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| Zambia's president pushes contested constitutional reforms

Zambian President Edgar Lungu says his government would go ahead with proposed constitutional amendments despite flak from opposition leaders and civil society groups....

| Zambia's president pushes contested constitutional reforms

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Lankan President Seeks Scrapping Of Reforms That Limited His Power Sri Lanka's President Sunday called for sweeping reforms to the country's constitution that he introduced in 2015 to be rolled back, saying they are responsible for political instability....
2019-06-23 16:00

Peruvian president threatens to dissolve Congress unless anti-graft reforms passed Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday threatened to dissolve Congress unless his anti-graft proposals are passed, raising the stakes in a power struggle with the opposition that could usher in a new period of political turmoil in one of Lat...
2019-05-30 04:32

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech from the White House after mass shootings in El P...
2019-08-06 05:16

As rivals dig in, Moldova president pushes back against snap election Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Tuesday scrapped a decree for a snap parliamentary election that was hastily issued by his rivals over the weekend, as two opposing factions tussled for control of the tiny east European country....
2019-06-11 17:16

Michael Moore pushes Michelle Obama to run for president: She would 'crush' Trump Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore made the case Wednesday night that former First Lady Michelle Obama is the only person who would "crush" President Trump in a general election. ...
2019-08-02 00:16

Firebrand Philippine president pushes the US to send the entire 7th Fleet into the South China Sea US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica O. Blackwell Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte dared the US on Monday to send the entire US 7th Fleet into the South China Sea to confront China if it really wants to drive Chinese ...
2019-07-09 23:00

Breaking down trends in hotly contested NL Central Who’s going to win the logjammed National League Central? Handicappers and bettors will get a chance to ponder that mystery Sunday when the Milwaukee Brewers close out a series at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs (TBS, 2:20 p.m.). Those two and...
2019-08-04 23:16

Katz, Cabán campaigns at odds over 114 contested ballots The campaign teams of Melinda Katz and Tiffany Cabán will have to set aside their differences over 114 contested ballots in the too-close-to-call Queens DA Democratic primary while the recount gets underway. The teams met in Queens court Tuesday to a...
2019-07-10 05:32

Ted Cruz warns Texas will be 'hotly contested' in 2020 Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding the alarm on Texas. During a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on Thursday, Cruz warned that Texas will be “hotly contested” in 2020. He said that while he had confidence his colleague Republican Sen. John Cornyn and Pre...
2019-09-12 21:00

As Draghi Gets Ready to Exit, His Legacy Remains Contested A revolt among ECB rate setters didn’t stop President Mario Draghi from delivering a last stimulus, but their skepticism and fatigue with his policies and leadership style suggest the far-reaching changes he instituted aren’t guaranteed to stay....
2019-09-15 04:32

Firm to reapply for hotly contested natural gas pipeline MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — An Oklahoma company says it will reapply to build a hotly contested pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, and under a bay and the ocean to New York. Tulsa-based Williams Companies says it ...
2019-06-06 17:00

Protests across Pakistan over India's 'illegal' move in contested Kashmir Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India's constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries....
2019-08-05 16:48

Two exciting Welsh title fights produce contested verdicts With arguments raging, both title scraps would be worth repeating. Gareth Jones reports from ringside The post Two exciting Welsh title fights produce contested verdicts appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-17 22:16

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed by China....
2019-09-05 04:48

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed by China....
2019-09-05 07:00

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration....
2019-08-06 10:48

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times whose interpretation was immediately contested by ministers....
2019-08-18 19:00

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
2019-05-23 06:16

True crime author's claims to have interviewed serial killers contested Mind Games by Paul Harrison withdrawn from sale, after his accounts of interviews with Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe and others were called into questionPublishers of a true crime book by an “experienced criminal profiler” have pulled his work from sale...
2019-07-17 03:16

Trump repeats contested claim he does not know latest sexual assault accuser President to reporters: ‘I have no idea who this woman is’Picture shows Trump with E Jean Carroll around 1987Donald Trump has claimed again not to know the latest women to publicly accuse him of sexual assault, E Jean Carroll, after his claim on Frid...
2019-06-22 19:16

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister vows to lea...
2019-07-11 20:16

Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island A satellite image obtained by CNN show China has deployed a flight of at least four J-10 fighter jets on Woody Island in the South China Sea, the first known deployment of fighter jets there since 2017....
2019-06-21 03:16

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
2019-06-29 22:32

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
2019-07-18 22:48

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis: QuickTake Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister vows to lea...
2019-07-22 21:32

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setba...
2019-09-11 06:48

Move On J&K In Accordance With Constitutional Provisions: Jitendra Singh The Centre's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir were taken after "thorough research" in accordance with constitutional provisions and can withstand any legal challenge, Union minister Jitendra Singh said......
2019-08-19 10:32

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on setting up a constitutional committee, a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process, the U.N. Syria envoy said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 17:32

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
2019-08-03 06:32

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

Timeline: Constitutional crises in English and British history British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces accusations of triggering the biggest constitutional crisis in decades after he announced that parliament would be suspended for nearly a month shortly before the country is due to leave the European Union....
2019-08-29 19:16

Emily Yoffe Back on Her Bullshit—Here's What an Alleged Victim Says She Left Out in Her Latest Contested MeToo Story Emily Yoffe, a current contributing editor at the Atlantic and Slate’s former advice columnist, has a specialty, of sorts: as I wrote in the prehistoric days of 2015, she has a tendency to write pieces about sexual assault that “tend to conclude that...
2019-08-31 04:32

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
2019-08-06 23:32

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
2019-06-20 21:00

Alberta government asks Court of Appeal whether Bill C-69 is constitutional The United Conservative government has asked the Appeal Court of Alberta whether Ottawa's new environmental assessment process for major construction projects like pipelines is constitutional....
2019-09-11 03:32

Bill C-69 enters into law, and Alberta’s UCP government says it plans constitutional challenge The federal government's contentious bill to set up a new authority to assess industrial projects like pipelines, mines and inter-provincial highways, was proclaimed into law on Wednesday and Alberta's UCP government responded swiftly....
2019-08-29 07:48

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
2019-08-03 14:00

Trump Willing to Spark Constitutional Crisis to Get Citizenship on 2020 Census Weeks after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration cannot add its voter-suppressing citizenship question to the 2020 Census, President Donald Trump will reportedly take executive action to have his way, multiple outlets reported on Thursday...
2019-07-12 03:32

Judge Rules Terrorism Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights A ruling on Wednesday called into question the constitutionality of a major tool the F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security use for screening potential terrorism suspects....
2019-09-05 03:00

Obamacare to face Trump-backed constitutional challenge in court Tuesday A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a significant case for the health system....
2019-07-09 15:00

Ex-UK PM Major vows to protect Queen and avoid constitutional crisis in Brexit row Former British prime minister John Major vowed on Wednesday to go to court to block his party colleague Boris Johnson from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-10 17:32

Japan's pro-constitutional revision force to lose 2/3 majority in upper house: NHK Japan's ruling coalition and pro-constitutional revision allies were certain to lose the two-thirds upper house majority needed to push ahead with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal to revise the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
2019-07-21 18:00

U.S. judge rules terrorism watchlist violates constitutional rights: NY Times A U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that a federal government database of people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutional rights of those placed on the watchlist, the New York Times reported....
2019-09-05 07:00

Appellate court resurrects lawsuit accusing Trump of constitutional offenses A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of profiting from his private businesses while in office -- and failing to put them into a blind trust -- can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
2019-09-13 20:32

