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German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy

Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy

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German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologized for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well" treated during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
12:32, 05/09/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:32, 05/10/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna Sorokin will be sentenced Thursday in state court following her conviction for theft of services and g...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
03:16, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
08:48, 05/09/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
12:32, 05/09/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
17:32, 05/14/2019

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day brings free cookies and sweet savings Wednesday There are few specials for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Wednesday, but we're filling your appetite for freebies and deals with sign-up offers.        ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The New York Times that she regrets only the way she w...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was eventually exposed and why her case has attracted...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month....
16:16, 05/09/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed up on a small islandSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walke...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
17:32, 05/09/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York's fashion elite to be sentenced for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends in a confetti parade of bad checks will be sentenced in a state court on Thursday after a jury convicted her last month on multiple charges of larc...
12:32, 05/09/2019

NYC jury convicts phony 'heiress' Anna Sorokin of swindling friends, banks A New York court has convicted a woman on various charges after investigators said she swindled friends and vendors and defrauded banks out of thousands of dollars while pretending to be a German heiress named....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4 to 12 years in prison for high-society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison. “I am stunned by the depths of the defendant’s deception, her labyrinthine lies that kept her co...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Heiress accused of faking million-dollar wedding says hubby knew it was a sham The heiress accused of faking her own million-dollar wedding as a PR stunt has emails to prove her “groom” knew their marriage wasn’t legally binding, a new court filing claims....
07:00, 05/16/2019

From New York’s fake heiress to Donald Trump, we’re living in the age of the scam | Hadley Freeman Everywhere you look, there are people who have figured out ways to game our shoddy systemUnless you are Bob Dylan in the 60s, or Bret Easton Ellis in the 90s, it is very hard to capture the zeitgeist when you are still living through it. But while I ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 year prison sentence by a US court....
15:32, 05/09/2019

Witness says she was forced into sex act with self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has told a jury she was forced to perform a sex act with the leader of a secretive upstate New York self-help group. The witness gave the graphic testimony Wednesday at the federal trial of Keith Raniere (rah-NEER’-ee). ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Theresa May told: set a departure date or be forced out Senior Tory Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says lack of date will force rule changes to oust herFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is under intense pressure to formally announce a resignation date after one of her most senior backbench...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Can Trump be forced to accept electoral defeat? There have been numerous contested elections in US history, including as recently as 2000, when the Supreme Court essentially called it for George W. Bush....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been the refrain of the 2010s, with the object of that...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex had gone into labor with her and Prince......
07:48, 05/06/2019

'We're in constant crisis': cyclone-hit reservation forced to recover on its own Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are struggling after a winter hurricane, with no disaster relief from TrumpThe canyons and hills of South Dakota’s Badlands National Park fade south into the nearly 3,500-sq-mile Pine Rid...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY— Politicians convicted of felony crimes would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways—donating to sta...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Theresa May must resign or be forced out, says Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader calls May ‘caretaker prime minister’ after dismal council election resultsTheresa May must either resign as prime minister or her party should force her out, the former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said.Describing May ...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
12:00, 05/10/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that&rsqu...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Substitute singer forced to explain himself after ‘worst’ anthem ever A North Carolina man issued an apology this week for what many have called the “worst rendition” of the national anthem, sung last Sunday during an independent minor league baseball game. Chuck Hayworth was a last-minute fill-in for the scheduled sin...
13:32, 05/12/2019

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

| Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologises over 'thoughtless' Nazi labour comments The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for saying the family business "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour under Nazi rule....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Prince Harry and Meghan forced from home by helicopter pictures Prince Harry has accepted "substantial damages" and an apology from a picture agency that used a helicopter to take photos of the home he shared with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan were forced to leave their home after the photos were pu...
10:48, 05/16/2019

China paper says U.S.'s forced tech transfer claims are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Fury as biscuit heir downplays forced labour under Nazis The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Insys says it may be forced to file for bankruptcy due to litigation cash crunch Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that a cash crunch resulting from legal costs related to a U.S. Justice Department probe into sales practices for the company's powerful opioid medication and other litigation may lead the company to file for ban...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Spain’s 125-foot slide forced to close day after opening due to injuries This thrill was apparently too much to handle. A 125-foot slide that links two streets in a southern Spanish town was forced to close a day after opening on Thursday after multiple people reported being injured. The stainless steel chute in Estepona ...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has a plan in these trying times. It’s all here in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 3, 2019....
08:32, 05/03/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents and forcing some tenants out of their homes....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Spirit Airlines flight forced to land over unusual odor A Spirit Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Dallas on Sunday morning due to an unusual odor on board. The news marks the second time in just days that a Spirit flight was forced to land early due to a strange smell. On May 5, ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinking....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Anna Sorokin's court outfit: Meaning behind the fake heiress' dress and other famous celebrity courtroom looks 'Research has found that defendants who are more physically attractive are perceived as more credible, are acquitted more often, and receive lighter sentences'...
11:16, 05/09/2019

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

Chinese state-run paper says US claims of forced tech transfer are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said Saturday....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Shopkeeper Accused Of Rape, Forced Marriage; Arrested A woman has accused a shopkeeper of rape, abduction and forcible marriage besides circulating her objectionable pictures on social media in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said Sunday....
09:48, 05/19/2019

