WHITEPAPERSWORLD.COM: Latest News of The Day 05:48 2019-06-19

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying

Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying

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Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the...
06:12 2019-05-29

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
23:24 2019-05-23

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
00:36 2019-06-13

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
21:00 2019-07-12

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval rat...
21:48 2019-05-26

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if i...
19:48 2019-07-12

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
22:12 2019-06-27

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new Pre...
08:48 2019-07-04

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in Jan...
14:12 2019-06-12

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the f...
20:24 2019-06-19

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that refe...
21:00 2019-06-18

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader'...
07:36 2019-05-27

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new rig...
21:00 2019-07-03

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricar...
13:24 2019-06-18

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is men...
01:48 2019-05-28

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the Un...
07:36 2019-07-12

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he will visit the...
10:00 2019-06-28

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental instit...
09:36 2019-05-28

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and ...
03:36 2019-07-12

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 2021        ...
20:00 2019-06-27

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
09:48 2019-07-01

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighb...
02:36 2019-06-05

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the street...
20:12 2019-05-26

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of th...
22:00 2019-06-06

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
17:24 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive to as the new head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was publ...
01:00 2019-06-18

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June co...
01:12 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after Bolsonaro publicly...
03:48 2019-06-18

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their...
03:48 2019-05-31

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
22:00 2019-06-05

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal log...
00:00 2019-06-05

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged...
14:00 2019-07-11

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resig...
19:12 2019-07-05

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on ...
02:00 2019-06-20

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
18:00 2019-05-24

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retiremen...
18:00 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Brazil regulator blocks sale of wind complex by Renova to AES Tietê Brazil's power sector regulator ANEEL rejected on Tuesday the proposed transfer of wind power complex Alto Sertao III from Renova Energia SA to AES Tietê, a 1.34-billion real ($346.73 million) deal cl...
02:00 2019-06-05

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions...
23:24 2019-06-27

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
23:48 2019-07-02

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
22:24 2019-07-02

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse...
19:00 2019-07-02

Brazil senate committee recommends indicting Vale executives A Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating iron ore miner Vale SA's deadly dam collapse in late January recommended on Tuesday the indictment of Vale itself as a company, as well as dam ...
17:36 2019-07-02

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news servic...
02:36 2019-07-02

Vale says 'respectfully disagrees' with Brazil Senate indictment recommendation Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said on Tuesday that it "respectfully disagrees" with recommendations by a Brazilian Senate committee that its chief financial officer and other executives be indicted...
23:12 2019-07-02

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse...
18:36 2019-07-02

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place ...
18:36 2019-07-02

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance Championship in 2019/20...
18:48 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate clears runway for foreign airlines on domestic routes Brazil's Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights, opening up Latin America's largest air travel market after years of debate....
01:36 2019-05-23

On Stranger Things, the plot starts to move, but no one can move on “It’s probably for his muscles or something,” Max tells El as the two stand over a now-melted ice bath in the Mayfield-Hargrove bathroom. “He works out like a maniac.” Even before El finds the missing...
20:24 2019-07-04

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for Inte...
19:00 2019-06-23

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance - BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for Inte...
00:00 2019-06-24

Crash Between Sedan And Semi Carrying Horses On I-75 LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington Police are investigating a crash on I-75 involving a sedan and a semi carrying a trailer with horses inside. This happened earlier tonight on I-75 near mile m...
04:12 2019-06-10

Bus carrying retirees crashes in Argentina, 13 dead Officials say a bus carrying a group of retirees has overturned on a foggy road in northern Argentina, killing at least 13 passengers and leaving 40 injured...
21:12 2019-07-01

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jai...
21:12 2019-07-12

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned re...
23:36 2019-06-14

Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. The post Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:12 2019-06-11

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense Ministry recently told Izvestia that it's not...
04:36 2019-07-08

Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs I wish there were a better name for “drop leg bags,” the messenger bags that you strap to your thigh. Thigh tote? Shank sack? Leggage? Whatever you call them, these packs you strap to your waist are t...
09:24 2019-06-11

Air Force Plane Carrying 13 Missing After Taking Off From Assam An Indian Air Force transport aircraft that took off from Assam's Jorhat earlier today with 13 people onboard has gone missing over over hilly terrain in the Northeast....
14:48 2019-06-03

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
23:24 2019-06-03

Policeman Carrying Killed Cop's 4-Year-Old Son Breaks Down During Homage A photo of a senior police officer breaking down while carrying the son of inspector Arshad Khan, who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag terror attack earlier this week, has gone viral on......
06:48 2019-06-18

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, the Red Crescent has said....
10:12 2019-06-10

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrat...
01:24 2019-07-11

Boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coast A boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
23:36 2019-07-04

Iran says it refrained from blowing up US plane carrying 35 people Iran refrained from blowing up an American plane with 35 people on board that was accompanying the unmanned drone the Revolutionary Guard Corps shot down, an Iranian commander said Friday. “With...
15:24 2019-06-21

