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Trump officials to brief lawmakers after warning of Iranian threats

The Trump administration will brief congressional leaders on Thursday about the Middle East amid administration warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on U.S. people and facilities in the region. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali...

Trump officials to brief lawmakers after warning of Iranian threats

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Trump says John Kerry ‘should be prosecuted’ for meetings with Iranian officials Trump has accused the former secretary of state of breaking the law by meeting with Iranian officials after leaving office. A Kerry spokesman said “everything President Trump said today is simply wrong.”...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress to move forward with the use of force. Secretary ...
17:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. Deployment Triggered by Intelligence Warning of Iranian Attack Plans Unusually specific intelligence reports about fresh Iranian threats to American forces in the Middle East triggered a request by the U.S. military command in the Middle East for additional assistance as a deterrent against possible aggression, U.S. o...
16:00, 05/06/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said Sunday....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to the nation's commercial interests....
12:32, 05/11/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
09:16, 05/06/2019

Top air safety officials face US lawmakers after fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes U.S. air safety officials are facing lawmakers on Wednesday about the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two fatal crashes of the popular planes within five months of one another....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to make up for Iranian sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since 1980....
11:48, 04/30/2019

Oil falls after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Iranian presidential aide says Trump will 'get a war' for listening to 'the mustache' John Bolton Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s advisor assailed President Trump, saying he will get a “war” for listening National Security Advisor John Bolton, who was nicknamed as “the mustache.”...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Trump's Twitter threats have lost their shine As the United States and China finally seemed close to reaching a trade deal months in the making, President Trump threatened a new round of tariffs on Beijing. In a pair of Sunday tweets, he gave a Friday deadline for a deal and threatened a penalty...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Trump doubles down on trade threats against China President Trump declared the US will not be losing to China “anymore” on Monday a day after ​he said he would raise tariffs on the country in a move that sent shudders through the global financial markets over fears of an all-out trade wa...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Oil prices slip after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
21:16, 04/28/2019

China to impose tariffs on U.S. goods despite Trump warning China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of U.S. goods, striking back in its trade war with Washington shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump warned it not to retaliate....
07:16, 05/13/2019

China to slap tariffs on U.S. goods despite Trump warning China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of U.S. goods including frozen vegetables and liquefied natural gas, striking back in its trade war with Washington after U.S. President Donald Trump warned it not to....
08:48, 05/13/2019

China hikes tariffs on U.S. goods after Trump warning China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war....
08:48, 05/13/2019

Trump-Russia conspiracy created by top Obama-era officials to 'justify' investigation of Team Trump: Andrew McCarthy The coming weeks will expose to all Americans the true genesis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation -- and just how it is tied to some of the highest Obama-era officials....
04:48, 05/03/2019

Trump may need more than tariff threats to rattle China on trade U.S. President Donald Trump may have to choose between U.S. stock markets and hampering the Chinese economy enough to make Beijing bend on the ongoing trade dispute....
05:00, 05/06/2019

Trump tariff threats to China sinks stocks Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs against China. (May 6)        ...
08:16, 05/06/2019

Seattle-area man arrested in threats against Trump family SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area man has been arrested after authorities said he posted online threats against members of the president’s family, including Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner. Chase Bliss Colasurdo was arrested Wednesday on two cou...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Stock markets plunge on Trump tariff threats US stocks slumped on Monday, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average falling over 350 points, after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, sparking a flight from riskier assets. Tru...
07:48, 05/06/2019

China To Impose Tariffs On US Goods Despite Donald Trump's Warning China's finance ministry said it plans to set import tariffs ranging from 5 per cent to 25 per cent on 5,140 US products on a target list worth about $60 billion....
13:32, 05/13/2019

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran The Trump administration is laying the groundwork for major military action against Iran, but it may have a hard time rallying domestic and international support....
18:32, 05/14/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
01:32, 05/16/2019

Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats Iran’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed President Trump’s tweeted “genocidal taunts,” warning him not to threaten the Islamic Republic’s existence. With tensions mounting between the two countries, Trump tweeted Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, t...
13:32, 05/20/2019

China vice premier going to U.S. for trade talks despite Trump threats Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States this week for trade talks, Beijing said on Tuesday, playing down a sudden increase in tension after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose new tariffs....
03:32, 05/07/2019

After tariff threats, many Chinese see Trump as a Marvel villain out to destroy them President Trump’s threats to increase tariffs led Chinese stock markets to their worst day in almost four years. And the Chinese Internet was awash in memes comparing Trump to Thanos, the ultimate bad guy from the Avengers series....
23:48, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump declares national emergency over telecoms threats Executive order is apparent swipe at China’s Huawei companyMove bars business with firms posing national security riskDonald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring US companies from using telecommunications equ...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Trump's Iran warning 'the right thing' as US 'tightens the screws' on Tehran, Graham says President Trump is "doing the right thing" by warning Iran against taking military action against the United States, calling recent moves by the administration a way of "tightening the screws" on the government in Tehran, according to Senate Judiciar...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Connecticut Man Indicted for Sending Death Threats and Suspicious Powder to Trump and Others Connecticut resident Gary Gravelle, 51, has been indicted for sending threatening letters and a powdery substance he claimed was a biotoxin to President Trump and others, according to Reuters. Gravelle was indicted on 16 counts, including threatening...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Stung by Trump's Criticisms of Russian Gas Deal, Germany Makes Its Own Threats Germany pushed back against pressure from President Trump over its planned Russian gas pipeline after Berlin warned it could reconsider its commitment to begin importing American gas if the U.S. makes good on a threat to block the project....
11:32, 04/30/2019

Chinese yuan tumbles as Trump's tariff threats sting markets The Chinese yuan plunged against the U.S. dollar on Monday morning, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened increased tariffs on Chinese goods, surprising markets after weeks of talk that a trade deal was imminent....
19:48, 05/05/2019

Lara Trump: Don Jr. subpoena, jail threats won't 'make Hillary Clinton the president' 2020 Trump campaign presidential adviser Lara Trump said Thursday that trying to coerce her brother-in-law, Donald Trump Jr., to testify again before the Senate or putting him in jail "is not going to make Hillary Clinton the president of the United ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as Trump's tariff threats roil global markets Canada's main stock index on Monday hit its lowest level in nearly a month after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering a global rout in risky assets....
09:32, 05/06/2019

News Analysis: With Mix of Threats and Blandishments, Trump Bandies Policy of Regime Change Mr. Trump’s lack of ideological foreign policy coherence has played to the advantage of two of his hawkish advisers with strong interventionist tendencies....
08:16, 05/08/2019

Global stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on China would not materialize....
15:48, 05/06/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls, but ends above lows, after Trump trade threats U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though they pared much of their early losses as healthcare shares rose and some investors remained confident of an eventual trade agreement....
13:48, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 2-China stocks, yuan tumble on Trump's fresh tariff threats Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
00:16, 05/06/2019

Democratic state lawmakers try to get Trump tax returns, too TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request is not the only way Democrats are trying to pry them loose. So far this year, lawmakers in at least 20 states have introduc...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Trump campaign accuses Pelosi of ‘warrantless fear mongering’ with 2020 election warning President Trump’s re-election campaign on Tuesday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of “fear mongering” by suggesting Trump could try to remain in office if he loses in 2020....
12:16, 05/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on China would not materialize....
13:48, 05/06/2019