US Teacher Sues School, Says Forced To Censor Trump Slogan In Yearbook The 2017 edition of the Wall High School yearbook had something missing - the slogan "TRUMP Make America Great Again!" was edited out of at least one student's T-shirt....
21:32, 05/07/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Naby Keita injury: Liverpool midfielder forced off vs Barcelona at Camp Nou Liverpool suffered an injury setback during their Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona as Naby Keita was forced off midway through the first half....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes GENEVA — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria. The Norwegian Re...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Global neglect of millions forced from their homes by conflict branded 'pitiful' Top official condemns lack of focus on record 41 million people left homeless in their own countries after fleeing violenceRecord numbers of people have been forced from their homes by conflict in a crisis that has received “pitiful” international at...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Star leaving Florida after being forced to live with alleged sexual assaulter Chris Steele, a five-star recruit who was supposed to be part of the future at Florida, is leaving the program. And, according to GatorSports.com, the situation could have been easily avoided. Steele was denied a request to be immediately moved from ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
22:16, 05/14/2019

SpaceX forced to delay NASA launch over drone ship glitch Resupply missions to the International Space Station are typically routine affairs, and SpaceX has completed well over a dozen such missions ahead of this week’s CRS-17 venture. Unfortunately for both NASA and SpaceX, their plans have been dera...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
13:32, 04/29/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Palace says royal baby almost here, Meghan in labor LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan is in labor with their first child. The palace says the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex started labor early Monday. She and 34-year-old Harry didn’t disclose the location they ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Meghan Markle, Duchess Of Sussex, Is In Labor (TODAY) – Buckingham Palace confirms that the Duchess of Sussex has gone into labor. According to a statement, the former Meghan Markle went into “labour in the early hours of this morning” with her husband Prince Harry by her side....
06:16, 05/06/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
20:32, 05/09/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to write a book....
03:16, 05/11/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Flee! French police forced to close Paris station after flea invasion Working conditions have become ‘intolerable, says police union, calling for the station to be completely fumigatedA police station in north-eastern Paris had to be evacuated on Sunday after it was invaded by fleas, a police union said.“Police station...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cul...
09:48, 04/28/2019

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living A growing group who commute from places as far as eight hours away spend the night in their cars to pick up fares around San Francisco during the dayEvery Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-year-old Uber driver Sultan Arifi rolls up the sleepi...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
05:48, 05/11/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
00:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
04:48, 05/12/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Australia: Labor concedes defeat in national election The leader of Australia's opposition Labor party has conceded defeat after a surprise win from the country's ruling conservative coalition. Climate change had been a major factor in the campaign....
08:32, 05/18/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labor British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo voters with his promise of economic stability....
21:32, 05/15/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
10:32, 05/16/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
23:32, 05/01/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
00:16, 05/06/2019

NYPD brass tied to scandal were forced to take fall to protect de Blasio, Bratton: suit Four former high-ranking NYPD cops who were forced to retire amid a bribery scandal filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging they were denied due process to protect Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. The plaintiffs — ex-...
14:00, 05/13/2019

AJ Freund was forced to take cold shower before death because he lied about soiling underwear: court records AJ Freund, the 5-year-old Illinois boy found dead last month, was punished before he died, records show. He died of blunt force head trauma.        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Human trafficking victims recount tales of being forced into modern-day slavery: 'It was a living hell' For the past several months, the investigative unit at Fox News has examined the issue of human trafficking in the United States and what was uncovered may be shocking to most -- everyday Americans who are sold into modern-day slavery --  often at a ...
14:48, 05/11/2019

A Bad Throw To First Forced Niko Goodrum To Send A Flying Knee Into Marwin Gonzalez's Face Detroit’s Niko Goodrum and Minnesota’s Marwin Gonzalez were unable to continue playing in the Tigers-Twins game on Friday after a collision at first base forced both players to leave the field with separate injuries....
11:32, 05/11/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
00:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
13:16, 05/03/2019

U.S. first-quarter productivity strongest since 2014, labor costs subdued U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Sara Nelson Wants to Run That Militant Line All The Way to the Highest Seat in Labor There is an argument to be made—a plausible argument, even a strong argument—that the political environment is ripe for a revival of organized labor in America. Only one thing is lacking: a truly charismatic national leader. Many people believe that ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coal mining, export and power production, ma...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Bhairavi Desai On Why the Uber and Lyft Strikes are the Future of Labor On Wednesday, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and lesser-known services like Via and Juno will sign out of their apps and stop picking up passengers as part of a global strike against these companies’ abysmal treatment of drivers. The duration of these st...
12:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
16:48, 05/14/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
04:16, 04/29/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
20:48, 04/30/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
12:48, 05/11/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Actor Isaac Kappy dead at 42 after he 'forced himself off' a bridge, posted ominous apology to Trump, QAnon Actor Isaac Kappy died Monday morning after he "forced himself off" of a bridge in Arizona. He posted a disturbing message about President Trump and the Q Movement before ending his life....
08:16, 05/15/2019

Spirit Airline flight forced to land after fumes detected on board; one person taken to hospital, officials say One person was sent to the hospital after a Spirit Airlines flight headed to Denver was forced to land Friday when people on board reported “fumes in the cockpit and cabin,” officials said....
18:16, 05/03/2019

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child....
06:16, 05/06/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, has gone into labor Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, went into labor in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
06:48, 05/06/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
23:00, 05/09/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had long demanded as part of the deal....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morning....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
13:16, 05/06/2019

US first-quarter productivity rises at the fastest pace since 2014; labor costs fall U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
06:48, 05/02/2019

Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek forced out of England squad as Gareth Southgate waits on injury update Gareth Southgate has revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have been included in England's Nations League squad had he not suffered an injury to his Achilles on Thursday....
13:16, 05/16/2019

'It was necessary': PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found "compelling evidence" that he leaked information from the National Security Council (NSC)....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
02:32, 05/10/2019

