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Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers trying to move ahead on Mexico, Canada trade pact

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers made clear to Mexican officials they wanted to move forward with the new North Americ...

Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers trying to move ahead on Mexico, Canada trade pact

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Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-06-20 02:16

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
2019-05-30 20:16

UPDATE 4-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
2019-05-31 03:16

Pelosi Calls for Surgical Changes to Trump Trade Pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement may need to be reopened and changed with surgical precision before the House will vote on the trade pact....
2019-06-28 01:48

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for ...
2019-06-19 18:16

Canada Introduces Legislation to Ratify North American Trade Pact Canada’s Liberal government introduced legislation that would ratify the revised version of the North American free-trade pact, moving ahead less than two weeks after the Trump administration lifted tariffs on the country’s steel and aluminum exports...
2019-05-30 10:16

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 20:48

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
2019-07-12 23:00

Mexico Ratifies Trade Deal With the U.S. and Canada The United States initiated the revision of the North American trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, but Mexico is now the first to ratify the deal....
2019-06-20 01:48

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit....
2019-06-20 04:48

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
2019-06-19 23:00

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
2019-05-28 04:01

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
2019-06-14 00:48

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
2019-06-10 21:00

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
2019-05-22 01:16

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislati...
2019-06-05 00:32

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
2019-06-20 02:32

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​When​ @realDonaldTrump​ ​tells four American Congres...
2019-07-14 21:16

California Lawmakers Move to Protect Gig-Economy Workers The California Assembly passed a bill that would require services such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, rather than contractors....
2019-05-31 01:16

Trump to trigger process to accelerate congressional vote on N.A. trade pact The White House plans to trigger a process that would allow President Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step....
2019-05-31 02:16

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
2019-06-24 01:16

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
2019-06-10 16:32

UK PM candidate Stewart backs lawmakers' move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would support a move by opposition Labour lawmakers to take control of the parliamentary agenda with the aim of introducing legislation to prevent a no-d...
2019-06-11 20:32

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
2019-05-23 23:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. trade chief says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over North America pact The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat cited problems that could prevent the deal's approval....
2019-06-19 21:00

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
2019-06-19 23:00

Nancy Pelosi Warns Move To Impeach Trump New Premature, 'Very Divisive' Democrats are not yet ready to initiate impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump, top Democrat Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, warning that such a course of action would be "very......
2019-05-23 19:16

Vettel move not “dirty” like Ricciardo’s in F1 Canada GP – Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve says Sebastian Vettel did nothing "dirty" to earn his penalty in Canada, opposed to Daniel Ricciardo's defensive manoeuvre in the same Formula 1 race...
2019-06-11 21:16

I'm an American who moved to Canada —here are 9 reasons why I'll never move back Diego Grandi/Shutterstock I'm an American who's lived in Canada for more than ten years. There are several reasons why I've chosen to stay in the Great White North. Poutine is irresistible and the politics aren't as sensational. Visit Business Ins...
2019-05-28 22:48

‘She Is Making a Mistake’: Rep. Justin Amash Says Nancy Pelosi Should Move Forward on Impeachment Independent Representative Justin Amash criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Mueller report on Sunday, saying that the Democrat from California is wrong to avoid moving forward with impeachment proceedings against President D...
2019-07-08 00:16

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a ste...
2019-05-30 23:00

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 03:00

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote....
2019-07-16 15:16

| Tottenham ace house hunting in Madrid ahead of move Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen is still holding out for a move to Real Madrid, as reports claim his family are house hunting in the Spanish capital....
2019-06-30 13:00

Juventus confirm De Ligt arrival ahead of £67.5m move "Serie A champions Juventus have confirmed that Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt has touched down in Turin for a medical ahead of a move from Ajax worth £67.5 million."...
2019-07-16 23:16

| Bastareaud leaving Toulon early ahead of US move Former France captain Mathieu Bastareaud, who had already announced he was joining New York's Rugby United on-loan for six months, is leaving Toulon permanently....
2019-07-09 17:48

De Ligt undergoes Juve medical ahead of $83.7M move Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, is undergoing a medical ahead of his transfer to Juventus for a reported fee of $83.7 million....
2019-07-17 15:16

Total to move ahead with using palm oil at biodiesel refinery Total is set to start up a biodiesel refinery using palm oil whose planned launch last summer sparked opposition from farmers producing vegetable oil and from environmental activists....
2019-05-30 11:00

It’s Still Unclear If Robert Mueller Will Testify Before Congress, But Lawmakers Are Moving Ahead Anyway The House Judiciary Committee will hold a series of hearings on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election — even though it is still unclear if Mueller himself will appear. Rep...
2019-06-03 23:48

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
2019-06-18 22:16

Hudson Yards developer lists $75M penthouse ahead of move They’re going from a deluxe apartment in the sky to another deluxe apartment in the sky. Billionaire real estate developer and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, along with his jewelry designer wife, Kara Ross, are listing their Manhattan penthouse f...
2019-07-17 00:00

The Latest: Pelosi says tariffs would hurt US and Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods coming from Mexico (all times local): 12:35 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning that President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs on Mexican imports wou...
2019-06-05 19:48

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat ahead of U.S. Fed statement Canada's main stock index was subdued on Wednesday, as investors adopted a cautious approach ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement that could open the door to future interest rate cuts....
2019-06-19 17:01

