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Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say more than 5,000 Cubans have visited the Central American country this year, a 900% percent increase over the full 2018 figure. It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts from Cuban m...

Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%

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Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
17:00, 05/22/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
12:16, 05/21/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega. Mauricio Funes engaged in a Twitter exchange M...
17:16, 05/13/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
17:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
20:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and inclusive dialogue,” the United Nations rights chi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya regarding medical access as hostilities continue; ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
21:32, 05/02/2019

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure One of Cuba's only independent think tanks said Monday that it is closing because of pressure from what it described as powerful institutions on and off the communist island, though it gave no details....
16:16, 05/20/2019

Mark Cuban says 'nobody' can beat Trump in 2020 'right now': report Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban said in an interview Tuesday that he doesn’t think any of the Democratic candidates for president right now can beat President Trump....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Did Ernest Hemingway copy his friend’s ideas for Cuban classics? Some of the novelist’s best-loved work bears ‘striking resemblance’ to that of an unknown journalistOne was a Cuban newspaper reporter working to support his family andwriting fiction in his spare time. The other was one of the world’s most famous no...
08:32, 05/11/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturday afternoon was the second by a non-governmental ...
15:32, 05/11/2019

First Suits Are Filed Over Seized Cuban Properties After U.S. Lifts a Waiver Two U.S. citizens sued cruise operator Carnival in the first application of a long-dormant law allowing U.S. nationals to pursue legal action against foreign entities doing business in Cuba on property confiscated by the Castro regime....
10:32, 05/03/2019

Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property Exxon Mobil has sued two Cuban companies in a U.S. federal court under a newly revived provision that permits legal action against companies doing business on property that was confiscated by the Cuban government....
23:16, 05/03/2019

Cuban LGBT community calls out government for canceling parade Cuban gay rights activists denounced the government's decision to cancel this year's parade against homophobia, accusing it of snatching away their main platform at a key moment as the Caribbean nation is set to debate legalizing same-sex marriage....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new decree....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions in the international and regional context.”...
21:16, 05/11/2019

| Cuban migrants stage mass escape from centre in south Mexico At least 1 300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from an immigration detention centre on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Cuban LGBT activists plan alternate parade in defiance of government Cuban gay rights activists are planning to hold an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday despite several reporting they had received warnings not to attend and the Communist government saying it was an attempt at subversion....
12:32, 05/11/2019

'We haven't seen Russians in Western Hemisphere this strongly since Cuban missile crisis': Rep. McCaul The spiraling political crisis in Venezuela has drawn Russia into the Western Hemisphere on a scale not seen since the Cuban missile crisis, said Rep. Michael McCaul on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday....
17:00, 05/01/2019

MLB hires Trump-allied lobbying for guidance on 'trafficking' of Cuban baseball players Major League Baseball hired a Trump-allied lobbying firm "for guidance on finding a solution that ends the human trafficking of Cuban baseball players," according to a league spokesman....
04:32, 05/14/2019

Desperate Cuban migrants await Mexican exit visas to travel to U.S. border Thousands of Cuban migrants lined up outside an immigration office in Tapachula, Mexico, awaiting exit visas allowing them to travel to the United States....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Thousands of Cuban migrants flee Mexican detention center in record escape The National Immigration Institute said 700 of the Cubans had returned voluntarily, but 600 were still on the loose.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is g The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is gone. In March, former Tales producer Hideo Baba, who had been working on a new game for Studio Istolia, left the company. The status of the game, know...
03:48, 05/13/2019

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Might Run for President Since He Doesn't Think Anyone Can Beat Trump in 2020 It makes sense that after Donald Trump’s improbable, Russian special sauce win for the Iron Throne—aka the White House—any loudmouth, rich, white guy believes he has a shot at being president....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Sample classic Cuban cuisine on a food tour of Miami's Little Havana neighborhood The Cuban food in Miami's Little Havana is delicious, but choosing can be hard. That’s the beauty of taking a tour that lets you graze and sample.        ...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of civil society in the one-party state....
17:48, 05/11/2019

Greg Gutfeld backs Mark Cuban's claim there isn't a Democrat 'right now' who can beat Trump in 2020 Fox News' Greg Gutfeld talked Wednesday about the Democratic presidential field, calling it a "24 headed jack-in-the-box" and comparing former Vice President Joe Biden to a "comfortable" sweater all while reacting to hints of a nondependent run from ...
17:32, 05/15/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political cr...
17:32, 04/30/2019

K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby Southern pudu at the LA Zoo after one of its members, Haechan. On Wednesday, Haechan took selfies with his namesake. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Weiner visits his probation officer Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has visited his probation officer a day after leaving a halfway house following his prison sentence for illegal contact with a 15-year-old girl. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
14:16, 05/21/2019

Kaley Cuoco Visits UK Children’s Hospital LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Actress Kaley Cuoco and her husband, equestrian Karl Cook, visited kids at the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital. UK HealthCare posted photos of the visit to their Facebook page. The couple signed autogra...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
07:48, 05/21/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last week for being an unregistered agent of Russia. In a Facebook statement on Friday, the embassy said Mar...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine. Doctors said Tuesday that the respiratory, nervous ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Toronto visits Philadelphia with 3-2 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
15:16, 05/08/2019

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
13:16, 05/23/2019

UN leader visits New Zealand mosques where 51 were killed CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has visited the two New Zealand mosques where 51 worshippers were killed by a gunman in March. Guterres told reporters outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on Tuesday that...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Trump visits Arlington Cemetery to pay tribute President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the United States. (May 23)        ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local people, the Vatican said on Sunday....
05:48, 05/12/2019

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

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery before Memorial Day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the United States. The president quietly traveled across the Potomac River on Thursday to p...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Watch: Man visits all 419 National Park Service sites A road trip enthusiast arrived in Washington, D.C., and completed his quest to visit all 419 National Park Service sites three years to the day after he began....
19:32, 04/30/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
15:00, 05/13/2019

UK’s Prince Charles visits Germany on 4-day charm offensive BERLIN (AP) — Prince Charles of Britain is visiting Germany on a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries’ close ties. Charles’ arrival Tuesday in Berlin comes a day after his younger son, Prince Har...
07:48, 05/07/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called for restraint....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Canadian PM visits ravaged Notre Dame to show solidarity French Culture Minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin....
08:32, 05/15/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just another Thursday at the White House. ⁦@genesimmons⁩ is here. Said he’s visiting his ‘favorite secre...
13:32, 05/16/2019

The 4 Types of Doctors Visits You Should Make For a Long, Healthy Life Prevention is often called the best medicine — but research has shown that millions of Americans are not getting the preventive care they should to live long, healthy lives. Obstacles like inadequate access to care and financial barriers can ke...
12:16, 05/10/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
21:32, 05/07/2019

