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Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

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Happy That There Will Be Continuity: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal took charge of the railway ministry on Friday and said he was happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reassigned the portfolio to him as it would mean "continuity" in the work of the......
06:16, 05/31/2019

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
01:00, 07/18/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Is BJP's Rajya Sabha Candidate From Gujarat The BJP on Mondayfielded External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and party leader JM Thakor as its nominees for the by-elections to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. The move came hours after Dr......
18:32, 06/24/2019

Samajwadi Leader Quits Party, Rajya Sabha; May Join BJP, Say Sources Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Neeraj Shekhar today quit the Rajya Sabha and his party too. Neeraj Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, is on his way to the ruling BJP, sources......
10:16, 07/15/2019

Karnataka Crisis Rocks Rajya Sabha, House Adjourned Till 2 pm Opposition Congress members today again disrupted proceedings in Rajya Sabha over the Karnataka crisis and accused the BJP of trying to destabilise the party's coalition government in the state....
02:48, 07/10/2019

BJP's Go-To Man Piyush Goyal Retains Cabinet Post From the BJP's treasurer to its go-to man who has held coal, power, railways and finance portfolios, 54-year-old Piyush Goyal's rise has been phenomenal....
14:32, 05/30/2019

No Plan To Privatise Railways Or Trains: Piyush Goyal Union minister Piyush Goyal Friday said that the railways has no plans to privatise the national transporter or its premium trains such as Rajdhani and Shatabdi express, amidst speculation that there......
09:16, 06/28/2019

Possiblity Of "Little Delay" In Bullet Train Project: Piyush Goyal Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Friday rejected opposition's allegation that the government is working to privatise the national transporter, but said the ministry will invite investments for new......
12:32, 07/12/2019

India Well Placed To Deal With Global Trade Crossfire: Piyush Goyal Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said India is well placed to handle the "crossfire" resulting from global trade war on the strength of the country's economy....
08:48, 06/21/2019

India Won't Allow Trade Talks Overtake National Interest: Piyush Goyal Stating that the US has taken a "unilateral position" in rolling back export incentives from India, the government Wednesday asserted that it would not allow trade negotiations to overtake issues of......
12:00, 06/26/2019

Investment Of Rs 50 Lakh Crore Planned For Railways By 2030: Piyush Goyal Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the government was eyeing investment of Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world....
15:00, 07/06/2019

"Double Standards Of Congress": Piyush Goyal On Rae Bareli Coach Factory Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today hit back at the Congress over the issue of corporatisation of the Rae Bareli rail coach factory, saying the party only made announcements and not a single coach was......
03:00, 07/03/2019

Riteish Deshmukh Hits Back At Piyush Goyal For Attacking His Father Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh has hit back at Union Minister Piyush Goyal, who had claimed his father, former Maharahashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who died in 2012, was only concerned......
11:16, 05/13/2019

Piyush Goyal Retains Railways, To Focus On Safety, Non-Fare Revenue Piyush Goyal, reassigned the charge of the crucial railway ministry, is likely to focus on safety, generation of non-fare revenue, track renewal, modernisation and increase in the production of......
05:32, 05/31/2019

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
02:48, 07/03/2019

Instant View: Mexican finance minister quits, deputy named successor Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, citing deep differences over economic issues, in a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
12:16, 07/09/2019

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
21:00, 07/09/2019

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
07:48, 06/19/2019

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
14:32, 05/30/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
03:32, 07/17/2019

After Epic Win, BJP May Be On Course To Dominate Rajya Sabha The BJP-led National Democratic alliance (NDA) is likely to dominate the Rajya Sabha by 2021, which will give the government a free hand to clear legislation....
00:32, 05/28/2019

S Jaishankar Likely To Get Rajya Sabha Berth From Gujarat External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, a surprise inclusion in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet, is likely to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Two BJD Candidates, One From BJP Elected To Rajya Sabha From Odisha Two BJD candidates and a BJP nominee supported by the regional party were Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha in the by-elections held here for three vacant seats in the state....
17:16, 06/28/2019

PM Modi's First Address In Rajya Sabha After Elections: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the upper house of the parliament this afternoon as he replied to the President Ram Nath Kovind's joint address to the parliament last week. This is his first......
02:48, 06/26/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Elected Unopposed To Rajya Sabha Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution and Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) president, Ram Vilas Paswan, was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar on Friday, an official said....
09:16, 06/28/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes POCSO Amendment Bill The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besides providing stringent punishments for other crimes......
07:32, 07/24/2019

BJP To Win Both Seats, As Voting Begins For Rajya Sabha By-Elections Voting is taking place in Gujarat for Rajya Sabha bypolls to two seats vacated by the BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani, who were elected to the Lok Sabha in the recent national polls....
00:00, 07/05/2019

BJP Set To Clinch A Rajya Sabha Seat From Odisha With BJD Backing The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday named Ashwini Baishnab, a former bureaucrat, as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Odisha, with the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal also announcing its......
08:48, 06/21/2019

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
05:00, 07/17/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
05:32, 07/08/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Again Amid Uproar Over Karnataka Crisis The proceedings in the upper house of the parliament were adjourned today till 2 pm as members of the Congress raised the issue of political crisis in Karnataka. ...
02:48, 07/10/2019

PM Insulted Rajya Sabha By Calling It ''Obstructionist'': Anand Sharma The Congress on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has insulted the Rajya Sabha by calling it "obstructionist", and asserted that the Upper House has refused to be a "rubber stamp"....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Bill On Voluntary Use of Aadhaar As ID Proof Moved In Rajya Sabha A bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for opening bank accounts and getting mobile connections was moved in Rajya Sabha on Monday....
08:48, 07/08/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Give 2 Zero Hour Notices In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians today gave Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over two different issues pertaining to the Centre's recent proposals....
01:16, 07/08/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor......
16:48, 07/31/2019

Allow Lawmakers To Witness Chandrayaan-2 Launch: Appeal In Rajya Sabha A suggestion to allow Parliament members to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission on July 15 was made in Rajya Sabha, with the government saying it will discuss it with the Indian Space Research......
08:16, 06/27/2019

Rajya Sabha Again Witnesses Uproar Over Extension Of Sitting Post 6 PM The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday again witnessed uproar by the opposition members, over extension of sitting of the upper house in the evening beyond 6 PM, to pass the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act....
18:48, 08/01/2019

High Drama In Rajya Sabha During Voting On RTI Amendment Bill The Parliament on Thursday approved an amendment to the Right to Information or RTI Act that gave the government powers to decide salary and service terms of the statutory body head and its members,......
15:00, 07/25/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Takes Oath As Rajya Sabha Member Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan,who was last week elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar, Monday took oath as a member of of the Upper House. When the House met for the day, Chairman M......
02:16, 07/01/2019