Pelosi, Trudeau make friendly wager ahead of Game 5 of NBA Finals House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a wager ahead Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11 00:48

Pelosi tells Dems to spread 'know your rights' campaign ahead of immigration raids Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spread information about unauthorized immigrants' legal rights.Speaking to a closed-door whips meeting, Pelosi...
2019-07-11 17:32

Mexico City will decriminalize sex work in move against trafficking Move strengthens rights of sex workers, ruling party saysRights group: move should be followed by legal protectionsMexico City lawmakers have given the green light to decriminalize sex work in the capital, hoping it will be a first step to a crackdow...
2019-06-01 20:00

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade...
2019-05-21 17:48

Canada get timely reminder from World Cup ahead of Haiti clash Canadian coach John Herdman said his squad will go into Saturday's Gold Cup quarter-final against Haiti with a fresh reminder at how thin the margins can be after watching their female counterparts fall at the women's World Cup....
2019-06-27 22:48

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures flat ahead of Fed rate cut decision Futures remained flat for Canada's main stock index on Monday on global cues, as investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate cut decision....
2019-06-17 14:48

Facebook to Help Tame Internet Ahead of Canada's Election: Official Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said....
2019-05-28 14:16

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-04 05:32

Pelosi ‘deeply disappointed’ by Trump’s tariff-averting deal with Mexico President Trump’s use of tariff threats against Mexico to induce concessions on migration policy was a counterproductive exercise in “threats and temper tantrums,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
2019-06-08 21:16

Guardado scores 2 as Mexico beats Canada 3-1 DENVER (AP) — Andres Guardado had two goals in the second half, Roberto Alvarado also scored and Mexico beat Canada 3-1 in the group stage of the Gold Cup on Wednesday night. Mexico has won its first two matches by a combined score of 10-1 and took c...
2019-06-20 10:32

Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:00

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the country was going through a “crucial” period where it needed to reckon with “the shadows of the past”, b...
2019-05-21 16:32

Manafort transferred to NY federal prison ahead of state trial, after Rikers Island move nixed Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was transferred to a federal prison in New York City late Monday ahead of his pending state court trial -- but only after the Justice Department rejected a local district attorney’s widely criticized bid t...
2019-06-18 18:00

Pelosi hits Trump’s deal with Mexico, accuses him of ‘threats and temper tantrums’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday hit parts of President Trump’s deal with Mexico on stopping migrant flows after he threatened to slap tariffs on the country -- saying that Trump was engaged in “threats and temper tantrums.”...
2019-06-09 03:16

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 18:16

Guardado fires Mexico into quarter-finals with 3-1 win over Canada Seven-times champions Mexico sealed their spot in the knockout stage of the Gold Cup with a 3-1 victory over Canada in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 08:32

UPDATE 1-At G20, Canada raises concern about Mexico gas pipeline row Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 18:16

UPDATE 2-Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
2019-05-28 03:32

Canada outlines spectrum plans ahead of ultra-fast 5G internet rollout Canada on Wednesday said it was preparing for the arrival of ultra-fast 5G internet service as it outlined plans to make more 5G spectrum available starting next year....
2019-06-06 05:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower ahead of BoC rate decision, Powell testimony Canada's main stock index futures edged lower on Wednesday ahead of Bank of Canada's interest rate decision and U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's congressional testimony....
2019-07-10 14:32

NBA trade roundup: Hawks move up to No. 4, take Hunter The Atlanta Hawks acquired the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft from the New Orleans Pelicans for four picks, according to multiple reports an hour before Thursday's draft was scheduled to begin....
2019-06-21 10:48

NBA trade roundup: Hawks reportedly move up to No. 4 The Atlanta Hawks acquired the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft from the New Orleans Pelicans for three picks, according to multiple reports an hour before Thursday's draft was scheduled to begin....
2019-06-21 04:16

Pelosi slams Trump on Mexico: 'Threats and temper tantrums are no way to negotiate foreign policy' Pelosi said Trump had undermined America's leadership role by "recklessly threatening to impose tariffs on our close friend and neighbor to the south."...
2019-06-10 14:00

UPDATE 3-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
2019-06-28 02:16

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
2019-06-27 18:48

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing security concerns as a trade war rages between Washington and Beijing....
2019-06-05 04:16

Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — She’s calling for an “intervention” to save the nation from him. He says she’s “c...
2019-05-24 16:32

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members w...
2019-06-14 00:16

Trump and Pelosi Trade Barbs, Both Questioning the Other’s Fitness President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi traded accusations that the other was unfit for office, as a war of words between the two party leaders accelerated....
2019-05-23 23:16

India May Go For Negotiations, Not Retaliation, After Trump Trade Move India plans to return to the negotiating table after President Donald Trump terminated a trade concession, which allowed the country to export almost 2,000 products to the U.S. duty-free, people with......
2019-06-04 08:00

U.S., China Tentatively Move to Revive Trade Talks Top American and China negotiators are set to speak this week in an effort to revive stalled trade talks, as disagreements over prior commitments and political considerations threaten to bog down discussions....
2019-07-09 03:16

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. regarding refugees: Whatever country gets the refugees first keeps them....
2019-06-11 08:00

Schumer praises Trump's decision to lift tariffs on Canada and Mexico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump’s decision to lift tariffs against Mexico and Canada on aluminum and steel, but said there are “still many other issues” that must be resolved before the Democrats will back his proposed ne...
2019-05-21 17:48

