TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-22 01:51

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum

The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed ...

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum

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House Intel chair Schiff accuses GOP of 'whataboutism' and false equivalency on Steele dossier It was ridiculous to compare the Democratic funding of the Steele dossier to a potential conspiracy between President Trump's campaign and the Russian government, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., suggested on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 03:00

US 'not ready' to stop 2020 meddling, says House intelligence chair – live Adam Schiff says tech companies and government unpreparedRepublicans promise tough questions in Mueller testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.08pm BST Hello and welcome to the Guardian US politics liveblog.Democrat Adam Sch...
2019-07-22 15:34

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who ...
2019-06-12 16:51

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russia’s election interference, the...
2019-06-06 01:34

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
2019-07-06 04:51

Rep. Adam Schiff Subpoenas Acting Intelligence Director Over Whistleblower Complaint Yet another possible political scandal could be brewing in the Trump administration, this time over a whistleblower complaint that acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire refuses to hand over to Congress....
2019-09-14 22:34

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
2019-05-28 02:34

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
2019-05-30 09:00

Schiff tells intelligence chiefs they must help him monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe House Intelligence chair informs the heads of CIA, FBI, NSA and the director of National Intelligence that he wants to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
2019-05-31 23:51

Schiff subpoenas acting national intelligence director over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, subpoenaed acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire on Friday, claiming Maguire is unlawfully withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress....
2019-09-14 15:34

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 13:34

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 19:51

House panel backs election security bill in aftermath of 2016 Russian interference The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipment....
2019-06-22 15:34

Adam Schiff calls on Dan Coats to tell him if William Barr declassifies over intelligence community objections House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff pressed the intelligence community to let him know if Attorney General William Barr declassifies any documents pertaining to the Russia investigation over their objections....
2019-05-31 21:17

Elizabeth Warren Apologizes at Native American Forum: ‘I Have Listened and I Have Learned’ The forum in Iowa gave Ms. Warren a chance to showcase her plans to help Native communities — and to address the lingering controversy over her past claims of ancestry....
2019-08-19 21:00

Adam Schiff: Trump's whistleblower attacks 'disturbing' The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says President Trump's attack on a whistleblower who alerted intelligence officials to a serious and urgent matter is "disturbing." (Sept. 20)        ...
2019-09-20 22:00

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was da...
2019-06-14 21:51

Schiff disturbed by report that Trump not fully briefed on counters to Russian cyberattacks House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff said Sunday that he was disturbed by a report that officials avoid giving President Donald Trump full briefings on cybersecurity plans involving Russia....
2019-06-17 03:00

FaceApp went viral with age-defying photos. Now Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete the Russian-created app ‘immediately’ Drake, LeBron James, the Jonas Brothers and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. Now the Democratic Party's security chief is telling campaigns "this novelty is not without risk: FaceApp was developed by Russian...
2019-07-18 00:17

Schiff: House in the dark about DOJ’s 2016 campaign spying probe The House Intelligence Committee has “very little visibility” into the three Justice Department investigations into the intelligence officials who launched the Russia probe, the panel’s chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday. It’s a situation that ha...
2019-06-20 01:34

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 Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr...
2019-06-12 01:17

How ‘the Squad’ learned to handle Trump’s attacks The president is trying to make the four congresswomen the face of the Democratic Party. There are benefits — and challenges — that come with the designation....
2019-08-04 09:51

Where's Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris' Microphone at Forum A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage....
2019-06-02 20:17

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 chairman of the committee, North Carolina Sen. Richard ...
2019-06-12 02:00

Trump Campaigns for House Candidate in Closely Watched North Carolina Race Dan Bishop, a staunch conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race....
2019-09-10 02:34

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" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on R...
2019-06-12 09:17

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....
2019-06-12 16:17

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:01

Donald Trump Jr. 'not at all' worried about perjury in testimony to Senate Intelligence Committee President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., testified behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose members were set to ask him about his awareness of an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
2019-06-13 02:51

Donald Trump Jr. Is Testifying Behind Closed Doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct” as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee. Trump Jr. made the brief comments in respo...
2019-06-12 17:00

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
2019-06-27 19:00

Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Intelligence Panel He Stands by Previous Statements Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation....
2019-06-13 02:00

Chechen 'execution' in Berlin linked to Russian intelligence The suspect in the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin holds a Russian passport. His papers indicate a possible link with Russian security services, according to reports in German media....
2019-08-31 00:34

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Be...
2019-07-04 20:17

Congress Questions "Intelligence Failure" After Terror Attacks In J&K The Congress hit out at the Centre over the deaths of soldiers in recent terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will have to answer for the......
2019-06-19 10:51

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-27 21:34

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
2019-09-04 18:34

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
2019-07-20 00:17

Seth Rich Conspiracy Spread by Fox News Linked to Russian Intelligence: Report A stunning report published Tuesday by Yahoo News identifies a Russian intelligence service as the origin of a conspiracy theory connecting the unsolved murder of former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich to the leak of thousands of DNC ...
2019-07-09 21:01

Trump renews attacks on intelligence of CNN’s Don Lemon, one of the moderators of the Democratic debate In tweets, the president called the news anchor “the dumbest man on television” and suggested he was “too dumb” to understand that he should ask fair questions....
2019-07-31 23:34

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
2019-05-21 16:51

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
2019-05-21 21:34

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
2019-07-10 20:00

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
2019-05-21 16:51

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's ...
2019-07-10 03:17

Can the Fed's chair shake off the wolves of Wall Street and White House? Trump may howl for stimulus but the put-upon Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell has his hands tiedDonald Trump is not known for his love of 12th-century English history but there are echoes of the clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket in the pres...
2019-08-23 04:34

Waffle House chair settles sex tape lawsuit with his ex-housekeeper A settlement has been reached between Waffle House Chairman Joseph Rogers Jr. and his former housekeeper, who secretly recorded them having sex.        ...
2019-08-07 20:00

Waffle House chair, ex-housekeeper settle sex tape lawsuit MARIETTA, Ga. — A settlement has been reached in a seven-year long dispute between Waffle House Chairman Joseph Rogers Jr. and his former housekeeper who secretly recorded them having sex. Moments after Rogers’ attorney gave his opening stateme...
2019-08-07 13:34

Facebook and other tech firms met with U.S. intelligence to discuss 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook have met with U.S. intelligence agencies to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election.Read More...
2019-09-05 16:34

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc , Alphabet's Google , Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election....
2019-09-05 03:00

Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have learned that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter a...
2019-09-05 01:34

Amit Shah Meets National Security Advisor, Intelligence Bureau Chief On J&K Union home minister Amit Shah met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and the chief of the Intelligence Bureau this afternoon to discuss the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, where restrictions are......
2019-08-19 14:34

Report: Cell data points to Russian military intelligence officer as commander of British poisoning plot An examination of cellphone data points to a high-ranking Russian military intelligence officer as commander of a team that carried out a poisoning.        ...
2019-06-29 17:17

House Judiciary Chair Says President Trump Is Guilty of ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’ (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment...
2019-07-21 21:34

Robert Mueller's 'City Boy Summer' and 10 Things We Learned From the House Committee Hearings Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intel Committee has concluded, Democrats are disappointed that Mueller didn’t call Trump a “lying-ass liar” under oath and Republicans are upset t...
2019-07-25 02:17

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
2019-06-06 19:51

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
2019-07-17 04:00

Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to change "the status quo," the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told Fox News exc...
2019-06-24 04:17

Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign....
2019-07-24 21:51

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization' U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to "politicize" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement....
2019-06-01 03:17

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s course on nuclear arms control, urging Donald Trum...
2019-08-01 11:01

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-06-13 15:34

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
2019-05-22 15:51

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13 19:34

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....
2019-06-11 23:01

After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding Stung by the “Moscow Mitch” moniker, Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, threw his weight behind an infusion of $250 million for states to bolster election security....
2019-09-20 01:00

U.S. Senate panel embraces $250 million in election security grants A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million in additional federal grants to states and local jurisdictions to improve the security of their voting systems in the run-up to 2020 elections and following Russia's meddling in the 2016 president...
2019-09-19 21:34

Russian military intelligence officer 'commanded team behind Salisbury Novichok attack from UK' A high-ranking Russian military intelligence service officer commanded the team suspected of carrying out the Salisbury Novichok attack, new evidence reportedly suggests....
2019-06-29 11:00

Former Trump business partner Felix Sater meets with House Intelligence Committee The panel, which is probing Russian interference during the 2016 election, is grilling Sater about efforts to build a Trump-branded tower in Moscow during the campaign....
2019-07-09 19:34