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf It’s a matter of national security to keep President Trump golfing, Meyers said. “Otherwise, he’ll spend his time threatening to start wars on Twitter.”...
01:32, 05/21/2019

Global stocks, oil fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world tumbled on Monday and oil prices slumped after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday....
10:32, 05/12/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Global stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
13:00, 05/06/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration......
14:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump administration to not end India's trade privileges Twenty-four U.S. members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration is likely to announce a decision on it....
12:48, 05/03/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world tumbled on Monday and oil prices slumped after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
09:32, 05/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
11:48, 05/06/2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Lawmakers say FBI may have been warned of Steele’s ‘political motivations’ before Trump aide surveillance Top Republican lawmakers demanded answers Friday on whether the FBI was warned of anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele’s "political motivations" before the bureau applied for a surveillance warrant against a Trump campaign aide based in part ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
17:16, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to back away from ultimatum to world on auto imports Lawmakers urged President Trump on Friday to pull back from a threat to impose tariffs on auto imports. Their warnings followed Trump declaring a national emergency to protect the domestic auto industry. The order gave U.S. trading partners six month...
15:16, 05/17/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Trump’s bipartisan infrastructure plan already imperiled as Mulvaney, GOP lawmakers object to cost The surprise push with top Democrats for a $2 trillion package has run into immediate opposition from many Republicans and their conservative allies....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Trump’s Taxes: N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of His State Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trump’s state returns....
11:48, 05/07/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Venezuela: Lawmakers wary as Trump aides leave open the possibility of sending US military Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the president.        ...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actions against Tehran. Several top Iranian aides and lawmakers predicted Sunday that the current tensions...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved....
20:00, 04/29/2019

AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force. That’s according to two Homeland Security officia...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Ex-Justice officials: Trump would've been indicted if not president after Mueller report More than 400 former Justice Department officials said the Mueller report would have made the case for multiple counts of obstruction against President Trump had he not been protected from indictment by his office....
17:48, 05/06/2019

Trump officials working to schedule Senate briefing on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday.The South Dakota Republican said that Senate leadership is working with the White...
08:32, 05/16/2019

OPEC, Saudi Officials Haven't Spoken With Trump About Oil Prices President Trump hasn’t spoken over the phone with the OPEC secretary-general or with the Saudi energy minister in an effort to seek lower oil prices, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Trump told reporters he called OPEC....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview airing Friday that the point of the Justice Department probe into the origins of the federal investi...
11:16, 05/17/2019

'He’s just a loyalist': Trump's ICE pick Mark Morgan blasted by former DHS officials Former officials who served at the top of the Department of Homeland Security are worried Mark Morgan, President Trump’s new pick to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is better suited to Fox News than leading the agency....
16:00, 05/06/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
00:48, 05/16/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two ...
10:48, 05/20/2019

For inured foreign officials, the sting of Trump’s tweets has begun to dull Faced with what a French diplomat called the president’s verbal ‘escalation dominance,’ the most common response to Twitter threats is the Gallic shrug....
04:48, 04/30/2019

Trump expected to delay auto tariffs decision by up to six months: officials U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, three administration officials told Reuters....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Trump gives immigrant officials 90 days to implement stricter asylum rules President Donald Trump directed immigrant officials to apply new strict regulations on migrants attempting to enter the country via the U.S.-Mexico border....
22:16, 04/29/2019

Trump gives immigration officials 90 days to implement stricter asylum rules President Donald Trump directed immigration officials to apply new strict regulations on migrants attempting to enter the country via the U.S.-Mexico border....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
01:32, 05/21/2019

Mueller report justifies obstruction charges vs Trump: ex-U.S. Justice Department officials Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller report's findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House....
17:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to delay auto tariffs decision by up to six months - officials U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, three Trump administration officials told Reuters, , avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Former DHS officials ousted over push back on Trump administration's plan to arrest thousands of migrants Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and a top immigration official challenged a previously secret White House plan to arrest thousands of migrant parents and children in nearly a dozen U.S. cities, Fox News confirmed Monday....
20:16, 05/13/2019

'We need to know why': Lawmakers wary as Trump aides weigh military options for Venezuela Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the president.        ...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Former FBI official: ‘Realistic’ for Graham to seek to declassify key docs related to FBI's surveillance of Trump campaign officials A former FBI assistant director said Monday that it was "realistic" for Sen. Linsdey Graham to push to declassify key documents related to the FBI’s surveillance of the Trump campaign as part of its Russia probe....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Watters: Dems' threat to withhold Trump admin officials' salaries 'brass knuckle tactics' Fox News' Jesse Watters said Tuesday that tensions between the White House and congressional Democrats escalated to "brass knuckle tactics" when a Democratic House committee chairman reportedly threatened to withhold the salaries of top officials of ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

'We would like to get to yes:' Lawmakers signal growing concern on Trump’s Mexico-Canada trade deal President Trump is under pressure to lift tariffs on aluminum and steel as he pushes for approval of a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada.        ...
04:48, 05/03/2019

US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general Revolutionary Guards chief says presence of US aircraft carrier in Gulf poses no threatThe deployment of a US aircraft carrier to Iran’s regional waters is nothing but psychological warfare and part of a plan to intimidate Tehran, the head of the Rev...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Iran jails Iranian national for spying for UK Worker at British Council was cooperating with British intelligence, Iran saysIran has sentenced an Iranian national to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain.“An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in the British Council and was cooperating wi...
03:16, 05/13/2019

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities' increasing pressure on women to wear mandatory headscarves in public....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Workers’ Day, in which dozens of labor activists were also arrested. The pro-refo...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/01/2019

OPEC Oil Production Falls as Iranian Supply Dwindles In its closely watched monthly oil market report, OPEC said supply fell from Iran and Saudi Arabia in April but the drop was mostly mitigated by rising output from Nigeria and Iraq....
07:16, 05/14/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported Sunday that a court had suspended the weekly magazi...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of fuel oil and might be leaking. ...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usuall...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Pompeo visits Baghdad, warns of Iranian activity U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister after telling reporters the United States was concerned about Iraqi sovereignty because of increasing Iranian activity....
16:32, 05/07/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is trying to provoke the United States into overreacting....
18:00, 05/10/2019

