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Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train

The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue....

Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train

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California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Cancels English Classes, Soccer, Ping-Pong, Legal Aid for Migrant Children in U.S. Shelters Just when you think the Trump administration can fall no lower than they already have, the entire White House hands American their Pabst Blue Ribbon....
17:16, 06/05/2019

Trump administration asks for $23M to train Border Patrol agents to decide credible fear claims The Trump administration is requesting $23 million for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to train U.S. Border Patrol agents on how to carry out credible fear screenings of migrants on the southern border, according to a House aide....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Japan begins testing the world's fastest bullet train Last week, Japan started testing its latest and fastest bullet train. The Shinkansen ALFA-X is capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph), and it's expected to enter operation around 2030. When it does, the ALFA-X will likely become t...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Japan tests out bullet train with record-breaking speed of 249 mph All aboard! With a maximum speed of 249 miles per hour, the new Alfa-X model by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Hitachi will be the fastest bullet train in the world, according to CNN. The current zippiest model, which is in use in Japan and France, ha...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Japan's Next-Generation Shinkansen Bullet Train Clocks 320 Kmph In Test A prototype of Japan's next-generation Shinkansen bullet train, set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometres (198 miles) per hour on a test run......
00:00, 05/18/2019

Japan's 'Supreme' Bullet Train Hits Record Speed Of 360 Kmph In Test Run A new model of bullet train set to enter service ahead of the Tokyo Olympics hit a record speed of 360 kilometers (224 miles) per hour in a test run, operator JR Central said....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Japan Tests World's Fastest Bullet Train, Capable Of Topping 400 Kmph Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
09:00, 05/11/2019

Travel at 249 mph: Japan starts testing world's fastest bullet train The goal is for the ALFA-X to be introduced commercially in 2030 and be able to climb to 224 mph, which would make it the world's fastest bullet train        ...
08:16, 05/13/2019

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
17:32, 05/23/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Trump administration's California fracking plan is 'dangerous,' environmental groups say The Trump administration's plan to open up more than 1 million additional acres of public and private land in California to fracking is raising alarm in the environmental community, which is challenging the proposal as "dangerous."...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
16:48, 06/06/2019

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
12:00, 05/23/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

California synagogue mourns woman who 'took the bullet' in weekend shooting The woman who was killed in a deadly shooting at a Southern California synagogue will be buried on Monday after being hailed as a hero, as police continue to investigate the motive of the 19-year-old suspect....
08:00, 04/29/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
22:48, 05/09/2019

Azerbaijan cancels $1 billion contract with Boeing for safety reasons Azerbaijan airline AZAL has canceled a $1 billion contract with Boeing to purchase 10 737 MAX jets, a spokesman said on Monday, following the fatal crashes involving the aircraft in Ethiopia and Indonesia....
05:48, 06/03/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
13:00, 05/16/2019

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season...
22:48, 06/12/2019

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
16:00, 05/13/2019

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days.        ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

California jury awards couple $2 billion in verdict against Monsanto in third decision involving Roundup weed killer. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California jury awards couple $2 billion in verdict against Monsanto in third decision involving Roundup weed killer....
17:16, 05/13/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign country....
06:00, 05/11/2019

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more ill-fated mediation efforts of recent times.What wa...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Trump administration trying to get money to Guaido The Trump administration is looking for ways to financially bolster Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has been recognized by the US as the country's interim president, with an influx of cash, which could involve freeing up frozen assets o...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Administration Identifies Who Will Pay For the Trade War: You A Trump administration official contradicts Trump over the trade war with China that will affect cars and much more, Lotus is getting a ton of investment, there’s a shakeup at Fiat Chrysler, and more for The Morning Shift of Monday, May 13, 2019....
09:16, 05/13/2019

How Veep evolved under the Trump administration When HBO’s Veep first premiered during the Obama administration, it was touted as being one of the most accurate representations of DC politics on television. It wasn’t the hopeful, liberal fantasy of The West Wing and it wasn’t nearly as sinister as...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall&rdq...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Delays Decision on Car Tariffs The Trump administration has put off a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part imports for about six months, two administration officials said....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
20:16, 06/02/2019

The Trump administration made a web survey. We have questions The White House has 16 questions about your experiences with ‘tech bias’. We have 16 questions for themThe Trump administration launched a web survey on Wednesday soliciting examples of alleged “tech bias” on social media.“SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS shou...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran with ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financial pressure....
15:48, 06/02/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
14:48, 05/16/2019

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a prestigious bank is accused of approving loans in exchange for a job in the White House. Although he failed to get one, he was placed on a "prestigious" committee tied to Trump's campaign, prosecutors said....
10:48, 05/23/2019

Chelsea Manning: Trump administration ‘clearly’ wants to go after journalists Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning on Sunday accused the Trump administration of “clearly” wanting to go after journalists by using the FBI and Department of Justice....
03:16, 05/13/2019

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas h...
14:16, 06/09/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Trump administration threatens additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that woul...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Trump administration defies subpoena seeking tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a letter that he will not comply with a subpoena for six years of Trump's tax returns because the request "lacks a legitimate legislative purpose."...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Trump administration seeks to hit EU with tariffs over Airbus subsidies The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was moving forward with a plan to seek retaliatory tariffs on European Union goods over the EU's subsidies for Airbus. President Trump has previously said the U.S. is seeking tariffs on $11 billion w...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Trump administration to delay decision on auto tariffs The White House will delay for up to six months a decision on whether it will impose tariffs on cars and auto parts. The Trump administration put the decision on hold following meetings with auto industry groups over the last week, according to multi...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Trump administration suspends trade complaint against China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has suspended a complaint it had made against China to the World Trade Organization, a shift that might signal a slight opening in the administration’s trade war with Beijing. The WTO says it’s g...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administration....
09:32, 06/03/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components and parts "necessary to maintain and support existing and currently fully operational networks and equ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Identifies 1,712 More Children That May Have Been Separated at Border As part of a court-ordered review of potentially thousands of additional family separations at the border, the Trump administration has identified over 1,700 cases that may involve migrant children being separated from their parents at the border....
09:48, 05/19/2019

