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Macron must not buckle on pension reform

In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....

Macron must not buckle on pension reform

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Macron's reform drive faces high-risk pension overhaul President Emmanuel Macron embarks this week on the next - and likely most perilous - leg of his reform drive by launching talks with unions on an overhaul of France's convoluted pension system to plug a chronic deficit....
06:32, 09/02/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill will pass this first round of voting....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
20:00, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil lower house pension reform vote could wait until August Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, legislative leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
17:00, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
21:16, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real, stocks weaken on pension reform concerns Brazil's real weakened on Thursday, hit by concerns about the passage of the country's pension reform bill and economic growth, while uncertainty ahead of U.S.-China talks at the G20 summit hindered gains in other Latin American currencies. The r...
08:16, 06/27/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health ...
18:16, 07/04/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
21:00, 05/24/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real, stocks rise with focus on pension reform proposal The Brazilian real firmed and stocks gained on Thursday, as investors assessed a report on the government's proposal to overhaul the country's pension system. The real climbed as much as 0.9% to outperform its Latin American peers, while Sao Paul...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Brazil government confident of lower house pension reform vote before July 18 recess Brazil's government expects the lower house of Congress to vote on pension reform before lawmakers break for recess on July 18, presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Tuesday....
09:16, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
23:00, 07/12/2019

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
10:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
22:00, 07/11/2019

French prime minister unveils "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two key planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
02:32, 08/22/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses US to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
12:32, 08/21/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Buckle up, the 2019 Dolphins' rebuild is going to get ugly Miami got shredded in just about every way by Baltimore. Even if the Dolphins' goal is to get the No. 1 overall pick, it'll be an ugly way to get there....
14:32, 09/08/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic conditions may merit lowering interest rates in the coming months, but they poured cold water on the...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
22:48, 06/02/2019

Buckle up, 'cause it looks like Kanye's releasing an album called Jesus Is King next month If you’re not broke from blowing $225 on sweatshirts that say “Holy Spirit,” it looks like you can spend what’s left on a new Kanye West album next month. This comes via Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, who took to social media with a photo just brimmin...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Buckle up for Matt Damon and Christian Bale in this Ford V Ferrari trailer Famous boys! Famous cars! Famous automotive industry executives! This trailer for James Mangold’s Ford V Ferrari has everything anyone could ever want in trailer (aside from maybe a single speaking line from a woman). It even has a very overused musi...
20:32, 06/02/2019

Buckle to Drive: Chevrolet has a new way to get teen drivers to wear a seat belt Chevrolet has a new Buckle to Drive feature in the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, Malibu and Colorado to get teen drivers to buckle their seat belts.        ...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Love Island star Lucie joins bevvy of babes who love buckle bikinis CELEBRITIES have gone wild for buckle bikinis. The saucy swimwear trend – rocked by Instagram influencers and Love Island stars – is very flattering....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Less Than Three Weeks Until Pension Deadline FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lawmakers have less than three weeks before pension rates for a lot of state agencies skyrocket. It’s a potential crisis that could affect health departments, rape crisis centers and regional universities. Last w...
22:48, 06/12/2019

How Much Contribution You Need In PM-SYM To Reach Your Pension Goal Pension scheme PM-SYM or Pradhan Mantri Shram Maan-Dhan requires a monthly contribution ranging from Rs 55 to Rs 200 for a subscriber to reach his or her pension goal. PM-SYM or PM Shram Maan-Dhan is......
03:00, 05/01/2019

Bevin says he’s agreed to changes to his pension proposal FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin says he’s agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan in an effort to win support from lawmakers whose votes would be needed to pass it in a special legislative session. Kentucky’s Republican governo...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Looking To Invest In National Pension System? Here's All You Need To Know In NPS account, subscriber can know the value of the investment on day to day basis, according to National Securities Depository(NSDL) website - npscra.nsdl.co.in....
07:48, 08/04/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul Voters in Switzerland approved on Sunday a shake-up of the corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to the country's role as a business hub....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Woman, 81, killed herself after pension was frozen in error Joy Worrall took her own life in Wales after being left with no income, inquest hearsAn 81-year-old woman killed herself after running out of money when her pension was frozen due to an administrative error.Joy Worrall, 81, was too proud to tell her ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitious agenda for Brazil....
13:16, 08/01/2019

US Cop Cleared Of Murder Rehired To Get Pension: Reports A US police officer acquitted of murder after shooting an unarmed man in a case that shocked the nation was briefly rehired so he could get a pension, reports said Friday....
18:48, 07/12/2019

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just last week an aide to Bevin said the governor’s plan had enough votes to pass in a special session ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Here Are The Investment Options Available Under National Pension System According to NSDL's website, the central government subscribers have the option of selecting the Pension Funds (PFs) and investment patterns in tier I account....
07:32, 07/23/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
16:16, 06/14/2019

National Pension System (NPS): Eligibility, Tax Benefits And More National Pension System or NPS, a government-sponsored retirement planning instrument, gives the investor the option to set his or her preferred allocation to different asset classes. It also gives......
16:48, 07/27/2019

Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019 Public pension plans fell short of their projected returns this year, adding to the burden on governments struggling to fund promised benefits to retired workers....
11:48, 08/06/2019

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will......
16:32, 06/27/2019

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
18:16, 08/06/2019

Explained: Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) PFRDA has appointed NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) as Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for National Pension System. CRA issues Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) to each......
16:32, 06/22/2019

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
12:48, 07/17/2019

France to make incentives to work beyond pension age of 62: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday the government would create incentives for the French to stay on the job longer than the current minimum legal retirement age of 62....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Pension-pork bills could cost NY taxpayers extra $1.5B They’re doling out the pork. Paying for New York’s retired municipal workers could cost taxpayers an additional $1.5 billion dollars this year thanks to a trove of pension-pork bills introduced by Albany lawmakers in the final days of the legislative...
23:00, 06/06/2019

PM Modi To Launch Pension Schemes From Jharkhand On September 12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana' to the nation from Ranchi on Thursday. He will also launch the 'Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyaparik Mandhan Yojana' and the......
02:16, 09/11/2019

Kentucky Governor Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Pension Issue FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has sent a letter to state lawmakers to try to build support for his pension bill that he hopes to have considered in a special legislative session. The Republican governor’s letter Wednesday comes...
12:48, 05/08/2019

America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up i...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Judges rules that public has right to NYPD pension info A Manhattan state Supreme Court judge has ruled that the public has a right to know the names of NYPD retirees receiving public pensions — in an effort to cut down on abuse. The conservative watchdog Empire Center for Public Policy has been locked in...
11:32, 08/27/2019

All You Need To Know About PM Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (SYM) Pension Scheme Pension scheme PM-SYM or Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan admits unorganised workers in the age group of 18-40 years with a monthly income up to Rs 15,000, and offers a minimum guaranteed pension......
00:32, 05/01/2019

9/11 first responders push Cuomo to sign pension bill Sept. 11 first responders and state pols are pressing Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill granting better pension benefits to public employees disabled following Ground Zero rescue and recovery work. A bill that passed the Legislature in June expands the World...
21:16, 09/02/2019

France will take its time reforming cherished pension system: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Thursday said his government would not rush reform of France's long cherished pension system, perhaps the most perilous yet of the social and economic changes sought by President Emmanuel Macron....
05:01, 09/12/2019

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
02:16, 06/14/2019

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
04:48, 07/13/2019

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

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
01:48, 07/13/2019

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed. It also clarified that disability pensions,......
03:00, 07/03/2019

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some additional income tax benefits for employees who contribute towards......
23:00, 07/10/2019

Governor’s Office: Support Exists For Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July first, many groups will face a huge pension cost spike if lawmakers don’t pass a new bill in special session. Governor Matt Bevin has been working for weeks now trying to get votes needed to pass the bill ...
13:48, 06/20/2019

'Tax trap' pension rules to be changed amid NHS staffing crisis Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the government....
07:16, 08/07/2019

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bo...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Bevin Aide: Governor’s Pension Plan Has Enough Votes To Pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a ke...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Japan's Abe in hot seat after pension report highlights an 'inconvenient truth' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in an election for parliament's upper house....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in......
07:00, 06/19/2019

Bevin: ‘Onus’ On Lawmakers To Muster Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks try...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn said on Thursday it has filed a class-action lawsuit against wealth manager AMP Ltd on the behalf of all AMP superannuation fund account holders....
18:48, 05/29/2019

Longtime aide in Queens DA office entitled to $319K pension It pays to prosecute crime. A former longtime top aide in the Queens District Attorney’s Office was entitled to receive a maximum pension of $319,494, according to a new report from the Empire Center for Public Policy. Eileen Sullivan, 67, served as ...
19:16, 09/05/2019

Thomas Cook in battle with pension scheme over £900m rescue  Thomas Cook Group is locked in a stand-off with its pension scheme trustees ahead of a crucial week that could determine the fate of a £900m rescue deal....
06:32, 09/08/2019

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and save the federal government some 1 trillion reais ($243 billion) over the next decade....
14:48, 09/04/2019

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked le...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
07:48, 08/19/2019

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of carbon emissions from its portfolio....
14:48, 09/03/2019

Army Major General Dismissed Without Pension For Sexual Harassment A Major General serving in Assam Rifles in the north east has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another serving officer....
05:32, 08/16/2019

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
11:32, 07/02/2019

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

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scuntho...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Judge: Pension plan analysis wrongfully withheld from public FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge shed light on Gov. Matt Bevin’s original plan to revamp the state’s pension systems in a ruling that said officials wrongfully concealed a financial analysis of the proposal. Franklin Circuit Judge P...
11:48, 05/10/2019

HSBC Bank UK pension scheme agrees 7 bln stg insurance deal The HSBC Bank (UK) pension scheme has signed a deal with The Prudential Insurance Company of America to insure around 7 billion pounds ($8.52 billion) of pensioner liabilities....
02:48, 08/06/2019

Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pension plan in a manner that violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)....
09:00, 06/28/2019

Brazil congressional pension committee vote pushed back Brazil's special congressional committee on pension reform may still vote on the bill this week, according to the government's spokeswoman in the lower house, dashing earlier hopes the vote would be concluded by Wednesday....
15:32, 06/26/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets wait to see when, and in what form, the proposal wi...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration. A letter dated Thursday says the governor’s proposal provide...
17:00, 05/02/2019

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endangered multiemployer pension plans and some other types of endangered plans....
22:32, 07/24/2019

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case....
19:00, 08/22/2019

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes ann...
04:16, 06/05/2019

City probing DOE pension fund exec’s ‘crazy’ pay rise A little-known bureaucrat on the Department of Education payroll will make more money than Mayor de Blasio this fall after receiving a raise so “off the reservation” that it’s sparked a city investigation, The Post has learned. Daniel Miller is the d...
16:00, 08/31/2019

Rolls-Royce strikes UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce agreed Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk, announcing on Thursday it would shift 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Judge: Kentucky must pay fees, costs in pension plan case FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to pay more than $72,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs in a lawsuit over the release of an economic analysis of Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration’s analysis of the 2017 pens...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its portfolio, its Chief Executive Jose Mauricio Coelho told Reuters....
08:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pension plan in a manner that violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)....
08:00, 06/28/2019

‘SOTC’: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Pits Teachers Versus Lawmakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s politics and policy show, “State of the Commonwealth,” takes a deep dive this week into the commonwealth’s crushing pension crisis. Speaking at his inauguration in 2015, Gov. Matt Bevin...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants ...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the ...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico’s government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island’s finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liab...
09:32, 06/12/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
15:48, 05/23/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Paths Forward Out Of Kentucky’s Pension Crisis (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the pension crisis that has been the focus of legislative efforts....
09:32, 05/12/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 million into a retirement system for government employees...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Jumping Jack cash: how young Mick Jagger planned his pension The young Rolling Stone had more sympathy for his bus pass than the devil, says his former accountantTo his fans, he was a young man focused on sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. But in his mid-20s Mick Jagger had other, rather more sedate, things on his mi...
11:48, 07/28/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
13:48, 05/22/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promised to convene, some top GOP lawmakers said Monday. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam̶...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Danish pension fund dumps oil majors on climate change concerns The $20 billion fund says oil companies including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are not doing enough to meet goals set out in the Paris Agreement. But the fund has ruled out a blanket ban on fossil fuel companies....
03:16, 09/05/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
15:48, 05/23/2019

‘SOTC’: Jefferson County Educators Lead Pension Protest Efforts (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looks at the pension crisis. One group of teachers was noticeably in Frankfort protesting potential changes more than others: educators from Jefferson County. There were sev...
09:32, 05/12/2019

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he cou...
23:32, 07/09/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
23:32, 06/13/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
17:16, 05/28/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil currency, shares rise on pension overhaul proposal The Brazilian real firmed and stocks climbed on Thursday, as investors welcomed a report on the government's proposal to overhaul the country's pension system. The real rose about 0.4% while Sao Paulo-listed stocks also gained 0.4% to touch a ne...
14:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s passage through Congress and a major win for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro....
20:16, 07/10/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to revive public finances....
22:48, 07/10/2019

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Pension funds in Iran on brink of collapse amid US ‘maximum pressure’ campaign EXCLUSIVE: Crippling sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran since President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal last year have left pension funds throughout the country on the brink of collapse, according to documents reviewed by Nationa...
09:48, 09/13/2019

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found that the provision meant for the needy was being......
10:32, 07/07/2019

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired by his department last year so he could apply for...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round, eyes passage by Senate Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, and eyed finalizing all deliberations on the bill by the end of the day, as the central economic reform of Presid...
17:48, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to revive public finances....
20:32, 07/10/2019

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
05:48, 07/10/2019

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal government that’s willing to respond to this problem, there...
01:16, 09/04/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
16:16, 06/13/2019

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can come at a steep price....
11:00, 08/30/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
10:00, 05/31/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his co...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
14:32, 08/21/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
00:32, 06/26/2019

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politicians and academics both Left and Right, have ident...
09:01, 09/12/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
15:48, 09/03/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
04:16, 07/30/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
00:00, 05/06/2019

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
07:48, 08/10/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser re...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
00:32, 06/10/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
20:00, 07/20/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
09:32, 08/29/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary showing Kim Kardashian West's efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused.        ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
07:00, 06/16/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
11:16, 06/09/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 8%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
14:16, 09/06/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was a...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...
22:01, 09/08/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Italian PM Conte says Italy wants a key role in EU reform process Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government would play a key role in reforming the European Union, including supporting the completion of a banking union and revising budget rules....
06:01, 09/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
09:48, 07/23/2019