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews arrived, a report said. The semi-truck with 40,000 p...
09:00 2019-06-11

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what sh...
08:36 2019-05-22

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro has met with President Jair Bolsonaro after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge...
02:48 2019-06-12

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental in...
06:00 2019-06-15

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just weeks from last year’s electoral earthquake when roc...
14:00 2019-07-03

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni natio...
14:00 2019-06-14

TSA detains man reportedly carrying smoke grenades at Newark airport A man heading to the Dominican Republic from Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday was stopped by TSA for carrying six smoke grenades, officials said.       ...
00:12 2019-06-19

Turkey's First Lady Spotted Carrying $50,000 Handbag, Criticized: Report Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan recently attracted criticism after she was spotted carrying a handbag that was priced USD 50,000 during her trip to Japan with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
08:36 2019-07-03

Woman carrying baby punches straphanger in face: cops A woman carrying a baby and pushing a stroller allegedly slugged a straphanger in the face for bumping into her, police said Monday. The suspect, toting the infant in a front carrier, was getting off ...
00:24 2019-06-11

Jim Cramer on how skeptical investors keep carrying the bull market higher "Bull markets thrive on disbelief. The moment everyone believes in the bull, well the rally's over, because then there's no one left to buy," he says....
00:36 2019-07-02

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diploma...
19:48 2019-06-29

Ex-WWE Superstar Terri Runnels arrested for carrying loaded gun in airport Ex-WWE Superstar Terri Runnels was arrested Wednesday for allegedly carrying a loaded concealed firearm through Tampa International Airport. The 52-year-old TV personality was later released from Hill...
23:12 2019-05-29

Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people and packages around the clock....
16:48 2019-05-22

How Prince Harry Is Carrying on Princess Diana's Legacy in Angola Prince Harry is carrying on his mother's legacy. The Duke of Sussex attended an Africa Programme event at Chatham House on Monday that focused on mine clearance, conversation and......
18:00 2019-06-17

IAF Plane Carrying 13 Missing, Rajnath Singh Apprised Of Situation An Indian Air Force aircraft has gone missing after taking off from an airbase in Assam. The aircraft last had contact with the ground forces at I pm, sources have told NDTV....
14:48 2019-06-03

Lithuanian pair edge field for 'wife carrying' title A Lithuanian man and his wife have won the world "wife carrying" title, leaping over timber and wading through waist-high water to beat dozens of other couples for a second year running. The prize is ...
02:36 2019-07-07

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company official said....
10:48 2019-06-13

Train reportedly carrying grenades and bombs derails in Nevada A train reportedly carrying bombs, ammonium nitrate and grenades has derailed in Nevada, according to reports. The train derailed in Wells around 10:20 a.m. local time, according to a public safety al...
21:00 2019-06-19

Mexican authorities find wreckage of plane carrying 13 people The wreckage of a missing private plane carrying 13 people has been found in a mountainous area in the northern state of Coahuila, the state's public security department said....
17:24 2019-05-21

Jellyfish carrying paralysis toxins found along Jersey Shore Memorial Day revelers who flock to the Jersey Shore are being advised to be wary of a real sting operation. Hundreds of unwelcome visitors – toxic jellyfish noted for their tiny size and excruciating ...
15:01 2019-05-24

| Plane carrying body of DRC's Tshisekedi's arrives in Kinshasa: state TV A plane carrying the remains of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi arrived in Kinshasa from Belgium for a funeral in his home country, images on state RTNC television have shown....
22:48 2019-05-30

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative...
20:12 2019-05-26

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro government dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
15:12 2019-05-24

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after years of mostly le...
23:36 2019-06-23

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. ...
08:24 2019-05-26

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "una...
19:36 2019-06-27

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
11:00 2019-05-26

Yemen rebels attack Saudi airport with bomb-carrying drone Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high betwee...
14:48 2019-05-21

Charity ship carrying migrants forces way into Italy, captain arrested The Sea-Watch 3 charity ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued off Libya forced its way into the Italian port of Lampedusa on Friday night after a lengthy standoff, the charity said. Sea-Watch spoke...
05:00 2019-06-30

Lithuanian couple named 'wife carrying' world champions for second time A Lithuanian couple completed a nearly 300 yard dash over the weekend to win the title of ‘wife carrying’ world champions for a second year in a row. ...
16:36 2019-07-09

9 dead after twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers crashes in Hawaii _____ Nine people are dead after a twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers went down near a Hawaii airfield Friday night, officials said. The crash occurred near Dillingham Airfield, on the north shor...
19:36 2019-06-22

A Confused Police Officer Pulled Over a Self-Driving Vehicle on Its First Day Carrying Passengers (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pull...
17:00 2019-05-21