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
04:48, 05/23/2019

Rajon Rondo Visits Louisville, Encourages Kids To Read LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– Former UK basketball player Rajon Rondo was in his hometown Thursday giving back. Rondo is from Louisville and now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He spoke to students at two schools telling them to read, whether it&...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Weiner visits his probation officer after halfway house exit NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has visited his probation officer a day after leaving a halfway house following his prison sentence for illegal contact with a 15-year-old girl. The 54-year-old Democrat did not comment Wednesda...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “save his life”, after the actor and model visited t...
11:16, 05/07/2019

With energy high on agenda, China's no.3 leader visits Norway With energy projects high on the agenda, China and Norway will mark a further thaw in relations on Wednesday when Beijing's third-ranked politician arrives in Oslo....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Google Pixel 3a Visits Geekbench, Tipped to Pack Snapdragon 670 SoC The Pixel 3a aka Sargo has been spotted on Geekbench packing 4GB of RAM ticking alongside an octa-core Qualcomm chipset tipped to be the Snapdragon 670....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years Michigan's football team visited Robben Island, where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison        ...
13:32, 05/05/2019

Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran warns over nuclear deal U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Britain on Wednesday to pitch a post-Brexit 'special relationship' as Iran said it may stop complying with some parts of the nuclear deal which the United States withdrew from a year ago....
02:48, 05/08/2019

North Korea’s Red Cross visits China as drought hits crops Officials from North Korea's Red Cross Society are in China this week, a sign the Kim Jong Un regime could be preparing to request food aid from the world's second-largest economy....
08:32, 05/14/2019

Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran reduces nuclear compliance U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Britain on Wednesday to pitch a post-Brexit 'special relationship' as Iran said it may stop complying with some parts of the big-power nuclear deal that the United States withdrew from a year ago....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Stop "Telecast" Of PM's Visits To Shrines: Chandrababu Naidu To Poll Body Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on Saturday was a violation of the poll code, and asked......
09:48, 05/19/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil. India’s foreign ministry says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Ariana Grande Visits NASA Space Center and Dresses the Part Ariana Grande's Saturday was out of this world! The 25-year-old pop star visited NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, a day before her concert in the city. And she......
18:16, 05/19/2019

Magic Johnson Visits First Take, Talks A Whole Bunch Of Shit About Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Former Los Angeles Lakers president and current Twitter user Magic Johnson joined ESPN’s First Take this morning to talk about his embarrassing exit from the team, the sorry state of the franchise headed into a critical summer, and the confusing powe...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

UK's Prince William visits New Zealand mosques attacked by gunman, meets survivors Extremist ideology must be defeated, Britain's Prince William said during a visit to a New Zealand mosque on Friday where dozens were killed in a mass shooting last month after earlier meeting survivors of the massacre....
20:32, 04/28/2019

Virginia declines, Baylor accepts White House visits after basketball titles The Virginia men's basketball team has declined, while the Baylor women's team has accepted a visit to the White House after NCAA tournament title wins....
09:16, 04/28/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that North Korea's missile launch could be a protest against the US after the failed Kim-Trump summit in February. But he urged the North to refrain from such actions....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Duchess of Cambridge retraces grandmother's footsteps as she visits D-Day exhibition at Bletchley Park The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of her sadness that her grandmother felt unable to tell her about the work she did at Bletchley Park before she died....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Kate Middleton wears smart-casual outfit as she visits Chelsea Flower Show KATE Middleton looked very summery today. The Duchess of Cambridge sported smart-casual clothes at the Chelsea Flower Show – here are her outfit details....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Queen Elizabeth reportedly visits Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's home while they wait for royal baby’s arrival As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry prepare for the birth of their first child together, they reportedly got a visit from none other than Queen Elizabeth....
07:32, 05/01/2019

London Festival of Architecture 2019: unmissable building tours, guided walks, talks, family fun and studio visits at this year's event The director of the London Festival of Architecture — the world's biggest annual architecture festival — throws open the doors to a celebration of the city's fascinating buildings....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Royal baby news LIVE: Joy over Archie Harrison's birth continues as royal family prepare visits Joy over the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor continues almost a week after his birth as members of the royal family prepare to visit Frogmore Cottage....
04:48, 05/11/2019

|AiraccessimportantifSAwants5millionmoretourists-official Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism....
09:00, 05/05/2019

Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession' The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM now official Canon has officially announced details of the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM, the first of six new lenses for the RF mount.Said to have the highest resolution of a Canon lens launched to date, the wide-aperture RF 85mm f/1.2L USM is designed for users of t...
05:00, 05/08/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Get the official app TNW Conference, our tech festival in Amsterdam, is only ten days away. As the countdown approaches zero, we want to make sure you have everything you’ll need at the touch of a button. That’s why we built our very own TNW2019 app. The TNW2019 app The ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
05:48, 05/18/2019

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Mexico to go after all narco judges: official Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, looking to make good on a promise to clean up rampant corruption, will go after judges that have aligned themselves with the country's notorious drug cartels, a government official said....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Behold, Official Castle in the Sky Sunglasses Castle in the Sky themed sunglasses are going on sale in Japan. Muska’s tinted lenses are getting real-world recreations and Pazu’s goggles are also being reworked as glasses....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei's first phone with a pop-out camera is now official Over the past year or so Huawei has welcomed the notch with open arms. Nowadays, though, most companies are looking for ways to remove it and, as it turns out, Huawei is no different.Two-tone design and a huge displayCalled the Huawei P Smart Z, the ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Former Bush DOJ official says GOP call for Don Jr. to testify is 'intriguing' Former Deputy Attorney General Tom Dupree said Thursday that it was "intriguing" to hear that a Senate committee controlled by Republicans is demanding that Donald Trump Jr. return to testify....
14:48, 05/09/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Google to show ads on homepage of app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Official says pro-company unions will melt away in Mexico A Mexican official says a majority of the country's labor contracts are probably fake, pro-company deals that provide only minimal wages and benefits....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a speech....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Lemonade is now the official state drink of Arizona TUCSON – “Lemonade is the official state drink,” that is the lone sentence that made up House Bill 2692. First presented by Republican Rep. Warren Petersen, the bill made it through the House and then the Arizona Senate after two at...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and who has negotia...
22:48, 05/13/2019

ThyssenKrupp elevator IPO likely to be in 2020 -union official Thyssenkrupp's planned stock market flotation of its elevator business is unlikely to happen this year but could take place in 2020, a senior union official said on Tuesday....
08:16, 05/14/2019

