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Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals

Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms ...

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals

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Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman ...
16:14 2019-06-11

How to put together your first bowl of ramen, step by step I’ve touched on every major component of ramen so far: the noodles, the soup, the tare, the quintessential chashu pork belly and egg toppings, even t...
17:42 2019-06-13

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its col...
15:14 2019-05-31

Dog has very specific demands for burger from NYC restaurant A chef at an upscale restaurant in New York City found himself cooking for a surprisingly picky customer: a dog. A photo of the order was shared to T...
22:56 2019-05-31

Dutch battle nerves before getting the better of New Zealand Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women's World Cup opener on Tuesday,...
17:01 2019-06-12

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
19:14 2019-06-05

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphi...
14:00 2019-05-27

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage o...
22:00 2019-06-01

Report warns of Dutch vulnerability to cyberattacks The Dutch counterterrorism and security coordinator is warning that the country is vulnerable to cyberespionage and sabotage from countries including...
15:00 2019-06-12

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly ...
12:42 2019-05-25

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecomm...
19:14 2019-06-05

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Nether...
19:14 2019-05-22

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissol...
19:01 2019-05-27

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parlia...
15:28 2019-05-31

Cruelly denied by the Dutch, Kiwis will recover, says coach New Zealand had no reward for a dogged defensive display against the Netherlands on Tuesday when a stoppage-time goal denied them a point in their wo...
17:01 2019-06-12

| Dutch referee scores 'bizarre' goal, awards it Players for Dutch fourth-tier outfit reacted with fury and disbelief after a strange deflection saw a referee scoring against them in a game -- and t...
18:56 2019-05-26

Investigators to identify MH17 suspects: Dutch broadcasters Investigators will next week announce criminal proceedings against suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 five years ago, allegedly...
18:00 2019-06-14

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donate...
16:14 2019-06-07

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament electi...
08:42 2019-05-27

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if ...
09:56 2019-06-02

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes...
23:00 2019-05-22

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southe...
12:14 2019-05-31

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake: KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorolo...
07:00 2019-05-22

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorolo...
08:56 2019-05-22

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis has demanded obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scanda...
14:42 2019-06-13

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried t...
13:00 2019-05-31

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeerin...
04:56 2019-05-31

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of nation...
03:14 2019-06-05

Dutch Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar next year The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar next year for the first time since 1985        ...
15:42 2019-05-21

No-cook crushed tomato sauce is just what pan pizza demands When I set out to bake my first Detroit-style pan pizza, I followed Perfect Pan Pizza author Peter Reinhart’s advice to the letter. I didn’t want my ...
23:00 2019-06-03

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate...
04:14 2019-06-02

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that sh...
15:28 2019-05-24

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
17:14 2019-06-17

Dutch Grand Prix return set for Zandvoort in 2020 "Formula One is set to make the most of Max Verstappen\u0027s popularity by announcing on Tuesday the return of the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort nex...
15:28 2019-05-21

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed ...
21:28 2019-05-31

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talk...
14:39 2019-05-21

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government in...
23:00 2019-06-03

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, whe...
22:14 2019-06-04

Dutch girl was not 'legally euthanised' and died at home Noa Pothoven is believed to have refused to eat and there is no evidence of assisted deathA severely ill Dutch girl widely reported by international ...
21:28 2019-06-05

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Mi...
00:00 2019-06-11

Dutch World Cup delight as Miedema breaks record Vivianne Miedema became the all-time top scorer for the Netherlands women's team as the reigning European champion progressed to the last 16 of the W...
23:28 2019-06-15

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, r...
21:14 2019-06-07

CORRECTED-U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecomm...
02:28 2019-06-06

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deep...
08:14 2019-05-23

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legi...
00:42 2019-06-05

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in Londo...
13:14 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
03:28 2019-06-10

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it ma...
00:14 2019-05-23

Mexico Has Two Options in Dealing with Trump Demands on Migration. Both Could Hurt. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico can either give in United State’s demands or face stiff tariffs. Both could weaken his ratings at hom...
00:28 2019-06-08

