TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 07:17

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege

The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white ma...

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege

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Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-06-15 06:17

Disgusting Privilege: Cap’n Crunch Was Only Forgiven For The ‘Oops! All Berries’ Debacle Because He’s A Straight White Man We’ve gone long enough as a society letting privileged people off the hook for their bullshit, and it’s time to get real: Cap’n Crunch was only forgiven for the “Oops! All Berries” debacle because he’s a straight white man. Period....
2019-05-21 17:51

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
2019-06-07 13:17

Tucker Carlson Believes White Privilege Is a Myth Because 7 Children of Color Won the National Spelling Bee Last month, the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee somehow concluded in a historic eight-way tie. Its eight winners dominated five consecutive perfect rounds and spelled 47 consecutive words correctly in order to emerge as co-champions....
2019-06-08 01:17

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
2019-05-23 01:34

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
2019-06-07 22:17

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has "immunity from testifying" before Congress about m...
2019-05-21 16:51

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelligence analyst to prevent his testimony about climate change from entering into the congressional reco...
2019-06-09 00:17

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
2019-06-13 12:17

India's Rahul Gandhi loses parliamentary seat in family bastion Rahul Gandhi, the president of India's opposition Congress party, said he had lost his own parliament seat in a family borough in a northern state in the biggest upset of the election on Thursday....
2019-05-23 14:51

Trump asserts executive privilege over census documents WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of hi...
2019-06-13 05:00

Jordan Peele explains how privilege influenced Us in an exclusive clip From the onset, filmmaker Jordan Peele made it very clear that Us was, above all, a horror film. It was a distinction made necessary by the mounting expectations from those who experienced Peele’s first cinematic hit Get Out, a story with such overt ...
2019-06-04 17:51

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
2019-06-13 02:51

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elij...
2019-06-13 19:34

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
2019-06-13 02:51

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump claimed executive privilege to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census.The move came as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginning proceedings Wednesday morn...
2019-06-12 16:51

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
2019-06-12 20:34

Shameful Privilege: This Kid Conveniently Got Into Yale The Same Year His Dad Donated An Enormous New Physics Professor Colleges may talk a big game about fairness in admissions, but a recent “coincidence” in the Ivy League proves that sometimes being born rich is all it takes: This kid conveniently got into Yale the same year his dad donated an enormous new physics p...
2019-05-27 15:17

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
2019-05-22 11:51

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
2019-06-12 18:34

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against ...
2019-06-12 20:34

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
2019-05-21 18:51

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-06-13 19:51

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-05-23 18:51

The Before and After of the Big Move in 10-year Treasury Notes Who was prepared for the big bullish move in Treasury Notes on May 22-23 ... before it happened? See the answer for yourself onscreen right now, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-25 01:00

'Lego Batman' producer, then Treasury sec? Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie," which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend....
2019-05-21 16:17

Anaconda gives birth to two ‘clones’ without male A female anaconda gave birth without the help of a male, according to the Massachusetts aquarium where it happened. Anna, an 8-year-old anaconda at the New England Aquarium in Boston, used the extremely rare reproductive strategy called parthenogenes...
2019-05-27 21:17

Treasury limits state and local tax cap workarounds The Treasury Department has issued final rules that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump administration and passed in late 2017, limits the amo...
2019-06-12 05:00

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
2019-06-14 23:51

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
2019-05-28 08:51

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically endangered spec...
2019-05-28 04:51

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
2019-06-08 08:51

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as a source of concern....
2019-05-29 17:34

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeking access to budget details....
2019-05-29 05:51

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned the mountain into a crowded subway train. Numbers experts say if the current trends continue, in two ye...
2019-06-14 00:17

Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino dies at 35 Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. The 35-year-old died May 28, surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species. “Regrettably, Tam died at mid-day, around noon,...
2019-05-29 21:34

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President......
2019-06-08 18:17

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-07 14:51

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country....
2019-05-28 05:00

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Administrative Court was ruling in a case involvin...
2019-06-13 12:34

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
2019-05-21 16:17

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Trump will retain the authority to impose tariffs if...
2019-06-08 13:00

Treasury Finishes Rules Ending Blue-State Tax-Cap Workarounds The Treasury Department is releasing final rules that shut down a tax-planning strategy for residents of high-tax states, nixing a workaround that could have helped New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents skirt the new cap on state and local t...
2019-06-12 01:17

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
2019-05-22 16:00

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
2019-06-13 18:00

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

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations this month....
2019-05-29 04:17

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTR’s website Tuesday said the U.S. was “disa...
2019-06-04 09:34

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-13 19:00

Rikers guard claims she was sexually assaulted by male boss A Rikers Island guard claims she was sexually assaulted by a male boss, then faced retaliation when a supervisor friend of his did nothing as an ­inmate menaced her. Correction officer Joanne Vega claims in a lawsuit that Capt. Edwich Jasmin ordered ...
2019-06-02 02:17

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
2019-06-09 23:51

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
2019-06-12 22:17

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
2019-05-22 00:00

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
2019-06-12 23:34

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on S...
2019-06-08 14:34

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
2019-06-14 10:34

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
2019-05-23 17:17

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
2019-05-22 07:51

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.        ...
2019-06-14 20:00

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floo...
2019-06-12 18:17

Congresswoman Calls Out GOP 'Sex-Starved Male' Colleagues and All Hell Breaks Loose Sometimes it feels good to sling some infuriated insult at the Republicans denying people the right to control their own bodies, even if it doesn’t entirely make sense. For California Rep. Norma Torres, today must have been one of those times....
2019-06-13 03:34

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards usi...
2019-05-31 19:00

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
2019-05-21 18:51

Suspect in Defrocked Priest’s Killing Had Responded to Ad for Male Wrestlers, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
2019-06-06 11:00

Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies, Fewer Than 80 Left In World Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction....
2019-05-27 17:17

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
2019-06-06 19:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on S...
2019-06-08 14:34

Global stocks climb, short-dated Treasury yields dip on bets for U.S. rate cut Major world stock markets rose and short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy....
2019-06-06 00:34

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Growth Worries The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
2019-05-23 17:17

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows Friday, after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
2019-06-08 07:34

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He...
2019-05-24 11:00

No women are refereeing the Toronto Raptors finals. A look at females in male-dominated leagues There are currently three female referees in the NBA but not one is officiating the finals. However, the number of female referees on the court could soon rise....
2019-06-02 16:00

