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Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle

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Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
2019-05-30 20:16

Belgian dad pleas for help to find son missing in Australia CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Belgian man says an encrypted phone message sent by his missing son could hold a clue to the 18-year-old tourist’s disappearance from an Australian coastal town. Theo Hayez was last seen leaving a Byron Bay nightclu...
2019-06-17 07:16

Oklahoma: family says inmate died of appendicitis as pleas for help were ignored Lawsuit: Joshua England made five written requests for help21-year-old died in Lexington correctional centerThe family of a man who died in a Oklahoma prison last year are suing correctional officials and medical staff for allegedly ignoring his repe...
2019-05-25 21:48

Europe is ignoring U.S. pleas to take back their ISIS fighters Three months after the collapse of the Islamic State, about 800 Europeans are believed to be imprisoned in Syria and Iraq, not including wives and children with foreign citizenship....
2019-06-21 07:16

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its l...
2019-06-09 11:48

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
2019-06-03 03:48

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
2019-06-13 07:16

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year...
2019-05-22 18:16

UA duo make freshman All American Team TUCSON – National recognition keeps pouring in for Arizona Wildcat baseball players as Austin Wells and Dayton Dooney were both named first-team Freshman All-Americans by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Here’s more f...
2019-06-11 08:32

UA Freshman Nnaji finalist for Team USA U19 squad TUCSON – Incoming Arizona freshman Zeke Nnaji has made the cut to the “final 18” for the Team USA U19 squad that’ll compete in Greece. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
2019-06-19 13:16

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can’t leave fast enough.” ​”So inter...
2019-07-14 21:16

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
2019-07-14 22:48

Pelosi says she has 'no regrets' about calling out four progressive freshman members: 'Not what I do' Nancy Pelosi said she has "no regrets" about criticizing the four progressive freshman members of her party Wednesday, adding that regret just isn't her style....
2019-07-10 21:16

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
2019-07-15 08:16

Biden: Pelosi ‘masterful’ in dealing with freshman ‘Squad’ Former Vice President Joe Biden said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “masterful” in how she’s dealing with the four lightning-rod freshman Democratic lawmakers in her caucus. The Democratic front-runner weighed in on the continuing sq...
2019-07-16 19:48

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning, and the Rebels beat Clemson 6-1 on Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on their home field. Ole Miss led for good after...
2019-06-02 07:48

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
2019-07-18 03:16

UA Freshman b-ball player skipping playing for the Wildcats & heading to pro’s TUCSON – Arizona basketball commit Terry Armstrong is declaring himself eligible to play professional basketball and will -not- attend U of A on a hoops scholarship. He’ll most likely play overseas or in the NBA’s G League. HereR...
2019-06-20 08:00

Draymond Green almost left Michigan State after his freshman year In an ESPN profile, Draymond Green's high school coach revealed a conversation where the frustrated Warriors star said he'd leave Michigan State.        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
2019-07-04 05:48

Hillary Clinton claps back at Trump over attack on freshman Dems Hillary Clinton on Sunday night criticized President Trump for suggesting that freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from — saying it’s his government that needs help. “They’re from America,” Clinton wrote abou...
2019-07-15 07:48

Freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar reports death threats over asylum story Freshman Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas says her office has received death threats against her, her family and staffers following a news report that her aides were improperly aiding asylum seekers in Mexico.Escobar said her office contacte...
2019-07-10 07:01

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
2019-07-03 03:48

Trump targets freshman congresswomen, Pelosi on Twitter, tells progressives to 'go back,' 'help fix' home countries President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and progressive freshman congresswomen Sunday on Twitter, telling the new lawmakers to "go back" to their countries of origin to fix the corruption plaguing those nations before they lecture...
2019-07-14 23:48

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t....
2019-06-10 12:48

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season Twenty-one to go. The teetering-below-.500 Mets lost one and won one in the split doubleheader Subway Series on Tuesday. The Yankees breezed to a 12-5 victory in the sunlight as the Mets played a ragged first game at Yankee Stadium. In the nightcap, ...
2019-06-12 16:48