Disney custodian thinks watching child porn is his constitutional right: cops A custodian at Florida’s Walt Disney World has been charged with possessing child pornography — and believes it’s his constitutional right to look at graphic photos and videos of kids online, authorities said. Paul G. Curley, 66, was arrested W...
2019-06-29 03:32

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate political donations....
2019-08-01 09:48

Sudan's RSF to report to Armed Forces' General commander: Constitutional Declaration Draft Sudan's Rapid Support Forces (RSF), its most powerful paramilitary group, will report to the General Commander of the armed forces during an incoming period of transitional rule, a draft of a constitutional declaration agreed by Sudanese factions and...
2019-08-03 08:01

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
2019-07-04 07:16

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
2019-06-28 01:32

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
2019-06-29 18:00

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
2019-07-31 19:01

Budget Does Not Have Any Structural Reforms, Says P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said today that the Union Budget for 2019-20 is "status-quoist" as it seeks to bring about only incremental reforms and not radical......
2019-07-08 21:01

Greek PM set to outline tax cuts, structural reforms Greece's prime minister is expected on Saturday to detail tax cuts for companies strained by years of austerity, while also promising pro-business reforms aimed at convincing lenders to ease the nation's fiscal target from 2021....
2019-09-07 16:32

SEC reforms open door to BDC market shakeup NEW YORK, July 11 (LPC) - The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) fund of funds proposals potentially open the door to a shakeup in the Business Development Company (BDC) market....
2019-07-11 22:00

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
2019-06-08 02:32

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 02:48

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production crashing to its lowest level in more than three decades and led to a dire scarcity of foreign exchang...
2019-08-21 14:32

Papua New Guinea PM says resources reforms will take years New Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape doubled down on his plans to earn more taxes from the gas-and-gold-rich country's natural resources sector on Wednesday, but said major reform would not take effect for years....
2019-06-05 14:16

To rescue democracy, we must revive the reforms of the Progressive Era The playbook for taming industrial capitalism already exists. It’s the essential starting point for reform todayIn Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville offered a prescient warning for “the friends of democracy”. In a chapter called “How Aristo...
2019-08-30 11:32

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
2019-06-23 07:32

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the...
2019-06-06 03:00

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely...
2019-07-18 12:32

China could launch 'demand-side' reforms, says economist Hao Zhou of Commerzbank says China is having problems on the demand side of the economy including consumption, autos and property. He says it's important for China to stimulate long term and sustainable demand....
2019-07-09 11:16

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate....
2019-08-10 10:48

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Track’s world governing body, the IAAF, refused to lift the ban at a council meeting thi...
2019-06-09 17:48

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine’s newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country. Speaking Thursday before traveling to Kiev with his ...
2019-05-30 10:48

| 'Attempted coup' won't derail reforms: Ethiopian government Ethiopia has arrested 255 people following an "attempted coup", the government says, vowing the act of "treason" would not derail democratic reforms as it continues to hunt for suspects....
2019-06-29 00:16

Italy's Salvini says wants government to continue, but new reforms needed Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he had no intention of bringing down the Italian government, but wanted to see the cabinet act with greater urgency and push through much-needed reforms....
2019-06-04 10:32

The Latest: FIFA to offer different Champions League reforms French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet says Champions League reforms which could be decided by December "don't need to make the rich richer."        ...
2019-06-03 22:01

Legislators push for gun law reforms after wild shootout in Philadelphia Pennsylvania lawmakers are pushing hard for gun law reforms — in the wake of the Philadelphia shooting in which a barricaded gunman wounded six cops. Career criminal Maurice Hill allegedly opened fire on officers with an AK-47-style rifle as th...
2019-08-16 20:48

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body....
2019-06-21 04:16

Pakistan's Economy At "Critical Juncture", Needs Bold Reforms: IMF Pakistan's economy is at a "critical juncture" where it needs an ambitious and bold set of reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said, days after the global lender agreed to give a $6 billion......
2019-07-09 23:48

Algerian protesters return to streets for demand reforms Tens of thousands of Algerians returned to the streets in the capital Algiers and other cities on Friday to demand radical political reforms and the departure of the ruling elite....
2019-07-19 19:00

Nissan hits back after Renault opposes governance reforms Nissan said it will continue to persuade partner Renault to back its proposed corporate governance reforms after Renault sent a letter to Nissan indicating it would abstain from supporting the changes at a shareholder meeting later this month....
2019-06-10 11:16

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms....
2019-08-05 19:48

Greek PM announces fast-track reforms and red tape cuts Kyriakos Mitsotakis uses speech at annual Thessaloniki trade fair to tout Greece’s economic recoveryGreece’s prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has pledged that after almost a decade of being dependent on international rescue funds, his debt-strick...
2019-09-09 03:16

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
2019-05-21 14:48

Mnuchin hopes for congressional support for U.S. housing reforms within six months U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump administration would take administrative measures to overhaul mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if it failed to secure congressional support for its plan within six months....
2019-09-10 07:16

Voter surge in 2018 prompts voting reforms, restrictions ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats made big gains in state legislatures last year and have been using that power to pass laws making it easier to register and to vote. They have introduced early voting, all-mail voting and automatic registration. A few Republi...
2019-06-01 17:16

Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen Renault has signaled it will block alliance partner Nissan from adopting planned governance reforms unless the French automaker gets more say in the new system, a demand which Nissan said was "most regrettable" and which one source derided as a poten...
2019-06-10 09:32

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent’s “most closed society.” The open letter to P...
2019-06-11 12:48

G-20 finance chiefs mull ‘fair tax’ reforms to boost growth FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies meeting in the Japanese city of Fukuoka are debating how to revise tax systems to ensure big companies pay their fair share and support economies as global growth slows. U.S. Tre...
2019-06-08 03:32

Trump Says NRA Could Soften Opposition To Gun Reforms Post Mass Shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that......
2019-08-10 03:16

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative agenda....
2019-05-26 21:16

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest, call for democratic reforms Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted the first day of school Monday to continue a series of protests that began in June over calls for autonomy from mainland China and democratic reforms....
2019-09-02 23:48

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Sa...
2019-08-07 00:48

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence....
2019-08-09 00:48

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
2019-06-04 10:32

Thousands of Algerian protesters demand reforms, presidential vote delay Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year-rule last mon...
2019-05-24 19:32

Pete Buttigieg Promises Range of Reforms to Address Systemic Racism Seeking to overcome a deficit with black voters, Mr. Buttigieg addressed the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, founded by the civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, in Chicago....
2019-07-03 02:16

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fought for them – not RiyadhThe jubilation of women in Saudi Arabia was real – and understandable. Last...
2019-08-06 02:16

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday....
2019-07-15 23:16

US Hopes For PM Modi's Freer Hand To Pursue Tough Economic Reforms The White House is hopeful that Narendra Modi in his second term as prime minister with a strong mandate will have a freer hand to pursue some of the tough economic reforms that will help create a......
2019-06-08 13:32

Phoenix residents boo police, demand reforms after child shoplifter incident Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll....
2019-06-19 11:32

Sensex, Nifty Rise On Hopes Of Economic Reforms Ahead Of Budget 2019 The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes snapped their two day losing streak on hopes that the re-elected National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will announce steps to bolster economic......
2019-07-01 19:48

Anthony Joshua defends desert fight and points to Saudi Arabia ‘reforms’ • Joshua says he wanted Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in New York or UK • ‘There’s pressure, being an ambassador for boxing’Anthony Joshua, touching down briefly in New York, desperately wanted to return to the scene of the crime to reclaim his world heavywei...
2019-09-06 02:48

