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Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress

The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless H...

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress

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Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investiga...
2019-06-12 18:51

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

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms....
2019-06-09 01:34

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

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater clarity" on Brexit....
2019-06-09 04:34

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

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

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, after Nadler sent out his original requests for info...
2019-06-05 05:17

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
2019-05-23 02:51

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 05:17

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to give campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 campaign to congressional investigators, a key lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 21:51

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
2019-06-05 20:00

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

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
2019-06-04 04:00

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
2019-06-06 14:00

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives ...
2019-06-04 02:34

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article...
2019-06-17 18:34

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal j...
2019-06-06 00:51

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ queries about private talks with the president about a citizenship question...
2019-06-08 03:51

Trump Moves to Cover Up the Details of His Racist Census Plan President Donald Trump has exerted executive privilege over a trove of documents requested by House Democrats detailing how and when his administration sought to add a question about citizenship to the upcoming 2020 Census....
2019-06-12 19:51

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Repu...
2019-06-05 15:00

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
2019-06-04 06:17

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

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-13 02:51

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-08 05:51

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the......
2019-06-06 13:34

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

Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States....
2019-06-06 11:51

As Trump threatens tariffs, migrant families keep coming EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. authorities are overstretched and overwhelmed by an unprecedented surge of Central American families arriving at the southern border. It is against that backdrop that President Donald Trump threatened this week to slap tari...
2019-05-31 23:17

Trump Threatens Tariffs If China’s Xi Doesn’t Meet With Him WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expe...
2019-06-10 16:34

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

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
2019-06-01 00:17

Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration Donald Trump has said he will place a tariff on all imported goods from Mexico until the neighbouring nation to the US does more to combat illegal immigration....
2019-05-31 10:34

US STOCKS-Futures slide as Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Friday, as investors feared that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could risk pushing the world's largest economy into a recession....
2019-05-31 14:34

Auto stocks fall as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase that each month until reaching 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexi...
2019-05-31 15:34

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old business model of global manufacturers....
2019-05-31 10:00

Produce industry worries as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs SAHUARITA, Ariz. – President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on Mexican imports if our southern neighbors don’t step up and what the president calls remedy the illegal immigration problem. Lance Jungmeyer is the president of the Fr...
2019-06-01 07:34

Trump wants Mexico to grant migrants asylum as he threatens tariffs The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
2019-06-07 12:34

Asian automaker shares hit as Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs Shares in Asia's major automakers and their suppliers sank on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports next month, potentially affecting vehicles made in Mexico and sold north of the border....
2019-05-31 07:51

Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over part of immigration deal President Donald Trump on Monday hinted more details were to come about a migration pact the United States signed with Mexico last week, saying another portion of the deal with Mexico would need to be ratified by Mexican lawmakers....
2019-06-10 14:51

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

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

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
2019-05-24 03:00

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, ev...
2019-05-21 18:17

Auto stocks fall overseas as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Railing against a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump said he would hit all goods coming from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase that each month until reaching 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexi...
2019-05-31 12:00

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump said Thursday the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on all Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to deter the flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
2019-05-31 06:51

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
2019-05-23 01:34

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
2019-05-24 18:17

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners - documents The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation's biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end ...
2019-05-21 18:17

Trump Threatens Additional China Tariffs if President Xi Jinping Doesn’t Meet With Him (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he e...
2019-06-10 17:51

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innova...
2019-06-08 02:17

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2019-06-01 01:51

Border Patrol apprehended record number of migrant families in May as Trump threatens Mexico U.S. Border Patrol apprehended in May 84,542 members of family units crossing the southwest border with Mexico, according to data released Wednesday.        ...
2019-06-06 00:51

Trump Threatens Mexico Tariffs Until 'Illegal Immigration' Stops and It's Already Spooking The Auto Industry Trump is threatening more tariffs, FCA-Renault makes more big promises they might not be able to keep, and Brexit continues to be astoundingly bad for the entire world. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 31, 2019....
2019-05-31 19:51

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
2019-06-06 23:17

Mark Levin says Senate must call Robert Mueller to testify: Ask for documents, emails, give him 'the Trump treatment' Robert Mueller's public declaration was "orchestrated" by House Democrats and he would not perform well under hours of Republican questioning, Mark Levin argued on "Hannity" Wednesday night. ...
2019-05-30 16:34

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
2019-06-03 15:17

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
2019-05-27 16:51

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

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
2019-06-06 01:34

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

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
2019-05-21 14:51

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-16 06:51

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

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 05:51

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to...
2019-05-30 06:17

Ex-WH counsel plans to tell Congress he sees similarities between Nixon and Trump Former White House counsel John Dean, whose testimony in the Watergate investigation helped topple Richard Nixon's presidency, said Monday he plans to tell Congress that he sees similarities between Nixon and President Donald Trump....
2019-06-10 23:17

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
2019-06-01 10:17

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

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
2019-05-22 03:51

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

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after they have been taken. An example of this is the proce...
2019-05-21 16:51

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
2019-05-21 16:51

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

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
2019-05-30 02:51

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

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
2019-05-28 13:34

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

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead of trying to impeach him....
2019-06-03 01:34

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
2019-06-13 02:51

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
2019-05-22 08:51

Trump says he may send USMCA deal to Congress soon, triggering deadline President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers to vote on the deal....
2019-05-24 04:17

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGa...
2019-05-22 05:00

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled disaster aid bill, in the perfect encapsulation of...
2019-05-24 03:00

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Exposes New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
2019-05-26 19:51

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
2019-05-24 09:00

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
2019-06-04 19:34

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
2019-05-23 01:34

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
2019-05-22 18:34

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

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
2019-06-11 03:34

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
2019-05-30 14:17

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 19:51

Congress Has Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank, and More Could be Coming President Donald Trump has been trying to keep America out of his financials. But like a good wife who knows that something isn’t right, America has not relented and now two major financial institutions have turned over subpoenaed bank documents to a...
2019-05-23 21:00

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-22 20:17

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

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
2019-06-07 00:00

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing....
2019-05-21 14:51

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

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
2019-05-21 18:17

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-24 19:17

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
2019-05-25 06:17

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
2019-06-12 23:17

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
2019-06-08 07:51

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 02:34

Mueller must testify in Congress before any Trump impeachment process begins: Democratic Rep. Garamendi A House Democrat said Wednesday that he wants to hear testimony from Special Counsel Robert Mueller before any impeachment process begins against President Trump. ...
2019-05-22 21:17