US denies visa to senior Palestinian official A senior Palestinian official said the United States denied her application for a visa to travel to the U.S. on Monday in what appears to be the latest sign of escalating American political pressure on Palestinians...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Jet Traveling From Las Vegas To Mexico Lost, Says Official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
13:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei: official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersecurity official said on Monday....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Official says Pakistan to get Saudi oil on credit as of July ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the much-anticipated Saudi oil will start flowing to Islamabad as of July, with payments deferred for three years. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says the buy-now-pay-later deal with the kingdom, reached last October, ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Another ex-St. Louis County official guilty ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the corruption case involving former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The former chief executive of the St. Louis County Economic Development Partnership has pleaded guilty to a fede...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo VIENNA (AP) — A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna’s Schoenbrunn zoo. Yuan Yuan arrived in Vienna last month and has spent the last few weeks in quarantine. He was chosen as a partner for...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political game."...
20:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. has heard nothing from Iran on overtures for talks -official The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's overtures for direct talks, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Hey *bwarp* nerds, there's an official Rick And Morty D&D set on the way Good news for anyone who’s ever watched Adult Swim’s endlessly profane, relentlessly inventive Rick And Morty and thought “Gosh I wish I could be a quasi-omnipotent super scientist who ignores the emotional needs of the people around him, drinks cons...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu Fire and debris rained from the sky Monday over a suburban Honolulu community in a helicopter crash that killed three people aboard. Witness say they saw red flames and a helicopter plummeting down The FAA is investigating. (April 29)   &#...
18:32, 04/29/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed....
15:48, 05/19/2019

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
13:16, 05/23/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night — the longest game (in terms of innings) ever played at Miller Park — that...
01:48, 05/05/2019

Official apologizes for comment about driving while blonde A suburban Kansas City school board president has apologized for equating treatment of blondes to racist treatment of black people during a conversation about racial diversity....
10:00, 05/21/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Catch the official livestream Can’t make it to TNW Conference this week? We’re going to miss your face, but don’t you worry! Just like previous years, we’re live streaming on both days. You can catch most of the talks from the comfort of your couch. So get your sweatpants on – yo...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the three-times Formula One world champion, IndyCar said on Friday....
17:32, 05/24/2019

U.K. Austerity Has Inflicted ‘Great Misery,’ U.N. Official Says In a scathing final report on the impact of budget cuts in Britain, an expert on extreme poverty compared the overhauls to the Victorian workhouse system....
10:32, 05/22/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
07:32, 05/22/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
16:48, 05/01/2019

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
05:16, 05/23/2019

Audi to replace TT with new electric sports car: Official News 23 May, 2019 Audi comes clean that the car to replace the current TT will be all-electric. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Joe Biden Looks to Make a Splash With Official 2020 Kickoff Since he joined the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden has worn the mantle of frontrunner comfortably. Polls show him ahead by double digits, nationally and in early nominating states. His campaign is...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as “decoration” but federations view as “e...
05:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusive proof Tehran was behind them, a U.S. official familiar with American intelligence said on Monday....
14:16, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China’s foreign ministry says the country is open to resuming trade talks with the U.S., but sincerity and mutual respect are needed. S...
05:32, 05/23/2019

It's Official: The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Is Being Pushed to 2020 Gotta fix fast, but not that fast. Director Jeff Fowler has announced that Paramount had delayed the release of Sonic the Hedgehog by three months, to allow the visual effects team some more time to work on a character redesign. Read more......
09:32, 05/24/2019

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque QUETTA, Pakistan — A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province’s capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak Cheema, deputy inspector of police, says the blast occurred during Fri...
02:48, 05/24/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict...
00:00, 05/24/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
22:00, 05/23/2019

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
14:16, 05/23/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lose....
01:48, 05/12/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa-e: official pics of electric hatch Vauxhall Corsa-e Battery electric version of perenially popular supermini revealed with 211-mile range Vauxhall has revealed the new full electric Corsa-e supermini, which will kickstart the brand’s electrification programme when it goes on sale n...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of strained relations between Beijing and Washington over trade and secu...
21:00, 05/24/2019

DOJ tries to disqualify ex-Obama official from defending China’s Huawei The Justice Department is working to disqualify top Obama department official James Cole from defending the Chinese technology firm Huawei in a high-profile criminal case, according to a new heavily redacted federal court filing on Friday....
14:48, 05/13/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish officia...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
20:32, 05/22/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499 Aiming to take on the OnePlus 7 and Xiaomi Mi 9, Asus has just announced its latest smartphone – the ZenFone 6 – which offers flagship performance and a decent design without the typically-high price tag. In fact, the ZenFone 6 starts at just $499 an...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
12:32, 05/16/2019

New 2019 BMW 1 Series teased ahead of official reveal News 16 May, 2019 A lightly camouflaged M-Sport edition of the third-generation BMW 1 Series has been caught on camera lapping the Nurburgring...
05:00, 05/16/2019

It's Official: Everyone Hates Jared Kushner's New Immigration Plan Trump administration’s long-awaited new immigration plan will land sometime this week, and it looks like it’s going to make nearly everyone angry, just as predicted. According to the New York Times, the plan will focus on shifting immigration to a me...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
14:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:32, 05/15/2019

Why Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev Are Not an Official Couple Yet Social media doesn't tell the entire story--just ask Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev. The E! star and her former Dancing With the Stars partner have been romantically linked for......
12:00, 05/15/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
03:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tu...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
12:32, 05/22/2019

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

Boeing Official Played Down Scenario That May Have Doomed Ethiopian Jet Four weeks after faulty sensor data led a 737 MAX jet to crash in Indonesia last year, a Boeing executive raised and dismissed the possibility of a bird collision triggering a second disaster....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Former Obama official Susan Rice has book out in October NEW YORK (AP) — Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has a book coming out this fall. “Tough Love” will be published Oct. 8, Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday. She will reflect on...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency....
04:16, 05/18/2019

Official OnePlus 7 Pro product videos pop up hours before announcement With less than six hours to go until the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its international debut, an official marketing video for the flagship smartphone has surfaced online (via Slashleaks) corroborating its entire design.Breaking the 1-minute video down into s...
07:16, 05/14/2019

US Trade War Could Slash 1% Of China's GDP, Warns Top Chinese Official A high ranking Chinese official has said that the ongoing trade war with the US could slash China's GDP by one per cent, in the first such admission by Beijing that the tariff war with Washington is......
10:48, 05/17/2019

Vatican official cleared of abuse charges lodged by ex-nun A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges leveled by a former nun that he had solicited sex from her a decade ago while hearing her confession....
10:32, 05/17/2019

