TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:17

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders

Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders

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‘Shameful’: Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony to Congress over inaction for 9/11 responders – video The former Daily Show host delivered an emotional and scathing statement to Congress over its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims. Stewart testified before the House judiciary committee on Tuesday alongside first responders and...
2019-06-12 04:17

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
2019-06-12 23:00

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-11 22:51

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sicke...
2019-06-11 22:34

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
2019-06-14 06:01

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-24 01:34

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
2019-05-29 15:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-23 22:34

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defense bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest attempt to fight sanctions from Washingt...
2019-05-29 06:17

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
2019-06-13 20:51

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
2019-05-29 07:34

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the military to the National Defense Authorization Ac...
2019-06-10 23:00

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

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
2019-06-11 12:17

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fightin...
2019-05-23 20:34

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromis...
2019-06-13 16:51

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
2019-06-11 23:17

9-11 first responders finally get their own tribute at Ground Zero About 17 and a half years after the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center, first responders are finally getting their own tribute at the Memorial Plaza on the Ground Zero site....
2019-05-31 18:17

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
2019-05-21 16:00

Bagpiper who had heart attack reunited with first responders A Staten Island bagpiper who had a heart attack while performing at a Brooklyn baseball game last year was almost speechless Tuesday when the FDNY reunited him with the first responders and good Samaritans who saved his life. “It’s nothin...
2019-05-22 00:51

First Responders Live Will Show You What Makes Everyday Heroes Tick You've watched people play them on TV week after week, but now with Fox's First Responders Live, viewers get a front-row seat to what really happens with firefighters, police officers, EMS......
2019-06-10 22:00

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Mich...
2019-05-27 17:17

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
2019-06-14 06:34

The Londoner: Rory Stewart is proving to be a master of PR Rory tells all about his headline-hitting campaign for Tory leader/ David Cameron's ex-PPS remembers the good old days/ Phobe Waller-Bridge reveals an early inspiration...
2019-05-31 01:00

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
2019-05-23 03:00

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 22:17

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
2019-06-12 05:00

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
2019-06-11 22:51

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawm...
2019-06-11 20:34

Emotional Foles caring for wife after miscarriage Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles missed Tuesday's OTA because he was caring for his wife after she had a miscarriage last weekend, Tori Foles revealed in an Instagram post Wednesday night....
2019-05-30 15:51

| Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors Playing for injured star Kevin Durant in a farewell to the arena when they became a dynasty, the Golden State Warriors are set for an emotional NBA Finals showdown....
2019-06-13 13:51

The next Call of Duty campaign is an emotional hellscape Jaws, not Saw. That's one of the guiding mantras for the developers building Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, this year's installment of the legendary first-person-shooter franchise. Modern Warfare comes out on October 25th and it's at o...
2019-05-31 05:51

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I did last November, during a particularly difficult t...
2019-06-13 15:51

The filmmakers behind Toy Story 4 know how emotional you'll get watching the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the filmm...
2019-06-13 19:17

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
2019-06-04 19:00

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the death of Formula One great Niki Lauda....
2019-05-23 21:17

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back...
2019-05-21 18:51

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
2019-05-23 07:00

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year. The per...
2019-05-24 10:34

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
2019-06-11 17:17

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
2019-05-25 12:51

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in...
2019-05-22 20:34

Stewart criticises Johnson as he says rivals offer 'fairy stories' Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has questioned frontrunner Boris Johnson's ability to be prime minister, declaring: "Is this the person that you want writing the instructions to the nuclear submarines?"...
2019-06-11 22:34

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthor...
2019-06-11 20:17

The First Look at Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Picard Will Give You Goosebumps Look who's back in the Star Trek saddle. E! News has a sneak peek at Patrick Stewart's new series, Star Trek: Picard, below. The new poster art gives a hint at what Captain......
2019-05-23 22:00

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-11 21:00

Patrick Stewart is back and sad in the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard It was just a few days ago that we learned that CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard-based spin-off show would be called—unsurprisingly—Star Trek: Picard, and now the streaming service has dropped the very first teaser for the series. The show takes place...
2019-05-23 20:51

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
2019-05-28 16:00

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
2019-05-22 04:00

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a deal with the Braves after Atlanta selected him eig...
2019-05-21 21:51

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
2019-06-12 01:51

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:17

Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy Having kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressional hearing....
2019-06-13 15:34

Prepare Yourself for the Emotional Rollercoaster Ride Known as Queen Sugar For almost three years, we’ve all been on an emotional rollercoaster, courtesy of Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar. The lives of the Bordelon family have become our lives, and we’ve become invested in their highs and lows....
2019-06-12 22:51

Delta passenger sues after being mauled by emotional support dog A Delta passenger who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support dog is suing the airline, claiming it didn’t properly vet the “dangerous” dog before letting it on the plane. Marlin Jackson had to get 28 stitches to sew up parts of his face after ...
2019-05-29 18:51

| Emotional Hamilton excused Monaco media briefing An emotional Lewis Hamilton was excused from attending an official news conference ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of Niki Lauda....
2019-05-22 19:17

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. It wasn’t the first sign of trouble: Words, the “NYPD Blue” co-creator noticed, had been coming to him...
2019-05-30 01:34

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step aside as Conservative leader on 7 June and kicking...
2019-05-24 20:51

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
2019-05-21 14:39

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as PM in emotional speech outside Number 10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
2019-05-24 21:51

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
2019-06-06 19:17

This abused dwarf pony meeting his new family is ‘so emotional’ Cue the “awwwwws.” An abused dwarf pony named Cucumber meets Pumpkin, his new family member, for the first time on Saturday’s episode of Animal Planet’s “Dodo Heroes.” Single mom Ashley DeFelice runs Twist of Fate ...
2019-06-06 21:51

