Trump's rallies in North Carolina....
2019-07-24 01:32

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money in politics and raise ethical standards for elected officials....
2019-06-05 15:00

Guy Benson on Beto's debate 'mediocrity': 'Amazing what happens when entire media isn't propping you up' Fox News Radio host Guy Benson panned former Rep. Beto O'Rourke's performance at the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle. ...
2019-06-27 22:48

Beto O’Rourke’s New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’ After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O’Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigration and gun control....
2019-08-16 13:16

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
2019-06-10 02:32

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
2019-05-29 21:16

Beto O'Rourke sounds off on Trump's impeachment: We must 'act now or lose our democracy forever' Former Texas congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke urged Congress to proceed with President Trump's impeachment on Wednesday evening, warning that it would be the "end of democracy" if they don't act. ...
2019-05-30 05:00

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White House bid and has lost support from young voters and minorities, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos n...
2019-06-06 19:16

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects...
2019-08-17 21:32

Beto O'Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the cases of convicted terrorist Timothy McVeigh and the El Paso mass shooter who killed 22 Wal-Mart shop...
2019-08-20 01:48

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
2019-07-08 21:16

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adeq...
2019-06-09 21:00

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12 21:16

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12 15:32

Beto O'Rourke says Trump's rhetoric in part to blame for El Paso mass shooting Democratic presidential primary candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Sunday that President Trump’s harsh rhetoric toward immigrants and Latinos was in part to blame for Saturday’s mass shooting inside an El Paso, Texas Walmart that left 20 people dead and...
2019-08-04 18:32

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
2019-07-16 05:16

Beto O’Rourke rips Trump on border crisis during Ellis Island tour Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pilgrimage to Ellis Island Monday and used the opportunity to criticize President Trump over the treatment of migrants at the US border. “Seeing some of the displays and some of the pictures of i...
2019-07-22 23:32

Beto O'Rourke Uses Some Swears to Make an Excellent Point About Mass Shootings and Trump The debate underperformer and El Paso resident Beto O’Rourke returned to his off-the-cuff roots to make his first good point since O’Rourke announced that he’s “just born to be in it” on the cover of Vanity Fair. On Sunday, in response to an asinine ...
2019-08-06 00:16

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
2019-06-15 01:16

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
2019-08-16 23:16

Beto O'Rourke huddles with donors to discuss debate and ways to improve in the next round One donor said that O'Rourke "will be aware of what he needs to do to prepare for the next debate, and fortunately the needed improvements are purely stylistic."...
2019-06-28 01:32

Beto O'Rourke hits Pete Buttigieg with expletive-fueled swipe over gun-control comments Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke defended his position on Sunday to ban assault-style weapons and impose mandatory buybacks of AR-15s and AK-47s amid growing Democratic criticism, while also pushing back at those critics, includin...
2019-09-16 06:48

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
2019-05-21 15:16

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans d...
2019-06-16 03:00

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in women- and minority-owned businesses....
2019-06-16 23:16

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution p...
2019-08-19 02:32

Beto Goes Blue, Warren Wilts and Harris Goes O.G. AG: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 6 Mass shootings hit in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; the stock market crashes; and Toni Morrison passes away. Why is it that every week of the Donald Trump presidency feels like a depressing opening scroll in some post-apocalyptic ’80s movie?...
2019-08-10 12:16

Booker and Beto blast Trump for retweeting conspiracy theory linking Epstein's death to Clintons Two Democratic presidential primary candidates criticized President Trump on Sunday for retweeting a conspiracy theory that the Clintons had a role in the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-08-11 20:48

MSNBC's Brian Williams pushes back after Nicolle Wallace says Beto O'Rourke is victim of negative coverage MSNBC's Brian Williams took exception to co-anchor Nicolle Wallace when she suggested that 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was receiving unjust media coverage. ...
2019-06-28 04:16

‘El Paso Is the Strongest Place in the World.’ Beto O’Rourke Halts Campaign to Rush Home After Walmart Shooting 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has halted his campaign to return to his hometown of El Paso, Texas after a mass shooting at a Walmart there. “We have just learned a short while ago that there has been a shooting in E...
2019-08-04 05:48

Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke slam Trump in wake of El Paso massacre, face backlash for politicizing tragedy Two Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination faced sharp criticism on social media Saturday after linking the massacre in El Paso, Texas, to President Trump's rhetoric....
2019-08-04 13:48

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a rise in hate crimes across the country....
2019-06-21 22:16

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cag...
2019-06-28 04:32

Democrats began sorting the wheat from the chaff. Beto was chaff | Moira Donegan The first debate was won on substance, not theatrics - with surprisingly few references to Trump or BidenThere were passionate diatribes against economic inequality, dire warnings about the climate emergency, and shockingly few references, direct or ...
2019-06-27 20:00

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 ...
2019-06-11 10:32

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
2019-07-14 19:48

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....
2019-05-28 23:16

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....
2019-05-23 09:16

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democr...
2019-06-19 13:48

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....
2019-05-26 08:48

Republican lawmaker blocks U.S. disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-30 23:32

