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Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary

A Virginia Democrat, who was accused in 2014 of having sex with his teenage secretary he later married, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the state’s 16th Senate District....

Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary

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State senator wins North Carolina congressional primary in redo North Carolina State Sen. Dan Bishop won the Republican nomination in the 9th congressional district in a special election Tuesday after last year's results were thrown out because of fraud allegations....
20:16, 05/14/2019

Heather French Henry Wins Democratic Nod For Secretary Of State Race (AP/LEX 18) — Heather French Henry  has won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State. An activist, veterans advocate and former Miss America, French Henry emerged victorious Tuesday in a field of Democratic candidates vying to ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates....
18:32, 05/21/2019

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Lots of surprises but no clear message from Virginia primary RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country’s mood will be in 2020. But a series of surp...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Democrat Presses Treasury Secretary on Trump Tax Returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to explain how he reached his decision to not turn over President Trump’s tax returns....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Virginia to use new Democrat-friendly district map after SCOTUS ruling in gerrymandering case The Virginia House of Delegates will have to adopt redrawn legislative districts after the Supreme Court shot down their challenge of a lower court ruling claiming the old map was illegally drawn according to race....
10:48, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Kentucky AG Beshear wins Democratic gov. primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis — Republica...
18:32, 05/21/2019

AG Beshear Wins Tough Dem Primary Fight To Challenge Gov. Bevin (LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the current Kentucky attorney general, fought off tough challenges from ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Democratic socialist Carter wins primary race RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 8:45 p.m. A democratic socialist in Virginia has defeated a more moderate challenger to hold on to the Democratic Party’s nomination for a legislative seat...
18:16, 06/11/2019

'Bathroom bill' sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesday's Republican primary in a special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year's elec...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a &#...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January....
22:48, 06/12/2019

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
08:48, 06/02/2019

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the ...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Biden Makes First Campaign Appearance in South Carolina, Key Primary State The speech indicated how Mr. Biden will bring his “working class Joe” brand to a more diverse Democratic electorate with black voters playing a dominant role....
16:16, 05/04/2019

One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
14:16, 05/21/2019

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former...
19:32, 06/18/2019

PA state Democrat offers reward for internet to 'doxx' three teenagers protesting Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat and LGBT activist, offered a $100 reward for anyone who could release the personal information of three young girls protesting outside of a Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Teen accused of killing Mississippi family’s pet hogs CARRIERE, Miss. — A teenager is accused of fatally shooting a Mississippi family’s pet hogs. The Picayune Item reports 18-year-old Conner Taylor has been arrested and charged with malicious killing of livestock. Owner Melinda Shaw says a family...
02:48, 05/03/2019

The Latest: US secretary of state arrives in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo (all times local): 2:25 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for rare talks with Russian leaders. Pompeo landed in Soch...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Tucson teen wins $500 during annual golf tournament TUCSON – Dozens of aspiring young golfers hit the course this week to compete in the Tucson City Junior Championship Golf Tournament. One of the golfers, David Guerrero, was also awarded the Michael J. Harris Core Values Award. The Cienega High...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Mississippi teen accused of killing a uniformed officer arrested Police say Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, shot patrolman Robert McKeithen dead in the station’s parking lotA Mississippi teenager accused of shooting dead a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot smiled as he was escorted through a phalanx of ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Brother of slain teen says accused killers smiled at him in court The gangbangers accused of killing Bronx teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in cold blood mocked the dead boy’s family during the first day of their murder trial Monday, according to the victim’s brother. Junior’s sibling Manny Ortiz, 31, said...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital. The Stockton Police Depa...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Jury to decide fate of Baltimore teen accused of slaying cop Jurors will soon begin deliberations in the felony murder trial of a 17-year-old Baltimore boy being tried as an adult for fatally striking a Maryland police officer with a stolen Jeep....
08:48, 04/30/2019

Substitute school nurse accused of making advances on teen boy A substitute nurse serving two Ohio school districts was jailed for inappropriately touching an underage student and making sexual advances toward him, prosecutors said this week. Delena Clever, 48, of Maineville, Ohio, who subbed for the Little Miam...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Former Teacher Accused Of Sending Explicit Photos, Video To Teen BEREA, Ky. (WBON) –  A former teacher from Madison Southern High School in Berea was arrested Wednesday on charges of distribution of obscene matter to a minor following an investigation by Kentucky State Police. According to WBON, Jordan Chapm...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Iran is an active threat — but we're willing to talk with them, says US secretary of state The secretary of state says the U.S. is readying military and diplomatic options so that Trump has choices "in the event that the Iranians make a bad decision."...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
03:32, 05/23/2019

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the company takes direct orders from the Chinese Government.“Huawei is an instrument of the Chinese go...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Subway creep accused of rubbing on teen girl held on $3,500 bail A suspected creep who allegedly rubbed himself on a 15-year-old girl’s face and arm while she slept on a subway train was held on $3,500 bail at his arraignment in Queens criminal court on Thursday. Kenneth Kou, 28, was slapped with sexual abuse, for...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Manhunt underway for teen accused of fatally shooting girlfriend, wounding her mom Police in Wisconsin are on the hunt for a 15-year-old boy who allegedly gunned down his girlfriend and seriously wounded her mother Thursday. A manhunt was on the way Thursday evening for Martice Fuller, who is considered armed and dangerous, the Ken...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Woman accused of cutting baby from slain teen recently lost son The woman who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant teen and ripped the baby from her womb had recently lost an adult son and showed pictures of the man to her victim as she strangled the girl to death, prosecutors said on Friday. The possible motive emer...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The ...
20:16, 06/15/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo s...
14:32, 05/07/2019

US secretary of state says after Russia talks that US doesn’t seek a war with Iran MOSCOW (AP) — US secretary of state says after Russia talks that US doesn’t seek a war with Iran....
10:32, 05/14/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri a...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveling to Russia next week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and foreign minister Sergey Lavrov next week during a trip to Sochi, Russia, the State Department announced Friday....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Former U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson applauds U.S. trade goals, not tactics Rex Tillerson, former U.S. secretary of state and Exxon Mobil chairman who has clashed with President Trump since leaving the administration, said on Wednesday he supports the president's trade objectives "but may not support the tactical moves."...
12:32, 06/05/2019

US State Secretary Opens Up On His "Tough" Time Doing Business In India Ahead of his visit to India, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed that he had a "tough" time as a businessman in Chennai and Bengaluru while trying to sell machine parts for the aerospace......
12:48, 06/13/2019