Matthias & Maxime review – Xavier Dolan's heartfelt tale of male longing Two friends’ playful kiss rekindles suppressed feelings in a film swept along by rattling dialogue and simmering tensionsXavier Dolan’s unstoppably garrulous, sweet-natured new movie is a coming-of-age film, or possibly an approaching-thirtysomething...
2019-05-23 16:00

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
2019-06-04 14:00

Clay County Falls in Extras, Male Wins State Softball Title LEXINGTON, Ky- With their offense nonexistent today, Male won the small ball battle in route to taking down Clay County 2-1 in 8 innings. Male would go on to beat Warren East 6-1 in the State Championship game. Male tied up Clay County in the fourth ...
2019-06-16 09:34

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trade agreement between the two countries. Reuters reports today that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ec...
2019-06-10 09:17

Male student poses as girl to catch sexual predators, nabs police officer _____ A California college student used a Snapchat filter to pose as an underage girl online in an effort to catch sexual predators. The alleged predator he caught was a San Mateo police officer. Ethan, 20, a San Francisco Bay Area college student, u...
2019-06-16 01:34

CBOE Begins Disseminating New Volatility Index On CME Group's 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note Options Contract CHICAGO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the stockholder voting results from its 2013 Annual Meeting held today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/MM97794LOGO-a) At the meeting, sto...
2019-05-23 08:00

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
2019-05-22 00:17

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

Dad speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
2019-06-07 03:51

Dads speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
2019-06-06 21:34

Two gay women attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for 'misogynistic' male riders Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
2019-06-07 18:00

What's for breakfast in 21 different nations Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singapore, here's how 21 countries start the day....
2019-05-29 17:34

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pa...
2019-06-07 01:51

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene....
2019-05-24 18:00

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
2019-06-10 13:34

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 20:01

UEFA Nations League preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 21:00

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
2019-05-29 20:34

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
2019-06-11 05:51

State Department OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billion, a Pentagon agency said on Monday....
2019-06-04 06:17

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
2019-05-31 15:00

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
2019-06-02 18:17

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 17:34

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the...
2019-06-10 15:17

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam. The 193 states of the General Assembly c...
2019-06-07 19:34

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said on Monday."...
2019-06-03 17:17

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
2019-06-11 21:00

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 22:51

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
2019-06-06 02:17

Nations League Thrills And Spills Win Over Skeptics Skepticism was washed away once the games got under way with competitive football between nations of a similar level replacing meaningless friendlies and often one-sided qualifiers....
2019-06-10 22:51

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
2019-06-10 02:00

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
2019-06-01 23:51

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

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
2019-06-16 21:01

Justice Department Sues Mallinckrodt, Alleging Kickbacks Federal prosecutors filed a complaint against the drugmarker, accusing the company of paying kickbacks through a foundation in order to increase prices of a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis....
2019-06-05 22:34

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
2019-05-24 19:00

Fire department: Helicopter crash reported in Manhattan NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan. The FDNY said at around 2 p.m. Monday that it had no further details of the incident, roughly located around 51st Street and Seven...
2019-06-10 20:17

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
2019-06-11 09:00

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
2019-06-01 04:51

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” where chlamydia and gonorrhea can be tested in a mer...
2019-06-13 02:51

For Cyclone Fani Alert, Weather Department Had Sent Nearly 65 Lakh SMS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast earlier this......
2019-05-27 22:17

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-01 15:17

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion...
2019-06-01 05:17

Health Department: Sharp Decline In Hepatitis A Numbers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The number of new cases of hepatitis A in Kentucky is dropping drastically, according to the Lexington-Fayette Health Department. Kentucky’s hepatitis A epidemic isn’t over just yet, but compared to seven mo...
2019-06-05 20:51

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
2019-05-29 22:17

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
2019-06-13 01:01

India Will Be In Top 3 Scientific Nations By 2030: Harsh Vardhan Taking charge of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today expressed confidence that Indian scientists will fulfill Prime Minister's dream of bringing India to the top......
2019-06-04 12:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as coach....
2019-05-27 14:00

Trippier left out of England squad for Nations League "Tottenham Hotspur pair Kieran Trippier and Harry Winks and Southampton duo James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond have been left out of England\u0027s final 23-man squad for the Nations League finals."...
2019-05-28 00:01

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were both left out....
2019-05-28 02:51

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
2019-05-28 23:00

Ronaldo and Van Dijk face off in Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The final of UEFA’s newest competition will feature another clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk. The inaugural Nations League ends on Sunday in Porto with Ronaldo’s Portugal taking on the Netherlands...
2019-06-08 14:17

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
2019-06-15 14:34

Portugal 1-0 Netherlands: Nations League final – as it happened The hosts were deserved winners of the inaugural Nations League, with Goncalo Guedes’s thumping strike settling the final in Porto 11.13pm BST Related: Nations League final fitting end to new show on the tournament scene | Barney Ronay 9.51pm BST T...
2019-06-10 06:01

Portugal win Nations League as Gonçalo Guedes does for the Netherlands At the final whistle the celebrations from Cristiano Ronaldo were joyous but relatively restrained compared to the other occasions when he has added a trophy to his collection. He hugged his teammates. He even embraced the referee. Two arms raised to...
2019-06-10 06:01

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
2019-06-11 05:34

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
2019-06-06 18:34

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 06:34

Portugal police monitoring hooligans during Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Authorities say they are monitoring hooligans who are in Portugal for the UEFA Nations League. Portuguese officials say some fans known to have caused problems in soccer matches in the past are in the country but are being moni...
2019-06-08 17:00

Portugal beats Netherlands to win 1st Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday’s final for its second title in three years. Gonçalo Guedes scored the winner early in the second half to give Portugal ...
2019-06-10 01:34

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase t...
2019-05-24 07:00

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA’s inaugural Nations League competition. With the game still goalless after extra time, Engla...
2019-06-09 18:17

FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pai says.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
2019-05-29 22:51

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
2019-05-21 22:17

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
2019-06-01 10:00

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
2019-06-01 04:01

Check the State Department's Travel Advisories Before Planning a Trip Planning a solo trip this summer? Before you go it alone, do your homework and research all you can for your own safety. Recently, and just in time for the busy summer travel season, the U.S. State Department updated a number of its travel advisorie...
2019-06-06 23:34

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
2019-06-10 22:00

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulato...
2019-06-01 20:17

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-01 09:34

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01 06:34

Monsoon To Be Below Normal Over North, South India: Weather Department The overall monsoon across the country is "most likely" to be normal this season but it will be below normal over north and south India, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast......
2019-05-31 21:17

Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
2019-06-06 00:34

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
2019-06-05 06:17

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
2019-06-04 02:00

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
2019-06-15 02:34

Warren calls for replacing Commerce Department in jobs plan Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday called for doing away with the Department of Commerce and several other smaller agencies, and replacing them with a new department responsible for creating new jobs....
2019-06-04 19:34

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
2019-06-03 15:51

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
2019-06-11 04:17

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
2019-06-05 21:34

CBOE Futures Exchange To Launch CBOE/CBOT 10-Year Treasury Note Volatility Index Futures November 13 CHICAGO, and COUNTY WICKLOW, Ireland, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) announced today that it plans to launch futures trading on the CBOE/CBOT 10-year U.S. Treasury Note Volatility IndexSM (ticker symbol VXTYNSM) beginnin...
2019-05-23 05:34

CBOE Futures Exchange to Launch CBOE/CBOT 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note Volatility Index Futures Next Week CHICAGO, IL November 6, 2014 -- CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) confirmed today that it will launch futures trading on the CBOE/CBOT 10-year U.S. Treasury Note Volatility IndexSM (ticker symbol: VXTYN) next week, on Thursday, November 13, 2014....
2019-05-23 05:34

Netherlands v England: Nations League semi-final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 7.45pm BST match in GuimaraesSean Ingle on the England fans who poisoned PortoSend your thoughts to Scott.Murray@theguardian.com 7.44pm BST The teams are out! It’s been tipping down all day in northern Portugal. The ...
2019-06-06 20:51

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 15:00

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
2019-05-30 10:51

England v Switzerland: Nations League third-place play-off – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the playoff in GuimaraesSouthgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea jobSend your emails and thoughts to Rob here 2.04pm BST 2 min: Harry Kane hits the bar! It was a brilliant effort, a first-time chip on th...
2019-06-09 15:17

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-13 19:00

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
2019-06-09 05:34

Canada’s Big 3 slowly adopting unlimited data plans — but still lag behind other nations Rogers is making a shift in its wireless service offerings by introducing unlimited data plans — something Canada's three national carriers have been slow to adopt....
2019-06-13 16:51

Netherlands beats England 3-1 to reach Nations League final GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own goal by Kyle Walker gave the Dutch the lead after John S...
2019-06-07 00:00

| The Netherlands outclass England to reach Nations League final England's long wait for a trophy since 1966 goes on as the Netherlands set up a Nations League final meeting with Portugal on Sunday with a 3-1 win after extra-time in Guimaraes....
2019-06-07 09:00

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
2019-06-15 01:34

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
2019-05-25 22:34

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
2019-06-05 18:34

Chance to end barren years fires England up for Nations League "Not even England\u0027s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week\u0027s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year\u0027s excitement, Gareth Southgate\u0027s men are now eyeing football\u0...
2019-06-03 22:51

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
2019-05-23 04:00

Nations League winner Portugal rises in FIFA rankings ZURICH (AP) — Nations League champion Portugal is up two places to No. 5 in the FIFA men’s rankings which are still led by Belgium. World champion France in second, Copa America host Brazil, and England complete an unchanged top four in the sta...
2019-06-14 12:51

Sterling set to captain England in Nations League semi - reports "Raheem Sterling is reportedly set to lead England out in their UEFA Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands on Thursday night in Guimaraes."...
2019-06-05 16:34

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter ...
2019-06-10 23:17

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
2019-06-10 21:51

Portugal v Switzerland: Nations League semi-final – live! Nations League semi-final updates from the 7.45pm BST gameAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.54pm BST 7 min: Cristiano Ronaldo wins a corner for Portugal, from which nothing comes. 7.53pm BST 4 min: A good start by the Swiss, ...
2019-06-05 21:00

Raheem Sterling ‘set to captain England’ against Netherlands in Nations League • Forward in line to win 50th cap on Thursday in Portugal• Gareth Southgate may not start Kane or Henderson after MadridRaheem Sterling’s management company has suggested he will be named as England’s captain for Thursday’s Nations League semi-final ...
2019-06-05 22:51

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
2019-06-04 03:17

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:34

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
2019-05-23 16:17

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 11:00

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closi...
2019-05-21 16:51

Justice Department Opens Formal Review of Music-Licensing Rules The Justice Department opened a formal review of music-licensing rules that have been in place since 1941, a process that could shake up how businesses, broadcasters and digital streaming services secure rights from songwriters and publishers....
2019-06-05 22:34

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor perfor...
2019-06-03 23:51

After Surat Incident, Delhi Fire Department To Conduct Safety Audit The Delhi Fire service is planning to conduct an audit of all coaching institutes running in the national capital from Monday to avert Surat-like fire tragedy in which at least 22 students died,......
2019-05-25 21:34

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
2019-05-21 15:17

Commerce Department official killed in apparent murder-suicide: DC police An official for the U.S. Commerce Department died on Friday in what a preliminary investigation said was a murder-suicide involving her husband, the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department reported on Friday....
2019-06-09 02:51

Louisville Teen Sues Police Department Following Controversial Traffic Stop LMPD via WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A teenager is suing the Louisville Metro Police Department over a controversial traffic stop that was caught on an officer’s body-cam. Footage from August 2018 shows a cooperative 18-year-old Ta...
2019-06-13 12:34

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story f...
2019-05-24 20:51

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim...
2019-06-12 06:17

Latest retail results show department stores need more than touch-ups. They need reinvention A slew of retail earnings the past two weeks makes it clear that while Americans continue to shop, they aren't ringing registers at department stores....
2019-05-22 22:34

To Protect and Serve or to Terrorize Children? Sacramento Police Department Under Fire Again In the 14 months that have passed since Officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet gunned down 22-year-old Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandparents’ home, the Sacramento Police Department has not managed to stay out of the headlines with n...
2019-06-01 03:00

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday....
2019-05-22 18:34

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion r...
2019-06-14 23:51

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city cop to wear a hijab.        ...
2019-06-12 19:34

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public sc...
2019-06-01 19:51

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
2019-06-01 12:00

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01 10:00

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
2019-05-23 02:34

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
2019-06-02 03:51

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
2019-06-10 21:17

Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Big Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and other upstarts....
2019-06-14 00:34

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 00:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, b...
2019-06-06 01:17

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
2019-05-22 07:01

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed persecution of ethnic Muslims for their religious ...
2019-06-15 20:34

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
2019-05-23 09:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
2019-06-10 00:34

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and looks to be a wide-open contest....
2019-06-03 13:34