What Trump Can (And Can’t) Do to Steer Fed Policy President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president can authorize military operations, issue rules by executive order, convene Congress and pardon ...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this Thursday’s European elections.With an Observer po...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democrat, one of two Muslim women in Congress, drew fire...
06:32, 05/14/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Trump defends clinicians’ right to refuse to do abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions. President Donald Trump made the announcement Thursday during a speech in the Whi...
10:00, 05/02/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
12:48, 05/13/2019

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade BMW is struggling alongside many other carmakers with a downturn in demand and record spending after years of growth. BMW investors have voiced criticisms, but there is little risk of a revolt....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
14:48, 05/02/2019

F.B.I. Director Defends Spying Accusations: ‘That’s Not the Term I Would Use.’ The comments put the head of the F.B.I. in direct conflict with Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he is reviewing the bureau’s investigation....
09:16, 05/07/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a fierce battle over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
08:00, 05/02/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Trump unveils new US immigration policy President Donald Trump has unveiled new merit-based immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the United States. The policy is likely to face stiff opposition in Congress....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States important leverage and that they are lucrative on th...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Trump defends trade war with China, says US is in ‘fantastic position’ President Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions mounted this week, saying it was a model for US negotiations with other nations and that Washington is in a “fantastic position.” “China buys MUCH less from us than we buy from ...
06:32, 05/14/2019

| Kohli defends leaving out new star Pant for World Cup India picked veteran Dinesh Karthik over rising talent Rishabh Pant for the World Cup because of his composure under pressure, captain Virat Kohli says...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Trump Defends Health Workers’ Right To Object To Abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — Advancing his anti-abortion agenda, President Donald Trump moved Thursday to protect health care workers who object to procedures like abortion on moral or religious grounds. Trump chose the National Day of Prayer to announce the ne...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Comey defends FBI's investigation in response to NYT 'spying' report Former FBI Director James Comey on Friday defended the bureau actions alleged in a New York Times report released a day earlier that says an informant portrayed a research assistant in order to investigate a Trump foreign policy adviser in 2016....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Occidental Chief Defends Anadarko Deal to Shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub defended her aggressive and ultimately successful pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum in her first public remarks to investors after striking the $38 billion deal....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Buffett Defends Berkshire Amid Lagging Performance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has underperformed the S&P 500 for a decade, forcing Warren Buffett into a position he rarely resides: on the defensive.At the company’s annual meeting, he urged investors to keep the faith....
16:32, 05/05/2019

Trump defends China trade negotiations, says U.S. 'in much better position' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated this week, saying it was a model for U.S. negotiations with other countries....
04:16, 05/14/2019

US Cop Defends Officer Seen On Video Bashing Car Window To Drag Man The St. Ann Police Department in Missouri is being scrutinized after video was posted online of one of the agency's officers aggressively apprehending a man during a traffic stop....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy SAO PAULO (AP) — Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections. Gathered Wednesday at the University of Sao Paulo, the...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Apple’s repair policy is a far cry from its customer-first philosophy Apple’s customer support is a topic so expansive, you can write a book about it and it will rival War and Peace not only in length but in the amount of drama it will contain as well. Stories about people’s experience with Apple service representative...
09:00, 05/15/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Fed's Kashkari: Monetary Policy Has Been Too Tight During Expansion Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari reiterated Thursday his view that the U.S. central bank raised rates too early in the expansion and has caused inflation to be lower than it might have been....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Adam Silver: NBA could abolish 'one-and-done' policy by 2022 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the "one-and-done" policy that prevents high school players from immediately joining the NBA could be abolished by 2022....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Beijing’s one-child policy is gone. But many Chinese are still reluctant to have more. China is facing problems associated with having too few young people. Despite the encouragement to have more children, most people now don’t want to expand their families. It all comes down to the economy....
21:16, 05/05/2019

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunate...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman who was protesting outside a Planned Parenthood clinic....
19:48, 05/07/2019

Trump defends his latest China tariffs with an eye on the 2020 election Facing political pressure over his widening trade war with China, President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against Joe Biden and proposes a plan to help farmers....
15:48, 05/10/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbeing. In response, there have been a number of ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Anjelica Huston defends Woody Allen and Roman Polanski Actor says she would work with Allen again ‘in a second’ and that Polanski had ‘paid his price’ for his behaviourActor Anjelica Huston has come out in defence of under-fire film-maker Woody Allen, and expressed sympathy for other controversial entert...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite advocating for abortions. ...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sign that discussions could go past this week....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Biden defends record on climate, says plan coming 'very shortly' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his environmental record and said he would release the "totality" of his climate change plan "very shortly," after Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused him of not being aggress...
19:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers....
10:48, 05/08/2019

Times editor defends paper's coverage of transgender issues Former journalist tells tribunal she faced discrimination at paper because she is transJohn Witherow, editor of the Times, has rejected allegations his newspaper publishes inaccurate, biased articles that are hostile to trans men and women.Witherow w...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Mauricio Pochettino defends medical staff after Jan Vertonghen injury • Vertonghen briefly returned to pitch after clash of heads• Pochettino: ‘The medical staff are the bosses’Mauricio Pochettino defended his medical staff at Tottenham after the club’s 1-0 Champions League semi-final, first-leg defeat to Ajax was over...
07:32, 05/01/2019

F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing Daniel Elwell said the process by which Boeing employees inspected their own aircraft, including the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max airplane, was “a good system.”...
11:32, 05/15/2019

U. of Arizona president defends men's basketball coach Sean Miller University of Arizona President Robert Robbins gave head men's basketball coach Sean Miller a vote of confidence as an FBI investigation into college basketball lingers over the program....
14:32, 05/09/2019