No Common Pattern Of Mob Lynching, Centre Tells Rajya Sabha There is no common pattern of mob lynching across the country with incidents occurring in different states ruled by different political dispensations, the government said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
20:32, 07/24/2019

Manmohan Singh Files Nomination For Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the Congress candidate for by-polls to a Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan. He filed his nomination in state capital Jaipur on Tuesday....
02:32, 08/13/2019

Congress Issues Whip, Asks Lawmakers To Be Present In Rajya Sabha The Congress today issued a three-line whip to its lawmakers to be present in Rajya Sabha. The notification was issued to the Congress parliamentarians a day after PM Modi slammed the Opposition for......
04:00, 06/27/2019

Former Congress Rajya Sabha Chief Whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita Joins BJP Bhubaneshwar Kalita, former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha who resigned from the House earlier this week opposing the party's stand on the government's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, joined the......
14:48, 08/09/2019

Rajya Sabha Bids Farewell To Five Retiring Members From Tamil Nadu The Rajya Sabha todaybid farewell to five of its members from Tamil Nadu, who are retiring today after completion of their terms, with V Maitreyan turning emotional during his farewell speech....
03:32, 07/24/2019

BJP Announces Ex-Samajwadi Member Neeraj Shekhar As Rajya Sabha Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, the son of late Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar who left the Samajwadi Party and joined BJP, was on Thursday announced as the party's candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar......
14:48, 08/08/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Files Nomination Papers For Rajya Sabha Bypoll Union minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar in presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar....
08:48, 06/21/2019

Bill For Stringent Punishment For Child Abuse Introduced In Rajya Sabha Union Minister Smriti Irani today introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that aims to make punishments more stringent and even include death......
12:16, 07/18/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Over Demand For Postal Exam In Tamil Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned thrice during the pre-lunch period after repeated protests by Tamil parties led by the AIADMK over their demand that the exam for postmen be......
02:00, 07/16/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthen the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the country's primary anti-terror body,through a voice vote today. This development comes two days after the......
09:48, 07/17/2019

Panel Ensuring Balanced Coverage Of Rajya Sabha By Doordarshan: Centre The government on Monday said that a committee is keeping a constant watch to ensure that public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) covers both treasury and opposition benches in the Rajya Sabha in a......
04:16, 07/01/2019

Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir In Rajya Sabha Union home minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today....
04:16, 07/01/2019

By-Polls For Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha Seats On August 26 By-elections to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will be held on August 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday....
18:48, 08/01/2019

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
02:48, 07/02/2019

Day After Triple Talaq Bill Clears Rajya Sabha, President Gives Assent President Ram Nath Kovind today gave his assent to a legislation aimed at banning the "Triple Talaq", a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, a day after it......
13:16, 07/31/2019

Top Court To Hear Congress' Petition On Simultaneous Polls To Rajya Sabha The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear a petition by the Congress to hold simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani moved to the Lok......
01:48, 06/18/2019

Top Court Rejects Congress Petition Against Separate Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today rejected a petition by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats that fell vacant after BJP's Amit......
01:32, 06/25/2019

S Jaishankar Most Qualified, Jugalji Thakor Richest Rajya Sabha Nominees Affidavits filed by four candidates for the Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat have revealed that BJP nominee and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is the most qualified among them....
21:32, 06/25/2019

Motor Vehicles Bill Clears Rajya Sabha; Stricter Penalties For Violations The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter penalties for violations in an attempt to improve road safety....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Top Court Notice To Poll Body On Congress Petition On Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition by the Congress seeking simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after the BJP's Amit......
00:32, 06/19/2019

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
16:00, 06/17/2019

RTI Bill Faces Rough Weather In Rajya Sabha, Government Hits Pause The controversial bill to amend the Right To Information Act -- which is expected to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today -- is unlikely to have a safe passage, with parties like Naveen Patnaik's Biju......
03:32, 07/24/2019

Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls, Gujarat Congress Shifts MLAs To Mount Abu Ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat on Friday, the state Congress has decided to shift its legislators to Mount Abu, a popular hill station in adjoining Rajasthan, said party......
11:00, 07/03/2019

Gujarat Congress Legislators Meet At Resort Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls On the eve of the voting for the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat, Congress lawmakers attended their legislative party meeting at a resort in Banaskantha district in the state on Thursday,......
19:32, 07/04/2019

In Amit Shah, Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha Exit Dates, Congress Smells Plan The resignation of Amit Shah and Smriti Irani from the Rajya Sabha on different dates could be an attempt to stagger polls to the two seats in the upper house to ensure the BJP's victory, the Congress......
05:16, 06/13/2019

Amit Shah, Ravi Shakar Prasad, Smriti Irani, No Long Rajya Sabha Members Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani and DMK leader Kanimozhi have ceased to be the members of the Upper House of Parliament after being......
06:00, 05/29/2019

RBI Deputy Governor's Resignation Debated In Lok Sabha Raising the issue of resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, Kerala Congress (M) lawmaker Thomas Chazhikadan Tuesday alleged prominent economists are unable to work with the government as......
10:00, 06/25/2019

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
05:16, 06/23/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
10:48, 07/09/2019

Mayawati's Party Appoints Uttar Pradesh MP As Its Leader In Lok Sabha Days after he was appointed the leader of BSP in Lok Sabha, Danish Ali was on Wednesday stripped of his post by the party which said it had been done toeing its ''sarvajan hitaaye, sarvajan sukhaaye''......
13:48, 08/07/2019

Plea Seeking Appointment Of Lok Sabha Leader Of Opposition Rejected The Delhi High Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Lok Sabha speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the House....
02:32, 07/08/2019

BJP Forms New Parliamentary Party Executive, PM Modi Leader In Lok Sabha The BJP today announced its parliamentary party executive committee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its leader in Lok Sabha and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as the deputy leader....
08:16, 06/12/2019

"Record", Says Minister, As Lok Sabha Debates From Afternoon To Midnight In what was termed as a "record" in Parliament yesterday, nearly 100 members participated in a marathon discussion which ended two minutes short of midnight. The debate was about the Indian Railways......
23:32, 07/11/2019

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
06:48, 07/16/2019

Don't Read From News Clippings, Lok Sabha Speaker Tells Law Minister Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asked Ravi Shankar Prasad not to read from news clippings and name newspapers while referring to instances of instant Triple Talaq when the law minister was moving for......
15:00, 07/25/2019

Lok Sabha Election Result "Unprecedented": Assam Chief Minister Terming the Lok Sabha election results as "historic" and "unprecedented", Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the mandate is for nationalism and faster development of a new India....
04:32, 05/23/2019

Bernal 'named Ineos leader for finale' "Egan Bernal will lead Team Ineos in the final three stages of the Tour de France, according to Eurosport sources, demoting defending champion Geraint Thomas to second fiddle."...
23:16, 07/26/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
11:00, 08/15/2019