US-Iran conflict would hit energy supplies, says Iranian general Gen Saleh Jokar also says Iran’s missiles could easily reach US warships in GulfIranian missiles could easily hit US ships in the Gulf, and any conflict would threaten global energy supplies, a senior Iranian military official has said.As tensions si...
17:48, 05/17/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer British Council confirms woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the era of "moderation, diplomacy and hope" in Iran, says Jamshid Barzegar....
11:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Report: Blaze engulfs 2 Iranian pipelines, 5 workers injured TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s official IRNA news agency says firefighters have brought under control a blaze that engulfed two oil and gas pipelines in southwestern, oil-rich Khuzestan province. The report says five workers were slightly injured w...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran announced Wednesday it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, marking a serious escalation in Tehran's faceoff with the United States....
08:00, 05/08/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Iranian lawmaker says 'saboteurs from a third country' may be behind Fujairah explosions: IRNA A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Monday that "saboteurs from a third country" could be behind explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates....
04:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory....
09:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil, but China Is Defiant Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump administration officials had debated the move....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Top US commander: ‘We're not seeking a fight with the Iranian regime’ but Iran’s the top threat PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH: Just five weeks ago, Marine Corps Gen. Frank McKenzie took over as head of U.S. Central Command, with an area of responsibility that includes Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan. He says that without a doubt, Iran is his bigges...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Iranian man given death penalty for 2012 murder of American woman TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman during a robbery. The Saturday report by the “Iran” daily identified the accused only...
02:16, 05/18/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanctions on the Middle Eastern regime....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Hulu Gets a Trigger Warning A startup called Humu founded by former Google employees is seeking a judgment to stop video-streaming company Hulu from suing it for brand confusion. Reverting to its full name just isn’t practical....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Warning that HS2 costs are out of control The costs of the HS2 rail service appear to be out of control and it should not go ahead without a new assessment of the business case, according to peers....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Iranian lawmaker says explosions at UAE port show Gulf security is fragile A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday that explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates showed that the security of Gulf states is fragile....
12:16, 05/12/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks; cleric threatens U.S. fleet Iran could target U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers, the U.S. Maritime Administration said on Friday, as a senior Iranian cleric said a U.S. Navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile."...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Maduro providing a 'safe haven' for Iranian terrorists in the West, Pence says Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is partnering with Iran to establish a beachhead for terrorist groups in the Western Hemisphere, Vice President Mike Pence warned Tuesday....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman Iran's supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car, the state-run daily Iran reported on Saturday....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Top UN court rules it has jurisdiction to hear Iranian claim against US over frozen assets The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday that is has the jurisdiction to hear part of a case brought by Iran against the United States, aimed at unfreezing close to $2 billion in Iranian assets being held there....
14:16, 04/28/2019

We are on cusp of full-scale confrontation with enemy: Iranian Guards commander The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday: "We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy," the Fars news agency reported....
13:48, 05/15/2019

SEE IT: Iranian drone purportedly monitored US carrier Eisenhower in Persian Gulf Iran’s Revolutionary Guard successfully surveilled the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and another warship in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday....
21:32, 04/28/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detention and mistreatment....
10:00, 05/17/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support syste...
04:32, 05/07/2019

The Oscars decides Netflix is OK after all, following DOJ warning Enlarge / An Oscar statuette. (credit: Getty Images | Christopher Polk ) Netflix and other streaming platforms won't be banned from the Oscars as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has rejected calls from Steven Spielberg and others to...
06:32, 05/02/2019

HBO’s Chernobyl Isn’t Just a Historical Drama—It’s a Warning You know you’re in for a bleak story when the hero kills himself in the first scene, as Jared Harris’ character does at the outset of HBO’s Chernobyl. Not that anyone who tunes in to a miniseries with a title like that should be sur...
04:32, 05/02/2019

FCC bars China Mobile from US over spy threats A Chinese telecommunications firm is being barred from the United States due to suspicions that such companies are platforms for the communist regime’s spy services....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Iranian students protest college's compulsory hijab policy and 'morality' enforcers Students of Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. They scuffled with counter-protesters....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Citing Iranian Threat, U.S. Sends Carrier Group and Bombers to Persian Gulf John R. Bolton, the White House national security adviser, announced the deployment on Sunday night. He and other officials have pushed anti-Iran policies....
22:32, 05/05/2019

China's top state-owned refiners skip Iranian oil buys as US sanctions waivers end Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) are skipping Iranian oil buys for May loadings, after Washington ended sanction waivers to turn up pressure on Tehran, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
23:48, 05/09/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Spain’s Election Gives a Lift to the Left and a Warning to the Far Right The vote was likely to hearten supporters of socialism. If not the beginnings of a backlash against the populists, it seemed at least to be a fortifying of defenses....
11:32, 04/29/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its three-year-long engagement comes to an end....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Measles Infects 34,000 In Europe, WHO Issues Warning More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities......
09:00, 05/07/2019

Warning for May as she tries to sell 'bold' Brexit offer Theresa May is trying to sell her "bold" new Brexit offer to senior ministers as she prepares a fourth attempt at winning approval for her EU withdrawal deal....
02:48, 05/21/2019

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles, its second such launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Flood warning issued for North Bay area The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising residents in the area near the Ottawa River that a flood warning is in effect until Monday....
11:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: US cites ‘credible’ threats from Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The U.S. military says American troops in Iraq and Syria are now on a higher level of alert due to “credible and possibly imminent” threats from Iran,...
16:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military on Tuesday reaffirmed its concerns about possible imminent threats from Iranian-backed forces to its troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Tanker unloads Iranian fuel oil at China port after near five-month trek - data A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil in violation of U.S. sanctions has unloaded the cargo into storage tanks near the Chinese city of Zhoushan, according to ship tracking data on Refinitiv Eikon....
21:32, 05/15/2019

Bipartisan bill aims to give families of Beirut bombing victims $1.68B in Iranian funds Republicans and Democrats in both houses of Congress have drafted bills to give the families of the 241 Americans killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing access to $1.68 billion of Iranian funds being held by a Luxembourg-based firm....
17:32, 05/16/2019

UK urged to take lead on biodiversity as UN issues urgent warning Ministers announce report on economic case for biodiversity, but activists insist actions, not studies, are neededThe British government has commissioned Sir Partha Dasgupta, a professor at Cambridge University, to write a report on the economic case...
07:32, 05/06/2019

As Biden downplays China threat, Romney has a new warning Former Vice President Joe Biden expressed his lack of concern over China as a global competitor to the US at a rally on Wednesday, prompting a grim response from Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. ...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres is only partial justice, but it should inspire an...
07:32, 05/01/2019

The oil route that could be at the center of a U.S. warning of ‘unrelenting force’ against Iran While it remains unclear what prompted U.S. concerns over a possible Iranian attack, Tehran once again threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in recent weeks....
07:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba to pay $250 mln to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO warning on counterfeiting Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
12:00, 04/29/2019

A Former Democratic Senator Has a Warning for Her Party Ahead of 2020 A senator who lost re-election in 2018 is using her leftover campaign funds to push her fellow Democrats to reconnect with rural voters, arguing that they risk letting President Donald Trump win a second term if they don’t. On Thursday, former ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Flood Warning issued May 11 at 11:52PM EDT until May 12 at 2:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in… Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky… Bell County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Knox County in southeastern Kentucky...
22:16, 05/11/2019

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't going well....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Pompeo Issues Warning to China, Russia on Arctic The U.S. warned against encroachment in the Arctic by China and Russia, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on nations with Arctic territory to guard against aggressive action in an area that has attracted global competition....
12:48, 05/06/2019

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities to ensure vulnerable people get vaccinated....
05:00, 05/07/2019

“Aussie PayPal” Explodes Higher: These Were the Warning Signs The guidelines that are laid out in the Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, are there for a reason: They work. Of course, no forecasting method is perfect, but see how applying the Elliott wave model helped one of our global analysts sp...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Alibaba to pay $250 million to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO warning on counterfeiting Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
10:48, 04/29/2019

