UBERABANEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day 05:48, 09/11/2019

House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman

The conservative House Freedom Caucus has a new leader.The hard-line group has elected Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) to be the new Freedom Caucus chief, replacing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.).Meadows, a founding Freedom Caucus member an...

House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman

Source: politico.com

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
21:32, 09/10/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
19:32, 06/10/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
00:48, 06/11/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
20:16, 07/09/2019

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mar...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Businesses will have to accept 'short-term pain' for 'long-term gain' on Mexico tariff, Rep. Andy Biggs says President Trump's threatened tariff on Mexico would initially hurt businesses but eventually help the country in the long-term, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said on Saturday while appearing on "America's News Headquarters."...
13:00, 06/01/2019

Faith & Freedom chairman: Trump said he'd fight for evangelicals Ralph Reed, the chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, joined "The Ingraham Angle" Wednesday where he talked about President Trump's speech before group's 2019 Road to Majority Policy Conference....
03:32, 06/27/2019

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout the region....
16:48, 07/14/2019

The DNC Is Rejecting Iowa’s Virtual Caucus Plans, Thereby Screwing Up the First 2020 Caucus At least two sources told the Des Moines Register that the Democratic National Committee is poised to reject Iowa’s plan for virtual caucuses, which means the nation’s first 2020 presidential caucus could get incredibly screwed up. The decision came ...
00:32, 08/30/2019

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
02:48, 08/02/2019

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see ...
17:48, 07/08/2019

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman of the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
23:48, 06/20/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
15:32, 06/04/2019

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other ...
21:16, 07/13/2019

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a boost to the party’s growing pro-impeachment wing....
05:48, 09/11/2019

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
09:00, 05/21/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
21:16, 05/29/2019

The Latest: House chairman says he’d try to block tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee says he will move to block President Donald Trump if T...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Mueller testimony will correct misinformation: U.S. House chairman Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public testimony in Congress next month will have a profound impact, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Wednesday, predicting it would correct what he called a campaign of misinformation l...
10:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. House panel chairman subpoenas Trump's tax returns U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal on Friday subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, giving the U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service one week to turn over the tax records....
18:32, 05/10/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to a more aggressive format for questions planned by Democrats....
20:00, 04/29/2019

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
00:16, 05/07/2019

House judiciary chairman says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Nadler also said that former special counsel Robert Mueller's recent hearings before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling represented an "inflection point."...
13:16, 07/28/2019

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in t...
09:16, 05/29/2019

House Ways and Means Chairman Subpoenas Trump Tax Records Richard E. Neal, the panel’s chairman, dropped his use of a century-old provision in the tax code and instead used a more common instrument to demand President Trump’s tax returns: the subpoena....
14:16, 05/10/2019

House Ways and Means Chairman Subpoenas Trump Tax Returns Richard E. Neal, the panel’s chairman, dropped his use of a century-old provision in the tax code and instead used a more common instrument to demand President Trump’s tax returns: the subpoena....
19:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
14:32, 06/06/2019

House Judiciary chairman endorses bundling contempt resolutions “Given the unprecedented situation in which the administration’s essentially stonewalling all subpoenas . . . it just makes sense to spend as little floor time as possible and do them together,” Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said....
14:48, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump is making it 'more difficult' not to consider impeachment House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former WH Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's imp...
19:32, 05/20/2019

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
10:32, 05/21/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report o...
22:16, 05/02/2019

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration...
12:32, 07/01/2019

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump at White House Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday.        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
21:48, 05/08/2019

Taiwan Foxconn chairman traveling tonight for U.S. White House meet: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a heari...
17:00, 07/10/2019

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Taiwan Foxconn chairman travelling tonight for U.S. White House meet-source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
03:32, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
05:48, 04/30/2019

House panel chairman issues subpoenas to Treasury, IRS demanding Trump’s tax returns by next Friday WASHINGTON (AP) — House panel chairman issues subpoenas to Treasury, IRS demanding Trump’s tax returns by next Friday....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present th...
12:16, 07/21/2019

Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosting fundraiser for Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn is hosting a fundraiser for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats as they prepare to defend their seats in the upcoming 2020 congressional elections....
19:48, 04/30/2019

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
17:16, 05/29/2019

House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump....
10:16, 06/10/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
13:32, 05/29/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
12:32, 06/19/2019

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.       ...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Rep. Biggs blasts Comey's 'audacious' response to IG report, predicts 'stark revelations' to come Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., tore into James Comey Sunday, accusing the former FBI Director of not understanding the severity of – or even the problem with – his actions, as described in a recent report from the Department of Justice’s Inspector General...
15:32, 09/01/2019

Rep. Biggs says Border Patrol morale taking hit as Congress continually 'castigates' agents Some lawmakers' continued criticism of the border patrol and its activities is taking a toll on agents' morale, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
16:48, 07/05/2019

GOP's Rep. Biggs: Dem lawmaker 'spilled the beans' on Dems' true aims in Barr contempt hearing House Judiciary Committee Member Andy Biggs said Thursday that a Democratic member of that panel "spilled the beans" about Democrats' true intentions when he asked how President Trump could possibly impeached if Congress cannot see the full Mueller r...
14:48, 05/09/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
22:16, 07/12/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
10:16, 07/12/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financia...
00:32, 05/02/2019