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
04:32, 09/14/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their superiors....
14:48, 07/26/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency’s chief t...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
04:00, 07/12/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
08:16, 07/23/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
08:32, 05/22/2019

| Clubs call for more time for Champions League reform European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the "real deadline" to finalise controversial plans to reform the UEFA Champions League is not until 2022....
12:00, 09/10/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
12:32, 05/20/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
16:16, 07/10/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent than the regime it replaced....
02:48, 08/20/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
09:16, 09/13/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
09:32, 08/22/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Officials to survey reform school campus where boys died TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials have agreed to survey the grounds of a shuttered reform school campus where dozens of boys are believed to have died. State officials said Thursday they will survey the entire 1,200-acre (485-hectare) campus...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GOP-controlled Senate to take up gun safety measures by inviting ​an array of speakers — includin...
16:49, 09/15/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
03:32, 06/17/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers...
23:48, 08/18/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
06:32, 08/14/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
23:00, 05/25/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's character....
03:00, 07/27/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
17:32, 07/24/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for crimin...
12:48, 06/02/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global ...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
01:16, 07/12/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
09:00, 08/23/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of ...
08:48, 09/04/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
10:16, 07/13/2019

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
11:32, 07/19/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
15:32, 07/17/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
23:16, 07/31/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A retired Army officer overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department has resigned, saying he’s lost trust in the process. Arnaldo Claudio said Tuesday in a phone interview that the feder...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
01:32, 07/04/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
13:00, 07/03/2019

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party b...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
16:16, 07/29/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Macron says 3 candidates for top EU job have been ruled out BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says three top candidates to become head of the European Union’s powerful executive body have been rejected by the bloc’s leaders. Speaking after an EU summit Friday, Macron said “the...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran G7 leaders in Biarritz have mandated French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions with Iran. The European Union is wary of rising hostilities between Washington and Tehran in the Persian Gulf region....
05:00, 08/25/2019

Why Zuckerberg had to impress Macron One day after a Facebook co-founder called for the company to be broken up, Mark Zuckerberg met with a man with the power to influence whether that actually happens....
01:32, 05/13/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
07:00, 06/22/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
08:48, 08/06/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
15:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
08:48, 08/05/2019

NY District attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approv...
16:16, 07/08/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice presidentR...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
13:00, 08/18/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
15:00, 08/18/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
14:00, 07/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short their vacations to return to Washington for more work on gun reform....
15:00, 08/18/2019

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
18:32, 06/26/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
11:16, 07/22/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
04:16, 06/14/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls for stricter gun legislation....
03:32, 05/08/2019

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other Democratic governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
16:48, 09/11/2019

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
01:16, 06/13/2019

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But her critics say she has been part of the problem....
12:19, 09/09/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
12:48, 06/03/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Trump immigration reform is a 'great' proposal, though Dems likely to pan plan, ex-ICE director says President Trump's new immigration reform proposal is a "great plan," but Democratic leadership may oppose the measure because they are averse to White House attempts to secure the southern border, former Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said on "Amer...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Alyssa Milano praises meeting with Ted Cruz, says she's 'cautiously optimistic' for gun reform Actress/activist Alyssa Milano expressed that she was "cautiously optimistic" after her sitdown with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Tuesday to discuss gun violence. ...
21:00, 09/10/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
14:48, 06/03/2019

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors....
13:48, 09/09/2019

Clubs leader Agnelli stands by Champions League reform plan European soccer clubs' leader Andrea Agnelli still supports a radical but stalled plan to reform the Champions League, and warns some not like the final agreement with UEFA       ...
09:00, 09/10/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
14:16, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
12:16, 05/07/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s mes...
03:48, 06/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
10:16, 05/27/2019

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' friendship....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Emmanuel Macron Gets It All Wrong Over Nissan It’s hard to fathom why France is still seeking a Renault merger, even after the idea helped bring down Carlos Ghosn. Why not defuse tensions instead?...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
20:00, 05/08/2019

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
11:48, 08/07/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
12:16, 06/07/2019

2020 election creates 'perfect storm' for drug price reform by year-end "While GOP leaders do not see drug pricing reform as a top priority, both Pelosi and Trump are very committed to having policy change," RBC's Brian Abrahams says....
10:48, 08/05/2019

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the Judiciary Committee chairman of Nazi Germany....
12:48, 08/05/2019

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp progr...
11:48, 09/03/2019

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
07:48, 08/06/2019

It’s Honestly Great That Dems Are Appealing to Trump’s Love of Photo Ops to Pass Gun Reform It’s great that what seems like a winning strategy for gun reform in this country is appealing to our braindead president’s love of photo ops. On Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) offered to appe...
08:32, 09/16/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
18:16, 07/04/2019

Dan Crenshaw: Tlaib's income inequality reform plan 'encourages people not to work' Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., new plan to fight poverty is a "deeply immoral" proposition that encourages people not to work, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw....
19:16, 06/10/2019

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
18:32, 07/03/2019

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary of the event, which remains all but taboo in China....
20:48, 06/02/2019