Burger King Parent Defends Strategy as Growth Cools Restaurant Brands International, the parent of Burger King, is under pressure from investors to show it has a plan to boost sales at its restaurant chains....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Kim Kardashian's Personal Trainer Defends Her Physique at 2019 Met Gala Kim Kardashian is not about to let a few haters steal her shine. The E! reality star and KKW Beauty mogul turned heads tonight at the 2019 Met Gala, where she arrived alongside Kanye......
21:48, 05/06/2019

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after Michael Weatherly harassment controversy CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Jachai Polite’s ex-coach defends Jets’ ‘big-time steal’ Chris Rumph first saw Jachai Polite play at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Fla., in 2015. Rumph was an assistant at the University of Florida at the time, and the Gators were looking at Polite initially as a tight end. Then, Rumph saw Polite ...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Cannes Film Festival defends award to 'imperfect' Delon Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon, saying the actor, who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals, was "not perfect" but entitled to his opinions....
13:48, 05/13/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judiciary Committee he had been truthful....
20:00, 05/01/2019

UEFA defends Europa League final ticket allocation They're two of the English Premier League's best supported clubs, separated by less than 13 kilometers -- but both Arsenal and Chelsea will have to travel over 4,000 km away from home to play the Europa League final....
11:16, 05/10/2019

McConnell defends Burr amid Trump Jr. subpoena fallout Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr on Tuesday, signaling that the embattled Republican chairman will be able to stay the course on his committee’s subpoena for Donald Trump Jr.“None of us tell Chai...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger defends ex-Wells Fargo CEO Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger is defending Wells Fargo’s recently departed Chief Executive Tim Sloan — saying he never should have resigned. “He’s a very good bank lender,” Munger said of Sloan, who stepped down in March amid a slew of consumer...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Ordeal of Rice: Suspects in Ancient India Forced to Chew Rice to Determine Their Guilt The ordeal of rice is a divine method of proof that was employed in ancient India. This ordeal involves suspects chewing on rice grains and then spitting them out. The condition of the grains is then used to determine if a person was innocent or guil...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the oppositio...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said on Tuesday after top White House advisers briefed them on the plan....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its ambitious agenda....
19:48, 05/09/2019

1,000 toys displayed at a Michigan church take aim at US immigration policy The dolls and stuffed animals at First United Methodist Church is meant to convey "the enormity" of family separation policies, the organizer said.        ...
10:32, 05/13/2019

LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Premium, Sum Assured, Other Details Here LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of Indian, the country's largest life insurance company offers various insurance products which include endowment and term insurance plans.......
05:48, 05/14/2019

LIC Jeevan Shanti Policy: Pensions, Premium, Other Benefits Here LIC Policy: Jeevan Shanti Policy is one such single premium plan wherein the policy holder has an option to choose from an immediate or deferred annuity, LIC said on its website. Under the Jeevan......
14:32, 05/09/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House advisers on Tuesday....
13:32, 05/14/2019

School district changes cold sandwich policy after backlash WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island school district has reversed its decision to serve cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money. Warwick schools said this week it would serve sunflower butter and jelly sandwic...
14:32, 05/09/2019

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

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Nike to Change Pregnancy Policy in Athlete Contracts Nike Inc. said it is adding language to new contracts for female athletes that will protect their pay during pregnancy, after coming under fire for cutting compensation for some athletes....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden is now in the 2020 presidential race — here are some of his key policy stances Biden, 76, starts out the race to take on President Trump as the favorite among Democratic voters, consistently taking the top spot in early polling....
14:16, 04/28/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ responded by rushing a flotilla of American warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf — enough firep...
04:32, 05/07/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy India has usually adopted a "non-aligned" foreign policy, but since Prime Minister Modi came to power in 2014, New Delhi has shown more assertiveness in international relations, particularly in its dealing with Pakistan....
08:00, 05/06/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Editor of Carver, McInerney fired for ‘breach’ of policy NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed “breach” of company policy. Gary Fisketjon had worked with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard Ford. In confirming Fisketjon’s dis...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moni...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 is "tempting" and could happen by the autumn. ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died....
12:00, 04/28/2019

De Blasio still isn’t ready to talk about his 2020 policy proposals Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s not ready to release policy proposals for his 2020 presidential bid — even though he’s been toying with the idea of a White House run for five months. “Is there anything new that you would...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.” The league said he will be eligible to app...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies....
11:16, 05/02/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also......
00:32, 04/29/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
15:48, 05/02/2019

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospective nomination were about policy, Bloomberg Tele...
20:16, 05/02/2019

WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers ##GlossaryLink value='1'##Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in the current economic situ...
00:32, 05/02/2019

President of International Association of Fire Fighters defends Joe Biden endorsement The largest firefighting union in the country is endorsing Joe Biden for president because of his long-standing support of firefighters, the union’s leader said Monday as he defended the endorsement....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. They posted the dangerous-looking shot on May 2 on ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

UEFA defends Baku Europa League final after Arsenal letter "UEFA have defended their decision to stage the Europa League final in Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal, who sought an explanation from European soccer\u0027s governing body because of the inconvenience caused to their travelling fans."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russia's involvement to the public sooner. ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Blasted by Democrats, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency' New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for international development, has reiterated his support for the government’s commitment to...
07:48, 05/02/2019

Former FBI official defends investigation of Russia probe's origins: 'When you leak, you have an agenda' Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the Russia probe's origins was "entirely appropriate" and brought hope for finally getting to the bottom of a controversy that dominated the country's attention for two years....
13:32, 05/17/2019