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
2019-05-23 01:34

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70...
2019-06-04 01:34

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House did...
2019-06-04 12:51

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
2019-05-23 03:00

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 03:01

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

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 08:51

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 11:34

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of...
2019-05-22 21:17

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:34

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
2019-05-23 03:34

UPDATE 5-Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
2019-05-23 00:51

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
2019-06-12 14:00

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
2019-05-25 00:00

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acting fast on the one-week window until the firm turns over Trump's personal, business and charity fina...
2019-05-22 03:51

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

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

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

Census Says More Than 60% Of US Men Are Fathers ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Just in time for Father’s Day, the U.S. Census Bureau has released a new report showing more than 60 percent of the 121 million men in the U.S. are fathers. The data in the report released this week comes from 2014 when the...
2019-06-15 21:51

Don’t count on competence of census takers In a little over a year, the Census Bureau will be conducting the decennial survey of all Americans that’s mandated by the Constitution. And already there are personnel problems with the once-a-decade survey. The Commerce Department’s Office of the I...
2019-06-04 04:51

Getting hyped for the 2020 census, whistleblowers and all Dear John: I guess your favorite time period is coming soon — the 2020 census. I’m looking forward to your exposé, and whistleblowers coming forward. B.C. Dear B.C.: Yep, the decennial census is almost upon us and, boy, am I excited. More cheating. M...
2019-06-09 10:00

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
2019-05-23 08:34

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:34

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
2019-05-30 20:17

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)   ...
2019-06-13 00:34

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates Voting rights activists argue newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population su...
2019-06-15 21:51

Census citizenship question could transform state elections AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Computer files discovered in the home of a Republican operative who died last year contain a blueprint for how the GOP could extend its domination of legislatures in states where growing Latino populations favor Democrats. The fi...
2019-05-31 22:17

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smel...
2019-06-01 02:17

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
2019-05-30 21:51

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
2019-05-31 05:17

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

Federal judge lets Alabama suit over Census proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama can proceed with its lawsuit trying to block people from being counted in the 2020 Census if they’re living in the country without documentation. U.S. District Judge David Proctor of Birmingh...
2019-06-06 20:51

Blacks, Hispanics at risk of undercount in 2020 census — and why it matters Nationwide, the decennial census could fail to count anywhere from 900,000 to 4 million people, with blacks, Hispanics and children younger than 5 most vulnerable to being overlooked, according to estimates released by the Urban Institute....
2019-06-05 00:51

Report: Blacks, Latinos at risk of undercount in 2020 census ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says minority populations and small children are especially vulnerable to being undercounted. The report released Tuesday by the Urban Institute says anywhere from 90...
2019-06-04 09:34

Census: Average illegal immigrant has lived in US for 15 years, longest on record In the latest example of how ineffective immigration law has been for decades, a new report on Census Bureau numbers shows that the typical illegal immigrant has lived inside the United States for 15 years....
2019-06-12 23:51

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena seeking information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your...
2019-06-04 01:34

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
2019-06-04 13:34

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
2019-05-31 14:51

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advant...
2019-06-13 13:17

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
2019-05-30 15:51

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
2019-06-13 19:34

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
2019-05-31 09:00

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

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
2019-06-13 02:51

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

Huawei accuses FedEx of diverting documents to the US Huawei's rapidly escalating fight with the US has taken a rather unusual direction. The company has accused FedEx of diverting two of its packages meant for China, and trying to reroute two other packages sent from Vietnam to other Asian offices...
2019-05-28 04:51

Photographer documents life on the Korean Peninsula's DMZ Jeong Seung-ik has been working in and around the Korean Peninsula's DMZ for nearly 20 years, documenting the day-to-day lives of South Korean soldiers....
2019-05-29 09:01

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, accordin...
2019-06-06 17:51

Horrible Dead Republican’s Computer Exposes Link Between Racist Census Plan and Gerrymandering A man who once warned that “Emails are the tools of the devil” and that the “journey to legal HELL starts with but a single misstatement OR a stupid email!” has been owned, from beyond the grave, by digital records of his misdeeds....
2019-05-30 22:00

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
2019-06-15 23:34

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were cases involving census 2020 and partisan gerrymander...
2019-06-08 07:51

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
2019-05-30 01:34

Court Documents: Phoenix man arrested after impregnating 11-year-old PHOENIX (KPNX) – A 20-year-old man is facing charges of aggravated assault and sexual conduct with a minor after an 11-year-old girl who lived in his apartment complex became pregnant, court documents say. On Nov. 2 last year, the victim was fo...
2019-05-24 21:34

Amy Schumer Documents Her Baby Boy's First Bath With Sweet Photo Now that's the look of a happy--and exhausted--first-time mom. Actress and comedienne Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram Story on Friday night a photo of her holding and feeding her......
2019-05-25 23:51

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
2019-06-01 02:17

Judge says Nipsey Hussle documents will stay sealed for now LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that grand jury transcripts in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle will remain sealed, for now. Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry in a hearing Wednesday ordered that the documents will remain sealed...
2019-06-05 20:51

Phoenix man arrested after impregnating 11-year-old, court documents say PHOENIX – A 20-year-old man is facing charges of aggravated assault and sexual conduct with a minor after an 11-year-old girl who lived in his apartment complex became pregnant, court documents say. On Nov. 2 last year, the victim was found wit...
2019-05-24 09:51

US documents expose Argentina dictatorship's grisly crimes Recently declassified U.S. documents reveal that Argentine dictatorship agents in 1976 dynamited the bodies of 30 people who had been detained in a blast that spread their remains over a wide radius....
2019-05-31 06:51

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
2019-06-13 01:00

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’...
2019-06-04 12:51

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the dis...
2019-05-31 00:51

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s ...
2019-06-13 12:51

Johnson threatens to refuse to pay £39bn to EU if he becomes PM Boris Johnson has claimed only he can see off both Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he urged Tory MPs and party members to make him their next leader and prime minister....
2019-06-09 09:00

Human sex treatment threatens seahorses In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, S-shaped bodies stacked like spoons....
2019-06-07 08:00

