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House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas

The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas

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U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony about President Donald Trump and his policies....
2019-06-11 23:01

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas ...
2019-06-12 04:17

House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas WASHINGTON (AP) — A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue members of President Donald Trump’s administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas. The House resolution bein...
2019-06-11 07:51

House Dem leaders to give chairmen broad power to enforce subpoenas House Democratic leaders are preparing to grant sweeping authority to committee chairs to sue the Trump administration over its refusal to comply with congressional demands for information — from President Donald Trump's tax returns to former special...
2019-06-06 21:51

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
2019-06-12 01:51

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
2019-06-11 21:17

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White Hou...
2019-06-06 22:00

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face sw...
2019-06-12 08:17

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D...
2019-07-11 19:00

Nadler says House panel to go to court to enforce McGahn subpoena The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will go to court this week to enforce a subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn and will also ask the court for grand jury material related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Rus...
2019-07-25 00:51

House Democrats move to authorize subpoenas for Trump officials and immigration documents The House Judiciary Committee moved Tuesday to authorize subpoenas for two separate issues: an array of documents and testimony related to the administration's immigration policies and to former and current Trump administration officials, including t...
2019-07-09 18:34

Trump squares off in court with House Democrats over financial records Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers...
2019-08-23 20:34

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald ...
2019-06-07 01:01

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
2019-06-11 16:17

Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
2019-08-23 12:34

House Democrats Take Don McGahn to Court Over Ignoring Their Subpoena to Testify The House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday to enforce a subpoena compelling former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about his time in the Trump administration. It’s a move committee aides touted as anoth...
2019-08-08 22:34

House Democrat vows swift court action in bid for unredacted Mueller report A top U.S. House Democrat vowed on Wednesday to go to court quickly in his quest to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference, saying lawmakers would not be made "fools" of by an offer by the Trump administration to ...
2019-06-05 23:34

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
2019-05-22 13:34

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush....
2019-08-07 08:34

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
2019-06-11 21:00

Trump urges U.S. court to shield Deutsche Bank records from House Democrats Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers...
2019-08-24 04:00

CORRECTED-Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
2019-05-22 19:00

UPDATE 1-Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
2019-05-22 19:00

CBOE and S&P Indices Take Action to Enforce Injunction Against ISE Regarding S&P 500 Index Options CHICAGO, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and its S&P Indices business ("S&P") today announced that they have asked a court in Chicago to enforce the injunction against the I...
2019-05-23 19:34

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
2019-05-22 13:17

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
2019-06-05 11:34

House set to empower committees to sue Trump over subpoenas The House is set to take its most aggressive step yet to haul special counsel Robert Mueller’s witnesses to Capitol Hill, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that House Democrats were “not even close” to backing an impeachment inquiry.The House on ...
2019-06-11 20:34

House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday it would draw up a resolution this week authorizing subpoenas to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
2019-07-09 17:00

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:01

Trump lawyers to appear in court over subpoenas for financial records Lawyers for House committees and two banks also to appear amid president’s battle against congressional oversightFollow the latest in US politics – liveLawyers for Donald Trump, House committees and two banks are scheduled to appear in court Wednesda...
2019-05-22 16:17

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
2019-07-11 19:34

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency....
2019-08-16 15:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider authorizing subpoenas this week to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner, as part of an intensifying investigation into...
2019-07-10 06:34

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
2019-05-22 03:51

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
2019-06-12 04:51

House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas House Democrats are preparing to pass a measure intended to strengthen their court case to access President Donald Trump's personal financial information, a direct response to questions raised by a Trump-appointed judge during an Appeals Court hearin...
2019-07-23 23:00

House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closed-door interview with the committee, which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow....
2019-06-22 10:51

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to ...
2019-06-28 02:51

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidante, and former White House deputy counsel Annie Donaldson. The House Judiciary Committee subpoenas request documents from Hicks and Donaldson by Ju...
2019-05-22 07:34

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
2019-07-09 18:00

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

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal...
2019-05-23 00:17

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump obstructed justice....
2019-07-09 17:51

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

House Panel Authorizes Subpoenas For 12 People Mentioned in Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney...
2019-07-12 00:17

Trump’s appeal has put subpoenas for his financial records on hold: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
2019-05-26 00:17

House Judiciary Dems prepare slew of subpoenas for Trump-tied targets House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Tuesday that they plan to authorize subpoenas later this week for a dozen individuals connected to President Trump as part of the panel’s escalating probe into obstruction of justice, public corruption an...
2019-07-09 19:17

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
2019-08-07 00:00

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
2019-05-21 19:34

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal -court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
2019-05-26 05:17

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
2019-05-26 00:17

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-01 22:17

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
2019-05-21 23:51

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 lev...
2019-06-19 22:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 202...
2019-06-20 00:17