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 bln euros of orders (In May 21 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show 82.5% of bids from green money accounts were allocated. Also corrects para 8 to say that green investo...
20:56 2019-05-23

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the com...
02:14 2019-06-01

French, Dutch Islamic State orphans repatriated from Syria Twelve French and two Dutch orphans of Islamic State fighters were repatriated to France from Syria on Monday, a French diplomatic source said, confi...
14:28 2019-06-10

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
07:14 2019-06-07

Friend of Dutch teen Noa Pothoven posts heartfelt tribute A friend of the emotionally tormented Dutch teen who starved herself to death with the consent of her parents and doctors, paid tribute to her pal th...
05:56 2019-06-07

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunba...
09:42 2019-05-31

Dutch teen Noa Pothoven starved herself to death with parents’ consent The Dutch teen who suffered severe anguish over a childhood rape and sexual assault starved herself to death — with the consent of her parents and do...
06:00 2019-06-06

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020...
21:56 2019-06-04

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
12:01 2019-05-29

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander i...
18:14 2019-05-21

Media misreport Dutch teen Noa Pothoven's death as euthanasia The tragic end to a 17-year-old's long battle with pain and depression has been turned into a story about a controversial Dutch assisted suicide law....
15:42 2019-06-05

After Election Win, Shiv Sena Demands Ordinance For Ram Temple In Ayodhya Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived in Ayodhya today to offer prayers at a makeshift shrine of the Ram Lalla. Eight...
09:42 2019-06-16

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allo...
19:14 2019-06-05

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions ab...
14:42 2019-05-21

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration...
14:42 2019-05-21

Nations League: English, Dutch battle for place in final England is aiming to translate the recent European dominance of its clubs to the international stage when it meets the Netherlands on Thursday in UEF...
21:56 2019-06-05

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands ...
19:14 2019-06-02

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department published statistics about criminality among asylum seekers that categorized hundreds o...
20:14 2019-05-21

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed o...
03:42 2019-05-22

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a ...
04:42 2019-06-07

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say it is...
20:28 2019-06-06

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data fo...
10:14 2019-06-01

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on th...
04:00 2019-05-22

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
06:00 2019-06-14

Koeman: Dutch have 'great future', Van Dijk and De Ligt are 'best defenders' "The Netherlands head into this week\u0027s Nations League semi-finals with one of the best young squads the country has produced in recent years and...
12:14 2019-06-04

The Latest: Minister demands cruise ship ban in Venice canal Top Italian officials have called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in Venice after an out-of-control cruise ship rammed bo...
15:00 2019-06-02

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in...
18:42 2019-06-14

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a ne...
11:42 2019-05-24

Misinformation swirling around Dutch teenager's death ignites debate over euthanasia At just 17-years-old, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven had already written an award-winning memoir detailing her struggle with post-traumatic stress disor...
12:28 2019-06-08

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the m...
02:28 2019-06-05

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks ...
13:42 2019-05-31

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation's congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a v...
10:28 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to pe...
21:00 2019-06-05

Car2stay: Frustrated Man Builds Fence Around Car2go Parked in His Driveway, Demands Fee After Seattle property-owner Dan Smith tried unsuccessfully for hours to have a Share Now (formerly car2go) car removed from his property, he took an...
19:28 2019-05-31

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly ...
16:42 2019-05-24

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked ...
17:56 2019-05-24

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council...
21:56 2019-06-05

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the ki...
13:00 2019-05-29

Pope says assisted suicide is ‘defeat for all’ after Dutch teen Noa Pothoven’s death Pope Francis condemned assisted suicide as a “defeat for all” after a mentally tormented Dutch teen starved herself to death with consent...
18:14 2019-06-06

Dutch Teen, Traumatised By Rape, Died After Refusing Food: Minister A Dutch teenager traumatised by a childhood rape died at home after refusing food and drink but was not euthanised, a minister and a clinic said on W...
05:42 2019-06-06

The Latest: Exit poll sees fractured result in Dutch EU vote An exit poll published by Dutch national broadcaster NOS shows that the Labor Party has won the most seats in a Dutch European Parliament election th...
02:28 2019-05-24

