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Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says

U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle ...

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says

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Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating through Mexico to the United States, according to two ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens ha...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel north. Mexican foreign minister M...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it be Central America's most charming city?...
13:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the United States....
11:48, 06/18/2019

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum...
13:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
19:32, 06/14/2019

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
07:32, 05/26/2019

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China: Panama president-elect Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, which has won diplomatic support and increased its investment in the region in recent years....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism Day, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, authorities said....
05:32, 05/02/2019

Roseanne Barr announces 'Mr. and Mrs. America Tour' with Andrew Dice Clay A little more than a year after being fired from the "Roseanne" reboot, Roseanne Barr is hitting the road for a comedy tour with Andrew Dice Clay.        ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat Police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo in southern Sweden after witnesses said he made threats and claimed to be carrying explosives and firearms, law enforcement officials said....
15:16, 06/10/2019

Sure Seems Like Trump Still Thinks the Central Park Five Are Guilty Nearly three decades after demanding five young people of color be put to death for a crime they didn’t commit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to concede that the Central Park Five are innocent....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all their pent-up fury at the next best target: Attorney General William Barr.House Democrats have transformed the conservative GOP legal fixture into their all-pu...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Trump wants Barr to consider investigating Biden – Giuliani Attorney general ‘should make this call’ over Ukraine tiesSchiff says president targeting ‘most formidable opponent’Donald Trump wants his attorney general to consider investigating Joe Biden, a potential opponent in next year’s presidential election...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to talk to Barr about possible Biden probe President Trump said Friday that it would be “appropriate” for him to talk to Attorney General William Barr about opening an investigation into former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden....
18:48, 05/11/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certainly it would be an appropriate thing to speak to h...
09:32, 05/11/2019

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying “they admitted their guilt.” Responding to a reporter’s statement that the men we...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Trump says Central Park Five ‘admitted guilt,’ won’t apologize President Trump on Tuesday refused to apologize to the Central Park Five — asserting that “they admitted their guilt” and that there are “people on both sides” of the question of their innocence. Trump jumped into the issue as a new Netflix series, “...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
20:00, 05/30/2019

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump’s agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at judges who issue rulings blocking nationwide policies. Barr is speaking Tuesday night to the American Law Institute. He says judges who issue these so-called nationwide injunctions are ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

AG Barr: 'I felt the rules were being changed to hurt Trump' Attorney General William Barr told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday that his handling of the Mueller report and its aftermath is rooted in a desire to defend the power of the executive branch rather than personal support for P...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said Thursday....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
16:32, 06/18/2019

House seeks to restore Central American aid, defying Trump A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House....
12:48, 05/09/2019

Europe Isn’t Feeling Much Pain From Trump Tariffs, Central Bank Says A study by the European Central Bank says tariffs on steel and aluminum have caused only modest economic damage, but have rattled business confidence....
15:16, 04/28/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
13:32, 05/31/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for Trump....
20:32, 05/18/2019

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer h...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe — but that he welcomed the news. “I didn’t ask him to do that. I di...
13:00, 05/14/2019

William Barr is acting like Trump's henchman | Austin Sarat The attorney general seems willing to distort facts, to cunningly parse words, and to condone behavior that borders on criminality William Barr has shown himself to be a loyal foot soldier for the president who appointed him. From his 24 March summar...
15:48, 05/03/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr ext...
07:48, 05/24/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr has acted less than honorable in his public rollo...
12:32, 05/10/2019

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

Limbaugh: Sen. Hirono's treatment of Barr due to 'poisonous hatred' for Trump Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh ripped Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Wednesday for her treatment of Attorney General William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Mueller report calling her “ignorant” and “a liar.”...
02:48, 05/02/2019

William Barr: is his defence of Trump paving the road to tyranny? The attorney general stands accused of acting as the president’s personal lawyer rather than a guardian of the constitutionMoments before a highly anticipated congressional hearing at whichthe star witness the attorney general, William Barr was no lo...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Kamala Harris wants Trump to watch Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five documentary The Democratic presidential candidate criticized the president for saying there were “people on both sides” of the exoneration of the men wrongly accused of raping a jogger....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue In this Guardian story first published in 2016, and as Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix series on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, hits screens, we tell of how, 30 years ago, five young black men were wrongly convicted of rape – and how the ch...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Mueller complained that Barr’s letter did not capture ‘context’ of Trump probe In a letter and phone call, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and Attorney General William P. Barr went back and forth over Mueller’s concerns. “The summary letter the Department sent to Congress and released to the public . . . did not fully cap...
18:16, 04/30/2019

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

Trump slams 2020 Dems as ‘lunatics,’ claims Barr did ‘fantastic’ job President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr did a “fantastic” job testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee — and accused the three 2020 Democratic hopefuls who questioned him of acting like “...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened t...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
07:32, 05/24/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
22:00, 05/17/2019

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

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontation with his political opponents continued to intens...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Barr to Trump: Invoke executive privilege over redacted Mueller materials The Justice Department told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William P. Barr would ask President Trump to assert privilege over the sensitive materials subpoenaed by Democrats....
22:16, 05/07/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over declaring that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued t...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Barr spars with Feinstein over Trump's alleged push to remove Mueller The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over President Trump’s alleged efforts to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the investigation into Russian interference in the...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Barr working with CIA to review Trump-Russia investigation, reports say – live Haspel and national intelligence chief Dan Coats on boardPompeo warns Russia: election meddling won’t be toleratedSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.20pm BST Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel a...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
14:32, 05/29/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claimed that he was trying to "destroy the FBI" in order to protect President Donald Trump. ...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Desus and Mero ask Ava DuVernay about the Central Park Five, Trump, and the ultimate hood movie With Ava DuVernay’s wrenching miniseries about the so-called “Central Park Five,” When They See Us, coming out today, the award-winning director made her way down to Desus & Mero’s dank basement interview den for some real talk. For one thing, Du...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Kamala Harris calls on Trump to watch Netflix miniseries about Central Park Five "Sensationalized media coverage — including a 1989 full-page ad placed by Trump — made it almost impossible for them to be treated fairly," she wrote.        ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