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
14:00 2019-07-04

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
17:12 2019-06-29

Captain of rescue ship carrying 42 migrants arrested in Italy – video The captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 migrants has been arrested after more than two weeks in a standoff with Italian authorities. Carola Rackete reached Sicily on Saturday in defiance of a ba...
19:24 2019-06-29

Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in a contest where men complete an obstacle course wit...
23:12 2019-07-06

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention....
21:24 2019-07-05

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets i...
07:48 2019-05-24

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by ...
06:00 2019-07-05

Nevada trooper pulls over hearse carrying corpse in carpool lane: police A mortuary driver who was driving in a Las Vegas carpool lane Monday, asked the Highway Patrol trooper who had pulled him over if the corpse he had in back of his van counted as a passenger, police sa...
09:00 2019-07-03

A Tiny Drone Carrying a Deconstructed GoPro Captured This Incredible Dinosaur Museum Fly-Through It’s one thing to pilot a drone along a picturesque coastline, capturing breathtaking footage you could never get on the ground. But it takes an entirely different level of skill to pilot a drone thr...
20:00 2019-06-04

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police ...
02:36 2019-05-30

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police ...
03:36 2019-05-30

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption sc...
04:48 2019-05-27

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series ...
00:12 2019-06-12

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous ...
07:24 2019-06-13

Oil Wavers As Oversupply Concerns Ease Oil prices wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday as concerns about oversupply were mitigated by government data showing a decline in U.S. production and crude stockpiles....
22:00 2019-06-19

Morgan: 'Disrespectful' to ease up on Thailand United States forward Alex Morgan has said she is happy ignoring criticism of her team's celebrations during a record-breaking 13-0 victory over Thailand in their World Cup Group F opener on Tuesday, ...
20:12 2019-06-12

How to Ease Mosquito Bite Symptoms There are those of us roaming this Earth with the knowledge that no matter how closely we sit to the citronella candle, no matter what clothing we wear or what time of day we wander outdoors for a bit...
17:48 2019-06-07

North Korea's Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapse: Chosun Ilbo North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February...
02:12 2019-05-31

Nine Inch Nails' former art director shares story of carrying out world's most irritating prank on tour Thanks to YouTube and social media, pranks have a lower comedic reputation than ever before. In order to save the specific art of “mildly irritating your pals” from the kind of people who make mean-sp...
04:12 2019-06-22

VIDEO: Arizona helicopter rescue gurney carrying woman, 74, spins uncontrollably midair A 74-year-old woman was being rescued by a helicopter after getting injured on a hike outside of Phoenix, Ariz. early Tuesday when the gurney carrying her began spinning wildly midair....
07:12 2019-06-05

At least 8 dead and many missing after boat carrying Ugandan soccer team capsizes on Lake Albert Eight bodies have been recovered and many passengers are missing after a boat carrying members of a local soccer club capsized on Lake Albert in Uganda, authorities said Monday....
15:36 2019-05-21

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew ...
00:12 2019-07-09

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his ...
21:00 2019-06-27

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U...
23:24 2019-05-28

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lowe...
19:36 2019-06-07

The Latest: French FM says US can ease tensions with Iran French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the U.S. can help encourage dialogue with Iran to ease growing tensions even though it withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran...
19:24 2019-07-09

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical govern...
13:12 2019-06-17

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
14:24 2019-06-10

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is conside...
10:00 2019-07-15

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
17:48 2019-07-15

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5...
17:24 2019-06-13

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation sai...
07:24 2019-06-17

Dominant U.S. ease past Chile to book place in last 16 Striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women's World Cup....
21:24 2019-06-16

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
10:36 2019-05-27

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
14:48 2019-05-26

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capa...
19:48 2019-06-18

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants t...
09:12 2019-06-12

Gachet and Haase ease to Blancpain race two win at Zandvoort A pair of superb stints from Christopher Haase and Simon Gachet gave Sainteloc Racing its first Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe win of the season in the second Zandvoort race...
17:00 2019-07-14

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban: sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical govern...
02:48 2019-06-17

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,.....
14:48 2019-05-28

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman’s Foreig...
10:00 2019-05-24

Saudis Plan to Ease Travel Restrictions on Women Saudi Arabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission, officials and people familiar with the matter said, a rare step against the...
14:24 2019-07-11

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
20:24 2019-06-14

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman's Foreign Ministry says it's wo...
11:12 2019-05-24

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, ahead of a long weekend, as sentiment was buoyed by optimistic comments by President Donald Trump that the protracted trade war with China could soon en...
16:36 2019-05-24

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four ...
01:12 2019-06-13

Express yourself! How the breast-pump revolution could ease maternal stress As hi-tech pumps enter the market, it’s hoped the hassle and difficulty of feeding a small baby will soon be consigned to the pastMost women who have ever had to express breast milk will recognise the...
09:12 2019-06-13

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, Britis...
19:24 2019-06-17

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:24 2019-06-01

FOCUS-U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban -sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical govern...
05:36 2019-06-17