Dutch rape survivor Noa Pothoven died after asking to be euthanized. But the media were wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized. ...
01:00 2019-06-07

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on...
21:28 2019-06-14

Devin Nunes demands release of Mueller report source material A top Republican is joining Democrats’ calls for the public release of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s source material. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-C...
22:56 2019-06-01

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records ...
20:14 2019-05-22

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding te...
21:14 2019-05-22

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Me...
02:42 2019-06-01

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern Afr...
23:14 2019-06-11

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Muell...
05:56 2019-06-01

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
18:42 2019-06-11

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Ne...
00:28 2019-05-23

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger...
01:00 2019-06-03

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed ...
12:42 2019-06-10

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing sugges...
21:00 2019-06-17

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit po...
00:14 2019-05-24

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handli...
00:56 2019-06-17

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next deca...
23:00 2019-06-03

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Re...
17:42 2019-06-05

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambe...
20:42 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
22:00 2019-06-15

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders Investors piled into the Netherlands' inaugural, triple-A rated sovereign green bond on Tuesday, placing 21.2 billion euros ($23.7 billion) of orders...
20:00 2019-05-21

Late goal sees Dutch eventually break Kiwi resistance Substitute Jill Roord headed home a stoppage time winner as the Netherlands finally broke down New Zealand's defense to emerge with a 1-0 triumph as ...
20:14 2019-06-11

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after t...
01:28 2019-06-08

'When you find something you can relate to, that's a step forward' Cheyenne Woods was playing in an event at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles earlier this year when she was introduced to a family who had come to ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his...
10:42 2019-06-09

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the ...
15:42 2019-05-23

Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenage...
00:28 2019-06-08

Elizabeth Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuse Himself From Google and Apple Probes The U.S. Justice Department recently signaled it was exploring possible antitrust investigations into Google and Apple. Leading those investigations—...
20:00 2019-06-11

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippi...
12:28 2019-05-31

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holdin...
23:56 2019-06-13

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a trac...
23:14 2019-05-29

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life w...
09:28 2019-06-05

Fort of Castillo San Cristóbal: Built to Defend Against the English, Dutch and Marauding Pirates Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture. ...
05:00 2019-06-16

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's ...
16:42 2019-06-13

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf c...
13:00 2019-05-31

Nations League final: Ryan Babel impressed by mature Dutch youngsters • ‘These players already take so much responsibility’• Davy Pröpper and Babel praise effect of Ronald KoemanDutch football has a tendency to lurch fr...
00:42 2019-06-09

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk f...
17:42 2019-06-17

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London...
14:00 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks ...
14:56 2019-05-31

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a...
00:14 2019-05-24

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for...
12:42 2019-06-04

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit tha...
01:14 2019-06-04

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the ...
08:28 2019-06-18

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harva...
12:28 2019-06-08

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Off...
01:14 2019-06-08

Immigration official looks to step up family deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signaled his agency is looking to step up deportations of f...
22:28 2019-06-04

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made ...
06:42 2019-06-11

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
00:56 2019-06-12

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defen...
16:56 2019-06-10

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets wit...
22:14 2019-05-21

The Latest: May To Step Down As Party Leader On June 7 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and Britain’s political crisis (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Con...
12:00 2019-05-24

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the lat...
16:28 2019-05-23

Humiliated Tommy Robinson demands second vote after losing his £5,000 deposit in European election failure A humiliated Tommy Robinson declared he "wants a second vote" in a bizarre video posted from his bed after he failed to secure a seat in the European...
12:28 2019-05-27

Seattle man builds fence around illegally parked car-share vehicle on property; demands payment A Seattle property owner upset about a car-share vehicle parked illegally on the parking lot f his duplex erected a barricade around it and is demand...
08:56 2019-05-31

Trump's lawyer warns Dems as he pushes back on document demands: No 'do-over' of Mueller probe President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer on Wednesday told a leading Democrat that Congress does not have the right to "pursue an unautho...
15:14 2019-05-21

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul Internat...
18:42 2019-06-10

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and repro...
16:42 2019-05-21