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative session wraps — despite conflict-of-interest concerns ...
2019-06-20 20:00

Dustin Johnson looking to clear major hurdle — his ‘friend’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson maintains Brooks Koepka is still “one of my best friends,” even though Koepka has supplanted Johnson as not only the No. 1-ranked player in the world, but also the most intimidating presence in golf. Johnson, wit...
2019-06-13 20:16

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 09:32

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Duran...
2019-06-01 03:16

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
2019-06-11 20:48

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forwar...
2019-06-04 10:00

Decline in Share Buybacks Poses Hurdle for Stock Market Share repurchases by companies contracted for the first time in seven quarters for the three months ended in March, and some say the trend may continue....
2019-07-02 18:32

Global shares snap seven-day winning streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 13:32

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Thre...
2019-06-04 22:48

Yankees’ Didi Gregorius return scenario still has hurdle to clear Didi Gregorius may want to find his passport. Seven and a half months removed from Tommy John surgery, Gregorius could be back in pinstripes as soon as next week’s road trip to Toronto and Cleveland, which begins Tuesday against the Blue Jays. “Not o...
2019-05-31 06:48

Viktor Hovland’s British Open sacrifice adds hurdle to PGA career PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Viktor Hovland is not one of the favorites to win the U.S. Open this week at Pebble Beach, but he does have the distinction of winning the most recent major national tournament on the fabled links. Hovland, who just finished hi...
2019-06-11 13:32

Illiquid assets held by Woodford's UK fund pose hurdle to reopening Trading in Neil Woodford's 3.7 billion pound ($4.69 billion) Equity Income Fund may not be reopened swiftly after it was suspended on June 3 because of the illiquid assets it holds....
2019-06-23 14:00

EURO Under-21: Germany title defense falls at final hurdle against Spain Germany's Under-21s were unable to defend their European title as Spain exacted their revenge for the loss in 2017. La Roja were crowned European champions for a fifth time following a 2-1 win....
2019-07-01 00:00

RJ Barrett’s first Rookie of the Year hurdle: Summer League battle with Zion Two days after the NBA Draft, RJ Barrett was in Santa Monica presenting the Rookie of the Year Award at the league’s awards banquet. “The NBA Awards was great,’’ Barrett said. “Hopefully I’ll win the award next year. It was good to experience that.” ...
2019-07-03 00:32

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
2019-05-21 18:32

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
2019-07-18 17:16

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
2019-06-21 23:16

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
2019-06-05 19:00

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former pilot....
2019-07-11 06:16

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
2019-06-07 05:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
2019-06-22 00:16

Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on...
2019-07-10 02:32

Lee Bowyer eager for Charlton to clear last promotion hurdle after proving people wrong with management start Lee Bowyer admits he has surprised a few people. Even those who know him did not think he would make the transition from player to manager, so the remarkable job he has done at Charlton has been unexpected to many....
2019-05-24 15:16

IRS decides that veteran’s evangelism isn’t tax deductible A judge had bad news for an evangelist seeking tax write-offs as he spread the word of God. While devout Catholic Robert Oliveri spent almost $40,000 as he crisscrossed the country and paid for meals and gifts to strangers and acquaintances in his ev...
2019-06-04 03:48

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy 75 years later: 'I'd go up and do it all again' Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice....
2019-06-05 17:48

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
2019-06-22 20:01

| Algeria arrests prominent war veteran Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he reportedly criticised military chief Ahmed Gaid Saleh....
2019-07-01 20:16

Lexington Veteran Turns 101, Still Works LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Tuesday, Dennis Cravens turned 101-years-old, but as he has done for decades now, the structural engineer refused to miss a day of work. “He is an inspiration to all of us. His dedication, his work ethic, the f...
2019-06-06 01:16

Bruins' veteran quintet could be key in latest Cup bid Five current Bruins players carry knowledge from Boston's most recent Stanley Cup triumph in 2011, and loss and in 2013        ...
2019-05-24 23:01