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record....
2019-07-11 03:34

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 06:17

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
2019-05-23 04:34

U.S. seeks U.N. action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran, but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperatio...
2019-09-18 06:00

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finlan...
2019-06-27 18:51

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
2019-06-18 18:34

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 05:34

Freeland says Canada ‘closely following’ reports of attacks on Russian journalists Prominent Russian investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was beaten and kept in custody for 12 hours without a lawyer after he was stopped by police in Moscow last Thursday, according to his lawyer...
2019-06-11 01:51

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
2019-06-10 14:51

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
2019-06-13 17:51

VPN security flaws could open up your network to attacks New security flaws discovered in three popular corporate VPNs by researchers at Devcore could allow attackers to steal confidential information directly from companies' networks.The firm's Orange Tsai and Meh Chang first discovered the secu...
2019-07-24 20:34

Drones could be used in terror attacks, EU security chief fears As drones become smarter, they could be harnessed by terrorists to carry out deadly attacks, the EU commissioner has warned. One scenario involves the aircraft spreading biological agents over a football stadium....
2019-08-03 09:51

Security guard plotted attacks on synagogue and LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack...
2019-08-11 20:00

Top U.S. Senate Republican says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White House comes forward with its own proposal....
2019-09-10 22:34

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 and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
2019-07-12 21:17

Court frees famous Russian soccer players jailed for attacks: news agencies A Russian court on Friday ordered the release on parole of two famous Russian soccer players jailed for their involvement in a pair of violent attacks last year, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
2019-09-06 15:00

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:34

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke security and oil fears Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-13 19:34

10 Security Personnel Killed Within A Week In Terror Attacks In Kashmir An Army soldier was killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today - the tenth casualty the security forces suffered in five days. Two terrorists, including the man who......
2019-06-18 10:51

Las Vegas security guard plotted attacks on a synagogue and an LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack...
2019-08-11 07:34

Pakistan: Pashtun group attacks security post, wounding 5 Pakistani military says supporters of a local, minority Pashtun group attacked a security post in the country's northwest near the Afghan border, wounding five soldiers....
2019-05-26 15:00

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Friday....
2019-06-14 11:00

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
2019-06-05 00:01

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 urgent to secure the funds the legislation would p...
2019-06-27 22:34

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)        ...
2019-06-28 01:17

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two ...
2019-05-21 16:51

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
2019-07-13 03:51

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 bipartisan budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCon...
2019-06-09 19:34

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "important" security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oil tankers off the coast of the UAE this month....
2019-05-29 14:34

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
2019-06-14 20:51

Islamic State attacks kill seven security forces in Iraq: police At least seven members of Iraq's security forces were killed and 16 wounded overnight in two separate attacks by Islamic State militants, police said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 12:00

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:00

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
2019-06-14 05:34

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
2019-06-28 01:00

Senate's McConnell expects to hear White House position on gun control soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected to hear next week from the White House whether the Trump administration wants to move ahead with legislation to address gun violence....
2019-09-03 20:00

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo...
2019-06-28 04:51

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Fr...
2019-06-27 22:34

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
2019-07-19 04:34

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
2019-05-29 22:17

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
2019-06-27 22:34

In Defeat, Pelosi Agrees to Pass Senate Border Bill Without House Conditions Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, agreed to take up a Senate border spending bill without controls that liberals had demanded....
2019-06-27 22:34

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for...
2019-07-09 14:17

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey so long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
2019-05-23 22:34

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
2019-09-19 21:34

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain....
2019-07-17 14:17

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
2019-06-09 15:17

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border — after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed off a competing proposal opposed by the Presi...
2019-06-28 05:51

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
2019-06-09 04:34

GOP shifts focus to House Dem 'squad' in campaign attacks Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats running for Congress....
2019-09-01 05:00

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
2019-07-17 13:34

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-s...
2019-06-04 21:51

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
2019-07-31 22:51

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Tr...
2019-06-20 20:00

House moves to condemn Trump as he again attacks minority congresswomen A resolution condemning President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it....
2019-07-16 19:17

Russian court puts anti-corruption journalist Golunov under house arrest A court in Russia on Saturday put a Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials under house arrest, a Reuters journalist reported from the court....
2019-06-08 22:17

Kyrgyz security forces storm ex-president's house Fighting raged outside the home of former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev on Wednesday, as elite security forces stormed the property and his supporters gathered en masse to prevent him from being arrested on corruption charges....
2019-08-07 22:34

Judge places detained Russian journalist under house arrest, a small victory for his supporters Ivan Golunov, who uncovered apparent corruption in the Moscow mayor’s office, is charged with drug possession in a case his backers insist is a setup....
2019-06-09 03:51

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he and President Trump have...
2019-07-24 20:17

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
2019-06-28 00:34

White House Is Pressing for Additional Options, Including in Cyberspace, to Deter Iranian Attacks American officials are working on clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression, pushed by the White House to develop options that would not escalate tensions into a full-out conventional war....
2019-06-23 23:51

Watchdog can’t review White House security clearances unless Trump asks ​The watchdog of the US intelligence community said he can’t act on a request from Democratic senators to look into the White House giving security clearances for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner unless President Trump signs off first, according ...
2019-08-01 21:51

Trump, Britain's Johnson discussed trade, security, 5G: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about trade, next-generation 5G mobile networks and global security, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement on Friday....
2019-08-02 20:00

House panel subpoenas Homeland Security over Trump’s pardon promises The House Judiciary Committee is seeking all documents referencing a promise of presidential pardons for aides carrying out Trump’s immigration policies. ...
2019-09-05 00:34

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the White House. ...
2019-09-11 21:00

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for voting systems across the United States....
2019-06-04 18:34

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-28 05:51

White House hopeful Warren would expand Social Security retirement benefits U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Thursday that if elected to the White House, she would expand Social Security, the retirement program administered by the federal government, by increasing benefits by $200 a month for every current and future be...
2019-09-12 17:34

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board overseeing the U.S. Capitol Police to address what he said are growing threats to lawmakers' safety related ...
2019-07-19 04:17

Trump in the White House is a national security nightmare – and Mueller knows it | Walter Shapiro Mueller is at his core a moralist and a patriot – and the House intelligence committee knew it as they lured him out of his heavily guarded Fortress of His Own RectitudeA word of belated advice for dejected House Democrats: believe Robert Mueller nex...
2019-07-25 02:51

U.S., Poland may sign 5G network security agreement on Pence visit: White House official The United States and Poland may sign an agreement aimed at securing 5G networks when U.S. Vice President Michael Pence visits the European nation in the coming days, a senior White House official said on Friday....
2019-08-30 21:34

House Dems subpoena Homeland Security over Trump's alleged comments on pardons, border wall House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Wednesday said his panel has served a subpoena to the Department of Homeland Security to learn more about President Trump’s alleged promises of pardons to officials involved in building the border wa...
2019-09-05 03:00

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security ...
2019-06-19 00:51

Trump's new national security adviser is a 'nice guy', but poorly equipped for one of the toughest jobs in the White House, sources say Michael Campanella/Getty Images Robert O'Brien, Donald Trump's new national security adviser, is well respected and has proven himself before. But former colleagues of the US' former chief hostage negotiator say he lacks experience, is policy lightw...
2019-09-20 00:00

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but the President’s latest maneuver may have just backfired in a major way: President Trump’s new ponytail ...
2019-06-15 09:17

Major Security Crisis: The Rooster That’s Loose In The White House Is No Longer Afraid Of The Jack-O’-Lantern President Trump Put Outside The Oval Office To Scare It Away A national security crisis is currently unfolding in Washington, D.C. that could alter the course of American history forever: According to the Secret Service, the rooster that’s currently loose in the White House is no longer afraid of the jack-o’-l...
2019-09-19 04:00

Schiff: 'There’s been an epidemic of cowardice in the GOP' Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, attacked Republicans’ moral character on Thursday while continuing to temper Democrats’ calls for impeaching President Donald Trump until such proceedings are clearly “the right thing fo...
2019-05-31 05:34

Schiff says Mueller has 1 more duty left House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said special counsel Robert Mueller isn't done serving his country and should testify before Congress about his investigation into the 2016 election."I was disappointed ... to see such a profound reluct...
2019-06-02 20:00

Schiff: ‘Time is running out’ for Mueller to testify House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said the clock is ticking for Robert Mueller to publicly testify about his investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election. “Time is running out,” Schiff said Tuesday on CNN’s “New Day.” “With some...
2019-06-18 15:17

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)    &...
2019-05-22 18:34

Documents Are ‘No Substitute’ for Witness Testimony, Schiff Says Representative Adam B. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was pleased that the Justice Department had agreed to share some documents related to the Mueller report, but that his panel would continue to seek more material...
2019-05-23 02:00