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
2019-05-21 21:00

Rory Stewart’s nerdiness means he is just the sort of oddball the British love The Tory leadership hopeful gives impassioned speeches in the house about hedgehogs, and sees himself as the second coming of TE Lawrence. What’s not to like?Is there anyone in the running for the Tory leadership I can enjoy, purely from a style poin...
2019-05-30 00:00

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
2019-05-29 02:17

Watch: Patrick Stewart returns in first 'Star Trek: Picard' teaser CBS All Access has released a teaser for its upcoming series, "Star Trek: Picard," featuring Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard....
2019-05-25 21:51

UK PM candidate Stewart backs lawmakers' move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would support a move by opposition Labour lawmakers to take control of the parliamentary agenda with the aim of introducing legislation to prevent a no-d...
2019-06-11 21:17

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers...
2019-06-12 19:34

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary age...
2019-06-11 21:34

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
2019-06-12 12:00

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits co...
2019-05-22 23:00

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her mental health. Fans......
2019-05-23 02:34

Juventus coach Allegri emotional after sacking: 'I won't cry now. I cried enough' - video Massimiliano Allegri said on Saturday that it was Juventus who decided he would not coach the club next season, despite leading them to a record-extending eight straight Serie A title. Allegri had tears in his eyes as he looked at the Juventus player...
2019-05-21 19:34

Go Behind the Scenes of Game of Thrones' Last Season for a Final Emotional Goodbye Prepare for one last trip to the world of Westeros (for now) with HBO's Game of Thrones: The Last Watch. Airing Sunday, May 26, the two-hour documentary film will take viewers behind the......
2019-05-23 22:00

Women's World Cup: Corinne Diacre wants France focused not emotional France just about kept their perfect record at the 2019 Women's World Cup, but Norway made them work for it. France head coach Corinne Diacre has got France winning, but her plan for success is an unusual one....
2019-06-13 08:34

Retiring Winslow officer gets emotional final radio call WINSLOW, Ariz. – After 26 years of serving, Sgt. Afton Foster “signed off” duty last Friday. To his surprise, his last call on the radio was one he would never forget. “He was surprised by some very special guests who were is dispatch helping to send...
2019-06-05 06:17

Monaco GP: Hamilton Resists Heavy Pressure To Secure Emotional Win Lewis Hamilton resisted intense race-long pressure on Sunday to secure a narrow, dramatic and emotional victory for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix....
2019-05-26 19:34

Jürgen Klopp ‘relieved and emotional’ after Liverpool’s Champions League win • Klopp says James Milner’s rousing speech paved way for victory• Mauricio Pochettino says it is too early to talk about his futureJürgen Klopp said he was overwhelmed by Liverpool’s Champions League triumph and the greatest night of his career as th...
2019-06-02 09:17

A handshake they never forget: Memorial champions get emotional when they see Jack Nicklaus Shaking hands with the legend has become a tradition at the Memorial and it's something previous tournament winners never forget.        ...
2019-06-02 04:51

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
2019-05-30 07:17

What is OpCX? Forging emotional connections with customers. Tread carefully Customers want brands to take care of their wants and needs. Deloitte Digital outlines OpCX, which blends multiple disciplines to make companies more human. Can brands really live up to these relationship expectations?...
2019-05-22 18:17

Drake's Emotional Performance of ''Oh, Canada'' at the NBA Finals Is a Slam Dunk Drake offered up quite the rendition of "Oh, Canada" during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and let's just say it was every bit sweeter than a spoonful of maple syrup. Cameras......
2019-06-11 04:51

BTS' Jin Releases Emotional Solo Single In Honor of Their 2019 Festa BTS is giving the fans what they want. In honor of their 2019 BTS Festa, the boy band is releasing a ton of new material for fans to feast on. For the first two weeks of June, the K-pop......
2019-06-04 23:17

Cover Me Veterans offers 'last emotional safety' to vets considering suicide Dr. Heidi Sigmund wants veterans to think twice before pulling the trigger. The Wisconsin-based psychologist has worked with veterans for more than a decade and has seen the heartbreak that comes with the split-second decision to kill one’s self....
2019-05-25 16:17

Emotional Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Mutiny Over Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal....
2019-05-24 17:17

‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer: Patrick Stewart’s beloved captain is back Trekkies just got a silver anniversary present: Captain Jean Luc-Picard. The trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access streaming series “Star Trek: Picard” dropped Thursday, exactly 25 years to the day after the final episode of “Star...
2019-05-24 01:34

Rory Stewart says he will talk with Len McCluskey and Nigel Farage to avoid no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has attacked no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking and revealed he has reached out to trade union firebrand Len McCluskey and moderate Labour MPs....
2019-05-28 16:00

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
2019-06-12 13:00

Daniele De Rossi bids emotional farewell as Roma defeat Parma "AS Roma beat Parma 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to end the season in sixth place in Serie A as captain Daniele De Rossi made his final appearance for the club."...
2019-05-27 00:17

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed....
2019-05-22 02:17

Yankees’ Clint Frazier bares his soul in raw, emotional media address TORONTO — The Yankees have more to worry about concerning Clint Frazier than the performance he turned in Sunday night, when three misplays in right field stoked a Red Sox win over the Yankees. After not talking to the media Sunday evening, Frazier s...
2019-06-05 04:17

Taraji P. Henson Delivers Emotional Testimony to Congress About Mental Health Taraji P. Henson got emotional as she testified before Congress on Friday about the need for mental health counselors and education, especially in the black community, in wake of a rise in......
2019-06-08 08:51