Shooter carries out deadly attack in US state of Virginia Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in the city of Virginia Beach. Virginia state police said the gunman was also killed....
04:00, 06/01/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes surprise trip to Iraq US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad over concerns Iran "is escalating their activity." The visit saw Pompeo skip a trip to Germany where he had been due to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel....
17:16, 05/07/2019

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

US citizens killed in Sri Lanka Easter attacks, secretary of State Pompeo says "The U.S. Embassy is working tirelessly to provide all possible assistance to the American citizens affected by the attacks and their families," Pompeo said....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on ...
13:32, 06/16/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
16:32, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Former U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson applauds U.S. trade goals, not tactics Rex Tillerson, the former U.S. secretary of state and Exxon Mobil Corp chairman who has clashed with President Donald Trump since leaving the administration, said on Wednesday he supports the president's trade objectives "but may not support the tact...
12:32, 06/05/2019

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
00:32, 05/29/2019

Secretary of State in Russia for Talks to Include Arms Control and Iran (MOSCOW) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday arrived in Russia for talks that are expected to focus on an array of issues including arms control and Iran. Pompeo landed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for his first visit to Russia...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Brick Tied To Differently-Abled Teen's Private Part, Accused Share Video The relatives of a 16-year-old mentally challenged boy allegedly punished him by hanging a brick from his private part in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (May 26)....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Not to Meddle in 2020 Elections (SOCHI, Russia) — On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in U.S. elections. At a news conference following ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

US Secretary of State says he has urged Russia to end its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. MOSCOW (AP) — US Secretary of State says he has urged Russia to end its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
10:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Russia not to interfere in 2020 election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling....
16:48, 05/14/2019

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
23:48, 05/28/2019

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the d...
07:32, 05/28/2019

Woman accused of killing pregnant teen, cutting baby from womb faked pregnancy: prosecutors Chicago prosecutors have revealed new details in the gruesome killing of a young pregnant woman and the theft of her baby from her womb, according to a report Saturday....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Prosecutors seek life without parole or death penalty for teen accused in San Diego synagogue attack John T. Earnest, the 19-year-old accused of carrying out the synagogue attack outside San Diego, was arraigned on murder charges on Tuesday.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf....
11:32, 06/13/2019

US secretary of state says he told Russian foreign minister that ‘interference in American elections is unacceptable’ MOSCOW (AP) — US secretary of state says he told Russian foreign minister that ‘interference in American elections is unacceptable’...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Chaffetz: Secretary of State Pompeo should be 'personally involved' in Clinton email server review Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo should be "personally involved" with the review of whether State Department personnel mishandled information contained on Hillary Clinton's private email server. ...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home...
05:16, 06/19/2019

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

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. Pompeo was in Baghdad briefly Tuesday night before flying out. Pompeo ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.        ...
23:48, 05/07/2019

One-armed former West Virginia state senator sues over being handcuffed wrist-to-ankle: report A former West Virginia state Senator is suing a local sheriff’s department for using “excessive and wrongful force” in a 2018 arrest in which the lawmaker had his arm handcuffed to his ankle....
12:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East....
16:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran. BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran....
14:32, 05/07/2019

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
14:32, 06/19/2019

Terror-accused Hindu hardliner from Modi's party wins seat in India election A Hindu ascetic accused of plotting a bomb attack on Muslims in India defeated an opposition strongman by a big margin on Thursday as her ruling Hindu nationalist party won a massive victory in the country's general election....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming arou...
02:48, 06/03/2019

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson Continues Virginia State University’s Tradition of Lifting Up the Next Generation Rodney Robinson’s journey to becoming the 2019 National Teacher of the Year was like a road littered with obstacles. One of the major challenges was needing to work a full-time job while earning his undergraduate degree at Virginia State University i...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Tates Creek Wins State Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, T...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Salpointe wins 4A baseball state title 22MESA, AZ –  Salpointe’s baseball team knocked off Mesquite High to take home the 4A state title. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Washington state man accused of beating, waterboarding child TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities have accused a man of beating and waterboarding his 7-year-old daughter. The News Tribune reports the 27-year-old man was charged with second- and third-degree child assault in Pierce County Superior ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant professor of information sciences and technology at the ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Ex-Michigan state trooper sentenced in death of Detroit teen, second taser-involved case A former Michigan state trooper was sentenced Monday to 5 to 15 years in prison after prosecutors say he caused the crash that killed a Detroit teenager....
09:16, 05/14/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says "We'd prefer a peaceful transition" from the socialist rule of Nicolas Maduro, the secretary of state says.        ...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Mexican ruling party wins two state governorships in elections Mexico's ruling party won both state governors offices up for grabs in Sunday's elections, preliminary results showed, delivering a boost to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after a challenging start to his administration....
11:32, 06/03/2019

Sabino High softball team wins 3A state title TUCSON – The Sabino High School softball team jumped out to a big lead in the state championship game and never looked back.  The Sabercats beat Snowflake 14-2 and took home a 3A state title.  Here’s in-depth highlights from Monday’...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo abruptly cancels Berlin trip due to unspecified 'pressing issues' Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.        ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo calls Fox News host 'fixated' on Mueller during testy exchange "I'm not fixated about Robert Mueller, I'm fixated on the president's conversation with Vladimir Putin," Fox News host Chris Wallace replied.        ...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith says she was 'invited to every state banquet' amid row over Sajid Javid snub Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has revealed she was "invited to every state banquet" while in the post, amid questions over Sajid Javid's apparent exclusion from a dinner for Donald Trump....
08:32, 06/13/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 'smears' China on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests China stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, as its embassy in Washington criticized a senior U.S. official.        ...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
12:48, 06/11/2019

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting ....
21:16, 06/13/2019

Elite German state police accused of funneling ammunition to 'Prepper' scene One active and three former state-level police commando members have been arrested in northeastern Germany and 14 premises searched. Three are accused of diverting ammunition to the doomsday 'Prepper' scene for years....
12:48, 06/12/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Salpointe softball wins state title on dramatic, extra innings, “walk off” RBI TUCSON – The Salpointe High School softball team was taken into extra innings by Cactus High School in the 4A state title game.  The crowd at Hillenbrand Stadium on the campus of the Univ. of Arizona witnessed a thrilling ending as the Lancers ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Clay County Falls in Extras, Male Wins State Softball Title LEXINGTON, Ky- With their offense nonexistent today, Male won the small ball battle in route to taking down Clay County 2-1 in 8 innings. Male would go on to beat Warren East 6-1 in the State Championship game. Male tied up Clay County in the fourth ...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter appears in court, may face state and U.S. death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tuesday.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue where he was formerly head coach, procurement documents and tax records show....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Virginia governor calls for special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a city municipal building, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the Virginia Assembly to address gun control....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
15:16, 06/04/2019