Schiff says decision to subpoena Mueller could come this week House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Sunday that expects lawmakers to decide this week whether or not they plan to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress....
2019-06-23 21:01

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services fr...
2019-07-12 04:51

DOJ renews counteroffer to Schiff over unredacted Mueller report The Justice Department on Tuesday reiterated its counteroffer to the House Intelligence Committee to view an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a last-ditch effort to avert an “enforcement action” against the attorney ge...
2019-05-22 07:34

Schiff: 'Time and patience are running out' for Mueller testimony Democratic U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller must testify before Congress about his Russia investigation....
2019-06-20 00:34

Adam Schiff wants Mueller to bring his report ‘to life’ House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday he hopes Robert Mueller's testimony before the House will bring the former special counsel's report "to life.""Since most of our constituents in their busy lives haven't had the opportunity to r...
2019-07-21 20:00

Schiff says DOJ involved in decision to block whistleblower complaint The U.S. Department of Justice played a key role in a Trump administration decision to withhold a whistleblower complaint from Congress, U.S. House Intelligence panel chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday, adding that lawmakers did not know yet if th...
2019-09-19 21:34

Schiff says Trump ‘disloyal’ to country during Mueller hearing Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said former special counsel Robert Mueller may not have found President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election, but Trump’s actions were “disloyal” to the cou...
2019-07-25 00:34

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
2019-07-20 16:17

Hannity unloads on Democrats, Nadler, Schiff, Maddow and CNN Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't hold back Tuesday, going after Democrats for their latest anti-Trump comments and for inviting Watergate figure John Dean to speak on Capitol Hill, while also bashing the "mainstream media" for continuing to "smear" the ...
2019-06-05 04:51

Adam Schiff continues attack on Barr, says AG is 'second most dangerous man' in US Attorney General William Barr is very effective at acting like the president's defense attorney and is the  "second most dangerous man in the country," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 02:17

Tom Brady campaigns for better 'Madden' speed rating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was among NFL players who expressed their annoyance at some of the ratings that were released Monday for the new edition of “Madden.”...
2019-07-16 20:01

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
2019-09-19 12:00

Tunisian candidates start their presidential campaigns Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept. 15 election against a backdrop of economic troubles and a militant shooting that underlined the challenges facing the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab uprisings....
2019-09-02 15:34

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential ...
2019-07-10 05:51

Porsche reveals updated 911 RSR for WEC and IMSA campaigns Porsche has revealed a revised 911 RSR that will race next season in the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship and in the 2020 IMSA SportsCar Championship...
2019-07-07 02:00

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from foreign nationals during an election — a day after President Trump suggested he might accept dirt on an op...
2019-06-14 06:01

Russian boat was illegally seized by North Korea: Russian fishing agency Russia's state fishing agency said on Wednesday that a Russian vessel held by North Korean border guards had not been in North Korean waters when it was detained and that Pyongyang's action had been illegal, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-07-24 18:34

North Korea detains crew of Russian fishing vessel: Russian embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 10:34

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
2019-05-22 19:17

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says his panel is “determined to find out”...
2019-06-12 16:00

Adam Schiff lashes Michael Flynn for refusing to cooperate Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has refused to cooperate with the House Intelligence Committee’s demand for testimony and documents, Chairman Adam Schiff wrote in a letter released Monday. “Notwithstanding repeated efforts by committe...
2019-09-09 18:00

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two oil tankers in Gulf of Oman last week....
2019-06-16 21:01

Adam Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI director Chris Wray House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff threatened to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for what he says is the bureau's failure to inform Congress about the status of a counterintelligence investigation into links between President Do...
2019-06-13 02:00

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to Chinese state media....
2019-07-10 14:34

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
2019-05-31 01:51

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
2019-07-01 13:34

Why So Many Political Campaigns Want to Send You a Free Bumper Sticker About a month ago, I made a Gmail address for a fictional woman in York, Pennsylvania named Diane, about two hours west of Philadelphia, and signed up for emails from every Democratic candidate for president. The idea was to compare how the candidate...
2019-09-20 21:00

Katz, Cabán campaigns at odds over 114 contested ballots The campaign teams of Melinda Katz and Tiffany Cabán will have to set aside their differences over 114 contested ballots in the too-close-to-call Queens DA Democratic primary while the recount gets underway. The teams met in Queens court Tuesday to a...
2019-07-10 04:00

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest officially begins....
2019-06-10 02:17

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
2019-06-06 11:17

Schiff says impeachment 'is destined for failure,' calls GOP 'cult of the president's personality' House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff blasted congressional Republicans as “the cult of the president’s personality,” claiming they will not “act consistent” with their constitutional duties should House Democrats begin impeachment procee...
2019-06-02 21:51

Schiff: Top intel official has refused to turn over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint The nation's top intelligence official has refused to comply with a House Intelligence Committee subpoena to provide the contents of a whistleblower complaint a government watchdog deemed "urgent" and credible, the panel's chairman, Adam Schiff, sai...
2019-09-18 23:34

TV star: 419 anti-Trump interviews by Adam Schiff, 50 hours total When Americans tune in to the afternoon House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Committee’s probe of special prosecutor Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, there will be one face they should be very familiar...
2019-07-25 01:17

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
2019-08-14 15:17

Arab turnout in Israel election rises despite racist campaigns Benjamin Netanyahu’s warnings that Arab parties would topple him may have backfiredIt’s become a tired trope of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election campaigns: as the country draws closer to election day the leader ramps up his racist scaremongering suggest...
2019-09-19 02:00

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-08 02:00

As He Campaigns For President, Joe Biden Tells Moving But False War Story Joe Biden painted a vivid scene for the 400 people packed into a college meeting hall. A four-star general had asked the then-vice president to travel to Kunar province in Afghanistan, a dangerous......
2019-08-30 09:34

GoFundMe cancer care campaigns often don’t cover bills: study Crowdfunding isn’t going to replace health insurance any time soon. So says a new study published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine. In an analysis of over 1,000 GoFundMe pages from October 2018, researchers found that campai...
2019-09-11 08:34

De Blasio claims he’s running NYC full-time as he campaigns for president Well, that didn’t age well. Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed to a liberal podcast host in a pre-recorded interview that he is putting in full days running New York City even as he mounts a quixotic presidential bid — a claim later undercut by a Pos...
2019-09-04 19:00

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-20 01:34

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, ...
2019-08-16 19:34

Stringer, Johnson and Adams raking it in for 2021 mayoral campaigns Stringer raised $313,087 from January 12 through July 11 — leaving him with $2.59 million cash on hand, according to campaign disclosure records made public Monday....
2019-07-16 06:51

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
2019-06-20 08:34

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda networkClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmThe network of Facebo...
2019-08-02 00:34

Schiff accuses top intel official of illegally withholding 'urgent' whistleblower complaint The nation's top intelligence official is illegally withholding a whistleblower complaint, possibly to protect President Donald Trump or senior White House officials, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff alleged Friday.Schiff issued a su...
2019-09-14 04:00

Schiff: Gates, Flynn negotiating with committee about testifying, won't meet subpoena deadline Former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates – one of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s crucial cooperators – has begun providing documents to the House Intelligence Committee, Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday night.The California Democrat...
2019-07-10 15:51

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
2019-06-01 01:51

Mark Penn: If Trump probed Nadler, Schiff the way they conduct investigations on him, he'd be impeached There would be calls for President Trump's impeachment if he investigated lawmakers as fervently as they probe him and his family, Mark Penn claimed....
2019-06-09 20:51

Some 2020 Dems' campaigns spent big on Uber, Lyft -- even on day of boycott they backed Democratic presidential candidates spent hundreds of dollars on Uber and Lyft even as they supported the boycott of the ride-hailing services back in May....
2019-08-22 14:00

Tata Motors To Organise Free Monsoon Check-Up Campaigns From July 15 Along with providing free check-ups, certain dealerships in select part of the country will also have new cars on display, loan and exchange fair and free evaluation of old cars....
2019-07-13 19:17

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
2019-05-22 00:00

Bill de Blasio ‘campaigns’ in Nevada desert after failing to make Dem debate Greetings from — anywhere but the Big Apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio wandered back onto the campaign trail Thursday, hitting the dusty Nevada desert after failing to make the third round of the Democratic presidential primary debate. The mayor, who̵...
2019-08-30 15:00

EU campaigns to raise data privacy rights awareness as survey shows gap Less than a third of Europeans are aware of all their rights under last year's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union said on Thursday as it launched a campaign to encourage more of them to only share data they want to....
2019-06-13 16:51