Kashmir: Pro-India lawmaker arrested under controversial law The former leader of the Indian-administered part of Kashmir was arrested on Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to detain people for two years without trial....
2019-09-16 16:00

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — 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. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s commen...
2019-05-22 10:48

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Tod...
2019-08-13 03:32

"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....
2019-06-05 12:48

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.......
2019-05-22 10:16

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
2019-06-18 23:16

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the person who made the statement, a report said, citing a witnesses....
2019-07-24 11:16

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....
2019-05-25 05:48

Smriti Irani Asks Lawmaker To "Please Be Decent". What He Had Said A BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh was asked by Union Minister Smriti Irani to be careful in his choice of words while voicing his concerns regarding a law on sexual crimes against children during a......
2019-07-24 19:48

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged whit...
2019-07-20 12:16

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
2019-07-13 01:00

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-22 17:16

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
2019-07-20 11:48

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack....
2019-05-21 14:32

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sentence in a corruption scandal....
2019-06-11 16:48

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...
2019-05-29 07:48

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
2019-08-22 17:48

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...
2019-06-14 02:48

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
2019-07-14 11:16

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky 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 &#...
2019-05-30 10:48

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 ...
2019-05-23 14:48

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events......
2019-06-23 17:32

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook Live video that she was in the express lane at a Pu...
2019-07-22 10:48

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......
2019-06-10 16:16

Human Organs Available In India Like "Peanuts": YSR Lawmaker A Rajya Sabha member of Parliament on Wednesday raised concerns over the availability of human organs in the market illegally and urged the government to penalize those involved in such rackets with......
2019-07-31 21:00

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested last weekend and charged with misdemeanor dom...
2019-05-22 21:00

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruling BJP in Chandigarh on Thursday....
2019-08-01 20:32

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it....
2019-08-26 02:32

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it till his police station's limits....
2019-06-12 00:32

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday made a shocking claim in the state legislature as he said that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elections....
2019-08-01 23:48

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...
2019-06-15 03:16

Sri Lankan lawmaker moves to abolish death penalty A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a bill to abolish the death penalty has been submitted to Parliament, while the president has sanctioned the hanging of four drug convicts...
2019-08-02 09:16

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......
2019-05-28 04:48

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
2019-06-19 18:32

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
2019-07-02 13:16

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
2019-06-18 19:00

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....
2019-06-01 13:32

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
2019-06-18 23:48

Next week is last chance for UK parliament to have a say on Brexit: lawmaker Gauke Next week will be the British parliament's last chance to ensure it has some control over the Brexit process before a possible no-deal exit, Conservative lawmaker David Gauke said....
2019-08-29 15:16

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights......
2019-08-13 13:48

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
2019-07-11 18:48

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...
2019-06-15 19:48

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release......
2019-07-04 15:32

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
2019-07-23 01:48

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...
2019-06-04 23:32

"Will Resign From AAP Soon, But Stay On As Lawmaker," Declares Alka Lamba Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Alka Lamba today said that she was on the verge of resigning from the primary membership of the party over differences that have cropped up with her......
2019-08-04 15:32

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......
2019-05-21 17:16

Tried Alerting Yogi Adityanath About Sonbhadra Situation: Lawmaker A ruling alliance MLA claimed on Wednesday that he wrote to Yogi Adityanath about the in Sonbhadra where 10 tribals were gunned down a week ago, but his letter was not shown to the Uttar Pradesh chief......
2019-07-25 05:32

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
2019-07-02 03:16

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"......
2019-05-28 05:16

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....
2019-05-25 05:48

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker Seven-time BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Lok Sabha......
2019-06-11 12:32

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
2019-06-18 11:00

Long Island lawmaker wants to crack down on drunk boating A Long Island state lawmaker is targeting drunk boating by making it a felony offense to drive while intoxicated with kids on board. Another proposal also would revoke an offender’s license to drive a car for boating while intoxicated convictio...
2019-08-06 16:16

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......
2019-05-22 10:32

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation 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....
2019-05-23 23:32

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — 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. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoul...
2019-06-07 18:16

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker is questioning Democratic Gov. Tony Evers order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time. State Rep. Scott Allen in a tweet Friday asked, “I...
2019-06-07 18:16

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....
2019-06-07 18:48

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under......
2019-08-06 16:16

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
2019-07-19 11:48

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......
2019-06-07 22:16

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
2019-07-09 20:16

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
2019-07-06 18:32

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
2019-07-17 16:00

If Congress Were 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......
2019-05-30 08:48

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......
2019-05-30 08:48

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......
2019-05-29 09:32

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
2019-07-13 01:00

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a married father of three, was arrested late Saturday on...
2019-05-22 16:00

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
2019-07-06 14:00

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...
2019-05-30 13:00

Pennsylvania lawmaker charged with possession of child pornography GOP state Sen. Mike Folmer of Pennsylvania was arrested Tuesday after images of child porn were found on his phone, the state’s attorney general said.        ...
2019-09-18 07:00