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence age...
19:00 2019-06-03

JPMorgan Chase settles class-action lawsuit after dad demands equal parental leave for men The bank agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from male employees who alleged they were denied access to the same paid parental ...
01:14 2019-05-31

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing say...
04:28 2019-06-04

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage s...
19:56 2019-06-04

Thousands rally in Mongolia to call for government to step down Thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, on Thursday to demand the leadership step down over a...
10:42 2019-05-30

The iPhone 11 may be a disappointingly minor step up from older iPhones The hype train for the iPhone 11 has started, so we've been hearing leaks left, right and center, each with more outlandish features than the la...
12:28 2019-06-14

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formida...
12:14 2019-05-25

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now report...
00:42 2019-06-08

Aaron Judge just behind Giancarlo Stanton after big rehab step CHICAGO — Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are scheduled to take big steps forward in their comebacks from injuries on Friday night when they will b...
21:42 2019-06-14

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it w...
17:14 2019-06-10

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement...
21:14 2019-06-03

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round ...
12:42 2019-05-28

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjo...
04:42 2019-06-14

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sig...
17:28 2019-05-23

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there ar...
15:42 2019-05-21

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after ...
14:56 2019-06-13

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as...
07:28 2019-06-06

El Salvador's police vows to step up fight against gangs El Salvador's police force vowed on Wednesday that it would do more to fight organized crime in the violent Central American country, which tens of t...
07:00 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defen...
17:00 2019-06-10

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action...
02:14 2019-05-26

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis. ...
19:14 2019-06-05

Trump demands end to ‘phony investigations’ in fiery Rose Garden statement, after meeting with Dems cut short President Trump on Wednesday demanded Democrats end what he called their "phony investigations" before he'll negotiate with them on issues like infra...
21:14 2019-05-22

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a...
04:56 2019-06-06

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before s...
17:28 2019-05-21

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the governmen...
07:14 2019-06-18

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters in Hong Kong demanded on Sunday that the city's leader step down over her handling of a bill that woul...
16:00 2019-06-16

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another par...
01:01 2019-06-04

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable profes...
20:00 2019-05-21

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO,...
22:42 2019-05-21

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and ad...
11:14 2019-06-04

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its u...
13:42 2019-06-03

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka...
13:14 2019-06-16

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
14:00 2019-06-11

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck -Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season...
21:56 2019-05-29

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving p...
20:14 2019-05-27

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move sw...
06:56 2019-05-24

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congres...
22:28 2019-05-23

India, Sri Lanka agree to step up anti-terrorism efforts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid homage to the more than 250 Sri Lankans killed in the Easter suicide bombings, and agreed with Sri Lanka...
16:28 2019-06-09

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in response to a U.S. military build...
22:28 2019-06-06

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers...
18:28 2019-06-07

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company'...
02:56 2019-06-08

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning ...
11:42 2019-06-06

Le’Veon Bell’s hefty promise is next step in unlocking Darnold Le’Veon Bell showed up at Jets minicamp Tuesday with unmistakable star power, and fully cognizant that the magnitude of his star will be blinding in ...
08:28 2019-06-05

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's tr...
02:56 2019-05-28

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message....
08:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company'...
01:14 2019-06-08

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable source...
06:42 2019-06-04

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who do...
17:28 2019-06-06

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet p...
19:14 2019-06-07

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
01:14 2019-06-14

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further ...
11:56 2019-06-15

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the pa...
21:14 2019-06-04

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and ...
00:42 2019-06-13

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
01:42 2019-06-11

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden...
12:00 2019-05-23

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to d...
19:28 2019-05-28

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
16:42 2019-05-21

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spac...
02:00 2019-05-31

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bo...
14:33 2019-05-21

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY – The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head Seth Agata will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata,...
21:42 2019-05-22

Humana takes rare step of squashing Centene deal talk Centene shares are tumbling after Humana took the rare step of publicly refuting reports that it’s interested in buying the company. Centene Co...
16:42 2019-06-03

Didi Gregorius takes major step with Yankees watching closely BALTIMORE — While the Yankees were preparing to play the hapless Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards, their eyes were peaking toward Tampa. That’...
14:33 2019-05-21