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
2019-08-23 04:34

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-08 07:34

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 04:17

Billy Ray Cyrus campaigns for Pete Rose to be in Baseball Hall of Fame Singer Billy Ray Cyrus on Tuesday celebrated being on the top of music charts for 14 straight weeks by campaigning for MLB legend Pete Rose to get inducted into the Hall of Fame....
2019-07-10 14:51

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
2019-06-29 01:34

Schiff hammers ‘collusion’ narrative at latest Russia hearing, as GOP slams 'grotesque spectacle' House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff, D-Calif., sought Wednesday to keep the fire burning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report with the latest in a series of hearings on the Russia controversy -- as Republicans voiced frustration ov...
2019-06-12 20:34

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-23 19:00

Week after debate, Biden and Harris campaigns engage in nasty Twitter feud over school busing High-level campaign staffers for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris engaged in a fiery exchange on Twitter on Wednesday over the candidates' positions on school busing. ...
2019-07-04 09:34

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates and exemptions but nevertheless insisted parents should still have their children vaccinated. ...
2019-06-15 01:51

Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launchesMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJeremy Hunt’s launch - SummaryEsther McVey’s launch - ...
2019-06-10 22:34

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more th...
2019-07-24 18:00

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warned the Security Council, in his first briefing to the world body since taking office....
2019-08-21 19:34

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
2019-06-05 00:01

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 05:34

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
2019-06-12 14:00

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends...
2019-07-23 19:34

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
2019-06-19 02:17

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
2019-08-03 23:17

Manmohan Singh's Top Security (SPG) Cover Withdrawn, Given CRPF Security Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's top Special Protection Group (SPG) security has been withdrawn. He will have Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cover, the home ministry has decided....
2019-08-26 07:00

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has. Huawei has been at the center of a global debate that has seen ...
2019-08-19 21:34

At Poverty Forum, Joe Biden Says He Can Win in the South Mr. Biden said he planned on taking North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from President Trump in 2020. He also defended his approach to working with Republicans....
2019-06-18 03:00

Rep. Ilhan Omar holds forum on immigration Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Tuesday held a community forum in Minneapolis on immigration to discuss Department of Homeland Security's current practices for detention and deportation of migrants. (Aug. 28)     ...
2019-08-28 19:00

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Forum Because of Threats The subreddit The_Donald was “quarantined” after users posted threats of violence against police officers and politicians in Oregon, administrators said....
2019-06-27 19:34

Use This Landlord Forum to Learn How to Be a Good Tenant Before you ask your landlord whether it’s okay to repaint your walls, list your spare bedroom on Airbnb, or invite your friends and their dogs over for dinner, you’re going to want to check your lease—and you might also want to check the Bigger Pock...
2019-08-29 04:34

Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer security breaches and share information about vulnerabilities....
2019-09-18 14:34

What the 2020 Democrats Said About Trump and Race at the N.A.A.C.P. Forum The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
2019-07-24 21:51

International forum: Don’t expect cheap money to do it all An international forum for central bankers is warning that the global economic recovery will need more than just support from the likes of the U.S. Federal Reserve to get past its current shaky stretch....
2019-06-30 14:34

A cloud hangs over the World Economic Forum on Africa At the start of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in South Africa, the host country tries to show its best side. Instead, violence is escalating in several cities. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports from Cape Town....
2019-09-05 22:34

Michigan candidate stuns forum with racial comment A city council candidate shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep the town a white community "as much as possible." Jean Cramer made the comment in response to a question about diversity in Marysville, a city northeast of Detroit. (Aug....
2019-08-24 04:34

8chan Message Forum Goes Offline After El Paso Shooting 8chan, which posted several alleged mass shooters’ manifestos—including one linked to the person detained in the killing of 20 people in El Paso, Texas—went dark after a technology provider pulled its support....
2019-08-05 15:00

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
2019-08-05 17:00

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
2019-08-21 20:00

Democratic candidates vie for climate mantle during marathon forum Ten U.S. Democratic presidential contenders will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday night in a marathon series of CNN forums likely to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren....
2019-09-04 21:00

Owner of forum used by white supremacists summoned to Congress The owner of an online message board used by far-right extremists and white supremacists has been summoned to testify to the US Congress after the forum was linked to a mass shooting in Texas....
2019-08-07 14:34

Here’s What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 1 The Cowboys looked sensational, the Patriots and the Chiefs rolled and the Chargers survived. But the big story was Lamar Jackson leading the Ravens to 59 points....
2019-09-09 18:34

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 2 The Rams (and the refs) beat the Saints, the Patriots, Cowboys and Chiefs romped, and a few young quarterbacks continued to prove their doubters wrong....
2019-09-16 16:34

What we've learned about iPhone 11 from iOS 13 Apple unveiled iOS 13 - its next big software update to hit iPhones later in 2019 - at its WWDC 2019 keynote, and while we know it will come to current iPhones, we also expect it to feature on the iPhone 11.While Apple hasn't confirmed any detai...
2019-06-04 18:51

What is learned helplessness? In this article, we discuss the psychology behind learned helplessness — a state in which a person feels unable to change a stressful situation, even when change becomes possible. We look at the background of the theory and ways to overcome this stat...
2019-06-01 08:17

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Offi...
2019-06-21 19:17

Elizabeth Warren ‘should apologize’ at Native American forum: activist Liberal presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to take part in a candidate forum Monday in Iowa on issues affecting Native Americans, and participants say it will be hard to ignore the Massachusetts Democrat’s questionable claims of havi...
2019-08-18 10:00

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
2019-06-13 15:17

Germany aims to hold Libya forum to stabilize oil producer Germany aims to hold a forum about Libya this year with the United Nations to try to stabilize the oil producing country, where rival factions have been fighting over the capital, a German ambassador said on Wednesday....
2019-09-11 17:34

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be prot...
2019-05-21 15:34

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
2019-08-14 01:51

XKCD forum breach exposes details from over 560,000 user accounts XKCD, the sarcastic webcomic revered by science and tech geeks, is now the butt of someone else's joke. Hackers breached the forum of the 14-year old site, stealing over 560,000 usernames, emails, IP addresses and hashed passwords. Security rese...
2019-09-04 02:00

| Japan to host Africa aid forum as China looms large Japan hosts development talks with African leaders this week, looking to boost its presence on the continent and offer an alternative to investments by an increasingly assertive China....
2019-08-27 16:34

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
2019-06-27 19:51

How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues Tonight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Iowa individually to discuss issues affecting LGBTQ Americans, like the Equality Act, bans on conversion therapy, and some candidates’ controversial records on marriage equality. T...
2019-09-20 21:00

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
2019-07-12 07:00

Fed Chair Powell repeats vow to act 'as appropriate' The U.S. Federal Reserve will continue to act "as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion in the world's biggest economy, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said Friday in Zurich, sticking to a phrase that financial markets have read as signaling further...
2019-09-07 07:34

Fed chair is in a box of Trump’s making Addressing a conference in Chicago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested the central bank could cut interests rates if the trade war necessitates action to stabilize the economy....
2019-06-05 20:00

Everything We Learned About Frozen II From the D23 Footage Disney dropped a sneak peak of Frozen II at its annual D23 convention in Anaheim on Aug. 24. The scenes involved Elsa being drawn out of her castle by a mystery from her past. The creators of the film promised that the film will answer questions like...
2019-08-25 02:00

Everything we learned at D23's Disney+ panel Disney is set to reveal new information about its upcoming streaming service's shows and films during its Disney+ panel at D23 Expo in Anaheim, California....
2019-08-24 01:00

What Do You Wish You'd Learned About Money in School? When I was in middle school, one of my homework assignments was to follow the price of a single stock for one week. Other than that, I don’t remember having any formal education about money....
2019-09-06 22:00

What I learned from A-Rod during season of redemption Garrett Jones’ eight-year major-league career, modest yet likely memorable for most Pirates fans, ended as a Yankees bench player, which in turn made him a conversation buddy with one of the game’s all-timers. And really, would there have been a bett...
2019-06-28 22:00

What we learned from NFL preseason openers While Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones were impressive in their NFL preseason debuts, Dwayne Haskins was inconsistent in his.       ...
2019-08-09 16:00

How I learned to love Rammstein Rammstein's Europe tour had a spectacular downbeat in the city of Gelsenkirchen. What is it like to experience a Rammstein concert for the first time? DW music editor Rick Fulker describes his baptism of fire....
2019-05-28 18:34

What Samantha Power Learned on the Job “The Education of an Idealist,” by Samantha Power, describes how her years with the Obama administration forced her to alter her thinking on foreign policy....
2019-09-10 13:34