World Press Freedom Day 2019: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTiCLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
02:00, 05/03/2019

World Press Freedom Day: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTICLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Want to Hold Your Own 2020 Caucus? Now You Can (if You’re an Iowan) Iowa Democrats are trying to make the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest more accessible by allowing some voters to organize satellite caucuses....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
20:32, 08/30/2019

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border f...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Pelosi scrambles to tamp down Trump impeachment frenzy in caucus House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her deputies scrambled Wednesday to tamp down calls from the rank-and-file for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump, holding a closed-door meeting with Democrats to discuss their battles wi...
08:32, 05/22/2019

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s preside...
19:48, 06/30/2019

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 the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
13:48, 05/21/2019

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet...
15:00, 07/19/2019

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’s long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House flo...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
19:32, 06/02/2019

DNC to recommend scrapping Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press....
09:00, 08/30/2019

Booker plays up Vegas connection in crucial Nevada caucus LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the ground to woo voters in the early voting state of Nevada, many are touting how closely their home states align with the fast-growing tourist mecca. Only New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker can say ...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
18:00, 06/03/2019

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long s...
17:48, 09/07/2019

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they are forming a caucus to combat the "epidemic" of youth vaping, as cases of lung illness tied to vaping have risen and President Donald Trump has pushed for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Ilhan Omar comments fuel push for Jewish Caucus on Capitol Hill Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s inflammatory comments about Israel have fueled a new push for the formal establishment of a bipartisan Jewish Caucus for lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
07:00, 05/03/2019

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending he...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores of Democrats on record in support of at least keeping the effort alive -- revealing that bloc has gro...
10:16, 07/18/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elections....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Virginia Legislative Black Caucus Will Boycott Event ‘Tarnished’ by President Trump’s Presence (RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia’s black state lawmakers announced Monday they will boycott an event this week commemorating the beginnings of American democracy because President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend. The Virginia Legislative Bl...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasts border funding bill as 'betrayal' of American values Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasted Thursday's passage of a bipartisan $4.5 billion border funding bill, calling it a "betrayal of our American values."...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Democratic National Committee expected to block Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans: reports The Democratic National Committee is expected to recommend on Friday that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to hold so-called virtual caucuses ahead of the 2020 election because of security concerns, according to U.S. media reports....
10:00, 08/30/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
21:32, 06/12/2019

'The freedom of motorists is being stripped away' Opinion 12 May, 2019 The introduction of speed limiters into new cars is another example of freedom being stripped away, says Mike Rutherford...
09:16, 05/12/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
17:16, 05/29/2019

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal" for the young....
05:32, 06/23/2019

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patients to specialists, and manage treatments....
21:48, 08/08/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
00:16, 05/03/2019

| Africa's freedom fighters: Liberators or oppressors? How the recently deceased Zimbabwean ruler, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, should be remembered is a question that has split opinion across Africa. Read more...
21:01, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
08:00, 06/23/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A turbulent history Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
20:48, 05/18/2019

Three proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Oculus Quest review: VR freedom comes at a cost If the Oculus Go was an appetizer for truly wireless VR, which is entirely self-contained and doesn't rely on a PC, the Quest is closer to a main course. It's not as immersive as desktop virtual reality, but it's currently the easiest ...
19:32, 04/30/2019

It’s time to talk about the menopause… and freedom at last | Eva Wiseman An equalling out of sex hormones, a woman’s chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity… Eva detects a gleaming glamourThe menopause comes,” says Kristin Scott Thomas’s character in Fleabag, “and it is the most wonderful fucking thi...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Trump gives Medal of Freedom to Mariano Rivera President Donald Trump presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall-of-Famer Mariano Rivera. (Sept. 16)        ...
21:00, 09/16/2019

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
08:16, 08/05/2019

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it ...
15:16, 08/05/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
05:00, 06/03/2019

New US envoy Kelly Craft says she will be voice for freedom Kelly Craft has presented her credentials as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and says she is coming to the world organization “as a voice of America’s unwavering commitment to democracy.”...
15:01, 09/12/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Pre...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
00:48, 05/07/2019

In France, media worry about press freedom Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double standard....
03:48, 08/03/2019

Fed Chairman Powell Masters the Art of Saying Nothing By refusing to elaborate on what the Fed will do next, Chairman Jerome Powell leaves less room for misinterpretation and forces the market to think for itself....
13:16, 09/19/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
16:48, 06/23/2019

Uganda targets journalists on World Press Freedom Day ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated, television and radio stations in Uganda are being targeted over coverage of an opposition figure’s appearance in court. Journalists are protesting the ordered suspension of ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
00:00, 06/22/2019

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
21:16, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Police chief says he respects press freedom SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 5:40 p.m. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott is acknowledging the furor his department caused when officers raided the ho...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government mi...
21:00, 06/11/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzania to Nicaragua, here are 10 most urgent cases in May....
05:00, 05/03/2019