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20 02:17

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

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
2019-08-14 23:51

White House tells ex-aides Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson not to comply with Hill subpoenas The White House has told former staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to comply with subpoenas from House Judiciary Democrats to produce documents to the committee -- the latest escalation in a showdown over documents related to the Russia inve...
2019-06-04 19:34

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday is designed to address what Democratic Rep. Kathle...
2019-05-30 05:51

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation. The decision by the Constitutional Court came after a lengthy legal battle...
2019-06-13 03:51

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state&#...
2019-06-18 17:00

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
2019-07-12 21:17

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples Ecuador's highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation....
2019-06-13 00:17

Court approves transferring control of troubled hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A troubled southeastern Kentucky hospital that was in danger of closing has gotten a reprieve. News outlets report a bankruptcy court approved a deal Monday that transferred the Southeastern Medical Center in Pineville from its ...
2019-06-04 16:00

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Rep...
2019-06-30 22:17

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall be used to fight domestic terr...
2019-08-13 23:17

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times loca...
2019-07-18 21:17

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off...
2019-06-18 06:34

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

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

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endangered multiemployer pension plans and some other types of endangered plans....
2019-07-25 07:00

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
2019-06-13 02:51

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reduct...
2019-06-13 02:51

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round of voting Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, 370-124, as the central economic reform of President Jair Bolsonaro's administration wends its way toward final p...
2019-08-07 15:00

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
2019-05-30 06:17

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
2019-07-31 21:51

| WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presiden...
2019-08-12 02:51

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras....
2019-06-07 04:51

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state. The post Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state appeared fir...
2019-06-14 17:51

House Democrats have some convincing to do on impeachment A new poll suggests House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry will have to simultaneously build their case against Trump and make it to the American people....
2019-08-23 05:00

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
2019-05-21 17:51

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his taxes secret.Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) filed suit in federal court to enforce a s...
2019-07-03 02:00

Top Court Orders Action Against Amrapali, Provides Relief To Homebuyers All unfinished housing projects of real estate group Amrapali, which has been accused of fraud, will be taken over by state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC), the Supreme Court......
2019-07-23 17:34

DOJ offers to share Mueller documents to avoid House action WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it is willing to provide the House intelligence committee with documents from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, as long as the panel agrees not to take any action against Attorney Gene...
2019-05-21 22:17

Sotheby’s to go private in deal valuing action house at $2.66 billion Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby’s in a deal valuing it at $2.66 billion. Sotheby’s said it had signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA,...
2019-06-17 15:51

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
2019-07-11 20:34

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-22 17:17

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Servi...
2019-07-02 22:34

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-24 13:51

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, sa...
2019-05-26 20:51

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work...
2019-06-07 18:34

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
2019-05-29 23:34

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
2019-06-05 01:17

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
2019-07-17 21:51

Pakistan Supreme Court orders action against judge in ex-PM case Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday ordered disciplinary action against a judge who convicted former premier Nawaz Sharif, effectively giving a boost to Sharif's appeal against a seven-year jail term for corruption....
2019-08-23 13:34

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
2019-05-21 14:39

House Dems push for new AUMF before any military action on Iran, unlikely to pass The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years to considering a new resolution to authorize the use of military force....
2019-06-21 08:51

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
2019-05-22 09:51

House Democrats Plan an Alternative to Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
2019-07-23 20:51

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter House Democrats' course Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move, Democrats said on Thursday....
2019-08-02 07:17

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers said will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast...
2019-08-01 22:00

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
2019-08-10 02:34

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigation of President Donald Trump, but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed....
2019-07-24 12:34

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly ...
2019-07-02 22:17

House Democrats Offer an Alternative to the Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
2019-08-04 01:17

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-08-02 07:17

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
2019-05-24 07:51

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 asked him to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks in the aftermath of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
2019-08-07 22:00

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader St...
2019-06-19 19:34

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum...
2019-06-22 00:51

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under...
2019-06-21 19:17

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
2019-06-19 06:00

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House J...
2019-05-21 19:34

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspeci...
2019-06-10 21:51

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and ...
2019-05-26 20:00

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
2019-06-19 16:51

House Democrats Find At Least 30 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Parents (WASHINGTON) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over...
2019-07-12 23:51

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
2019-07-19 13:51

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
2019-05-22 03:51

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to...
2019-05-21 17:00

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment i...
2019-06-13 22:34

After detour to Watergate, House Democrats gain little traction on impeachment Despite little public appetite to impeach Trump and the Justice Department’s willingness to share information from Mueller with Congress, Democrats pursued Nixon comparisons....
2019-06-11 04:17