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

‘I’m getting death threats,’ says man who threw milkshake on Tommy Robinson Danyaal Mahmud says he’s worried about his family after protest against far-right candidate went viralIt was a bright but chilly Thursday morning when Danyaal Mahmud set off from Blackburn to Warrington in Cheshire for a meeting with an occupational ...
10:32, 05/05/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
03:48, 05/06/2019

After Duterte’s Threats Over Tons of Old Trash, Canada Says It’s Working on It President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said he was ready to “declare war” with Canada over hundreds of tons of waste shipped to his country over five years ago....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Ben Shapiro received 'serious' death threats; 1 arrested: report A man was arrested in Washington on Wednesday after allegedly making death threats against conservative talk show host Ben Shapiro, according to a report....
16:00, 05/01/2019

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

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
10:00, 05/03/2019

The CIA Sent Warnings to at Least 3 Khashoggi Associates About New Threats From Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services are warning friends and colleagues of Jamal Khashoggi that their efforts to continue the pro-democracy work of the slain Saudi journalist has made them and their families the targets of potential retaliation from...
12:16, 05/09/2019

| CIA warns Khashoggi associates about threats from Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services have warned friends and colleagues of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their continuation of pro-democracy work has made them targets of potential retaliation from Saudi Arabia....
13:00, 05/10/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threats DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran have arrived at a major American air base in Qatar, the U.S. Air Force acknowledged Friday. Images released b...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Weekend pollution levels in metro Phoenix prompt warning http://once.unicornmedia.com/now/media/progressive/3aaae01e-e0f4-439d-aa7a-8d5e3e774105/4b7c1d19-2cc4-49cf-8a63-cc9a93c0ada9/8efbb9ca-a586-11e4-bfdb-005056837bc7/fa7ea003-c1a4-41db-ad77-72cf09cd7c79/content.mp4 ____ PHOENIX (AP) — State environmental...
10:16, 05/04/2019

Alibaba pays $250 million to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO counterfeiting warning Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Mom shares heartbreaking final photo of ‘healthy’ daughter as warning A grieving mother has shared the last family photo that includes her seemingly healthy baby taken just hours before the infant died from an undetected infection....
15:00, 05/03/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
09:16, 04/29/2019

"Wrong Vote Can Make Your Child...": Navjot Sidhu Warning Is A Jab At PM In an apparent attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Navjot Sidhu on Monday warned voters that a "wrong vote" can make their children "tea-seller, pakoda-seller or a chowkidar......
09:16, 04/29/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U.S. national security advisor said....
19:16, 05/05/2019

Europe's centrists draw on Austrian scandal to issue far-right warning Mainstream parties hope voters will shun populists in wake of ‘politicians for sale’ revelationAustria’s ‘Ibiza scandal’: what happened and why does it matter?Politicians from mainstream parties across Europe have called on voters to shun the far rig...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Boeing did not warn airlines of deactivated warning system, WSJ reports The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing did not tell Southwest Airlines, its biggest 737 Max customer, that a safety feature designed to warn pilots about a malfunctioning sensor had been deactivated. The Journal also reports that investigators a...
04:16, 04/29/2019

If you own the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e tablet, you must heed Steve Jobs' warning You might remember that back in 2010, after the launch of the Apple iPhone 4, some users complained that when they held the phone a certain way, the device would lose connectivity and drop calls. This came after Apple redesigned the iPhone, and the w...
17:48, 05/02/2019

If you own the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e tablet, you must heed Steve Jobs's warning You might remember that back in 2010, after the launch of the Apple iPhone 4, some users complained that when they held the phone a certain way, the device would lose connectivity and drop calls. This came after Apple redesigned the iPhone, and the w...
03:32, 05/02/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused “significant damage” to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pi...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Superdry issues fresh profit warning as shake-up begins Superdry has issued a fresh profit warning following a bruising battle that saw its management team quit when co-founder Julian Dunkerton won a shareholder vote to return to the business....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
09:16, 05/16/2019

App stores pull dating apps after FTC warning about underage users You'd think that dating app developers would be sure to keep children from signing up, but that's not always the case. Apple and Google have removed three Wildec dating apps (FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U) from their respective stores after ...
19:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Fashion Nova’s ‘cancer warning’ label is freaking Twitter out Known carcinogens: cigarettes, tanning beds, asbestos and now…bathing suits? Twitter is buzzing after a user posted a photo of her slime-green Fashion Nova bikini on Monday, complete with a terrifying sewn-in warning. The label reads: “This product c...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Oil Falls Alongside Stocks as Investors Weigh Trade Threats Anxiety about weaker fuel consumption engulfed oil following comments from the U.S. trade representative, who said China was retreating from trade commitments and said tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports would rise starting Friday....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz 'with concern' Kuwait is looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah as saying....
15:48, 04/28/2019

After one-punch KO, Deontay Wilder changes tune from threats to ‘love’ for opponent Wilder had previously talked about getting "a body" on his record, but following his quick, dominant win over Dominic Breazeale, the WBC heavyweight champion struck a much different tone....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Man arrested for uttering threats at event with Justin Trudeau in Mississauga, Ont. A man was arrested Wednesday for uttering threats at a Liberal fundraising event attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mississauga, Ont. the RCMP confirmed through a statement posted by Peel Regional Police....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats Springwatch presenter will no longer attend Dogstival after ongoing protests from shooting communityA festival appearance by broadcaster and wildlife presenter Chris Packham has been cancelled because of ongoing protests over his campaign against sho...
05:00, 05/13/2019

Activists rally in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar after death threats Members of Congress and black activists gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to show support for Rep. Ilhan Omar after she faced death threats fueled by racism and Islamophobia....
20:32, 04/30/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Lawyer for Nipsey Hussle's accused killer withdraws after threats Prominent defense attorney Chris Darden, a onetime member of the O.J. Simpson prosecution team who was representing the accused killer of Los Angeles rapper-activist Nipsey Hussle, withdrew from the case on Friday, citing threats against his family....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Large US warships train together in Arabian Sea with eye on Iran threats, Navy says A rare training exercise between two large U.S. warships took place in the northern Arabian Sea over the weekend as tensions continue to increase with Iran, the U.S. Navy said Sunday....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Sleep Drugs Like Ambien Will Get a New FDA Warning About Potentially Fatal Side Effects The Food and Drug Administration is forcing certain sleep drugs to carry a deadly serious warning about the rare, frightening side effects they can cause. The side effects, which have reportedly caused serious injuries and even deaths, include sleepw...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher in warning to UK over Huawei and China - video The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, again urging the UK to resist efforts by Huawei to gain access to Britain's new 5G network.Mike Pompeo in...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Flood warning issued for Mud Lake, two years after residents airlifted to safety A flood warning has been put in place for the Labrador community of Mud Lake, two years after people were airlifted out of the community as it was hit by unexpected rising waters....
06:32, 05/19/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
17:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran: Bolton The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with "unrelenting force," U.S. national security adviser John...
18:32, 05/05/2019