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
2019-05-22 19:51

Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. District Judge Paul Engelmayer, who presides over a law...
2019-06-05 03:17

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2019-05-26 15:00

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

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

Lawmakers seek Boeing documents about 'defective' sensor alert on 737 Max Lawmakers are seeking documents from Boeing and the FAA on what they called a sensor alert Boeing said was not working properly but waited a year before telling federal officials....
2019-06-07 22:34

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad's agencies A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad's security agencies, offering a rare glimpse into the inner workings of his secretive apparat...
2019-05-21 14:32

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims....
2019-05-21 14:32

Seven baby monkeys poisoned at US research center, documents reveal Young primates died after contact with toxic dye‘Invasive and deadly experiments … must end’ say campaignersSeven infant monkeys were accidentally poisoned and died at one of the largest primate research centers in the US, internal documents shared w...
2019-06-16 08:51

Documents: Nursing home worker stole jewelry from patient OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Charging documents say a suburban Kansas City nursing home worker stole rings valued at nearly $10,000 from a 99-year-old dementia patient by using lotion to slip them from the woman’s hands in the middle of the night...
2019-06-07 17:17

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
2019-05-31 06:51

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won...
2019-06-10 11:51

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
2019-06-05 22:51

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their homes. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-23 01:34

UN threatens to suspend food aid in Yemen after CNN investigation The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "diversion" of food aid by Houthi rebels....
2019-05-21 19:51

How Huawei's US Ban Threatens to Throttle Global 5G Rollout The US move threatens to cut off the world's largest provider of networking gear and No. 2 smartphone vendor from the US software and semiconductors it needs to make its products....
2019-05-22 18:51

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
2019-05-22 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

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promo...
2019-06-12 09:51

Athletics: Russia assisting in doping probe into alleged forged documents Russia's athletics federation is cooperating with global athletics officials in a probe into allegations that some of its representatives forged documents in a doping case, it said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 23:51

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
2019-05-31 03:34

Jussie Smollett: Over 2,000 documents released, including Kim Foxx text messages On Friday Kim Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett's case and again explained her recusal.        ...
2019-06-01 02:17

Smollett documents show prosecutors debated how to explain dropping of charges Prosecutors struggled over how to describe their reasoning for dropping all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, according to documents released Friday....
2019-06-01 13:00

Jussie Smollett: Over 2,000 documents released, Kim Foxx shifts reason for recusal On Friday Kim Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett's case and again explained her recusal.        ...
2019-06-01 08:00

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents showRussia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa by building relations with existing rulers, striking military ...
2019-06-11 14:51

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in connection to a 2017 article published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which detailed pot...
2019-06-05 12:00

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
2019-06-05 15:17

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
2019-05-25 02:51

First American security flaw leaked 885 million real estate documents First American Financial Corporation left as many as 885 million real estate documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed, according to Krebs on Security. The company, one of the largest real estate title insurance firms in the US, has already fixed....
2019-05-25 12:17

Apple seeks AR glasses patent for hiding secret documents at work Apple hasn't announced AR glasses yet, but it's patenting technologies that might make them compelling, including a private document viewing mode for work.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:17

Red Bull threatens Ferrari's status as 2nd best team in F1 Red Bull is threatening to replace Ferrari as Formula One's next-best team behind a dominant Mercedes after Max Verstappen outperformed Ferrari's drivers at the Spanish Grand Prix.        ...
2019-05-21 20:51

China threatens corporate hit-list on eve of new tariffs on U.S. imports China threatened on Friday to unveil an unprecedented hit-list of "unreliable" foreign firms, groups and individuals that harm the interests of Chinese companies, as a slate of retaliatory tariffs on imported U.S. goods was set to kick in at midnight...
2019-05-31 16:00

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
2019-06-12 23:17

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

Motor racing: Rain threatens Indy 500 party Despite a dire forecast for a day-long downpour on Sunday, there is no contingency plan to bump the Indianapolis 500 over to a Monday, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) officials said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:17

Man threatens to harm worker’s child during bodega robbery Cops are looking for a man who threatened to harm a Brooklyn bodega worker’s child, then swiped hundreds of dollars from her after she refused to break his $100 bill. The stranger entered Blanquita’s Deli & Grocery on 18th Avenue in Benso...
2019-06-05 22:51

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
2019-05-25 00:51

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear....
2019-05-25 11:17

Phillip Picardi threatens to quit Out over freelance pay dispute Phillip Picardi, the high-profile editor of Out magazine, reportedly threatened to quit unless Pride Media owner Adam Levin started paying off freelance writers immediately....
2019-05-22 07:51

Italian PM threatens to quit, tells coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened on Monday to resign, telling his two coalition partners to end their constant feuding or seek new elections....
2019-06-03 22:34

Documents Suggest Prosecutors Quickly Changed Mind on Jussie Smollett Case Newly released police files say that soon after the actor was charged with faking a hate-crime attack, prosecutors were thinking of settling the case....
2019-05-31 06:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts giving documents to lawyers of ex-Goldman banker Ng in 1MDB case U.S. prosecutors on Thursday handed over the first of 1 million evidentiary documents to the lawyers of Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs banker facing criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investment fund 1MD...
2019-05-23 22:34

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
2019-06-06 04:51

Jaime Morales Shooting Investigation Documents Reveal Potential Concerns About Training SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of pages of the investigation into Deputy Jaime Morales’ shooting have been released. The documents reveal concerns the deputy had about his team’s training. Kentucky State Police have closed the...
2019-06-13 02:51

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
2019-05-31 17:51

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
2019-06-06 22:17

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters....
2019-05-23 12:34

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into rehab, some as young as 15."...
2019-06-13 17:17

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
2019-06-11 20:00

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
2019-05-31 03:34

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the end of the legislative session on June 19. “I am totally prepared to make them stay, I’ve done it bef...
2019-06-08 00:17

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
2019-05-21 18:34

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
2019-05-31 01:00

Vladimir Putin threatens to drop New START nuclear treaty The Russian president has warned that unless the US comes to the negotiating table, a key nuclear weapons treaty will collapse. If it does, it will the second such pact to fail under Trump's leadership....
2019-06-06 16:17

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal retaliation for US sanctions on the Chinese tech......
2019-06-01 15:17

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its commitments. “If they want to come back to the table and complete the deal on the terms that we were cont...
2019-06-09 11:34