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers m...
19:42 2019-05-21

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliame...
11:00 2019-05-23

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credi...
09:28 2019-06-15

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019,...
14:28 2019-06-06

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a ne...
22:42 2019-05-29

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
14:28 2019-06-16

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Ham...
21:42 2019-05-26

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff...
00:42 2019-06-01

Washington state takes step landmark on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people pack...
16:42 2019-06-17

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for...
10:42 2019-05-29

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products ...
21:14 2019-05-22

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Catholic Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
22:56 2019-06-14

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceeding...
16:56 2019-05-22

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move co...
12:56 2019-06-02

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme...
20:00 2019-05-21

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as ...
00:14 2019-06-07

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to ...
21:28 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common po...
22:42 2019-05-31

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controvers...
07:42 2019-06-05

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in f...
04:56 2019-06-06

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
22:14 2019-05-23

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wi...
08:56 2019-06-16

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel l...
15:14 2019-05-21

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg rep...
02:28 2019-06-06

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi gov...
03:42 2019-05-31

War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentaria...
21:28 2019-06-03

NY lawmakers OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state...
06:42 2019-06-18

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down r...
05:56 2019-06-08

Captain involved in Danube boat collision was not captain in Dutch accident: Viking Cruises The captain of the Viking Sigyn cruise liner that collided with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest, killing 28 people, was not serving a...
07:14 2019-06-07

Edmund Morris, famed for his unorthodox Ronald Reagan biography 'Dutch,' dies at 78 Edmund Morris won a Pulitzer with "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt." But he sealed his legacy with the controversial "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan...
02:00 2019-05-28

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise g...
12:00 2019-05-22

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

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional ...
06:01 2019-06-11

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where...
20:14 2019-06-10

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined t...
15:56 2019-05-29

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public...
10:00 2019-05-24

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch crit...
00:14 2019-06-09

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Te...
23:14 2019-05-21

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has...
17:00 2019-05-28

Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers are expected to approve new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers. The bill...
17:00 2019-06-14

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party fa...
17:42 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomber...
02:28 2019-06-06

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the ...
14:56 2019-06-02

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to ...
09:42 2019-06-05

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning...
00:00 2019-06-05

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Mi...
18:14 2019-05-21

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contra...
01:42 2019-05-30

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and for...
23:14 2019-05-31

Opinion: Browns shouldn't accommodate Duke Johnson's trade demands, Cleveland should cut disgruntled back Duke Johnson has made it clear he wants out of Cleveland. Coach Freddie Kitchens should oblige the RB - but with a release rather than a trade. ...
18:28 2019-06-07

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agr...
20:42 2019-05-21

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue...
02:00 2019-05-25

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to pu...
08:56 2019-05-22

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5%...
01:14 2019-06-01

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that...
06:28 2019-05-25

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had...
03:56 2019-05-26

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this ...
21:14 2019-05-26

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation ...
18:28 2019-06-07

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers ...
15:28 2019-05-24

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down...
18:14 2019-06-13

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
20:56 2019-05-23

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniver...
19:28 2019-06-10

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make ...
22:14 2019-05-23

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot...
00:56 2019-06-05

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. ...
20:56 2019-06-10

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the curr...
07:14 2019-05-23

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications prov...
04:28 2019-05-23

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it ...
05:14 2019-06-11

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2...
12:00 2019-05-24

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," acco...
01:56 2019-05-23

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed indepen...
15:28 2019-05-24

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parli...
08:14 2019-06-01

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged wit...
20:00 2019-05-21

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are preg...
01:14 2019-05-30

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them t...
22:56 2019-05-28

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the w...
00:28 2019-05-29

New York lawmakers pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Assembly sponsor Linda Rosenth...
02:56 2019-06-05

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
01:28 2019-06-13

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law tha...
21:28 2019-05-22

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to...
19:14 2019-05-21

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if De...
23:00 2019-06-12

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers to outline changes he’s agreed to make in the pension relief propos...
00:56 2019-06-06