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank, the IMF board......
16:48, 07/02/2019

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalition government is unworkable....
00:48, 08/09/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term associated with and used by the extreme right....
13:48, 04/28/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
05:00, 05/22/2019

Iran's deputy foreign minister says Tehran has not lost any drones Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi denied on Friday that Iran had lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone....
00:48, 07/19/2019

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
08:16, 07/27/2019

Austrian leader calls crisis meeting after deputy filmed discussing deals Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called a crisis meeting late on Friday after two German newspapers published footage purportedly showing his deputy discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Iran to secure Strait of Hormuz: Deputy Foreign Minister Araqchi Iran will secure the Strait of Hormuz and not allow any disturbance in shipping in the key oil transport waterway, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday during a visit to Paris, the state new agency IRNA said....
13:48, 07/23/2019

Facebook Dream Hire, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, Has Made a Bad Start The forthcoming European parliamentary election was meant to be Facebook's big chance to please a constituency that trashes it on a regular basis: Politicians....
06:48, 05/09/2019

Deputy finance minister to lead Jordan delegation to Bahrain conference Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.-sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week....
15:00, 06/22/2019

KCR's Push For Deputy Prime Minister? Inside Details Of Meet With Stalin K Chandrashekar Rao, who has been meeting with various political leaders ahead of the national election results, could be angling for a big role in the next government, but not necessarily the top......
11:16, 05/13/2019

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
06:32, 07/07/2019

Mexico's deputy foreign minister Seade met Lighthizer over tariffs: staff member Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister Jesus Seade met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue over a tariff and immigration dispute, a member of Seade's staff said on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/04/2019

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
00:48, 06/02/2019

Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday. He was 77. He was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the......
22:48, 07/27/2019

Mexico Finance Minister Urzua quits, Herrera named successor Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, citing deep differences over economic issues, in a blow for the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
10:48, 07/09/2019

Gunmen kill prominent politician-union leader in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials say an 83-year-old union leader and former federal senator has been assassinated in central Mexico. The Guanajuato state prosecutor’s office has issued a statement promising to deploy all the resources necessary to ...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction officers, other inmates and civilians."...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Police union leader says 60 more detectives needed to combat MS-13 in New York A Nassau County police union leader claimed over the weekend that the department is "undermanned" and needs about 60 new detectives to deal with MS-13 violence. ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap....
06:48, 04/29/2019

Zambian president fires finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, a statement from the president's office said....
22:48, 07/14/2019

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
07:00, 05/27/2019

All Possible Help Being Extended: Union Minister After Odisha Mine Mishap Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday expressed grief over the incident of dump slide at an opencast coal mine in Odisha's Talcher district, where three labourers are still feared trapped and......
09:32, 07/24/2019

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
13:16, 06/23/2019

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of President Leana Wen, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said on Tuesday that they replaced their president, Dr. Leana Wen, effective immediately....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Mueller plans to have key deputy advise him during House hearing Robert Mueller’s key deputy Aaron Zebley was expected to appear alongside his former boss at Wednesday’s hearings on the former special counsel’s report, according to multiple reports. Zebley will advise Mueller, but not answer questions, as Democrat...
14:48, 07/23/2019

Pakistan-Origin Sajid Javid Named UK Finance Minister By Boris Johnson Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings......
18:32, 07/24/2019

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
09:00, 08/14/2019

Mexican union leader shot dead in troubled oil refining city Unidentified gunmen shot dead a trade union leader in Mexico's central city of Salamanca, authorities said on Sunday, the latest outbreak of violence in an area plagued by a murderous struggle between gangs over fuel theft....
12:16, 05/12/2019

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter......
17:00, 06/18/2019

Reports On High Unemployment Rate Misleading: Union Minister Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Monday said that reports about high unemployment rate in the country are misleading and asserted that employment generation is the priority of the government....
02:16, 07/01/2019

Over 1,500 Obsolete Rules Removed, Says Union Minister Jitendra Singh Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday that the centre has done away with over 1,500 obsolete rules and regulations, making the functioning of the government more efficient and citizen......
12:16, 08/08/2019

"Let's Move Forward, Free PoK From Pak": Union Minister Jitendra Singh Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said after the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, people should now pray for the integration of the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) with......
20:16, 08/18/2019

Union Minister's Son Sent To Police Custody In Attempt To Murder Case A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Prahlad Patel's 26-year-old son Prabal Patel, who was arrested in an attempt to murder case, to police custody for a day....
21:16, 06/19/2019

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings for the world's fifth-biggest economy....
13:00, 07/24/2019

Firefighter Union Leader Responds After President Trump Lashes Out Over Joe Biden Endorsement President Donald Trump lashed out at the country’s largest firefighter union on Wednesday, claiming to have “done more for Firefighters than this dues sucking union will ever do” after the organization endorsed former Vice President...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan To Respond On Plea Challenging His Poll Win The Delhi High Court sought Union minister Harsh Vardhan's response today on a plea challenging his election to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi....
03:48, 07/11/2019

Watch: How Union Minister Smriti Irani Helped Put Out A Fire In Amethi Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday helped put out a fire at a village in Amethi. Ms Irani, who was campaigning in the Uttar Pradesh constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, immediately......
15:16, 04/28/2019

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
05:32, 06/01/2019

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
09:00, 06/15/2019

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams Union Minister For Terrorism In Hyderabad Comment Hitting out at Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy for his reported comment that Hyderabad has become a safe zone for terrorists, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday said such remarks will......
11:00, 06/01/2019

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Congress Slams Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Over Children Deaths In Bihar The Congress hit out at Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today over the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of over 100 children, saying there is "no......
05:00, 06/18/2019

First lady spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham named new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, was named Tuesday to replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary after a brief but competitive search for the president's next spokesperson. ...
10:48, 06/25/2019

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
17:16, 06/02/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) last year....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader on Wednesday when Thailand’s Parliament chose him as prime minister...
10:48, 06/05/2019

"HD Kumaraswamy Chief Minister Till Friday": BJP Leader Sadananda Gowda Days after the exit polls predicted a grim future for the opposition, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has claimed that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka will collapse a day......
08:32, 05/22/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
15:32, 07/16/2019

Rwanda detains rebel leader from group behind deadly attacks: minister Rwanda has detained a rebel leader from a group responsible for deadly attacks and the government has accused him of being complicit in committing terrorist acts, foreign affairs minister Richard Sezibera said on Tuesday....
05:16, 04/30/2019

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
14:16, 06/19/2019

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-junta leader Prayut Chan-ocha elected Thailand's new prime minister Both lower and upper houses of Thailand's government elected former leader of the country's military junta Prayut Chan-ocha as the country's 29th prime minister....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
14:16, 07/23/2019

"India Has Lost A Great Leader": Delhi Chief Minister On Sushma Swaraj Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal condoled the death of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday, saying the country had lost a great leader....
23:16, 08/06/2019

