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Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border

Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late T...

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border

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Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal – help with the humanitarian crisis in Tucson...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Sheriff Mark Napier discusses humanitarian crisis and border safety TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is fresh off his trip from Washington D.C. after testifying before a congressional subcommittee about border security on Capitol Hill. “This is a very critical problem for our nation,” said Sheriff ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
12:32, 05/01/2019

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

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration's border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congres...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Every town is a border town until we secure the southern border Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R, Tenn., has expressed her support for President Trump's new immigration crackdown and revealed she plans to introduce legislation of her own to improve the crisis at the southern border....
13:32, 05/17/2019

California Dems agree to full health benefits for low-income illegal immigrants, in swipe at Trump In a stance to distance itself from President Trump’s administration, California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
23:16, 06/03/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian support....
22:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
03:16, 06/05/2019

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
10:32, 06/05/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
06:16, 05/15/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
13:16, 05/03/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
16:32, 05/23/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
09:16, 06/11/2019

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
20:16, 06/08/2019

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
23:16, 06/07/2019

TSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to send hundreds of officials to the southern border to help the Department of Homeland Security with the escalating immigration crisis, Fox News confirmed Wednesday....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Mexico must bolster southern border to address migration: foreign minister Mexico must expand migration facilities on its southern border with Guatemala to ensure it makes a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migrant flows, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Guatemalan 16-year-old dies in US custody after arriving to southern border: report A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan migrant who crossed into the United States last month died in U.S. custody after falling ill in a government shelter in Texas, officials said Wednesday....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
14:32, 06/06/2019

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report U.S. Border Patrol in southcentral California said it began dropping off migrants at San Bernardino’s Greyhound Station last Wednesday because housing facilities are beyond maximum capacity, according to a report....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Trump Administration Will Start DNA Testing Migrant Families Seeking Asylum at Southern Border The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot on the southern border next week to identify and prosecute people posing as families. The program is intended to limit human smuggling, according to reports from CNN and BuzzFeed....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
07:16, 06/06/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so good," and "everyone wants a piece of it" -- and, he asserted, Democrats have provided incentives for...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
16:16, 06/03/2019

UN humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief says Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 percent from last year to 4.3 million people. Mark Lowcock told an inf...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Trump says he and Putin discussed getting humanitarian aid to Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he focused on humanitarian aid for Venezuelans during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, backing away from his administration's recent harsh rhetoric about Russian involvement in the crisis....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Pompeo: Humanitarian aid plan for Iran “unproblematic” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington won’t stand in the way of a system Europeans are developing to shield companies from American sanctions if they deal with Iran, so long as the focus is provided humanitarian and other permitted good...
06:48, 05/31/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
05:48, 05/17/2019

On a dizzying Billions, nothing is as it seems...unless it is This is when Billions is at its best— when seemingly dozens of plates are spinning at once, and it’s exhilarating to watch and wonder which will smash to the floor first. “Lamster” is particularly dizzying for those of us writing about the show, as I...
20:32, 06/02/2019

Trump suggests China tariffs could go toward humanitarian aid, infrastructure President Trump suggested that tariffs on Chinese goods could go toward humanitarian aid and funding a new infrastructure proposal after he more than doubled existing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods....
08:48, 05/10/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
00:48, 06/13/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
12:00, 05/17/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the highest number in one month since April 2007, according to new federal data....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of su...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
13:00, 04/28/2019

U.N. calls for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libyan capital The United Nations called on Sunday for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libya where forces loyal to the eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar have been waging an offensive to take control of Tripoli for four weeks....
11:16, 05/05/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
19:48, 05/17/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that such a maneuver effectively enables to Bashar al Ass...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s Highway...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials sa...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
12:16, 06/13/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, and will work w...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Is Huawei right to demand billions from US carriers for patents? image: XinhuaIf you didn't know that Verizon owns money to Huawei for patent licensing, you do now. According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei has sent a letter to America's largest carrier, requesting payment for more than 200 individual patents t...
06:32, 06/13/2019

On "Fight Night," Billions only lands a few punches The characters on Billions all consider themselves to be alphas, and most of them are probably right—within the narrow confines of the world they inhabit, anyway. If civilization were to collapse overnight, how many of them would even last a week? Th...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find ways around it....
04:32, 05/06/2019

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
09:16, 04/28/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN reli...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe pass...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
09:32, 04/29/2019

Billions spins its wheels in an unusually lackluster episode We’re in the doldrums of this season of Billions, the point at which you can set your watch to the reversals of fortune. Those who were riding high last week will be brought low this week, and vice versa. “American Champion” is about as rote as this ...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S...
04:32, 05/28/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduate...
23:00, 05/22/2019

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
11:32, 04/28/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Australia's export billions go missing, statisticians suspected Australia's export earnings are booming as resource prices surge but a statistical quirk means tens of billions of dollars go missing from main measures of growth, making the economy seem weaker than it actually is....
22:32, 05/12/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing a...
19:32, 06/09/2019

Billions sets the stage for late-season fireworks Money never sleeps, as the misbegotten sequel to Wall Street informed us, and evidently it never takes a holiday either. True to its title, “New Year’s Day” unfolds over the first day of January, traditionally reserved for hungover brunches and colle...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations Greece's government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II....
13:32, 06/04/2019

