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Saudi king approves U.S. military deployment: SPA

Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince have approved the deployment of additional U.S. troops and equipment, after an attack last month on the kingdom'...

Saudi king approves U.S. military deployment: SPA

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Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
04:14 2019-07-20

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
04:14 2019-07-20

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
03:00 2019-07-20

Saudi king reportedly approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency reported ...
13:28 2019-07-20

U.S., Poland Plan Announcement of New Military Deployment President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop d...
22:28 2019-06-11

How to Help Pets of Military Service Members on Deployment When a military service member is deployed, that often means finding a long-term boarding situation for their pet—or face the possibility of surrende...
19:14 2019-09-30

U.S. military announces largest deployment to Europe in 25 years for 2020 exercises U.S. Army Europe announced the largest deployment to Europe of U.S. personnel in 25 years, with an multinational training exercise it named Defender-...
00:14 2019-10-10

Honduran president orders military deployment as civil unrest mounts Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez ordered the deployment of military forces on Thursday as violent anti-government protests continued in the ...
23:42 2019-06-20

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday...
04:14 2019-07-20

Tulsi Gabbard: Trump's Saudi Arabia troop deployment could ‘lead us to an all-out inferno of a war’ DES MOINES, Iowa — Tulsi Gabbard warned that President Trump’s newly announced deployment of troops and weapons to Saudi Arabia threatens instability...
23:00 2019-09-21

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthi movement, S...
00:42 2019-08-20

Germany approves controversial military exports to UAE Germany's Federal Security Council has given the go-ahead to the sale of military equipment to the UAE. The export licence is contentious, as the UAE...
20:28 2019-10-04

Pentagon approves diversion of military construction funds for Trump’s wall Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper agrees to take $3.6 billion that was designated for 127 military construction projects to pay for 175 miles of border...
02:42 2019-09-04

Pentagon approves $3.6B military construction funds to build border wall FILE – In this March 11, 2019 photo, construction crews replace a section of the primary wall separating San Diego, above right, and Tijuana, M...
21:14 2019-09-04

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dr...
09:14 2019-06-21

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
19:42 2019-07-12

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
10:28 2019-06-21

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
00:14 2019-05-25

Oil To Defence, Saudi King Tightens Grip With Promotion Of Another Son Saudi King Salman on Sunday promoted one of his sons to the pivotal role of energy minister, strengthening his family's grip on the levers of power f...
00:00 2019-09-09

Saudi king replaces energy minister, naming one of his sons Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has replaced the country’s energy minister with one of his own sons, naming Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to one of the most...
03:56 2019-09-08

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in...
18:42 2019-07-15

Bodyguard to Saudi king reportedly shot dead by friend State TV offers few details on death of Maj Gen Abdulaziz al-Fagham in ‘personal dispute’A prominent bodyguard to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdu...
12:14 2019-09-29

Pak PM Imran Khan Walks Away From Saudi King On Video, Trolled Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been criticised on social media for "breaking protocol" when he met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Org...
15:28 2019-06-05

Saudi King Salman says will resolutely confront aggressive threats Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and...
23:42 2019-05-31

Saudi king names son Abdulaziz to key post of energy minister Abdulaziz bin Salman becomes first Saudi royal to head energy ministry, one of the country’s most vital rolesSaudi Arabia’s King Salman has replaced ...
16:00 2019-09-08

The Latest: Saudi king says Islamic summit confronts threats The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia's King Salman says Muslim heads of state are gathering in I...
23:28 2019-05-31

Saudi King Appoints a Son, Prince Abdulaziz, as Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is the first member of the royal family to oversee the kingdom’s vital oil sector, part of a wider shake up of top energy...
12:56 2019-09-08

Saudi king's bodyguard shot dead after argument with friend The bodyguard of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has been shot dead by a friend in the coastal city of Jeddah following an argument,...
21:42 2019-09-30

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king...
13:42 2019-06-01

Saudi king warns attacks on oil stations threaten global supply King Salman accuses Iran-backed groups of drone strikes on oil tankers at third and final summit of Gulf and Arab leadersSaudi Arabia’s King Salman h...
06:14 2019-06-01

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and...
02:42 2019-06-01

Saudi Arabia’s King Has Replaced the Country’s Energy Minister With One of His Own Sons (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman replaced the country’s energy minister with one of his own sons Sunday, ...
09:00 2019-09-09

Saudi King's Bodyguard Shot Dead After Fight With Acquaintance, 7 Injured A personal bodyguard of Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been shot dead and seven others wounded, including security forces, during an altercation at a...
02:14 2019-09-30

Saudi king says Iran actions threaten regional, global security Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Gulf Arab meeting on Thursday that Iran's development of nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities thre...
00:00 2019-05-31

Trump says he appreciates Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a...
05:42 2019-06-29

Oil prices could go much higher if there is a military escalation after Saudi attack The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military respons...
22:00 2019-09-16

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials...
04:56 2019-07-19

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of US military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sal...
08:14 2019-06-29

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a...
03:14 2019-06-29

Saudi Prince Backs Away From Military Clash With Iran Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has edged away from a possible military confrontation with Iran after its attack on Saudi oil facilities, as the kin...
07:28 2019-10-01

Bodyguard to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman shot dead in apparent dispute The longtime bodyguard of Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud reportedly was shot dead following an argument with a friend Saturday. Roya...
18:00 2019-09-30

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organis...
02:42 2019-06-01

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood,...
00:14 2019-06-01

Air Strikes Launched On Houthi Military, Prison Hit: Saudi-Led Coalition A Saudi-led military coalition said on Sunday it had launched air strikes on Houthi military targets in southwest Yemen that Houthi-run media said ha...
12:42 2019-09-01

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to di...
19:14 2019-09-08

Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spik...
01:56 2019-09-20

Saudi-led coalition starts operation to target military positions in Sanaa The Saudi-led coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to state TV early on Satu...
04:14 2019-07-20

Saudi-led coalition launches military operation north of Hodeidah in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition on Friday launched a military operation north of Yemen's port city of Hodeidah against what it described as "legitimate milit...
02:42 2019-09-20