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the...
03:24 2019-06-14

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's ef...
18:48 2019-06-14

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, ...
08:48 2019-07-04

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
06:48 2019-06-29

Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.Read More...
05:36 2019-06-18

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
12:48 2019-06-12

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered s...
09:24 2019-07-09

Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planemaker's recently appointed operations chief said on ...
16:24 2019-05-21

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 pe...
11:36 2019-06-07

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
17:24 2019-06-09

Fed rate cut would ease pressure on China's central bank, analysts say A widely expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve would give China more breathing room in shoring up its slowing economy, some analysts said....
09:00 2019-07-11

China promises to ease foreign access to gas, call centers BEIJING (AP) — China promised Sunday to allow more foreign ownership of gas pipelines, call centers and some other businesses in the latest of a series of market-opening measures. The Communist Party ...
12:24 2019-06-30

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
16:36 2019-05-23

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said on Thursday after a meeting of Japan and Russia's f...
18:12 2019-05-30

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
18:48 2019-06-27

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washingt...
17:12 2019-06-09

Tucked away in this retirement bill is a provision to ease college students' tax burdens Tucked away in the retirement bill is a provision that would lighten the tax load on Gold Star families and recipients of taxable scholarships. Here's what you should know....
17:36 2019-05-31

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as w...
06:36 2019-05-31

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
01:00 2019-05-27

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and reh...
00:24 2019-06-19

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quart...
00:12 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Google invests $1 bln to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and reh...
22:12 2019-06-18

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded th...
20:36 2019-05-30

Rains ease, but record flood threats remain for parts of U.S. South Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Thursday as swollen rivers continued to rise, although the threat of rain was expected to ease by the afternoon, off...
14:12 2019-05-30

Bury bodies along UK's motorway to ease burial crisis, expert suggests New approaches to disposing of the dead needed as graveyards and crematoria are almost fullFrom burials in pyramids to scattering ashes and even plastination, there has been no shortage of ideas about...
09:01 2019-07-05

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate t...
12:36 2019-06-03

Oil prices ease as demand worries counter OPEC supply cut extension Oil prices declined on Tuesday, as weak global data raised concerns about future demand for the commodity despite a positive boost from OPEC's decision to extend supply cuts....
07:48 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washingt...
16:00 2019-06-09

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
21:01 2019-05-24

Mnuchin: Trump could ease restrictions on Huawei if trade talks advance US treasury secretary says that without a deal, Washington will maintain tariffs to cut its deficitUS treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday Donald Trump might ease US restrictions on Huawei...
19:12 2019-06-09

Tesla shares jump as record deliveries ease demand concerns Shares of Tesla Inc jumped 8% on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk made good on his promise of delivering record number of electric cars in the second quarter, quelling fears about dem...
16:00 2019-07-03

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as trade worries ease U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, a day after a sharp sell off, as sentiment was buoyed by comments from President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the protracted trade dispute with China....
17:00 2019-05-24

GRAINS-Wheat jumps nearly 1%, gains checked as U.S. crop fears ease U.S. wheat futures rose nearly 1% on Thursday to rebound from a near one-week low, though gains were checked amid easing concerns about the state of the North American crops....
05:48 2019-06-06

The Building Blocks of the D-Day Victory The Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy—located a short distance from the beaches where the historic landing happened 75 years ago—commemorates Allied successes while not shying away from the fa...
07:24 2019-06-06

Toyota, Subaru rate highest in child restraint hardware ease-of-use, IIHS says Toyota and Subaru each had seven models assigned the best IIHS rating for LATCH accessibility for 2019, while Honda had four. Only one Detroit 3 vehicle, the Jeep Cherokee, earned the top rating....
07:36 2019-06-06

Cameron Boyce's Father Says Fans Are Helping ''Ease the Pain'' of Son's ''Nightmare'' Death It's been a couple of days since Hollywood lost a rising star, Cameron Boyce, and his parents are opening up about their devastating loss. Victor Boyce, the Disney Channel star's......
23:36 2019-07-08

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill...
15:36 2019-06-09

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil ...
07:12 2019-06-18

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on...
19:00 2019-06-13

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies fr...
21:48 2019-07-12

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
13:24 2019-07-12

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this ...
12:36 2019-06-14

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
23:00 2019-05-28

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
10:36 2019-06-08

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten ...
22:00 2019-06-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Federal Reserve ...
08:12 2019-07-12

Lexington Police Respond To Reports Of Man Wearing Camouflage, Carrying Weapon In Downtown Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A man was arrested after reportedly pointing a weapon at people in downtown Lexington on Sunday afternoon. Around 2:30p.m. police responded to reports of a man wearing ...
01:12 2019-06-03

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesday by a Kentucky representative. The bill has been ...
14:12 2019-05-29