US adults spend billions on video games for their smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 85 percent more than in 2015, according to a new report....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
23:48, 04/29/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
01:48, 06/11/2019

Uber’s graph expert bears the scars of billions of trips One of Uber's experts in building knowledge graphs, Joshua Shinavier advises fellow data scientists that "real data is messy, but the fact is, if you want to build an enterprise knowledge graph, you have to deal with it."...
16:32, 05/08/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Automakers say Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs would cost billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new fr...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Starbucks may have gotten billions in free advertising from ‘Game of Thrones’ gaffe Their cup runneth over. The “Game of Thrones” coffee cup gaffe may have given Starbucks $2.3 billion in free advertising — even though it didn’t belong to the java giant. The modern-day disposable cup that made an accidental debut in a sc...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Billions schemes its way back to square one in a no-holds-barred finale “Can people change” is a bit of an overwrought theme for TV these days, the motivating engine of a thousand antihero shows that almost always answer either “no, but it’s complicated” or “yes, but it’s complicated.” But it’s been the overarching quest...
21:32, 06/09/2019

Maintaining State Parks in a Warming World Could Cost Billions National parks may get all the prestige, but state parks do the heavy lifting when it comes to outdoor recreation in the U.S. They saw 807 million visitors in 2017, nearly two and a half times the number of national park visitors. All those people sp...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock to provid...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law, especially in the humanitarian field...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions Detroit automakers face billions in lost profits from tariffs on imports from Mexico announced Thursday by President Donald Trump, said an assessment.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

How Disney Is Turning Your Nostalgia Into Billions One Live-Action Remake at a Time An abused elephant with oversized ears joyously takes flight. A kitchen comes to life, each piece of hardware and furniture bursting into song. A street urchin and a princess......
04:00, 05/24/2019

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Foreign money has fled Chinese stocks by the billions this month. JP Morgan says it's just a 'blip' Since the beginning of May, foreign money has pulled out from the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets through Hong Kong's Stock Connect platform, reportedly amounting to $7.56 billion....
00:16, 05/16/2019

Low-Volatility and 'Buffer' ETFs Draw Billions Amid Jitters Over Market Swings With every bout of stock-market volatility, nervous investors start buying products meant to protect them in a downturn. Two increasingly popular strategies are exchange-traded funds that try to pick the least volatile stocks, and buffer funds, which...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
09:32, 04/28/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Can Starbucks cup on 'Game of Thrones' translate to billions in free advertising? The Starbucks cup has been tossed from Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" but it still could equate to millions to billions in free advertising        ...
16:16, 05/07/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,”...
14:48, 06/01/2019

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom gi...
12:48, 05/24/2019

| Coaches agree: Why Siya was right not to gamble The leadership and coaches of both camps were unanimous that Stormers captain Siya Kolisi made the right decision to kick a last-gasp penalty against the Crusaders...
10:00, 05/19/2019

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion f...
22:32, 06/08/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
16:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
19:32, 05/25/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
07:48, 05/22/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against any type of regulation on the free market? On thi...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Left and Right Agree on Criminal Justice: They Were Both Wrong Before In the 1990s, lawmakers united on a “tough on crime” approach. But in a new report, members of both parties denounced that approach as unsparingly as they once promoted it....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Ravens sign WR Floyd; agree to terms with Ray Shane Ray, a former first-round pick of the Broncos who has 14 career sacks, and WR Michael Floyd, the 13th overall pick in 2012, have agreed to one-year deals with the Ravens....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Parents of slain boy agree to give up custody of other son An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
16:16, 04/29/2019

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut short his season last year. The 30-year-old Powell worked out for New York on Friday and appears to have ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least s...
16:48, 06/14/2019

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the lea...
10:16, 05/21/2019

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
17:32, 06/09/2019

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
20:16, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Trump says US-France agree on Iran President Donald Trump is playing down differences with France over Iran, telling French President Emmanuel Macron that they both agree Tehran should not have nuclear weapons...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 jet fighters....
17:48, 06/12/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Taking place during National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” is Thursday, May 16. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partner...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Spain's Socialists, far-left agree to cooperate in government Spain's Socialists agreed on Tuesday to cooperate on forming a government with far-left party Podemos, stopping short of announcing a coalition as they explore a combination of options for securing a majority in parliament....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
07:48, 05/02/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, and will meet again in three weeks to discuss how to pay for the plan, Democratic leaders said....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Some Japan aluminium buyers agree Q3 premiums at $108/T, up 3% on qtr -sources Some Japanese aluminium buyers have agreed to pay a premium of $108 per tonne for shipments in July to September, up 3% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply in Asia, three sources directly involved in the pricing talks said on Wednesday....
03:48, 06/12/2019

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre...
16:00, 06/09/2019

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

Trump, Democrats agree to $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting....
10:16, 04/30/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN re...
22:16, 06/15/2019

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacanc...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. T...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges (WASHINGTON) — Democratic congressional leaders say they have reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the $2 trillion figure a “very good thing...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabe...
20:16, 05/21/2019

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives. McCoy, who ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

UK and Ireland agree on residency for citizens post-Brexit LONDON (AP) — Britain and Ireland have agreed their citizens will still be able to live and work freely in both countries after Brexit. The two governments signed a deal Wednesday to continue the U.K.-Ireland common travel area regardless of what the...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative Committee said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/16/2019