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
2019-07-01 00:00

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
2019-06-14 21:00

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
2019-05-28 02:00

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 08:48

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
2019-05-27 06:48

Veteran Talks About Remembering The Fallen On Memorial Day LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Memorial Day is about remembering those who gave their lives for the safety of our country. LEX 18’s Claire Kopsky spoke with a Laurel County man who served on the front lines with many of those we honor today...
2019-05-28 05:16

Man attacked by veteran’s support dog sues over negligence ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to San Diego is now suing the airline and the veteran. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday that ...
2019-05-29 15:48

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
2019-05-29 20:48

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)       ...
2019-06-04 09:00

HSBC Hires Citigroup Veteran to Take Over U.S. Business HSBC Holdings PLC signaled a fresh effort to turn around its lagging U.S. business by hiring Citigroup Inc. veteran Michael Roberts to succeed Patrick Burke as chief executive of HSBC USA when he retires later this year....
2019-07-08 22:16

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.        ...
2019-06-06 21:48

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....
2019-07-11 23:16

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Admi...
2019-06-23 06:00

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
2019-05-21 17:16

Veteran accused of placing explosive device at VA hospital TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 60-year-old U.S. Army veteran faces up to 10 years in prison on charges that he placed an improvised explosive device at a Florida Veterans Affairs hospital. A federal criminal complaint says Mark Edward Allen made his initial ap...
2019-06-05 19:48

Yankees’ veteran lefties taking turn for worse James Paxton and J.A. Happ were supposed to stabilize the Yankees’ rotation when they were acquired last offseason. Instead, the veteran left-handers have mostly disappointed this year — a trend that continued during the otherwise wildly successful Y...
2019-06-27 19:32

90-year-old D-Day veteran’s song tops UK singles chart A 90-year-old D-Day veteran’s ditty about the Allied forces landing at Normandy is beating out songs by artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran on Amazon’s singles chart in the United Kingdom, a report said. Jim Radford, w...
2019-06-07 00:16

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern Fra...
2019-05-27 18:00

Vietnam War veteran, 78, receives high school diploma _____ 78-year-old Floyd Covey is finally a high school graduate, decades after serving in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient says he made his mom proud. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones has your Weekend Morning Boost....
2019-07-15 00:32

D-Day veteran, 99, gets ovation from the Queen and Trump as he leads tributes A 99-year-old D-Day veteran got a standing ovation from Donald Trump and the Queen Wednesday as he led the nation's tributes to brave troops who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago....
2019-06-05 17:48

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
2019-05-25 13:16

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speak...
2019-06-04 09:32

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown wi...
2019-05-28 17:16

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
2019-05-29 12:16

‘Tired of Running’: A Sci-Fi Veteran Tells His Own (Earthling) Story In ‘Becoming Superman,’ J. Michael Straczynski chronicles a life that was dominated early on by dysfunction and later by success that came with its own tensions....
2019-07-20 14:48

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 20:16

Veteran Industrialist Brij Mohan Khaitan Dies At 92 Veteran industrialist and Williamson Magor Group patriarch Brij Mohan Khaitan died today at his residence here. He was 92. He was suffering from old-age ailments, according to company sources. A......
2019-06-01 16:16

Geelong veteran Gary Ablett handed one-week AFL suspension Cats star has never before served a suspensionAblett twice cleared of striking in last four weeksGary Ablett’s latest outburst has cost him an AFL suspension with the league declaring it will not tolerate players striking each other off the ball. Mat...
2019-05-27 13:00

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump o...
2019-06-18 22:16

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County...
2019-07-19 06:00

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new......
2019-06-12 12:16

"Aghast," Says Veteran Karan Singh, With Stern Advice For Congress The Congress, which has to look for a new president after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, received some advice from one of its veteran leaders and former governor Karan Singh....
2019-07-08 14:48

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him ...
2019-06-06 00:48

Austrian ski veteran Reichelt quizzed in blood doping case INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Alpine veteran Hannes Reichelt was questioned by police investigating a blood doping ring in sports. The Austrian federation says Reichelt denies wrongdoing in the case known as Operation Ade...
2019-05-27 18:00