President Trump Played a Key Role in the Central Park Five Case. Here’s the Real History Behind When They See Us The newspaper ad shows up in the second episode of Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama When They See Us. It’s a full-page proclamation, headlined in capital letters: “BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!” Like the...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Shutdowns, emergencies and tariffs: Trump’s frenetic immigration approach has become central to his 2020 bid The rush of border policies flowing from the White House offers a clear sign that Trump’s reelection campaign will focus on immigration more than any other topic....
08:16, 06/02/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says progress at Xi-Trump Japan meet 'difficult' China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said o...
20:16, 05/30/2019

Fed's Powell treads carefully as Trump's central bank pick faces trouble Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, with the No. 2 Republican in the Senate saying Wednesday that President Donald Trump's potential nominee may not have the votes...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Frid...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Donald Trump and Theresa May come face to face as protesters gather in central London Donald Trump and Theresa May came face to face at a business meeting at St James's Palace this morning marking the start of the second day of the president's first state visit to the UK....
02:32, 06/04/2019

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
01:48, 05/22/2019

How William Barr, now serving as a powerful ally for Trump, has championed presidential powers The attorney general is part of a group of conservative intellectuals who have been leading the charge to expand the powers of the executive branch over the past four decades....
13:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
21:48, 05/08/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
18:48, 05/17/2019

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

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
14:48, 05/28/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
12:48, 06/11/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
22:16, 05/03/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of Democratic "sick burns."...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
08:32, 05/04/2019

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Barr puts Trump’s actions in best light, despite ‘substantial evidence’ of obstruction cited by Mueller The attorney general’s analysis of Trump’s efforts to push out the special counsel provided the most revealing look yet at Barr’s rationale for concluding that there was not sufficient evidence to charge the president....
18:32, 05/01/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of ju...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the sit...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Trump rejects Iran’s denials that it attacked tankers, citing video released by Central Command The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
22:16, 06/07/2019

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
18:16, 05/17/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
14:48, 05/08/2019

Mueller reportedly criticized Attorney General Barr's summary of special counsel report on Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly raised criticisms about Attorney General William Barr's summary of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Bill Barr reveals Russia probe review to focus on Trump dossier briefing, leaking Attorney General Bill Barr, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, revealed that the recently announced review of the origins of the Russia probe will focus in part on a controversial briefing that intelligence officials gave President Trump shortl...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against ...
10:32, 06/12/2019

The Radicalization of White America: How Donald Trump Weaponized Whiteness On September 30, 2011, an unmanned American drone fired 40 missiles into the home of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen living in Yemen. The prominent Muslim cleric was placed on the U.S. government’s kill list because he reportedly inspired numero...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Trump's regime is leading America in an insurrection | Carol Anderson Trump’s regime has ignited the base by conjuring up a vision of whiteness imperiled by ‘illegals’, ‘black identity extremists’ and Muslim terroristsOn Friday, Donald Trump praised Robert E Lee. Slaveholder. Sadist. Traitor. Loser. It was his way of o...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Donating to Trump might be a tough call for Corporate America in 2020 Trump's disruptive trade confrontations have sent shockwaves through the business world, while, insiders say, companies may wonder whether associating with the president could alienate employees and customers....
05:16, 06/18/2019

Trump’s Visit Is a Reminder That Europe Is Being Bullied by America — And It Is Working As President Trump landed in the U.K. on June 3 for a visit that also includes Ireland and France, we have yet another opportunity to reflect on the health of the transatlantic relationship. The situation is considerably different from July last year...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'America has its own royal baby: Donald Trump' Late-night hosts discussed the latest addition to the royal family and Trump’s continuing anger over the Mueller reportMonday night’s late-night monologues contained a mixture of international and local news as the hosts covered US conflicts, Donald ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden to declare Trump an 'existential threat' to America – live Biden and Trump to hold duelling rallies in key battleground state, while big tech under scrutiny at congressional hearing in WashingtonSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.59pm BST Well, Donald Trump is tweeting again ... (not that...
07:48, 06/11/2019

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
20:16, 05/30/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election – telling a crowd in Seatt...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Mueller report outlines Trump 'crimes,' but no obstruction conclusion because Barr wouldn't permit indictment: Judge Nap Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlined several crimes in his report, but didn't offer a conclusion on obstruction because his boss was unlikely to permit prosecution....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Matt Gaetz: Trump's 'Keep America Great' campaign an 'inclusive movement' President Trump's campaign is an inclusive venture that seeks to unite Americans in favor of economic prosperity, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
21:32, 06/18/2019

Trump launches re-election bid before jam-packed arena, vows to 'Keep America Great' President Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night before a jam-packed crowd in Orlando's Amway Center arena, and quickly unloaded on the media organizations and government actors he said tried their hardest with "everythin...
21:32, 06/18/2019

Analysis: Does Joe Biden's 'foot-in-mouth' problem matter in Trump's America? Joe Biden was under 40 when he was elected to the Senate, and he spent decades representing Delaware in the deliberative body, rising to lead the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before serving eight years as vice...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump's visit to Britain: 'America was 239lb smarter' Late night hosts focused on president’s antics in London, his sartorial choices and the anti-Trump protestsLate-night hosts focused on the second day of Trump’s UK visit and the growing protests against him. Continue reading......
10:32, 06/05/2019

Brexit Britain and Trump’s America are a betrayal of the values D-day was fought for | Martin Kettle The D-day commemorations have never felt so uneasy. Trump and Brexit are tearing apart the bonds forged after 1945They are saying that Thursday – the 75th anniversary – will be the last of the international D-day commemorations in which the veterans ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
10:48, 05/17/2019

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is Trying to Woo Latino Voters While Threatening to Purge America of Latinos President Trump is nothing if not tone deaf. Somehow, Trump pulled favorable numbers with Hispanic voters in 2016, and now the president’s campaign to steal the White House in 2020 has its eyes set on pulling the Hispanic vote while simultaneously th...
08:48, 06/20/2019