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final        ...
06:32, 06/07/2019

'The nation is watching': Virginia governor orders special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Daily Mail Dipshit Tries to Own Teen Only for Teen To, Like, Totally Own His Ass Talking—it’s hard! I’ve never done it, but being a 17-year-old girl talking to a pasty 48-year-old white guy snorting to himself and shoving his recorder in your face sounds like an even more difficult task....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Warriors 118, Rockets 113 | Golden State wins series, 4-2.: Warriors Finish Off the Rockets in Game 6 Making do without Kevin Durant, Golden State won another trip to the Western Conference finals by clinching its semifinal series on the road against Houston....
22:32, 05/10/2019

Virginia 63, Auburn 62 | Final Four: N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
10:16, 04/28/2019

The Split-Screen Primary In the On Politics newsletter: Presidential candidates are perfecting the art of talking to the media about impeachment, and of talking to voters about issues....
16:16, 05/30/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky Primary Election Testing, KY EDITORS, NEWS DIRECTORS: NOT FOR BROADCAST, PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE The KENTUCKY PRIMARY ELECTION is Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Poll Close: 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. EDT First Results Expected: 6:03 p.m. EDT ELECTION PROFILE: The AP is tabulating the following...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Biden’s Campaign Approach: Run Like It’s a Primary of One Mr. Biden is betting that his widespread name recognition and early poll results free him to focus on President Trump — and brush off his 22 Democratic opponents....
02:48, 06/17/2019

New MLB All-Star vote set to begin with 'primary' MLB is switching to a multiphase process to elect All-Star starters via fan voting, with the "primary" phase to begin Tuesday followed by "The Starters Election" on June 26....
10:32, 05/28/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky Primary Election, ADVISORY, KY EDITORS, NEWS DIRECTORS: Here are coverage plans for the Kentucky primary election on May 21. This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Moving Monday, May 20: KENTUCKY GOVERNOR LOUISVILLE, K...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the primary carers leave in Australia, and a lack of legislated shared parental leave, traditional gender r...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Political Scientist Dr. Stephen Voss spoke with LEX 18 a...
16:16, 05/14/2019

A Quick Guide to the Big Ideas in the Democratic Primary The 2020 Democratic presidential primary is centered on some big ideas. While some of the 20 candidates for the nomination have stayed away from specifics so far, a handful have shared some dramatic and detailed proposals on bread-and-butter topics s...
14:32, 05/02/2019

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Joe Biden Is on Top of the Democratic Primary Field. How Does He Stay There? Before Joe Biden announced his presidential campaign, the former vice president privately worried about the fundamentals. Could he raise the money needed to mount a credible campaign? Could he assemble a diverse and experienced staff? Would he be a g...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it down....
14:48, 05/20/2019

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists held up signs reading #StopTheBans to protest recent...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Poll: Most Democrats undecided on 2020 primary A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year's Democratic presidential primary....
14:16, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday nig...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Law refers to ‘ideologically or religiously influenced clothing’ but Sikh and Jewish headwear not affected Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law aimed at banning the headscarf in primary schools, a measure proposed by the ruling right-wing governm...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Candidates face off in GOP primary for NC congressional race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are deciding who should carry their banner into a high-profile congressional race in a North Carolina district lacking a delegate in Washington because last year’s election was tainted by ballot fraud. Republica...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Encarnación to join Yankees on Monday, become primary DH CHICAGO (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone plans to use AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación as his team’s primary designated hitter after the 36-year-old slugger joins the team in New York on Monday. Speaking to reporters before Sunday’s...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Kentucky Has a Primary Election Today. Here’s What to Watch. Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent, is the most unpopular governor in the country. Democrats hope that will give them an opening in a red state....
12:32, 05/21/2019

Kentucky primary to offer verdict on Bevin’s job performance LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republicans will give an initial verdict on Gov. Matt Bevin’s job performance in Tuesday’s primary election. Meanwhile, Democrats will choose from three prominent candidates looking to challenge Bevin — an ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Limbaugh says Democratic presidential primary may be over with Biden leading the way Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that former Vice President Joe Biden may have already won the Democratic presidential primary and that President Trump may benefit from disenfranchised Bernie Sanders voters....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Poll: Biden has 2-1 lead in early primary states Former Vice President Joe Biden, who continues to maintain his wide lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, holds an even bigger 2-to-1 lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in early primary states, according to the latest survey on the rac...
10:32, 05/29/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Upcoming Primary Election (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the upcoming primary election. Participants include: Tres Watson, founder of Capitol Reins PR and former Comm. Director for the Kentucky Republican Party Senate Minority Lea...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
23:32, 05/15/2019

Did the 2016 presidential primary debates make any difference? As debate season looms in the 2020 contest, it’s worth considering how those encounters changed the field in 2016, particularly because the dynamics are similar....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
18:32, 05/21/2019

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi former Attorney General Jeff Sessions versus racist, homophobic alleged pedophile Roy Moore....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Last Day To Request Mail-In Absentee Ballot For Primary Election Is May 14 FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky secretary of state is reminding voters that the final day to request a mail-in absentee ballot for the May 21 primary election is Tuesday, May 14. “Kentuckians who cannot get to the polls on Election...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Despite praise for Weld, Collins and Romney won't say if they'll back Trump primary foe Two Republican senators who have been vocal supporters of former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld won't say If they are open to backing his insurgent run for the Republican presidential nomination against President Donald Trump....
21:32, 04/30/2019

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that moved the primary election date up three weeks. Primary voting will now take place on the first Tuesd...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from ag...
10:16, 06/07/2019

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
07:32, 06/01/2019

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

Deadline To Request Mail-In Absentee Ballot For Primary Election FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Tuesday is the last day to request a mail-in absentee ballot for this month’s primary election. Kentuckians who cannot get to the polls May 21 have the option of voting absentee beforehand, according to the Secret...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Polish police: masked teenager injures 2 in primary school WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say a girl and a woman have been hurt when a masked man entered a primary school in central Poland and threw firecrackers. The spokeswoman for police in Bydgoszcz, Monika Chlebicz, said Monday that a female student...
06:32, 05/27/2019