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

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a dialogue....
11:48, 05/01/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth....
04:16, 06/09/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday....
16:16, 05/04/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
17:32, 05/24/2019

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

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
18:16, 05/29/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft, FAZ newspaper reported on Monday....
09:48, 04/29/2019

UK's May urges Labour's Corbyn to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May said she and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn needed to put aside their differences to deliver a Brexit deal, following poor results for both parties in English local elections on Thursday....
14:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: AP sources: Panel, Trump Jr. agree to interview WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a subpoena sent to Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for an interview next month. That’s according to two people fam...
16:16, 05/14/2019

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Ale...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren Finally Has a Game of Thrones Take We Can All Agree On It wasn’t looking so good there for a minute, but Elizabeth Warren stuck the landing with her latest Game of Thrones take—offering up a rallying cry we can all get behind....
11:48, 05/14/2019

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
22:48, 06/13/2019

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and thr...
16:48, 06/15/2019

Southampton agree record shirt sponsorship deal with LD Sports "Southampton have agreed a three-year kit sponsorship deal with Chinese start-up LD Sports which represents the most lucrative partnership in the club\u0027s history, the Premier League outfit said on Monday."...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on England."...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Islanders agree to terms with Brock Nelson on 6-year deal The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with center Brock Nelson on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season. General manager Lou Lamoriello announced the contract Thursday. Nelson scored 25 goals and set career highs with 28 assists and 53...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Chicago Bulls, coach Jim Boylen agree to contract extension CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and coach Jim Boylen have agreed to a contract extension. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson said at the end of the season that Boylen would likely get an extension. The Bulls made it offici...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Lakers, Pelicans agree on Anthony Davis trade: source Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks....
18:00, 06/15/2019

Titans agree to terms with 2 draft picks before rookie camp NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with outside linebacker D’Andre Walker and linebacker David Long, the first of their six draft picks to get contracts. The Titans also announced Thursday they have agreed to term...
17:00, 05/09/2019

United Airlines, USC agree to modify LA Coliseum naming deal LOS ANGELES (AP) — United Airlines and the University of Southern California have reached a new naming rights agreement for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resolve criticism that putting a corporate name on the stadium disrespects its role as a Worl...
13:00, 06/07/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Falcons agree to terms with draft picks McGary, Sheffield FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Falcons have agreed to terms with offensive tackle Kaleb McGary, one of their two first-round draft picks, and cornerback Kendall Sheffield, a fourth-rounder. The signings came one day before the team opens its rookie m...
10:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many missions....
06:48, 05/02/2019

China, U.S. agree to hold more trade talks: Vice Premier Liu He China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Friday, following a round of discussions in Washington which he described as "honest" and "constructive"...
17:00, 05/10/2019

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another vide...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
11:00, 06/13/2019

High-Speed Traders Agree to Back New Stock Exchange Some large high-speed trading firms are teaming up with options-exchange operator Miami International Holdings to create next year what could be the 15th U.S. stock exchange....
11:16, 05/17/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNew polling from a respected foreign policy thinktank underscores the point that 2019 is the climate ch...
18:32, 05/07/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
10:00, 05/26/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
09:16, 06/16/2019

Gaza quiet after Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire The Israeli military has lifted protective restrictions on residents in the south, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a cease-fire deal had been reached to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
04:32, 06/16/2019

Britney Spears and parents in court, agree on ordered evaluation A secret court hearing for Britney Spears ended with a court ordered evaluation. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.        ...
11:48, 05/11/2019

Western allies agree 5G security guidelines, warn of outside influence Global security officials agreed a set of proposals on Friday for future 5G networks, highlighting concerns about equipment supplied by vendors that might be subject to state influence....
08:16, 05/03/2019

Lakers agree with Frank Vogel as new coach in surprise twist What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Lakers reaching a deal with Frank Vogel as their next head coach in a surprising move at the end of a tumultuous search.        ...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move similar to other legislative bodies in at least 15 other states....
05:16, 05/12/2019

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries....
16:32, 06/08/2019

Sudan's military and opposition agree on transitional power structure Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to a power structure for the country's transition but have yet to decide how long it will last or the make-up of transitional bodies, the council's spokesman said on Monday....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Kevin Hart and Paramount Are Developing a Remake of Scrooged, Which We Can All Agree is Very Necessary When I think of movies I need to see again, with new actors and a slightly refreshed script, of course I think of the moderately charming late-’80s Bill Murray vehicle Scrooged. Do you—do you not?Read more......
16:16, 06/08/2019

Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan After a meeting of “good will” at the White House, the leaders will gather again in three weeks to discuss how to actually pay for the ambitious project....
12:16, 04/30/2019

AP source: Saints, Cameron Jordan agree on 3-year extension METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan, who has been New Orleans’ sack leader in six of the past seven seasons, has agreed to a three-year extension worth up to $55.5 million. The pers...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
04:16, 05/17/2019

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
04:48, 06/04/2019

Thermo Fisher, Roper agree to terminate $925 million deal Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Roper Technologies Inc on Monday said they have mutually agreed to terminate Thermo Fisher's deal to buy Roper's unit Gatan Inc....
07:16, 06/10/2019