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
2019-07-15 22:51

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – ...
2019-06-04 12:51

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year....
2019-07-24 02:00

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign that Robert Mueller’s shaky testimony did little to arrest the momentum inside the caucus for that polit...
2019-08-02 23:00

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin....
2019-08-02 23:51

‘They’re rich and ready’: House Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising by nearly $20 million Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket....
2019-07-22 18:00

Majority Of US House Democrats Favour Starting Impeachment Proceedings A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the......
2019-08-03 01:51

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
2019-07-19 19:51

House Democrats to discuss whether to impeach Trump – live updates Mueller to release search warrants from inquiry into Michael CohenO’Rourke rolled out plan to protect abortion rights at CNN town hallSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.59pm BST Ben Carson, former brain surgeon turned Secretary o...
2019-05-22 16:17

Democrats say White House offer on budget deal has 'nonstarters' Democrats said Friday there are "nonstarters" in a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and hike the debt limit.“This is the White House’s s...
2019-07-19 16:51

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
2019-07-19 02:51

More Than Half the House Democrats Officially Back an Impeachment Push More than half of the House Democratic caucus now support opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Florida Rep. Ted Deutch officially backing the push in an opinion piece published by the Sun Sentinel on Thursday....
2019-08-01 17:17

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
2019-07-11 00:34

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans say no....
2019-06-27 19:34

House Democrats ask ATF which gun dealers sell most firearms tied to crime The Democratic-led House Oversight Committee asked the Trump administration on Friday to name the top five gun dealers in the country responsible for selling firearms tied to crime....
2019-08-10 02:34

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" t...
2019-07-13 08:51

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
2019-06-11 22:51

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
2019-07-09 04:51

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
2019-06-27 22:34

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
2019-06-17 23:34

Trump's top associates look to Mueller report for backup against Democrats in court President Donald Trump's associates are looking to special counsel Robert Mueller for help in fending off a lawsuit from the Democratic National Committee over Russian influence in the last presidential election....
2019-06-04 20:00

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ h...
2019-06-04 10:34

Moms Demand Action marches from White House to Capitol Hill after El Paso shooting Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Saturday night in Washington to protest for gun legislation after a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.        ...
2019-08-04 18:17

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe (WASHINGTON) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that seem...
2019-08-03 21:51

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2019-05-21 17:34

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
2019-06-01 17:17

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
2019-06-04 22:51

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
2019-06-05 04:34

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
2019-06-11 03:34

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in "meaningful" talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive....
2019-08-21 08:00

House Democrats to get some Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump's administration struck a rare compromise on Monday as the Justice Department agreed to provide evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry to lawmakers weighing whether to begin im...
2019-06-10 21:51

Only House Democrats can hold Trump accountable and Mueller's testimony proved it If House Democrats want President Trump held formally accountable for his conduct surrounding Russian election interference, they'll need to do it all on their own...
2019-07-25 02:00

Nearly half of House Democrats now back Trump impeachment inquiry – as it happened 113 Democrats and one Republican back impeachment inquiryJoe Biden and Kamala Harris brace for tonight’s debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.29pm BST We interrupt our regular liveblog programming today, so we can tune into ...
2019-08-01 04:17

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that libe...
2019-06-28 02:34

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

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The execut...
2019-07-11 16:34

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-12 04:01

‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity The acrimony from the border bill lingers as Democrats face decisions on military spending, minimum wage and funds for Homeland Security, a test for Pelosi’s authority....
2019-07-08 10:17

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
2019-06-04 12:34

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
2019-06-07 14:00

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

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
2019-07-13 09:17

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
2019-06-24 04:17

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
2019-06-20 02:17

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizin...
2019-06-04 17:00

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
2019-06-22 10:51

White House Press Secretary: Mueller hearing an 'epic embarrassment for the Democrats' White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham blasted Robert Mueller's Capitol Hill testimony Wednesday, calling the proceedings an "epic embarrassment" for Democrats. ...
2019-07-24 21:34

At Least 30 Children Separated at Border Still Haven’t Been Reunited With Parents, House Democrats Find (WASHINGTON) — Democrats revealed distressing new details Friday about migrant children separated from families as four of the party’s star freshmen prepared to tell a House committee about the squalid conditions they saw at migrant deten...
2019-07-12 17:34

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y)....
2019-06-10 20:17

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrow...
2019-06-20 00:17

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
2019-06-07 06:17

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year'...
2019-05-29 19:51

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
2019-08-03 01:34

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
2019-05-21 15:51

House Democrats move to tamp down internal feud, delete tweets that sparked infighting “We will remain clear-eyed with respect to our unity of purpose,’’ five House leaders said in a statement Thursday. Pelosi is to meet next week with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-07-18 23:34