Your Game of Thrones Favorites Have the Most Emotional Tributes to the Show You Never Wanted to Leave Before the final episode of Game of Thrones aired—and the debates poured in online— the cast who had spent years with their fellow citizens of Westeros bid farewell to each other, to their fans, and to the characters they inhabited for so...
2019-05-21 14:39

Adam Sandler Got Approval From Chris Farley's Mom for Emotional Tribute Song Adam Sandler said the mother of his late friend and SNL co-star Chris Farley gave her blessing for him to perform a special song to him on TV. Earlier this month, the actor and comedian......
2019-05-30 23:34

Actress Taraji Henson emotional in Congress about mental health, suicide Suicide rates among black children aged 5 to 11 in the United States have increased in the last 25 years, an alarming statistic that shocked members of the Congressional Black Caucus Task force Friday on Capitol Hill....
2019-06-07 21:17

Delta passenger suing over alleged attack by emotional-support dog: report A Delta Air Lines passenger who was allegedly attacked by a fellow passenger’s emotional support dog in 2017 is now suing the airline after dealing with injuries to his face and upper body, according to a report....
2019-05-29 09:17

Emotional Dean Smith optimistic about Aston Villa’s future after Wembley win • Smith took over as manager in October• ‘It feels right Villa are in the Premier League’A mixture of euphoria and optimism swept through Aston Villa as Dean Smith claimed they are back where they belong after winning promotion to the Premier League,...
2019-05-28 07:51

The 100's Clarke Explores (Drawings of) Her Past in Creepy, Emotional Sneak Peek So either Clarke's not dead, or the afterlife is a room filled with emotional graffiti. At the very end of this week's episode of The 100, Josephine (Eliza Taylor) went to sleep......
2019-06-14 20:17

90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?: Chantel's Tense Confrontation, Paola's Emotional Letter and More One fight has caused so much drama on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. The fight in question between Chantel's family and Pedro and his sister happened during season three......
2019-06-10 09:17

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
2019-05-23 04:34

Chance the Rapper tweets an emotional plea for help to find a kidney donor for his aunt Chance the Rapper is turning to social media in a last-ditch effort to locate a kidney donor for a beloved family member.        ...
2019-05-24 02:34

Gwendoline Christie Pens Emotional Farewell to Game of Thrones' Brienne of Tarth Something happened to Gwendoline Christie and it's all thanks to her Game of Thrones character Brienne of Tarth. Christie shot to fame as the honorable fighter whose dedication......
2019-05-21 17:51

ESPN's Israel Gutierrez Delivers Emotional Statement On Tyson Fury's Homophobia ESPN reporter Israel Gutierrez earned his 141st win on Around the Horn on Friday, defeating Jorge Sedano showdown 1-0. With the 30 seconds of Face Time, Gutierrez decided to focus on Saturday’s fight between Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz. More specifica...
2019-06-15 19:17

The Goldfinch: watch the emotional trailer for the film based on Donna Tartt's novel – video After 13-year-old Theo's mother is killed in a bombing at New York's Metropolitan Museum, his life is thrown dramatically off kilter, and the choices he makes in the aftermath set off a chain of events that will follow him through his teenage years a...
2019-05-30 15:51

‘There is a huge black cloud’: Toto Wolff’s emotional tribute to Niki Lauda • Lauda joined Mercedes in 2012 just before Wolff’s arrival• Wolff: ‘I look at pictures and find myself with tears’The Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, delivered an emotional tribute to Niki Lauda at the Monaco Grand Prix. The three-time world ch...
2019-05-23 14:51

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.        ...
2019-05-23 17:51

Tracy Morgan pays emotional tribute to best friend 5 years after fatal car wreck: ‘I thank God for my family’ Just days after getting into a crash in his $2 million Bugatti and leaving unscathed, Tracy Morgan is reflecting on the fatal wreck five years ago in which he lost close friend James McNair....
2019-06-07 20:34

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend.        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

Jane The Virgin signals it's time for the emotional warfare of its farewell season to begin in earnest Thus far in its final season, Jane The Virgin has been primarily concerned with obstacles and complications, but there is light on the horizon. Jane closed the book on her relationship with Michael after his return from the dead, even if Rafael remai...
2019-05-23 04:34

Watch Kristen Stewart, Chris Pine and More Stars Remember Anton Yelchin in First Trailer for Posthumous Documentary Anton Yelchin's memory lives on. It's been almost three years since the Star Trek star tragically died in a freak accident on June 19, 2016. Friends of the 27-year-old found him......
2019-06-11 04:01

Pedro Martinez sends David Ortiz emotional message after shooting: 'Can’t wait to hear your voice' Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night when asked about his longtime friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who was seriously wounded in a shooting in his home nation of the Dominican Republic over the weekend.  ...
2019-06-11 17:34

Emilia Clarke shares emotional tribute to Daenerys Targaryen and 'magical' fans as 'Game of Thrones' comes to a close Helen Sloan/HBO "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, said goodbye and thank you to the show and to "magical fans" in an emotional Instagram post. "Game of Thrones has shaped me as a woman, as an actor and as a human b...
2019-05-21 15:51

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
2019-05-31 12:51

ShowBiz Minute: Stewart, 'Toy Story 4,' Thompson Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 victims fund; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen attend "Toy Story 4" premiere in Los Angeles; Tessa Thompson doesn't mind gendered title of her new film "Men in Black: International." (June 12)     &...
2019-06-12 15:17

Tiffany Haddish chokes up detailing emotional, 'very violent' struggles with her mom Comedian Tiffany Haddish got emotional when she opened up about her childhood relationship with her mother in a conversation with David Letterman.        ...
2019-05-29 20:17