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
02:32, 06/10/2019

Oklahoma State, Tulsa agree to 8-year football series TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State and Tulsa have agreed to an eight-year football series. According to Friday’s announcement, Tulsa will host in 2024, 2026, 2028 and 2030, while Oklahoma State will host in the odd years of 2025, 2027, 2029 and...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Let's All Agree to Stop Abusing the Word 'Coupe' and Start Using 'Fastback' I’ve lamented before about how carmakers have been treating the word “coupe” like it was some meaningless but spicy term they could just slap on anything they wanted to feel “sportier,” but now I’m ready to take action. I’m officially issuing a forma...
16:48, 05/06/2019

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using th...
02:32, 06/14/2019

U.S. telecom regulators, Sprint, T-Mobile to agree on deal: sources Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc announced a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion deal on Monday, while U.S. regulators were expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
06:32, 05/20/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

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

D-Day Doll lands in Southern Arizona A historic aircraft made a pit stop in Southern Arizona, on Wednesday. The D-Day Doll landed at the Tucson International Airport before it heads to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Officials say the WWII-era plane flew three missions that ...
20:48, 05/08/2019

House Dems Are Getting Serious About Trump's Taxes Fed up with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s almost-certainly-illegal stonewalling of their request for six years of President Donald Trump’s taxes, House Democrats upped the ante Friday afternoon, subpoenaing the president’s returns from both Mnuc...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Dems Commit to Keep Calm, Chive On If you thought the Trump administration basically laughing in Democrats’ facing for trying to subpoena top figures like Attorney General William Barr would change their mind about impeachment, fear not: Today, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer reiter...
15:00, 05/15/2019

RNC chairwoman: Why won't Dems sit and work with Trump on anything? The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee sternly criticized Democrats for not working with President Trump, including his plan to overhaul the country's immigration system....
17:48, 05/16/2019

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

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much federal assistance.“Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief,...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to ...
16:16, 05/10/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks....
14:16, 05/13/2019

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers: Sky Britain's governing Conservative Party agreed its rules for a new leadership contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Sky News reported, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
10:32, 06/04/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among them....
20:16, 05/11/2019

British PM, ministers agree Brexit deal must be ratified by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for the embattled plan and the prime minister's possible departure....
12:16, 05/14/2019

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
12:16, 06/04/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s once-warring parties have agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the main opposition warned it might walk away. Friday’s agreement came after talks in Ethiopia. Th...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Pelicans agree to trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks – including the No. 4 pick in 2019 – in exchange fo...
22:00, 06/15/2019

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things...
17:32, 06/07/2019

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after P...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Thursday, citing government sou...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Me...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
14:16, 06/11/2019

British PM May, ministers agree must ratify Brexit deal by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday that it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for Brexit and the prime minister's possible departure....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Sudan: Army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period Sudan's military rulers and protest movement leaders have set a time frame for transitioning to full civilian rule. A final agreement, including details on the eventual ruling body, is expected in the next day....
19:48, 05/14/2019

Formula 1 bosses and teams agree 2021 rules publication delay Formula 1 teams and series chiefs have agreed to delay the presentation of the 2021 regulations until October, following a summit meeting on Thursday joined by world champion Lewis Hamilton...
14:32, 06/13/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western part of the state....
19:48, 05/18/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
00:32, 06/14/2019

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Gunman releases hostages in southern France French police say a 17-year-old gunman has taken four hostages in a convenience store on the outskirts of the southern French city of Toulouse for more than four hours before releasing them...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
23:00, 05/22/2019

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
01:32, 05/21/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, 7th since December MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead at her home. The shooting is the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession....
09:32, 06/12/2019

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast h...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
23:48, 05/01/2019

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
03:16, 06/02/2019

Friday forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Get ready for a warm-up. Today’s forecast high in Tucson will reach the 90 degree mark under abundant sunshine. This warm-up is thanks to a ridge of high pressure, parked to our west. This will continue to build and expand over the de...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Infrastructure could move to the big leagues if Dems, GOP work together We’ve heard about an “infrastructure bill” for years in Congress. It’s been down in the minors. Big promise. Lots of upside. A “five-tool player.” But it’s never made it to the show. That’s why it’s so fascinating that President Trump and top Congres...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Tax returns indicate Buttigieg among the least wealthy 2020 Dems Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released ten years of tax returns on his campaign website. They show that Buttigieg has earned six-figure salaries the past few years – but his income comes in far behind many of his rivals for the Democratic nomination....
14:32, 04/30/2019

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues — during his first appearance as a presidential candidate on Fox News Thursday. “I think there&#...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Dems hit back at Trump for attack on Tlaib Democrats in Congress believe the Republican attacks against their freshman progressives have finally gone too far.Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer are charging to the defense of Rep. Rashida Tlaib as she faces a torrent of ...
05:16, 05/14/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region. Brennan is an outspoken cr...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Dems, GOP clash over lessons from Mueller report Democrats and Republicans clashed over lessons of the Mueller report during a hearing that featured two former high ranking FBI officials and a former Justice Dept. official invited by the minority on the panel. (June 12)     ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

House Dems wrangle over whether to impeach Trump Stunned by the extent of the White House's blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, House Democrats are wrangling over whether to move forward with official impeachment proceedings of Donald Trump. AP's Lisa Mascaro explains. (...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.Pelosi met wit...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Mueller statement emboldens some Dems on impeachment Special counsel Robert Mueller handed Democrats a new weapon on Wednesday that they hope will convince Speaker Nancy Pelosi to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In his only public statement since the start of his two-year invest...
10:32, 05/29/2019