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defense, business, education, transport, local governmen...
19:00, 07/24/2019

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
06:48, 05/30/2019

'I'm the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon least wants,' says Jeremy Hunt with commitment to union with Scotland Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he is the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon "least wants" because of his commitment to keeping Scotland in the UK....
11:32, 06/23/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela opposition leader Guaido's push to overthrow Maduro: minister Brazil's Foreign Relations Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Tuesday that his country supports a democratic transition in Venezuela, where opposition leader Juan Guaido hours before said he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nico...
07:00, 04/30/2019

No. 2 House GOP leader says $2T infrastructure cost too high WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 House Republican leader is suggesting that Congress won’t agree to the full $2 trillion price tag that the White House and congressional leaders have discussed for a compromise infrastructure deal. Rep. Steve Scalise...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
19:16, 05/30/2019

Polish leader to visit Trump in June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Washington on June 12 to talk about security and defense among other issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
14:32, 05/15/2019

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
02:17, 07/06/2019

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national...
13:32, 05/25/2019

UK PM Johnson appoints Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Jacob Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons late on Wednesday, giving the prominent Brexit supporter his first ever government role....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they are expected to discuss trade, energy, and national security....
11:00, 05/13/2019

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and ...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
08:48, 05/18/2019

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
08:16, 05/26/2019

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
21:16, 05/25/2019

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
12:32, 07/10/2019

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled......
17:00, 05/22/2019

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other ...
21:16, 07/13/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
15:32, 05/03/2019

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

House Minority Leader McCarthy pokes fun at Pelosi with series of gifs from 'Game of Thrones' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., injected some pop culture into his criticism of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after she removed a bipartisan measure from legislation he supported....
12:48, 05/23/2019

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan....
17:00, 05/22/2019

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
03:00, 05/22/2019

‘He’s a tough man’: Trump shrugs off concerns about Hungary’s hard-right leader during White House visit The Oval Office invitation is a coup for Orban, who has shrugged off his outcast status in Europe but is seeking a measure of rehabilitation ahead of elections to the European Parliament next month....
21:00, 05/13/2019

"Deposit 18,000 Crore For Travel Abroad": Court To Jet's Naresh Goyal If Naresh Goyal, founder of the cash-strapped Jet Airways, wants to go abroad, he should first deposit as guarantee Rs 18,000 crore his company owes to lenders, the Delhi High Court observed Tuesday......
08:16, 07/09/2019

Naresh Goyal's First Public Appearance Since Jet Crisis, At A Poll Booth Naresh Goyal, founder of the recently grounded Jet Airways, came out to cast his vote in Mumbai on Monday in the fourth phase of the national election. This was Naresh Goyal's first public appearance......
04:48, 04/29/2019

Shabana Azmi New Leader Of "Tukde Tukde Gang": Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday called veteran actor Shabana Azmi the "new leader of 'tukde tukde' and 'award wapsi' gang", accusing her of subverting India's interests by criticising the......
08:48, 07/08/2019

Iran's foreign minister invited to White House, Tehran decided against visit: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly received an invitation to meet President Trump in the White House last month but Tehran decided against such meeting....
08:48, 08/03/2019

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Court Seeks Centre's Response On Naresh Goyal's Plea On Look Out Circular Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal said he came to know of the LOC on May 25 when he and his wife, Anita, were de-boarded from a flight to Dubai with an onward connection to London....
00:00, 07/09/2019

The Ratio Of Demonically-Named Cars To Angelically-Named Cars Is Way Out Of Balance I’m not necessarily suggesting there’s any great theological meaning behind this, but I do feel that it’s worth noting that there are many, many more cars named for things demonic than there are for things angelic. Don’t believe me? Let’s walk throug...
01:48, 08/08/2019

Naresh Goyal Moves High Court To Withdraw Plea Against Bar On Visit Abroad Naresh Goyal, the founder of the now-grounded Jet Airways, approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday to withdraw his petition seeking permission to travel abroad....
16:16, 08/08/2019

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named....
14:00, 05/25/2019

| Nadal sees off German named Yannick; next up, a German named Yannick For nine minutes, Yannick Hanfmann dared to dream as the Germany carved out four break points on the serve of Rafael Nadal. But Nadal saved them all....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
07:32, 06/07/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
05:32, 06/01/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
20:00, 05/31/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
08:48, 05/21/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
05:00, 05/26/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
11:00, 06/30/2019

BJP's Om Birla Set To Be Next Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Om Birla is set to be the next Speaker in the Lok Sabha, the opposition has accepted his candidature, sources said. The two-time lawmaker from Rajasthan's Kota is considered close to......
01:48, 06/18/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
17:16, 05/20/2019

UK business minister and trade minister go as Johnson becomes PM Britain's business minister Greg Clark and trade minister Liam Fox both said they would no longer be in government after Boris Johnson was formally appointed prime minister on Wednesday....
10:00, 07/24/2019

13 Rajasthan Lok Sabha Seats To Go To Polls Today Over 2.57 crore voters will decide the fate of 115 candidates - 108 men and seven women - in Rajasthan's first phase of polling on Monday, according to an election official on Sunday....
15:16, 04/28/2019

Issue Of Steep Air Fares Raised In Lok Sabha Members of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Thursday flagged the issue of steep air fares especially during natural calamities like cyclones and riots....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
10:32, 06/18/2019

Election To Vellore Lok Sabha Seat On August 5 Polling for the Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for April 18, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on April 16 following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly......
04:48, 07/04/2019

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
07:16, 07/19/2019

33 Per Cent Women To Enter Lok Sabha From Odisha Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just concludedgeneral elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state....
05:48, 05/25/2019

LIVE Updates: BJP's Om Birla Set To Be For Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The 17th Lok Sabha began on Monday after the national elections during which President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar, who in turn......
01:48, 06/18/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
14:16, 05/16/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
04:32, 05/18/2019

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
04:16, 07/16/2019

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
09:48, 05/23/2019

Triple Talaq Bill To Be In Tabled In Lok Sabha Today The bill to ban instant Triple Talaq is likely to be taken up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form, contending that it would end......
20:32, 07/24/2019

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights......
04:00, 07/24/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 6th Phase Voting: A Look At Top Candidates Lok Sabha Election Phase 6 Voting: The seven states where polling will take place are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Haryana and Delhi....
10:16, 05/11/2019

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
02:48, 07/19/2019

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final call was yet to be taken....
12:48, 08/10/2019

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker Seven-time BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Lok Sabha......
03:00, 06/11/2019

Congress-JDS Will Get Maximum Number Of Lok Sabha Seats: G Parameshwara The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular combine in Karnataka will gain a maximum number of seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls as per an analysis done by the party, Deputy Chief Minister G......
09:48, 05/04/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
02:48, 07/19/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
12:32, 05/22/2019