A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy The president’s dissatisfaction has crystallized around national security adviser John Bolton and what Trump has groused is an interventionist stance at odds with his view that the United States should stay out of foreign quagmires....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Good Riddance to One of the Worst Members of the Trump Administration The Trump administration is and always has been an all-star lineup of some of the most despicable people on the planet, but even in this tough crowd, Scott Lloyd always stood out for both his ambivalence towards the lives of immigrants and insistence...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
00:32, 05/24/2019

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

Trump administration hits China's Huawei with one-two punch The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security gr...
19:16, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Trump administration ups tariff talk on China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products t...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Wall Street just scored another big victory from Trump’s administration The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
07:32, 05/28/2019

Trump administration says it has no immediate plans to send migrants to Florida The Trump administration, on Saturday, appeared to back away from a plan to send migrants to two Florida counties as Gov. Ron DeSantis, R, spoke out against the decision....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
23:00, 05/17/2019

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

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
09:48, 05/24/2019

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win a job in Trump administration Federal prosecutors on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk accusing him of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for trying to s...
08:48, 05/23/2019

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
17:32, 05/30/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $12 billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Megan Rapinoe: My national anthem protests are an ‘F you’ to Trump administration Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has vowed to continue her national anthem protests while representing the US in next month’s Women’s World Cup — calling it a “good ‘F you'” to the Trump administration. “I’ll probably never put...
09:16, 05/14/2019

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regul...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Bars Pride Flags from Embassy Flagpoles Four-year Dadaist art installation Trump and his administration are rejecting requests from United States embassies to fly the rainbow flag most closely associated with June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, according to NBC News....
11:48, 06/09/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
10:32, 06/04/2019

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
17:32, 06/04/2019

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe says she’s a ‘walking protest’ of the Trump administration No longer allowed to kneel during the anthem before national team games, the outspoken midfielder claims that just being herself is a rebuke to the administration....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice on May 11, he said in an April 29 resignation letter. Rosenstein is leaving his post after overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
10:48, 05/24/2019

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will cancel out any benefits companies received from the administration’s recent tax cuts....
12:48, 05/12/2019

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slumps further into crisis, White House officials from Donald Trump down have made repeated expressions of...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Trump administration declares support for Venezuela uprising against Maduro: 'We are with you!' The Trump administration voiced full support Tuesday for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he led a contingent of heavily armed troops into the streets of Caracas amid a call for the military to rise up and oust the South American nation’s ...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 2019 through the H-2B visa program. The decision was made the by the administration last month and leake...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the...
12:48, 06/13/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
18:00, 05/22/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
21:16, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status The status exempts billions of dollars of India’s products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over the country’s protections for its market....
19:48, 05/31/2019

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

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

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on t...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Trump administration ends NIH funding for fetal tissue research The Trump administration is notifying the University of California that a federally funded research contract that uses fetuses from elective abortions will not be renewed -- the latest pro-life push by the administration....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
15:32, 05/28/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood can...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bars Steve King from Air Force One: report Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, who was stripped of his committee assignments for his pro-white nationalist statements earlier this year, was reportedly barred from Air Force One Tuesday while President Trump traveled to the Hawkeye State. King trie...
21:32, 06/11/2019

US Will Work Closely With "Great Ally" India: Trump Administration India is a "great ally" of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was......
18:32, 05/28/2019

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the reso...
12:32, 06/05/2019

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Repu...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Trump administration's message to the world on Iran: 'Don't do business with these people' President Trump signals the U.S. won't stand for Tehran's "support of terrorism" and threats to restart its nuclear program, Energy Secretary Rick Perry tells CNBC....
08:16, 05/07/2019

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
20:00, 06/15/2019

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal j...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
20:16, 05/21/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
16:16, 05/21/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices....
06:16, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration hits China's Huawei with one-two punch The Trump administration on Wednesday took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security gr...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Trump administration may overhaul rules limiting bank overdraft fees This comes at a time when Democrats in Congress are taking a closer look at the banking industry. Banks made more than $11.5 billion in overdraft fees last year....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks earlier in the day on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route through which much of the world's oil passes....
11:48, 06/13/2019

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Migrant youths seeking legal status sue Trump administration in new challenge Young migrants in New Jersey who are seeking legal status in the United States after allegedly suffering abuse or neglect in their home countries sued the Trump administration on Monday, saying it is unfairly denying their claims....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the ...
12:16, 06/15/2019

Trump administration puts offshore drilling expansion in Arctic, Atlantic on ice Enlarge / Shell has halted the controversial oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, citing the marginal discovery of oil was "not enough to continue the search for the foreseeable" future. In a statement on September 28, the company said, "Shell will now c...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
14:32, 06/04/2019

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

‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolás Maduro gained quick messages of support Tuesday from the Trump administration amid a possible turning point in the S...
11:32, 04/30/2019

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Trump administration has separated hundreds of children from their migrant families since 2018 The Trump administration has continued to separate migrant families nearly a year after a judge barred family separations as a systemic policy.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administration, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico, Court Rules A federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can continue to enforce a policy that returns asylum seekers to Mexico while they wait for an immigration court to decide their cases....
22:48, 05/07/2019

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, a key step in opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and n...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional r...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
17:16, 05/21/2019

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump admi...
10:16, 05/23/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration Admitted in Emails It Didn't Know How to Reunite Separated Families Newly released emails show that while the Trump administration was publicly promising to reunite the families it had separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials had no idea how they would accomplish that goal, according to NBC....
07:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will be ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
11:16, 06/05/2019

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Trump administration moves to crack down on illegal immigrants in public housing The Trump administration on Friday moved forward with a proposed rule to make it harder for illegal immigrants to use public housing -- the latest crackdown by the administration on immigrants seeking to use public assistance....
18:48, 05/11/2019

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

The Trump Administration Wanted a Horrific Mass Raid on Undocumented Families The Trump administration was planning a mass raid on undocumented families in ten major American cities earlier this year, according to the Washington Post. Former Department of Homeland Security leader Kirstjen Nielsen and former immigration officia...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Despite Trump Administration Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama ...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Democrats demand answers on Trump administration's Obamacare lawsuit reversal House Democrats are giving the Department of Justice two weeks to supply documents explaining why it reversed itself and decided to ask the courts to rule that all of Obamacare is unconstitutional....
10:32, 05/14/2019