House Dems Beginning to Suspect They Are Actually Powerless As the White House continues to stonewall Congress’ efforts to conduct anything remotely resembling oversight, at least one Democratic representative is starting to come around to the fact that maybe his subpoena power is, shall we say, a little lack...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Dems won’t impeach Trump but can’t stop talking about it House Democrats can't stop talking about impeaching Donald Trump, yet they blame everyone else for their predicament. Democrats slam Trump as “lawless” and “a threat to democracy” in one breath, then in the next say they won’t impeach him and knock ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Opposites attract: Even Steve Bannon and Tom Friedman agree Trump is right to hit China on trade Ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon and New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, who might seem like ideological opposites, agree on at least one issue: China trade....
11:32, 05/15/2019

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity government: IGAD South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement....
12:48, 05/03/2019

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
20:48, 06/09/2019

Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles agree to four-year, $128 million contract extension The Eagles have locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz through the 2024 season with a massive four-year extension.        ...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
13:00, 04/28/2019

| WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war....
06:48, 05/06/2019

Whoopi Goldberg has found one thing all the ladies on the ‘The View’ agree on Amid feuding 'View' co-hosts and tell-all books, Whoopi Goldberg has the solution for bringing everyone together – her new clothing line, DUBGEE.        ...
07:48, 05/15/2019

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday a...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that — so far — ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Teachers across Southern Arizona host walk-ins in support of ‘Red For Ed’ TUCSON – More than a year ago, Tucson teachers took to the state Capitol chanting #RedforEd. The efforts paid off and Gov. Doug Ducey signed a funding plan, but educators said they want more. Twenty-four schools in Southern Arizona hosted walk-...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Miami beats Southern 12-2 to advance in NCAA Tournament Alex Toral knocked in four runs, Adrian Del Castillo hit two doubles and Miami beat Southern 12-2 in an elimination game in the NCAA Tournament        ...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Man killed in southern Indiana house explosion identified JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A coroner has released the name of the man who was killed when an explosion leveled a home in southern Indiana. Clark County Coroner Billy Scott on Tuesday identified the man as William Phillips. The News and Tribune repor...
14:00, 05/21/2019

24th horse dies at Southern California track After six weeks without any deaths, a horse had to be euthanized Friday while training at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Southern California, marking the track’s 24th horse fatality since the beginning of the winter meet in December, according to a rep...
07:16, 05/18/2019

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
11:00, 06/13/2019

90 Cubans escape migration detention in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ninety Cubans have broken out of the Siglo XXI migrant detention center in southern Mexico, the latest escape of migrants at the overextended facility. The National Migration Institute says the migrants escaped in the very early ho...
17:00, 05/05/2019

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

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as ...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Suspect in Southern California scooter beating death ID’d LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police have identified a man suspected of beating a Southern California woman to death with an electric scooter. The Long Beach Police Department says Tuesday that 27-year-old Amad Rashad Redding of Long Beach was booked for...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Fiery bus accident in southern Mexico leaves at least 20 dead At least 20 people died in a fiery accident in the southeastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday when a bus collided with a cargo truck, a state official and various local media outlets reported....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Tuesday Forecast: The 90s return this afternoon to Southern Arizona TUCSON – It’s warming up! Temperatures will continue to warm up as high pressure expands over the desert southwest. Today’s forecast high in Tucson is expected to reach the low 90s under plenty of sunshine. There will be enough moisture f...
06:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. commander overseeing Guantanamo Bay fired: Southern Command The U.S. admiral in charge of the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba has been fired "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command," U.S. Southern Command said in a statement on Sunday....
16:48, 04/28/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country....
04:16, 05/04/2019

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens w...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro’s two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
23:00, 06/14/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
10:48, 04/28/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 1920sThe murderous attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego last weekend may have shattered some peop...
02:16, 05/05/2019

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
19:32, 06/14/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to e...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in southern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six people were killed when a civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province. Provincial councilman Yousof Younosi says all the victims were from a single family — two children,...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membership NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest Protestant denomination is reporting its twelfth year of declining memberships. On Thursday, the Southern Baptist Convention reported total membership for 2018 at 14.8 million, down about 192,000 fro...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Another round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Another round of severe weather is forecast for the Southern Plains, including the possibility of tornadoes. School districts in Oklahoma City, nearby Norman and elsewhere have canceled classes Monday as forecasts also call for h...
08:32, 05/20/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
20:00, 05/06/2019

7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country’s troubled border with Burkina Faso. Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security Ministry, said the dead i...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Missi...
15:16, 05/31/2019

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

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, presid...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Police: 5 dead after SUV hits truck in southern Illinois MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people have died after an SUV crashed into the back of a semitrailer along an interstate in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police Trooper Bridget Rice says the crash happened Thursday afternoon near the West Fra...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa _____ IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-l...
15:32, 05/18/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
07:32, 06/14/2019

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming gr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Dangerous storm spawns 15 tornadoes across Southern Plains Tornadoes in sparsely populated areas damaged homes and barns in Oklahoma, but no injuries have been reported Monday across the Southern Plains.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crum...
13:16, 04/28/2019