15 emotional photos from Blues' celebration of first Stanley Cup in franchise's 52-year history The emotions poured out Wednesday night as the Blues won Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise's 52-year history. Here is celebration in photos.       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

'You guys are the heroes': Missing hiker Amanda Eller thanks rescuers in emotional appearance Amanda Eller, the Hawaii hiker rescued after being lost for weeks in a Maui forest, is in recovery. Now her rescuers are looking for Noah Kekai Mina.        ...
2019-05-29 06:01

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in Toronto. The more Golden State made fun of it, the more it seems the Warriors don’t want to see it ag...
2019-06-05 09:34

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
2019-06-07 21:17

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued that this information is nothing new, and the gove...
2019-05-29 17:00

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-02 00:51

Defense Won Liverpool The Champions League In the end, all it took for Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool to finally win a final was one more clean sheet. For all the focus on Liverpool’s vaunted front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, and Roberto Firmino, for all the hype surrounding their attacki...
2019-06-03 22:34

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
2019-06-10 19:51

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with Washington on the issue....
2019-06-12 23:17

CVS Mounts Defense of Aetna Deal on Two Fronts CVS Health will defend its acquisition of insurer Aetna in high-profile settings as it aims to simultaneously sell skeptical investors and a federal judge on the nearly $70 billion deal approved by the Justice Department....
2019-06-02 16:17

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the deal....
2019-06-10 15:34

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
2019-06-13 09:17

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put o...
2019-05-21 22:34

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 04:34

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
2019-06-08 00:34

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislati...
2019-06-04 23:51

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01 06:17

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
2019-06-14 05:51

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his full confession in court as they seek to prove thei...
2019-05-22 23:34

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
2019-06-09 00:00

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in his image. Anyone familiar with his work in Arizo...
2019-06-06 18:17

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
2019-06-06 14:17

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Another bad start never got much better. Ve...
2019-06-10 01:34

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
2019-06-01 00:17

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
2019-06-01 04:00

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
2019-06-01 04:00

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was insane at the time of the killings. Lawyers defending Timothy Jones Jr. ...
2019-05-31 23:17

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
2019-06-02 00:51

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
2019-05-30 16:00

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
2019-06-02 11:17

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be published Jul...
2019-05-29 12:17

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen frictions between Washington and Beijing. The Defense ...
2019-06-06 06:34

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
2019-06-08 22:17

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
2019-06-10 18:00

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
2019-05-27 19:00

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
2019-05-23 15:17

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
2019-05-24 13:34

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
2019-06-06 23:34

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
2019-06-06 09:51

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy...
2019-06-11 23:17

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
2019-06-15 08:00

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory&...
2019-06-12 08:00

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
2019-05-25 12:00

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)       &#...
2019-06-13 07:00

Peggy Lipton's daughter shares emotional tribute: 'I will never not miss you' One of Peggy Lipton's daughters is breaking her silence on her mother's death nearly a month after "The Mod Squad" actress died of cancer at age 72.        ...
2019-06-10 02:00

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the 15-year-old aspiring cop was a gang member. “Junior was in a gang,” defense attorney Kyle Watters tol...
2019-06-12 04:51

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
2019-06-10 20:51

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
2019-06-10 18:17

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
2019-05-24 02:00

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”...
2019-05-31 17:17

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
2019-06-12 19:34

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
2019-05-29 00:00

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück. Saturday’s first-round draw also pitted Borussia Dortmund wi...
2019-06-15 21:51

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, which ousted the United States from the Olympics three years ago....
2019-06-11 00:34

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the I...
2019-06-12 04:51

Russia says to deliver missile defense system to Turkey in July Russia plans to deliver its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, amid concerns that the delivery will further harm already strained Turkish-U.S. relations....
2019-06-11 17:17

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
2019-05-30 18:17

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
2019-06-11 18:34

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could reduce competition....
2019-06-11 21:00

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self Defense, which just received its first trailer. The SXSW breakout is one of this writer’s favorite fi...
2019-05-23 00:01

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 06:00

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Ed...
2019-06-01 00:17

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
2019-06-04 11:34

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyb...
2019-06-06 05:51

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year as a diplomatic olive branch to North Korea. But he...
2019-06-02 13:34

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
2019-05-25 04:34

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
2019-06-02 20:34

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox It took the Red Sox five games with the Yankees to finally get a win against their rivals, an 8-5 victory Sunday night in The Bronx. But it was hardly easy, as the Yankees scored three times in the eighth and threatened again in the ninth. For one ni...
2019-06-03 05:17

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to “expand its hegemony.&...
2019-06-03 10:00

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its hegemony."...
2019-06-03 12:00

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
2019-06-03 19:17

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on defense....
2019-06-04 16:51

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
2019-06-03 23:51

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
2019-06-01 13:34

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01 04:01

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Shanahan asserted that the Indo-Pacific region was a "priority theatre" where the US would support partner nations against attempts by any one nation to control it....
2019-06-01 09:17

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-08 00:00

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-08 07:34

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
2019-05-28 13:34

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-08 07:34

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
2019-06-03 12:00

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
2019-06-12 20:34

UPDATE 4-United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 bln aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger....
2019-06-10 04:34

Acting Defense Chief Tries to Cool Hostilities with China as Trade War Heats Up Patrick Shanahan, acting U.S. defense secretary, and his Chinese counterpart will both attempt to win over Asian nations this weekend at a security conference in Singapore....
2019-05-31 23:51

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacement program, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
2019-06-11 02:17