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
17:00, 06/13/2019

Huawei founder details 'battle mode' reform plan to beat U.S. crisis China's Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of U.S. export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said....
09:32, 08/20/2019

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements ...
15:32, 08/23/2019

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it....
14:16, 08/19/2019

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Rapper Meek Mill, celebrity advocate for justice reform, granted new trial Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled on Wednesday....
11:32, 07/24/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Huawei Founder Details 'Battle Mode' Reform Plan to Beat US Crisis Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of US......
08:00, 08/20/2019

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
14:32, 07/25/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a proje...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal just...
16:00, 06/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real shines on reform hopes, Mexican peso at 3-wk low Brazil's real strengthened on Wednesday on encouraging signals that President Jair Bolsonaro will be able to push reforms through, but most other Latin American currencies fell as investors turned to safer plays on signs the U.S.-China trade dispute ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
16:16, 06/11/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Bittersweet Brexit Victory Boris Johnson is proving the French leader right on the dangers of letting the U.K. withdrawal drag on too long. But there’s no cause for celebration. ...
12:32, 08/23/2019

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
05:16, 06/06/2019

France's Macron says no formal mandate from G7 on Iran French President Emmanuel Macron said he had not been given a formal mandate from G7 leaders to pass messages to Iran, but that he would continue to hold talks with Tehran in the coming weeks to defuse tensions....
07:00, 08/25/2019

Macron thinks he can handle Trump, but G7 will put that to the test Trump’s mood is volatile, and the French leader’s approach has had only limited successEmmanuel Macron reckons he has found the best way of dealing with Donald Trump. It involves acceptance that the US president’s mind will not be changed where a cam...
11:32, 08/23/2019

Bac to the Future: Macron Modernizes a Napoleon-Era Exam The French president is making good on a campaign promise to overhaul the sacred cow of the country’s education system: the feared baccalauréat exam....
04:48, 09/05/2019

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolution of France's own parliament and lure opponents to her cause, enlarging her base....
10:48, 05/27/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Merkel and Macron spar in hunt for 'Mr or Ms Europe' German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders bargained over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scientist Jörg Himmelreich....
17:00, 07/05/2019

G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task....
21:32, 08/23/2019

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in....
22:32, 08/22/2019

France's Macron says real 'ecocide' going on in Amazon The Amazon needs better management to end the 'ecocide' that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend....
15:32, 08/23/2019

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that Europea...
08:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach w...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Macron wants "strong", competent personalities for EU top jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted strong, competent officials to lead European institutions in the next five years, regardless of their nationality, but stuck to his opinion that EU leaders, not parliament, should pick them....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is the first and Macron the latter....
10:32, 08/22/2019

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
10:32, 08/22/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Trump and Macron have another cringe-worthy interaction It’s the most awkward interaction ever — Part II. President Trump looked like he was getting an embrace from his least favorite aunt as he was hugged by French President Emmanuel Macron after their joint press conference at the end of the G-7 summit ...
14:00, 08/26/2019

Macron's party falls behind Le Pen's far right in EU election poll The party of far-right leader Marine Le Pen will top the upcoming European Parliament elections with 22 percent of the vote, just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's REM party, an Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
15:16, 05/05/2019

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron is no fan of politics PARIS (AP) — France’s first lady says Emmanuel Macron’s election as president “terrified” her and insists that she has no political ambitions of her own. Oh, and she hates the word “cougar.” In an unusually intimat...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
03:32, 06/12/2019

How Emmanuel Macron Positioned Himself as Star of the G7 Show The French president seemed to be everywhere at once at the summit he hosted in Biarritz, using the opportunity to reassert the efficacy of the European approach to global problems....
10:00, 08/27/2019

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
02:32, 08/27/2019

Trump, Macron speak in meeting ahead of G7 US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron had a private lunch before the start of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz on Saturday. (August 24)        ...
11:32, 08/24/2019

Macron to discuss Brexit with PM Johnson on Thursday French President Emmanuel Macron will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Aug. 22 to discuss Brexit as well as the crises in Iran and Syria, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
01:16, 08/19/2019

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
17:32, 08/26/2019

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid The Brazilian president said he will only accept $20 million anti-fire funds from the G7 if Macron withdraws "insults". However, a spokesman later appeared to backtrack on those demands, instead insisting on control....
01:32, 08/28/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to chart the way forward following Brexit....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action against President Macron's plan for a "universal" pension system....
06:16, 09/13/2019

The Latest: Macron: Soccer needs to move toward equal pay The United States will be vying for its fourth Women's World Cup title when it meets European champion the Netherlands on Sunday       ...
08:16, 07/07/2019

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
02:16, 06/10/2019

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.”...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts to funding public education....
11:32, 07/22/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colorful Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop to the latest in more than three months of sometimes violent demonstrations....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
22:32, 07/21/2019