Saudi women allowed to join military in latest ease on restrictions Following a string of updates to Saudi Arabian laws that loosen restrictions on women, the Middle Eastern country has unveiled another--permission fo...
14:00 2019-10-11

Yemen's Houthis attack military positions at Saudi Jizan airport: TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked military positions and aircraft hangars at Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the group's Al Masirah TV said on...
23:14 2019-06-29

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Central Bank, Says It Will Send Military Forces to Saudi Arabia The U.S. said it would send military forces and hardware to Gulf allies and moved to sever some of Iran’s last ties to world markets on Friday, while...
05:28 2019-09-21

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency ...
04:42 2019-05-24

Saudi Arabia: Yemen separatists should hand over military bases to government in Aden Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that Yemen's southern separatists should hand over military bases and government buildings in Aden, and it reiterated i...
23:00 2019-09-05

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi-led coalition military parade in Aden Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group'...
05:14 2019-06-03

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi's Abha airport: military spokesman Yemen's Houthi group launched two drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's southern Abha airport, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said on Thursday...
23:00 2019-08-08

Britian's Johnson blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilities, could join US military effort British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday blamed Iran for the recent attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia and said that the U.K. would cons...
12:28 2019-09-23

'Locked and loaded': Military options on table in response to Saudi oil attack as Trump seeks to avoid war As the plumes of smoke settle over two of Saudi Arabia’s critical oil production facilities – which came under crippling drone strikes over the weeke...
08:56 2019-09-17

Pentagon chief blames Iran for 'unprecedented attack' on Saudi oil facilities as military considers options Secretary of Defense Mark Esper blamed Iran for a series of coordinated attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities following a meeting at the White Hous...
03:42 2019-09-17

The realities of rural 5G deployment in the US The chairman of the FCC announced approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third megacarrier in the US mobile wireless ma...
00:42 2019-06-08

How project managers are essential to AI deployment Artificial intelligence will cause a spike in project management jobs in the next three years, indicating the importance of a project manager's role ...
03:28 2019-09-13

'The Lion King' filmmakers couldn't wait to be king of visual effects In an era where audiences have increasingly sophisticated knowledge about how movie magic is made, the personality-rich, photorealistic animal charac...
23:28 2019-07-16

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a sm...
12:14 2019-06-04

'I was crushed': Shawn King surprised to learn from reporter Larry King filed for divorce Shawn King said in an interview that she learned about Larry King filing for divorce from an unexpected source: a journalist.    ...
18:00 2019-09-18

Russia says concerned about U.S. deployment of spy drones in Poland: RIA MOSCOW, June 13 (Reuters) - Russia is concerned about a U.S. plan to deploy spy drones in Poland, RIA news agency cited a Russian deputy foreign mini...
14:56 2019-06-13

New U.S. deployment includes more Patriot missile defenses The latest deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, which was announced on Monday, will include a Patriot missile battalion, manned ...
02:42 2019-06-20

ZTE says Italy's new powers to intervene in 5G will delay deployment Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp warned on Wednesday that the Italian government's newly strengthened power to intervene in the development of...
15:42 2019-07-17

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retal...
14:56 2019-06-13

Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's...
20:00 2019-06-13

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
21:14 2019-05-24

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower returns home after pre-deployment tests The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower completed Tailored Ship's Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem tests last weekend, assessing ...
23:14 2019-09-30

Research: Multicloud deployment becomes new default for enterprise computing A recent TechRepublic Premium poll shows that 69 percent of respondents currently use or plan to use services from multiple cloud vendors in the next...
21:28 2019-07-01

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred p...
23:14 2019-05-21

Troop Deployment In Kashmir Based On Security Needs, Says Centre Amid reports about a surge in troops posted in Jammu and Kashmir in the past few weeks, the Home Ministry said today that deployment in the state was...
10:42 2019-08-02

Navy SEALs platoon sent home for drinking during deployment A platoon of Navy SEALs deployed in Iraq were sent home for boozing on the job, the latest incident to mar the esteemed special operations force, acc...
04:14 2019-07-25

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statemen...
06:14 2019-07-14

Lightsail 2’s Successful Deployment Makes it the First Steerable Spacecraft Powered by the Sun This is a version of the TIME Space newsletter that went out July 26, 2019. Dear readers, Jeff Kluger is out this week. I’m Alejandro de la G...
21:42 2019-07-31

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deploy...
21:42 2019-07-01

GM Cruise to delay commercial deployment of self-driving cars beyond 2019 General Motors Co's self-driving unit, Cruise, said on Wednesday it was delaying the commercial deployment of cars past 2019 as it requires more tes...
15:14 2019-07-24

Mexico says Guard deployment beginning, forms migrant team Mexican officials say they are beginning deployment of the country’s new National Guard for immigration enforcement, an accelerated commitment of a 6...
23:28 2019-06-11

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan...
21:42 2019-06-09

Microsoft says Windows 10 1903 is officially 'ready for broad deployment' Microsoft has designated Windows 10 1903 ready for deployment via Windows Update four months after it began rolling out -- and just ahead of the comp...
22:56 2019-09-27

Troop Deployment In J&K Based On Security Situation, Says Centre: Report The Home Ministry said today that the deployment of paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir was based on the security situation there and requiremen...
09:42 2019-08-02

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on...
20:42 2019-05-21

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is king at the box office The latest iteration of the Godzilla franchise took over the top spot from "Aladdin" and roared louder than Elton John at the weekend box office, but...
21:14 2019-06-02

Kurds Announce Deal With Damascus On Troop Deployment Near Turkey Border The Kurdish administration in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border wit...
01:00 2019-10-14

‘Flaws’ in data for Aegis Ashore deployment rile Japan’s politicians Japan's Akita city is asking for an explanation from the central government about a decision to deploy the missile defense system Aegis Ashore in the...
01:28 2019-06-07

Northern Ireland: Veterans mark 50th anniversary of 'Troubles' deployment Former soldiers have marched to remember the British military's 38-year operation in the once-troubled province. Hundreds of troops were killed tryin...
00:28 2019-08-18