NBA Finals: Draymond Green gets defensive on defense, chats Boogie and the Klaw Golden State's Draymond Green came to media day to play, saying: ''If you don't have the mindset that you're the best ever, you failed already.''        ...
2019-05-30 02:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-08 07:34

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
2019-05-30 09:00

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, has been raped."...
2019-06-09 02:17

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
2019-05-31 04:51

Cuomo prods legislators to pass surrogacy law, repeal gay panic defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a challenge to Albany pols on Monday: they can’t call themselves progressives unless they pass two bills lifting New York’s ban on surrogacy contracts and repealing the so-called gay panic defense before the legis...
2019-06-10 23:34

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday....
2019-05-30 23:00

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 22:34

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a top opposition official said, urging Turkey to do more to shield the area from a major attack....
2019-05-27 16:51

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Con...
2019-05-24 10:00

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
2019-05-21 19:17

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying activities by Beijing the US perceives as hostile mu...
2019-06-01 23:34

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate in Congress over the defense minister’s future....
2019-06-11 04:34

USS McCain flap prompts acting defense chief Shanahan to have aide 'look into' matter Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff will look into reports that the White House requested the USS John McCain be hidden from view during President Trump's visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan....
2019-05-30 14:00

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains team using gimmicky box-and-one defense vs. Warriors Nick Nurse employed an unusual defense used most in elementary and high schools and rarely in the NBA: a box-and-one defense designed to limit a star.        ...
2019-06-05 05:00

Eddie Gallagher defense expects war crimes case against Navy SEAL to be thrown out The lead defense attorney representing Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes, is increasingly hopeful the judge overseeing the case will dismiss the charges against his client....
2019-06-08 08:51

Trump’s dislike of McCain put defense officials in a tough spot even before they hid the warship bearing his name Before President Trump headed to Japan last week, the White House had very precise ideas of how that trip was supposed to look. Or, more specifically, how it was not supposed to look. The USS John S.......
2019-05-30 17:51

2020 Dem laments party 'playing defense,' cites 'conservative pro-life court' Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, suggested Wednesday that his party kept losing elections -- and subsequently judicial confirmation battles -- because it wasn't being aggressive enough in challenging its opponents....
2019-05-22 21:17

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
2019-05-21 16:17

Tennis: Halep to start French Open title defense with no extra pressure Most defending champions would start a grand slam with added pressure but Simona Halep declared she would kick off her French Open campaign knowing that she's 'done it already'....
2019-05-24 14:34

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Wednesday....
2019-05-30 00:34

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The short-range missile, is that a violation? Yes,”...
2019-05-30 00:17

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegations that prosecutors illegally snooped on the defens...
2019-05-23 09:34

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over t...
2019-06-05 14:17

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case th...
2019-06-13 04:00

Raytheon, United Technologies May Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms Sometimes, when two major military contractors love money very much, they get together and reverse-mitosis into one larger military contractor.Read more......
2019-06-09 22:51

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether...
2019-06-13 01:17

Trump, Defense boss Shanahan both deny link to USS John S. McCain ‘out of sight’ directive A mystery continues to surround a reported U.S. military email that called for the USS John S. McCain to be “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan, where the ship was docked....
2019-05-30 08:00

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment w...
2019-06-08 00:00

Australia’s ‘Egg Boy,’ Who Assaulted a Senator, Is Giving Legal Defense Funds to Mosque Shooting Victims Teenage protester Will Connolly, dubbed “egg boy” after video of him smashing an egg on the head of an Australian senator went viral, announced Tuesday that he was donating the $70,000 raised for his legal expenses to victims of the New Z...
2019-05-29 15:00

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democrats and its minority Republican members, setting off a series of likely political skirmishes....
2019-06-11 20:51

Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Iss Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Issued a Protective Order Against Hayden Panettiere’s Boyfriend | Splinter Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power | The Root Has Barack O...
2019-05-24 21:00

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
2019-05-30 16:17

Kevin Spacey's accuser must turn over phone to defense team, Nantucket judge rules The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him when he was 18 must turn over his phone to the actor's defense team by June 21, a judge ruled Friday.        ...
2019-06-08 05:00

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
2019-06-06 09:51

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense -legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
2019-06-06 01:51

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan to meet with Chinese counterpart next week amid trade tensions The meeting which is expected to take place on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue defense summit comes as the world's two largest economies exchange tit-for-tat tariffs in an ongoing trade war....
2019-05-24 18:34

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at Roger Federer....
2019-06-04 22:34

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct on the part of the prosecution....
2019-06-01 03:34

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
2019-05-23 08:51

Daily on Defense: HASC chairman lays down his mark, Republicans cry foul, US-Turkey alliance unwinds over F-35, United Technology and Raytheon join forces OFF THE MARK: House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is drawing clear battle lines with President Trump’s proposed defense budget and its Republican backers in Congress with his “Chairman’s Mark” of the 2020 National Defense Authoriz...
2019-06-10 15:00

Ex-defense secretary James Mattis says upcoming book will not be a Trump 'tell-all' Ex-Defense SecretaryJim Mattis says that “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead," due July 16, will not be a "tell-all" about the Trump White House.        ...
2019-05-28 17:17

Turkey's Erdogan says Turkey has definitely bought Russian S-400 defense system Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:17

US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.”...
2019-06-01 06:17

Steph Curry, Warriors ready for Raptors' 'janky' defense in Game 3 The Golden State guard used the term to define the box-and-one defense the Raptors used on him - to great effect - during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-06-05 01:34

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
2019-05-24 02:34

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
2019-06-07 21:34

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard ...
2019-06-05 20:34

R.I.P. Bushwick Bill from Geto Boys According to Rolling Stone, Geto Boys member Bushwick Bill—born Richard Shaw—has died. Bill had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February and had been undergoing “intensive chemotherapy” right up until his death. Bill was 52....
2019-06-10 19:34