CFPB official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump administration appointee at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who came under fire after racist comments he wrote years ago resurfaced is leaving the agency. Eric Blankenstein was appointed in 2018 as CFPB’s direct...
13:32, 05/15/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter....
04:32, 05/07/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
21:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Official: Security Guard Fired Gun In Shooting AP HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A law enforcement official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Police official says bomb kills 3 in southeast Yemen SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni official say a bomb has exploded in the southeastern province of Hadramout, killing three people and wounding four. A local police official said the bomb went off Friday near a hub for motorcycle taxis in al-Qoton distric...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Germany's top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany's top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Germany’s top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany’s top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Afghan official: Taliban hit security checkpoints, killing 8 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northeastern Takhar province, killing eight members of the security forces. Wafiullah Rahmani, head of the provincial council, says three soldiers and...
03:16, 05/07/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Official: OnePlus 7/7 Pro to be noticeably faster than rival flagships OnePlus 7 Pro CAD-based renderThe Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG G8 ThinQ both sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are also expected to include this chip. But as announced by OnePlus today, its flagship smartphones will be not...
08:16, 05/05/2019

Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early yearsThe first ever official documentary film about Led Zeppelin has been announced, to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary.Announcing t...
06:16, 05/08/2019

The Honor 20's camera capabilities are pretty much official thanks to this game Honor is a Huawei sub-brand that uses its parent company's technologies to spin off its own smartphone creations. They manage to look like Huawei handsets from a parallel reality and they pull it off quite nicely. Right now, the company is preparing ...
08:16, 05/07/2019

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe: first official image revealed BMW confirms four-door 8 Series is on the way to rival Porsche Panamera, with reveal due in the coming weeks BMW will broaden its 8 Series to three bodystyles with a four-door coupe this year, and the brand has released the first official image of i...
15:00, 05/03/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
15:48, 05/07/2019

US official: Intel indicates Iran moved missiles by boat WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says intelligence information that prompted the Pentagon to send an aircraft carrier and Air Force bombers to the Middle East included indications that Iran had moved short-range ballistic missiles aboard boats in or...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Policemen Killed In Gadchiroli Blast May Have Ignored Rules: Official The police team that came under Maoist attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district seems to have ignored standard operating procedures (SOPs) while planning their movement, an official said Thursday....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Diego Maradona documentary: official trailer – video The full trailer has been released for Diego Maradona, a feature-length documentary about the Argentinian legend’s time at Italian club Napoli. Produced from over 500 hours of footage from Maradona’s personal archive by the Academy Award-winning team...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Official: Taliban overrun 2 outposts, 15 soldiers killed An Afghan official says the Taliban have launched an assault on two security outposts in western Badghis province, killing 15 security personnel in the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the country's beleaguered security forces....
08:00, 05/10/2019

CFK skirts candidacy speculation during official launch of memoirs Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair. Part of the book is dedicated defending herself against accusations of corruption and attacking President Mauricio Macri....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Spain: Rubalcaba, official who helped end militant ETA, dies Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending militant group ETA's violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, has died....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Champions League suspends PSG's Neymar for insulting official The UEFA Champions League has issued a three-game suspension in next year's tournament to Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar after he insulted an official....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba: official Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Florida official, businessman arrested in extortion plot PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — A former deputy city manager and a local businessman on Florida’s Space Coast are accused of plotting to place cameras in a house where they could capture a councilman having sex with prostitutes as well as plotting to pla...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Microsoft's Official Examples Of "Acceptable Trash Talk" Are A Joy Microsoft updated the company’s “Community Standards for Xbox” earlier this week, and while this is normally not news, the content is so damn wholesome that it’s worth a closer look....
06:16, 05/02/2019

Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents Daniel Hale is accused of giving top secret files on drone warfare to a journalist at an online news outletLive: follow the latest US politics newsA former National Security Agency (NSA) official has been charged with giving classified documents on d...
15:32, 05/09/2019

New Jersey gets official state microbe: Streptomyces griseus TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A microorganism that played a role in treating tuberculosis is now officially recognized as New Jersey’s state microbe. Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday giving the distinction to Streptomyces (strep-toh-MY’-seez)...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second term....
20:16, 05/20/2019

Need To Move Forward In Listing Masood Azhar As Terrorist: US Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Ayodhya district in Uttar Pradesh today, said while opposition parties had a track record of going soft on terrorism, his government was the only one that......
08:00, 05/01/2019

Official: Baltimore County officer shot, wounded; man killed BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore County police officer has been shot and wounded in an incident at a home that left a man dead. The Baltimore County Police Department said on its Facebook page that officers responded to a 911 call around ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

New 2019 Vauxhall Corsa: Official testing images revealed The design of the next-gen Corsa was overhauled when PSA acquired Vauxhall/Opel Peugeot 208-based fifth-gen supermini edges closer to Summer launch date New images released by Vauxhall show the upcoming fifth-gen Corsa supermini carrying out extre...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again' President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever threaten the United States again!"...
20:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Transportation official eyed for Fed post, Bloomberg reports The White House is considering Transportation Department Undersecretary Derek Kan for an opening on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Brazil expects to collect at least $47 bln in signing bonuses from oil auctions -official Brazil expects to collect at least $47 billion in signing bonuses this year from three upcoming offshore oil auctions set for October and November, an official said on Monday....
19:48, 05/06/2019

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

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
16:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. Deployments Followed ‘Clear Indications’ Iran Was Preparing to Attack, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. f...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
21:00, 05/05/2019

State Dept. Official Can’t Talk About China Without Getting Real Racist The United States, over the years, has had many enemies. Britain. Germany (a couple times). Spain. Italy. Japan. The USSR. North Korea. Vietnam. Most of Latin America at one point or another. Iraq. Afghanistan. Iraq again. In the current world order...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Afghan official: Gunmen hit Kabul checkpoint, kill 3 police KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says gunmen stormed a checkpoint in Kabul, killing at least three police officers. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid says three other policemen were wounded in Sunday night’s attack on the outskir...
05:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday before a meeting of the gro...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Why Princess Charlotte wore two dresses in her official birthday snaps PRINCESS Charlotte of Cambridge wore two frocks as she posed for birthday pics. Here's why Prince William and Kate Middleton's child usually wears dresses....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Official: US renews Iran sanctions waivers for nuclear work The Trump administration on Friday renewed five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran, even as the U.S. steps up the pressure on Tehran, a senior U.S. official said....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while unde...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoints, kill 7 policemen An Afghan official says at least seven Afghan policemen were killed overnight when the Taliban stormed security checkpoints in western Badghis province....
02:32, 05/04/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

Mamata Banerjee Did Not Return PM's Calls During Cyclone Fani: Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Saturday tried to contact West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss cyclone Fani but could not do so as his calls were not returned, a top government......
02:16, 05/05/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies' A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers "enemies" in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute, a remark that was later disowned by the Qatari government....
15:16, 05/05/2019

Not right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in steel dispute: official Progress being made between Washington and Mexico City toward repealing U.S. tariffs on steel means it is not the right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in retaliation for the duties, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
17:48, 05/15/2019

Official: Initial US assessment blames Iran for ship attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says an American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The official s...
17:16, 05/13/2019

6 dead after gunmen attack church in Burkina Faso: official Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists....
15:16, 05/12/2019