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
2019-05-22 23:51

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
2019-06-07 01:17

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 20...
2019-08-08 04:00

Democrats question absence of black or Hispanic nominees among Trump’s 41 circuit court judges The Senate was poised to move ahead on the nomination of Daniel Bress to the 9th Circuit, the president’s 42nd nominee to the powerful appellate bench....
2019-07-09 04:00

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she opposes 2020 Democrats' plans to expand the Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opposes proposals floated by Democratic presidential candidates to increase the number of justices on the top court, saying any such plan would make the court look partisan....
2019-07-24 15:17

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
2019-08-02 07:51

House Democrats hit back at Trump after Mueller hearings, cite ex-special counsel's 'powerful words' Top House Democrats hit back Wednesday at President Trump after the Robert Mueller hearings saw the former special counsel largely rehash the findings of his report on the Russia investigation....
2019-07-25 00:51

‘A lack of urgency’: Democrats frustrated as House investigators struggle to unearth major revelations about Trump The impatience is reflected in primary challenges to two committee chairmen leading investigations: Judiciary’s Jerrold Nadler and Ways and Means’ Richard E. Neal....
2019-07-24 05:17

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabour needs exclusion rule for antisemitism, says Keir StarmerTory leadership debate: who came out on top...
2019-07-10 12:51

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22 17:51

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2019-06-10 17:51

Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Must Not Be Forced To Attend House: Top Court Karnataka Political Crisis: The Supreme Court today said that the Karnataka Speaker is free to decide on resignations of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in......
2019-07-17 09:34

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
2019-05-21 16:51

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
2019-05-23 14:34

Amazon may have to pay damages for house fire caused by faulty hoverboard, court says A federal appellate court says Amazon may have to shell out damages for a fire that destroyed the $1 million home of a Nashville family.       ...
2019-07-09 20:17

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

White House faces court deadline to reveal U.S. census citizenship plan The White House faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal whether it intends to follow through on U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to press ahead with his fight to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census....
2019-07-05 16:51

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
2019-07-12 21:17

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
2019-07-03 07:34

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
2019-06-17 18:34

Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart starting 12pm (noon) IST on August 30....
2019-08-24 10:00

Prince Andrew groped young woman's breast at Epstein house, court files allege Prince accused of touching young woman’s breastAllegation contained within files in Ghislaine Maxwell casePrince Andrew was accused in court documents of touching a young woman’s breast at the Manhattan mansion of Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financi...
2019-08-10 00:34

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of accountability emanating from both Sixth Avenue i...
2019-06-09 02:34

The NFL Plans To Actually Enforce The Helmet Rule This Year Soon after the NFL rolled out its controversial new helmet rule last year—which aims to penalize lowering the head to initiate contact on avoidable hits—the league realized it needed more time to figure out how to implement it, and for players, coach...
2019-07-25 04:51

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money will be used to pay for overtime and other expenses d...
2019-05-21 14:39

On First Day of the Partial Ban on Burqas, Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce It A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
2019-08-02 00:17

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
2019-08-04 05:51

Dutch burqa ban becomes law, but rendered ineffective because authorities won't enforce it The Netherlands’ ban on face-covering clothing, including the Islamic burqa and niqab, took effect on Thursday, but authorities say they are unwilling to enforce the controversial law....
2019-08-01 17:34

Dutch ‘burqa ban’ takes effect but police unlikely to enforce it A new Dutch law took effect Thursday banning face-covering clothing — including the burqa and niqab worn by conservative Muslim women — on public transportation, in government buildings and at health and education institutions....
2019-08-01 20:34

New Law Soon To Enforce Marathi In Maharashtra Schools: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that his government will soon bring a stricter law to ensure compulsory teaching of Marathi in all schools across the state....
2019-06-21 15:17

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
2019-05-30 19:34

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-09 00:34

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-08 22:17

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 09:17

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
2019-07-02 22:51

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday decried "decades of bad behavior" from China that have hampered free trade, laying out a case at a Southeast Asian forum for Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-02 07:00

Senator Manchin introduces bill to enforce equal pay for U.S. national teams Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced a bill Tuesday preventing the federal government from providing funding for the 2026 FIFA World Cup until the United States Soccer Federation agrees to equal pay for its men's and women's national teams....
2019-07-09 23:00

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
2019-06-19 10:34

Fresh Protests Over Aligarh 2-Year-Old's Murder, Cops Enforce Clampdown Fresh protests erupted over the murder of a two-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh today, forcing district authorities to impose restrictions on large gatherings in the area. Police claim that......
2019-06-09 17:34

You can't enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a missed opportunity. Really, they should have smash...
2019-06-28 10:34

Texas legislators pass new law to enforce strict punishment for students who harass teachers LAREDO, TX (KGNS) – A new law that will go into effect next month will set new disciplinary standards for students who harass teachers. As a result of this new law, school officials will be making some new changes to its policy. A Laredo educa...
2019-08-01 18:51