Sen Graham: House Dems trying to 'destroy' Trump presidency House Democrats are looking to "destroy" the Trump presidency with a continued effort to revive the Mueller report, this according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who spoke on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday....
19:16, 06/10/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 22)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

Trump says he won’t negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: ‘you can’t do it’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he won’t negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: ‘you can’t do it’ ....
09:00, 05/22/2019

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw plans for a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing. The Congress members said in a letter to...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Trump battles Dems over bank records subpoena President Trump is adamant that congressional committees should not be allowed to demand whatever personal information of his they want, as he asks a federal judge to block subpoenas for financial records, at least until the court has a chance to hea...
07:00, 05/16/2019

GOP, Dems team up to address ‘surprise medical bills’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Those are the shockingly high charges insured patients can get hit with when a hospital or doctor is not in their ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
20:32, 05/24/2019

Guy Verhofstadt joins Lib Dems for Euro election campaign Sir Vince Cable's Liberal Democrats showed off a new recruit in the election battle today — the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

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

Nancy Pelosi to Dems: I Don’t Want to See Him Impeached, I Want to See Him in Jail! Suurrrreeeeee She Does House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats during a meeting Tuesday night that President Donald Trump’s impeachment isn’t as high on her list as seeing President Donald Trump in prison....
18:32, 06/06/2019

Dems to decide Thursday whether to go to court for Trump's taxes House Democrats are expected to decide on Thursday whether to go straight to court to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a move that would escalate their ongoing war with the president over his most sensitive financial documents. Ways and M...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald T...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
07:16, 05/27/2019

'We’re at an inflection point': More Dems pressure Pelosi on impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there.Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from offic...
13:32, 05/21/2019

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it faces a #MeToo firestorm. Home state Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts...
02:00, 05/31/2019

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

Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation, according to key lawmakers and sources familiar with...
00:00, 05/22/2019

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

Atlanta Braves agree to terms on deal with 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel A day after Craig Kimbrel finally found a team, Dallas Keuchel's free agency came to a close as the 2015 Cy Young winner agreed to join the Braves.        ...
20:32, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Turkey presses banks to agree high-stakes bailout of bad energy loans Turkey's plan to clean up some $13 billion in bad energy loans, one of the worst hangovers from last year's currency crisis, is taking shape even as some banks hold out for the government to agree to safeguards and higher electricity prices....
22:32, 05/12/2019

Florida legislators agree to limit felons’ voting rights. Critics call it a new poll tax. The measure would require felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations before they can cast a ballot. Critics said they would label Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) the “Jim Crow” governor if he signs the bill....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Donald Trump, Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer agree to spend $2T to fix U.S. infrastructure President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress met Tuesday, and said they agreed that efforts to repair and maintain U.S. infrastructure will cost about $2 trillion....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Heavy rains in southern China leave 49 dead, 14 missing BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say 49 people have died and 14 others are missing since heavy rainfall hit southern China in early June. China’s disaster reduction committee said Wednesday that more than 7,000 houses have collapsed and 300,000 peopl...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
13:32, 05/22/2019

Fifth Avenue maisonette has ties to Sister Parish, ‘Southern Charm’ A maisonette at exclusive 960 Fifth Ave. is hitting the market Thursday for $4.99 million. The one-bedroom, 1½-bathroom spread in the Rosario Candela-designed building is the former home of Sister Parish, the late interior designer and socialite who ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degrees...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consid...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Todd tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Todd led Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The defending season champion had a 3.944-second run at 323.50 mph in a Toyota Camry. “This gives me a lot of confide...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
03:32, 05/23/2019

Imports at Southern California Ports Fell Sharply Last Month The volume of inbound loaded containers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the neighboring ports that comprise the largest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade, fell 6.3% last month from a year ago....
11:32, 06/12/2019

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah GROVER, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a single-engine plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah. A statement released by Wayne County spokeswoman Kassidee Brown says the plane crashed Friday in the Grover area, leaving a larg...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Police say armed kidnapper takes hostages in southern France PARIS (AP) — French police say an armed person has taken multiple hostages in a store on the outskirts of the southern city of Toulouse. Authorities were not certain of the hostage-taker’s identity or how many people were being held. Police spe...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Southern Miss powers past Arizona State, 15-3, in NCAAs BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi racked up 17 hits in a 15-3 victory over Arizona State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional. Danny Ly...
15:16, 05/31/2019

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Sunday night. The Tigers (40-24) won all three of their g...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Boston sports host hangs up on reporter for his Southern accent The Eastern Conference finals won’t just be a showdown on the ice. The seven-game series already has a rivalry off of it, between media members of the Bruins and Hurricanes. Boston radio host Fred Toettcher, co-host of the “Toucher & Rich” show...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel on Saturday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Force raced to her third No. 1 qualifier of the season and 13th of her career with her Frid...
16:00, 05/04/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacua...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Sunday Forecast: Isolated showers continue across Southern Arizona TUCSON –  Happy Mother’s Day! It was another busy afternoon and evening for showers and thunderstorms on Sunday. The National Weather Service released the 24 Hour Precipitation Totals for SE Arizona. Tucson International Airport received ...
18:48, 05/12/2019

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual....
02:16, 06/08/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation. Delegates representing the nation’s largest Protestant denomination will likely vot...
10:48, 06/08/2019