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border....
18:48, 05/17/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials around the US have told the Guardian that the Trump administration has withdrawn funding for a large, s...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Several embassies also honored pride month and other...
13:16, 06/09/2019

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
12:16, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
17:16, 06/04/2019

Trump administration will make drug companies post prices in commercials The Trump administration will require prescription drug companies to post prices in TV commercials, a move that is expected to trigger lawsuits over free speech....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious be...
07:48, 05/22/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Another Brazen Trump Administration Corruption Tale, Courtesy of Elaine Chao It is another week in Trump’s America, which means it’s time for another story of our government’s transformation into a piggy bank for rich, corrupt assholes. The New York Times published a detailed examination today of the connections between Trans...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Trump administration moves to release migrant children faster from U.S. custody The Trump administration is again changing the way it vets people who want to sponsor minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone in an effort to speed up the release of thousands of migrant children currently in U.S. custody....
14:16, 06/10/2019

The Trump Administration Is Making Lifesaving Fetal Tissue Research Almost Impossible On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new curtailing of federal spending on research using fetal tissue, according to the New York Times. The new rules will make it extremely difficult for this research, which many scientists say is vita...
23:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Trump administration blocks immigrants from free legal help, attorneys allege AUSTIN, Texas — An immigration legal group has filed a formal complaint against the Trump administration saying it is blocking detained immigrants from free legal services. The complaint filed Wednesday by RAICES, a nonprofit immigrant legal services...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Petraeus warns Iran to 'be very careful' as tensions rise with Trump administration Former CIA Director David Petraeus warned Iran that it going to have to be “very careful” as tensions between the Middle Eastern nation and the United States continue to ratchet up....
09:16, 05/19/2019

The Trump administration is denying citizenship to the children of same-sex couples because they were born 'out of wedlock' The Trump administration is attempting to deny citizenship to the children of same-sex couples born abroad, as The Daily Beast first reported. According to policies enacted in the summer of 2018, "a child born abroad must be biologically related to a...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications "The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va....
21:48, 05/12/2019

Geraldo Rivera urges the Trump administration to 'fight the Democrats every step of the way' Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” Friday, “I urge the Trump administration from the top down to fight the Democrats every step of the way.” ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

John Kelly says Trump family members working in administration 'are an influence that has to be dealt with' Members of President Donald Trump's family who work in his administration are "an influence that has to be dealt with," former White House chief of staff John Kelly said Tuesday....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Canada endorses plan to stop Trump administration from disrupting WTO: trade minister Canada's trade minister is endorsing a European Union plan to prevent the Trump administration from paralyzing the World Trade Organization's dispute-settlement body later this year....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Trump administration to roll back rare beetle protections opposed by oil lobby Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby statesThe Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting r...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Trump administration wants to allow debt collectors to call 7 times a week and text, email as much as they want The debt collection industry has been clamoring for an update to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for years, but the CFPB proposal announced Tuesday is likely to meet resistance from consumer advocates....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, anno...
16:32, 06/04/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health workers can opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or r...
16:00, 05/02/2019

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

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesigned $20 bill, which would replace the front image o...
13:16, 05/22/2019

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Despite Trump Administration Request Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama ...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
12:32, 06/08/2019

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Shelters Are Overcrowded With Migrant Children. Now the Trump Administration Is Scouting Military Bases The Trump Administration is assessing whether military bases in Oklahoma, Montana and Georgia are suitable to shelter immigrant children who are apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult relative. The evaluations are part of the governme...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
11:48, 06/05/2019

Trump administration relaxes safety rules sparked by 2010 Gulf oil spill The Trump administration unveiled on Thursday its final plan to roll back offshore drilling safety measures put in place by the Obama administration after the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst in U.S. history, raising concerns by s...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innova...
18:32, 06/07/2019

In Push for Trade Deal, Trump Administration Shelves Sanctions Over China’s Crackdown on Uighurs During trade talks, U.S. officials have avoided confronting China about its persecution of Uighurs despite bipartisan pressure, fearing such a move could harm a deal....
12:16, 05/04/2019

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
04:16, 06/12/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress reached out and contacted him as he cooperated with the Russia investigation, and he provided ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Pompeo slams Kerry over meeting with Iranians, undermining Trump administration: 'It's time to get off the stage' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed his predecessor John Kerry, telling him “it's time to get off the stage” and stop inappropriately engaging with foreign leaders while undermining the Trump administration’s foreign policy....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Trump administration set to ease offshore drilling safety rules created after 2010 BP oil spill The Trump administration on Thursday announced rollbacks to offshore drilling safety rules created after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion.        ...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Trump administration to relax offshore safety rules sparked by 2010 Gulf oil spill The Trump administration will unveil on Thursday its final plan to roll back offshore drilling safety measures put in place by the Obama administration after the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst in U.S. history, raising concerns b...
07:48, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Trump administration proposal would make it easier to deport immigrants who use public benefits The Trump administration is considering reversing long-standing policy to make it easier to deport U.S. legal permanent residents who have used public benefits, part of an effort to restrict immigration by low-income people....
22:16, 05/03/2019

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

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
16:48, 05/24/2019

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

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praised Sanders and encouraged her to follow her father'...
14:32, 06/13/2019

A Trump administration source poured cold water on a report that Derek Kan is being considered for the Fed board AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta A news report on Friday said the White House was thinking of nominating Derek Kan for one of the two open seats on the Board of Governors. But Kan is not being seriously considered for a spot on the Federal Reserve board...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Trump administration takes action against accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Assad "This Syrian oligarch is directly supporting the murderous Assad regime and building luxury developments on land stolen from those fleeing his brutality," Sigal Mandelker, a Treasury official, said in a statement....
10:32, 06/11/2019

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Trump administration approved transfer of nuclear expertise to Saudis after Khashoggi murder: senator Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., blasted the Trump administration Tuesday, revealing - based on information he said the Energy Department gave him - that it approved transfers of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia  on at least two occasions after jour...
16:16, 06/04/2019