After White House stop, Twitter CEO calls congresswoman about death threats Enlarge / A controversial tweet by President Trump was the subject of a phone call between Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Rep. Ilhan Omar, according to the Washington Post. Just after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey paid a visit to the White House on April 2...
01:16, 05/03/2019

Chris Darden withdraws from Nipsey Hussle case, citing threats Former prosecutor Chris Darden, who famously served on the OJ Simpson murder trial and was representing the man accused of killing Nipsey Hussle, has decided to withdraw from the rapper’s murder case — saying he and his children are receiving t...
18:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
13:48, 05/17/2019

BSP Leader Abused Over Phone, Gave Death Threats: Upendra Tiwari A case has been filed against a Bahujan Samaj Party leader today after a Uttar Pradesh minister complained that he was given death threats, the police said....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Man sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and family over net neutrality rollback A California man was sentenced to more than a year and a half in federal prison Friday for threatening to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the rollback of Obama-era net neutrality regulations....
13:16, 05/17/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
22:32, 05/08/2019

British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya's "advantage" in middle distance races....
16:16, 05/03/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Jesse Watters Finds a Way to Jeer Ilhan Omar's Death Threats Fox News host Jesse Waters—known for spewing racist, sexist putrid garbage all over the network—simply couldn’t help himself on Wednesday evening’s episode of The Five, shit-talking Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and shrugging off the arrests of people wh...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpeace....
09:00, 05/19/2019

United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking in Finland at a meeting of the Arctic Council, warned both countries against “aggressive” actions in the region....
13:32, 05/06/2019

Australia's political parties urged to act as UN panel issues grim extinction warning Environmentalists say Australia should be at the forefront of a global deal to save natureAustralia’s major political parties are facing calls to explain what role they will play in securing a global deal to save nature after a major scientific repor...
03:48, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: Young woman violently pushes elderly man off bus [WARNING: Disturbing footage] The man, identified as Serge Fournier, initially survived the fall but died of his injuries at a local hospital a month later. [WARNING: Disturbing footage]...
08:32, 05/15/2019

India suspends operations in major east Indian port after cyclone warning India has suspended operations at a major port on its east coast until an impending cyclone makes landfall on Friday, a port official in the mineral rich eastern state of Odisha said....
09:32, 05/01/2019

'We're living in emergency times': nature writer Barry Lopez's dire warning We must learn from the wisdom of traditional societies, says the writer whose new book Horizon describes his life through his experience of six geographical regionsWhile Extinction Revolution was gearing up for another impressive protest, Barry Lopez...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Lawyer issues warning to Congress on Barr contempt: 'You are heading into a world of hurt' House Democrats are "heading into a world of hurt" if they escalate their fight with Attorney General Bill Barr over access to the full Robert Mueller report, according to constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Magaluf booze and party warning signs RETURN despite council’s ‘emotional’ campaign SIGNS warning Magaluf revellers of £500 fines for drinking and partying in the street have returned after the local council launching an “emotional” campaign to stop Brits dying at the party resort....
11:48, 05/11/2019

Portland anarchists flood lawyer's office with water as 'warning' for representing ICE union Anarchists in Portland, Oreg., flooded the office of a local lawyer representing officers of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in an effort to intimidate him....
02:48, 05/01/2019

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Iran rolls back part of nuclear pact, France issues warning Iran said it had started scaling back parts of its commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday and threatened to do more if world powers did not protect it from U.S. sanctions, a year after Washington pulled out of the pact....
02:48, 05/08/2019

WRAPUP 4-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
02:48, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 3-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
01:16, 05/06/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

RPT-WRAPUP 3-China stocks fall most in over 3 years on tariff threats, yuan tumbles Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade tensions roiled Asian financial markets....
01:16, 05/06/2019

Barr’s no-show triggers contempt threats, Nixon comparison and more impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared Trump to Richard Nixon and accused Barr of lying to Congress as her members readied to hold him in contempt and impeachment talks gained steam....
17:48, 05/02/2019

‘Ticking bomb’ health warning over deteriorating conditions facing Cyclone Idai victims Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief chief has warned of a “water, sanitation and hygiene ticking bomb”, as the scale of the emergency continues to unfold, and the official death toll ri...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Ocean life faces ‘onslaught of threats’ from human activity, but tools exist to save it Underwater life is severely impacted by an “onslaught of threats,” but we already have the tools to positively influence ocean conservation, the UN said in a statement marking 2019 World Wildlife Day which, this year, is celebrated under the theme “L...
10:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans saying they have been left in the dark....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Just 2 lawmakers have seen less-redacted Mueller report On the eve of Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, only two lawmakers have set eyes on secret information that Barr withheld from public view. Barr offered access to a less-redac...
05:48, 05/02/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she reportedly was discovered dead in a Mexico City hotel room. Fatimih Davila Sosa — who represented her country at the Miss Universe...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Arsenal boss Unai Emery issues Valencia warning despite Europa League semi-final first-leg win Unai Emery believes Arsenal only have a "50-50" chance of reaching the Europa League final despite a commanding win in their semi-final first-leg clash against Valencia on Thursday night....
19:32, 05/02/2019

‘Saudi Arabia Wants to Stop My Work.’ Activists Are Facing New Threats For Continuing Jamal Khashoggi’s Efforts On April 25, two men from the Norwegian Police Security Service knocked on Iyad el-Baghdadi’s door in the capital, Oslo. The bearded, bespectacled activist is sometimes confused with his political opposite, the ISIS leader of the same name. (Hi...
10:00, 05/16/2019

After Receiving Death Threats, Chris Darden Says He Will No Longer Defend Suspected Nipsey Hussle Killer Chris Darden, an attorney best known for his part in prosecuting the O.J. Simpson double-murder trial, says he is withdrawing from his role representing Eric Holder, the man charged with gunning down Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom), citing perso...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, o...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)      ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
09:48, 05/16/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough in resolving a longstanding impasse over Brexit....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
15:16, 04/28/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the cha...
05:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I think that I’m like everybody else that has ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our......
09:00, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based gr...
14:32, 05/09/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
03:00, 05/17/2019

"Modi-Ji, Not So Easy To Buy AAP Lawmakers": Arvind Kejriwal Arvind Kejriwal, retaliating after Union Minister Vijay Goel's claim that 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmakers were in touch with the BJP and ready to defect, said in a tweet addressed to Prime Minister......
01:00, 05/03/2019

NY lawmakers vote to let inmates use phone before solitary ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Inmates sent to solitary confinement would get to make a phone call first under legislation heading to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk after passing the Democrat-led Legislature. Under the bill, inmates would also be allow...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Myanmar military target civilians in deadly helicopter attack, UN rights office issues war crimes warning Intensifying clashes between the Myanmar military and armed separatists that reportedly involved a deadly helicopter bombing raid on civilians earlier this week in Rakhine state, have been condemned by the UN human rights office, OHCHR....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions....
22:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Floridians Gave Ex-Felons the Right to Vote. Lawmakers Just Put a Big Obstacle in Their Way. State legislators adopted limits on which Floridians with felony records should be eligible to vote, six months after a ballot measure restored their rights....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban BERLIN (AP) — Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on veils. The Austria Press Agency reported that lawmakers from the governing coalition o...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts have testified in Texas about a bill that seeks to expand the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse victims after lawmakers tried to remove a key provision. The women’s...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Portuguese lawmakers support teachers over back pay claim Portugal's government was under pressure on Friday from a broad alliance of lawmakers to grant teachers salary increases held back over several years since 2005, a payout that could undermine efforts to balance the budget....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
15:16, 05/15/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way ...
20:16, 05/16/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
21:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in support of the opposition....
17:16, 05/07/2019