42 state AGs, elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
2019-06-09 04:00

Judge cites Post revealing NYPD failure to enforce Epstein check-ins The Manhattan federal judge overseeing Jeffrey Epstein’s case Monday cited an exclusive Post report revealing how the pedophile hadn’t ever checked in with the NYPD as required for sex offenders. As Epstein’s lawyers tried to argue why their client s...
2019-07-16 03:34

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
2019-07-03 07:17

Former 'House of Cards' star Kevin Spacey appears in court for groping case Kevin Spacey's appearance comes somewhat as a surprise as he was not required to attend the hearing and has typically stayed away from the courthouse.        ...
2019-06-03 16:34

Groping case against former 'House of Cards' star Kevin Spacey returns to court Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are returning to court in the case accusing the actor of groping a young man at a bar on the island of Nantucket.        ...
2019-06-03 15:00

‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional,’ Nadler Warns McGahn Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to cite Donald F. McGahn II for contempt after the former White House counsel defied a subpoena....
2019-05-21 20:51

Trump: Pelosi issuing subpoenas ‘like they’re cookies’ President Trump blasted congressional Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an appearance on Fox News Wednesday night, saying she “hands out subpoenas like they’re cookies.” Trump made the statement in a wide-ranging interview on Sean Hannity’s...
2019-06-20 14:34

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
2019-05-25 05:17

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status....
2019-07-12 21:17

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
2019-06-08 03:51

Tesla stands by safety claims despite U.S. probes, subpoenas over crashes Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stood by its Model 3 safety claims on Wednesday in the face of regulatory scrutiny, while documents showed the top U.S. automotive safety watchdog issued at least five subpoenas since last year seeking information about c...
2019-08-07 23:34

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)       ...
2019-06-05 03:01

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
2019-08-16 13:00

Mar-a-Lago and Trump Victory PAC Hit With Subpoenas Over Cindy Yang Contributions Federal prosecutors have issued subpoenas to Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and the Trump Victory PAC requesting documents related to GOP donor Li “Cindy” Yang and her associates, according to the Miami Herald. Though Trump and his administration a...
2019-05-30 22:00

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer to obtaining the documents that date back nearly a decade....
2019-05-23 19:34

Oral arguments to occur in Trump fight over bank subpoenas NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks. The hearing occurs after congressional Democrats sought the infor...
2019-05-22 11:51

Trump appeals ruling that backed subpoenas for bank records NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump told an appeals court Friday that he’s challenging a federal judge’s refusal to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks that did business with him. The offi...
2019-05-24 23:17

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fight over the facility’s license. A St. Louis judge during a Tuesday hearing will weigh whether ...
2019-06-04 09:34

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage...
2019-05-30 04:17

Manhattan DA Subpoenas Trump Org Over Hush Money Payments to Stormy Daniels (NEW YORK) — Just weeks after federal prosecutors revealed they were through investigating hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery, the probe has been picked back up by state prosecutors in New York City. ...
2019-08-02 05:00

AG Letitia James issues subpoenas to institutions connected to Sackler family New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office has begun issuing subpoenas to financial institutions connected to the Sackler family in an effort to track the fortune they allegedly made by peddling addictive painkillers. The subpoenas target ...
2019-08-16 15:34

Subpoenas mean Nadler 'doesn't know exactly what to do,' Solomon Wisenberg tells Laura Ingraham The subpoenas that House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler issued Tuesday may be a miscalculation at best, a former deputy independent counsel for Ken Starr said Tuesday evening on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle."...
2019-05-22 07:51

UPDATE 4-Tesla stands by safety claims despite U.S. probes, subpoenas over crashes Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stood by its Model 3 safety claims on Wednesday in the face of regulatory scrutiny, while documents showed the top U.S. automotive safety watchdog issued at least five subpoenas since last year seeking information about cr...
2019-08-07 21:34

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Daniels made days prior to the 2016 presidential election....
2019-08-02 10:00

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization over Stormy Daniels hush-money payments The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Thursday subpoenaed the Trump Organization over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office picke...
2019-08-02 09:17

FBI issues subpoenas as part of widening sports trading card fraud investigation Several subpoenas have been issued as part of a federal investigation into potentially doctored trading cards that have sold for millions.       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Nadler subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson after McGahn defies panel's demands Just hours after former White House Counsel Don McGahn defied a subpoena from House Judiciary Committee Democrats, the panel announced Tuesday it was issuing two new subpoenas: one for former McGahn chief of staff Annie Donaldson, and another for for...
2019-05-22 02:51