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

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems c...
10:48, 06/05/2019

ISIS bride case: Muthana lawsuit should be dismissed, Trump administration lawyers argue The legal case turns on factual questions about when Ahmed Ali Muthana's diplomatic status ended – before or after his daughter was born.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border crossings....
18:32, 06/05/2019

U.S. Supreme Court seeks Trump administration views on Google-Oracle copyright feud The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Google's bid to end Oracle Corp's copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartph...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration (Bloomberg) — A Chicago banker who lent millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk, the fo...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
19:32, 05/22/2019

Trump administration approved transfers of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder At least two of the seven secret transfers occurred after Khashoggi’s murder, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said, citing new information from the Department of Energy....
14:16, 06/04/2019

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used as an internment camp ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx ...
15:00, 06/05/2019

The Trump administration is cosigning states' efforts to overturn Obamacare, and it could leave millions without health care Reuters Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama's signature health care law — a de...
18:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Democrats accuse Trump administration of trying to ‘obfuscate the white supremacist threat’ with new categories for domestic terrorism The FBI has created a new category that “inappropriately” combines white supremacist incidents with those involving “Black identity extremists,” the senators wrote Thursday....
17:48, 05/02/2019

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting enthusiasts....
09:00, 06/06/2019

NASA invites tourists to space station, while a Trump tweet casts doubt on his own administration’s moon plan Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days, with the first mission coming as early as next year....
18:32, 06/07/2019

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10:48, 06/06/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers who fear returning to their home countries, according to two sources with ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under t...
20:48, 06/01/2019

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09:32, 05/29/2019

Yankees may have dodged this injury bullet Now the Yankees’ backups are getting hurt. A night after crushing a ninth-inning home run to spark a comeback win, Gio Urshela didn’t make it through Wednesday’s 10-1 loss to the Mariners, leaving after fouling a ball off his left knee in the bottom ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Trump plans to allow fracking near California's national parks Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central CaliforniaThe Trump administration has issued a plan to open more than a million acres in California to fracking, including ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

California moves to ban farm pesticide that Trump's EPA has defended California wants to ban chlorpyrifos, a controversial pesticide used on almond, citrus and grape crops in the nation's largest agricultural state....
16:32, 05/08/2019

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and muni...
18:32, 05/21/2019

California mulls adopting portions of despised Trump tax law SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s liberal Legislature wants to give poor people a lot more money in their state tax refunds each year. But to do it, they would have to partially adopt some of President Donald Trump’s 2017 tax changes...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Trump's escalated trade war with China could hit California ports especially hard An escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions could deal a severe blow to California's ports and economy, potentially putting at risk thousands of jobs....
16:16, 05/06/2019

California Gov. Newsom thanks Trump for call following Poway synagogue shooting California Gov. Gavin Newsom publicly thanked President Trump on Sunday for calling him in the wake of the deadly synagogue shooting in Poway the day before....
18:00, 04/28/2019

'She took the bullet for all of us': rabbi recounts San Diego synagogue shooting Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein says worshipper Lori Kaye died protecting him from a 19-year-old man who opened fire at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in San Diego. Goldstein lost one of his index fingers when he held up his hands in defence as the gunman fir...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight b...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Robinson Cano may have dodged injury bullet this time Robinson Cano made his return to the field Wednesday night. Now, he’s making his return to the bench. Activated from the injured list for the Mets’ 7-0 win over the Giants, Cano went 0-for-2 with an RBI, but was removed at the top of the fifth ...
04:48, 06/06/2019

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5 shootout that left the boy wounded outside the Mi...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Feminists with a bullet: how the ageing heroine became screen gold As a greying Linda Hamilton dusts off the rocket launcher to take on a new Terminator, we look at how the cowering victims of 70s horror paved the way for today’s grizzled gunslingersThe trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate hinges on the return of Linda...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Manslaughter charge in death of nurse hit by stray bullet A 37-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter, accused of fatally shooting a woman bystander on Bourbon Street while fighting for a security guard's weapon....
15:16, 05/06/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Trump threatens China with further $300 billion of tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States....
00:48, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” Trump announced the decision in a series of tweets Monday about the budget. He says that under h...
17:16, 05/13/2019

California defies Trump to ban pesticide linked to childhood brain damage The EPA had moved to ban chlorpyrifos under Obama, but the Trump administration reversed that effortCalifornia is banning a widely used pesticide that has been linked to brain damage in children, a major victory for public health advocates who have l...
13:16, 05/08/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's primary ballot if he does not make the documents publi...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Woman grazed by bullet inside Brooklyn subway station An Iowa woman was grazed by a bullet when a gunman opened fire inside a Brooklyn subway station, police and law enforcement sources said Wednesday. The 48-year-old woman was standing on the northbound platform inside the Franklin Avenue/Botanic Garde...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States....
04:16, 06/06/2019

The new front in Trump's trade war could cost consumers at least $93 billion Based on 2018 trade numbers, it would equate to a tax on U.S. consumers that would start at $18.6 billion and escalate to about $93 billion. Those figures, while a baseline from which to measure, don't take into account all the impact....
11:32, 05/31/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday. He said the m...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Trump to decide on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least $300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world's largest economies late this month....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Trump takes credit for $1 billion US Steel investment President Trump took credit Thursday for an announcement by U.S. Steel Corp. that it would invest more than $1 billion in a facility in Braddock, Pa., near Pittsburgh....
16:00, 05/02/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump administration sees energy storage as a national security tool Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
10:16, 06/12/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
20:32, 05/07/2019

California Dem convention heats up as candidates jab Trump, call for impeachment ... and contend with hecklers Fourteen presidential hopefuls rallied at the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco Saturday, taking shots at Trump and outlining their platforms to attract votes from thousands of activists, party delegates and guests in attendance. ...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
13:32, 05/29/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
11:00, 05/23/2019

President Trump’s Businesses Lost More Than $1 Billion Over Ten Years, According to Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 was “highly inaccurate.” He contended the reported losses were “non monetary,” ...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Trump says he has not decided whether to put tariffs on remaining $325 billion in Chinese goods Trump also confirmed that he plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Japan in late June....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
21:00, 05/13/2019

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

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
17:32, 06/03/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
13:16, 05/01/2019