Congress, Allies Have Given Up Their Fight In Lok Sabha Polls: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said after five phases of election, the Congress-led opposition has given up the fight and the "situation is clear" now that the BJP will form government at......
04:32, 05/08/2019

Eight Women Leaders From Maharashtra Elected To 17th Lok Sabha Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the second highest after Uttar......
04:16, 05/24/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Bill To Designate Individuals As Terrorists Tabled In Lok Sabha The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as......
11:48, 07/23/2019

Polling On For Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha Constituency Polling began this morning in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates, said the Election Commission (EC)....
01:48, 08/05/2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
02:48, 06/05/2019

Zero Complaints Came Up After Lok Sabha Polls, Claims Expert Behind EVMs Even as the world marvels at how India conducts its elections, a humble contributor to its success is a robust yet low-cost innovation - the Electronic Voting Machine or EVM - which empowers its......
08:48, 05/28/2019

"Getting Feedback Lok Sabha Will Miss Me": Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today held a meeting of senior officials to review the preparedness for commencement of 17th Lok Sabha and said the lower house has now become part of her life....
03:32, 05/03/2019

Sonia Gandhi Takes Oath As Lok Sabha Member United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha today. Ms Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second......
04:00, 06/18/2019

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
00:32, 05/28/2019

Congress, Other Opposition Parties Walk Out Of Lok Sabha Over Unnao Case Opposition parties today raised in Lok Sabha the issue of the accident case of the Unnao rape survivor and walked out of the House demanding a reply from the government on the matter....
02:48, 07/31/2019

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
00:32, 06/19/2019

In Lok Sabha, Manish Tewari Versus BJP Lawmaker On Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru was again cited in the debate on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha today, with a BJP member accusing him of dividing the state and being responsible for......
06:48, 08/06/2019

How to Find Your Polling Booth and Vote in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 How to Vote #India: Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Where is my elections 2019 polling booth? How to register to vote? All your polling related questions answered, including election result date....
22:32, 05/05/2019

Hardeep Puri Begins Campaigning For Amritsar Lok Sabha Constituency He may be new to the Sikh holy city of Amritsar and to the heat and dust of the politics of the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, but Union Minister Hardeep Puri has hit the ground campaigning for the......
15:16, 04/28/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
08:48, 05/21/2019

On Lok Sabha Debacle, Akhilesh Yadav's "Cycle vs Ferrari" Explanation Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav resorted to an interesting analogy to explain his party's crushing defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election...
09:32, 06/04/2019

Electronic Voting Machines Completely Non-Tamperable: Centre To Lok Sabha Electronic voting machines (EVMs) are manufactured by two public sector companies without any technical collaboration with any foreign establishment and the devices are "completely non-tamperable",......
05:16, 07/24/2019

Bill For 5% Job Quota To Dead Soldiers' Families Introduced In Lok Sabha A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of dead soldiers of......
00:00, 07/22/2019

Ramdas Athawale's 'Birthday Wish' For Rahul Gandhi Has Lok Sabha Laughing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted this morning, saying he wished to thank people for the love he received on his birthday. He turned 49 today. Barely a couple of hours later, he received something......
07:48, 06/19/2019

16% Polling In 8 Bengal Lok Sabha Seats In Two Hours, BJP Worker Killed Over 16 per cent people voted across eight Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal on Sunday where polling for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election was underway amid reports of violence that left......
01:32, 05/12/2019

Ahead Of Lok Sabha Election Results, PM To Visit Kedarnath, Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a two-day visit to Uttarakhand beginning May 18 to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls The fate of several important leaders including Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi and Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia will be decided in the......
18:48, 05/11/2019

With 30 Bills And Counting, 17th Lok Sabha Breaks A 1952 Record With 30 bills passed already and three working days still left, the government has claimed that this session of the 17th Lok Sabha, the first since the results of the national election were announced......
04:48, 08/03/2019

Shashi Tharoor Opposes Jallianwala Bagh Bill In Lok Sabha, BJP Counters A bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member in a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body "apolitical" was introduced in Lok Sabha on......
22:16, 07/08/2019

"Opposition Must Get Equal Time": Lok Sabha Speaker Assures Fair Play A strong opposition is of great importance in a "vibrant democracy", Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said today, adding that he was all for ensuring that its voice was heard in the house. Hisassurance......
06:00, 08/13/2019

In Pataliputra Lok Sabha Seat, Misa Bharti Fights Father's Former Aide Named after the ancient city that was the seat of power during the rule of the mighty kingdom of Magadh, the Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing yet another contest between a former......
16:16, 05/15/2019

Folk Singer Takes On Ex-Judge In Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha seat The Lok Sabha seat of Dewas in Madhya Pradesh presents a different picture this time as two political greenhorns from the main rivals Congress and BJP are locked in a keen tussle for electoral......
07:00, 05/13/2019

Nitin Gadkari's Lok Sabha Election Win Challenged In Court By Nana Patole Congress leader Nana Patole Friday filed a petition before the Bombay High Court challenging Union minister Nitin Gadkari's election to the Lok Sabha from Nagpur, alleging illegalities in the......
14:00, 07/05/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: PM Modi Congratulates Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days of the session. Several key bills are expected to......
00:32, 06/19/2019

After Rahul Gandhi's No, Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
02:48, 05/19/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
04:48, 05/23/2019

Odisha Lok Sabha Result To Be Declared Late Due To Assembly Vote Counting The declaration of election results of Lok Sabha in Odisha is likely to be delayed compared to other states since votes for assembly polls will also have to be counted, a senior election official said......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Congress Hopeful Of Good Results In Lok Sabha Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today exercised his franchise and said the party was hopeful of getting good results in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
01:32, 05/12/2019

Bengal Congress Chief Submits Resignation Letter After Lok Sabha Debacle West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra submitted a letter of resignation from the post taking responsibility for the party''s poor show in the Lok Sabha election, according to a press statement......
05:00, 07/09/2019

Rahul Gandhi Raises Slogans In Lok Sabha Over Karnataka Political Crisis Rahul Gandhi arrived in the House at noon and he raised slogans in Lok Sabha over the developments in Karnataka. Mr Gandhi arrived in the House at noon. At that time Congress leader Adhir Ranjan......
05:00, 07/09/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls: 10 Points The fate of several prominent politicians, including Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, will be decided as 59 constituencies......
18:48, 05/11/2019

Sunny Deol's Lok Sabha Attendance Shows He Skipped 28 Days Of Parliament Actor and Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol failed to impress with his attendance record in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha by not attending the house for 28 days....
23:16, 08/06/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Richest Candidate In Sixth Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections....
14:48, 05/03/2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
12:32, 05/22/2019

Congress, Allies To Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Today Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
00:48, 07/25/2019