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in G...
17:36 2019-07-15

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by dev...
23:24 2019-05-28

Fatal Crash Blocks Jessamine Co. Road JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a fatal crash is blocking Ky-1267. The crash has blocked all lanes of the road between West Brannon Road and Delaney Ferry Road. Emergency unit...
08:12 2019-05-28

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions once an embryonic heartbeat is detected, which can occur at six weeks after conception, often before a woman even realizes ...
01:00 2019-05-25

U.S. judge blocks Ohio anti-abortion law A federal judge on Wednesday issued a preliminary injunction blocking Ohio from enforcing a law that critics said could ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
21:48 2019-07-03

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the House has failed after Republican John Rose of Tenness...
00:12 2019-05-31

Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus ...
23:24 2019-06-12

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
23:12 2019-07-03

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websit...
03:36 2019-06-08

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without de...
01:12 2019-05-31

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again describ...
18:48 2019-06-27

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
19:24 2019-06-12

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19...
22:24 2019-05-28

Avalanche blocks cyclists at Glacier National Park Thirteen bicyclists were stranded for about eight hours by a rock slide and an avalanche Monday on the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana. (May 28)    ...
05:12 2019-05-29

Brussels blocks Swiss bourses' access to EU market The European Commission will not propose an extension of the equivalence regime that allows Swiss exchanges to access EU investors, effectively ending it as of July 1, an EU diplomat told Reuters on F...
17:36 2019-06-21

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the ...
19:01 2019-05-29

Kin of missing Connecticut mom blocks estranged hubby from seeing kids The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut woman tried to visit their five kids at his mother-in-law’s Upper East Side apartment Wednesday night — but was turned away by security guards she hired,...
06:12 2019-05-31

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd trimester abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked an Indiana law adopted this spring that aims to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure. Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday granted the preliminary in...
00:12 2019-06-29

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd-trimester abortion procedure ban A federal judge blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure on Friday, just days before the law was set to come into force. The order putting the Indiana law on hold wa...
03:24 2019-06-29

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
04:36 2019-06-29

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote....
23:24 2019-05-30

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of specia...
14:00 2019-06-11

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement ear...
05:24 2019-05-31

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have...
14:12 2019-06-11

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to aw...
01:36 2019-05-30

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's faciliti...
08:24 2019-06-28

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an...
23:24 2019-05-24

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a prelim...
00:24 2019-05-25

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement....
11:36 2019-05-26

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kra...
14:33 2019-05-21

Bronx teens disappear from homes just blocks away, days apart Two teenage girls disappeared from their Bronx homes just blocks away from each other and only days apart, police said. Shelsie Garcia, 15, left her apartment on Dewey Avenue near Quincy Avenue in Thr...
21:48 2019-05-22

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregna...
03:48 2019-05-25

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
03:36 2019-05-25

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
02:00 2019-05-25

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagre...
21:00 2019-05-21

Second judge blocks request to change lawyers in census case A second federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Justice Department's plan to switch up the legal team fighting to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census....
12:36 2019-07-11

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure, by...
00:00 2019-05-25

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
05:00 2019-05-25

Law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore moving 20 blocks south The law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore is preparing to move south — from West 50th Street to the mid-section of Two Manhattan West at West 30th St. — in a deal for about 350,000 square feet. Multiple sou...
07:24 2019-05-29

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days bef...
19:36 2019-06-27

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more ...
23:00 2019-07-03

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
22:36 2019-06-06

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
11:36 2019-06-29

Interlagos track blocks motorbike races after fatal crash SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo’s city hall has suspended all motorbike races at the Interlagos track for 60 days after a rider died in a crash this past weekend. City officials said in a statement o...
21:24 2019-05-29

Google blocks Huawei access to Android updates after blacklisting Reported move could hit Huawei Technologies’ ability to run phone operating system Google has suspended Huawei’s access to updates of its Android operating system and chipmakers have reportedly cut of...
15:48 2019-05-21

Microsoft blocks May 2019 Windows update on the Surface Book 2 Microsoft has blocked the latest major Windows 10 (May 2019, version 1903) update on its own Surface Book 2. According to the company, a compatibility issue caused some apps and games that used the Nv...
19:48 2019-07-15

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and...
09:24 2019-06-22

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly con...
02:00 2019-06-28

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond....
18:36 2019-06-14

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansi...
11:01 2019-07-13

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
23:24 2019-07-09

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
20:12 2019-07-10

Judge temporarily blocks ICE from making arrests in Mass. courthouses A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday temporarily blocked Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents from making arrests in and around state courthouses. ...
03:24 2019-06-21

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters ...
06:48 2019-06-08

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
23:12 2019-06-27

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the m...
18:12 2019-06-01

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
16:24 2019-06-01

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration ...
23:01 2019-06-27

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial opera...
07:12 2019-05-28