U.S. agricultural groups say Trump biofuel reforms fall short of getting support: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups told Trump administration officials on Friday during a conference call that their proposed package of biofuel reforms falls short of getting their support, putting the president's efforts to pacify angry farmers in jeop...
2019-09-07 00:00

Brazil c.bank chief says reforms create benign inflation outlook -TV interview Brazil central bank president Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by the lower house of Congress of an overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 03:48

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
2019-08-17 22:16

Von der Leyen pledges social, climate reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proffered a raft of economic, environmental and social reforms on Monday, an eleventh-hour bid for support from EU lawmakers who will vote on her nomination on Tuesday....
2019-07-15 17:32

Taking aim at Trump administration and lobbyists, Warren announces ‘sweeping set of anti-corruption reforms’ Saying that it’s “time to close and padlock the revolving door between government and industry,” Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday unveiled a wide-ranging and detailed plan to crack down on corruption in government....
2019-09-16 18:48

Cuba drastically reforms fishing laws to protect coral reef, sharks and rays Reforms will oblige Cuba to work more closely with its US neighbours – in spite of US President Trump’s frosty attitudeCuba has introduced sweeping reforms of its fishing laws in a move seen as smoothing the way for possible collaboration with the US...
2019-08-26 10:00

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
2019-06-29 05:32

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on tri...
2019-08-05 22:32

Trump condemns ‘white supremacy,’ calls for mental health and gun reforms after double mass shootings President Trump called Monday for reforms at the intersection of mental health and gun laws -- including so-called "red flag laws" to take guns from those deemed a public risk -- in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings over the weekend that left a...
2019-08-05 18:00

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
2019-05-21 17:48

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
2019-06-01 21:16

Nvidia pushes ARM supercomputing Enlarge (credit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Public domain]) Graphics chip maker Nvidia is best known for consumer computing, vying with AMD's Radeon line for framerates and eye candy. But the venerable giant hasn't ignored the rise of G...
2019-06-18 13:32

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
2019-05-23 10:16

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
2019-06-13 01:32

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
2019-08-14 04:32

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden said in a statement that if the reports are true, &#...
2019-09-21 18:48

Netherlands pushes air travel tax for Europe The Netherlands wants the EU to place a tax on kerosene-based jet fuel to end what it calls the undertaxation of the aviation industry and to fight climate change. The lofty goal could prove a challenge to implement....
2019-06-20 21:00

WeWork pushes IPO back at least a month The owner of office sharing startup WeWork agreed late Monday to postpone its stock debut until at least October — the latest in a series of setbacks to its initial public offering plans, The Post has learned. Earlier Monday, the San Francisco compan...
2019-09-17 08:32

Amazon Pushes Brands to Be Less Boxy Amazon.com is pressuring brands to make their packaging more efficient, which has prompted vendors to make costly changes to their businesses or face fines....
2019-07-31 19:00

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
2019-07-31 21:48

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
2019-08-28 15:48

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
2019-06-11 03:16

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy Teigen, the model, cookbook author, show host and ...
2019-09-09 21:48

Amazon pushes shoppers to consider its own brands before clicking ‘buy’ The aggressive tactic shows how the e-commerce giant can use its powerful platform to favor its brands just as shoppers are about to purchase rival items....
2019-08-28 19:48

Qualcomm pushes Wi-Fi 6 for faster connections on more devices Qualcomm recently hosted a special event centered around Wi-Fi 6, called Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6 Day. Coinciding with the event, the company released a number of documents going over its ambitions for the new standard in Wi-Fi connectivity.More and more dev...
2019-08-28 07:32

Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas Working in some of the world’s most dangerous countries has made South African telecom MTN bigger by some measures than U.S. counterparts, but it also has exposed the risks of working with budget-strapped governments....
2019-08-11 07:48

Amy Sedaris pushes Divorce into its funniest-ever episode Divorce is one of those shows that has flown under the radar a bit, which is a shame. Especially since I doubt that even this particular episode will get the traction it deserves. If you’re just clicking on this review because you’re curious about th...
2019-07-16 16:01

DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigation into weapons export violations, but it has priv...
2019-09-07 06:32

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped its enclosure....
2019-07-13 00:48

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
2019-06-19 15:16

Google pushes for an official web crawler standard One of the cornerstones of Google's business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that sites use to exclude some of their content from the search engine's web crawler, Googlebot. It minimizes pointless indexing and sometim...
2019-07-02 04:48

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish: CNBC Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. wireless competitor, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources....
2019-07-02 19:32

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
2019-06-20 14:00

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation through vital shipping lanes in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 20:00

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
2019-07-22 06:00

Google pushes new update to the Pixel Buds, here is what's new The Pixel Buds are far from being perfect, but they sure aren't bad at all. As a matter of fact, most users won't notice some of the issues that Google discovered after releasing the earphones. Even so, the Mountain View company has decided to addres...
2019-06-13 01:48

Trump Administration Pushes to Deregulate With Less Enforcement President Trump is making good on promises to roll back Obama-era regulation by allowing agency staffing to shrink, alongside fewer enforcement actions, civil penalties and criminal prosecutions....
2019-06-23 21:01

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
2019-07-25 04:48

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
2019-09-14 01:32

Amazon tactic pushes shoppers to its own brand before clicking ‘buy’ Amazon has introduced a new feature that markets its private-label brands right before consumers add rival products to their shopping carts. The Washington Post conducted dozens of product searches and saw offers for a “similar item to consider...
2019-08-30 00:32

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said at a policy conference Tuesday that her “sto...
2019-06-11 22:32

A glut of iOS 0-days pushes their price below cost of those for Android Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Aurich Lawson) For the first time ever, the security exploit broker Zerodium is paying a higher price for zero-day attacks that target Android than it pays for comparable attacks targeting iOS. An updated price list ...
2019-09-04 03:00

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it would push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday, in an escalation of tensions with the ruling transitional military council over the move to democracy....
2019-05-28 02:16

Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated....
2019-07-12 21:48

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms ...
2019-07-04 09:32

Occidental Pushes Back on Icahn's Board Plan Leaders of Occidental Petroleum are pushing their shareholders to reject billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s bid to replace four directors at the company....
2019-07-23 01:00

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week...
2019-07-23 04:32

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's office said he didn't want the process to be automa...
2019-05-28 02:16

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
2019-07-08 13:48

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on M...
2019-06-18 03:16

Baltimore pushes back against Trump while acknowledging problems After U.S. President Donald Trump described Maryland's largest city as "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" and a "very dangerous & filthy place" last weekend, Baltimore resident Blondina Bean had mixed feelings about his tweets....
2019-08-01 21:00

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel businesses and apartment building owners to install coo...
2019-09-12 21:32

Taiwan pushes hard – and late – into digital banking Despite being a global leader in IT and semiconductors, Taiwan has long been a digital laggard. The regulator has just issued the island’s first digital banking licences, but is it a simple case of ‘too late’ rather than ‘better late than never’?...
2019-09-16 18:48

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act terrorism Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the incident was designated as such....
2019-08-14 19:32

Investor Netter pushes FSD to restructure or return cash Investment manager Donald Netter is stepping up his battle with First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund (FSD) by asking the closed-end fund to restructure or give investors their money back because......
2019-09-19 15:00

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism Mexico's government on Wednesday amplified its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans, urging the United States to ensure the attack was designated as such....
2019-08-15 01:00