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
2019-05-21 16:51

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
2019-07-18 22:00

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
2019-08-08 10:00

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05 05:17

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
2019-05-21 16:51

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
2019-05-21 15:17

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
2019-06-04 19:51

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
2019-06-04 21:51

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

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16 00:51

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
2019-05-23 01:34

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
2019-05-21 18:17

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
2019-05-21 17:17

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
2019-07-25 04:01

New York DA subpoenas Trump Organization over hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery Associated Press/Marcus Schreiber The president's family business, the Trump Organization, received a subpoena Thursday from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The subpoena was for records related to payments that former Tr...
2019-08-02 09:00

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20 The NBA's board of governors approved the use of a coach's challenge next season on a one-year trial basis. Also, the league's replay center now will be able to instantly call for the review of certain types of plays....
2019-07-10 03:51

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever US regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common variant of the disease within a couple years. The treatment is priced at $2.12...
2019-05-25 00:00

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
2019-06-14 13:34

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
2019-06-13 13:17

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
2019-08-13 21:17

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should be removed and take into account an opinion the c...
2019-06-28 16:34

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
2019-08-01 21:34

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
2019-08-13 19:17

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
2019-08-18 10:00

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
2019-07-04 02:00

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
2019-08-02 21:17

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
2019-06-12 00:17

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
2019-07-21 19:00

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
2019-07-20 03:51

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
2019-07-02 09:51

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
2019-06-18 01:34

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
2019-06-17 22:34

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
2019-06-17 16:17

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
2019-06-28 20:34

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on new for-hire vehicles in the Big Apple. The commission also green lit a reduction on the amount of tim...
2019-08-07 20:34

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
2019-06-09 02:51

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) oppose...
2019-06-19 19:34

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-07-12 22:34

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expenditures, it said on Monday....
2019-05-27 18:01

The FCC approves Ossia’s wireless charging tech Ossia, the Seattle-based company developing technology that transmits power at a distance, revealed that several of its products have received FCC approval.Read More...
2019-06-27 21:17

PGA Tour approves changes to cut line for 2019-20 season Starting this season, 65 is the new 70. The PGA Tour policy board has approved changes that will reduce the number of players who make the cut.       ...
2019-07-31 22:17

Boston Approves All But Certain Straight Pride Riot A major northeastern city actually approved an application for a parade celebrating straight people, and, yeah, it’s the one you think it is....
2019-06-27 21:51

J&K Approves 10% Reservation For Economically Weaker Sections The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the reservation (second amendment) bill incorporating 103rd amendment of the Indian constitution to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically......
2019-06-20 23:51

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit....
2019-06-20 10:51

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited...
2019-07-13 00:51

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members’ concerns that the plan remains unfinished and could strip power from popular subways boss Andy Byf...
2019-07-25 06:51

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar update of a treaty with Spain in a victory for businesses....
2019-07-17 21:51

Iran says no talks with US unless supreme leader approves Iran’s intelligence minister says any negotiations with the United States would have to be approved by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and would require the lifting of U.S. sanctions...
2019-07-04 12:34

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
2019-07-17 21:34

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing location for asylum seekers. Since January, the Casa Alitas program through Catholic Community Service...
2019-07-23 00:51

State Department approves Taiwan's $8B deal for 66 F-16s The State Department has approved the $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, amid stalled U.S.-China trade talks, strife in Hong Kong and a military build-up by nations in the region....
2019-08-22 00:34

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose about 2% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
2019-06-28 23:34

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
2019-06-19 22:34

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
2019-07-09 11:00

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21 00:34

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now he...
2019-05-27 23:17

U.S. FTC approves UnitedHealth's proposed purchase of DaVita unit UnitedHealth Group Inc won antitrust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Diane Bartz Editing by Leslie Adler)...
2019-06-19 22:51

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
2019-08-14 19:51

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. The bill would allow excused school absences for mental or behavioral health and is a victory for you...
2019-07-22 13:34

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-07-09 14:17

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade war....
2019-08-16 21:00

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
2019-07-10 19:51

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambiq...
2019-06-18 21:51

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis, making it the second approved drug to treat the disease....
2019-08-17 07:00

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
2019-05-25 01:17

UPDATE 2-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal to buy U.S. F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government agreed with the United States on Wednesday to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
2019-07-10 15:00

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa....
2019-06-19 03:51

BS Yediyurappa Approves Rs 480-Crore Aerospace Manufacturing Unit Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given approval to US-based Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt Ltd to set up a manufacturing unit with an investment of Rs 480 crore, state industries department......
2019-08-04 08:17

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
2019-08-16 18:00

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified government computer. The charges, if proved, carry a......
2019-06-13 18:34

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says the country’s army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they were court-martialed on charges of espionage and revealing classified infor...
2019-05-30 17:34

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measu...
2019-06-19 18:17

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups who fear spills....
2019-06-19 05:17