Soccer: Three nations show interest to host women's Asian Cup 2022 India, Taiwan and Uzbekistan have expressed their interest in hosting the women's Asian Cup in 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 20:00

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the home stadium of Porto, was settled by Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike....
2019-06-10 02:00

"Genius" Ronaldo Hat-Trick Sends Portugal Into Nations League Final Cristiano Ronaldo predictably took centre stage as he struck twice in the final two minutes to set up a clash with England or the Netherlands, who meet in the second semi-final on Thursday....
2019-06-06 08:51

First look at Uefa Nations League fan parks as England supporters arrive in Porto The final touches are being added in the centre of Porto as they prepare welcome fans from across the continent for the inaugural Uefa Nations League finals....
2019-06-04 19:51

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
2019-05-26 21:17

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 15:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Liverpool's Naby Keita in Guinea's provisional squad Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is included in Guinea's 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, despite being a big injury doubt....
2019-05-26 01:00

Becca Kufrin Wants Bachelor Nations Help in Getting Rid of Arie Luyendyk Jr. Engagement Dress As the saying goes: out with the old and in with the new! Becca Kufrin is giving her closet a major overhaul by getting rid of a bunch of dresses that she wore during her time on Arie......
2019-06-15 02:34

Nations League fixtures, England squad, teams, dates, format and everything you need to know England are gearing up for their second semi-final in less than a year as Gareth Southgate and his Three Lions prepare to take on the Netherlands at the inaugural Nations League finals....
2019-05-22 12:17

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New information last week suggested the ques...
2019-06-04 04:00

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with an "Department of Economic Development" that would copy China's economic development policies. The res...
2019-06-04 18:34

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
2019-06-13 02:00

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the move could further undermine the city’s freedoms and damage its business environm...
2019-06-11 03:34

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
2019-05-23 02:34

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 15:51

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

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the...
2019-06-02 10:01

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 08:00

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

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
2019-06-12 05:51

US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator but puts 9 nations on watch list The administration said that no country meets the criteria to be labeled as one seeking to gain unfair trade advantages over the United States by manipulating its currency....
2019-05-29 05:51

Cold, hungry and home late – not quite how I envisaged Nations League stint | Max Rushden Two long nights in Portugal gave me a new-found respect for pitchside reporters and an extra-time craving for a bananaIt’s the 90th minute. Cristiano Ronaldo, on a hat‑trick, cuts inside his man and whacks it in the corner of the net to seal Portgual...
2019-06-10 14:17

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 05:34

England’s Fabian Delph reports early to prove fitness for Nations League • Manchester City midfielder has given up rest time• Nations League finals are in Portugal in early JuneFabian Delph is to report early for the England squad following the completion of Manchester City’s record-breaking season in an attempt to prove ...
2019-05-22 05:51

Ronaldo and Van Dijk showdown gives UEFA dream final for debut Nations League "When UEFA unveiled the detailed plans for the Nations League, more than four years ago, many were sceptical about whether the new competition would be anything more than a glorified series of friendly matches."...
2019-06-08 18:51

Nations League final: Ryan Babel impressed by mature Dutch youngsters • ‘These players already take so much responsibility’• Davy Pröpper and Babel praise effect of Ronald KoemanDutch football has a tendency to lurch from boom to bust and back again. But as Holland prepare for the Nations League final against Portugal ...
2019-06-09 00:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
2019-06-17 08:00

Special counsel Robert Mueller says he’s leaving the Justice Department now that he’s concluded his Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller says he’s leaving the Justice Department now that he’s concluded his Russia probe. The post Special counsel Robert Mueller says he’s leaving the Justice Department now that he’s...
2019-05-29 17:51

New York Fire Department responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan NEW YORK (AP) — New York Fire Department responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan. The post New York Fire Department responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan appeared first...
2019-06-10 20:17

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
2019-05-30 09:51

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
2019-05-24 03:51

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
2019-06-12 14:51

On question of obstruction, Mueller hewed to untested Justice Department opinions and ‘principles of fairness’ In his first public comments, the exiting special counsel emphasized that departmental policy prevented him from considering whether he could charge the president with a crime....
2019-05-30 02:51

Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations. The post Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigati...
2019-06-06 00:51

England squad: Harry Kane faces fitness race for Nations League Finals Gareth Southgate will hold talks with Harry Kane over his fitness in the next 24 hours as he determines whether the England captain is fit for the Nations League Finals....
2019-06-04 03:17

Portugal’s Bernardo Silva eyes Nations League glory and praises João Félix • Portugal face Switzerland in first semi-final on Wednesday• Teenager Félix is being tracked by Silva’s Manchester CityManchester City’s Bernardo Silva wants to end a memorable season with a bang by helping Portugal win the Nations League final.The ...
2019-06-04 23:34

Portugal vs Switzerland live stream: how to watch today's Nations League semi-final from anywhere So this is completely new territory. The first ever edition of the UEFA Nations League makes its big finale this week, with the two semi-finals and final packed into just a few days. The first tie sees the hosts taking on the unlikely participants - ...
2019-06-05 20:34

Nations League final a fitting addition to enlivened international scene | Barney Ronay Portugal’s triumph in a fun final crowned what had first been thought an unnecessary, bolted-on addition to the calendarOnly the bold. Only the brave. Only the great. The Nations League! There was an air of bafflement when Uefa unveiled its operatic ...
2019-06-10 06:01

Portugal vs Netherlands live stream: how to watch today's 2019 Nations League final from anywhere With both teams having run out as 3-1 victors in their respective semi-finals matches, Portugal are set to face the Netherlands in the inaugural UEFA Nations League final on Sunday night. Can Ronaldo add a new honour to his CV or will Ronald Koeman&a...
2019-06-09 20:01

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final....
2019-06-06 03:17

Helicopter pilot killed in New York City crash is former volunteer fire chief, department officials say The helicopter pilot killed in Monday’s crash in New York City has been identified as a former volunteer fire chief and a "dedicated, highly professional and extremely well trained firefighter," as well as a skilled pilot....
2019-06-11 12:51

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Netherlands vs England live stream: how to watch today's 2019 Nations League semi-final from anywhere After a stunning first UEFA Nations League semi-final, can the second live up to the Ronaldo-based heroics from the night before? Tonight's showdown sees Gareth Southgate's young Lions take on the Dutch. Read on to find out how you can catc...
2019-06-06 18:51

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
2019-06-06 11:00

England errors were inevitable in Uefa Nations League semi-final loss, says Ryan Babel Ryan Babel says Netherlands were confident England would crack under the strain of the big occasion and gift them chances in their Nations League semi-final....
2019-06-07 15:17