Japan’s Abe pushes charter change despite election results Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for public debate on revising Japan’s pacifist constitution, saying voters who handed his ruling bloc a majority in weekend parliamentary elections have given him a mandate...
2019-07-22 17:16

Andy Cohen pushes to allow surrogacy agreements in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andy Cohen has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in pushing to legalize paid gestational surrogacy, in which a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents. The “Watch What Happens Live” host and the Democr...
2019-06-11 02:32

Europe Pushes for Commercial Drone Expansion, Possibly Using AI Aviation industry and regulators are eager to significantly expand commercial drone operations in coming years, including harnessing artificial intelligence for air-traffic control....
2019-06-21 18:48

Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to weather. A news release from the conference said the game was postponed due to potential incleme...
2019-05-26 06:48

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there*s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it*ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing, tight-lipped Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running....
2019-05-31 19:48

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking w...
2019-07-21 06:16

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: All factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But political roadblocks at home and abroad could complicate action....
2019-06-04 19:32

More dogs are getting sick as climate changes pushes diseases into new parts of the US From heartworms to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to Lyme disease, climate change means more dogs are getting sick.        ...
2019-06-15 19:48

YouTube algorithm pushes videos with children to pedophiles, report says YouTube’s content recommendation algorithm has created an “open gate for pedophiles” by pushing videos featuring children, according to a New York Times report....
2019-06-04 09:01

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
2019-08-06 04:48

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:48

China pushes regions to maximize renewable energy usage China's parliament will send inspection teams throughout the country to ensure regions are prioritizing renewable energy resources, the official Xinhua news agency reported, in a bid to cut waste and boost the sector's profitability....
2019-08-30 05:32

Biden pushes back against report that he told an inaccurate war story The Democratic presidential candidate jumbled the elements of the tale, the Washington Post reported, but he’s standing by his wordJoe Biden, the frontrunner in the Democratic primary race, has sought to dismiss a media report that he told a war stor...
2019-08-30 11:32

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

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post on Monday....
2019-06-10 22:00

NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021 NASA really, really wants to send astronauts to the Moon and eventually other planets, but it currently doesn’t have a rocket capable of such feats. The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA’s solution, but the development of the rocket has t...
2019-07-19 00:16

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
2019-06-01 09:16

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
2019-06-10 10:16

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-11 21:32

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Texas couple that accused top U.S. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case says his office is treating them the way the church treats other victims — by trying to discredit their story. DiNardo’s Ga...
2019-06-06 01:16

Melinda Gates pushes G7 to close digital gender gap in Africa World leaders to back call to help rural poor and women access mobile bankingWorld leaders are to pledge to shape the technological revolution sweeping through Africa by acting to lift the threat of 400 million predominantly rural women being exclude...
2019-07-18 15:32

US pushes to 'starve' Iranian military after Tehran rebuffs talks U.S. officials imposed sanctions on two Iranian military technology networks, undermining the regime’s ballistic missile supply chain days after Tehran rebuffed talks with President Trump....
2019-08-29 22:00

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many with fast-tracked cases won’t get to do, lawyers said....
2019-08-04 06:48

Popeyes pushes its mobile app as a way to find the sold-out chicken sandwich We're still not sure how a chicken sandwich turned into the latest viral craze, but after about two weeks of hype Popeyes has announced that The Sandwich is officially sold out -- everywhere. Since it's 2019, the answer provided to anyone ...
2019-08-28 00:32

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
2019-07-06 03:16

After latest shooting, Trump pushes Facebook ads ‘straight from the NRA playbook’ The Facebook blitz unfolded as a self-described member of the president's 2020 advisory board promoted a conspiracy theory about the gunman in West Texas....
2019-09-04 07:16

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
2019-05-27 22:32

Tulsi Gabbard pushes anti-war message in first Democratic debate The debate question was about equal pay. But Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard used the moment to tout her anti-war foreign policy message and her military credentials....
2019-06-28 00:16

20 dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian pushes toward South Carolina The Bahamian health minister said that the death toll from Dorian had risen from seven to 20 on the islands and that the number was expected to rise....
2019-09-05 05:16

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
2019-05-22 15:32

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada...
2019-07-10 20:32

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 ...
2019-07-18 14:32

EPA pushes national fuel economy standard in face off with California The Trump administration has announced plans to create a national vehicle emissions standard. The new "One National Program Rule" would allow the federal government to set uniform fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards. The move, anno...
2019-09-19 22:00

Mugabe's family pushes back against government burial plan The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government's plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters....
2019-09-09 03:48

RPT-Canopy Growth pushes into cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
2019-05-22 17:16

Oppo pushes mobile photography to new extremes with Reno 10x Zoom Recent years have seen mobile photography pushed to new extremes. While mobile phones have all but replaced standard point and shoot cameras, they are now aiming at higher-end cameras with features such as bokeh effect, low-light photography and high...
2019-06-30 14:48

U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstar...
2019-07-01 19:48

Rain pushes Round 2 matches at Zhengzhou Open to Friday Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova will have to wait another day to finish her second-round match against Polona Hercog as rain played spoilsport at the Zhengzhou Open        ...
2019-09-12 23:00

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan's northern coast....
2019-06-18 11:16

France pushes $15 billion credit line plan for Iran, if U.S. allows it France has proposed offering Iran about $15 billion in credit lines until year-end if Tehran comes fully back into compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal, a move that hinges on Washington not blocking it, Western and Iranian sources said....
2019-09-04 05:48

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior admin...
2019-06-12 00:48

U.S. pushes hard for a ban on Huawei in Europe, but the firm’s 5G prices are nearly irresistible The company can afford to provide such steep discounts in part because it has a silent partner: the Chinese government. And European officials, uncertain of Washington’s true intent, fear that recent security moves might be used as leverage in trade ...
2019-05-29 07:32

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-pos...
2019-06-21 09:00

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-21 15:32

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
2019-07-12 10:00

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
2019-06-14 11:16

More children are drowning in Senegal as rapid growth pushes them to beaches Excavators, cranes and cars are taking over spaces where children once gathered. At least 50 people drowned last summer in the capital city of Dakar....
2019-06-22 20:48

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
2019-06-13 15:00

Tight security at Indonesia court as opposition pushes for fresh election Lawyers for Indonesia's political opposition called on Friday for President Joko Widodo's election victory to be annulled, telling the Constitutional Court it had been achieved through "systematic electoral fraud and abuse of power"....
2019-06-14 09:16

Indian Sugar Glut Pushes Prices Close to Decade Lows August has been a bitter month for sugar traders as a potential surfeit of Indian exports, the strong dollar and a slowing world economy combined to push prices toward their lowest level in a decade....
2019-08-26 21:00

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
2019-06-16 19:16

Trump pushes back on complaint of bed bugs at his Doral golf resort Reports of a lawsuit alleging a “severe bed bug infestation” resurfaced on social media Monday after the president said he would like the next G-7 meeting to be held at his property....
2019-08-27 23:32

Harsh, wet forecast pushes up start times for Sunday at the British Open Officials bumped tee times up on Sunday to try to keep golfers out of the rain, with the leaders starting off two hours earlier than initially planned....
2019-07-21 01:49

AOC pushes back at Pelosi, says House speaker's belittling of progressives 'puzzling' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back Tuesday at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., saying she found remarks by the leader of their party's caucus "puzzling" after Pelosi dismissed her and three other progressives who'd voted against a...
2019-07-10 08:32