Matching VVPAT Slips Likely To Delay Lok Sabha 2019 Election Results Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, will begin at 8.00 am today and results are expected only by late evening, due to tallying......
15:16, 05/22/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident......
19:32, 05/22/2019

Amit Shah Covers 301 Lok Sabha Seats For BJP's Poll Campaign This Year With the Lok Sabha election campaign entering its final lap, BJP president Amit Shah has held public rallies and programmes in over 301 of the total 543 constituencies so far, covering a total......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
08:32, 05/22/2019

Sue Gordon out as deputy spy chief Sue Gordon is leaving the role of No. 2 spy chief in the U.S., ending a guessing game about whether President Trump would choose her to succeed outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in an acting capacity....
20:16, 08/08/2019

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no means to verify his travels, if any, the government......
09:48, 07/10/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: People Will Elect ''Apna Aadmi'': AAP's Dilip Pandey Calling himself a local, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) North East Delhi candidate Dilip Pandey believes people in the Lok Sabha elections will elect their own man who is aware of the area's ground reality......
04:32, 05/08/2019

Jaya Prada Seeks Disqualification Of Azam Khan From Rampur Lok Sabha Seat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaya Prada has challenged the election of Samajwadi Party lawmaker Mohd Azam Khan to the Lok Sabha in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Advance Poll Timing In Lok Sabha Election The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to advance poll timings to 5:30 am from 7 am for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha polls in view of searing......
01:48, 05/13/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
20:32, 07/24/2019

Lok Sabha Results To Draw Battle Lines Ahead Of Maharashtra State Polls The results of the Lok Sabha election, which will decide the fate of four Union ministers and two Congress stalwarts from Maharashtra, is likely to impact the political situation in the state, which......
04:32, 05/18/2019

Shashi Tharoor, Asaduddin Owaisi Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha A new bill to make the practice of Triple Talaq or instant divorce, practiced in the Muslim community, illegal is likely to be tabled in the Lok Sabha today....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Ujiri incident with deputy under investigation The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is investigating Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a police officer....
10:16, 06/14/2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein submits resignation Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who frequently found himself in the political crosshairs due to his role in the special counsel's Russia probe and whose departure has long been expected, submitted his resignation on Monday to President Trump,...
15:16, 04/29/2019

Parkland school ex-deputy released from jail A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restrictions. (June 6)     ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
14:48, 06/18/2019

Deputy nearly killed in shooting says he has ‘blessed’ life OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — David “Oz” Osborne said that as a sheriff’s deputy, he was trained to handle life-threatening situations. And like other law enforcement officers, Osborne knew there were situations that called for extra cautio...
11:32, 06/08/2019

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie Nelson with attempted murder and two robberies. The...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the...
05:16, 06/05/2019

Centre To Begin Search For New RBI Deputy Governor The centre will soon start searching for a successor to central bank Deputy Governor Viral Acharya after the outspoken monetary policy maker asked to leave his post six months before his term ends....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Ex-deputy gets bond reduction in Parkland shooting A judge has reduced the amount of bail a Florida deputy must come up with to be released from jail while facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. (June 6)        ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Ex-deputy in Parkland shooting out of jail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on School Shooting-Florida (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail aft...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges A former deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene. (June 5)        ...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has told the state’s personnel secretary that she intends to defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean...
18:16, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Fan says deputy was first to push Raptors exec OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an investigation of whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face. (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A Warriors fan says he did not see the president of the Toronto R...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is on life support in grave condition. (June 11)        ...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
13:32, 06/11/2019

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
00:48, 05/21/2019

Italian deputy PM Di Maio says coalition meeting went well Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a late-night coalition meeting had gone well and the government would work to raise workers' pay and to cut taxes in the next budget....
01:16, 06/11/2019

Deputy shoots, kills police dog that bit him instead of suspect A Georgia deputy shot and killed a police dog that inadvertently bit him instead of the man whom authorities had been chasing, the county sheriff’s department said this week. Deputies, including Cpl. Brandon Kilgore and his partner, K-9 Verro, were r...
11:16, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Man arrested in shooting of off-duty LA deputy ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested a Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and the...
18:16, 06/11/2019

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

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning, the Justice Department confirmed to INSIDER. Rosenstein gave his resignation letter to President Donald Trump on Monday. Rosenstein will officially depart on May 11. Visit Busines...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
00:32, 05/29/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
08:32, 05/08/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
14:16, 07/25/2019

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

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
15:00, 07/18/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
12:16, 08/06/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
14:16, 08/07/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
16:32, 06/04/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
10:32, 05/21/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
10:16, 05/01/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
15:32, 05/20/2019

5 UA softball players named “All-Pac-12” TUCSON –  Five Wildcats – Reyna Carranco, Jessie Harper, Taylor McQuillin, Dejah Mulipola and Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza – were named first-team all-Pac-12, highlighting UA’s inclusion in the Pac-12 postseason softball awards. Coach Mike Can...
06:32, 05/09/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them with a loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals....
23:48, 05/15/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
12:48, 06/27/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
23:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
12:32, 05/14/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
12:00, 07/01/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
15:32, 07/15/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
11:00, 06/24/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
17:48, 06/04/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
10:00, 06/04/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
15:32, 06/04/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
10:48, 07/25/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
09:16, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Deputy cleared in fatal shooting of boxer’s mother ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee has declined to indict a sheriff’s deputy in the fatal shooting of the mother of champion boxer Caleb Plant. Police in Tennessee have said 51-year-old Beth Plant was fatally shot after pullin...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man killed while fleeing from a sheriff’s deputy. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison says the chase began Thursday when deputies received a call ...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Andrew McCabe, Former F.B.I. Deputy Director, Sues Over His Dismissal The Justice Department engaged in a “politically motivated and retaliatory demotion in January 2018 and public firing in March 2018,” Mr. McCabe said in his lawsuit....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to warn of "consequences" if he was not released....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Baltimore’s new deputy police commissioner gets mugged at gunpoint You’re not in Louisiana anymore. A new deputy police commissioner in Baltimore got a firsthand lesson in the city’s crime problems — getting robbed at gunpoint while out with his wife, according to reports. Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murp...
11:16, 07/22/2019

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues DOJ over dismissal Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department and the FBI Thursday over his dismissal from the bureau last year, arguing that the agencies bowed to political pressure from President Trump....
15:48, 08/08/2019