Trump says U.S. likely to go ahead with tariffs on Mexico over immigration President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably order new tariffs on all Mexican goods imported to the United States next week despite a diplomatic push to avoid the levies, citing high flows of migrants entering the United States from Mexic...
2019-06-04 19:48

Democrats won’t pass trade deal if it’s just ‘NAFTA with sugar on top’: Pelosi House Democrats want to see more changes to the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement before they're willing to ratify it, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says....
2019-06-19 19:48

LaVar Ball: Lonzo trade will be Lakers' worst move LaVar Ball ripped the Lakers after learning his son Lonzo Ball will be part of a trade for Anthony Davis, predicting that it will be "the worst move" the Lakers have ever made and guaranteeing that they "will never win another championship."...
2019-06-16 10:00

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
2019-07-19 14:32

Sensex, Nifty Move In A Range Amid Cautious Trade Top laggards on the 50-scrip index were Dr Reddy's, Cipla, Reliance Industries, Coal India and Yes Bank, trading between 1.12 and 2.63 per cent lower....
2019-06-07 15:32

Yankees trade didn’t move needle, but info can be gleaned Though media buzzed, betting markets barely blinked when the Yankees acquired American League home run leader Edwin Encarnacion from the Mariners this past weekend. Was that a mistake that bettors can exploit? Are the Yankees significantly bigger fav...
2019-06-19 21:16

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thur...
2019-07-11 23:00

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
2019-07-10 21:32

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 00:48

US Move Unfortunate, Says India As Trump Ends Preferential Trade Status India will "always uphold its national interest" in trade matters as "our people also aspire for better standards of living", the government today said in response to US President Donald Trump ending......
2019-06-01 14:32

Logistical nightmare looms if Mexico tariffs go ahead was the winner American importers are warning the White House and members of Congress that a logistical nightmare could unfold if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports starting Monday....
2019-06-07 20:16

Mexico’s Pemex rounds up banks ahead of deadline for US$8bn loan NEW YORK, June 12 (LPC) - Mexican oil producer Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is circling commitments from at least 15 banks to fill an US$8bn loan, but the state-owned company is tackling a recent downgrade that has lenders questioning how much exposur...
2019-06-12 21:16

Trump Meets Canada’s Trudeau for Trade Discussions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House as the two leaders work to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line. At Trump’s insistence,...
2019-06-20 20:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX weighed down by fears of a protracted trade war Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, with energy and mining stocks leading declines, as investors fled riskier assets on worries over a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22 17:16

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally t...
2019-06-08 23:16

BHP removing offshore workers from two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of storm BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it began evacuating workers and reducing operations at two offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as a safety precaution ahead of an approaching storm....
2019-07-10 07:32

Trump lashes out against Mexico ahead of border talks: 'We want action, not talk' "Mexico is sending a big delegation to talk about the Border. Problem is, they've been 'talking' for 25 years. We want action, not talk," Trump wrote in a post on Twitter....
2019-06-02 21:48

WRAPUP 4-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia's central bank cut rates to a record low on Tuesday and signalled willingness to go further as a worsening Sino-U.S. trade war raises recession risks for the world economy, pushing policymakers into what could be a global monetary easing cy...
2019-06-04 12:49

Stephen Harper offers to help U.K. with trade given ‘Canada’s strong record’ Harper tweeted Saturday night that he's "willing to assist whoever serves as the next leader of the U.K. Conservative Party on trade matters, should they wish."...
2019-06-30 20:16

Canada begins process to ratify USMCA trade deal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally introduced legislation to his country's parliament Wednesday to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
2019-05-30 00:32

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
2019-06-08 04:32

WRAPUP 2-Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 21:32

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier....
2019-06-14 06:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher as oil prices rise, trade deficit shrinks Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday as data showed the country's trade deficit shrunk - the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown, while the energy sector gained on stabilizing oil prices....
2019-06-06 16:48

Canada Central Bank, Holding Steady, Flags Trade Concerns The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate unchanged at 1.75% and warned that global trade tensions could threaten Canada’s economic outlook following a recent pickup in domestic growth....
2019-07-11 03:32

Trump, Canada’s Trudeau to talk trade at White House meeting WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House for a visit largely focused on trade. At Trump’s insistence, the U.S., Canada and Mexico agreed to an update of the decades-old Nort...
2019-06-20 18:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises after two days of losses on trade-related optimism Canada's main stock index rose on Friday after two days of sharp declines as sentiment was lifted by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the trade dispute with China....
2019-05-24 17:16

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
2019-05-31 05:32

Canada's Trudeau, U.S. VP Pence meet to talk trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
2019-05-30 17:00

Mexico's ruling Morena party ahead in state election, preliminary result shows Mexico's ruling Morena party was ahead on Sunday in an election for the governor of the central state of Puebla, with candidate Luis Miguel Geronimo having won 42.5% of votes, with 51% of votes counted, the National Electoral Institute said....
2019-06-03 05:32

Trump to Host Canada’s Trudeau Next Week to Discuss Trade Deal and Huawei Donald Trump is set to host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next week as the American president’s tariff threats continue to cloud the outlook for the countries’ trade deal with Mexico. Trudeau will visit Washington on June 20 and ...
2019-06-13 09:32

Canada endorses plan to stop Trump administration from disrupting WTO: trade minister Canada's trade minister is endorsing a European Union plan to prevent the Trump administration from paralyzing the World Trade Organization's dispute-settlement body later this year....
2019-06-04 17:32