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a......
13:16, 05/23/2019

US Official, Injured In Sri Lanka Suicide Attack, Dies In Hospital A US official wounded in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings has died in hospital, raising to 258 the total number killed, including 45 foreigners, officials said Wednesday....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Chinese marathon official directs race winner the wrong way A Chinese marathon official has been banned for a year after he redirected an elite runner away from the finish line, in a mistake that almost changed the outcome of the race....
00:32, 05/14/2019

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoint, killing 20 troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban stormed an army checkpoint in western Farah province, killing 20 troops. Provincial councilman Dadullah Qaneh said on Monday that the insurgents also captured two soldiers in the attack in...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Iraqi official: Suicide bomber attacks Baghdad marketplace BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has attacked a marketplace in Baghdad’s Sadr City suburb, killing seven people and wounding 16. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of media regulations, said ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's overseas contacts, a top U.S. official said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

NYPD training official: Garner video shows ‘chokehold’ NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the New York Police Department’s recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 “meets the definition of a chokehold.” Inspector Richard Dee testified Tuesday at ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

France will not accept repeated Brexit delays: French official France will not tolerate repeated extensions of the Brexit deadline, a French presidential adviser said on Friday, expressing hope that European elections in Britain would jolt its political parties into reaching a deal on leaving the EU....
02:16, 05/10/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
06:48, 05/11/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
12:16, 05/14/2019

Lightsaber recognized as official discipline by French Fencing Federation French fencing officials added the lightsaber to the sport's three traditional disciplines and even started an academy to structure it. Proponents say it will draw people to fencing and get kids off the couch....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Afghan official: gunmen kill provincial intelligence officer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says unidentified gunmen killed a deputy intelligence director for northern Baghlan province. The provincial official says Abdul Ghafour Mahmoud was shot Sunday while traveling to the capital, Kabul, and a...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Official renders leak of some OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro accessories including the Bullets Wireless 2 We've shown you renders of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, and have even passed along leaked photographs of the official cases for the new models. Now, thanks to a tweet from Ishan Agarwal, we have official renders of some of the accessories for the...
09:48, 05/13/2019

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption        ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
09:00, 05/09/2019

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

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official said, the second such attack within days....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Tuesday....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), which carried out the deadly suicide attacks on......
12:32, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing policy with China said on Friday....
06:32, 05/03/2019

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a top UN official said on Thursday....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Russia c.bank expects economic growth to pick up later this year - official Russia's central bank expects economic growth to pick up later this year due to large state investments, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday....
04:48, 05/20/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Politicians condemn brazen shooting attack on deputy, official near Congress Cambiemos officials vow to bring perpetrators to justice, as lawmakers across the political spectrum condemn attack on Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón near Congress....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Top Veterans Affairs official hits back at AOC's claim the VA doesn't have enough money Richard Stone, the Department of Veterans Affairs executive in charge, poked a hole in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim the agency is not fully funded....
08:32, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani: Senior Health Official Suspended For Not Joining Work The Odisha government has suspended Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Rayagada, Siva Prasad Padhi, for not joining duty despite a government's order cancelling holidays of all employees in the......
21:00, 05/02/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
10:48, 05/21/2019

Cummings to ex-White House official: Answer our questions or face prison House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is threatening fines or even imprisonment for a former White House official if he refuses to satisfactorily answer questions when he appears for a closed-door interview on Wednesday.“There...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Huge leak of official cases for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro confirms major differences between the two This coming Tuesday, May 14th, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be officially unveiled. And while a number of renders have been disseminated giving us an idea of what the phone will look like, WinFuture has published (via GSM Arena) pictures of t...
17:32, 05/12/2019

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
19:00, 05/20/2019

710 fighters of Libya's official government killed since beginning of battle for Tripoli Seven hundred and 10 fighters of the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli have been killed since the beginning of the battle for the capital, the government said in a statement....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party Thailand's Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country's March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party associated with fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra topped the field by winning 136 cons...
07:00, 05/07/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
09:32, 05/16/2019

No Data On Surgical Strikes Carried Before September 2016: Army Official The Indian Army has no data to suggest that surgical strikes were conducted by its troops across the Line of Control (LoC) before September 29, 2016, the day when such strikes were carried out in......
09:16, 05/08/2019

Taxpayers union official: Here's why Sanders' 'Avengers: Endgame' tax proposition is wrong Senior Fellow for the National Taxpayers Union Mattie Duppler says that Bernie Sanders' tax proposition for Disney following the record-breaking release of 'Avengers: Endgame' is a "half-baked idea."...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
10:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of...
12:16, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
17:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
14:16, 04/30/2019

HBO Gives Official Updates on Game of Thrones' Prequel Series and Potential Spinoffs Child’s Play is taking more jabs at the poor toys from Toy Story 4. Even more new looks at The Dark Crystal, plus Swamp Things’ first episode and Doom Patrol’s last. Spoilers set sail!Read more......
09:00, 05/22/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
21:16, 05/23/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
20:16, 05/01/2019

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
10:48, 04/28/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
17:48, 05/13/2019

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16:16, 05/14/2019

The Surprising History Behind the Royal Family's Official and Unofficial Rules and Protocol Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have always done it their way. The new parents officially introduced their first child to the world, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex presenting son......
11:16, 05/08/2019

Amid Bailout Talks, Pak Appoints Ex-IMF Official As State Bank Governor A Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been appointed as the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), as the cash-strapped country seeks to finalise a......
06:32, 05/05/2019

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
14:16, 05/21/2019

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

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping Likely To Meet Next Month: White House Official US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, White House economic......
12:32, 05/12/2019

The Last of Us 2 release date announcement coming soon? Sony 'official update' imminent Sony and Naughty Dog could be due to offer another formal update about The Last of Us II's release date very soon according to information from a trusted source....
07:32, 05/06/2019

Cummings schedules testimony from ex-White House security official in clearance probe House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., scheduled an interview for this upcoming Wednesday with former White House Personnel Security Director Carl Kline amid the Congressional investigation into White House security clearances....
18:00, 04/28/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing further terrorist acts, attacks against civilians, repri...
15:00, 04/28/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Border crisis must be fixed by Congress, top official says after migrant teen dies in US custody After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing duties....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shooting at a mosque last month....
08:48, 04/30/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Official says White House never told him to change a security clearance decision -source The former head of White House security clearances told congressional investigators on Wednesday he was never instructed to change a security clearance determination by anyone at the White House, a source familiar with his closed-door interview said....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Meghan Markle Wears Sleeveless White Trench in Her First Official Baby Photos Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wore an elegant cream-colored sleeveless trench dress for her first official appearance on Wednesday morning, two days after giving birth to her first child, a baby boy on Monday, May 6. Markle, who’s been noted for h...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Former Obama campaign official: Lack of early endorsements for Biden could be a good thing Robin Biro, who served as a regional field director for the Obama-Biden campaign, argues that it's better for Biden to not get early endorsements from Obama loyalists right now....
10:32, 05/13/2019