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a privat...
2019-06-06 05:16

| Teenager Gauff stuns veteran Venus Williams at Wimbledon Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for the Wimbledon singles, pulled off a major shock on Monday beating five-time champion Venus Williams....
2019-07-01 21:00

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, kille...
2019-07-03 21:16

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
2019-06-13 18:32

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
2019-06-11 12:48

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Oma...
2019-06-07 02:00

Saints, Ginn banking on veteran's enduring speed Saints receiver Ted Ginn Jr. says his speed remains his most distinguishing asset as he enters his 13th NFL season        ...
2019-06-07 00:16

President Trump honors veteran to commemorate D-Day 75th anniversary President Trump shared D-Day veteran Ray Lambert's World War II story. Lambert was in attendance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
2019-06-06 21:48

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield The Mets added some extra outfield depth on Friday, signing Matt Kemp to a minor league deal, The Post’s Mike Puma confirmed. Kemp was released by the Cincinnati Reds on May 4, after the 34-year-old hit .200 with a home run and 5 RBIs in 20 gam...
2019-05-25 00:16

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California. The U.S. attorney’s office said Wednesday the indictment charges Mark Domingo with providing material su...
2019-05-23 03:16

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
2019-05-29 20:32

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when ...
2019-05-29 06:00

Cybersecurity veteran Imperva acquires Distil Networks to help thwart bot attacks Imperva has announced plans to acquire Distil Networks, a cybersecurity startup that specializes in blocking bot attacks on websites, mobile apps, and APIs.Read More...
2019-06-04 20:48

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
2019-06-05 08:16

NBA veteran Kendall Gill reveals he still receives money from parents for his birthday Former NBA veteran Kendall Gill played 15 seasons in the league, earned an All-Rookie Team selection during the 1990-91 season and earned about $43 million during his career....
2019-05-30 01:48

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
2019-06-12 01:48

Davey G. Johnson, Veteran of Car and Driver and Jalopnik, Missing on Motorcycle Trip Authorities are currently searching for automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson, a veteran of Car and Driver, Autoweek, Jalopnik and more, after he apparently went missing on a motorcycle ride somewhere along California State Route 49 earlier this wee...
2019-06-08 21:16

World War II veteran honored for his life and service at Arlington National Cemetery Carl Mann, a World War II veteran, was honored by the U.S. Army and his family during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.        ...
2019-06-07 09:32

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
2019-06-06 21:48

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and...
2019-05-27 21:48

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
2019-07-08 17:00

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
2019-05-25 17:16

Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran, made three unsuccessful starts for the White Sox this season, posting a 9.45 ERA. Though he made t...
2019-05-24 23:32

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apo...
2019-07-01 23:00

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
2019-05-22 05:48

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
2019-06-19 07:32

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening. The motive was unclear. A suspect was detained following the attack...
2019-07-20 21:48

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-12 23:16

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
2019-07-12 17:16

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
2019-06-05 11:16

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
2019-05-24 05:00

World War II veteran 'Harmonica Pete' plays national anthem on 'Fox & Friends' after going viral A World War II veteran who goes by the beloved nickname 'Harmonica Pete' described his service and what the National Anthem means to him after performing the song for the United States Women's National team before a recent match....
2019-05-30 03:32

A 96-year-old World War II veteran nails national anthem before USA-Mexico soccer match 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré brought down the house when he performed the national anthem on his harmonica before the USA-Mexico match.        ...
2019-05-27 20:00

D-Day veteran's grandson recalls 'vivid' letters of 'striking images' from Omaha Beach After fighting with the Allies on D-Day, Navy sailor Bill Svrluga Sr. wrote letters that "vividly" recounted the horrors he witnessed, his grandson said....
2019-06-04 08:00

Marine veteran boxer captures junior lightweight title on Memorial Day weekend Jamel Herring, a U.S. Marine veteran, defeated Masayuki Ito by unanimous decision in Florida on Saturday to become the WBO junior lightweight champion....
2019-05-28 22:16