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case....
2019-05-27 11:00

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a violent clampdown on anti-government protesters over the past year....
2019-06-09 06:00

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, marking the third major use for the injectable medicine....
2019-06-27 18:51

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year's Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction...
2019-08-12 20:51

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people and wounded four others....
2019-07-03 20:01

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons....
2019-07-03 21:51

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights......
2019-07-24 10:17

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
2019-07-06 17:34

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.The new wo...
2019-06-06 16:51

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
2019-05-22 21:34

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
2019-06-22 01:00

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
2019-06-22 04:34

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved its rule filing to launch, on a pilot basis, SPXpm, its proposed new S&P 500 Index option product...
2019-05-23 19:34

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and help the country's ailing economy return to......
2019-07-04 17:34

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
2019-06-22 06:00

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the placement of “pet harbors” on sidewalks next to commercial establishments. The bill, introduced by Co...
2019-07-24 02:00

Boston Approves Application for Straight Pride Parade Advocates for what they call America’s “oppressed majority” — heterosexuals — will march in Boston on Aug. 31. They said the parade is not anti-L.G.B.T....
2019-06-27 20:17

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
2019-05-24 07:34

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
2019-06-28 04:51

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in night shifts in industries....
2019-06-30 06:51

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
2019-06-19 23:51

Government Panel Approves 3,050 Crores Fine For Attempted Stifling Of Jio Reliance Jio was built at a cost of over $30 billion by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani. That forced its three rivals - Bharti, Vodafone and Idea - to cut prices and accept lower profits as well as......
2019-07-25 09:34

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe economic harm....
2019-08-02 00:34

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
2019-07-04 13:34

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
2019-08-01 23:51

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
2019-08-16 20:34

Japan Approves Scientist's Plan to Create World's First Humanimals For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humanimal known as a human-animal chimera....
2019-07-31 18:51

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
2019-07-11 14:34

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Korea, including U.S. bases there....
2019-08-17 16:00

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design....
2019-07-17 15:00

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
2019-05-23 10:34

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

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA , the government's official bulletin showed on Friday....
2019-05-31 14:34

UPDATE 2-FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis, making it the second approved drug to treat the disease....
2019-08-16 21:34

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city. The Arizona Republic reports the Mesa City Council approved a development agreement Monday for Goog...
2019-07-03 01:00

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

FIFA approves expansion of women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 Soccer's world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women's World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reopened the bidding process for potential hosts....
2019-07-31 20:34

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to widen its portfolio....
2019-08-17 13:34

Centre Approves Development Projects Worth Rs 1,232 Crore For Northeast The Centre has sanctioned 49 development projects worth Rs 1,232 crore for the Northeastern region in the first 50 days of the Modi government, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 15:00

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said https://reut.rs/2QMtzVE....
2019-06-04 23:51

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
2019-06-27 19:34

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by a voice vote....
2019-07-04 18:00

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year....
2019-06-18 18:17

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
2019-05-24 00:34

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-20 05:34

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumor usually affecting joints and limbs....
2019-08-02 21:51

DOE panel approves diversity policy at raucous Chinatown meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous meeting in Chinatown, where they blasted the city for failing to initially provide a Chinese translato...
2019-08-02 21:51

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
2019-07-09 00:17

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 00:34

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally — in what’s being praised as a “historic” first step toward ending the country&...
2019-08-21 15:34

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it approved nine generic versions of Pfizer's Lyrica....
2019-07-23 07:34

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco consumption, a document seen by Reuters said....
2019-06-11 00:34

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and the government's solicitor general in the Car Wash corruption case, the company said on Monday in a fil...
2019-05-28 06:34

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for classifying the toxicity level of a product....
2019-07-24 04:00

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-to-severe cases of eczema in adolescents, the companies said....
2019-08-06 10:34

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
2019-08-02 09:00

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in premenopausal women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women....
2019-06-22 00:17

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
2019-06-19 04:17

Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls Tunisia's parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar businessman Nabil Karoui, owner of a private TV station critical of the government, from running for president in a vote expected later this year....
2019-06-18 21:00

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims, China's official media reported on Friday....
2019-07-06 00:00

Indian commodity exchange approves Steinweg as storage facility Logistics and warehousing firm C.Steinweg has been approved by Multi Commodity Exchange Clearing Corporation (MCXCCL) as a storage facility for its physically settled base metals contracts effective June 4....
2019-06-03 19:34

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
2019-05-24 18:17

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bo...
2019-06-19 09:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 04:51

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
2019-06-28 09:34

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
2019-07-09 10:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 01:34

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
2019-07-03 21:00

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
2019-06-17 03:51

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
2019-08-13 09:51

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Conference, UConn's home from 1979 to 2013, beginning in 2020....
2019-06-27 20:34