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo R...
05:00 2019-06-09

Mexico says National Guard deployment to control migrant flow is complete The announcement by foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard comes as Mexico puts into effect a deal on irregular immigration reached with Washington to head ...
08:28 2019-06-22

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal...
18:56 2019-06-12

Soldier bound, fatally shot in Tennessee home shortly after returning from deployment LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WBIR) — A Tennessee soldier was tied up and shot to his death in his Lenoir City home last week, authorities said. Specialist Jac...
09:28 2019-10-09

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainfor...
09:56 2019-08-25

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interferen...
19:42 2019-05-23

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
00:14 2019-06-24

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
02:00 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a ...
03:14 2019-07-12

The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned 60 combat badges on a deployment that saw it fire 5,000 howitzer rounds at ISIS fighters US Army/Sgt. Edward Bates The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned about 30 Combat Action Badges and 30 Combat Infantry Badges during a recent deploym...
00:00 2019-06-20

Iowa Rep. Steve King Continues to Be Steve King: If Not for Rape and Incest, Would There Be Any Population Left? Iowa Rep. Steve King is the pus-filled boil on America’s ass. Assuming, of course, that the boil is so racist that the New York Times was able to cre...
00:28 2019-08-15

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state T...
04:56 2019-06-15

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, ...
10:28 2019-06-15

Saudi-led coalition: Initial findings show Iran arms used in Saudi attack The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi oil plants was carried out by Iranian weapo...
16:00 2019-09-16

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in souther...
23:42 2019-06-23

Russian Agri Minister, Saudi's Falih to discuss Russia-Saudi trade Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev and Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih will discuss the development of bilateral relations, ...
23:14 2019-09-04

UPDATE 3-Saudi Arabia in talks with Lebanon about financial aid-Saudi finmin Saudi Arabia is in discussions with the Lebanese government about providing financial support, Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said on Wedn...
17:42 2019-09-18

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha regional airport,...
18:14 2019-06-13

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State...
01:56 2019-06-14

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said ...
06:14 2019-06-18

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, ...
04:42 2019-06-24

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition said it would make a firm response to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Sau...
13:28 2019-06-12

Trump tells Saudi leader US ready to help protect Saudi security - SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, followi...
23:42 2019-09-14

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven other...
23:42 2019-06-23

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant b...
14:28 2019-08-17

Trump tells Saudi leader U.S. ready to help protect Saudi security: SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, followi...
00:28 2019-09-15

Twitter Bans Saudi Official Implicated in Khashoggi Murder, Hundreds of Other Pro-Saudi Accounts Twitter on Friday said it had “removed or suspended thousands of accounts with ties to governments in the Middle East,” including a former close medi...
00:14 2019-09-22

Saudi energy minister says no radical change in Saudi oil policy Saudi Arabia's new energy minister said on Monday there would be no radical change in Saudi oil policy and that an OPEC-led supply curb deal would su...
12:00 2019-09-09

It's good to be king: Disney's 'The Lion King' remake rakes in a record-setting $185M 'The Lion King' remake is a huge hit, setting a July record. But Disney has more to celebrate: 'Avengers: Endgame' is officially ...
21:00 2019-07-21

US-Saudi relations have 'always been about energy': Saudi prince Saudi Arabian Prince Turki Al-Faisal says the oil market "binds the world together" and what happens in the kingdom affects other countries. He also ...
07:56 2019-10-14

Houthis say they launched drone attacks on a Saudi airport; Saudi TV says drone intercepted Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, halting air traffic there, the Iran-aligned group...
00:00 2019-08-17

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever US regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of thos...
04:14 2019-05-25

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20 The NBA's board of governors approved the use of a coach's challenge next season on a one-year trial basis. Also, the league's replay center now will...
06:56 2019-07-10

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investiga...
00:28 2019-07-13

FDA approves Pfenex's osteoporosis therapy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a bone-building drug from Pfenex Inc to treat osteoporosis in certain patients at high risk ...
13:00 2019-10-07

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on n...
22:42 2019-08-07

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with...
00:56 2019-06-29

FDA approves Nabriva's antibiotic for pneumonia The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it had approved Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic Xenleta for treating patients with co...
21:56 2019-08-19

U.S. FDA approves Gilead's Descovy for HIV prevention The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Descovy to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in me...
04:00 2019-10-04

FCC approves first commercial use of 3.5GHz band A new band of spectrum will soon be freed up for everything from your smartphone to iOT devices. The FCC today gave approval to five companies to beg...
09:14 2019-09-17

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expen...
18:56 2019-05-27

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at ...
18:56 2019-06-19

Can't Pay For Healthcare? Don't Enter US: Trump Approves New Plan President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who will not be covered by health insurance within 30 days of e...
16:28 2019-10-05

Italy's Parliament Approves Plan to Downsize Itself The move to cut the number of lawmakers by more than a third is a victory for Italy’s antiestablishment 5 Star Movement and one that eliminates a pot...
21:28 2019-10-08

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit...
04:56 2019-06-20

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to appr...
21:56 2019-07-17

US judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits manager CVS Health Corp to merge with health insure...
07:28 2019-09-05

Boston Approves All But Certain Straight Pride Riot A major northeastern city actually approved an application for a parade celebrating straight people, and, yeah, it’s the one you think it is....
21:28 2019-06-27

Ukraine’s new parliament approves top Cabinet officials Ukraine’s president has urged lawmakers to help liberalize the economy and pursue integration into Europe as the newly-elected parliament met for its...
19:42 2019-08-29

The FCC approves Ossia’s wireless charging tech Ossia, the Seattle-based company developing technology that transmits power at a distance, revealed that several of its products have received FCC ap...
21:14 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Gilead's Descovy for HIV prevention The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Descovy to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men...
04:00 2019-10-04

U.S. judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits manager CVS Health Corp to merge with insurer Aetn...
23:14 2019-09-04

PGA Tour approves changes to cut line for 2019-20 season Starting this season, 65 is the new 70. The PGA Tour policy board has approved changes that will reduce the number of players who make the cut. ...
20:42 2019-07-31