Dave Brailsford defends Ineos backers with protests due at Tour de Yorkshire • Team Ineos principal: ‘I’m very comfortable with the situation’• Environmental protesters are expected to line the routeSir Dave Brailsford defended the new owners of his cycling team as Team Sky formally became Team Ineos on Wednesday. The new-loo...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Deontay Wilder defends title with first-round destruction of Dominic Breazeale Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) wipes out challenger in 137 secondsAmerican says rematch with Fury, Joshua fight will happenWilder defends title with first-round KO of Breazeale – live!It was a return to business as usual for Deontay Wilder on Saturday night...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Diplomat who helped launch Russia probe speaks out, defends role Former Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, in an extensive interview, spoke out on his mysterious role in triggering the launch of the Trump-Russia probe -- while seeming to push back on suggestions that his fateful 2016 meeting with then-Trump adv...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Volvo r&d chief defends 'Big Brother' steps to reach safety goal Volvo's decision to limit the top speed in its new models has sparked reaction that is 80 percent positive or neutral and 20 percent negative, says the automaker's r&d chief....
04:00, 05/10/2019

"We The Family... ": Robert Vadra Defends Rajiv Gandhi Amid BJP Attack Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, came to the defence of his father-in-law Rajiv Gandhi at a time when the BJP has been dragging the name of the former prime minister while......
06:32, 05/10/2019

College Board CEO defends SAT 'adversity score,' tells underprivileged students, 'We can see you' College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Sarri Defends Benching Hazard In Chelsea Europa League Stalemate Maurizio Sarri raised eyebrows with his decision to leave Eden Hazard out of the starting line-up, but he said he had no choice but to rest the Belgian star....
23:16, 05/02/2019

Trump defends China trade negotiations, vows deal will happen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Tammy Bruce defends Tiger Woods against critics: 'I'm glad that he's not conforming' Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce defended golf legend Tiger Woods Tuesday after critics expressed dismay that he appeared with President Trump to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week....
03:32, 05/08/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-threatening injuries after an attack outside Anfie...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen In a series of new tweets, President Trump kept up his "America First" agenda in support of hefty tariffs and called on U.S. companies to back him by shifting business away from China. But he softened his tone on soybeans and other agricultural produ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Maluma's rep defends his controversial Mother's Day kiss on the lips as 'a cultural thing' Maluma’s representative defended the Columbian singer after some fans criticized an Instagram photo of him kissing his mother in honor of Mother’s Day, explaining that the gesture is “a cultural thing.”...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Cohen defends chicken stunt aimed at Barr, says it was planned night before The Tennessee congressman who dug into a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken last week during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in an effort to take a swipe at Attorney General William Barr, who was absent, responded to critics in an interview Sunday ...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
09:32, 05/01/2019

Warren Buffett defends Kraft, says Wells Fargo made 'big mistakes' Warren Buffett on Saturday signaled his commitment to Kraft Heinz Co and defended his actions toward Wells Fargo & Co, two of the largest investments at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, despite mistakes at both that have caused many investors to sour on t...
15:16, 05/04/2019

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
18:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Hezbollah pols in Lebanon blast US Iran policy The parliamentary bloc of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has blasted the United States over new sanctions it imposed on Iran describing them as “unjustified”...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez teases ‘radical’ policy proposal on Twitter Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teased a “radical” policy proposal on Twitter Wednesday night, promising that she’d unveil the plan on Wednesday. “New policy proposal dropping tomorrow with a special Senate co-lead,” the Bronx Democrat wrote. ...
05:48, 05/09/2019

KHSAA Approves Spectator Conduct Policy To Protect Referees (LEX 18)– The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has a new message for disruptive fans — if you get kicked out, you may not get to come back. The KHSAA approved a new, tougher Spectator Conduct Policy on Wednesday. Any adult fan ej...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models and fear-driven tactics used to sell coverage, I wanted to share a different perspective and addres...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Can't Fund Mediclaim Policy, Grounded Jet Tells Employees: 10 Points Jet Airways' chief people officer, Rahul Taneja, told the airline's employees on Tuesday that the company is not able to fund the premium towards its group mediclaim policy. In a note to the......
23:48, 04/29/2019

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders....
07:32, 05/18/2019

Trump Endorses an Aspiring Libyan Strongman, Reversing Policy The United States had condemned the Libyan militia leader Khalifa Hifter for trying to depose a U.N.-backed government. Now President Trump has backed him....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Facebook unveils a 'one-strike' policy for live streaming violations Facebook has unveiled a one-strike policy for live streaming violations in the wake of an extreme right terrorist attack in New Zealand, the company announced. It said users who violate community standards just a single time on Facebook Live could be...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that will...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Biden promises border plan soon to counter Trump policy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden says President Donald Trump is sowing fear at the U.S. border with Mexico, not providing solutions. The Democratic candidate for president and former vice president told reporters near downtown Los Angeles Wednesday that ...
18:32, 05/08/2019

EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Investors Await Clues on Fed's Rate Pause, Policy Outlook Federal Reserve officials are poised to leave interest rates unchanged at their two-day meeting ending Wednesday, and the debate could center on what it would take for them to move off the sidelines....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Trump’s foolish Iran policy only makes war more likely | Simon Tisdall Iran’s rulers face impossible choices as a result of unrelenting US hostility, which has one aim – regime changeIt is unclear what, if anything, Iran can do to induce the United States and its regional allies to halt their escalating war of attrition...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, Foreign Policy Expert, Dies at 87 (INDIANAPOLIS) — Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Central Bank alters monetary policy to stabilise peso With the apparent approval of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Central Bank was able to face money markets at the start of last week without the previous restrictions on the exchange rate – the fourth change to monetary policy in six weeks....
15:48, 05/04/2019