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....
2019-05-23 01:32

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chinese government....
2019-08-07 08:16

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023....
2019-07-09 17:16

'Truly heartbreaking': Beto O'Rourke, others speak out on Walmart shooting in El Paso Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott respond to the El Paso shooting incident at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart.        ...
2019-08-04 03:16

Donald Trump blasts Beto O'Rourke for using a 'phoney name' after being told to stay away from El Paso after mass shooting Donald Trump today launched an extraordinary attack on Beto O'Rourke after the Democrat White House hopeful claimed the president would not be welcome in El Paso — where a suspected white supremacist gunned down 22 people at the weekend....
2019-08-08 13:00

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
2019-07-06 14:00

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
2019-07-17 12:32

US Lawmaker Apologises For Donald Trump's "Embarrassing" Claim On Kashmir An influential Democratic Congressman on Tuesday apologised to India's US envoy for President Donald Trump's "embarrassing" remarks on Kashmir, while several others came out in support of New Delhi's......
2019-07-23 07:48

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here......
2019-07-17 12:32

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-17 19:00

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings problem plaguing the station. Democratic state Rep. Jaime Andrade fell victim to the very problem he ha...
2019-09-17 06:00

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia’s Parliament and for a senior government minister have appeared in a court to fight challenges to their elections over misleading Chinese-language campaign signs...
2019-09-18 08:00

Rep. John Shimkus becomes latest Republican lawmaker to retire from Congress Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill. announced Friday he will not run for re-election to Congress in 2020, becoming the 14th Republican this cycle to retire, resign or seek another office....
2019-08-31 06:32

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker In Jail "To Thank Him" BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
2019-06-05 15:16

Mueller corrects exchange with lawmaker about decision not to indict Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday he wanted to correct an exchange with Democratic lawmaker Ted Lieu in which he agreed with Lieu's description of the decision not to indict Trump, saying: "We did not reach a determination ...
2019-07-24 21:00

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets?" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
2019-06-18 13:48

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
2019-05-30 23:00

Lawmaker rips MLB for refusing to let Mets wear 9/11 tribute hats A Brooklyn lawmaker is accusing Major League Baseball of disrespecting 9/11 first responders by refusing to allow the Mets to wear caps honoring the heroes on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks. City Councilman Justin Brannan fired off a scathi...
2019-09-16 16:00

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the European Union....
2019-09-05 17:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
2019-06-19 02:32

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
2019-07-08 20:48

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Wednesday claimed that the clip was edited and......
2019-07-11 06:48

Pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong: Apologize to me or take 'path of not being alive' A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his parents....
2019-07-24 08:00

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisin...
2019-05-21 14:38

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
2019-07-10 19:48

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
2019-06-10 16:16

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 18 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 18 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
2019-05-24 17:48

Lawmaker Lee Zeldin pushes back on Omar's 'bigotry' charge: 'We have to be better than this' Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., suggested his new congressional black-Jewish caucus could rise above the type of "personal attack" lodged by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday when she accused him of "bigotry."...
2019-06-06 23:32

A Kenyan Lawmaker Was Kicked out of Parliament for Bringing Her Baby to Work (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Some Kenyan lawmakers are protesting a decision by the temporary speaker of parliament’s lower house to eject their colleague who was holding her young child during a session of the legislature. Zuleikha Hassan was ejec...
2019-08-08 13:48

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. (credit: Getty / Irfan Khan) The Sacramento ...
2019-08-23 09:00

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall la...
2019-06-06 08:16

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigrants are needed to mow “our beautiful lawns” and perform menial jobs rejected by tech-focused teenager...
2019-08-22 21:48

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new report places Cameroon's at the top of the list of neglected crises....
2019-06-05 22:16

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
2019-06-12 00:16

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
2019-08-04 19:48

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary cha...
2019-07-12 03:48

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
2019-06-28 08:48

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been......
2019-05-24 06:16

Lawmaker Kicked Out of Kenyan Parliament for Taking Baby to Work Zuleikha Hassan said she took her 5-month-old to the National Assembly because an emergency had left her without child care. She was escorted from the chamber....
2019-08-07 19:16

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
2019-07-19 08:16

"Now Marry Fair Kashmiri Women": BJP Lawmaker's Article 370 Shocker A BJP lawmaker explaining the merits of the centre's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 offered this appalling point - that party workers could now marry fair women from......
2019-08-07 12:16

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
2019-06-20 22:48

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappling with the crisis of severe water shortage and......
2019-06-24 01:32

China denounces Australian lawmaker's World War Two Germany remark China said on Thursday it "strongly deplores" comments by the head of Australia's parliamentary intelligence committee, who likened the West's attitude to China to the inadequate French response to the World War Two advances of Nazi Germany....
2019-08-08 10:32

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
2019-05-22 15:48

Australian lawmaker likens China threat to Nazi Germany China has said it "strongly deplores" remarks by a prominent Australian lawmaker that compared Beijing to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin....
2019-08-08 10:32