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar up...
04:56 2019-07-18

FDA approves Bavarian Nordic's monkeypox vaccine The U.S. Food and Administration on Tuesday approved Danish drugmaker Bavarian Nordic's Jynneos, making it the first approved vaccine for preventing ...
00:00 2019-09-25

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amend...
02:14 2019-07-13

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members̵...
01:00 2019-07-25

Treasury approves Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to keep more profits In a move toward releasing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government control, the Trump administration permitted the housing loan giants on Monday t...
02:42 2019-10-02

UK Parliament Approves Law To Stop 'No-Deal' Brexit Britain's upper House of Lords on Friday gave final approval to a law aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit in a major defeat for Prime Minister Boris...
17:42 2019-09-06

J&K Approves 10% Reservation For Economically Weaker Sections The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the reservation (second amendment) bill incorporating 103rd amendment of the Indian constitution t...
20:42 2019-06-20

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
22:56 2019-07-12

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approve...
06:42 2019-05-30

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the sm...
03:56 2019-06-13

State Department approves Taiwan's $8B deal for 66 F-16s The State Department has approved the $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, amid stalled U.S.-China trade talks, strife in Hong Kong a...
00:14 2019-08-22

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing l...
01:42 2019-07-23

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction of...
16:00 2019-06-18

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment ...
00:00 2019-09-13

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a vio...
04:14 2019-06-09

FCC approves additional $950 million for broadband in Puerto Rico The FCC is making good on its plans to further fund Puerto Rican broadband. Commissioners have voted in favor of an additional $950 million to "impr...
19:42 2019-09-26

Judge approves settlement in concussion lawsuit against NCAA A federal judge has approved an amended settlement in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA that will establish a 50-year medical-monito...
04:42 2019-08-13

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry ba...
16:56 2019-08-16

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mex...
18:42 2019-06-18

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead...
17:28 2019-06-06

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
23:56 2019-06-18

BS Yediyurappa Approves Rs 480-Crore Aerospace Manufacturing Unit Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given approval to US-based Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt Ltd to set up a manufacturing unit with an inve...
19:42 2019-08-03

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regime...
14:28 2019-08-16

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's...
20:56 2019-08-12

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified g...
14:28 2019-06-13

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples Ecuador's highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in th...
06:42 2019-06-13

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they wer...
18:56 2019-05-30

U.S. House approves short-term funding measure The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap funding measure on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spendi...
07:56 2019-09-20

FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmake...
21:28 2019-09-20

FCC approves Nexstar’s $6.4 billion acquisition of Tribune Media The long, drawn out saga over Tribune Media Company's fate could soon come to an end. Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approve...
22:28 2019-09-16

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 1...
07:56 2019-07-12

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
21:00 2019-07-12

Cabinet Approves New Strategic Disinvestment Process: Officials This was done with a view to streamlining and speeding up the process, reducing the role of administrative ministries which often used to place hurdl...
12:00 2019-10-05

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining t...
01:14 2019-07-11

New York approves sports betting in 4 upstate casinos ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gambling regulators in New York have voted to allow sports betting at four upstate casinos. The state’s Gaming Commission a...
21:42 2019-06-10

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persua...
19:28 2019-06-17

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the Worl...
01:42 2019-07-13

Pentagon approves additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it had approved a request to send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border ...
20:28 2019-07-17

Court approves transferring control of troubled hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A troubled southeastern Kentucky hospital that was in danger of closing has gotten a reprieve. News outlets report a bankruptcy...
16:28 2019-06-04

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosi...
21:42 2019-08-16

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffi...
09:42 2019-07-24

Boston Approves Application for Straight Pride Parade Advocates for what they call America’s “oppressed majority” — heterosexuals — will march in Boston on Aug. 31. They said the parade is not anti-L.G.B...
22:28 2019-06-27

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
08:28 2019-07-09

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with ...
09:00 2019-07-09

German cabinet approves climate protection measures The German cabinet on Wednesday approved landmark climate protection measures designed to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, German Environmen...
11:28 2019-10-09

Brazil approves new soy seed that resists drought, two herbicides Brazil's bio-security agency CTNBio has approved a new soybean seed that combines technologies to make it resistant to drought and two widely used he...
20:42 2019-05-24

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the N...
09:00 2019-05-24

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. ...
12:00 2019-07-22

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting...
02:56 2019-05-25

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain ...
03:00 2019-06-20

Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the...
23:42 2019-06-19

| JUST IN | Queen approves Brexit delay law - House of Lords Queen Elizabeth II has given her formal approval to a law that would force the government to delay Brexit if it is not able to strike a divorce deal ...
20:42 2019-09-09

| Queen approves Brexit delay law - House of Lords Queen Elizabeth II has given her formal approval to a law that would force the government to delay Brexit if it is not able to strike a divorce deal ...
21:28 2019-09-09

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
19:00 2019-06-19

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples ...
21:42 2019-07-03

Italy approves use of special powers over 5G supply deals Italy's new government on Thursday approved its use of special powers in supply deals for fifth-generation (5G) telecom services by a number of domes...
01:28 2019-09-06

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving the...
16:42 2019-06-28

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the ...
11:14 2019-07-24

Italy's 5 Star Approves Coalition Government With Ex-Foes Italy’s antiestablishment 5 Star Movement voted to form a coalition government with its former center-left Democratic Party antagonists, clearing the...
23:00 2019-09-03

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency ...
04:28 2019-06-28

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesd...
01:28 2019-08-21

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
08:28 2019-06-22

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
08:00 2019-06-28

Japan approves second material for Samsung export: Report Japan has approved the export of hydrogen fluoride to Samsung Electronics, the second material to be allowed since it imposed trade restrictions in S...
09:28 2019-08-30

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appro...
10:42 2019-05-23

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and he...
17:00 2019-07-04

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
23:56 2019-06-21

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetn...
02:28 2019-09-05

Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists The German cabinet on Wednesday approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass la...
17:28 2019-10-09

Queen Elizabeth approves British parliament suspension Britain's Queen Elizabeth has approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament, a statement from the official body of advisers to t...
16:56 2019-08-28

Pentagon approves an additional 20 miles of border wall Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has approved an additional 20 miles of 30-foot high barriers for the southern border, a section of wall that is being...
02:14 2019-08-28