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage...
09:00 2019-06-13

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a cond...
05:42 2019-06-06

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representativ...
00:28 2019-05-23

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the terminat...
06:28 2019-05-31

Labour lawmakers in Scotland blame Corbyn for EU drubbing Senior members of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland blamed leader Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit "ambiguity" on Monday for a Labour wipeout in Scotland in t...
18:01 2019-05-27

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be r...
14:14 2019-06-05

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expa...
00:56 2019-06-18

Florida lawmakers demand migrant teen facility be shut down MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration shut down a Florida migrant teen facility and release hundreds of...
20:00 2019-06-04

CORRECTED-U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications prov...
15:42 2019-05-23

Lawmakers challenge Trump official on Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are grilling State Department officials over President Donald Trump’s move to sell arms to Saudi Arabia without con...
18:56 2019-06-12

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill a...
00:28 2019-05-23

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National ...
18:28 2019-05-22

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interv...
01:14 2019-05-23

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that w...
14:00 2019-06-11

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about th...
00:28 2019-05-23

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In Intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decad...
03:28 2019-06-04

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about...
14:42 2019-05-21

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians ...
02:42 2019-05-22

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislati...
22:56 2019-06-11

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died aft...
12:00 2019-05-23

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmaker...
22:42 2019-06-07

6 BSP Lawmakers In Rajasthan To Meet Mayawati Over 2019 Poll Performance Six Bahujan Samaj Party lawmakers in Rajasthan will meet party chief Mayawati in Delhi on June 1, during which the party's performance in the Lok Sab...
10:56 2019-05-28

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-...
01:01 2019-05-31

Trinamool's Women Lawmakers Trolled For "Western Clothes" In Parliament Newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled by a number of people on social media for their choice of c...
15:56 2019-05-28

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as...
03:00 2019-05-30

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
20:14 2019-05-28

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as 6 weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as...
01:28 2019-05-30

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A ...
07:42 2019-06-16

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa ...
07:14 2019-05-30

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to ove...
20:14 2019-05-29

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common ...
23:56 2019-06-05

Uddhav Thackeray, 18 Sena Lawmakers To Visit Ayodhya Today Ahead of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's visit on Sunday to offer prayers at the makeshift Ram Lalla temple, his party leader Sanjay Raut said the...
05:00 2019-06-16

Yogi Adityanath Hosts Lunch For Newly Elected BJP Lawmakers From UP Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday hosted a lunch for all newly elected MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state...
15:56 2019-05-29

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing sec...
06:56 2019-06-05

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers an...
00:00 2019-06-08

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
02:42 2019-05-22

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers...
02:56 2019-06-10

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday...
02:28 2019-06-05

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the ...
05:56 2019-06-08

U.S. lawmakers prep bills targeting China spy threat on campus Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to work in the United States, citing s...
00:56 2019-06-06

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Lawmakers May Visit Ayodhya Soon Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and 18 newly elected parliamentarians from the party are likely to visit Ayodhya, which is in the news over the Ram ...
01:01 2019-06-06

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking t...
03:00 2019-06-05

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in ...
17:28 2019-05-22

Lawmakers seek Boeing documents about 'defective' sensor alert on 737 Max Lawmakers are seeking documents from Boeing and the FAA on what they called a sensor alert Boeing said was not working properly but waited a year bef...
00:56 2019-06-08

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending ...
15:42 2019-05-21

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today...
14:00 2019-06-07

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants f...
00:14 2019-06-18

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging t...
17:00 2019-05-22

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Ro...
02:00 2019-06-14

Lawmakers warn doctored videos pose national security threat WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and experts are warning that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and ...
18:14 2019-06-13

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them...
14:42 2019-05-21

Sonia Gandhi Or Son Rahul? Congress Lawmakers To Choose Leader Tomorrow Rahul Gandhi or his mother Sonia Gandhi will be elected chairperson when newly-elected Congress parliamentarians meet for the first time on Saturday....
20:28 2019-05-31

Race to replace British PM to narrow as Conservative lawmakers vote in first round The contest to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to narrow on Thursday when Conservative Party lawmakers vote to knock out at least o...
11:28 2019-06-13