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
01:24 2019-07-11

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving jail to collect his credentials for the European Parliament, to which he was elected on May 26....
15:24 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Dominican Republic expects to award several blocks in first oil licensing round The Dominican Republic's first oil licensing round will be a success if it awards more than two of the 14 blocks on offer this year, a government official said at an event disclosing the Caribbean nat...
20:24 2019-07-10

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
04:48 2019-06-21

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
03:00 2019-07-04

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers from its service for uploading archive material re...
14:36 2019-06-06

Hope Hicks hearing: DOJ blocks all questions about White House tenure Former White House communications director Hope Hicks refused to answer questions relating to her time in the Trump administration while testifying Wednesday before the House judiciary committee....
01:48 2019-06-20

Judge temporarily blocks Trump border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
03:36 2019-05-25

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship ques...
21:24 2019-06-27

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Con...
11:24 2019-05-25

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
09:36 2019-05-30

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
07:12 2019-05-25

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
10:01 2019-07-12

Google data shows 2-factor authentication blocks 100% of automated bot hacks Two-factor authentication is annoying. Getting flustered because you have to find your phone and tap on a prompt every time you log into your accounts from a new device is peak first-world problems. B...
04:36 2019-05-24

Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints Tesla is known to be sensitive about leaks, but that might have serious consequences for employees who just want to discuss workplace problems. Blind, an anonymous social network for work complaints,...
00:36 2019-06-05

Judge Blocks Justice Department From Changing Lawyers in Census Fight NEW YORK — A New York judge says the Justice Department can’t change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled ...
10:48 2019-07-10

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning brief...
14:48 2019-05-21

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that cov...
01:12 2019-07-13

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
05:00 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of p...
09:48 2019-06-04

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
00:12 2019-06-30

Missouri won't renew abortion clinic's license, but judge blocks immediate closure Missouri health officials refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic on Friday, but the clinic will remain open for now as a judge left in place an injunction blocking its closur...
18:12 2019-06-21

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
03:24 2019-06-15

Jockey Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks another horse Jockey Luis Saez -- who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby -- found himself in the middle of another blocking controversy on Friday.       ...
19:48 2019-06-29

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules. The Constitutional Cou...
13:12 2019-05-23

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
16:12 2019-05-25

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
07:24 2019-05-25

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections after finding th...
21:12 2019-05-24

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
06:48 2019-06-29

In China, a Reuters Partner Blocks Articles on the Tiananmen Square Massacre The 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests has prompted a censorship wave in China. Refinitiv, a data company partly owned by Reuters, complied....
20:24 2019-06-04

US judge blocks Donald Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
12:48 2019-05-25

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Sau...
20:36 2019-06-18

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
19:48 2019-06-04

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effo...
14:12 2019-07-04

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, But Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings today: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
00:12 2019-06-28

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the...
21:12 2019-05-25

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargainin...
03:48 2019-07-07

Judge blocks justice department's legal team change in US census cases A US district judge called the request ‘patently deficient’ after it was announced that nine lawyers would be replacedA federal judge in New York ruled the US Department of Justice can’t replace nine ...
05:48 2019-07-10

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
07:48 2019-07-10

Trump vows appeal after U.S. federal judge blocks use of some border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along t...
19:24 2019-06-29

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices....
04:00 2019-07-09

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
07:12 2019-05-25

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
04:36 2019-07-09

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
08:36 2019-07-09

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
05:36 2019-07-03

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Tr...
19:00 2019-06-27

Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect. The post Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure fro...
00:12 2019-06-29

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a...
21:48 2019-06-27

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in respons...
15:48 2019-07-03

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
08:00 2019-05-26

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration. The post U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wal...
03:48 2019-05-25

No-deal Brexit: Britain heads towards the cliff after Bercow blocks plan to prevent chaotic exit Getty The chances of a no-deal Brexit appeared to increase as Remain-supporting MPs blocked from tabling plan to stop government spending money if a new prime minister took the UK out of the EU with ...
14:12 2019-07-02

Hope Hicks slams 'chaos' created by Steele dossier in testimony before House Dems; WH blocks dozens of questions In lengthy and sometimes contentious closed-door testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, former top White House adviser Hope Hicks took a shot at the discredited Steele dossier, pointed out that "we h...
07:00 2019-06-21

Roy Moore will run for Senate again Roy Moore, the controversial Republican judge who lost a 2017 Senate race in deep-red Alabama amid allegations of sexual misconduct with young girls decades ago, is defying GOP opposition and running ...
07:12 2019-06-21

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina s...
01:48 2019-06-12

Nothing to See Here, Move Along Moments after Special Counsel Robert Mueller made a rare public appearance to reiterate that it was Department of Justice policy—and not a lack of evidence—that prevented him from indicting President ...
20:12 2019-05-29

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die. So the chances that the Senate blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
22:12 2019-06-06

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire at t...
01:01 2019-05-23

The Latest: Roy Moore announces another run for US Senate MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Roy Moore’s decision on whether to run for U.S. Senate (all times local): 2 p.m. Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for U.S. Senate ag...
22:24 2019-06-20