Joe Biden enters the Democratic primary with a commanding lead in the polls Surveys show the former vice president leading Sen. Bernie Sanders by significant margins, with the potential to gain even more of a lead with a post-announcement bump in the polls....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Marianne Williamson Preaches a Message of Love in the Democratic Primary When Andrea Martinez asked about medical marijuana, the question quickly turned from the political to the personal. At a town hall in a dimly lit church in Washington Monday evening, the 51-year-old Navy veteran suggested to Democratic presidential c...
09:16, 05/21/2019

'I have a plan for that': Elizabeth Warren leads the Democratic 'ideas primary' As candidates follow the senator in churning out progressive proposals, some activists warn the priority must be beating TrumpElizabeth Warren has a plan for that. And that. And that as well. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts senator unveiled the 12th ...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Secondary is primary focus for Ravens' defense this season During a busy offseason, the Baltimore Ravens put a high priority on fortifying a secondary that last season played a huge role on the top-ranked defense in the NFL       ...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Legislature poised to advance primary date to early August PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona’s late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month following House approval of the measure. The House on Tuesday approved the measure by Republica...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a congress...
13:16, 05/22/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Sanders must defeat Warren in New Hampshire primary to continue 2020 bid, Stirewalt says Sen. Bernie Sanders must finish ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's 2020 primary to continue his Democratic presidential bid, according to Chris Stirewalt....
17:16, 05/31/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election....
08:32, 05/20/2019

North Carolina to hold congressional primary after race tainted by fraud North Carolina voters on Tuesday will start the process of picking a new Republican candidate for Congress after state officials ordered a rerun of a November 2018 race marred by an absentee-ballot fraud scheme....
05:16, 05/14/2019

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
19:48, 06/02/2019

DNC Doubles Polling, Fundraising Requirements for Second Round of Presidential Primary Debates (ATLANTA) — The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, doubling the polling and grassroots fundraising requirements from its initial summer debates. The parameters, announced Wedne...
12:32, 05/29/2019

SEC: Proposed judgment with 'primary strategist' in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
15:16, 06/17/2019

DNC ups thresholds for upcoming primary debates, making it harder for candidates to qualify The Democratic National Committee’s making it more difficult for the presidential candidates to qualify for the third and fourth round of primary debates....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt among moderators for first Democratic primary debate NBC News announced on Tuesday that “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow will be among the moderators for the first Democratic primary debate later this month. Joining them will be “Today” co-anchor Sa...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
00:48, 06/11/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” t...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Justin Amash GOP primary challenger: 'Completely ridiculous' to consider Trump's impeachment Congressman Justin Amash's Republican primary challenger said it was "completely ridiculous" that the Michigan lawmaker would consider whether President Trump reached the threshold for impeachment....
22:00, 05/20/2019

In-Person Absentee Voting Open Statewide in Kentucky’s May 21 Primary Election FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – In-person absentee voting is now open statewide for Kentucky’s May 21 Primary Election. All counties must open in-person absentee voting no later than Friday, May 3. “Voters who are not able to vote at the polls ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Trump mulls backing Justin Amash primary challenger: report President Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility of backing a primary challenger to Republican Rep. Justin Amash who came out in favor of impeaching the president over the Mueller Report’s findings weeks ago....
03:32, 06/13/2019

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading &...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State on Wednesday said its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters had killed 12 soldiers....
16:32, 06/19/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
15:16, 06/03/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north - state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
12:00, 05/03/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after President Trump since his campaign launch -- calling him a “one-man crime wave” and even suggesting Attorne...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elections....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Trump primary challenger Bill Weld admits GOP voters overwhelmingly back president Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, running to deny President Trump of the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination, admitted this week that voters are just really not interested in a challenger....
04:16, 05/24/2019

Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltdown About a Democrat Getting Applause on Fox News Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade suffered some sort of break from reality on Monday morning after Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg received (checks notes) applause at his Fox News presidential town hall on Sunday night, suggesting that something sn...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
14:16, 05/07/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet becomes latest Democrat to run for president Sen. Michael Bennet became the latest Democrat to announce he will run for president in 2020. The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate in the race. Bennet was expect...
07:32, 05/02/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
16:16, 05/30/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5.5 per cent rise in the number of school- age child...
04:16, 05/29/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s runni...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday....
10:32, 05/12/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
01:00, 06/16/2019

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

House Democrat subpoenas Mnuchin, IRS for Trump’s tax returns The Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday issued subpoenas to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax return...
14:48, 05/10/2019

North Carolina Democrat in House race not for impeachment RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat running for a still-vacant U.S. House election he seemed to lose last year before signs of ballot fraud were unearthed says he doesn’t favor impeachment hearings confronting President Donald Trump and believes ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 because it was not "the best role" for her....
06:00, 04/30/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and ...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year's unsuccessful run for governor catapul...
05:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
15:32, 06/15/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
14:48, 06/19/2019

House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat has issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. Ways and ...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Who's been sitting in Pelosi's chair? Democrat Ocasio-Cortez In another first for rookie congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal Democrat from New York on Friday became the youngest woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives....
18:32, 05/10/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Top Democrat says impeaching Trump is 'impossible to rule out' – live Jerry Nadler indicated impeachment is on the table after ‘beyond outrageous’ letter from the White House rejecting request for documentsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.16pm BST Four demonstrators who have been staging a protest...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled...
16:16, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto has apologized but is facing calls for her removal f...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
19:16, 05/09/2019

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impea...
10:32, 06/02/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
07:32, 06/02/2019

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power plant fleet by 2030, aiming to position himself as the most aggressive Dem...
23:00, 05/03/2019

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a s...
15:00, 06/02/2019

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
20:00, 06/05/2019

America needs to 'be the adult in the room' with Iran, says House Democrat Houlahan As rising tensions between the United States and Iran have prompted American officials to order non-emergency personnel out of Iraq, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D, Pa., argued that the safety of Americans a top priority, but it's crucial not to provoke Ir...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
10:32, 06/06/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congress before the Memorial Day recess....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Robert Mueller may testify about Russia investigation on May 15: House Democrat Robert Mueller and the House Judiciary Committee have "tentatively agreed" on a date for the special counsel to testify about the Russia investigation, according to Democrat David N. Cicilline....
12:32, 05/05/2019

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
15:32, 06/10/2019

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
21:32, 06/18/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on inv...
13:48, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for repeated use of N-word during committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming American citizens....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but h...
05:00, 06/17/2019