In Lok Sabha, Manish Tewari Versus BJP Lawmaker On Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru was again cited in the debate on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha today, with a BJP member accusing him of dividing the state and being responsible for......
2019-08-06 15:16

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker under fire over past links The first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia’s Parliament has come under attack over her links to the Chinese foreign influence network...
2019-09-11 11:16

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip ...
2019-05-22 01:00

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
2019-06-30 13:48

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last ...
2019-06-06 04:16

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
2019-07-11 18:48

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia had denied him a visa request....
2019-08-27 21:32

Insurgent Linked To Ambush That Killed Arunachal Lawmaker, Son Arrested A leader of the insurgent group NSCN(IM) who was suspected to be involved in the killing of a lawmaker from Arunachal Pradesh was arrested at a remote village in Assam, near the border with Nagaland....
2019-07-16 09:48

Georgia lawmaker Erica Thomas claims man verbally assaulted her Rep. Erica Thomas, who has represented parts of Georgia since 2015, described the incident on Friday in which she said she "feared for her life."        ...
2019-07-22 00:16

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
2019-06-05 06:32

"Brother Kuldeep Going Through Hard Times...": BJP Lawmaker On Rape Accused A BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh has come out in support of his expelled colleague and rape accused Kuldeep Sengar, who is in jail for over a year for allegedly raping a teenage girl two years ago....
2019-08-03 05:48

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top lawmaker demands a September hearing....
2019-09-06 14:32

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
2019-06-14 02:16

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on hol...
2019-08-16 15:16

Georgia man denies telling black female lawmaker to 'go back where you came from' A man confronted a black Georgia state lawmaker in front of reporters Saturday and denied her accusation that he told her to "go back where you came from" during an argument in a supermarket checkout lane a day earlier -- and the lawmaker this weeken...
2019-07-21 17:32

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
2019-07-11 22:16

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
2019-08-01 04:16

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
2019-06-28 01:16

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s de...
2019-06-15 09:32

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
2019-06-17 20:00

UK parliament faces last chance to block a no-deal on Tuesday: Conservative lawmaker British lawmakers on Tuesday face their last opportunity to prevent a no-deal Brexit at the end of October, a Conservative lawmaker leading an emergency debate on Brexit said....
2019-09-03 20:48

'No place yet' at school for migrant children lacking German skills, says CDU lawmaker A lawmaker from Angela Merkel's conservative party is under fire for saying migrant children who lack sufficient German language skills shouldn't enter primary school. Critics say he is pandering to right-wing populists....
2019-08-07 08:16

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of h...
2019-07-24 04:48

Mayawati's Party Refutes Rajasthan Lawmaker's "Ticket-For-Money" Charge The BSP on Friday strongly refuted the charge levelled by Rajasthan party MLA Rajendra Guda claiming that the party offers election ticket to candidates depending on the money given to the party....
2019-08-03 05:48

J&K India's Internal Issue, Imran Khan's Rhetoric Ridiculous: US Lawmaker Asserting that Kashmir is an internal issue for India, Indian-American lawmaker Ro Khanna who recently joined the Pakistani Congressional Caucus has said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan needs......
2019-08-29 07:16

BJP Lawmaker Alerts Cops About Letter With Bomb Threat Against Amit Shah BJP lawmaker from Ganjbasoda in Madhya Pradesh, Leena Jain, Monday approached police, stating she has received a hand-written unsigned letter in which a person threatened to blow up Union Home......
2019-07-01 19:32

Top lawmaker signals support to classify all illicit fentanyl copycats like heroin A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the dru...
2019-06-05 02:16

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
2019-06-03 21:32

Amit Shah Seeks Report After BJP Lawmaker Hits Official With Cricket Bat BJP chief Amit Shah has sought a report from the Madhya Pradesh BJP on the assault on a municipal officialin Indore by the son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, an incident that was shared......
2019-06-28 08:48

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
2019-06-12 03:00

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
2019-06-21 14:32

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......
2019-06-02 23:48

‘Deport Hate.’ Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia angered by the president’s race-related rhetori...
2019-07-31 20:00

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator The comments by Junius Ho, widely perceived as threatening toward a pro-democracy legislator, were an escalation of sharp words amid a violent period in Hong Kong....
2019-07-24 11:48

Brazil pension reform vote could begin Tuesday, end Wednesday: lawmaker Brazil's lower house could start voting on a sweeping pension reform bill on Tuesday, with the vote possibly wrapped up by late-Wednesday, the lower house leader of the New Party, a key government ally, said on Monday, after speaking with the chamber...
2019-08-05 19:48

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
2019-08-16 18:48

‘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....
2019-06-06 07:32

New Zealand Parliament speaker holds, feeds lawmaker’s baby at debate New Zealand’s Parliament speaker cradled and bottle-fed another lawmaker’s infant son as he presided over a debate this week — warming hearts in the room and on social media when the snap went viral. Trevor Mallard held Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey, ...
2019-08-22 18:48