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over a decade...
04:36 2019-07-04

Senate adjourns without passing budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Senate has adjourned after a fruitless day pursuing a deal on a state budget that has already passed the House. Senate President Karen Fann started Saturday hopeful sh...
07:00 2019-05-27

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent...
00:00 2019-05-25

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intra-party tensi...
00:00 2019-05-25

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After...
12:24 2019-07-10

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrate...
22:24 2019-06-10

Latest 'Minecraft' update means new blocks, better villages, and pillagers with crossbows Now a decade since its arrival, its 10th anniversary is this month, 'Minecraft' is still growing with the recent Villages & Pillage update.        ...
22:48 2019-05-21

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....
02:24 2019-06-20

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1...
19:00 2019-06-19

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
19:36 2019-05-29

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after S...
01:48 2019-06-12

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Se...
07:48 2019-06-22

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional deci...
00:24 2019-06-21

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal flo...
08:24 2019-06-17

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
20:24 2019-07-10

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a pat...
01:00 2019-06-06

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading there....
19:12 2019-06-30

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
22:12 2019-06-20

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
22:12 2019-05-25

Joe Manchin considering leaving the Senate before his term is up: report West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is considering leaving the Senate before his term is up to run for governor of the state, according to a new report. Manchin, a red-state Democrat known for voting with ...
20:12 2019-06-13

Kris Kobach's Senate Campaign Can't Even Spell His Name Racist grifter and failed voter suppression “expert” Kris Kobach is reportedly set to announce a 2020 race for Senate today, less than a year after he lost his Kansas gubernatorial bid in the 2018 mid...
21:12 2019-07-08

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
03:00 2019-07-11

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
04:00 2019-05-24

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a ...
03:12 2019-06-29

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring sti...
10:24 2019-05-23

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state...
22:24 2019-06-04

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discuss answers he gave the panel's staff in a 2017...
16:24 2019-06-12

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are debating whether they should try to block him. (J...
00:12 2019-06-05

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
05:00 2019-07-11

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
20:36 2019-05-21

Neymar Can't Really Be On The Move Again, Can He? Two years after Neymar wasn’t going to leave Barcelona for PSG, only to then leave Barcelona for PSG, there is now a new storm of speculation hinting at only one possible outcome: Neymar, who isn’t go...
20:12 2019-06-19

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
01:24 2019-06-06

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi A...
06:48 2019-06-10

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school i...
14:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHI...
23:01 2019-06-27

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds...
02:36 2019-05-24

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chair...
04:36 2019-06-12

Biden, now 76, attacked his older opponent's age during 1972 Senate run Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the oldest candidates ever to run for president, but in 1972, he repeatedly attacked his opponent's age in order to be elected as the Delaware senator, a repo...
05:36 2019-06-05

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Th...
21:48 2019-06-29

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
01:24 2019-06-29

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.The New York Democrat said Sen...
07:36 2019-06-04

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018...
00:12 2019-05-22

AP sources: Trump Jr. to speak with Senate panel Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son will meet with the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday behind closed doors, according to two people familiar with the meeting. Donald Tr...
22:48 2019-06-11

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the...
19:12 2019-06-12

Senate's Russia reports to start publishing in July Final versions of the Senate's five-part report on Russian interference in the 2016 election will be released in stages starting in July, the panel chairman, Sen. Richard Burr, told POLITICO on Thursd...
03:24 2019-06-28

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House maj...
00:12 2019-06-29

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tac...
21:00 2019-05-23

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and the wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at leas...
20:48 2019-06-21

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
16:24 2019-05-21

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark W...
22:48 2019-05-28

Scandal-scarred Roy Moore announces new Senate bid, despite GOP protests Roy Moore, the scandal-scarred Republican who lost a 2017 bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, announced Thursday he will run again for Senate next year, despite President Trump and other conservatives...
22:48 2019-06-20

Kris Kobach Announces Bid for Kansas Senate Seat Mr. Kobach, who was the Republican nominee for governor last year, has most recently championed an effort to build a border wall with private funding....
23:24 2019-07-08

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the...
04:36 2019-06-22

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican set to run again for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, to announce fresh run, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.50pm ...
20:00 2019-06-20

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate...
19:00 2019-06-20

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Face...
10:24 2019-06-20

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
08:36 2019-06-20

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Faceb...
22:12 2019-06-21

The Latest: Ill. Senate OKs legal pot after home grow shift SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on action regarding recreational marijuana use (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Restrictions on home cultivation have helped marijuana legalization win Illinois Senate ...
04:24 2019-05-30

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
01:24 2019-06-20

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
02:12 2019-05-30

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi former Attorney General Jeff Sessions versus racis...
23:48 2019-06-19