Osaka, Nadal, Coco open campaigns on day two of U.S. Open World number one Naomi Osaka begins her U.S. Open title defense on day two of the championships on Tuesday but there is likely to be as much interest in Cori "Coco" Gauff's main draw debut at Flushing Meadows....
2019-08-27 06:00

U.K., Salesforce, and World Economic Forum debut AI procurement guidelines for governments The United Kingdom working with the World Economic Forum launched procurement guidelines to scruitinize AI systems before being used by a government agency.Read More...
2019-09-20 13:34

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
2019-06-18 18:34

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are b...
2019-08-11 17:00

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
2019-06-21 20:34

World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told delegates attending the International Economic Forum, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on ...
2019-06-06 22:34

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-11 07:00

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s World Forum on the matter, on Friday....
2019-09-14 09:34

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
2019-08-16 20:00

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 22:01

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s forum” on Saturday, hosting prominent Democratic pr...
2019-09-20 10:00

'A huge misstep': Angelica Ross on Sanders' LGBTQ forum no-show The Pose star talks to the Guardian after a historic night when she became the first trans person to host a presidential forumOn Friday night in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Angelica Ross became the first trans person to host a presidential forum. Related: Co...
2019-09-21 19:34

Sanders to attend latest climate forum while Biden and Warren pass Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke and Amy Klobuchar to also miss the MSNBC event timed to align with global climate strikesFormer vice-president Joe Biden and the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, leading candidates for the Democratic presidential n...
2019-09-16 22:00

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
2019-06-13 08:34

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import ...
2019-07-12 13:51

El Paso Murder Spree Renews Spotlight on 8chan Online Forum The suspect in the Walmart rampage in El Paso allegedly posted a hate-filled manifesto on 8chan, the same fringe online message board used this year by the suspect in the New Zealand mosque massacre....
2019-08-05 15:00

Angelica Ross to host LGBT forum for 2020 presidential candidates "Pose" star Angelica Ross will host the 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues, Ross confirmed on Monday. The event takes place Friday and streams live....
2019-09-17 00:00

Biden's LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum Former Vice President Joe Biden's decades-long record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues was scrutinized on Friday in Iowa at the first major forum focused on the topic during the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest....
2019-09-21 10:00

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
2019-06-12 17:00

Founder of 8chan wishes he could 'uncreate' forum popular with white supremacists Brennan no longer has control of 8chan, which has been run by Jim Watkins, a U.S. Army veteran, out of the Philippines since 2015, but said he now feels that he must speak out about what it has become....
2019-08-07 00:00

'I am sorry for the harm I have caused': Elizabeth Warren at Native American forum – video The Democratic presidential candidate offered a public apology on Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that has proved to be her biggest political liability. 'Like anyone who has been honest wit...
2019-08-20 19:00

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech....
2019-08-07 02:34

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
2019-05-21 16:17

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple st...
2019-09-19 19:34

Acer announces a $14,000 gaming chair because why not This isn’t a chair. This is a rig. It’s a throne. It’s gaming monster. The Acer Predator Thronos Air Gaming Chair is a $13,999 device has everything including a massage function. The Predator Thronos Air is a massive steel structure that encases gam...
2019-09-04 13:34

What Is the Best Punishment for Someone Who Steals Your Office Chair? Yesterday afternoon, I returned to my office after the holiday to find that someone had taken my good rolling chair—a very comfortable Herman Miller Aeron, thank you Nick Denton—and replaced it with another one which was not only shitty (old, covered...
2019-06-01 01:51

|Hlaudi'speopleskillswerejustwhattheSABCneeded,saysex-chair Ben Ngubane, the former chairperson of the SABC, has said the broadcaster's ex-COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng was appointed because he was a skilled communicator and troubleshooter....
2019-09-09 16:34

Eat more avocado! What I learned from the study that will change how we eat The Predict study measured thousands of people’s reactions to different foods in an effort to develop truly individualised, preventive medicine. Is this the start of a dietary revolution?I am on a small ward at St Thomas’ hospital in London. There ar...
2019-06-23 17:51

At Column No. 500, a Look Back at Lessons Learned The purpose of this column has been to show how we can learn from those who have had financial success (or bigger flops) to improve our own financial lives....
2019-07-05 22:51

What We Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates Joe Biden is a fragile front-runner. Kamala Harris has a big chance to build political momentum. And the competition between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders is intensifying....
2019-06-28 23:01

7 Things We Learned From the Third Democratic Debate For the first time in the 2020 Democratic primary, the top 10 candidates took the stage together Thursday night in Houston for a debate that focused on issues ranging from healthcare to gun violence to foreign policy. Here are seven of the top takeaw...
2019-09-14 16:00

What Charli XCX Learned in the 5 Years Between New Albums The last time Charli XCX released an official studio album, the world was a very different place. The year was 2014. Bachelor in Paradise had only just aired its first season, Andrew......
2019-09-14 19:00

How I learned to love my $95,000 student debt About 45 million Americans have student loan debt, and it can be crushing – but I don’t regret the program I paid thousands a semester forIf you think about your student loans in the usual manner – “crushing”, “demoralizing”, a “financial tragedy of ...
2019-08-16 13:34

What’s Been Learned and Who’s Charged in Abraaj Collapse The startling collapse of Abraaj Group, the once-mighty Middle Eastern private equity firm, continues to reverberate. Regulators in Dubai, where the dealmaker is based, have imposed a record fine, and Abraaj founder Arif Naqvi and a clutch of senior ...
2019-08-08 14:34

What's the Most Basic-Ass Life Skill You Never Learned? Twitter users recently admitted to the most basic things they never learned to do: blow up a balloon, whistle, wink, snap their fingers. Some people can’t tie their shoes or unscrew a cap without reciting a mnemonic. Some can’t tell time. Some could ...
2019-08-06 19:00

Eileen Fisher on How She Learned to Invest Investors need to think beyond returns and invest in companies that not only make money but do good, fashion designer Eileen Fisher tells host Veronica Dagher in the latest installment of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
2019-06-08 07:34

I learned I could do my job and not feel ashamed of having a baby As a freelancer, I struggled to separate my work from my duties as a parent – until I realised that the two could exist side by sideWas it ethical, I wondered, to put my son down for a nap just so I could make a phone call? Could I hold a voice recor...
2019-07-22 12:51

Everything We Learned From Marvel's Hall H Panel Marvel’s back in Hall H after a short hiatus and it’s brought an incredible amount of news to celebrate its return. From the cast of The Eternals film, to details on Black Widow’s last (?) hurrah, to some idea of what actual movies will go with all t...
2019-07-22 05:17

Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspbian: Two months in, here's what I've learned so far The Raspberry Pi 4, and the associated Raspbian GNU/Linux release, have been out for a couple of months now. Here are my latest experiences and thoughts....
2019-08-27 14:34

Five things we learned from parliament's tumultuous last day Two emergency debates, failure to trigger an election, and a protest as parliament was suspendedThe Speaker of the House has been nothing if not divisive but there is no doubt John Bercow has an impeccable sense of drama and timing. Announcing he is ...
2019-09-10 16:00

What We Learned From Trump’s Orlando Rally President Trump’s kickoff of his 2020 campaign showed that his portrait of the country is still bleak — and that he needs an opponent beyond Hillary Clinton....
2019-06-19 06:00

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
2019-06-21 04:17

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
2019-06-21 17:51

How one woman learned to fly the B-2 stealth bomber When B-2 stealth bombers attacked Serbia on the opening night of Operation Allied Force in 1999, destroyed Iraqi air defenses during 2003’s “Shock and Awe” and eliminated the Libyan fighter force in 2011 -- the attacks were all guided by highly-speci...
2019-07-16 19:34

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
2019-07-18 00:34

US-India Forum To Honour Wipro's Azim Premji, Mastercard's Ajay Banga Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Mastercard Chief Executive Officer Ajay Banga would be honoured with the global excellence award for their contribution to strengthening economic ties between the US and......
2019-07-03 18:51

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon diox...
2019-07-12 21:51

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for...
2019-05-21 14:51

Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday....
2019-08-08 00:00

Watch live: Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at Iowa 'people's forum' Join Democratic contenders for a special 2020 forum organized by with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action in partnership with the GuardianA special debate in Iowa on Saturday will see Democratic 2020 contenders share the stage with a numbe...
2019-09-21 19:34

XKCD forum goes offline after discovery of data leak affecting 562K members XKCD forum, the bulletin board associated with the popular webcomic XKCD, has been taken offline after personal information of more than 562,000 members was exposed online. According to security researcher Troy Hunt, the breach occurred two months ag...
2019-09-02 19:00