New Zealand House Speaker Feeds Lawmaker’s Baby During Parliament Debate One of New Zealand’s top lawmakers is getting international acclaim after he was filmed cradling a fellow lawmaker’s new baby during a debate in Parliament. Trevor Mallard, the speaker of New Zealand’s House of Representatives, smil...
2019-08-22 18:16

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
2019-06-19 01:32

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with lawmakers, congressional and Republican sources tell CNN....
2019-08-20 23:48

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
2019-05-31 00:48

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....
2019-06-15 00:00

British lawmaker suspended after grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
2019-06-21 14:48

Polygamy debate returns to Utah capital, as lawmaker looks to reduce penalties Utah has enacted tough penalties for polygamy in recent years, in a bid to move past the state's complicated history with the practice. But a state senator now wants to reverse the crackdown and make polygamy a low-level offense on par with a traffic...
2019-09-08 23:48

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
2019-05-28 05:16

Ukraine president holds contest for new 'highly moral' lawmaker candidates Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team on Monday invited applications from members of the public to fight a snap election in July for his new Servant of the People party, betting they can wrench power from a discredited political class....
2019-05-27 16:16

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmaker said on Monday....
2019-05-27 12:32

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
2019-07-17 18:00

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
2019-05-24 00:32

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a bird relieved itself onto his head....
2019-09-17 05:00

Pro-army party in Thailand to cement deal to keep junta leader as PM: lawmaker A pro-army in Thailand will cement a deal on Monday to gain enough parliamentary seats to keep the current military junta leader in power as an elected prime minister, a lawmaker and executive board member of the party told Reuters....
2019-05-26 17:32

Ex-Pakistan lawmaker from PM Imran Khan's party seeks asylum in India Baldev Kumar, a former legislator from Pakistani PM Imran Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf party, tells DW that Pakistan is an "unsafe country" and that the government mistreats minorities there....
2019-09-11 18:32

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
2019-09-05 22:00

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
2019-07-19 16:00

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
2019-07-20 18:48

Lawmaker demands answers from VA after veteran reportedly found covered in ant bites Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found last week covered in ants and ant bites before he died at a Georgia VA nursing home....
2019-09-13 18:32

British Lawmaker Tanmanjeet Dhesi Blasts PM Johnson For "Racist" Remarks Prime Minister Boris Johnson's first formal question and answer session before parliament on Wednesday was punctuated by an impassioned demand from a Sikh lawmaker that Johnson apologize for "racist"......
2019-09-05 12:48

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
2019-07-19 17:00

As Brexit Battle Continues, Jo Johnson (Boris’s Brother) Quits as a Lawmaker The prime minister was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is with the opposition....
2019-09-05 13:16

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
2019-05-29 06:00

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
2019-07-16 03:16

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday....
2019-07-19 10:16

West Virginia lawmaker calls out Trump for ‘using Lord’s name in vain’ during rally A West Virginia lawmaker is upset with "distasteful comments" President Trump made during his North Carolina rally. But it had nothing to do with the "send her back" crowd chants directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
2019-07-19 21:32

Former World War 2 Navajo Code Talker And Lawmaker John Pinto Dies At 94 John Pinto, a Navajo code talker during World War II who went on to a long career as a Democratic state lawmaker in New Mexico, has died at age 94, his party announced....
2019-05-27 22:00

Florida lawmaker urges probe into Epstein’s sex-fueled ‘work release’ A Florida lawmaker urged Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday to open a probe into how billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was able to spend much of his 2008 jail sentence in the state on “work release’’ — while allegedly still having sex with young women....
2019-07-23 23:16

Senior U.S. lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of h...
2019-07-23 22:01

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern city of Benghazi overnight....
2019-07-19 00:32

NYPD shrugs as aggressive ticket sellers accost state lawmaker A New York state Assemblywoman was accosted and called a “bitch” and a “whore” by a pack of unruly “Statue of Liberty ferry” ticket salesmen — but police who witnessed the harassment ignored her pleas for help, claiming the mayor told them not to int...
2019-07-09 23:32

"I'll Rise": US Lawmaker's Reply To "Send Her Back" Chants At Trump Rally Despite a volley of attacks from the White House, death threats and a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump chanting that she return to Somalia, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has......
2019-07-20 03:48

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Dept. limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of h...
2019-07-24 00:32

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
2019-06-18 07:32

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and doing it in two sports....
2019-09-11 10:48

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
2019-07-13 13:48

Former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith found shot dead in her home Former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith was found shot dead in her home, and authorities are treating her death as a homicide, according to reports. The 57-year-old Republican former senator was found late Tuesday, up to two days after her ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering training to young men in “biblical warfare” that ...
2019-08-14 15:48

Washington state lawmaker linked to group allegedly preparing for 'biblical warfare' Newly leaked emails reportedly link an Eastern Washington state lawmaker with a group that allegedly trained young men for biblical warfare, according to several reports....
2019-08-16 17:16

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with i...
2019-05-30 00:16

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 Schumer said Thursday....
2019-06-14 21:00