''Not Party Policy'': Shiv Sena's U-Turn On ''Burqa'' Ban Demand Hours after Shiv Sena's mouthpiece called for a ban on the use of 'burqas' like what Sri Lanka is considering, the party officially dissociated itself from the demand, following a massive furore on......
20:48, 05/01/2019

Charter squeezes more money out of Internet users with new cancellation policy Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Sean Gladwell) Charter is making it more expensive to cancel its Spectrum Internet service, as it will begin charging customers for the full month after they cancel instead of providing a prorated final bill. Charter...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
13:32, 05/17/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter bombings claimed by Islamic State....
09:32, 05/16/2019

WRAPUP 4-Warren Buffett defends Kraft, says Wells Fargo made 'big mistakes' Warren Buffett on Saturday signaled his commitment to Kraft Heinz Co and defended his actions toward Wells Fargo & Co, two of the largest investments at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, despite mistakes at both that have caused many investors to sour on t...
14:48, 05/04/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump again defended tariffs on Monday as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a trade war with China put allies and opponents a...
12:00, 05/13/2019

CBS Defends Bull Renewal Following Sexual Harassment Settlement Against Star Michael Weatherly (NEW YORK) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series Bull after settling a sexual harassment claim against its lead Michael Weatherly, saying the actor “owned” and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza ...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Rodríguez Larreta defends Macri: 'In Argentina, we choose candidates, not Wall Street' President Mauricio Macri's successor as Mayor of Buenos Aires criticises business leaders and markets as exchange rate volatility rattles confidence....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Former EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook defends Jeremy Kyle and says he saved her life Ex-EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook has said she would not be alive without the help of Jeremy Kyle as she spoke about her appearance on the now-cancelled ITV show....
11:48, 05/15/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Morrison defends Sussan Ley in Farrer as backlash grows over Murray-Darling plan Prime minister praises Liberal MP and expresses caution about ripping up the basin plan Scott Morrison has swung to the defence of Liberal MP Sussan Ley, who is under pressure in the regional seat of Farrer despite holding it with a 20% margin, but s...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the company spends "a lot of time" making sure people understand the company's support of the LGBT...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Chirlane McCray defends ThriveNYC mental health program as questions mount First lady Chirlane McCray defended her embattled mental health program, ThriveNYC, on Thursday morning. “Thrive is spread over many agencies, so it can be a little difficult to understand who is doing what,” McCray told PIX 11 TV. The Po...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Wendy Williams defends Ayesha Curry, slams women who cheat with married men Williams defended Ayesha Curry, the wife basketball star Steph Curry, for controversial comments she made on "Red Table Talk."        ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Following Livestreamed Mass Shooting, Facebook Introduces One Strike Policy On Livestreams In the two months since a man brutally attacked Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and livestreamed his shootings on Facebook, the social media company has faced scrutiny and pressure from advocates and politicians to stop the spread of violent an...
10:16, 05/15/2019

Trump latest in long line of protectionists steering US trade policy Trade tariffs have been a recurrent theme of US history ever since the late 18th centuryFor years the rivals had been shaping up for a fight. Eventually, the talking and the insults stopped and there was a duel, and it was America’s leading proponent...
05:32, 05/10/2019

'Lunch shaming': school district changes policy for students who owe meal debts A controversial policy that would limit students to a simple sandwich drew widespread criticism against the Rhode Island school districtA Rhode Island school district, facing mounting lunch debts, has reversed a controversial policy announced earlier...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it is now rationing, blaming the tightening of the US...
05:32, 05/11/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
05:10, 05/01/2019

With Yogi Adityanath Lookalike, Akhilesh Yadav Slams "Encounter Policy" A week after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted a photo of a saffron-robed man walking with him to a helicopter, he put up another man in saffron robes on the stage as he addressed......
07:00, 05/11/2019

On White House Policy Issues, Pence Plays the Role of Decoder With President Trump often speaking in the broadest of strokes, many times it is left to Vice President Mike Pence to try to make the sales pitch and bring clarity....
06:00, 05/06/2019

OPEC+ will not recommend a course of action on output policy in Jeddah meeting: source A ministerial panel of major OPEC and non-OPEC producers will not recommend a course of action on oil output policy on Sunday, but will highlight the need to continue monitoring the market until the next meeting in June, a source familiar with the d...
10:16, 05/19/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
23:00, 05/09/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters that elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that wil...
06:16, 05/10/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagining" its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubi...
19:32, 05/17/2019

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstateme...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Biden and Ocasio-Cortez Spar Over Climate Policy in Intraparty Spat After Ms. Ocasio-Cortez attacked any politician who would take a middle ground approach to the environment, Mr. Biden said she should “look at my record.”...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Confrontational view of Iran reflects Trump's approach to foreign policy Washington ratcheting up pressure on Iran has some observers worried a war could break out between the two nations. But for others, it simply shows President Donald Trump's contradictory approach to foreign policy....
01:16, 05/18/2019

ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are again going to court to challenge the Trump administration, this time over its policy to bar detained asylum seekers from asking a judge to grant them bond. The American Civil Lib...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Mussolini’s great-grandson defends fascism, family legacy: 'You can't define it in terms of right or wrong' The great-grandson of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, who is running for a European Parliament seat, defended his grandfather's legacy on Wednesday, calling the era "a very complicated, complex period."...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patriot farmers” in the US would benefit from tariff in...
15:32, 05/14/2019