Trump is taking his 'America First' agenda to the United Kingdom with state trip: Sean Spicer When President Trump touched down in London Monday morning he had his "America First" agenda with him, according to former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer....
12:32, 06/03/2019

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Protesters leave central London looking like a 'rubbish tip' Anti-Trump protesters left central London looking like a "rubbish tip" after placards and food packages were left strewn across the streets, people working nearby have said....
13:48, 06/05/2019

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

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a ste...
14:16, 05/30/2019

John Kelly, Trump’s ex-chief of staff, joins board of firm running America’s biggest child migrant facility John Kelly now sits on the board of Caliburn International, which owns a company that runs Homestead - the biggest facility for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Robert De Niro: Trump getting impeached would 'Make America Great Again' "The individual who currently purports to lead America is not worthy of any tribute," Robert De Niro said of Donald Trump at the American Icon Awards.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Ava DuVernay lets Trump 'speak for himself' in Central Park Five series 'When They See Us' Netflix's "When They See Us" reminds viewers how Donald Trump called for the death penalty for teenagers in the 1989 Central Park Five case.        ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Florida: Police investigating shooting near Trump resort SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting near one of President Donald Trump’s resorts in Florida that apparently involved a dispute outside a rental car facility. Media outlets report the shooting happened Sunday after...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the pre...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Trump supporters barricaded in London pub by police after being surrounded by protesters London cops herded a small group of Trump supporters into a Trafalgar Square pub with cheap pints Tuesday after they were surrounded by demonstrators chanting “Nazi scum off our streets.”...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
07:48, 06/13/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Trump sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll considers police complaint Writer open to working with NYPD in criminal investigationCarroll to CNN: ‘He pulled down my tights. There was a fight’ E Jean Carroll, the celebrated advice columnist who has accused Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in the mid-1990s, has said...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Florida woman stabs self, tells police she was ‘tired of living in Trump’s country’ A Florida woman reportedly stabbed herself three times in the stomach with a kitchen knife told responding officers it was all because of President Donald Trump....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Met Police boss to Donald Trump: We're safer in London than in all major US cities Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick today hit back at Donald Trump's claims about violent crime in London, saying the capital is safer than all major American cities....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Ohio State campus police officer honored by President Trump for response to knife attack Ohio State police officer Alan Horujko, who fatally shot a knife-wielding attacker on campus, received the Medal of Valor at the White House.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Alec Baldwin joins America in being "so done with" Alec Baldwin's Trump impression on SNL It’s rare for someone who’s been famous for multiple decades to still be truly in touch with the thoughts and feelings of the common folk. But we can’t deny that Alec Baldwin really does understand our pain: He is also, apparently, completely over hi...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured....
21:16, 05/06/2019

Missouri police officer fatally shot by person trying to cash bad check, police say Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative, had been with the department for three months. Police say the suspect is in custody.        ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give people a glimpse of behind-the-scenes police work. Free classes will be will held for 12 consecutive weeks...
10:00, 06/04/2019

South Bend police union slams Buttigieg over response to police shooting of black man The South Bend, Indiana police union is accusing the city’s mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg of making decisions on an officer-involved fatal shooting “solely for his political gain.”...
09:48, 06/25/2019

San Francisco police to return property seized from journalist in raids over leaked police report A San Francisco-based freelance journalist will get back property seized by police during a raid on his home and office earlier this month in relation to his coverage on the unexpected death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi....
15:32, 05/21/2019

New York Police Officer Kills Himself, Third Police Suicide in 10 Days The police commissioner urged officers to seek mental health care, reiterating what he said after a deputy chief and detective took their own lives this month....
21:32, 06/14/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
15:32, 06/24/2019

VIDEO: Police release footage of elderly man being shoved off city bus; passenger now facing murder charge, police say Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Police: Man dead after police-involved shooting PHOENIX, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a man is dead after at least one officer fired a gun while responding to an emergency call. Baltimore County Police said on Twitter that authorities received a call about a man with a weapon Saturday morning...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Barr Brawl Now that Attorney General William Barr has both testified and not testified to the Senate and House, respectively, the time for political spin is upon us....
19:16, 05/02/2019

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
19:48, 06/17/2019

Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us Is More Than a Vindication of the Central Park Five Nearly an hour into the premiere episode of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix miniseries When They See Us, four of the boys who will soon be known as the Central Park Five are left alone together in a holding cell. (The fifth, Korey Wise, is locked in wit...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Central U.S. cleans up after severe weather After a weekend of what AccuWeather Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer called the worst setup for severe weather he has seen in years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center issued over 50 preliminary tornado rep...
11:16, 05/19/2019

| Three dead in central Paris fire Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
11:48, 06/22/2019

TPD investigating homicide in Central Tucson TUCSON -The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near the 2600 block of North Palo Verde Avenue. According to officials, the suspect is in custody. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates. ...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Central Connecticut gets 1st NCAA victory, beating Cal 7-4 Dave Matthews hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and Central Connecticut State won its first NCAA Tournament game, beating California 7-4 in a regional elimination game        ...
14:00, 06/01/2019

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
20:48, 05/31/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila....
09:48, 04/28/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
02:16, 05/30/2019

More storms brewing after tornadoes slam central U.S. More severe weather was in the forecast Wednesday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South a day earlier.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Two Confirmed Tornadoes in South-Central Kentucky Friday’s night’s mesoscale convective system rolled in with heavy rain, strong wind, and hail. Along with the usual threats, came a couple of tornadoes embedded in straight-line wind gusts that caused minor damage in Simpson and Allen Counties. Two w...
05:48, 06/23/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the trend. who saw the decline coming? Chart of the Day has the answer....
13:48, 06/10/2019