'Pay to play': Officer accused of trading cash for freedom A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."...
08:32, 05/08/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
03:32, 06/28/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday. (Aug. 22)        ...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
01:00, 05/18/2019

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08:00, 08/13/2019

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
03:48, 08/20/2019

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
13:16, 07/08/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His the...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
03:32, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Pence says Lugar underscored peace, freedom INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says Sen. Richard Lugar made the world a more peaceful place with freedom on the rise. Pence told the several hundred people at...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: best deals and offers Amazon India has kicked off its annual Freedom Sale today for all its customers in India. Here’s how to make the most of this sale and get the best deals on smartphones, accessories, computers and TVs.Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 will start at mid...
04:48, 08/08/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
16:48, 06/10/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Mariano Rivera to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera -- a five-time World Series champ and the first man unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame -- will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony with President Trump on Monday....
10:48, 09/16/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sa...
10:32, 07/22/2019

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court....
08:16, 07/18/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Photojournalist Shawkan: How to explain the repression of freedom of expression On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan writes about his experience in 'half-day imprisonment' following his release from jail and the need for states to protect freedom of expression....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Press freedom in danger: Ten 'most urgent' cases in September Imprisoned, assaulted, murdered with impunity and other crimes against journalists: press freedom is ignored and in danger around the world. One Free Press Coalition is highlighting the current ten most urgent cases....
12:16, 09/02/2019

Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ is the best bribe from presidential candidates Now let’s talk about the wonderful bribes being offered by presidential candidates who want your vote. And then let’s see if we can come up with something more to our liking. President Trump, who’ll be the Republican candidate, is bribing voters with...
19:00, 09/16/2019

The Freedom of the Press Is Enshrined in the First Amendment—But What That Means Has Changed The United Nations recognizes May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, and this year’s theme is “Media for Democracy, Journalism, and Elections in Times of Disinformation” — a choice meant to encourage discussions of the challenges f...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Why the Democratic Party deepfaked its own chairman The Democratic National Committee wanted to demonstrate the potential threat to the 2020 election posed by deepfake videos — clips created with artificial intelligence that can make people appear to do or say things they never did. So the committee c...
15:00, 08/12/2019

Mueller won’t testify next week, chairman says WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says special counsel Robert Mueller won’t appear before his panel next week, despite the committee’s hope that Mueller would testify May 15. New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler said...
11:48, 05/10/2019

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
07:48, 07/09/2019

Jack Ma Steps Down As Alibaba's Chairman Jack Ma, who turned 55 on Tuesday, announced last year that he would retire within a year, with the company CEO Daniel Zhang taking over as the Chairman of the board....
14:32, 09/10/2019

FCC chairman wants to open mid-band airwaves for 5G US carriers have mostly rolled out 5G on high frequencies, with upcoming auctions aiming even higher. And unfortunately, those choices create problems -- the implementations typically don't work well indoors, and they risk interfering with weat...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was officially announced Thursday. The 55-year-old has been on BMW’s board since 2015 as head of ...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the fac...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been looking to acquire an NSX on a realistic budget, this is the cheapest, best-value NSX available today...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 10 May Lotus Evora Lots of trouble, usually serious? Bah. This Evora is a usable 2+2 with pleasing service history and loads of kit Lotus Evora, £27,995: If Matt Saunders’ brief tribute to the original Lotus Evora whetted your appetite for the Toyota-pow...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the same type of fruit at home, she’s rarely interest...
08:16, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports cars will be wearing black as they mourn one of th...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 3 May Mini badge, Peugeot and BMW-developed engine. This R56-generation Cooper S is anything but an Italian job A Mini Cooper S of the so-called R56 generation that ran from 2007 to 2013 makes a great hot hatch buy. It’s powered by the BMW/Peugeot-develop...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Trump to snub climate summit for religious freedom meeting at UN Exclusive: Senior UN official confirms White House booked a room so Trump can attend a gathering in same building as the summitDonald Trump is set to attend the United Nations headquarters during Monday’s key summit on the climate crisis – but will b...
21:01, 09/20/2019

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
01:00, 06/23/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “open religious market.”...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Trump Goes to the Bullpen in Awarding His Latest Presidential Medal of Freedom Mr. Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Mariano Rivera, a member of five Yankees championship teams who is widely considered the best relief pitcher in baseball history....
19:32, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong Christians fear religious freedom could be 'gone forever' Hong Kong Christians fear freedom of religion could be "gone forever" despite extradition bill withdrawal and the country's leader Carrie Lam's efforts to ease tensions....
13:16, 09/17/2019

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
20:48, 07/08/2019

Supreme Court Rules to Limit Freedom of Information Act Releases On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those wh...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
12:16, 06/19/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Giants shuffle roster, add Nebraska defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun On a day the Giants officially added their new right tackle with the signing of veteran Mike Remmers they also did some roster shuffling. Added to the mix on defense, the Giants signed Freedom Akinmoladun, a defensive end from Nebraska who attended t...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
05:16, 09/15/2019