Dad of Spurs mascot Ella Markham defends daughter from trolls again in wake of Everton game The father of Spurs fan Ella Markham has defended his daughter after she was subjected to further abuse online following her appearance as club mascot....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Ilhan Omar defends Rashida Tlaib, says criticism 'designed' to 'silence' Muslim voices Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, defended her colleague, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, from criticism over controversial remarks about the Holocaust, insisting that the backlash is "designed" to "silence" Muslim voices....
20:16, 05/14/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
11:48, 04/28/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
13:48, 05/03/2019

Prince Harry’s press office says his wife Meghan went into labor early Monday, Harry is with her LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry’s press office says his wife Meghan went into labor early Monday, Harry is with her....
06:16, 05/06/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
06:32, 05/17/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
11:48, 05/01/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
09:48, 05/18/2019

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

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, in a victory for the White House's policy of continued backing for the kingdom....
22:16, 05/02/2019

NBA player Tyreke Evans banned 2 years for violating league’s drug policy INDIANAPOLIS — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstatement in 2021....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Canada nixes ‘safe country’ policy from Harper-era as asylum claims rise The policy divided refugee claimants based on where they were from. Refugee rights would be limited if on a list of 42 countries deemed safe - such as the United States and most of Europe....
17:00, 05/17/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Southwest Airlines updates family boarding policy after same-sex couple claims discrimination Two men said they were stopped with their three young children and the children's grandmother during family boarding on a flight to Fort Lauderdale.        ...
16:48, 05/08/2019

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

Poll: More than half of South Koreans back Moon Jae In's North Korea policy More than half of South Korean adults positively evaluate the Moon Jae In government's policy of making peace with North Korea, a poll showed Wednesday....
02:16, 05/08/2019

Twitter CEO personally calls Omar to explain policy after Trump tweet: report Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly called Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Tuesday, the same day he met with President Trump at the White House, to explain to her why Twitter didn’t take down a tweet from Trump that she said caused death threats...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
08:00, 05/16/2019

‘That’s My Whole Life’s Work.’ Watch How Elizabeth Warren Has Become the Policy Engine of the Democratic Party Elizabeth Warren, the senior senator from Massachusetts, has made a name for herself in a crowded field of more than 20 presidential candidates by styling herself the policy engine of the Democratic party. “I want to fix the systems in this cou...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Inmates are taking full advantage of city’s $8M free phone call policy New York City jailbirds are now talking up a storm thanks to a new law providing free phone privileges at a cost of $8 million yearly to taxpayers. Department of Correction officials testified during a City Council budget hearing Wednesday that inmat...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
13:00, 04/29/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
05:48, 04/29/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
01:32, 05/13/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
04:32, 05/13/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
08:48, 05/09/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
06:32, 05/04/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
10:16, 05/10/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man’s genitals were squeezed to “inf...
17:48, 05/08/2019

AP Interview: Trump playbook a guide for German right Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to winning support ahead of this month’s European elections, says the co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Marines could be ending longtime policy of separating male, female recruits during boot camp The only service branch of the U.S. armed forces that separates its male and female recruits during boot camp could be ditching that practice as soon as next year....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women ret...
11:16, 05/16/2019

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that cou...
09:16, 05/19/2019

Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement The administration objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in the Arctic, diplomats said....
09:00, 05/02/2019

5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car....
01:16, 05/06/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
13:32, 05/08/2019

WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one of the most vulnerable locations in Europe for loss of biodiversity....
09:00, 05/06/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
09:32, 05/08/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe's new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump's populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month's European elections....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as part of a wide-ranging investigation into tax evasio...
14:16, 05/15/2019

6 books highlighted in German literary translation shortlist The shortlist for Germany's top prize for contemporary literature in translation, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, has been revealed. The list includes giants of world literature as well as fresh new voices....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
11:16, 05/02/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
01:16, 05/18/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
01:16, 05/18/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
23:00, 05/02/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
13:00, 05/11/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konstanz, near the border with Switzerland, voted unani...
06:48, 05/03/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
12:16, 05/03/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)        ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Wild raccoon moves into German zoo; keepers can’t expel it BERLIN (AP) — A wild raccoon has moved into Heidelberg Zoo in Germany and keepers can’t kick him out. German daily Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung reported Friday that zoo staff recently discovered the uninvited guest inside the raccoon enclosure, where h...
10:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a “great interest” in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move forward on Brexit, after talks between government an...
03:48, 05/17/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit in Beijing on China's Belt and Road plan....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Stolen €2 million Ferrari secured by German police German police have tracked down a rare 1985 Ferrari after an supposed buyer sped off with it during a test drive. The suspect remains on the run. The vehicle once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
19:32, 05/08/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU elections....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag....
02:32, 05/13/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation’s waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Hannelore Elsner, Compelling German Actress, Is Dead at 76 She played the first female detective at the center of a German television series. On TV and in film, she was a role model for independent modern women....
14:16, 05/10/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
14:48, 05/14/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
14:16, 05/09/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Would Now Like To Bring Back Policy For Service Academy Athletes That He Rescinded To Punish Obama When Donald Trump’s administration decided in April of 2017 to overturn a rule that had allowed athletes from the service academies to defer their military commitment until after their professional sports careers were over, it wasn’t for any of the s...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
17:16, 05/14/2019