When They See Us: behind the harrowing Netflix drama about the Central Park Five The cast of Ava DuVernay’s devastating fact-based drama talk about the story’s prescience and their memories of the original caseFrom the 39th floor of the Mandarin Oriental in New York, Central Park’s spring blossom takes centre stage in a sweeping ...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Bourbon Central Elementary Evacuated Following Gas Leak BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Dispatch confirms that Bourbon Central Elementary is being evacuated due to a gas leak. North Meadowhill Road, Castle Blvd., and Bethlehem Road are closed at this time. Students have been taken to Bourbon County Hi...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Central Missouri tornado wrecks car dealership A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, according to the National Weather Service, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. There is heavy damage, including in a Jefferson City car dealership. (May 23)   ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were ...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Man transported to hospital after shooting in central Tucson TUCSON – A man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being involved in a shooting Monday morning, police say. Tucson Police Department responded to the intersection of Oracle and Grant roads at about 6 a.m. There is no ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you ...
16:16, 05/31/2019

May mayhem: Wild weather wallops central U.S A tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway.        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Central US reels from week of deadly weather Ten people are dead and a 4 year-old boy remains missing after more than a week of severe weather across the central US that put tens of millions of people at risk....
13:32, 05/26/2019

At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack Attackers believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic group raided a rival Dogon village in central Mali overnight, killing at least 95 people and burning houses to the ground, local and government officials said on Monday....
09:32, 06/10/2019

Multiple tornadoes cause damage in central Indiana Weather officials say severe storms in central Indiana produced at least four tornadoes, leaving thousands without power and damaging buildings. No injuries were reported. (June 17)        ...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Man who hanged himself in Central Park was a Broadway actor A Broadway performer who had roles in “War Horse” and “The Phantom of the Opera” was found hanging from a Central Park overpass in the Upper West Side, according to police sources and reports....
22:00, 05/03/2019

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
07:16, 06/18/2019

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platform....
07:48, 06/19/2019

AOC touts Netflix series ‘When They See Us’ on Central Park Five WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a thumbs up to the new Netflix series about the Central Park Five, which launched on the streaming service last week. “I’m thrilled that this story is being told, I’m thrilled at how it’s being to...
15:48, 06/04/2019

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Central US braces for severe storms and tornadoes Extreme weather could hit the central US this weekend, with possible tornadoes, heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. A tornado watch is in effect in western Texas until Saturday morning, while wind gusts of up to 70 miles are expected in Nebraska...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $...
18:48, 06/12/2019

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
09:16, 06/10/2019

U.S. car tariffs alone would have limited impact on EU, central bank says The immediate impact of such levies would be small even though escalating trade tensions could have grave consequences for the global economy, a study concludes....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
23:16, 06/07/2019

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a kn...
19:48, 05/23/2019

‘When They See Us’ actors revisit Central Park Five case The five young actors who play the accused in the first half of the series were horrified to learn details of the case and hope it can lead to changes in the judicial system....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump...
15:48, 05/02/2019

William Barr and Nancy Pelosi Are Having Fun Here’s a nice little anecdote about two of the most powerful people in Washington D.C. having a laugh about President Donald Trump’s efforts to deliberately create a constitutional crisis....
15:00, 05/15/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Graham: Pelosi should apologize to AG Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should apologize to Attorney General Bill Barr. While Pelosi did not specify which comments she was referring to, she asserted Thursday that Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress. (May 2) ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to lawmakers about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 2)       ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: AG Barr is serious about getting 'bad apples' out of the FBI Rep. Steve Scalise, R, L.A., believes that William Barr's appointment of a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia probe proves that the attorney general is getting ready to hit the FBI hard....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Georgia rep.: Dems trying to make AG Barr the 'bad guy' Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., accused Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Thursday of running a "circus" and unfairly maligning Attorney General William Barr over their dissatisfaction with the Mueller report....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Ted Lieu: Barr is now 'one of the most dangerous men' in Washington House Judiciary Democrats held a press conference after Attorney General William Barr did not show up to the scheduled hearing on the report from Robert Mueller's special counsel....
13:32, 05/02/2019

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
23:00, 06/09/2019

William Barr is in deep trouble Attorney General William Barr did two strange things between the time he received special counsel Robert Muelller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and when he released it to Congress and the public....
21:32, 04/30/2019

Our galaxy's central black hole is oddly quiet – now we may know why The supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s centre is relatively calm and peaceful, which may be because magnetic fields keep gas and dust just out of reach...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling o...
05:32, 05/23/2019

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on F...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
02:00, 06/21/2019

At least 7 people dead as severe weather continues across Central US As Missouri authorities reported three storm-related deaths Wednesday, the central and southern plains braced for more severe weather Thursday.        ...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Grand Central Station springs massive leak Grand Central became “Grand Falls” for Thursday commuters. Stunning video posted to Twitter shows water gushing from the ceiling at the terminal’s subway station during a rain shower. The clip shows a small mop bucket proving woeful...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
14:32, 05/26/2019

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 m...
02:00, 05/26/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on T...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Alec Baldwin is getting roasted this summer on Comedy Central Alec Baldwin will prove yet again he can take a punch, this time around at least the verbal kind, when he sits for a Comedy Central roast this summer....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the National Weather Service said....
14:16, 05/02/2019

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
13:48, 06/05/2019

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
14:00, 05/29/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after floods, tornadoes hit central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Tornadoes, storms, floods wallop South, central U.S. Severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday while heavy rain threatened flash flooding.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Why Auschwitz Plays Such a Central Role in Holocaust Remembrance When the Anti-Defamation League announced on Tuesday that anti-Semitic assaults had doubled in the U.S. from 2017 to 2018, the news was shocking but, sadly, not entirely surprising: a shooting left one dead at a California synagogue last Sunday, just...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Poland, central European nations mark 15 years in EU Poland and other central European nations are marking the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders' summit in Warsaw....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Pedestrian collision in central Tucson turns fatal TUCSON – The pedestrian struck by a vehicle in midtown May 7 died from his injuries, according to Tucson Police Department. At around 8 p.m. May 7, 60-year-old Gordon Mackey was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a M...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
20:32, 05/24/2019

More tornadoes tear through central US as 40m at risk of severe weather A dozen people injured as twisters rage across KansasMissouri, Pennsylvania and Illinois also report tornadoesMore tornadoes ripped across the central US overnight and on Wednesday almost 40 million people remain at risk of severe weather across a va...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G-20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang at a gathering of G-20 finance leaders in Japan....
23:00, 06/04/2019