Trump pushes his 'magnificent' resort as site of next G7 summit – live news US president repeatedly mentioned his company’s properties during the G7 closing conference, after skipping meeting dedicating funds to Amazon firesSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.49pm BST Our climate correspondent Emily Holden...
2019-08-26 19:00

Amazon Pushes Fast Shipping but Avoids Responsibility for the Human Cost The retail giant directs the destinations, deadlines and routes for its network of contract delivery drivers. But when they crash, Amazon is held harmless....
2019-09-06 21:32

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
2019-06-15 21:32

India's Kashmir clampdown pushes some in Pakistan to discuss rejoining militants Three decades ago, Ali Mohamad says he made a trip into Indian-controlled Kashmir to join a small armed militant group. Now he works in a shop on the Pakistani side of the region, but he hasn't given up thoughts of returning to the conflict....
2019-08-10 12:16

Odor HR pushes Texas past AL wild card-leading Rays 10-9 Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays       ...
2019-09-12 09:00

Mexico pushes back after top U.S. court favors Trump on shunning migrants Mexico pushed back on Thursday against a U.S. Supreme Court action granting a Trump administration request to fully enforce a new rule curtailing asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, one that could create a new headache for Me...
2019-09-12 21:32

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling stations would be targets....
2019-09-10 14:16

Huawei's first 5G phone goes on sale in China as it pushes ahead with launch despite US pressure China's 5G networks are expected to come online in late 2019 and 2020. Huawei's Mate 20 X 5G, which went on sale over the weekend, will be able to connect to those networks....
2019-08-19 15:48

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Con...
2019-05-24 12:16

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
2019-08-19 00:32

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled fo...
2019-06-05 03:48

With Caribbean island life under threat, UN chief pushes to face ‘headwinds together’ To counter global challenges that are a particular threat to vulnerable island nations like those in the Caribbean, it’s vital to “face the headwinds together”, especially in the face of the destruction being wrought by climate change, the UN chief t...
2019-07-04 01:32

Trump threat of tariffs on Mexico pushes stock futures lower U.S. stock futures were sharply lower as investors feared President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on Mexico exacerbated the risk of recession.        ...
2019-05-31 16:16

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
2019-06-29 18:16

From T-shirts to ice cream, Kroger pushes house brands in grocery wars Multicolored, sparkly ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores. But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart Inc, Aldi and Amazon.com Inc....
2019-06-20 15:01

Internal CBP memo pushes back against watchdog findings on migrant detainee DNA law Less than 24 hours after a leading government watchdog found Homeland Security’s border agency in violation of a DNA collection law, an internal memo exclusively obtained by Fox News shows mixed messages about the border agency’s willingness to accep...
2019-08-29 03:16

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
2019-06-14 22:00

France Pushes Fiat Chrysler for Concessions to Support Renault Deal The French government is seeking concessions from Fiat Chrysler in return for supporting the Italian-American car maker’s proposed merger with Renault....
2019-06-04 12:32

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the race....
2019-06-29 02:32

DOJ pushes back at Dem gloating over Mueller report deal: ‘This isn’t a blank check’ Justice Department officials are pushing back on the suggestion that the recently-struck deal with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler will give Democrats unfettered access to documents pertaining to former Special Counsel Robert Muelle...
2019-06-11 22:00

Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
2019-07-11 00:16

Nintendo Pushes Out New Switch Hardware Boasting Almost Double the Battery Life Just last week, Nintendo finally announced the Switch Lite—a cheaper and more portable version of the classic Switch but without the original’s TV docking support. However, it seems the Switch Lite wasn’t the only hardware upgrade Nintendo had planne...
2019-07-17 17:16

Canada pushes for better Amazon protection during free trade talks with Brazil The talks are continuing despite Brazil's initial rejection of international funding to help fight fires in the Amazon, apparently over a personal spat with France's President Emmanuel Macron....
2019-08-28 06:00

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Booking Holdings....
2019-06-14 07:16

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

News Analysis: Pelosi Pushes Go-Slow Strategy on Impeachment as She Goads Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi is using rhetorical volleys, like accusing President Trump of “a cover-up,” to ease the pressure on impeachment as she counsels a methodical strategy....
2019-05-23 03:16

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
2019-09-13 00:32

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across th...
2019-08-29 05:48

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s course on nuclear arms control, urging Donald Trum...
2019-08-01 13:16

Cisco Live 2019: CEO Chuck Robbins pushes multi-cloud connectivity Karen Roby interviewed Teena Maddox, who was reporting from Cisco Live 2019. During the opening keynote, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins discussed multi-cloud connectivity, security, and how tech has changed in the past 30 years....
2019-06-12 19:48

Russia's Yandex pushes back against pressure to share encryption keys: Ifax Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy in the process, Interfax news agency reported, after a media report said security services had demanded its encryption keys....
2019-06-04 15:16

Wall Street drops as Broadcom warning pushes chip stocks lower U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as shares of chipmakers sank on a warning from sector major Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand and Chinese data pointed to the worst slowdown in industrial growth in 17 years....
2019-06-14 19:00

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesigned $20 bill, which would replace the front image o...
2019-05-22 21:32

As Hurricane Dorian pushes north, South Carolina braces for flooding not seen in decades Hurricane Dorian beat a steady path north on Wednesday, as residents of coastal South Carolina braced for the region's worst flooding in 30 years, authorities and forecasters said....
2019-09-05 00:00

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of su...
2019-07-10 21:48

Just 7% of Canadian exporters familiar with CETA as Trudeau pushes trade diversity: survey The vast majority of exporters, which are positioned to benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, could very well be asking: CETA who?...
2019-07-19 14:00

Hope for US-China trade talks pushes up Dow over 300 points as stocks march higher While stocks broadly rose Thursday, one big loser was Best Buy, which was one of the biggest decliners in the S&P 500.       ...
2019-08-30 06:32

Trump pushes back on ‘nasty rumor’ of bed bug infestation at his Doral golf resort Reports of a lawsuit alleging a “severe bed bug infestation” resurfaced on social media Monday after the president said he would like the next G-7 meeting to be held at his property....
2019-08-27 19:32

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
2019-05-31 01:32

Amy Klobuchar pushes back on Democratic calls for banning fracking, says natural gas 'will exist for a while' Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar pushed back Wednesday on the position of Democratic rivals who want to ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, saying the fossil fuel will "still exist for a while."...
2019-09-05 09:32

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an international summit in Japan on Friday by pushing allies on both trade and defense spending. Trump s...
2019-06-28 06:16

Trump pushes for ‘strong background checks’ after 2 mass shootings claim 29 lives Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
2019-08-05 15:16

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
2019-06-10 13:16

Pelosi pushes anti-collusion legislation after Trump says he’d take dirt from foreign countries In response to President Trump’s admission he would accept campaign dirt from foreign countries, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced a new legislative push to prevent foreign collusion. The legislation would bar campaigns from sharing se...
2019-06-13 22:00

New York Gov. Cuomo Pushes Health Officials to Ban Flavored E-Cigarette Sales in the State (NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner wou...
2019-09-15 20:48

Euro rises as ECB pushes back rate hike deadline; raises inflation forecast The euro climbed higher against the dollar after the ECB said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike until at least the middle of next year....
2019-06-06 15:32

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a recession will rise....
2019-08-02 01:16

Joe Biden pushes for federal gun buyback program, assault weapons ban in wake of mass shootings During a CNN interview that aired Monday night, Biden offered his most extensive comments since the mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 dead in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-06 09:16