Trump's Iran intel wasn't exaggerated, Dems 'dead wrong' if they think so: top GOP lawmaker Democrats are "dead wrong" if they believe the White House overemphasized intelligence regarding potential threats from Iran, according to a top Republican senator....
2019-05-23 00:48

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
2019-07-04 17:48

A Trump supporter was arrested after smacking a reporter’s phone. ‘MAGA,’ a GOP lawmaker responded. State Rep. Anthony Sabatini said he comments “MAGA” on all of the Sentinel’s coverage and wanted to push back on what he considered the news outlet’s “ridiculous” coverage of the rally....
2019-06-20 08:16

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in t...
2019-07-04 19:16

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
2019-07-05 13:48

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
2019-06-27 19:48

Ohio Lawmaker Blames Mass Shootings on Weed, Trans People, Fatherlessness, and That’s Not All In the stretchiest stretching of all logic that can be remotely elongated, this might be the biggest stretch of all time by a Republican attempting to blame a mass shooting on anything but bigotry, white supremacy, mental illness or “video games.”...
2019-08-06 03:32

State lawmaker, conservative group call for ethics probe of Ilhan Omar A Minnesota congressman has asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate fellow state Rep. Ilhan Omar for a slew of alleged offenses, including immigration fraud — which she committed by illegally marrying her brother, the legislator says. R...
2019-07-24 06:48

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last year, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the semi-official Fars news agency on Monday....
2019-06-18 03:48

Indian Origin Swiss Lawmaker Visits "Home Town" In Kerala's Thalassery It was a trip down memory lane for 49-year-old Niklaus Samuel Gugger, an Indian origin member of the Swiss Parliament, who was in the port town of Thalassery, where he spent his early years....
2019-07-31 21:00

Balasore Lawmaker Pratap Chandra Sarangi Takes Oath As Minister Of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi, the newly elected BJP parliamentarian from Odisha, took oath as the Minister of State at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
2019-05-30 22:48

GOP lawmaker launches mock survey trolling Cuomo’s license plate proposal ALBANY– An upstate GOP lawmaker launched a mock survey this week mimicking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate design proposal. Assemblyman Chris Tague (R-Schoharie) is calling on New Yorkers to “choose the license plate that they believe mos...
2019-08-27 20:00

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 17:48

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black tie event....
2019-06-21 15:32

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
2019-06-15 03:48

GOP lawmaker blocked restrictions on lenders near military bases while wife worked for bank lobby A powerful, long-serving Republican congressman blocked a federal crackdown on predatory lenders targeting military members while his wife was working for a firm that lobbied for one of the nation’s top lender trade associations, according to financi...
2019-07-31 20:00

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
2019-06-21 19:16

British lawmaker called 'selfish, degenerate prick' on his own Twitter account by quitting staffer A member of the U.K. Parliament suffered a major embarrassment Tuesday when his communications staffer quit in a very public and very dramatic way: On the lawmaker's own Twitter account....
2019-07-24 06:32

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker in Hong Kong Urges Restraint on Extradition Bill, Signaling Discord A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
2019-06-14 20:32

Ohio lawmaker Candice Keller refuses to resign over ‘shocking’ Dayton shooting rant An Ohio lawmaker who said gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” were among the reasons that led to the Dayton shooting massacre will not resign, despite urging from the state’s Republican Party leader. State Rep. Candice Keller, of Middletown, cite...
2019-08-06 20:48

A Georgia state lawmaker said a man told her to 'go back to where you came from' in a checkout line fight, but the story is becoming murky Facebook, YouTube A Georgia state lawmaker has been embroiled in a public battle with a man she said confronted her in an abusive verbal attack in a grocery store checkout line. He denies her claim that he made a racist comment. Georgia Rep. Erica T...
2019-07-22 03:48

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
2019-05-24 08:48

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
2019-06-07 00:48

Kenyan governor revealed a lawmaker's affair at his funeral. Now he's set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
2019-08-20 05:16

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. In a leadership c...
2019-06-10 19:48

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
2019-05-24 18:16

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
2019-06-16 03:00

Arizona lawmaker hit for claiming state hasn’t had a ‘major mass shooting,’ neglecting Giffords massacre Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers has been forced to walk back a statement he made about potential gun control legislation in the state after he incorrectly said that Arizona "has been fortunate not to experience a major mass shooting."...
2019-08-07 19:48

Ohio lawmaker Candice Keller blames gay marriage, ‘drag queen advocates’ for Dayton shooting A lawmaker in Ohio blamed the breakdown of the “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” for the Dayton massacre in a since-deleted Facebook rant. State Rep. Candice Keller — a Republican from Midd...
2019-08-05 16:48

Dem lawmaker at center of supermarket race controversy suggested Parkland school shooter was victim of 'the system' The Georgia state lawmaker who claimed last week that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" last year sounded a note of sympathy for high school mass shooter Nikolas Cruz....
2019-07-23 09:00

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text White Mississippi Sheriff Jim Johnson made a racist remark in a text message, a public records request by a local newspaper reveals.        ...
2019-08-15 02:48