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-BRIEF-Circor Reports First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results (April 25) (Company corrects quarterly GAAP loss figure to reflect errors related to the accounting for the divestiture of company's Reliability Services business) CIRCOR International Inc:...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Canada’s top soldier attends cabinet meeting but appearance ‘had nothing to do’ with Norman case: official Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance and Jody Thomas, deputy minister of national defence, attended cabinet on Tuesday but officials say it had "nothing to do" with Norman....
13:16, 05/14/2019

Former Transportation Dept official compares Jacksonville Boeing 737 accident to 'Miracle on the Hudson' Former Deputy Assistant Transportation Secretary Oliver McGee told "Fox and Friends" that a contaminated runway was the culprit behind the Boeing 737 sliding into a river in Jacksonville, Florida on Friday....
14:32, 05/04/2019

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fire...
14:48, 05/04/2019

The official OnePlus 7 Pro launch video just leaked hours ahead of today’s event The day many OnePlus fans must have been waiting for is finally here. The OnePlus 7 series will soon be unveiled, and we’ll know everything there is to know about the three handsets the Chinese smartphone maker is about to announce. Well, we&rs...
05:48, 05/14/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
12:16, 05/01/2019

California prison official watched YouTube videos for hours while on duty: report A California prison administrator made use of the state’s tax dollars by watching thousands of hours of YouTube videos while on the clock, according to a report released by the California state auditor on Tuesday....
03:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East in the case an attack by Iran on American forces....
16:48, 05/14/2019

It’s official: The ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale was the worst episode in the show’s history A few weeks ago, the fourth episode of the last Game of Thrones season needed only a few days to become the show’s worst-rated episode on IMDB. It had an average rating of 6.6/10 from more than 62,000 reviews, and that rating sank even lower in...
10:32, 05/20/2019

5 civilians, 4 insurgents killed in attack on luxury hotel in southwest Pakistan: official A Pakistani regional police chief increased Sunday the death toll from an attack on a luxury hotel to five people, which he said did not include four gunmen killed by security forces....
04:32, 05/12/2019

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end ...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Are Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev an "Official" Couple Yet? Brie Calls Her Sister Out Nikki Bella insists she and Artem Chigvintsev are still not an "official" couple, but her twin sister Brie Bella is just not buying it. E! News learned in January that the Nikki,......
15:48, 05/12/2019

Top Border Patrol official: Facilities not 'designed to handle' heavy flow of immigrants A top border patrol official said Monday on “Fox & Friends” that facilities intended to house migrants and illegal immigrant detainees were “not designed to handle [the] type of flow” being seen along the Mexican border....
15:16, 05/06/2019

Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor says he is waiting for official statement on election Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor said on Monday that he would wait for an official statement from the High Election Board (YSK) before speaking about its decision to annul and re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Temptation to 'game the system' could derail US-China trade deal, says former American official A trade deal between the United States and China — which is reportedly around the corner — might be derailed by a "temptation to game the system," according to a former U.S. diplomat and ambassador....
02:16, 05/03/2019

President Trump Appoints Former Obama Administration Official Mark Morgan as ICE Head (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweets that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration as t...
12:32, 05/05/2019

U.S. Refuses to Recognize Threat of Arctic Climate Change as Trump Official Cheers Melting Sea Ice A rational person looking at the collapse of the Arctic as we’ve known it for at least 115,000 years would see an ecological and humanitarian crisis. For the Trump administration, it’s just another business opportunity and chance to peddle climate de...
10:16, 05/07/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Societe Generale resigns as London gold and silver market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold and silver, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Hillary Clinton Said Russia Infiltrated All Florida Election Systems. A State Official Disputes That Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report said that Russian spies attempted to hack into many of Florida’s local election systems, succeeding in penetrating “at least one” county government network. But Mueller did not say any m...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Samsung Galaxy Home mini smart speaker leaks ahead of official launch Samsung revealed its own take on smart speakers last year, but the company's first product, suggestively dubbed Galaxy Home, has yet to make its debut on the market. We're not sure if Samsung has hit a snag with the project or the South Korean giant ...
22:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily -official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
15:48, 05/23/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
17:16, 05/13/2019

Official: Initial U.S. Assessment Blames Iran for United Arab Emirates Ship Attacks WASHINGTON — An American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives Sunday to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. official said Monday...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting at a charter school in a Denver suburb. HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting at a charter school in a Denver suburb....
12:32, 05/09/2019

Trump has asserted executive privilege over entire Mueller report: Justice Dept official President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and its underlying investigative materials, escalating a battle with the Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee....
10:48, 05/08/2019

Pentagon weighs requesting several thousand more troops in Mideast amid Iran tensions: official The Pentagon is slated to request several thousand more U.S. troops be deployed to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News on Wednesday....
17:48, 05/22/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Trump taps Mark Morgan, former Obama official who supports border wall, to head ICE Morgan had been the top official at Customs and Border Protection in the Obama administration, but has been outspoken in favor of Trump’s signature proposal for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border....
09:48, 05/05/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
18:16, 05/02/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
09:32, 05/21/2019

Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday, kicking off its eighth Annual Youth Forum. ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-killings last weekend in the Mopti region, which l...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
12:32, 05/22/2019

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

Gunmen shoot lawmaker Héctor Olivares outside Congress building, kill provincial government official Héctor Olivares participated in a debate in Congress on Wednesday about a law to limit the criminal activity of football hooligans. A companion of his, Miguel Marcelo Yadón, died before reaching hospital....
08:16, 05/09/2019

Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption PARIS (AP) — Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption....
05:32, 05/23/2019

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

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacles to its reform agenda, the Horn of Africa country remains on a “positive trajectory,” the UN Securit...
16:48, 05/22/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “the worst extreme weather event to occur so far thi...
10:00, 04/28/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
15:48, 05/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL full specs leak ahead of official reveal Once again, a major smartphone vendor will have virtually nothing left to reveal at its reveal event, as Google’s mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones have leaked in full this week. First, courtesy of Max J., we got a look at the reta...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
07:00, 05/18/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war....
01:32, 05/01/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
11:48, 05/16/2019

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which dropped its official trailer Tuesday.        ...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
21:16, 05/06/2019

Jet traveling to northern Mexico has been lost - Mexico transport official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
11:16, 05/06/2019

The OnePlus 7 is official: great specs, great price, but not coming to the US After numerous leaks, hints, and teasers, the OnePlus 7 is now official. And it is exactly the phone we expected it to be: a reasonably priced Android handset with top-notch specs running clean, bloat-free Android. Alongside the OnePlus 7, the compan...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Official release date for Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift S is May 21 Oculus has finally told us the release date for the new Oculus Rift S and standalone Oculus Quest headset that will be available starting on May 21. Both headsets will be available for $399 / £399 (around AU$730) and are available for pre-o...
11:16, 04/30/2019