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boein...
2019-05-21 18:48

Baltimore police commissioner pushes back after cop group rips his plan to overhaul department Baltimore’s police commissioner is pushing back after a group that represents local cops tore into his plan to overhaul the city’s police department....
2019-07-31 21:32

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earli...
2019-08-21 02:00

Camp Fire survivor Paul Ernest dies after 9 months in hospital, pushes toll to 86 California's deadliest wildfire that ravaged Paradise last year took its latest life Monday when Paul Ernest died from health complications after initially surviving the fire....
2019-08-09 01:16

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
2019-07-09 07:16

Apple Watch eavesdropping vulnerability pushes tech giant to disable Walkie-Talkie app Walkie-Talkie uses a push-to-talk method that allows Apple Watch users to send and receive short snippets of audio to one another.       ...
2019-07-11 19:32

Pence, in Warsaw to memorialize start of WWII, pushes allies to 'live up to' defense commitments Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at a ceremony in Warsaw to memorialize the 80th anniversary of the outbreak in World War II, praised the "indomitable spirit, strength, and resilience of freedom-loving" Poles -- and pledged to push NATO members to...
2019-09-02 04:16

His Brexit Plans in Crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pushes for New Elections LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked for new ways Thursday to bring about a national election, after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next...
2019-09-05 13:16

White House pushes back after judge orders restoration of Playboy journalist's credentials The White House said Tuesday it disagreed with a federal judge in Washington ordered officials to reinstate Playboy journalist Brian Karem's credentials....
2019-09-04 14:16

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-06-11 09:00

Louisiana-Lafayette football coach Billy Napier pushes players donate to athletics foundation University of Louisiana at Lafayette football coach Billy Napier has new team rule: All scholarship players should donate to athletics foundation.       ...
2019-08-16 19:16

Coalition cuts short drought fund debate and pushes on with laws targeting vegan activists David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe Coalition has cut short debate on the future drought fund after Labor claimed its legislative haste is designed to wedge the ...
2019-07-22 13:48

Shutdown of fire-gutted massive Philadelphia refinery pushes gas prices higher, costs 1,000 jobs Plans to shut down the largest oil refinery on the East following a fire at the Philadelphia facility last week will throw more than 1,00 people out of work and could mean a spike in gasoline prices.        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Kashmir: New violence feared in old flashpoint, as Indian ruling party pushes long-held agenda Hindu nationalists in India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have long dreamed of stripping Indian-controlled Kashmir -- named Jammu and Kashmir state -- of its decades-old special status....
2019-08-06 23:32

Daily on Energy: Democratic campaign chair pushes for rural America in climate change plans Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-08 03:00

Sen. Bernie Sanders pushes free college and student debt forgiveness — and finds the field crowded Since Sanders emphasized the issues in his first presidential run, many Democrats have embraced similar proposals, potentially diluting support for him....
2019-08-24 22:48

Daily on Energy: Top Climate Committee Republican Garret Graves pushes back on Democratic net-zero goals Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-30 18:32

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2019-05-24 16:16

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

Video game industry pushes back on Trump's violence link, stresses parental tools As President Trump and politicians blame video games for recent mass shootings, industry stresses lack of violence link, consoles' parental tools.       ...
2019-08-06 20:48

Bold Strategy: Gatorade’s New Ad Campaign Pushes The Notion That Dumping Gatorade On People Is Something You Should Do When You’re Sad, Too For decades, Gatorade’s marketing efforts have aimed to associate the beverage with hardworking athletes and elite sports performance, but now it looks like they’re going for a totally different strategy: The company just launched a new ad campaign p...
2019-09-13 23:32

White House pushes biofuel deal to biofuel producers, oil refiners: sources White House officials on Wednesday urged U.S. biofuel producers and oil refiners to accept a deal to lift biofuel blending mandates in 2020, saying overlong negotiations could make it hard to enact the change in time for next year, sources familiar w...
2019-09-12 05:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstar...
2019-07-01 18:16

Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s New Press Secretary, Literally Pushes for Press Access In a video, Ms. Grisham opens a path for American journalists to cover the president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea. She has a bruise to show for it....
2019-07-02 09:16

No sweat for Montez Sweat: Washington rookie pushes on after tumultuous NFL draft Montez Sweat was believed to have a heart condition, but a subsequent report indicated otherwise. The rookie isn't getting caught up in the drama.        ...
2019-05-30 13:16

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
2019-08-23 19:32

'AGT' guest judge Brad Paisley pushes golden buzzer for 15-year-old singer "America's Got Talent" guest judge Brad Paisley hit the golden buzzer for 15-year-old Sophie Pecora, who sang an original song about bullying.        ...
2019-07-18 09:32

Fantasy Football Instant Reaction: Patriots release of Antonio Brown pushes values for Julian Edelman, Josh Gordon and James White to preseason levels While Antonio Brown's release from the Patriots helps the values for Julian Edelman, Josh Gordon, James White and Phillip Dorsett, it does hurt the value of Tom Brady....
2019-09-21 05:16

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was Barack Obama’s pick to be his vice president....
2019-07-25 04:16

US pushes 'economic prosperity' for Palestinians — without Palestinians The US wants to use a conference in Bahrain to push its "deal of the century" Middle East peace plan. The Palestinians are planning to boycott the event, while NGO's in the region struggle to cope with slashed funding....
2019-06-21 22:00

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
2019-09-11 07:48

Netflix's 'Hyperdrive' pushes drivers to insane limits in a 'Ninja Warrior' for cars 'Hyperdrive' features drivers from around the world racing through a series of mind-blowing obstacles in their own cars.        ...
2019-08-21 19:16

The Big President Is Now Wet Donald Trump goes by many names, but none is more apt than “the Big Wet President,” coined by our David Roth. The second adjective gets at a spiritual if not literal truth: the leader of the free world is always just kind of limply flopping around, ...
2019-08-10 15:16

The 'Great Man' President Is a Lie It is about two hours into my afternoon with David Oks and Henry Williams, the teenagers who persuaded former Senator Mike Gravel to run for president at the age of 88, when Oks, who is 18, mentions that he has a personal assistant who is helping him...
2019-06-07 19:16

Bianca Del Rio for president? Drag queen Bianca Del Rio says her latest show, 'It's Jester Joke,' is an anecdote to 'Brexit and Donald Trump and Theresa May dancing,' as she continues her run of dates in the U.K. (Sept. 13)      ...
2019-09-13 17:32

This Is What Our President Likes to Do After a day of praising dictators and calling potential opponents “low IQ”, our large adult president concluded his evening by getting into a sumo wrestling ring and awarding an imposing man wearing very little clothing an extremely large trophy. Tru...
2019-05-27 01:32

UAW president lies low The already low-profile Gary Jones has been incognito since he was implicated — but not indicted — in a federal charging document this month that accompanied the arrest of UAW regional director Vance Pearson....
2019-09-21 06:48

They Let the President Watch the TV Again Robert Mueller is testifying before Congress this week, so it’s a good bet that the Very Online President is gearing up for several days worth of ALL CAPS tweets maintaining whatever innocence he seems to think he achieved via Mueller’s report....
2019-07-23 15:48

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
2019-06-05 23:16

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “bet...
2019-07-17 00:48

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a governm...
2019-07-16 21:48

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
2019-07-16 06:32

Fritz Keller: Who is the man set to become DFB president? After a stint as president of Bundesliga club Freiburg, Fritz Keller looks set to take the top job in German football. The 62-year-old appears at first glance to be well suited to overseeing cultural change at the DFB....
2019-08-16 14:48