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
2019-05-23 22:00

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
2019-06-29 18:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on trade deficit data, gains in materials Canada's main stock index opened slightly higher on Thursday, after the country's trade deficit shrunk, the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown, with rising gold prices boosting the materials sector....
2019-06-06 16:48

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate....
2019-06-19 05:32

U.S. trade rep says expects to meet with China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
2019-06-19 17:01

Treasury Yields Steady Ahead of U.S.-China Trade Talks U.S. government-bond yields hovered near 2%, reflecting investor caution ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan this weekend....
2019-06-28 22:16

Treasury yields little changed ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields were little changed on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
2019-06-28 23:00

Trump says U.S., Chinese teams to restart trade talks ahead of G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping and that the two leaders' teams would restart trade talks after a long lull in order to prepare for a meeting at the G20 summit later this month....
2019-06-18 17:32

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mex...
2019-07-05 21:32

'A giant game of chicken': GOP lawmakers warn against Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico GOP lawmakers pressed the White House to negotiate with Mexico on tariffs and said Trump could face a legislative rebuke if he goes through with them.        ...
2019-06-05 10:32

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
2019-06-13 06:48

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-21 20:48

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-21 23:16

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-23 20:48

U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
2019-06-19 17:00

After US-Mexico trade spat, USMCA in now focus Whipsawing US trade tactics under President Donald Trump are running the risk of upending ratification of the new North American trade agreement. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
2019-06-19 17:01

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
2019-06-10 05:48

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-22 12:16

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
2019-06-11 18:32

U.S. trade adviser Navarro: Mexico tariffs may not have to take effect White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday that U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect because Washington now has Mexico's attention on the issue....
2019-06-05 17:00

Mexico could beat U.S. in trade war, but would be a 'pyrrhic' victory: president Mexico could win a trade war with the United States but it is a war Mexico doesn't want because it would take too heavy a toll, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
2019-06-18 03:48

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday...
2019-07-12 10:16

Trump's Tariffs on Mexico Could Slow Trade to a Crawl The U.S. and Mexico were headed for a weekend of high-stakes negotiations on migration, as businesses warned that the U.S. imposing new tariffs would create major bottlenecks on Monday at a busy commercial corridor....
2019-06-08 01:48

Mexico first to ratify new North American trade agreement Mexico has become the first country to ratify the new trilateral trade deal pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-06-20 22:48

American Automakers Could Be a Casualty in Trump’s Trade War With Mexico President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on imports from Mexico could take a toll on American automakers if and when they go into effect, economists and industry experts say, causing collateral economic damage as Trump seeks to pressure Mexi...
2019-05-31 22:32

Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA trade deal Mexico has been a strong proponent of the pact, which builds on NAFTA, the free-trade accord that has transformed this nation’s economy over the past 25 years....
2019-06-20 04:16

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
2019-05-24 23:16

A ‘Loser.’ An ‘Existential Threat.’ Trump and Biden Trade Barbs Ahead of Iowa Trip The two men, who increasingly see each other as political foils, traded sharply personal attacks as they both traveled to the critical primary state....
2019-06-11 21:16

Top Trump official says tariffs on Mexico will not derail trade deal Top administration officials said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports would not interfere with the finalization of a North American trade pact and were designed to force Mexico's hand in immigration talks....
2019-06-03 05:16

Ex-U.S. ambassadors to Mexico push Trump to 'delink' trade, migration A group of former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico representing both Republican and Democratic presidents have banded together to urge President Donald Trump to treat trade and migration as separate issues, the diplomats wrote in an article....
2019-06-05 14:16

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump called off plans to impose a 5% ta...
2019-06-08 12:00

Trump says 'good chance' U.S. will make a trade deal with Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" the United States would make a trade deal with Mexico, but that if the two countries failed to make an agreement a 5% tariff would be imposed on Mexican imports on Monday....
2019-06-08 02:32

Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from their previous estimate of 40%....
2019-06-03 10:16

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its use of tariffs to gain concessions from trading partners....
2019-06-04 09:32

VW CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom -sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-04 01:48

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
2019-06-08 02:32

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chinese companies an edge in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and electric...
2019-06-08 14:16

Imports to El Paso plummet while U.S.-Mexico trade hits all-time high Annual trade has plummeted across the international bridges in El Paso by just over $4 billion, even though U.S.-Mexico trade recently reached an all-time high....
2019-06-03 20:32

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
2019-06-01 07:16

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
2019-06-03 20:32

Mexico says North American trade deal could double investment in 2019 Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that ratification of a new North American trade deal could double foreign investment in the country in 2019, as uncertainty would be reduced....
2019-05-31 03:48

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
2019-05-31 23:32

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-04 03:16

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "th...
2019-07-08 21:32

Trump's Mexico tariffs could be 'extremely problematic' for the revamped NAFTA, trade official says Trump's announcement for a 5% tariff on goods from Mexico is "so far only an announcement," the head of Mexico's Trade & NAFTA Office says....
2019-06-01 06:16

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
2019-06-06 00:00

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-05 06:16

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-04 18:32

Foreign bond buyers lift Mexico peso despite trade threats, downgrades Mexico's peso, which swung wildly in early June after a Fitch downgrade and brief U.S. threat to impose tariffs, has steadied as the country's high interest rates attracted foreign buyers of bonds using borrowed money, analysts and economists said....
2019-07-06 07:48