WhatsApp Pay Can't Launch Without RBI Nod, Central Bank Tells Top Court Central bank says messaging platform WhatsApp needs its permission to operate its e-payment feature after Supreme Court hears NGO petition questioning compliance with data localisation norms...
03:32, 05/03/2019

The Latest: European Central Bank ready to help economy more European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank is ready to “use all the instruments that are in the toolbox” to support the economy if needed...
07:00, 06/06/2019

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso. Mali’s government says the violence took place on Monday in the ethnic Dogon villages of G...
05:16, 06/19/2019

The Latest: European Central Bank cuts forecasts VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The European Central Bank has trimmed its growth forecast for next year to 1.4% from 1.6%. The central bank cut the outlook...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
21:16, 06/11/2019

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
13:48, 06/09/2019

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards ...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Man found dead hanging from Central Park overpass A man was found dead on the Upper West Side Friday morning, hanging from a Central Park overpass with a plastic bag around his head, police and park workers said. The 45-year-old man was found dangling by an orange cord from the Winterdale Arch near ...
15:32, 05/03/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after tornadoes slam central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

| Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said....
03:00, 06/11/2019

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
13:32, 05/31/2019

One levee breached, others overflowed in rain-soaked Central U.S. The skies cleared over the storm-battered Central United States on Friday, but flooding fears continued as rain-swollen rivers breached a levee in Arkansas and overflowed other barriers, forecasters said....
11:16, 05/31/2019

Central Michigan rallies late to beat Miami 6-5 David Cole singled home the game-winning run in the top of the ninth inning to lead Central Michigan over Miami 6-5 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament        ...
22:32, 05/31/2019

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Cent...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 c...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Miami pounds 6 homers, beats Central Michigan 18-3 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Miami’s offense pounded 18 hits, including six homers, to beat Central Michigan 18-3 on Sunday in an elimination game of the Starkville regional in the NCAA Tournament. Miami (41-19) advances to play Mississippi State f...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms to go green....
06:16, 05/18/2019

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil economy likely shrank in Q1, says central bank chief Brazil's economic slowdown of late last year spilled over into this year, so much so that there's a "relevant probability" that the economy contracted slightly in the first quarter, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
17:16, 05/16/2019

TCU tops Central Connecticut 9-5, reaches final of regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before connecting on a two-run homer in the eighth and TCU beat Central Connecticut State 9-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday. The Horned Frogs (34...
16:48, 06/02/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
07:00, 06/13/2019

TPD: Man barricaded in central Tucson home after threatening woman TUCSON – A man barricaded himself inside a central Tucson home Wednesday morning, police say. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of S. Van Buren Avenue at about 6:41 a.m. for reports of a man threatening...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Stocks Climb Ahead of Central-Bank Meetings U.S. indexes edged higher ahead of central bank policy meetings around the world as investors continue to bet the Federal Reserve will slash interest rates this year....
00:48, 06/18/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Severe T-storm Watch Issued for Central & Eastern KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Central and Eastern Kentucky counties until later this evening. Organized storms capable of reaching severe limits are possible this afternoon and evening. The main threat expected with these storms will be ...
11:16, 06/24/2019

India's central bank is on track for 'at least one more' rate cut, JPMorgan says The Reserve Bank of India cut its policy repo rate, or the rate at which it lends to banks, by 25 basis points from 6% to 5.75% and changed its stance from neutral to accommodative....
02:32, 06/07/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convent...
14:00, 06/09/2019

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chief blaming President Trump for the lack of breakthrough....
03:16, 05/31/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
16:16, 05/22/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
11:00, 06/12/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in central Indiana INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes struck Indiana, damaging a school and other buildings and downing trees. It says three EF2 tornadoes with winds up to 130 mph (210 kph) struck Greene, Monroe and Rush count...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reapp...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Pakistan appoints IMF economist to head central bank Pakistan's Finance Ministry has appointed an IMF economist to head its central bank amid ongoing talks with the international lending agency over a key $8 billion bailout package....
23:48, 05/04/2019

1 dead, 9 hospitalized after central California hazmat spill LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One person has died after a hazardous material spill in central California, and nine others were taken to a hospital for treatment. Merced County Sheriff’s Deputy Daryl Allen says the spill happened around noon Thursday...
21:16, 06/13/2019

When They See Us review – Netflix's gut-wrenching tale of the Central Park Five Ava DuVernay pulls no punches in this urgent, astonishing retelling of an assault case that opened a window on injustice in AmericaDirector Ava DuVernay doesn’t spend long establishing the normality of the lives of young teenagers Kevin Richardson, A...
01:16, 05/31/2019

Swalwell: If Barr had 'nothing to hide,' he'd testify before House Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., blasted Attorney General William Barr Wednesday for declining to testify before a planned House Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday saying Barr 'had something to hide.'...
20:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Democrats Who Voted to Confirm Barr: Whoops!!! The Democratic senators who voted to confirm William Barr as attorney general are having some regrets, according to Politico. These new doubts were spurred by the news yesterday that special counsel Robert Mueller wrote a letter to Barr expressing co...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law enforcement official of lying to Congress....
23:16, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Coats says spy agencies to cooperate with Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information...
14:32, 05/24/2019

William Barr just said some remarkable things on Fox News The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Democrats view Barr testimony with eye to 2020 There's debate as to what Democrats should do next after Attorney General William Barr's contentious Mueller Report testimony before the Senate followed by his failure to show up at a House hearing. (April 2)      ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Rep. Nadler moves to hold Barr in contempt Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, scheduled a vote for Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for missing a deadline to hand over an unredacted version of the special counsel’s r...
07:48, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 11:20 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General R...
10:00, 05/02/2019

William Barr Puts on a Masterclass in Bullshitting Attorney General William Barr kicked off his first of two days of congressional testimony on Wednesday, appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open question. As Barr continues to balk at the subpoena issu...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Barr won't testify before House panel Thursday The Justice Department issued a double-barreled rebuff to Democrats on Wednesday, informing the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr would not show up for his scheduled testimony before the panel and that the department would ...
05:48, 05/02/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia rep...
02:00, 05/09/2019