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to...
17:56 2019-06-19

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn crit...
04:28 2019-06-19

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the l...
09:28 2019-06-22

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opio...
02:42 2019-09-12

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the tr...
00:28 2019-08-17

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in ...
05:14 2019-06-30

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
03:56 2019-06-19

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center...
19:14 2019-07-03

House approves Democratic bills to ban drilling along coasts The House of Representatives approved a pair of bills Wednesday that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts a...
02:42 2019-09-12

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Isla...
16:00 2019-05-27

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city...
01:56 2019-07-03

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco con...
21:56 2019-06-10

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and sa...
23:14 2019-09-04

FIFA approves expansion of women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 Soccer's world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women's World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reop...
21:14 2019-07-31

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
17:14 2019-07-04

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the co...
14:00 2019-08-01

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-...
08:56 2019-08-06

Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls Tunisia's parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar businessman Nabil Karoui, owner of a private TV station criti...
20:28 2019-06-18

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ign...
23:00 2019-06-11

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to wid...
22:00 2019-08-16

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services sa...
20:56 2019-08-16

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombing...
12:56 2019-05-23

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA ,...
14:56 2019-05-31

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppo...
11:28 2019-05-23

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an elect...
19:00 2019-06-18

UK parliament approves first stage of bill to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's parliament approved the first stage of a bill designed to stop a so-called no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, underlining the lack of support for P...
20:00 2019-09-04

FIA approves contentious extra Pirelli 2020 F1 tyre test The FIA World Motor Sport Council has formally approved the contentious extra Pirelli 2020 Formula 1 tyre test, which will be run at Barcelona on Oct...
14:56 2019-09-22

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Jus...
06:56 2019-06-19

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally &#...
11:42 2019-08-21

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected...
20:00 2019-05-22

FDA approves new Eli Lilly drug to 'resolve' migraine pain in two hours The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to help prevent migraines on Thursday. The drug, Reyvow, was developed by Eli Lilly and Co. and...
03:14 2019-10-12

Scottish council approves $185 million Trump housing plan A Scottish council has approved a 150 million pound ($185 million) plan by U.S. President Donald Trump's family business to build 550 houses at his g...
00:42 2019-09-27

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings...
20:56 2019-06-27

Air Force approves production start for HH-60W combat rescue helicopters The HH-60W combat rescue helicopter program has received Milestone C status, which allows its manufacturer Sikorsky to start low-rate initial product...
20:56 2019-09-25

Japan Approves Scientist's Plan to Create World's First Humanimals For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humani...
21:42 2019-07-31

NYC MTA unanimously approves historic $51.5 billion capital spending plan The MTA has approved its historic $51.5 billion capital spending proposal for 2020-2024. Board members in attendance Wednesday voted unanimously, NBC...
00:56 2019-09-26

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for cl...
22:14 2019-07-23

U.S. uranium miners say ready to ramp up if Trump approves quotas Two leading U.S. uranium mining companies say they are prepared to quickly ramp up production if President Donald Trump approves their request for cu...
02:14 2019-07-12

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
02:00 2019-07-06

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumo...
22:42 2019-08-02

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent C...
03:56 2019-05-23

Brazil senate approves transfer of rights oil settlement with Petrobras Brazil's Senate on Tuesday night approved an amended transfer of rights agreement settling a dispute over pre-salt oil fields between the government...
02:14 2019-09-04

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
08:00 2019-08-21

Rafael Nadal looks good at US Open, and Tiger Woods approves Rafael Nadal came up with some spectacular shots during a four-set victory over 2014 champion Marin Cilic in the U.S. Open's fourth round  ...
09:28 2019-09-03

Puerto Rico House approves Pierluisi, positioning him for governor Puerto Rico's House of Representatives on Friday approved the nomination of attorney Pedro Pierluisi as the island's next secretary of state, potenti...
22:56 2019-08-02

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed ...
08:00 2019-08-13

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies...
08:28 2019-05-22

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
06:14 2019-06-12

State Department approves Poland’s $6.5 billion F-35 fighter jet order The 32 planes would gradually replace Poland’s fleet of Mikoyan MiG-29 and Sukhoi Su-22 jets, both Russian-made. The deal should also give a not-insi...
12:14 2019-09-12

Government Approves 8.65% Interest Rate On Provident Fund For 2018-19 The government has approved 8.65 per cent interest rate on employees' provident fund (EPF) for 2018-19, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PT...
21:14 2019-09-19

Guatemalan Congress approves controversial state of siege declaration Guatemala's Congress voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to approve a temporary state of siege in six northeastern provinces, a measure designed to tigh...
02:28 2019-09-08

John Dillinger's exhumation set for New Year's Eve after Indiana approves permit John Dillinger’s nephew has obtained a permit to open the Great Depression gangster's grave in an Indiana cemetery on New Year’s Eve, according to a ...
22:28 2019-10-05

UAW approves increased pay for striking General Motors, Aramark workers United Auto Workers members currently on strike will receive a pay increase and the opportunity to secure part-time employment beginning Sunday, the ...
03:00 2019-10-14

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endan...
04:14 2019-07-25

Brexit: House of Lords approves bill to block no deal The UK House of Lords has approved a bill that aims to block the possibility of a no deal Brexit happening in October. The bill is expected to pass i...
02:56 2019-09-07

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
19:00 2019-05-24

Queen approves Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing throug...
20:28 2019-08-28

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-...
06:42 2019-06-18

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
17:56 2019-07-11

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Kor...
07:14 2019-08-17

Queen Elizabeth II approves law to block British EU exit without agreement Britain's Queen Elizabeth II gave approval Monday to a bill that blocks Prime Minister Boris Johnson from completing the departure from the European ...
19:56 2019-09-09

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two year...
23:00 2019-08-01

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. N...
23:42 2019-06-19

U.S. FDA approves Clinuvel Pharma's rare genetic disorder treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it approved Australian drugmaker Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd's treatment for a rare inherited ...
21:28 2019-10-08