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in foss...
19:14 2019-05-22

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks ne...
18:28 2019-06-12

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting fallout spreads Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days after it...
18:01 2019-05-27

Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers trying to move ahead on Mexico, Canada trade pact U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers made clear to Mexican officials they wanted to move fo...
21:42 2019-06-05

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisi...
16:56 2019-05-23

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry...
00:14 2019-05-24

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abort...
06:00 2019-05-24

U.S. lawmakers push U.S.-listed Chinese firms to comply with financial oversight A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regula...
04:42 2019-06-06

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash f...
15:00 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-U.S. must have access to U.S.-listed Chinese firms' audit documents, lawmakers say A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regula...
07:56 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
22:00 2019-05-28

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday,...
00:00 2019-06-01

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for...
20:42 2019-06-04

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the...
00:01 2019-06-12

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and jo...
00:28 2019-06-12

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's g...
18:56 2019-05-27

NY lawmakers push for tougher helicopter restrictions in wake of deadly crash The deadly helicopter crash landing near America’s most-visited tourist attraction is prompting calls from lawmakers this week for tighter restrictio...
17:56 2019-06-11

Breakaway anti-Brexit UK lawmakers group split after election flop A new British political grouping opposed to Brexit split on Tuesday only months after it was formed, deserted by more than half its lawmakers followi...
18:14 2019-06-04

It’s Still Unclear If Robert Mueller Will Testify Before Congress, But Lawmakers Are Moving Ahead Anyway The House Judiciary Committee will hold a series of hearings on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2...
04:01 2019-06-04

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure ...
03:01 2019-06-03

Media got Dutch teen's 'euthanasia' death wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized. ...
02:28 2019-06-06

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to...
06:28 2019-06-04

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum. The post UK leader Theresa May sa...
18:14 2019-05-21

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a v...
00:28 2019-06-06

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. ...
10:28 2019-06-01

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-rea...
00:28 2019-06-04

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition ...
16:28 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in foss...
17:00 2019-05-22

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'en...
23:14 2019-05-24

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days. ...
13:56 2019-06-14

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entit...
00:28 2019-06-11

Opinion: It's time for Raptors' Kyle Lowry to step up and make noise against Warriors Toronto's highly-paid point guard finally has reached the NBA Finals after 14 years in the trenches. But he needs to start making big plays. &#...
07:14 2019-06-03

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a...
03:28 2019-06-05

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes younger generation will vote out lawmakers against gun control Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened up about advocating for gun control in an interview Tuesday, saying he believes things are changin...
15:56 2019-05-31

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
01:42 2019-05-23

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
00:56 2019-05-23

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backi...
16:42 2019-06-11

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants l...
23:56 2019-06-11

NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor. The post...
19:42 2019-05-22

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over...
15:56 2019-05-21

Muslim lawmakers break Ramadan fast at historic Iftar dinner on Capitol Hill Representatives Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and André Carson open up about the challenges they face on the basis of their identity US congresswoman Ilh...
21:14 2019-05-21

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
06:56 2019-06-14

North Carolina lawmakers fail to override veto of ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill North Carolina Republican lawmakers failed on Wednesday to override a veto issued by the state's Democratic governor against a proposal create crimin...
00:28 2019-06-06

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be...
09:42 2019-06-11

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
22:42 2019-05-22

UPDATE 4-Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One F...
23:56 2019-05-22

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions. The ...
01:14 2019-05-30

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method. ...
00:28 2019-05-22

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress ...
14:39 2019-05-21

'Who is the a--hole': The congressman who missed his anniversary to keep lawmakers voting until 4 a.m. Rep. Chip Roy kept the House voting until 4 a.m. on Thursday as a form of protest — even though he missed his 15-year wedding anniversary with ...
21:28 2019-06-15

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, stat...
04:14 2019-05-24

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:42 2019-06-13

'A giant game of chicken': GOP lawmakers warn against Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico GOP lawmakers pressed the White House to negotiate with Mexico on tariffs and said Trump could face a legislative rebuke if he goes through with them...
04:14 2019-06-05