On Politics: Pelosi Accuses Barr of Breaking the Law After the attorney general failed to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report, the Judiciary Committee threatened to hold him in contempt....
23:32, 05/02/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Flood-weary central U.S. to receive break from persistent downpours While showers and locally severe thunderstorms will cross the central United States on occasion this week, the wet weather will not be as persistent as in recent weeks....
07:32, 06/09/2019

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
19:00, 06/01/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with fals...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
23:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang this weekend at a gathering of G20 finance leaders in Japan, marking the first face-to-face discussion between key U.S. and Chinese trade negotia...
20:32, 06/04/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
06:32, 06/04/2019

67-year-old pummeled while reading book in Central Park: cops A man spending a lazy morning in Central Park reading a Lewis Carroll classic was pummeled by a stranger — for looking at him the wrong way, authorities and police sources said Wednesday. The 67-year-old was thumbing through “Through the ...
09:32, 06/05/2019

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

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
21:48, 06/12/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
10:48, 05/24/2019

5 dead after shootings, fire at central California home park Authorities said Monday they're trying to find a motive to explain why a gunman killed several people at a mobile home park on the central California coast....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Central Florida state attorney won’t seek 2020 re-election ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty says she won’t seek re-election in 2020. In a video posted on Facebook Tuesday, Aramis Ayala said her decis...
10:32, 05/28/2019

5 Black Men React to Netflix's When They See Us, Ava DuVernay's Series About the Central Park Five On May 31, Netflix released the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries, When They See Us, which delves into the case of the Central Park Five, the five black and brown boys who were convicted in 1990 in both the media and the courtroom for a crime they didn’...
14:16, 06/03/2019

Kirsten Dunst's On Becoming A God In Central Florida moves from YouTube to Showtime After getting picked up AMC years ago and then dumped onto YouTube Premium, the Kirsten Dunst-starring series On Becoming A God In Central Florida has found a third home, with Variety reporting that Showtime has now picked it up—making this kind of a...
18:16, 06/17/2019

'Central Park 5' tell Oprah of pain and redemption after Netflix series The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York's Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from their ordeal but, for some, brought a sense of redemption....
02:32, 06/10/2019

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
21:16, 05/28/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special Police Observer Vivek Dubey has said, adding that......
17:32, 04/30/2019

Arkansas rolls past Central Connecticut 11-5 in NCAA opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trevor Ezell and Heston Kjerstad each homered along with another run-scoring hit and Arkansas rolled to an 11-5 victory over Central Connecticut State in the opener of an NCAA regional Friday. Ezell’s two-run homer cap...
15:16, 05/31/2019

BET Awards: The Central Park Five, introduced as Exonerated Five, get standing ovation The BET Awards took a serious turn Sunday when the men known as the Central Park Five made an emotional appearance, embracing the bond between them.        ...
20:48, 06/23/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel....
03:00, 06/11/2019

K-Pop group BTS packs Central Park for ‘GMA’ summer series launch “Good Morning America” launched its free 2019 Summer Concert Series on Wednesday in Central Park with K-Pop supergroup BTS, and the crowds were predictably massive. Diehard lovers of the Korean boy band camped out for days, with some slee...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Czechs Gather to Protest Autocratic Drift in Central Europe Czechs held their largest protest since the fall of Communism, as hundreds of thousands gathered Sunday in Prague to try to prevent the country from joining what organizers see as the increasingly autocratic direction of the region....
17:32, 06/23/2019

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with the U.S. that would involve it keeping Central American asylum seekers....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
23:32, 05/20/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – and saw how Eastern characteristics crept into the brutal USSR designs Continue reading......
22:32, 05/02/2019

Publisher drops Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park 5 prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger. On Friday, Dutton spokeswoman A...
13:00, 06/07/2019

European Central bankers hold out hope for growth rebound FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Top officials at the European Central Bank at their last meeting held on to their hopes for a return to stronger economic growth in the second half of the year even as they underlined their readiness to deploy more stimulus ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
11:48, 06/22/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger...
14:00, 06/07/2019

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter Germany's central bank says it expects the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with courage award LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan says the wrongfully convicted men known as the Central Park Five have shown true courage. Jordan praised the men — Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise — during a luncheon...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Global stocks, yields steady with Fed, central bank meetings on tap A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
12:00, 06/17/2019

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States and remain in Mexico if U.S. President Donald Trump clamps down further on migration....
08:32, 06/15/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has ̶...
16:00, 06/07/2019

River flooding to inundate hard-hit areas of south-central US Parts of the south-central United States hammered by severe weather and flash flooding this week will face long-term river flooding through the rest of May and even into June....
05:48, 05/11/2019

| Tornados kill three in central US, damage Missouri state capital Rescue workers are searching for survivors in the capital of Missouri after a deadly storm swept through parts of the central US, bringing dozens of tornados and causing flooding and significant damage to buildings....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
08:48, 05/21/2019

South Africa's rand falls as ANC squabbles over central bank South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year as a dispute within in the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Her Publisher After TV Series on the Central Park 5 A Penguin Random House imprint ended its relationship with the prosecutor-turned-novelist after “When They See Us” drew attention to her role in the case....
15:16, 06/07/2019

Eurozone inflation ticks up in hopeful sign for central bank FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation rose in April in the 19-country eurozone, an encouraging sign for the European Central Bank in its struggle to sustainably raise price levels. The European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat said Friday that ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Early morning severe weather ramps up in central Texas Another round of severe weather is expected to continue Saturday as the storm system that spawned 30 preliminary tornado reports in Nebraska and Kansas on Friday and Friday night tracks eastward....
10:00, 05/18/2019

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
02:00, 06/07/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunderstorms will continue across the center of the nation into Monday....
10:16, 06/23/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is ...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security......
17:00, 05/12/2019