Police: Richmond Woman Threatens To Shoot Door Down During Domestic RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – Richmond Police were dispatched to a domestic violence call and arrested a woman for 4th degree assault. According to WBON in Richmond, Tenicia Chauntay Hays had a gun and was threatening to shoot the lock off the victim&...
2019-06-14 17:51

Italy: Conte threatens to quit unless government solves spat The populist coalition governing Italy must put internal differences to one side, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned. If it doesn't, the country may face early elections....
2019-06-04 06:51

Italy PM threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened to quit on Monday, telling the ruling coalition's two feuding parties either to put an end to their brawling or take the country back to elections....
2019-06-03 22:34

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

Jussie Smollett bought drugs from the brothers who staged alleged attack, documents show New texts released by the Chicago police show Smollett discussing drugs with the brothers who accused the "Empire" actor of paying them to stage an attack on him.        ...
2019-05-31 17:51

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
2019-05-23 15:17

Iran Threatens to Violate Nuclear Deal’s Limits on Uranium Enrichment Unless Europe helps Iran sidestep sanctions imposed by the United States, which pulled out of the deal, Iran will also stop complying, its atomic energy agency said....
2019-06-17 14:00

Ontario's abrupt move to end beer sales contract threatens investments The Ontario government on Thursday passed legislation to end a contract with a beer retailer in Canada's most populous province calling it a monopoly, but business lobby groups say the abrupt cancellation discourages investment....
2019-06-06 21:17

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

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
2019-05-29 00:00

Netanyahu threatens to call fresh election as coalition talks falter Israeli PM needs support of religious and nationalist parties but can not reconcile themBenjamin Netanyahu has played a last-minute gambit to persuade politicians to help him form a government, threatening to call fresh Israeli elections if deadlocke...
2019-05-27 17:17

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and ...
2019-05-23 06:17

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
2019-05-29 05:51

UPDATE 2-Mexico's Pemex graft sting threatens to engulf former government The impact of a first major anti-corruption drive by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spread deep into the political class on Wednesday as the probe threatened to involve top officials in the last government, including the president....
2019-05-29 22:34

China threatens to limit rare earths exports in warning over trade war China on Wednesday issued a blunt warning to the US over the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, saying it could limit exports of rare earths to the US — and adding that “Don’t say we didn’t warn you!” President Xi Jinping’s visit to...
2019-05-29 22:51

Hungary's ruling party threatens to leave pro-EU bloc ahead of vote Hungary's foreign minister has said that migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) grouping after the European parliamentary elections....
2019-05-23 22:17

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions....
2019-06-12 00:17

Judge Napolitano 'surprised' Bill Barr agreed to turn over Mueller report documents to Nadler Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Monday morning he was "very surprised" to see the Justice Department agree to turn over key evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation....
2019-06-11 15:34

Unsealed Documents in Jussie Smollett Case Reveal Cops Were Told in Advance a Deal Was in the Works Chicago prosecutors told police a deal with Jussie Smollett was probable about a month before all charges against him were formally dropped, according to documents found within hundreds of pages of investigative records released to the public by Chic...
2019-05-31 09:00

Chicago police told not to 'investigate' Jussie Smollett weeks before charges dropped, documents reveal Weeks before charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, the Chicago Police Department was reportedly told by Cook County prosecutors to end the criminal investigation into allegations Smollett orchestrated a hate crime hoax, newly r...
2019-05-31 18:17

Newly unsealed documents in Smollett case could reveal grand jury testimony, alibis, lawyer says The public could find out as soon as Thursday night why Chicago prosecutors dropped a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett earlier this year....
2019-05-24 09:17

Illegal Viking Coin Hoard Worth £500,000 Threatens To Rewrite English History A hoard of Viking coins worth at least half a million British pounds has been recovered by police investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures and they tell a completely different story of Alfred the Great's role in English history. ...
2019-06-03 02:00

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
2019-05-25 02:34

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
2019-06-02 15:34

Italy's prime minister threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has threatened to quit on Monday, saying his fractious coalition needed to swiftly decide whether they want to go to early elections or carry on governing....
2019-06-03 22:51

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

Cricket World Cup suffers another washout as persistent bad weather threatens to spoil glorious opportunity And so, for the third time in four days at this Cricket World Cup, the great pantomime of the English summer played out, today's performance staged in Nottingham, where India were due to play New Zealand....
2019-06-13 19:34

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
2019-05-27 16:51

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restrictions.Read More...
2019-06-12 08:51

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
2019-05-22 18:01

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
2019-05-30 20:34

ISIS-linked media threatens Barcelona cathedral amid US warnings of terror plots in Spain An Islamic State-affiliated media outlet has issued multiple threats against tourist sites in Spain, as the U.S. State Department continues to warn travelers that terrorists are plotting attacks in the country....
2019-06-15 17:00

Boxing News at Five: Fury expects to rematch Wilder in March or April, Malignaggi threatens to urinate on former UFC fighter Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder has a couple more fights to go before they meet again, and Paulie Malignaggi is undoing his good work The post Boxing News at Five: Fury expects to rematch Wilder in March or April, Malignaggi threatens to urinate on fo...
2019-05-22 04:17

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and l...
2019-06-07 18:51

Boxing News at Five: Whyte says Joshua beef remains unsettled, Fury threatens retirement if he flops against Schwarz Dillian Whyte is still gunning for Anthony Joshua despite AJ's shock loss, and Tyson Fury says he could be "chinny" after Wilder classic. The post Boxing News at Five: Whyte says Joshua beef remains unsettled, Fury threatens retirement if he flops ag...
2019-06-10 23:34

Financial documents show the NRA is living 'paycheck to paycheck,' and ended 2018 $10.8 million in the red Reuters The NRA's 2018 financial report reveals more details about the financially troubled organization's income and spending. It is the latest revelation about the politically prominent group's internal turmoil, which has shaken its leadership and...
2019-06-15 23:17

YouTube’s anti-extremism crackdown targets journalist who documents extremism Enlarge / News2Share's YouTube page. (credit: News2Share) YouTube on Wednesday announced an expanded crackdown on hate speech, but the company said it would make sure not to ban or demonetize videos that "aim to condemn or expose hate, or provide a...
2019-06-06 20:51