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the co...
06:42 2019-08-02

Georgian parliament approves new prime minister Giorgi Gakharia The Georgian parliament on Sunday approved a new government led by Russian-educated former interior minister Giorgi Gakharia in a move slammed by the...
19:14 2019-09-08

Senate committee approves secretary nominees for Air Force, Navy The Senate Armed Services Committee approved President Donald Trump's nominees for Air Force and Army secretary, sending nominees Barbara Barrett and...
22:28 2019-09-18

Brexit: Queen Approves UK Parliament's Suspension Till October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's ability to derail his Brexit plan by cutting the amount of time it will sit between now ...
02:28 2019-08-29

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to rep...
04:42 2019-07-17

Flawless: Beyoncé Finally Gets the Wax Figure She Deserves—and Ms. Tina Approves! Madame Tussaud’s hasn’t always been on the mark when it comes to paying tribute to perhaps the most famous figure in music. When a figure of Beyoncé ...
08:28 2019-09-21

Judge approves drugstore operator Brasil Pharma's bankruptcy Brazilian drugstore operator Brasil Pharma said on Tuesday a Sao Paulo court judge had approved the bankruptcy request it filed on June 6, when the ...
20:00 2019-06-11

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
12:42 2019-07-04

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
23:28 2019-05-23

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self...
00:56 2019-07-09

Centre Approves Development Projects Worth Rs 1,232 Crore For Northeast The Centre has sanctioned 49 development projects worth Rs 1,232 crore for the Northeastern region in the first 50 days of the Modi government, DoNER...
15:28 2019-08-01

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it ap...
01:00 2019-07-23

DOE panel approves diversity policy at raucous Chinatown meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous m...
20:56 2019-08-02

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluste...
23:56 2019-06-04

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
02:56 2019-07-09

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
02:00 2019-05-28

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' privacy laws, accor...
00:56 2019-07-20

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Appl...
21:42 2019-07-18

Centre Approves Increasing Strength Of Supreme Court Judges From 31 To 34 Acting on the request of the chief justice of India, the government on Wednesday decided to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the pres...
17:42 2019-07-31

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Se...
00:56 2019-06-13

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
00:56 2019-06-13

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mo...
09:56 2019-06-19

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his exp...
04:01 2019-06-04

Regulator approves NYC area airport tax, favoring taxis over ride-hails Passengers commuting to or from Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports by taxi or ride-hail service will have to pay additional fees ...
01:28 2019-09-27

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping t...
15:14 2019-06-08

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug ...
00:56 2019-08-30

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Nar...
19:56 2019-07-03

Brexit: Queen approves Boris Johnson’s request to suspend U.K. Parliament A so-called no-deal Brexit would see the return of border checks and tariffs on trade between Britain and the rest of the EU, its greatest trading pa...
20:00 2019-08-28

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but ...
04:42 2019-08-13

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap electio...
20:00 2019-06-20

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining curren...
01:56 2019-09-20

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
11:00 2019-07-09

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and ...
01:56 2019-09-20

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
12:28 2019-07-09

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations ta...
19:28 2019-07-11

Megyn Kelly approves of Charlize Theron's 'Bombshell' casting: 'You could do worse, right?' Megyn Kelly has only kind things to say about Charlize Theron's upcoming portrayal of her in the movie "Bombshell."       &#...
19:42 2019-09-16

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against...
16:56 2019-06-19

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by...
00:42 2019-06-17

California approves statewide rent control to deal with housing crunch California lawmakers on Wednesday passed a statewide cap on annual rent increases for most tenants, the boldest step yet to address an affordable hou...
02:42 2019-09-12

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd...
09:00 2019-06-19

House panel approves new powers to investigate President Donald Trump The House judiciary committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize a resolution that gives the panel more power to investigate President Don...
19:28 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
04:28 2019-07-09

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic a...
19:28 2019-09-20

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Confe...
20:14 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-State Dept approves possible $8 bln fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
12:56 2019-08-21

Brazil developer Cyrela board approves share offering - filing The board of Cyrela Brazil Realty SA Empreendimentos e Participacoes has approved a primary share offering, the property developer said on Monday in ...
07:56 2019-09-03

State Dept. approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
01:56 2019-08-21

Trump approves N.C. emergency declaration as Atlantic coast braces for Dorian U.S. President Donald Trump approved North Carolina's emergency declaration Tuesday night as Coastal regions from Florida to Virginia remained on the...
13:00 2019-09-04

Sonia Gandhi Approves Left-Congress Alliance In West Bengal Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has given her nod to Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly by-polls in the st...
01:42 2019-08-25

Flawless: Beyoncé Finally Gets the Wax Figure She Deserves—and Miss Tina Approves! Madame Tussauds hasn’t always been on the mark when it comes to paying tribute to perhaps the most famous figure in music. When a figure of Beyoncé w...
22:56 2019-09-22

Pentagon approves billions to build Trump's border wall with Mexico The US Defense Department has greenlit $3.6 billion to build a controversial wall on the border with Mexico. The money is being diverted from existin...
15:00 2019-09-04

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & J...
03:14 2019-06-28

U.S. banking regulator approves simpler 'Volcker Rule' ban on proprietary trading A U.S. banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the "Volcker Rule," which restricts risky profit-seeking trades b...
16:00 2019-08-20

Britain's parliament approves law seeking to block October no-deal Brexit The British parliament's upper chamber on Friday approved a bill which aims to block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October by forcing Prime Min...
18:00 2019-09-06

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
02:56 2019-07-09

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
02:42 2019-06-19

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm ...
03:00 2019-05-30

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evi...
05:28 2019-08-01

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely...
01:28 2019-08-01

Indiana approves plan to exhume John Dillinger's grave on New Year's Eve The grave of gangster John Dillinger, once called "Public Enemy No. 1," is set to be exhumed at the end of this year at the wishes of Dillinger's nie...
17:14 2019-10-05

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services ...
19:00 2019-07-31

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are una...
23:00 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumo...
22:42 2019-08-02

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its se...
19:00 2019-07-20

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Frida...
02:56 2019-06-02

FIFA unanimously approves expansion of 2023 Women’s World Cup to 32 teams The FIFA Council has approved an expansion of the number of teams participating in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, citing the “astounding s...
22:00 2019-07-31