German government wobbles after Social Democrat leader quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results...
10:48, 06/02/2019

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
08:00, 06/18/2019

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers: senior U.S. Democrat Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas, a leading Democrat said on Friday....
18:32, 05/10/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.        ...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
15:32, 05/23/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Trump says China is slow-walking trade talks to negotiate with a Democrat instead President Trump said Saturday that China's recent move to walk back concessions it had made in trade talks was an attempt to sabotage the deal so they could wait until a Democrat could replace him as president....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Newt Gingrich: Biden is a 'doofus,' will become 'very radical Democrat' before face-off with Trump Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says former Vice President Joe Biden is a “doofus” who will become a “very radical Democrat” by the time of the general election against President Trump....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Democrat Warren confronts 2020 electability question head-on in Ohio At a veterans hall in the mostly white, working-class town of Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to about 200 people on Friday about her plans to fight the opioid epidemic, Washington corruption and economic inequality....
12:48, 05/11/2019

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Democrat backs British general on Iran over ‘pathological liar’ Trump Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said he lacked trust in President Trump as he backed a top British general’s assessment regarding an increased threat from Iran....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
11:32, 05/13/2019

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

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
10:32, 06/17/2019

House Democrat weighs subpoena or court case for Trump's taxes U.S. House tax committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday that he will decide by the end of the week whether to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns or go to court to obtain the documents, which the administration refuses to hand over....
12:32, 05/09/2019

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
17:48, 06/17/2019

In a Trump district, a freshman House Democrat works on repeating his success Rep. Antonio Delgado is intent on ‘being everywhere’ in his sprawling New York district, one of 14 that flipped from Obama to Trump and is crucial to Democrats keeping the majority in 2020....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Democrat Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit' Fox News Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday said she was refusing an invitation to participate in a town hall organized by Fox News, calling the American cable news network popular with conservatives "a hate-for-profit racket."...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
07:16, 06/05/2019

House Democrat to decide Thursday on going to court for Trump tax returns: Politico U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said he expected to decide on Thursday whether to go to court to seek President Donald Trump's tax returns, Politico reported....
16:16, 05/08/2019

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

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke hires Obama adviser for 2020 U.S. presidential bid Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has hired Jeff Berman, one of the architects of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory, as a senior adviser, the campaign said on Thursday....
08:16, 05/09/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Senate's McConnell: 'Case closed' on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees 'cover-up' U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring "case closed" after a two-year probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections, even as House Democrats' ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
07:16, 05/28/2019

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
21:48, 05/27/2019

Democrat's shocking claim that deaths of migrant children were 'intentional' was disgusting: Tom Homan Former ICE acting director Tom Homan slammed Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood for her “disgusting’ statement that the deaths of children in custody at the border was an “intentional” policy decision....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Lara Trump: Joe Biden criticisms show 'gloves are coming off on the Democrat side' The increasing intraparty criticisms of former Vice President Joe Biden show the "gloves are coming off on the Democratic side," according to Lara Trump....
00:48, 06/11/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the R...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Cory Booker staffer donates to rival Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign A staffer for Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said Wednesday that she donated money to rival Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign to help her qualify for the primary debates. Jenna Lowenstein, Booker’s deputy communications director, said she ma...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is the latest Democrat to launch a 2020 presidential campaign "I believe in an America where every child has a fair shot to do better than their parents. But we all know that kind of opportunity no longer exists for most people; for far too many, it never has," Bullock said in his announcement....
04:32, 05/14/2019

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move could destabilize Angela Merkel's coalition....
03:16, 06/02/2019

Trump's North American trade deal must do more to protect US jobs, House Democrat says Trump's North American trade pact includes sweetheart deals for the oil, gas and pharmaceutical industries that create huge problems for consumers. But it also perpetuates the original NAFTA's core problem: shifting U.S. production to Mexic...
13:48, 06/04/2019

House Democrat Issues Subpoena to Treasury and IRS for 6 Years of President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. ...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record on Wednesday after she said that the growing deaths of migrant children in immigration custody are an ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
08:32, 06/06/2019

Democrat seeking Trump’s taxes hasn’t released his, spends lavishly on lobbyists The House Democrat demanding President Trump’s tax returns is coming under fire for not releasing his returns and spending lavishly on lobbyists and potential donors....
14:48, 05/07/2019

House Democrat vows swift court action in bid for unredacted Mueller report A top U.S. House Democrat vowed on Wednesday to go to court quickly in his quest to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference, saying lawmakers would not be made "fools" of by an offer by the Trump administration to ...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Even with Biden in the race, former President Barack Obama will wait to endorse a 2020 Democrat Obama is unlikely to endorse him or anyone else until candidates have a chance to make their cases directly to the voters, a source familiar with the former president's thinking told CNBC....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Democrat O'Rourke accuses Trump White House of dictating Fox News content U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke attacked the close ties between Republican President Donald Trump and Fox News on Sunday, saying the White House has "free rein, almost" over what is broadcast on the cable television network....
16:48, 04/28/2019

Bronx Principal to Challenge Eliot Engel, Powerful House Democrat, From the Left Jamaal Bowman will take on Mr. Engel, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with help from a group that backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year....
05:32, 06/18/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat in crowded 2020 White House field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
10:00, 05/16/2019

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

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 — switched to the Republican Party....
15:16, 06/15/2019

Levin: 'Democrat Party cabal trying to reverse the 2016 election', asks about Pelosi's wealth Mark Levin said Thursday on "Hannity" that the Democratic Party has become a "cabal" that is trying to "reverse the 2016 election," adding that they continue to demand President Trump's tax returns but do not ask similar questions of the wealthy Pelo...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett K...
15:32, 06/19/2019

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
14:48, 06/02/2019

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

Layla Moran set to withdraw from Liberal Democrat leadership race following revelations she was arrested for assaulting a boyfriend EXCLUSIVE: The rising star has written to party members in her Oxford West and Abingdon constituency saying that she will not be putting her name forward when Sir Vince Cable bows out as leader....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Tennessee Democrat's fried chicken stunt on Capitol Hill was 'racially insensitive:' Diamond and Silk The Tennessee Democrat who ate Kentucky Fried Chicken as a jab at Attorney General Bill Barr for skipping a Congressional hearing, has been blasted by “Fox Nation” personalities Diamond and Silk as “racially insensitive.”...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Layla Moran set to withdraw from Liberal Democrat leadership race over revelations she was arrested for assaulting a boyfriend EXCLUSIVE: Sources say the rising star, who was second favourite to replace Sir Vince Cable, wants to avoid the extra scrutiny of a leadership election....
03:00, 05/14/2019