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide...
22:48, 07/22/2019

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Roman Diploma Unearthed In Bulgaria Spells Out Warrior’s Freedom A tiny, rare and unique piece of a Roman military diploma has been unearthed in the ancient Roman city of Deultum near the village of Debelt in Bulgaria. ...
00:16, 08/20/2019

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
16:32, 07/13/2019

Trump to give Mariano Rivera the Presidential Medal of Freedom ​President Trump will award Yankee Hall-of-Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera the Presidential Medal of Freedom – the nation’s highest civilian honor – in a ceremony at the White House Monday afternoon. Rivera, who retired from the Bronx B...
07:48, 09/16/2019

The Koch brothers tried to build a plutocracy in the name of freedom | Nathan Robinson The Kochs have always believed that rich people had the right to rule over everyone else, democracy be damnedIt is the hope of every rich megalomaniac that they will “leave a legacy”. David Koch, who died last week aged 79, left a significant legacy ...
20:32, 08/28/2019

Tiger Woods to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday After winning the Masters last month, his first major in a decade, Woods will become the fourth golfer to be given the nation’s highest civilian honor....
23:48, 05/02/2019

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
17:48, 05/02/2019

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
23:32, 05/27/2019

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
14:00, 06/20/2019

"Need Freedom To Travel, Not Plane": Rahul Gandhi's RSVP To J&K Governor Rahul Gandhi today responded to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's invitation to him to visit Jammu and Kashmir and "observe" before speaking about violence in the state. The Congress leader......
02:32, 08/13/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Government Should Set End Goals, Allow Industry Freedom To Achieve It: Maruti Suzuki This of course means that the components will need to be developed to meet the demand of the changing industry too and Ayukawa makes it quite clear that the OEMs will help the component manufacturers......
04:16, 09/06/2019

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Middle East....
08:16, 09/03/2019

Tiger Woods humbled by President Trump, Medal of Freedom What I'm Hearing: From outside the White House, Golfweek's Adam Woodard details the emotions that went through Tiger Woods as he received his Medal of Freedom from President Trump.        ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
12:32, 08/16/2019

Trump honors NBA legend Jerry West with Medal of Freedom President Trump on Thursday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West during a ceremony in the Oval Office. The president, in his welcoming remarks, touted his election victory in West’s native West Virginia as...
18:48, 09/05/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Iran reassures Iraq over freedom of maritime navigation: ministry Iran has reassured Iraq that there will be freedom of international maritime navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, Iraq's oil ministry said on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government offi...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Britain abandons plan to immediately end freedom of movement after Brexit Britain's government has abandoned plans to end freedom of movement for European Union citizens immediately after a possible no-deal Brexit and will instead return to an earlier policy of giving them three years' temporary leave to remain....
14:48, 09/04/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom This will go nicely with his green jacket. Fresh off his triumphant return to golf glory with his Masters victory last month, Tiger Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday by President Trump. Before a Rose Garden crowd that incl...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
21:32, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tiger Woods receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 5:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. T...
16:48, 05/06/2019

19 Of Freedom Fighter's Family Excluded From Assam Citizen List The names of 19 members of the family of a freedom fighter were allegedly left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, according to his son....
19:16, 09/02/2019

For Second Time in 2 Weeks, Trump Awards Medal of Freedom to an Ex-N.B.A. Star The awards to two white stars of a bygone — and far less racially diverse — basketball era are notable in light of Mr. Trump’s hostile relations with some of today’s N.B.A. stars....
18:48, 09/05/2019

Australian media giants demand an end to curbs on press freedom Australia's national broadcaster and two biggest newspaper publishers called on the government on Wednesday to protect press freedom, declaring media laws outdated, inconsistent and used by the powerful to keep embarrassing information secret....
00:32, 06/26/2019

NBA legend Jerry West honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump awarded basketball legend Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, on Thursday, continuing a run by Trump of recognizing American sports greats....
19:48, 09/05/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
15:00, 06/29/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawProtesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities cou...
02:48, 06/16/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
12:32, 06/22/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax ...
01:00, 06/20/2019

‘I’ve Battled,’ Tiger Woods Says as He Accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump offered the honor to Mr. Woods soon after the golfer won the Masters last month for his 15th major championship — and his first in almost 11 years....
19:48, 05/06/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Flydubai chairman says in talks with Airbus about A320neo Dubai airline flydubai is having talks with Airbus about a potential purchase of A320neo planes, its chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said on Monday. Flydubai currently operates a fleet of only Boeing 737 aircraft. (Reporting by Alexander C...
04:32, 04/29/2019

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more......
13:00, 05/17/2019

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
00:32, 05/02/2019

Modernising Lloyd's of London a challenge - chairman Modernising Lloyd's of London will be a challenge, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said in New York late on Tuesday, as the 330-year old insurance market prepares to switch business to two automated exchanges....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Trump criticises Fed chairman Powell for trying to be ‘tough’ US president adds to his attacks on central bank, accusing it of ‘insane’ policyDonald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, adding to a barrage of recent criticisms of the central bank, which he b...
19:16, 06/26/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Wirecard chairman will not stand for second term: Handelsblatt Wulf Matthias will not stand for a second term as Wirecard's chairman in 2020, German daily Handelsblatt said on Friday, citing sources in the financial industry....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Swedbank elects former Swedish PM Persson as chairman Swedbank elected former Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson as chairman on Wednesday as the bank scrambles to regain confidence from both markets and the public after a major money-laundering scandal....
03:16, 06/19/2019

FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is advancing the war against robocalls. Today, he proposed adopting rules that would ban caller ID spoofing of text messages and robocalls originating outside of the US. More than 40 state attorney generals have urged the FCC to...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Britain's Stobart to name new chairman next week - Sky News British airport operator Stobart Group Ltd will name David Shearer, who is now chairman of equipment rental group Speedy Hire Plc, as its new chairman, Sky News reported on Saturday....
06:32, 05/11/2019

GSK in talks to name HSBC's Symonds as its next chairman: Bloomberg GlaxoSmithKline Plc is in talks to name HSBC's deputy chairman Jonathan Symonds as the next chairman of the British drugmaker, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
13:16, 07/14/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' pacts with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns....
12:00, 05/14/2019

'I Am Chairman Of Chrysler Corporation Always': 8 facts about Lee Iacocca * Born Oct. 15, 1924, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Italian immigrants, Iacocca went to work for the Ford Motor Co as an engineer after finishing college. Not long afterward, he switched to Ford's marketing and sales side....
23:16, 07/02/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company's chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Cathay shares fall nearly 4% after chairman resigns Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd fell nearly 4% in early trade on Thursday following the resignation of its chairman after the market closed on the previous day....
21:16, 09/04/2019

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
07:32, 06/10/2019

No sanction for Schalke chairman for racist comments The German soccer federation's ethics committee will not take any action against Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies for making racist comments       ...
09:32, 08/29/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, saying it’ll speed up 5G deployment in the U.S. FCC Chairma...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Je...
07:48, 07/10/2019

Schalke chairman steps down for 3 months over comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist       ...
05:48, 08/07/2019

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday, leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply....
04:00, 09/09/2019

Trump knocks Fed chairman and calls for rate cut President Trump on Monday continued his broadside against Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying he has a “horrendous lack of vision,” and calling for the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to strengthen the economy....
16:16, 08/19/2019

Premier eyes ex-Cadbury director Day as chairman A former director of Cadbury and finance chief at Reckitt Benckiser is among the leading contenders to chair Premier Foods, the owner of Mr Kipling and Angel Delight....
16:00, 08/15/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
15:32, 05/20/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
10:32, 05/21/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
19:32, 09/16/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
08:32, 05/08/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
16:32, 06/04/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
10:16, 05/01/2019

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
15:00, 07/18/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
14:16, 07/25/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
14:16, 08/07/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
12:16, 08/06/2019

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Running up the score in House races could deliver White House to Democrats An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate....
21:48, 09/21/2019

House Judiciary Committee to subpoena ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recom...
04:00, 08/26/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
12:00, 07/01/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
15:32, 07/15/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
23:16, 05/15/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
10:00, 06/04/2019

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
18:32, 09/16/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
12:48, 06/27/2019

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
02:32, 09/17/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demand...
18:00, 08/26/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
17:48, 06/04/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
12:32, 05/14/2019

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs...
14:00, 08/26/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
14:00, 08/26/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
07:48, 05/08/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source of amazement that the company that trots out the M...
02:48, 09/06/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal We’ve had a soft spot for the Wrangler TJ of 1996-...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like – dozy recirculating ball steering, awkward looks – but a Chrysler Crossfire will always be an intrig...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings...
04:32, 09/13/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswagen's striking Scirocco still looks full-on space age Eleven years since it was launched, the Scirocco...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain Back in 2014, you could get a 2001 Y-reg 3200 GT with 86,000 miles for £9995. Fast forward five yea...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 Series is an eyeful, its forebear of 1990 to 1999 m...
03:48, 08/19/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even in a strong economy....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 to 2006, are becoming expensive, and if you want to get into a good one for under £10,000, you better ...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendly and niche alternative to the Mazda MX-5 The MG F created a stir when it landed in 1995. Here was a...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very careful once-over The Audi S8 of 2006-2010 may not be the first choice of BMW M5 or Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 April At less £30,000, does this clean Aston Martin DB9 leave you shaken or stirred? Aston Martin DB9, £29,950: You could argue a DB9 looks at its best in the classifieds, where it’s someone else’s problem. Still, it does get you dreaming, especially one...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, a result of its puppyish, naturally aspirated 1.6-litre engine, crisp suspension and accurate steerin...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof dow...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, alternative to the Mazda MX-5 Mk2 of the same peri...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier this year, and we've updated our top pick for Fall 20...
17:16, 09/07/2019