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round of voting Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, 370-124, as ...
14:28 2019-08-07

Brazil's lower house approves pension overhaul to tackle budget gap Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday approved a far-reaching pension overhaul bill aimed at reducing a huge budget gap, with the central eco...
06:28 2019-08-08

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning a...
07:00 2019-05-22

Italy antitrust body approves Unipol/BPER deal with conditions Italy's competition watchdog approved a takeover of Unipol Banca by fellow lender Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (BPER) with conditions, it said ...
20:14 2019-07-18

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two year...
19:42 2019-08-01

U.S. approves Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder NEW YORK/ZURICH, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading ge...
19:14 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsona...
03:56 2019-08-02

FDA approves Clinuvel's rare genetic disorder treatment, shares at record high The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Australian drugmaker Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd's treatment for a rare inherited disorder that cause...
12:14 2019-10-09

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an a...
19:42 2019-08-01

Army Corps approves $778M plan to block Asian carp advance TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ commanding officer has endorsed a $778 million plan for upgrading a lock-and-dam ...
17:14 2019-05-24

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality,...
21:42 2019-05-24

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, 'lead us not into temptation,' Catholics will now say 'do not let us fall into temptation' during the Lord&apo...
20:42 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-U.S. approves $2 mln Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading ge...
20:42 2019-05-24

State Dept. approves sale of laser aircraft defense system to Qatar The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of two AN/AAQ-24(V)N Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems to Qatar for $86 millio...
20:00 2019-09-26

CORRECTED-U.S. approves Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder NEW YORK/ZURICH, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading ge...
20:42 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to S.Korea - sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
04:42 2019-08-20

Trump approves of Johnson’s tough approach to Brexit, promises ‘very big trade deal’ The British prime minister has vowed to bring his country out of the EU on Oct. 31 no matter what, an approach that has raised worries about a chaoti...
17:56 2019-08-25

Secretary of State Pompeo said he approves of Giuliani's push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he supports Rudy Guiliani's push for the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Jo...
21:14 2019-09-22

UPDATE 1-State Dept approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
01:56 2019-08-21

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 ...
05:42 2019-07-03

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
05:00 2019-08-20

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
22:56 2019-06-13

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relie...
15:28 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Brazil power company Light approves 2 bln reais share offering Brazilian power company Light SA has approved a primary and secondary share offering valued at over 2 billion reais ($521 million), which sent the co...
22:28 2019-07-02

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an invest...
00:56 2019-06-13

Faster Journey From Delhi To Mumbai As Centre Approves Higher Train Speed The centre has approved the Railways' proposal to increase the train speed on Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes to 160 kmph which will reduce trav...
22:14 2019-08-07

US State Department Approves Missile Sale Raised In Trump's Ukraine Call Washington announced Thursday that the State Department has approved the possible sale of anti-tank missiles to Kiev that was discussed in a call bet...
12:00 2019-10-04

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by ...
17:14 2019-08-20

Queen Elizabeth Approves Measure To Block Boris Johnson's No-Deal Brexit Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday gave final approval to a piece of legislation which seeks to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the...
20:42 2019-09-09

Queen approves parliament suspension - cutting time to block no-deal Brexit The Queen has approved Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month, which will restrict MPs' ability to block a no-de...
18:00 2019-08-28

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
03:56 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but ...
08:00 2019-08-13

Trump approves disaster declaration in Kansas as large tornado slams state A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on s...
08:28 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-FDA approves Clinuvel's rare genetic disorder treatment, shares at record high The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Australian drugmaker Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd's treatment for a rare inherited disorder that cause...
06:42 2019-10-09

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE...
14:56 2019-05-23

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow ...
22:28 2019-05-22

Amazon Offers Millions of Songs in High-Quality Audio. Even Neil Young Approves. The company addresses a longtime complaint of audiophiles by offering improved audio for 50 million songs. It will cost $15 a month, $13 for members....
19:14 2019-09-17

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an es...
16:14 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
00:56 2019-06-14

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South K...
19:00 2019-07-31

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
21:28 2019-06-27

Texas capital of Austin approves first-in-the-nation funding for abortion transportation, lodging, child care Austin, Texas, has become the first city in the nation to approve funding for abortion access services such as transportation, advocates said.  ...
12:00 2019-09-13

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the ...
03:42 2019-06-07

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as actin...
03:42 2019-06-18

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency sy...
06:14 2019-07-10

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed f...
13:14 2019-05-27

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods a...
23:56 2019-05-23

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state. The post Kansas Supreme ...
17:00 2019-06-14

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
10:28 2019-06-05

Melanie Griffith wholeheartedly approves of Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin: 'I love' him It seems Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin have stumbled upon relationship "Paradise," if you ask her mom, Melanie Griffith.     &...
21:00 2019-09-11

| It's good to be 'The King', says SA's Harris South Africa's Lloyd Harris reached the second round of a Grand Slam for the first time at Roland Garros, lending weight to his nickname of 'The King...
05:42 2019-05-28

The Turnover King Has Returned Jameis Winston is back, folks. After four straight games of relatively competent quarterbacking, Winston displayed a strong return to form in London ...
23:00 2019-10-13

Le’Ron McClain’s cry for NFL help: ‘I’m a f–king mess’ Former NFL fullback Le’Ron McClain pleaded for help on Twitter this past weekend, complaining of head and brain trauma he says is a result of playing...
23:00 2019-08-26

All You Need to Know About Godzilla II: King of the Monsters Godzilla: King of the Monsters release date, cast, plot premise, trailer, review, and the future of the MonsterVerse - here's all you need to know ab...
10:28 2019-05-23

| It’s Ahlers at a canter in King’s Cup Jaco Ahlers didn’t drop a single shot in the final round of the King’s Cup as he cruised to a three-stroke victory for his eighth Sunshine Tour title...
15:28 2019-09-07

Here’s How the New Lion King Is Different From the Original With the new, live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King out July 19, many nostalgic fans are wondering how director Jon Favreau has updated ...
18:42 2019-07-17