If trade spat worsens, Mexico should target Trump base - farm lobby The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
2019-05-31 21:48

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back.       ...
2019-06-13 14:48

On Stranger Things, the plot starts to move, but no one can move on “It’s probably for his muscles or something,” Max tells El as the two stand over a now-melted ice bath in the Mayfield-Hargrove bathroom. “He works out like a maniac.” Even before El finds the missing lifeguard’s fanny pack and her bloody whistle, we...
2019-07-04 18:16

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance - BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 20:48

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 20:48

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
2019-06-12 06:16

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that the country stop illegal immigration or face ratcheting tariffs....
2019-05-31 17:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06 06:48

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
2019-06-08 05:48

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday i...
2019-06-11 22:32

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia on Sunday in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global econo...
2019-06-30 19:16

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in Guatemala....
2019-07-15 19:48

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between members of the group....
2019-07-01 17:48

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend by nine months their deal to cut output, a sign that some major crude-producing countries are concerned about the possibility of shrinking demand....
2019-07-01 16:48

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures between members of the group....
2019-07-02 08:00

The Latest: Topping cap won’t end Iran pact, official says PARIS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Europe and U.S. officials on Iran (all times local): 10:30 p.m. An Iranian official says Iran’s growing stocks of enriched uranium don’t violate the international accord aimed at curbing its nuclea...
2019-06-28 00:48

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
2019-07-13 02:32

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
2019-07-02 18:32

Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrew...
2019-06-10 20:00

Iran says breach of threshold does not violate nuclear pact Iran said on Monday its accumulation of more enriched uranium than permitted under its nuclear deal with world powers was not a violation of the pact, since it was exercising its right to respond to the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement last year....
2019-07-01 21:48

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrific...
2019-07-09 00:16

Russia cut June oil output by more than required in global pact Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on Monday, as the sector still felt the impact of a contaminated crude crisis that crippled exports....
2019-07-01 19:48

OPEC set to extend oil supply cut as Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts this week at least until the end of 2019 as Iran joined top producers Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Russia in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy....
2019-07-01 10:48

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
2019-06-09 22:48

NCP Discusses Seat Sharing Pact With Congress For Maharashtra Polls The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) wants an equal number of seats from the Congress in the Maharashtra state assembly polls, citing the drubbing of its alliance partner in Lok Sabha elections, party......
2019-07-17 09:16

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year....
2019-07-08 19:16

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
2019-06-15 21:16

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
2019-06-15 17:16

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve be...
2019-06-15 00:48

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
2019-06-21 17:48

Iran on course to exceed nuclear pact limit within days: diplomats Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement within days by accumulating more enriched uranium than permitted, although it had not done so yet by a deadline it set for Thursday, diplomats said, citing U.N. inspectors' data....
2019-06-27 21:48

Iran president renews ultimatum over nuclear pact compliance Iran will continue scaling back compliance with its nuclear deal commitments unless other signatories show "positive signals", the Iranian president told a meeting of Russian, Chinese and other Asian leaders in Tajikistan....
2019-06-15 11:48

Iran Says It Breached Nuclear Pact Limits on Enriched Uranium Iran’s foreign minister said the country has breached the 2015 nuclear deal’s limits on enriched uranium, a step that marks its first intentional violation of the accord and could lead to the unraveling of the pact....
2019-07-01 17:16

Europeans take first step to punish Iran over nuclear pact breaches European powers took their first step on Tuesday towards punishing Iran for breaking its nuclear agreement, triggering the deal's mechanism to resolve breaches....
2019-07-09 19:00

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
2019-07-08 18:48

The Latest: Putin: US shunning talks to extend nuclear pact The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States has shunned talks on extending a key nuclear arms reduction pact, raising new threats to global s...
2019-06-06 16:48

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 13:16

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
2019-05-21 16:16

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensio...
2019-06-09 17:32

Iran to Breach Terms of Nuclear Deal, Putting Pact at Risk Iran said it would exceed limits on its stockpile of enriched uranium in 10 days, jeopardizing European efforts to save the international nuclear deal amid heightened military tensions in the Persian Gulf....
2019-06-17 14:16

Governors join California push for auto mileage pact with Trump In a joint statement, 23 governors called for a “common-sense approach” to nationwide requirements that will cut tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and avoid regulatory uncertainty....
2019-07-09 19:32

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed under pact, denies breach Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step beyond the terms the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
2019-07-01 21:48

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, ...
2019-06-07 23:32

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New...
2019-05-31 02:48

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

Iran seen breaking nuclear pact limit in days; Trump says 'no time pressure' Diplomats said Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement within days but U.S. President Donald Trump, who has ratcheted up pressure on the Middle Eastern country, said there was "absolutely no time pressure" on the issue....
2019-06-28 10:00

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Trump questions the fairness of Washington's longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summit....
2019-06-27 20:48

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the idea of calling another snap national poll....
2019-07-18 01:48

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
2019-06-08 07:48

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
2019-06-10 07:00

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants. The post Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measur...
2019-06-08 03:32

Riot Games and State Farm extend League of Legends esports pact to 2021 The extension comes only a year after State Farm first started sponsoring the game's esports tournaments. Other sponsors include Alienware and Mastercard.Read More...
2019-05-22 00:32