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
05:16, 06/21/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon started picketing the Central Bank building late on Sunday in protest at draft budget proposals to cut the state wage bill, saying they aimed to stop workers entering on Monday morning....
15:32, 05/12/2019

"BJP Men In Central Forces Clothing": Mamata Banerjee Alleges Conspiracy West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that supporters of the BJP and its ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), may be entering the state disguised as central......
14:00, 05/12/2019

Severe weather outbreak underway as storms erupt over central U.S. All modes of severe weather will be possible Friday through the weekend as a vigorous storm system plows into the central United States threatening at least 18 states and over 40 millions residents....
03:16, 05/18/2019

Mark Ronson eyes $7.45M Central Park West home Mark Ronson, the Oscar-winning music producer/songwriter, had a blast DJing this week’s Met Gala after party. But outside of that event, Ronson has been on a house hunt — and he’s just turned his sights uptown. As Gimme Shelter reported in February, ...
18:16, 05/08/2019

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
21:00, 06/03/2019

The Latest: House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy...
14:16, 06/11/2019

What to Watch at William Barr’s Hearing on the Mueller Report The attorney general is expected to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the special counsel’s findings for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the report public....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
12:48, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were en...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflicts of interest, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. That gives Assistant Attorney G...
04:00, 05/02/2019

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

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
04:48, 05/01/2019

House Judiciary threatens to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with a new Monday deadline for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report and some ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Barr Threatens to Refuse to Testify Before Congress This Week The House Judiciary Committee was planning to question Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday. But he objects to the panel’s proposed format for questioning....
09:32, 04/28/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief....
23:00, 05/03/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
17:48, 05/29/2019

On Politics: Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of His Findings Mr. Mueller’s letter in March is another sign of his team’s anger toward Mr. Barr, whose initial statement let President Trump claim to have been vindicated....
00:16, 05/01/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2)        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Graham to Mueller: Give testimony if you dispute Barr Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham on Friday asked Robert Mueller if he’d like to testify about any “misrepresentation” by Attorney General William Barr concerning a phone call they had about the special counsel’s report. “Please inform the Com...
22:16, 05/03/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
02:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority...
17:32, 06/03/2019

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wednesday....
23:16, 05/01/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

FBI chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’ WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray says “spying” is not the term he would use for court-authorized surveillance conducted by the bureau. Wray was asked at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing Tuesday about Attorney General ...
07:48, 05/07/2019

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 presidential contender told reporters Barr had lost the confidence of the nation. “I think he’s lost th...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Imprisoning Bill Barr is left’s new rallying cry: ‘Have him locked up’ The battle between congressional Democrats and the Justice Department over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report has reached new levels of vitriol, as some on the left call for Attorney General Bill Barr to be physically dragged in to testif...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Barr arrives on Capitol Hill for Senate testimony Attorney General William Barr arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. (May 1)      ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
16:16, 05/24/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
10:16, 05/01/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
17:00, 05/16/2019

With Mueller on Justice staff, Barr has sway over testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller was expected to step down days after concluding his investigation in March, but he remains a Justice Department employee and the department won’t say why. Whatever role Mueller now has, keeping h...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Rep. Steube: AG Barr 'certainly not fearful' to testify on Capitol Hill House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Greg Steube said Attorney General William Barr is “certainly not fearful” about testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. However, he did not mention speculation that Barr may not testify bef...
16:16, 04/30/2019

House committee readies contempt vote against Barr The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Barr asks Pelosi at event: ‘Did you bring your handcuffs?’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr tried out a little contempt humor on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with interesting results. The setting was the National Peace Officers Memorial Day service Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol. Barr and Pelosi...
12:48, 05/15/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Barr says DOJ has ‘multiple criminal leak’ probes underway Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday told lawmakers that the Department of Justice has “multiple criminal leak investigations” underway in response to unauthorized media contact by department officials during the Special Counsel’s Russia invest...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Analyst: Barr sounds like the president's lawyer University of Chicago professor William Howell says Attorney General William Barr's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee was impressive for its calm, but corroded public perceptions of independence. (May 2)     ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Rep. Jarrold Nadler threatens to hold Barr in contempt Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Dutch central bank tested blockchain for 3 years. The results? ‘Not that positive’ The Dutch central bank developed and evaluated four distributed ledger technology (DLT) prototypes in three years, but so far blockchain hasn’t lived up to the hype, The Banker reports. In fact, the only use-case it can easily envision is cross-borde...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Blasts at central Russian explosives plant injure 15 people: reports Blasts at an explosives plant in the town of Dzerzhinsk in central Russia injured around 15 people on Saturday, TASS and Interfax news agency reported, citing the local health ministry....
04:16, 06/01/2019

At Least 95 People Killed During Overnight Massacre in Central Mali, Government Official Says (BAMAKO, Mali) — Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village overnight in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, a government official said Monday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the att...
17:32, 06/10/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
13:16, 05/30/2019

Giant balloon dresses blew up the Central Saint Martins runway A burgeoning designer’s career just blew up. With notable alumni that include Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Phoebe Philo, the Central Saint Martins’ annual BA fashion show is one to watch — and that was proved again Thursday, wh...
08:16, 05/31/2019

The Central Park Five story tells us how we should face down racism | Rashad Robinson Ave DuVernay’s compelling Netflix documentary When They See Us is a reminder that we need to change how the system worksThe Central Park Five marked a political awakening for me. I was just getting to middle school, Jesse Jackson’s historic second ru...
02:16, 06/03/2019

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilize the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying....
03:00, 06/03/2019

SummerStage concert series to debut new and improved Central Park venue If you’re heading to Central Park for a concert this summer, you’ll notice some changes at Rumsey Playfield. The City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage series — which will open Saturday with a free performance by singer-songwriter Emil...
13:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment....
13:16, 06/02/2019

Angry Over Central Berths, Nitish Kumar Responds In Kind In Bihar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was upset after his party was offered only a single berth in the Narendra Modi government, has hit back at the BJP's state unit. In the much-awaited Cabinet......
03:16, 06/02/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
15:48, 05/30/2019