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
2019-05-23 08:32

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the...
2019-05-21 16:00

Buyer raised asking price on Mesa home disabled veteran lost over tax dispute MESA, Ariz. (12 News) – Jim Boerner still can’t believe his days in his Mesa home might be numbered—after getting a notice from the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office that his home would be auctioned off if he didn’t pay his back taxes by June ...
2019-07-20 03:16

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
2019-06-11 12:32

New Jersey veteran tested positive for rare tick-borne virus before death, daughter says A New Jersey woman says her 80-year-old Marine Corps veteran father is the individual that health officials said tested positive for a rare tick-borne illness before his death in May....
2019-06-11 09:00

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
2019-05-22 16:16

Bills GM believes veteran running back LeSean McCoy can still play at high level Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is still capable of playing at a high level despite posting the worst numbers of his career last year, according to general manager Brandon Beane....
2019-07-20 03:48

Army Veteran Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody in 2018. His Family Can't Find His Heart 41-year-old U.S. Army veteran Everett Palmer called his brother to tell him he was heading to New York to visit their sick mother. Before he left, he needed to make sure an outstanding DUI warrant in Pennsylvania was settled to be sure his license wa...
2019-06-09 19:00

Marine veteran injured in deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash sues truck driver, company A survivor of the deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash is seeking compensation for medical expenses that could total at least $500,000.        ...
2019-07-03 23:48

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two dec...
2019-05-21 15:00

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
2019-07-03 16:48

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
2019-05-23 09:16

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash ...
2019-06-11 10:32

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

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
2019-05-26 08:48

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
2019-05-28 23:16

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

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

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

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
2019-06-05 12:48

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
2019-05-22 10:16

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a &#...
2019-05-30 10:48

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

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s commen...
2019-05-22 10:48

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

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

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

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

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
2019-05-25 05:48

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to...
2019-06-14 02:48

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

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
2019-05-23 14:48

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

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

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
2019-05-29 07:48

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
2019-06-10 16:16

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
2019-06-14 15:32

Congress maneuvering for its first pay raise since 2009 Congress members want to give themselves pay raises that would boost their salaries for the first time since 2009. House leaders are negotiating a deal that would end a freeze on cost-of-living increases. Members make $174,000 a year, but the move wo...
2019-06-07 20:48

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
2019-06-03 21:16

Walking Before Sunrise To Raise Awareness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – In cities across the country on Saturday, well before the sun came up, early risers took part in a 5K Walk for Hope. It’s aimed at raising awareness about suicide and mental health. “The coming out of the d...
2019-06-09 03:32

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $...
2019-05-25 01:00

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

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

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
2019-05-22 10:32

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

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

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
2019-05-21 17:16

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

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

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

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
2019-06-15 19:48

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
2019-06-15 03:16

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

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
2019-06-04 23:32

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
2019-05-25 05:48

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

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
2019-05-23 23:32

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

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanis...
2019-05-30 13:00

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

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
2019-05-30 08:48

If Congress Were Part Of Alliance...: Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
2019-05-30 08:48

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
2019-06-07 22:16

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
2019-05-28 05:16

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

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

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt to pass a Brexit deal....
2019-05-23 01:32

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

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
2019-06-07 18:48

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

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
2019-05-29 09:32

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
2019-05-28 04:48

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

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

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
2019-06-01 13:32

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

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

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoul...
2019-06-07 18:16

| Legends to help raise funds for Small’s family The South African Rugby Legends Association has established a fundraising initiative in aid of James Small’s family following the former Springbok wing’s tragic death....
2019-07-19 13:48

Guyana to raise gov't royalties for future oil licenses Guyana is preparing to raise the take of the government in future oil licences, the director of the South American country's Department of Energy said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 15:32

Very low levels of 'bad' cholesterol may raise stroke risk New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke....
2019-07-04 17:48

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
2019-06-04 18:16

Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50% According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke....
2019-06-19 15:32