China's NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on Monday it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Gamefreak for the domestic release of Pokemon Quest, marking the first official Pokemon mobile game release in China....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are now finally official: here's all you need to know Google has just officially lifted the cover off its first truly affordable Pixel phones that promise to bring an incredible camera and years of software support: welcome the Google Pixel 3a and its larger sibling, the Pixel 3a XL.While the new Pixel ...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 5.1 Plus Get Rs. 1,750 Discount on Official Website The Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 5.1 Plus are available with a discount worth Rs.1,750 from the official Nokia e-store, and more offers for Airtel customers....
07:16, 05/08/2019

It's official: 'Avengers: Endgame' is bigger than 'Titanic' with $2.2B at global box office "Avengers: Endgame" has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time. It's blown past "Titanic" and is closing in on "Avatar."        ...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
16:32, 05/22/2019

House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which lawmakers are seeking the U.S. leader's financial records from his accounting firm, the panel said in ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
17:32, 05/22/2019

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal...
17:32, 05/22/2019

New Jersey man arrested for plotting terror attack at Trump Tower A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday on terror-related charges for allegedly seeking to provide material support to Hamas, and discussing the bombing of Trump Tower and the Israeli consulate in Manhattan, according to federal officials. Jonathan X...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
17:48, 05/22/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
18:00, 05/22/2019

New A-League club Western United confirm Mark Rudan as inaugural coach Former Wellington boss signs three-year dealGertjan Verbeek named Adelaide’s new coach Western United have finally unveiled Mark Rudan as their inaugural manager following months of speculation that he would lead the A-League club.Rudan parted ways w...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Orioles’ commentator can no longer fathom Gleyber Torres The rest of the Yankees can probably take the night off. Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez have it from here. Torres cranked his 11th and 12th homers of the season on Wednesday night in Baltimore, bringing his season-total against the lowly Orioles to ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
18:48, 05/22/2019

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television an...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
19:16, 05/22/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Rep. Collins: Pelosi and Dems only concerned with keeping their jobs Is the president to blame for being unable to work with Democratic leaders? Not according to Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., who said Wednesday the only thing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is concerned with is keeping her job....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Theresa May clings to power after Cabinet resignation as Tories brace for European election wipeout Theresa May is clinging to power after Andrea Leadsom quit the Cabinet over her Brexit plans as the Tory party braces for a total wipeout in the European elections....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Warriors' owner 'confident' of keeping Thompson, Durant Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob intends to re-sign Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant when they become unrestricted free agents this summer, even though Durant's agent said the superstar is undecided....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Steroids for rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know Steroids are a type of drug that can reduce inflammation by suppressing the immune system. They are often part of a treatment plan for rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
19:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Retired Admiral McRaven has no regrets over criticizing Trump Retired Navy Admiral and former U.S. special operations chief William McRaven has no regrets about criticizing President Donald Trump, though he said on Wednesday that friends in the military faulted him for disparaging the commander-in-chief....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Is ‘Popeye’ spinach ice cream the scoop for Fleet Week 2019? Well, blow me down: Spinach is the new sweet treat of Fleet Week 2019. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream launched a spinach-flavored ice cream this week in honor of Popeye the Sailor’s 90th birthday — and members of the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marine...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Trump honors officers with Medal of Valor awards Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a mass shooting on Election Day 2016 in southern California. (May 22)   ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Brandon Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been recognised with a first international call-up into the Socceroos squad for their friendly against South ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Ludwig Paz p...
20:32, 05/22/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Dead gray whale found on island is Alaska’s third this year ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak Island. Carcasses also were found this spring near Cordova and south of Anc...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
20:32, 05/22/2019

"Polls End, Talks Begin": Congress On Sushma Swaraj-Pak Minister Photo A day before counting of votes for the national election, the Congress tore into the government over what it called "foreign minister-level talks" with Pakistan, alleging that with the end of......
20:48, 05/22/2019

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

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
21:32, 05/22/2019

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world....
22:00, 05/22/2019

METALS-Copper slides in trade war selloff Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Audi S6 2019 review Audi chooses a 48-volt-assisted TDI V6 for its latest performance exec, despite diesels being in the doldrums The easy way to view the arrival of the new Audi S6 is as a new and enticingly warmed-over executive four-door, a decent progression from ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Community says farewell to Thornydale Elementary School TUCSON-  Thornydale Elementary School is permanently closing. The district’s board voted to close it down because the number of students has been dropping for years. Wednesday was the last day of school for Thornydale Elementary students. ̶...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Mets call-up Rajai Davis arrives late via Uber, gets lost in stadium, then hits home run Rajai Davis had himself quite the Wednesday. It started with him getting ready for a minor-league game and ended with hitting a home run for the Mets.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
23:16, 05/22/2019

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
23:32, 05/22/2019

Brightburn Is an Entertaining Superhero Horror Story Told in a Very Clunky Way The biggest compliment I can give Brightburn is that, when it ended, I would have sat through a sequel immediately. It’s a film that blends two popular genres to create a scenario and world that are fascinating and terrifying, and you instantly want ...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Urmila Matondkar Trails Behind BJP's Gopal Shetty In Mumbai North Actor-politician Urmila Matondar, the Congress candidate from Mumbai North, is trailing behind BJP's sitting lawmaker Gopal Shetty, early trends suggest....
00:48, 05/23/2019

Arsenal vs Linz: Unai Emery steps up Europa League Final preparations with behind-closed-doors friendly Arsenal will play a behind-closed-doors game against Austrian side LASK Linz today as Unai Emery and his staff step up preparations for the Europa League Final ....
01:16, 05/23/2019

China says U.S. needs to correct wrong actions to continue trade talks The United States needs to correct its wrong actions if it wants to continue negotiations with China to end a damaging tariff war, China's Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, adding that talks should be based on mutual respect....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: This "Crazy Rat Lady" Lets Critters Crawl All Over Her At London's upmarket Hampstead, Veronica Diaz lives with her seven rats, a cat and a hamster. The self-proclaimed "crazy rat lady" reveals that the much-maligned rodents are allowed to cuddle with......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon Shareholder Tries To Return Purchased Item Directly To Jeff Bezos Amid Amazon's annual shareholders conference where dozens of people joined to discuss issues like renewable energy use and equal pay, a woman called out to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trying to return a......
03:32, 05/23/2019

Lenovo Post Huge Jump in Profits on Strong PC Sales Lenovo reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest PC maker to beat market expectations....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Ayesha Curry shuts down commenter who body-shamed her 10-month-old son: ‘Excuse you?’ Ayesha Curry appeared good-natured when questioned about her weight on a Tuesday Instagram post, but drew the line when the comments began body-shaming her 10-month-old son....
05:16, 05/23/2019