Eagle Materials says board approves plan to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board has approved a plan to separate its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly traded companies, bowing to pressure from New York-based hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management....
2019-05-30 15:51

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
2019-06-21 16:00

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 07:17

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against sole reliance on the United States to purchase the energy source as unreliable....
2019-06-19 17:17

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall...
2019-07-12 23:51

UPDATE 1-EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-to-severe cases of eczema in adolescents, the companies said....
2019-08-06 10:34

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia......
2019-07-31 21:51

FIFA unanimously approves expansion of 2023 Women’s World Cup to 32 teams The FIFA Council has approved an expansion of the number of teams participating in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, citing the “astounding success” of France 2019....
2019-07-31 21:17

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
2019-08-02 07:17

UPDATE 2-State Dept approves possible $8 bln fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21 08:34

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
2019-07-20 03:51

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Friday night a photo of herself......
2019-06-02 00:00

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
2019-07-20 04:34

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its service, according to The Washington Post. The agency launched an investigation into the video-sharing ...
2019-07-20 06:51

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping the country boost its military capabilities and......
2019-06-08 14:00

State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21 08:34

U.S. banking regulator approves simpler 'Volcker Rule' ban on proprietary trading A U.S. banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the "Volcker Rule," which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks....
2019-08-20 16:34

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
2019-07-20 00:17

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send 1,500 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:51

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
2019-06-04 12:51

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
2019-08-01 05:17

Italy antitrust body approves Unipol/BPER deal with conditions Italy's competition watchdog approved a takeover of Unipol Banca by fellow lender Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (BPER) with conditions, it said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-07-18 18:51

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services for the fleet, which must be kept ready for humanitarian assistance....
2019-08-01 00:17

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd birthday with his......
2019-06-19 09:17

Sonia Gandhi Approves Left-Congress Alliance In West Bengal Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has given her nod to Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly by-polls in the state following the party's dismal performance in the......
2019-08-24 21:00

Faster Journey From Delhi To Mumbai As Centre Approves Higher Train Speed The centre has approved the Railways' proposal to increase the train speed on Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes to 160 kmph which will reduce travel time by 3.5 hours and five hours respectively,......
2019-08-08 04:00

Saudi king reportedly approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency reported Friday....
2019-07-20 12:51

Army Corps approves $778M plan to block Asian carp advance TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ commanding officer has endorsed a $778 million plan for upgrading a lock-and-dam complex near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite sign...
2019-05-24 17:00

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, ahead of talks this week to resolve the dispute....
2019-08-20 06:34

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
2019-05-24 21:17

UPDATE 2-Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to S.Korea - sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, ahead of talks this week to resolve the dispute....
2019-08-20 05:34

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
2019-06-19 03:51

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsonaro had authorized studies into privatizing the power company via a share offering....
2019-08-02 03:34

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, whic...
2019-08-20 19:34

REFILE-UPDATE 4-French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
2019-07-11 15:51

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-14 00:17

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
2019-08-02 07:17

Japan's cabinet approves taking South Korea off favored trade list Japan said on Friday it would remove South Korea's fast-track export status, drawing the threat of a firm response from Seoul and further straining relations already stressed by a dispute over compensation for wartime forced laborers....
2019-08-02 08:17

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
2019-06-06 23:17

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
2019-07-12 17:34

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
2019-06-21 08:51

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 parking spaces. Manhattan Community Board 7 approved the city’s plan for a northbound protected...
2019-07-03 11:34

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-13 01:01

Trump approves disaster declaration in Kansas as large tornado slams state A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
2019-05-29 09:17

Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalate tensions fueled by a dispute over compensation for wartime forced laborers....
2019-08-02 07:00

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:51

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South Korea....
2019-08-01 00:17

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE's planned demutualization. In a special meeting of the membership held today, there were 870 votes ...
2019-05-23 21:34

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow House lawmakers to review portions of the president......
2019-05-22 20:17

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-14 01:51

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday. China has warned the US against arms sale...
2019-07-09 11:34

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:00

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency system.       ...
2019-07-10 10:17

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximatel...
2019-06-18 05:34

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the peaceke...
2019-06-27 19:34

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
2019-05-27 11:17

Best TV 2019: which TV should you buy for big screen action? Welcome to the Best TV Buying Guide: Get ready for TechRadar’s round-up of the best TV sets for your home in 2019. We may not even be halfway through the year yet, but it’s still been a great few months for the TV market. Plenty of...
2019-05-29 19:51

All I Want To Do Is Play 16-Bit Action RPGs It was about two months ago when, reading the latest updates on the Sega Genesis Mini, I thought to myself: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the classic 16-bit action role-playing game Crusader of Centy was on this? That’s what I’d probably play first.” The n...
2019-06-03 18:34