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

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern USA More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern USA, falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
2019-05-21 15:51

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

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what to expect on Capitol Hill....
2019-05-21 17:17

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect.        ...
2019-06-06 07:00

Congress maneuvering for its first pay raise since 2009 Congress members want to give themselves pay raises that would boost their salaries for the first time since 2009. House leaders are negotiating a deal that would end a freeze on cost-of-living increases. Members make $174,000 a year, but the move wo...
2019-06-07 21:51

Congress Is Debating—Again—Whether Genes Can Be Patented Critics worry that a new bill would overturn existing protections of DNA sequences and carve up the world's genetic resources into commercial fiefdoms....
2019-06-06 09:51

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehi...
2019-06-13 15:51

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

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills a...
2019-05-25 22:51

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the 2014 election, he polled 75,000 votes, a......
2019-05-22 03:34

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school ...
2019-06-05 15:00

"Rahul Gandhi Like Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress Needs Him," Says DMK The DMK today likened Congress president Rahul Gandhi to his great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, claiming that the country's oldest political party sorely needs a politician with "liberal ideological......
2019-05-31 14:51

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
2019-05-23 03:00

Not Much Difference Between Jungle Rule And UP Law And Order: Congress The Congress today hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of the state Bar Council president, saying there was not much difference between "jungle rule" and law and order in the......
2019-06-13 11:34

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
2019-05-22 06:51

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people...
2019-06-16 21:01

Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
2019-06-13 02:00

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation’s largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for digital services and new concern for investors....
2019-06-04 02:34

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

U.S. Congress considers whether to require car child alerts Automakers would be required to install technology on new vehicles that alerts exiting parents to check for children in the back seat under legislation introduced in Congress in response to deaths of children left behind in hot cars....
2019-05-23 22:34

Nadler says he’ll call on Mueller to testify before Congress WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday he will call special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress, explaining that television viewers need to see it, as most Americans didn’t read the full Mueller repor...
2019-06-01 01:17

Will Strengthen Congress In UP, No Alliances: Jyotiraditya Scindia AICC General Secretary in charge of western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, said here on Friday that strengthening the Congress organisational structure was the top priority of the party in UP....
2019-06-15 07:34

Sen. John Kennedy on Congress: ‘We have done nothing. Zero. Zilch. Nada.’ Sen. John Kennedy called on the Senate Wednesday to do more than confirm nominations and lambasted Congress for its lack of legislative accomplishments.Kennedy’s criticism comes as the Senate has picked up the pace of confirming President Donald Trum...
2019-05-23 00:00

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

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

Priyanka Gandhi Misses The Mark, Congress Down To 1 Out Of 80 In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's debut as the Congress general secretary was meant to be a lifeline for the party in Uttar Pradesh, a state that contributed to its most glorious days and gave it many prime......
2019-05-23 17:17

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22 04:51

"Look Forward To Working With You": Congress Compliments PM's New Cabinet As the members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet were being sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Congress today sent out a tweet complimenting the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance......
2019-05-30 20:17

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
2019-05-21 17:17

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
2019-06-06 13:51

Will Congress Expand the Insider Trading Prohibition? The House Financial Services Committee has passed a bill that would for the first time set forth what was required for proof, in some ways making cases easier....
2019-05-25 02:17

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
2019-06-05 19:17

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

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
2019-06-05 16:34

12 Of 18 Congress Legislators In Telangana On Flight Path To KCR The misery of the Congress deepened today with the latest pain point emerging as Telangana, where 12 of its 18 state legislators appear to be on a flight path to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and......
2019-06-06 14:34

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
2019-06-04 03:00

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

Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside In the past 20 years, more than 800 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the US. Now, a group of lawmakers wants to require alerts that would remind parents to check for children in the backseat before exiting the vehicle. Legislation announce...
2019-05-24 02:34

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Gandhi's refusal to continue as its chief over the......
2019-05-30 06:51

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22 08:51

Singur Agitation Was Mistake By Trinamool Congress: Mukul Roy Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said the Singur movement, which had catapulted Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool Congress to power in West Bengal, was a "mistake", as it neither helped......
2019-06-09 02:17

India Election Results Till 10 AM: BJP Crosses 320, Congress At 111 India Election results 2019: According to the leads in the first two hours of counting, BJP crosses the 320 mark on its own and was as 322, while the Opposition Congress was at 111....
2019-05-23 10:17

'We have lost the battle,' says regional leader of India's Congress: TV "We have lost the battle," a regional leader of India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said it had secured a massive victory in the general election....
2019-05-23 10:51

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
2019-06-04 21:34

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
2019-05-24 21:17

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,......
2019-06-05 23:01

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

Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react? The video game industry must be clear-eyed and strategically prepared to address issues from regulators before they become a hornet’s nest of problems.Read More...
2019-06-05 02:00

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others t...
2019-05-21 21:17

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
2019-06-15 07:34

Modiji Will Break Congress Record, BJP Will End Unemployment: Ram Madhav BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav lavished praise on PM Modi and the party at a rally in Tripura, claiming the BJP would end unemployment and hunger by 2022 and establish India as a "vishwa......
2019-06-08 09:34

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress....
2019-06-11 22:51

Peru leader forcing showdown with congress on corruption Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption, saying he will use a constitutional provision allowing him to dissolve congress if it rejects the proposal...
2019-05-30 06:34

Rahul Gandhi Has Not Offered To Resign Yet, Clarifies Congress The Congress denied today that Rahul Gandhi had offered to resign over the party's national election debacle as its top leaders met for a post-mortem after its 52-seat disaster - only a few more than......
2019-05-25 11:17

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Quits Congress, Others May Follow Veteran Maharashtra leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, said to be on his way to the BJP, today formally quit the Congress. The buzz is that around 10 lawmakers are also likely to follow him in view of......
2019-06-04 12:00

Congress Fails To Open Account In 17 Regions, BJP Scores Zero In 4 After bitterly fought Lok Sabha elections, which lasted for over a month, the BJP is emerging victorious with a thumping majority of more than 300 seats and has cornered Congress to only 51 seats with......
2019-05-24 06:51

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
2019-06-12 07:34

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
2019-06-01 08:51

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. “The Department of Justice has agreed to begin complying with our committee’...
2019-06-11 04:51