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
2019-07-09 12:32

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
2019-07-08 22:32

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
2019-07-12 15:00

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
2019-06-05 00:48

Trevor Noah on Trump: ‘I’m just trying to raise questions’ From plummeting ratings to a global success, how did the Daily Show host become “America’s therapist”?It is a few hours before Trevor Noah takes his seat at The Daily Show’s presenting desk, from which – four nights a week – he lobs comedic grenades ...
2019-07-13 11:48

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The cost of the company's HD streaming plan will ...
2019-05-30 21:32

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract the Broncos gave him Tuesday....
2019-05-29 07:32

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
2019-05-23 19:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
2019-06-15 09:00

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed...
2019-07-19 10:48

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
2019-07-18 19:00

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
2019-06-10 11:16

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
2019-05-21 16:00

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
2019-06-17 15:48

Longer work hours may raise stroke risk The risk of stroke increases by nearly 30 percent for people who work longer than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year, according to new research....
2019-06-21 14:16

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 06:48

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
2019-05-27 18:00

UPDATE 1-Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 bln -Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-28 03:32

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
2019-05-30 05:16

Slack expects to raise about $197 million in direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it expects https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm to raise $196.5 million in direct listing of its class A common shar...
2019-05-21 15:00

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
2019-06-11 06:16

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process ...
2019-07-17 08:32

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a securities filing....
2019-07-19 15:16

Will taking time to raise my child hurt my career? I’ve been on maternity leave for five years. I’m ready to go back into full-time work, but how should I word this gap into my cover letter without looking like I took an extended vacation? Are you kidding me, mom? Did it feel like an extended vacatio...
2019-06-30 19:00

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-27 21:32

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted mother. A tear slips down a father’s face. The camera cuts to another baby, revealing the moment of i...
2019-05-23 13:16

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN inter...
2019-07-06 00:32

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The...
2019-06-29 11:00

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
2019-05-21 14:48

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
2019-05-22 14:48

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
2019-06-12 05:48

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public Leaked documents showing the Palestinian Cabinet secretly gave itself a generous raise have rocked the West Bank, where the cash-strapped government has been forced to slash the salaries of its employees...
2019-06-04 20:16

Southwest Airlines mechanics approve contract, 20% raise DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines mechanics have approved a five-year contract that adds up to a 20% raise. Dallas-based Southwest on Tuesday announced the tentative agreement with about 2,400 workers represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal As...
2019-05-22 21:00

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points Budget 2019: Under NPS scheme, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked......
2019-07-06 17:16

UPDATE 2-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
2019-07-08 03:32

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
2019-07-07 23:32

‘Burn’ out? These 2020 Dems are spending $$ faster than they can raise it The presidential candidates are off to the races, speaking to voters, visiting small towns -- and burning through cash reserves faster than donors are giving....
2019-07-19 21:32

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
2019-07-19 19:32

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of that total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 01:00

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the New South Wales government has failed to fully che...
2019-06-07 02:48

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fighting for recognition of the team and women's sport....
2019-05-23 15:16

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

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel....
2019-07-11 11:00

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance cos...
2019-07-02 06:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
2019-06-15 00:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
2019-06-02 23:48

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘The rats are abandoning the ship’: Lawmaker says Maduro losing Russian support Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is losing allies as a political crisis in the country remains in a “stalemate,” according to a key Republican lawmaker....
2019-06-06 07:32

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

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 03:32

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 18:32

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors' concern about the viability of the companies raising capital are flashing red flags....
2019-06-21 14:32

Brazil carrier Oi expects to raise up to $2 bln with non-core assets - filing Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday in its newly launched strategic plan it expects to raise between 6.5 billion reais and 7.5 billion reais ($2.00 billion) with the sale of non-core assets....
2019-07-16 15:32

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 06:48

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase it...
2019-05-28 02:00

Trump says agreed U.S. won't raise tariffs, China will buy U.S. farm goods U.S. President Donald Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday that the United States would refrain from raising levies on Chinese imports for now while China would buy more U.S. agricultural products....
2019-06-29 09:48