Former deputy assistant AG: immigration court backlog ‘stunning’ The massive immigration court backlog that has left asylum-seekers waiting years for a ruling in their case while they remain in the U.S. is “stunning,” according to former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Tom Dupree....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deput...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Deputy coerced wanted mom into performing sex act on baby: authorities A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was fired after he allegedly coerced a wanted woman into performing a sex act on her infant son in exchange for not arresting her. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, was arrested and termin...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Report: Deputy shot by police feared them more than suspect A Kentucky deputy shot and paralyzed by police during an arrest says he was more concerned about getting shot by the inexperienced officers than the "actual bad guys."...
03:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Deputy shooting suspect eyed in other crimes The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-dut...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Florida Deputy Charged After Staying Outside School Shooting MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors say the Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges. State Attorney Mike Satz announced Tuesday that 56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect,...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed o...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Iranians criticize deputy FM over remarks on Afghan refugees TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have harshly criticized the country’s deputy foreign minister after he threatened to expel Afghan refugees from Iran in retaliation for U.S. sanctions. The semi-official Tasnim news agency on Thursday criticized Abb...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Officials: Man who dragged deputy with vehicle is shot, dies KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities are investigating the death of a man who was shot by a deputy being dragged by the man’s vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Sullivan County sheriff’s deputies stopped 32-year-...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Ferrovie picked Atlantia for Alitalia rescue - Deputy PM Italy's State Railways Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday....
13:32, 07/15/2019

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri identified himself to a police officer who was excess...
10:16, 06/20/2019

UK de facto deputy PM Lidington resigns ahead of new government Britain's de facto deputy prime minister David Lidington resigned from the government on Wednesday ahead of Boris Johnson being appointed prime minister....
08:00, 07/24/2019

Former Jail Deputy Enters Plea In Death Of Inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller, of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boy...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Deputy tried to arrest black man after mistaking him for fugitive: video A Houston deputy tried to arrest a black man playing with his kids outside his own home — because he apparently mistook him for a fugitive with a similar hairstyle wanted in Louisiana, viral video shows. A 5-minute video on Facebook posted on May 8 b...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Asked About Aaditya Thackeray As Deputy, What Devendra Fadnavis Said A day after expressing apprehension of a rift with ally Shiv Sena over seat-sharing for the upcoming assembly elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the Sena and the......
12:48, 08/03/2019

Ex-Scott County deputy accused in thefts to appear in court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Scott County sheriff’s deputy accused of shoplifting is expected to appear in court Monday. Silas Whitehead was charged with theft after officials said he took more than $600 worth of items from the nort...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34am BST 1.25am BST The Daily Beast is reporting that far-right conspiracy troll Jacob Wohl and lobbyi...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the Raptors' championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday night....
18:00, 06/14/2019

LA County sheriff’s deputy critical after off-duty shooting ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the head in an off-duty attack at a Jack in the Box restaurant. KNBC-TV says the deputy was hospitalized in critical condition after Monday’s attack in Alhambr...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Polish government to 'repolonise' media in next term, deputy PM says Poland's ruling party will have the task of "repolonising" the country's media if it wins elections scheduled for October or November, a deputy prime minister said....
06:32, 06/20/2019

Latest: Deputy shot in off-duty attack memorialized in LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy shot while off-duty earlier this month (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Hundreds of law enforcement officers have turned out for the funeral of a Los Angeles Co...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Former U.S. deputy attorney general: If Trump was not president, he would be indicted Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
14:00, 04/28/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
10:32, 06/24/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
02:48, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
10:00, 05/14/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
08:16, 06/25/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
18:32, 07/24/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
17:48, 05/08/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:48, 06/20/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
19:48, 06/24/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
06:48, 06/25/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
21:00, 06/24/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
16:16, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Monday. Cannon, honored as a second baseman, was one of 17 players named to the first-team.  Here̵...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Lawsuit Says Former Boy Scouts Have Named 350 More Abusers Lawyers who represent victims of child sexual abuse have been urging former scouts to come forward with claims before a possible bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America....
14:16, 08/07/2019

The AHL App Melted Down And Demanded $6,000 From A Guy Named Stewart The American Hockey League’s long-awaited schedule announcement for the 2019–20 season hit a minor road block on Wednesday, when the code behind the official app of the NHL’s top minor league became self-aware and demanded money from Stewart Zimmel. ...
15:48, 07/10/2019

What It's Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”)...
15:00, 06/16/2019

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade......
10:00, 06/26/2019

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
16:32, 06/06/2019

New destroyer to be named in honor of ex-U.S. Sen. Sam Hunn The U.S. Navy has named one of its future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to honor former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, the Navy announced on Monday....
09:48, 05/06/2019

Report: Sheppard to be named Wizards' GM Tommy Sheppard will have the interim title pulled off and be named general manager of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-...
05:48, 06/06/2019

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Italy's Deputy PM Di Maio rules out government reshuffle: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday ruled out a government reshuffle and reiterated that cutting taxes is the coalition's priority....
23:32, 06/12/2019

Utah police: Deputy shooting suspect left home with a gun Utah police say the man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man an hour earlier had told his family he wanted to "make it on his own or die."...
18:00, 06/12/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With US Deputy Secretary John Sullivan External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and visiting US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on Friday sat down for talks to take forward the "deep convergences" in the India-US strategic ties,......
05:32, 08/16/2019

Sheriff: Store wouldn’t let deputy wearing gun pick up ring STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell wrote on the department’s...
18:16, 06/05/2019

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Aul...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, highlighting growing divisions within the ruling coalition....
03:16, 06/28/2019

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, J...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Parents of Parkland victims say disgraced deputy Scot Peterson ‘should rot’ Parents of kids massacred during the Parkland school shooting blasted the disgraced deputy who has been arrested for refusing to confront the gunman, saying “he should rot” for his inaction. Scot Peterson, 56, was charged Tuesday after a 14-month inv...
09:48, 06/05/2019

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
06:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Deputy shot in fast-food restaurant dies The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-dut...
19:48, 06/12/2019

U.S. Deputy National Intelligence Director Announces She’s Stepping Down on Same Day as Her Boss WASHINGTON — Sue Gordon, the current deputy director of national intelligence, has announced she is leaving her post on the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ resignation takes effect. The Office of the Director of...
18:48, 08/08/2019

State Police Close Their Investigation Into Shooting Of Deputy Morales SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police have now closed their investigation into who shot Scott County Deputy Jaime Morales. KSP said that Morales was accidentally shot by another officer as they tried to arrest a fugitive, but as far...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts is condemning his treatment by a Texas sheriff's deputy who is heard on dash-cam video referring to him as a "big black male" during a March traffic stop       ...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Deputy national intelligence chief to leave job same day as boss Dan Coats President Trump on Thursday tapped National Counterterrorism Center director Joseph Maguire to serve as the acting director of national intelligence amid a shakeup at the agency. Trump made the announcement on Twitter Thursday evening about an hour a...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Disgraced Parkland deputy charged for inaction during school massacre The school resource officer who failed to act during a school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead was arrested for his lack of response on Tuesday. Scot Peterson, a 56-year-old retired deputy, was outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sch...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Suspect sought after off-duty deputy shot inside Jack in the Box An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the head as he waited in line at a California Jack in the Box — and authorities are now probing the incident as a targeted attack. The deputy, whose name has not been released, was wearing c...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Patriots' Roberts criticizes his treatment by Texas deputy New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts is condemning his treatment by a Texas sheriff's deputy who is heard on dash-cam video referring to him as a "big black male" during a March traffic stop       ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
05:00, 06/11/2019