Netherlands imitation game is flattering but victory must be England's goal in Uefa Nations League It is a measure of the progress Gareth Southgate has made that Thursday's UEFA Nations League semi-finalists viewed England as a template to follow in their own resurgence....
2019-06-06 15:51

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka insists he is fully focused on Nations League after Baku disappointment Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says the Gunners' humbling defeat in the Europa League Final against Chelsea will have no bearing on his form in the Nations League this week....
2019-06-04 19:51

Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller to make 1st public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller to make 1st public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday . The post Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller to make 1st public statement on the Russia investiga...
2019-05-29 16:34

House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump. The post House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaini...
2019-06-10 18:51

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
2019-06-14 00:34

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submer...
2019-05-21 14:51

Uefa Nations League Finals LIVE: Switzerland vs England and Portugal vs Netherlands build-up and team news England will look to end their Uefa Nations League campaign on a positive note when they take on Swizerland in their third place play-off this afternoon....
2019-06-09 10:51

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman backs Matthijs de Ligt to help contain Cristiano Ronaldo threat in Nations League Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman says his side have what it takes to stop Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, but admits that he may still be too good for them....
2019-06-09 00:51

Netherlands vs England LIVE, Uefa Nations League semi-final 2019: Latest score, commentary stream It is time for England fans to start dreaming of summer glory once again as they begin their bid for Nations League glory in tonight's semi-final against Netherlands....
2019-06-06 20:51

Portugal star Bernardo Silva relishing potential battle with Man City's England cohort at Nations League Finals Bernardo Silva is targeting international glory after claiming an unprecedented domestic treble with Manchester City, and is keen for a reunion with some of his club team-mates here in Portugal....
2019-06-04 22:34

England analysis: Harry Kane shows his class in dour Nations League play-off but Dele Alli needs to raise game A difficult week for England ended on a high note on Sunday as they sealed third place in the inaugural Uefa Nations League with victory over Switzerland....
2019-06-09 19:00

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convi...
2019-06-03 22:51

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
2019-05-30 01:17

Malaysia says it will not become a 'dumping ground' for rich Western nations Malaysia has vowed not to become a "dumping ground" for rich Western nations — as a minister pledged to return thousands of tonnes of plastic waste "smuggled" into the country....
2019-05-28 12:17

Netherlands 3 England 1: Defensive errors see England beaten in Nations League semi-finals England's hopes of winning the Uefa Nations League are over after calamitous defending gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 semi-final, extra-time win here in Guimaraes....
2019-06-06 23:51

Black teen handcuffed after wide turn sues police department for eyeing him as 'perfect target' Tae-Ahn Lea is suing Louisville Metro Police after he was handcuffed and his vehicle was searched during a traffic stop for a wide turn.        ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Raheem Sterling says Nations League provides 'massive opportunity' for England ahead of future tournaments Raheem Sterling has called on his England team-mates to win the first Nations League in order to stand them in good stead for glory at a higher level....
2019-06-04 22:34

Gareth Southgate slams 'embarrassing' England fans after clashes with police mar Nations League Gareth Southgate slammed the English supporters who clashed with Porto police on Wednesday night, insisting the England team do not associate themselves with those involved....
2019-06-07 02:17

Declan Rice adamant England squad will not fall out over Champions League final ahead of Nations League Finals Declan Rice is confident the fallout from the Champions League final will not disrupt the harmony in the England squad ahead of the Nations League Finals....
2019-05-28 22:17

John Barnes urges England to stay calm over potential Nations League win: 'Is it a significant achievement? No' England are well prepared to beat the Netherlands and lift the first Nations League title this week, but shouldn't get too excited about it, according to John Barnes....
2019-06-06 17:51

England fans slammed: FA blast 'embarrassment' after trouble in Porto ahead of Uefa Nations League semi-final The Football Association has branded England fans who caused trouble in Porto an embarrassment as police back home look to issue banning orders for anyone guilty of causing the unrest....
2019-06-06 13:34

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

How Many Shades of White Can There Be? With endless options, picking the perfect paint color can be overwhelming and feel impossible. Now, companies are helping to make the choices for us....
2019-06-07 19:00

The White Slaves of Barbary Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in humans was taking place around the same time in t...
2019-05-23 19:51

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then re...
2019-05-26 12:00

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team ...
2019-05-29 06:00

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
2019-06-13 03:34

Gibson cruises as Twins top White Sox 8-1 Kyle Gibson pitched seven strong innings, C.J. Cron and Ehire Adrianza each drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 for their 10th win in 11 games        ...
2019-05-26 00:00

Ofcom CEO Sharon White steps down Sharon White is stepping down as CEO of communications regulator Ofcom after more than four years in the role.She was appointed as chief executive in March 2015, replacing the outgoing Ed Richards who had served the organisation for more than a decad...
2019-06-06 15:17

Why Not Everyone Should Sleep with a White Noise Machine For those in search of safe, non-drug sleep aids, sound machines are a popular choice. A National Sleep Foundation poll from 2012 found that 5% of Americans sleep with a “sound conditioner,” which is a catchall term for a fan, phone app, ...
2019-06-04 22:17

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0 on Thursday night. Yoán Moncada had an RBI double and Ti...
2019-05-24 06:34

Turner homers again as Nationals beat White Sox 12-1 Trea Turner homered in the second straight game and had three hits, Aníbal Sánchez pitched into the seventh and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 12-1 on Monday       ...
2019-06-11 06:51

Charges dismissed against alleged white supremacists LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed charges against three alleged members of a white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at California political rallies last year. Judge Cormac J. Carney said Monday that the charges were broug...
2019-06-04 20:51

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to the report of...
2019-05-30 11:34

12 white men sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twelve white male San Francisco police officers are suing the city, saying they were passed over for promotions because of their race and gender. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the lawsuit, which was filed Tue...
2019-06-13 02:51

AOC slams FBI over double standard for white supremacists WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proclaimed on Twitter Wednesday that “Neo-Nazis are getting off the hook,” sharing a video of a back-and-forth she had with FBI leadership over who gets defined as a terrorist. “This hearing was wild,”...
2019-06-05 23:17

White Sox Turn Ho-Hum, Unsatisfying Triple Play You’d think anything as rare and unlikely as a triple play would include plenty of thrills and chills, possibly one or two spills, even the odd Phil. Back in August the Rangers turned a triple play that could be described as “pretty cool.” Last April...
2019-05-23 08:00

Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler each hit three-run homers as the Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday. Odorizzi (7-2) won his...
2019-05-26 23:17

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...
2019-05-22 14:17

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a sta...
2019-06-15 10:17

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
2019-06-15 12:17

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of cours...
2019-06-01 21:34

White House highlights F-35s to Poland in flyover President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda watched an F-35 fighter jet fly over the White House grounds Wednesday. The flyover was planned as Poland considers buying more than 30 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. (June 12)   &#...
2019-06-13 00:00

Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce....
2019-05-21 16:51

The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white Chances are if you’ve seen a deepfake, such as this now infamous video of Obama ‘speaking’ Comedian Jordan Peele’s words, it has left an uncomfortable feeling. Since deepfakes emerged in December 2017, most media coverage has focused on their potenti...
2019-06-16 20:17

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service a...
2019-05-30 16:34

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
2019-05-27 19:00

Two white dwarfs collide, may end up as neutron star Enlarge / Two white dwarfs pondering a merger. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) It seems like you can’t go a day without hearing news of a merger. Not corporate mergers—those are boring. Mergers between astronomical bodies are where it’s at these days. A...
2019-05-29 22:17

Ford is cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo the company logo is displayed on the grille of an unsold 2019 F150 pickup truck at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. Ford is almost finished with a major global restructuring, and by the time it ends in Au...
2019-05-21 14:39

How White Sox’s Lucas Giolito went from bust to ace-in-the making Some prospects hit the ground running and live up to the hype immediately — like Austin Riley or Pete Alonso this year, or Juan Soto and Ronald Acuna Jr. last year or Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger in 2017. Sometimes it takes years, as it did with Ty...
2019-06-02 05:51

Castillo, Jiménez power White Sox to 7-5 win over Nationals CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez believes he’s much improved since the start of the season and will continue to grow throughout his rookie year. Welington Castillo hit a grand slam and Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago...
2019-06-12 09:17

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
2019-05-30 14:51

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
2019-06-13 03:51

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
2019-05-22 01:34

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could hap...
2019-06-16 21:34

What the Game of Thrones Finale Teaches Us About White Saviors As America digests the worst collapse of a series since the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers (never forget), we must remember that Game of Thrones was bigger than any one episode, the last season or even the final...
2019-05-21 15:17

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
2019-06-10 04:34

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
2019-06-14 23:51

White stork pair could become first to breed in wild in UK for centuries Birds brooding three eggs due to hatch in June are part of a rewilding projectWhite storks nesting on top of an ancient oak tree could become the first wild pair to successfully breed in Britain for hundreds of years.The enormous birds are brooding t...
2019-05-22 21:17

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution caused mainly by the consume...
2019-06-09 08:34

Meet the white-tailed eagles making a comeback in the UK White-tailed eagles like this fishing bird made their comeback in Scotland in the 1970s. Now there's a plan to reintroduce the birds in the south of England...
2019-05-21 14:39

The Fiver | Red and white ants making a show of themselves against the blue ones Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Before Wednesday’s Big Vase final there were widespread suggestions that Arsenal should boycott the event in protest at a key club member being unable to enter the country for political reasons. But,...
2019-05-30 19:51

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
2019-05-30 17:51

Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender individuals....
2019-05-30 00:34

Nats win season-high 4th straight, beat White Sox 6-4 WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea Turner homered off Alex Colomé in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Wednesday to extend a winning streak to four for the first time since early September. Washington led 4-1 in the ei...
2019-06-06 00:51

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called on Thursday for Donald Trump’...
2019-05-23 21:51

Virgil Abloh’s latest Off-White collaboration already selling out The “King of Collabs,” a k a Virgil Abloh of Off-White, has launched his latest collaboration — just in time for Father’s Day. It’s the “Off-White c/o Vilebrequin” joint project, and includes five styles of swim shorts (the Fr...
2019-06-15 08:34

White Sox turn first triple play of the 2019 season HOUSTON — The Chicago White Sox turned a triple play during their 9-4 win against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first and second. Jake Marisnick hit a grounder down the line to third baseman Yoan Monc...
2019-05-23 08:34

White House says Mexico tariffs 'still on track' for Monday The United States is on track to implement threatened 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods on Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday as migration talks with Mexican officials continued in Washington....
2019-06-07 16:51

The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The new game system everyone is talking about can't do 4K, 8K or even 1K, but we're still excited about Panic's surprise Playdate portable console. On the other hand, it's time to say goodbye...
2019-05-23 12:34

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
2019-06-14 19:34

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House, police say United States Park Police identified the man as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, Maryland, who died Wednesday from his injuries.        ...
2019-05-30 17:34

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the...
2019-05-23 18:51

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, keeping the masses happy and spending money in spite of the fact that their flashy new car and its flas...
2019-06-05 21:51

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees Lucas Giolito pitched into the seventh for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night       ...
2019-06-15 15:34

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-13 21:00

Yankees vs. White Sox: Expect Lucas Giolito to keep rolling If you had placed a $100 bet on every starting pitcher in every start they have made this season, Lucas Giolito would enter Friday as the most profitable pitcher in the majors. According to OddsShark, you’d be up $955 this season — and he has found h...
2019-06-14 23:34

Nationals vs. White Sox: Anibal Sanchez will shut down Chicago Belmont Stakes draw was held at Citi Field. Bodexpress, who threw jockey John Velazquez after leaving the gate in the Preakness, will be ridden by Yoenis Cespedes. … Campaign update: Mayor de Blasio seen bugging people in South Carolina, the Pa...
2019-06-05 20:51

NHL clears Kuznetsov after video featuring white powder The NHL cleared an apologetic Evgeny Kuznetsov after a video surfaced of the Washington Capitals center sitting next to a table with two lines of white powder....
2019-06-01 05:00

The Latest: White House says it was told Mueller might speak WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The White House says it was given a heads-up that special counsel Robert Mueller (MUHL’-ur) might be making a public state...
2019-05-29 16:34

Black couple gets gun pulled on them by white campground manager A black couple had a gun pulled on them by a white manager after picnicking on campgrounds in Mississippi. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
2019-05-30 22:17

Royals, White Sox game suspended in 5th for rain, tied at 1 CHICAGO (AP) — Yolmer Sanchez hit a tying single, then entertained his White Sox teammates with a dugout show during a long rain delay before Chicago’s game against the Kansas City Royals was suspended in the fifth inning with the score 1-all M...
2019-05-28 05:34