History of the ’90s podcast: ‘The Lion King’ Despite several obstacles, Disney's original 'Lion King' was a massive hit, making nearly $1 billion at the box office and winning several awards, in...
00:00 2019-07-25

Cardi B supports Shaun King Cardi B throws her support behind social activist Shaun King, as she arrives to see him honored – amid fundraising row - at Rihanna’s sta...
16:00 2019-09-13

“King” Kelly Coleman Dies At 80 (LEX 18)– Kentucky’s First Mr. Basketball died Sunday night at the age of 80. “King” Kelly Coleman was a standout for Wayland...
23:56 2019-06-17

The King's Man goes full Kingsman in this new trailer The first trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman series prequel The King’s Man held its true identity close to the dapper vest until its final moments...
11:42 2019-09-30

A Reminder for CEOs: Shareholders Are Still King While 181 CEOs say they are committed to serving ‘all stakeholders,’ when it comes to assessing companies’—and CEOs own--performance, there is really...
11:00 2019-09-08

The best Stephen King movies … ranked! With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-...
15:56 2019-08-22

It was once 'inconceivable' that he would go to college. Now, he's homecoming king He was born with Down syndrome and survived open heart surgery. "We have seen the most beautiful side of human nature," says dad of son's time at MSU...
17:42 2019-10-12

King for a day: kids surprise custodian (WXIA) Students at Sand Hill Elementary in Carroll County, Georgia surprised their 83-year-old custodian with a send-off fit for a king on Friday. Th...
22:14 2019-05-21

Woody Harrelson is the new king of Wimbledon Consider this a public service announcement for anyone who saw Woody Harrelson trending on Twitter today, and worried that something terrible had hap...
04:56 2019-07-14

Goodbye Lee Iacocca and the Era When Car Business Was King In the heyday of the legendary auto executive, it was cars, not smartphones that captured Americans’ imagination. His death was a reminder of just ho...
16:42 2019-07-04

The Kingsman prequel is now called The King's Man It’s probably not much of a coincidence that the new title for the upcoming Kingsman prequel was announced today, just a few days after Father’s Day:...
18:56 2019-06-19

King for a Day upsets Maximum Security Weenedin action failed to answer the question of who's the best 3-year-old in American racing as Maximum Security couldn't hold the lead in the Pega...
05:14 2019-06-17

Even a King Can't Rename a Country Without Some Complications Swaziland became Eswatini last year, but sign makers haven’t caught up, it takes time to use up old stationery and the seating arrangement at the U.N...
23:56 2019-05-27

8 of Burger King's most surprising whoppers Burger King's Whopper is one of the chain's most iconic menu items. Over the years, a number of unusual Whoppers have popped up on Burger King's men...
20:56 2019-08-18

Arts and Entertainment: The Lion King One of the most anticipated films of 2019 hits the big screens this weekend. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford has more in the video below....
03:14 2019-07-19

For Apollonia Kotero, Prince was a king NEW YORK (AP) — Former Prince protege and longtime friend Apollonia Kotero said the Purple One had major plans for her before his untimely death in 2...
20:28 2019-06-04

Dr. King’s ‘Dream’ Speech: His Son Reflects on How Far We Have Come On the 58th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, his son discusses the “best of what America r...
22:00 2019-08-28

Booking WWE’s King of the Ring: Must-see wrestlers get their due WWE last week released the bracket for the latest, and very welcome, incarnation of The King of the Ring tournament. The 16-man field is split by ...
15:28 2019-08-19

Ranked: The 10 best Stephen King movies Almost as long as Stephen King has been keeping horror lovers up at night, filmmakers have adapted his books. The 10 best movies based on King books....
01:56 2019-10-03

Steve King on Rape: What's the Big Deal? Rep. Steve King is best known as a super-racist, but let it not be forgotten that the Iowa Republican also has terrible views on just about everythin...
01:14 2019-08-15

From "King Bibi" to kingmaker Lieberman? Half a year ago one man stood alone and unchallenged on the summit of Israeli politics - the veteran right-wing populist Benjamin Netanyahu, known as...
14:28 2019-09-18

Joey King's Best Red Carpet Looks Over the Years Joey King's style is on point! The 20-year-old actress is nominated for her first Emmy, for her Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movi...
14:00 2019-09-17

Apple's iPhone XI will be performance king again Besides Samsung, Apple's foundry darling TSMC is the main challenger in the battle for leadership in the production of chips using the upgraded 7nm p...
16:14 2019-05-27

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper changes the game The Impossible Whopper has landed, and like John/Paul/George/Ringo stepping off their Pan Am flight onto the JFK airport tarmac, the impact may be bi...
22:14 2019-08-08

Strikingly realistic: Disney's The Lion King Twenty-five years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with ph...
08:56 2019-07-14

Houston QB King leaning toward leaving program Houston quarterback D'Eriq King is weighing his options and could take advantage of the NCAA's new four-game redshirt rule, opting out of his senior ...
07:00 2019-09-24

Transgender teen crowned prom king A transgender teen got the royal treatment when he was crowned prom king of his Cape Cod high school. Nicholas Bulman, who attends Barnstable High Sc...
00:28 2019-05-27

The Boy King Behind the Mask: Tutankhamun’s Life and Legacy The incredible golden mask with its dark blue stripes of lapis lazuli and serious young face is probably the most famous ancient artifact in the worl...
07:42 2019-07-17

10-Day Onam Festival And The Homecoming Of King Mahabali Onam is the 10-day harvest festival celebrated in Kerala. The festival, celebrated on a grand scale, marks the homecoming of King Mahabali, a mytholo...
19:14 2019-09-10

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealis...
19:28 2019-07-12

Why Burger King is selling $1 tacos nationwide Move over Whopper, it’s taco time. Burger King is now selling $1 BK Crispy Tacos for a limited period of time. In a move that’s sure to d...
02:56 2019-07-10

Nadal may be the ‘King of Clay’ but Thiem is more than a prince "Rafael Nadal lifted a record-extending 12th French Open title, but Dominic Thiem is primed for clay court success and he has what it takes to domina...
21:56 2019-06-09