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has said in an unusual series of full-page advertisements in newspapers across the city on Wednesday....
04:16, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Voters happy with their healthcare, survey finds, highlighting risks of sweeping reform plans Voters perceive the U.S. healthcare system as deeply flawed, even as the majority of them report they're satisfied with what they have, according to a survey released Wednesday by RealClear Opinion Research....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
01:00, 06/10/2019

As Part of Statewide Reform, New York Graciously Grants Inmates in Solitary One Call Per Week In a move to lessen what experts have deemed the “cruel and unusual punishment” of solitary confinement—which also has been likened to torture—a new bill in New York state guarantees that those sent to segregated units will have access to a phone wit...
13:00, 05/09/2019

South Korea presidential office eases tensions over fast-track reform bills A senior aide to South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday concerns from the country's top prosecutor should be taken into consideration with regard to the fast tracking of reform bills in parliament.....
12:32, 05/06/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happene...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Orange Is the New Black Tackles Criminal-Justice Reform With the Launch of ‘Poussey Washington Fund’ In a case of life imitating art, groundbreaking fan favorite Orange Is the New Black is looking to make an impact on criminal-justice reform in the real world with the launch of the Poussey Washington Fund....
21:00, 07/25/2019

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
10:32, 07/22/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
05:00, 08/22/2019

Snowden calls on France’s Macron to grant him asylum Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents about U.S. surveillance programs, is calling on French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum...
01:49, 09/16/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
02:32, 05/19/2019

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new deal is possible....
09:00, 08/22/2019

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
13:00, 08/22/2019

France's Macron: No time to negotiate new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson there was not enough time in the month ahead to negotiate a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement....
08:32, 08/22/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the European Union forward....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Emmanuel Macron chauffeur accused of fleeing police Off-duty ‘Stéphane P’ allegedly refused to stop when police flashed his Élysée vehicleEmmanuel Macron is facing a second staff scandal following reports his chauffeur fled police after being caught speeding.The driver, named only as Stéphane P, was a...
10:32, 05/05/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal and urged Boris Johnson to set out his proposed alternatives as soon as possible, ...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China's state control and U.S. laissez-faire....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Philippe Besson: ‘I told Macron he had zero chance of becoming president’ The celebrated novelist on his friendship with France’s first couple and his latest book, a French Brokeback Mountain. Plus, a Q&A with translator Molly Ringwald When French writer Philippe Besson was introduced to Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron at a d...
05:32, 08/18/2019

France’s Macron tries the common touch to win back support As French President Emmanuel Macron shines on the international scene, at home he is facing an arduous path to try to win back the hearts of the French...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
01:00, 04/29/2019

France: Macron ally investigated over financial misconduct Minister and French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand was questioned on Wednesday over financial misconduct allegations. This comes as President Macron launches his ethical standards bill in parliament....
11:48, 09/11/2019

Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid only if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he will countenance accepting an offer of $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight forest fires in the Amazo...
08:32, 08/27/2019

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Macron says Trump-Rouhani talks could happen within weeks French president says diplomatic initiative at G7 meeting has paved way for summit between US and Iranian presidents Emmanuel Macron has said that a French diplomatic initiative could lead to a summit between the US and Iranian presidents “within a f...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU’s executive arm GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” a...
13:32, 06/11/2019

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate ...
09:16, 06/11/2019

Trump and Macron’s symbolic friendship tree dies French media say oak given by Macron and planted at White House is no moreIt was a symbolic gift from Emmanuel Macron to Donald Trump at the height of their “bromance” last year: an oak tree ceremoniously planted in the manicured lawns of the White H...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in his spat with Paris....
17:00, 08/28/2019

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
07:48, 06/10/2019

Poland, Germany contradict Macron on EU Balkan enlargement Poland and Germany on Friday called for continued progress on European Union membership talks for western Balkan states hoping to join the bloc, rejecting France's position that it shouldn't accept more members until it handles its own issues....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Macron, in a statement, said he had “noted with concern” Iran’s surpassing th...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Trump, Macron to meet press together in France Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday at the conclusion of the G7 summit in France, the White House said on Sunday....
23:32, 08/25/2019

Macron awards American D-Day vets with Legion of Honor France will never forget the sacrifices of the brave American and other Allied troops who liberated the country from the Nazis, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday during the 75th anniversary commemoration of the D-Day invasion, which led to the ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Bolsonaro will agree to $20M aid if Macron takes back ‘insults’ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the “insults” made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
22:00, 08/27/2019

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
02:16, 06/12/2019

France’s Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year’s state visit to the United States died. In an interview broadcast Tuesday evening by Swiss televisio...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for comments he deemed offensive....
09:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil will reject G7 Amazon aid unless Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil will reject an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest unless French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults," President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday....
07:32, 08/27/2019

Sir Elton John to get France’s Legion of Honor from Macron PARIS (AP) — Sir Elton John is to receive the Legion of Honor, France’s highest award, during a visit to the presidential Elysee Palace. The singer is to meet first on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron before the two address a crowd ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
18:48, 06/19/2019

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he considers accepting aid from the Group of Seven nations who offered $20 million to help fight forest fires in the Ama...
10:00, 08/27/2019