Bill Would Aid U.S. Telecom Carriers Hit by Huawei Ban Lawmakers introduced legislation that would provide up to $700 million to help U.S. telecom carriers remove equipment purchased from Huawei and other Chinese companies deemed a security risk....
2019-05-23 10:00

Bill Callahan: 'I can't die – life is too good, it can't end' With help from his wife and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the artist formerly known as Smog has opened up. He’s even talking to his neighbours, he saysOriginally, I was going to interview Bill Callahan at home in Austin, Texas. Then he was going to fly to Lon...
2019-06-13 15:51

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue is invasive and doesn’t confront the issue....
2019-05-27 08:00

Bill moves to end NIH monkey business House legislators are looking to require the National Institutes of Health to write a plan for using fewer monkeys and other primates in medical research labs and moving them to sanctuaries once they're retired....
2019-05-31 09:17

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca...
2019-05-23 21:00

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fe...
2019-06-14 15:51

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
2019-05-29 09:01

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other te...
2019-05-28 22:17

Harriet Tubman won’t appear on U.S. $20 bill until after Trump presidency The redesign featuring Tubman — famous for her efforts spiriting slaves to freedom — has been in doubt since Donald Trump called the move an act of "pure political correctness."...
2019-05-23 23:17

Why That Anti-Loot Box Bill Is Actually Kinda Shitty A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday aims to ban pay-to-win microtransactions and loot boxes in video games that are “minor-oriented.” The bill, however, essentially applies to all video games ever made, whether children were th...
2019-05-24 02:17

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Won’t Arrive Until 2028, If It Ever Comes at All WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president...
2019-05-23 06:51

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, who played 22 years in the majors and won a batting title, died at the age of 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
2019-05-27 20:51

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the sem...
2019-06-11 07:51

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessible? While this may be a bit of an over exaggeration, Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill could p...
2019-06-04 18:51

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
2019-05-30 04:34

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
2019-06-12 19:51

Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi On Poll Win Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a historic win in the mammoth national elections....
2019-05-25 00:51

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on...
2019-05-29 13:51

Bill Buckner, Forever Known For Error, Dies At 69 Former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner is introduced prior to a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Boston, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making ...
2019-05-27 23:17

What Would a Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Look Like? Here’s a Sneak Peek When he “delayed” replacing Donald Trump fave and slave owner President Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with that of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin swore before Congress that “technical” issues concerning new s...
2019-06-15 10:51

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their wor...
2019-06-08 23:17

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)       &...
2019-05-23 01:34

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
2019-05-24 07:51

Meet Bill & Ted's daughters, Billie and Thea Now that it finally looks like Bill & Ted Face The Music is actually, really, no-fooling happening—and we get being skittish, because Station knows we’ve all been burnt on the idea of a third Bill And Ted movie before—it’s time to figure out who’...
2019-06-06 03:51

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-31 05:17

Have You Reduced Your Cable Bill by Threatening to Cancel? There’s a way we have done this, for so many years. Everyone knows the method. (If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for a while, you really know it.) If you feel like you’re paying too much for cable, you call ’em up, ask for a lower rate, and threaten...
2019-06-06 05:51

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the House has failed after Republican John Rose of Tennessee stepped in to block it during Thursday’s ...
2019-05-31 01:17

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United...
2019-06-06 01:34

Mnuchin says 2020 deadline for Tubman $20 bill not possible WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is calling “completely erroneous” a published report that an initial 2020 deadline for completing the design of a $20 bill featuring Harriett Tubman could have been met. Mnuchin told a c...
2019-06-15 03:51

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cash....
2019-05-21 17:51

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-06 05:51

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German bu...
2019-06-13 21:51

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesday by a Kentucky representative. The bill has been stalled in Congress since December, but the latest...
2019-05-29 12:51

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
2019-06-13 02:34

Republican lawmaker again blocks disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday again blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least several more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next wee...
2019-05-30 23:00

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key ...
2019-06-04 19:00

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to prominently feature anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman....
2019-05-23 08:17

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 07:00

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
2019-06-11 22:51

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
2019-05-24 18:17

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 02:00

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
2019-05-22 21:17

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already h...
2019-06-04 23:51

Hong Kong extradition bill near approval despite big protest Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them...
2019-06-10 09:34

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys Dies at 52 A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died.Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 p.m., local time, at a Colorado hospital. The ...
2019-06-10 08:34

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
2019-05-24 20:17

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
2019-06-10 13:00

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
2019-06-14 15:01

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

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors...
2019-06-05 07:17

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
2019-05-25 00:51

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal j...
2019-06-10 22:51

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
2019-05-23 19:34

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself holding the signed bill i...
2019-06-06 20:51

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates...
2019-05-23 22:51

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senat...
2019-06-05 03:17

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in preparation for the UK leaving the European Union....
2019-06-07 05:34

Alice Lowe: ‘I was terrified that Bill Nighy was going to hate me’ The actor, writer and Prevenge director on demonic possession and the cathartic possibilities of ScrabbleAlice Lowe has starred in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Hot Fuzz and Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which she co-wrote. In 2016 she w...
2019-06-08 20:34

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
2019-06-10 15:51

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2017 because of objections from law enforcement, bu...
2019-05-31 07:00

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
2019-06-12 09:17

Bill Buckner: Ex-teammates mourn loss of former MLB All-Star The Major League Baseball community mourned the loss of former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox star first baseman Bill Buckner, who died Monday at the age of 69....
2019-05-27 23:17