Honduran president was investigated by the DEA The Southern District of New York's federal court released an 11-page-document, dated 2015, which revealed an investigation into "large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities relating to the importation of cocaine into the United Stat...
2019-06-01 10:16

Moldova to pay $10-15 less for Russian gas from Oct. 1 - president Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Monday that the price Moldova pays for Russian gas would fall $10-15 in October from the current level of $235 per thousand cubic metres....
2019-09-09 14:16

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
2019-05-22 16:00

Someone, Anyone, Anywhere, Explain What the President Is Talking About Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati had everything: racism, anti-Hillary Clinton chants, pro-immigrant protesters, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Just like you’d expect....
2019-08-02 21:16

CITATION NEEDED MR. PRESIDENT Fresh off of screaming about jobs in another characteristically unhinged White House video, President Donald Trump kicked off his Monday morning by doubling down on employment news—specifically, his own—insisting he had reached “record” approval rati...
2019-09-09 17:48

Ford Foundation president asking $4.2M for NYC pad Darren Walker, president of the philanthropic Ford Foundation, is about to list his NoMad apartment for $4.2 million. The home is on the 12th floor of 15 E. 26th St., known as Fifteen Madison Square North. The 2,000-square-foot space comes with three...
2019-09-12 11:32

Romania's president eyes new term, not EU's top job Romania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis said on Saturday he would decline any offer to get the European Union's top job, seeking instead to win a fresh term as the country's president....
2019-06-29 17:32

Dallas Fed president says it’s time for a rate cut — but just one Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan has joined the chorus of central bank leaders hinting that an interest-rate cut is coming at the end of July....
2019-07-16 23:32

Poland's president wants parliamentary election on Oct 13 Poland's President Andrzej Duda said on Friday he prefers Oct. 13 for the next parliamentary election which the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is expected to win again thanks to generous social programs and strong economic growth....
2019-08-03 00:48

Ukrainian President's Party Set to Win Majority The new party of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was on course to win an outright majority in Parliament—better than expected and a first for any single party in the country’s history....
2019-07-22 17:48

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
2019-06-16 00:32

Kyrgyzstan's former president arrested at the second attempt Almazbek Atambayev, who ruled the Asian state from 2011 to 2017, was detained after raids on his residence. Troops stormed his home the previous day in a failed attempt that saw one commando lose his life....
2019-08-08 21:16

El Salvador’s new president: ‘Tacky’ to ask the US for money El Salvador’s new president wants a good relationship with President Trump and won’t let something like the recent freeze in foreign aid rock the boat....
2019-07-22 19:48

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
2019-07-16 02:32

Boeing vice president says sorry over crashes LE BOURGET, France — A Boeing executive is apologizing to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Vice President Randy Tinseth told reporters at the Paris Air Show on Monday that “we are very sorry for the...
2019-06-17 10:32

Delusional Billionaire Not Done Saying He's Running for President Welcome to another week of “Who Wants to Be a Presidential Candidate.” Today our contestant is billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer. Tom Steyer, do you want to be a presidential candidate?...
2019-07-08 15:16

The 6 Women Running for President Have Answers The Times asked 21 of the 22 Democratic candidates the same 18 questions. Here’s what the women had to say about some of the country’s most pressing issues....
2019-06-21 19:00

What the Protests in Russia Mean for President Putin Over last weekend, the decision by Russian electoral authorities to bar independent and opposition candidates from running in Moscow City Council elections prompted protests that turned violent as Moscow police cracked down hard on those that turned ...
2019-07-31 21:00

Bill de Blasio is running for president. But can he do his day job? The N.Y. mayor is raising the question: Can you be in charge of a city of 8.6 million opinionated people, and run for president simultaneously, and do either of them well?...
2019-07-31 19:01

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 22:16

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
2019-06-15 08:48

Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 'went better than expected,' US president says President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's face-to-face meeting on trade relations in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday "went better than expected," Trump said after the talks....
2019-06-29 09:48

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
2019-06-19 13:16

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
2019-06-14 23:32

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
2019-06-13 16:00

Albanian president cancels vote; PM wants him gone Albanian President Ilir Meta called off local elections set for June 30, but the government accused him of breaking the law and declared he should be thrown out of office....
2019-06-10 13:16

US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday....
2019-06-16 19:48

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s nomination....
2019-06-23 21:16

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
2019-06-23 21:01

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations with Russia and the West....
2019-07-22 03:00

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart problems. He was 81 years old....
2019-07-09 17:16

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027s office said on Friday."...
2019-06-07 17:48

Fernando de La Rua, former President of Argentina dead at 81 Fernando de La Rua, the former president of Argentina whose term ended after he fled the presidential palace in a helicopter amid riots, passed away in a Buenos Aires hospital early Tuesday, according to Argentine state news agency Telam....
2019-07-09 16:48

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Georgian parliament on Thursday....
2019-06-21 21:48

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03 18:16

Microsoft President to Companies: Know What You Stand For Technology companies increasingly enmeshed in social issues need to decide on principles to guide them as they face challenges related to regulatory compliance and customer trust, said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft....
2019-09-16 03:48

Our Dumbass President Can’t Even Spell ‘Libel’ We’re living in an era in which the president of the United States is openly encouraging people to sue members of the news media and ordering the Justice Department to serve as his personal attack dog. As if that weren’t bad enough, our nitwit presid...
2019-09-16 08:00

Tunisians Cast Votes for President Tunisians voted Sunday in their second free presidential election since the uprising that toppled an autocratic regime in 2011, consolidating the country’s position as the only democracy to survive the years of revolution and war following the Arab S...
2019-09-16 10:00

| Former Indonesian president Habibie dies at 83 Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who ushered in an era of democratic reforms after the downfall of long-time dictator Suharto, died on Wednesday at the age of 83 in Jakarta, his family and officials said....
2019-09-12 05:00

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for...
2019-06-03 19:48

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, has died in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry says....
2019-09-19 18:32

Why are so many Democrats still running for president? They need the cash Thursday's debate was just the latest evidence of a shrewd game most of the remaining Democratic field is likely playing to boost or simply shore up their political cash lifelines, writes Jake Novak....
2019-09-13 21:32

Brazil's President Is Full of Shit Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—the far-right climate denier who assumed office this year and immediately began gutting Brazil’s environmental agencies and regulations—recently suggested humans can slow their destruction of Earth’s biosphere by on...
2019-08-22 11:32

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
2019-05-22 03:32

...President calls for perpetrators arrest South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of those involved in a spate of attacks targeting foreign-owned businesses in the country....
2019-09-05 00:00

President Donald Trump would consider another payroll tax cut President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon he would consider a temporary payroll tax cut even though he believes the economy is strong and there's no recession on the horizon....
2019-08-21 04:32

Jay Inslee Ends Campaign for President He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
2019-08-22 05:32

Why I vote ‘Hell, no!’ on a vegan president Beware the Vegan-in-Chief. The 2020 Democratic presidential pool includes not one, but two, meatless wonders. Last weekend at the Iowa State Fair — where candidates traditionally gorge on pork, the economic pillar of a state that boasts of having mor...
2019-08-14 13:00

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
2019-05-28 13:16

Bernie Sanders: 'Of course' I would use tariffs as President Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would use tariffs as a negotiating tool if he wins the White House but slammed President Donald Trump's latest maneuvering in his trade war with China....
2019-08-25 18:00