Councilman faces call for resignation for Juneteenth message LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The president of a northern Virginia NAACP branch is calling for a town councilman’s resignation after he wrote a negative...
01:42 2019-06-15

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention ...
02:42 2019-06-15

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.   ...
04:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
05:42 2019-06-15

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
06:14 2019-06-15

Archaeology Uncovering the Great Forgetting For 13 days in October of 1962, our civilization was poised on the edge of nuclear destruction. American president John F. Kennedy and Soviet premier...
07:56 2019-06-15

Sienna Miller says 'American Woman' was hard, cathartic Actress Sienna Miller says making her intense missing-child drama "American Woman" was "hard on everyone -- but also cathartic" (June 14)  ...
10:14 2019-06-15

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where t...
11:14 2019-06-15

Akhilesh Yadav Meets Governor, Alleges "Jungle Raj" Prevailing In UP Alleging that "jungle-raj" was prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav met Governor Ram Naik on Saturday over the poor ...
11:56 2019-06-15

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the clima...
12:56 2019-06-15

Tyson Fury continues to be big winner after nearly losing it all For a moment, it looked like Tyson Fury was a loser. He was flat on his back for the second time in his heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilde...
16:56 2019-06-15

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world...
17:28 2019-06-15

In dropping Linda Fairstein, the book industry reveals its cowardice When Galileo Galilei finished writing his last work, “Two New Sciences,” he had trouble finding a publisher. Galileo had been branded a heretic, and ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
18:14 2019-06-15

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do wit...
21:56 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian s...
02:00 2019-06-16

Odorizzi, Twins win again, top Royals with 5-4 rally MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Cron drove in the go-ahead run for Minnesota with a sixth-inning double , making Jake Odorizzi the second 10-game winner in t...
06:00 2019-06-16

| Woods battles to even par after 'crap start' to US Open Round 3 Tiger Woods wrestled an even par 71 out of Pebble Beach Golf Links in a gritty performance that left him 11 shots off the third round pace at the US ...
11:14 2019-06-16

PM Modi Lists Benefits Of Bhujangasana In New Animated Yoga Video Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted the latest video in his series of yoga asanas leading up to the International Yoga Day, which is observed ...
13:14 2019-06-16

State investigating after inmate dies in knife attack TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Department of Corrections says it’s investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate after he was stab...
13:14 2019-06-16

Let State Governments Function Smoothly: Trinamool After All-Party Meet The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said state governments should be allowed to carry out their duties without any intervention from the Centre, amid po...
16:42 2019-06-16

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do w...
16:42 2019-06-16

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a reco...
17:14 2019-06-16

Russians keep heat on police after reporter’s case closed MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist’s arre...
18:00 2019-06-16

Russian online poker star killed in reported hair dryer accident at home A Russian online poker star was discovered dead in her Moscow home last week after electrocuting herself while using a hairdryer during a bath, accor...
19:00 2019-06-16

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Ma...
19:14 2019-06-16

Home invasion suspect flees hospital despite machete wound HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a home invasion suspect fought off by an 11-year-old with a machete has left the hospital...
19:56 2019-06-16

Vinales slams Lorenzo for causing four-bike Barcelona MotoGP crash Maverick Vinales criticised Jorge Lorenzo for causing a four-bike crash in MotoGP's Catalan Grand Prix, saying the Honda rider made a "rookie mistake...
20:56 2019-06-16

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem The CEO of Boeing says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the...
21:42 2019-06-16

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shi...
22:56 2019-06-16

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started d...
23:42 2019-06-16

AP Top Stories June 16 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, June 16th: Pompeo pushing for diplomacy with Iran; Tens of millions in the dark in South America; Hong Kong&apos...
00:28 2019-06-17

Check your cabinets: Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled, may contain fragments of plastic Mizkan America, Inc. issued the recall out of an "abundance of caution," warning consumers that the pasta sauces may contain fragments of plastic &#...
00:56 2019-06-17

Men in Black and Shaft Drag Weekend Box Office Down 50% From Last Year as Franchise Fatigue Sets in (LOS ANGELES) — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that...
00:56 2019-06-17