Saddened Mookie Wilson: Bill Buckner is more than that one play The play, now 32 years old, would link Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson forever, though the Mets’ World Series hero doesn’t want Buckner’s lasting legacy to be defined by that one moment. A “saddened” Wilson honored Buckne...
2019-05-27 23:17

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts read...
2019-05-31 05:00

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
2019-06-14 14:00

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
2019-06-14 08:00

Bill Cosby drops defamation countersuit against 7 women Bill Cosby has dropped a defamation countersuit against seven women who accused the convicted felon of sexual assault, according to court documents filed Friday....
2019-06-01 13:00

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
2019-05-28 08:00

Bill Buckner’s legacy sadly took far too long to change The fortunate part was that there really was a second act for Bill Buckner, one that came so many years after the moment that would unfairly underline his brilliant baseball career, the instant a baseball drizzled between his ruined legs early one Su...
2019-05-28 14:17

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
2019-05-28 16:51

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
2019-06-13 02:17

Bill Cosby drops defamation claims against 7 accusers SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. Cosby’s insurer had set...
2019-05-31 23:17

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
2019-06-14 00:34

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
2019-05-31 22:34

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
2019-05-28 21:51

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a 10-cent tax credit for every pound of shells, up ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
2019-05-21 14:39

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
2019-05-22 18:34

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
2019-06-12 10:51

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
2019-05-22 17:17

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
2019-05-22 19:00

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
2019-06-12 06:17

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-03 22:17

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The billionaire philanthropist wants readers to learn ...
2019-05-21 14:39

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
2019-05-21 21:34

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
2019-06-14 00:51

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill has died at age 52, publicist says After disputing reports earlier Sunday, representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say has died at a Colorado hospital.        ...
2019-06-10 08:00

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would indefinitely 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
2019-06-15 19:34

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and violent protests, with leader Carrie Lam planning to address reporters later in the day....
2019-06-15 09:17

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
2019-05-24 19:17

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong's leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them....
2019-06-10 07:00

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that ...
2019-06-09 23:51

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports an extradition bill that has sparked massive protests in Hong Kong. Chinese foreign ministry spokesma...
2019-06-10 11:51

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are still some issues which it will debate and oppose....
2019-06-13 21:00

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature....
2019-05-21 21:17

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
2019-06-14 02:51

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
2019-05-21 16:00

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
2019-06-10 05:00

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson hugged and shook hands Friday after cutting a deal on a $92.8 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 – leaving Hizzoner just enough time to skip out of town and hit the campaign trail this week...
2019-06-15 10:00

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they meet certain requirements. It stands little chance of being taken up by the Senate....
2019-06-04 23:17

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
2019-06-09 19:17

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a backdown aimed at defusing unrest sparked by public fears that their rights are being eroded...
2019-06-15 13:34

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
2019-06-09 21:51

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if the...
2019-06-14 17:51

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
2019-06-14 14:17

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
2019-06-15 13:51

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
2019-06-15 13:51

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years....
2019-06-15 14:17

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
2019-06-15 16:01

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
2019-06-15 16:01

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
2019-05-24 09:17

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
2019-05-21 15:34

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
2019-05-24 02:17

Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79 His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers....
2019-06-13 22:17

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
2019-05-22 08:51

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician as...
2019-06-11 22:51

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the Hong Kong Consulate in Taiwan to denounce proposed amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. ...
2019-06-12 09:17

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
2019-06-11 07:17

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesd...
2019-05-22 11:51

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Dem...
2019-06-11 07:34

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of the second world war? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climate Now, a project co-sponsored by The Columbia Jour...
2019-05-22 16:17

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
2019-06-11 09:51

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
2019-05-23 08:17

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that moved the primary election date up three weeks. Primary voting will now take place on the first Tuesd...
2019-05-23 07:00

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory’s legislature prepare to open discussion on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow residents accused of wrongdoing to...
2019-06-12 05:00

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
2019-05-23 06:17

The Latest: Crowd blocks Hong Kong HQ trying to halt bill HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Hundreds of protesters have blocked access to Hong Kong’s legislature and government headquarters in a bid to block debate on a highly ...
2019-06-12 05:00

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opposition groups vowed renewed protests and some unions said they supported a strike Wednesday....
2019-06-11 19:51

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23 03:34

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International concerns have also been expressed....
2019-06-13 08:34

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schum...
2019-05-22 05:17

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 09:34

Netanyahu loyalist’s ‘immunity bill’ is causing a stir in Israel Knesset members could not be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in, unless immunity is waived by the parliament, a draft of the measure said....
2019-05-21 16:34

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill Many Hong Kong residents were angered by a decision by the territory's leader to move ahead with an extradition bill despite a massive weekend protest, a prominent student activist said Monday....
2019-06-10 15:17

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits on the sale of "core technologies."...
2019-05-21 16:51

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
2019-05-23 10:17

UPDATE 1-Britain not paying Brexit bill would not be default, S&P, Fitch say Britain's withholding the 39 billion pounds ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, the top credit-rating agencies said....
2019-06-10 15:51

Bushwick Bill, rapper with Geto Boys, dies aged 52 Houston rapper who gave the southern US states their own version of gangsta rap had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancerBushwick Bill, a rapper with influential rap group Geto Boys, has died aged 52. He had been recently diagnosed with panc...
2019-06-10 17:34

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spok...
2019-05-21 19:17

Rapper Bushwick Bill dies at 52 after four-month battle with cancer Rapper Bushwick Bill, best known for his work with the Houston-based trio Geto Boys, has died after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Billboard magazine reported on Monday....
2019-06-10 19:51