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with...
2019-05-24 22:00

DRC: Is President Tshisekedi a puppet of Kabila? The opposition in the DRC has long maintained that President Felix Tshisekedi is a puppet of former President Joseph Kabila. The new Cabinet shows how powerful the ex-president still is....
2019-08-27 00:32

Gidley: The president is being 'cautious' on Iran Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley says the president is being 'cautious' when it comes to blaming Iran for the devastating weekend attack on a Saudi oil field and the world's largest crude oil processing plants. (Sept. 17)   &...
2019-09-17 21:48

| Non-marital sex ban delayed by Indonesian president Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called for a delay in passing a new law that would outlaw gay and pre-marital sex after the controversial plan sparked a public outcry....
2019-09-20 19:16

NFL Owners Have Always Been Terrible. It's Just That Now The President Is Worse. When it comes to marrying brain-frozen, heavily armed plutocracy with mindless and quasi-religious ritual, the National Football League pretty much got there ahead of everybody. The number of NFL owners whose general political and social outlook has ...
2019-08-10 15:16

Red Sox fire team president Dombrowski Less than a season after the Boston Red Sox wrapped up the 2018 World Series, team president Dave Dombrowski has been fired, the team announced late Sunday night....
2019-09-09 10:48

In Brazil, president’s son questions democracy One of the sons of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has caused an uproar with a tweet saying democracy is slowing development in Latin America’s biggest country...
2019-09-10 20:48

Former Sri Lankan strongman’s brother to run for president Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who was a livewire in Sri Lanka’s military campaign to end a long civil war but faces allegations of human rights violations, has been nominated as the opposition’s candidate for this year’s presidential election...
2019-08-11 16:00

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa....
2019-06-01 10:16

Four things to know about Guatemala’s new president-elect Alejandro Giammattei, a right-wing former prison director, has already said he'll try to modify the unpopular U.S.-Guatemala immigration deal in his country's favor....
2019-08-13 18:32

Estonia President says far-right minister unfit for job Estonia President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Monday that Finance Minister Martin Helme, one of the leaders of the far-right EKRE party, was unfit to serve in the cabinet, citing Helme's attempt to fire the head of the police force last week....
2019-08-19 22:16

ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, whose biggest accomplishment since taking over the network more than a year ago has been tenderly kissing the NFL’s ass, is once again harping on the importance of sticking to sports. This time, however, he’s not just say...
2019-05-22 00:48

President of the United States: 'Where's England?' As this year’s G7 summit mercifully wound down on Monday, President Donald Trump ended his week of embarrassing himself and his country with an extended press conference where he posed a real head-scratcher to the assembled gaggle of reporters: “Wher...
2019-08-26 20:00

"Not A Free Country": Ex-Pak President's Interview Abruptly Taken Off Air Pakistan's largest private broadcaster abruptly took an interview with former president Asif Ali Zardari off air shortly after it began, deepening fears of increasing censorship in a country already......
2019-07-02 20:16

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assembly's next speaker....
2019-07-03 11:48

Joe Biden Doesn't Want to Mud Wrestle Our Dirty Pig President He’s really going for it, folks. Joe Biden is actually running for president on the idea that things are not that bad, that Trump is not a representative of something deeply wrong with America but just a blip that can be swept under the rug....
2019-05-30 05:16

Nigeria's President Buhari sworn in for second term Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
2019-05-29 13:16

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. The official says the preliminary charge of “active corruption” was filed in mid-M...
2019-05-23 14:48

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
2019-07-17 03:16

E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested....
2019-07-02 22:48

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
2019-07-16 16:01

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Sent To 11-Day Remand Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was sent on a 11-day physical remand by an accountability court on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested in a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
2019-06-12 01:48

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President Dr. Wen was the first physician in nearly 50 years to lead the organization. The group is replacing her at a time when states are passing new laws to restrict abortion....
2019-07-16 23:48

New Kazakh president inaugurated, will emulate predecessor MOSCOW (AP) — The new president of Kazakhstan has been inaugurated, promising to pursue the course of his predecessor, who had run the country since independence. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took the oath of office on Wednesday, three days after the electi...
2019-06-12 13:16

It’s a Question No One Says They Want to Ask. But the Women Running for President Keep Hearing It. As female candidates climb in the polls and dominate the debates, Democrats are still grappling with the strangely enduring inquiry: “Can a woman win?”...
2019-07-03 11:16

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, a member of Merkel's conservatives, has been confirmed president of the EU Commission. But just who is she? DW profiles the Brussels-born doctor and her time in Berlin....
2019-07-16 23:16

David Letterman has a question for President Trump David Letterman can't believe he had Donald Trump on as a guest more than 30 times on his former late-night talk shows, "Late Night With David Letterman" and CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman."...
2019-06-12 17:00

The Latest: PSG president attends UEFA meeting BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — The Latest on the Europa League final (all times local): ___ 2:30 p.m. Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi is attending a UEFA executive committee meeting ahead of the Europa League final despite being implicated ...
2019-05-29 15:48

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 00:16

President Trump Is Right: The Euro Is Too Cheap, According to Most Measures U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter missive on financial markets holds water for some currency watchers. Trump said Tuesday that the euro is “devalued” against the dollar, “putting the U.S. at a big disadvantage.&rdqu...
2019-06-11 21:00

Trump v Mueller: how the president won the messaging wars Critics say Mueller failed to stand up for his investigation and to get the word out to the American people about what he foundIn so many ways, Robert Mueller was the right man for the job.The former special counsel was fast, precise, ran a tight shi...
2019-06-11 19:32

El Salvador’s new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador’s newly inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country’s 1980-1992 civil war...
2019-06-19 06:32

El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war....
2019-06-19 08:32

Kerry says he is ‘delighted’ that Biden is running for president The former secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee said he considered joining the 2020 race before the former vice president made up his mind....
2019-06-10 18:32

Justin Bieber has a question for President Trump Justin Bieber supports President Donald Trump's decision to help rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently in the custody of Swedish police. But the "What Do You Mean" singer thinks others could benefit from the president's attention, too....
2019-07-21 05:32

Iranian president: No talks with US until sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threw cold water Tuesday on President Trump’s suggestion that the two could meet to try to end a nuclear standoff — saying the US must “take the first step” by lifting sanctions imposed on Tehran. Trump said Mon...
2019-08-27 17:16

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
2019-07-02 13:32

Pence takes jab at Biden: ‘I am the vice president’ Mike Pence poked fun at predecessor Joe Biden on Friday for calling himself the vice president of the United States. Speaking at the House Republican retreat in Baltimore, Pence said he heard Biden had referred to himself as the “vice president” duri...
2019-09-14 02:00

The Latest: Pakistan arrests ex-President Zardari ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Pakistani politics (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pakistan’s anti-graft body has arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto, in a multi-million doll...
2019-06-10 16:32

Polish businessman requests pardon from president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to be pardoned by President Andrzej Duda. Rzeczpospo...
2019-06-10 16:32

UPDATE 2-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
2019-06-10 20:32

Cantona to receive UEFA President's Award "Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona will be presented the 2019 UEFA President\u0027s Award in recognition of his playing career and commitment to charitable causes after it, European soccer\u0027s governing body said on Tuesday."...
2019-08-27 21:32

Samantha Bee: US government is a 'coupon for the president’s resorts' Late-night hosts call BS on Pence’s use of Trump hotels, opioids settlements and the terms of Bolton’s resignationOn Full Frontal, Samantha Bee took a deep dive on a developing scandal for the White House: Donald Trump’s use of his hotels on the gove...
2019-09-13 00:00