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
2019-07-18 12:00

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown of “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” among other things....
2019-08-06 07:48

BJP Lawmaker Hans Raj Hans' Poetic Performance Wins Opposition Applause Helping one side score a few points over another, poetry and couplets have long been a tradition in parliamentary discussions. On Wednesday, a recitation by a lawmaker from the ruling party, however,......
2019-07-03 14:16

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
2019-07-16 14:48

Georgia lawmaker who said man told her to 'go back where you came from' walks back part of claim A Georgia state lawmaker has walked back a significant part of her viral claim that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" during a testy argument in a supermarket checkout lane, after the man denied the encounter unfolded the way she ...
2019-07-22 16:32

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: "We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans," a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

5G isn’t ready for me Over the spring and summer, the first 5G networks lit up over the US, with all the major carriers offering a 5G service of some kind. However, there are still only a few compatible phones to go around, the best of which is probably Samsung's Gal...
2019-08-26 21:32

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 20:01

OnePlus tells us why its camera is not where it wants to be OnePlus phones are known for their performance, speed, and fast charging — but not the picture quality of its cameras. That’s why the company decided to go all out and rectify this by putting three cameras on the back of its latest flagship: the OneP...
2019-08-02 19:00

AMD tells all about its $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU After unveiling its first 7-nanometer "Navi" GPUs a few weeks ago at Computex, the Radeon RX 5000 series, AMD finally gave us more details at E3. Its first cards from the new "RDNA" family will be the $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT, which will take on NVIDIA...
2019-06-11 06:48

Quake II RTX is out now, and it’s ready to eat your GPU Quake II RTX Remastered is out now from Nvidia. You can get it for free with the first three levels or play the whole game if you already own Quake II.Read More...
2019-06-07 03:00

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
2019-08-27 04:48

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donald Trump said he was open to meeting....
2019-08-28 11:32

I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs John Suffolk says Chinese requirement to cooperate with spy agencies does not applyHuawei is not obliged to compromise its products in order to comply with China’s intelligence law, a senior executive at the company has told MPs at a UK parliamentary...
2019-06-10 21:48

Sorry, but we don't need you, USA Basketball tells Carmelo Anthony USA Basketball rebuffed Melo’s interest in playing for countryAnthony remains free agent after tumultuous 16th NBA seasonThree-time Olympic gold medalist Carmelo Anthony expressed interest in playing for the under-strength United States team at next ...
2019-08-08 20:16

Flo Rider vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks What can you learn about the coming stock market trends by tracking popular music styles? A lot! Watch the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast examine pop music hits over time and show you the implications for investors....
2019-09-07 03:32

U.S. tells Europe: Choose between us and Iran The U.S. special represenative for Iran defined the choice as European officials met in Vienna to discuss the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal before Tehran breaches it....
2019-06-28 15:48

Trump Tells Teens Constitution Gives Him "Right To Do Whatever I Want" US President Donald Trump believes the Constitution gives him a wide breadth of power. That's the message he delivered - not for the first time - on Tuesday while addressing a crowd of teenagers and......
2019-07-24 11:16

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in ent...
2019-08-14 09:00

Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico' Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fans at the Bernabeu....
2019-06-14 11:48

Greenland tells Trump: 'We're not for sale' The government of Greenland says its territory is not for sale following reports that US President Donald Trump was looking into purchasing the massive, ice-covered island....
2019-08-16 17:16

NYPD tells the Big Apple it’s too hot for crime It’s too hot for crime — at least, that’s what the NYPD is hoping for. “Sunday has been canceled. Stay indoors, nothing to see here. Really, we got this,” the department tweeted out Sunday. The NYPD seems to have taken a cue f...
2019-07-22 00:48

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their 'job' to get Brexit 'done' Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their "job" to get Brexit "done", as the prime minister said was "marginally more optimistic" of striking a new deal with the EU....
2019-08-26 20:00

Sorry and thank you a contrite Medvedev tells New York Russia's Daniil Medvedev put the bad blood between him and the U.S. Open crowd behind him on Tuesday, apologising to fans and thanking them after having encouraged them to boo him earlier in the tournament following his erratic on-court behaviour....
2019-09-04 01:00

How a Fractured Stock Market Tells You What's Next A fractured market is an unhealthy market. This group of market leaders turned down well before the main indexes' ongoing jump in volatility. Review this chart and commentary......
2019-08-06 22:48

Flo Rida vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks What can you learn about the coming stock market trends by tracking popular music styles? A lot! Watch the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast examine pop music hits over time and show you the implications for investors....
2019-09-10 21:16

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
2019-05-28 11:01

Kaspersky: Why we're ready to go to the next level It’s fair to say that the past year or so has been somewhat tricky for Kaspersky.The cybersecurity giant has endured huge amounts of scrutiny following continued US accusations that the Russian government was using its products for state-sanct...
2019-06-04 16:48

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati Andy Murray has sharpened his game on the practice courts with some of the best players in the world but the Scot says now is the time to really test himself with a return to singles action at the Cincinnati Masters....
2019-08-12 15:32