"Didi, 40 Of Your Lawmakers In Touch With Me": PM Modi's Stunning Claim Forty lawmakers of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in contact with the BJP and will change camp as soon as the results are announced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed today. The BJP is......
04:48, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro....
19:00, 05/07/2019

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

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected to be tasked with enforcing an eventu...
12:32, 05/08/2019

IPOs bring tax jackpot for California; can lawmakers resist? At least six major California tech companies, including Uber and Airbnb, are scheduled to go public this year, generating billions in profits. It’s an enticing opportunity for lawmakers to fund chosen causes — a temptation legislative leaders say the...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is currently dogged by calls for his resignation after...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in the existing system....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest state t...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
14:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
13:48, 05/06/2019

"Find One": Mamata Banerjee's Dare After PM Says "40 Lawmakers In Touch" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that 40 Trinamool lawmakers will join the BJP, has prompted Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to issue a dare....
11:00, 04/30/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said....
14:16, 05/07/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
16:48, 05/07/2019

SNC-Lavalin affair: Canada's Trudeau expels lawmakers Canada's prime minister has expelled two lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Party, saying "trust has been broken" after one accused the government of pressuring her to go easy on a major company accused of wrongdoing....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
10:16, 05/08/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:48, 05/18/2019

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

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said late on Monday....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
01:16, 05/19/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
16:32, 05/20/2019

25 US Lawmakers Urge Against Ending Preferential Trade Treatment To India A group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative not to terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of the 60-day notice on Friday, saying the country's......
01:00, 05/03/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban prov...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on...
06:00, 05/02/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
19:00, 05/16/2019

UK: Theresa May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in June Prime Minister Theresa May intends to introduce a bill implementing the Brexit deal in early June. She's hoping to reach a compromise with Labour to overcome a deadlock in Parliament....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its mai...
19:16, 05/17/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
05:16, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers....
12:00, 05/07/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
22:00, 05/14/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to deadly accidents....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to China despite the Chinese government's poor human rights record....
05:16, 05/11/2019

Lawmakers seek probe in heatstroke death of football player New Jersey's U.S. House delegation is seeking an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a Kansas community college football player from their state        ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former Na...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers, Justice Dept. meet over more access to Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department will meet with House lawmakers Tuesday to negotiate for a less-redacted version of the Mueller report, ahead of a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
08:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Lawmakers seek probe on U.S. hacking services sold globally U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the spread of U.S. hacking tools around the world....
15:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
13:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a bipartisan group of congressmen released on Monday....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Retired military leaders to lawmakers: Don't ‘sacrifice funds’ for F-35 jets More than 100 retired military leaders sent a letter to members of Congress on Tuesday urging them not to “sacrifice funds from the F-35 program,” adding that the F-35, the military’s newest fighter jet, is “essential to countering emerging threats.”...
16:32, 05/01/2019

As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally Lawmakers loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended their record in fighting terrorism, after the Gulf state said "extremist militias" ruled the capital....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
09:32, 05/11/2019

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports that bill sponsor Sen. Paul Bettencou...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Swiss lawmakers delay vote on FIFA prosecutor’s future BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss lawmakers have postponed a vote on whether to re-elect attorney general Michael Lauber, who is facing a disciplinary inquiry into his handling of a sweeping investigation of FIFA. The Swiss parliament’s judicial c...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parliament. They were brawling Saturday over controversial changes to an extradition treaty with mainland C...
10:32, 05/11/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in week beginning June 3 British Prime Minister Theresa May will bring her thrice defeated Brexit deal back to parliament for lawmakers to consider again in the week beginning June 3, a Downing Street spokesman said on Tuesday....
13:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
16:32, 05/16/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law....
12:16, 05/01/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Venezuela security forces block opposition lawmakers from entering parliament Venezuelan security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament building for a session on Tuesday, a week after the top court stripped several lawmakers of their immunity amid a political crisis in the South American country....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week....
17:00, 05/09/2019

‘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

Watch live: Lawmakers question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration briefed Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two deadly crashes....
08:32, 05/15/2019

Force is officially with Californians as lawmakers recognize May 4 as ‘Star Wars Day’: report The fan-favorite "Star Wars" movie franchise -- famed for its array of stormtroopers, Jedi knights and epic space battles -- has added something new to its legend in California....
20:16, 05/04/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to trade barbs....
16:16, 05/02/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving measures that could help President Emmanuel Macron achieve his goal of completing the task before the Par...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers to question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear in Congress Wednesday to brief lawmakers on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded for two months over a software issue that officials sa...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's top court accuses more lawmakers of treason; congress building closed Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country....
22:16, 05/14/2019

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....
17:32, 05/20/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
10:48, 05/15/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transactions to the recently formed Economy Ministry....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, only a police officer who sees a motorist pass a sch...
19:16, 05/07/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Farmers feel the pain as lawmakers haggle over delayed disaster relief plan Lawmakers in both parties typically work together to send help quickly following a natural disaster. But this time, aid for farmers like Greg Mims has gotten tangled up inside a massive $17 billion disaster relief bill....
09:16, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this costly and frustrating issue....
23:00, 05/16/2019

In the SNL finale, Leslie Jones tells anti-choice lawmakers to kiss her entire ass Leslie Jones might not be the most natural sketch performer Saturday Night Live’s ever had, but she’s arguably the most immediate and personal Weekend Update correspondent ever. As herself—or the on-air version of Leslie which, one suspects, is prett...
03:48, 05/19/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would introduce his own bill....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Xbox Live WARNING: Microsoft BANNING Xbox One users in shock new rule change MIcrosoft has altered the terms and conditions on its Xbox Live page today - making it easier to get banned for poor behaviour. Here's what you need to know....
08:32, 05/04/2019

'Fashion Nova causes cancer': Twitter is freaking out over a warning label on $34 swimsuit Cancer warning label on sold out Fashion Nova swimsuit gets a wide range of reactions on Twitter. The brand was complying with state regulations.        ...
15:16, 04/30/2019

Southwest: Boeing didn't say warning light on 737 Max didn't work Boeing did not initially tell Southwest Airlines, the largest U.S. operator of the 737 Max 8, that a standard safety feature warning pilots about faulty sensors had been deactivated, the carrier said....
07:16, 04/29/2019

The Londoner: Warning of 'death trap' Parliament Palace of Westminster a danger / David Miliband criticizes Corbyn for book intro / Ruby Wax on Trump / Jeremy Hunt to announce Nigerian Oyster card deal...
07:48, 05/03/2019

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over how far to go....
03:00, 05/21/2019