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
2019-06-10 21:51

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to President Trump for his signature....
2019-05-23 20:34

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post on Monday....
2019-06-10 22:51

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12 23:17

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
2019-05-21 20:34

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
2019-06-12 18:51

'We saw Bill and Ted 17 times': films that drew readers back to the cinema After one fanatic reportedly broke records by watching Avengers: Endgame over 100 times in six weeks we asked for your storiesI saw it seven times – all in its first run at cinemas. What can I say? I was a 15-year-old girl! I cried my heart out every...
2019-06-12 18:17

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT ...
2019-06-12 03:00

Brooklyn soldier slams Mykonos hotspot over $937 lunch bill A US Army soldier from Brooklyn is warning tourists to avoid a hotspot in Greece, saying he and his friends were ripped off to the tune of $937 for a light beachside lunch in Mykonos. The soldier, a member of New York’s 69th Infantry Regiment, detail...
2019-05-25 01:00

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
2019-05-28 00:00

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
2019-06-03 03:51

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
2019-05-27 17:51

Corey Johnson admits underestimating fur support, will rework ban bill City Council Speaker Corey Johnson conceded Wednesday that he underestimated the opposition his proposed ban of fur apparel sales in the Big Apple would get — adding he’s now planning to re-work it to give fur manufacturers more time to adjust....
2019-05-30 14:34

Former Journalist Bill Goodman To Emcee Fancy Farm Picnic KET FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the tra...
2019-06-03 11:51

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health services for students. The bills signed Thursday were...
2019-06-06 20:34

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 14:00

Senator Sinema introduces bill to protect seniors from scams WASHINGTON, DC – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema unveiled the Senior Security Act, a bill which creates a task force aimed to protect senior citizens from falling victim of financial scams and crimes. The legislation, created in conjunction with Sen. Sus...
2019-06-05 22:51

Here's Bill Hader having a fanboy moment with Dateline's Keith Morrison Back in May, Bill Hader appeared on Seth Meyers’ Late Night and mentioned that he had finally gotten a chance to meet his hero: beloved Dateline host Keith Morrison—who is known for the playful, singsongy way he narrates graphic true crime stories. H...
2019-06-02 22:34

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effect the streaming giant will “rethink our entire investment” in the production-hub state. Ted Sarandos...
2019-05-29 00:17

New York lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a $1000 fine for claw trimming. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and state Senator Mike Gia...
2019-06-04 23:51

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
2019-05-24 20:51

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to abortions....
2019-05-25 05:00

Bill Buckner, Red Sox icon entrenched in baseball history, dead at 69 BOSTON — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died Monday. He was 69. He died after a long battle with Lewy body dementia, Buckner’s family said in a statement. The dise...
2019-05-27 23:17

Filipino bill would require students to plant 10 trees to graduate A new bill passed by lawmakers in the Philippines’ House of Representatives would require students to plant 10 trees each — or risk not graduating. The legislation, called “Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act,” requires “...
2019-05-31 00:17

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
2019-05-24 20:34

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, DC, be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Delegate El...
2019-05-31 19:00

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
2019-06-05 16:00

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only governme...
2019-05-26 21:00

MLB world honors late Bill Buckner, who died Monday at 69 Bill Buckner died Monday at 69 after battling Lewy Body Dementia. Former teammates, opponents and fans paid tribute to the man.        ...
2019-05-28 16:51

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died battling dementia....
2019-06-01 05:00

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
2019-06-04 04:34

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
2019-06-04 05:51

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 06:17

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel into New York City. The bipartisan measure announced Friday would create a commission composed of repr...
2019-06-07 19:34

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
2019-05-30 01:34

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-07 22:51

Governor signs bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that creates more hurdles for citizens to change the Florida Constitution through petition drives. The bill signed into law Friday without comment requires paid petition gat...
2019-06-07 23:51

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
2019-06-05 14:00

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has de...
2019-06-04 03:51

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vac...
2019-06-07 01:34

It Sure Seems Like the Trump Campaign Is Trying to Stick El Paso With a $500K Bill for Its Rally President Donald Trump’s long history of screwing contractors and employees out of money seems to be continuing, with a new report claiming his campaign is more than a month late paying back the city of El Paso nearly a half a million dollars in cost...
2019-06-04 00:00

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
2019-05-26 12:00

Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.        ...
2019-06-05 14:17

HSCC Thundersports added to 2019 Silverstone Classic bill Sports-racing cars of the 1970s will race at the Silverstone Classic on July 26-28 after two races for the HSCC Thundersports category were added to the schedule...
2019-06-07 01:34

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 02:34

Bill Belichick shot Patriots linebacker in the face during paintball game In fairness to Bill Belichick: It's not quite as bad as being Vice President of the United States and shooting a man in the face with an actual gun. But being Patriots coach and shooting your player in the face with a paintball gun? Still not what yo...
2019-06-12 17:51

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
2019-05-22 04:34

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
2019-05-22 04:34

Photos: Hillary and Bill Clinton march in Memorial Day parade in New York "Every American needs to observe it," Bill Clinton said at the Westchester, New York, Memorial Day parade. Gov. Andrew Cuomo also attended.        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
2019-06-01 18:17

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Que...
2019-06-12 13:00

Bobby Valentine heartbroken as he breaks news of Bill Buckner’s death The reason the world remembers Bill Buckner? That’s not how Bobby Valentine remembers Bill Buckner. “As I clear my head and hold back the tears I know I will always remember Billy Buck as a great hitter and a better friend,” Valenti...
2019-05-27 23:17

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
2019-05-23 01:34

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation ...
2019-05-22 21:17

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial in...
2019-06-11 20:17

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
2019-06-11 22:51