99th season was big for Pro Picks. What about No. 100? Coming off the best year of Pro Picks _ yep, plus-22 against the spread if you're counting _ the challenge is to repeat such wizardry in the NFL's 100th season       ...
14:16, 09/04/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in it...
00:32, 08/24/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 July Rare 1.75 TBi chucks out nearly 200bhp and looks the part, too Could anybody turn down this raunchy Italian performance wagon bearing all the hallmarks of a sheltered upbringing? The 159 Sportwagon is still a thing of beauty, although it’s made r...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the Vision SLR concept unveiled at the 1999 Detroit motor show and a galvanised body guaranteed to preven...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
17:48, 05/08/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:48, 06/20/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
10:32, 06/24/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
02:48, 07/25/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
18:32, 07/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
10:00, 05/14/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
08:16, 06/25/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
06:48, 06/25/2019

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first...
06:16, 09/17/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
19:48, 06/24/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall Honors Those Who Made Sacrifices For Freedom PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky.  (LEX 18) – The traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall is on tour of all 120 counties in the bluegrass. The goal is to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam are never forgotten. On Saturday the wall was in Pe...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Tomi Lahren’s New ‘Freedom’ Athleisure Line Wasn’t Made in America This is one of those great stories filed in the “Of Course Not” category, because dumb “Make America Great Again” grifters like Tomi Lahren (and Donald Trump) never really care that much about principles....
07:00, 09/01/2019

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
13:00, 07/13/2019

Donald Trump Demands A$AP Rocky's Freedom On Grounds That America Has Actually Done A Lot For Sweden Donald Trump continued to have access to Twitter on Thursday, writing two new tweets about rapper A$AP Rocky a.k.a. Rakim Athelaston Mayers, who is currently detained in Sweden, after an assault incident in Stockholm. The alleged assault took place o...
18:16, 07/25/2019

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united in their desire to achieve freedom from India. Defying teargas and pellets, they are the last remaini...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
03:32, 08/18/2019

Man courageously recovers American flag from busy highway: 'it represents the freedom' A Massachusetts man risked his own life on Friday afternoon to save a torn and tattered American flag that had been lying on a busy highway, getting trampled by traffic....
13:00, 08/25/2019

President Trump Presents Tiger Woods With the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new le...
23:16, 05/06/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
13:16, 05/08/2019

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
04:00, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong neighborhoods echo with late night cries for freedom Every night at 10 p.m., Hong Kong neighborhoods and university dorms echo with pro-democracy and anti-government chants, the latest form of protest in the Chinese-ruled city where a civil disobedience movement has been going on for more than 12 weeks...
06:32, 09/02/2019

Donald Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, less than a month after the golf star won his first major championship in more than a decade....
17:48, 05/06/2019

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' in Venezuela The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaido, on Tuesday declared he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" after a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas....
06:00, 04/30/2019

NBA legend Bob Cousy gets Medal of Freedom, and offers an assist to President Trump By making Bob Cousy just the fourth former NBA player to get the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Trump also made clear he is a big fan of the Boston Celtics legend....
07:00, 08/23/2019

Yankees legend Mariano Rivera receives Presidential Medal of Freedom Make that five World Series rings — and one Presidential Medal of Freedom. Legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor by President Trump during a Monday ceremony at the White House. “His dominance on...
18:00, 09/16/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
01:00, 05/09/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
01:32, 07/12/2019

Amazon Freedom Sale Begins August 8: Mobile, Other Top Deals Previewed During the sale, Amazon offers include discounts on a number of smartphones. Amazon Freedom Sale will see price cuts on phones like Samsung Galaxy M40, Oppo K3, and more, and the e-commerce giant has......
04:48, 07/31/2019

Amazon Freedom Sale Will Offer 'Lowest Prices' on These Mobile Phones Amazon Freedom Sale is set to kick off from August 7 for Prime members and from August 8 for everyone else this year. The sale will offer discounts and bundled offers on mobile phones, laptops, TVs,......
05:16, 08/02/2019

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
02:32, 06/02/2019

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
13:00, 06/02/2019

Veer Savarkar Jayanti: Facts, Quotes About The Freedom Fighter's Life Veer Savarkar is also known as Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Veer Savarkar was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, writer, social reformer and formulator of the Hindutva philosophy....
00:32, 05/28/2019

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more ...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misle...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer Laffer’s argument that tax cuts increase government revenue by spurring economic growth has been embraced by Republicans over the years. His critics argue that there is little evidence to support the “Laffer curve” and say it inflates deficits....
21:48, 06/19/2019

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
15:48, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Wh...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Dutch feel freedom ahead of World Cup semi-final with Sweden The Netherlands face their first women's World Cup semi-final when they play Sweden on Wednesday and striker Vivianne Miedema believes the pressure is finally off her team....
13:16, 07/02/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
16:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc ....
12:16, 06/20/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
21:32, 06/08/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, her spokesman said....
04:16, 09/06/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
16:16, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
02:16, 09/04/2019

Foxconn chairman hands over reins ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
20:32, 06/20/2019

$403K-a-year NYCHA chairman wouldn’t pay for trip to NYC The incoming head of the New York City Housing Authority is about to earn an astonishing $403,000 a year – but wasn’t willing to cover the cost of a trip from Minneapolis to prepare for his new job, The Post has learned. Gregory Russ was ...
16:16, 07/23/2019