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of trade white paper Chin's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. criticism that a Chinese white paper misrepresented trade negotiations between the world's two largest economies, saying the United States should stop making a laughing stock of itself....
2019-06-04 11:00

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
2019-05-26 18:17

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
2019-06-13 09:51

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

White Sox beat Indians 10-4 for season-high 4th straight win CHICAGO (AP) — Yonder Alonso and José Abreu each hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 10-4 on Thursday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. Alonso also doubled and scored against his former team, h...
2019-05-31 06:51

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacist...
2019-05-30 05:00

DOE may have claimed Asian students benefit from ‘white supremacy’ A city DOE-sponsored panel designed to combat racism told parents that Asian-American students “benefit from white supremacy” and “proximity to white privilege,” an outraged mom told The Post....
2019-05-27 08:00

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 23:00

Outfit the Rest Of Your House With Philips Hue White Bulbs, Now Just $13 Each Even dedicated Philips Hue owners will tell you that not every light bulb needs to transform into a colorful, pulsating light show. But Hue’s automation features and voice control capabilities can still come in handy in places like basements, closets...
2019-05-26 21:34

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
2019-05-29 02:51

Santana, Martin HR, Indians beat blundering White Sox 5-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Santana and Leonys Martin homered and the Cleveland Indians took advantage of a White Sox blunder on the bases to end Chicago’s five-game streak with a 5-2 victory on Saturday. The Indians climbed back to .500 and prevente...
2019-06-02 01:00

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
2019-05-30 05:34

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
2019-06-02 19:17

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
2019-05-31 21:17

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — J.A. Happ was cruising to a second straight start that wasn’t going to require the Yankees’ bullpen to go near the middle innings and appeared to be ready to match his season-high of seven innings, or even work deeper. The first three frame...
2019-06-14 06:17

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
2019-05-30 00:00

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
2019-05-29 22:00

China to issue white paper on trade talks with U.S. on Sunday The information office of China's State Council, or cabinet, said it would release a white paper on U.S.-China trade talks on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency reported....
2019-06-01 17:51

Wild Observation Shows White Dwarf Stars Merging Into Something New Astronomers have observed evidence of a hot, spinning star blasting winds outwards at 10,000 miles per second, which seemed to have formed from a relatively recent collision of white dwarf stars. It’s some of the clearest evidence to date of these st...
2019-05-21 18:51

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
2019-05-21 18:17

Parris and White get England off to winning start at Women’s World Cup Phil Neville maintained a straight face when, on the eve of kick-off, England’s manager claimed he would “love” to be a Scotland player facing the Lionesses but there was mischief in his voice.Admittedly Claire Emslie’s late goal made for a slightly ...
2019-06-10 06:01

White Sox Rout Yankees Behind Lucas Giolito and Eloy Jimenez Giolito had his eighth consecutive winning start and Jimenez hit a pair of three-run homers, helping keep C.C. Sabathia stuck on 249 career victories....
2019-06-15 09:34

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-21 16:51

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
2019-05-21 18:17

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, accord...
2019-06-07 23:51

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-14 00:00

White Sox vs. Royals: Lucas Giolito will continue All-Star push A Memorial Day to remember. Three of the worst teams in baseball won Monday. Marlins swatted the Nats, 3-2. Orioles tamed the Tigers, 5-3 and in the Upstate Correctional Facility Holiday Classic the Otisville Outlaws out-hustled the Catskill Crooks, ...
2019-05-28 23:17

Blue, white and red Paris celebrates women's World Cup kick off It was all bleu, blanc and rouge in western Paris as a packed Parc des Princes celebrated the women's World Cup kick off in enthusiastic fashion with hosts France playing South Korea in the opening game on Friday....
2019-06-07 23:00

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
2019-05-21 17:00

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried w...
2019-05-21 17:51

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkan...
2019-06-13 23:34

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems ...
2019-06-01 23:17

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a...
2019-06-16 09:34

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts...
2019-06-13 23:34

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Strasburg earns 100th win as Nationals rally past White Sox Stephen Strasburg earned his 100th career victory, Anthony Rendon homered and drove in five runs and the Washington Nationals rallied to defeat the Chicago White Sox 9-5        ...
2019-06-05 05:34

White Sox beat Blue Jays 4-1, game halted by rain in 5th Lucas Giolito threw five solid innings, Leury Garcia homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Saturday in a game stopped after 4 1/2 innings because of rain....
2019-05-21 15:51

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
2019-06-01 00:51

Issue White Paper On Goa Finances: Congress To BJP-Led State Government The Goa Congress Sunday demanded a white paper on the coastal state's financial condition against the backdrop of the BJP-led government deciding to sell bonds worth Rs 100 crore....
2019-06-09 16:34

Sea otters are bouncing back - and into the jaws of great white sharks Decades of conservation work have boosted sea otter populations in many parts of the North Pacific, but the animals are now being killed by great white sharks...
2019-05-21 14:39

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled bipartisan budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCon...
2019-06-09 19:34

NHL clears Evgeny Kuznetsov after investigating video with white powder WASHINGTON — The NHL said Friday it has closed its review of Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov and a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him. NHL Deputy Commissione...
2019-05-31 19:00

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
2019-06-13 18:34

White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain next week. The official said Monday that the meeting is to focus on t...
2019-06-17 20:51

'Great white heroes' should kneel with Colin Kaepernick, former Pro Bowler says A former Super Bowl champion said Thursday top white NFL quarterbacks should join Colin Kaepernick in kneeling for the national anthem to bring awareness to social justice movements....
2019-06-01 05:00

White Sox vs. Royals: Lucas Giolito will stymie Kansas City The Astros’ 24-year-old star, Carlos Correa, is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after breaking a rib while getting a massage. The Patriots’ 78-year-old owner Robert Kraft is doing fine, but offered no comment. … Bravo! Dallas Keuchel can keep his be...
2019-06-09 00:17

Yankees, James Paxton quell all fears with drubbing of White Sox CHICAGO — With Luis Severino out since March and Masahiro Tanaka in search of a consistent splitter all season, the consensus pick to ascend to Yankees staff ace has been James Paxton. Sunday, after four disappointing starts and a stint on the injure...
2019-06-17 05:17

Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget said the order could burden companies that work with Huawei but also do business with the U.S. government....
2019-06-10 04:34

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
2019-06-13 09:51

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE A...
2019-05-29 08:51

AOC schooled by FBI counterterrorism official after suggesting white supremacists are getting 'off the hook' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was schooled by an FBI counterterrorism official earlier this week after she incorrectly suggested only Muslims get charged with terrorism, while white supremacist get “off the hook.”...
2019-06-08 14:51