'A bigger blow than the 1956 Suez Crisis': Former top foreign office mandarin gives stark Brexit warning Britain will lose global influence to other nations unless it can shape a new role on the world stage after the Brexit fiasco, one of the country's most respected diplomatic figures warned today....
05:48, 05/07/2019

PS Plus Free Games WARNING: Download these PS4 games NOW before its too late Sony will soon rotate the free games available on PS Plus, so make sure you download April's offerings now before the May games come and take their place....
20:00, 05/06/2019

EU leaders set to meet just after EU election: officials National leaders of the European Union are likely to meet for a summit in Brussels on May 28, two days after a European Parliament election, to discuss who should run the EU executive for the next five years, officials said on Friday....
04:16, 05/03/2019

EU leaders set to meet after election: officials EU leaders are expected to meet just after this month's elections to the European Parliament, officials said on Friday, as national governments brace for a possible clash with lawmakers over who will run the Brussels executive....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see a growing case for a future interest rate cut even as others push for continued patience....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Here's how US border officials want to spend $20.8B in 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Department of Homeland Security entity, has asked Congress for $18.2 billion to fund operations in fiscal 2020, making it the agency’s biggest annual request for discretionary funds....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safety department of northern Para state said....
21:32, 05/19/2019

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Disease Control....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Escapee Sought By Johnson County Officials Johnson County Sheriff’s Office JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an escapee. According to a Facebook post, 23-year-old Phillip Cody Parsons, of Louisville, is approximately 6’...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Chinese and US officials meet in last-ditch bid to end trade war Chinese and US officials were today meeting in Washington in a last-ditch bid to negotiate a truce in the escalating trade war between the two countries....
05:48, 05/10/2019

New Haven mosque fire was intentionally set, officials say A fire that broke out at a Connecticut mosque over the weekend has been ruled an arson. “This was intentionally set,” said New Haven Fire Chief John Alston at a Monday press briefing. “We are taking this very serious,” added interim Polic...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week. It is the largest number of cases reported in the U.S. in 25 years. The majority of people contracti...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
12:32, 04/28/2019

BBB Officials Warn Of “One Ring” Telephone Scam (LEX 18) – The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to beware of the  “one ring” telephone scam. FCC officials say that calling back to see who it is could result in per minute toll charges (much like “900” number calls). The FCC says th...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports the woman was participating in the 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) race of the Bo...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has......
22:16, 05/12/2019

Libyan officials say airstrikes intensify in Tripoli Libyan officials say Khalifa Hifter's self-styled Libyan National Army has intensified its airstrikes over the past two days on rival militias in and around the capital, Tripoli....
03:16, 04/29/2019

Paris hospital attacked by May Day protesters, say officials Staff say they stopped attempt to enter intensive care, but intruders smashed computersFrench officials say medical staff narrowly averted “a catastrophe” after May Day demonstrators reportedly stormed a Paris hospital and attempted to force their wa...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Immigration officials arrest man charged with killing 3 Federal immigration agents on Tuesday arrested a suspected drunken driver who was free on bail after being charged with plowing into a Northern California trailer home and killing three sleeping family members....
17:48, 05/07/2019

Officials close the Eiffel Tower as a man climbs it Officers are still talking with a man who climbed up the side of the Eiffel Tower on Monday afternoon, triggering an evacuation of the famous structure, French police told CNN....
12:16, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Officials say airstrike kills Palestinian GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Gaza health officials say an Israeli airstrike has killed a Palestinian in northern Gaza Strip. They identified the victim Satur...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, but they face a new quandary about slowing inflation....
14:16, 04/29/2019

GM considers investing $1 bln in its Missouri plant, state officials say General Motors Co is considering a $1 billion investment at its Missouri assembly plant where it builds vans and trucks, state officials said on Thursday....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Man falls from cliff into Kilauea volcano's caldera, officials say A man visiting Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano this week was left “seriously injured” after falling from a cliff into the volcano’s caldera, officials said Wednesday....
21:48, 05/02/2019

New Jersey health officials warn of possible measles exposure New Jersey health officials are warning that an airplane passenger infected with measles traveled from Israel to Newark last month and may have exposed others to the virus. The New Jersey Department of Health said Thursday that the individual travele...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
09:16, 04/28/2019

2 injured after helicopter crashes into the Hudson River: officials A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Manhattan, causing minor injuries to the pilot and a dockworker, police and fire officials said....
18:00, 05/15/2019

16-year-old migrant boy from Guatemala dies while in U.S. custody: officials A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy from Guatemala fell ill after he was transferred to a government shelter in Texas and later died, officials said Wednesday....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s continued backing of the Houthi rebels in the country has only exacerbated the crisis....
09:00, 05/03/2019

Georgia child finds $40G of meth in box of Legos: officials Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia said a child found 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $40,000 inside a box of Lego....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Name Missing From Voters' List, Ex-Cricketer Says Officials Took Selfies Furious over not finding his name in the voters' list, former cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi said polling officials, instead of addressing his issue, were busy taking selfies....
14:00, 05/12/2019

Woman, 35, disappears at Hawaii national forest, officials say Volunteers and first responders continued to search on Sunday for a 35-year-old woman who authorities say disappeared last week outside of a Hawaii national park....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Case Against BJP's Babul Supriyo For "Threatening" Election Officials The Election Commission today directed the West Bengal police to register a case against Union Minister Babul Supriyo for allegedly entering a voting booth and threatening officials during the fourth......
11:32, 04/29/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country's southern Helmand province....
00:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
18:16, 05/17/2019

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Z...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in the most recent wave of fighting in Libya, officials said this weekend.The offensive to take control ...
20:16, 05/05/2019

16-year-old migrant who died in US custody had a tumor, officials say The teen died April 30 at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office officials said.        ...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Crashed F-16's live ammunition safely detonated, officials say Unexploded weaponry aboard an F-16 fighter jet that crashed into the roof of a commercial building in Riverside County, Calif., on Thursday was safely detonated near the crash site Friday, military officials said....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Former AFL-CIO Officials Criticize Richard Trumka as a Failed Leader Over the past week, a leadership dispute atop the AFL-CIO—America’s biggest coalition of labor unions—has spilled out into the open, exposing bitter divisions. Now, former AFL-CIO officials have decided to go public with serious criticisms of the rei...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions Federal Reserve officials thought inflation would be running solidly at their 2% target this year. It isn’t. And they are puzzled over why and what they should do about it...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Pakistani officials: 4 soldiers killed in 2 attacks in north PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security officials say suspected militants have launched two separate gun attacks on security convoys in the country’s northwest, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others. The officials say the ambushes c...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility.        ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Latest: Officials: Synagogue suspect had 50 unfired bullets The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California synagogue (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Prosecutors say the 19-year-old man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue was arrested with a tactical vest, helmet and 50 unfired bullets...
14:16, 04/30/2019