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
22:16, 06/03/2019

Trump Calls Sen. Kamala Harris 'Nasty' Because That's What Misogynists Do. The California Congress Woman Responds I would like to say that the president of United States is out of character when he refers to a female senator as “nasty,” but who are we kidding? This president ran on a platform of degrading and belittling women and yet, 53 percent of white women a...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
16:32, 05/22/2019

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
12:00, 06/07/2019

A mysterious ‘dense bullet’ blasted a giant hole in the Milky Way Due to its size (about a million times our sun’s mass), scientists aren’t quite sure; too big to be a star and there's no black hole nearby.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
23:00, 06/03/2019

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander-in-chief and congressional Democrats. “Just signed Dis...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
17:48, 05/05/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening......
07:32, 05/14/2019

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Trump tax returns from 1985 to 1994 show $1 billion in losses: NY Times U.S. President Donald Trump's businesses lost a total of more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, according to the New York Times, which said it obtained printouts from Trump's official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts....
19:32, 05/07/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25% this year and up over 1% Tuesday morning....
10:00, 05/07/2019

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

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Royal Enfield Recalls 7000 Bullet Motorcycles Over Faulty Brake Caliper Bolt Chennai-based motorcycle maker Royal Enfield has announced a recall for 7000 units of the Bullet range of motorcycles. The recall affects the Royal Enfield Bullet and Electra 350 and 500 variants that......
07:16, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
01:00, 05/25/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
16:16, 06/03/2019

President Trump Keeps Quoting a Misleading $91 Billion Figure for Puerto Rico Aid. Here Are the Facts President Donald Trump is sticking to his claim that Congress gave Puerto Rico $91 billion in aid money and that, therefore, the island should be “very happy” and stop asking for more. But his claim is misleading, asserting that the islan...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
20:48, 05/13/2019

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
17:16, 06/06/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
23:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras....
17:48, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras....
22:16, 06/06/2019

Former Iowa softball standout, 25, killed by apparent stray bullet; police investigate possible illegal hunter A hunter’s bullet may have accidentally struck and killed a woman and star athlete in college as she was driving on an Iowa highway in the middle of the night over the weekend....
10:32, 04/30/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from...
12:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
16:32, 05/24/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Adam Smith plays weak hand as he argues for $17 billion cut to Trump’s Pentagon budget GET IT DONE: If House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., had one message in his two public appearances Monday it’s that he’s “absolutely committed” to getting the National Defense Authorization Acts past his committee, even if he has t...
05:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
20:00, 05/24/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
07:00, 05/03/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added ...
15:32, 05/23/2019

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature....
19:48, 06/03/2019

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods Cameron Spencer/Getty; Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump threatened to dramatically escalate the trade war with China. Trump said that on Friday tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase from ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Injured California rabbi gets a call from President Donald Trump: 'He was just so comforting' The rabbi injured in the Poway synagogue shooting, Yisroel Goldstein, said he found comfort in a personal call from President Donald Trump.        ...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Rabbi: Synagogue shooting victim 'took the bullet for all of us' Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein says Lori Kaye, who was shot and killed in a synagogue near San Diego, died to protect others in the congregation. (April 29)        ...
04:16, 04/29/2019

ABC cancels Whiskey Cavalier, probably because of that name ABC has canceled surprisingly tolerable spy comedy Whiskey Cavalier, earning it a place alongside Terriers in the pantheon of TV shows that only ran for one season and had weird/bad names. Whiskey Cavalier has also earned a place alongside this seaso...
04:00, 05/13/2019

NBC cancels A.P. Bio, which is a damn shame Everybody go ahead and start to shut up now, because NBC has an announcement: Mike O’Brien’s two-season scholastic sitcom A.P. Bio has just been canceled. Starring Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, and one of the best ensembles of young performers curre...
23:16, 05/24/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike MILAN (AP) — Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government’s failure to relaunch the carrier. Alitalia says...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Best Buy cancels all Galaxy Fold pre-orders In another blow to Samsung's Galaxy Fold, Best Buy announced that it's canceling all current Galaxy Fold pre-orders. That's not entirely surprising given all of the drama around the Fold and the lack of concrete details from Samsung. B...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Amazon cancels Sneaky Pete In a trick that it probably picked up from Prime users who cancel just after the holidays, Amazon is continuing its trend of killing off shows right after they air new seasons. In May, the super-retailer/streaming service canceled The Tick shortly af...
19:48, 06/04/2019

10 of the best ski resorts you can get to by train You don't have to fly to get to Europe's best ski resorts this season — try the railways, on both sleepers and daytime services instead, says Daniel Elkan...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth day on Tuesday due to a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline....
05:00, 04/30/2019

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
14:00, 06/13/2019

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
10:48, 05/29/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay home....
19:32, 05/04/2019

NBA cancels Global Camp over 'logistical issues' The NBA announced Thursday it has cancelled the 2019 Global Camp, a draft showcase for international players, only a week before the event was scheduled to begin....
12:48, 05/23/2019

SAS cancels more Scandinavian flights as pilots strike for fifth day Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 500 flights scheduled for Wednesday, which will ground some 47,000 passengers, as a strike by pilots entered a fifth day with no sign of talks between management and unions....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Cuba cancels Conga Against Homophobia parade HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government has cancelled a parade widely seen as a sign of progress on gay rights. The state-run Center for Sex Education run by Mariela Castro, the daughter of Communist Party First Secretary Raul Castro, said in a Facebook p...
12:00, 05/07/2019

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. AT&T is also offer...
07:32, 06/13/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of Salvador....
14:48, 05/14/2019

How athletes will train in the future Upgrade Labs in Santa Monica has workout equipment that gives you an effective workout in less time. It focuses on three areas: physical fitness, brain training, and recovery. INSIDER's Caroline Aghajanian visited the facility to try out the machines...
16:16, 05/09/2019

"From Fintech to Train Wreck" Here’s an index that had more than doubled in less than two years, when our analyst issued a very bearish forecast. Now see what he saw, in Chart of the Day....
10:48, 05/01/2019