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-13 13:32

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
2019-05-21 16:16

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
2019-06-15 21:16

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs to raise its “shoddy” security standards which fall below rivals, a senior British cyber security off...
2019-06-07 04:48

Paper Round: United raise Pogba asking price to £180m "Manchester United set Paul Pogba\u0027s asking price as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims for more signings, Arsenal want Ruben Dias, and Fabian Delph will join Everton."...
2019-07-13 08:32

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 06:48

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
2019-05-22 11:48

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their family made me consider what more I could do....
2019-06-14 16:32

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
2019-07-09 03:16

UPDATE 1-VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 bln euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
2019-06-14 12:00

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
2019-07-09 01:48

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-19 13:32

Donald Trump re-election campaign, GOP raise $105M in 2nd quarter President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $100 million during the second quarter of this year, GOP officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-02 18:32

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:16

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on ...
2019-06-22 23:32

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit transit between the two nations....
2019-05-28 02:16

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell sa...
2019-06-20 17:48

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activisio...
2019-05-31 03:48

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
2019-05-23 09:16

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in ...
2019-05-25 03:16

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
2019-07-18 17:00

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil....
2019-05-31 03:48

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

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
2019-07-03 19:16

Women's World Cup: US raise the bar in gripping semifinal victory over England The United States are into the World Cup final again. Their victory over England had predictable moments of VAR-induced drama, but that shouldn't detract from a US team who set new standards every time they play....
2019-07-03 08:32

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.        ...
2019-06-04 12:16

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese startups—pour in....
2019-06-08 19:00

New blood pressure guidelines may raise gestational hypertension rates After researchers used the adapted guidelines to see how many pregnant women had high blood pressure, they found more than 25 percent suffered from gestational hypertension....
2019-07-06 05:00

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
2019-07-04 08:48

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
2019-07-18 20:16

BGT contestant Simonne Kerr 'butchered by her Iraq veteran on-off partner' Britain's Got Talent star Simonne Kerr was stabbed more than 70 times and "butchered" by her on-off boyfriend who tried to blame her for the attack, the Old Bailey heard today....
2019-06-04 12:00

'I always loved you': D-Day veteran reunited with French love, 75 years later K.T. Robbins thought he'd never see Jeannine Ganaye again. During the D-Day anniversary, the two reunited 75 years after falling in love in France.        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
2019-06-14 21:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

D-Day veteran, 93, who told Melania Trump she was 'nice' turns his charm on Susanna Reid on GMB A veteran who went viral after telling Melania Trump that she was "nice" has turned his charm on Susanna Reid during his interview on Good Morning Britain....
2019-06-10 13:48

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
2019-07-20 06:48

California police officer, veteran died in his sleep at 36: police A 36-year-old California police officer and veteran was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after passing away in his sleep at his home, the Roseville Police Department said....
2019-07-17 09:32

Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash. The post Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-22 22:33

UA women’s b-ball coach Adia Barnes gets raise & contract extension TUCSON –  University of Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes will be in Tucson for many years to come. She led the Wildcats to 24 victories last season and a WNIT championship. Barnes was recently offered a contract extension...
2019-06-19 13:16

Study: Dietary supplements may raise death risk in children, teens Roughly 40 percent of people up to age 25 who took weight loss, muscle building and energy supplements suffered severe medical complications such as hospitalization and death....
2019-06-05 23:00

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
2019-06-06 22:00

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
2019-06-15 22:16

How much would a wealth tax really raise? Dueling economists reflect new split in Democratic Party The wealth tax proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren has sparked a fierce — and increasingly personal — debate between the party's traditional academic elite and the darlings of the new left....
2019-07-10 23:16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 11:00

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Sur are showing signs – specifically a large, yellow sign - that they are fed up with tourists.Over the...
2019-07-10 00:48

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 10:32

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
2019-06-19 01:48

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, ...
2019-06-07 11:48

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists o...
2019-05-22 01:16