"Sitting On 1 Lakh Crores, But Can't Be Business As Usual": SBI Chairman As concerns mount over a cash crunch in the economy, State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar said he has at least Rs 1 lakh crore to lend for investments. The Chairman of the country's biggest......
03:32, 08/30/2019

Foxconn Chairman Heads to Wisconsin After Meeting With Trump Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou is heading to Wisconsin Thursday, where the Apple supplier is building a factory, a day after meeting with President Trump at the White House....
10:48, 05/02/2019

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I thi...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a nonbinding proposal that sought an immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Jack Ma, China's richest man, steps down as chairman of Alibaba Charismatic 55-year-old entrepreneur to be replaced by Daniel Zhang at e-commerce firmThe Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, is stepping down as head of one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies, handing over the reins to his handpicked successor.Ma, wh...
02:00, 09/10/2019

SEC Chairman Scolds Weak Anticorruption Enforcement Abroad Jay Clayton, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, chided counterparts around the world for spotty enforcement of antibribery laws....
16:32, 09/09/2019

Fed Vice Chairman Says U.S. Monetary Policy 'Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida pushed back against market speculation that the central bank would cut interest rates to boost inflation after price pressures sagged earlier this year....
11:00, 05/07/2019

France's Le Maire says he will meet Renault chairman on Thursday French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he would meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard later in the day and reiterated that a merger with Fiat Chrysler remained an interesting option for Renault....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Foxconn chairman Gou meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn said on Thursday....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Coffee Day Enterprises Appoints SV Ranganath As Interim Chairman Coffee Day Enterprises, the operator of the Cafe Coffee Day chain, on Wednesday announced the appointment of independent director SV Ranganath as the interim chairman of its board. His appointment at......
07:48, 07/31/2019

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules...
11:32, 05/17/2019

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
03:48, 06/06/2019

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three y...
12:32, 05/20/2019

FirstGroup chairman to depart despite Coast coup failure The chairman of bus and rail operator FirstGroup is to leave the company despite seeing off an activist investor-led challenge to the board and its strategy....
16:32, 06/25/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
18:16, 07/15/2019

French regulator fines Iliad and chairman Lombardini France's AMF stock market regulator said it had fined telecoms group Iliad and Iliad's chairman, Maxime Lombardini, for incorrect financial communication regarding certain deals in 2014....
00:52, 04/29/2019

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy......
07:16, 09/04/2019

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
08:32, 09/14/2019

SBI Doesn't Need Any Capital From Government: Chairman Rajnish Kumar In March, SBI raised Rs 1,251 crore in bonds to boost its additional Tier 1 capital ratio. Its board has extended the deadline to raise Rs 20,000 crore till March next year....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Judiciary chairman says Trump Jr. should plead the 5th in Intel investigation The legal advice from Sen. Lindsey O. Graham, once a Trump critic and now a close ally, comes after Sen. Richard Burr, who has distanced himself from the White House to run Congress’ only bipartisan investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elect...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
14:48, 09/02/2019

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustThe Schalke chairman, Clemens Tönnies, is under pressure to resign following widespread condemnation of racist comments he made last week.Spea...
03:48, 08/05/2019

People are refinancing their mortgages, says Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as homebuyers prepare for spring....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I didn’t ever threaten to demote him​,” Trump said during an interview on NBC’s R...
15:48, 06/23/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Foxconn chairman meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn and the White House said on Thursday....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Fate of Brexit deal in hands of the EU: UK Conservative chairman The European Union needs to show flexibility over the Irish border "backstop" because the issue of whether Britain leaves the bloc with or without a deal is now mainly up to Brussels, Conservative party chairman James Cleverly said on Tuesday....
02:48, 08/20/2019

Bimal Kumar Roy To Be New Chairman Of National Statistical Commission Professor Bimal Kumar Roy, the former director of prestigious Indian Statistical Institute, has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Statistical Commission....
14:00, 07/05/2019

Former Östersund chairman goes on trial accused of financial crimes • Daniel Kindberg alleged to have diverted public money to club• Östersund could lose league place if former chairman convictedThe man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of the Swedish team Östersund has appeared in court at the start of a tr...
06:48, 09/05/2019

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
12:16, 07/13/2019

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
09:32, 08/14/2019

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
16:00, 06/17/2019

FTC chairman says he's prepared to break up Silicon Valley giants Silicon Valley’s most prominent players, already under scrutiny from the Justice Department over antitrust issues, may see their dominance further threatened by a Federal Trade Commission whose chief says he would be willing to break up the companies...
17:32, 08/14/2019

Watch Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Q&A in Zurich live Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to appear in a question-and-answer session Friday afternoon Eastern time from Zurich, Switzerland....
11:48, 09/06/2019

Ex-Manchester United, LA Rams executive new FE CEO, Agag to chairman Former Manchester United and Los Angeles Rams executive Jamie Reigle has been appointed as the new CEO of ABB FIA Formula E, with Alejandro Agag completing his move to chairman...
19:00, 09/16/2019