Crowdsourcing Budget 2019? Centre Seeks Ideas, Suggestions Via Open Forum A day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted her appreciation for public feedback ahead of the full Union Budget, the government today put out a link to its open forum, inviting more ideas......
2019-06-07 20:00

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, at the Saint Petersburg Intern...
2019-06-07 22:34

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
2019-07-01 09:00

At climate forum, Democratic presidential hopeful Biden defends gas-linked fundraiser U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out at a climate change forum on Wednesday for plans to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export firm, despite a pledge not to take fossil-fuel company money....
2019-09-05 10:34

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fe...
2019-08-14 11:17

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
2019-07-20 01:34

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
2019-05-30 08:00

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
2019-06-10 05:00

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political...
2019-07-10 00:00

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democ...
2019-06-18 09:51

'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit BP, Shell and Chevron representatives will be at event on sidelines of UN climate summitOil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-only forum with environmentalists and government representatives on the sidelines of the UN climate sum...
2019-09-18 11:34

PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic......
2019-06-13 18:34

US cybersecurity firm Cloudflare terminates service for online forum after El Paso shooting Cloudflare said it was ending its service to online message board 8chan after the suspected terrorist gunman in El Paso — who killed at least 20 people on Sunday — appeared to have been inspired by the forum....
2019-08-05 12:00

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
2019-06-10 18:00

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....
2019-07-11 21:00

Collapse Into a $33 Adirondack Chair While the Weather's Still Nice Nothing says summer like sliding into a big, comfy, Instagram-ready Adirondack chair and enjoying the evening as the sun sets. Now, you can put them all over your patio or back yard for just $33 each, courtesy of Walmart. And if you want to enjoy the...
2019-08-07 08:34

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close-to-call Democratic primary for Queens DA. “In places where you’re very outgunned in terms of enroll...
2019-07-09 05:00

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
2019-06-03 21:17

Fed chair Jerome Powell is just saying what Trump wants to hear You have to admire Donald Trump. Not only did he win the presidency of the US against long odds, but also now he’s moonlighting as the unofficial chairman of the Federal Reserve. President Trump didn’t actually take over the Fed job, but he might as ...
2019-07-11 04:51

De La Rue chair faces ousting by rebel investor The banknote and passport printer ‎De La Rue is facing a fresh round of boardroom upheaval amid a threat from a furious City investor to oust its chairman at an extraordinary general meeting....
2019-07-17 00:51

Picture, If You Will, the Person Who Buys This $14,000 Gamer Chair After launching its ridiculous Predator Thronos “gaming chair” last year, a common refrain Acer heard from hopeful buyers was they regretted they couldn’t plop down the $30,000 for the damn thing as it wouldn’t fit in their homes. This year, Acer say...
2019-09-06 14:00

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
2019-05-21 15:34

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Zero Gravity Chair For Just $30 Amazon is offering up Sunjoy’s Zero Gravity Chair in the Gold Box today for just $30. This lounger features a lockable reclining system that adjusts to fit your body perfectly, plus a folding mechanism for when it’s time to put it in storage for the ...
2019-05-21 21:51

800 miles in a week in an electric car: 12 things I learned The Kia e-Niro meets a diesel BMW X6 in an electric charging bay Nice people, stupid people, Tesla lovers, strokes of marketing genius and the highs and lows of the charging network Earlier this year, as part of a long-term test review, I had si...
2019-09-18 15:00

New York town learned to live with rattlesnakes A sparse, rattlesnake rich landscape in northeastern New York state where property owners have encountered the large population of snakes in the most mundane of circumstances....
2019-06-14 01:34

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
2019-06-14 00:34

Gerry Cooney on the most important lesson he ever learned In his own words Gerry Cooney reflects on the heavyweight division today and in his own time The post Gerry Cooney on the most important lesson he ever learned appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-03 01:34

How J.Lo learned to rock a stripper pole for ‘Hustlers’ When Jennifer Lopez took her fiancé Alex Rodriguez to a strip club in Miami this past winter, it wasn’t just her way of bringing some pizazz into the relationship. It was homework, under the tutelage of Johanna Sapakie, the pole-dancing guru who taug...
2019-08-12 22:51

How I Learned to Be a Better Doctor From My Wife’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s “Get out! Get out!” My wife, Joan, having just woken up, was screaming, and hitting out wildly at the stranger in her bed. She was in a panic, her body shaking with fright. “Get away from here. Get out!” The man she perceived ...
2019-09-19 17:34

Over the course of 5 seasons, The Affair’s Noah Solloway has learned very little Just when you think Noah Solloway can’t get any worse, tonight, he commits one of the most heinous crimes imaginable. He bogarts someone’s turn at karaoke. Just when I forget Noah is the worst, he always comes up with a way to remind me....
2019-09-09 09:00

10 Things We Learned About 2020 From the Democratic Debates Over two nights in Miami, the top 20 Democratic contenders squared off in the first major tussle of the 2020 presidential campaign, debating everything from health care policy and immigration to climate solutions and geopolitical challenges. Here are...
2019-06-28 14:17

Donald Trump's UK tour: the key things we learned US president adores the Queen and hopes feeling is mutual – but is clueless on climate crisis Donald Trump has departed, the much-delayed state visit is over, and the British political class can focus again on arguing about Brexit and battling to bec...
2019-06-08 07:51

The Trailer: What we learned in South Carolina this weekend In this edition: The lessons of a hot South Carolina weekend, the Iran (and ICE) debate that never happened, and the presidential candidate with Pennsylvania roots named "Joe" (not that one)....
2019-06-24 04:34

What We Learned From Mueller’s 7 Hours on Capitol Hill Robert S. Mueller III’s long-anticipated testimony before two House committees broke little new ground, but under questioning, the former special counsel had his moments....
2019-07-25 04:51

Trump's UK state visit: Five things we learned US President Donald Trump returned to the UK earlier this week for a full-blown state visit. Here are five things we learned from his three-day stay....
2019-06-07 06:17

32 things we learned from Week 2 of the 2019 NFL season Some of the league's biggest stars are missing in action through two weeks, though others are stepping up in the early going.       ...
2019-09-16 06:34

Opinion: What I learned as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica Cambridge Analytica made many mistakes on the path to notoriety. But its biggest mistake was believing that complying with government regulations was enough and thereby ignoring broader questions of data ethics and public perception. As the man who s...
2019-08-20 12:00

Everything We Learned Today About Google Stadia [UPDATED] The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia won’t just follow the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. It will instead have both a subscription and games for sale individually, as Kotaku previously reported. Here’s everything we learned today dur...
2019-06-06 18:34

1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned The 2019 Ford Ranger may technically be new, but it’s actually based on a platform that’s been around since 2011. Yet it’s still a rock-solid offering that makes up for its lack of soul with sheer competence in every area that matters to mid-size tru...
2019-06-15 00:00

32 things we learned from Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season From a surprising upset to several head-turning performances, Week 1 of the NFL season packed in plenty of entertainment.       ...
2019-09-09 12:34

I learned 3 valuable lessons from this new pesto cookbook You may raise an eyebrow at single-subject cookbooks: “Am I really going to make enough cake pops to justify an entire book on the subject?” (I owned the cake pop cookbook. I made them once and donated the book thereafter.)...
2019-07-20 07:00

7 things I learned during my first acquisition as a product manager It was 10 minutes to midnight when my phone buzzed with an unusual notification — a meeting request with our CEO and one of our biggest corporate clients.Read More...
2019-08-26 00:00

Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake, says Williams Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sporstwear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes....
2019-05-28 05:34

I was an introvert with a grey life – until I learned to let go on stage The more I stayed in, the more scared I became of going out. Signing up for improv classes helped my shyness to melt awayA few years ago I watched a comedy troupe improvise an Uber journey through Nudist Narnia. I studied their joyous, earnest expres...
2019-06-18 03:00

What we learned from the Trump family’s London vacation There must have been reasons for Eric, Donnie Jr, Tiffany and the rest to have accompanied the president on his state visit. Does the answer lie in their social media postings?How did the Trump family’s UK state visit look from social media?Charlie, ...
2019-06-06 10:17

Billy Bush Is Back, and Don't Worry, He's Learned a Lot Billy Bush is back, nearly three years after he was fired from the Today show in 2016 for appearing on the 2005 Access Hollywood tape of now-President Donald Trump bragging about grabbing women “by the pussy.” And boy does he have some things to say!...
2019-09-10 23:00

How we met: 'Sometimes couples use sex to make up. We’ve learned to bond in other ways’ Zahraa Scott, 23, and David Jagtman, 24, met at a student conference and kept in touch via Facebook. Years later they fell in love“I saw him in a room of 500 people and fancied him straight away,” says Zahraa, who met David in 2014 at a Model UN conf...
2019-06-03 15:17