Newborn who stopped breathing saved by deputy during traffic stop A South Carolina deputy got more than he bargained for during a traffic stop in Summerville, when he wound up saving the life of an infant who had stopped breathing....
16:16, 07/13/2019

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Parkland deputy charged after staying outside school during mass shooting 56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges that carry a combined potential prison sentence of nearly 100 years, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said in a statement....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fulton County sheriff’s deputy was responding to...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, won an appeal on Thursday against his lifetime ban from the games....
08:00, 07/12/2019

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
04:32, 06/13/2019

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

Kay Jewelers fires manager for turning away deputy over his service weapon A jewelry chain in North Carolina refused to allow a sheriff’s deputy to come into the store and pick up an engagement ring — because he was wearing his service weapon, local police said. The uniformed deputy made his way to the Kay Jewelers i...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Georgia police dog shot and killed by deputy during pursuit, sheriff says A Georgia deputy, who authorities said “followed his training,” shot and killed a police dog after the canine bit him during a pursuit with a suspect, according to a sheriff’s office in the state....
16:48, 07/23/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11 WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump. It’s effective May 11. His departure ends a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to invest...
14:48, 04/29/2019

4 suspects face charges after Georgia deputy is gunned down, officials say Four suspects have been arrested in the death of a Georgia sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of Atlanta, Fox 5 reported....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Jet Airways Shares Plunge 13% After Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal Quits Jet Airways share price today: The now-grounded Jet Airways said on Tuesday that its deputy CEO and chief financial officer Amit Agarwal has resigned. The Jet Airways share price was on course to......
03:48, 05/14/2019

NYPD brass remember Deputy Chief Steven Silks NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday offered a touching tribute to Deputy Chief Steven Silks — who fatally shot himself just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement — as he urged cops not to shy away from seeking help when ...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Michigan sheriff’s deputy delivers baby on the side of the road (WPBN) A Michigan sheriff’s deputy helped deliver a baby this month, after the parents’ car overheated on the side of the road. It happened on Sunday July 21, when Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to help the woman in la...
01:32, 07/27/2019

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or...
14:00, 07/21/2019

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Former Broward deputy arrested for not entering building during Parkland shooting Authorities on Tuesday arrested a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school resource officer who didn't enter the school during a February 2018 mass shooting....
23:16, 06/04/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
03:16, 04/30/2019

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing ...
22:16, 07/15/2019

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
00:48, 05/23/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
04:32, 05/29/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from en...
12:48, 08/19/2019

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
13:48, 07/01/2019

Ljubisa Tumbakovic named new Serbia coach BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s soccer federation has named former Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic as the new national team coach. Tumbakovic succeeds Mladen Krstajic who was fired after a humiliating 5-0 loss against Ukraine in a European...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected to the Honorable Mention All-American team. He is ...
23:48, 06/11/2019

New street to be named after Mets great Tom Seaver It’s an Amazin’ street name fitting for “Tom Terrific.” The City Council on Wednesday approved renaming a seven-block stretch outside Citi Field in Queens “Seaver Way,” in honor of Mets legend Tom Seaver. The move – which affects 126th Street, from N...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Lotus' electric hypercar is named 'Evija' No, Lotus isn't ready to spill the beans on its Type 130 electric hypercar. It is, however, ready to give the car a name: meet the Evija (pronounced "ev-eye-a"). While the company's choice of name is a bit strained -- it means "the first ...
17:32, 07/03/2019

These 15 women have been named an inspiration by Meghan Markle Meghan Markle has named 15 women she considers inspirational "forces for change" in a preview of British Vogue's September issue, which she co-edited....
09:16, 07/29/2019

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

Deloitte CEO Engelbert named WNBA commissioner Deloitte chief executive Cathy Engelbert has been named the new commissioner of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Wednesday....
11:48, 05/15/2019

New York named second-least patriotic state in the nation It’s enough to make Lady Liberty blush. New York has been named the second-least patriotic state in a recent survey — with neighboring New Jersey the only one to come out worse. The WalletHub survey — released just a week before Independence Da...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Simon Armitage is named the UK’s new Poet Laureate LONDON (AP) — Simon Armitage has been named the U.K.’s new Poet Laureate, succeeding Carol Ann Duffy in the 10-year post. Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment, Britain’s highest literary honor. It dates back to the 17th century...
04:16, 05/11/2019

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer after...
15:32, 07/08/2019

Lampard likely to be named Chelsea boss, says Redknapp "Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager\u0027s job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has said."...
04:00, 06/18/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
06:32, 04/30/2019

Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion Olympic star Nicola Adams has been elevated to world championship status The post Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
17:48, 07/30/2019

T-Mobile's Legere named best U.S. wireless CEO, fourth best overall We've often praised T-Mobile CEO John Legere for leading the carrier's amazing turnaround that has made it the fastest growing and most innovative of the four major U.S. carriers. Today, T-Mobile announced that the executive has received some recogni...
11:32, 06/19/2019

All Top Players Named For India's Davis Cup Tie Against Pakistan Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan will lead the singles challenge while Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will make the doubles pair for the grass court tie....
10:16, 08/05/2019

Harrington named Europe Ryder Cup captain "Three-time Major champion Padraig Harrington was named Europe\u0027s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup on Tuesday, less than four months after helping the team to a crushing victory over the United States in Paris."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
08:16, 07/15/2019

Yes, there is a sport named pizza acrobatics (and it is awesome) If you've never heard of pizza acrobatics, welcome to the club. We asked pizza acrobatics megastar Tony Gemignani to explain how The Ocho's newest addition (12-1 p.m. ET, ESPN2) works....
06:16, 08/07/2019

3 Tucson Sugar Skulls named “All League” TUCSON – Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones and linebacker Zach Allen were named to the All Indoor Football League first team today as the league began announcing its 2019 season honorees. Defensive back Dee Maggitt Jr. was named to the secon...
23:16, 07/02/2019

Gilgeous-Alexander Named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team Los Angeles Clippers’ Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots during an NBA basketball game between Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) LEXINGTON, Ky. – Once an overloo...
14:00, 05/21/2019

MetroCard’s flashy replacement was almost named ‘Pretzel’ The salty street food was just one of many rejected names for the new system that ultimately wound up being dubbed One Metro New York, or "OMNY," according to the Wall Street Journal....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not dare launch military action against us", the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Friday....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Politicians mourn national deputy Héctor Olivares at Congress wake President Mauricio Macri and politicians across the political spectrum gathered this morning for a wake to remember UCR national deputy Héctor Olivares....
16:48, 05/13/2019