The Brotherhood: Raymond Santana Creates a T-Shirt to Commemorate the Central Park 5 If, like me, you spent a good part of your weekend tearfully watching Ava DuVernay’s masterful When They See Us on Netflix, you likely walked away wanting to ensure the world never forgets what was done to Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCra...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Russia starts army drills to respond to Central Asia threats MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military has launched a massive exercise to simulate a response to possible security threats in Central Asia. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the five-day drills that began Monday will “check the armed forces’...
04:00, 06/24/2019

TRAFFIC: Vehicle crashes into pole in central Tucson, sends 1 to hospital TUCSON – A person with life-threatening injuries has been transported to the hospital after being involved in central Tucson crash on Monday. Police say a vehicle ran into a pole near Broadway Boulevard and Country Club Road. Details are limited at t...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Aussie dollar rallies as central bank holds rates, cut still on the menu The Aussie dollar popped up almost half a cent to $0.7042 on the decision, giving it a gain for the day of 0.7 percent. It faces tough resistance around $0.7070, however....
00:48, 05/07/2019

China's central bank adviser says U.S. tariffs could cut GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank adviser said on Friday....
21:48, 05/09/2019

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
03:16, 06/22/2019

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
17:32, 06/07/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Russia's thirst for gold is just a diversification play, central bank governor says Russia's surge in gold buying over the past year is simply down to a wish to diversify its portfolio of reserves, the central bank governor told CNBC Friday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

New round of severe weather to batter storm-ravaged Plains, central U.S. After a severe weather outbreak hammered areas from Texas to Kansas and Missouri early this week, more severe weather will threaten these same areas in the days leading up to the Memorial Day holiday weekend....
17:32, 05/22/2019

WHO sees high risk as polio breaks out in Central African Republic Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling disease....
04:32, 05/28/2019

Australia's central bank flags lower rates in jobs hunt Australia's top central banker on Thursday said it was not "unrealistic" to expect a further reduction in interest rates given ample slack in the labor market, and called on the government for action on fiscal stimulus....
20:32, 06/19/2019

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Boca wins Supercopa Argentina, defeating Rosario Central on penalties Boca, the champions of the 2017/2018 Superliga who lost their title to Racing Club this year, won 6-5 in a penalty shoot-out after an exacting 0-0 draw in 90 minutes against Rosario Central....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
04:00, 06/21/2019

South-central U.S. faces life-threatening flood threat through weekend Following multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms and flooding already this week, more heavy rain and thunderstorms are in store for the south-central United States into this weekend....
11:32, 05/10/2019

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful...
14:16, 06/07/2019

See the stunning videos: Tornadoes rip through central US as storm chasers capture their power A string of tornadoes tore through the central United States in recent days, and the videos showing their power and havoc are stunning.        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers Since 1993: Central Panel Chief As many as 801 sanitation workers have died while cleaning sewers in the country since 1993, said Manhar Valjibhai Zala, chairperson, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), Thursday....
12:48, 06/13/2019

ULEZ cuts number of worst polluting cars in central London Mayor hails ‘significant impact’ in first month of capital’s ultra-low emission zoneThe number of the worst polluting cars and vans driving into central London dropped sharply in the first month of the ultra-low emissions zone.Initial figures show th...
02:32, 05/16/2019

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads easing with central bank seen holding fire Central European currencies eased on Tuesday on global dollar buying, with the forint leading the way on growing expectations that rising inflation will not prompt a tightening of monetary policy in Hungary. The greenback attracted safe-haven buy...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. into this weekend....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
10:00, 06/14/2019

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her role in it....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Severe weather dangers to target northern tier of central US next week The threat to lives and property from severe thunderstorms will shift focus from the central and southern Plains to the northern tier of the nation's midsection next week....
11:32, 06/22/2019

Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day of polling in the state. Union Minister Nirmala......
02:48, 05/19/2019

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meetin...
18:16, 06/20/2019

South-central U.S. facing risk of severe weather, tornadoes this week People across the south-central United States will need to be on a heightened alert for rounds of severe thunderstorms to continue into the middle of the week....
10:00, 05/06/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of direc...
13:16, 06/04/2019

IKEA opens central Paris store to cater for changing tastes IKEA opened its first store in the heart of Paris on Monday, its latest step in developing a new range of shops designed to meet changing customer habits....
08:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico must boost Pemex creditworthiness -central bank chief Mexico should reinforce Pemex's creditworthiness after recent downgrades given the state oil company's importance for the economy, public finances and the financial system, Central Bank Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon said on Wednesday....
14:48, 06/12/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Michael B. Jordan honors Central Park 5 with ACLU Courage Award Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series "When They See Us" without getting emotional and feeling like as a young black man he too could have faced a similar ordeal....
07:48, 06/09/2019

Central African Republic militia leader and football executive, transferred to ICC Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, the coordinator of a mainly Christian militia faction in the Central African Republic and a senior African football executive, has been transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face accusations of crimes aga...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
05:48, 06/21/2019

UN chief welcomes establishment of inclusive government in Central African Republic United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment in the Central African Republic (CAR) of a government in line with an early February peace deal struck with more than a dozen armed groups active in the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The assistant district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When The...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America....
18:48, 06/09/2019

Central Teams Arrives In Odisha To Assess Damage By Cyclone Fani An inter-ministerial Central team is in Odisha to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani that hit the state's coastal districts on May 3 leaving 64 dead, an official said....
01:48, 05/13/2019

UN condemns ‘unspeakable’ attack that leaves scores dead in central Mali The United Nations has strongly condemned the armed attack on a village in restive central Mali which reportedly left at least 134 people dead and dozens wounded early on Saturday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
20:48, 06/09/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
20:16, 05/21/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success....
20:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
04:48, 05/08/2019

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

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
09:16, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Barr testimony, Venezuela uprising and Assange sentenced Thursday’s top story: attorney general refuses to appear before House judiciary committee. Plus, why we are addicted to conspiracy theoriesSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stor...
06:00, 05/02/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
16:48, 05/08/2019

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
14:32, 06/09/2019