UK Raises In-State, Out-Of-State Tuition LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has announced in-state undergraduate students will see tuition increase by 2.4% this fall. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the increase announced in a campus email sent Tuesday ...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
06:48, 06/18/2019

CITADEL SECURITIES SELECTED AS DESIGNATED PRIMARY MARKET MAKER FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE (CFE) WEEKLY OPTIONS ON VIX FUTURES Chicago, IL, September 23, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that when Weekly options on VIX futures (ticker symbol - VOW) are introduced for trading on Tuesday, September 28, Citadel Securities, LLC will be the Designated Primar...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Army secretary knows the future is coming Mark Esper is the 23rd secretary of the Army, responsible for manning, training, equipping, and leading the 1.1 million soldiers of the Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard. A West Point graduate, Esper served 10 years on active duty and then anoth...
00:32, 05/03/2019

UN Secretary-General Says "Dhanyawaad'' To India UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed gratitude for India's contribution to the United Nations and its peacekeeping missions, underlining the inspiring role Indian women have played for the......
05:48, 05/25/2019

Sacked defence secretary: 'I am not behind Huawei leak' Former defence secretary Gavin Williamson has told Sky News he categorically denies leaking information from the National Security Council and says his sacking was a politically motivated decision....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary....
18:16, 06/18/2019

UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies to be ousted from government....
12:00, 05/01/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation...
16:16, 05/15/2019

U.K.'s May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying he leaked sensitive information surrounding a review into the use of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. in the U.K.’s telecoms network.....
12:48, 05/01/2019

UK defence secretary dismissed over Huawei leak Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has been removed from his role following an inquiry into allegations that he leaked information from a high-level National Security Council (NSC) meeting related to working with Huawei to build out the UK's 5G ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put o...
11:16, 05/21/2019

UK's May fires defense secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense secretary, Gavin Williamson, on Wednesday, saying an investigation suggested he was to blame for leaking discussions about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
10:48, 05/01/2019

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon at a moment of rising tension with Iran....
12:32, 06/18/2019

Madam Secretary Ending With 10-Episode Season 6 Téa Leoni's time in office is coming to an end. CBS announced the upcoming sixth season of Madam Secretary will be its last. The network also announced it will be a shortened......
08:16, 05/15/2019

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson....
18:32, 05/21/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
17:00, 05/20/2019

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the president’s most prominent pledges to voters....
16:16, 06/18/2019

Ex-defense secretary Jim Mattis has book coming this summer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming, but he warns it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. Random House announced Tuesday that “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be p...
02:48, 05/28/2019

CBS renews 'Bull,' 'Madam Secretary,' 'SEAL Team' CBS announced Thursday that it has renewed its dramas "Bull," "Madam Secretary," "SEAL Team," "Hawaii Five-0," "MacGyver" and "S.W.A.T." for the 2019-20 TV season....
20:48, 05/09/2019

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Trump seems to make up a quote by NATO’s secretary general Trump claimed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, "Without Donald Trump, maybe there would be no NATO." Stoltenberg appears to have said nothing of the sort....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domestic violence dispute from nine years ago involving him and his then-wife. “Acting Secretary of ...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be published Jul...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, President Donald Trump announced....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Secretary Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United St...
09:00, 06/02/2019

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the new acting defense secretary, Trump said....
16:16, 06/18/2019

Trump picks Barbara Barrett to be next Air Force secretary President Trump on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chairwoman of the nonprofit Aerospace Corporation and an Arizona business executive, to be the next secretary of the Air Force....
16:32, 05/21/2019

Former Commerce secretary: Trump's 5% tariffs on Mexico will go into place but not any further Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says he doesn't see how a comprehensive agreement between Mexico and the U.S. can be made over the weekend....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was the leaker....
14:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 4-UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies to be ousted from government....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Trump nominates Barbara Barrett for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tuesday. Trump said in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of The Aerospace Cor...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Theresa May's letter to dismissed defense secretary Williamson British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the role on an acting basis since the start of the year....
17:00, 05/09/2019

UK foreign secretary cites wide persecution of Christians LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary has warned that governments in many parts of the world have failed to take action to slow the persecution of Christians. Jeremy Hunt said on an official visit to Ethiopia that governments have been R...
05:00, 05/03/2019

UK home secretary puzzled by exclusion from Trump banquet Britain's interior minister says he hasn't been told why he wasn't invited to last week's state banquet for President Donald Trump at Buckingham Palace....
04:48, 06/13/2019

Can't Ensure Cheaper Oil Sales To India, Says US Commerce Secretary The US government will not ensure sale of its oil to India at cheaper rates as the commodity is controlled by private companies, US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said today....
07:00, 05/06/2019

UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he has signed an extradition order that would send imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States if British courts favor the move....
04:48, 06/13/2019

Theresa May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Wednesday accused Gavin Williamson of leaking sensitive government information on the Chinese telecommunications company....
10:48, 05/01/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
19:16, 05/09/2019

Health Secretary Hancock joins race to succeed UK’s May LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May hasn’t officially begun — but the field of contenders is quickly growing. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he is seeking to replace May, joining several others who have ann...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new defense secretary, the White House announced on Th...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Former High School Secretary Arrested In Theft Investigation RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police arrested a former George Rogers Clark High School secretary on Friday as the result of a theft investigation. KSP reports that the investigation began on January 28. The investigation alleges that 6...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan to be Defense Secretary WASHINGTON – President Trump has made it official and will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his administration’s second Secretary of Defense. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Thursday afternoon that it was “...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
10:48, 05/01/2019

Trump says he will nominate Barbara Barrett to be Air Force secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, to be secretary of the Air Force....
16:16, 05/21/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
13:32, 06/02/2019

No fresh aid package for U.S. farmers planned for now: agriculture secretary The Trump administration does not have any active plans to provide more aid to farmers at the moment but can consider the option if the trade negotiations and weak commodity prices linger, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan said the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an effective use of resources.”...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Secretary And Kori Bustard Birds Brawl In Incredible Video A video by Kruger shows a brawl between two big birds - a Secretary bird and a Kori Bustard. The video was shot by 25-year-old Ashlea Dennison, who was excited about the "super rare" encounter....
03:48, 04/30/2019

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination....
12:16, 06/18/2019