Here's what we learned about Disney's upcoming films at the D23 Expo On Saturday, Disney gave fans more to feast on. In addition to providing information about already announced and upcoming releases like "Frozen II," "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" and "Black Widow," Disney shared details about previously unannoun...
2019-08-26 05:00

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
2019-06-13 22:17

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum On Tuesday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suiss...
2019-05-23 08:00

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Foru...
2019-07-10 21:34

De Blasio mocked after video malfunction at labor forum: Voice 'higher than his poll numbers' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got some laughs -- though not for the reasons he expected -- when a top labor union played his video message to a crowd in Iowa on Wednesday....
2019-08-22 01:34

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
2019-07-06 07:51

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in B...
2019-05-21 16:17

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Friday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida on Friday, February 10,...
2019-05-23 19:34

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 10 CHICAGO, IL – February 6, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 16th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, Fe...
2019-05-23 05:34

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
2019-07-02 12:17

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres sai...
2019-05-21 14:51

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 8:...
2019-05-23 03:51

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
2019-08-01 06:51

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 8 CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18TH annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Florida on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:30 a...
2019-05-22 02:51

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
2019-07-10 22:34

Acer's $20,000 Predator Thronos gaming chair is now available in Europe If you've been following the weird and wonderful world of PCs for the past couple of years, you probably remember the Acer Predator Thronos, the extreme gaming 'throne' packed with a gaming PC and up to three gaming monitors. Well, you...
2019-06-06 18:51

FCC chair: 911 call operators should be able to track VoIP calls Location tracking can sometimes mean the difference between life and death when it comes to 911 calls. If you ring the emergency services with a cell phone using your provider's network, the call handler is able identify where you are, and ensur...
2019-07-10 22:17

Trump calls for end to GOP committee chair term limits President Trump called for an end to term limits for Congressional Republican committee chairs on Monday, a move possibly prompted by a wave of GOP retirements. ...
2019-09-10 02:00

Acer’s $14,000 Predator Thronos Air is a chair fit for gaming royalty What do you get the gamer in your life that has everything? And we mean absolutely everything. If you ask Acer, the answer is the company's new Predator Thronos Air Gaming Chair. Unveiled at this year's IFA, the Thronos Air is a more afford...
2019-09-05 01:34

Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the ...
2019-06-12 06:00

Woman charged in racist McDonald’s chair beatdown Cops nabbed the woman who assaulted a man with a chair last month and spewed hateful comments at him inside a Chinatown McDonald’s, authorities said Wednesday. Rosa Portelli, 49, was arrested for the March 25 attack in which she picked up a cha...
2019-05-29 19:51

Teens damage MTA bus with rocks, bricks and chair after being kicked off A pair of unruly teens who were tossed off a Bronx bus retaliated by throwing rocks, bricks and a chair at the vehicle’s windows, according to police and footage released Friday of the meteoric meltdown. The two teen girls were on the BX11 MTA ...
2019-08-09 22:34

State GOP chair: Cuomo cares more about criminals than taxpayers ​The chairman of the New York State Republican Party slammed Gov. Cuomo for caring more about criminals than “hard-working” taxpayers. Nick Langworthy, who ousted former chairman Ed Cox in May, said for Republicans to gain power in the st...
2019-06-30 21:00

Before You Replace Your Desk Chair, Try Replacing Just the Part That's Broken A good office chair is hard to find, and once you’ve got one, you don’t want to give it up. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to repair most of the parts on your chair if one of them breaks, so you can save money, and keep using your beloved throne....
2019-08-13 01:51

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
2019-08-15 01:51

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromises over the appointment of the most powerful figure in the bloc....
2019-05-28 14:34

Tennessee Just Executed the Third Person by Electric Chair in Less Than a Year Tennessee executed Stephen Michael West on Thursday night, making him the third person executed by electric chair in the state since November. The Tennessee Department of Correction announced the 56 year old’s death time as 7:27 p.m. CST....
2019-08-16 17:34

Trump says 'I wouldn't stop him' if Fed chair Powell resigned Before leaving for the G-7 in France late Friday night, President Trump told reporters that he wasn’t happy with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying that he didn’t think Powell was doing a very good job....
2019-08-24 18:34

MTA bus driver attacked by chair-wielding stranger in the Bronx A stranger hurled a folding chair at an MTA bus driver in the Bronx, striking the worker in the head, police said. The 56-year-old driver was talking to a colleague on White Plains Road near East 226th Street in Wakefield — just steps from the White ...
2019-07-23 19:17

Mets go from chair throwing to ejections to a hard-fought win At least the Mets aren’t going down without a fight. They’ve got a chair-throwing GM, an embattled manager who was tossed as he watched multiple players get hit by pitches but later Saturday night, the Mets were rewarded with a victory. The Mets came...
2019-07-07 08:34

Brodie Van Wagenen — not a chair — is to blame for Mets’ mess Someone at Citi Field needs to order a few more chairs if general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is going to go full Bobby Knight every time the Mets lose a game. According to a report by The Post’s Mike Puma, Van Wagenen got so heated at the Mets coachi...
2019-07-07 09:51

Fed Chair Jerome Powell has chance to prove he has guts On Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will have the chance to prove he has guts. For months, President Trump has been bullying the guy he picked to run the Fed, insisting that the nation needs lower interest rates while, at the same...
2019-08-22 10:00

Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeting with the coaching staff....
2019-07-07 08:34

FCC chair Pai seeks approval for Nexstar-Tribune merger Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Friday sought approval from his colleagues to order the go ahead for Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion tie-up, a spokeswoman for the agency said....
2019-08-31 10:00

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G-7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his unoccupied seat at the table didn’t just signal Washington’s absence from the effort again...
2019-08-28 03:34

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
2019-05-21 15:51

Metro Bank to seek new chair as Hill steps aside Metro Bank will on Wednesday try to draw a line under a series of corporate governance rows with the City by announcing that it is kicking off a search for a new chairman....
2019-07-24 02:34

Chair umpire Ramos has lasting impact on U.S. Open Until last year's U.S. Open, few tennis fans could identify a tournament official by name. That changed during the 2018 women's final when chair umpire Carlos Ramos shot to prominence after a seismic clash with Serena Williams....
2019-08-24 11:00

Kick It Out appoints former lawyer Sanjay Bhandari as new chair • ‘Lifelong football fan’ succeeds Lord Herman Ouseley• Bhandari says he feels honoured to take the jobSanjay Bhandari has been appointed chair of Kick It Out, succeeding the anti-discrimination body’s founder, Lord Herman Ouseley.Bhandari has been a...
2019-09-12 19:34

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his unoccupied seat at the table didn’t just signal Washington’s absence from the effort agains...
2019-08-26 23:34

What I learned writing about climate change and the US south for a year I crisscrossed a region – my own – that is mired in a culture of denial and delay. The conversation on the climate crisis has not changed fast enoughIt’s 96 degrees in downtown Beaufort, North Carolina, a place where I spent much of my childhood. The...
2019-08-07 15:34

What These Student Debaters Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates For those who recently attended a debate camp, the Democratic debates were not a chance to undercut rivals or wring donations but something else: a lesson plan....
2019-08-05 04:17

'Customers looked right through me': what I learned working in a Chinese restaurant ‘You’re too soft,’ said my parents. ‘You need to build character.’ So I spent an exhausting, demoralising summer waiting tablesSince I can remember, my parents have wanted me to work in a restaurant. “You need to build character,” they would tell me,...
2019-08-31 16:34

Wolves' Max Kilman: ‘I’ve benefited from futsal. I learned how to play’ The promising Wolves defender is the first former England futsal international to play in the Premier LeagueMax Kilman was sitting on the Wolves bench a few metres away, looking on in anticipation as Fulham’s 16-year-old Harvey Elliott stepped on to ...
2019-08-06 11:34

Once hacked, supplier Harman learned to fight cyberattacks Harman's efforts have helped it become a key player in automotive cybersecurity, but its experience also underscores the strain suppliers and automakers face dealing with this new dimension in vehicle technology....
2019-09-20 22:34

Eight things we learned in the UK government's pre-Johnson info dump Air pollution, plastic packaging, nuclear power plants, genome sequencing: just before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, the UK government has put out dozens of documents. Here's what you need to know...
2019-07-23 15:00

Here’s What We Learned From the Game of Thrones Panel at Comic-Con 2019 Game of Thrones may be over, but that doesn’t mean that fans don’t still have some lingering questions about the show’s eighth and final season. And during the highly-anticipated Game of Thrones panel that took place at Comic-Con 20...
2019-07-20 21:51