'Lori took the bullet for all of us': Rabbi lauds longtime friend, vows terrorism 'will not take us down' Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein said he watched the gunman shoot Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, who he said took bullets intended for the rabbi.        ...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Cuba cancels annual ‘Conga Against Homophobia’ parade Cuban activists denounced the government’s decision to cancel this year’s gay rights parade, with some speculating the decision was made due to rising political hostility from the Trump administration....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Huawei cancels MateBook laptop launch because of US export ban Enlarge / The Huawei Matebook 13, which was released in January 2019. (credit: Valentina Palladino ) Huawei was planning to announce a new MateBook laptop this week, but an executive confirmed that the company cancelled the launch because of US san...
11:32, 06/12/2019

Home Ministry Cancels Registration Of Infosys Foundation The Home Ministry has cancelled the registration of Bengaluru-based NGO Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of norms in receiving foreign grants, officials said Monday....
01:48, 05/13/2019

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

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

Poland cancels Israeli visit over Holocaust restitution The Polish government says it has canceled a visit by an Israeli delegation because the Israeli government made last-minute changes that suggested they would raise the issue of the restitution of former Jewish property....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Apple cancels plans for second data center in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data center in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
08:16, 06/11/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Netflix cancels 'Santa Clarita Diet' after three seasons Netflix is keeping up its habit of canceling shows after three seasons, no matter what the level of interest. The service has dropped Santa Clarita Diet just weeks after its third season premiered on March 29th. It's not clear what prompted th...
10:48, 04/28/2019

NBC cancels freshman series Abby’s, The Enemy Within, and The Village The bloodbath of TV cancellation season isn’t quite over yet. Variety reports that NBC has announced the cancellation of three freshman series: Abby’s, The Enemy Within, and The Village....
16:16, 05/30/2019

Turkey Cancels Istanbul Mayoral Election Won by Opposition Turkey’s national election board cancelled results of the Istanbul mayoral race that President Erdogan’s ruling party lost five weeks ago and ordered a rerun, sparking outrage in opposition ranks....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra cancels summer programming BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has canceled its summer programming, citing $16 million in losses over the past decade. The Washington Post reports the Thursday cancellation announcement by the orchestra comes about a month after th...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over abortion law ATLANTA (AP) — Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia’s new restrictive abortion law. News outlets report that the “Girls Trip” star sent a statement to ticketholders Sa...
20:16, 06/15/2019

AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold preorders, gives customers $100 for their troubles Following Samsung and Best Buy, it’s time for AT&T to cancel Galaxy Fold preorders, as the foldable phone is still vaporware after its release was canceled due to terrible design flaws. The carrier has notified customers who had preordered the ...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
08:32, 06/05/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals. In a statement Wednesday, the party’s top candidate for the upcomin...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders due to lengthy delay AT&T held on to people's Galaxy Fold pre-orders even after Best Buy cancelled reservations back in May. Now that it's been almost a couple of months since Samsung's foldable device was supposed to come out, though, the carrier has ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Funeral set today for 'hero' synagogue shooting victim who 'took the bullet for all of us' A funeral will be held Monday for Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the victim of a shooting at a southern California synagogue on Saturday.        ...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Sweden by train: from Stockholm to Oslo There are plenty of opportunities to hop off the train between the two capitals and explore Sweden’s wilderness, lakeside towns and tiny islandsWhen most people think of Scandinavian travel, they picture fjords, mountains and the dramatic landscapes ...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Louisville Man In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Train WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A man is in critical condition after getting hit by a train in Louisville. It happened just after 4 a.m. Sunday morning on Preston Highway. Louisville police say they have not determined why then man was on th...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Ten hospitalized after train derailment in Boston A light-rail commuter train derailed in Boston near Fenway Park on Saturday morning, sending 10 people to the hospital, including the train operator, officials said....
20:00, 06/08/2019

Moby takes the hint for once and cancels the rest of his book tour For weeks we have been subjected to nuggets of Moby’s personal life via unsolicited excerpts from his creepy-ass second memoir, Then It Falls Apart. One story involved Natalie Portman, who he claimed to have dated when she was 20 years old. Portman c...
13:00, 05/29/2019

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
11:00, 04/28/2019

| Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another city....
09:16, 05/16/2019

Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has canceled upcoming municipal elections, citing the need to reduce political tensions in the country. President Ilir Meta said he acted because “the actual circumstances do not provide necessar...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Performance Due to Georgia’s Abortion Law (ATLANTA) — Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia’s new restrictive abortion law. News outlets report that the “Girls Trip” star sent a statement to ticketholders...
12:32, 06/16/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he canceled the trip....
19:32, 05/04/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit amid Holocaust restitution row Poland has called off a visit by Israeli officials, claiming they were seeking to force talks on the restitution of Jewish property seized during World War II....
15:00, 05/13/2019

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk due to spacesuit size issue NASA scheduled the first ever spacewalk with only female astronauts this week, but it has been cancelled because there isn't enough time to configure a spacesuit that fits...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Peabo Bryson recovering after heart attack, cancels concerts NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for R&B singer Peabo Bryson says he is on his way to making a full recovery after suffering a mild heart attack. Bryson’s representative says Friday he is improving but has to cancel several planned concerts so ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Flagship Argentine airline cancels Tuesday flights due to strike Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide strike by labor unions opposed to the austerity program of President Mauricio Macri....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold re-release might not be very close, as Best Buy cancels all pre-orders The epic (and unfortunate) release saga of the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold is obviously far from over, as Samsung still thinks it can fix all the vulnerabilities of the company's first (near-) finished foldable design without having to cancel the ...
05:16, 05/24/2019

Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Show Over Georgia Abortion Law Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish canceled a scheduled stand-up show in Atlanta in opposition to Georgia’s new “fetal heartbeat bill” that virtually outlaws all abortion in the state....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Govt cancels no-deal Brexit ferry contracts - at a £50m cost Sky News understands that the Department for Transport has cancelled the no deal ferry contracts it signed in the run up to 29 March at a cost of around £50m to the taxpayer....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African country after the two candidates — both unknowns — were rejected. The council said in a statement Sun...
05:32, 06/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after several companies withdrew their sponsorship for the event....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
06:16, 05/07/2019