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Sacked defence secretary: PM's 'naive' Brexit talks will fail Sacked defence secretary Gavin Williamson has claimed Theresa May's attempts to do a Brexit deal with Jeremy Corbyn are "destined to fail" and will "end in tears"....
14:16, 05/11/2019

Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan says family separation practice was ‘effective’ Kevin McAleenan, the acting Homeland Security secretary, said in an interview that aired Sunday that the practice of separating migrant families the southern border with Mexico was “effective” but said it was not successful in the long run because it...
06:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other goods, in a way that would treat his country fairly as "premier customer."...
01:16, 05/13/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller report....
18:00, 05/12/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Sarah Sanders to stand down as Trump's press secretary – live Trump confirms Sanders leaving to ‘go home to the Great State of Arkansas’ – follow the latest liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.28pm BST Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday afternoon about criminal justice r...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US allies should not do business with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the current risks in the oil market as well as the United States' relationship with Iran....
08:16, 05/07/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid: 'Ireland is key... I would renegotiate the backstop' The home secretary, Sajid Javid, insists that it is possible to renegotiate the UK's withdrawal agreement with the EU and, in particular, the Northern Irish backstop....
16:16, 06/02/2019

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkan...
14:32, 06/13/2019

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran....
12:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Germany's FDP rejects women's quota, elects new general secretary Germany's male-heavy opposition Free Democrats (FDP) have rejected women quotas. Gearing up for polls in three eastern German regions, they did, however, pick a new general secretary, Linda Teuteberg from Brandenburg....
11:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on further China trade talks: There's nothing planned as of now Mnuchin's comments came shortly after President Donald Trump wrote in a post on Twitter that talks will continue and that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping remained strong, sending stocks to session highs....
15:48, 05/10/2019

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports that he, his ex-wife and son were involved in domestic violence incidents in 2010 and 2011. “I...
18:32, 06/18/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, has been leading the Pentagon as acting secretary since Jan. 1, a highly unusua...
17:16, 05/09/2019

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tucks into a waffle for breakfast Health Secretary Matt Hancock joked there's "nothing wrong with a bit of waffle in politics" after being caught on camera eating a calorie-laden breakfast....
06:00, 05/20/2019

In Her Words: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Assesses a Year on the Job In the last 12 months, there isn’t much Ms. DeVos has done that hasn’t been met with a barrage of backlash. But in a wide-ranging interview, she said her agenda had not been derailed....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Acting Defense Secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted the USS John S. McCain “out of sight” during President Trump’s weekend visit to Japan...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Trump, press secretary appear at rally, skip journalists' event President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, skipped a journalists' event in Washington, D.C., in favor of a friendly crowd at a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wis....
10:32, 04/28/2019

US sees continued growth in LNG exports: Deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette of the U.S. Department of Energy says there's some increase in demand for natural gas from markets in Asia, including South Korea and Japan....
13:48, 06/12/2019

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Senator Richard Blumenthal grills DHS Secretary on US-Mexico deal Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan questioned in Senate Judiciary Committee on US-Mexico deal. (June 11)        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary: White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking with tradition by choosing a Pentagon chief who made a career at a top defense company, the White Hou...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Acting U.S. defence secretary to make second trip to U.S.-Mexico border Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a national emergency....
07:32, 05/11/2019

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chapter in our family's life and reopen wounds we have...
14:16, 06/18/2019

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump to nominate Patrick Shanahan to be defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the role permanently, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
14:16, 06/19/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Is Willing to Eat Trump's Tax Returns to Keep Democrats From Seeing Them On Monday, the Trump administration rejected House Democrats request to turn over the president’s tax returns, which is funny considering that Satan’s favorite orange pair of slippers has stated several times that he couldn’t turn over his taxes beca...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs ha...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who made a career at a top defense company as Pentagon ch...
19:16, 05/09/2019

Photos from the Virginia Beach shooting On Friday, May 31 a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach that left at least 11 people dead. The gunman is also dead.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner Debate rages after dog was euthanised according to owner’s dying wishThe unusual death of a woman’s dog in Virginia has sparked outcry and a debate over whether it is ok to kill a healthy pet and bury it with its owner according to their dying wish.E...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Miami beats Virginia 10-3 at ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Adrian Del Castillo homered, Freddy Zamora drove in three runs and Miami beat Virginia 10-3 on Thursday at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Anthony Vilar also had two RBIs to help the fourth-seeded Hurricanes (39-17) win ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Shooter kills 11 in Virginia Beach Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in Virginia Beach. Police in the eastern US state said the gunman was also killed....
22:16, 05/31/2019

Virginia man charged in death of dog that was set on fire RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence in a Virginia park, covered in accelerant and set on fire. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill was arrested Monday by U.S. M...
05:00, 05/21/2019

4 hospitalized after explosion at Virginia gas station BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say an explosion at a gas station has left four people hospitalized. Police are trying to determine if there may have been other victims. Virginia State Police say the explosion occurred Friday around 9...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democr...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Former Sheffield Wednesday FC secretary fined £6,500 over Hillsborough health and safety offence The former secretary of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club has been fined £6,500 for a health and safety offence related to the Hillsborough disaster....
09:32, 05/13/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese telecommunications company Huawei access to Britain's 5G network....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Pakistan Finance Secretary Latest To Be Sacked Amid IMF Bailout Talks Pakistan's Finance Secretary Mohammad Younus Dagha was sacked today, becoming the latest senior official to go amid the cash-strapped Imran Khan government's tough negotiations with the IMF for a......
13:16, 05/23/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue vows aid to farmers as China tariffs increase Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday that the Trump administration would provide additional aid to farmers to make up for the current escalation in the trade war with China. Beijing, one of the largest purchasers of U.S. farm exports, has w...
15:48, 05/10/2019

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
22:48, 05/29/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies House Dem's request for Trump's tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
22:00, 05/27/2019

Trump to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan as defense secretary, White House says White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said President Trump intends to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan to become the U.S. secretary of defense, following his time serving as acting secretary....
14:48, 05/09/2019