How to Know When Your Kid Is Ready to Stay Home Alone Staying home alone without your parents is a major childhood rite of passage; but during an age in which parents are afraid to even leave their kids in the car for a minute while they grab something from the store, figuring out when they’re ready can...
2019-06-28 11:16

How to Get Your MacBook Ready to Sell I’m getting rid of my MacBook. It’s nothing personal; I have to swap out my G/O Media-owned device for another, slightly slower MacBook. It’s an annoying process, but it doesn’t take a lot of time. In fact, it probably took me more time to come up wi...
2019-06-11 02:00

5 things you should do to get ready for Prime Day We've got the skinny on the top things to do before Amazon Prime Day on July 15. If you want to get the best deals, don't go into this massive sale unprepared.       ...
2019-07-02 00:48

Is Tiger ready for the U.S. Open? Done with competition for now, Woods will work on his game before heading to Pebble Beach. We go through the checklist to evaluate the state of his game....
2019-06-03 21:32

The world isn’t ready for deepfakes. Here’s what we need to do. How well do you think you could discern between a genuine video of a politician or celebrity, and one that was generated to mimic their likeness, down to their body language quirks and accent? Thanks to illusory superiority, you probably think you...
2019-06-28 19:16

Congress is ready to try again on AV legislation House and Senate leaders are seeking input from a broad swath of stakeholders to help formulate a self-driving vehicle bill that addresses everything from access for people with disabilities to cybersecurity concerns....
2019-08-10 07:48

The Splinternet is here and your company needs to be ready We are entering a new era, a battleground of sorts between nations, that some government and industry watchers have termed the “Splinternet.” The Splinternet is, essentially, the splitting up of the internet into country-specific and region-specific ...
2019-06-10 12:00

The VR Revolution Is Alive and Well, It's Just Not Ready For You When HTC and Oculus launched their first-gen virtual reality headsets back in the spring of 2016, it felt like the beginning of a revolution. These headsets were immersive and sophisticated, unlike anything the public had seen before, and a leap forw...
2019-07-21 09:00

Zuckerberg isn’t ready for deepfakes Faced with a potential crisis, the magnitude of which the world has never seen, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants us all to slow down. Crises, however, wait for no one. And Facebook’s latest problem, that of altered or faked video, brings with it th...
2019-06-28 03:48

Ready, set, sizzle and storms? TUCSON – Get ready for some very hot temperatures across southern Arizona over the next few days. A strong ridge of high pressure will build into the area and will escalate temperatures to 105+ for Tucson and the western Deserts. Please have a ...
2019-07-10 08:00

Jake Marisnick Is Ready For This To Be Over The Astros played the Angels in Los Angeles last night, marking the first time Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick had to face Angels fans since knocking out Jonathan Lucroy with a brutal home-plate collision. He did not receive a warm reception....
2019-07-17 19:16

Pot Stocks: Ready to Grow Up? Companies capitalizing on the cannabis boom are beginning to generate profits and expand rapidly through M&As. They are also starting to get accepted by state and national governments, global corporations, celebrities -- and institutional and mainstr...
2019-05-21 16:00

May tells Putin to end all 'hostile' activity that threatens UK Russia's "irresponsible and destabilising activity" must stop before normal diplomatic relations can resume, Theresa May has told Vladimir Putin in a frosty face-to-face encounter....
2019-06-28 20:32

NBA tells teams that coaches’ challenges are coming The NBA told teams on Friday that coaches may challenge one call per game next season, provided the measure gets expected approval from the board of governors. According to the memo, coaches will be allowed to challenge a called foul, an out-of-bound...
2019-06-28 18:16

Dying man tells cops ‘F–k you’ when asked to ID his shooter “F–k you, son.” Those were a dying man’s defiant last words to cops when they asked who had shot him on Wednesday night. Arsenio Gravesande, 28 — an acquaintance of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle — was blasted in the left hip foll...
2019-08-22 00:32

Iran's actions are an 'illegal interference' - UK tells UN Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz "constitutes illegal interference", the UK has said in a letter to the United Nations Security Council....
2019-07-21 08:16

Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They’re ‘Among Very Greatest Americans’ (COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion that changed the fortunes of World War II, saying they “are among the very ...
2019-06-06 14:16

Kit Harrington tells ‘Game of Thrones’ haters that they ‘can go f–k themselves’ After eight years, eight seasons, and an endless amount of bloodshed, plotting, and backstabbing, Game of Thrones finally came to an end last night. As was to be expected given some of the fan reactions from the previous few episodes of season 8, the...
2019-05-21 18:01

Biden tells voters 'don't vote for me' if they're concerned about his age Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to dismiss voters concerned about his age, telling them not to vote for him in the 2020 Democratic primary race....
2019-08-25 06:32

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to its “Why am I seeing this ad?” and Ad Preferences tools with an aim to bring users greater transpare...
2019-07-12 13:48

US Tells India It Is Considering Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters,......
2019-06-20 06:00