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which will no longer be developed.So, the list of features being ditched with the freshly launched May 2019 U...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Ex-MLB slugger Josh Hamilton reveals conversation with God led him to retirement Former MLB slugger Josh Hamilton played nine years in the big leagues, winning one MVP award and getting selected to five All-Star games while also battling drug and alcohol addiction....
05:48, 05/23/2019

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Controversial Tiger Woods biography set to become TV mini-series The life of Tiger Woods is set to be depicted on the small screen after a deal was struck up to turn a controversial biography of the 15-time Major champion into a scripted mini-series....
07:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
07:48, 05/23/2019

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip....
08:32, 05/23/2019

Tell Wrinkles to Back Off With This $7 Eucerin Face Cream Even if you don’t have wrinkles yet, it is never too early to start using wrinkle cream. Many professionals believe that moisturizer is one of the most important steps in skincare. Wrinkle creams are meant to target fine lines and help moisturize for...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
09:00, 05/23/2019

The Queen recalls her trips around the world as she tours Britsh Airways HQ to celebrate airline's centenary The Queen happily recalled her millions of miles of travels on behalf of the country as she celebrated the centenary of British Airways today but laughingly admitted: "Having travelled so much they tend to get a bit muddled."...
09:16, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Dennis Rodman accused of slapping man at Florida bar: report NBA legend Dennis Rodman was reportedly accused of slapping a man at his own birthday party last week in Florida and police were investigating the incident....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Pelosi urges Trump aides, family to stage an ‘intervention’ for the 'good of the country' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged members of the Trump family, White House staff and administration officials to stage an “intervention” for President Trump, after claiming he had a “temper tantrum” “again.”...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Mary-Louise Parker to Return to Broadway in ‘The Sound Inside’ The play, by Adam Rapp, is about a professor, a student, and a terrible diagnosis. It is scheduled to begin performances in September and to open in October....
10:00, 05/23/2019

The First Look at Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Picard Will Give You Goosebumps Look who's back in the Star Trek saddle. E! News has a sneak peek at Patrick Stewart's new series, Star Trek: Picard, below. The new poster art gives a hint at what Captain......
10:00, 05/23/2019

Real Housewives' Luann de Lesseps Taken Into Custody for Violating Probation Luann de Lesseps was taken into custody Thursday morning for allegedly violating her probation. She has since been released. According to documents obtained by E! News, The Real......
10:00, 05/23/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for w...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Benedetti wins 12th stage; Polanc takes Giro lead PINEROLO, Italy (AP) — Cesare Benedetti won the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday for his first victory as a professional while Jan Polanc took the overall leader’s pink jersey from UAE Emirates teammate Valerio Conti. Benedetti...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Netflix is releasing 56 new original movies and shows in June – here’s the full list It’s pretty big news that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is coming to Netflix late next month. People en masse didn’t expect too much from this animated Spider-Man feature, but it ended up being the most acclaimed Spider-Man movie of a...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
10:16, 05/23/2019

Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused, says FIFA Secretyar General FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play....
10:32, 05/23/2019

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site, some Indian Muslims say A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque....
11:48, 05/23/2019

These proposed New York City mega-structures would have been crazy New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed. From an airport in Midtown Manhattan to an imposing tower i...
11:48, 05/23/2019

5 returning TV shows to obsess over this summer, from 'Big Little Lies' to 'Stranger Things' This summer is packed with returning shows that you should pay attention to, including "The Handmaid's Tale," "Veronica Mars" and "Stranger Things."        ...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.        ...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants to earn Joshua fight, not have it given to him Keith Thurman says the legendary Manny Pacquiao isn't half the man he used to be, and Michael Hunter is happy for Andy Ruiz Jnr to get his Anthony Joshua shot The post Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Gear Up For Summer With 20% Off at L.L. Bean If you’re ever planning to head outdoors this season, L.L.Bean is what you want to be wearing when you do it. The outdoorsy brand is taking 20% off your order with promo code SUMMER. This deal seems to apply to both full-price and on-sale items, exc...
12:00, 05/23/2019

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “activeR...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls 'freaking stupid' A pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to navigate through traffic, instead of cameras, just a few weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called the technology "freaking stupid."...
12:32, 05/23/2019

Menopausal? Yes. But at 50 I’m hotter than I was in my 20s | Cally Beaton As an older woman, I’ve never been more comfortable in my own skin. And I still wouldn’t be seen dead in a linen blazerI’m new to being 50 and I’m waiting for it to happen to me: the moment when I vanish without trace. My 51st year started with the B...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr – a life in pictures Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, introduced generations of preschool children to the joyful chaos of uncontrolled appetites, has died at the age of 95 Continue reading......
12:48, 05/23/2019

Where Did the Right Whales Go? New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to feed elsewhere....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S. over the last two decades....
13:16, 05/23/2019

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real difference."...
13:32, 05/23/2019

'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps ordered into custody after probation violation "Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps was ordered into custody by a judge Thursday after admitting to violating her probation.        ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Man hand-feeds rat Chinese takeout on packed subway train Pizza Rat has some culinary competition. A man was spotted on a packed 2 train Wednesday hand-feeding a rodent during rush hour. That’s right, rat foodies have moved beyond the platform and into the subway. “I was coming home from work ar...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Bryan Habana: 'World Cup win for Siya Kolisi would be bigger than Mandela' In Manhattan, the Springbok great discussed retirement, race and how the Rugby World Cup in Japan could eclipse the events of 1995Lunch with Bryan Habana happens in New York, which is not where one would usually find a great South Africa wing. Not lo...
14:32, 05/23/2019

AMD Navi RX 3080 specs leak ahead of Computex 2019 Information on AMD Navi graphics cards keeps leaking out, and this time the specs for the AMD RX 3080 have been spotted online ahead of Computex 2019.This leak comes via renowned leaker KOMACHI, and while the tweet was deleted, it was spotted by Wccf...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months.Data scientist and business consultant David Stier discovered that th...
14:32, 05/23/2019

This $225 clutch folds out flat to reveal a clever organizational system for all your essentials — it can also be worn 4 ways Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
14:48, 05/23/2019

I toured the most expensive condo for sale in a Billionaires' Row skyscraper in NYC, a $58.5 million residence that spans the entire 87th floor. Here's what it looks like inside. Katie Warren/Business Insider The most expensive unit for sale at 157 W 57th Street, known as "One57," is a four-bedroom, full-floor residence for $58.5 million. One57 is one of several supertall luxury residential skyscrapers rising along Billionai...
14:48, 05/23/2019

10 myths about pores you need to stop believing iStock Certain things you believe about pores might not be true. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot open or close your pores, but pores can dilate and stretch. At-home face masks and nose strips won't actually shrink your pores but they can te...
14:48, 05/23/2019