Iran to soon exceed enriched uranium limit under nuclear pact: Fars news agency Iran will soon exceed an enriched uranium limit under its nuclear deal, after remaining signatories to the pact fell short of Tehran's demands to be shielded from U.S. sanctions, the semi-official Fars news agency cited an "informed source" as saying...
2019-06-29 20:01

Iran Has Breached Critical Limit on Nuclear Fuel Under 2015 Pact, State Media Reports The violation does not by itself give the country enough to produce a nuclear weapon, but it signals Iran may be willing to abandon the limits of the pact....
2019-07-01 12:48

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
2019-06-18 17:00

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
2019-07-17 21:48

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 s...
2019-06-30 09:16

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
2019-05-27 21:32

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
2019-06-05 07:01

Nothing to See Here, Move Along Moments after Special Counsel Robert Mueller made a rare public appearance to reiterate that it was Department of Justice policy—and not a lack of evidence—that prevented him from indicting President Donald Trump, White House Press Secretary Sarah Hu...
2019-05-30 05:16

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
2019-07-18 22:00

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
2019-06-18 17:48

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
2019-07-01 19:32

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
2019-05-31 05:48

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
2019-06-06 00:32

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and...
2019-06-08 03:32

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
2019-07-14 08:32

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
2019-05-21 15:32

Neymar Can't Really Be On The Move Again, Can He? Two years after Neymar wasn’t going to leave Barcelona for PSG, only to then leave Barcelona for PSG, there is now a new storm of speculation hinting at only one possible outcome: Neymar, who isn’t going to leave PSG for Barcelona, will leave PSG for...
2019-06-20 06:16

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
2019-05-28 17:16

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...
2019-06-09 03:16

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
2019-07-12 11:16

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia'...
2019-07-19 10:00

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
2019-06-24 00:48

The Latest: Lawmakers want to choose EU Commission head BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:45 p.m. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the legislature believes the new head of the EU executive Commission should be chosen from the candidates put forw...
2019-05-28 14:32

"Nothing Has Happened": BJP Lawmakers Question Centre Over Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
2019-07-08 18:32

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is available in the office....
2019-07-09 10:48

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
2019-07-12 11:16

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
2019-07-10 00:16

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
2019-06-05 12:32

BJP Had Called 2 TDP Lawmakers "Andhra Mallyas". Now, A Warm Welcome The BJP, fresh from a gigantic win in the national elections, got a further boost as four of the six parliamentarians from N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) joined it on Thursday....
2019-06-21 12:32

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
2019-07-13 03:16

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time for lawmakers to question him, sources told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-12 19:48

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

In "Discipline Sessions", PM Modi's Advice For BJP Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised BJP parliamentarians to "attend parliament regularly" and focus on their constituencies in the first of a series of meetings in the backdrop of controversies......
2019-07-04 09:16

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party for "engineering" their "defection" in the Rajya......
2019-06-21 15:32

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
2019-05-24 11:48

Congress Dissolves In Telangana, 12 Of 18 Lawmakers Join KCR The misery of the Congress deepened today courtesy Telangana, where 12 of its 18 state legislators joined Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's party, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi or TRS. The merger......
2019-06-06 17:32

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
2019-05-29 17:48

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
2019-06-11 07:16

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next mo...
2019-05-22 11:48

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
2019-07-18 16:01

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
2019-07-10 17:32

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
2019-05-30 13:32

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany̵...
2019-06-22 09:00

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
2019-07-19 03:32

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
2019-06-06 00:32

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
2019-07-10 02:32

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
2019-06-02 09:01

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception T...
2019-07-17 05:32

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
2019-07-02 01:16

Pelosi responds to AOC drama: ‘I’ve said what I’m going to say’ Nancy Pelosi offered a terse response Thursday when asked about her feud with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other female freshman firebrands — and insisted the rest of her caucus was fully behind her after her stinging rebuke of the four lawmaker...
2019-07-11 20:48

Is Nancy Pelosi Kidding or What Since Robert Mueller’s Very Important Statement this morning, and the ensuing rush of some Democratic presidential candidates to support impeachment, the question has turned to: What about Nancy Pelosi? What says she? How will she respond to this dev...
2019-05-30 05:16

Pelosi: ‘If the goods are there, we must impeach’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that politics are not in play as Democrats consider impeaching President Trump, and that action is being delayed because investigators continue to find more evidence to bolster their case....
2019-06-19 16:48

Mailman’s last day on the job will move you to tears A job well done. US Postal Service employee Floyd Martin has been delivering mail to the same community of residents in Marietta, Ga., for more than two decades. As of May 23, Martin is retired, but on his last day, friend and local journalist Jennif...
2019-05-24 19:01

Queer Eye Gets (At Least) 2 More Seasons and Is on the Move--Again! The boys are back--for (at least) two more seasons. Netflix officially announced Queer Eye will return for season four--and season five! The Fab Five return with new eight new Kansas City-set......
2019-06-19 01:00

Who Says Zion Needs To Move To Be Great? “Is Zion Williamson too fat?” has been the controversy of NBA Summer League 2019 as the No. 1 overall pick is sitting out rest of the Vegas games due to a bruised left knee, depriving fans of mid-July slams and prompting them to wonder if the former ...
2019-07-15 20:16