Trouble In Rajasthan After Congress Decimation In Lok Sabha Polls The Rajasthan Congress, which failed to win even one of the state's 25 Lok Sabha seats, is battling an internal crisis. While two of its ministers have demanded accountability, there have been reports......
2019-05-27 17:34

Gandhi Family Alone Can Keep Party Intact, Says Congress Leader The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, a senior party leader said Friday, hinting that......
2019-05-24 13:51

Madhya Pradesh Congress In Hot Water As BJP Sweeps State In a re-run of the saffron wave in the heartland state as PM Modi's BJP improved on its 2014 haul of 27 from 29 seats, winning 28 and leaving the Congress with just the Chhindwara seat...
2019-05-24 13:51

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

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host...
2019-06-16 22:17

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
2019-05-30 04:34

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress....
2019-05-27 08:17

Congress Candidate In Odisha Dies Three Days After He Was Shot Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown people three days ago succumbed to injuries during treatment, police said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 11:17

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
2019-06-12 05:51

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

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

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
2019-05-24 06:51

‘The Report Is My Testimony.’ Robert Mueller Signals He’d Rather Not Testify to Congress During Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public remarks since his team’s 448-page report was released in April, he explained that he did not want to appear before Congress to discuss his findings. “There has been discussion abo...
2019-05-30 01:17

Rahul Gandhi Likely To Resign At Congress's What-Went-Wrong Meet Today The top leadership body of the Congress will meet today to discuss what went down for them in the national election after the National Democratic Alliance, powered by the pan-India campaign of Prime......
2019-05-25 05:34

In UP, Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav Alliance, Congress Fail To Hobble BJP The BJP march is continuing through Uttar Pradesh, though at a slower pace. The party, which won 73 of the state's 80 seats in 2014 along with allay Apna Dal, is now leading in more than 50 seats. The......
2019-05-23 10:17

Peru Congress debates ahead of confidence vote on government Peru's Congress was set to continue debate on Wednesday ahead of a confidence vote on the government called by President Martin Vizcarra as part of his effort to pressure lawmakers to pass his anti-graft proposals....
2019-06-05 08:17

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being \"toxic and almost criminal\" back to its core values."...
2019-06-05 16:34

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

Priyanka Gandhi To Visit UP For First Time After Congress' Poll Debacle Congress general secretary and party's in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday for the first time after facing massive defeat in the recently......
2019-06-10 07:17

Congress Weighs Whether to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care The Pentagon has been putting a new focus on the health care needs of aging detainees, but there is still considerable political opposition to allowing them on American soil....
2019-06-01 20:00

Amarinder Thanks Voters, Partymen For Congress' Good Show In Punjab Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday expressed his gratitude to voters for the impressive victory of the Congress in the state in this Lok Sabha polls....
2019-05-25 11:17

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
2019-06-13 11:34

Yale's Sonnenfeld explains how Congress should approach Boeing's hearings on the 737 Max Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what might happen if Boeing executives are called to testify in front of Congress about the developments in the 737 Max....
2019-05-21 17:17

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

Ashok Chavan Takes Responsibility For Congress's Debacle In Maharashtra In Maharashtra, which sends 48 members to the Lok Sabha, the BJP emerged victorious in one seat and was leading in 22 other seats while the Sena was ahead in 18 seats....
2019-05-23 17:17

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
2019-06-07 20:00

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

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S. over the last two decades....
2019-05-24 04:17

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn...
2019-06-04 06:00

Catch Train At Churchgate: Search For Congress MPs Has Twitter In Splits A tweet by a BJP legislator from Gujarat that made fun of the Congress losing territory after territory to the BJP received thousands of 'likes' and was re-tweeted as many times for painting a picture......
2019-05-24 10:17

Don't Speculate, Says Congress Amid Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Crisis The Congress today asked the media to "respect the sanctity" of the closed-door meeting of its working committee and "not fall into the trap of conjectures or speculations". The statement by the......
2019-05-27 17:34

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservation and asked if it is fine to "sideline the......
2019-06-14 13:34

"Silly, Ungrateful" To Change Congress Leadership, Says Salman Khurshid The Nehru-Gandhi family is the largest vote-getter for the Congress, senior party leader Salman Khurshid said Monday and claimed that leadership change in tough times for the organisation will be......
2019-05-27 17:34

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition request from Argentina....
2019-05-21 18:34

Fallout After Congress Crash: Rash Of Resignations To Rahul Gandhi Election results 2019: A day after the Congress's second straight defeat in the national election, resignations were flying. Three state chiefs including Raj Babbar, the Congress's Uttar Pradesh......
2019-05-24 10:17

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
2019-06-04 12:34

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug E...
2019-06-04 16:00

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
2019-06-04 14:34

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
2019-06-04 02:51

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more....
2019-05-21 17:51

Congress Leader Praises PM Modi, Says He Adopted Gandhian Values Congress leader AP Abdullakutty has courted controversy by praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election, prompting the party to seek an......
2019-05-29 04:01

Pelosi needs to address 'invasion' at border, Congress' inaction 'shameful', GOP Rep. says Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday over Congress' "shameful" inaction on immigration reform and warned about an "invasion" at the southern border....
2019-06-08 21:00

Congress, BJP Leaders On Hunger Strike Over Death Of Driver In Rajasthan A hunger strike by a Congress and a BJP lawmaker protesting the death of a tractor driver under mysterious circumstances in Rajasthan's Tonk district entered third day today....
2019-06-03 15:51

"Very Difficult To Replace Rahul Gandhi": Congress's Salman Khurshid Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said today that the party cannot afford to let Rahul Gandhi quit the president's post since it will be difficult to replace him. Rahul Gandhi had offered to quit......
2019-06-03 15:51

Congress Considers Teaming Up With Prakash Ambedkar Party In Maharashtra The Congress in Maharashtra is considering a pre-poll tie up with Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar and Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi for the upcoming assembly elections. Mr Ambedkar, grandson of......
2019-06-08 16:17

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Credo, Stand Up America and Move on are calling for Ho...
2019-06-06 04:34

Jharkhand Congress Chief Becomes 4th State Party President To Resign Taking responsibility of the party's debacle in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Ajoy Kumar Monday resigned from his post....
2019-05-27 22:17

Congress-Sharad Pawar Alliance Gets Extension As Sena, BJP Stick Together The Congress and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party have decided to continue their alliance for the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra, expected to be held by the end of this year. The......
2019-05-28 20:51