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Theresa May Fires British Defense Secretary After Huawei Leak Investigation (LONDON) — British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was summarily fired Wednesday after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, but he denied any involvement in the case....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May. Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and create new opportunities. He says “first an...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Race is on for coveted press secretary role The surprise announcement that Sarah Sanders plans to leave the Trump administration has sparked a heated contest to succeed her as White House press secretary, with President Trump telling Fox News “a lot of people” are angling for the gig....
15:48, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders' tenure as press secretary ended long before her exit Analysis: the departing White House spokeswoman, who has not held a press briefing in months, spun a web of deceit in her role“You’re fired!”Donald Trump was joking when he barked these words at his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, during a rally in G...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Picks Ex-Boeing Executive Patrick Shanahan For Defence Secretary President Donald Trump intends to nominate acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan to remain in the top Pentagon job, the White House said Thursday, placing a relatively low-profile and soft-spoken......
03:16, 05/10/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Warns of ‘Total Disaster’ If Global Warming Isn’t Stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alt...
14:48, 05/08/2019

UK sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over Huawei leaks (updated) UK Prime Minister Theresa May fired the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today over his role in a recent Huawei leak. Last week, we learned that the UK plans to use Huawei tech in "non-core" parts of its 5G infrastructure. That news ...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing him as legitimizing Houthi rebels his Saudi-backed coalition is locked in a four-year war with....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month an...
14:16, 06/13/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
05:00, 05/12/2019

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
14:00, 06/14/2019

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
06:32, 05/24/2019

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was navigating Washington bureaucracy, he thrilled audie...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Britain's Foreign Secretary Urges Caution Over Huawei Role In 5G Network British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China's Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to......
04:32, 04/29/2019

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emerged with our dignity intact."...
22:48, 06/08/2019

What Is a Leak? U.K. Defense Secretary’s Firing in Huawei Case Is in a Murky Zone The government says Gavin Williamson committed a grievous security breach. He says he did no such thing. The way the British news media work, both are possible....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations involving ties to Boeing, his former employer....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Trump's interior secretary: I haven't 'lost sleep' over record CO2 levels Last week the Mauna Loa Observatory observed the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ever documented Donald Trump’s interior secretary hasn’t “lost sleep over”, the record-breaking levels of pollution heating the planet, he told US law...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Offers Eid Prayers At Jama Masjid In Delhi Pakistan Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood today offered Eid prayers at the historic Jama Masjid in Delhi. Mr Mahmood was Pakistan's High Commissioner to India before he assumed charge of the top post......
02:48, 06/05/2019

US-China trade talks are in the 'final laps,' Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trade talks between Washington and Beijing are now in the final stages, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to the New York Times....
00:00, 04/29/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
19:32, 05/21/2019

“@$#!!” – Virginia Beach to remove “cursing” signs (WAVY) The colorful “no cursing” signs along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront will soon be no more. George Kotarides, president of the Atlantic Avenue Association, says the association has been working for months to ask the city to remove th...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again. Immigration attorney Patrick Taurel says Abdelhaleem Ashqar was home in Alexandria on Friday following his release from a detention cente...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Virginia man bit off, swallowed grandfather’s fingertip during fight ROANOKE, Va. — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather’s fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered. The Roanoke Times reports 23-year-old Aaron Michael Adams was charge...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Motive still a mystery in Virginia Beach shooting Cops in Virginia Beach are still probing why an engineer in the town’s public works department showed up to work with two .45 caliber handguns and methodically gunned down his co-workers, officials said Saturday. “I can’t confirm th...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Virginia Beach shooting victims identified 12 people were killed in a shooting Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. On Saturday, city officials named them, and showed their photos. (June 1)        ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
16:00, 06/01/2019

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot Tuesday night when a pickup truck hit it. The van flipped several times. (May 2...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Virginia Beach shooting: What we know about the motive, the victims 12 people were killed Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. The suspected shooter was a 15-year veteran of public works. Here's what we know.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

12 victims identified in Virginia Beach shooting All but one of the 12 victims killed Friday in nation's deadliest shooting of the year worked for the city.        ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. (AP) — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it...
23:48, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Virginia GOP hopes to benefit from Morrissey win RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Virginia Republicans keep getting help from Virginia Democrats as the GOP tries to win over suburban voters unhappy with President Donald Trump. The la...
14:00, 06/12/2019

What we know about the suspect in the Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 Virginia Beach Police identified DeWayne Craddock, a public utilities engineer, as the the suspect in a shooting in Virginia Beach that killed 12.        ...
09:00, 06/01/2019

North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting North Carolina past Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Aaron Sabato dre...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Virginia Beach shooting leaves at least 11 dead According to Virginia Beach's police chief, a disgruntled city employee opened fire at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

11 killed, 6 hurt in shooting in Virginia Beach Police say 11 people have been killed and six others injured in a mass shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach. (May 31)        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Amazon posted its first jobs for HQ2 in northern Virginia Amazon posted the first jobs for its second headquarters, or HQ2, in northern Virginia, with a plan to create 400 openings in 2019.        ...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a p...
09:00, 05/21/2019

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently ...
06:32, 05/27/2019

All 12 Virginia Beach massacre victims identified Virginia Beach officials have identified the 12 victims of the mass shooting at the city’s municipal building. One of those killed when a disgruntled employee opened fire was a contractor in the building to get a permit, Herbert “Bert” Snelling, from...
07:16, 06/01/2019

At least 12 killed in Virginia Beach mass shooting: What we know A shooter opened fire workers at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people and wounding others. Here's what we know so far.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Judge strikes down physicians-only abortion law in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Virginia law that says only physicians can perform first-trimester abortions. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson issued his ruling Monday. His opinion co...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Virginia man back in US after court questions deportation ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who says he fears torture at the hands of Israeli authorities is back in the U.S. after a judge’s order forced immigration authorities to reverse his deportation and bring him back from Israel befo...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Virginia man crushed to death by plate glass DANVILLE, Va. — A Virginia man was crushed to death when plate glass he was loading onto a truck fell on top of him. Henry County Sheriff’s Capt. Wayne Davis said Damarcus Laquan Calloway died April 22. Calloway was an employee of Virginia Glas...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Quits As Reports Emerge Of Family Violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the US military into......
18:00, 06/18/2019

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The short-range missile, is that a violation? Yes,”...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Housing secretary Ben Carson confuses real estate term ‘REO’ with Oreo cookies That’s the way the cookie crumbles for Ben Carson. The HUD secretary is making light of his embarrassing gaffe during a congressional hearing, where he got the stuffing knocked out of him for confusing a real estate abbreviation with an Oreo cookie. ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About ‘REOs’. He Noted That He Doesn’t Really Mess With Oreos Like That Me and my friends have this game where we argue about which famous people should’ve died but who lived long enough just to fuck up their legacy. It’s a brutal game in which we basically argue that big-boned Luther Vandross should’ve died right around...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
09:00, 06/02/2019