Want to Know the Fed’s Next Move? Pay Attention to This Signal Many might think that the “reality” in question is that “higher interest rates are bad for the stock market.” But that’s not what this story is about. There is a different reality that Fed has continued to ignore for at ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Crude Oil: Setup You Want to See Before a Big Move Third waves are the longest and strongest moves within the basic Elliott wave pattern. That's why wave traders love them. See what helped our Energy Pro Service spot a 3rd wave for subscribers ahead of this 3%+ intraday rally in crude oil....
2019-05-21 19:32

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal j...
2019-06-10 22:00

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
2019-05-31 11:48

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
2019-07-12 10:32

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
2019-07-10 22:16

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
2019-05-30 02:48

U.K. Lawmakers Raise Pressure on Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
2019-05-23 16:16

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
2019-07-04 23:48

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
2019-05-25 06:16

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
2019-06-13 18:32

Mom of baby who died in ICE camp brings lawmakers to tears WASHINGTON – A Guatemalan mother whose baby girl died after being in a US immigration detention facility told lawmakers Wednesday the US is locking up children in cages as if “they were animals.” “I’m here today because I don’t want any m...
2019-07-11 04:32

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, President Michel Aoun said on Twitter on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 17:32

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-10 20:16

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
2019-05-25 05:16

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
2019-07-11 05:00

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
2019-05-23 19:01

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
2019-06-21 09:00

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
2019-05-28 18:32

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
2019-06-20 20:32

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
2019-07-09 21:48

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their pa...
2019-06-12 22:48

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
2019-06-13 01:01

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
2019-05-26 22:00

DK Shivakumar Stopped Outside Hotel Where Rebel Lawmakers Are Staying The Karnataka coalition crisis took another turn today as senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was stopped from entering the Renaissance Hotel in Mumbai where rebel lawmakers are staying....
2019-07-10 08:00

UK lawmakers back gay marriage, abortion access for NIreland British lawmakers have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages and expanding abortion access in Northern Ireland if the assembly there doesn’t reconvene by Oct. 21...
2019-07-10 00:32

Austrian lawmakers vote Kurz's government out of office Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days after it became a caretaker administration in the wake of a video sting scandal....
2019-05-27 16:48

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season...
2019-06-13 10:32

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
2019-06-24 04:32

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday....
2019-07-12 20:32

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
2019-07-10 13:00

UK lawmakers ask authorities to investigate bank forgery allegations British lawmakers on Tuesday asked financial and legal authorities to investigate allegations that banks have forged signatures on legal documents for home repossession and other matters....
2019-07-09 13:48

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
2019-05-24 18:00

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 20:48

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges....
2019-05-24 17:48

UK lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage rights in Northern Ireland if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by Oct. 21....
2019-07-09 19:00

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
2019-06-12 18:48

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legisl...
2019-06-11 06:48

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state after power provider PG&E Co...
2019-07-11 22:16

McConnell opposes efforts to revive pay raise for lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-living pay increase in a decade. McConnell said in a st...
2019-06-20 18:32

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump&...
2019-06-10 02:48

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
2019-07-12 20:48

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visits Canada...
2019-05-28 23:16

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Ala...
2019-05-23 03:16

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 19:00

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
2019-07-02 07:32

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
2019-07-17 00:48

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records...
2019-07-03 03:01

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immig...
2019-06-01 11:48

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a comb...
2019-07-18 00:16

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
2019-07-18 22:48

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
2019-06-06 08:32

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
2019-05-22 04:32

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
2019-05-23 03:16

The Latest: German lawmakers pass migration bills BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The German parliament has approved a package of laws reforming the country’s rules on asylum and migration. The laws passed Friday included a government-proposed bill...
2019-06-07 18:16

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
2019-05-23 05:01

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
2019-05-22 04:32

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
2019-05-25 17:16

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up i...
2019-06-06 01:16

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
2019-07-08 14:48

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
2019-07-07 06:32

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
2019-05-22 22:32

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissione...
2019-07-02 03:48

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for their motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. Two hundred lawmakers vote...
2019-06-18 20:00

Von der Leyen sets out greener, fairer Europe to EU lawmakers Germany's Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday sketched out her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe in a last-ditch effort to win the votes of European socialist and liberal lawmakers to become the first female European Commission head....
2019-07-16 17:16

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing unidentified campaign sources....
2019-07-16 17:16

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
2019-06-07 14:16

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02 02:16

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
2019-07-08 04:48

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay......
2019-07-18 12:00

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jers...
2019-06-05 02:16

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 01:16

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur...
2019-07-03 13:16

Ingraham: Pelosi has no one to blame but herself for AOC beef Is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responsible for her conflict with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and her cohorts?   According to Fox News' Laura Ingraham, she is....
2019-07-10 08:32

The Impeachment Dam Is Breaking Against Nancy Pelosi After multiple reports on Monday night that several members of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership team were breaking with her in pushing for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a steady stream of House Democrats have publicly...
2019-05-21 17:16

The Latest: Pelosi says ‘nothing off the table’ on Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:45 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says “nothing is off the table,” including potential impeachment proceedings against Presi...
2019-05-30 02:48

Pelosi: Abortion restrictions "really dangerous" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed a recent wave of abortion restrictions while speaking in Southern California on Monday, calling them "scary" and "dangerous." Pelosi was speaking on a health care panel at East Los Angeles College. (June 17)  ...
2019-06-18 07:00

Why Pelosi is so good at infuriating Trump Something about Nancy Pelosi just gets under Donald Trump's skin.On Wednesday, for the third time in barely six months, a meeting between the president, the speaker and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer blew up in spectacular fashion.And in each c...
2019-05-23 08:00