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Se...
21:12 2019-06-19

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
21:24 2019-06-19

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to...
21:24 2019-06-19

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:12 2019-07-09

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s wife, Kayla Moore, confirmed that he will make an an...
19:36 2019-06-18

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US ...
04:12 2019-06-21

GOP mutters, gently, as Trump sidesteps Senate for top aides WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are muttering about President Donald Trump’s anointment of Ken Cuccinelli and others as acting heads of major federal agencies. But their complaints are muf...
07:24 2019-06-17

Senate to try again to hold Saudis responsible for Khashoggi killing Nine months after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Congress remains at a loss for how to hold Saudi Arabia accountable. Democrats and many Republicans agree that the U.S. must retaliat...
12:24 2019-07-10

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers...
22:36 2019-07-12

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begin...
19:36 2019-06-27

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount...
05:48 2019-05-28

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Crude Oil: Setup You Want to See Before a Big Move Third waves are the longest and strongest moves within the basic Elliott wave pattern. That's why wave traders love them. See what helped our Energy Pro Service spot a 3rd wave for subscribers ahead o...
17:12 2019-05-21

Mailman’s last day on the job will move you to tears A job well done. US Postal Service employee Floyd Martin has been delivering mail to the same community of residents in Marietta, Ga., for more than two decades. As of May 23, Martin is retired, but o...
18:36 2019-05-24

Who Says Zion Needs To Move To Be Great? “Is Zion Williamson too fat?” has been the controversy of NBA Summer League 2019 as the No. 1 overall pick is sitting out rest of the Vegas games due to a bruised left knee, depriving fans of mid-July...
17:12 2019-07-15

Want to Know the Fed’s Next Move? Pay Attention to This Signal Many might think that the “reality” in question is that “higher interest rates are bad for the stock market.” But that’s not what this story is about. There is a differen...
18:48 2019-05-21

Queer Eye Gets (At Least) 2 More Seasons and Is on the Move--Again! The boys are back--for (at least) two more seasons. Netflix officially announced Queer Eye will return for season four--and season five! The Fab Five return with new eight new Kansas City-set......
20:12 2019-06-18

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France's Senate on Thursday approved a tax on big technology companies, potentially opening a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
12:48 2019-07-11

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye o...
02:00 2019-06-20

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the pr...
20:12 2019-06-13

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
04:12 2019-06-20

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be...
19:12 2019-05-29

Kris Kobach Expected to Announce Bid for Kansas Senate Seat Mr. Kobach, who was the Republican nominee for governor last year, has most recently championed an effort to build a border wall with private funding....
20:48 2019-07-08

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republican...
06:24 2019-07-10

Amy McGrath Announces Her Run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat: ‘Somebody Needs to Stand Up to Him’ (WASHINGTON) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority L...
19:36 2019-07-09

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Demo...
22:12 2019-06-09

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
00:36 2019-05-24

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
03:12 2019-07-12

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will chal...
20:00 2019-07-09

Alabama’s Roy Moore Announces Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Moore ...
06:00 2019-06-21

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topple Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) next year....
16:48 2019-06-06

Trump warns Roy Moore 'cannot win,' says losing Senate seat again would be 'devastating' President Trump on Wednesday warned Roy Moore that he “cannot win” a Senate seat in Alabama, as Republicans ramp up efforts to persuade the controversial candidate not to launch another primary bid fo...
18:48 2019-05-29

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the....
04:12 2019-06-20

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
22:48 2019-06-11

Ocasio-Cortez could make bid for New York Senate seat: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may challenge one of New York’s incumbent Democratic senators in a primary, according to the political talkfest “Axios on HBO.” Democrats suggested that the freshman New ...
19:48 2019-06-11

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
02:36 2019-06-12

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision....
03:00 2019-06-21

Suit seeking election for Arizona US Senate seat dismissed PHOENIX (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require Arizona’s governor to call a snap special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Martha McSa...
08:36 2019-06-30

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effor...
06:36 2019-06-12

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored f...
15:12 2019-05-21

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Ric...
23:00 2019-05-23

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision ...
21:00 2019-06-20

Trump Jr. to testify in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats believe the president’s oldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton....
15:24 2019-06-12

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual misconduct derailed his first bid for the seat....
05:48 2019-06-21

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
23:24 2019-07-11

Trump Jr. on Capitol Hill for closed-door Senate interview Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, arrives to meet privately with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Washington, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (AP Photo/Pablo...
17:24 2019-06-12

Trump warns of ‘devastating’ consequences if Roy Moore runs for Senate again President Trump ​on Wednesday urged Roy Moore not to run again for the US Senate in Alabama, because he believes the Republican would lose and jeopardize gains made by his administration. ​”Repu...
15:48 2019-05-29

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
03:48 2019-05-23

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
22:48 2019-06-06

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
23:36 2019-06-11

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was ...
22:12 2019-06-27

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)...
03:00 2019-06-28

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who ha...
10:24 2019-06-05

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
11:48 2019-06-19