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Bang & Olufsen would listen if approached by buyer: chairman Luxury TV and speaker maker Bang & Olufsen would listen if approached by a buyer, chairman Ole Andersen told newspaper Borsen, following three earnings warnings this year....
03:33, 08/23/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t...
09:32, 08/14/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Milley as chairman of Joint Chiefs The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to confirm four-star Army General Mark Milley as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Donald Trump's most senior uniformed military adviser....
05:32, 07/26/2019

Racism dispute: Schalke chairman under fire for comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist       ...
11:16, 08/07/2019

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said....
01:32, 07/18/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Read More...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Oilers restructure front-office, with Nicholson now chairman EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers promoted one executive Monday and hired another in a front-office restructuring of a team that has missed the playoffs 12 of the last 13 years. CEO and vice chairman Bob Nicholson will become chairman. For...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
06:48, 07/18/2019

Shoaib Akhtar "Surprised" Misbah-ul-Haq Not Appointed PCB Chairman Shoaib Akhtar took a humorous dig at Misbah-ul-Haq, a day after the latter was appointed as the head coach and chief selector of Pakistan cricket team....
04:16, 09/05/2019

WWE Picks Two Relics Of The '90s To Fix Its Creative Stagnation On Thursday, Sports Illustrated broke an “exclusive” story about a shift in WWE’s upper management. Effective immediately, the storied wrestling figures Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will take on the roles of Executive Directors for Raw and SmackDown...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But ...
04:33, 07/06/2019

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
09:16, 09/05/2019

Kosovo picks players with same name for U21 qualifiers PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coach of Kosovo’s under-21 team has picked two players with the same name for a pair of European qualifiers. Rafet Prekazi selected defender Lirim Kastrati and forward Lirim Kastrati for matches at Andorra on June 6 ...
06:48, 06/03/2019

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread The Ravens will try to prove themselves against the Chiefs, the Rams will try to win in Cleveland and the Cowboys and Patriots will try to stay awake in likely blowouts....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good conditions to get away from the computer and enjoy the ...
13:00, 07/01/2019

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
15:01, 09/12/2019

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
16:32, 05/21/2019

Pop network picks up One Day At A Time for a new season We live in a bizarre new world where Netflix has started canceling beloved shows too soon and opening the door for traditional networks to swoop in and save them, which is exactly what is happening to One Day At A Time. The streaming service canceled...
14:48, 06/27/2019

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
17:00, 06/04/2019

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
22:48, 07/21/2019

Blackshear Picks Florida Over Kentucky (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) The long wait is over for the most coveted graduate transfer this season after Kerry Blackshear, Jr. picked Florida. Kerry Blackshear just committed to Florida, he tells @Rivals. Top grad-transfer makes the Gators a Final Fou...
19:48, 06/26/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United Sta...
19:32, 06/17/2019

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced that it has chosen AWS as its standard for both cloud...
11:00, 06/04/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from en...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr – The underdog’s tale Two friends of Andy Ruiz Jr died because of boxing and Anthony Joshua's challenger insists he's willing to do the same The post Andy Ruiz Jr – The underdog’s tale appeared first on Boxing News....
17:48, 05/30/2019

Andy Murray: ‘I went from world No 1 to not being able to walk’ The tennis player on injury, being too hard on himself and sitting in silence with his wifeBorn in Glasgow, Andy Murray, 32, turned professional in 2005. In 2012 he took gold at the London Olympics and won the US Open. The following summer he won Wim...
05:00, 07/06/2019

Andy Murray out of men's doubles draw "Andy Murray and his partner Pierre Hugues-Herbert are out of the men\u0027s doubles draw at Wimbledon after losing to Nikola Metic and Frank Skugor."...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Jamie Murray: ‘You won’t get another Andy for God knows how long’ The doubles player on possibly facing his brother at Wimbledon, the joy of seeing him back on the court and his passion for grassroots tennis“You never know where your next champion might be,” Jamie Murray says as he munches on an energy bar at the e...
22:48, 06/26/2019

The lessons Andy Ruiz should learn The uproar about Andy Ruiz’s birthday party is unnecessary… at least for now The post The lessons Andy Ruiz should learn appeared first on Boxing News....
13:00, 08/27/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Andy Serkis really is directing Venom 2 Back in July, we reported that Andy Serkis was one of the frontrunners to direct Sony’s Venom sequel, presumably because he has some experience with pulling believable characters out of hideous CG monsters (not that Venom is hideous, of course, becau...
05:48, 08/06/2019

Andy Ruiz and the curse of the upset Andy Ruiz is a breath of fresh air but he will do well to keep his titles long term The post Andy Ruiz and the curse of the upset appeared first on Boxing News....
11:16, 06/05/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
13:32, 06/11/2019

Pro-choice 'Abortion is freedom' billboards erected outside Texas 'sanctuary city for the unborn' Weeks after the councilmen of Waskom, Texas passed an ordinance establishing the small town as a “sanctuary city for the unborn” two billboards appeared nearby with the message: “Abortion is Freedom.”...
17:16, 07/29/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
11:16, 05/02/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and human rights continue to be rolled back across Ameri...
14:00, 05/18/2019