Pelosi is so 'done' with Trump, the 'diverter in chief' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's "done" with talking about President Donald Trump and called him the "diverter in chief," saying he manufactured controversies to distract attention from more important issues....
2019-06-12 04:00

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Democratic leaders, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
2019-06-19 16:48

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf region....
2019-06-21 09:48

Pogba hints at move away from United "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from the Premier League side, telling reporters in Tokyo that now \"could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else\"."...
2019-06-16 16:32

Durant chooses to go his own way with move to Nets With his decision to join the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant ended an era in Golden State while advancing a trend of the NBA's elite players forging their own paths with new teams....
2019-07-01 10:48

Fed's Kaplan Says He Is 'Agnostic' About Whether Next Rate Move Is Up or Down Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Thursday he is concerned about the potential for trade-related uncertainty to exert a drag on U.S. economic growth but said he is comfortable leaving interest rates unchanged for now....
2019-05-24 01:48

Kevin Durant is on the move — literally This could be the latest sign that Kevin Durant is in a New York state of mind. Durant sold his oceanfront Malibu home this week for $12.15 million, according to the Los Angeles Times, after buying the house in 2018. The home was listed in April. May...
2019-06-27 19:32

Bradley Beal might be the next NBA star on the move The NBA is in an age when star players are dictating the balance of power in the league, prompting huge moves even if they’re still under contract. Bradley Beal has been on the opposite end of the spectrum. Despite the Wizards finishing last se...
2019-07-15 20:32

Paper Round: De Gea could miss out on PSG move "David de Gea may stay at Manchester United, Rafael Benitez could double his money, Arsenal want Kieran Tierney and Matthijs de Ligt rejects Barcelona."...
2019-06-19 08:32

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
2019-06-12 21:00

| Rabiot completes move to Juventus Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has completed his move to Juventus with the Italian champions announcing the signing of his contract on Monday....
2019-07-01 21:00

The Before and After of the Big Move in 10-year Treasury Notes Who was prepared for the big bullish move in Treasury Notes on May 22-23 ... before it happened? See the answer for yourself onscreen right now, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-24 21:32

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
2019-06-14 19:32

The Latest: Timberwolves move up to take No. 6 pick NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday’s NBA draft (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Minnesota now has the sixth pick in the NBA draft. A person with knowledge says the Timberwolves have traded up five slots in the first round by sending power forwa...
2019-06-21 02:16

Griezmann's move to Barcelona 'known since March', says CEO "Atletico Madrid have known that forward Antoine Griezmann would join Barcelona this summer since March, according to club chief executive Gil Martin."...
2019-06-12 22:48

Most Economists Say Fed's Next Move Is Rate Cut, Survey Says More than three-quarters of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the Fed’s next move will be to lower interest rates, which most expect to happen by the fall....
2019-06-14 01:16

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
2019-07-11 04:48

Manmohan Singh Asks Lawmakers To Instill Confidence In People Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday exhorted Rajasthan legislators to instill confidence among people with their leadership and said they count on their leaders to ensure that the politics of......
2019-07-07 22:16

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the...
2019-06-22 03:16

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In Intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
2019-06-04 08:00

Stand By Decision, Won't Attend Assembly, Say Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Hailing the Supreme Court direction on Karnataka political crisis, rebel Congress-JDS lawmakers camping in Mumbai said there is no question of going back on their resignations from the Assembly or......
2019-07-17 12:32

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common disdain for the quarterback....
2019-06-05 23:00

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
2019-06-19 09:16

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
2019-05-30 01:32

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
2019-05-22 21:00

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-20 14:00

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
2019-06-10 05:32

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers......
2019-07-11 06:48

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as 6 weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
2019-05-30 01:16

Lawmakers ask Tish James to investigate Cy Vance over Epstein case Five Manhattan lawmakers wrote to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday, urging her to probe Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s failed support eight years ago of more lenient sex offender monitoring for multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epst...
2019-07-13 09:48

Ohio Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Save Nuclear Plants but Vow to Keep Trying FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., the Ohio utility operating under federal bankruptcy protection, said it was optimistic state lawmakers would authorize aid to keep the state’s two nuclear plants running....
2019-07-07 16:48

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 01:48

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, a party spokesman said....
2019-07-07 11:48

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
2019-07-11 03:16

Iran lawmakers chant 'Death to America' as U.S. called 'terrorist' Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with Washington following the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
2019-06-23 09:16

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
2019-05-22 01:16

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to question him....
2019-07-13 20:48

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
2019-05-22 06:48

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
2019-05-22 09:32

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that actively lobby against new laws....
2019-07-15 19:16

Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Must Not Be Forced To Attend House: Top Court Karnataka Political Crisis: The Supreme Court today said that the Karnataka Speaker is free to decide on resignations of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in......
2019-07-17 09:16

U.S. must have access to U.S.-listed Chinese firms' audit documents, lawmakers say A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regulatory oversight, including providing access to audits or face delisting....
2019-06-06 08:32

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks try...
2019-05-31 01:16

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
2019-07-07 05:16

Alaska lawmakers weigh governor’s call for new session venue WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — When Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy called a special session in his hometown of Wasilla, some agreed with him that a change of venue would be good for lawmakers struggling to finish their work. Others cited logistical and security c...
2019-06-20 10:32

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
2019-05-22 21:00