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
20:16, 06/13/2019

SAS cancels more flights as parties in pilot strike meet for talks Scandinavian airlines SAS said it would cancel more flights on Thursday as parties involved in a pilot strike held talks on Wednesday to try to resolve a six-day dispute that has left hundreds of thousands of passengers stranded....
07:16, 05/01/2019

DC Universe cancels ‘Swamp Thing’ after a single episode (updated) DC Universe cancelled Swamp Thing, its streaming sci-fi series, after a single episode. The live-action drama set in swamplands of Louisiana was cancelled on Thursday, less than a week after airing its pilot episode, reported TVLine. The streaming se...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Adam Gase cancels last day of Jets minicamp for golf outing The Jets are going to be doing some hard hitting on their final day of mandatory minicamp. No, not of each other, but of golf balls. Jets coach Adam Gase canceled practice Thursday for the Jets and is instead taking the entire team on a team-bonding ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

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

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has abruptly cancelled a US trip to receive a prestigious award following a storm of protest over ...
19:32, 05/03/2019

What it's like to train for a marathon in one of the tensest parts of the world REUTERS/Ammar Awad Every year, runners weave between Palestinians and Israelis during the Palestine Marathon. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I never intended to run a marathon, but when I realized that I would be on hand for th...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
21:48, 06/15/2019

Use a 'Productivity Song' to Train Your Brain to Work Anyone who has ever seen a movie montage knows the importance of a motivating soundtrack. We may not have a professional editor to splice together footage of us training for a boxing match or studying for the bar exam, but we can pick our own music ...
10:48, 06/04/2019

US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members, which was drafted in response to explosions of crude oil trains in the U.S. and Canada. Department of Transportation offic...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Man critically injured after leaping in front of 4 train A man was critically injured when he jumped in front of a 4 train during the Tuesday morning rush hour in the Bronx, authorities said. He leaped in front of the southbound train from the elevated platform at the 176th Street station near Jerome Avenu...
16:00, 05/14/2019

16-year-old girl arrested with gun on subway train A 16-year-old girl was busted with a gun inside a subway train in lower Manhattan, police said Saturday. Witnesses told police about a fight involving a gun inside a southbound A train at Canal Street station near Sixth Avenue and West Broadway aroun...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Sneaky Train Attacks Unsuspecting Police Car A Midland County, Texas Sheriff’s deputy vehicle was hit by a speeding train Tuesday. The large several thousand ton vehicle that follows a unique set of bespoke tracks came out of nowhere and assaulted the SUV. The deputy was alone in the vehicle at...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future can the Mets’ rookie general manager really foresee if he was the guy talking trash about his remodel...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Have FinTech Stocks Hit a Low...or Will the Train Wreck Get Worse? In this excerpt from the just-published Global Market Perspective, European analyst Brian Whitmer follows up on his forecast for the global financial technology sector....
10:48, 05/01/2019

Man killed by subway as train rolls into NYC station A 60-year-old man was killed by a subway train Friday morning when he somehow ended up on the tracks, police sources and transit workers said. The unidentified victim was spotted standing on the tracks by a 6-train operator at the East 28th Street an...
15:32, 05/03/2019

4 riding in non-air-conditioned train car die in Indian heat LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Four people returning from a Hindu pilgrimage have died while traveling in a non-air-conditioned coach on an Indian train during a summer heat wave. Temperatures during the day Tuesday had soared to 48 Celsius (118 Fahrenheit). ...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Philadelphia train conductor shot at station PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a conductor on a commuter train has been shot at a Philadelphia station. A spokesman for the area’s mass transit agency says the train was stopped at a station in the Mount Airy neighborhood when a gunman ope...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Spain by train: from Barcelona to Seville via Madrid As well as taking in these fantastic Spanish cities, this two-week itinerary also explores the ancient towns and dramatic landscape of AndalucíaIn this compulsively fly-drive, time-crunched era it may seem implausible to travel by rail to the souther...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
00:00, 06/13/2019

DCCC chief cancels fundraiser in snub to anti-abortion Democrat The head of the House Democrats’ campaign arm has cancelled plans to fundraise for Rep. Dan Lipinski — one of the party’s last remaining anti-abortion stalwarts — after facing fierce backlash from the party’s left flank.Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) ann...
19:00, 05/22/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels meeting with Merkel at short notice US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly called off a visit to Berlin, citing "pressing issues." He was scheduled to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Cyclone Fani: Mamata Banerjee Cancels Rallies For 48 Hours, PM's Sked Hit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee cancelled her election campaign as Cyclone Fani is expected to impact West Bengal today. The Chief Minister will be in the coastal belt of Kharagpur and......
01:00, 05/03/2019

Guaido cancels western Venezuela rally after 'dictatorship' blocks route The leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, Juan Guaido, canceled a rally scheduled to be held in the country's fourth-largest city on Sunday and said the "dictatorship" had prevented him from entering....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:48, 05/13/2019

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal with a leading rugby union club after it signed a player who was accused, then acquitted, of rape.Dia...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats’ ‘Spin’ President Trump’s personal lawyer was facing withering criticism from Democrats who accused him of seeking foreign assistance for the president’s re-election campaign....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip, says he'd be 'walking into a group of people that are enemies of the US' Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said Friday on "Fox News @ Night" that he will not be traveling to Ukraine as previously announced....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Mueller report: US Attorney General William Barr cancels second day of testimony US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Hamas cancels classes in Gaza to send children to 'riot' against Israel, IDF says Israel Defense Forces said Tuesday the militant group Hamas is canceling classes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to send children to “riot” violently against Israel....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,......
11:00, 06/13/2019

Moby cancels book tour after Natalie Portman dispute: 'All of this has been my own fault' Moby has canceled his book tour dates in the U.K., just days after he apologized to actress Natalie Portman for the way he wrote about her in his new memoir, “Then It Fell Apart.”...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Ariana Grande cancels tour dates over allergic reaction to tomatoes Ariana Grande had to postpone two Florida shows on her Sweetener World Tour after suffering an allergic reaction to tomatoes.        ...
10:32, 05/30/2019