In southern Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes kill up to 18 members of Afghan forces  U.S. military officials said the airstrikes, in what they described as a “tragic accident,” killed members of the Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters, but they did not say how many from each side died....
17:48, 05/17/2019

Six Southern AZ teams battle for state championship in HS softball, baseball PHOENIX – Three Southern Arizona high school softball teams and three baseball squads from our region are suiting up In the state title game on Monday and Tuesday night.  Here’s the schedule. MONDAY, MAY 13 SOFTBALL: 5A CHAMPIONSHIP (ASU)...
18:48, 05/13/2019

The Southern Plains Is at High Risk of 'Violent' Tornadoes on Monday The South saw a few dozen tornadoes over the weekend, but Monday’s conditions are ripe for something much worse. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a high alert forecast for tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including Oklahoma ...
10:32, 05/20/2019

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

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
03:16, 05/10/2019

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to multiple sources. The House Democrats’ package wo...
16:32, 06/03/2019

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
19:32, 06/02/2019

Dems want to undo Cuomo’s cost savings, pay new government workers more State lawmakers are looking to fatten pensions of the most recently hired government workers by undoing reforms that were approved to control runaway costs. The rollback would cost New Yorkers $149 million in retroactive costs dating back to 2012 — w...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Former assistant US attorney: Mueller basically told Dems, 'I'm not going to be your savior' Former U.S. attorney Alex Little said on Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had messages for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress when he held a press briefing on Wednesday....
13:00, 06/01/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just weeks of pregnancy -- as his party faced questions over whether it should be more inclusive of pro-l...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Dems hope Pelosi’s resistance to impeachment will crack in June For the House’s growing impeachment caucus, June is shaping up to be the most critical month to make their case to a reluctant Speaker Nancy Pelosi.A month packed with subpoena fights, hearings on obstruction of justice and legal battles over Trump’s...
23:32, 06/02/2019

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY– The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders sla...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint With questions mounting over President Donald Trump's tough talk on Iran, top national security officials are heading to Capitol Hill to brief Congress....
19:16, 05/20/2019

Dems perform marathon public reading of Mueller report House Democrats teamed up Thursday to perform a marathon public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 500-page report, in a spectacle that underscored the growing tensions with the Justice Department over access to the complete cache of ...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Donna Brazile: Dems could take Wisconsin and Pennsylvania after losing them in 2016 In 2020, Democrats could regain the purple states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin after losing them to then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016, according to Fox News contributor Donna Brazile....
14:16, 05/17/2019

Samuel L. Jackson says he hasn't been 'inspired' by any of the 2020 Dems, reveals who he wants to run Samuel L. Jackson said he hasn't been "inspired" by any of the Democrats running for president, but said there is still one he would like to see join the 2020 race. ...
17:48, 06/11/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) is...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign. Lawmakers had already b...
14:48, 06/14/2019

‘We’re getting back on track’: Dems ready Mueller strategy shift Democrats admit it: They need to shift their post-Mueller strategy.They’ve been so busy fighting technical battles over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report that they’ve barely had time to speak directly to Americans about its damning pu...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Media tries to turn up heat on Barr, with CNN's Blitzer asking if Dems would put AG behind bars CNN’s Wolf Blitzer seriously asked a top Democratic lawmaker whether he and his colleagues are considering putting Attorney General Bill Barr into jail if he refuses to comply with subpoenas....
08:32, 05/03/2019

Mnuchin refuses to give Trump’s tax returns to House Dems Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin formally refused to cough up President Trump’s tax returns to Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday. “I am informing you now that the Department may not lawfully fulfill the Committee&#...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-...
19:16, 06/12/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will be the key to future successes....
06:32, 05/04/2019

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Tr...
09:48, 05/06/2019

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

Former Clinton pollster warns Dems who may not 'move on' from Mueller report Former Clinton pollster Doug Schoen warned Democrats Monday against failing to "move on" from the conclusions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report....
20:00, 05/06/2019

The Lib Dems’ ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ is crass, but it might just work | Stefan Stern The party of moderation has found a novel, if slightly risky, way to tap into how remainers feel about Brexit“When the general atmosphere is bad, language must suffer,” wrote George Orwell in his famous essay, Politics and the English Language, just ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Dems accuse Trump of flouting Russia sanctions deadline The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees are accusing the Trump administration of violating a law requiring a report on human rights abuses in Russia.Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the Foreign Affairs pan...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Debate over debates: 2020 Dems fume over DNC criteria as cut-off looms With the deadline just a day away for the 2020 White House hopefuls to qualify for the first two rounds of primary debates organized by the Democratic National Committee, some of the candidates still gunning to make the stage are getting increasingly...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Dems look to modify Dreamer bill to break internal logjam House Democratic leaders are eyeing changes to legislation to protect “Dreamers” in a bid to resolve an intraparty dispute that’s stalled a key piece of their agenda. In a closed-door meeting Wednesday, a group of top Democrats floated tweaks to the...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Dems ratcheting up demands for answers on the DOJ's hardline ObamaCare position Democratic leaders want to know why the Department of Justice has changed course in its stance on the Affordable Care Act, and are ramping up their efforts to get answers from the Trump administration....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Rep. McClintock: Dems engaging in 'weaponization of IRS' that began under Lois Lerner Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., argued on Saturday that House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., weaponized the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by demanding the Treasury Department hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns....
18:48, 05/11/2019