Brexit: May suggests Labour's customs union policy and government's very similar in evidence to MPs - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and May giving evidence on Brexit to the Commons liaison committeePMQs - Snap verdict 4.25pm BST Q: People are annoyed at how Brexit ...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devoted to combating climate change after a news report said Biden prefers a “middle ground” policy....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Biden has been on wrong side of foreign policy issues for decades: former Bush assistant secretary of state A former assistant secretary of state for President George W. Bush slammed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for dismissing the threat of China, saying the former vice president has been on the wrong side of foreign policy issues for the la...
07:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Sunday in a game called in the bottom of the eighth inning because of r...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Domingo German leads Yankees’ other guys to rain-shortened win Gio Urshela reached base two more times Sunday and the Yankees got a big, two-run homer by Mike Tauchman. Neither was in the plans when the team was being built. Still, no one was more important to their 4-1 rain-shortened win over the Twins than Dom...
18:32, 05/05/2019

German, Urshela help Yanks top Rays 4-3, Glasnow exits early ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Domingo German became the majors’ first seven-game winner, Gio Urshela got a key hit set up by a pair of odd bounces and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night. The injury-filled Yankees pul...
00:00, 05/11/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
08:48, 05/11/2019

German zoo attributes lion attack to injured keeper's error A zoo in northern Germany says it appears a keeper failed to follow the "golden rule" of checking to see if lions were inside their enclosure before he entered it and was mauled....
12:00, 05/05/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Missing German found at Rome airport living among homeless A German man who has been missing for months has reportedly surfaced at Fiumicino airport west of Rome. Police say he was "scruffy-looking" and living among the homeless....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connections. Germany has been slow to speed up its internet networks....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country of immigration....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Apple wants to kill the logo of this German bike path, do you think it has a point? Just like it gets sued for trademarks like iPad or Swatch's "one more thing," Apple is known to swoop in on logo and catchphrase patents it thinks infringe on its signatory. Back in 2011, it sued a coffee shop in Bonn, Germany, for allegedly ripping ...
09:16, 05/02/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
22:16, 05/13/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
08:32, 05/18/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Jewish group alarmed after German police let neo-Nazis march Germany's leading Jewish organization is expressing alarm over footage of flag-waving neo-Nazis in self-styled uniforms marching through a town in eastern Germany on May Day, unhindered by police....
12:32, 05/02/2019

German police shut down one of world's biggest dark web sites Arrests in Germany, Brazil and US relate to sale of drugs, stolen data and malicious softwareGerman police have shut down one of the world’s largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark web and arrested the three men allegedly running it, pro...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Three killed by crossbow shots to hearts, neck in German hotel BERLIN — Three people found dead at a German hotel with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, according to autopsy results released Tuesday, but police said there was no sign of any struggle or that any other people were involved. Inv...
04:00, 05/14/2019

German Economic Slowdown Triggers New Divisions in Governing Coalition A sharp economic slowdown in Germany has sparked a loud debate in the government about economic and policy priorities, putting fresh strain on the fractious left-right coalition....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin America trip....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German police lead break up of Darknet trafficking platform BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they’ve broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking platform in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. The Federal Criminal Police Office said Friday they arr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

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

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
11:16, 05/17/2019

German Grand Prix essential if Mick Schumacher gets to Formula 1 Formula 1 must have a German Grand Prix if Mick Schumacher follows in the footsteps of his seven-time world champion father Michael, according to Hockenheim circuit chiefs...
04:32, 05/19/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Eastern German state premier calls for new national anthem Thuringian Premier Bodo Ramelow says he wants a national anthem with which all Germans can identify. Ramelow told a newspaper that the current anthem conjured up visions of Nazi parades for him....
03:16, 05/09/2019

3 mysteriously killed by crossbow bolts at quiet German hotel Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious deaths of three hotel guests who were found impaled with crossbow bolts in their hotel room in Bavaria on Saturday...
09:00, 05/12/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office....
03:00, 05/15/2019

German wins 8th game as Yanks cap twinbill sweep of Orioles Domingo German escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and became the first eight-game winner in the major leagues as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep Wednesday at Yankee Stadium....
20:16, 05/15/2019

German auto suppliers downbeat as trade dispute simmers German automotive suppliers Continental and Bosch do not expect a speedy recovery of the global auto market, as an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China threatens to compound already weak car demand....
06:32, 05/09/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
07:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
10:00, 04/29/2019

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
22:32, 05/15/2019

German Police Stop Over 100 Cars Involved in Road Rally This past weekend in Michigan, hundreds of rusted-out shitboxes likely spewed fluids, rust, and unburnt fuel all over the roadway, and while that event had its own share of drama, it didn’t get hit hard by the fuzz like a fancy-car road rally in Euro...
05:16, 05/07/2019

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about mastering German etiquette, from shaking hands to holding wine glasses....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Three people shot with crossbow found dead in German hotel Investigators say they believe no one else was involved in deaths of men and two women Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious discovery of three bodies shot with crossbow bolts in a Bavarian hotel room.Investigators are still trying to de...
06:48, 05/13/2019

German police recover valuable Ferrari, search for thief German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is believed to have sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer...
07:16, 05/15/2019

Will I be forced to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10? Microsoft wants Martin to upgrade Windows 7 to 10 for £120, but what if you can’t afford it or a new PC? Microsoft has just started its bombardment about the end of Windows 7 and upgrading to Windows 10, suggesting that a new device is advisable and ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

A high school in Ohio says it's doing away with valedictorians to make mental health a priority — and experts think its a game-changing policy Google Maps Mason High School in Mason City, Ohio, has decided to stop awarding students the titles of valedictorian or salutatorian, officials said in a press release. Instead, they will be moving to the Latin honors system where students can gradu...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditions are adequate....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shouting into the woods....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German Police Shut Down Major 'Darknet' Illegal Trading Site German police have shut down one of the world's largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark Web and arrested the three men allegedly running it....
08:48, 05/03/2019