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India’s old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer yet....
2019-05-21 20:00

Rahul Gandhi Should Continue As Congress Chief, Says Veerappa Moily Backing the continuation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress president, senior party leader M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday termed the Lok Sabha election setback for the grand old party as a "passing phase"....
2019-05-28 20:51

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their efforts....
2019-05-23 23:00

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers and asking them to join the BJP....
2019-06-07 23:00

"Congress Alive And Kicking, Rahul Gandhi Its Best Bet": Shashi Tharoor Rahul Gandhi is the best person to pull the Congress out of its predicament following the setback in the Lok Sabha polls, says party leader Shashi Tharoor while declaring that his party is "alive and......
2019-05-28 12:34

National, Not State Polls, Alliance Continues, Says Congress In Karnataka The ruling coalition in Karnataka stands firm, the Congress declared today after an emergency meeting held to discuss the situation in the state following the BJP's stupendous victory in the national......
2019-05-24 16:34

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

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
2019-05-23 05:17

Ocasio-Cortez slams ex-Congress members who take lobbyist jobs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday took an apparent shot at Joe Crowley, the former congressman who took a job with a high-profile Washington lobbying firm after she defeated him in a stunning upset in last year’s Democratic primary. ...
2019-05-31 00:17

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

Congress Parliamentary Party To Meet On June 1 To Elect Leader After the Lok Sabha polls debacle, the newly-elected MPs of the Congress will meet for the first time on June 1 and elect the new leader of the parliamentary party....
2019-05-30 04:34

Urmila Matondkar Latest Bollywood Personality To Be Fielded By Congress Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar, who joined the Congress this week, is the latest Bollywood figure fielded by the party from the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency, a BJP stronghold....
2019-05-22 03:34

This Election In Karnataka Comforts Congress After National Poll Debacle After the national election disaster in Karnataka, the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) alliance drew comfort on Friday from the results of local body polls, which they contested separately....
2019-05-31 18:34

Rajasthan Local Bodies Bypoll: Congress Wins 8 Seats, BJP Gets Five The Congress bagged eight seats while the BJP emerged victorious on five in the Rajasthan local bodies bypoll, results of which were declared Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:17

War Of Words Among Congress Leaders In Jyotiraditya Scindia's Review Meet A verbal spat broke out among Congress leaders of West Uttar pradesh during a review meeting called by party general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia to discuss Lok Sabha polls results on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:51

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
2019-05-22 23:00

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

Boy Scouts admit letting sex predators return to scouting, misleading Congress Despite an earlier denial to Congress, the Boy Scouts of America have now admitted that sexual predators were allowed to return to scouting "decades ago" even after "credible accusations of sexual abuse.”...
2019-06-05 04:17

"Shoot Me," Said Haryana Congress Chief, Blamed In Meet On Election Rout Confronted with the Congress's atrocious performance in Haryana in the national election, party chief Ashok Tanwar stormed out of a meeting on Tuesday after shouting: "If you want to get rid of me,......
2019-06-06 14:34

In BJP's Poll Win, Congress Sees Chance To Shore Up Madhya Pradesh Count The Congress may have received a drubbing in the Madhya Pradesh leg of the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, but the BJP's decision to vacate the Jhabua assembly seat has given the ruling party a......
2019-06-04 19:17

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

Congress's Divya Spandana Leaves Twitter, Days After Post For BJP Leader Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana is no longer on Twitter. Her profile page on the microblogging website says "This account doesn't exist", days after she posted a congratulatory tweet to BJP......
2019-06-02 06:17

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
2019-05-22 21:00

Ilhan Omar breaks Ramadan fast with Democrats in historic first for Congress The breaking of the fast was the first to be organized by three Muslim members of Congress and be attended by party leadershipUS congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last year, putting her on track to make history, when she ...
2019-05-21 22:34

"Double Whammy": Congress On US Move Amid Growth, Unemployment Concerns The Congress on Saturday said the US government's decision to terminate special trade status for India was a "double whammy" for the country which reported slowing growth and rising unemployment just......
2019-06-02 02:51

Savarkar Pitched 2-Nation Theory Before Jinnah: Congress's Bhupesh Baghel The 2019 national elections may be over but the country's political discourse is still in a time warp. The political slugfest involving former Prime Ministers, the father of the nation and his......
2019-05-27 22:17

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the state, saying had she......
2019-06-08 18:17

A volatile week and erratic president leave little hope for compromise in Congress Lawmakers appear poised to continue an eight-year trend, lurching from deadline to deadline, crisis to crisis, unable to tackle looming policy issues....
2019-05-25 03:17

"Missed Nation's Pulse": Congress Leader's Critique Before Post Mortem A day before a Congress post-mortem on its national election defeat that may see Rahul Gandhi offering to resign, one leader has given a very critical assessment of the party's performance. "Without......
2019-05-24 21:17

Justin Amash, Jerry Nadler say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Wednesday said that it was now up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congr...
2019-05-29 18:51

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Slams Congress For Raising Doubts Over EVMs Hitting out at the Congress for raising doubts over the use of Electronic Voting Machines in the Lok Sabha polls, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said the grand old party is showing......
2019-06-14 13:34

Congress must act to fix border crisis after migrant teen dies in US custody, top official says After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing duties....
2019-05-22 23:17

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
2019-06-04 23:00

Congress Skips Bihar Alliance Meeting To Discuss Election Results Dissonance within the opposition "mahagathbandhan" in Bihar, smarting under the drubbing in the general election, came to the fore on Wednesday as the Congress skipped a meeting of the alliance......
2019-05-30 04:34

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
2019-05-21 20:34

MK Stalin Congratulates "Annai (Mother)" Sonia Gandhi, Praises Congress DMK leader MK Stalin Sunday congratulated United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi on her election as leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. Sonia Gandhi had been chosen the......
2019-06-02 14:51

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
2019-06-04 20:00

It’s Still Unclear If Robert Mueller Will Testify Before Congress, But Lawmakers Are Moving Ahead Anyway The House Judiciary Committee will hold a series of hearings on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election — even though it is still unclear if Mueller himself will appear. Rep...
2019-06-04 12:51