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader appeared to mock his wife, Brigitte Macron, in a Facebook post....
02:00, 08/27/2019

Macron says France to be vigilant over Carlos Ghosn's rights President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday France would remain vigilant that Carlos Ghosn's presumption of innocence and the former Renault-Nissan leaders' rights to defend himself in a Japanese lawcase are respected....
04:48, 06/26/2019

France's Emmanuel Macron Says Climate "Red Line" At G20 Summit France will not sign any final statement at this week's G20 summit that does not commit to ambitious climate goals, President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday, calling climate issues a "red line"....
08:16, 06/26/2019

France's Macron says U.S. should be leader in switch to clean energy French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said the United States should not be doubting the reality of climate change but leading a global transition toward cleaner energy....
08:48, 06/26/2019

France's Macron says no need to lower government's stake in Renault French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday there was no need for the government to lower its stake in Renault and that he wanted the Renault-Nissan alliance to work on strengthening its synergies....
03:32, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Political craftsman Macron scores victory at the G7 Emmanuel Macron proved himself to be a master of diplomacy at this year's G7 by outmaneuvering the US President on Iran. In doing so, he's also taken over as Europe's foreign policy leader, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
14:00, 08/26/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies. Five activists were sentenced Wednesday to a suspend...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' The smiles and warm handshakes were back between Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as they met in northern France, a sharp turnaround from a bad-tempered meeting last......
12:16, 06/06/2019

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next EU Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
20:16, 05/27/2019

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his "inaction" against climate change....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the cen...
12:00, 05/27/2019

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
15:00, 07/13/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused by human activity to the natural world....
13:48, 05/06/2019

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's office said he didn't want the process to be automa...
15:32, 05/27/2019

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured......
06:00, 07/14/2019

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations. French soccer federation president Noël Le Graët says “UEFA can count on France to ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France this weekend....
15:32, 08/23/2019

Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him asylum....
04:16, 09/16/2019

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France The orchestrated message underscored the deep rift between President Trump and his counterparts. But Mr. Trump, who tweeted about New York subways, was also focused elsewhere....
13:00, 08/24/2019

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a far-right alliance in the European Union....
13:00, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Macron honors French soldiers in D-Day tribute In his final speech at D-Day celebrations, French president Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the French soldiers involved in the Normandy landings who fought for “France’s honor.”...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by embracing pillars of the postwar peace such as the...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
12:16, 05/23/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Patrisse Cullors, Reform LA Jails Lead the Charge to Decriminalize Mental Health with #CancelMcCarthyContract Campaign For years, activist and community organizer Patrisse Cullors has poured her passion for the people into cofounding movements and coalitions such as Black Lives Matter and Reform LA Jails. But with the announcement of her #CancelMcCarthyContract campa...
12:48, 07/25/2019

Trump targets China in call for World Trade Organization to reform 'developing' country status US President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday to change how it designates what are developing countries, singling out China and other countries for unfairly getting preferential treatment....
14:00, 07/26/2019

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
14:16, 07/29/2019

Macron Slams Brazil President Over "Rude" Remarks About Wife French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday condemned "extraordinarily rude" comments about his wife Brigitte by his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro in an escalating spat between the two men....
10:00, 08/26/2019

Macron defuses French digital tax row, Trump coy on wine threat France and the United States reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, though U.S. President Donald Trump declined to say whether his threat of a retaliatory wine tax was off the table as a result....
17:32, 08/26/2019

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
11:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Leader Spurns G-7 Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the envir...
10:00, 08/27/2019

US and France reach deal over French tax on big tech companies: Macron The United States and France have reached a deal over a French tax expected to hit Silicon Valley’s largest companies that heightened tensions between the two countries, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday....
20:00, 08/26/2019

Brazil's Leader Spurns Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the environment....
10:32, 08/27/2019

Macron apologizes to Albania on wrong anthem at soccer game Albania's prime minister says French President Emmanuel Macron has apologized to him after the wrong national anthem was played ahead of a European Championship qualifier between the two countries on Saturday....
04:00, 09/09/2019

Macron hears police officer refuse to help woman in danger French president’s visit to hotline was supposed to showcase crackdown on domestic violenceIt was supposed to be a showcase of the French government’s new crackdown on domestic violence.But instead, when the French president, Emmanuel Macron, visited...
12:16, 09/04/2019

Climate activists on trial in Paris for stealing Macron portraits Official portraits of French president stolen from public buildings by protestersEight protesters are to go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, from public buildings as part of a pr...
04:48, 09/11/2019

Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron The government’s pension reform plan would take aim at early retirement for some people, like transit workers, who consider it a benefit they have earned....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Amazon fires: Brazil will only accept help if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil's president says he will only accept an offer of international aid to fight the devastating Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults"....
17:00, 08/27/2019

France’s Macron talks to Iranian president, urges restraint French President Emmanuel Macron has talked with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and urged Tehran to show restraint amid rising tensions in the region...
16:32, 08/31/2019