How Model Emily DiDonato Learned to Be "at Peace" With Her Body Emily DiDonato is loving the skin she's in. The 28-year-old model opened up about her "road to self-love and body positivity" in a candid YouTube video on......
2019-08-12 17:17

Trey Gowdy: Unless Mueller 'fumbles,' not much will be learned from testimony There's little chance that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will reveal any significant new information about his Russia investigation when he testifies on Capitol Hill later this month, former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy said Friday....
2019-07-13 06:00

Everything I Learned Driving a Ford Shelby GT350R for 20 Minutes I remember a time when the only type of attention I paid to Ford Mustangs was when they peeled out and crashed from cars and coffee. But then I drove one, which was very good. Then I drove another, which was better. After that, I drove yet another, w...
2019-07-22 23:34

17 science 'facts' you might have learned in school that aren't true Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Science is an ongoing process, which means new discoveries often upend old theories. Contrary to what many people learned in school, Pluto is not a planet (well, sort of), dinosaurs didn't look like the pictures in y...
2019-09-20 00:00

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Maximiliane Koschyk....
2019-07-03 22:34

Lesson learned, Osaka moves on after U.S. Open loss The prospect of a Naomi Osaka-Serena Williams U.S. Open final rematch that hung tantalisingly over the year's final Grand Slam disappeared on Monday with Swiss Belinda Bencic the spoiler by claiming a 7-5 6-4 fourth round win over the Japanese holder...
2019-09-03 04:00

In Tribute, Priyanka Gandhi Tweets What She "Learned" From Her Father Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has posted an emotional tribute to her father, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary, revealing that he taught her "to listen to......
2019-08-20 11:00

Alligators in Florida have apparently learned to climb fences Run for your lives! Alligators can now climb fences. An alligator was witnessed scaling a chain-link fence at a Naval air station in Jacksonville, Florida, over the weekend, a report said. The gator was spotted by resident Christina Stewart, who post...
2019-08-20 09:00

Tarantino is back! 10 things we learned from Cannes 2019 Elle Fanning wins the style stakes, Quentin Tarantino gets movie nostalgia, film stars watch TV just like us, and everyone’s crazy about The LighthouseGood news from Cannes for anyone who went off Quentin Tarantino when he started making westerns and...
2019-05-25 13:17

5 Lessons the ‘Downton Abbey’ TV Team Learned About Filmmaking Julian Fellowes, the show’s creator, and the producer Gareth Neame had a lot of characters to work with and a lot of fans to satisfy. Here’s how they navigated the challenge....
2019-09-20 18:34

Tom Brady learned 'Tom Terrific' lesson, dislikes nickname New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he learned a lesson when attempting to trademark the nickname "Tom Terrific," drawing the ire of New York Mets fans....
2019-06-06 20:51

Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) Pokémon Sword and Shield, the long awaited new entry in the Pokémon franchise for Nintendo Switch, is coming out November 15th. Now we finally know more about the region of Galor, the Pokémon adventure that awaits you there, and the pocket monsters t...
2019-06-05 17:17

Romesh Ranganathan: I’ve yet to add my youngest son’s name to my tattoos. And now he’s learned to read He’ll be upset when he discovers that I have both his brothers’ names, along with Richard Pryor and the Albanian flag – that last bagged me a free mealI have, over the last few years, become obsessed with getting tattooed. It started shortly after th...
2019-06-29 08:51

10 Things We Learned From Night One of the Democratic Debates in Detroit Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit on Tuesday night for a debate that revealed the party’s fault lines on issues ranging from healthcare to immigration to foreign policy. Here are 10 of the top takeaways: 1. The Mo...
2019-07-31 19:00

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style ...
2019-07-21 21:34

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
2019-07-19 04:17

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum On February 14 CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida on Thursd...
2019-05-23 19:17

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum Friday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will present at the Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Mi...
2019-05-23 21:34

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
2019-07-11 01:00

Fed Chair Powell's job is safe 'at the present time,' Larry Kudlow says The Trump administration is making "no effort" to remove the Fed's Jerome Powell, top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 15:00

Fed Chair Jerome Powell says he doesn't expect recession Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the Fed is not expecting a U.S. or global recession. But it is monitoring a number of uncertainties, including trade conflicts, and will "act as appropriate to sustain the expansion." (Sept. 6) ...
2019-09-07 12:00

Queer Eye's Antoni opens up in the drag makeover chair with Miz Cracker The Them YouTube channel is kicking off Pride Month with an impressive makeover: Antoni Porowski, food expert on the popular Netflix series Queer Eye. Porowski, who says he hasn’t dressed up like a girl since 5th-grade Halloween (except for his Britn...
2019-06-05 22:34

Trump 'hereby orders' US companies to leave China after attacking Fed chair President calls for US boycott after Jerome Powell warned central bank faces ‘new challenge’ ‘with Trump’s seesaw trade policiesDonald Trump ordered US companies to leave China on Friday after launching another blistering attack on Federal Reserve ch...
2019-08-23 19:00

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for......
2019-07-12 12:17

Tennessee puts Stephen West to death by electric chair Tennessee inmate Stephen West, who was found guilty of the 1986 kidnapping and stabbing deaths of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter, died Thursday in the electric chair, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction....
2019-08-16 17:00

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a news conference in April during a previous release...
2019-06-28 11:17

Brodie Van Wagenen Got So Mad During A Meeting With Mets Coaches That He Threw A Chair After Edwin Diaz blew yet another save for the Mets on Friday in an eventual 7-2 loss to the Phillies, Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen called for a meeting with team coaches and went ballistic on them, according to the New York Post. Things b...
2019-07-07 18:51

London must not become offshore centre post Brexit - CFTC chair Policymakers should "tether" London to the European Union to avoid isolating the region's largest financial hub, harming the euro zone economy and spawning an offshore financial centre, the head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog said....
2019-06-04 19:51

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things...
2019-06-07 22:51

FEC chair questions legitimacy of Trump's election, Electoral College The chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission has raised new concerns about the legitimacy of elections like that of President Trump, who lost the popular vote but won an Electoral College victory....
2019-09-02 23:34

Johnson humiliated by Luxembourg PM at 'empty chair' press conference Xavier Bettel gesticulates at empty podium as British PM skips press conference amid loud protestsFollow the day’s Brexit developments - liveBoris Johnson was left humiliated and his claims of progress in the Brexit negotiations in tatters after a ch...
2019-09-16 22:00

Nissan to discuss Saikawa resignation, CEO not 'clinging to his chair': source Nissan Motor Co's nominating committee will discuss Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa's resignation and possible successors at a meeting on Monday, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-09-09 04:00

Trump asks who is bigger enemy, Fed Chair Powell or China's Xi? President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee to the U.S. central bank was a greater "enemy" th...
2019-08-23 18:00

Joint Chiefs of Staff chair on Afghanistan: 'Not using the 'withdraw' word right now' Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Wednesday it’s too early to talk about a full withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
2019-08-29 10:34

People are losing it over a hot dog couch and hamburger chair selling for more than $12,000 combined Bergdorf Goodman Luxury department store Bergdorf Goodman is selling a hot dog couch and a hamburger chair. But these fast food furniture pieces don't come cheap. The couch costs $7,100, while the hamburger chair retails for $4,950. Art and design c...
2019-09-13 21:00

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
2019-06-19 09:34

Assemblyman was paid to serve as ‘honorary’ chair of youth group Bronx Assemblyman and congressional candidate Michael Blake boasted of being an “honorary co-chair” of a national youth nonprofit group — while at the same time getting paid handsomely by the same outfit, critics charge. Blake is listed as honorary c...
2019-09-19 11:00

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 23:17

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 20:51

Thief takes circus trailer containing bed of nails, electric chair An Ohio-based circus said a trailer thief was likely surprised to find the pilfered container was filled with performance items including a bed of nails, a coffin and an electric chair....
2019-07-24 22:34

S&P 500 stalls in economic data offset, ahead of Fed chair's speech The benchmark S&P 500 ended little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech on Friday for clues on the c...
2019-08-23 00:00

‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together Take a pew, sitting down just got woke! A British student has snagged a nifty design award for creating an anti-manspreading chair. Fed up with men who luxuriate in their seating, University of Brighton student Laila Laurel, 23, fashioned a pair of h...
2019-07-20 00:00

Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace Munhoz's first fight wasn't in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood, and finding a balance hasn't been easy....
2019-06-04 17:34

Everything We've Learned About Miranda Lambert's Love Life Based on Her Lyrics You can feel Miranda Lambert's emotional pain, and triumph, through her music. The 35-year-old country singer, who is nominated for three 2019 CMT Music Awards, divorced Blake Shelton......
2019-06-04 14:51