"Called Mamata Banerjee After Cyclone, But..." Say Officials In PM Office Officials in Prime Minister's Office today said the claim that the Prime Minister has not contacted Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after the Cyclone Fani, is not correct....
08:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government to restore constitutional order....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire. “Fire season can be year round, but certain...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Officials warn of fish from some Texas bays after accident BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have advised people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following last week’s tanker and barges accident and toxic leak. An official with the Texas De...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Nearly 50 Palestinians injured in protests along Gaza-Israeli border: officials Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured on Wednesday by Israeli troops as they protested across the West Bank and Gaza Strip to mark the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war, officials said....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule by interfering with the path of several horses in Saturday's race        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Dutch officials to stop promoting Netherlands as a tourist destination In a major shift, Dutch tourism officials have formally ended their “destination promotion” approach, as the millions of annual visitors a year are reportedly “ruining” some of the Netherlands' most popular sites....
20:48, 05/10/2019

Woodstock 50's cancellation would hurt local community, officials say The financial backers say the festival is canceled, but promoters are still hoping to hold Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen.        ...
05:48, 04/30/2019

GM considers investing $1 billion in its Missouri plant, state officials say General Motors Co is considering a $1 billion investment at its Missouri assembly plant where it builds vans and trucks, state officials said on Thursday....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Top US, Canada trade officials to talk metal tariffs remedy Lighthizer is expected to "float a proposal" to remove the tariffs and "chart a path forward" on the United States Mexico Canada Agreement, according to a senior administration official....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban launch complex attack on police KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have stormed a police headquarters in the capital of northern Baghlan province and that a gun battle is still taking place inside. Provincial council head Safder Mohsini said Sunday th...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Georgia police officer killed, another injured in shooting, officials say A police officer in Georgia died from injuries sustained after a shooting Saturday night that injured another officer and left a suspect dead, officials said....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban target security forces, killing 7 Afghan officials say the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northern Sari Pul province, killing at least seven members of the country's security forces....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter purported “identified, credible threats” from Iran. But in the world of the Pentagon, th...
12:16, 05/17/2019

US, European Officials Bring Charges in Global Malware Case Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other products.        ...
18:32, 04/30/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting leaves 2 dead, multiple others injured: officials At least two people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Officials: Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges MIAMI (AP) — Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons charges just before he was to perform at a hip-hop festival. The U.S. Marshals office says in a news release that the 21-year-old Black was taken into cus...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Gunmen attack luxury hotel in southwest Pakistan: officials Gunmen attacked a hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday and were battling security forces while helicopters circled overhead, officials said....
08:00, 05/11/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook with this capti...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Blast in Pakistani city Quetta kills four police: officials An improvised bomb rigged to a motorcycle and apparently targeting a police vehicle exploded near a mosque in the western Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least four policemen and wounding 11, officials said....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Poland cancels visit from Israeli officials over Holocaust dispute Poland abruptly canceled a visit from Israeli officials Monday that was intended to discuss the restitution of property seized from Polish Jews during the Holocaust and World War II....
13:32, 05/13/2019

Officials nab ‘Broadway Bandit’ suspected of robbing two Bronx banks It was curtains for the ex-con known as the “Broadway bandit” on Tuesday, according to the NYPD, which said authorities arrested the man wanted by local and federal authorities for robbing two Bronx banks “APPREHENDED – Fugiti...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Kamal Nath Wants To Identify "Biased" Election Officials, BJP Protests Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has instructed Congress workers and candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections to report government officials on poll duty who may be acting in a "biased"......
15:00, 05/01/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, Reuters reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of the pla...
09:32, 05/20/2019

Missing New York couple's bodies may have been found days ago, officials say Dominican Republic authorities believe two unidentified bodies are those of a missing New York couple, according to National Police Col. Frank Felix Duran Mejia....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Istanbul mayoral vote to be held again, election officials rule President Erdogan had argued that the margin of votes was too small for the opposition party win to be valid. A CHP spokesman has called the decision "plain dictatorship."...
11:00, 05/06/2019

NYPD: Bitcoin thieves posing as government officials have stolen over $2M New York’s Police Department (NYPD) is alerting the public about phone scammers posing as Social Security Administration officials and requesting payment in Bitcoin, prepaid gift cards, and bank wire transfers. NYPD noted the scammers have already th...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Wildlife officials confirm Des Moines mountain lion sighting DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wildlife officials have confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion near downtown Des Moines. Police said Thursday morning that they’re poring over video from the area near Interstate 235 and 31st Street. Snapshots ta...
10:00, 05/09/2019

RBI Plans More Forex Swaps, Steps To Inject Cash, Say Officials Despite cutting its key policy rate by 50 basis points this year to 6 per cent, the RBI has struggled to get banks to reduce lending rates due to tight cash conditions and high deposit rates....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Congress Worker Stabbed, 3 Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha A Congress worker was stabbed to death, while three polling personnel were suspended for violation of norms in Odisha, where the fourth and final phase of polling were conducted on Monday in six Lok......
11:48, 04/29/2019

Officials: Natural Gas Likely Caused Deadly Jeffersonville House Explosion WAVE 3 JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP/WAVE 3) — Authorities say a house exploded in southern Indiana, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable. Officials believe natural gas caused the home to explode, and th...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Homeless encampments along California levees may be weakening them, officials warn Thousands of residents in Northern California may be threatened by flooding in the future by levees that have been weakened not by weather, but the people living on them....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Curacao officials board quarantined ship in measles case WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao have boarded a ship that arrived in the Dutch Caribbean island under quarantine to start vaccinating people if needed to prevent a measles outbreak. Health officials say anyone who already has been va...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Air France flight diverted to Iran over ventilation 'malfunction,' officials say An Air France jet flying from Paris to Mumbai on Wednesday was diverted to an airport in Iran after officials say the aircraft suffered a “malfunction” in the ventilation system....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Libyan officials: Militant attack kills 9 troops at LNA base BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say militants have killed at least nine soldiers in an attack on a training camp for the self-styled Libyan National Army in the country’s southwestern desert. The officials said militants clashed Saturda...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Mexican officials find 289 migrants in tractor-trailer rigs MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say they have detained 289 Central American migrants, including some children with measles and other illnesses. The Tamaulipas state government says the migrants were fo...
07:48, 05/07/2019

US officials: Army veteran's bomb plan stopped A terror plot by an Army veteran who converted to Islam and planned to bomb a white supremacist rally in Southern California as retribution for the New Zealand mosque attacks was thwarted, federal prosecutors said Monday. (April 29)   ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
22:48, 05/04/2019

Ascetic Ends 194-Day Fast To Save Ganga After Officials Assure Of Action Ascetic Aatmabodhanand, who was fasting with an aim to save the holy River Ganga, broke it after getting written assurances from the National Mission for Clean Ganga....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Congress hauls officials to Capitol Hill for 3 hearings on 737 Max crashes — but not the Boeing CEO In two hearings held in late March and one scheduled for next week, U.S. lawmakers are grilling virtually every major official involved in the 737 Max program — except Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Officials Confirm Fire That 'Significantly Damaged' New Haven Mosque Was Intentionally Set As Muslims throughout the world observe Ramadan—a time during which compassion, self-reflection and spiritual renewal are fostered—intolerance for their faith continues to manifest in unfortunate ways....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Houston Ship Channel bottleneck eases after vessel collision -officials A bottleneck of inbound traffic on the Houston Ship Channel eased on Tuesday though one-way travel restrictions remained following a weekend collision between a deep-draft ship and a barge, officials said on Tuesday....
08:16, 05/14/2019