James Charles cancels upcoming tour following Tati Westbrook feud Beauty vlogger James Charles has canceled his upcoming "Sisters" tour, which was meant to be a 24-city extravaganza full of "beauty tutorials" and entertainment....
15:32, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of October auctions to pick joint-venture partners in seven onshore areas for state oil company Pemex, which is struggling to reverse more than a decade of falling crude output....
21:48, 06/13/2019

UP Government Cancels Land Allotment Of College Owned By Kamal Nath's Son In a swift move, the Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled land allotment worth several hundred crores to city-based Institute of Management Technology (IMT)....
06:00, 05/28/2019

Moby cancels book tour after Natalie Portman denies that they dated Musician apologises to Portman and his fans for ‘disrespectful’ behaviour and ‘arrogant’ postsMoby has cancelled all of his upcoming public appearances after he was criticised for claiming to have dated Natalie Portman, which she denied.A book tour b...
13:32, 05/29/2019

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions with the University of California....
10:32, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle b...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Can this video game train your brain to crave less sugar? There could be a digital antidote to the “sedentary lifestyle” endangering the health of the touch-screen generation. Playing a new “brain training” computer game called Diet DASH can actually lead players to eat less sugar, according to ...
15:32, 05/08/2019

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears Astronomer and author Marco Langbroek managed to capture an incredible image of Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites after they were shortly deployed, showcasing them in a "train-like" formation....
09:16, 05/28/2019

Fourteen Injured After Japan Driverless Train Goes Wrong Way Fourteen passengers were injured after an driverless five-car train in suburban Tokyo went in the wrong direction and crashed into a buffer stop, Japanese police said Sunday....
04:48, 06/02/2019

Authorities: Teen boy, man shot aboard train in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shooting on a train in Philadelphia has left a man and a teenage boy wounded. Authorities say a gunman opened fire aboard a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority train around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, as the train neared...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
08:48, 05/06/2019

ICE to train Florida officers to serve federal warrants LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The country’s immigration enforcement agency has announced a new partnership in Florida to allow some sheriff’s deputies to serve warrants on behalf of the federal government. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Teen electrocuted ‘trying to impress girlfriend’ by climbing on top of train A teenage boy exploded into flames and died after he suffered an electric shock from 27,500-volt cables when climbing up on top of a train to allegedly impress his girlfriend. Oleg Khoroshaev, 13, was reportedly taking a selfie during the stunt when ...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public...
08:48, 05/06/2019

How to train your machine: JPMorgan FX algos learn to trade better JPMorgan Chase, a top player in the $5.1 trillion-a-day global currency market has started applying a new technology that enables machine-trading programs to learn from previous trades and search for the most profitable way to execute them....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Train crashes into truck in Tennessee; driver killed GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A train in Tennessee collided with a truck crossing the tracks, killing the truck driver. Germantown Police Captain Mike Fisher says the Thursday afternoon collision caused 14 of 30 train cars to derail, with many of the cars...
09:16, 06/14/2019

‘Pole Dancing Rat’ steals the show on NYC subway train Step aside, Chinese Takeout Rat — there’s a new rodent superstar taking the subway by storm. The Instagram account @SubwayCreatures shared a video Thursday of a rat bumping and grinding on the poles of a Manhattan Transit Authority F train with...
10:48, 05/30/2019

Perv groped teen on F train in Queens: NYPD Cops are looking for a man who they say grabbed and rubbed the inside of a teen girl’s thigh on the subway in Queens. The man, believed to be in his 30s, allegedly groped the 16-year-old on a Manhattan-bound F train at around 4:30 p.m. on May 1...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Across the Alps by train: a feast of scenery from Switzerland to Austria After starting in London, this itinerary takes in Lake Geneva, the Austrian Tirol, and the heights of the Zugspitze in Bavaria, with stunning views all the wayA brace of fine Swiss lakes, glorious mountain views and some of Europe’s most comfortable ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Railways To Resume All Train Services From Bhubaneswar On Sunday The Railways will resume all train services from Bhubaneshwar on Sunday, except two, and it has already cleared the Howrah-Chennai mainline, barely 24 hours after Cyclone Fani hit Odisha, officials......
12:00, 05/04/2019

China unveils 600km/h maglev train prototype A new high-speed maglev train capable of hitting speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (about 372 miles per hour) is one step closer to reality in China....
10:32, 05/24/2019

Train In Kentucky Strikes 2 Teen Girls, Killing 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek tres...
03:00, 05/27/2019

MTA subway conductor punched in the face while locking up train A female train operator was punched in the face in an unprovoked, random attack Monday afternoon, cops said. The 42-year-old operator was locking up the F train at the end of the line in Coney Island station around 1:40 p.m. when she was hit in the l...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when ...
02:48, 06/03/2019

CHEAP: Train your brain with $180 off this magnificent math clock Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! You might think the world is complicated enough and there’s no need to make basic tasks harder, right? Right? Wrong. That’s why you need to stop what you’re doing...
09:16, 05/25/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaign in Yemen....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Sharks on a train: Straphangers freaked out by disturbing sight “It was just disturbing,” said Max Roder, 24, who snapped a picture of the carcass at around midnight before sharing it on the popular Instagram account @SubwayCreatures....
18:48, 06/05/2019

This Camaro Became Formula Drift's Groundbreaking First Electric Car After Getting Hit by a Train “This technology is completely untapped,” Joe Napoleon said of the eerily quiet all-electric but blindingly quick Chevrolet Camaro EL1. “Everybody talks about it. Nobody does shit about it. We’re going to go debunk all the myths.”...
09:32, 05/03/2019

Woman spots subway perv a second time on same train A woman reported a subway perv to cops in November — and then spotted him again on the same train months later, authorities said. Police released a photo of the unidentified man on Tuesday after the 27-year-old woman recognized the creep on a s...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Driver indicted after train hits school bus, killing boy The driver of a school bus that was struck by a train in Texas, killing a 13-year-old boy, has been indicted on manslaughter and injury to a child charges....
21:16, 06/05/2019

Man fatally struck by train on Upper West Side A man in a subway tunnel was fatally struck by a 2 train Friday morning on the Upper West Side, police said. The man, who police said appeared to have been in his 50s, was already on the tracks when he was hit around 10:30 a.m. by a northbound No. 2 ...
16:00, 06/07/2019