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
2019-06-08 16:00

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
2019-06-16 22:17

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs despite healthy profits Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August. The company said t...
2019-05-21 15:17

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:34

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" comment and called it an example of the sad state of politics....
2019-05-29 11:17

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
2019-06-10 04:34

Jimenez hits long home run, leading Lopez, White Sox over KC KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eloy Jimenez launched a 471-foot home run, Reynaldo Lopez bounced back with six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Sunday. Yoan Moncada had four hits and an RBI for the White Sox...
2019-06-10 01:34

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
2019-06-02 04:34

White Sox’s Moncada leaves game vs Nats with back tightness CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoán Moncada has left Monday’s game against the Washington Nationals because of tightness in his upper back. Moncada was replaced by José Rondón at the start of the seventh inning and is listed as ...
2019-06-11 07:51

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week’s NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year. Morant was an NCAA Tournament star for Murray State, while White blossomed into a one-and...
2019-06-14 19:51

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
2019-06-04 06:17

New White Paper on Fund use of Options in Portfolio Management Released CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, C...
2019-05-23 05:34

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
2019-05-26 21:17

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
2019-05-24 01:34

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing an email it reviewed....
2019-05-30 13:17

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s fat...
2019-05-31 02:01

Outgoing White House economist says tariffs and deficits are bad for America Outgoing White House economist Kevin Hassett voiced concern on Monday about the consequences of America's trade wars and rising mountain of debt, two of the legacies of the first two years of the Trump administration....
2019-06-03 22:34

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
2019-06-14 02:17

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
2019-05-30 13:17

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

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-14 06:51

In racial campground gun case, white woman faces misdemeanor STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A white Mississippi woman accused of brandishing a handgun at an African American couple while telling them to leave a campground faces a misdemeanor charge. The Oktibbeha (awk-TIB’-ih-hah) County Sheriff’s Depart...
2019-06-04 23:51

Sarah Sanders To Leave White House Job, Go Back To Arkansas WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, Pres...
2019-06-14 12:51

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislative majorities of white, male elected officials in w...
2019-05-24 09:51

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one da...
2019-05-24 06:00

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota’s three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Friday night for their ninth win in thei...
2019-05-25 07:00

Gerry Cooney reveals how being a ‘Great White Hope’ almost ruined him Gerry Cooney talks you through the highs and lows of his colourful life on the anniversary of his fight with Larry Holmes The post Gerry Cooney reveals how being a ‘Great White Hope’ almost ruined him appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 02:00

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported....
2019-05-27 00:17

Great white shark heads to the Hamptons just in time for Memorial Day Cabot, the great white shark that made a splash when he was tracked in the Long Island Sound off of Greenwich, Conn., clearly has posh taste — he’s now made it to the Hamptons....
2019-05-22 05:17

Capitals investigating Kuznetsov video showing white powder The Washington Capitals say they have confirmed star Evgeny Kuznetsov is shown in a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him. In a statement sent to The Associate...
2019-05-28 05:34

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S...
2019-06-02 20:34

Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species....
2019-05-28 14:34

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to move on to an unspecified job in the private sector....
2019-05-22 09:51

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
2019-06-02 17:34

Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say leaders of a notorious white supremacist gang have been charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California’s most secure prisons. The charges unsealed Thursday detail five...
2019-06-06 20:34

Kim Kardashian West returns to White House to help ex-prisoners get jobs The reality star announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation to job interviews and workThe reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West took a star turn at the White House on Thursday to promote efforts to help those...
2019-06-14 01:51

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. ...
2019-06-02 13:34

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in stor...
2019-06-14 23:51

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan....
2019-05-30 07:51

The Atlantic editor seems to suggest only white men can write long stories Jeffrey Goldberg later clarified his comment, saying white men ‘dominate’ cover stories ‘because they’ve had all the opportunities’The editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, the prestigious, semi-liberal US literary journal, has come under fire for appeari...
2019-06-07 03:34

‘Toy Story 4’: Positive early buzz for Keanu Reeves, Betty White “Toy Story” has never disappointed on delivering some of the best voice acting in the business, but the latest installment of Pixar’s most beloved franchise is a certifiable supernova of star power. And now that the first reactions ...
2019-06-12 21:34

‘Undoing Whiteness’ yoga class aims to dismantle white supremacy A white Seattle yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
2019-06-12 00:51

When Donald Trump Met Melania: The First Couple's Unusual Road to the White House The third time has proved to be the charm for Donald Trump. A pile-up of stories debating the happiness of their marriage aside, Trump won the presidency in 2016 and, almost 20 years......
2019-06-14 15:34

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
2019-06-13 04:00

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential threat to America.” “The idea that he would ...
2019-06-11 20:17

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
2019-06-14 22:51

Donald Trump welcomes Poland's president to White House President Donald Trump is welcoming Polish President Andrzej Duda to the White House for an announcement on boosting the U.S. military presence in the European country. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
2019-06-11 04:34

White House Acting Budget Chief Seeks to Delay Huawei Ban A senior White House official is seeking to delay putting in place portions of a law that limits the U.S. government’s business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., according to a person familiar with the matter. In a letter to Vice Pres...
2019-06-10 06:17

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month an...
2019-06-14 06:00

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
2019-06-14 01:00

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
2019-06-14 23:17

Man tried to climb White House fence, assaulted police officer, authorities say A suspect was stopped by Secret Service agents Friday night as he allegedly tried to climb over a White House security barrier, according to reports. ...
2019-06-15 17:00

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball directly to the chest and eventually had to leave the game. Tonight ...
2019-06-12 07:17

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
2019-06-14 05:17

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on T...
2019-06-14 02:00

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
2019-06-13 23:51

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” w...
2019-06-14 21:51

Fuji Is Bringing Back Black-and-White Film Because the Kids Demanded It Young people take the blame for a lot of the world’s problems. Ignoring the fact that wages have been stagnant for the last 40 years, we’re often blamed for killing the economy because we’re not buying as many houses or diamonds, having less babies, ...
2019-06-11 00:34

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
2019-06-10 18:34

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happen...
2019-06-12 02:51

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death....
2019-06-11 21:34

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I ...
2019-05-31 19:00

White House wanted USS John McCain 'out of sight' for Trump visit The White House wanted the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain "out of sight" ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan, according to media reports....
2019-05-30 17:00

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the "brotherly Palestinian people."...
2019-05-21 14:32