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
2019-06-12 05:34

Congress Reviews Rahul Gandhi's Defeat To Smriti Irani In Amethi The Congress is reviewing the defeat of party chief Rahul Gandhi from the family stronghold of Amethi - a defeat that starkly demarcated the extent of the party's setback in the recently concluded Lok......
2019-06-01 16:34

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

Sonia Gandhi Or Son Rahul? Congress Lawmakers To Choose Leader Tomorrow Rahul Gandhi or his mother Sonia Gandhi will be elected chairperson when newly-elected Congress parliamentarians meet for the first time on Saturday. This will be Rahul Gandhi's first meeting with......
2019-05-31 18:34

Rahul Gandhi To Visit Wayanad In First Week Of June: Congress Leader Congress President Rahul Gandhi would visit Wayanad in the first week of June to thank the electorate for his record breaking win from this Lok Sabha seat in Kerala, said a Congress leader on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:34

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up....
2019-05-25 14:51

Rahul Gandhi Taking Congress Defeat On The Chin, Says Shashi Tharoor Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today explained the party's insistence on having the Gandhi family in the leadership role, saying the party has felt for "sometime" that they have been......
2019-05-27 22:17

Congress Meet Within 4 Days To Discuss Rahul Gandhi's Successor: Sources The Congress is planning to hold another meeting of its Working Committee in four days to discuss possible candidates for the post of the party chief, sources told NDTV. Rahul Gandhi has categorically......
2019-05-27 22:17

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

Punjab Congress Chief's Resignation Totally Unnecessary: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday termed Sunil Jakhar's resignation from the post of Punjab Congress chief as totally unnecessary, given the impressive performance of the party in the......
2019-05-27 22:17

Rajasthan Congress Dissent Goes Public With "Remove Ashok Gehlot" Call Rajasthan Congress lawmaker has gone public with his call for a leadership change and the removal of Ashok Gehlot as Chief Minister, adding to the veteran's troubles after a national election rout......
2019-06-05 17:17

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
2019-05-25 12:51

Rahul Gandhi loses his seat in Congress party landslide defeat Party leader’s north Indian constituency was bastion of support for his famous familyAs India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeat on Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was also convincingly beaten in his own parliamentary sea...
2019-05-23 21:51

Congress, Facing Karnataka Crisis, May Expand Cabinet To Save Alliance Two senior leaders of the Congress are flying out to Karnataka today to stabilise the party's ruling coalition with HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal Secular, which has been wobbling after being worsted by......
2019-05-28 12:34

"Chemical Locha In Their Minds": Alpesh Thakor, Ex-Congress, Slams Party Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor said that Congress failed to understand what people want. They only repeatedly shouted that scam happened. There was no scam, the scam was in their minds....
2019-05-28 12:34

"Let Me Speak The Truth": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra On Congress Poll Results Earlier, Sonia Gandhi had attacked the BJP and declared the ruling party had crossed "limits of dignity" to retain power and deliver a second successive term in office for Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
2019-06-13 06:34

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

Campos-Duffy: The left and right in Congress are 'united on some level, they like open borders' With President Trump's tariffs against Mexico set to take effect Monday, Rachel Campos-Duffy said on "Outnumbered" that there are lawmakers in both parties who are "united on some level" behind the status quo. ...
2019-06-08 00:34

Nehru-Gandhi Brand Wrecked, Congress' Big Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points Rahul Gandhi, who has led the Congress to its second straight landslide defeat in the national election, is expected to offer his resignation when the party's top leadership meets on Saturday for a......
2019-05-24 10:17

Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress. Like few others, Ms. Hicks was witness to some of the president’s angriest moments and most pointed directives about the investigations into his campaign....
2019-05-24 05:34

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

Anil Ambani To Drop Defamation Suits Against Congress, National Herald Anil Ambani's Reliance Group has decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil defamation suits filed in an Ahmedabad court against Congress leaders and National Herald newspaper over their statements......
2019-05-21 16:17

White House Tells Two Witnesses, Including Hope Hicks, Not to Cooperate With Congress Hope Hicks, a former White House communications director, and Annie F. Donaldson, the chief of staff to a former White House counsel, were told not to cooperate with a House inquiry....
2019-06-04 20:17

Amid Clashes, Tripura Congress Creates Crisis Fund For Injured Supporters The Tripura Congress may have decided to move the Supreme Court to seek compensation for supporters who suffered injuries and property loss in post-poll violence across the state, but it isn't......
2019-05-29 07:00

Amethi Congress President Quits After Rahul Gandhi Loses Family Seat Congress' Amethi district president Yogendra Mishra has sent his resignation to Rahul Gandhi, owning the moral responsibility for the party president's defeat....
2019-05-24 13:51

Arvind Kejriwal Hosts Iftar Party, BJP Leaders Present, Congress Absent Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday shared a friendly evening at an Iftar party hosted by the city government, unlike their usual......
2019-06-04 01:00

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading &...
2019-06-07 16:17

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduces closest plan in Congress to universal basic income The bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution — annually offering $3,000 to individuals and $6,000 to families — in an attempt to reduce poverty in the U.S....
2019-06-07 01:34

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

Punjab Congress Seeks Report On Amarinder Singh-Navjot Sidhu Rift All India Congress Committee's Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari on Tuesday sought a report from the party's state unit over the face-off between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his cabinet colleague......
2019-05-21 18:00

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such a...
2019-06-04 04:51

Rahul Gandhi's Plain-Speak To Congress Leaders Who "Pushed" Sons: Sources Rahul Gandhi has remained firm on his decision to quit as Congress president despite his party leaders pleading with him at a meeting on Saturday to assess the party's debacle in the national election......
2019-05-26 08:51

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
2019-06-04 14:34

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
2019-05-21 15:51

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 04:34

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
2019-06-13 06:17

Special counsel Robert Mueller says if he testifies to Congress he won’t provide information that is not in his report WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller says if he testifies to Congress he won’t provide information that is not in his report . The post Special counsel Robert Mueller says if he testifies to Congress he won’t provide informati...
2019-05-29 17:51

After revealing her own abortion experience at age 15, Busy Philipps tells Congress: 'It's my body, not the state's' Alex Wong/Getty Images Busy Philipps testified before Congress on Tuesday afternoon, sharing details of her abortion at age 15 in her home state of Arizona. The actress highlighted the importance of keeping abortions legal, safe, and accessible. "...
2019-06-05 23:00