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

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres ...
20:48, 06/09/2019

Cholla High grad & Pima standout signs with University in Southern Cal TUCSON – Cholla High School alum & Pima Community College men’s basketball player Abram Carrasco signed his national letter of intent on Friday to continue his education and collegiate career.  Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast o...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
10:48, 06/11/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast on June 4: Skymet India's monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4 and deliver less rainfall than average in 2019, the country's only private weather forecasting agency said on Tuesday, dampening prospects of higher farm and economic...
04:48, 05/14/2019

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

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
13:32, 06/11/2019

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
01:32, 06/04/2019

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

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
23:32, 06/10/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
20:16, 06/09/2019

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert....
10:16, 06/10/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Suspect in custody after police chase RV in Southern California; dog seen tumbling from vehicle A suspect was in custody following a high-speed police chase of a mobile home in Southern California on Tuesday evening. At one point, a dog was seen tumbling out of the suspect's badly damaged vehicle but appeared to walk away unscathed....
01:00, 05/22/2019

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
23:00, 06/13/2019

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

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City ...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Larry Elder: Dems cry racism and sexism to combat Trump's success Radio talk show host Larry Elder said Monday on "Hannity" that Democrats will use racismn and  sexism accusations to justify attacks against President Trump even as the economy flourishes....
00:16, 05/07/2019

White House accuses Dems of Russia investigation overkill, vows no ‘do-over’ The White House is pushing back against the slew of Russia probe-related document requests from Democrats on Capitol Hill, accusing the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee of seeking to duplicate Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation f...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.Reps...
22:16, 05/20/2019

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

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
04:00, 06/02/2019

2020 Dems jump into abortion fray as legal battle heats up The divisive issue of abortion has rocketed to the center of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination -- and with a lawsuit filed Friday against Alabama's law, legal proceedings could easily keep the debate hot going into the 2020 general ...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Hoyer urges subpoena for Mueller, as Dems ramp up calls for testimony House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that lawmakers should issue a subpoena for Robert Mueller if he declines to voluntarily testify on Capitol Hill about the Russia probe, amid increasing calls from fellow Democrats to hear from the former...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Bill Maher: Dems shouldn't be 'pecking' at Biden if he's the only one who can beat Trump "Real Time" host Bill Maher warned Democrats on Monday not to "peck" former Vice President Joe Biden if he's the only 2020 candidate who can defeat President Trump....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Dems settle differences, push forward on bill to protect Dreamers House Democrats are moving ahead with a key bill to offer protections to Dreamers after largely settling an intraparty squabble over citizenship rights for people with criminal records.The House Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing to debate ...
23:16, 05/14/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on Sunday, calling it “pathetically untrue.”...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Dems fear report on Russia probe could kill their oversight momentum Democrats lurching toward potential impeachment and ramping up their probes of President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly worried that the Justice Department will subvert their efforts. An internal DOJ watchdog report on the origins of the Rus...
07:48, 06/06/2019

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace argues Dems should pursue impeachment despite unpopularity MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace argued on Tuesday that Democratic lawmakers should pursue impeachment against President Donald Trump despite its unpopularity among voters, insisting it's "the right thing" to do....
20:32, 05/07/2019

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena seeking information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Dems' nationwide effort to override Electoral College stumbles in Nevada The proposal would have automatically pledged the state's six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
17:16, 05/30/2019

House Dems renew probe on hurricane response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to deadly 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. V...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Laura Ingraham: Dems 'self-sabotaging' ahead of 2020, 'obsessed with Trump' In her "Ingraham Angle" commentary, Laura Ingraham said that Democrats are committing "self-sabotage" ahead of the 2020 elections by being "obsessed with" President Trump instead of "pushing policies that actually appeal to working-class Americans."...
22:16, 05/14/2019

NBC's Seth Meyers a 'useful idiot' for some Dems' anti-Semitism, columnist writes After NBC "Late Night" host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member as a “useful idiot,” alleging that Meyers was giving the far-left M...
02:16, 05/17/2019

DOJ says it will block unredacted Mueller report if Dems hold contempt vote The Justice Department said on Tuesday that it would not release an unredacted Mueller report to Congress if Democrats moved forward with their plan to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt. In a letter to New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the rank...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Ocasio-Cortez chides Dems over lack of Green New Deal support WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told a packed room of climate change activists at an event which also featured Sen. Bernie Sanders that voting Democrat isn’t enough if they want to pass a Green New Deal. “I am not here to tell you th...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren, other Dems call for Barr's resignation as he testifies before Senate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., issued a blistering tweet on Wednesday in which she called for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign from the Justice Department. ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Jim Jordan says Dems' attacks on Trump hurt US, overlook president's accomplishments The Democrats’ fixation on taking down President Trump ahead of the 2020 election is not in the country’s best interest and ultimately overlooks his accomplishments, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Wednesday....
21:32, 05/22/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complaints from the conservative media — urged Republicans to oppose the legislation.The bills were supposed...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/11/2019

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Watch Kathryn Weather a Southern Charm Confrontation: "I'm F--king Working My Ass Off to Get All My S--t Togehter" It's time for a girls trip on Southern Charm. Those never produce drama, right? Of course they do. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at the big showdown between the ladies and Kathryn......
08:32, 06/05/2019

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
09:32, 06/05/2019