Macron Takes an Unsteady Grip on Shipping's Environmental Path French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for commercial ships to reduce their speed on the water to address climate change is music to the ears of many shipowners, but maritime regulators aren’t likely to join the chorus....
04:00, 08/30/2019

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technical and financial help."...
21:32, 08/25/2019

Major nations close to agreement on Amazon fires, says Macron Emmanuel Macron has said leaders of the world's major industrialised nations are close to an agreement on how to help fight the fires tearing through the Amazon in Brazil....
14:32, 08/25/2019

France’s Macron Says U.K. Has Given E.U. ‘No Clear or Concrete Proposals’ for New Brexit Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not floated any negotiable changes to the Brexit deal with E.U. officials in the two months since he came to power, according to French President Emmanuel Macron, who said he had heard only “a lot of noi...
17:48, 09/11/2019

France's Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the situation to be discussed at the G7 summit....
14:32, 08/22/2019

G7 To Help Nations Hit By Amazon Fires: French President Emmanuel Macron World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible , French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday....
12:00, 08/25/2019

Trump calls purported rift with Macron ‘false reporting’ ​President Trump on Sunday shrugged off any rift between him and Emmanuel Macron after news accounts said White House aides accused the French leader of trying to hijack the G-7 summit by focusing on issues beneficial to him. ​Trump said he had a ...
09:00, 08/25/2019

Macron feuds with Brazilian leader over ‘rude’ comments about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lashed out at Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro — who supported a weekend Facebook post that implied his wife was more attractive than Macron’s. “He has made some extraordinarily rude comments abou...
09:00, 08/26/2019

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday held marathon one-on-one meeting during which they reviewed the entire gamut of the dynamic and multi-faceted relationship......
20:00, 08/22/2019

G7 nations close to agreement on tackling Amazon fires: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday the leaders of the world's major industrialized nations were close to an agreement on how to help fight the Amazon forest fires and try to repair the devastation....
13:32, 08/25/2019

Trump lunches with Emmanuel Macron before G-7 as trade tensions rise President Trump sat down for a hastily arranged lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday less than an hour after arriving in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit of world leaders — as fresh trade tensions mounted between the two allies. T...
13:32, 08/24/2019

Macron rebukes Bolsonaro for ‘extraordinarily rude’ comments about wife Jair Bolsonaro’s Facebook message mocking Brigitte Macron’s looks escalates diplomatic clash The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has condemned what he called “extraordinarily rude” comments made about his wife, Brigitte, by the far-right Brazilian...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Anti-G7 Protesters March With 'Stolen' Portraits Of Emmanuel Macron Several hundred anti-G7 protesters staged an unusual protest in southwestern France on Sunday, holding "stolen" portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron which were held upside down in a pointed......
05:32, 08/26/2019

Macron listened to a domestic violence hotline — which led to an investigation into police In a move that was supposed to demonstrate the French government's commitment to ending domestic violence, President Emmanuel Macron listened in on calls being taken by a hotline operator....
14:48, 09/04/2019

Macron: ‘All G7 powers must help Brazil fight raging Amazon fires’ French president talks up trade sanctions as world leaders convene and thousands of Brazilians march against BolsonaroEmmanuel Macron has asked for world powers to help Brazil and its neighbours fight the fires raging in the Amazon and to plan huge r...
15:00, 08/24/2019

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid....
00:32, 08/29/2019

Brazilians condemn Bolsonaro over Brigitte Macron remarks: 'Sorry about our president' Brazilians flocked to social media this week to apologize for remarks President Jair Bolsonara made about France’s first lady Brigitte Macron that were deemed sexist and inappropriate....
05:00, 08/29/2019

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his......
20:00, 08/22/2019

Macron calls for synergies, alliances' to strengthen Renault-Nissan French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for further synergies and alliances to strengthen the Renault-Nissan partnership in a global market....
02:16, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Macron criticizes Champions League format change French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized a plan to make the Champions League a largely closed competition        ...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Macron to unveil France's nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' submarine President Emmanuel Macron will unveil on Friday France's latest nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' class submarine, a 9 billion euro ($10.13 billion) stealth vessel program Paris says is key to maintaining its naval presence for decades to come....
12:48, 07/12/2019

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and the US have recently fueled fears about the militarization of space....
15:16, 07/13/2019

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
15:32, 05/27/2019

Despite bruised ego, Macron starts real campaign for Brussels influence Emmanuel Macron may have ended up with a disappointing second place in the European election in France, but his battle for influence in Brussels can now begin in earnest - and he is in a stronger position to wage that fight than two years ago....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Far-right wins French vote in EU election, but Macron limits damage Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over President Emmanuel Macron's party was narrow....
14:00, 05/26/2019

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the European parliament elections, an opinion poll showed....
11:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavish spending of his environment minister, Francois de Rugy, 45, accordin...
03:48, 07/14/2019

| France's Macron announces creation of a space force command French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of his country's air force....
08:48, 07/14/2019